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"...There is an abundant amount of special effects wizardry....Thomas Dolby's songs written for Cherry Bomb's club sets are catchy..." Variety "...Thompson is an absolute beacon of warmth, common sense, intelligence and loveliness..." Los Angeles Times0.3384463

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"...Tons of action....The most spectacular film Woo has ever directed..." Hollywood Reporter "...[John Woo] directs action the way others stage Wagnerian operas..." -- 3 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Woo generates explosive excitement....Cruise sizzles in a killer blast of thrills, suspense and delicious sin..." Rolling Stone "...Cruise's rock climbing antics set your blood pumping early..." Total Film "...[Woo] is a master of movement and chaos....Woo's marvelous visual sense is always an asset..." Los Angeles Times "M:I2 is a heady triumph of adrenaline over common sense." Uncut0.2256309

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"...Tons of action....The most spectacular film Woo has ever directed..." Hollywood Reporter "...[John Woo] directs action the way others stage Wagnerian operas..." -- 3 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Woo generates explosive excitement....Cruise sizzles in a killer blast of thrills, suspense and delicious sin..." Rolling Stone "...Cruise's rock climbing antics set your blood pumping early..." Total Film "...[Woo] is a master of movement and chaos....Woo's marvelous visual sense is always an asset..." Los Angeles Times "M:I2 is a heady triumph of adrenaline over common sense." Uncut0.2256309

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"...All of the book's wit and none of the dull bits..." - Recommended Premiere "...A delicious social satire....COLD COMFORT FARM, with a clever script by Malcolm Bradbury, sets a raucous pace for a cast of master thespians..." Rolling Stone "...Schlesinger has created a perfect, burnished little world, and the delectable cast has a great time..." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...A deliciously eccentric, fabulously acted comedy of manners....[With a] playful mood and wicked wit..." Variety "...Its characters are conceived and played with gratifying wit....Mr. Schlesinger draws lively performances out of his cast..." New York Times "...[The film is] dour, eccentric and very funny, and depends on the British gift for treating madness as good common sense..." Chicago Sun-Times0.197427

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"...Impressive....Powerfully affecting..." Rolling Stone "...[A] terrifically confident first feature....[Fishburne endows] enormous dignity and grace..." New York Times "...BOYZ N THE HOOD juggles a half-dozen characters with remarkable ease, never losing sight of their destination....Singleton has made the punchiest feature debut in recent memory..." USA Today "...The movie has value. It corners moviegoers, almost at cinematic knife point, and tells them what they need and don't want to know..."Film Comment "...Strong and striking....Singleton and his actors slowly involve us in an almost sensual melange of moods, images and situations that take us inside the ghetto in a way mainstream films almost never do....A debut to remember..." Los Angeles Times "[I]t's ultimately a tender tragedy about the powerful influence, good and bad, of family and friends." Premiere "It's characterised by Singleton's unflinching storytelling, plus a career-best performance from Cuba Gooding Jr...." Uncut0.1309935

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"...Impressive....Powerfully affecting..." Rolling Stone "...[A] terrifically confident first feature....[Fishburne endows] enormous dignity and grace..." New York Times "...BOYZ N THE HOOD juggles a half-dozen characters with remarkable ease, never losing sight of their destination....Singleton has made the punchiest feature debut in recent memory..." USA Today "...The movie has value. It corners moviegoers, almost at cinematic knife point, and tells them what they need and don't want to know..."Film Comment "...Strong and striking....Singleton and his actors slowly involve us in an almost sensual melange of moods, images and situations that take us inside the ghetto in a way mainstream films almost never do....A debut to remember..." Los Angeles Times "[I]t's ultimately a tender tragedy about the powerful influence, good and bad, of family and friends." Premiere "It's characterised by Singleton's unflinching storytelling, plus a career-best performance from Cuba Gooding Jr...." Uncut0.1309935

