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I wish there were time for all the movies I've catalogued to come equipped with full-length essays. Failing that, to save you the trouble of wading through all of the grade-only entries, here is a list of the films for which I have offered extended commentary—perhaps too extended! Hope you enjoy.

Split dates like (2008/2009) denote world premieres in the former year, U.S. releases in the latter.
 

 
Spring 2015
The City of Lost Children (1995) Dirs. Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro. With Daniel Emilfork B–
Soul Survivor (1995) Dir. Stephen Williams. With Peter Williams, David Smith C

Winter 2015
Dickson Experimental Sound Film (1895) Dir. William K.L. Dickson N/A
The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots (1895) Dirs. Alfred Clark, William Heise N/A

Summer 2014
The Upside of Anger (2005) Dir. Mike Binder. With Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Mike Binder B

Fall 2013
August: Osage County (2013) Dir. John Wells. With Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts C
In the Name of... (2013) Dir. Małgorzata Szumowska. Cast: Andrzej Chyra B–
Stranger by the Lake (2013/2014) Dir. Alain Guiraudie. With Pierre Deladonchamps B

Winter 2013
Django Unchained (2012) Dir. Quentin Tarantino. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz C

Fall 2012
Holy Motors (2012) Dir. Leos Carax. With Denis Lavant, Édith Scob, Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue A–
Paradise: Love (2012) Dir. Ulrich Seidl. With Margarethe Tiesel, Peter Kazungu, Inge Maux A–

Winter 2012
The Actress (1953) Dir. George Cukor. With Jean Simmons, Spencer Tracy, Teresa Wright C–
Barfly (1987) Dir. Barbet Schroeder. With Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige B–
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937) Dir. George Fitzmaurice. With William Powell, Luise Rainer D+
The Fountainhead (1949) Dir. King Vidor. With Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey B
Gaslight (1940) Dir. Thorold Dickinson. With Diana Wynyard, Anton Walbrook, Frank Pettingell B
The Glass Menagerie (1950) Dir. Irving Rapper. With Gertrude Lawrence, Arthur Kennedy B–
Heroes for Sale (1933) Dir. William Wellman. With Richard Barthelmess, Gordon Westcott B+
The Importance of Being Earnest (1952) Dir. Anthony Asquith. With Michael Redgrave B+
The Laramie Project (2002) Dir. Moisés Kaufman. With Nestor Carbonell, Kelli Simpkins B
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) Dir. Stephen Hopkins. With Geoffrey Rush C+
The Little Drummer Girl (1984) Dir. George Roy Hill. With Diane Keaton, Yorgo Voyagis C
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) Dir. Renny Harlin. With Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson C
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) Dir. Tay Garnett. With John Garfield, Lana Turner A–
Rumble Fish (1983) Dir. Francis Ford Coppola. With Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Vincent Spano B
The Sea Gull (1968) Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Simone Signoret, David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave C+
Tim (1979) Dir. Michael Pate. With Piper Laurie, Mel Gibson, Alwyn Kurts, Pat Evison C
Twelfth Night (1996) Dir. Trevor Nunn. With Imogen Stubbs, Helena Bonham Carter C+

Summer 2011
After Hours (1985) Dir. Martin Scorsese. With Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Linda Fiorentino C+
Cactus (1986) Dir. Paul Cox. With Isabelle Huppert, Robert Menzies, Norman Kaye B
The Decline of the American Empire (1986) Dir. Denys Arcand. With Rémy Girard C
Esther (1986) Dir. Amos Gitai. With Shmuel Wolf, Simone Benyamini, Zare Vartinyan B–
Fool for Love (1985) Dir. Robert Altman. With Kim Basinger, Sam Shepard, Harry Dean Stanton B+
Love Me Forever or Never (1986) Dir. Arnaldo Jabor. With Fernanda Torres C+
Max, mon amour (1986) Dir. Nagisa Ôshima. With Anthony Higgins, Charlotte Rampling C–
Ménage (Tenue de soirée) (1986) Dir. Bertrand Blier. With Michel Blanc, Gérard Depardieu B
Mona Lisa (1986) Dir. Neil Jordan. With Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Robbie Coltrane B
Ópera do Malandro (1986) Dir. Ruy Guerra. With Edson Celulari, Elba Ramalho, Fábio Sabag C–
The Sacrifice (1986) Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky. With Erland Josephson, Allan Edwall B+
She's Gotta Have It (1986) Dir. Spike Lee. With Tracy Camilla Johns, Tommy Redmond Hicks B
Sleep Furiously (2008/2011) Dir. Gideon Koppel. Documentary about village life in rural Wales B

Spring 2011
Hanna (2011) Dir. Joe Wright. With Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hollander B

Winter 2011
Lourdes (2009/2010) Dir. Jessica Hausner. With Sylvie Testud, Léa Seydoux, Gilette Barbier B+

Fall 2010
The American (2010) Dir. Anton Corbijn. With George Clooney, Johan Leysen, Violante Placido B
Black Swan (2010) Dir. Darren Aronofsky. With Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis B–
The Housemaid (2010) Dir. Im Sang-soo. With Jeon Do-yeon, Youn Yuh-Jung, Seo Woo C+
Leap Year (2010) Dir. Michael Rowe. With Monica del Carmen, Gustavo Sánchez Parra B
Mugabe and the White African (2009) Dirs. Lucy Bailey & Andrew Thompson. Documentary C+
Never Let Me Go (2010) Dir. Mark Romanek. With Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield C+
Sasha (2010) Dir. Dennis Todorović. With Saša Kekez, Željka Preksavec, Pedja Bjelac C–
Sex Magic: Manifesting Maya (2010) Dirs. Jonathan Schell & Eric Liebman. Documentary B

