Sunday, November 05, 2006

Main Menu: Archives (Star Rating)

Below is a list of every film that I have ranked in terms of star rating. Within each category the films are listed in alphabetical order. This will serve as my "core carte du jour". Use this to click on the links to my full length film commentaries considering the list on the left is a little restricting. Also, this main archive page should provide you with a quick and easy means of viewing which films I revere and respect, and which ones I dislike and despise.


Four Star Films (****)

Adaptation
American Beauty
Back to the Future
Before Sunrise
Blue Velvet
Bonnie and Clyde
Boogie Nights
Braveheart
Cinema Paradiso
Citizen Kane
City of God
Clockwork Orange, A
Contact
Crash
Dead Man Walking
Deer Hunter, The
Die Hard
Donnie Darko
Finding Nemo
Finding Neverland
Forrest Gump
Godfather, The
Godfather Part II, The
Goodfellas
Groundhog Day
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
In the Bedroom
It's A Wonderful Life
Jaws
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Lost in Translation
Magnolia
Matrix, The
Memento
Metropolis
Million Dollar Baby
Minority Report
Monster
Mulholland Drive
North by Northwest
Passion of the Christ, The
Pianist, The
Platoon
**NEW** Princess Bride, The
Pulp Fiction
Raging Bull
Rear Window
Requiem for a Dream
Reservoir Dogs
Shawshank Redemption, The
Signs
Sin City
Stand By Me
Sting, The
Sweet Hereafter, The
Taxi Driver
This Is Spinal Tap
Titanic
21 Grams
2001: A Space Odyssey
Usual Suspects, The
Wages of Fear
West Side Story
When Harry Met Sally
Wild Bunch, The
Wizard of Oz, The



Three-and-One-Half Star Films (***1/2)

Airplane
Amelie
American Splendor
Apostle, The
Babette's Feast
Bad(der) Santa
Batman Begins
Being John Malkovich
Big Fish
Big Lebowski, The
Big Night
Blow
Blow Out
Blues Brothers, The
**NEW** Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Breakfast Club, The
Bridges of Madison County, The
Butterfly Effect, The
Capote
Christmas Story, A
Closer
Collateral
Die Hard 2: Die Harder
Dirty Pretty Things
Dreamers, The
Elephant
11:14
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Evil Dead, The
Exorcism of Emily Rose, The
Exotica
Fargo
Frankenstein (1931)
Friday Night Lights
Gattaca
Girl Next Door, The
Happenstance
Identity
Jerry Maguire
Jurassic Park
King Kong (2005)
Last of the Mohicans, The
Last Temptation of Christ, The
**NEW** Leaving Las Vegas
Legends of the Fall
Like Water for Chocolate
Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels
Maria Full of Grace
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Matchstick Men
Matrix Reloaded, The
Mean Creek
Mindwalk
Monster's Inc.
Mystic River
Napoleon Dynamite
Nightmare on Elm Street, A
Notebook, The
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Panic Room
Phantom of the Opera, The (1925)
Pi
Polar Express, The
Ray
Rock, The
Seven
Shrek
Sideways
Sixth Sense, The
Sliding Doors
Sound of Music, The
Speed
Spiderman 2
Tampopo
Terminator, The
Terminator 2: Judgement Day
Training Day
12 Monkeys
United 93
Vanilla Sky
Walk the Line
Warriors, The
What About Bob?
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
World Trade Center
X2: X-Men United



Three Star Films (***)

