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  472 Reviews by A. O. Scott

472 Reviews by
A. O. Scott of  New York Times



Movie: Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The
Release date: 5/16/2008
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        So Prince Caspian is quite a bit darker than The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, both i...
13 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Bee Movie
Release date: 11/2/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        The real fun is the insect shtick.
44 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten
Release date: 11/2/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        Leaves behind a surprising afterglow and allows you to appreciate Joe Strummer’s warmth.
28 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Dan in Real Life
Release date: 10/26/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        ...neither wildly farcical nor mockingly cruel, but rather, for the most part, winningly gentle a...
92 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Rendition
Release date: 10/19/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        ...a well-meaning, honorable movie. Which is not to say that it is a very good one.
124 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
Release date: 10/19/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        ...curiously exhilarating.
15 other reviews of this movie

Movie: We Own the Night
Release date: 10/12/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        ...a bloody, passionate melodrama...
77 other reviews of this movie

Movie: My Kid Could Paint That
Release date: 10/5/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        He (director Amir Bar-Lev) has made an excellent documentary, but it would have been better if he...
55 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Heartbreak Kid, The
Release date: 10/5/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        If you haven't seen the 1972 version of The Heartbreak Kid, you're missing a minor classic. I...
119 other reviews of this movie

Movie: The Darjeeling Limited
Release date: 9/29/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        ...celebrates a sensibility at once cliquish and inclusive.
42 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Kingdom, The
Release date: 9/28/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        ...a slick, brutishly effective genre movie...
107 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Good Luck Chuck
Release date: 9/21/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        ...even lowbrow comedy requires skill and intelligence.
38 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Into the Wild
Release date: 9/21/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        ...the film¿s imperfection, like its grandeur, arises from a passionate, generous impulse that i...
73 other reviews of this movie

Movie: The Brave One
Release date: 9/14/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The Brave One, though well cast and smoothly directed, is just as crude and ugly as you want it t...
143 other reviews of this movie

Movie: The Brave One
Release date: 9/14/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The Brave One, though well cast and smoothly directed, is just as crude and ugly as you want ...
143 other reviews of this movie

Movie: In the Valley of Elah
Release date: 9/14/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Underneath its deceptively quiet surface is a raw, angry, earnest attempt to grasp the moral cons...
105 other reviews of this movie

Movie: In the Valley of Elah
Release date: 9/14/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Underneath the deceptively quiet surface of In the Valley of Elah is a raw, angry, earnest attemp...
105 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Eastern Promises
Release date: 9/14/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...an intriguing, not always stable mixture of moods and attitudes.
88 other reviews of this movie

Movie: 3:10 to Yuma
Release date: 9/7/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a serviceable addition to the current western revival.
159 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Shoot 'Em Up
Release date: 9/7/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a worthless piece of garbage...
98 other reviews of this movie

Movie: 3:10 to Yuma
Release date: 9/7/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/0)
        Russell Crowe and Christian Bale are the main reasons to see 3:10 to Yuma, a serviceable addition...
159 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Balls of Fury
Release date: 8/29/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...terrible...
98 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Cantante, El
Release date: 8/3/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Whenever Marc Anthony takes the stage as Hector Lavoe in El Cantante, he unleashes his charisma a...
83 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Hot Rod
Release date: 8/3/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Hot Rod might be called the poor man’s Eagle vs. Shark. Poor certainly describes the quality of t...
87 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Hot Rod
Release date: 8/3/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...poor certainly describes the quality of the filmmaking.
87 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Cantante, El
Release date: 8/3/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        It may be best to approach El Cantante less as a movie than as a two-hour promotional video f...
83 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Simpsons Movie, The
Release date: 7/27/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...full of the anarchic, generous, good-natured humor that is the show's enduring signature.
154 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Simpsons Movie, The
Release date: 7/27/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The Simpsons Movie is full of the anarchic, generous, good-natured humor that is the show's endur...
154 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Moliere
Release date: 7/27/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molière, wrote more than 30 plays, every one of them...
70 other reviews of this movie

Movie: No End in Sight
Release date: 7/27/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...exacting, enraging...
80 other reviews of this movie

Movie: My Best Friend
Release date: 7/13/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a sweet comic fable...
55 other reviews of this movie

Movie: My Best Friend
Release date: 7/13/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        My Best Friend is a sweet, sentimental tale of a kind that would be insufferably maudlin if made ...
55 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Talk to Me
Release date: 7/13/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...offers uplift without phoniness, history without undue didacticism and a fair number of funny,...
80 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Release date: 7/11/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a sleek, swift and exciting adaptation...
179 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Introducing the Dwights
Release date: 7/4/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a funny-sad, icky-sweet comedy of family dysfunction...
55 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Introducing the Dwights
Release date: 7/4/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        A funny-sad, icky-sweet comedy of family dysfunction.
55 other reviews of this movie

Movie: License to Wed
Release date: 7/3/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        It is only the latest attempt by a Hollywood studio to pander to prurience and piety in a single ...
96 other reviews of this movie

Movie: License to Wed
Release date: 7/3/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        If the beloved with whom you see License to Wed can't stop talking about how great it was, yo...
96 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Ratatouille
Release date: 6/29/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Displaying the usual meticulousness associated with the Pixar brand, Ratatouille is a nearly flaw...
152 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Ratatouille
Release date: 6/29/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a nearly flawless piece of popular art, as well as one of the most persuasive portraits of an ...
152 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Sicko
Release date: 6/29/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Michael Moore has never before made a film that stated his bedrock ideological principles as clea...
150 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Ghosts of Cite Soleil
Release date: 6/27/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (4/3)
        Asger Leth's Ghosts of Cité Soleil offers a tour of a notorious, hellish slum in Port-au-Prince, ...
42 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Evan Almighty
Release date: 6/22/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Evan Almighty in which Steve Carell is commanded by God (Morgan Freeman) to build an ark, is a mo...
142 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Black Sheep
Release date: 6/22/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...odd, amusing film.
68 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Black Sheep
Release date: 6/22/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Black Sheep is essentially a silly, grisly elaboration of a simple idea: What if sheep started fe...
68 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Evan Almighty
Release date: 6/22/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a movie far less interesting than its premise.
142 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Eagle vs. Shark
Release date: 6/15/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a small, intermittently charming, sometimes tiresome celebration of quirkiness...
9 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Nancy Drew
Release date: 6/15/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...(sacrifices) the sturdy mechanics of a decent thriller in order to pursue tired jokes and seco...
104 other reviews of this movie

Movie: 12:08 East of Bucharest
Release date: 6/6/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Though it is modest, almost anecdotal, in scale, 12:08 East of Bucharest is also characterized by...
19 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Knocked Up
Release date: 6/1/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        It may be a bit, um, premature to say so, but Judd Apatow's Knocked Up strikes me as an instant c...
160 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Knocked Up
Release date: 6/1/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...an instant classic, a comedy that captures the sexual confusion and moral ambivalence of our m...
160 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Golden Door
Release date: 5/25/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...(a) beautiful dream of a film...
65 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Shrek the Third
Release date: 5/18/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...more energetic and more relaxed (than Shrek 2)...
149 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Once
Release date: 5/16/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The formula is simple: two people, a few instruments, 88 minutes and not a single false note.
110 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Once
Release date: 5/16/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Once makes a persuasive case that the real future of the movie musical may lie not in splashy gra...
110 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Georgia Rule
Release date: 5/11/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        It's an interesting, maddening mess -- not a terrible movie, and by no means a dull one.
102 other reviews of this movie

Movie: 28 Weeks Later
Release date: 5/11/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        It is brutal and almost exhaustingly terrifying, as any respectable zombie movie should be. It is...
134 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Lucky You
Release date: 5/4/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...sometimes dull and generally thin...
101 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Waitress
Release date: 5/2/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...blends familiar elements into something both satisfying and surprising.
111 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Jindabyne
Release date: 4/27/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...the movie's best features -- the aching clarity of its central performances -- threaten to be ...
71 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters
Release date: 4/13/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The point of Aqua Teen Hunger Force is not South Park-style topical satire, but rather en...
54 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Disturbia
Release date: 4/13/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        There are no big surprises, but the jumps and jolts are well timed and the overall mood is at onc...
120 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Grindhouse
Release date: 4/6/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Grindhouse is soaked in bloody nostalgia for the cheesy, disreputable pleasures of an older form ...
160 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Grindhouse
Release date: 4/6/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...exuberant, uneven...
160 other reviews of this movie

