Authors

MTV

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 93%

All Is Lost (2013)

"Redford gives a performance from which all vanity has been stripped away. "

Posted Oct 18, 2013

Kurt Loder

2 62%

Lymelife (2008)

"The movie is an indie jewel; watch it shine."

Posted May 11, 2012

Kurt Loder

3 92%

Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

"The Avengers is a fun time at the movies. That's as important as anything."

Posted May 10, 2012

Josh Wigler

4 35%

The Thing (2011)

"This latest version of The Thing raises one immediate question: Why?"

Posted Oct 13, 2011

Kurt Loder

5 96%

The Social Network (2010)

"David Fincher-who managed to make information-overload so gripping in Zodiac-is the ideal director for this story: He sweeps you up into its unexpectedly vibrant world."

Posted Oct 1, 2010

Kurt Loder

6 85%

Easy A (2010)

"For its first half, Easy A is one of the year's freshest and funniest comedies. "

Posted Sep 17, 2010

Kurt Loder

7 71%

Never Let Me Go (2010)

"Never Let Me Go is a horror movie of a sort, but the horrors are not the kind that come leaping wetly off the screen; instead, they build up in your mind like a toxic silt."

Posted Sep 14, 2010

Kurt Loder

8 53%

I'm Still Here (2010)

"No civilians were degraded in the making of this film. Its only target is its star - and if he turns out to be the movie's motivating hoax-master, fans of vérité humiliation may feel cheated. "

Posted Sep 10, 2010

Kurt Loder

9 73%

Piranha 3-D (2010)

"Delivers exactly what you'd expect: gushers of blood, ripped flesh by the kilo, and acres of bare booty and boobs (some of them real)."

Posted Aug 20, 2010

Kurt Loder

10 51%

The Switch (2010)

"Do women desirous of offspring actually throw "I'm Getting Pregnant" parties at which their chosen sperm donor arrives bearing baby juice in a plastic cup?"

Posted Aug 20, 2010

Kurt Loder

11 41%

The Expendables (2010)

"Not a parody of an '80s action movie -- it actually is an '80s action movie."

Posted Aug 13, 2010

Kurt Loder

12 82%

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

"Summons that rarest of responses: It feels like something new. "

Posted Aug 13, 2010

Kurt Loder

13 79%

The Other Guys (2010)

"That rare thing, a goofball summer buddy comedy that actually delivers."

Posted Aug 6, 2010

Kurt Loder

14 40%

Middle Men (2010)

"Director George Gallo embraces the gamey porn scene with gusto: There's oodles of nudity, of course (and lots of over-inflated breastage)."

Posted Aug 6, 2010

Kurt Loder

15 27%

Charlie St. Cloud (2010)

"Charlie St. Cloud sees dead people. Possibly filing in to watch this movie."

Posted Jul 30, 2010

Kurt Loder

16 42%

Dinner for Schmucks (2010)

"As summer comedies go, it's a small surprise. "

Posted Jul 30, 2010

Kurt Loder

17 62%

Salt (2010)

"The best action movies can sell their implausibilities with a blend of style, pace and personality. In its indifference to such elements, "Salt" is a demonstration of how important they are. "

Posted Jul 23, 2010

Kurt Loder

18 86%

Inception (2010)

"Are they handing out joints at the box office for this?"

Posted Jul 16, 2010

Kurt Loder

19 41%

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

"Like all great kid flicks, it's too good %u2013 too fast and too funny %u2013 to be confined within the "family film" ghetto."

Posted Jul 14, 2010

Kurt Loder

20 93%

The Kids Are All Right (2010)

"It's a new kind of family film, smarter than most and funnier than many."

Posted Jul 9, 2010

Kurt Loder

21 69%

The Girl Who Played with Fire (Flickan som lekte med elden) (2010)

"It's a chopped-down Swedish TV movie, and it looks it."

Posted Jul 9, 2010

Kurt Loder

22 64%

Predators (2010)

""Predators" is a B movie that knows its job, and does it."

Posted Jul 9, 2010

Kurt Loder

23 78%

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector (2010)

"Spector is mesmerizing, exasperating, and a number of other adjectives besides. "

Posted Jul 2, 2010

Kurt Loder

24 6%

The Last Airbender (2010)

"The picture is crammed with big-budget CGI -- it seems determined to command our interest through sheer technological will."

Posted Jul 1, 2010

Kurt Loder

25 49%

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

"Having imposed something like narrative clarity on the story, new director David Slade is still stuck with the story."

