|The A-List|

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The most critically acclaimed films in theatres now.* For less recent releases, see The A-List, |Part 2|.

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*Based loosely on availability in Seattle. Expert reviews based on Bernard, Clark, Ebert, Gleiberman/ Schwarzbaum, Kempley, and Rickey. Net reviews based on Anthony, Berardinelli, Clifford, Dequina, Garabedian, Granger, Popick, and Rhodes.

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|Reviews| Expert and Net Picks |Reviews|

|Meow| 6/29
A.I. (PG-13). Steven Spielberg, Ian Watson, Brian Aldiss, Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, William Hurt, Ben Kingsley, Chris Rock, Meryl Streep, Robin Williams. Reviews: C+ A- A- B B C+ A A+ A C A

|Face/Off| 4/13
The Circle (Dayereh) (NR). Jafar Panahi, Kambuzia Partovi. Reviews: A A B- A A+

|Dragonlance| 5/18
Shrek (PG). Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson, Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow, Ted Elliott, William Steig, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, Roger Schulman. Reviews: A+ A- A A+ A- A- A A A A

|Kaleil| 5/25
startup.com (R). Chris Hegedus, Jehane Noujaim. Reviews: C+ A- A A A+ A A D+ A

|Reviews| Expert Picks

|Defiant| 6/27
Baby Boy (R). John Singleton, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Ving Rhames, Tyrese. Reviews: A A B B B F D+ C B+ A

|Brij| 4/13
Bridget Jones's Diary (R). Sharon Maguire, Helen Fielding, Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Richard Curtis, Andrew Davies. Reviews: A B B A B C+ C- A D A- A

|On the Prowl| 6/22
Sexy Beast (R). Jonathan Glazer, Louis Mellis, David Scinto, Ben Kingsley. Reviews: A A A B B B D+ B B

Net Picks |Reviews|

|Bonfire of the Vanities| 4/13 |Foreign Language Film Oscar Nom|

Amores Perros (R). Alejandro González Iñárritu, Guillermo Arriaga Jordan, Reviews: A B A A+ A- F+ A+

|Family| 5/11
The Golden Bowl (R). James Ivory, Henry James, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Kate Beckinsale, Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam, Nick Nolte, Anjelica Huston. Reviews: B- D+ B- A- A A B+

|Three Musketeers| 8/24
Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back (R). Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Ben Affleck, James Van Der Beek, Jason Biggs, Matt Damon, Joey Lauren Adams, Shannon Elizabeth, Shannen Doherty, Carrie Fisher, Jason Lee, George Carlin, Alanis Morissette, Chris Rock, Judd Nelson, Mark Hamill, Jon Stewart, Wes Craven, Gus Van Sant. Reviews: A A- A

|amazon.com| 4/20
Keep the River on Your Right (R). David Shapiro, Laurie Shapiro, Norman Mailer. Reviews: B- A- A- C A+

Recent Near Misses

Big Eden

Legally Blonde

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Ghost World

Misc News
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Other Movie Sites

The Internet Movie Database. An excellent resource. See what's coming soon, learn more about your favorite movies or share your own knowledge. Also check out Evelyn C. Leeper's Current Films FAQ

|Deja| Search for reviews at Deja.com's rec.arts.movies.reviews archive.

|E. Weekly|
See which critics said what at Entertainment Weekly's Critical Mass and the Pittsburgh Cinema Project's Query Engine, as well as the latest (or 2000's and 2001's) box office totals. More suggestions from Critics.com and the overworked guys at Rotten Tomatoes. Read a few scripts.
|MovieCritic| Almost uncanny...The Movie Critic saves your opinions and gives you suggestions based on what you like. Similar sites include Firefly, Sepia, and EachMovie.

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|The Academy Awards| The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents the 2000 Academy Awards.

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How do movies make it on the A-List? ...Only those with the highest average ratings given by expert and net reviewers. For extensive listings of actual review text, visit the Pittsburgh Cinema Project.

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