American History X
American Psycho
Analyze This
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Back to the Future II
Backdraft
Birdcage, The
Black Hawk Down
Blade
Blade II
Boondock Saints, The
Bottle Rocket
Bourne Identity, The
Bridget Jones's Diary
Brokeback Mountain
Catch Me If You Can
Center Stage
Chicago
Chronicles of Narnia, The: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Civil Action, A
Cold Mountain
Constant Gardener, The
Cooler, The
Da Vinci Code, The
Dave Chappelle's Block Party
Diner
Dogma
Drumline
Duel
Eat Drink Man Woman
Emperor's New Groove, The
Enemy at the Gates
Escape From Alcatraz
Fahrenheit 9/11
Fever Pitch
Finding Forrester
Fisher King, The
Flight 93
40-Year-Old Virgin, The
Galaxy Quest
Gangs of New York
Good Girl, The
Goonies, The
Gorillas in the Mist
Grease
Great Escape, The
Grumpy Old Men
Happy Gilmore
**NEW** Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone
Hitch
Hope Floats
Hostage
**NEW** House of 1000 Corpses
House of Wax (2005)
How to Lose a Guy In 10 Days
I, Robot
In Good Company
In the Line of Fire
Incredibles, The
Inherit the Wind
Inside Man
Italian Job, The
Jacket, The
Kill Bill: Volume 1
Kingpin
Kinsey
Kundun
Life of David Gale, The
Magnificent Seven, The
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Match Point
Matrix Revolutions, The
Maverick
Meet the Parents
Narc
Novacaine
O' Brother, Where Art Thou?
Omen, The
Open Range
Out of Towners, The (1970)
Phone Booth
Pink Panther Strikes Again, The
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Poltergeist
Poseidon Adventure, The
Raising Arizona
Red Eye
Remember the Titans
Ring, The
River Runs Through It, A
Rocky Horror Picture Show, The
Rudy
Saw II
**NEW** Saw III
Say Amen, Somebody
School of Rock
Seabiscuit
See No Evil, Hear No Evil
Serendipity
Shrek 2
Sixteen Candles
Snatch
Spanglish
Still, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie
Small Soldiers
Super Size Me
Swingers
Tears of the Sun
Teen Wolf
Terminal, The
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
13 Going On 30
This Divided State
Tombstone
Tootsie
28 Days Later
Unbreakable
Upside of Anger, The
Vera Drake
Virgin Suicides, The
War of the Worlds
Wedding Crashers
**NEW** When We Were Kings
White Christmas
Windtalkers
Witness
X-Men



Two-and-One-Half Star Films (**1/2)

About Schmidt
American Wedding
Analyze That
Bad Boys
Bad News Bears (2005)
Brewster's Millions (1945)
Broken Flowers
Cellular
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Chocolat (2000)
Christmas Vacation
Crow, The
Day After Tomorrow, The
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Dodgeball
8 Mile
Elf
Famine Within, The
Fan, The
Fatal Attraction
Firm, The
Flightplan
Frequency
Garden State
Great Outdoors, The
Houdini (1953)
Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle
High Tension
In the Cut
Island, The
Jerk, The
Just Married
Ladder 49
Lady and the Tramp
Life Aquatic, The
Longest Yard, The (2005)
Man on Fire
Mean Girls
Meet the Fockers
Milagro Beanfield War, The
Missing, The
Mona Lisa Smile
My Dinner with Andre
Ocean's Twelve
Old School
Open Water
Pay It Forward
Phantom of the Opera, The (2004)
Saw
Secret Lives of Dentists, The
Secretary
Spiderman
Starsky and Hutch
Swimming Pool
Taking Lives
Talladega Nights
Urban Cowboy
Weird Science
White Oleander
X-Men: The Last Stand



Two Star Films (**)

Amityville Horror, The (2005)
Anger Management
Blade: Trinity
Bringing Down the House
Bruce Almighty
Cheaper By the Dozen
Choose Your Own Adventure: The Abominable Snowman (DVD)
Derailed
Eight Below
Eloise: Little Miss Christmas (DVD)
Freddy vs. Jason
Fun with Dick and Jane
Ghosts of the Abyss
Grudge, The
Guess Who
Hunted, The
Indecent Proposal
Kicking and Screaming
Kissing Jessica Stein
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Mr. Deeds
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Rapture, The
Rent
Robin Hood Men in Tights
**NEW** Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The (2006)
25th Hour
Village, The


One-and-One-Half Star Films (*1/2)

Agnes of God
Bad Boys II
Children of the Corn
Comedian
Daddy Day Care
Darkness Falls
Eating
Eulogy
Forgotten, The
Half Light
Hide and Seek
Major League II
**NEW** Me, Eloise
S.W.A.T.
Tuxedo, The



One Star Films (*)

Basic
The Benchwarmers
Blue Thunder
Boogeyman
Dreamcatcher
Happy Elf, The
Porky's
Prime
Prophecy, The
Showtime
Soldier
Surviving Christmas
White Noise



One-Half Star Films (1/2)
Christmas With the Kranks
Jack Frost (1997)
Master of Disguise, The
Rollerball (2000)



Zero Star Films (zero stars)
Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman
Copper Mountain (A Club Med Experience)