Posted Jun 30, 2010

Kurt Loder

26 96%

Restrepo (2010)

""Restrepo" is the answer to a question that will surely continue being asked."

Posted Jun 27, 2010

Kurt Loder

27 92%

Dogtooth (Kynodontas) (2010)

"When it's over, we want to put it behind us. It just won't stay there."

Posted Jun 25, 2010

Kurt Loder

28 53%

Knight & Day (2010)

"In the traditional way, the story is a flimsy thing; and in the traditional way, that doesn't matter."

Posted Jun 23, 2010

Kurt Loder

29 54%

The Killer Inside Me (2010)

"There's no resonance, only impact."

Posted Jun 18, 2010

Kurt Loder

30 80%

Cyrus (2010)

"The picture is funny, but it has stalker-flick overtones that are unsettling, and the deft assurance with which Hill navigates the ambiguous narrative is impressive."

Posted Jun 18, 2010

Kurt Loder

31 12%

Jonah Hex (2010)

"A lumpy soup of western action and supernatural shenanigans, heavily spiced with narrative confusion."

Posted Jun 18, 2010

Kurt Loder

32 66%

The Karate Kid (2010)

"Is there a generation of 12-year-old girls out there yearning for a 12-year-old action-hunk to obsess about? If so, their prayers have been answered."

Posted Jun 11, 2010

Kurt Loder

33 74%

Splice (2010)

"The movie keeps raising new issues past the point where you'd think the filmmakers would have run out of them."

Posted Jun 4, 2010

Kurt Loder

34 74%

Micmacs (Micmacs ŕ tire-larigot) (2010)

"Dany Boon is like a mime you don't want to shoot."

Posted May 28, 2010

Kurt Loder

35 36%

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

"If you know a kid %u2014 of the male persuasion, ideally %u2014 you might want to take him to see it. You might also want to wait at a bar while he does so."

Posted May 28, 2010

Kurt Loder

36 15%

Sex and the City 2 (2010)

"A ghastly mess, and a stake in the heart of the great TV series."

Posted May 27, 2010

Kurt Loder

37 81%

Solitary Man (2010)

"Douglas reveals himself as a veteran actor, familiar from dozens of other movies over the last 40 years, who's still capable of doing his best work; who can still surprise us."

Posted May 21, 2010

Kurt Loder

38 47%

MacGruber (2010)

"There's more poop humor than one might have thought strictly necessary."

Posted May 21, 2010

Kurt Loder

39 40%

Letters to Juliet (2010)

"Who can resist such ravishing travel porn?"

Posted May 14, 2010

Kurt Loder

40 43%

Robin Hood (2010)

"Robin Hood fans hoping for some of the dash and wit of the classic films that starred Douglas Fairbanks and Errol Flynn should set their expectation meters to Off."

Posted May 14, 2010

Kurt Loder

41 73%

Iron Man 2 (2010)

"We soon realize that fight scenes involving faceless actors in big titanium battle suits sound like nothing so much as a multi-kettle kitchen accident."

Posted May 7, 2010

Kurt Loder

42 49%

The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2010)

"Is there any place left that torture porn won't go? Not now."

Posted May 3, 2010

Kurt Loder

43 8%

Furry Vengeance (2010)

"The movie is both slack and dumb -- a trying combo -- and it's heavily burdened with a big green message."

Posted May 3, 2010

Kurt Loder

44 15%

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

"The vintage teen-scream thrills, once so fresh, now seem stale."

Posted May 3, 2010

Kurt Loder

45 31%

Paper Man (2010)

"Are we supposed to look upon a guy who comes on to young girls and plies kids with alcohol as some sort of blithe free spirit?"

Posted Apr 23, 2010

Kurt Loder

46 49%

The Losers (2010)

"The premise -- good-bad guys versus bad-bad guys -- is muddled with outré James Bond elements, and if it weren't for some of the actors, the film would collapse under its own confusion."

Posted Apr 23, 2010

Kurt Loder

47 18%

The Back-up Plan (2010)

"At the risk of sexist condescension, I'd say that being a woman -- or a woman of a certain kind, anyway -- is a crucial prerequisite for enjoying this film."

Posted Apr 23, 2010

Kurt Loder

48 62%

The Joneses (2010)

"The story seems to offer more than it ever really delivers, and in the end we're not quite sold."

Posted Apr 16, 2010

Kurt Loder

49 96%

Exit Through The Gift Shop (2010)

"With the release of this wild new documentary, "Exit Through the Gift Shop," you have to wonder how much longer Banksy can remain an art-world phantom."

Posted Apr 16, 2010

Kurt Loder