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Beyond the Clouds
"...mysteries. Yet such missteps are minor complaints in the presence of this bold Italian explorer, who sets out to..."

May 19, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Road Trip
"...current groundswell of teen comedies). And then there's the presence of MTV icon Tom Green, who's either one of..."

May 19, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Cider House Rules
"...in the world and Erykah Badu projects a strong presence in her screen debut. Oddly, most of the elements..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Now & Then: From Frosh to Seniors
"...which no attempt is made to deny the camera's presence. So novelistically perfect are the stories' resolutions that they..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Gambler
"...tiny teapot. None of the other actors equals his presence but for Luise Rainer, the back-to-back Oscar winner (The..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jeanne Eagels
"...of 1956, brings her uniquely endearing brand of voluptuous presence and stiff performance to the project. Jeanne Eagels was..."

Aug. 5, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Goodbye Lover
"...to simply a comic), and her obvious, unaffected screen presence -- half bemused cynic, half bewildered onlooker -- fuels..."

April 16, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Deep End of the Ocean
"...a gamut of emotions, but she's rarely a strong presence. (Jessica Lange, on the other hand, might have imbued..."

March 19, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Message in a Bottle
"...job ticket, but there's no hint of the galvanizing presence that scorched a hole through the screen in She's..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Spike & Mike's 1999 Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation
"...the human sense of humor stands stripped within the presence of Craig “Spike” Decker and Mike Gribble, the guiding..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Rugrats Movie
The babies' first theatrical adventure is nonstop, but padded with lots of pop tunes.
"...the arrival of another Pickles baby, newborn Dil, whose presence upsets the balance of attention and causes the babies..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Belly
DMX and Nas star as a couple of highly successful drug dealers who have spiritual awakenings.
"...rap stars-turned-actors who populate this film exude a real presence, if not a wealth of acting chops. Williams' script..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

What Dreams May Come
"...trite, yet I'm certain we're the better for its presence in the world...."

Oct. 2, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Under Heaven
"...goods. Molly Parker, who was such a haunting screen presence in last year's necrophilia film, Kissed, should have a..."

Aug. 13, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Negotiator
"...Gray's film. Like Jackson, Spacey is a commanding screen presence; it's hard to imagine a more perfectly cast foil..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Baseketball
"...which result from Parker and Stone's deliciously renegade onscreen presence. It's nice to know these guys are just as..."

July 31, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Black Dog
"...or hurtling off cliffs). Swayze maintains a stolid, low-key presence throughout but it seems, well, too stolid and low-key..."

May 8, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

U.S. Marshals
"...complexity, and a just-palpable dark side makes his mere presence in a movie sufficient reason to watch it. Stuart,..."

March 6, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Wag the Dog
"...as consummate professionals. Heche holds her own in the presence of such notable company, and Harrelson is utterly hilarious..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jackie Brown
Based on Elmore Leonard's novel Rum Punch, this is a fairly straight-ahead, Seventies-styled caper film.
"...Jackson proves once again just how commanding a screen presence he is and Keaton comes out of nowhere with..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Matchmaker
"...receives a steadying jolt from the caustic edge Garofalo's presence adds to the proceedings. Things begin improbably as Marcy..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Soul Food
"...are so rudimentary and unsatisfactorily developed. Amazingly, despite the presence of characters that we'd like to know better, the..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

When the Cat's Away
"...of habitants in the new Paris. Even with their presence, however, While the Cat's Away makes for less than..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Mondo
"...in. Uncomprehending cops, bureaucrats, and citizens, unnerved by his presence, define him as “wild” and “dangerous” and try to..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

My Best Friend's Wedding
"...something special going for her. Thanks largely to her presence, so does this film...."

June 20, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Freeway
"...leave her be. What makes Freeway watchable is the presence of Witherspoon as Vanessa Lutz, who gives a twangy,..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Michael Collins
"...the legendary Irishman reminds us of how large a presence the actor is: He fills up the frame with..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Search for One-Eye Jimmy
"...toward the end of the film, you greet his presence with a genuine sigh of relief, thankful that the..."

Sept. 6, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces
"...Boughedir's acting works well to elicit tenderness. The continual presence of adults who do not understand or even notice..."

Aug. 2, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
This cinematic pop opera is a disorienting, strange experience at first – every word is sung, even the most banal of dialogue. The simple yet sophisticated French film tells the story of two star-crossed lovers, a 16-year-old shopgirl and her gas-station attendant sweetheart, without any apology for the unashamedly romantic heart.
"...of Cherbourg transcends its trite possibilities. Of course, the presence of the impossibly beautiful Deneuve and Castelnuovo as the..."

July 19, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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