Movie: TV Set, The
Release date: 4/6/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        When telling behind-the-scenes tales about network television, there¿s not much exaggeration nee...
56 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Meet the Robinsons
Release date: 3/30/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...surely one of the worst theatrically released animated features issued under the Disney label ...
108 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Reign Over Me
Release date: 3/23/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...maddeningly uneven.
113 other reviews of this movie

Movie: I Think I Love My Wife
Release date: 3/16/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...smart and likable...
83 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Wind That Shakes the Barley, The
Release date: 3/16/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...as alive and as troubling as anything on the evening news, though far more thoughtful and beau...
93 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Exterminating Angels
Release date: 3/7/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        A date that begins with the salacious movie Exterminating Angels is likely to end up either in be...
33 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Exterminating Angels
Release date: 3/7/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...blends a frank appeal to the audience's nether regions with some teasing attention to its mind...
33 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Black Snake Moan
Release date: 3/2/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        For all its willful, shaking-and-shouting intensity, Black Snake Moan never lives up to its s...
146 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Wild Hogs
Release date: 3/2/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...the main source of the movie's fumbling attempts at humor -- is that they're not gay. Really. ...
106 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Astronaut Farmer, The
Release date: 2/23/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a disarmingly sincere follow-your-dreams fable...
115 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Abandoned, The
Release date: 2/23/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (6/1)
        ...why didn¿t this go straight to DVD?
24 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Music and Lyrics
Release date: 2/14/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...aspires to nothing more than the competent dispensing of mild amusement and easy emotion.
156 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Lives of Others
Release date: 2/9/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The suspense comes not only from the structure and pacing of the scenes, but also, more deeply, f...
90 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Because I Said So
Release date: 2/2/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a mild exercise in deliberate mediocrity...
35 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Epic Movie
Release date: 1/26/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The humor is coarse and occasionally funny.
20 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Smokin' Aces
Release date: 1/26/2007
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...may not only be dumb in itself, but also the cause of dumbness in others.
133 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Great Yokai War
Release date: 12/31/2006 11:01:32 PM
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Takashi Miike's excursion into extravagant and demented fantasy combines folkloric elements with ...
12 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Pan's Labyrinth
Release date: 12/29/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...it balances its own magical thinking with the knowledge that not everyone lives happily ever a...
160 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Release date: 12/27/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...the only smell produced by these long, breathy close-ups is a metaphorical one, a foul, stale ...
54 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Venus
Release date: 12/20/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        A modest, diverting, touching tale...
124 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Letters From Iwo Jima
Release date: 12/20/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Another masterwork from Clint Eastwood¿s astonishing late period, and one of the best war movies...
152 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Breaking and Entering
Release date: 12/15/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        A schematic exercise in liberal, privileged guilt...
103 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Breaking and Entering
Release date: 12/15/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Breaking and Entering climaxes in a welter of apologies. Everyone in London, it seems, has cause ...
103 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Charlotte's Web
Release date: 12/15/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Gary Winick¿s film may not be perfect, but it honors its source and captures the key elements th...
111 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Unaccompanied Minors
Release date: 12/8/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...this movie may be too much for sensitive parents to bear. Send your kids alone.
63 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Fountain, The
Release date: 11/22/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...tries to replace the prose of narrative cinema with a poetic language of rhyming images and vi...
54 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Fast Food Nation
Release date: 11/17/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...Mr. Linklater and Mr. Schlosser have really undertaken a much deeper and more comprehensive cr...
108 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Stranger Than Fiction
Release date: 11/10/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The ending is a nicely executed bit of metaphysical farce, in which all the strands of Harold's f...
131 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Flushed Away
Release date: 11/3/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The picture relentlessly picks up speed, zooming from drollery to anarchy to complete -- albeit b...
109 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Volver
Release date: 11/3/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...full of surprises and reversals, unfolds with breathtaking ease and self-confidence.
67 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Death of a President
Release date: 10/27/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...neither terribly outrageous nor especially heroic...
38 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Babel
Release date: 10/27/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The sheer sensory exuberance of the film at once subverts the fatalism of its story and lends it ...
99 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Prestige, The
Release date: 10/20/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...an intricate and elaborate machine designed for the simple purpose of diversion.
61 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Running With Scissors
Release date: 10/20/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a showcase of high-quality acting (especially from Annette Bening) without much in the way of ...
101 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Infamous
Release date: 10/13/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...quick-witted, stylish and well acted.
109 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Man of the Year
Release date: 10/13/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The two plots converge in a multigenre pileup that wrecks whatever comic momentum the movie might...
83 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Little Children
Release date: 10/6/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Todd Fields' superb film adaptation of the novel by Tom Perrotta result is challenging, accessibl...
103 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Little Children
Release date: 10/6/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...balances tenderness with satire.
103 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, A
Release date: 9/29/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...so full of life and feeling that the screen can hardly contain it.
54 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Science of Sleep, The
Release date: 9/22/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...so profoundly idiosyncratic, and so confident in its oddity, that any attempt to describe it i...
118 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Science of Sleep, The
Release date: 9/22/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Michel Gondry's beguiling new film is so profoundly idiosyncratic, and so confident in its oddity...
118 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Last Kiss, The
Release date: 9/15/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...while not quite a good movie...at least deserves credit for its honesty.
100 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Wicker Man, The
Release date: 9/1/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...Mr. LaBute, never much of an artist with the camera, proves almost comically inept as a horror...
88 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Sherrybaby
Release date: 8/25/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...what distinguishes the film from its many peers is the quality of Ms. Collyer's writing...and ...
55 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Sherrybaby
Release date: 8/25/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        What distinguishes the film from its many peers is the quality of Ms. Collyer's writing -- which ...
55 other reviews of this movie

Movie: World Trade Center
Release date: 8/9/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Mr. Stone has taken a public tragedy and turned it into something at once genuinely stirring and ...
215 other reviews of this movie

Movie: World Trade Center
Release date: 8/9/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Mr. Stone has taken a public tragedy and turned it into something at once genuinely stirring and ...
215 other reviews of this movie

Movie: World Trade Center
Release date: 8/9/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Oliver Stone has taken a public tragedy and turned it into something at once genuinely stirring a...
215 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Release date: 8/4/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        As a cultural artifact, Talladega Nights is both completely phony and, therefore, utterly aut...
12 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Monster House
Release date: 7/21/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        One of the spooky archetypes of childhood imagination the dark, mysterious house across the stree...
122 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Clerks II
Release date: 7/21/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...what makes Clerks II both winning and (somewhat unexpectedly) moving is its fidelity to th...
98 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Release date: 7/7/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Although there are memorable bits and pieces, the new Pirates of the Caribbean is a movie wit...
186 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Devil Wears Prada, The
Release date: 6/30/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        With her silver hair and pale skin, her whispery diction as perfect as her posture, Ms. Streep's ...
154 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Strangers With Candy
Release date: 6/28/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...does not quite rise above its spoofy, basic-cable origins.
79 other reviews of this movie