Summer 2010
The Abyss (1989) Dir. James Cameron. With Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Ed Harris B+
Animal Kingdom (2010) Dir. David Michôd. With James Frecheville, Ben Mendelsohn B+
Borom Sarret (1963) Dir. Ousmane Sembene. With Ly Abdoulaye, Albourah A
Cairo Time (2009/2010) Dir. Ruba Nadda. With Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Amina Annabi B
Cropsey (2009/2010) Dirs. Joshua Zeman, Brenda Brancaccio. Documentary C
Everyone Else (2009/2010) Dir. Maren Ade. With Lars Eidinger, Birgit Minichmayr A–
The Last Exorcism (2010) Dir. Daniel Stamm. With Daniel Fabian, Ashley Bell, Louis Herthum B
Lebanon (2009/2010) Dir. Samuel Maoz. With Yoav Donat, Oshri Cohen, Itay Tiran B
Life During Wartime (2009/2010) Dir. Todd Solondz. With Shirley Henderson B–
Make-Out with Violence (2008/2010) Dirs. The Deagol Brothers. With Eric Lehning, Cody DeVos B
Only When I Dance (2009/2010) Dir. Beadie Finzi. Documentary about Brazilian ballet students C
The Square (2008/2010) Dir. Nash Edgerton. With David Roberts, Claire van der Boom C
Valhalla Rising (2009/2010) Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn. With Mads Mikkelsen C+
Shorter reviews: Greenberg (2010), Salt (2010), Wild Grass (2010)

Spring 2010
The Best Actress Project Reviews of  45 nominated performances, written April–June

Winter 2010
12 Angry Men (1957) Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler B–
At Land (1944) Dir. Maya Deren. With Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid, Parker Tyler, John Cage A–
Crazy Heart (2009) Dir. Scott Cooper. With Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall C
The Curse of the Cat People (1944) Dirs. Gunther von Fritsch & Robert Wise. With Ann Carter B
The Hairy Ape (1944) Dir. Alfred Santell. With William Bendix, Susan Hayward C+
Mrs. Parkington (1944) Dir. Tay Garnett. With Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Agnes Moorehead C–
Pandora's Box (1929) Dir. G.W. Pabst. With Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Franz Lederer A–
Sherlock Holmes (2009) Dir. Guy Ritchie. With Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams F
XXY (2007/2008) Dir. Lucía Puenzo. With Inés Efron, Ricardo Darín, Martín Piroyansky B–
The White Ribbon (2009) Dir. Michael Haneke. With Christian Friedel, Burghart Klaußner B–
Shorter reviews: 12 (2007/2009), Experiment Perilous (1944), Jane Eyre (1944), The Last Station (2009), Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Shutter Island (2010), Three Monkeys (2008/2009), Wing and a Prayer (1944)

Fall 2009
Accomplices (2009/2010) Dir. Frédéric Mermoud. With Cyril Descours, Nina Meurisse B
Air Doll (2009/2010) Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. With Bae Du-na, Arata, Itsuji Itao, Joe Odagiri C
The Eclipse (2009/2010) Dir. Conor McPherson. With Ciarán Hinds, Iben Hjejle, Aidan Quinn C–
Give Me Your Hand (2009) Dir. Pascal-Alex Vincent. With Alexandre Carril, Victor Carril C–
Lovely, Still (2008) Dir. Nik Fackler. With Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Adam Scott D
Mary and Max (2009) Dir. Adam Elliot. Animated. Voices of Barry Humphries, Toni Collette B+
My Neighbor, My Killer (2009) Dir. Anne Aghion. Documentary about Rwandan criminal trials B+
Paranormal Activity (2007/2009) Dir. Oren Peli. With Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat B
Precious (2009) Dir. Lee Daniels. With Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey B

Summer 2009
Ali (2001) Dir. Michael Mann. With Will Smith, Ron Silver, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Nona Gaye B+
American Psycho (2000) Dir. Mary Harron. With Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny B
Bamboozled (2000) Co-review with Tim Robey. Dir. Spike Lee. With Damon Wayans B
The Beach (2000) Co-review with Tim Robey. Dir. Danny Boyle. With Leonardo DiCaprio C
La Captive (2000) Dir. Chantal Akerman. With Stanislas Merhar, Sylvie Testud, Olivia Bonamy B+
Chéri (2009) Dir. Stephen Frears. With Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend, Kathy Bates D+
Dôlè (2000) Dir. Imunga Ivanga. With David Nguema Nkoghe, Emile Mepango Matala C+
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) Dir. Alexander Hall. With Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes B+
Mission to Mars (2000) Dir. Brian De Palma. With Tim Robbins, Gary Sinise, Connie Nielsen B–
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) Dir. Joel Coen. With George Clooney, John Turturro C–
Spirited Away (2001/2002) Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Animated. Voice of Rumi Hîragi A–
Timecode (2000) Co-review with Tim Robey. Dir. Mike Figgis. With Saffron Burrows B–
Tobacco Road (1941) Dir. John Ford. With Charley Grapewin, Elizabeth Patterson B
Two Family House (2000) Dir. Raymond De Felitta. With Michael Rispoli, Kelly Macdonald C
Wonder Boys (2000) Dir. Curtis Hanson. With Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire B
Shorter reviews: Adoration (2008/2009), The Battle of Midway (1942), Corner in Wheat (1909), The Country Doctor (1909), House of Cards (1909), Nero, or The Fall of Rome (1909), Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy (1909), The Sealed Room (1909), Those Awful Hats (1909), The Wolf Man (1941)

Spring 2009

Winter 2009

Fall 2008
Ballast (2008) Dir. Lance Hammer. With JimMyron Ross, Micheal J. Smith Sr., Tarra Riggs B+
Changeling (2008) Dir. Clint Eastwood. With Angelina Jolie, Jeffrey Donovan, Michael Kelly C–
Delta (2008) Dir. Kornél Mundruczó. With Félix Lajkó, Orsolya Tóth, Lili Monori C+
The Duchess (2008) Dir. Saul Dibb. With Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell C
Julia (2008) Dir. Erick Zonca. With Tilda Swinton, Aidan Gould, Saul Rubinek A–
I've Loved You So Long (2008) Dir. Philippe Claudel. With Kristin Scott Thomas D+
Let's Talk About the Rain (2008) Dir. Agnès Jaoui. With Agnès Jaoui, Jean-Pierre Bacri C+
The Possibility of an Island (2008) Dir. Michel Houellebecq. With Benoît Magimel D
Quantum of Solace (2008) Dir. Marc Forster. With Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Judi Dench B
Summer in Genoa (2008/2010) Dir. Michael Winterbottom. With Colin Firth, Willa Holland C
Synecdoche, New York (2008) Dir. Charlie Kaufman. With Philip Seymour Hoffman A
The Third Man (1949) Dir. Carol Reed. With Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard A
Two Lovers (2008/2009) Dir. James Gray. With Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow C
Waltz with Bashir (2008) Dir. Ari Folman. Animated. With the voices of Ari Folman, Mickey Leon B

