Film.com

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 7%

A Haunted House 2 (2014)

"There are almost no redeeming qualities to this movie. It is bad enough to trigger an existential crisis in the heartiest of movie-lovers."

Posted Apr 18, 2014

Jennifer Miller

2 62%

Draft Day (2014)

"the most Normcore movie that ever lived"

Posted Apr 9, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

3 59%

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014)

"This is a frustrating, fundamentally flawed movie, but if one must consider it two separate animals, this latter one is demonstrably better."

Posted Apr 3, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

4 77%

Noah (2014)

"W.H. Auden cautioned against those who "read the Bible for its prose," but after "Noah," perhaps the better warning is to look out for those people who read the Bible for its potentially profitable widescreen IMAX action scenes"

Posted Mar 28, 2014

James Rocchi

5 22%

Sabotage (2014)

"[an] ugly, abrasive and thoroughly charm-resistant bag of slop "

Posted Mar 28, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

6 79%

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

"Vaudevillian pandemonium is alive and well."

Posted Mar 19, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

7 76%

Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014)

""Nymphomaniac Vol. 1″ is the worst thing Lars Von Trier has ever associated himself with."

Posted Mar 11, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

8 100%

Chef (2014)

"...at its best when demonstrating its creator's talents rather than having characters explicitly expound on them."

Posted Mar 9, 2014

William Goss

9 42%

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

"Long on crimson spurts of blood but low on character, larded with production value but bereft of any other kind of it, "300: Rise of an Empire' is a 3D joke. "

Posted Mar 7, 2014

James Rocchi

10 15%

Endless Love (2014)

"Things go desperately wrong after the opening promise ..."

Posted Mar 5, 2014

Laremy Legel

11 22%

Son Of God (2014)

"Considering just how popular Jesus is, you'd think he'd get better treatment"

Posted Feb 27, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

12 24%

Pompeii (2014)

"Oh my sweet Jove it is boring."

Posted Feb 20, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

13 48%

RoboCop (2014)

"At least offers something resembling ideas of morality and mortality in the guise of a silly shoot-'em-up, even if those ideas are eventually given short shrift."

Posted Feb 12, 2014

William Goss

14 88%

A Field in England (2014)

"A challenging piece of work to be sure, due for eventual midnight-movie cultdom."

Posted Feb 10, 2014

William Goss

15 33%

The Monuments Men (2014)

"A frustratingly flat film that drifts from moment to moment with a curious lack of urgency and an overbearing sense of self-importance."

Posted Feb 7, 2014

William Goss

16 ——

Swim Little Fish Swim ()

"Such a concise expression of theme ought to be appreciated -- it betrays an elegance of construction scarcely seen in likeminded indie comedies."

Posted Feb 5, 2014

Calum Marsh

17 55%

Laggies (2014)

"Superbly written, handsomely made and full of terrific performances, Laggies is Shelton's best film to date."

Posted Feb 5, 2014

James Rocchi

18 79%

Frank (2014)

"Endearing enough to plaster a smile on any face hiding beneath its own ever-grinning facade."

Posted Feb 3, 2014

William Goss

19 ——

Återträffen (The Reunion) ()

"Odell is a perceptive director, a magnetic star, and a fascinating subject."

Posted Feb 1, 2014

Calum Marsh

20 91%

Locke (2014)

"Tom Hardy owns this taut, telling character study."

Posted Jan 30, 2014

William Goss

21 22%

That Awkward Moment (2014)

"An oddly fake and emotionally empty bromantic-comedy."

Posted Jan 29, 2014

Kate Erbland

22 100%

Listen Up Philip ()

"Schwartzman is absolute perfect casting."

Posted Jan 29, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

23 100%

The Babadook ()

"An impressively chilling exercise in old-school restraint."

Posted Jan 28, 2014

William Goss

24 83%

Ping Pong Summer (2014)

"Ninety minutes of vapid 80s fetishism packaged to resemble a proper feature film, a memory-baiting time-sink for twenty-somethings eager to mainline nostalgia at length."

