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"...This is a film that wants us to be alert and it repays our attention handsomely..."Sight and Sound "...A beautiful contraption of a movie....[SLING BLADE] haunts us..." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly "...Riveting....SLING BLADE boasts a stupendous performance from Billy Bob Thornton..."Rolling Stone "...Marked by some powerful scenes, fine performances and colorful dialogue....Yoakam is excellent..."Variety "...The movie is a work of great originality and fascination....[The] characters are brought to life with a vivid strength..."Chicago Sun-Times "...A mesmerizing parable of good and evil and a splendid example of Southern storytelling at its most poetic and imaginative..."Los Angeles Times73.73917

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"...This is a film that wants us to be alert and it repays our attention handsomely..."Sight and Sound "...A beautiful contraption of a movie....[SLING BLADE] haunts us..." -- Rating: A-Entertainment Weekly "...Riveting....SLING BLADE boasts a stupendous performance from Billy Bob Thornton..."Rolling Stone "...Marked by some powerful scenes, fine performances and colorful dialogue....Yoakam is excellent..."Variety "...The movie is a work of great originality and fascination....[The] characters are brought to life with a vivid strength..."Chicago Sun-Times "...A mesmerizing parable of good and evil and a splendid example of Southern storytelling at its most poetic and imaginative..."Los Angeles Times73.73917

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"Indeed, as played by Billy Bob Thornton with an oaken bucketful of born-on-a-mountaintop charisma, the Tennessee native emerges as a legend." Entertainment Weekly "Mr. Thornton plays Crockett with a disarming self-awareness; he deals with the gantlet of mockery he must endure with an appreciative graciousness."New York Times "Thornton plays his part for the movie moment, not for history....The actor perfectly fulfills the need for the character to be both empathetic and entertaining."Los Angeles Times "Thornton is excellent and now seems genetically incapable of being anything less than great in any role he takes."USA Today "[Featuring] one of Billy Bob Thornton's best performances....[The] intimate hand-to-hand conflict is balanced by awesome long shots..."Chicago Sun-Times "[With] a standout performance from Thornton -- his Crockett has both tremulous self-doubt and charisma..." Uncut25.41493

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"Jon Heder gives an enormously winning performance as the geeky, self-effacing parking meter man who gains confidence under the tutelage of the conniving Billy Bob Thornton."Movieline's Hollywood Life 3 stars out of 4 -- "Thornton is fiendishly funny, lacing his charm with a cruelty that spares no one....Thornton and Heder keep you howling."Rolling Stone "Jon Heder is oddly sweet both as the put-upon Roger and the more dashing later version....There is effective comic creation here..."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he cast winningly handle those two humour essentials -- love and violence."Ultimate DVD25.28604

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"There are 50 times more laughs here than in THE CAT IN THE HAT."USA Today "BAD SANTA is a demented, twisted, unreasonably funny work of comic kamikaze style."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]ransgressive-comedy heaven."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...An achingly funny and corrupt dark comedy....Mr. Zwigoff has a taste for finding the dramatic power of self-loathing and making it entertainment..."New York Times "...It unapologetically exults in its characters' glorious imperfection..."Los Angeles Times "BAD SANTA is a towering achievement: a dark, profane comedy about everything that's both right and wrong with the season of goodwill. Essential, dark-hearted Yuletide viewing for misanthropes everywhere."Uncut "...Billy Bob Thornton is sinfully funny....As slime personified, he's sublime..."Rolling Stone25.21818

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"There are 50 times more laughs here than in THE CAT IN THE HAT."USA Today "BAD SANTA is a demented, twisted, unreasonably funny work of comic kamikaze style."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]ransgressive-comedy heaven."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...An achingly funny and corrupt dark comedy....Mr. Zwigoff has a taste for finding the dramatic power of self-loathing and making it entertainment..."New York Times "...It unapologetically exults in its characters' glorious imperfection..."Los Angeles Times "BAD SANTA is a towering achievement: a dark, profane comedy about everything that's both right and wrong with the season of goodwill. Essential, dark-hearted Yuletide viewing for misanthropes everywhere."Uncut "...Billy Bob Thornton is sinfully funny....As slime personified, he's sublime..."Rolling Stone25.21818