Summer 2008
Beware of a Holy Whore (1971) Dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder. With Lou Castel B+
Mamma Mia! (2008) Dir. Phyllida Lloyd. With Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan D+
Tropic Thunder (2008) Dir. Ben Stiller. With Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black D
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) Dir. Woody Allen. With Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson C

Spring 2008
In the City of Sylvia (2007/2008) Dir. José Luis Guerín. With Xavier Lafitte, Pilar López de Ayala C+
Smart People (2008) Dir. Noam Murro. With Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page C+
Turn the River (2008) Dir. Chris Eigeman. With Famke Janssen, Jaymie Dornan, Rip Torn B–

Winter 2008
Fay Grim (2006/2007) Dir. Hal Hartley. With Parker Posey, Jeff Goldblum, James Urbaniak B

Fall 2007
Crazy Love (2007) Dir. Dan Klores. Documentary about man who marries woman he maimed B
The Darjeeling Limited (2007) Dir. Wes Anderson. With Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody C–
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) Dir. Shekhar Kapur. With Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen D+
The Good Fairy (1935) Dir. William Wyler. With Margaret Sullavan, Frank Morgan C+
Groundhog Day (1993) Dir. Harold Ramis. With Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott B
The Joy of Life (2005) Dir. Jenni Olson. Reflections about love and suicide in San Francisco B–
Michael Clayton (2007) Dir. Tony Gilroy. With George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton B
Mister Foe (2007/2008) Dir. David Mackenzie. With Jamie Bell, Sophia Myles, Claire Forlani B
The Search (1948) Dir. Fred Zinnemann. With Ivan Jandl, Montgomery Clift, Aline MacMahon B+
Scream of the Ants (2006/2007) Dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf. With Mahmoud Chokrollahi C+
Stuck (2007/2008) Dir. Stuart Gordon. With Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Russell Hornsby C

Summer 2007

Spring 2007
Black Snake Moan (2006/2007) Dir. Craig Brewer. With Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci B+
Breach (2007) Dir. Billy Ray. With Ryan Phillippe, Chris Cooper, Laura Linney B–
Vacancy (2007) Dir. Nimrod Antál. With Luke Wilson, Kate Beckinsale, Frank Whaley D
Year of the Dog (2007) Dir. Mike White. With Molly Shannon, Peter Sarsgaard, Josh Pais C
Zodiac (2007) Dir. David Fincher. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr. B

Winter 2007
The Lives of Others (2006/2007) Dir. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. With Sebastian Koch C
Freedom Writers (2007) Dir. Richard LaGravenese. With Hilary Swank, April Lee Hernandez C–

Fall 2006
Apocalypto (2006) Dir. Mel Gibson. With Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Trujillo, Dalia Hernandez F
The Black Dahlia (2006) Dir. Brian De Palma. With Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson C+

Summer 2006
The Descent (2005/2006) Dir. Neil Marshall. With Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza B+
The Devil Wears Prada (2006) Dir. David Frankel. With Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep B–
Lady in the Water (2006) Dir. M. Night Shyamalan. With Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard D–
The Life of Émile Zola (1937) Dir. William Dieterle. With Paul Muni, Joseph Schildkraut C–
Miami Vice (2006) Dir. Michael Mann. With Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Gong Li C–
Silkwood (1983) Dir. Mike Nichols. With Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher A–

Spring 2006
The Hills Have Eyes (2006) Dir. Alexandre Aja. With Aaron Stanford, Dan Byrd, Emilie de Ravin F

Winter 2006
Same Time, Next Year (1978) Dir. Robert Mulligan. With Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar F

Fall 2005
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) Dir. Scott Derrickson. With Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson B–
King Kong (2005) Dir. Peter Jackson. With Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody B+
One Day in September (1999) Dir. Kevin Macdonald. Documentary about Olympic hijacking C
Paradise Now (2005) Dir. Hany Abu-Assad. With Kais Nashef, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal B
Syriana (2005) Dir. Stephen Gaghan. With George Clooney, Matt Damon, Alexander Siddig B
Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow (2004/2005) Dir. Theo Angelopoulos. With Nikos Poursadinis A–

Summer 2005
Batman Begins (2005) Dir. Christopher Nolan. With Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson B–
Blue Sky (1994) Dir. Tony Richardson. With Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Lange, Amy Locane B–
Broken Flowers (2005) Dir. Jim Jarmusch. With Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Sharon Stone C–
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) Dir. Dudley Nichols. With Rosalind Russell B

Spring 2005
Donnie Darko (2001) Dir. Richard Kelly. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell A–

Winter 2005

Fall 2004
Alexander (2004) Dir. Oliver Stone. With Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer D–
Enduring Love (2004) Dir. Roger Michell. With Daniel Craig, Samantha Morton, Rhys Ifans B+
Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry (2004) Dir. George Butler. Documentary B–
A Home at the End of the World (2004) Dir. Michael Mayer. With Colin Farrell D+
Million Dollar Baby (2004) Dir. Clint Eastwood. With Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank A–
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) Dir. Walter Salles. With Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna B
Nixon (1995) Dir. Oliver Stone. With Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, James Woods A–
Ocean's Twelve (2004) Dir. Steven Soderbergh. With George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon C
OutFoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (2004) Dir. Robert Greenwald C+
Ray (2004) Dir. Taylor Hackford. With Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Regina King C
Stage Beauty (2004) Dir. Richard Eyre. With Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett C–
Tender Mercies (1983) Dir. Bruce Beresford. With Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley C–
Vera Drake (2004) Dir. Mike Leigh. With Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Daniel Mays B+