Movie: Great New Wonderful, The
Release date: 6/23/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The moments in The Great New Wonderful that feel truest are the ones that reveal how habit at...
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Movie: Great New Wonderful, The
Release date: 6/23/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Danny Leiner's film offers a collection of quiet, tidy vignettes that occur simultaneously in New...
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Movie: Road To Guantanamo, The
Release date: 6/23/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a wrenching and dismaying account of cruelty and bureaucratic indifference, a graphic tour of ...
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Movie: Break-Up, The
Release date: 6/2/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...the whole movie feels dull and trivial.
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Movie: Break-Up, The
Release date: 6/2/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston play a couple on the splits in a desultory modern version of th...
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Movie: Lower City
Release date: 5/26/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The movie turns out to be a predictable and somewhat sentimental lower-depths love triangle, but ...
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Movie: Poseidon
Release date: 5/12/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...a reasonably well-executed throwaway...
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Movie: Just My Luck
Release date: 5/12/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Just My Luck is a bit of lukewarm cappuccino froth confected to float Lindsay Lohan to the next s...
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Movie: Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story
Release date: 1/27/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        ...swift, funny and surprisingly unpretentious.
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Movie: Glory Road
Release date: 1/13/2006
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Glory Road is satisfying less for its virtuosity than for its sincerity, and also because it ...
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Movie: Dear Wendy
Release date: 12/31/2005 11:01:29 PM
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Thomas Vinterberg and Lars von Trier take another step toward intellectual bankruptcy with a pret...
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Movie: Constant Gardener, The
Release date: 8/31/2005
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Fernando Meirelles's excellent adaptation of the novel by John le Carré is likely to linger in y...
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Movie: Honey
Release date: 12/5/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Honey brings out the wholesome, affirmative side of the hip-hop aesthetic without being overly pr...
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Movie: Triplets of Belleville, The
Release date: 11/26/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        A tour de force of ink-washed, crosshatched mischief and unlikely sublimity.
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Movie: Shattered Glass
Release date: 10/31/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        An astute and surprisingly gripping drama not only about the ethics of magazine writing, but also...
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Movie: My Life Without Me
Release date: 9/26/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The performances are determinedly low-key, and Ms. Coixet directs even the most charged scenes in...
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Movie: I Capture the Castle
Release date: 7/11/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The evident affection that the filmmakers bear toward Smith's novel, and toward the odd, spirited...
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Movie: Swimming Pool
Release date: 7/2/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Mr. Ozon's first English-language film, is simultaneously a thoroughly mannered, mischievously ar...
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Movie: In-Laws, The
Release date: 5/23/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        It's as if the director, Andrew Fleming, and the screenwriters, Nat Mauldin and Ed Solomon, set o...
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Movie: X2: X-Men United
Release date: 5/2/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        It succeeds pretty well in rising to the challenge that most sequels face: how to give the audien...
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Movie: Bulletproof Monk
Release date: 4/16/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The lighting is bad, the editing of the action sequences sometimes messy, but these infelicities,...
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Movie: Man Without a Past, The
Release date: 4/4/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        It is at once artful and unpretentious, sophisticated and completely accessible, sure of its own ...
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Movie: Levity
Release date: 4/4/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Mr. Thornton's ostentatious restraint and his bottomless melancholy cry out for a mask and cape, ...
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Movie: Tears of the Sun
Release date: 3/7/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The audience's tears are more likely to result from boredom, irritation at Hans Zimmer's wretched...
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Movie: All the Real Girls
Release date: 2/14/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Mr. Green, with unabashed sincerity and exquisite tenderness, captures both the world-stopping in...
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Movie: National Security
Release date: 1/17/2003
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        National Security lacks the wit to do anything new and instead recycles tired jokes and attitudes...
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Movie: Drumline
Release date: 12/13/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        As you watch the drummers pound out their polyrhythms and twirl their sticks, you may find it har...
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Movie: Maid in Manhattan
Release date: 12/13/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        In general the picture is so committed to inoffensiveness and to hammering home its uplifting, bo...
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Movie: Treasure Planet
Release date: 11/27/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The adventures that youngsters act out on the french fry-littered seats of the family minivan wil...
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Movie: Way Home, The
Release date: 11/15/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The story, touching though it is, does not quite have enough emotional resonance or variety of in...
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Movie: God is Great, I'm Not
Release date: 11/8/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        How much you are moved by the emotional tumult of [François and Michèle's] relationship depends a...
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Movie: Formula 51
Release date: 10/18/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The problem with the mayhem in Formula 51 is not that it's offensive, but that it's boring.
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Movie: Welcome to Collinwood
Release date: 10/4/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        An enjoyably half-wit remake of the venerable Italian comedy Big Deal on Madonna Street.
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Movie: City by the Sea
Release date: 9/6/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The furious coherence that [DeNiro] brings to this part only underscores the fuzzy sentimentality...
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Movie: In Praise of Love
Release date: 9/6/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The beautiful images and solemn words cannot disguise the slack complacency of [Godard's] vision,...
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Movie: Signs
Release date: 8/2/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Skillful as he is, Mr. Shyamalan is undone by his pretensions.
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Movie: Country Bears, The
Release date: 7/26/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The plot combines The Blues Brothers and Almost Famous (but with bears, and a G rating), with an ...
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Movie: Men in Black II
Release date: 7/3/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Within the trivial, ingratiating scope of its ambition, though, the sequel is pleasant enough. Th...
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Movie: Bourne Identity, The
Release date: 6/14/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Free from the encumbrances of history and of Ludlum's cloddish prose, The Bourne Identity, like i...
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Movie: Spider-Man
Release date: 5/3/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The filmmakers have succeeded in rejuvenating the character while staying faithful to his roots.
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Movie: Cat's Meow, The
Release date: 4/12/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        A modest, restrained picture, as small and satisfying as one of Woody Allen's better recent effor...
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Movie: High Crimes
Release date: 4/5/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The problem -- a small one, apparently, in the view of the screenwriters, Yuri Zeltser and Cary B...
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Movie: Sorority Boys
Release date: 3/22/2002
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Wolodarsky has made a film that even a rabid lowbrow like Homer Simpson (or, when the mood strike...
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Movie: Real Young Girl, A
Release date: 12/31/2001 11:01:43 PM
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        A surreal voyage into adolescent sexuality.
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Movie: Others , The
Release date: 12/31/2001 11:01:40 PM
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The director's technical rigor, in other words, outstrips his conceptual discipline, and midway t...
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Movie: Born Romantic
Release date: 9/28/2001
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        In its own modest, genial terms, the picture succeeds.
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Movie: Don't Say A Word
Release date: 9/28/2001
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        A confused and confusing enterprise.
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Movie: A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Release date: 6/29/2001
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        The best fairy tale -- the most disturbing, complex and intellectually challenging boy's adventur...
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Movie: Bread and Roses
Release date: 5/11/2001
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Makes a powerfully persuasive case.
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Movie: Freddy Got Fingered
Release date: 4/20/2001
Review by A. O. Scott of New York Times: (7/0)
        Less about the dangers and pleasures of the unchained id than the giddy anarchy of the unbound im...
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Movie: Hairspray
Release date: 7/20/2007
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        That Hairspray is good-hearted is no surprise. The surprise may be that this Hairspray, s...
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Movie: Talk to Me
Release date: 7/13/2007
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        Talk to Me offers uplift without phoniness, history without undue didacticism and a fair number o...
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Movie: 300
Release date: 3/9/2007
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        300 is about as violent as Apocalypto and twice as stupid.
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Movie: Abandoned, The
Release date: 2/23/2007
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        Through the murk and gloom of The Abandoned; a mystery emerges: Why didn't this go straight to DV...
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Movie: Venus
Release date: 12/20/2006
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        A modest, diverting, touching tale of a young woman who attracts the interest of an aging actor, ...
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Movie: Night Listener, The
Release date: 8/4/2006
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        Based on a novel by Armistead Maupin, which was based in turn on an episode in Mr. Maupins life, ...
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Movie: Inconvenient Truth, An
Release date: 5/24/2006
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        I can't think of another movie in which the display of a graph elicited gasps of horror...
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Movie: Turtles Can Fly
Release date: 12/31/2005 11:01:45 PM
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        Bahman Ghobadi's third film presents a harsh account of war, displacement and deprivation that is...
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Movie: Power of Nightmares, The
Release date: 12/31/2005 11:01:41 PM
