More than any other year I can remember, in 2000 I heard people comment on how particularly bad movies were. In retrospect, I think they were right. The normal preponderance of mediocrity in human affairs makes every year seem like a bad movie year, but then when you review the year's titles in December, you're pleasantly surprised at how much you enjoyed. This year, for the first time, I was surprised by how slim the rewards were for... More >>>