Summer 2004
Before Sunset (2004) Dir. Richard Linklater. With Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff A–
The Belly of an Architect (1987) Dir. Peter Greenaway. With Brian Dennehy, Chloë Webb B
The Bourne Supremacy (2004) Dir. Paul Greengrass. With Matt Damon, Joan Allen, Brian Cox A–
Carnival of Souls (1962) Dir. Herk Harvey. With Candace Hilligoss, Sidney Berger, Frances Feist A–
The Clearing (2004) Dir. Pieter Jan Brugge. With Robert Redford, Helen Mirren, Willem Dafoe B
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003/2004) Dir. Jim Jarmusch. With Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright C–
Collateral (2004) Dir. Michael Mann. With Jamie Foxx, Tom Cruise, Jada Pinkett Smith B+
Control Room (2004) Dir. Jehane Noujaim. Documentary about al-Jazeera and CentCom news B+
De-Lovely (2004) Dir. Irwin Winkler. With Kevin Kline, Ashley Judd, Jonathan Pryce B
The Door in the Floor (2004) Dir. Tod Williams. With Jeff Bridges, Jon Foster, Kim Basinger D+
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) Dir. Michael Moore. Inquiry into the Bush administratin's motives for war B
Garden State (2004) Dir. Zach Braff. With Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard D
Good bye, Lenin! (2003/2004) Dir. Wolfgang Becker. With Daniel Brühl, Katrin Sass B+
Grand Hotel (1932) Dir. Edmund Goulding. With Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore B+
The Manchurian Candidate (2004) Dir. Jonathan Demme. With Denzel Washington C+
Maria Full of Grace (2004) Dir. Joshua Marston. With Catalina Sandino Moreno A
Modern Times (1936) Dir. Charlie Chaplin. With Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Allan Garcia A+
Napoleon Dynamite (2004) Dir. Jared Hess. With Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Tina Majorino B
Open Water (2004) Dir. Chris Kentis. With Daniel Travis, Blanchard Ryan, Saul Stein B–
Shaun of the Dead (2004) Dir. Edgar Wright. With Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield C+
The Silence (1963) Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Gunnel Lindblom, Ingrid Thulin, Jörgen Lindström B
Spider-Man 2 (2004) Dir. Sam Raimi. With Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina C+
The Stepford Wives (2004) Dir. Frank Oz. With Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler D+
The Terminal (2004) Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Tom Hanks, Stanley Tucci, Catherine Zeta-Jones F
The Travelling Players (1974) Dir. Theo Angelopoulos. With Stratos Pahis, Aliki Georgouli A
The Village (2004) Dir. M. Night Shyamalan. With Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix C–
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004) Dir. John Curran. With Mark Ruffalo, Naomi Watts C–

Spring 2004
13 Going on 30 (2004) Dir. Gary Winick. With Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer B
The Accidental Tourist (1988) Dir. Lawrence Kasdan. With William Hurt, Geena Davis B
After the Rehearsal (1984) Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Erland Josephson, Lena Olin B+
Braveheart (1995) Dir. Mel Gibson. With Mel Gibson, Patrick McGoohan, Sophie Marceau C–
Dawn of the Dead (2004) Dir. Zack Snyder. With Sarah Polley, Jake Weber, Ving Rhames A–
The Day After Tomorrow (2004) Dir. Roland Emmerich. With Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal C+
Dogville (2003/2004) Dir. Lars von Trier. With Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgård B+
The Dreamers (2003/2004) Dir. Bernardo Bertolucci. With Michael Pitt, Eva Green, Louis Garrel B
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) Dir. Michel Gondry. With Jim Carrey A
The Ladykillers (2004) Dirs.Joel and Ethan Coen. With Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans D
Missing (1982) Dir. Costa-Gavras. With Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, John Shea B+
The Mission (1986) Dir. Roland Joffé. With Jeremy Irons, Robert De Niro, Ray McAnally C–
Osama (2003/2004) Dir. Siddiq Barmak. With Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Arif Herati A–
The Passion of the Christ (2004) Dir. Mel Gibson. With Jim Caviezel, Maia Morgenstern B–
Shock Corridor (1963) Dir. Sam Fuller. With Peter Breck, Constance Towers, Larry Tucker C–
Shrek 2 (2004) Dirs. Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon. Animated B+
Top Gun (1986) Dir. Tony Scott. With Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards C
Touching the Void (2004) Dir. Kevin Macdonald. With Joe Simpson, Simon Yates C+
Troy (2004) Dir. Wolfgang Petersen. With Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom D+
Twentynine Palms (2004) Dir. Bruno Dumont. With David Wissak, Katerina Golubeva B–
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004) Dir. Robert Luketic. With Kate Bosworth, Josh Duhamel C

Winter 2004
The Magnificent Yankee (1950) Dir. John Sturges. With Louis Calhern, Ann Harding C
Monster (2003) Dir. Patty Jenkins. With Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern A–

Fall 2003
7th Heaven (1927) Dir. Frank Borzage. With Charles Farrell, Janet Gaynor, David Butler A–
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) Dir. Peter Webber. With Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth B+
Holiday (1938) Dir. George Cukor. With Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Doris Nolan A
Honor Among Lovers (1931) Dir. Dorothy Arzner. With Claudette Colbert, Fredric March A–
The Human Stain (2003) Dir. Robert Benton. With Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Gary Sinise F
In the Cut (2003) Dir. Jane Campion. With Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh B
Intolerable Cruelty (2003) Dir. Joel Coen. With George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones C+
Lost in Translation (2003) Dir. Sofia Coppola. With Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson B
The Magdalene Sisters (2003) Dir. Peter Mullan. With Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone B+
Masked and Anonymous (2003) Dir. Larry Charles. With Bob Dylan, John Goodman B+
Mona Lisa Smile (2003) Dir. Mike Newell. With Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles D+
Shattered Glass (2003) Dir. Billy Ray. With Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard, Chloë Sevigny D+
Thirteen (2003) Dir. Catherine Hardwicke. With Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Holly Hunter B–

Summer 2003
28 Days Later (2003) Dir. Danny Boyle. With Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Megan Burns B
All the Real Girls (2003) Dir. David Gordon Green. With Paul Schneider, Zooey Deschanel B+
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) Dir. McG. With Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu D
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) Dir. Woody Allen. With Mia Farrow, Barbara Hershey A+
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) Dir. Donald Petrie. With Matthew McConaughey B–
Swimming Pool (2003) Dir. François Ozon. With Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier B–

