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Kansas City Kansan

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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
3/5
Taps (1981)
Contrived military school drama; down with the establishment!
Posted Oct 25, 2004
2
3/5
Dark Passage (1947)
Moody noir semi-classic with Bogie and Bacall.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
3
A
Director Frank Capra's perennial plum.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
4
4/5
Fancy Pants (1950)
Silly Bob Hope/Lucille Ball comedy with slapstick moments.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
5
5/5
Staggering story, outstanding acting, particularly Loren.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
6
3/5
An unnecessary sequel, the first of too many.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
7
2/5
Beethoven (1992)
Overbearing (actually overdogging) family comedy.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
8
5/5
True Disney classic animation with great score.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
9
4/5
Funny, vulgar Eddie Murphy--his best to date.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
10
3/5
Downer story does match its book source, for the most part. Great cast.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
11
3/5
Not up to the original version, but it has its moments.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
12
4/5
Playful fisticuffs + John Wayne + gorgeous Hawaiian location = fun John Ford.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
13
4/5
Cry-Baby (1990)
Tears for fears? Nah, it's Johnny Depp's. When will this Waters gem be adapted for Broadway?
Posted Oct 25, 2004
14
3/5
The plants are marchin'! Hero Keel then overwaters them.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
15
4/5
Pumping Iron (1976)
Durable documentary starring future Gov. Arnold.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
16
3/5
Streisand shines in otherwise dull musical.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
17
5/5
Bugsy Malone (1976)
One of a kind, totally clever gangster parody with music and kids.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
18
1/5
Japanese horror junk featuring American actors.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
19
1/5
Encino Man (1992)
Dumb, dumb, dumb. Did someone say Pauly Shore?
Posted Oct 25, 2004
20
4/5
Clever political comedy that assumed cult status.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
21
4/5
Relentless, gripping lost in desert vehicle.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
22
A
Holiday Inn (1942)
Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. Want more? Stir in the first singing of Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' and 'Happy Holidays.'
Posted Oct 25, 2004
23
3/5
Exasperating--should be called 'Down-n-Outers.'
Posted Oct 25, 2004
24
4/5
Inventive, even romantic Woody Allen.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
25
2/5
Enough sequels, please!
Posted Oct 25, 2004
26
5/5
Classic of its adventure genre--colorful, exciting.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
27
3/5
Frantic (1988)
A frantic Harrison Ford we get throughout this Polanski work.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
28
1/5
Calling it sophomoric is a compliment.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
29
A+
Upon its release over 20 years ago, everyone realized THIS is a modern classic holiday film.
Posted Oct 25, 2004
30
A+
Most agree that Alastair Sim's 1951 spin as Scrooge is the best, and truest to the novel.
Posted Oct 24, 2004
31
C-
So-so 1961 Disney take with Annette Funicello, Tommy Sands, and Ed Wynn.
Posted Oct 24, 2004
32
A
Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy made this definitive, charming version of 'Babes in Toyland' in 1934.
Posted Oct 24, 2004
33
3/5
Colorful family adventure based on Twain's classic
Posted Oct 24, 2004
34
5/5
Near classic Alan Bates vehicle
Posted Oct 24, 2004
35
C
Thunderbirds (2004)
A glossy, live action adventure yarn based on the 1960's British puppet TV series.
Posted Oct 24, 2004
36
4/5
Corny, loud, splashy, but it has Merman and solid cast
Posted Oct 24, 2004
37
0/5
Hercules (1983)
Egad, and it's poorly dubbed too
Posted Oct 24, 2004
38
1/5
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Double-barreled misfire
Posted Oct 24, 2004
39
3/5
Not as funny as the first, but has its moments
Posted Oct 24, 2004
40
4/5
Great cast and director in intellectual plot
Posted Oct 24, 2004
41
B+
Sure the original 1962 version with Sinatra was better, but still this Jonathon Demme take is pretty chilling.
Posted Oct 24, 2004
42
2/5
Unnecessary sequel to a forgettable film
Posted Oct 24, 2004
43
C+
I, Robot (2004)
Based on Isaac Asimov's short story collection and directed by Alex Proyas, who did much better with 'Dark City' and 'The Crow.'
Posted Oct 24, 2004
44
B+
Start engraving that Oscar for Jeff Bridges.
Posted Oct 24, 2004
45
D-
Catwoman (2004)
Tries to be funny, tries to be S&M. Directed by a guy called Pitof. Me-owwww!
Posted Oct 24, 2004
46
C
Actually better than expected with slash and jab special effects.
Posted Oct 24, 2004
47
2/5
Nudie classic by Russ Meyer barely exposes anything
Posted Oct 24, 2004
48
4/5
Pale Rider (1985)
One of Eastwood's best oaters
Posted Oct 24, 2004
49
3/5
K-911 (1999)
Slobber can be funny; sentimental dog 'n' man story
Posted Oct 24, 2004
50
2/5
My Girl 2 (1996)
An afterthought sequel; see only the original
Posted Oct 24, 2004