Posted Jan 28, 2014

Calum Marsh

25 50%

Life After Beth (2014)

"Aubrey Plaza is committed to the gag, but the rest of this messy and muddled zom-rom-com needed more guts."

Posted Jan 28, 2014

Kate Erbland

26 80%

The One I Love (2014)

"A tightly constructed and cleverly designed take on the modern love story."

Posted Jan 27, 2014

Kate Erbland

27 100%

Boyhood (2014)

"Linklater's third masterpiece in the past decade should only affect anyone who's ever been someone else's sibling, child, parent, lover or friend."

Posted Jan 27, 2014

William Goss

28 100%

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter ()

"One of the best films to ever premiere at Sundance."

Posted Jan 27, 2014

David Ehrlich

29 63%

They Came Together (2014)

"A very fast, often very funny riff on a very tired Hollywood formula."

Posted Jan 26, 2014

William Goss

30 92%

Calvary (2014)

"McDonagh, for all his agility as a writer, stumbles in fleshing out the story."

Posted Jan 26, 2014

Eric D. Snider

31 80%

Land Ho! (2014)

"Sublimely enjoyable, but never digs deep enough to give itself much weight."

Posted Jan 25, 2014

Eric D. Snider

32 70%

God Help the Girl ()

"Fraught with ambition and aspiration, but thin on talent and technique."

Posted Jan 25, 2014

James Rocchi

33 100%

The Trip To Italy (2014)

"Plenty enjoyable for fans of the first one, but by the end, it also has the consistency of reheated comfort food."

Posted Jan 24, 2014

William Goss

34 80%

The Raid 2 (2014)

"A spectacular crescendo of ultraviolence that re-defines overkill."

Posted Jan 24, 2014

William Goss

35 43%

Cooties ()

"A weak but enthusiastic cannibalistic child-monster movie."

Posted Jan 23, 2014

Eric D. Snider

36 100%

The Skeleton Twins (2014)

"How can you hate a movie that has a giggly Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig making fart noises at each other?"

Posted Jan 23, 2014

Eric D. Snider

37 60%

White Bird in a Blizzard ()

"Too much good stuff to dismiss, despite a dull and desultory plot."

Posted Jan 23, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

38 36%

Wish I Was Here (2014)

"Good enough to make you wish it had been better."

Posted Jan 23, 2014

William Goss

39 80%

The Voices ()

"A loopy, ghastly, funny, morbid and unforgettable 100 minutes"

Posted Jan 22, 2014

Eric D. Snider

40 45%

I Origins (2014)

"Lighter and looser than Another Earth, but the script still strains."

Posted Jan 22, 2014

James Rocchi

41 80%

Happy Christmas (2014)

"Joe Swanberg's most mature and satisfying film yet."

Posted Jan 22, 2014

Kate Erbland

42 100%

Life Itself (2014)

"Steve James' documentary recognizes that Roger Ebert's genius was that he was not a genius."

Posted Jan 22, 2014

James Rocchi

43 23%

Gimme Shelter (2014)

"Occasionally striking, often embarrassing."

Posted Jan 20, 2014

Kate Erbland

44 100%

Love Is Strange (2014)

"Ira Sachs' film makes you understand the miracle and good fortune of finding love."

Posted Jan 20, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

45 94%

Whiplash ()

"Guaranteed to send you out of the theater on an adrenaline high."

Posted Jan 20, 2014

Eric D. Snider

46 56%

Camp X-Ray ()

"If nothing else, it suggests that Kristen Stewart may escape the prison of Twilight"

Posted Jan 19, 2014

William Goss

47 ——

Feuchtgebiete ()

"A visually playful story of a girl finding herself from the inside out."

Posted Jan 18, 2014

David Ehrlich

48 91%

A Most Wanted Man (2014)

"As ever, le Carre subverts the spy genre in a major way."

Posted Jan 17, 2014

Kate Erbland

49 18%

Ride Along (2014)

"A forum for Kevin Hart to be the best stand-up comedian he can be. "

Posted Jan 16, 2014

Laremy Legel

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