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Title/Year
Author
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Forest Whitaker, uncorking the power that he usually holds in check, gives a chilling, bravura performance as Ugandan tyrant Idi Amin.
Posted Sep 27, 2006
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3/5
[T]he movie certainly means well, and its worthwhile message (teamwork is good, selfishness is bad) should penetrate the brains of kids old enough to stay in their seats and pay attention to it.
Posted Jul 28, 2006
5
Miami Vice (2006)
6
This indie, a sweet, tart and smart satire about a family of losers in a world obsessed with winning, is an authentic crowd pleaser. There's been no more satisfying American comedy this year.
Posted Jul 17, 2006
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Dramatically anorexic.
Posted Jun 26, 2006
9
...the film's urgency can tilt toward shrillness, but nobody else has made the disaster of Guantánamo so painfully vivid.
Posted Jun 26, 2006
10
Next to Singer's champagne, most recent superhero adventure movies are barely sparkling cider.
Posted Jun 20, 2006
11
Cars (2006)
12
13
...a lackluster comic-book movie that thinks terrorist is a synonym for revolutionary.
Posted Mar 14, 2006
14
Shopgirl (2005)
15
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Closer (2004)
17
A funny and, at times, ingenious movie.
Posted Nov 3, 2004
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There are pleasures to be had in the handsome, heroic The Last Samurai. But they're all on the surface.
Posted Dec 16, 2003
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You have to honor its mad ambition. But sadly, it feels like a dream too long deferred.
Posted Jan 14, 2003
26
The Pianist (2002)
In going home to tell Szpilman's story Polanski seems reborn: once again he's become a filmmaker who matters.
Posted Jan 14, 2003
27
Chicago (2002)
28
A delicious cat-and-mouse game flecked with intriguing Oedipal undertones.
Posted Jan 14, 2003
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Signs (2002)
32
A decidedly mixed bag.
Posted May 13, 2002
33
It has real passion, real emotion, real terror, and a tactile sense of evil.
Posted Dec 3, 2001
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A.I. exhilarates, frustrates and provokes: it's the most ambitious Hollywood movie in sight.
Posted Jun 18, 2001
37
Pearl Harbor (2001)
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The Kid (2000)
The journey itself is more charming, and less sentimental, than you might suspect.
Posted Jan 1, 2000
40
On so many levels, a risibly bad movie.
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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They've managed to avoid the usual asylum-movie cliches.
Posted Jan 1, 2000
44
Entertains in a way we are used to being entertained.
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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Chicken Run (2000)
48
The Patriot (2000)
Gibson gives the part his all, but he can't create a coherent character: the movie won't let him.
Posted Jan 1, 2000
49
Frequency (2000)
A touching thriller.
Posted Jan 1, 2000
50
The Empire Strikes Back is a technological triumph, a cornucopia of intergalactic tchotchkes.
Posted Jan 1, 2000