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X-Men
Comic-book icons survive the transition to film, but could use more backstory. [07-17-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Third World Cop
This homegrown Jamaican export is a generic dud despite its wailing soundtrack. [07-17-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

I'm the One That I Want
Margaret Cho's concert film shows the comic using her up-and-down life for fodder. [07-17-00]
— Bryan Poyser, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Sunshine
This epic spans three generations in the life of a Jewish family in Hungary. [07-10-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Scary Movie
Parodying parodies; the horror... the horror. [07-10-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Luminous Motion
A boy and his mom create a world of their own. [07-10-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Jesus' Son
A junkie's walk on the wild side is really a lost soul's search for emotional connection. [07-10-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Disney's The Kid
Bruce Willis discovers his inner child. [07-10-00]
— Kimberley Jones, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Adrenaline Drive
Tokyo-pop sensibilities make this Japanese yakuza story soar. [07-10-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Perfect Storm
It's a classic man-vs.-nature tale. [07-03-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Patriot
The movie might as well be called "Braveheart: The Colonial Years." [07-03-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle
Moose and squirrel get an update. [07-03-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Kikujiro
Takeshi "Beat" Kitano puts his usual cops and robbers on hold for this sweet but highly stylized tale. [07-03-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Groove
This rave movie is fun and well-assembled. [07-03-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Girl Next Door
Porn star Stacy Valentine is portrayed as the proverbial girl next door... there goes the neighborhood. [06-26-00]
— Sarah Hepola, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Orphans
Contemporary Scottish malaise is displayed in all its horror and humor. [06-26-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Me, Myself and Irene
Cow... abunga, dudes. [06-26-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Hamlet
Contempo Hamlet is a slacker prince. [06-26-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Fantasia/2000
Animated music videos for the classically-minded. [06-26-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Chicken Run
Wonderfully ridiculous animation takes over the chicken coop. [06-26-00]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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