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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 50%

Trouble with the Curve (2012)

"Clint Eastwood has still got game, and Amy Adams is icing on the cake."

Posted Sep 26, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

2 85%

End of Watch (2012)

"Material similar to what has been seen in the TV series "Southland" but the acting of Gyllenhaal and Pena lifts it up."

Posted Sep 26, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

3 41%

The Last Ride (2012)

"Henry Thomas shows he beat the child star jinx with his heartfelt portrayal of Hank Williams."

Posted Sep 19, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

4 0%

Last Ounce of Courage (2012)

"A Christian themed movie that needs better acting and definitely a better script."

Posted Sep 19, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

5 31%

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

"Milla Jovovich is still a great action heroine, but the movie is just more of the same old stuff."

Posted Sep 19, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

6 5%

The Cold Light of Day (2012)

"An average suspense thriller made a little better by a no holds barred performance from Sigourney Weaver"

Posted Sep 12, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

7 22%

The Words (2012)

"The look of the film, the intensity of the stories within stories, the musical score, and above all the nuanced acting by Cooper, Quaid and Jeremy Irons make this more than an ordinary film."

Posted Sep 11, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

8 27%

The Oogieloves in The Big Balloon Adventure (2012)

"Some of the words used are too adult for kids and the length of the movie is much too long."

Posted Sep 4, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

9 40%

The Possession (2012)

"Natasha Calis leads a strong cast and the "based on truth" plot is compelling. This means chills with substance."

Posted Sep 4, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

10 67%

Lawless (2012)

"With the great cast and interesting subject matter, you expect more than this lackluster movie"

Posted Sep 2, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

11 76%

Premium Rush (2012)

"It is pretty exciting to see the race scenes happen through a camera on a bike speeding through the streets of New York. Plus Shannon gives a distinct portrayal of a bad guy."

Posted Aug 29, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

12 49%

Hit & Run (2012)

"If one car chase is good then four must be fantastic. Uh, no. This is too much of an okay thing."

Posted Aug 29, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

13 3%

The Apparition (2012)

"A run of the mill horror flick that gets worse and worse as it progresses"

Posted Aug 28, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

14 26%

2016: Obama's America (2012)

"The film is certainly anti-Obama but it does provide food for thought for the undecided. "

Posted Aug 28, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

15 87%

ParaNorman (2012)

"Good stop action animation but the storyline and characters all have a been there done that feel."

Posted Aug 24, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

16 57%

Sparkle (2012)

"It isn't "Dreamgirls" but it is worth watching for Sparks, Ejogo and most of all Whitney."

Posted Aug 24, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

17 65%

The Expendables 2 (2012)

"Let's hear it for the old(er) guys. They still carry the punch for an action movie. The humor helps too."

Posted Aug 24, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

18 64%

The Campaign (2012)

"Has some funny moments, but the humor pales when it becomes too realistic."

Posted Aug 24, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

19 6%

Nitro Circus: The Movie 3D (2012)

"A movie full of stupid human tricks. Makes you wonder why anyone would make a movie about these guys (and one gal)."

Posted Aug 24, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

20 74%

Hope Springs (2012)

"A portrait of a marriage that has some comedic moments but also has a dramatic impact. Streep and Jones give award winning performances."

Posted Aug 22, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

21 55%

The Bourne Legacy (2012)

"Jeremy Renner steps into this reboot of the "Bourne" franchise and the series doesn't miss a beat."

Posted Aug 22, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

22 75%

The Intouchables (2012)

"An amazing story based on true characters that is beautifully acted. One of the best movies of the year."

Posted Aug 22, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

23 33%

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)

"A family film that has the Disney magic - just not enough of it."

Posted Aug 22, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

24 51%

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)

"A fairly entertaining movie for the younger kids but for all else not so funny."

Posted Aug 8, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

25 30%

Total Recall (2012)

"Kate Beckinsale makes an okay film have some above average moments."

Posted Aug 8, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

26 42%

Step Up Revolution (2012)

"If you watch it just for the dancing you will be pleased; if you want a good plot and charismatic actors you will be disappointed."

Posted Aug 1, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

27 17%

The Watch (2012)

"With Stiller, Vaughn and Hill heading the cast you expect more - so much more."

Posted Aug 1, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

28 88%

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

"Ties up all the loose ends and gives a proper sendoff to Nolan's "Batman" trilogy."

Posted Jul 24, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

29 37%

Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

"The series is winding down but there are still enough laughs to entertain the pre-teen crowd."

Posted Jul 14, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

30 78%

Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)

"Pre-teen girls will love it and their parents will appreciate the unusual depth of this concert documentary."

Posted Jul 12, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

31 51%

Savages (2012)

"Hats off to Oliver Stone who has made an exciting and entertaining film about a group of non-heroes."

Posted Jul 12, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

32 73%

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

"Not a necessary reboot but an exciting one after all. Plus Garfield, Stone and the other actors are right on target."

Posted Jul 12, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

33 55%

People Like Us (2012)

"Finally a movie with a realistic or at least possible plot, and Pfeiffer and Banks show their talent."

Posted Jul 3, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

34 80%

Magic Mike (2012)

"Channing Tatum makes great eye candy for the ladies but the plot of the movie is a downer."

Posted Jul 3, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

35 68%

Ted (2012)

"A movie about a come to life foul mouthed teddy bear is not my idea of entertainment"

Posted Jul 3, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

36 21%

Madea's Witness Protection (2012)

"As long as the movie focuses on Madea it is funny, and fun for the audience, but when the camera is off her the movie drags."

Posted Jul 3, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

37 56%

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

"Is it a love story, a black comedy or what? It is a little bit of everything until the very end when the movie finally pays off. "

Posted Jun 27, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

38 35%

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

"Mixing vampires with Abraham Lincoln never works in this action movie."

Posted Jun 27, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

39 78%

Brave (2012)

"A spunky red haired heroine and truly magical animation make this another winner for Pixar"

Posted Jun 27, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

40 20%

That's My Boy (2012)

"If you are going to make a gross movie full of dirty jokes then the whole thing better be funny - this movie isn't!"

Posted Jun 19, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

41 41%

Rock of Ages (2012)

"There is a lot of talent on display overall, but the central storyline of the romance between Hough and Boneta's characters is cheesy and dull."

Posted Jun 19, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

42 73%

Prometheus (2012)

"The movie has good acting and a great look, but the plot is confusing and eventually not as interesting as it should be."

Posted Jun 14, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

43 79%

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

"Hilarious and wildly entertaining - the best in the series. Bring on number four"

Posted Jun 14, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

44 18%

For Greater Glory (2012)

"An interesting historical drama that only mildly entertains"

Posted Jun 7, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

45 78%

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012)

"The acting talent elevates a run of the mill story to grander heights"

Posted Jun 7, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

46 48%

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)

"Charlize Theron is fairest of them all (sorry Kristen), but this movie isn't."

Posted Jun 7, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

47 19%

Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

"There are a few thrills in this horror movie concerning the radioactive world of Chernobyl, but overall the movie is tedious and predictable."

Posted May 29, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

48 70%

Men in Black III (2012)

"Most of the special effects are repeats of those seen in the first "MIB" movie and the only new element is Brolin's amazing performance as the young Tommy Lee Jones."

Posted May 29, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

49 57%

The Dictator (2012)

"As a supporting actor Cohen is okay, but as the star of his vanity projects he is excruciating"

Posted May 25, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

50 22%

What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)

"Some laughs while you are watching but that old deja vu feeling just won't go away."

Posted May 24, 2012

Jackie K. Cooper

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