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A Very Long Engagement
The director of Amélie reunites with that film's star, Audrey Tautou, for this World War One love story.
"...some of that film’s sensibilities (its glibness, its manic pace) to A Very Long Engagement, making for, at times,..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Nói Albinói (Nói the Albino)
This bewitching Icelandic film mines frozen veins of resentment and quirky, black-ice humor.
"...Nói Albinói proceeds at a, no pun intended, glacial pace, moving with exactly the speed of Nói’s life, which..."

May 7, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Statement
The pace of this political thriller about a Nazi collaborator on the run for four decades (Michael Caine) is as listless as the justice system that pursued him.
"...Rampling, Alan Bates, Ciarán Hinds and John Neville. The pace of this political thriller about a Nazi collaborator on..."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Barbershop 2: Back in Business
The franchise is back in business, though this time the project has a more calculated feel.
"...characters, but the story gets bogged down in some pace-stopping scenes about community gentrification, some mildly confusing temporal transitions,..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Flower of Evil
Chabrol's 50th movie is a study of guilt and its perpetuation.
"...movie with an inevitable sense of dread, the story’s pace moves toward its climax with little suspense or quickening..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
"...slow down for characterization, and instead sustains a rocketing pace that ultimately batters the viewer into wearied submission. Coming..."

July 11, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Trip
"...time answering that question, but despite the film’s leisurely pace, his characters don’t seem fully fleshed-out. They’re archetypes from..."

July 4, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Monsoon Wedding
The father of the bride is broke; the bride is having an affair with a married man; the caretaker uncle is just a little too familiar with the bride's pre-adolescent sister; and the bride and the groom have never met each other. Despite what these foreboding elements might portend, Monsoon Wedding is a joyous celebration of family.
"...Nair introduces the film's numerous characters at a brisk pace, leaving you to piece together their past and present..."

March 15, 2002 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Princess and the Warrior
"...two hours long but feels like much more; the pace and tone shift from contemplative to adrenalized throughout, and..."

July 20, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sordid Lives
"...going on in Sordid Lives, at such a frantic pace, and at such a tremendous volume (no one with..."

May 25, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Just Visiting
"...Visiting piles on the fish-out-of-water gags at a steady pace and while some of them hit dead on, many..."

April 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spy Kids
The first entry in Rodriguez's kids action movie remains the best in the series.
"...is that Rodriguez does it without sacrificing the whirlwind pace for which his movies have become known (Spy Kids..."

March 30, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

George Washington
Green's debut feature is a sublime tone poem about adolescence
"...Wingo handsomely complements the film's ebb and flow. The pace, and what characters say, and how they pass the..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Chunhyang
"...because of it, the film moves at a snail's pace, telegraphing plot twists miles before we actually arrive at..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Double Take
"...one implausible plot twist to another at a metronomic pace. It's too bad -- both Griffin and Jones are..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Sound and Fury
"...they took place in one long afternoon, and the pace is too slack, too unmeditated (leaving some threads needlessly..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Bait
"...development are constantly distracted by director Antoine Fuqua's uneven pace. Fuqua (The Replacement Killers) jumps from unnervingly boisterous and..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

What Lies Beneath
"...and 10 minutes, What Lies Beneath has a stately pace (sometimes too stately -- characters tend to utter their..."

July 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hi-Line
"...guide our understanding. The movie is well-performed, but the pace proceeds at a glacial speed. Conversations are minimal and..."

June 9, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Head On
"...at it all with a relentless, take-no-prisoners panache and pace; this film moves. Director of photography Jaems Grant uses..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

On the Ropes
"...both emotionally and physically. Burstein and Morgen keep the pace moving fluidly, like a boxer's stance in the ring...."

Oct. 8, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Chalk
"...stop. Chalk moves at an unnecessarily slow and deliberate pace and goes on for way too long. Nilsson's superior..."

July 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Black Mask
"...pieces, Black Mask thrums along at an almost super-human pace, mirroring the actions of its comic-book characterizations with snap,..."

May 21, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Taste of Cherry
"...Slow and monotonous, the film moves at a deliberate pace and culminates in a meta-fictional moment that is either..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Snake Eyes
"...near the film's middle, Snake Eyes picks up the pace again in a disorienting finale that takes place during..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Deep Impact
"...Bruce Joel Rubin) move things along at a stately pace -- we're 30 minutes into the film before the..."

May 8, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
"...certain serenity and a glorious respite from the ubiquitous pace of “fast, cheap, and out of control.”..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Kicked in the Head
"...gangsters. The characters are all mighty colorful and the pace is appealingly brisk, but these aspects are only window..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Temptress Moon
"...the bedroom. Chen's film moves at the stately, leisurely pace you'd expect from a story dealing with a crumbling..."

July 4, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sprung
"...Tales From the Hood, is definitely a change of pace from the raucous macho humor and over-the-top stylings of..."

May 30, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

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