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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

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

A New World Record
Off 12th Records is the record store Nashville has been waiting for. [05-01-00]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

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

Unguarded Moments
Tywanna Jo Baskette's made-up songs are wonderfully peculiar, affecting, and utterly her own. [02-14-00]
— Jim Ridley, 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

Changing Channel
Change is a good thing, right? It seems to be at WDCN-Channel 8, Nashville's PBS affiliate, which is shaking off a reputation for unduly conservative programming. [02-07-00]
— 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

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

Toys in the Attic
"Toy Story 2" appeals to adults and kids alike; let's hope "End of Days" marks the end of these Y2K thrillers; small things beautifully observed in "Anywhere But Here." [12-07-99]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Remembrance of Things Past
Wonderful "After Life" poses a tough question; "Sleepy Hollow" takes liberties with Irving's tale, but makes for decent entertainment. [11-29-99]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

A Man's Man's World
"Boys Don't Cry" and "Fight Club." Also, "Bringing Out the Dead." [11-01-99]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Wings of Desire
Who is the Bat Poet, and what does he want? He's the host of Nashville community-access TV's most popular show, "The Slime Show" -- and he wants to rock your world. [10-18-99]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Soldiers of Fortune
"Three Kings;" "American Beauty"; alone together in "Twin Falls Idaho." [10-04-99]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

Art Attack
"Existo" exudes maverick spirit; "For Love of the Game" strikes out. [09-20-99]
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE

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