Spring 2003
Down with Love (2003) Dir. Peyton Reed. With Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor B–
The Good Thief (2002/2003) Dir. Neil Jordan. With Nick Nolte, Tchéky Karyo, Saïd Taghmaoui C
A Man and a Woman (1966) Dir. Claude Lelouch. With Anouk Aimée, Jean-Louis Trintignant C+
The Matrix Reloaded (2003) Dirs. The Wachowskis. With Keanu Reeves D–

Winter 2003
25th Hour (2002) Dir. Spike Lee. With Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Rosario Dawson A–
Gangs of New York (2002) Dir. Martin Scorsese. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis C
Heaven (2002) Dir. Tom Tykwer. With Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone B
Tadpole (2002) Dir. Gary Winick. With Aaron Stanford, Sigourney Weaver, Bebe Neuwirth F
World Traveler (2002) Dir. Bart Freundlich. With Billy Crudup, Julianne Moore, David Keith C+

Fall 2002
8 Mile (2002) Dir. Curtis Hanson. With Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy B–
8 Women (2002) Dir. François Ozon. With Catherine Deneuve, Fanny Ardant, Danielle Darrieux C+
Barbershop (2002) Dir. Tim Story. With Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Anthony Anderson B
The Emperor's Club (2002) Dir. Michael Hoffman. With Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Rob Morrow B
Far from Heaven (2002) Dir. Todd Haynes. With Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert A–
FearDotCom (2002) Dir. William Malone. With Natascha McElhone, Stephen Dorff, Stephen Rea D–
The Four Feathers (2002) Dir. Shekhar Kapur. With Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Kate Hudson D
Fox and His Friends (1975) Dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder. With Rainer Werner Fassbinder A
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) Dir. Peter Jackson. With Elijah Wood B–
Moonlight Mile (2002) Dir. Brad Silberling. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Susan Sarandon C
Russian Ark (2002) Dir. Aleksandr Sokurov. With Sergei Dontsov, Mikhail Piatrovsky A
Schizopolis (1996) Dir. Steven Soderbergh.With Steven Soderbergh, Betsy Brantley, David Jensen B
Secretary (2002) Dir. Steven Shainberg. With Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Spader, Jeremy Davies A–
Sweet Home Alabama (2002) Dir. Andy Tennant. With Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas C–
The Truth about Charlie (2002) Dir. Jonathan Demme. With Thandie Newton, Mark Wahlberg C–

Summer 2002
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002) Dir. Peter Care. With Emile Hirsch, Kieran Culkin A–
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) Dir. Callie Khouri. With Sandra Bullock B–
Lovely & Amazing (2002) Dir. Nicole Holofcener. With Catherine Keener, Emily Mortimer B–
Road to Perdition (2002) Dir. Sam Mendes. With Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin, Paul Newman D
The Rosa Parks Story (2002) Dir. Julie Dash. With Angela Bassett C+
Spider-Man (2002) Dir. Sam Raimi. With Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst C+

Spring 2002
Changing Lanes (2002) Dir. Roger Michell. With Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Kim Staunton C+
Hello, Dolly! (1969) Dir. Gene Kelly. With Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford D+
Howards End (1992) Dir. James Ivory. With Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter A–
In the Heat of the Night (1967) Dir. Norman Jewison. With Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger C
Italian for Beginners (2001/2002) Dir. Lone Scherfig. With Anders W. Berthelsen, Peter Gantzler C
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001/2002) Dir. Charles Herman-Wurmfeld. With Jennifer Westfeldt C–
No Man's Land (2001) Dir. Danis Tanovic. With Branko Djuric, René Bitorajac, Filip Savagovic B–
Unfaithful (2002) Dir. Adrian Lyne. With Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Richard Gere D+
A Walk to Remember (2002) Dir. Adam Shankman. With Shane West, Mandy Moore C+
We Were Soldiers (2002) Dir. Randall Wallace. With Mel Gibson, Sam Elliott, Barry Pepper C+
Wild at Heart (1990) Dir. David Lynch. With Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd C+
Y tu mamá también (2002) Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. With Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal A–

Winter 2002
A Beautiful Mind (2001) Dir. Ron Howard. With Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris B
The Business of Strangers (2001) Dir. Patrick Stettner. With Stockard Channing, Julia Stiles C
Iris (2001) Dir. Richard Eyre. With Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent, Kate Winslet B–
Panic Room (2002) Dir. David Fincher. With Jodie Foster, Forest Whitaker, Kristen Stewart D–

Fall 2001
In the Bedroom (2001) Dir. Todd Field. With Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Marisa Tomei C+
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Dir. Peter Jackson A–

Summer 2001
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Haley Joel Osment B+
The Anniversary Party (2001) Dirs.Jennifer Jason Leigh & Alan Cumming. With Alan Cumming B
L'Atalante (1934) Dir. Jean Vigo. With Jean Dasté, Dita Parlo, Michel Simon, Louis Lefebvre A–
Jurassic Park III (2001) Dir. Joe Johnston. With Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni C
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) Dir. Hector Babenco. With William Hurt, Raul Julia B+
Legally Blonde (2001) Dir. Robert Luketic. With Reese Witherspoon, Victor Garber, Selma Blair C
Moulin Rouge (1952) Dir. John Huston. With José Ferrer, Suzanne Flon, Colette Marchand D+
Moulin Rouge (2001) Dir. Baz Luhrmann. With Ewan McGregor, Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent A–
Planet of the Apes (2001) Dir. Tim Burton. With Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth D+
The Score (2001) Dir. Frank Oz. With Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando B
Shrek (2001) Dirs. Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson. Animated. With the voice of Mike Myers C–

Spring 2001
Angel Eyes (2001) Dir. Luis Mandoki. With Jennifer Lopez, Jim Caviezel, Terrence Howard D+
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) Dir. Sharon Maguire. With Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth B–
The Golden Bowl (2000/2001) Dir. James Ivory. With Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam D+

