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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
2.5/4
Hustle & Flow promises gritty street drama but delivers Pretty Woman with crunk instead of Roxette.
Posted Jul 22, 2005
2
2/4
3
1.5/4
November (2005)
There's no real payoff -- artistically or emotionally -- in Gregory Harrison's gimmicky and tedious psychological thriller November, shot on ugly digital video.
Posted Jul 22, 2005
4
3.5/4
5
2.5/4
It's hard to dislike Don Roos' Magnolia-inspired triptych of interconnected comic tales about lies, sex and video.
Posted Jul 15, 2005
6
1.5/4
The Warrior (2005)
The Warrior may be mighty of sword but he is exceedingly limp of writing.
Posted Jul 15, 2005
7
2.5/4
Terrifically acted and beautifully shot on digital video...The Reception is in many ways quite an indie accomplishment.
Posted Jul 15, 2005
8
3.5/4
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is an inspired and hugely satisfying meeting of director and material.
Posted Jul 14, 2005
9
1.5/4
A sort of BBC Hee Haw, meant to reassure Brits and New Yorkers that the South is indeed a land of pistol-toting, Jesus-praising gap-toothed freaks.
Posted Jul 13, 2005
10
2/4
The impact is lessened by the director's failure to let those who think the war is justified have their say.
Posted Jul 13, 2005
11
3/4
On the Outs (2005)
It delivers a genuine emotional wallop.
Posted Jul 13, 2005
12
3.5/4
Murderball (2005)
The fast-moving, psychologically savvy Murderball treats its subjects not only with respect, but with humor.
Posted Jul 9, 2005
13
3/4
Did you know that Jupiter is big enough to hold 1,300 Earths? Or that it rains sulfuric acid on Venus?
Posted Jul 9, 2005
14
2/4
Doing Time, Doing Vipassana is fine as far as it goes. But a lot has happened since then - including Bedi leaving Tihar -- and it would be nice if the documentary had brought us up to date.
Posted Jul 8, 2005
15
2/4
Dark Water (2005)
Walter Salles' haunted-apartment thriller Dark Water doesn't sink like a stone, but for a movie with such a pedigreed director and a cast headed by Jennifer Connelly, it doesn't exactly float much above mediocrity, either.
Posted Jul 8, 2005
16
1/4
A perfect storm of wooden acting, hackneyed direction, inane scripting and laughably cartoonish special effects produces a shapeless mess more wearyingly stupid than arch-villian Dr. Doom is evil.
Posted Jul 8, 2005
17
3/4
Saraband (2003)
18
0/4
Steve + Sky (2004)
Hugely tedious and mostly incomprehensible, Quentin Tarantino-wannabe Dutch director Felix van Groeningen's Steve + Sky is the kind of foreign movie that gives subtitles a bad name.
Posted Jul 8, 2005
19
1/4
Crónicas (2005)
A scathing indictment of writer-director Sebastian Cordero's ability to put together a credible story.
Posted Jul 8, 2005
20
3/4
The movie grows steadily more arresting as it goes on and saves its best parts for last, as Binh inches closer to finding his dad.
Posted Jul 8, 2005
21
1/4
Modigliani (2004)
Thanks to writer-director Mick Davis, the film, like its subject, dies young.
Posted Jul 1, 2005
22
0/4
Julien Hernandez's micro-budgeted, gay-themed vanity project Sex, Politics & Cocktails gives all three a bad name.
Posted Jul 1, 2005
23
.5/4
Rebound (2005)
24
3/4
This stylish, tightly coiled character study has notions of turning into a thriller but never quite does.
Posted Jul 1, 2005
25
2.5/4
The World (2005)
Jia's message is that globalization has failed to help the Chinese masses. We hear you, dude, but did you really need 143 minutes to get your point across?
Posted Jul 1, 2005
26
3/4
Kirby Dick's damning, Oscar- nominated documentary, Twist of Fate, puts a face on the clerical sex scandals rocking the Roman Catholic Church.
Posted Jul 1, 2005
27
2/4
UNDEAD (2005)
A campy, low-budget Romero homage that's badly in need of editing.
Posted Jul 1, 2005
28
2/4
Unintentionally funny is still funny, and the documentary A Decent Factory, which opens with a misspelled quotation from Milton Friedman, had me giggling.
Posted Jun 29, 2005
29
3.5/4
If you enjoy intelligent, challenging filmmaking, Tropical Malady is for you.
Posted Jun 29, 2005
30
1/4
Marshall says he was inspired by the Haskell Wexler cult classic Medium Cool, filmed at the infamous 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago. He has a lot to learn before he'll be anywhere near Wexler.
Posted Jun 29, 2005
31
2.5/4
This disappointing War of the Worlds limps to a conclusion that mercifully insures there will not be a sequel.
Posted Jun 29, 2005
32
3/4
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Posted Jun 25, 2005
33
3/4
Documents Wilson's amazing story.
Posted Jun 25, 2005
34
3.5/4
35
2/4
Dallas 362 (2005)
Dallas 362 is basically a road movie that doesn't really go anywhere.
Posted Jun 24, 2005
36
3.5/4
Rize (2005)
David LaChapelle's documentary is, in its happiest moments, a summer party and a hip-hop milestone.
Posted Jun 24, 2005
37
3/4
Romero has given us, as well as the zombies, a lot to chew on. There is as much allegory to his tale as there is blood, and let me tell you, there's no shortage of blood.
Posted Jun 24, 2005
38
0.5/4
The War on the War on Drugs strings together 60 amateurish short films to tell us drugs are cool, man.
Posted Jun 24, 2005
39
1.5/4
Yes (2005)
The more serious Potter gets (there are several earnest soliloquies about dirt), the harder it is not to laugh.
Posted Jun 24, 2005
40
3/4
Lila Says (2005)
Thanks in part to the glow of mystery Doueiri gives her, it's impossible to take your eyes off Giocante and her arsenal of ruthless smiles.
Posted Jun 24, 2005
41
1/4
Bewitched (2005)
[An] un-magical, unfunny and un-romantic alleged comedy.
Posted Jun 24, 2005
42
3/4
POV (2005)
Weisberg is nonjudgmental, allowing his subjects to deliver the message that, for far too many people, the American dream is more of a nightmare.
Posted Jun 22, 2005
43
2/4
Though Lohan doesn't embarrass herself in a film in which she appears in virtually every frame, this tepid tribute to girl power hardly represents a step forward from Lohan's breakthrough roles.
Posted Jun 22, 2005
44
1/4
Ethan Mao (2004)
Awkward dialogue, amateurist acting and uninspired direction.
Posted Jun 17, 2005
45
1.5/4
Heights (2005)
Working in Terribly Serious mode, rookie director Chris Terrio proves as pompous as filmmakers three times his age.
Posted Jun 17, 2005
46
3/4
Its remarkable candor is like spending a memorably hilarious, harrowing and unforgettable weekend with your wacky in-laws.
Posted Jun 17, 2005
47
1/4
48
2/4
Takes a couple of neat swipes at the pretentiousness of the art scene, but as a commentary on the difficulty of connecting in contemporary society, it's too precious by half.
Posted Jun 17, 2005
49
1/4
The Deal (2005)
A flat, would-be thriller pausing briefly on its journey to video stores.
Posted Jun 17, 2005
50
3/4
Nicely acted and stylishly photographed.
Posted Jun 17, 2005