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"There are 50 times more laughs here than in THE CAT IN THE HAT."USA Today "BAD SANTA is a demented, twisted, unreasonably funny work of comic kamikaze style."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]ransgressive-comedy heaven."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...An achingly funny and corrupt dark comedy....Mr. Zwigoff has a taste for finding the dramatic power of self-loathing and making it entertainment..."New York Times "...It unapologetically exults in its characters' glorious imperfection..."Los Angeles Times "BAD SANTA is a towering achievement: a dark, profane comedy about everything that's both right and wrong with the season of goodwill. Essential, dark-hearted Yuletide viewing for misanthropes everywhere."Uncut "...Billy Bob Thornton is sinfully funny....As slime personified, he's sublime..."Rolling Stone25.21818

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"There are 50 times more laughs here than in THE CAT IN THE HAT."USA Today "BAD SANTA is a demented, twisted, unreasonably funny work of comic kamikaze style."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]ransgressive-comedy heaven."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...An achingly funny and corrupt dark comedy....Mr. Zwigoff has a taste for finding the dramatic power of self-loathing and making it entertainment..."New York Times "...It unapologetically exults in its characters' glorious imperfection..."Los Angeles Times "BAD SANTA is a towering achievement: a dark, profane comedy about everything that's both right and wrong with the season of goodwill. Essential, dark-hearted Yuletide viewing for misanthropes everywhere."Uncut "...Billy Bob Thornton is sinfully funny....As slime personified, he's sublime..."Rolling Stone25.21818

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"...The characters and the bond that develops between them are too complex for words....Their economy and the eloquence of Mr. Foster's unshowily beautiful images give MONSTER'S BALL the density and strangeness of real life..." New York Times "...MONSTER'S BALL proves that Halle Berry had a spectacular performance inside her waiting to be unleashed and that Billy Bob Thornton still had a third one left in his stunning 2001 stockpile..." USA Today "...An interesting tale: well-told, sad and funny and ultimately uplifting..."Box Office "...The actors make it unique and unforgettable....You can't take your eyes off them..." Rolling Stone "...Burning with a quiet intensity, MONSTER'S BALL is bolstered by a poetic, intelligent sensibility..." Variety "...[Thornton] gives the best performance of his career in MONSTER'S BALL....This is a fearless, brutally honest performance, etched with shadings and remarkable subtlety..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Thornton displays a remarkable gift for understatement....Thornton brings a gentleness to the part that acts as a much-need balm on the wounds we see all around..." Sight and Sound "...Written with the complexity of great fiction, avoiding obligatory scenes, cutting straight to the heart....The best film of 2001..." Chicago Sun-Times25.18839

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"...The characters and the bond that develops between them are too complex for words....Their economy and the eloquence of Mr. Foster's unshowily beautiful images give MONSTER'S BALL the density and strangeness of real life..." New York Times "...MONSTER'S BALL proves that Halle Berry had a spectacular performance inside her waiting to be unleashed and that Billy Bob Thornton still had a third one left in his stunning 2001 stockpile..." USA Today "...An interesting tale: well-told, sad and funny and ultimately uplifting..."Box Office "...The actors make it unique and unforgettable....You can't take your eyes off them..." Rolling Stone "...Burning with a quiet intensity, MONSTER'S BALL is bolstered by a poetic, intelligent sensibility..." Variety "...[Thornton] gives the best performance of his career in MONSTER'S BALL....This is a fearless, brutally honest performance, etched with shadings and remarkable subtlety..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Thornton displays a remarkable gift for understatement....Thornton brings a gentleness to the part that acts as a much-need balm on the wounds we see all around..." Sight and Sound "...Written with the complexity of great fiction, avoiding obligatory scenes, cutting straight to the heart....The best film of 2001..." Chicago Sun-Times25.18839

