Critics Choice – released films – Brief Article

Critics Choice – released films – Brief Article – Illustration

Thanks to this issue’s participants: Nicole Armour of FILM COMMENT, Manohla Dargis of L.A. Weekly and Harper’s Bazaar, Roger Ebert of The Chicago Sun-Times, Dave Kehr of CitySearch.com, Gerald Peary of The Boston Phoenix, Jonathan Rosenbaum of The Chicago Reader, Amy Taubin of The Village Voice, and Michael Wilmington of The Chicago Tribune.

Nicole Manohla Roger Dave

THE FILMS Armour Dargis Ebert Kehr

ALL THE PRETTY HORSES * #

Billy Bob Thornton

BEFORE NIGHT FALLS ** *** *** **

Julian Schnabel

CAST AWAY * ** ****

Robert Zemeckis

CHOCOLAT * ***

Lasse Halstrom

CHUNHYANG *** *** ***

Im Kwon-Taek

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON ** *** **** ***

Ang Lee

FAITHLESS *** **** ***

Liv Ullmann

THE GIFT ** *** **

Sam Raimi

THE FAMILY MAN **

Brett Ratner

FINDING FORRESTER * ** **

Gus Van Sant

THE HOUSE OF MIRTH **** *** *** ***

Terence Davies

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE *** *** *** **

Wong Kar-wai

O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? *** ** ** **

Joel Coen

POLLOCK * ** **** **

Ed Harris

PROOF OF LIFE ** ** **

Taylor Hackford

QUILLS * ** *** **

Philip Kaufman

SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE ** ** **** **

E. Elias Merhige

SMELL OF CAMPHOR … *** ***

Bahman Farmanara

SPRING FORWARD ** **

Tom Gilroy

THE TASTE OF OTHERS ** ***

Agnes Jaoui

THIRTEEN DAYS ** ***

Roger Donaldson

TRAFFIC *** *** **** **

Steven Soderbergh

WHAT WOMEN WANT ** #

Nancy Meyers

WITH A FRIEND LIKE HARRY ** ** ***

Dominik Moll

YOU CAN COUNT ON ME *** *** **** ***

Kenneth Lonergan

Gerald Jonathan

THE FILMS Peary Rosenbaum

ALL THE PRETTY HORSES *

Billy Bob Thornton

BEFORE NIGHT FALLS ** *

Julian Schnabel

CAST AWAY **

Robert Zemeckis

CHOCOLAT **

Lasse Halstrom

CHUNHYANG *** ***

Im Kwon-Taek

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON **** ***

Ang Lee

FAITHLESS ****

Liv Ullmann

THE GIFT ***

Sam Raimi

THE FAMILY MAN *

Brett Ratner

FINDING FORRESTER *** #

Gus Van Sant

THE HOUSE OF MIRTH ** ****

Terence Davies

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE **** ***

Wong Kar-wai

O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? ** #

Joel Coen

POLLOCK **

Ed Harris

PROOF OF LIFE

Taylor Hackford

QUILLS # **

Philip Kaufman

SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE #

E. Elias Merhige

SMELL OF CAMPHOR … ***

Bahman Farmanara

SPRING FORWARD

Tom Gilroy

THE TASTE OF OTHERS **

Agnes Jaoui

THIRTEEN DAYS # ***

Roger Donaldson

TRAFFIC *** *

Steven Soderbergh

WHAT WOMEN WANT

Nancy Meyers

WITH A FRIEND LIKE HARRY *** *

Dominik Moll

YOU CAN COUNT ON ME ****

Kenneth Lonergan

Amy Michael

THE FILMS Taubin Wilmington

ALL THE PRETTY HORSES ** ***

Billy Bob Thornton

BEFORE NIGHT FALLS ** ***

Julian Schnabel

CAST AWAY ** ***

Robert Zemeckis

CHOCOLAT ****

Lasse Halstrom

CHUNHYANG *** ****

Im Kwon-Taek

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON ** ***

Ang Lee

FAITHLESS ****

Liv Ullmann

THE GIFT * ***

Sam Raimi

THE FAMILY MAN *

Brett Ratner

FINDING FORRESTER ** **

Gus Van Sant

THE HOUSE OF MIRTH **** ****

Terence Davies

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE **** ***

Wong Kar-wai

O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? * ****

Joel Coen

POLLOCK *** **

Ed Harris

PROOF OF LIFE **

Taylor Hackford

QUILLS * ****

Philip Kaufman

SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE *** **

E. Elias Merhige

SMELL OF CAMPHOR …

Bahman Farmanara

SPRING FORWARD *** *

Tom Gilroy

THE TASTE OF OTHERS ***

Agnes Jaoui

THIRTEEN DAYS *

Roger Donaldson

TRAFFIC *** ***

Steven Soderbergh

WHAT WOMEN WANT * *

Nancy Meyers

WITH A FRIEND LIKE HARRY **

Dominik Moll

YOU CAN COUNT ON ME * **

Kenneth Lonergan

**** = excellent

*** = good

** = of interest

* = mediocre

# = bomb

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