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‘Shrek’: THR’s 2001 Review

On May 18, 2001, Dreamworks unveiled Shrek in theaters. The animated satire would go on to gross $484 million globally, launch a slew of sequels and nab an Oscar for best animated feature at the 74th Academy Awards. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below. In Shrek, a bunch of smart-alecky computer animators totally deconstruct […]

‘The Aviator’: THR’s 2004 Review

On Dec. 17, 2004, Miramax unveiled Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator in theaters, where it would go on to gross $213 million worldwide. The film earned 11 Oscar nominations at the 77th Academy Awards, winning five honors including cinematography, art direction and best supporting actress for Cate Blanchett. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below.  After […]

‘The Green Mile’: THR’s 1999 Review

On Dec. 10, 1999, Warner Bros. unveiled Stephen King adaptation The Green Mile in theaters, where it would go on to gross $286 million globally. The film earned four Oscar nominations at the 72nd Academy Awards, including best picture. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below.  The Green Mile weighs in at three hours, the running […]

‘The Incredibles’: THR’s 2004 Review

On Nov. 5, 2004, Pixar unveiled The Incredibles in theaters, where it would go on to gross $633 million worldwide and win two Oscars, including best animated film, at the 77th Academy Awards. The Hollywood Reporter‘s original review is below:  Pixar Animation Studios boldly moves into new cartoon territory with The Incredibles, a red-hot and […]

‘Ray’: THR’s 2004 Review

On Oct. 29, 2004, Universal unveiled Ray Charles biopic Ray in theaters, where it would go on to gross $124 million globally. The film earned six nominations at the 77th Academy Awards, winning in the sound mixing category as well as the best actor category for Jamie Foxx’s performance. The Hollywood Reporter‘s original review is […]

‘Sideways’: THR’s 2004 Review

On Oct. 22, 2004, Fox Searchlight unveiled Sideways in theaters, where it would go on to gross $109 million globally. The film earned five nominations at the 77th Academy Awards, winning in the adapted screenplay category. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below:  If film critics employed a 0 to 100 rating scale such as […]

‘American Pie’: THR’s 1999 Review

On July 9, 1999, Universal released the R-rated teen comedy American Pie in theaters, where it would go on to gross $235 million worldwide and kickstart a franchise. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below. This American Pie is the kind Mom never baked. A raucous, ribald teen sex comedy, the film should score with […]

‘Before Sunset’: THR’s 2004 Review

On July 2, 2004, after a premiere at the Berlin International Film Fest months earlier, Warner Bros. brought Before Sunset to the U.S. for its theatrical release. The film went on to be nominated for an adapted screenplay Oscar at the 77th Academy Awards. The Hollywood Reporter‘s original review is below. The two characters in […]

‘Cast Away’: THR’s 2000 Review

On Dec. 22, 2000, Robert Zemeckis' 142-minute survival tale Cast Away hit theaters. The film went on to earn two Oscar nominations at the 73rd Academy Awards, including a mention in the best actor category for Tom Hanks. The Hollywood Reporter's original review is below.

‘The Last Samurai’: THR’s 2003 Review

On Dec. 1, 2003, Warner Bros. premiered The Last Samurai in Los Angeles. The drama went on to be nominated for four Oscars at the 76th Academy Awards, including in the supporting actor category for Ken Watanabe. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below. Hollywood — and America’s — fascination with all things Asian continues […]

‘Walk the Line’: THR’s 2005 Review

On Nov. 18, 2005, 20th Century Fox unveiled the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line in theaters. The film went on to earn five Oscar nominations at the 78th Academy Awards, winning one for Reese Witherspoon in the best actress category. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below. TORONTO — Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon […]

‘A Knight’s Tale’: THR’s 2001 Review

On May 11, 2001, Columbia Pictures unveiled the medieval actioner A Knight’s Tale, starring Heath Ledger, in theaters nationwide. The Hollywood Reporter‘s original review is below:  A Knight’s Tale imagines that the medieval tournament sport of jousting was the World Wrestling Federation of its day, where superheroes and supervillains faced off in arenas surrounded by fanatical […]