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IN NO ORDER.
"Best of all is a coral reef nocturnally transformed into a creeping mass of tentaclesâ€”a horror movie specimen rivaled only by the creatures of the lowest depths, including kaleidoscopic jellyfish out of a Kubrick acid trip..."
"Taking us from God's-eye-views of the sparkling surface to the darkest depths, this ocean odyssey conveys a riveting sense of nature's infinite variety..."
"...combines exhilarating action with liquid-nitrogen existential cool, gleaming and shimmering with the city's glass and steel. When going to the movies can seem like a pretty earnest business, it's good to have one that gets you hugging yourself with excitement..."
"...almost nothing about Infernal Affairs follows the rules. Asian superstars Leung and Lau give bruising, brilliant performances that transcend genre. The film prowls the night with a lit-by-neon intensity that recalls Michael Mann's Collateral but illuminates a very special circle of hell reserved for those guilty of betrayal. The filmmakers rub our noses in violence yet cut deepest in moments of agonizing quiet, including a climactic rooftop scene between Yan and Ming. This is a movie that gets its hooks into you early, and no chance is it letting go..."
"Jon Heder's Napoleon Dynamite is a low-budget American independent production by a first-time director and it has a dimwitted young protagonist who, against all the odds, becomes a hero in his anonymous home town of Preston, Idaho. Costing $500,000 to make, it has netted $40 million at the US box-office. Its appeal eludes me."
"If David Lynch decided to ditch the dwarves and make an American high school comedy, the result might be something like Napoleon Dynamite. Debut director Jared Hess' wonderfully offbeat movie revels in its own kookiness and is the most engaging teen movie to emerge from the States for many a year..."