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"...A harrowing documentary portrait..." New York Times "Filmmaker Steve James brings the same access, passion and skill to STEVIE that he brought to 1994's HOOP DREAMS....Exemplary..." USA Today "...A fluid and deeply troubling documentary....STEVIE is gripping in its intimacy..." Entertainment Weekly "...STEVIE is a brave and painful film....To watch STEVIE is to wonder if anything could have been done to change the course of this history..." Chicago Sun-Times "...[A] ceaselessly provocative film..." Los Angeles Times26.89029

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"...A powerful and moving real-life story..." - Recommended Premiere "...This unflinching masterwork is a heartfelt vision of sports and family values that will leave you cheering..." Rolling Stone "...[This] fascinating, suspenseful film turns the endless revision of the American dream into high drama....[A] profound social tale..." New York Times "...Brutally poignant..." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...A prodigious achievement that conveys the fabric of modern American life, aspirations, and incidentally, sports in close-up and at length, HOOP DREAMS is a documentary slam dunk..." Variety "...Utterly, heartbreakingly lucid....Inspiring..." Film Comment "...There is something about the film's upfront rawness that pitches it engagingly somewhere between home movie and drama..." Sight and Sound Ranked #7 in Entertainment Weekly's Top Ten DVDs Of The Year -- "Episodes of turmoil and triumph run rampant in this 1994 documentary..." Entertainment Weekly "[I]n addition to being a top-notch sports film, it's a sobering study of race, class and life in the inner city."Wall Street Journal26.47766

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3 stars out of 5 -- "James keeps viewer attention the whole time....It's hard to deny the narrative pull of this film, which is mostly worthy of the seriousness of the problem."Box Office "[A] hard wallop of a documentary....Directed and shot by Steve James, best known for HOOP DREAMS, THE INTERRUPTERS takes a look at a gutsy, activist component of the Chicago Project for Violence Prevention."New York Times "[P]owerful....If there's one lesson to be learned from violence interrupters, it's that their work is never done."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 4 -- "James' film, mighty and heart-wrenching, follows members of CeaseFire, tough negotiators who monitor gang activity in their neighborhoods..."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] surprisingly moving documentary collaboration between producer-director Steve James and producer Alex Kotlowitz. THE INTERRUPTERS paradoxically succeeds because it refuses to soften reality."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "The result is knuckle-biting reportage, incisive on both the causes and consequences of violence."Total Film "Once again, James' trustworthy work demonstrates the power of paying attention." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "THE INTERRUPTERS is a heavyweight film about a heavyweight subject of clear interest well beyond the United States."Sight and Sound0.3968803

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3 stars out of 5 -- "James keeps viewer attention the whole time....It's hard to deny the narrative pull of this film, which is mostly worthy of the seriousness of the problem."Box Office "[A] hard wallop of a documentary....Directed and shot by Steve James, best known for HOOP DREAMS, THE INTERRUPTERS takes a look at a gutsy, activist component of the Chicago Project for Violence Prevention."New York Times "[P]owerful....If there's one lesson to be learned from violence interrupters, it's that their work is never done."A.V. Club 4 stars out of 4 -- "James' film, mighty and heart-wrenching, follows members of CeaseFire, tough negotiators who monitor gang activity in their neighborhoods..."Chicago Sun-Times "[A] surprisingly moving documentary collaboration between producer-director Steve James and producer Alex Kotlowitz. THE INTERRUPTERS paradoxically succeeds because it refuses to soften reality."Los Angeles Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "The result is knuckle-biting reportage, incisive on both the causes and consequences of violence."Total Film "Once again, James' trustworthy work demonstrates the power of paying attention." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "THE INTERRUPTERS is a heavyweight film about a heavyweight subject of clear interest well beyond the United States."Sight and Sound0.377926

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Living Blues (11-12/01, pp.67-8) - "...It's a tribute to the musicians that they have been so successful at updating Patton's music and lyrics while respecting the integrity of his creations."No Depression (11-12/01, p.140) - "...A fine record featuring first-rate contributions..."0.1876384

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"...[Carrey] is graceful and elastic of frame [and] blessed with near-perfect comic timing..." Sight and Sound "...The new outing is as fresh, brash and outrageous as the original....Carrey is in excellent form, with razor-like observation and a pliant physicality..." Variety18.38111

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"...[Carrey] is graceful and elastic of frame [and] blessed with near-perfect comic timing..."Sight and Sound "...The new outing is as fresh, brash and outrageous as the original....Carrey is in excellent form, with razor-like observation and a pliant physicality..."Variety18.38111

