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Five examples of debased Hollywood, five beacons of hope
'Head-On' plunges a mash note into the heart of punch-drunk love
The Everything Movie lands on all four of our film critics' top 10 lists
Quentin Tarantino gets medieval on our asses in 'Kill Bill Vol. 1'
Is David Thomson the world's greatest film critic?
Todd Haynes brings his love for Douglas Sirk to 'Far From Heaven'
'Punch-Drunk Love' strains to put romance and rage in harmony
The same old auteurs, profound political films, and baffling Brits
Donnie Darko pumps up the volume of Reagan/Bush-era angst
Nine stories about the Salingeresque quality of Gen X cinema
The Coen Brothers grant Ulysses a Southern setting in their Thirties-style road saga O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Steven Spielberg's debut, The Sugarland Express, captures a humanity from before the age of the blockbuster
Dim efforts by Roland Joffé, the Coen Brothers, Lars von Trier, Neil LaBute, and John Waters darken the screens of the world's flashiest film fest
Veteran filmmaker John Frankenheimer proudly defines himself as more craftsman than creator
1999 brought a cinematic bounty to the art house and the multiplex alike
Krzysztof Kieslowski's The Decalogue is a must-see epic of moral dilemmas
P.T. Anderson's Magnolia withers under the weight of its ambition
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With Boogie Nights, director Paul Thomas Anderson delivers more bang for the buck