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80% Get On Up Aug 01
90% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
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57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% 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
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
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—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

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83% Extant: Season 1
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—— Motive: Season 2
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—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

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—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
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83% Extant: Season 1
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88% Manhattan: Season 1
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73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Hands on a Hard Body Reviews

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Tales of Texas don't get any weirder than true-tales of Texas, and Hands on a Hard Body joins the ranks of well-done, weird documentaries.

Full Review | Original Score: 5

June 15, 2001
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Bindler's ode to human dedication and endurance in the strangest of circumstances is a rough, unpolished gem of documentary filmmaking.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 27, 2001
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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On the one hand, the Hands on a Hard Body contest seems a horrible exploitation of needy people as a publicity stunt to promote a car dealership; on the other, the film reveals an endearing piece of Americana.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

February 14, 2001
Anita Gates
New York Times
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These may not be people whom moviegoers think they want to spend time with, but this is accomplished documentary making, finding universal lessons in determination, struggle, planning, persistence and the relationship of mind and body.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's engaging as a non-drama of people doing nothing, but suffering a lot.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Merle Bertrand
Film Threat

Far and away the most hysterical and engaging documentary since Spinal Tap, only this was for real.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 5/5

January 1, 2000
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

One of the best documentaries ever made.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Dennis Lim
Village Voice
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Scrappy, likable, and immensely absorbing.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 1, 2000
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The result is a quirky human interest story about the need for Texans to drive a pickup.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

January 1, 2000
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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Bindler's attitude is absolutely right. He doesn't satirize: he observes, and leaves the satirical view as an option for us.

January 1, 2000
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

It's absolutely fascinating watching what some people will subject themselves to for a free lunch.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 5/5

December 6, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

August 11, 2005
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

August 27, 2003

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 5/5

May 11, 2003
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com

| Original Score: 2/5

November 7, 2002
David Poland
Hot Button

| Original Score: 0/5

July 26, 2002
Russell Smith
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 5.5/5

January 1, 2000

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

July 10, 1998
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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