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"A high-concept mash-up of DIE HARD and KUNG FU PANDA, BLART gives sitcom star Kevin James a showcase for broad-comedy pratfalls....The targeted tween audience will lap up James' antics..."Los Angeles Times "PAUL BLART: MALL COP has few surprises in store. The biggest is James, an unexpectedly nimble master of the face-plant..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "[A] slapstick comedy with a hero who is a nice guy...Everything is a sitcom until Officer Blart goes into action, in an astonishingly inventive cat-and-mouse chase..."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] Kevin James proving himself a nimble physical comedian....[An] endearing homage to Average Joe."Total Film14.58283

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"A high-concept mash-up of DIE HARD and KUNG FU PANDA, BLART gives sitcom star Kevin James a showcase for broad-comedy pratfalls....The targeted tween audience will lap up James' antics..."Los Angeles Times "PAUL BLART: MALL COP has few surprises in store. The biggest is James, an unexpectedly nimble master of the face-plant..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "[A] slapstick comedy with a hero who is a nice guy...Everything is a sitcom until Officer Blart goes into action, in an astonishingly inventive cat-and-mouse chase..."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] Kevin James proving himself a nimble physical comedian....[An] endearing homage to Average Joe."Total Film14.58283

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"A high-concept mash-up of DIE HARD and KUNG FU PANDA, BLART gives sitcom star Kevin James a showcase for broad-comedy pratfalls....The targeted tween audience will lap up James' antics..."Los Angeles Times "PAUL BLART: MALL COP has few surprises in store. The biggest is James, an unexpectedly nimble master of the face-plant..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "[A] slapstick comedy with a hero who is a nice guy...Everything is a sitcom until Officer Blart goes into action, in an astonishingly inventive cat-and-mouse chase..."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] Kevin James proving himself a nimble physical comedian....[An] endearing homage to Average Joe."Total Film14.58283

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"A high-concept mash-up of DIE HARD and KUNG FU PANDA, BLART gives sitcom star Kevin James a showcase for broad-comedy pratfalls....The targeted tween audience will lap up James' antics..."Los Angeles Times "PAUL BLART: MALL COP has few surprises in store. The biggest is James, an unexpectedly nimble master of the face-plant..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "[A] slapstick comedy with a hero who is a nice guy...Everything is a sitcom until Officer Blart goes into action, in an astonishingly inventive cat-and-mouse chase..."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] Kevin James proving himself a nimble physical comedian....[An] endearing homage to Average Joe."Total Film14.58283

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"[The] dialogue and effects are recorded well, which, when combined with the good mix, makes for an enjoyable experience."Widescreen Review14.38473

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"[The] dialogue and effects are recorded well, which, when combined with the good mix, makes for an enjoyable experience."Widescreen Review14.38473

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"[The] dialogue and effects are recorded well, which, when combined with the good mix, makes for an enjoyable experience."Widescreen Review14.38473

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"[The] dialogue and effects are recorded well, which, when combined with the good mix, makes for an enjoyable experience."Widescreen Review14.38473

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"[The] dialogue and effects are recorded well, which, when combined with the good mix, makes for an enjoyable experience."Widescreen Review14.38473

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"...Gripping....[Quaid and Ryan] convey the full weight of the story..."New York Times "...Arresting images and moments....[The] film is impeccably made in every respect..."Variety "A spare, lyrical, and haunting Texas story..."Premiere14.38458

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Q (5/95, p.132) - 2 Stars - Average - "...More than a trifle bland, the combined talents of bassist Marcus Miller, drummer Steve Gadd and guest vocalist Al Jarreau do little to inject it with life."Mojo (Publisher) (2/04, p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]his is a singularly beautiful summit of two fusion giants."11.04069

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"...This four-disc package -- along with its predecessor -- has never been topped in the history of dramatic television..." USA Today10.26039

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"...[The role] is easily the most challenging of Ms. Barrymore's career, and in carrying it off she masters a tricky emotional balancing act..."New York Times "[Barrymore] proves she is maturing as an actress....Zahn, always effective as a kick-back space case, shows more depth this time around....Adam Garcia does a fine job..." USA Today "...[Garcia acts] with a thoughtful combination of fortitude and simmering resentment..."Entertainment Weekly "...[Barrymore] is, as usual, a warm on-screen presence who's amusing, charming and appealing to watch..." Box Office "...It's a brave movie....The movie is a showcase performance for Barrymore....Zahn's performance is crucial to the film....Here he creates a character from the ground up..." Chicago Sun-Times9.772846

