Critics Choice – motion pictures

Critics Choice – motion pictures – Illustration

David Manohla Richard T.

CHOICE CRITICS Ansen Dargis Jameson

AGNES BROWNE (a)

Anjelica Huston

AMERICAN MOVIE (**)1/2 (**)1/2

Chris Smith

ANGELA’S ASHES (**) (*)

Alan Parker

ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (***) (***) (**)

Oliver Stone

BOYS DON’T CRY (***)1/2 (**) (***)

Kimberly Peirce

THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (**) (**)1/2 (**)1/2

Lasse Hallstrom

CIUDAD / THE CITY (**)1/2

David Riker

CRADLE WILL ROCK (**)1/2 (*) (*)

Tim Robbins

DOGMA (**) (***) (***)1/2

Kevin Smith

THE END OF THE AFFAIR (***) (***) (****)

Neil Jordan

END OF DAYS (a) (a) (*)

Peter Hyams

FLAWLESS (a)

Joel Schumacher

GHOST DOG: THE WAY (**)1/2 (***) (***)

OF THE SAMURAI

Jim Jarmusch

GIRL, INTERRUPTED (**)1/2 (**)1/2

James Mangold

THE GREEN MILE (*) (**)

Frank Darabont

HOLY SMOKE! (***) (***) (**)1/2

Jane Campion

THE HURRICANE (**)1/2 (*)

Norman Jewison

THE INSIDER (***)1/2 (***) (***)1/2

Michael Mann

LIBERTY HEIGHTS (***) (**)

Barry Levinson

MAGNOLIA (***)1/2 (***) (***)

Paul Thomas Anderson

MAN ON THE MOON (***) (*) (**)

Milos Forman

MAP OF THE WORLD (**)1/2 (**)

Scott Elliott

THE MESSENGER: THE STORY (a)

OF JOAN OF ARC

Luc Besson

ROSETTA (***)1/2 (***) (***)1/2

Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne

SIMPATICO (*) (*)

Matthew Warchus

SLEEPY HOLLOW (**) (**) (***)

Tim Burton

SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS (*)1/2 (a) (a)

Scott Hicks

THE STRAIGHT STORY (**) (a) (***)1/2

David Lynch

STUART LITTLE

Rob Minkoff

SWEET AND LOWDOWN (**)1/2 (*) (**)1/2

Woody Allen

THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (**)1/2 (***) (**)1/2

Anthony Minghella

TOPSY-TURVY (***) (***) (***)

Mike Leigh

TOY STORY 2 (***)1/2

John Lasseter et al.

TUMBLEWEEDS (**) (**)

Gavin O’Connor

THE WAR ZONE (**)1/2 (*) (**)

Tim Roth

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (*)1/2

Mike Leigh

Dave Kathleen Andrew

CHOICE CRITICS Kehr Murphy Sarris

AGNES BROWNE (*) (a)

Anjelica Huston

AMERICAN MOVIE

Chris Smith

ANGELA’S ASHES (**) (**)

Alan Parker

ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (**) (*)1/2

Oliver Stone

BOYS DON’T CRY (***) (***)1/2 (***)

Kimberly Peirce

THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (**)

Lasse Hallstrom

CIUDAD / THE CITY (*)

David Riker

CRADLE WILL ROCK (**) (**) (**)

Tim Robbins

DOGMA (***)1/2 (***)1/2 (**)1/2

Kevin Smith

THE END OF THE AFFAIR (**)1/2 (****) (****)

Neil Jordan

END OF DAYS (*) (*)

Peter Hyams

FLAWLESS

Joel Schumacher

GHOST DOG: THE WAY (**)1/2 (***)

OF THE SAMURAI

Jim Jarmusch

GIRL, INTERRUPTED (**) (**)1/2

James Mangold

THE GREEN MILE (**) (**)

Frank Darabont

HOLY SMOKE! (***)1/2 (***)1/2 (***)

Jane Campion

THE HURRICANE (**)

Norman Jewison

THE INSIDER (**)1/2 (***)1/2 (***)1/2

Michael Mann

LIBERTY HEIGHTS (**)1/2

Barry Levinson

MAGNOLIA (***)1/2 (***)1/2 (**)1/2

Paul Thomas Anderson

MAN ON THE MOON (***) (**) (***)

Milos Forman

MAP OF THE WORLD (**) (**)

Scott Elliott

THE MESSENGER: THE STORY (**) (a)

OF JOAN OF ARC

Luc Besson

ROSETTA (***) (***)1/2 (**)

Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne

SIMPATICO (*)

Matthew Warchus

SLEEPY HOLLOW (**)1/2 (***)

Tim Burton

SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS (*)1/2 (a)

Scott Hicks

THE STRAIGHT STORY (**)1/2 (***)1/2 (****)

David Lynch

STUART LITTLE (**)

Rob Minkoff

SWEET AND LOWDOWN (**)1/2 (**)1/2 (**)1/2

Woody Allen

THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (***) (**)1/2 (***)

Anthony Minghella

TOPSY-TURVY (***) (**)1/2 (****)

Mike Leigh

TOY STORY 2 (***)

John Lasseter et al.

