Film critics Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune and A.O. Scott of the New York Times give their opinions on the latest new releases. The films are reviewed with the classifications 'See It', 'Skip It', or 'Rent It'. They also make suggestions as to excellent films they recommend for renting on video. Written by
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During Siskel and Ebert's final episode together on January 23, 1999, Gene mentions a character having surgery while reviewing "At First Sight" and Roger mentions a character that uses a speech synthesizer while reviewing "The Theory of Flight". Gene would later go onto die in surgery and Roger would go onto use a speech synthesizer in the latter years of his life. See more
[referring to "North"
Well, I think you've got to hold Rob Reiner's feet to the fire here: he's the guy in charge, he's saying this is entertainment - it's deplorable. There isn't a gag that works. You couldn't write worse jokes if I told you to write worse jokes. The ethnic stereotyping is appalling, it's embarrassing, you feel unclean as you're sitting there; it's junk - first-class junk.
Spoofed in Show Stoppers III