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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 70%

The Equalizer (2014)

"Denzel is even better here than in his Oscar-winning collaboration with Antoine Fuqua for Training Day."

Posted Sep 22, 2014

Kam Williams

2 67%

Pump (2014)

"Food for thought the next time you cavalierly instruct the gas station attendant to 'Fill 'er up!'"

Posted Sep 22, 2014

Kam Williams

3 73%

Neighbors (2014)

"There's little to recommend about this ugly descent into depravity"

Posted Sep 19, 2014

Kam Williams

4 77%

Take Me to the River (2014)

"An overdue homage to a city that for close to a decade was home to the second largest black business in America."

Posted Sep 18, 2014

Kam Williams

5 29%

Hector And The Search For Happiness (2014)

"The alpha male answer to Eat Pray Love!"

Posted Sep 16, 2014

Kam Williams

6 43%

This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

"A character-driven examination of a dysfunctional Jewish family about as wacky as they come."

Posted Sep 14, 2014

Kam Williams

7 23%

Think Like a Man Too (2014)

"A pleasant, if predictable, diversion peppered with incessant chatter on the part of the irrepressible Kevin Hart."

Posted Sep 13, 2014

Kam Williams

8 73%

Godzilla (2014)

"Hey, why didn't they make monster movies like this when I was a kid?"

Posted Sep 13, 2014

Kam Williams

9 11%

No Good Deed (2014)

"Thanks to Mr. Elba's menacing intensity, a potentially mediocre variation on the theme ends up elevated into a tension-filled gutwrencher his loyal fans won't want to miss."

Posted Sep 13, 2014

Kam Williams

10 78%

I Am Eleven (2014)

"Pearls of wisdom from the mouths of babes uttered with such heartfelt conviction that you want to believe them, even when you're a little skeptical."

Posted Sep 11, 2014

Kam Williams

11 86%

Altina (2014)

"A frustrating tease of a tribute that seems to merely scratch the surface of an overprotected child of privilege-turned-irrepressible bon vivant."

Posted Sep 9, 2014

Kam Williams

12 7%

The Identical (2014)

"To paraphrase a Presley classic: Wise men say, only fools rush in to see a one-trick pony revolving around an annoying Elvis look-a-like. "

Posted Sep 7, 2014

Kam Williams

13 100%

Rocks in my Pockets (2014)

"Who knew that hara-kiri was such a hilarious subject?"

Posted Sep 5, 2014

Kam Williams

14 17%

Jersey Shore Massacre (2014)

"While the film fails to break any new ground in terms of the splatterflick genre, it's still entertaining enough to recommend, provided you have a strong stomach for vivisection and Italian stereotypes"

Posted Aug 31, 2014

Kam Williams

15 18%

Moms' Night Out (2014)

"A timely testament to motherhood that just might make the perfect Mother's Day gift."

Posted Aug 31, 2014

Kam Williams

16 47%

The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears (2014)

"A difficult to decipher whodunit guaranteed to have you still scratching your head even after its confounding resolution."

Posted Aug 30, 2014

Kam Williams

17 27%

As Above/So Below (2014)

"A harrowing tale of survival revolving around an endearing heroine every bit as brainy as she is resourceful. "

Posted Aug 30, 2014

Kam Williams

18 58%

Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering (2014)

"If you've ever wondered whether the cancer industry is truly interested in developing a cure for the disease, you might want to check out this eye-opening expose."

Posted Aug 30, 2014

Kam Williams

19 50%

The Calling (2014)

"Bless me father for I have slain!"

Posted Aug 24, 2014

Kam Williams

20 36%

The November Man (2014)

"Vintage Brosnan!"

Posted Aug 23, 2014

Kam Williams

21 83%

Belle (2014)

"An 18th C. tale of race and romance told in a sophisticated fashion reminiscent of the best of Jane Austen."

Posted Aug 22, 2014

Kam Williams

22 13%

Blended (2014)

"Call me bwana, but it's three times a charm for Sandler and Barrymore on this totally-silly surfin' safari!"

Posted Aug 22, 2014

Kam Williams

23 7%

Are You Here (2014)

"Have Wilson, Galifianakis and Poehler ever been better? Gosh, I certainly hope so."