Winter 2001
Get Over It (2001) Dir. Tommy O'Haver. With Ben Foster, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Hanks D
The Gift (2000) Dir. Sam Raimi. With Cate Blanchett, Keanu Reeves, Greg Kinnear D–
Pitch Black (2000) Dir. David Twohy. With Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser D
Querelle (1982) Dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder. With Brad Davis, Hanno Pöschl, Jeanne Moreau B+
Shadow of the Vampire (2000) Dir. E. Elias Merhige. With John Malkovich, Willem Dafoe B–
State and Main (2000) Dir. David Mamet. With William H. Macy, Phillip Seymour Hoffman C+
Thirteen Days (2000) Dir. Roger Donaldson. With Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp C

Fall 2000
The 6th Day (2000) Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tony Goldwyn C–
Almost Famous (2000) Dir. Cameron Crowe. With Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Billy Crudup C+
Babette's Feast (1987) Dir. Gabriel Axel. With Stéphane Audran, Birgitte Federspiel, Bodil Kjer B–
Bamboozled (2000) Dir. Spike Lee. With Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett-Smith B
Best in Show (2000) Dir. Christopher Guest. With Eugene Levy, Christopher Guest B–
Billy Elliot (2000) Dir. Stephen Daldry. With Jamie Bell, Gary Lewis, Julie Walters D+
Body of Evidence (1993) Dir. Uli Edel. With Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Joe Mantegna D
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000) Dir. Joe Berlinger. With Jeff Donovan, Kim Director F
Bounce (2000) Dir. Don Roos. With Ben Affleck, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joe Morton C
Bring It On (2000) Dir. Peyton Reed. With Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford B+
Cast Away (2000) Dir. Robert Zemeckis. With Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Nick Searcy C
Cecil B. DeMented (2000) Dir. John Waters. With Stephen Dorff, Melanie Griffith, Alicia Witt C–
The Contender (2000) Dir. Rod Lurie. With Joan Allen, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges C
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) Dir. Ang Lee. With Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh A–
Dancer in the Dark (2000) Dir. Lars von Trier. With Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse A
Dr. T & the Women (2000) Dir. Robert Altman. With Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Laura Dern B
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2000) Dir. Jim Jarmusch. With Forest Whitaker A
Hush (1998) Dir. Jonathan Darby. With Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Johnathon Schaech D
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) Dir. Robert Redford. With Matt Damon, Will Smith F
Love's Labour's Lost (2000) Dir. Kenneth Branagh. With Alessandro Nivola, Alicia Silverstone B–
Miller's Crossing (1990) Dir. Joel Coen. With Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, Marcia Gay Harden B–
The Next Best Thing (2000) Dir. John Schlesinger. With Rupert Everett, Madonna C–
Pay It Forward (2000) Dir. Mimi Leder. With Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment C–
Quills (2000) Dir. Philip Kaufman. With Geoffrey Rush, Kate Winslet, Michael Caine C–
Unbreakable (2000) Dir. M. Night Shyamalan. With Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson C
What Lies Beneath (2000) Dir. Robert Zemeckis. With Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford C+
The Yards (2000) Dir. James Gray. With Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, James Caan B
You Can Count on Me (2000) Dir. Kenneth Lonergan. With Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo A–

Summer 2000
American Psycho (2000) Dir. Mary Harron. With Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny B
The Cell (2000) Dir. Tarsem Singh. With Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio A
The Five Senses (2000) Dir. Jeremy Podeswa. With Mary-Louise Parker, Daniel MacIvor C
Hamlet (2000) Dir. Michael Almereyda. With Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Diane Venora B
Onegin (1999) Dir. Martha Fiennes. With Ralph Fiennes, Liv Tyler, Toby Stephens B+
The Perfect Storm (2000) Dir. Wolfgang Petersen. With George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg B
Up at the Villa (2000) Dir. Philip Haas. With Kristin Scott Thomas, Sean Penn, Anne Bancroft B+
Small Time Crooks (2000) Dir. Woody Allen. With Woody Allen, Tracey Ullman, Hugh Grant C+

Spring 2000
Erin Brockovich (2000) Dir. Steven Soderbergh. With Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart B+
Gladiator (2000) Dir. Ridley Scott. With Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen C+
Hannibal (2000) Dir. Ridley Scott. With Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman B
Jezebel (1938) Dir. William Wyler. With Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Fay Bainter B–
Joe Gould's Secret (2000) Dir. Stanley Tucci. With Stanley Tucci, Ian Holm, Hope Davis C+
Last Night (1998) Dir. Don McKellar. With Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Callum Keith Rennie C
The River Wild (1994) Dir. Curtis Hanson. With Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn C+

Winter 2000
The Green Mile (1999) Dir. Frank Darabont. With Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan D–
Sweet and Lowdown (1999) Dir. Woody Allen. With Sean Penn, Samantha Morton C+
The Tigger Movie (2000) Dir. Jun Falkenstein. Animated. With the voice of Jim Cummings C
Tumbleweeds (1999) Dir. Gavin O'Connor. With Janet McTeer, Kimberly J. Brown A–

