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Greed Is Gold [2]
Who wants to see a millionaire cry? Welcome to Oscar 2000.
— Ray Pride, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 

Full Reviews
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What Planet Are You From? [4]
The real question is, "What planet is the movie's creative team from?"
— Os Davis, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
What Planet Are You From? [5]
What decade is this movie from?
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
The Next Best Thing [6]
Gay parenting has rarely been portrayed with so much honesty.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Choosing People [7]
Director Jazmin Dizdar's romantic comedy "Beautiful People" is a rare treat of a twisted plot.
— Scott Heller, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
The Third Miracle [8]
Instead of special effects, this movie about the spirit world relies on quiet human exchanges.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Where the Boys Are [9]
Michael Douglas sparks a witty "Wonder Boys." Also, "Reindeer Games."
— Bruce Van Wyngarden, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Reindeer Games [10]
"Reindeer Games" burns a hell of a lot of rubber for a film that goes nowhere.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Fear And Loathing In Nebraska [11]
"Boys Don't Cry" intense and artful.
— James DiGiovanna, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Drowning Mona [12]
A movie that could only appeal to another Yugo owner.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Knockout [13]
Only twist on this fight film formula is its addition of a female lead.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Simpatico [14]
First-time film director Matthew Warchus directs this version of the Sam Shepard play.
— Russell Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Tumbleweeds [15]
Oscar nominee Janet McTeer shines in this otherwise ordinary mother-daughter tale.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
My Best Fiend: Klaus Kinski [16]
Werner Herzog's extraordinarily personal endeavor about his captivating and repulsive friend.
— Heather Iger, WEEKLY ALIBI
 

Video + TV
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TV Eye [17]
Now that the February sweeps are over, take a look what the networks are dragging in for March.
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Videos a Go-Go [18]
"That 70s Show" injects a fresh shot of ingenuity into the tired TV routine.
— Adrienne Martini, METRO PULSE
 
Back 2 Back Action [19]
Two half-hour action action shows make their syndication debuts.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 


Volume III, Issue 37
March 6 - March 13, 2000  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

T he real odds at the Oscars are on what films will outlast their moment of glory and somehow be remembered once the smoke and mirrors have been rented out to the next year's productions.

Contrary to popular media reports, making your own movie isn't exactly a glamorous road to success -- because it's usually filled with potholes the size of Buicks.

Rocketing in from another world to mostly poor reviews is "What Planet Are You From?" One reviewer laments the "dearth of originality," while another calls it an "uncomfortable disaster."

Also reviews of Madonna's new film, "The Next Best Thing," a look at what TV has to offer during March, and more.


Interviews
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Gone Indie [3]
What's life like for an indie film director?
— Coury Turczyn, METRO PULSE
 

Mini Reviews
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Boston Phoenix Movie Clips [20]

  • My Dog Skip
  • What Planet Are You From?
  • The Closer You Get

Tucson Weekly Film Clips [21]
  • Boiler Room
  • Pitch Black
  • Reindeer Games
  • Scream 3
  • Snow Day
  • Wonder Boys

Psychic Movie Predictions [22]
  • The Emperor and the Assassin
  • Drowning Mona
  • Holy Smoke
  • My Dog Skip
  • The Next Best Thing
  • Three Strikes
  • Tumbleweeds
  • What Planet Are You From?

Now What? [23]
What's the matter, couldn't find a review of that blockbuster film you're excited about? We certainly don't want to leave you disappointed -- why not try some of these larger-than-life movie links?
WEEKLY WIRE
 

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