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Grass
The legalization of marijuana is shown to be more than just a pipe dream in this fun and informational documentary. [08-14-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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

American Pimp
The Hughes Brothers examine popular perceptions of black manhood and entrepreneurship in this documentary focusing on ghetto pimps. [08-14-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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

Space Cowboys
Craggy Old Men in Space are likable characters in an unbelievable situation. [08-07-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Love's Labour's Lost
Kenneth Branagh's new Shakespearean interpretation faces the music and dances as if it were a Thirties musical. [08-07-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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

Coyote Ugly
Pretty barmaids strut their wares. [08-07-00]
— Kimberley Jones, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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

The In Crowd
Outies of the world, rejoice. [07-31-00]
— Kimberley Jones, 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

But I'm a Cheerleader
Two, four, six eight. For this movie make a date. [07-31-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Beau Travail
Mesmerizing images of French Legionnaires in the African desert burn a stunning image of an all-male enclave. [07-31-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, 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

Trixie
Alan Rudolph's "screwball noir" emphasizes self-satisfying comedy over the whodunit. [07-24-00]
— Bryan Poyser, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Pokémon: The Movie 2000
The toys are back in town. [07-24-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Loser
Heckerling's new film is utterly clueless. [07-24-00]
— Kimberley Jones, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Chuck and Buck
This hand-held digital drama is a fascinating study of discomfiture on and off the screen. [07-24-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, 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

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