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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 87%

Poltergeist (1982)

"Repeat viewings are best spread out over time and the film's internal logic doesn't entirely hold up, but if you just accept the action for the rollercoaster ride it is, it can be fairly satisfying"

Posted Oct 14, 2004

Douglas Pratt

2 No Score Yet

Night Caller from Outer Space (1966)

"The premise may be silly, but the film is executed with a straight face and a serious air, and it is generally an entertaining effort."

Posted Oct 14, 2004

Douglas Pratt

3 90%

Raising Arizona (1987)

"The film is loaded with marvelous slapstick sequences and quirky character humor. While some viewers may find it too eccentric or too ready to make fun of blue collar America, most will find its comic surprises and unpredictable narrative to be most fulfi"

Posted Oct 14, 2004

Douglas Pratt

4 17%

Terminal Velocity (1994)

"A formula thriller with a skydiving theme, there is not a single plot turn that can hold up under close examination, but if you let the movie breeze by, untethered by common sense or logic, it can be an enjoyable experience."

Posted Oct 14, 2004

Douglas Pratt

5 93%

Shock Corridor (1963)

"Filmed in Fuller's cigar-in-your-face style, it is a sober but deeply satirical depiction of a modern asylum, in which the patients are clearly intended to remind one of various American political and social philosophies."

Posted Oct 14, 2004

Douglas Pratt

6 87%

A Woman Is a Woman (Une femme est une femme) (1964)

" it is best known as Godard’s ‘tribute to Hollywood musicals,’ because of some offhand references to such films and his sporadic application of music. It is a playful treat, though it has endured because of the strength of the plot and n"

Posted Oct 14, 2004

Douglas Pratt

7 87%

Guys and Dolls (1955)

"It is chained to its stage musical origins and at times seems limited by its studio-bound sets and camera angles. Nevertheless, it is a joyful tale, about New York street gamblers who have a run-in with the Salvation Army, and the songs are terrific. Bran"

Posted Oct 14, 2004

Douglas Pratt