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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 93%

The Lives of Others (2006)

"There is a grace note at the end that will make you weep, and shore up your belief in the worth of fundamental decency."

Posted Feb 23, 2007

Jonathan F. Richards

2 82%

Walk the Line (2005)

"As a movie, Walk the Line is by the numbers. But they sure are great numbers."

Posted Nov 25, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

3 93%

Good Night, And Good Luck (2005)

"It has wit, drama, and an urgent immediacy that makes your heart pound and your skin tingle as surely as any thriller."

Posted Nov 10, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

4 27%

Stay (2005)

"Stayhas that maddening aspect some dreams have of going on and on long after you're ready for them to quit."

Posted Oct 24, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

5 84%

De Zaak Alzheimer (The Memory of a Killer) (The Alzheimer Case) (2005)

"What this movie lacks in originality, it makes up in grit."

Posted Oct 3, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

6 70%

À tout de suite (Right Now) (2005)

"With a puffy-eyed, buck-toothed oval face and a long-limbed body built for love, she looks a bit like a cross between Roger and Jessica Rabbit."

Posted Sep 26, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

7 64%

Bride and Prejudice (2005)

"There is a degree of critical judgment that must be surrendered to embrace this Bollywood musical extravaganza adaptation of Jane Austen..."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

8 71%

Schultze Gets the Blues (2005)

"If a bit of zydeco wafts into your life, seize it."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

9 46%

The Boys and Girl From County Clare (2004)

"Ceili is traditional Irish live dance music, the doodley-doo sound that divides the world into those who find it infectious and those who find it irritating past endurance."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

10 85%

Gunner Palace (2005)

"The filmmakers' approach is so unshaped and scattershot that this documentary doesn't deliver the emotional satisfaction it might have."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

11 41%

Kicking & Screaming (2005)

"How funny is all this? It's not funny. It's minus funny. It has the subtlety of a coin toss."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

12 31%

The Longest Yard (2005)

"Most of it is pretty indefensible by any standards."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

13 63%

Ladies in Lavender (2005)

"It's teatime at the movies."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

14 97%

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

"The real horror is that the Enron boys were just the ones who got caught; the smartest guys are still in the room."

Posted Sep 14, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

15 46%

Dark Water (2005)

"Salles manages to make our flesh crawl from time to time... nothing to make you jump out of your seat, but perhaps enough to scatter a little popcorn"

Posted Sep 14, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

16 82%

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

"Tim Burton's adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl children's book is a spectacular confection for the eye, but something of a diet candy for the funnybone."

Posted Sep 14, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

17 57%

Après vous (After You) (2003)

"Nobody expects farce to be credible, but somehow the tone here skirts just too close to realism to justify the lunacy of the choices Antoine makes."

Posted Sep 13, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

18 37%

The Great Raid (2005)

"The main event is the raid, and when it comes, late in the movie, it's like the lid blowing off a pressure cooker."

Posted Sep 13, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

19 88%

Broken Flowers (2005)

"With their world-weary mantles of minimalism, Jim Jarmusch and Bill Murray are a match made in one of the bleaker neighborhoods of heaven."

Posted Sep 13, 2005

Jonathan F. Richards

20 79%

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2003)

"Keeps the story hopping, and funny, even through the dark material."

Posted Dec 20, 2002

Jonathan F. Richards

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