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Derek Elley, Variety

  1. The Hole 2012 Cool it may be, but scary (or even mildly shudder-inducing) it ain't. full review
  2. The Burning Plain 2008 Despite an OK-to-good cast led by Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger, plus a handsome tech package, this remains an elaborate writing exercise with few emotional hooks. full review
  3. Bliss 2006 full review
  4. Crossing the Line 2006 Film's rarity value and still-hot subject matter make this required viewing on the fest circuit and cable channels. full review
  5. The Goebbels Experiment 2004 A well-chosen selection of pictures and archival footage, plus some modern sequences in color, concisely sketch the history of Germany during the 21 years Goebbels continuously kept a diary (1924-45). full review
  6. Shallow Ground 2004 full review
  7. Dead End 2003 full review
  8. Deathwatch 2002 full review
  9. Heartlands 2002 full review
  10. Lost in La Mancha 2002 full review
  11. The Hole 2001 full review
  12. Shaolin Soccer 2001 As always, Chow shows himself an acute parodist of other genres while adding his own cherry on the top. full review
  13. Complicity (Retribution) 2000 full review
  14. Essex Boys 2000 full review
  15. Highlander - Endgame 2000 full review
  16. Love's Labour's Lost 2000 A luscious labor of love. full review
  17. Merci Pour le Chocolat 2000 full review
  18. Sacred Flesh 2000 full review
  19. An Ideal Husband 1999 Smooth-flowing direction, a shrewdly pruned script and a top-flight ensemble cast that visibly relishes both the dialogue and one another's perfs make this a tony item for upscale, mature audiences. full review
  20. Ordinary Decent Criminal 1999 full review
  21. East Is East 1998 full review
  22. Little Voice 1998 full review
  23. A Life Less Ordinary 1997 full review
  24. My Son the Fanatic 1997 full review
  25. Office Killer 1997 full review
  26. Hidden Assassin (The Shooter) 1995 full review
  27. The Snapper 1993 Casting and playing are uniformly tops, with special praise for Fionnuala Murphy as Kellegher's best pal, Ruth McCabe as the quiet, long-suffering mom, and the five kids as her loopy brothers and sisters. full review
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  29. /titles/198230 full review
  30. /titles/199769 A dark, insidiously funny satire on the self-involved ways otherwise rational people can allow narrow personal agendas to lead them astray to the point of self-destruction. full review
  31. /titles/197731 full review
  32. /titles/199776 Manages the trick of keeping the viewer entertained -- and aware of exactly who is where -- even when the movie is going in three directions at the same time. full review
  33. /titles/198240 full review