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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 64%

2 Days in New York (2012)

"Delpy is expert at pushing generic buttons and serving stale jokes as if she has just come up with them between her morning bagel and an afternoon brioche."

Posted Jan 25, 2012

Michał Oleszczyk

2 76%

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2012)

Posted Jan 25, 2012

Michał Oleszczyk

3 ——

At Ellen's Age (im Alter Von Ellen) ()

Posted Jan 25, 2012

Michał Oleszczyk

4 90%

Keep the Lights On (2012)

"It's very rare that a viewer gets a sense of movie characters' erotic bonds morphing over the years while remaining basically unyielding."

Posted Jan 24, 2012

Michał Oleszczyk

5 85%

Bestiaire (2012)

"Denis Côté's images are so ostensibly detached, they somehow manage to be beautiful without ever becoming particularly pleasant to look at."

Posted Jan 24, 2012

Michał Oleszczyk

6 66%

The Women on the 6th Floor (2011)

Posted Jan 24, 2012

Simon Abrams

7 68%

Extraterrestrial (2012)

Posted Jan 24, 2012

Oscar Moralde

8 ——

Kink Crusaders ()

Posted Jan 24, 2012

Lauren Wissot

9 84%

Smashed (2012)

"Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul only serve to highlight everything that the rest of James Ponsoldt's film sorely lacks."

Posted Jan 23, 2012

Simon Abrams

10 59%

Red Hook Summer (2012)

"It's a rousing drama and certainly Spike Lee's most hopeful since 9/11."

Posted Jan 23, 2012

Simon Abrams

11 94%

The House I Live In (2012)

"Jarecki is both compassionate and myopic."

Posted Jan 23, 2012

Michał Oleszczyk

12 66%

For Ellen (2012)

"eature, For Ellen, while certainly not an abject failure, is a disappointment nevertheless, and may cause concern to all those to whom the director's 2006 debut, In Between Days, was as dear as it remains to this"

Posted Jan 23, 2012

Michał Oleszczyk

13 73%

Simon Killer (2013)

"Stunningly daring, refreshingly adventurous, and impossible to shake off."

Posted Jan 23, 2012

Michał Oleszczyk

14 86%

Robot & Frank (2012)

"Weirdly enough, Robot and Frank's biggest problems don't stem from our not being able to take Frank's robot seriously, but from the depictions of the man relating to his family."

Posted Jan 22, 2012

Simon Abrams

15 45%

Filly Brown (2013)

"There's no essential truthfulness to Majo's emotional journey."

Posted Jan 22, 2012

Simon Abrams

16 70%

Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012)

"Celeste and Jesse Forever is a big missed opportunity. "

Posted Jan 22, 2012

Simon Abrams

17 38%

Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

"Tim and Eric are vomiting their ids, replete with jokes about being covered in various different fluids (from rancid yogurt to semen), onto the screen. And that's sometimes pretty funny. But their kind comedy works better in short sketches."

Posted Jan 22, 2012

Simon Abrams

18 ——

The Student (2013)

Posted Jan 19, 2012

Kenji Fujishima

19 ——

Matière Grise (Grey Matter) (2012)

"One question haunts Kivu Ruhorahoza's Grey Matter: Can film as a medium communicate the unthinkable and unknowable consequences of mass tragedy? "

Posted Jan 16, 2012

Glenn Heath Jr.

20 100%

Procès de Jeanne d'Arc (Trial of Joan of Arc) (1962)

"The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962) might be my favorite Robert Bresson film, and Florence Delay, who plays Joan and who went on to become a respected novelist in France, my favorite Bresson lead."

Posted Jan 9, 2012

Dan Callahan

21 84%

The Tree of Life (2011)

Posted Jan 7, 2012

R. Kurt Osenlund

22 82%

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

"I wonder if this new series can afford to be bolder in its design. "

Posted Jan 6, 2012

Jeremiah Kipp

23 43%

J. Edgar (2011)

Posted Jan 3, 2012

Tom Stempel

24 100%

Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Posted Jan 3, 2012

Tom Stempel

25 74%

Norwegian Wood (2012)

"There's no escaping the swoony stateliness of the film's melancholy, where loss and phantoms move like clouds over endless verdant fields."

Posted Jan 2, 2012

Fernando F. Croce

26 77%

War Horse (2011)

Posted Dec 31, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

27 ——

Che, Un Hombre Nuevo ()

Posted Dec 30, 2011

Aaron Cutler

28 ——

Sleepless Nights Stories (2011)

Posted Dec 30, 2011

Aaron Cutler

29 51%

The Iron Lady (2012)

"Like most of Meryl Streep's films, The Iron Lady is mainly just a vehicle for her performance, a pretext for role-playing, another acting master class."

Posted Dec 21, 2011

Dan Callahan

30 90%

Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Posted Dec 20, 2011

Tom Stempel

31 68%

Tower Heist (2011)

Posted Dec 20, 2011

Tom Stempel

32 100%

The Lady Eve (1941)

Posted Dec 20, 2011

Tom Stempel

33 93%

Midnight in Paris (2011)

Posted Dec 17, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

34 13%

W.E. (2012)

Posted Dec 14, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

35 71%

Carnage (2011)

Posted Dec 12, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

36 69%

The City Dark (2012)

Posted Dec 10, 2011

Kenji Fujishima

37 88%

Margin Call (2011)

Posted Dec 10, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

38 63%

Another Earth (2011)

"Another Earth is a high-concept failure. "

Posted Dec 6, 2011

Simon Abrams

39 94%

Pariah (2011)

Posted Dec 6, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

40 77%

Outrage (2011)

Posted Nov 30, 2011

Matt Noller

41 79%

Shame (2011)

"Shame feels like the first real Fassbender vehicle in that it hinges entirely on him and his minute facial reactions and (especially) on the constant workout of his body walking and running through space. "

Posted Nov 29, 2011

Dan Callahan

42 66%

The Women on the 6th Floor (2011)

Posted Nov 29, 2011

Tom Stempel

43 21%

The Sitter (2011)

Posted Nov 29, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

44 74%

La belle endormie (The Sleeping Beauty) (2011)

Posted Nov 29, 2011

Glenn Heath Jr.

45 ——

Shooting Michael Moore (2010)

Posted Nov 29, 2011

Oscar Moralde

46 84%

My Week with Marilyn (2011)

Posted Nov 24, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

47 94%

Moneyball (2011)

Posted Nov 22, 2011

Tom Stempel

48 83%

Tyrannosaur (2011)

Posted Nov 22, 2011

R. Kurt Osenlund

49 75%

Blackthorn (2011)

Posted Nov 22, 2011

Tom Stempel

50 74%

Bellflower (2011)

"Time in writer-director Evan Glodell's Bellflower is a linear path to a pitilessly bleak emotional abyss. "

Posted Nov 21, 2011

Simon Abrams

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