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"[A] stringent, stirring real-life drama....Directed with smart, documentary-style briskness..."Entertainment Weekly "One of the best football movies ever, NIGHTS in the end celebrates the game."USA Today "FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS is uplifting and troubling, partly because it is more honest than most sports movies about the high cost and short life span of high school football glory."New York Times "The FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS team has invested a lot of energy in the authenticity of the on-field action that dominates the film."USA Today "Thornton gets inside the coach's skin. It's a subtle, soulful performance..." Rolling Stone "The movie's football scenes are both realistic and exciting, with genuine moments of suspense Premiere "Imbued with the aching sadness of an end-of-summer's evening, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS has more in common with Peter Bogdanovich's THE LAST PICTURE SHOW...than other American football films..." Sight and Sound "[With] hard-tackling action, this is a solid effort from actor-turned-director Peter Berg." Uncut24.82203

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"[A] stringent, stirring real-life drama....Directed with smart, documentary-style briskness..."Entertainment Weekly "One of the best football movies ever, NIGHTS in the end celebrates the game."USA Today "FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS is uplifting and troubling, partly because it is more honest than most sports movies about the high cost and short life span of high school football glory."New York Times "The FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS team has invested a lot of energy in the authenticity of the on-field action that dominates the film."USA Today "Thornton gets inside the coach's skin. It's a subtle, soulful performance..." Rolling Stone "The movie's football scenes are both realistic and exciting, with genuine moments of suspense Premiere "Imbued with the aching sadness of an end-of-summer's evening, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS has more in common with Peter Bogdanovich's THE LAST PICTURE SHOW...than other American football films..." Sight and Sound "[With] hard-tackling action, this is a solid effort from actor-turned-director Peter Berg." Uncut24.82203

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"...Punchy and involving....PUSHING TIN makes for a lively flight..." Variety "...From the terrific ensemble cast to the meticulous cinematography and subtle score, PUSHING TIN is one of the most consistently enjoyable US films of the year..." Sight and Sound "...It's a treat to watch Cusack riff..." Entertainment Weekly "...A four character story with four characters worth watching. Mr. Newell's ensemble timing and breezily sardonic style make it work..." New York Times Cusack's the center of attention in this film, and he encapsulates the role adeptly Box Office "...The movie is made to a great extent by its four key performances....[With] another super turn from Angelina Jolie..." USA Today "...It's an intriguing film....One of the year's most interesting..." Los Angeles Times24.81932

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"...Enjoyable..." Box Office "...Move over, DEEP IMPACT -- here comes something meteor..." Premiere24.78126

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"...Enjoyable..." Box Office "...Move over, DEEP IMPACT -- here comes something meteor..." Premiere24.78126

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"...A rare romantic comedy/road picture that's not only flat-out funny, but also presents complex and well-developed characters..." USA Today "...The movie starts out with a burst of comic energy..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Frequently funny....[With] an enthusiastic performance from Cate Blanchett..."Sight and Sound "...BANDITS manages to surprise, delight and charm. Its headliners possess character actors' skills and star-power shine..." Box Office24.78126

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"[A] disarmingly sincere follow-your-dreams fable....[With] a visual freshness..."New York Times "[T]his studio release retains the trademark love of warped American gothic that the Polishes share with David Lynch and the brother Ethan and Joel Coen." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[The filmmakers] have entered a higher orbit by crafting a bigger-budget family film..."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] quirky ode to the need for dreams and escapism in our increasingly depressing modern world...[with] passionate performances..."Ultimate DVD24.74319

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"MR. WOODCOCK has an excellent premise and some funny one-liners....Susan Sarandon plays the mother, Beverly, just right."Sight and Sound24.74319

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"[A]n acerbic, unpretentious black-comedy thriller, directed by Harold Ramis with mature glee, and written by Richard Russo and Robert Benton with grown-up literacy..." -- Grade: A- Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE ICE HARVEST is a modest movie, but worth savouring for its throwaway wit and bruised, rueful cynicism." Uncut "[Thornton] is as adept as ever at deadpan heartlessness....The most subversive element in the movie is the way Ramis and co. allow moments of real poignancy to occasionally pierce the film's veneer of studied cynicism." Sight and Sound24.74319

