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The Guru
"...debutante Lexi (Tomei), who wants him for his spiritual body and "to save the world." It turns out he..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

El Crimen del Padre Amaro
Controversial Mexican film about a priest who struggles with sins of the flesh.
"...who seems to understand the double meaning of the “body of Christ” as he doles out the communion wafers...."

Nov. 22, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat)
This is a wonderfully universal narrative based on oral tradition about the introduction of evil into a peaceful Inuit community.
"...that refreshes the mind and spirit along with the body, so original is its content, look, and style. The..."

July 26, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bartleby
"...been updated to include awkward references to e-mail and body glitter, the script more or less retains the deliciously..."

June 14, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Girl Can't Help It
"...Help It the human cartoon Jayne Mansfield, whose exaggerated body is already a widescreen gag. The film also offers..."

May 28, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Scorpion King
"...of its own. It's just one big mess, all body blows and groan-inducing one-liners of the sort even Arnold..."

April 19, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Thirteen Ghosts
"...of year, can you? It wounds William Castle's inspired body of work to foist remakes of this substandard caliber..."

Nov. 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Animal
"...in a horrifically over-the-top car crash and has his body reassembled by mad Dr. Wilder (Caton), who stitches in..."

June 8, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Chunhyang
"...but the director's choice to incorporate it into the body of the film only serves to take us out..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Head Over Heels
"...as in with a large baseball bat and a body bag to hide the evidence. But she can't be..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Malèna
"...beast. Tornatore has two near-perfect films working within the body of one mediocre one -- better to have untangled..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Pledge
"...skips out on his luau-themed fete when the brutalized body of a little girl, Ginny Larsen, is discovered in..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

State and Main
Mamet's story about a big-budget Hollywood production that steamrolls into a little Vermont town is told with a gentle smirk.
"...probably serve only as a footnote in Mamet's impressive body of work, pigeonholed as an exercise in industry satire..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Freaky Friday
"...Plaza Suite) is hilarious as the sophisticated mom whose body is possessed by a slobby 13-year-old. Typically good clean..."

Oct. 25, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Lost Souls
"...to defeat Satan before he can take over the body of New York true-crime writer Peter Kelson (Chaplin) on..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Equinox Knocks
"...up the next day trapped in an adolescent boy's body. Less than thrilled with her new packaging, she attempts..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Highlander: Endgame
"...the mega-evil Kell (Payne). Because of its obsession with body counts and power levels -- each time one Immortal..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Set Me Free
"...Vanasse helps bridge this difficult contradiction: She has the body of a young woman and the face of a..."

May 5, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

High Fidelity
"...geeks and feisty best friends with telling verve and body language. Black, in particular, delivers a full-throttle comic performance..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

My Best Fiend
"...which carries a perpetually pinched expression, and in his body language, which fairly shouts “stop me if you can.”..."

March 17, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pitch Black
"...exercise in interplanetary mayhem and the logistics of the body count. Its lack of a backstory (who, exactly, are..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Acid House
"...of Super Mario acid and wakes up in the body of the neighbors' baby boy. For all the supposedly..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Three Kings
This modern classic is a war movie with a conscience, an action movie with a funny bone, a caper movie with a shifting agenda.
"...stylized and startlingly visceral depictions of gunshot wounds and body cavities filling with sepsis. Oh, but this doesn't sound..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ravenous
"...horror show, for once with as many smarts as body parts...."

March 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tango
"...dance which is described in the movie as “one body moving with four legs.” With screens and mirrors, silhouettes..."

March 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Rage: Carrie Two
"...the cinematic landscape until the end of the world. Nobody I know asked for Psycho 2, and it certainly..."

March 12, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Other Sister
"...movie, which is part and parcel with Marshall's schlock-dominated body of work, to anyone -- especially viewers who are..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Slamnation
"...built around. Like Rob Bindler's Hands on a Hard Body, this is a movie you can enjoy whether or..."

Jan. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Faculty
Co-written by Scream scribe Kevin Williamson and George Huang (Swimming With Sharks), The Faculty is pure Robert Rodriguez: jam-packed with action, suspense, humor, horror, and plenty of cinematic homages.
"...Famke Janssen and Usher Raymond. One of these days, somebody's going to build a full-fledged drive-in theatre here in..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Soldier
"...its time getting to the action. Blood, bullets, and body parts arc across the screen in wild parabolas, though..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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