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4/4 88% Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen (2000) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 79% Requiem for a Dream (2000) a masterpiece of subjective filmmaking‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 75% Quills (2000) the film's anti-censorship themes come through strongly without being plainly didactic‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 97% Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001) It's an action movie that doesn't try to blow you out of your seat ..., but rather it captures you in suspended awe for prolonged periods of time.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 86% State and Main (2000) Funny, satirical, and touching‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 92% Traffic (2000) An Altmanesque multi-layered narrative that covers every aspect of the illegal drug trade between Mexico and the United States.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 97% Stop Making Sense (1984) a powerful musical experience because the filmmakers have such utter confidence in the material that there is no need to dress it up‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 98% Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes) (1972) a film of great power and raw brutality‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 98% The Killer (1989) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 100% Toy Story 2 (1999) They may be animated by computers, but the characters in Toy Story 2 are some of the most lifelike and affecting creations in any movie this year.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 87% American Beauty (1999) a visually extravagant, entrancingly dark comedy about how people fall apart and build walls of angst between each other‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 93% Being John Malkovich (1999) a hilariously perverse riff on love triangles, identity, and fame‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 83% The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) A film Hitchcock would have been proud to make, which is as strong a compliment as one can give to Mingella's efforts in this uniformly first-rate, darkly chilling thriller.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 94% Three Kings (1999) a quirky, surrealistic examination of war that breaks every conceivable genre boundary‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 87% The Blair Witch Project (1999) one of the most uniquely frightening, buzz-worthy features to come out in years‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 89% Titanic (1997) In his brilliant, monumental film Titanic, one of the most popular and beloved Hollywood movies of the past 50 years, James Cameron revisited that night in all its horror and glory.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 99% L.A. Confidential (1997) Destined to be one of the best, if not the best, of the year.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 100% The Sweet Hereafter (1997) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 82% The Big Lebowski (1998) Like a good Caucasian, Joel and Ethan Coen's L.A.-based crime-caper-comedy is an acquired taste, but potentially addictive once you take to its perfectly offbeat blend of seemingly disparate elements. ‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 90% The Apostle (1998) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 89% The Spanish Prisoner (1997) What makes The Spanish Prisoner so good is that Mamet has the ability to trick you into thinking you know what's going to happen.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 85% Pleasantville (1998) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 93% Saving Private Ryan (1998) a masterpiece of its kind, a war film that redefined the possibilities of a genre that had long been considered closed‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 92% Shakespeare in Love (1998) Given slight twistings and tweakings for a 1990s audience, this Shakespeare is true to its inspirational muse without taking itself too seriously.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 90% A Simple Plan (1998) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 80% Life Is Beautiful (La Vita è bella) (1997) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 75% Eyes Wide Shut (1999) an utterly absorbing nightmare of a film, a precise director's evocation of a waking dream, punctuated with uncharacteristic humanity and a surprisingly optimistic ending.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 93% Fargo (1996) Any movie that can do that and get away with it as efficiently as Fargo does is something to treasure.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 84% Walkabout (1971) intensely felt film about the conflicts between civilization and nature, and the tragedy that can result when two people are unable to communicate‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 90% Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 90% Trainspotting (1996) The film comes off as inventive and enlivening, even as it makes clear how destructive heroin is.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 94% Lone Star (1996) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 87% The People Vs. Larry Flynt (1996) Good things can come from bad people, and Larry Flynt is a perfect example of this unlikely paradox.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 89% In the Company of Men (1997) Despite our feeble attempts to delude ourselves into thinking Chad and Howard could never exist in real life, their words and actions still haunt us after the credits roll because, deep inside, we know they're real.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 85% The Ice Storm (1997) Lee infuses the film with just enough humor to keep it from becoming unremittingly bleak, but the overall impact is harsh and caustic.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 91% The Wild Bunch (1969) Although all of Peckinpah's films are important in one way or another, The Wild Bunch clearly stands out among them as his master achievement.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 92% Pulp Fiction (1994) One of the most audacious, confounding, and ultimately exciting pieces of cinema to hit the screen in years.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 97% Babe (1995) All aspects of the movie are top-notch, especially the digital and animatronic effects used to bring the animals to life.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 81% Seven (Se7en) (1995) An unsettling serial killer police procedural that, for two hours, gets under your skin viscerally until it delivers the final blow with an unexpected ending that is as bold and shocking as it is terribly logical.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 90% Leaving Las Vegas (1995) A great film, one of the best of the year. If you can stomach it, it is a moving experience that says something about humanity and human experience.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 95% Dead Man Walking (1995) One of the deepest human films in a long time, one that doesn't back down from baring the human soul and exploring the vastness of its complexities.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 100% I Know Where I'm Going! (1947) Quote not available.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 100% The Last Picture Show (1971) doesn't shy away from the inherent awkwardness of life, but instead embraces it with an elegiac sensitivity that sidesteps Peyton Place-style melodrama and turns small-town anomie and the dead ends of life into stark cinematic poetry‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 96% GoodFellas (1990) It is, in a word, brilliant.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 97% Schindler's List (1993) one of the most devastatingly emotional films ever made‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 89% The Abyss (1989) a rare film--big-budget Hollywood entertainment on a grand scale that is able to seamlessly incorporate many levels of meaning into an entertaining experience.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 99% Aliens (1986) the ultimate science fiction war epic‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 100% The Bank Dick (1940) The Bank Dick is a highly revered film in the annals of screen comedy, and it is easy to see why.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 98% Body Heat (1981) Every aspect of Body Heat is dead-on, including the two central performances by Hurt and Turner.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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4/4 88% Bonnie and Clyde (1967) It is a film that took considerable risks, but somehow or another, all the gears clicked at the right time, and director Arthur Penn wound up with a national masterpiece he was never able to equal.‐ Q Network Film Desk
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