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Movie Poop Shoot

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 83%

Grindhouse (2007)

"Tarantino has conceived a plot just as odd as the better, experimental '70s drive in films."

Posted Apr 7, 2007

D.K. Holm

2 56%

The Notorious Bettie Page (2006)

"Gretchen Moll is brilliant."

Posted Feb 16, 2006

D.K. Holm

3 27%

Fantastic Four (2005)

"There are four different movies in The Fantastic Four struggling to get out."

Posted Jul 14, 2005

D.K. Holm

4 93%

Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

"This is a comedy in which the high point is the main character slashing his wife to death with a straight razor."

Posted Jul 14, 2005

D.K. Holm

5 100%

White Nights (Le Notti Bianche) (1961)

"A simple story, the film is truly operatic."

Posted Jul 14, 2005

D.K. Holm

6 ——

The Adventurers (1970)

"A lot of people like to throw out lightly the phrase "the worst movie I ever saw.""

Posted Jul 14, 2005

D.K. Holm

7 ——

Best Of The Mickey Mouse Club (2005)

"I don't see how this is the "best" of the MMC."

Posted Jul 14, 2005

D.K. Holm

8 74%

War of the Worlds (2005)

"WotW is a great film and entertainment that can be taken seriously; Shyamalan and Emmerich must be quietly shaking their fists, realizing he still does it better."

Posted Jul 14, 2005

D.K. Holm

9 ——

Speakeasy (2001)

"Fails to give us a compelling reason to care about these rather sketchily characters or their equally hazy epiphanies."

Posted May 10, 2005

Michael Dequina

10 25%

Mindhunters (2005)

"Iit is Renny Harlin's hand that compels a sneaking admiration for Mindhunters."

Posted May 8, 2005

D.K. Holm

11 60%

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

"As the film unfurls you keep thinking, Boy, what would Terry Gilliam have made of this?"

Posted May 1, 2005

D.K. Holm

12 30%

Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

"One of the best technical commentaries I've heard in a long time."

Posted Mar 9, 2005

D.K. Holm

13 62%

Incident at Loch Ness (2004)

"Finally! A DVD that actually uses Easter Eggs that make sense!"

Posted Mar 9, 2005

D.K. Holm

14 60%

The Cutting Edge (1992)

"Grafts one screen formula on top of another--but that doesn't mean the film isn't a blast to watch."

Posted Mar 5, 2005

Michael Dequina

15 71%

Going All the Way (1997)

"This funny, oddly moving little film is distinguished by some fine acting."

Posted Feb 8, 2005

Michael Dequina

16 24%

A Guy Thing (2003)

"I can't imagine this painfully unfunny and often boring movie being a 'thing' for guys or gals."

Posted Feb 8, 2005

Michael Dequina

17 45%

Daredevil (2003)

"A faithful translation of the character and one of his more memorable tales on the page; it satisfies as an adventure and as a more intimate story."

Posted Jan 15, 2005

Michael Dequina

18 13%

Phantoms (1998)

"Quickly degenerates from X-Files to Baywatch Nights once the culprit is ultimately revealed."

Posted Jan 8, 2005

Michael Dequina

19 52%

Bounce (2000)

"What should have been graceful understatement instead reads as lifeless detachment."

Posted Dec 28, 2004

Michael Dequina

20 67%

Dogma (1999)

"Maybe this DVD edition will enable Smith's film to finally be seen for what it is: an outrageously comic but ultimately heartfelt celebration of faith."

Posted Dec 28, 2004

Michael Dequina

21 30%

Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

"All that happened in the original, but with the temperature down several thousand degrees."

Posted Dec 26, 2004

D.K. Holm

22 87%

The Aviator (2004)

"Not much of The Aviator seems like a Martin Scorsese film."

Posted Dec 26, 2004

D.K. Holm

23 100%

M (1931)

"A rather cold masterpiece."

Posted Dec 13, 2004

D.K. Holm

24 68%

Closer (2004)

"As Closer unspooled I found myself wishing that Nichols had done something a little more unsparing.Then I remembered that he already has: Carnal Knowlege."

