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Unsolved Mysteries
French Film "L'Humanité" takes unsparing look at crime and human culpability. [09-11-00]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

The Seven-Year Itch
British documentary series takes engrossing, thought-provoking look at 'ordinary' people. Plus "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg" and "Thomas and the Magic Railroad." [08-07-00]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Gnashville
Twenty-five years on, 'Jaws' looks menacing in ways we never could have predicted; 'Jesus' Son' makes some sense out of hazy, disjointed source material. [07-31-00]
— Rob Nelson, NASHVILLE SCENE

High on X
"X-men" does honor to the comic book; "The Filth and the Fury" takes pointed look at Sex Pistols' legacy; and Robert Bresson's "A Man Escaped" is both thrilling and thought-provoking. [07-24-00]
— Noel Murray, Jim Ridley, and Donna Bowman, NASHVILLE SCENE

Imitation of Life
Stanley Kwan's 'Actress' offers complex meditation on the ephemerality of film. [07-17-00]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Brothers in Arms
An interview with filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen about their forthcoming film. [05-22-00]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Stuck in the Sixties
"Frequency" and the new "Flintstones" movie offer curious nostalgia trips. "Ghost Dog" examines cultural collision through the story of a hit-man. [05-08-00]
— Noel Murray, NASHVILLE SCENE

She Shoots, She Scores
"Love and Basketball" offers real-life courting; also: "Gossip," "U-571," and "Cotton Mary." [05-01-00]
NASHVILLE SCENE

Keeping Promises
"Keeping the Faith" has a split personality; "American Psycho" is richer and more entertaining than its source. [04-24-00]
— Donna Bowman, NASHVILLE SCENE

The Road to Nowhere
A lacking "Road to El Dorado;" "Walking Across Egypt" has low-key pleasures; fists flying--and mouths talking--in "Romeo Must Die." [04-10-00]
— Noel Murray, NASHVILLE SCENE

Shattered Mirrors
Flying saucers, TV tyrants, Disney spy satellites -- this is Craig Baldwin's America. [03-20-00]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Man With a Movie Camera
"American Movie" offers a fascinating look at a filmmaker who refuses to give up; Brian DePalma's "Mission to Mars;" and "My Dog Skip." [03-13-00]
NASHVILLE SCENE

Engaged or Entertained?
"Mother and Son" eschews typical plot-driven structure, but it's haunting, though-provoking images resonate deeply; for a knockoff, "Boiler Room" offers decent entertainment. [02-28-00]
NASHVILLE SCENE

Atom and Evil
Atom Egoyan continues to hit his stride with "Felicia's Journey"; Almodovar's "All About My Mother." [02-21-00]
— Noel Murray and Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Grand Old Opera
Mike Leigh's delightful new "Topsy Turvy" explores the creative process. [02-14-00]
— Noel Murray, NASHVILLE SCENE

Solar Flare
A visit to the annual Sundance film festival; Iranian film "The Apple." [02-07-00]
— Rob Nelson and Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Ashes to Ashes
An artistically impoverished "Angela's Ashes"; a near-inscrutable "Down to You." [01-31-00]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

The Fight of Your Life
Two boxing movies find interesting subject matter outside the ring; plus "The End of the Affair" and "Cradle Will Rock". [01-24-00]
— Donna Bowman, NASHVILLE SCENE

Cinema Paradiso
Our film critics pick 1999's best movies, of which there were many, it turns out. [01-10-00]
— Noel Murray, Donna Bowman, and Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Hell on Earth
Look back in anger: a survey of the year's worst movies. [12-28-99]
— Noel Murray, Donna Bowman, and Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

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