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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 40%

Wish I Was Here (2014)

"Insufferably self-indulgent. "

Posted Jul 18, 2014

Boo Allen

2 91%

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

"Dark and gloomy but riveting in a good, scary way. "

Posted Jul 10, 2014

Boo Allen

3 54%

Jersey Boys (2014)

"Eastwood has managed to make the 1950s and 1960s dull and hazy. "

Posted Jun 29, 2014

Boo Allen

4 55%

The Signal (2014)

"Ultimately, the seemingly low-budget The Signal, with its not-yet-recognizable young cast, delivers some goofy but deadly serious fun."

Posted Jun 12, 2014

Boo Allen

5 83%

Belle (2014)

"Engaging take on an obscure subject. "

Posted May 11, 2014

Boo Allen

6 85%

Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)

"Dull, dreary, and dreadful. "

Posted May 11, 2014

Boo Allen

7 86%

Joe (2014)

"Green shows a comfort with the people and the land in this rough-edged drama. "

Posted Apr 13, 2014

Boo Allen

8 89%

Le Week-End (2014)

"Funny, original and compelling."

Posted Apr 9, 2014

Boo Allen

9 89%

Tim's Vermeer (2014)

"Let the art experts argue about the validity of the main premise, the movie from Penn and Teller is engaging and entertaining. "

Posted Mar 2, 2014

Boo Allen

10 32%

The Monuments Men (2014)

"Little driving narrative with a lack of building tension. "

Posted Feb 7, 2014

Boo Allen

11 76%

The Invisible Woman (2013)

"Thoughtful, intelligent, well rendered version of Charles Dickens' last days. "

Posted Jan 19, 2014

Boo Allen

12 76%

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

"A fun, wild ride that eventually runs out of steam. "

Posted Dec 29, 2013

Boo Allen

13 94%

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

"Another soulful, perfectly observed jewel from the Ooens. "

Posted Dec 21, 2013

Boo Allen

14 93%

American Hustle (2013)

"Fun ride from Russell. "

Posted Dec 21, 2013

Boo Allen

15 53%

Out of the Furnace (2013)

"Little exceptional in this re-hash of genre clichés. "

Posted Dec 8, 2013

Boo Allen

16 92%

Nebraska (2013)

"Another brilliantly conceived examination of the human condition by the modern master of such fare. "

Posted Nov 24, 2013

Boo Allen

17 97%

12 Years a Slave (2013)

"Provocative yet well made drama. "

Posted Oct 30, 2013

Boo Allen

18 93%

Captain Phillips (2013)

"Taut, terrific filmmaking. "

Posted Oct 30, 2013

Boo Allen

19 49%

Thanks For Sharing (2013)

"Amazingly unfunny "comedy" using peoples' weaknesses for targets. And a good cast wasted. "

Posted Sep 20, 2013

Boo Allen

20 35%

Salinger (2013)

"Director Salerno struggles to provide the full picture of a man who didn't want his picture taken. "

Posted Sep 20, 2013

Boo Allen

21 89%

The World's End (2013)

"The comedy trio returns in a lesser effort, funny, but not up to their previous successes. "

Posted Aug 25, 2013

Boo Allen

22 73%

Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

"Uninvolving bio-pic about a man who just happened to be around when things happened. Latter day Zelig fails to grip. "

Posted Aug 18, 2013

Boo Allen

23 72%

Pacific Rim (2013)

"Entertaining enough silliness. "

Posted Jul 15, 2013

Boo Allen

24 60%

The Bling Ring (2013)

"Repetitive, self-referential nonsense about a group of spoiled brats no one cares about. Supposed insights to celebrity-obsession are non-existent. "

Posted Jun 23, 2013

Boo Allen

25 49%

The Great Gatsby (2013)

"It's a movie, not a novel and a well executed, original and highly creative work in its own right. "

Posted May 10, 2013

Boo Allen

26 78%

Iron Man 3 (2013)

"Same old tired effects to go along with more Downey smugness. "

Posted May 9, 2013

Boo Allen

27 45%

To The Wonder (2013)

"Malick succeeds in creating his a separate reality, one drenched with longing and fear. "

Posted Apr 27, 2013

Boo Allen

28 38%

Admission (2013)

"A comedy, but a serious comedy. "

Posted Mar 24, 2013

Boo Allen

29 25%

Phantom (2013)

"Slow start, fast finish. "

Posted Mar 3, 2013

Boo Allen

30 14%

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)

"Action packed but expectedly ridiculous."

Posted Feb 16, 2013

Boo Allen

31 70%

Les Misérables (2012)

"Bloated and overdone but entertaing if not enthralling. "

Posted Dec 30, 2012

Boo Allen

32 52%

Promised Land (2013)

"A resonant cautionary tale. "

Posted Dec 30, 2012

Boo Allen

33 92%

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

"A man's bi-polar disorder is supposed to give license to implausible and contrived histrionics. "

Posted Nov 22, 2012

Boo Allen

34 68%

Wuthering Heights (2012)

"Perfectly ridiculous adaptation of Emily Bronte's novel. Shaky-cam nausea combines with wooden amateur acting and sloppy editing to render an unpleasant experience. "

Posted Oct 19, 2012

Boo Allen

35 76%

Premium Rush (2012)

"Pure cinema. "

Posted Aug 26, 2012

Boo Allen

36 95%

The Imposter (2012)

"Perversely entertaining. "

Posted Aug 18, 2012

Boo Allen

37 79%

Ruby Sparks (2012)

"Charming, fresh, and creative. "

Posted Aug 3, 2012

Boo Allen

38 88%

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

"Over-written, over-plotted and with a ridiculous villain. Disappointing. "

Posted Jul 19, 2012

Boo Allen

39 77%

Take This Waltz (2012)

"The whimsical charms are not enough to overlook the unbearable cuteness and the mountain of contrivances. "

Posted Jul 13, 2012

Boo Allen

40 73%

Prometheus (2012)

"Ridley Scott succeeds in reluming this Promethean heat. "

Posted Jun 8, 2012

Boo Allen

41 94%

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

"More unbearable Anderson whimsy. "

Posted Jun 8, 2012

Boo Allen

42 57%

The Dictator (2012)

"A funny movie from a funny man. "

Posted May 18, 2012

Boo Allen

43 92%

Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

"Sock, pow, zowie--plenty of firepower in the summer's first big lallapalooza. "

Posted May 4, 2012

Boo Allen

44 92%

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

"Clever enough stuff until the computer generated monsters run amok. "

Posted Apr 21, 2012

Boo Allen

45 79%

The Deep Blue Sea (2012)

"Somber analysis of 1950's hypocrisy. "

Posted Apr 21, 2012

Boo Allen

46 67%

Friends With Kids (2012)

"Another perceptive take on modern relationships by triple threat Westfeldt. "

Posted Mar 10, 2012

Boo Allen

47 88%

In Darkness (2012)

"Compelling film, filled with human pathos. "

Posted Mar 2, 2012

Boo Allen

48 69%

Thin Ice (2012)

"Ingenious, cleverly plotted engima. "

Posted Feb 24, 2012

Boo Allen

49 79%

The Grey (2012)

"Effectively creepy. "

Posted Jan 29, 2012

Boo Allen

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