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"...A fully realized, cohesive, and -- the real surprise -- completely 'serious' homage to the Hollywood genre, perhaps the best neo-noir since THE TWO JAKES..." Film Comment "...One of [the Coen brothers's] most haunting and rewarding works..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...It's shot in clean, crisp black and white, it's elegant compositions masterfully framed and lit....The Coens are masters of the offbeat and bizarre..." Sight and Sound "...It's probable that most filmmakers love making movies, but few of them express this love with such voracious, crazy ardor....THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE moves with the stately grace of the Beethoven that decorates the soundtrack..." New York Times "...The remarkable Thornton never hits a false note..."USA Today "...Succulently retro, vintage-Hollywood-goes-bizarro film noir..." Entertainment Weekly "...So assured and perceptive in it's style, it's like a voluptuous feast..." Chicago Sun-Times24.74319

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"It tells many interweaving stories and is skillfully cast with actors who embody precisely what their rolls call for....Repulsively fascinating and has been directed by Gregor Jordan as a soap opera from hell, with good sets and costumes."Chicago Sun-Times24.74319

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"It tells many interweaving stories and is skillfully cast with actors who embody precisely what their rolls call for....Repulsively fascinating and has been directed by Gregor Jordan as a soap opera from hell, with good sets and costumes."Chicago Sun-Times24.74319

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4 stars out of 5 -- "EAGLE EYE delivers practically non-stop action....Caruso orchestrates his spills with a satisfying physicality..."Empire24.74319

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4 stars out of 5 -- "EAGLE EYE delivers practically non-stop action....Caruso orchestrates his spills with a satisfying physicality..."Empire24.74319

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"With this complex portrait of a sport -- and a nation -- in transition, Burns again proves that he has his craft down to a sweet science." Entertainment Weekly "Sparked by terrific interviews....[The film] maintains steam because the further it progresses chronologically, the more footage there is to illustrate the story..."USA Today "[B]rought to life by awe-inspiring fight footage from a century ago." Rolling Stone0.2664599

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Entertainment Weekly (p.80) - "It all hits home, but non quite like Emmylou Harris' tear-jerking take on the tender 'Song to John.'" -- Grade: B+Uncut (p.117) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The intimate, familial tone of the singers is unmistakable, especially on Emmylou Harris' 'Song To John' and Roseanne Cash's spiritual 'Wings of Angels'..."Dirty Linen (p.75) - "June's daughter Carlene Carter and country star Ronnie Dunn have good fun with another Johnny and June duet, 'Jackson'..."No Depression (p.91) - "Acoustic textures predominate, and the performers lean toward Carter Cash's spirit rather than adapting her songs to fit their own sound."0.2664599

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"...This provocative film touches a nerve. It's so funny it hurts..." Rolling Stone "...Travolta is a wonderful Clinton/Stanton....[Bates is] a fierce, funny force of nature..." Entertainment Weekly "...An array of vivid caricatures whose real-life role models aren't easy acts to follow..." New York Times "...For Tennessee-born Kathy Bates, this gleeful, high-energy part is a lifesaver, her best performance since winning an Oscar in MISERY and good enough to practically steal the entire picture..." Los Angeles Times "...It's a superb film -- funny, insightful and very wise about the realities of political life....The movie is endlessly inventive and involving..."Chicago Sun-Times "...PRIMARY COLORS rewards where other political dramas merely bore..." Total Film0.2283942

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5 stars out of 5 -- "Season three sees the show continue to stretch its awkward limbs to new comedic heights....It's all underpinned with genuine affection..." Total Film0.2283942

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"FASTER is a pure thriller....Director George Tillman Jr. does a lean, efficient job of creating stark action scenes."Chicago Sun-Times "The movie exists for its squealing-tire spins and high-speed-in-reverse moves."Los Angeles Times "Johnson is always watchable, and, given his hulking physicality, is a natural action hero."USA Today "FASTER was built for speed, and for an action-savvy audience....It's a film about The Rock's intensity-in-10-cities glare and giving it to them that bloody well deserve it."Movieline0.2283942

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"FASTER is a pure thriller....Director George Tillman Jr. does a lean, efficient job of creating stark action scenes."Chicago Sun-Times "The movie exists for its squealing-tire spins and high-speed-in-reverse moves."Los Angeles Times "Johnson is always watchable, and, given his hulking physicality, is a natural action hero."USA Today "FASTER was built for speed, and for an action-savvy audience....It's a film about The Rock's intensity-in-10-cities glare and giving it to them that bloody well deserve it."Movieline0.2283942