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        A sprawling, intellectually ambitious documentary about the political phenomenon usually referred...
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Movie: Match Point
Release date: 12/28/2005
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        You would have to go back to the heady, amoral heyday of Ernst Lubitsch or Billy Wilder to find c...
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Movie: Rumor Has It...
Release date: 12/25/2005
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        ...a movie that can't even seem to sustain interest in itself.
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Movie: Producers, The
Release date: 12/16/2005
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        ...aggressively and pointlessly shiny, noisy spectacle.
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Movie: King Kong
Release date: 12/14/2005
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        ...gargantuan, mightily entertaining...
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Movie: Walk the Line
Release date: 11/18/2005
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        ...settles down in the fat middle of the bell curve, providing, if nothing else, an excuse to go ...
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Movie: Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Release date: 11/9/2005
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        ...an awkward, sometimes engaging blend of two well-worn formulas.
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Movie: Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Release date: 11/9/2005
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        Jim Sheridan's film, loosely based on the experiences of its star, the glowering rapper 50 Cent, ...
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Movie: Chicken Little
Release date: 11/4/2005
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        ...a terrible movie...
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Movie: Prime
Release date: 10/28/2005
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        [Thurman's] summery radiance helps make this thin romantic comedy hard to dislike.
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Movie: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
Release date: 10/21/2005
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        ...a flashy, trifling throwaway whose surface cleverness masks a self-infatuated credulity.
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Movie: Shopgirl
Release date: 10/21/2005
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        ...elegant and exquisitely tailored...
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Movie: Elizabethtown
Release date: 10/14/2005
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        ...has a loose, unforced friendliness that makes it hard to dislike, in spite of its many lapses ...
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Movie: Greatest Game Ever Played, The
Release date: 9/30/2005
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        Predictable though it is, the picture is rousing and well paced, and the final competition is eff...
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Movie: Greatest Game Ever Played, The
Release date: 9/30/2005
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        Predictable though it is, the picture is rousing and well paced, and the final competition is eff...
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Movie: Oliver Twist
Release date: 9/30/2005
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        ...wonderful...
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Movie: Dear Wendy
Release date: 9/23/2005
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        ...it is disappointing to see filmmakers who have in the past been so aggressively forward-thinki...
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Movie: Thumbsucker
Release date: 9/16/2005
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        Mike Mills's feature-film debut manages to show how calamitous and out of control (and also how t...
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Movie: Just Like Heaven
Release date: 9/16/2005
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        Given its somewhat morbid premise, this metaphysical second-chance comedy is impressively nimble ...
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Movie: Just Like Heaven
Release date: 9/16/2005
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        Given its somewhat morbid premise, this metaphysical second-chance comedy is impressively nimble ...
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Movie: Everything Is Illuminated
Release date: 9/16/2005
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        ...whimsical when it should be darkly funny and poignant when it should be devastating.
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Movie: Everything Is Illuminated
Release date: 9/16/2005
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        The adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer's best-selling novel is whimsical when it should be darkly...
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Movie: Exorcism of Emily Rose, The
Release date: 9/9/2005
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        While not especially good, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, directed by Scott Derrickson, is still a f...
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Movie: Exorcism of Emily Rose, The
Release date: 9/9/2005
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        The tale is fairly simple, and curiously lacking in suspense.
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Movie: Constant Gardener, The
Release date: 8/31/2005
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        Fernando Meirelles's excellent adaptation of the novel by John le Carré is likely to linger ...
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Movie: Games of Love and Chance
Release date: 8/26/2005
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        This graceful and sympathetic look at how the lives of teenagers intersect with a work of literat...
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Movie: Games of Love and Chance
Release date: 8/26/2005
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        ...a spirited and insightful comedy of manners.
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Movie: Dukes of Hazzard, The
Release date: 8/5/2005
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        The Dukes of Hazzard is the latest evidence that, for Hollywood studios at least, there can never...
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Movie: Dukes of Hazzard, The
Release date: 8/5/2005
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        The Dukes of Hazzard is the latest evidence that, for Hollywood studios at least, there can n...
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Movie: Broken Flowers
Release date: 8/5/2005
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        ...sly, touching...
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Movie: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Release date: 7/29/2005
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        Dai Sijie's tender, touching adaptation of his own novel of the same title.
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Movie: Edukators
Release date: 7/22/2005
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        ... a slyly effective thriller and of a deft comedy of romantic confusion.
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Movie: Edukators
Release date: 7/22/2005
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        Three young Berliners frustrated at the iniquities of global capitalism cross the line that separ...
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Movie: Hustle & Flow
Release date: 7/22/2005
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        There is a lot of heart in Hustle & Flow, Craig Brewer's first feature film, and a lot of non...
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Movie: Island, The
Release date: 7/22/2005
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        This lavish, exhaustingly kinetic film is smarter than you might expect, and at the same time dum...
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Movie: Island, The
Release date: 7/22/2005
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        Michael Bay's lavish, exhaustingly kinetic film is smarter than you might expect, and at the same...
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Movie: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Release date: 7/15/2005
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        ...wondrous and flawed...
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Movie: Beautiful Country, The
Release date: 7/8/2005
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        It is hard not to admire the independence and ambition of The Beautiful Country, even if the film...
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Movie: Dark Water
Release date: 7/8/2005
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        A dull and occasionally risible remake...
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Movie: War of the Worlds
Release date: 6/29/2005
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        ...reasonably entertaining...
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Movie: My Summer of Love
Release date: 6/17/2005
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        Pawel Pawlikowski's lovely film tells a modest story. But it is a triumph of mood and implication...
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Movie: Me and You and Everyone We Know
Release date: 6/17/2005
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        While Miranda July's first feature film might be classified as romantic comedy, it introduces the...
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Movie: Me and You and Everyone We Know
Release date: 6/17/2005
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        ...introduces the playful qualities of installation art to the conventions of narrative cinema.
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Movie: My Summer of Love
Release date: 6/17/2005
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        Pawel Pawlikowski's lovely film tells a modest story. But it is a triumph of mood and implication...
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Movie: Honeymooners, The
Release date: 6/10/2005
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        Superfluous though it may be, The Honeymooners is not so bad.
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Movie: Honeymooners, The
Release date: 6/10/2005
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        The committee-written script has an impressively high quotient of funny lines, and leaves room fo...
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Movie: 5x2
Release date: 6/10/2005
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        ...it feels more like a story you've heard about distant acquaintances than like something you've...
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Movie: Howl's Moving Castle
Release date: 6/10/2005
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        For newcomers to his (Miyazaki's) world, Howl's Moving Castle is a fitting introduction to on...
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Movie: Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Release date: 5/19/2005
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        ...it's better than (the original) Star Wars.
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Movie: Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Release date: 5/19/2005
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        This is by far the best film in the more recent trilogy, and also the best of the four episodes M...
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Movie: Mad Hot Ballroom
Release date: 5/13/2005
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        ...a slight, charming documentary...
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Movie: House of Wax
Release date: 5/6/2005
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        Everything goes pretty much according to formula...
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Movie: Crash
Release date: 5/6/2005
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        ...the failure of Crash is that it states its ideas, again and again, without realizing them ...
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Movie: Mysterious Skin
Release date: 5/6/2005
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        Mysterious Skin is infused with remarkable tenderness and beauty.
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Movie: House of Wax
Release date: 5/6/2005
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        The set design is fairly elaborate by the standards of the genre, and the victims don't die in pr...
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Movie: Holy Girl, The
Release date: 4/29/2005
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        Lucrecia Martel's elusive, feverish and altogether amazing second feature seems to communicate as...
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Movie: Funny Ha Ha
Release date: 4/29/2005
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        A small, plain movie, shot in 16 millimeter in dull locations around Boston; but also, like its p...
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Movie: Interpreter, The
Release date: 4/22/2005
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        ...is as apolitical as it is unthrilling.
