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Boys and Girls
It's an age-old story told like a tired old story. [06-26-00]
— Kimberley Jones, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Winter Sleepers
Before he made Run Lola Run, German filmmaker Tom Twyker made Winter Sleepers, a film that also displays his now-familiar obsessions. [06-19-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Titan A.E.
Geekboy wonders are marred by all-too-familiar plot points. [06-19-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Shaft
Sam's the man, but viewers get the shaft. [06-19-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Pop and Me
A son and his father travel 'round the world making a documentary about what makes fathers and sons tick. [06-19-00]
— Kimberley Jones, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Croupier
Games of chance take on lives of their own in this British story about a croupier who thinks he's not a gambler. [06-19-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Hi-Line
"It" girl Rachael Leigh Cook stars in this quietly moody independent picture set in snowy remote reaches of Montana. [06-12-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Color of Paradise
Human emotions and exquisite camerawork and sound make this Iranian film a real summer treat. [06-12-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Onegin
Brother and sister duo, Ralph and Martha Fiennes, brings this Pushkin novel to the screen. [06-12-00]
— Bryan Poyser, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Human Traffic
The British Ecstasy/rave culture reveals that there is less there than meets the eye. [06-12-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Gone in 60 Seconds
Promises, promises. [06-12-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Big Momma's House
Martin Lawrence is livin' large. [06-12-00]
— Kimberley Jones, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

8 1/2 Women
Although none of the women in this Peter Greenaway film are cooks, thieves, or wives, all of them are lovers. [06-12-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Sex: The Annabel Chong Story
Can't get no satisfaction: A documentary about a woman who had sex with 251 men in 10 hours comes up short. [06-05-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Committed
Manny and Lo director Lisa Krueger follows up with this scattered romantic meditation starring Heather Graham. [06-05-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Bossa Nova
A Brazilian creampuff of a movie: tasty but lacking substance. [06-05-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Shanghai Noon
Jackie Chan has finally found his American secret weapon: Owen Wilson. [05-29-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Passion of Mind
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. [05-29-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Mission: Impossible 2
The ride is fun, but the plot is the pits. [05-29-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Kadosh
The realities of arranged marriages among Orthodox Jews are given a human face in this Israeli drama. [05-29-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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