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Titan A.E.
"...if you're up for some stellar dogfights and outrageously cool imaging -- in lieu of a decent storyline, of..."

June 16, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

American Psycho
"...glee of Ellis' character has been transformed into a cooly clinical killing machine in the film. The Bateman in..."

April 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
Jarmusch's film is a tone poem about a contemporary hitman nicknamed Ghost Dog (Whitaker), who is steeped in the code of the ancient Japanese samurai.
"...and Camille Winbush. Jim Jarmusch, the king of indie cool, strikes another blow against the empire with this new..."

March 24, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Romeo Must Die
"...don't help matters much. Unlike Li's last film, the hyper-cool Black Mask, Romeo Must Die takes itself far too..."

March 24, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Better Than Chocolate
"...as a pound of brandy cream truffles. And that's cool with me, at least when Wheeler (Bye Bye Blues)..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Astronaut's Wife
"...Allen Daviau (E.T., Empire of the Sun) is equally cool here, full of muted chiaroscuro and quiet blues and..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Thomas Crown Affair
"...and Faye Dunaway. Why? Why remake Norman Jewison's staunchly cool 1968 heist film in such a lackadaisical, uninspired manner?..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Detroit 9000
Blaxploitation classic re-released in 1999 by Quentin Tarantino's Rolling Thunder distribution company.
"...more than your recommended daily dosage of grooviness. Stay cool, maaan...."

July 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Run Lola Run
"...credits, we're ready for its ironic sentiments and its cool-down period of sweet release...."

July 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

American Pie
"...bag of raunchy sex gags and freakish outbursts. The cool thing is that it works. Biggs plays Jim, an..."

July 16, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pushing Tin
"...work boots, and a leather jacket, Bell is Joe Cool of the skyways, an unflappable ode to the self,..."

April 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Go
"...and intensely as Jon Favreau's Swingers script profiled the retro-cool smootharama that defined the lounge lizards and the Dresden..."

April 9, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Guy Ritchie's turbocharged debut.
"...of mostly newcomers steamroll through the proceedings at a cool 210 kilometers per second. At least that's what it..."

March 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Separation, La
"...Huppert. Nobody exports heartbreak like the French. This subdued, icy-cool tale of emotional meltdown and bitter acrimony among otherwise..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Plump Fiction
"...it's just enough to whet your appetite for more cool comedy and absolutely no indication of the horrors that..."

Sept. 4, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Marie Baie Des Anges
"...together they can still at least look pretty damn cool...."

Aug. 7, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

U.S. Marshals
"...Even hardcore sequelphobes have to admit it's a pretty cool idea: a The Fugitive-redux manhunt movie focusing on U.S...."

March 6, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Repulsion
Polanski and Deneuve's depiction of a young woman's dissolution into madness is one of the most harrowing mental descents ever depicted onscreen.
"...state is the film's subject. Her stunning beauty and cool insularity make her a compelling protagonist even as she's..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Telling Lies in America
"...than prestigious Cleveland market. Leering, chain-smoking Billy is effortlessly cool and his playlist is a roots rock aficionado's wet..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Most Wanted
"...focus on the superficial, relatively innocent pleasures of derring-do, cool stunts, and convoluted narrative, not the humorless macho-gothic sensibilities..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Spawn
"...successful, adult-themed HBO animated series and some really, really cool collectible action figures. And now, Spawn -- the movie...."

Aug. 1, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Darien Gap
"...a tipsy ex-lover in a warm room on a cool autumn night. The allure isn't the substance of the..."

July 11, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Haitian Vacation
AMOA's Downtown Exhibition Offers a Cool Getaway
"...up in the fall?" -- let me suggest a cool afternoon at the Austin Museum of Art. Take the..."

June 6, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Le Samourai
Fedoras and trench coats. Film noir in cool blues and greens. Melville's 1967 film is the real deal.
"...Cathy Rosier. Fedoras and trench coats. Film noir in cool blues and greens. Frenchman Jean-Pierre Melville's 1967 film Le..."

May 30, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie
"...his life: “I love this movie. Power Rangers are cool. I liked it because the Power Rangers win the..."

March 28, 1997 Movie Review by Nick Barbaro

Bound
The impressive co-directing debut of the Wachowski Brothers has visual style to burn – not to mention a hot story about two women who fall in love and plot to pilfer a couple million from mobsters.
"...women fall in love and plot to pilfer a cool $2 million from the unsuspecting mobsters. Gershon plays an..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Frighteners
"...vigorously hump a nearby skeleton). Throw in loads of cool special effects, Jackson's typically go-for-broke direction, a nice change-of-pace..."

July 19, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Race the Sun
"...acted, Race the Sun moves right along and, like Cool Runnings, has an undeniably sweet quality that makes it..."

March 29, 1996 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Saint of Gamblers
"...as “Uncle.” The only cast member to keep his cool here is underappreciated action star Donnie Yen Chi-tat (Iron..."

March 13, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Bottle Rocket
The Wilson brothers made their auspicious, no-budget film debut with this deadpan caper film.
"...a refreshing flavor but insufficient bubbles for a long, cool drink. Maybe someone ought to think about culling this..."

Feb. 23, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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