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Movie: Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Release date: 4/22/2005
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        This sober, informative chronicle of the biggest business scandal of the decade is almost indecen...
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Movie: Kung Fu Hustle
Release date: 4/8/2005
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        ...has a demented appeal not limited to specialists or aficionados.
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Movie: Look At Me
Release date: 4/1/2005
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        A witty and acute examination of friendship, ambition and betrayal in the Parisian literary world...
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Movie: Look At Me
Release date: 4/1/2005
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        ...witty and acute...
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Movie: Beauty Shop
Release date: 3/30/2005
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        ...not so much a sequel as an old-fashioned sitcom spinoff squeezed onto the big screen...
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Movie: Guess Who
Release date: 3/25/2005
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        ...mild and thin...
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Movie: Guess Who
Release date: 3/25/2005
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        This loose, pointless remake of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner at least suggests that American raci...
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Movie: Jacket, The
Release date: 3/4/2005
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        ...this movie is terribly silly, but it's not completely terrible.
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Movie: Best of Youth (La Meglio gioventu), The (2005)
Release date: 3/2/2005
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        ...as accessible and engrossing as a grand 19th-century novel.
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Movie: Up and Down
Release date: 2/25/2005
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        The Czech Republic's nominee for the best foreign film Oscar skips from buoyant satire to domesti...
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Movie: Downfall
Release date: 2/18/2005
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        ...painstaking (and sometimes painful)...
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Movie: Constantine
Release date: 2/18/2005
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        Keanu Reeves plays a haunted, expressionless traveler in an overblown theological thriller based ...
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Movie: Downfall
Release date: 2/18/2005
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        This suspenseful German drama is set during the final days of Adolph Hitler's life, when the once...
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Movie: Constantine
Release date: 2/18/2005
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        ...overblown, overlong...
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Movie: Hitch
Release date: 2/11/2005
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        As soft and sweet as a marshmallow and about as interesting...
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Movie: Assault on Precinct 13
Release date: 1/19/2005
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        The main thing this Assault lacks is a point.
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Movie: Assault on Precinct 13
Release date: 1/19/2005
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        Don't avoid the new Assault on Precinct 13 because it's a remake. There are plenty of other reaso...
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Movie: Coach Carter
Release date: 1/8/2005
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        ...both a rousing, by-the-book sports story...and a critique of the place of sports in American c...
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Movie: You See Me Laughin'
Release date: 12/31/2004 11:01:50 PM
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        A churning, affectionate group portrait, a cinematic pendant to a New Yorker piece Jay McInerney ...
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Movie: Father and Son
Release date: 12/31/2004 11:01:31 PM
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        Alexander Sokurov's new film is like a dream, or a half-translated poem. Its images and emotions ...
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Movie: Million Dollar Baby
Release date: 12/15/2004
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        Clint Eastwood's drama about a grizzled boxing trainer and a spunky young fighter is the best mov...
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Movie: Million Dollar Baby
Release date: 12/15/2004
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        ...feels at once contemporary and classical, a work of utter mastery that at the same time has no...
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Movie: Born Into Brothels
Release date: 12/8/2004
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        ...moving, charming and sad...
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Movie: Born Into Brothels
Release date: 12/8/2004
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        Zana Briski's documentary about children growing up in Calcutta's rough and squalid red light dis...
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Movie: Aryan Couple, The
Release date: 12/3/2004
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        A minor example of a major genre: the feel-good Holocaust movie.
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Movie: House of Flying Daggers
Release date: 12/3/2004
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        Though it is in constant, breathtaking motion, Zhang Yimou's gorgeous entertainment is not especi...
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Movie: Kinsey
Release date: 11/12/2004
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        Though it has its share of carnality, Bill Condon's wise and witty biography of the sex researche...
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Movie: Incredibles, The
Release date: 11/5/2004
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        It comes tantalizingly close to greatness, but seems content, in the end, to fight mediocrity to ...
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Movie: Incredibles, The
Release date: 11/5/2004
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        Pixar's new animated action-comedy, about a superhero family stuck in middle-class suburban exile...
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Movie: Sex is Comedy
Release date: 10/20/2004
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        Rather than delve into the clinical details of sexual desire and behavior, Catherine Breillat's r...
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Movie: Cafe Lumiere
Release date: 10/16/2004
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        A fascinating curiosity, a chance to witness one major filmmaker paying tribute to another in the...
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Movie: Team America: World Police
Release date: 10/15/2004
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        Much as it may pretend otherwise, the movie has an argument, but if you try to argue back, the j...
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Movie: Being Julia
Release date: 10/15/2004
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        Playing a star of the prewar London theater uneasily stepping into middle age, Annette Bening man...
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Movie: Friday Night Lights
Release date: 10/8/2004
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        Peter Berg directs this Texas high school football extravaganza in a tough, gritty style that giv...
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Movie: Stage Beauty
Release date: 10/8/2004
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        At times, the movie feels like a fancy-dress version of A Star Is Born, with especially tortu...
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Movie: Shark Tale
Release date: 10/1/2004
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        All in all, Shark Tale is reasonably good fun, even if, in the end, it's not really very inte...
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Movie: Shark Tale
Release date: 10/1/2004
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        Swimming in the lucrative wake of Finding Nemo, DreamWorks's foray into computer-generated underw...
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Movie: Motorcycle Diaries, The
Release date: 9/24/2004
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        Walter Salles's stirring and warm-hearted film reconstructs a journey across South America taken ...
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Movie: Dirty Shame, A
Release date: 9/24/2004
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        John Waters's first film in four years is a grindingly anarchic attempt to have it both ways, to ...
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Movie: Last Shot, The
Release date: 9/24/2004
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        The premise of this Disney-funded movie, based on a true story, is promising, but the film itself...
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Movie: Goodbye, Dragon Inn
Release date: 9/17/2004
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        Its simple, meticulously composed frames are full of mystery and feeling; it's an action movie th...
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Movie: Goodbye, Dragon Inn
Release date: 9/17/2004
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        Its simple, meticulously composed frames are full of mystery and feeling; it's an action movie th...
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Movie: Silver City
Release date: 9/17/2004
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        ... the problem is, once again, that Mr. Sayles is less interested in telling a story than in tea...
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Movie: Paperclips
Release date: 9/8/2004
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        This film of middle school students who managed to create a Holocaust memorial is so self-congrat...
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Movie: Bright Young Things
Release date: 8/20/2004
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        Period dramas set on the eve of World War II are a dime a dozen, but what distinguishes this one ...
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Movie: Bright Young Things
Release date: 8/20/2004
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        Stephen Fry's adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies honors its source with vigor and gusto, ca...
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Movie: Catwoman
Release date: 7/23/2004
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        ...a howlingly silly, moderately diverting exercise in high, pointless style.
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Movie: I, Robot
Release date: 7/16/2004
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        'Suggested by' Isaac Asimov's book of short stories, Alex Proyas's hectic thriller engages some i...
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Movie: Door in the Floor, The
Release date: 7/14/2004
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        Jeff Bridges offers perhaps the wittiest and richest piece of screen acting by an American man so...
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Movie: Door in the Floor, The
Release date: 7/14/2004
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        ...surely the best movie yet made from Mr. Irving's fiction.
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Movie: Outfoxed
Release date: 7/13/2004
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        Methodically works to disarm the ready-made accusation that it is outfoxing Fox by stooping to it...
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Movie: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Release date: 7/9/2004
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        ...its cheerful dumbness is hard to resist.
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Movie: Metallica: Some Kind of Monster
Release date: 7/9/2004
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        The filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky turn what might have been a conventional behind-t...
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Movie: Before Sunset
Release date: 7/2/2004
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        ...the movie's prodigious verbiage is also enthralling, precisely because of its casual disregard...
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Movie: Spider-Man 2
Release date: 6/30/2004
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        ...its distinguishing features...are strong characters and honest feelings.
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Movie: Terminal, The
Release date: 6/18/2004
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        Rarely have I been so acutely aware of a movie's softness and sentimentality, and rarely have I m...
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Movie: Grand Theft Parsons
Release date: 6/18/2004
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        But the movie really has no place to go: the most interesting character is sealed up in a coffin....
