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"...Triumphant....Denzel Washington gives the performance of the year..." Rolling Stone "...Washington's great performance dominates....MALCOLM X conveys its subject's magnetism and lifelong evolution, while forever synergizing its lead performer and his role..." -- 4 out of 4 stars USA Today "...A triumph, an intimate and engrossing biographical saga....With MALCOLM X, Lee has created a galvanizing political tragedy..." Entertainment Weekly "...In a time when political currents are moving quickly, Lee is one of the few American filmmakers with the clout and the will to make a controversial film like this..." Chicago Sun-Times "...It quivers with righteous rage. Washington is remarkable throughout..."Total Film35.00101

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"...Triumphant....Denzel Washington gives the performance of the year..." Rolling Stone "...Washington's great performance dominates....MALCOLM X conveys its subject's magnetism and lifelong evolution, while forever synergizing its lead performer and his role..." -- 4 out of 4 stars USA Today "...A triumph, an intimate and engrossing biographical saga....With MALCOLM X, Lee has created a galvanizing political tragedy..." Entertainment Weekly "...In a time when political currents are moving quickly, Lee is one of the few American filmmakers with the clout and the will to make a controversial film like this..." Chicago Sun-Times "...It quivers with righteous rage. Washington is remarkable throughout..."Total Film35.00101

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"...This remarkable movie will haunt you for a good long time..." Rolling Stone "...CROOKLYN is Lee's most personal work...and decidedly his best to date..." Sight and Sound "...The first [Spike Lee film] to display real warmth of heart....[Harris is] a winning young actress....A cheerful celebration of 70's black culture..." New York Times "...A warm, nostalgic, spilling-over-the-edges effusiveness that is new to Lee's work..." Entertainment Weekly "...Refreshing....Woodard is luminous as always....Also a pleasure is young Zelda Harris..." Los Angeles Times "...Lee's choice of actors is a complete success. The children seem like siblings, and interact in a natural, habituated way..." Chicago Sun-Times17.19458

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"...Lee revels in mixing street cool with full-throttle emotion....HE GOT GAME provides potent entertainment..." Rolling Stone "...Big things to say....Washington does an award-worthy turn....[Allen] is an intense innocent..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...[Lee] returns full blast to what he does best....[Washington] gives a splendid, carefully measured performance..."New York Times "...A moving and often powerful story that wisely chooses to ask more questions than it answers..." Box Office "...Outstanding performances..."Premiere "...HE GOT GAME is always watchable and often compelling....Likable, affectionate and unashamedly warm-hearted, DANCER, TEXAS is a sentimental little picture that goes gently against the grain..." Los Angeles Times "Spike Lee brings the spirit of a poet to his films about everyday reality....Lee uses visual imagination to lift his material into the realms of hopes and dreams..." Chicago Sun-Times17.1565

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3 stars out of 4 -- "Denzel Washington energizes the movie....[He] has the kind of star quality other actors would die for: unfakeable cool."Rolling Stone "Lee orchestrates the high-stakes drama with a slick adrenalised urgency that wouldn't be out of place in a multiplex actioner."Sight and Sound "Exceptionally well written with clever twists and witty dialogue by first-time screenwriter Russell Gewirtz, INSIDE MAN is adroitly executed by director Spike Lee."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he first half's a gripper, twitchy and tense with plenty of nods toward modern urban anxieties..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Lee has managed to assemble a fantastic cast, with everyone from relative newcomer Ejiofor, to old-hand Plummer and especially Washington, as the slyly intelligent Frazer, making an impression."Ultimate DVD "It's smart, twisty, and talky." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[Lee's] most polished and satisfying work in years....[Foster delivers] her wittiest, most relaxed performance in ages..."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "While he slaloms around the plot's slippery hairpins, Lee relishes the interplay of character that pulses through Russell Gewirtz's screenplay, and a pedigree cast helps him to tweezer out the tensions and innuendos."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "With a knowing nod to Lumet's DOG DAY AFTERNOON, Spike Lee shows he can deliver a straightforward heist thriller."Uncut "The screenplay, by Russell Gewirtz, operates confidently in action mod but is always willing to pause for an oddball encounter, a rambling story or a great, tossed-off joke."Wall Street Journal17.13566

