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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Little Vampire (2000)

The undead in Uli Edel’s The Little Vampire are really quite nice, in a refined-British-nobility kind of way. In fact, they prove to be

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Lost Souls (2000)

Winona Ryder’s kohl- and shadow-blackened eyes are the most stunning special effect in Lost Souls. Her eyes are always large and gorgeous, of course,

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Love & Sex (2000)

It's somewhat refreshing to watch a male character exhibit an immature sexual insecurity in the face of a more experienced female lover, and even more refreshing -- if not downright liberating -- to watch that female character refuse to apologize for her sexual appetites.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Left Behind (2000)

These are the questions that drive Buck Williams -- who fancies himself a relentless seeker of truth -- through the rest of 'Left Behind', a Christian fundamentalist film styled as a grade-B sci-fi action thriller.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Low Down (2000)

Frank (Aidan Gillen) makes props for tv shows. It's not really what he wants to do. He's an aspiring artist in his late twenties, but so far he but doesn't have the ambition to move on. And so he survives, fashioning big clown heads and painting giant hands during the days, hanging out with his North London mates by night.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Last Castle (2001)

What makes 'The Last Castle' worth talking about is something the filmmakers could never have foreseen: the alarming timeliness of its release.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Last Night (1999)

It's December 31, 1999 and the world is about to end in just six short hours. There is no explanation for this sudden demise. The film's opening shot looks down on Patrick (played by McKellar) as he lies sprawled on the floor gazing ceiling-ward.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Little Nicky (2000)

In his latest film, Little Nicky, Adam Sandler plays the son of Satan. Nicky, odd as it seems, is remarkably true to the popular image

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The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

The image of lanky, boyishly handsome Will Smith sauntering through the misty dark toward the camera is no doubt a lovely one, but it bodes

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

It's disturbing that a movie adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's woeful tale of a Russian Chess grandmaster can be so trivialising.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Love’s Labour’s Lost (2000)

In the hands of able actors, Shakespeare's 'taffeta phrases, silken terms, precise, three-piled hyperboles, and spruce affections' are a passport to the land of milk and honey.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Liam (2000)

Sadly, and perhaps realistically, 'Liam' never fills in its silent spaces.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Life as a House (2001)

Unfortunately, it only thinks it's American Beauty, and instead, ends up being Regarding Henry.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Last Resort (2001)

'Last Resort' is a deft and moving study of displacement and self-discovery.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Last Orders (2002)

Last Orders, based on the Graham Swift novel of the same name, is a sentimental film that traces the friendships of four elderly Londoners. The

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Ladies Man (2000)

Leon Phelps (Tim Meadows) has a big dick. Or at least, this seems to be the primary idea behind this latest unfunny comedy from SNL

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Lies (2000)

There are a few sure ways to pack in American audiences for a foreign film: 1) have it banned in its home country, thereby tempting those

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Limbo (1999)

Polar bears. Carved totem poles. Eskimo dolls on souvenir shop shelves. Salmon getting their heads chopped off on an assembly line. These are the images that welcome you to 'America's Last Frontier,' or more precisely, to the Juneau, Alaska of John Sayles's latest film, Limbo. As this opening sequence suggests, the frontier is less wild than it once was; nowadays, it's exploited and compromised, shaped and reshaped daily by routine and thoughtless violence.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Lantana (2001)

Proves that local storytellers no longer need loveable anti-heroes and a supporting cast of offbeat simpletons to get noticed.

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The Legend of Drunken Master (Drunken Master II, or Jui Kuen II) (2000)

Jackie Chan fans won’t need convincing to go see The Legend of Drunken Master. They would never miss an opportunity to see their favorite

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