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Movie: Seducing Doctor Lewis
Release date: 6/16/2004
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        Its warm, sweet sentiments are genial and unchallenging, and its jokes are low-key and gentle.
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Movie: I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
Release date: 6/16/2004
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        ...a fine stylistic showpiece.
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Movie: Napoleon Dynamite
Release date: 6/11/2004
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        A small-scale, deadpan film.
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Movie: Garfield
Release date: 6/11/2004
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        ...you are likely to leave this one feeling as grouchy and put-upon as the title character.
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Movie: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Release date: 6/4/2004
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        ...devilish magic.
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Movie: Day After Tomorrow, The
Release date: 5/28/2004
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        ...most entertaining when it acknowledges its ties to the melodramatic calamity freak-outs of the...
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Movie: Day After Tomorrow, The
Release date: 5/28/2004
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        The picture is most entertaining when it acknowledges the swaggering cheesiness of [the melodrama...
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Movie: Shrek 2
Release date: 5/19/2004
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        Certainly Shrek 2 offers rambunctious fun, but there is also something dishonest about its bl...
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Movie: Troy
Release date: 5/14/2004
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        ...for what it is — a big, expensive, occasionally campy action movie full of well-known actors...
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Movie: New York Minute
Release date: 5/7/2004
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        Mary-Kate and Ashley sprint through Manhattan on the run from a truant officer and a limo driver ...
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Movie: Van Helsing
Release date: 5/7/2004
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        Despite the rococo obsessiveness of its special effects and its voracious sampling of past horror...
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Movie: New York Minute
Release date: 5/7/2004
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        ...polished and bouncy without being overly mawkish or unduly obnoxious.
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Movie: Super Size Me
Release date: 5/7/2004
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        An entertaining, and occasionally horrifying, statement of the obvious.
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Movie: Van Helsing
Release date: 5/7/2004
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        ...Van Helsing is mostly content to offer warmed-over allusions and secondhand thrills.
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Movie: Saddest Music in the World, The
Release date: 4/30/2004
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        It is a tribute to, and a sendup of, old movies that never quite existed.
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Movie: Laws of Attraction
Release date: 4/30/2004
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        The efforts of the cast are not enough to lift Laws of Attraction above the cautious banality of ...
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Movie: Laws of Attraction
Release date: 4/30/2004
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        ...Laws of Attraction...seems desperately unsure of itself at crucial moments.
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Movie: Young Adam
Release date: 4/16/2004
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        The narrative scheme, the brooding period atmosphere, the understated score and the precision of ...
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Movie: Girl Next Door, The
Release date: 4/9/2004
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        A lumpy blend of sweet teen romance and naughty, R-rated prurience, this comedy follows the impro...
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Movie: Johnson Family Vacation
Release date: 4/7/2004
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        ...feels more like a grueling road trip in search of a family comedy.
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Movie: Johnson Family Vacation
Release date: 4/7/2004
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        Cedric the Entertainer stars in a long drive in search of a family comedy, which is found too lat...
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Movie: Ladykillers, The
Release date: 3/26/2004
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        ...while this Ladykillers is a bit of a throwaway, it does have its moments.
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Movie: Ladykillers, The
Release date: 3/26/2004
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        Tom Hanks seizes the chance to play a comic villain with almost indecent vaudevillian glee in thi...
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Movie: Taking Lives
Release date: 3/19/2004
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        ...things unfold in the usual hyped-up, improbable fashion.
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Movie: Taking Lives
Release date: 3/19/2004
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        Angelina Jolie plays an F.B.I. profiler on the trail of a sick and ingenious serial killer. Is th...
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Movie: Reckoning, The
Release date: 3/5/2004
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        ...The Reckoning...turns it into an occasion for speechifying and self-important acting.
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Movie: Reckoning, The
Release date: 3/5/2004
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        A talky, sententious affair.
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Movie: Passion of the Christ, The
Release date: 2/25/2004
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        The Passion of the Christ is so relentlessly focused on the savagery of Jesus' final hours that t...
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Movie: 50 First Dates
Release date: 2/13/2004
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        ...a surprisingly graceful and, in the end, impressively daring romantic comedy.
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Movie: Monsieur Ibrahim
Release date: 2/13/2004
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        This modest, sentimental film looks nostalgically back on Paris in the mid-1960's and casts a lov...
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Movie: Dreamers, The
Release date: 2/6/2004
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        Bernardo Bertolucci's new film is an ardently romantic love song to sex, cinema and the spirit of...
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Movie: Dreamers, The
Release date: 2/6/2004
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        ...disarmingly sweet and completely enchanting...
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Movie: Perfect Score, The
Release date: 1/30/2004
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        ...likely to appeal to young people in need of relief from their post-holiday academic stress.
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Movie: Big Bounce, The
Release date: 1/30/2004
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        ...a loose and lazy caper...
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Movie: Tokyo Godfathers
Release date: 1/16/2004
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        Loosely based on 3 Godfathers, John Ford's maudlin 1948 western, this movie, a sweet fable of dec...
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Movie: Crimson Gold
Release date: 1/16/2004
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        ....the occasional obviousness of the film's themes is more than balanced by the subtlety of its ...
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Movie: Crimson Gold
Release date: 1/16/2004
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        Jafar Panahi's film exposes the cruelties and inequities of a society sharply polarized by class ...
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Movie: Tokyo Godfathers
Release date: 1/16/2004
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        ...a heartfelt urban fable about human decency among the down-and-out.
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Movie: Good Morning, Night
Release date: 12/31/2003 11:01:32 PM
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        Ms. Sansa is an actress of exquisite sensitivity.
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Movie: Japanese Story
Release date: 12/31/2003
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        ...ultimately too thin for its length and too dependent on easy assumptions about its characters.
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Movie: Cold Mountain
Release date: 12/25/2003
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        As they might have said in the old days, this sweeping historical romance is one heck of a classy...
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Movie: Big Fish
Release date: 12/10/2003
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        ...unpersuasive and ultimately forgettable...
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Movie: Honey
Release date: 12/5/2003
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        Honey brings out the wholesome, affirmative side of the hip-hop aesthetic without being overl...
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Movie: Cooler, The
Release date: 11/26/2003
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        Luckily this picture is rescued from cliché by the quality of the acting...
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Movie: In America
Release date: 11/26/2003
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        ...modest, touching...
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Movie: Barbarian Invasions, The
Release date: 11/21/2003
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        What makes The Barbarian Invasions much more than a facile exercise in generational conflict is t...
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Movie: Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat
Release date: 11/21/2003
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        ...a vulgar, uninspired lump of poisoned eye candy...
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Movie: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Release date: 11/14/2003
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        ...stupendously entertaining...
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Movie: Love Actually
Release date: 11/7/2003
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        ...more like a record label's greatest-hits compilation or a 'very special' sitcom clip-reel show...
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Movie: Matrix Revolutions, The
Release date: 11/5/2003
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        There is very little that is tantalizing or suspenseful.
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Movie: Singing Detective, The
Release date: 10/24/2003
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        ...its themes jut out awkwardly, rather than being enfolded in drama or spectacle.
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Movie: Veronica Guerin
Release date: 10/17/2003
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        ...a flat-footed, overwrought crusader-against-evil melodrama...
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Movie: Kill Bill Vol. 1
Release date: 10/10/2003
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        Way too cool? Not cool enough? As I said, it depends. The movie-geek in-jokes are sometimes amusi...
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Movie: Mystic River
Release date: 10/8/2003
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        Mystic River is the rare American movie that aspires to — and achieves — the full weight ...
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Movie: Matchstick Men
Release date: 9/12/2003
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        ...both entertaining and empty...
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Movie: Party Monster
Release date: 9/5/2003
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        Like its title character, Party Monster is ultimately too self-involved to care about anyone ...
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Movie: Party Monster
Release date: 9/5/2003
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        [A] muddled, sometimes touching movie.
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Movie: Gigli
Release date: 8/1/2003
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        ...hopelessly misconceived...
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Movie: Seabiscuit
Release date: 7/25/2003
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        Seabiscuit grew out of a restless, populist strain in American culture. Seabiscuit, decorous to a...
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Movie: Mondays in the Sun