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3 stars out of 4 -- "Denzel Washington energizes the movie....[He] has the kind of star quality other actors would die for: unfakeable cool." Rolling Stone "[Lee's] most polished and satisfying work in years....[Foster delivers] her wittiest, most relaxed performance in ages..." New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "While he slaloms around the plot's slippery hairpins, Lee relishes the interplay of character that pulses through Russell Gewirtz's screenplay, and a pedigree cast helps him to tweezer out the tensions and innuendos." Uncut "Lee orchestrates the high-stakes drama with a slick adrenalised urgency that wouldn't be out of place in a multiplex actioner." Sight and Sound "Exceptionally well written with clever twists and witty dialogue by first-time screenwriter Russell Gewirtz, INSIDE MAN is adroitly executed by director Spike Lee."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he first half's a gripper, twitchy and tense with plenty of nods toward modern urban anxieties..." Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Lee has managed to assemble a fantastic cast, with everyone from relative newcomer Ejiofor, to old-hand Plummer and especially Washington, as the slyly intelligent Frazer, making an impression." Ultimate DVD "It's smart, twisty, and talky." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "With a knowing nod to Lumet's DOG DAY AFTERNOON, Spike Lee shows he can deliver a straightforward heist thriller."Uncut "The screenplay, by Russell Gewirtz, operates confidently in action mod but is always willing to pause for an oddball encounter, a rambling story or a great, tossed-off joke."Wall Street Journal17.13566

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3 stars out of 4 -- "Denzel Washington energizes the movie....[He] has the kind of star quality other actors would die for: unfakeable cool." Rolling Stone "[Lee's] most polished and satisfying work in years....[Foster delivers] her wittiest, most relaxed performance in ages..." New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "While he slaloms around the plot's slippery hairpins, Lee relishes the interplay of character that pulses through Russell Gewirtz's screenplay, and a pedigree cast helps him to tweezer out the tensions and innuendos." Uncut "Lee orchestrates the high-stakes drama with a slick adrenalised urgency that wouldn't be out of place in a multiplex actioner." Sight and Sound "Exceptionally well written with clever twists and witty dialogue by first-time screenwriter Russell Gewirtz, INSIDE MAN is adroitly executed by director Spike Lee."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he first half's a gripper, twitchy and tense with plenty of nods toward modern urban anxieties..." Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Lee has managed to assemble a fantastic cast, with everyone from relative newcomer Ejiofor, to old-hand Plummer and especially Washington, as the slyly intelligent Frazer, making an impression." Ultimate DVD "It's smart, twisty, and talky." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "With a knowing nod to Lumet's DOG DAY AFTERNOON, Spike Lee shows he can deliver a straightforward heist thriller."Uncut "The screenplay, by Russell Gewirtz, operates confidently in action mod but is always willing to pause for an oddball encounter, a rambling story or a great, tossed-off joke."Wall Street Journal17.13566

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"...Lee's best and boldest film....[He] gives the audiences the most vigorous shake-up they've had in years..." Rolling Stone "...DO THE RIGHT THING is aesthetically very sophisticated..." Sight and Sound "...Lee's film is stirring....It is floridly cinematic....This is a fascinating movie experience, confident in style..." USA Today "...DO THE RIGHT THING has furious drive and muscle..." Film Comment "...DO THE RIGHT THING announces the coming-of-age of an important filmmaker with something urgent and uncomfortable to say....A stunning entertainment..." Los Angeles Times "...Assured, confident....[Lee] takes this story, which sounds like grim social realism, and tells it with music, humor, color and exuberant invention. A lot of it is just plain fun..." Chicago Sun-Times "...A subtle and ambiguous work....The still undervalued Danny Aiello is superb..." Total Film 4 stars out of 4 -- "Spike Lee's best film....It remains a beautifully shot, funny, smart, and thought-provoking masterpiece."Premiere17.09487