1999
The Accused (1988) Dir. Jonathan Kaplan. With Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson B
The Addiction (1995) Dir. Abel Ferrara. With Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken B
Affliction (1998) Dir. Paul Schrader. With Nick Nolte, James Coburn, Sissy Spacek C+
Another Country (1984) Dir. Marek Kanievska. With Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Cary Elwes C–
Antonia's Line (1995) Dir. Marleen Gorris. With Willeke van Ammelrooy, Els Dottermans F
Basic Instinct (1992) Dir. Paul Verhoeven. With Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone D
Beautiful Thing (1996) Dir. Hettie MacDonald. With Glen Berry, Linda Henry, Scott Neal B+
The Blair Witch Project (1999) Dirs.Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sánchez. With Heather Donahue A–
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Dir. David Lean. With William Holden, Alec Guinness A–
Children of Heaven (1999) Dir. Majid Majidi. With Mir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi C
Citizen Ruth (1996) Dir. Alexander Payne. With Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Mary Kay Place C+
Coquette (1929) Dir. Sam Taylor. With Mary Pickford, John St. Polis, John Mack Brown D
Dancing at Lughnasa (1998) Dir. Pat O'Connor. With Meryl Streep, Bríd Brennan D
Dark Victory (1939) Dir. Edmund Goulding. With Bette Davis, George Brent, Geraldine Fitzgerald B+
Days of Heaven (1978) Dir. Terrence Malick. With Brooke Adams, Richard Gere, Linda Manz A
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) Dir. Ang Lee. With Sihung Lung, Chien-lien Wu, Kuei-mei Yang B–
edTV (1999) Dir. Ron Howard. With Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson C
Edward Scissorhands (1990) Dir. Tim Burton. With Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest B+
The End of the Affair (1999) Dir. Neil Jordan. With Ralph Fiennes, Julianne Moore, Stephen Rea B
Eye of God (1997) Dir. Tim Blake Nelson. With Martha Plimpton, Kevin Anderson, Nick Stahl B
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) Dir. Stanley Kubrick. With Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack A
The Hi-Lo Country (1998) Dir. Stephen Frears. With Billy Crudup, Woody Harrelson D
Hurlyburly (1998) Dir. Anthony Drazan. With Sean Penn, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright Penn B
Interiors (1978) Dir. Woody Allen. With Geraldine Page, Mary Beth Hurt, Diane Keaton B
Julia (1977) Dir. Fred Zinnemann. With Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards C
Little Voice (1998) Dir. Mark Herman. With Jane Horrocks, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Caine C
The Matrix (1999) Dirs. The Wachowskis. With Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne F
Men with Guns (1998) Dir. John Sayles. With Federico Luppi, Damián Delgado B
Mildred Pierce (1945) Dir. Michael Curtiz. With Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth, Zachary Scott C
The Mill on the Floss (1997) Dir. Graham Theakston. With Emily Watson, Ifan Meredith C
My Son the Fanatic (1999) Dir. Udayan Prasad. With Om Puri, Akbar Kurtha, Rachel Griffiths B–
Notting Hill (1999) Dir. Roger Michell. With Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Rhys Ifans B
Playing by Heart (1998) Dir. Willard Carroll. With Gena Rowlands, Gillian Anderson, Angelina Jolie D
The Portrait of a Lady (1996) Dir. Jane Campion. With Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich A–
Runaway Bride (1999) Dir. Garry Marshall. With Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Joan Cusack F
September (1987) Dir. Woody Allen. With Mia Farrow, Elaine Stritch, Dianne Wiest B–
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999) Dir. Trey Parker. Animated B–
Star Wars, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) Dir. George Lucas. With Liam Neeson B
Tarzan (1999) Dirs. Kevin Lima & Chris Buck. Animated. With the voice of Tony Goldwyn B
Tea with Mussolini (1999) Dir. Franco Zeffirelli. With Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith, Cher D
Two Friends (1986) Dir. Jane Campion. With Emma Coles, Kris Bidenko, Kris McQuade B+

1998
Afterglow (1997) Dir. Alan Rudolph. With Nick Nolte, Julie Christie, Jonny Lee Miller D+
Amistad (1997) Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey B–
Another Woman (1988) Dir. Woody Allen. With Gena Rowlands, Mia Farrow, Gene Hackman A–
The Apartment (1960) Dir. Billy Wilder. With Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray C
Armageddon (1998) Dir. Michael Bay. With Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton C–
Artemisia (1998) Dir. Agnès Merlet. With Valentina Cervi, Michel Serrault, Miki Manojlovic B
As Good as It Gets (1997) Dir. James L. Brooks. With Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear C+
Autumn Sonata (1978) Dir. Ingmar Bergman. With Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Halvar Björk A–
The Avengers (1998) Dir. Jeremiah Chechik. With Ralph Fiennes, Uma Thurman, Sean Connery D
Babe: Pig in the City (1998) Dir. George Miller. With Magda Szubanski, James Cromwell B–
The Bad Seed (1956) Dir. Mervyn LeRoy. With Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Evelyn Varden B+
Beloved (1998) Dir. Jonathan Demme. With Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Kimberly Elise B+
The Big Lebowski (1998) Dir. Joel Coen. With Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore C
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) Dir. Tommy O'Haver. With Sean Hayes, Brad Rowe B
Blood and Wine (1997) Dir. Bob Rafelson. With Jack Nicholson, Stephen Dorff, Michael Caine B+
Boogie Nights (1997) Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson. With Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds A
Born on the Fourth of July (1989) Dir. Oliver Stone. With Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe B
The Boxer (1997) Dir. Jim Sheridan. With Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson, Brian Cox D+
Bugsy (1991) Dir. Barry Levinson. With Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel B
Buffalo '66 (1998) Dir. Vincent Gallo. With Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci, Anjelica Huston C–
Bull Durham (1988) Dir. Ron Shelton. With Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins B+
Bulworth (1998) Dir. Warren Beatty. With Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt C
The Butcher Boy (1997/1998) Dir. Neil Jordan. With Eamonn Owens, Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw B–
Cemetery Man (1996) Dir. Michele Soavi. With Rupert Everett, François Hadji-Lazaro B–
Chariots of Fire (1981) Dir. Hugh Hudson. With Ian Charleson, Ben Cross, Nigel Havers B
Clockwatchers (1998) Dir. Jill Sprecher. With Toni Collette, Parker Posey, Lisa Kudrow B
Dark City (1998) Dir. Alex Proyas. With Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly B
Deep Impact (1998) Dir. Mimi Leder. With Téa Leoni, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood B
The Devils (1971) Dir. Ken Russell. With Oliver Reed, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Jones A–
Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970) Dir. Frank Perry. With Carrie Snodgress, Richard Benjamin C+
Elizabeth (1998) Dir. Shekhar Kapur. With Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Joseph Fiennes C+
The Fugitive Kind (1959) Dir. Sidney Lumet. With Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani D–
He Got Game (1998) Dir. Spike Lee. With Denzel Washington, Ray Allen, Milla Jovovich C–
Henry Fool (1998) Dir. Hal Hartley. With Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak, Parker Posey C+
High Art (1998) Dir. Lisa Cholodenko. With Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson B+
Hollow Reed (1997) Dir. Angela Pope. With Martin Donovan, Joely Richardson, Sam Bould B–
The Horse Whisperer (1998) Dir. Robert Redford. With Kristin Scott Thomas, Robert Redford C
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) Dir. Kevin Rodney Sullivan. With Angela Bassett C–
The Last Days of Disco (1998) Dir. Whit Stillman. With Chloë Sevigny, Kate Beckinsale D+
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Dir. David Lean. With Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn A–
Life Is Beautiful (1998) Dir. Roberto Benigni. With Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi C
Love and Death on Long Island (1997/1998) Dir. Richard Kwietniowski. With John Hurt A–
Mrs. Dalloway (1997/1998) Dir. Marleen Gorris. With Vanessa Redgrave, Michael Kitchen B+
The Opposite of Sex (1998) Dir. Don Roos. With Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan, Lisa Kudrow A–
Orpheus Descending (1990) Dir. Peter Hall. With Vanessa Redgrave, Kevin Anderson B+
Out of Sight (1998) Dir. Steven Soderbergh. With George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames B
Palmetto (1998) Dir. Volker Schlöndorff. With Woody Harrelson, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon B–
Passion in the Desert (1998) Dir. Lavinia Currier. With Ben Daniels, Michel Piccoli, Paul Meston B–
Primary Colors (1998) Dir. Mike Nichols. With Adrian Lester, John Travolta, Emma Thompson B+
Psycho (1998) Dir. Gus Van Sant. With Vince Vaughn, Julianne Moore, Anne Heche A–
Rear Window (1998) TV Movie. Dir. Jeff Bleckner. With Christopher Reeve, Daryl Hannah C–
Saving Private Ryan (1998) Dir. Steven Spielberg. With Tom Hanks, Edward Burns B+
Shakespeare in Love (1998) Dir. John Madden. With Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow B+
A Simple Plan (1998) Dir. Sam Raimi. With Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda C–
Six Days, Seven Nights (1998) Dir. Ivan Reitman. With Harrison Ford, Anne Heche C
The Spanish Prisoner (1997/1998) Dir. David Mamet. With Campbell Scott, Rebecca Pidgeon B–
Still Crazy (1998) Dir. Brian Gibson. With Stephen Rea, Jimmy Nail, Bill Nighy C–
Taste of Cherry (1997/1998) Dir. Abbas Kiarostami. With Homayoun Ershadi, Ali Moradi A
There's Something about Mary (1998) Dirs. Peter & Bobby Farrelly. With Cameron Diaz D
The Thin Red Line (1998) Dir. Terrence Malick. With Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Ben Chaplin A
Titanic (1997) Dir. James Cameron. With Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane A
The Truman Show (1998) Dir. Peter Weir. With Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney B+
Velvet Goldmine (1998) Dir. Todd Haynes. With Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christian Bale A–
Wake Island (1942) Dir. John Farrow. With Brian Donlevy, Robert Preston, William Bendix B
The Wedding Singer (1998) Dir. Frank Coraci. With Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore C
The Well (1997/1998) Dir. Samantha Lang. With Pamela Rabe, Miranda Otto, Paul Chubb C–
What Dreams May Come (1998) Dir. Vincent Ward. With Robin Williams, Annabella Sciorra C
Wild Man Blues (1997/1998) Dir. Barbara Kopple. Documentary. With Woody Allen B+
Wild Things (1998) Dir. John McNaughton. With Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell, Denise Richards D–
Wilde (1997/1998) Dir. Brian Gilbert. With Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle D+
The Wind (1928) Dir. Victor Sjöström. With Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montague Love A
The X-Files: Fight the Future (1998) Dir. Rob Bowman. With David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson C–
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998) Dir. Neil LaBute. With Ben Stiller, Jason Patric C
Zelig (1983) Dir. Woody Allen. With Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Ellen Garrison B
Shorter reviews: Quality Street (1937)

