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Atlantic City Weekly

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 83%

No Way Out (1950)

"Topnotch film noir"

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

2 100%

'Breaker' Morant (1980)

"Excellent anti-war flick from Austrailian "new wave""

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

3 77%

Two for the Road (1967)

"A benchmark of marital dischord with luminous Hepburn, cheeky Finney"

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

4 85%

Mr. Mom (1983)

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

5 57%

For Pete's Sake (1974)

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

6 46%

One From The Heart (1982)

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

7 89%

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

8 69%

Freedom Writers (2007)

"It doesn't have a catchy hit tune sung by Lulu, but Hillary Swank does a nice take on a dedicated teacher ala To Sir With Love in the engaging Freedom Writers."

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

9 93%

Children of Men (2006)

"... this ugly world of racism, violence and homeland security gone mad is a more likely futuristic scenario than a world in which shared humanity and peace reign supreme."

Posted Jan 11, 2007

Lori Hoffman

10 ——

Paradise Alley (1978)

Posted Jan 9, 2007

Lori Hoffman

11 ——

Old Boyfriends ()

Posted Jan 9, 2007

Lori Hoffman

12 78%

Charlotte's Web (2006)

"Babe, the movie that set the standard for the GCI talking critter flicks, was so much better ..."

Posted Jan 9, 2007

Lori Hoffman

13 67%

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

"In the end the film feels like an average made-for-TV movie, if there were a cable channel for the sensitive man. "

Posted Jan 9, 2007

Lori Hoffman

14 38%

The Lords of Discipline (1983)

Posted Jan 5, 2007

Lori Hoffman

15 76%

Rocky Balboa (2006)

" ... Rocky Balboa earns a split decision. "

Posted Jan 5, 2007

Lori Hoffman

16 91%

Network (1976)

Posted Jan 5, 2007

Lori Hoffman

17 86%

Runaway Train (1985)

Posted Jan 5, 2007

Lori Hoffman

18 78%

Dreamgirls (2006)

"Dreamgirls has the clout to make a Chicago-like run on Oscar night."

Posted Jan 5, 2007

Lori Hoffman

19 66%

Apocalypto (2006)

"... the storytelling is simplistic and tells us little about the culture of the Mayans."

Posted Dec 18, 2006

Lori Hoffman

20 97%

The Queen (2006)

"Mirren provides a nice combination of royal snootiness and down-to-earth anguish ..."

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

21 55%

The Sentinel (1977)

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

22 25%

A Good Year (2006)

"Crowe has located his funnybone again in a conventional but engaging romantic comedy ..."

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

23 86%

The Thrill of It All! (1963)

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

24 32%

Switchback (1997)

"A superb, underrated drama"

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

25 52%

Final Analysis (1992)

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

26 46%

Bobby (2006)

"Estevez's plan to honor RFK feels more like exploitation of the footage to give his movie energy and an emotional context it doesn't otherwise have."

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

27 95%

Casino Royale (2006)

"Dashing good looks aside, Craig just might be the best actor ever to play the role ..."

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

28 51%

For Your Consideration (2006)

"Let's start the Internet buzz right now - we want an O-nod for O'Hara."

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

29 36%

Rear Window (1998)

"Decent remake of Hitchcock classic"

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

30 ——

Good Guys Wear Black (1978)

"One of the better Chuck Norris action flicks"

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

31 82%

I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)

"Delightful sleeper pic about obsessed Beatles fans"

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

32 75%

Happy Feet (2006)

"... a delightful, visually superior animated tale."

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

33 86%

Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988)

"Hilarious pseudo-documentary"

Posted Dec 7, 2006

Lori Hoffman

34 91%

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

"... the male-oriented humor in this movie goes right in the toilet, literally, and never recovers."

Posted Nov 10, 2006

Lori Hoffman

35 69%

Babel (2006)

"... [Alejandro Iñárritu's] plea for improved global communication ... squanders fine performances in a film that is engulfed by the director's pretentious mindset."

Posted Nov 10, 2006

Lori Hoffman

36 95%

48 HRS (1982)

Posted Nov 6, 2006

Lori Hoffman

37 75%

Catch a Fire (2006)

"While based on a true story ... and featuring several powerful moments, the film is conventional to the point of distraction ..."

Posted Nov 6, 2006

Lori Hoffman

38 76%

The Prestige (2006)

"... this odd tale about obsessive Victorian-era magicians and their blood feud isn't nearly as enchanting as it should be."

Posted Nov 6, 2006

Lori Hoffman

39 56%

Keeping Mum (2006)

"The always fabulous Maggie Smith lends her martini-dry line readings to this fresh take on an Arsenic and Old Lace theme ..."

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

40 21%

Man of the Year (2006)

"When the thriller plot collides with the comedy, what's left is mangled, twisted wreckage ..."

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

41 73%

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

"... an antiwar film that reminds us that even a war fought for all the right reasons is a horrible waste of human life"

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

42 48%

Onegin (1999)

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

43 84%

At Close Range (1986)

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

44 86%

The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

45 79%

Downhill Racer (1969)

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

46 21%

Airheads (1994)

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

47 66%

Shortbus (2006)

"... in the end it will be remembered for proving that the most important sexual organ is the brain."

Posted Oct 26, 2006

Lori Hoffman

48 90%

Half Nelson (2006)

"... a movie that finds a moment of hope in a seemingly hopeless situation ..."

Posted Oct 13, 2006

Lori Hoffman

49 92%

The Departed (2006)

"... while not glorifying the gun culture of this nation, [the film] exposes it in a sea of blood ..."

Posted Oct 13, 2006

Lori Hoffman

50 48%

Open Season (2006)

"Screened at the IMAX, this is one 3-D movie that absolutely gains nothing from being in the format."

Posted Oct 13, 2006

Lori Hoffman

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