Reviewed Films
Baadasssss! (2003/2004) Dir. Mario Van Peebles. With Mario Van Peebles, Khleo Thomas, Nia Long C+
Babe (1995) Dir. Chris Noonan. With James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, the voice of Christine Cavanaugh A
Babe: Pig in the City (1998) Dir. George Miller. With Magda Szubanski, James Cromwell B–
Babette's Feast (1987) Dir. Gabriel Axel. With Stéphane Audran, Birgitte Federspiel, Bodil Kjer B
The Baby of Mâcon (1993) Dir. Peter Greenaway. With Julia Ormond, Jonathan Lacey, Ralph Fiennes A–
The Bad Seed (1956) Dir. Mervyn LeRoy. With Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Evelyn Varden B+
Ballast (2008) Dir. Lance Hammer. With JimMyron Ross, Michael J. Smith Sr., Tarra Riggs B+
Bamboozled (2000) Dir. Spike Lee. With Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith B
Bamboozled (2000) Co-review with Tim Robey. Dir. Spike Lee. With Damon Wayans, Savion Glover B
Barbershop (2002) Dir. Tim Story. With Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Anthony Anderson B
Barfly (1987) Dir. Barbet Schroeder. With Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, Frank Stallone B–
Basic Instinct (1992) Dir. Paul Verhoeven. With Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, Jeanne Tripplehorn D
Batman Begins (2005) Dir. Christopher Nolan. With Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson B+
The Battle of Midway (1942) Dir. John Ford. Propaganda documentary about the U.S. military victory B+
The Beach (2000) Co-review with Tim Robey. Dir. Danny Boyle. With Leonardo DiCaprio C
A Beautiful Mind (2001) Dir. Ron Howard. With Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany C+
Beautiful Thing (1996) Dir. Hettie MacDonald. With Glen Berry, Linda Henry, Scott Neal B+
Before Sunset (2004) Dir. Richard Linklater. With Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff A–
The Belly of an Architect (1987) Dir. Peter Greenaway. With Brian Dennehy, Chloe Webb B
Beloved (1998) Dir. Jonathan Demme. With Oprah Winfrey, Kimberly Elise, Danny Glover B+
Best in Show (2000; original review) Dir. Christopher Guest. With Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara B
Best in Show (2000; Favorites) Dir. Christopher Guest. With Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara B
Beware of a Holy Whore (1971) Dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder. With Lou Castel, Marquard Bohm B
The Big Lebowski (1998) Dir. Joel Coen. With Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore C
Billy Elliot (2000) Dir. Stephen Daldry. With Jamie Bell, Gary Lewis, Julie Walters, Jamie Draven D+
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998) Dir. Tommy O'Haver. With Sean Hayes, Brad Rowe B
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) Dir. John Frankenheimer. With Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden C+
Birth (2004) Dir. Jonathan Glazer. With Nicole Kidman, Cameron Bright, Danny Huston, Anne Heche A–
Birthday Girl (2002) Dir. Jez Butterworth. With Ben Chaplin, Nicole Kidman, Vincent Cassel C
The Black Dahlia (2006) Dir. Brian De Palma. With Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart C+
Black Snake Moan (2006/2007) Dir. Craig Brewer. With Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci B+
Black Swan (2010) Dir. Darren Aronofsky. With Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis B–
Bliss (1997) Dir. Lance Young. With Craig Sheffer, Sheryl Lee, Terence Stamp, Lois Chiles B
The Blair Witch Project (1999) Dirs. Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sánchez. With Heather Donahue A–
Blissfully Yours (2002/2004) Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul. With Min Oo, Kanokporn Tongaram A–
Blood and Wine (1997) Dir. Bob Rafelson. With Jack Nicholson, Stephen Dorff, Michael Caine B
Blow-Up (1966) Dir. Michelangelo Antonioni. With David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave A–
Blue Sky (1994) Dir. Tony Richardson. With Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Lange, Amy Locane B–
Body of Evidence (1993) Dir. Uli Edel. With Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Joe Mantegna D
Boogie Nights (1997) Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson. With Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds A