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"...BOYZ N THE HOOD juggles a half-dozen characters with remarkable ease, never losing sight of their destination....Singleton has made the punchiest feature debut in recent memory..."USA Today "...The movie has value. It corners moviegoers, almost at cinematic knife point, and tells them what they need and don't want to know..."Film Comment "...Impressive....Powerfully affecting..."Rolling Stone "...[A] terrifically confident first feature....[Fishburne endows] enormous dignity and grace..."<BR> New York Times "...Strong and striking....Singleton and his actors slowly involve us in an almost sensual melange of moods, images and situations that take us inside the ghetto in a way mainstream films almost never do....A debut to remember..."Los Angeles Times "[I]t's ultimately a tender tragedy about the powerful influence, good and bad, of family and friends."Premiere "It's characterised by Singleton's unflinching storytelling, plus a career-best performance from Cuba Gooding Jr...."Uncut0.1309935

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Like the best war movies do, director Peter Ho-Sun Chan has woven together an intimate story of men against a backdrop of history writ large.'Los Angeles Times "THE WARLORDS is never hard to follow, even with the dialogue kept to a minimum, everyone's goals and motivations remain crystal clear." -- Grade: BA.V. Club "Epic in scope but intimate in theme, THE WARLORDS heaves with spectacular battles and relentless sway of self-interest over conscience."New York Times0.1091613

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Like the best war movies do, director Peter Ho-Sun Chan has woven together an intimate story of men against a backdrop of history writ large.'Los Angeles Times "THE WARLORDS is never hard to follow, even with the dialogue kept to a minimum, everyone's goals and motivations remain crystal clear." -- Grade: BA.V. Club "Epic in scope but intimate in theme, THE WARLORDS heaves with spectacular battles and relentless sway of self-interest over conscience."New York Times0.1091613

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Rolling Stone (No. 975, p.70) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[H]is sixth and best disc....[Kanye] West is the producer Common has been waiting for all of his career: He makes Common both catchier and edgier at the same time..."Spin (p.63) - Ranked #17 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2005" - "Bathed in throwback soul and lively drums, Common suddenly sounded like the seer he'd always hoped he was."Spin (p.102) - "[With] '70s-soul string samples, store-front-church piano tinkling, chipmunk gospel vocal hooks....Common's remarkably hungry raps push it along." - Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly (No. 821/822, p.136) - "[T]he marriage of [Common's] conscious rhymes to [Kanye] West's gritty, boho-inflected production boasts more organic freshness than a Whole Foods Market..." - Grade: A-Uncut (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[The record] offers a rich jukebox of gospel-tinged R&B flavours over which Common scatters his gems."Mojo (Publisher) (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 - "BE succeeds through its sense of focus and poignancy."Paste (magazine) - "The soul and jazz-loop landscapes the producers set Common against highlight his classic, laidback flow..."0.2602868

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"...Kevin Costner's performance in DRAGONFLY is by far his most substantial piece of acting in many a year..." Box Office "...A fitfully affecting supernatural romance....Costner's earnest performance is a major plus for DRAGONFLY....Bates provide a nice dose of common-sense skepticism laced with heartfelt empathy..." Variety0.2469112

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"Mr. Berg, an actor whose directing skills improve with each project, shows himself adept at the rapid cutting and hectic camerawork that are fast becoming the lingua franca of action filmmaking."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] geopolitical thriller, with an emphasis on the thrills..."Rolling Stone "The film opens powerfully....Director Peter Berg's frenetic style heightens tension and a sense of disorientation...."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE KINGDOM offers an involving portrait of unlikely allies pooling their resources against a common enemy."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's the set-pieces that confirm that Berg is a director to be reckoned with..."Empire0.1646074

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"Mr. Berg, an actor whose directing skills improve with each project, shows himself adept at the rapid cutting and hectic camerawork that are fast becoming the lingua franca of action filmmaking."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] geopolitical thriller, with an emphasis on the thrills..."Rolling Stone "The film opens powerfully....Director Peter Berg's frenetic style heightens tension and a sense of disorientation...."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE KINGDOM offers an involving portrait of unlikely allies pooling their resources against a common enemy."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's the set-pieces that confirm that Berg is a director to be reckoned with..."Empire0.1646074