1997, i.e., Repurposed Reviews from My College Newspaper
Crash (1996/1997) Dir. David Cronenberg. With James Spader, Deborah Kara Unger, Elias Koteas A–
Paradise Road (1997) Dir. Bruce Beresford. With Glenn Close, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett B–
Surviving Picasso (1996) Dir. James Ivory. With Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone D+
A Thousand Acres (1997) Dir. Jocelyn Moorhouse. With Jessica Lange, Michelle Pfeiffer C+
Washington Square (1997) Dir. Agnieszka Holland. With Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney B+

Uncertain, But Definitely Early... Please Be Kind
Faces of Women (1985) Dir. Désiré Écaré. With Albertine Nguessan, Eugénie Cissé-Roland B
The Fisher King (1991) Dir. Terry Gilliam. With Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Mercedes Ruehl B–
Flirting with Disaster (1996) Dir. David O. Russell. With Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Téa Leoni B–
Frances (1982) Dir. Graeme Clifford. With Jessica Lange, Kim Stanley, Sam Shepard B–
Fresh (1994) Dir. Boaz Yakin. With Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson C
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) Dir. James Foley. With Jack Lemmon, Al Pacino, Ed Harris B–
Gloria (1980) Dir. John Cassavetes. With Gena Rowlands, John Adames, Julie Carmen B–
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) Dir. Jim Gillespie. With Jennifer Love Hewitt C
Indochine (1992) Dir. Régis Wargnier. With Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Pérez, Linh Dan Pham C–
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) Dir. Alan Rudolph. With Jennifer Jason Leigh B
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) Dir. P.J. Hogan. With Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney B
The Myth of Fingerprints (1997) Dir. Bart Freundlich. With Noah Wyle, Julianne Moore B
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) Dir. Carl-Theodor Dreyer. With Renée Falconetti, Sylvain A+
Peter's Friends (1992) Dir. Kenneth Branagh. With Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson D+
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas
          Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
(1993) Dir. Michael Ritchie. With Holly Hunter A–
Prizzi's Honor (1985) Dir. John Huston. With Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, William Hickey C+
Ransom (1996) Dir. Ron Howard. With Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, René Russo B–
Les Rendez-vous d'Anna (1978) Dir. Chantal Akerman. With Aurore Clément, Helmut Griem A–
Reptilicus (1962) Dir. Sidney Pink. With Carl Ottosen, Bent Mejding, Asbørn Andersen D
Shadows and Fog (1992) Dir. Woody Allen. With Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich D+
Sophie's Choice (1982) Dir. Alan J. Pakula. With Meryl Streep, Peter MacNicol, Kevin Kline D+
Trainspotting (1996) Dir. Danny Boyle. With Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle B
Wuthering Heights (1992) Dir. Peter Kosminsky. With Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche C–


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