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"...Lee's best and boldest film....[He] gives the audiences the most vigorous shake-up they've had in years..." Rolling Stone "...DO THE RIGHT THING is aesthetically very sophisticated..." Sight and Sound "...Lee's film is stirring....It is floridly cinematic....This is a fascinating movie experience, confident in style..." USA Today "...DO THE RIGHT THING has furious drive and muscle..." Film Comment "...DO THE RIGHT THING announces the coming-of-age of an important filmmaker with something urgent and uncomfortable to say....A stunning entertainment..." Los Angeles Times "...Assured, confident....[Lee] takes this story, which sounds like grim social realism, and tells it with music, humor, color and exuberant invention. A lot of it is just plain fun..." Chicago Sun-Times "...A subtle and ambiguous work....The still undervalued Danny Aiello is superb..." Total Film 4 stars out of 4 -- "Spike Lee's best film....It remains a beautifully shot, funny, smart, and thought-provoking masterpiece."Premiere17.09487

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"...Lee's best and boldest film....[He] gives the audiences the most vigorous shake-up they've had in years..." Rolling Stone "...DO THE RIGHT THING is aesthetically very sophisticated..." Sight and Sound "...Lee's film is stirring....It is floridly cinematic....This is a fascinating movie experience, confident in style..." USA Today "...DO THE RIGHT THING has furious drive and muscle..." Film Comment "...DO THE RIGHT THING announces the coming-of-age of an important filmmaker with something urgent and uncomfortable to say....A stunning entertainment..." Los Angeles Times "...Assured, confident....[Lee] takes this story, which sounds like grim social realism, and tells it with music, humor, color and exuberant invention. A lot of it is just plain fun..." Chicago Sun-Times "...A subtle and ambiguous work....The still undervalued Danny Aiello is superb..." Total Film 4 stars out of 4 -- "Spike Lee's best film....It remains a beautifully shot, funny, smart, and thought-provoking masterpiece."Premiere17.09487

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"...It produces a wrenching, dazzling succession of moods..."New York Times "...Undeniably beautiful..." Premiere "...The role plays right into Norton's gift for letting brainy anxiety detonate just beneath the surface of a scene....Lee, as he did in MALCOLM X and CLOCKERS, makes his hero's dread palpable..." Entertainment Weekly "...25TH HOUR is a riveting, emotionally resonant New York drama....Edward Norton is dynamite..." Rolling Stone "...Lee's use of space expertly evokes the general air of a city bereft..." Sight and Sound "...An impressive, affecting return to form from one of Hollywood's finest filmmakers..." Total Film16.91516

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"The film is fueled by rage over inadequate federal response, but what you'll remember is the valor and humor of the people of New Orleans, determined to rebuild..."Rolling Stone "WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE may be the most evocative, deftly told, and important four hours to his credit." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 5 stars out of 5 -- "[N]othing cuts to the core sharper than regular people trying to tell their stories, but getting stopped in their tracks as they choke back their tears."Total Film 5 stars out of 5 -- "In making such a universal tragedy out of such a local scandal, Lee may have just made the greatest film of his brilliant career."Empire "The seething sense of righteous indignation is powerfully conveyed..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[M]oving, illuminating....A massive gallery of talking heads bears witness to the murderous injustice..."Uncut16.88994

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"...Seductive, engaging....[Lee is] terrific at ambience, at a real feeling for backstage talk..." Los Angeles Times16.88994

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"...SCHOOL DAZE touches on some important themes....Fishburne brings great authority to his role..." Variety16.88994

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"...CLOCKERS thunders home with the bruising urgency of a story that needs to be told..." Rolling Stone "...Powerful....Lee captures the despair, self-delusion, occasional terror and frequent humor of a praised and popular novel..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Electrifying....A work of staggering intelligence and emotional force..." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...Lindo oozes command and charisma..." Variety "...CLOCKERS, Lee's eighth feature in nine years, demonstrates how accomplished a filmmaker he has become, securely in control of plot, actors and imagery..." Los Angeles Times "...Lee, a born filmmaker, moves among the points of view....Lee finds poetry and humor in all of his stories..." Chicago Sun-Times16.88994

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"...[Makes Lee's dramas] look pretentious and hokey by comparison....Intensely moving....Achingly heartfelt..." -- Rating: B+ Entertainment Weekly "...A subject that demands and gets consummate cinematic treatment..." USA Today "...[An] immensely dignified and moving reassessment of a terrorist crime....A thoughtful, graceful, quietly devastating account..." New York Times "...There is mostly sadness and regret at the surface in 4 LITTLE GIRLS, but there is anger in the depths, as there should be..." Chicago Sun-Times16.88994

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Woods is as good as you'd expect..."Empire16.74866