Release date: 7/25/2003
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        The movie often feels meandering and anecdotal.
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Movie: Bad Boys II
Release date: 7/18/2003
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        Mr. Bay (director) may lack restraint (also taste, wit and shame), but he does have an undeniable...
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Movie: Northfork
Release date: 7/11/2003
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        There is nothing quite like this movie, and I'm not altogether sure there is much more to it than...
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Movie: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Release date: 7/2/2003
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        ...Terminator 3 is essentially a B movie, content to be loud, dumb and obvious...
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Movie: 28 Days Later
Release date: 6/27/2003
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        When 28 Days Later is not scaring you silly, it invites you to reflect seriously on the fragi...
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Movie: Hulk, The
Release date: 6/20/2003
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        ...incredibly long, incredibly tedious, incredibly turgid.
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Movie: 2 Fast 2 Furious
Release date: 6/6/2003
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        2 Fast 2 Furious is among the most lethargic action movies I have ever seen: when Mr. Walker and ...
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Movie: Woman Is a Woman, A
Release date: 5/16/2003
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        Godard's whimsical celebration of romance, sentiment, musical comedy, color film, the city of Par...
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Movie: L'Auberge Espagnole
Release date: 5/16/2003
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        ...a bit shapeless and sloppy...
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Movie: Spellbound
Release date: 4/30/2003
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        ...not only exciting but also tremendously moving...
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Movie: Confidence
Release date: 4/25/2003
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        ...very little to enjoy...
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Movie: Head of State
Release date: 3/28/2003
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        ...curiously tentative and unfocused.
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Movie: Head of State
Release date: 3/28/2003
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        A political comedy that refuses to address a single real political topic.
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Movie: Japon
Release date: 3/19/2003
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        ...if Japón is unapologetically abstract, preferring metaphysics to narrative, it is also br...
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Movie: Under the Skin of the City
Release date: 3/14/2003
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        There is a great deal of palpable political sentiment in this film...
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Movie: Ten, The
Release date: 3/5/2003
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        ...a work of inspired simplicity.
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Movie: Chi-Hwa-Seon
Release date: 2/14/2003
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        For viewers (like this one) not versed in Korean history, the movie's broader narrative currents ...
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Movie: How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Release date: 2/7/2003
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        ...does have its tart, fizzy moments.
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Movie: Recruit, The
Release date: 1/31/2003
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        ...tiresomely predictable...
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Movie: Recruit, The
Release date: 1/31/2003
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        ...tiresomely predictable...
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Movie: Recruit, The
Release date: 1/31/2003
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        Everything else in The Recruit may be tiresomely predictable, but [Pacino], at least, is not.
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Movie: Recruit, The
Release date: 1/31/2003
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        Everything else in The Recruit may be tiresomely predictable, but [Pacino], at least, is not.
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Movie: Amen
Release date: 1/24/2003
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        ...laden with difficult, fascinating themes.
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Movie: Kangaroo Jack
Release date: 1/17/2003
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        ...tiresome high jinks.
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Movie: National Security
Release date: 1/17/2003
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        ... the problems of National Security are extensive enough to defy summary in the available s...
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Movie: Son, The
Release date: 1/10/2003
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        Nothing about The Son is easy...
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Movie: Son, The
Release date: 1/10/2003
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        Like the homely, useful boxes Olivier teaches his prodigals to build, it is sturdy, durable and, ...
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Movie: Red Circle, The
Release date: 1/10/2003
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        Le Cercle Rouge offers the kind of experience that makes you glad movies exist.
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Movie: Second Time Around
Release date: 12/31/2002 11:01:44 PM
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        A Lifetime movie about men.
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Movie: Murderous Maids, The
Release date: 12/31/2002 11:01:38 PM
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        It presents the Papin sisters' lives with ferocious clarity, shedding a painful light on emotions...
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Movie: Gangs of New York
Release date: 12/20/2002
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        ...a near-great movie.
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Movie: Adaptation
Release date: 12/6/2002
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        ...brilliantly scrambled...
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Movie: Emperor's Club, The
Release date: 11/22/2002
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        Life, the movie concludes, is not as simple as most movies like it would have you believe, but it...
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Movie: Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times
Release date: 11/22/2002
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        General outline of his critique of American power, which has been consistent since the early days...
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Movie: Way Home, The
Release date: 11/15/2002
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        ...a slight, sweet new movie...
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Movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Release date: 11/15/2002
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        ...by the end, instead of feeling stirred to a high pitch of anxiety and excitement, you may feel...
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Movie: God is Great, I'm Not
Release date: 11/8/2002
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        There is some thin, pleasant humor in all of this...
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Movie: Far From Heaven
Release date: 11/8/2002
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        ...ardent and intelligent...
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Movie: Femme Fatale
Release date: 11/6/2002
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        ...far more absorbing and tantalizing than most of the plodding, overworked thrillers the studios...
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Movie: Femme Fatale
Release date: 11/6/2002
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        Far more absorbing and tantalizing than most of the plodding, overworked thrillers the studios ch...
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Movie: Punch-Drunk Love
Release date: 10/11/2002
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        No mere plot summary can do justice to the wild, sweet pleasures of Punch-Drunk Love...
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Movie: Welcome to Collinwood
Release date: 10/4/2002
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        ...has an eager, slapdash energy...
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Movie: Moonlight Mile
Release date: 9/27/2002
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        ...has an understated, lived-in quality and a wry, unforced sense of the absurd.
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Movie: His Secret Life
Release date: 9/20/2002
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        ...has the scope and shape of an especially well-executed television movie.
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Movie: 8 Women
Release date: 9/20/2002
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        ...a rickety, elaborate artifice on which the cast members are displayed like gilded ornaments.
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Movie: Children of the Century
Release date: 9/13/2002
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        ... though well dressed and well made, ultimately falls prey to the contradiction that afflicts s...
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Movie: Children of the Century
Release date: 9/13/2002
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        Children of the Century, though well dressed and well made, ultimately falls prey to the contradi...
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Movie: Stealing Harvard
Release date: 9/13/2002
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        A shambling, incoherent story ... manages to abuse both Mr. Lee's good nature and his comic gift.
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Movie: Blue Crush
Release date: 8/16/2002
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        ...it's hard to resist being swept up in Blue Crush...
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Movie: Blood Work
Release date: 8/9/2002
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        ...what Blood Work lacks in speed and surprise it almost makes up for in doughty professional...
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Movie: Full Frontal
Release date: 8/2/2002
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        Full Frontal, which opens today nationwide, could almost be classified as a movie-industry satire...
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Movie: Fast Runner (Atanarjuat), The (2002)
Release date: 6/7/2002
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        ...a masterpiece.
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Movie: Undercover Brother
Release date: 5/31/2002
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        ...a reasonably pleasant experience.
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Movie: Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Release date: 5/24/2002
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        ...thrillingly smart...
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Movie: Murder By Numbers
Release date: 4/19/2002
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        ...follows well-worn paths of the cops-and-psycho-killer routine.
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Movie: High Crimes
Release date: 4/5/2002
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        ...(Franklin's) direction is far from terrible, but it feels singularly uninspired, a flurry of f...
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Movie: Panic Room
Release date: 3/29/2002
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        [Fincher's] camera sense and assured pacing make it an above-average thriller.
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Movie: Sorority Boys
Release date: 3/22/2002
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        ...Some Like it Hot and Animal House slammed together and reworked as a Bazooka Joe comic...
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Movie: We Were Soldiers
Release date: 3/1/2002
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        Like the best war movies -- and like martial literature going back to the Iliad -- it balances th...
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Movie: Big Bad Love
Release date: 2/22/2002
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        ...a self-indulgent celebration of self-indulgence.
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Movie: Snow Dogs
Release date: 1/18/2002
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        Disney's latest update of the lame live-action B comedies that have been among the studio's more ...
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Movie: Chi-hwa-seon
Release date: 1/1/2002
