Newhouse News Service
Romance & Cigarettes (2007)
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Pokemon 3: The Movie (2001)
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
"In its own fab way, A Hard Day's Night was a pivotal point in British filmmaking."
Save the Last Dance (2001)
"Sweet teens and near-teens who don't know any better will probably flock to it. Smart parents who know better, however, will smartly stay away."
"So bold, ambitious and forceful that it practically has a right to be a good movie. It's not, but it may be the year's most memorable bad one."
Ready to Rumble (2000)
Love and Basketball (2000)
"Gina Prince-Bythewood's debut movie makes up in heart and spirit for its shortfalls in originality."
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
"Unlikely to inspire the kind of emotional recognition prompted by Kaysen's memoir."
The Hurricane (1999)
"Holding it all together is Washington's ferocious, bare-knuckle performance as Rubin Carter."
"Pokemon has opened up another front in an unrelenting campaign to bankrupt parents around the world."
"Magnolia is real, full-tilt filmmaking, seducing our souls and nervous systems with a sensory, kinesthetic rush."
Princess Mononoke (1999)
"Princess Moonlike is graced with images of charm and phenomenal beauty."
Center Stage (2000)
Autumn in New York (2000)
Love Stinks (1999)
"In the last 10 minutes, the film even flickers to real life. But that doesn't make up for the more than 80 minutes that's gone before."
Jakob the Liar (1999)
"Possesses a rewarding life of its own!"
Highlander: Endgame (2000)
The Watcher (2000)
"The Watcher left me feeling: tired and dirty and battling a headache."
Digimon - The Movie (2000)
"The movie doesn't even try for coherence. Each of its three distinct episodes is barely comprehensible in itself."
Lucky Numbers (2000)
"A black comedy really works only if everybody is equally heartless... But Travolta seems determined to play a hero, and the movie gets knocked off balance."
Men of Honor (2000)
"That much of it really happened doesn't matter; right here, on screen, it doesn't convince."