Film.com

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 60%

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

"It isn't as showy or obvious as one of Allen's (many) masterpieces, but it is quite good and deserves your time and respect."

Posted Jul 18, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

2 57%

Mood Indigo (2014)

"Makes Wes Anderson's movies look like grim cinema verité in comparison."

Posted Jul 14, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

3 91%

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

"[A] heavy movie, even if it is hidden in the gorilla suit that is action-adventure entertainment."

Posted Jul 9, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

4 49%

Earth to Echo (2014)

"Combining some classic plot movements and plenty of modern trappings (just, like, a lot of cell phones), Earth to Echo is a sweet family film that has something for everyone."

Posted Jul 7, 2014

Kate Erbland

5 23%

Tammy (2014)

"[S]till better than "Identity Thief" "

Posted Jul 1, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

6 17%

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

"There are few pleasures in life like having your seat vibrate with the deep, resonant tones of Peter Cullen's Optimus Prime."

Posted Jun 26, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

7 94%

Snowpiercer (2014)

"If the film has one element that never flags or falters, it's Evans."

Posted Jun 19, 2014

James Rocchi

8 54%

Jersey Boys (2014)

"Defiantly dull"

Posted Jun 18, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

9 85%

22 Jump Street (2014)

"...this will be the most "meta" movie ever made..."

Posted Jun 8, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

10 90%

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

"It'd be easy to dismiss Edge of Tomorrow as just another blunt-force summer movie, but it's sharp as a scalpel in the deft hands of its makers, with the kind of smarts, wit, filmmaking and force too many other summer films can only dream of."

Posted Jun 3, 2014

James Rocchi

11 92%

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

"It's a brilliant gameplan for a studio: Manipulate time and space to make the X-Men movies infinitely re-bootable, infinitely re-castable and assuredly profitable, until it sounds like, and is, a kind of prayer: Forever and ever, X-Men."

Posted May 22, 2014

James Rocchi

12 65%

The Rover (2014)

"[A] dark, dreary and dull "Mad Max in Neutral""

Posted May 21, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

13 25%

Lost River ()

"Ryan Gosling wanted to make an art film and, despite some dull patches, pretty much succeeded."

Posted May 20, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

14 88%

Foxcatcher (2014)

"A thought-provoking and solid piece of work."

Posted May 19, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

15 56%

Maps to the Stars ()

"For a movie that has so many problems, it is one of the more watchable ones."

Posted May 19, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

16 69%

The Homesman (2014)

"If this is a revision to the revisionist westerns ushered in by "Unforgiven," I'll stay back East(wood.)"

Posted May 18, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

17 57%

Saint Laurent ()

"We can never have too many scenes of half-naked beautiful people spaced out in slo-mo to Giorgio Morodor-like music."

Posted May 17, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

18 74%

Godzilla (2014)

""Godzilla" has technical prowess and computing power that the early efforts could only dream of; but by upping the effects without paying attention to the affect, "Godzilla" gains majesty and loses meaning."

Posted May 11, 2014

James Rocchi

19 73%

Neighbors (2014)

"You'll laugh if you're young, you'll laugh if you're old."

Posted May 6, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

20 12%

Walk Of Shame (2014)

"A solid vehicle for Elizabeth Banks to show off her comedic chops"

Posted May 2, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

21 36%

The Quiet Ones (2014)

" "The Quiet Ones" is rated PG-13, but it's scarier than R-rated gorefests, like "Proxy," "Nurse 3D," and "American Mary." Anyone can create disgust; creating slowly-building disquiet is entirely another proposition."

Posted Apr 25, 2014

James Rocchi

22 8%

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

23 62%

Draft Day (2014)

"the most Normcore movie that ever lived"

Posted Apr 9, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

24 60%

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

25 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

26 20%

Sabotage (2014)

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

Posted Mar 28, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

27 79%

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

"Vaudevillian pandemonium is alive and well."

Posted Mar 19, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

28 75%

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

29 88%

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

30 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

31 15%

Endless Love (2014)

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

Posted Mar 5, 2014

Laremy Legel

32 21%

Son Of God (2014)

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

Posted Feb 27, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

33 29%

Pompeii (2014)

"Oh my sweet Jove it is boring."

Posted Feb 20, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

34 49%

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

35 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

36 32%

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

37 ——

Swim Little Fish Swim (2014)

"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

38 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

39 88%

Frank (2014)

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

Posted Feb 3, 2014

William Goss

40 ——

Återträffen (The Reunion) ()

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

Posted Feb 1, 2014

Calum Marsh

41 89%

Locke (2014)

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

Posted Jan 30, 2014

William Goss

42 22%

That Awkward Moment (2014)

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

Posted Jan 29, 2014

Kate Erbland

43 100%

Listen Up Philip ()

"Schwartzman is absolute perfect casting."

Posted Jan 29, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

44 100%

The Babadook ()

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

Posted Jan 28, 2014

William Goss

45 54%

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

46 63%

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

47 75%

The One I Love (2014)

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

Posted Jan 27, 2014

Kate Erbland

48 99%

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

49 100%

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter ()

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

Posted Jan 27, 2014

David Ehrlich

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