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's something satisfyingly jolting about the way Arnold makes Bronte her own. Her handheld camera slams us right into the thick of a dog-poor family in a haggard northern farm."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Arnold has been successful in reimagining the story's archetypal emotions in the story, bringing it closer to its passionate elements."Chicago Sun-Times9.755367

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's something satisfyingly jolting about the way Arnold makes Bronte her own. Her handheld camera slams us right into the thick of a dog-poor family in a haggard northern farm."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Arnold has been successful in reimagining the story's archetypal emotions in the story, bringing it closer to its passionate elements."Chicago Sun-Times9.755367

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"...THE GREAT ESCAPE is the finest, all-out entertaining movie from that pot of World War Two, multi-star films..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Total Film "[ESCAPE] features lush European landscapes, an infectious score, and McQueen's iconic motorcycle antics." Premiere "[With] strong performances by actors as varied as Donald Pleasence and Charles Bronson..." Entertainment Weekly9.743507

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"[With] strong performances by actors as varied as Donald Pleasence and Charles Bronson..."Entertainment Weekly "...THE GREAT ESCAPE is the finest, all-out entertaining movie from that pot of World War Two, multi-star films..." -- 4 out of 5 starsTotal Film "[ESCAPE] features lush European landscapes, an infectious score, and McQueen's iconic motorcycle antics."Premiere9.743507

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Q (5/95, p.132) - 2 Stars - Average - "...More than a trifle bland, the combined talents of bassist Marcus Miller, drummer Steve Gadd and guest vocalist Al Jarreau do little to inject it with life."Mojo (Publisher) (2/04, p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]his is a singularly beautiful summit of two fusion giants."9.678618

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"The gleam of madness in Carrey's eye finds a perfect home in this role, which has him upping the ante on how far he'll go, all as a way to bedazzle jaded audiences." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his is also one dark and wickedly funny comedy....As the crusty, slightly insane old-schooler with a few tricks up his sleeve, Arkin is a marvel."Chicago Sun-Times9.266009

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"The gleam of madness in Carrey's eye finds a perfect home in this role, which has him upping the ante on how far he'll go, all as a way to bedazzle jaded audiences." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his is also one dark and wickedly funny comedy....As the crusty, slightly insane old-schooler with a few tricks up his sleeve, Arkin is a marvel."Chicago Sun-Times "Neatly balancing brightly sentimental comedy with slightly edgier funny business, THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE pulls off the impressive trick of generating laughs on a consistent basis..."Variety9.266009

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"The gleam of madness in Carrey's eye finds a perfect home in this role, which has him upping the ante on how far he'll go, all as a way to bedazzle jaded audiences." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his is also one dark and wickedly funny comedy....As the crusty, slightly insane old-schooler with a few tricks up his sleeve, Arkin is a marvel."Chicago Sun-Times "Neatly balancing brightly sentimental comedy with slightly edgier funny business, THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE pulls off the impressive trick of generating laughs on a consistent basis..."Variety9.266009

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"...The cast is appealing..." USA Today "...Clever....[Wahlberg] gives a genuine performance..." -- Rating: BEntertainment Weekly "...Stylishly crafted....[With] elegant and efficient direction....[Witherspoon] inhabits the central role with such charming ease and credibility that young women will readily identify with her..." Variety8.602989

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"...THE MUPPET MOVIE is a winner....[The puppets] prove highly attractive....A love of films and showbiz is apparent in every frame and gives THE MUPPET MOVIE a touch of class..."Variety "...The last word in 'road pictures'....We very quickly come to accept the Muppets as real people who just happen to be made largely of felt."New York Times "...[A] smart, lively musical farce....Henson's mix of grown-up humor and endearingly humanlike characters make this a must-have..."Entertainment Weekly8.573409

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"...THE MUPPET MOVIE is a winner....[The puppets] prove highly attractive....A love of films and showbiz is apparent in every frame and gives THE MUPPET MOVIE a touch of class..."Variety "...The last word in 'road pictures'....We very quickly come to accept the Muppets as real people who just happen to be made largely of felt."New York Times "...[A] smart, lively musical farce....Henson's mix of grown-up humor and endearingly humanlike characters make this a must-have..."Entertainment Weekly8.573409

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