Authors

Reel Film Reviews

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 50%

I Origins (2014)

"...increasingly absorbing..."

Posted Jul 25, 2014

David Nusair

2 17%

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

"The Transformers series returns with what just might be the worst entry yet..."

Posted Jul 24, 2014

David Nusair

3 30%

Deliver Us from Evil (2014)

"A rare (and altogether colossal) misstep from Scott Derrickson..."

Posted Jul 22, 2014

David Nusair

4 68%

They Came Together (2014)

"A gleefully larger-than-life spoof of romantic comedies..."

Posted Jul 22, 2014

David Nusair

5 40%

Wish I Was Here (2014)

"...engrossing, heartfelt..."

Posted Jul 20, 2014

David Nusair

6 43%

Planes: Fire And Rescue (2014)

"...content to operate as an endeavor aimed directly at younger audiences."

Posted Jul 20, 2014

David Nusair

7 26%

Planes (2013)

"...rarely manages to achieve the heights achieved even by 2006's entertaining yet lackluster Cars..."

Posted Jul 20, 2014

David Nusair

8 67%

Darling (1965)

"...a time-capsule curiosity that thoroughly squanders a fine performance from its talented star."

Posted Jul 20, 2014

David Nusair

9 44%

Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)

"...a generic coming-of-age teen drama..."

Posted Jul 19, 2014

David Nusair

10 94%

Snowpiercer (2014)

"The absolutely watchable vibe comes to an almost dead stop as the movie enters its anti-climactic third act..."

Posted Jul 19, 2014

David Nusair

11 99%

Boyhood (2014)

"...a truly memorable and singular cinematic experience that's well worth the wait."

Posted Jul 19, 2014

David Nusair

12 10%

House at the End of the Street (2012)

"An uncommonly tedious effort..."

Posted Jul 16, 2014

David Nusair

13 ——

Escapee (2011)

"...a serviceable premise that's employed to astonishingly (and continually) incompetent effect by writer/director Campion Murphy..."

Posted Jul 16, 2014

David Nusair

14 65%

Antiviral (2013)

"...a ridiculous and flat-out dumb premise that's employed to terminally underwhelming effect by Cronenberg..."

Posted Jul 16, 2014

David Nusair

15 82%

Begin Again (2014)

"...breezy and consistently watchable..."

Posted Jul 16, 2014

David Nusair

16 66%

The Rock (1996)

"The Rock is far from the worst movie that Bay's made, but given its roster of impressive performers and promising opening hour, it might just the ADD-afflicted filmmaker's most disappointing."

Posted Jul 16, 2014

David Nusair

17 25%

I'll Follow You Down (2014)

"...a disappointingly half-baked endeavor that feels, for the most part, like a padded-out episode of The Outer Limits."

Posted Jul 7, 2014

David Nusair

18 23%

Tammy (2014)

"...a decent comedy/drama that hopefully marks McCarthy's first step towards a more varied selection of roles..."

Posted Jul 7, 2014

David Nusair

19 ——

Joy Ride 3 (Unrated) (2014)

"The Joy Ride series hits a significant speed bump with this colossally ineffective entry..."

Posted Jun 26, 2014

David Nusair

20 91%

Being Ginger (2014)

"A slight yet affable documentary..."

Posted Jun 22, 2014

David Nusair

21 87%

Obvious Child (2014)

"Slate's jaw-dropping turn as the affable protagonist surely marks the arrival of a fierce new acting talent."

Posted Jun 21, 2014

David Nusair

22 65%

The Rover (2014)

"David Mich˘d does a superb job of immediately luring the viewer into the spare narrative..."

Posted Jun 21, 2014

David Nusair

23 92%

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

"Spielberg's typically overindulgent sensibilities mute the impact of the film's more overtly captivating moments."

Posted Jun 19, 2014

David Nusair

24 90%

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

"...thrilling and unexpectedly comedic..."