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"Mr. Berg, an actor whose directing skills improve with each project, shows himself adept at the rapid cutting and hectic camerawork that are fast becoming the lingua franca of action filmmaking."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] geopolitical thriller, with an emphasis on the thrills..."Rolling Stone "The film opens powerfully....Director Peter Berg's frenetic style heightens tension and a sense of disorientation...."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE KINGDOM offers an involving portrait of unlikely allies pooling their resources against a common enemy."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's the set-pieces that confirm that Berg is a director to be reckoned with..."Empire0.1646074

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Alternative Press (4/01, p.81) - 4 out of 5 - "...Smoothly folds electronics and canned beats into the mix....the bitch's brew that is SOLID ETHER sure is big fun."Magnet (4-5/01, p.82) - "...A misty-yet-bumpy evening's muted-jazz ride...[His] trumpet has a lovely, silvery tone, an instantly elegiac moan...whose slow mournful turns and romantic dips are magnificently draining..."CMJ (1/22/01, p.18) - "...Makes clear sense of the common elements contained in Miles Davis' BITCHES BREW and Basement Jaxx's potent REMEDY..."0.1646074

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Rolling Stone (2/7/91) - 3 Stars - GoodQ - 4 Stars - ExcellentDown Beat (3/91) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "McFerrin returns with a beauteous tribute to the original instrument, the human voice, mostly his own, swimming in a vocal hotpool...by far his most serious work yet, in both the emotional and aesthetic senses."0.151887

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"...Delicious malice and unexpected compassion....The cast is first-rate..." Rolling Stone "...Accomplished film-making....Fine performances and polished wit..." Sight and Sound "...Stillman evokes the hopeful melancholy of world-weary kids searching, la Chic, for good times..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...[Stillman] again renders his characters' fretfulness in deft, funny and improbably touching ways..." New York Times "...Sharp-eyed and charming....Made with Stillman's trademark dry wit and whimsical sense of humor..." Los Angeles Times "...[Stillman] nails his characters with perfectly heard dialogue and laconic satire....The underlying tone of the film is sweet, fond and a little sad..." Chicago Sun-Times "A masterful evocation of the giddiness and instantaneous nostalgia of waning youth."Film Comment "It's hard to watch this movie and not feel nostalgic -- not for the end of the disco era, but for those heady late-'90s days when small, almost novelistic movies like this were relatively common..." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club0.1234556

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"...[Weaver acts with] intelligent, muscular resilience...and abandon....Engrossing..." New York Times "...With a sense of beauty and wonderment the film illuminates an extraordinary and unprecedented communication between a human being and the world's largest primates....The film has an absolutely stunning performance from Sigourney Weaver..." Los Angeles Times "...It's in the scenes of animal interaction that Sigourney Weaver stands out..." Total Film0.1180078

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"...The formal classicism is part of this film's sense of fun....[Lindsay Lohan gives] a winning and skillful double performance..." Sight and Sound "[A]n undeniable talent burst forth with Lohan's film debut..." Entertainment Weekly "...[The twins] are both played with take-charge gusto by red-haired Lindsay Lohan....[She] plays the dual role with apparent effortlessness..." New York Times "...Delightful....Every bit as fun and entertaining as the Haley Mills original....Kids will love it..."Box Office "...THE PARENT TRAP is a glossy, high-energy entertainment, always smooth and clever....It's been directed with an easy touch..." Los Angeles Times "...Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson are likable....Elaine Hendrix does an expert job..." USA Today "[A] solid remake of the classic..." Premiere0.1147907

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts mix of elements makes it a notable statement on the band and their creative process. Inimitable in form and content, it has something for everyone: a robust mix of experimental artistry, unbridled passion and intense conflict."Box Office "An exploration of the history of a New York hip-hop collective, the documentary BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST captures a sense of the shared bonds and joys of music-making..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] compelling look at the group's inner workings..."Washington Post0.1130398

