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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 100%

The Battered Bastards Of Baseball (2014)

" Is to baseball what "Slap Shot" was to hockey. "

Posted Jul 10, 2014

Edward Havens

2 97%

Life Itself (2014)

" I find myself borrowing from Ebert to call "Life Itself" one of the best films about an American life I could ever see. "

Posted Jun 30, 2014

Edward Havens

3 25%

Dinotasia (2012)

" Plays like a series of cut-scenes from a 1997 PlayStation game. "

Posted Nov 5, 2012

Edward Havens

4 No Score Yet

American Gothic (1988)

Posted Apr 4, 2011

The Real Dick Hollywood

5 76%

Bronson (2009)

Posted Nov 4, 2010

Edward Havens

6 58%

The Freebie (2010)

Posted Oct 29, 2010

Edward Havens

7 98%

Up (2009)

" By now, with the movie becoming one of the company's greatest successes, many of us are familiar with the story, and how it continues Pixar's incredible streak of great movie experiences. "

Posted Nov 21, 2009

Edward Havens

8 No Score Yet

Gilda Live (1980)

" To have another ninety minutes of Lisa Loopner and Emily Litella, with Judy Miller and Roseanne Roseannadanna and Candy Slice is a joy. "

Posted Nov 21, 2009

Edward Havens

9 39%

2012 (2009)

" Why does Roland Emmerich enjoy killing off humanity? "

Posted Nov 13, 2009

Edward Havens

10 85%

Trick 'r Treat (2007)

" What keeps "Trick" from attaining its lofty "Creepshow" aspirations is the lack of conflict and resolution. "

Posted Oct 29, 2009

Edward Havens

11 81%

Michael Jackson's This Is It (2009)

" There's only going to be two camps concerning [This Is It]: those who will absolutely love it and those who wouldn't go to see it except under penalty of death. "

Posted Oct 27, 2009

Edward Havens

12 47%

Taking Woodstock (2009)

" There is a great movie within Ang Lee's "Taking Woodstock." "

Posted Aug 25, 2009

Edward Havens

13 88%

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

" Amongst all the filmmakers working today, no one inspires more passionate discussion, debate and analysis than Quentin Tarantino. "

Posted Aug 21, 2009

Edward Havens

14 80%

It Might Get Loud (2009)

" I apologize this is more a mash note than critical analysis. "

Posted Aug 14, 2009

Edward Havens

15 74%

Cold Souls (2009)

" The easiest, and laziest, way to describe the new movie "Cold Souls" is to compare it to "Being John Malkovich." "

Posted Aug 6, 2009

Edward Havens

16 94%

Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)

" If the thought of a new Brian Trenchard-Smith movie is more exhilarating than a new Bryan Singer movie... then Mark Hartley's "Not Quite Hollywood" is the film for you. "

Posted Jul 30, 2009

Edward Havens

17 71%

Loren Cass (2006)

" We're presented a small slice of life with a group of wasted teens, expected to consider this to be somehow artistic and asked to be sympathetic for their malaise. "

Posted Jul 28, 2009

Edward Havens

18 60%

ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009)

" Has the potential to become a minor hit on the midnight film circuit with the help of a mid-level indie distributor. "

Posted Jul 22, 2009

Edward Havens

19 80%

Humpday (2009)

" Sadly, the most interesting characters in "Humpday" are not the main focuses of the story. "

Posted Jul 10, 2009

Edward Havens

20 No Score Yet

Tom & Jerry: Chuck Jones Collection (2009)

" If you love the work of Chuck Jones, this is an invaluable, if not exactly incredible, addition to your collection. "

Posted Jul 8, 2009

Edward Havens

21 98%

The Hurt Locker (2009)

" Bigelow has successfully built a vision of war rarely seen on screen, a visceral nearly first person perspective of war where the rush of combat is a welcomed relief. "

Posted Jun 25, 2009

Edward Havens

22 100%

Woodstock - 3 Days of Peace & Music (1970)

" The 40th Anniversary DVD of "Woodstock" is a great experience and should get many baby boomers excited to see and hear some old friends again. "

Posted Jun 8, 2009

Edward Havens

23 67%

Away We Go (2009)

" For my money, the new dramatic comedy "Away We Go" is the first serious contender for Best Picture of the Year consideration. "

Posted May 28, 2009

Edward Havens

24 46%

Management (2009)

" To be completely honest, I was ready to walk out of the new Jennifer Aniston movie "Management" after ten minutes. "

Posted May 15, 2009

Edward Havens

25 73%

Rudo y Cursi (2009)