TUMBLEWEEDS (**) (**)1/2 (***)

Gavin O’Connor

THE WAR ZONE (*) (**)1/2

Tim Roth

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (**)

Mike Leigh

Gavin David

CHOICE CRITICS Smith Sterritt

AGNES BROWNE (**)

Anjelica Huston

AMERICAN MOVIE (***) (**)1/2

Chris Smith

ANGELA’S ASHES (a) (*)1/2

Alan Parker

ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (**) (***)

Oliver Stone

BOYS DON’T CRY (**) (***)1/2

Kimberly Peirce

THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (**)1/2

Lasse Hallstrom

CIUDAD / THE CITY (***)

David Riker

CRADLE WILL ROCK (*)1/2 (***)

Tim Robbins

DOGMA (***) (***)1/2

Kevin Smith

THE END OF THE AFFAIR (**) (***)1/2

Neil Jordan

END OF DAYS (*)1/2

Peter Hyams

FLAWLESS (*)

Joel Schumacher

GHOST DOG: THE WAY (***) (***)1/2

OF THE SAMURAI

Jim Jarmusch

GIRL, INTERRUPTED (a) (a)

James Mangold

THE GREEN MILE (**)

Frank Darabont

HOLY SMOKE! (**)1/2 (**)1/2

Jane Campion

THE HURRICANE (**)1/2

Norman Jewison

THE INSIDER (***) (****)

Michael Mann

LIBERTY HEIGHTS (*)1/2 (***)

Barry Levinson

MAGNOLIA (**) (**)1/2

Paul Thomas Anderson

MAN ON THE MOON (**)1/2 (****)

Milos Forman

MAP OF THE WORLD (**)1/2

Scott Elliott

THE MESSENGER: THE STORY (a)

OF JOAN OF ARC

Luc Besson

ROSETTA (***)1/2 (***)1/2

Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne

SIMPATICO (***)

Matthew Warchus

SLEEPY HOLLOW (***)1/2 (***)

Tim Burton

SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS (**)

Scott Hicks

THE STRAIGHT STORY (**)1/2 (***)1/2

David Lynch

STUART LITTLE (**)

Rob Minkoff

SWEET AND LOWDOWN (**) (**)

Woody Allen

THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (**) (***)

Anthony Minghella

TOPSY-TURVY (**)1/2 (****)

Mike Leigh

TOY STORY 2 (***)

John Lasseter et al.

TUMBLEWEEDS (*)1/2 (***)

Gavin O’Connor

THE WAR ZONE (***) (***)

Tim Roth

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (*)1/2 (*)

Mike Leigh

Armond Michael

CHOICE CRITICS White Wilmington

AGNES BROWNE (**)

Anjelica Huston

AMERICAN MOVIE (a) (***)

Chris Smith

ANGELA’S ASHES (*) (**)1/2

Alan Parker

ANY GIVEN SUNDAY (***) (***)

Oliver Stone

BOYS DON’T CRY (**)1/2 (***)

Kimberly Peirce

THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (**) (***)

Lasse Hallstrom

CIUDAD / THE CITY (*)1/2 (***)

David Riker

CRADLE WILL ROCK (a) (**)

Tim Robbins

DOGMA (*) (*)1/2

Kevin Smith

THE END OF THE AFFAIR (***)1/2 (**)1/2

Neil Jordan

END OF DAYS (a)

Peter Hyams

FLAWLESS (*) (*)

Joel Schumacher

GHOST DOG: THE WAY (**)1/2

OF THE SAMURAI

Jim Jarmusch

GIRL, INTERRUPTED (*) (*)

James Mangold

THE GREEN MILE (**)1/2 (**)

Frank Darabont

HOLY SMOKE! (*) (***)

Jane Campion

THE HURRICANE (**)1/2 (***)1/2

Norman Jewison

THE INSIDER (*) (***)

Michael Mann

LIBERTY HEIGHTS (a) (**)1/2

Barry Levinson

MAGNOLIA (*) (***)1/2

Paul Thomas Anderson

MAN ON THE MOON (a) (**)

Milos Forman

MAP OF THE WORLD (a) (**)

Scott Elliott

THE MESSENGER: THE STORY (*)1/2 (a)

OF JOAN OF ARC

Luc Besson

ROSETTA (***) (***)1/2

Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne

SIMPATICO (a) (**)

Matthew Warchus

SLEEPY HOLLOW (**)1/2 (**)1/2

Tim Burton

SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS (a) (*)1/2

Scott Hicks

THE STRAIGHT STORY (***) (****)

David Lynch

STUART LITTLE (*)1/2 (*)

Rob Minkoff

SWEET AND LOWDOWN (*) (**)1/2

Woody Allen

THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY (a) (**)1/2

Anthony Minghella

TOPSY-TURVY (****) (***)

Mike Leigh

TOY STORY 2 (***) (***)1/2

John Lasseter et al.

TUMBLEWEEDS (*)1/2 (**)1/2

Gavin O’Connor

THE WAR ZONE (**) (*)1/2

Tim Roth

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (*)1/2 (**)

Mike Leigh

(****) = masterpiece

(***) = must see

(**) = worth a look

(*) = mediocre

(a) = unlean! unclean! (thank you, James Agee)

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