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The Sight Of Music
The Sundance channel has fused new films, video shorts and historic films into one cinematic offering, "Sonic Cinema," but the monotony of images and poor timing makes this new show a cinematic bore. [09-11-00]
— Jon Garelick, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Soap Dish
In his movie, "Nurse Betty," director Neil LaBute mixes his trademark black humor and tonal shifts with the moral consequences of realistic violence. [09-11-00]
— Gary Susman, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Heart to Heart
German director Max Farberbock's lesbian love story "Aimee and Jaguar" transcends made-for-TV-moviedom thanks to superb performances by co-stars Maria Schrader and Juliane Kohler. [08-28-00]
— Jeffrey Gantz, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Boys and Boobs
TNT's classy soaper "Bull" tackles those tough stains left by Wall Street testosterone while the syndicated "Cindy Margolis" show asks "What tropical fruit most resembles your breasts?" [08-28-00]
— Robert David Sullivan, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Lover's Leap
In "Girl on the Bridge," director Patrice Leconte combines playful and morbid styles as the background for an obsessive love relationship. [08-21-00]
— Scott Heller, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Alec Guinness
From Fagin to Obi-Wan Kenobi, Sir Alec Guinness shared his virtues with the cinema. [08-21-00]
— Chris Fujiwara, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Cool Hand Dex
Donal Logue is big in director Jennipher Goodman's "The Tao of Steve." [08-14-00]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Amateur Night
Can adolescence survive Fox-TV's "American High?" [08-14-00]
— Robert David Sullivan, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

The Color Of Money
Reviewing a blacksploitation revival in the movies. [07-31-00]
— Peter Keough, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Suspended Animation
A review of this years animated flops and why people don't seem to get into it anymore. [07-24-00]
— Peter Keough, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Friends Forever?
Review of the movie "Chuck and Buck." [07-24-00]
— Scott Heller, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

No Brand X
X-Men: the best movie adapted from a comic book ever. [07-17-00]
— Peter Keough, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Cannes Goods
The French really hate Hollywood, as once again evidenced by this year's Cannes winners. [06-05-00]
— Gerald Peary, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Summer Squash
Nobody's anticipating any blockbusters like last year's "Star Wars," but there are still a few surprises in the batch of upcoming summer movies. [05-15-00]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Prisoner Of Sex
A new documentary focuses on the career of porn star Annabel Chong, self-proclaimed feminist and gang-bang record holder. [05-15-00]
— Gerald Peary, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Leaving Montage
Mike Figgis's "Time Code," will challenge its viewers with unconventional story-telling. [05-15-00]
— Peter Keough, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Rumble in Rome
Ridley Scott's "Gladiator" is a brawny throwback to movie epics of yore. Unfortunately it doesn't pack as much punch as an episode of "Smackdown!" [05-08-00]
— Scott Heller, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Promised Land
Independent filmmaker Jeff Jackson knows the struggles of his craft all too well, so he started his own film festival. [05-01-00]
— Gerald Peary, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Killing Time
Springtime is a deadly season for network writers who have to write characters out of their shows -- usually in the form of a visit from the Grim Reaper. [05-01-00]
— Robert David Sullivan, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

It's No "Swindle"
Julien Temple immortalizes the Sex Pistols in his documentary "The Filth and the Fury" by studying the social and economic factors behind their music. [04-24-00]
— Jon Garelick, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

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