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Betty Jo Tucker

Betty Jo Tucker
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
22% Enough (2002) J-Lo strikes back in a tense and thrilling revenge flick with the best fight scene so far this year. But I couldn't help feeling guilty over my delight at the brutal way 'Enough' ended.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 29, 2002
51% The Mystic Masseur (2001) With its splendid combination of comedy, drama and sense of place, 'The Mystic Masseur' charmed me completely. I didn't want this film to end.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 30, 2002
65% Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) Ewan McGregor simply oozes wisdom and integrity as Obi-Wan Kenobi.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 30, 2002
90% Spider-Man (2002) I fear viewers who usually avoid action/fantasy flicks might pass up this terrific film without knowing it has so much other neat stuff going on.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 30, 2002
81% Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) This whimsical film offers compelling proof that magic and movies go together like ABRA and CADABRA.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 30, 2002
77% Ice Age (2002) Manfred, Sid, and Diego demonstrate the old Ice Age adage that a friend is someone who knows all your faults and likes you just the same.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 30, 2002
76% Moulin Rouge! (2001) Oo la la! Sheer cinematic artistry . . . an outrageously creative film.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2002
83% The Others (2001) Unlike most films about the supernatural, this spellbinding psychological thriller creates suspense through character-development and atmosphere, not by relying on creepy special effects.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2002
80% Sunshine State (2002) Leave it to John Sayles to take on developers, the Chamber of Commerce, tourism, historical pageants, and commercialism all in the same movie . . . without neglecting character development for even one minute.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2002
50% Kate & Leopold (2001) An amusing time-travel theme plus Hugh Jackman in his dashing Duke's uniform and Meg Ryan looking as perky as ever -- what more could incurable romantics ask for?‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2002
85% Monster's Ball (2002) Sadness engulfs the people in this provocative drama like a dense fog, leaving them with little sense of direction or purpose except trying to get by each day. Stunning performances!‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2002
31% High Crimes (2002) A new type of role here for the great Morgan Freeman, who plays Grimes like a senior Hell's Angel on valium.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2002
42% The Majestic (2001) That sound you hear is me -- still applauding Frank Darabont's nostalgic look at movies, patriotism, and the human condition.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2002
40% The Scorpion King (2002) It's a hoot watching The Rock chomp on jumbo ants, pull an arrow out of his back, and leap unscathed through raging fire!‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2002
48% Big Trouble (2002) Jason Lee looks almost beatific as the shaggy, homeless Puggy. This movie is just as hilarious as Dave Barry's quirky book.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2002
93% In the Bedroom (2001) Hard to top for pure shock value and raw human emotion depicted on screen.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2002
46% Orange County (2002) Wonder of wonders -- a teen movie with a humanistic message.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2002
73% The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) Opulent Parisian mansions, gorgeous Napoleonic era costumes, and artistic cinematography wowed me almost as much as those dynamic performances by Jim Caviezel and Guy Pearce.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2002
83% The Bourne Identity (2002) Supporting cast members Chris Cooper, Brian Cox, and Clive Owen manage to convince me of their villainy without pulling out all the stops like 007's adversaries.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2002
84% The Rookie (2002) 'The Rookie' charmed me with its old-fashioned family values, down-to-earth-characters, and nostalgic small town atmosphere.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2002
90% Minority Report (2002) For his first attempt at film noir, Spielberg presents a fascinating but flawed look at the near future.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2002
96% Kolya (1997) With his big sad eyes, Andrej Chalimon pulls us lovingly and completely into Kolya's life. He's simply perfect as a little Russian refugee in this poignant movie treasure.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2002
50% Shallow Hal (2001) No comedy classic, but the Farrelly Brothers are on the right track here by bringing heart into their filmmaking. 'Shallow Hal's' deep message surprised me.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2002
57% Like Mike (2002) Bow Wow wows 'em.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2002
39% Men in Black II (2002) Plot assumes little importance here. It's those amazing creatures that count!‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2002
19% Collateral Damage (2002) 'Ah-nuld' finally shows his age -- and brings maturity to the role of a man reeling from personal tragedy.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2002
53% The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002) Steve Irwin is an outrageous combination of St. Francis of Assisi and Indiana Jones -- with a touch of Dr. Dolittle thrown in for good measure.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2002
29% The Time Machine (2002) I love the opening scenes of a wintry New York City in 1899. Cinematic poetry showcases the city's old-world charm before machines change nearly everything.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2002
89% Baran (2002) The universal theme of becoming a better person through love has never been filmed more irresistibly than in 'Baran.'‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2002
74% Tortilla Soup (2001) 'Tortilla Soup' gives Hector Elizondo the right recipe for his first starring role in a feature film.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2002
86% The Sixth Sense (1999) If you enjoy ghost stories, don't miss this one.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
87% The Blair Witch Project (1999) The Blair Witch Project taps into primitive beliefs about the supenatural in a way not tried before by traditional filmmakers.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
88% Shrek (2001) The importance of friendship and true love are explored with unusual sensitivity in scenes between Shrek and Fiona and between Donkey and Shrek.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
68% American Psycho (2000) A chilling indictment of the eighties.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
52% The World Is Not Enough (1999) Cleese may only be in a few scenes, but he adds his unique humor to the film, giving moviegoers something to look forward to in the next Bond adventure.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
63% Bring It On (2000) Three cheers for Bring It On.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
83% The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) [Minghella] certainly deserves kudos for including those stunning location shots as well as such incredibly haunting background music. And, of course, for casting the talented Mr. Damon.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
91% The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) The franchise cometh.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
81% X-Men (2000) It's obvious there's enough material here for several movies.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
74% A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) One of Spielberg's most thought-provoking efforts.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
22% Little Nicky (2000) Farfetched as it seems, Little Nicky emerges as a comic tribute to filial loyality.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
76% Gladiator (2000) Scott's cinematic fiction captivated me as completely as its title character won the soul of Rome.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
45% The Cell (2000) The Cell is not just another serial killer flick. Despite its horrific theme and graphic violence, it's a stunning work of art.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
79% Fight Club (1999) Although Pitt's acting brilliance comes through loud and clear in his most unsympathetic role to date, Fight Club belongs to Norton.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
16% Dudley Do-Right (1999) How lucky can moviegoers get? Three Brendan Fraser movies this year!‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
32% America's Sweethearts (2001) A timely comedy that pokes fun at all things Hollywood.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
64% Zoolander (2001) One of the most amusing satires of the year.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
83% Notting Hill (1999) Exuding a self-deprecating charm that's hard to resist, Grant captivates the audience immediately as the film's narrator.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
100% Toy Story 2 (1999) A creative, amusing treat for the whole family.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002
67% Ali (2001) Definitely worth seeing because of exciting scenes with Smith and Voight sparring verbally as Ali and Cossell.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2002