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000) Dir. Joe Berlinger. With Jeff Donovan, Kim Director F
Born on the Fourth of July (1989) Dir. Oliver Stone. With Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe B
Borom Sarret (1963) Dir. Ousmane Sembene. With Ly Abdoulaye, Albourah A
Bounce (2000) Dir. Don Roos. With Ben Affleck, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joe Morton, Johnny Galecki C
The Bourne Supremacy (2004) Dir. Paul Greengrass. With Matt Damon, Joal Allen, Brian Cox A–
The Boxer (1997) Dir. Jim Sheridan. With Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson, Brian Cox D+
Boys Don't Cry (1999) Dir. Kimberly Peirce. With Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard A
Boyz N the Hood (1991) Dir. John Singleton. With Cuba Gooding Jr., Morris Chestnut A–
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) Dir. Francis Ford Coppola. With Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder A–
The Brandon Teena Story (1998) Dirs. Susan Muska & Gréta Olafsdóttir. Documentary A–
Braveheart (1995) Dir. Mel Gibson. With Mel Gibson, Patrick McGoohan, Sophie Marceau C–
Breach (2007) Dir. Billy Ray. With Ryan Phillippe, Chris Cooper, Laura Linney B–
The Breakfast Club (1985) Dir. John Hughes. With Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson B+
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Dir. David Lean. With William Holden, Alec Guinness A–
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) Dir. Beeban Kidron. With Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth F
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) Dir. Sharon Maguire. With Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant B–
Bring It On (2000; original review) Dir. Petyon Reed. With Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku B+
Bring It On (2000; Favorites) Dir. Peyton Reed. With Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku B+
Broken Flowers (2005) Dir. Jim Jarmusch. With Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Sharon Stone C–
The Brood (1979) Dir. David Cronenberg. With Art Hindle, Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar B+
The Brothers (2001) Dir. Gary Hardwick. With Morris Chestnut, D.L. Hughley, Bill Bellamy D–
Brother's Keeper (2000; capsule review) Dirs. Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky. Documentary B+
Buffalo '66 (1998) Dir. Vincent Gallo. With Vincent Gallo, Christina Ricci, Anjelica Huston C–
Bugsy (1991) Dir. Barry Levinson. With Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel B
Bull Durham (1988) Dir. Ron Shelton. With Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins B+
Bullets Over Broadway (1994) Dir. Woody Allen. With John Cusack, Chazz Palminteri A–
Bulworth (1998) Dir. Warren Beatty. With Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt C
The Business of Strangers (2001) Dir. Patrick Stettner. With Stockard Channing, Julia Stiles C
The Butcher Boy (1998) Dir. Neil Jordan. With Eamonn Owens, Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw B–

Baadasssss Cinema (2002)
Babel (2006)
Babes in Arms (1939)
Baby Doll (1956)
Baby, It's You (1983)
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
Back to the Future (1985)
Backdraft (1991)
Backyard (2009/2010)
Bad Education (2004)
Bad Girl (1931)
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call: New Orleans (2009)
Bad Santa (2003)
Badlands (1973)
Ball of Fire (1941)
The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)
The Ballad of Narayama (1983)
The Ballad of the Sad Café (1991)
Bamako (2006/2007)
Bambi (1942)
Band of Outsiders (1964)
The Band Wagon (1953)
The Band's Visit (2007/2008)
The Bank Job (2008)
Baraka (1993)
Barbarella (1968)
The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Barcelona (1994)
The Barker (1928)
The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Bartleby (2002)
Barton Fink (1991)
The Basketball Diaries (1995)
Basquiat (1996)
The Battle of Midway (1942)
Batman (1989)
Batman Returns (1992)
Battle in Heaven (2005/2006)
The Battle of Algiers (1965/1967)
The Battleship Potemkin (1925)
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
Beau travail (1999/2000)
Beautiful Boxer (2003/2005)
Beautiful Girls (1996)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
The Beaver (2011)
Beavis and Butt-head Do America (1996)
Becket (1964)
