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  1. The Passion of the Christ 2004 Controversy aside, The Passion is ultimately a movie -- and a masterful one at that, obviously the work of an extremely talented filmmaker. full review
  2. Atlantis - The Lost Empire 2001 Atlantis is good, and kids will love it, but it doesn't achieve greatness. full review
  3. The Gift 2000 Raimi's skillful direction, the way he positions the camera, and his brilliant pacing keep things jumping almost until the final frame. full review
  4. Gladiator 2000 Highly visual entertainment with lots of blood and action. full review
  5. Mission: Impossible 2 2000 Mission: Impossible 2 is pure escapism and never pretends to be anything else. full review
  6. The Original Kings of Comedy 2000 These kings ... eventually walk off the stage without the viewer knowing any more about them than when the film began. full review
  7. Reindeer Games (Deception) 2000 A pileup of impossible-to-believe situations that just keep getting worse with every line uttered by anyone who happens to be on screen. full review
  8. The Yards 2000 One of the best dramatic films to come out of Hollywood this year. full review
  9. /titles/198257 A big, cheesy sci-fi flick tailor-made for a young male audience looking for things that go boom. full review
  10. /titles/197819 A rare find. full review
  11. /titles/197705 A pleasing but mindless diversion that goes down well with buttered popcorn and a large Coke. full review