Posted Dec 13, 2004

D.K. Holm

25 27%

Bridget Jones - The Edge of Reason (2004)

""An unnecessary sequel.""

Posted Nov 24, 2004

D.K. Holm

26 83%

Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2004)

"Three sequences are amazing and inspirational."

Posted Nov 13, 2004

D.K. Holm

27 ——

Lost Junction (2003)

"The film goes from erotic thriller to mega-happy comedy without really justifying the transition."

Posted Nov 13, 2004

D.K. Holm

28 29%

Suspicious River (2000)

"It's all kind of obvious, but also terribly slow paced."

Posted Nov 13, 2004

D.K. Holm

29 39%

Birth (2004)

"Mesmerizing."

Posted Nov 13, 2004

D.K. Holm

30 75%

Secret Honor (1984)

"Nixon is a fascinating figure of Shakespearean proportions."

Posted Nov 5, 2004

D.K. Holm

31 63%

Animal Farm (1954)

"Comes in an excellent full frame transfer, with an authoritative commentary track by Brian Sibley."

Posted Nov 5, 2004

D.K. Holm

32 ——

Alan Clarke Collection (2004)

"This is probably one of the most important DVD sets to be released this year."

Posted Nov 5, 2004

D.K. Holm

33 93%

Deadline (2004)

"Inspiring."

Posted Nov 5, 2004

D.K. Holm

34 96%

Sideways (2004)

"Madsen is also great in a well written role that she makes even better through a sort of earnest stillness."

Posted Nov 5, 2004

D.K. Holm

35 86%

Garden State (2004)

"Peter Saarsgard's role in Garden State is one of the main reasons to see the film."

Posted Oct 29, 2004

D.K. Holm

36 90%

DiG! (2004)

"Like the equally excellent Crumb, DiG! covers some seven years, and so it really gets into the characters."

Posted Oct 29, 2004

D.K. Holm

37 88%

Fast Company (1979)

"Fast Company provides everything that a drive in movie about cars is expected to produce."

Posted May 30, 2004

D.K. Holm

38 45%

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

"The Day After Tomorrow is enjoyable in its junky way."

Posted May 30, 2004

D.K. Holm

39 78%

The Saddest Music in the World (2004)

"If I were to recommend one work to someone who had never seen a Maddin movie it would be Saddest Music."

Posted May 15, 2004

D.K. Holm

40 23%

Van Helsing (2004)

"A blend of Raiders of the Lost Ark and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, only without the Abbott and Costello."

Posted May 7, 2004

D.K. Holm

41 83%

Mean Girls (2004)

"Lohan does what all great stars have to do, blend animal sex appeal with quantifiable acting skills."

Posted May 3, 2004

D.K. Holm

42 39%

Man on Fire (2004)

"When Man on Fire is good, it's really good."

Posted Apr 25, 2004

D.K. Holm

43 64%

13 Going on 30 (2004)

"The film is mildly diverting, with Garner doing a good pass at being a 13-year-old in an adult's body."

Posted Apr 25, 2004

D.K. Holm

44 84%

Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004)

"If Vol. 1 is more Pulp Fiction than Vol. 2 is more Jackie Brown."

Posted Apr 15, 2004

D.K. Holm

45 70%

Dogville (2003)

"Breathtaking for its technical artistry."

Posted Mar 28, 2004

D.K. Holm

46 75%

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

" A brilliant, riveting, action-packed remake."

Posted Mar 19, 2004

D.K. Holm

47 47%

Secret Window (2004)

"The film's twist is probably something that most viewers are going to be able to guess."

Posted Mar 12, 2004

D.K. Holm

48 1%

Twisted (2004)

"Twisted's tale could have done with a little bit of Joe Eszterhas flamboyance."

Posted Mar 5, 2004

D.K. Holm

49 47%

Hidalgo (2004)

"Hidalgo is like the desert itself — long stretches of boredom occasionally interrupted by brief oases of frenzied activity."

Posted Mar 5, 2004

D.K. Holm

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