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The Grudge 2
Japanese director Shimizu may be the only director in history to have helmed a pair of Hollywood remakes of his two biggest hit films and managed to screw up both of them.
"...a third is on the way – is a disaster, sporting some of the most inexplicable acting, courtesy of..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Descent
Urban professionals go spelunking in an attempt to wipe away old horrors, only to find some new ones to call their own.
"...unknown, and it’s not long at all before one disaster after another occurs and then … things with teeth..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ice Age: The Meltdown
An exercise in the superfluous, this sequel lacks the original film’s geniality – and all of its pro-environment stumping.
"...have instead is a watered-down likeness that curiously turns disaster flick in its too-scary third act...."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Tristan & Isolde
This new version of the timeless love story is a dopey, mopey, all-around bore.
" Freaks and Geeks’ Daniel Desario – is a disaster: too pretty to pass for an adrenalized warrior, too..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The latest from the Scream team hardly merits a weak yelp.
"...arm some years back. Alas, Cursed is an unmitigated disaster from frame one, entirely lacking the wry wit of..."

March 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Heart Huckabees
An existential comedy, to be sure, but in the end this movie quite happily tips toward being and everythingness.
"...comedy of this sort, after 1996’s terrific Flirting With Disaster, which charted one man’s search for his birth parents..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Soul Plane
Everything is lewd and crude at this mile-high club.
"...thus far: a trashy, crass, and painfully unfunny airline disaster of a film for those who think 2 Live..."

May 28, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Final Destination 2
", the apparently lucky passengers who survived the on-ramp disaster begin to perish in gruesome and ingeniously plotted ways...."

Feb. 7, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Formula 51
"...Formula 51, but the film is a messy, incoherent disaster from the get-go, chock-full of big explosions and bigger..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever
"...and Aidan Drummond. Thai director Wych Kaosayanada knows a disaster when he sees (or directs) one; paring down his..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...Fugitive bumped forward a few decades. It's not a disaster by any means, but neither is it the futuristic..."

Jan. 4, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
"...– Kubrick or no – is a muddled, messy disaster of a film, something that seems more like a..."

June 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Claim
"...everyone else's so messily that you know nothing but disaster can come of it all. The landscape -- snowy..."

June 1, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

What Planet Are You From?
"...What Planet Are You From? is simply an uncomfortable disaster that struggles to re-examine the battle between the sexes..."

March 4, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Holy Smoke!
"...soon likely to forget). If the film is a disaster, and it is, then Keitel is its epicenter. He..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...between Arthur Hiller's 1979 bad-bats-bite-back vehicle, Nightwing, and this disaster, I'm going to have to side with the former,..."

Oct. 29, 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.
"...unforced drama about masturbation and incest, and Flirting With Disaster, a truly offbeat comedy about a grown man's search..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Deep Impact
"...of the tale. By far and away the slowest-moving disaster film since Irwin Allen's passing, Leder here trains her..."

May 8, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mon Homme
"...else, all cockeyed, childlike optimism in the face of disaster. She's so bubbly at times that it becomes intoxicating...."

Dec. 5, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...side money in the country's robust black market. The disaster-fraught journey is Alea's platform for some telling satire about..."

Oct. 10, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Speed 2: Cruise Control
" as being. Bullock, reprising her role as the disaster-prone Annie, once again manages to be simultaneously breathtaking as..."

June 13, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Jar
"...rural life and the fine line separating poverty from disaster...."

Aug. 4, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mixed Nuts
"...getting a fairly notable cast involved in such a disaster. The dialogue is so bad that it's hard to..."

Jan. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Safe Passage
"...title might lead one to expect some kind of disaster story or tense thriller, Safe Passage is actually a..."

Jan. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Scout
"...of a “look.” Brooks isn't completely blameless for the disaster that is The Scout. He co-wrote the stilted and..."

Sept. 30, 1994 Movie Review by Brian Baker

Beverly Hills Cop III
"...that. In the meantime, call 911 on this cop disaster...."

May 27, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Oscar Shorts 1993
"...have changed and how good intentions can sometimes breed disaster. In the documentary category are “Blood Ties: The Life..."

March 18, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Solar Crisis
"...Vegans, and the various other crew members on this disaster-plagued flight (some of whom are sent off on kamikaze..."

Dec. 4, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Brain Donors
"...their best when they stay within their territory of disaster and police parodies, and they shouldn't meddle with the..."

April 24, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Falling From Grace
"...That's not to say that the film is a disaster -- it has its merits, particularly in evoking the..."

April 17, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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