Posted Jun 18, 2014

David Nusair

25 87%

The Immigrant (2014)

"...the writer/director's attempts at eliciting an emotional response fall completely and hopelessly flat. "

Posted Jun 18, 2014

David Nusair

26 76%

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2014)

"...a very loving, very one-sided portrait of a man with, seemingly, few faults..."

Posted Jun 15, 2014

David Nusair

27 85%

22 Jump Street (2014)

"...a rather worthless followup that makes the lackluster original look polished and captivating by comparison."

Posted Jun 13, 2014

David Nusair

28 0%

Antisocial (2014)

"...an entirely underwhelming horror effort that's rife with incompetent, amateurish elements..."

Posted Jun 7, 2014

David Nusair

29 80%

The Fault In Our Stars (2014)

"...Boone doesn't quite have the cinematic sensibilities demanded by the material..."

Posted Jun 7, 2014

David Nusair

30 83%

Belle (2014)

"...it does seem obvious that the inherently stirring material could (and should) have been employed to much better effect (ie this is just lifeless, for the most part)."

Posted Jun 7, 2014

David Nusair

31 82%

Fed Up (2014)

"Fed Up, for the most part, boasts the feel of a short news piece that's somehow been expanded to feature length..."

Posted Jun 7, 2014

David Nusair

32 88%

Chef (2014)

"Jon Favreau's best film since 2003's Elf..."

Posted Jun 7, 2014

David Nusair

33 49%

Maleficent (2014)

"It's clear immediately that first-time filmmaker Robert Stromberg isn't looking to reinvent the genre here..."

Posted Jun 7, 2014

David Nusair

34 63%

The Grand Seduction (2014)

"The original, it's ultimately clear, is a much, much more accomplished piece of work."

Posted Jun 6, 2014

David Nusair

35 85%

Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)

"...Jarmusch seems content to eschew character development and plot advances in favor of a very specific (and palpable) mood."

Posted Jun 6, 2014

David Nusair

36 ——

The Birder ()

"Oddball to the point of annoyance..."

Posted Jun 2, 2014

David Nusair

37 54%

Fading Gigolo (2014)

"Fading Gigolo peters out significantly in the buildup to its utterly underwhelming final stretch..."

Posted Jun 2, 2014

David Nusair

38 33%

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

"...off-kilter and persistently irreverent..."

Posted May 30, 2014

David Nusair

39 92%

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

"...an erratic yet rewarding entry within this ongoing series."

Posted May 29, 2014

David Nusair

40 61%

Million Dollar Arm (2014)

"...it ultimately seems obvious that this material is inherently not able to sustain a feature-length endeavor."

Posted May 28, 2014

David Nusair

41 14%

Blended (2014)

"Adam Sandler's astonishing run of bottom-of-the-barrel comedies continues with Blended..."

Posted May 28, 2014

David Nusair

42 74%

Godzilla (2014)

"Godzilla returns in an installment that's certainly better than Roland Emmerich's disastrous 1998 effort..."

Posted May 28, 2014

David Nusair

43 26%

The Love Punch (2014)

"...an underwhelming and forgettable endeavor that squanders the efforts of its charismatic leads."

Posted May 28, 2014

David Nusair

44 73%

Neighbors (2014)

"Though Nicholas Stoller's shortest movie to date, Neighbors is as unfocused and undisciplined as anything within the director's seriously erratic filmography..."

Posted May 26, 2014

David Nusair

45 46%

Heaven Is for Real (2014)

"...a bottom-of-the-barrel drama that's been geared towards the lowest common denominator. "

Posted May 16, 2014

David Nusair

46 83%

Je T'Aime, Je T'Aime (1968)

"...an art-house experiment that completely (and distressingly) squanders its promising setup."

Posted May 15, 2014

David Nusair

47 89%

Locke (2014)

"An intriguing yet not-altogether-successful experiment..."

Posted May 13, 2014

David Nusair

48 33%

Stage Fright (2014)

"...a pointless and often interminable mess."

Posted May 13, 2014

David Nusair

49 66%

The Railway Man (2014)

"...a well-intentioned prestige picture that's rarely as engrossing as its electrifying logline..."

Posted May 13, 2014

David Nusair

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