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The Tao of Steve
Donal Logue's performance is so good that it makes this comic study of machismo seem more knowing than it is. [09-11-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Past Has Never Been Better
The Jimmy Corrigan book is the apex of Chris Ware's design-happy career. [09-11-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

God's Army
Rookie Mormon missionaries are the lead characters in this recruitment film that's also a respectable DIY filmmaking effort. [08-28-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Win, Lose, or Draw
What 16 Color offers is an incredibly user-friendly template for people interested in making short (15 seconds), Web-based animations. [08-21-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
The career of this Jewish baseball player, who helped open up the sport in the Thirties and Forties, is documented in this film. [08-21-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Cell
Lots of eye-popping visuals do not make up for the lack of a solid script. [08-21-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Shower
The old and the new collide in this Chinese story of the final days of Beijing bathhouse. [08-21-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Wonderland
Joyless wanderings and souring marriages are the links connecting this constellation of characters. [08-14-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Grunt Work
Interview with America's favorite Gladiator about his band. [08-14-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Bless the Child
The devil made 'em do this movie. [08-14-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Woman Chaser
Modern, black-and-white, film noir exercise provides an uneven workout. [08-07-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Hollow Man
Out of sight, out of mind. [08-07-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Thomas and the Magic Railroad
Children's choo-choo is on the wrong track. [07-31-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
It must be the new math: This nutty professor doles out six characters in one. [07-31-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

What Lies Beneath
With this thriller Robert Zemeckis tries to out-Hitchcock early Brian De Palma. [07-24-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Better Living Through Circuitry
Everything You Wanted to Know About Raves (But Were Afraid to Ask). [07-24-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

A Piece of Eden
This story about rural life by the director of Bang the Drum Slowly is awash in oversimplification. [07-24-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

X-Men
Comic-book icons survive the transition to film, but could use more backstory. [07-17-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Scary Movie
Parodying parodies; the horror... the horror. [07-10-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Adrenaline Drive
Tokyo-pop sensibilities make this Japanese yakuza story soar. [07-10-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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