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Sean Means, Film.com

  1. 49 Up 2005 But a funny thing happened on the way to the class-warfare lecture: Most of the subjects got on with living their lives, ignoring their class distinctions in the process. full review
  2. Atlantis - The Lost Empire 2001 They left behind some crucial elements on their way -- like character, drama and heart.
  3. Get Over It 2001 The surprising part is how, once you get over the crude humor that the teen-movie genre demands, Get Over It is a nice little movie.
  4. Mission: Impossible 2 2000 Isn't bad as summer action fare goes.
  5. Tarzan 1999 Tarzan will thrill and inspire children and their parents alike.
  6. Ever After: A Cinderella Story 1998 Too bad Barrymore's charming personality goes to waste in Ever After, a reworking of Cinderella with muddled motives and uneven execution.
  7. The Prince of Egypt 1998 If The Prince of Egypt falls short in its song and story, it succeeds gloriously in its epic grandeur and visual splendor.
  8. Chasing Amy 1997 What Smith does best in Chasing Amy is write clever, raunchy and emotionally true-to-life dialogue, particularly in the arguments between Holden and Alyssa.
  9. Harriet the Spy 1996 There's a certain amateurish quality about Harriet the Spy, but it's more the TV-trained grownups behind the camera...than the pint-sized thespians in front of it.
  10. Sense and Sensibility 1995 Thompson's script hits its peak by keeping Austen's voice yet finding the satirical smirk behind it.
  11. Supercop (Police Story 3) (Ging chaat goo si 3: Chiu kap ging chaat) 1992 Chan is fun to watch, no matter what silliness one has to put up with.
  12. /titles/197807 For fans of science fiction Galaxy Quest is a sweet, funny valentine to their obsessiveness. full review
  13. /titles/197479 Zellweger's sweetly intense performance is a star-making one, while Gooding shines in his fast-talking charm. full review
  14. /titles/197436 Ramis and his quartet of writers, including City Slickers shtick factories of Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel, can't find much to do with their simple premise. full review
  15. /titles/199381 So over-the-top maudlin that it makes Patch Adams and Stepmom look stoic and reserved. full review
  16. /titles/199768 For a movie about 'discovering' the New World, The Road to El Dorado covers a lot of familiar territory. full review
  17. /titles/199704 Isn't so much a movie as an overly long pilot episode of some new "Must See TV'' sitcom. full review
  18. /titles/199785 A light fairy-tale, sweet and charming. full review
  19. /titles/198364 Eventually, with its irrationally downbeat ending, Seven even drags the viewer down into the abyss. full review
  20. /titles/197447 In Sling Blade, Thornton lays claim to the title of hyphenate of the year. full review
  21. /titles/199766 It produces some laughs. full review