" Anyone who has spent any time watching movies about competitive brothers playing the same sport for different teams knows where all this is going to lead "

Posted May 14, 2009

Edward Havens

26 78%

Outrage (2009)

" I'm guessing "Outrage" ultimately is meant to continue the discussion about equal rights for gay Americans, and in that sense the film does succeed. "

Posted May 8, 2009

Edward Havens

27 41%

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2013)

" Dumb kids doing dumb things for dumb reasons. "

Posted May 6, 2009

Edward Havens

28 72%

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

" The best movie of 2008 makes an early claim for the best DVD of 2009. "

Posted May 6, 2009

Edward Havens

29 No Score Yet

Official Rejection (2009)

" Can a little documentary about the less popular film festivals find a patron to give it the chance to find an audience? "

Posted Apr 30, 2009

Edward Havens

30 14%

The Spirit (2008)

" More interested in being a technical marvel than a coherent story. "

Posted Apr 29, 2009

Edward Havens

31 89%

Adventureland (2009)

" Sometimes, a critic is going to connect with a movie, even one they can admit has some major problems, because it so mirrors their own expereinces. "

Posted Apr 3, 2009

Edward Havens

32 32%

Fanboys (2008)

" Probably the closest thing my generation will get to having its own "Diner" "

Posted Feb 6, 2009

Edward Havens

33 79%

Gran Torino (2009)

Posted Jan 9, 2009

Cassy Havens

34 64%

Quantum of Solace (2008)

" Despite its faults, I can still say with relative assurance this is the best Bond film since "Thunderball." "

Posted Nov 14, 2008

Edward Havens

35 92%

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

" Some people might fault "Slumdog" because they perceive it as a fluff piece full of the kind of schmaltz unbecoming to modern cinemagoers. "

Posted Nov 12, 2008

Edward Havens

36 69%

Synecdoche, New York (2008)

" Nearly a month after watching Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut... I'm still figuring out whether it was a brilliant idea poorly executed or a poor idea brilliantly executed. "

Posted Oct 24, 2008

Edward Havens

37 No Score Yet

Another Cinderella Story (2008)

" I guess the best thing that can be said about the direct-to-video release "Another Cinderella Story" is that it is not quite as bad as it should be. "

Posted Oct 15, 2008

Edward Havens

38 99%

L.A. Confidential (1997)

Posted Oct 6, 2008

Edward Havens

39 54%

Choke (2008)

" The perfect film for the entire family. That is, to paraphrase another great American writer, James Ellroy, if your family happens to be named Manson. "

Posted Sep 26, 2008

Edward Havens

40 76%

Appaloosa (2008)

" Can Ed Harris, of all people, save the Western for this generation? "

Posted Sep 23, 2008

Edward Havens

41 94%

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

" Let's hope the next time Disney re-releases this on home video... they will include the 3D version. "

Posted Sep 17, 2008

Edward Havens

42 0%

Surfer, Dude (2008)

" The number of artistically successful surfing movies can be counted on one hand, and the majority of those are documentaries. "

Posted Sep 17, 2008

Edward Havens

43 81%

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

" A pleasant enough diversion with some great performances and beautiful cinematography to just make it worth recommending. "

Posted Aug 15, 2008

Edward Havens

44 100%

Man on Wire (2008)

" Sits alongside "The Thin Blue Line" and "Hoop Dreams" as a non-fictional narrative which changes the rules of its genre. "

Posted Jul 25, 2008

Edward Havens

45 78%

Baghead (2008)

" What could have been an amusing short subject, the Duplass Brothers' not-quite-horror/not-quite-comedy drags its one note premise out to an almost mind-numbing 84 minutes. "

Posted Jul 25, 2008

Edward Havens

46 71%

Wanted (2008)

" "Wanted" is exactly what it is supposed to be: a slick, well-produced piece of popcorn fluff with a hot chick, hot cars and enough action to fill a half-dozen Marvel adaptations. "

Posted Jun 26, 2008

Edward Havens

47 No Score Yet

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride (2006)

" Probably the closest any of us who admired the man from afar will ever get to the confines of Woody Creek and the maddening genius who ruled over it. "

Posted Jun 2, 2008

Edward Havens

48 75%

Peter Pan (1953)

" The Walt Disney Company has broken the vaults wide open to add a plethora of fascinating historic artifacts to make this new Platinum Edition a must-own for any Disney collector. "

Posted Jun 2, 2008

Edward Havens

49 96%

Bigger, Stronger, Faster* (2008)

" If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Morgan Spurlock should be thrilled about the new documentary "Bigger, Stronger, Faster*." "

Posted May 30, 2008

Edward Havens

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