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        Mr. Im's own aesthetic command is evident in the movie's wealth of beautiful, perfectly framed im...
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Movie: Soigne ta droite
Release date: 12/31/2001 11:01:44 PM
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        Offers pleasure as well as frustration and engages even as it baffles.
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Movie: Baise Moi
Release date: 12/31/2001 11:01:27 PM
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        The result is like something you'd see momentarily unscrambled on a hotel television set, but wit...
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Movie: Monster's Ball
Release date: 12/26/2001
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        Mr. Thornton, one of the most gifted screen actors working today, outdoes himself.
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Movie: A Beautiful Mind
Release date: 12/21/2001
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        [The paradox] is that the story...is almost entirely counterfeit.
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Movie: Texas Rangers
Release date: 11/30/2001
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        Enough horse-opera clichés to shame the makers of Gunsmoke.
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Movie: Happenstance
Release date: 11/2/2001
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        A celebration of the surprises that pop up like sidewalk blossoms through the gray surface of dai...
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Movie: Burnt Money
Release date: 10/19/2001
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        These characters exist without motive, but they pulse with a despairing, intensely erotic energy.
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Movie: Rock Star
Release date: 9/7/2001
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        Has enough wit and insight to make it worth watching.
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Movie: Djomeh
Release date: 9/5/2001
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        An investigation, at once lucid and enigmatic, of exile, loneliness and the fragile possibility o...
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Movie: Tell Me Something
Release date: 8/24/2001
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        Though it comes from halfway across the world, the movie, directed by Chang Youn-hyun, shows a de...
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Movie: Legally Blonde
Release date: 7/13/2001
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        Doesn't offer enough occasions for real spontaneous laughter to justify the cost of a full-price ...
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Movie: Down From the Mountain
Release date: 6/15/2001
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        If you have any affection at all for traditional American music, the movie itself ... is pretty c...
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Movie: King Is Alive, The
Release date: 5/11/2001
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        The unsparing, invasive naturalism of digital video, which seems specially calibrated to register...
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Movie: Under the Sand
Release date: 5/4/2001
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        ...Ms. Rampling's performance is like a perfectly executed piano étude, finding precise, impossi...
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Movie: Luzhin Defence, The
Release date: 4/20/2001
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        Turturro, by conveying his character's painful, ecstatic inwardness, creates a bond of sympathy w...
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Movie: Shadow Magic
Release date: 4/6/2001
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        Gentle and easy to take.
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Movie: Blow Dry
Release date: 3/7/2001
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        Blow Dry seems both overplotted and underimagined.
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Movie: Monkeybone
Release date: 2/23/2001
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        A welcome antidote to the epidemic of witless, frenetic, secondhand low comedies that gnaw at our...
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Movie: Head Over Heels
Release date: 2/2/2001
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        Head Over Heels, like Mr. Prinze's other movies, exists in a realm beyond sense, and it induces i...
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Movie: Invisible Circus, The
Release date: 2/2/2001
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        The Invisible Circus ... doesn't so much illuminate Phoebe's confusion as share it.
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Movie: Sugar & Spice
Release date: 1/26/2001
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        You get the feeling that it's bad on purpose, which makes it, given the number of teenage movies ...
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Movie: Low Down, The
Release date: 1/19/2001
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        By the film's end [Gillen and Ashfield's characters] seem as complicated, and as incomplete, as y...
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Movie: Last Resort
Release date: 1/19/2001
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        Last Resort shares with movies like Lynne Ramsay's Ratcatcher and Emmanuel Finkiel's Voyages a si...
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Movie: Shadow of the Vampire
Release date: 12/29/2000
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        Shadow of the Vampire has a weird, flickering magic that is hard to dispel.
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Movie: O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Release date: 12/22/2000
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        A rambunctious and inspired ride.
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Movie: Little Nicky
Release date: 11/10/2000
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        It's a clever idea bogged down in sophomoric sloppiness.
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Movie: Wonder Boys
Release date: 11/8/2000
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        Wonder Boys is like a George Cukor movie with a bad head cold -- slow, muffled and vague.
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Movie: Charlie's Angels
Release date: 11/3/2000
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        Sure, it's easy on the eyes, but would a little brains be too much to ask?
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Movie: Pay It Forward
Release date: 10/20/2000
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        So enamored of its own upbeat view of human nature that it expects you to overlook its stick-figu...
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Movie: Dr. T And The Women
Release date: 10/13/2000
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        The slightly anachronistic absurdity of the conceit -- the travails of a lone gentleman in a worl...
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Movie: Crime and Punishment in Suburbia
Release date: 9/15/2000
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        Mopes along without a thought in its head.
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Movie: Bring It On
Release date: 8/25/2000
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        The fact that a bouncy teenage sports comedy can even gesture toward serious matters of race and ...
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Movie: Timecode
Release date: 4/28/2000
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        Most movies offer carefully calibrated insults to the intelligence. This one just might make you ...
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Movie: Whatever It Takes
Release date: 3/24/2000
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        The script's way of handling its romantic complications is unusually obtuse and insensitive.
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Movie: Not One Less
Release date: 2/18/2000
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        Despite its deliberate austerity, Not One Less is extraordinarily rich.
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Movie: Down to You
Release date: 1/21/2000
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        Flees from anything that might involve real human emotion, or for that matter any credible human ...
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Movie: Big Red One, The
Release date: 12/31/1980 11:01:27 PM
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        Seven years after Fuller's death, 24 years after its initial, botched release, and almost 60 year...
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Movie: Billy Liar
Release date: 1/1/1963
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        One of the great movies of the 1960's.
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Movie: Pandora's Box
Release date: 12/31/1928 11:01:41 PM
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        Neither an exposé of social conditions nor a psychological case study and certainly not a mo...
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Movie: Beyond the Rocks
Release date: 12/31/1922 11:01:27 PM
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        A marvelously overripe 1922 silent melodrama starring Gloria Swanson and Rudolph Valentino.
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Movie: Starting Out in the Evening
Release date: 11/23/2007
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        It has the quiet beauty of a late afternoon, late in the autumn, when New York seems to be not ju...
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Movie: Bee Movie
Release date: 11/2/2007
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        The most genuinely apian aspect of Bee Movie is that it spends a lot of its running time buzzing ...
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Movie: Bee Movie
Release date: 11/2/2007
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        The most genuinely apian aspect of Bee Movie is that it spends a lot of its running time buzzing ...
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Movie: Rendition
Release date: 10/19/2007
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        Its clumsy efforts are toward an honest and difficult goal, which is to use the resources of main...
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Movie: My Kid Could Paint That
Release date: 10/5/2007
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        An intimate, sometimes unsettling family drama.
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Movie: No End in Sight
Release date: 7/27/2007
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        No End in Sight offers an emphatic, well-supported answer to a question that has already begun to...
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Movie: Golden Door
Release date: 5/25/2007
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        What makes Mr. Crialese’s telling unusual, apart from the gorgeousness of his wide-screen composi...
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Movie: Away From Her
Release date: 5/4/2007
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        In a refreshingly direct, unassuming manner, Away From Her considers two great human mysteries: t...
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Movie: Smokin' Aces
Release date: 1/26/2007
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        Smokin Aces is a Viagra suppository for compulsive action fetishists and a movie that may not onl...
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Movie: Stranger Than Fiction
Release date: 11/10/2006
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        While Stranger Than Fiction traffics in a bit of darkly funny existential anxiety, it also finds ...
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Movie: Running With Scissors
Release date: 10/20/2006
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        The problem is that the efforts of the actors don't add up to much more than a series of uncomfor...
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Movie: Man of the Year
Release date: 10/13/2006
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        In a pre-election season full of drama, contention and surprise, Man of the Year arrives on the s...
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Movie: Strangers With Candy
Release date: 6/28/2006
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        Like many feature films based on small-screen, short-form comedy, Strangers With Candy feels more...
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Movie: Road To Guantanamo, The
Release date: 6/23/2006
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        The Road to Guantanamo, based on the testimony of three British Muslims captured in Afghanistan i...
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Movie: Lower City
Release date: 5/26/2006
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        The movie turns out to be a predictable and somewhat sentimental lower-depths love triangle, but ...
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Movie: Matchstick Men
Release date: 9/12/2003
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        An emotional shell game that leaves you feeling cheated even though, on the surface at least, eve...
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Movie: And Now Ladies and Gentlemen
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