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"...[The actors] exude a breezy, unself-conscious charm....Memorable for its sheer ambition and occasional flashy style..." New York Times "...Smart and stylish....DEF BY TEMPTATION is vital and funny..." Los Angeles Times "...Stylishly shot by Spike Lee's great cinematographer Ernest Dickerson..." USA Today0.4569542

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"...Strong, sensitive performances by squad leader Vondie Curtis-Hall and Ving Rhames..." USA Today "...Gets in your face and under your skin..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...Eriq LaSalle really shines..." Los Angeles Times0.1883742

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"[DMX is] the perfect actor for the stylized and often satisfying film adaptation of Goines's NEVER DIE ALONE."New York Times0.1177339

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"It's an easygoing, earthy comedy that's a good showcase for the robust comic gifts of Cedric the Entertainer, abetted by fellow King of Comedy Steve Harvey and by glamorous and witty Vanessa Williams."Los Angeles Times0.1177339

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"...Broad, savvy, entertaining....[Bassett] transforms herself memorably..." New York Times "...Angela Bassett's Tina is one helluva Proud Mary..." - Recommended Premiere "...[Basset delivers] a great performance..." -- 3 out of 4 stars USA Today "...A passionate and professional drama that hits both the high and low notes of an extraordinary life and career. An immensely enjoyable saga..." Variety "...WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT has a lot of terrific music in it....It's a story of pain and courage, uncommonly honest and unflinching..." Chicago Sun-Times0.1177339

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"...Spare, resonant and astonishingly beautiful....A jewel of a gangster film..." Rolling Stone "...MILLER'S CROSSING assumes a precision of correspondence between content and form which is all to rare in the cinema today..." Sight and Sound "...The film is a primer in screen virtuosity....Both film and actors somehow manage to seem realistic and stylized at the same time..." -- 4 out of 4 stars USA Today "...MILLER'S CROSSING is a stately and respectful genre treatise....Joel and Ethan Coen are meticulous filmmakers....It's filled with a great deal of beauty, skill, and a kind of ironic truth..." Film Comment "...[An] elegiac, stylish gangster movie....It has somber, poetic images and an especially fine musical score that braids its Irish themes together hauntingly..." Los Angeles Times "...This is the most elegant, most forceful and -- arguably -- simply the best film the Coen brothers have yet produced..." Total Film0.09418709

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"...[A] remarkable achievement..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Very funny [moments]. O BROTHER is replete with such stuff..."Premiere "...O BROTHER is rife with the kinds of genial madness only writer-director Joel and writer-producer Ethan can come up with....By enlivening things to an unprecedented extent, the songs turn O BROTHER into perhaps the warmest production in the Coens' repertoire..." Los Angeles Times0.0824137

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"...The live concert scenes serve as an oddly congruous background, and will hopefully serve to draw and enlighten music fans unfamiliar with Tibet's struggle..." Box Office9.173412

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"...The movie soars when the characters lighten up. The verbal pas de deux between Spike and his female nemesis is as challenging as their hand-to-hand combat..."Chicago Sun-Times "...[The] full-speed animation is potent....[The] range of moods expressed by drawing and colors fill the eye..."Variety "...This is a cool movie..."Box Office "...COWBOY BEBOP: THE MOVIE demonstrates how exciting and vital contemporary animated filmmaking is in Japan....The story unfolds with a sinister grace that any live-action director might envy..."Los Angeles Times "...[With] superbly detailed backgrounds..."Total Film "...COWBOY BEBOP succeeds as a stylish, enjoyable blend of genres and formats..."Sight and Sound0.2590309

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"...[The] full-speed animation is potent....[The] range of moods expressed by drawing and colors fill the eye..." Variety "...This is a cool movie..." Box Office "...The movie soars when the characters lighten up. The verbal pas de deux between Spike and his female nemesis is as challenging as their hand-to-hand combat..." Chicago Sun-Times "...COWBOY BEBOP: THE MOVIE demonstrates how exciting and vital contemporary animated filmmaking is in Japan....The story unfolds with a sinister grace that any live-action director might envy..." Los Angeles Times "...[With] superbly detailed backgrounds..." Total Film "...COWBOY BEBOP succeeds as a stylish, enjoyable blend of genres and formats..." Sight and Sound0.2590309

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