THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING

4 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 127 minutes

IN THEATERS NOW! Heroism, betrayal, death, darkness, hot elf chicks, and two more movies ensue…


Posted on December 19, 2001 by

THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 120 minutes

IN THEATERS IN LIMITED RELEASE IN NY & LA! Both hilarity and poignancy truly ensue…


Posted on December 14, 2001 by

THE INDEPENDENT

4 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 95 minutes

IN THEATERS IN LIMITED RELEASE IN LOS ANGELES! We need more films like THIS! A loving tribute to the world of exploitation films….


Posted on December 8, 2001 by

REQUIEM FOR A DREAM

5 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

FILMMAKERS FILM THREAT IS THANKFUL FOR! Darren Aronofsky who really comes into his own here…


Posted on November 21, 2001 by

THE STRAIGHT STORY

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 111 minutes

FILMMAKERS FILM THREAT IS THANKFUL FOR! I can assure you, this is, down to every frame, a David Lynch movie…


Posted on November 21, 2001 by

THE MATRIX

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 1999
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 127 minutes

FILMMAKERS FILM THREAT IS THANKFUL FOR! Writer/directors Andy and Larry Wachowski spent a year in pre-production to create the Matrix..


Posted on November 21, 2001 by

CECIL B. DEMENTED

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 88 minutes

FILMMAKERS FILM THREAT IS THANKFUL FOR! Who’s had a career like John Waters? If the name Film Threat ever applied to anyone, it’s Baltimore’s favorite anarchist…


Posted on November 21, 2001 by

THE DOE BOY

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 83 minutes

ST. LOUIS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW! Generally, it’s enough to have a solid movie with great acting, like this one. It’s a bonus when it actually has something to say…


Posted on November 18, 2001 by

CHAIN CAMERA

4 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

ST. LOUIS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW! Kirby Dick isn’t in the habit of making his presence felt on camera, and his newest documentary allows his subjects to strictly speak for themselves. There’s a lot of dark stuff here…


Posted on November 17, 2001 by

AN UNFINISHED SYMPHONY

4 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 59 minutes

ST. LOUIS INT’L FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW! An awful lot of documentaries and movies have been made about the Vietnam War, but there’s always room for another great one…


Posted on November 17, 2001 by

HALLOWEEN H20

2 Stars
Year Released: 1998
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 85 minutes

FILM THREAT’S TRIBUTE TO HALLOWEEN! BRILLIANT and WITTY. Those are two words that will not be used to described this film, nor, I suspect, its target audience…


Posted on October 31, 2001 by

WES CRAVEN PRESENTS: DRACULA 2000

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 105 minutes

FILM THREAT’S TRIBUTE TO HORROR! This latest incarnation of Dracula is actually helmed by Patrick Lussier, the editor of Craven’s last six films…


Posted on October 24, 2001 by

INTIMACY

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 119 minutes

IN THEATERS IN LIMITED RELEASE! Their relationship is meant to be just sex, no intimacy. That’s supposed to mean no complications, but sex always seems to bring that about anyway…


Posted on October 18, 2001 by

COLLECTORS

3 Stars
Year Released: 2000
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

FILM THREAT’S TRIBUTE TO REAL-LIFE HORROR! Julian P. Hobbs enters the world of serial killer art and memorabilia…


Posted on October 17, 2001 by

PORNSTAR: THE LEGEND OF RON JEREMY

4 Stars
Year Released: 2001
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

IN THEATERS IN LIMITED RELEASE IN NY AND LA! Once upon a time, there was a very nice Jewish boy from Queens… who became the porn star also known affectionately as the “Hedgehog,” the one and only Ron Jeremy…


Posted on October 15, 2001 by

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