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Gross Receipts [2]
Latest batch of celluloid for Summer 2000.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Mel Madness [3]
Chicagoans love the movies!
— Deena Dasein, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 

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Mission: Impossible 2 [4]
The ride is fun, but the plot is the pits.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Kung Flu [5]
Viral strains the body of Tom Cruise's "Mission Impossible 2."
— Ray Pride, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 
Shanghai Noon [6]
Jackie Chan has finally found his American secret weapon: Owen Wilson.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Grace Notes [7]
A few words on Claire Denis' sublime "Beau Travail."
— Ray Pride, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 
East Is East [8]
Cultural collisions regarding the lives of a Pakistani family living in Great Britain are the subject of this comedy.
— Bryan Poyser, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Kadosh [9]
The realities of arranged marriages among Orthodox Jews are given a human face in this Israeli drama.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Humdrum Heist [10]
Woody Allen takes the money and bombs.
— James DiGiovanna, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
East-West [11]
This romantic/historical drama wanders all over the map.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
One Life To Live [12]
"Me Myself I" considers a woman's plight; also "Road Trip" and "Small Time Crooks."
— Susan Ellis, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Passion of Mind [13]
Ma Vie en Rose director Alain Berliner provides another story about a character with a troubled identity, although this new film lacks passion and common sense.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Y? [14]
X, the latest anime movie to be imported to U.S. theaters, may leave American audiences scratching their heads.
— Coury Turczyn, METRO PULSE
 

Now What? [19]
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?
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Volume III, Issue 49
May 29 - June 5, 2000  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

T he Weekly Alibi's Devin D. O'Leary looks at this year's summer movies and makes some predictions about how big the box office for each might be.

Mel Gibson is shooting a movie in Chicago, on a small patch of Lincoln Park that abuts a line of high-rises near the corner of Fullerton and Lakeview.

The first of the summer blockbuster's, the "Mission: Impossible" sequel, is all about action, not so much about plot.

Plus, the latest from Jackie Chan, Claire Denis, and more.


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Videos a Go-Go [15]
The Movie Guru goes on a James Bond retrospective.
— Chris Neal, METRO PULSE
 
Up Close And Personal [16]
Two late films from a Russian master show up on DVD.
— Chris Herrington, MEMPHIS FLYER
 

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Tucson Weekly Film Clips [17]

  • Battlefield Earth
  • The Big Kahuna

Psychic Movie Predictions [18]
  • East is East
  • Mission: Impossible 2
  • Shanghai Noon
  • Time Code
  • Up at the Villa
  • X

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