The Disney Years – 1999

A Gene Siskel Tribute

January 26, 1946 – February 20, 1999

A Stanley Kubrick Tribute –  Eye Wide Shut

The Best of 1998

Gene Siskel Visual Tribute

Mickey Blue Eyes, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, The Muse, Teaching Mrs. TIngle, Cabaret Balkan

That’s Not All Folks!

Worst of 1998

At First Sight, Another Day in Paradise, The Hi-Lo Country, Playing by Heart, The Theory of Flight

Message in a Bottle, My Favorite Martian, Children of Heaven, Blast from the Past, God Said ‘Ha!’, February 13, 1999

Memo to the Academy

Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace

Runaway Bride, The Iron Giant, Twin Falls Idaho, Deep Blue Sea, Genghis Blues

The Deep End of the Ocean, Lock Stock and Two
Smoking Barrels, Cruel Intentions, Analyze This,
Wing Commander

October Sky, The 24 Hour Woman, Office Space, Jawbreaker, Tango

Hollywood Video – Legends Film Festival ’99

22 thoughts on “The Disney Years – 1999

  • Clarke Smith
    June 6, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    Dear Larry,
    If you have more eps after Gene’s death, I think it would be great to upload them. Its still one half of S&E and I for one would like to see all of Ebert’s post-Gene work.

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      June 6, 2019 at 6:22 pm

      Hi Clarke,

      I am still working on my other site right now dealing with astronomy. Plus, my father had a stroke back in February, so I am with him right now. I can do what you are requesting, but would that take us away from the theme of this site?

      • Clarke Smith
        June 7, 2019 at 1:26 pm

        Thanks Larry and sorry to hear of your father.
        No, I don’t think it would take anything away at all. In fact, I think the show must go on attitude they had, would strongly suggest finishing out the website with all of Ebert’s reviews. No different from the clips you have of just Gene or just Roger on a news segment, etc. I for one would deeply appreciate it!

        • Clarke Smith
          June 7, 2019 at 1:28 pm

          One more thing, the way you have “Disney Years”, Tribune Years”, etc., you could do “Post-Gene Years”, or “Roger Continuing with Other Critics”. Something like that.

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        June 8, 2019 at 4:19 pm

        Sorry to hear about your dad. By the way, if you go on youtube, you will find some Siskel and Ebert shows you missed, like Worst of 90 and 91.

      • Michael Divincenzo
        December 2, 2019 at 5:24 pm

        Larry, do have the reviews of “Instinct” and “Limbo” and “8MM” and Other Sister? Those were on the old site.

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    November 17, 2019 at 10:12 am

    I wonder if you will post up more episodes for 1999 as far as films like:

    Wild Wild West
    Inspector Gadget
    Eyes Wide Shut
    Varsity Blues
    Stuart Little
    She’s All That
    Payback (Mel Gibson)
    Simply Irresistible (Sarah Michelle Gellar)
    8mm (Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix)
    Cruel Intentions
    Baby Geniuses
    10 Things I Hate About You
    The Mummy
    The Matrix
    Life (Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence)
    Idle Hands
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    Episode 1: Phantom Menace
    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
    Scary Movie
    Big Daddy (Adam Sandler)
    Arlington Road (Tim Robbins, Jeff Bridges)
    Mystery Men (Ben Stiller)
    The Sixth Sense
    Thomas Crown Affair
    World is Not Enough (Pierce Brosnan 007)
    Detroit Rock City
    The Astronaut’s Wife (Johnny Depp, Charlize Theron)
    Dudley Do Right (Brendan Fraser)
    Universal Soldier: The Return (Van Damme)
    Any Given Sunday

    • Michael Divincenzo
      November 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

      Wow Terry! You really know your movies as do I. Blair Witch Project and The Haunting are a few others that I’d like to see along with your choices. Cruel Intentions is uploaded on this pg.

  • Michael Divincenzo
    November 20, 2019 at 7:02 am

    Star Wars Ep. 1 and Eyes Wide Shut review are on this pg. He did a tribute to Stanley Kubrick and reviewed the film on the same show.

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      January 24, 2020 at 3:38 pm

      Hi Michael, I just haven’t been feeling well. I am 67, and it seems in the past four months, my health hasn’t been as good. I have one video I have grabbed from YT that I will get up today or tomorrow. Unfortunately, the few videos I have left are either Roger and Gene giving speeches or interviews. I do have one where the two review The Breakfast Club, but guess what got cut on the videotape? Anyway, any help from you or anyone else would be most appreciated!

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        January 24, 2020 at 8:52 pm

        Hi Larry, sorry to hear about your health. I hope you get better soon. I have pretty much the same: interviews and commentaries that Roger gave; no reviews. There was a full episode on YouTube that had their reviews of Outrageous Fortune, Radio Days, and more. However, I think it had been taken down. There’s another episode on YouTube that’s not on the IMDB page from 1981, where they reviewed the teenage movie trends. It’s still on there.

        By the way, do you still have the best of 1970s show that aired in 1979? That and the episode of “The Doctors Are in” (83 or 84) are still absent, unfortunately. Thanks.

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    January 26, 2020 at 1:56 pm

    Hey Patrick, I found the file. I am trying to clean it up right now. You guys have long memories! 😃

  • Michael Divincenzo
    January 26, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    The review featuring “Radio Days”, Outrageous Fortune and Critical Condition IS on youtube.

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    January 28, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    That youtube show with Radio Days has “Jan 31 1987” in the title, for anyone having trouble finding it. Took me several minutes to find it because the movies reviewed aren’t listed in the title.

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    January 29, 2020 at 2:21 pm

    Those four parts are available, but the part that is missing is apparently the review of Raising Arizona. Maybe it was originally posted and then taken down for copyright reasons. ???

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    January 29, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    I noticed that also. It’s been posted awhile and I watched them then, but I can’t remember if it was ever posted. Oh well.

  • Michael Divincenzo
    February 12, 2020 at 10:38 am

    Hi Larry. Anymore reviews? Do you have the following episodes: Lara Croft Tomb Raider, Cats & Dogs, Kiss of the Dragon, Joe Dirt?

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