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts mix of elements makes it a notable statement on the band and their creative process. Inimitable in form and content, it has something for everyone: a robust mix of experimental artistry, unbridled passion and intense conflict."Box Office "An exploration of the history of a New York hip-hop collective, the documentary BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST captures a sense of the shared bonds and joys of music-making..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] compelling look at the group's inner workings..."Washington Post0.1130398

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Rolling Stone (12/15/94, pp.94-95) - 3.5 Stars - Good - "...When it comes to writing candy-coated pop songs for sex-death-and-Jesus-obsessed-would-be junkies, nobody touches the Chain..."Spin (11/94, pp.94-95) - Highly Recommended - "...STONED & DETHRONED is the first album since DARKLANDS the Chain has aimed at pot smokers rather than crackheads....They sing, their heads no longer bowed in shame or drug-induced nod-outs, but in earnest piety..."Entertainment Weekly (9/30/94, p.60) - "...hearken back to the quiet acoustics of their second record DARKLANDS. Here, as usual, they distill rock into catchy power chords and kindergarten rhymes..." - Rating: B+Q (9/94, p.102) - 3 Stars - Good - "...The all-jinglin', all-janglin' Mary Chain are certainly a more loveable beast..."Alternative Press (10/94, p.84) - "...may even stand revealed one day as the Chain's most well-rounded effort..."Option (11-12/94, p.124) - "...The Reid brothers sound as lispy, shimmery and crisp as ever, only this time they are fixated with finding redemption and shaking off addiction...which they convey with a poignant sense of understatement..."NME (Magazine) (8/13/94, p.44) - 8 - Excellent - "...It could be Iggy Pop's country album or Bob Dylan's Lou Reed tribute. Certainly, the most common point of reference is the Velvets of `Jesus' and `I'm Set Free' melancholia rather than violence..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.87) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] benefits from a 'proper' band sound and some beautifully constructed songs..."Uncut (magazine) (p.103) - "For STONED & DETHRONED they finally found their very own Nancy in the form of Hope Sandoval..."0.1028796

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"[A] blithe, funny and engaging movie....Weitz has made the shrewd move of staging the film on a human scale, in the homespun wackadoo spirit of a '40s screwball comedy." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly "Paul Weitz's good-natured satire of pop, politics and our bloated sense of entitlement lampoons the great American disconnect from reality by locating the place where all these things intersect."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts farcical elements hit their mark....AMERICAN DREAMZ lampoons the public's appetite for mindless entertainment and easy distraction from serious concerns."USA Today "[C]ertainly topical....The comedy handles each of its targets with equal contempt." Sight and Sound0.09610023

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"[A] blithe, funny and engaging movie....Weitz has made the shrewd move of staging the film on a human scale, in the homespun wackadoo spirit of a '40s screwball comedy." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly "Paul Weitz's good-natured satire of pop, politics and our bloated sense of entitlement lampoons the great American disconnect from reality by locating the place where all these things intersect."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts farcical elements hit their mark....AMERICAN DREAMZ lampoons the public's appetite for mindless entertainment and easy distraction from serious concerns."USA Today "[C]ertainly topical....The comedy handles each of its targets with equal contempt." Sight and Sound0.09610023

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Rolling Stone (p.82) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Young was right to close with 'The Way,' a gloriously simplistic salvation song backed by a children's chorus that deserves to become his 'Give Peace a Chance.'"Spin (p.128) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] record that's just like he used to make -- distorto riffs for their own sake and quasi roots rock with a tangible sense of loss and hope."Entertainment Weekly (p.p.125) - "[A] nifty exercise in extreme dynamics....It's an album inclusive enough for both 'Dirty Old Man,' a garage-rock sinner's rant, and 'The Way,' a beautiful minor-key hymn..."Uncut (p.119) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The album is powerful exploration of faith, with Young circling his own mortality. He does it quietly and noisily."No Depression (p.93) - "It's hard to remember a Young release that has been as thematically cohesive yet as musically diverse as CHROME DREAMS II."Q (Magazine) (p.113) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Ordinary People' dates from Young's one-off venture with the Bluenotes...It's an epic, free-ranging rant on behalf of the common man...It's an absolute monster."Q (Magazine) (p.76) - Ranked #33 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2007" -- "A definite return to ragged glory."Blender (Magazine) (p.155) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Young's Les Paul erupts, horns not to Springsteen Americana; it all recalls vintage mid-'70s Young LPs..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The HARVEST-like 'Beautiful Bluebird' opens, beautifully simplistic like Young's best childlike ballads."0.08230372