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"FASTER is a pure thriller....Director George Tillman Jr. does a lean, efficient job of creating stark action scenes."Chicago Sun-Times "The movie exists for its squealing-tire spins and high-speed-in-reverse moves."Los Angeles Times "Johnson is always watchable, and, given his hulking physicality, is a natural action hero."USA Today "FASTER was built for speed, and for an action-savvy audience....It's a film about The Rock's intensity-in-10-cities glare and giving it to them that bloody well deserve it."Movieline0.2283942

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"FASTER is a pure thriller....Director George Tillman Jr. does a lean, efficient job of creating stark action scenes."Chicago Sun-Times "The movie exists for its squealing-tire spins and high-speed-in-reverse moves."Los Angeles Times "Johnson is always watchable, and, given his hulking physicality, is a natural action hero."USA Today "FASTER was built for speed, and for an action-savvy audience....It's a film about The Rock's intensity-in-10-cities glare and giving it to them that bloody well deserve it."Movieline0.2283942

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Rolling Stone (p.110) - 3 stars out of 5 - "This Warren Zevon tribute is faithful not just to the late songsmith's tunes but also to his arrangements and inflections..."Uncut (p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[A] fine coda to THE WIND proper."Mojo (Publisher) (p.95) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[With] some real treasures..."0.2283942

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"...Clooney turns in a terrific comic performance that stirs memories of Cary Grant..." Total Film "...In the Coen manner, the film brims with crafty character turns..." Rolling Stone "...An intelligent, modern screwball comedy, a minor classic on the order of competent, fast-talking curve balls about deception and greed like Mitchell Liesen's EASY LIVING and Billy Wilder's MAJOR AND THE MINOR..." New York Times "...CRUELTY stands up fine as Friday-night fun..." Sight and Sound "INTOLERABLE CRUELTY is a deliciously good time, enhanced by the big-screen charisma of its two stars..." USA Today "...With George Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones working together beautifully..." Los Angeles Times "[A] quick-witted comedy....Catherin Zeta-Jones is Marilyn, a gorgeous schemer who wants to take her filthy-rich husband -- and Miles's woefully foolish client -- to the cleaners."Wall Street Journal0.1903285

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"...CRUELTY stands up fine as Friday-night fun..."Sight and Sound "...Clooney turns in a terrific comic performance that stirs memories of Cary Grant..."Total Film "...In the Coen manner, the film brims with crafty character turns..."Rolling Stone "...An intelligent, modern screwball comedy, a minor classic on the order of competent, fast-talking curve balls about deception and greed like Mitchell Liesen's EASY LIVING and Billy Wilder's MAJOR AND THE MINOR..."New York Times "INTOLERABLE CRUELTY is a deliciously good time, enhanced by the big-screen charisma of its two stars..."USA Today "...With George Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones working together beautifully..."Los Angeles Times "[A] quick-witted comedy....Catherin Zeta-Jones is Marilyn, a gorgeous schemer who wants to take her filthy-rich husband -- and Miles's woefully foolish client -- to the cleaners."Wall Street Journal0.1903285

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"...[Curtis brings] a sharp sense of character comedy combined with a very human touch. His feeling for people is as genuine as his wit, and he manages it all with a light-on-its-feet casualness..."Los Angeles Times "...A movie as sweetly munchable as a Christmas cookie..." Entertainment Weekly "...There are laughs laced with feeling here..." Rolling Stone "...A big, snug duvet of a movie that you can flop into and get lost in..." Total Film "LOVE ACTUALLY is irresistible."USA Today "It's jammed with characters, stories, warmth and laughs."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]he film's freshness, sure-footed control of its emotional effects, and sincerity are hard to dismiss." Film Comment0.1903285

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"A documentary portrait of the Motorhead frontman and living symbol of hard rock swagger....Fun for fans and a healthy primer for those previously unaware..."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "[U]nderneath that leathery, warty, speed-freak biker persona, there is an intelligent, contradiction-filled, witty, bluff and extraordinary man. Whoever he is."Uncut0.1903285

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