Becky Sharp (1935)
Becoming Jane (2007)
Bee Season (2005)
Beeswax (2009)
Beetlejuice (1988)
Before and After (1996)
Before Night Falls (2000)
Before Sunrise (1995)
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Before the Rain (1994)
Beginners (2010/2011)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Being Julia (2004)
Belle de Jour (1967/1968)
The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
Ben-Hur (1959)
Bend It Like Beckham (2002/2003)
Bent (1997)
Beowulf (2007)
Besieged (1998/1999)
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
A Better Life (2011)
Better Off Dead (1985)
Beyond Tomorrow (2008)
The Bicycle Thief (1949)
Big (1988)
The Big Chill (1983)
The Big Clock (1948)
Big Eden (2000/2001)
Big Fan (2009)
Big Fish (2003)
The Big House (1930)
Big Night (1996)
The Big Pond (1930)
The Big Sleep (1946)
The Bigamist (1953)
Bigger Than Life (1956)
A Bill of Divorcement (1932)
Billy Bathgate (1991)
Billy Budd (1962)
Billy Liar (1963)
Billy Madison (1995)
The Birdcage (1996)
The Birds (1963)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
The Bishop's Wife (1947)
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933)
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972/1973)
Biutiful (2010)
Black Book (2006/2007)
The Black Cat (1934)
Black Field (2009)
Black Hawk Down (2001)
Black Narcissus (1947)
Black Orpheus (1959)
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)
Black Rain (1989)
Black Robe (1991)
Black Sun (2005)
The Black Swan (1942)
Blackboards (2000/2002)
Blade Runner (1982)
Blazing Saddles (1974)
The Blind Side (2009)
Blindness (2008)
Blink (1994)
Blonde Venus (1932)
Blood Diamond (2006)
Blood of a Poet (1930)
Blood Simple (1984)
Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Blue (1993)
The Blue Angel (1930)
Blue Car (2003)
Blue Crush (2002)
The Blue Light (1932)
Blue Steel (1989)
The Blue Veil (1951)
Blue Valentine (2010)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
Boarding Gate (2007/2008)
Bobby (2006)
Body and Soul (1947)
Body Heat (1981)
The Body Snatcher (1945)
Body Snatchers (1993)
Boesman & Lena (2000)
Boiler Room (2000)
The Bombing of Osage Avenue (1986)
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
The Book of Life (1998/1999)
Boomerang! (1947)
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make
      Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Born into Brothels (2004)
Born Yesterday (1950)
The Bostonians (1984)
Bound (1996)
The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Bowling for Columbine (2002)
Boxing Helena (1993)
Boy! What a Girl! (1947)
The Boys in the Band (1970)
Boys Town (1938)
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
The Brave One (2007)
Brazil (1985)
Breakdown (1997)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Breaking and Entering (2006)
Breaking the Waves (1996)
Breathless (1959/1961)
Brick (2005/2006)
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
The Bride with White Hair (1993)
The Bride Wore Red (1937)
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Bridesmaids (2011)
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Brief Encounter (1946)
Bright Star (2009)
Bringing out the Dead (1999)
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Broadcast News (1987)
The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter (1993)
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
The Broadway Melody (1929)
Broadway Melody of 1935 (1936)
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Broken Blossoms (1936)
Broken Embraces (2009)
Broken English (2007)
Bronson (2008/2009)
Brother to Brother (2004)
Brothers (2004/2005)
Brothers (2009)
Blue Valentine (2010)
The Brothers Bloom (2008/2009)
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
The Brown Bunny (2003/2004)
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Brüno (2009)
Bubble (2005/2006)
The Bubble (2006/2007)
Bug (2006/2007)
Bullitt (1968)
Bully (2001)
Buried (2010)
Burlesque (2010)
Burn After Reading (2008)
Burn the Bridges (Quemar las naves) (2007)
The Burning Plain (2008/2009)
Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Bus 174 (2002/2003)
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999/2000)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Butterfield 8 (1960)
Butterflies on the Scaffold (1995)
Butterfly Kiss (1996)