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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 84%

My Week with Marilyn (2011)

"Williams is brilliant as Monroe while Branagh matches her move for move."

Posted Dec 29, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

2 66%

We Bought a Zoo (2011)

"Matt Damon is at his most relatable best in a film that has heart, drama and passion"

Posted Dec 29, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

3 75%

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

"With overtones of 'Indiana Jones' this is the best animated adventure film of the year"

Posted Dec 29, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

4 86%

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

"Shockingly sexual, brilliantly acted, and overall strangely appealing"

Posted Dec 29, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

5 93%

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011)

"So exciting you have to remind yourself to breathe."

Posted Dec 29, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

6 12%

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)

"Meant for a kiddie audience. Adults will be brain dead by the time they sit through all the squeaky songs"

Posted Dec 20, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

7 60%

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

"A fairly good action movie but one that wastes the talents of Noomi Rapace"

Posted Dec 20, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

8 21%

The Sitter (2011)

"Jonah Hill's career takes a big step backward"

Posted Dec 14, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

9 7%

New Year's Eve (2011)

"No message, no car chases and explosions, no 3D - just relaxing entertainment"

Posted Dec 14, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

10 89%

The Descendants (2011)

"Another over praised George Clooney film."

Posted Dec 7, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

11 94%

Hugo (2011)

"Beautifully photographed and well acted but the storyline, especially when Kingsley's character takes center stage, is tediously tiring"

Posted Nov 30, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

12 91%

Arthur Christmas (2011)

"A fairly inventive Christmas movie that might get lost in the current glut of family movies"

Posted Nov 30, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

13 96%

The Muppets (2011)

"The movie is better when the muppets are front and center and not the humans"

Posted Nov 30, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

14 24%

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011)

"They have saved the best for last. This movie is totally romantic and its three leads are at their best. This will delight 'Twilight' fans and bring in new converts."

Posted Nov 23, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

15 46%

Happy Feet Two (2011)

"A beautifully made movie that never matches the freshness and enthusiasm of the original"

Posted Nov 23, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

16 3%

Jack and Jill (2011)

"Aimed at the kids but provides a few chuckles for the adults too"

Posted Nov 16, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

17 43%

J. Edgar (2011)

"High expectations but low delivery; one of the major disappointments of the year"

Posted Nov 16, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

18 35%

Immortals (2011)

"Overacting (Rourke) combined with underacting (Cavill) plus a dull storyline make this immortal film DOA"

Posted Nov 16, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

19 68%

A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011)

"All I want for Christmas is a ban on any further Harold and Kumar movies"

Posted Nov 8, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

20 68%

Tower Heist (2011)

"Eddie Murphy is back and in fine form, but then the entire cohesive cast is at its best."

Posted Nov 8, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

21 36%

In Time (2011)

"Good concept and an entertaining cast make this one better than it should be."

Posted Nov 1, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

22 84%

Puss in Boots (2011)

"The supporting character from 'Shrek' is made the star of his own movie with stretched out results"

Posted Nov 1, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

23 50%

The Rum Diary (2011)

"Call this one 'Fear and Loathing in Puerto Rico'; same actor, same author, same dull result."

Posted Nov 1, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

24 46%

The Mighty Macs (2011)

"Its a story that is amazing but true, but a little depth in the character's stories would have added a lot to the overall enjoyment. "

Posted Oct 25, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

25 68%

Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

"It isn't all that scary but the suspense keeps your eyes glued to the screen"

Posted Oct 25, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

26 24%

The Three Musketeers (2011)

"The same old story but with some new twists, a substantial cast, and some energetic special effects."

Posted Oct 25, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

27 39%

Johnny English Reborn (2011)

"If you like Rowan Atkinson you will like the movie; if you don't then you won't. I am in the anti-Atkinson camp."

Posted Oct 25, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

28 40%

The Big Year (2011)

"A lackluster movie about birdwatching is a total waste of Martin/Wilson/Black's talents. "

Posted Oct 19, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

29 35%

The Thing (2011)

"Still can raise enough scares with its twists and turns to be surprisingly entertaining"

Posted Oct 19, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

30 71%

Footloose (2011)

"Better than I thought it would be, but not as good as I hoped it would be."

Posted Oct 19, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

31 85%

The Ides of March (2011)

"Another Clooney effort that proves he is a better director than actor"

Posted Oct 11, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

32 60%

Real Steel (2011)

"Taking the best from "Transformers/Rocky/The Champ" makes "Real Steel" the real deal."

Posted Oct 11, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

33 23%

What's Your Number? (2011)

"Another raunchy comedy; another turned off audience"

Posted Oct 4, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

34 6%

Dream House (2011)

"Starts out with an interesting premise but then the whole thing just falls apart."

Posted Oct 4, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

35 93%

50/50 (2011)

"Not the comedy I expected but instead a well acted but depressing film."

Posted Oct 4, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

36 30%

Courageous (2011)

"Profound without being preachy, "Courageous" never forgets to entertain"

Posted Oct 1, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

37 25%

Killer Elite (2011)

"Jason Statham delivers the action as usual but this time he has the support of Owen and De Niro."

Posted Sep 27, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

38 4%

Abduction (2011)

"Taylor Lautner and Lily Collins are not ready for prime time and not ready to carry a movie."

Posted Sep 27, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

39 82%

Dolphin Tale (2011)

"Move over Flipper, Winter is the new dolphin star."

Posted Sep 27, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

40 94%

Moneyball (2011)

"Brad Pitt may be the big draw but it is Jonah Hill's performance that gives the film its flavor. And when they are both on screen the movie is at its best."

Posted Sep 27, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

41 17%

I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)

"After watching Parker giggle and whine her way through this movie the audience won't care how her character does it."

Posted Sep 18, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

42 93%

Drive (2011)

"Moody and mystical at the start, this movie explodes with violence which shakes its audience to the core."

Posted Sep 18, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

43 41%

Straw Dogs (2011)

"This well made revenge tale has strong performances all around but James Woods steals the show"

Posted Sep 18, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

44 0%

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)

"All involved will be known as those who took part in the worst movie of the year"

Posted Sep 13, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

45 84%

Contagion (2011)

"It seems we have had this plot a million times before and this movie offers nothing new or involving."

Posted Sep 13, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

46 83%

Warrior (2011)

"The best movie I have seen this year. Hardy, Edgerton and especially Nolte are outstanding!"

Posted Sep 13, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

47 14%

Seven Days In Utopia (2011)

"A surprisingly ineffective cast delivers a muddled religious message"

Posted Sep 6, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

48 17%

Shark Night 3D (2011)

"An okay cast presents a plot with a few twists but the gruesome ones, especially for a PG-13 rated movie, are totally sadistic "

Posted Sep 6, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

49 24%

Apollo 18 (2011)

"The documentary look and feel of the movie is impressive until it is overcome by the inaneness of the plot"

Posted Sep 6, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

50 77%

The Debt (2011)

"The acting is strong but the story isn't, especially the almost laughable 'let me leave you a note' situation at the end."

Posted Sep 6, 2011

Jackie K. Cooper

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