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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. Mission: Impossible 2 2000 Mission: Impossible 2 is pure escapism and never pretends to be anything else. full review
  5. 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
  6. The Yards 2000 One of the best dramatic films to come out of Hollywood this year. full review
  7. /titles/199824 A compelling look at the relationships between fathers and sons, and the child coming to terms with the parent's mortality. full review
  8. /titles/199771 Chocked with every bad satanic cliche imaginable, Bless the Child is like Rosemary's Baby (1968) on steroids. full review
  9. /titles/199790 In terms of story and pacing, the whole of Cast Away is a lot less then the sum of its parts. full review
  10. /titles/199769 Reese Witherspoon is proving to be one of the most versatile actresses of her generation. full review
  11. /titles/199798 At best, this should have been a bad made-for-TV movie. full review
  12. /titles/197819 A rare find. full review
  13. /titles/199767 This isn't a horrible film. It's just no good. full review
  14. /titles/197705 A pleasing but mindless diversion that goes down well with buttered popcorn and a large Coke. full review
  15. /titles/199770 All the other supporting players are British television stars and all rise to the occasion of this big-budget feature film. full review
  16. /titles/199768 The animation is uninspiring and brings nothing new to the table of animation magic. full review