91% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
81% Get On Up Aug 01
89% Calvary Aug 01
0% Behaving Badly Aug 01
36% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

60% Lucy $43.9M
63% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
44% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
24% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
64% Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
87% What If Aug 08

The Killing

—— The Killing: Season 4

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100% The Almighty Johnsons: Season 1
61% Crossbones: Season 1
82% Girl Meets World: Season 1

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100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
56% Married: Season 1
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

America The Beautiful Reviews

Anna King
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

November 18, 2011
Andrea Gronvall
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 17, 2011
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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Perhaps in future exposes Roberts will uncover that ice is cold and furnaces hot.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D

October 18, 2008
Jessica Reaves
Chicago Tribune
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Despite the occasional flash of insight, and a few semi-shocking factoids, most women are going to find this movie roughly as illuminating as a remedial math class might be for a Nobel-prize winning physicist.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2008
Leba Hertz
San Francisco Chronicle
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In the documentary America the Beautiful, Roberts explores the cult of beauty in the United States and mostly succeeds in unmasking the flaws of fetishizing skin-deep beauty.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

August 29, 2008
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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With so many pointless detours ripping you away, the film feels as lamely digressive as the proverbial one-track guy whose head won't stop turning as each new temptation walks by.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 22, 2008
Reece Pendleton
Chicago Reader
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Unexpectedly witty and affecting.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 22, 2008
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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America the Beautiful provides plenty of food for thought, and Roberts' passion for the subject shines through.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 8, 2008
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Interesting but messy.

| Original Score: 2/4

August 1, 2008
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Though not the most sophisticated movie, Darryl Roberts' earnest documentary gets its points across with enough power to make it a valuable experience for both adolescent girls and their parents.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

August 1, 2008
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Clueless, directionless and altogether pointless, America the Beautiful will outrage only those who have spent the last 50 years in suspended animation.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 1, 2008
Anna King
Time Out New York
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There's nothing new in Roberts's film about skinny models, eating disorders, plastic surgery and toxic cosmetics.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/6

July 31, 2008
Ronnie Scheib
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Hardly revelatory, sometimes downright redundant pic nevertheless covers its myriad bases succinctly, while rejecting both grandstanding indignation and self-nullifying 'fairness'.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 30, 2008
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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There's no evidence provided as to what separates us from other modern, media-soaked nations (and even less made of the fact that, for a people allegedly obsessed with self-image, we're fatties).

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 29, 2008
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Carries a persuasive message, and is all the more effective because of the level tone that [Director Darryl] Roberts adopts.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

May 16, 2008
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