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Rolling Stone (p.82) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Young was right to close with 'The Way,' a gloriously simplistic salvation song backed by a children's chorus that deserves to become his 'Give Peace a Chance.'"Spin (p.128) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] record that's just like he used to make -- distorto riffs for their own sake and quasi roots rock with a tangible sense of loss and hope."Entertainment Weekly (p.p.125) - "[A] nifty exercise in extreme dynamics....It's an album inclusive enough for both 'Dirty Old Man,' a garage-rock sinner's rant, and 'The Way,' a beautiful minor-key hymn..."Uncut (p.119) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The album is powerful exploration of faith, with Young circling his own mortality. He does it quietly and noisily."No Depression (p.93) - "It's hard to remember a Young release that has been as thematically cohesive yet as musically diverse as CHROME DREAMS II."Q (Magazine) (p.113) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Ordinary People' dates from Young's one-off venture with the Bluenotes...It's an epic, free-ranging rant on behalf of the common man...It's an absolute monster."Q (Magazine) (p.76) - Ranked #33 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2007" -- "A definite return to ragged glory."Blender (Magazine) (p.155) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Young's Les Paul erupts, horns not to Springsteen Americana; it all recalls vintage mid-'70s Young LPs..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The HARVEST-like 'Beautiful Bluebird' opens, beautifully simplistic like Young's best childlike ballads."0.08230372

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"...A masterful, highly accessible collaboration between Jean Cocteau and director-screenwriter Robert Bresson..." USA Today "...This 1945 melodrama positively seethes whenever impossibly beautiful Maria Casares, as a remarkably perverse scorned woman, is onscreen..." Premiere "[With a] near-noirish lustre..." Uncut0.07734035

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4 stars out of 5 -- "The sustained delicacy of SUGAR's tone and its layered explorations of a unique milieu make this a moving and memorable effort from one of indie cinema's most promising young filmmaking teams."Box Office "[A] wise and lovely new film....Infused with a deep affection for baseball, the rhythms of which are nimbly captured by a narrative pace and editing style that quicken and relax as necessary."New York Times "It's a beautifully made film about a young man's journey of self-discovery....SUGAR is as good as it is because of the care and skill writer-directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck bring to it..."Los Angeles Times "[T]his is a sports drama of total originality, as well as the most authentic inside view of the immigrant experience the movies have given us in quite a while." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[A] quietly surprising drama....Though SUGAR demands patience, it deserves attention."Wall Street Journal 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Algenis Perez Soto, a young baseball player in his acting debut, embodies Sugar with a natural sincerity....Baseball is only the backdrop, not the subject. This is a wonderful film."Chicago Sun-Times "Fleck and Boden's compelling character study conveys with understated humor and keen insight how bizarrely foreign the American experience must feel to outsiders. SUGAR is characterized less by grand sweeping arcs than wonderfully realized little moments..." -- Grade: B+A.V. Club 4 stars out of 4 -- "SUGAR is that sweetest of films: A sensitive and memorable story that surprises at every turn....Authentic and poignant..."USA Today "[A] film of rare intelligence, beauty and compassion....Boden and Fleck have an easy, unhurried style, which suits this story well, especially in capturing the lilting rhythms of a minor-league baseball game on a balmy summer night."Washington Post 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] groundbreaking film about race, class, money, sex, isolation, the immigrant experience, lost ideals and -- oh, yeah -- baseball."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] tough, tender drama that swerves formula and ducks sentiment, its meticulous human observations and measured movie technique confirming Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck as consummate filmmakers."Total Film Ranked #5 in USA Today's "Top Ten Films Of 2009."USA Today0.07734035

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