Posted Aug 21, 2014

Kam Williams

24 17%

Jersey Shore Massacre (2014)

"While the film fails to break any new ground in terms of the splatterflick genre, it's still entertaining enough to recommend, provided you have a strong stomach for vivisection and Italian stereotypes"

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Kam Williams

25 37%

If I Stay (2014)

"A poignant portrait of a life precipitously hanging in the balance which pushes all the right buttons to open the emotional floodgates."

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Kam Williams

26 72%

Go For Sisters (2013)

"A dangerous border town as no country for old men or middle-aged sisters either."

Posted Aug 14, 2014

Kam Williams

27 72%

Go For Sisters (2013)

"A dangerous border town as no country for old men or middle-aged sisters either."

Posted Aug 14, 2014

Kam Williams

28 88%

Abuse of Weakness (2014)

"A cautionary tale depicting a shocking example of man's inhumanity to (wo)man."

Posted Aug 14, 2014

Kam Williams

29 53%

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

"A 'Marvel'-ously entertaining franchise that miraculously just keeps on giving and giving! "

Posted Aug 14, 2014

Kam Williams

30 52%

Half of a Yellow Sun (2014)

"A steamy soap opera unfolding against the backdrop of a cautionary history lesson reminding us that in Nigeria, the more things change, the more they stay insane. "

Posted Aug 14, 2014

Kam Williams

31 8%

A Haunted House 2 (2014)

"A kitchen sink comedy more shocking than funny and strictly recommended for rabid fans of the bottom-feeding franchise."

Posted Aug 14, 2014

Kam Williams

32 66%

The Railway Man (2014)

"A remarkable illustration of the human capacity to find peace through forgiveness."

Posted Aug 12, 2014

Kam Williams

33 35%

The Giver (2014)

"A thought-provoking meditation on mind control offering a valuable lesson about the virtue of challenging any totalitarian authority."

Posted Aug 12, 2014

Kam Williams

34 100%

Fifi Howls From Happiness (2014)

"An enlightening documentary chronicling the career of the Persian Picasso."

Posted Aug 11, 2014

Kam Williams

35 20%

Into The Storm (2014)

"A campy and cheesy yet visually-captivating roller coaster ride that makes Sharknado look like Sharknado 2!"

Posted Aug 8, 2014

Kam Williams

36 68%

Web Junkie (2014)

"A tough love remedy for internet addiction designed for impressionable young minds which prefer virtual reality to relating in the flesh."

Posted Aug 5, 2014

Kam Williams

37 79%

Get On Up (2014)

"A nostalgic indulgence which, like the cinematic equivalent of a fluffy fanzine, eschews serious criticism of a revered icon in favor of a pleasant parade of his most memorable classics. "

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Kam Williams

38 0%

Behaving Badly (2014)

"A misfiring misadventure not even recommended for diehard Selena Gomez fans. "

Posted Jul 30, 2014

Kam Williams

39 89%

Calvary (2014)

"Another nonpareil performance by Brendan Gleeson, here, as an introspective soul on a spiritual path able to maintain his sanity while facing his mortality in a godforsaken environ where so many in his flock have clearly lost their minds."

Posted Jul 26, 2014

Kam Williams

40 67%

The Almost Man (2014)

"A droll dramedy examining the male metamorphosis from bachelor to family man."

Posted Jul 26, 2014

Kam Williams

41 77%

Noah (2014)

"An alternately introspective and breathtaking Biblical epic, every bit cerebral as it is panoramic! "

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Kam Williams

42 16%

The Single Moms Club (2014)

"An unabashedly-sentimental salute to single-moms from all walks of life! "

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Kam Williams

43 47%

All Cheerleaders Die (2014)

"Review A gruesome, expletive-laced, battle-of-the-sexes satire of the scary movie genre featuring enough eroticized gore and titillation at every turn to hold the attention of the testosterone-fueled demographic for the duration. "

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Kam Williams

44 58%

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

"A perhaps prophetic satire celebrating senseless slaughter as a natural national holiday in such a gun-loving country! "

Posted Jul 20, 2014

Kam Williams

45 ——

Sucka 4 Luv ()

"A rollicking romp providing proof positive that love, I mean luv, conquers all, even a hot head with a very short fuse!"

Posted Jul 14, 2014

Kam Williams

46 44%

Wish I Was Here (2014)

"Expect to be moved to tears by this poignant picture's bittersweet resolution and sobering, universal message about the importance of family."

Posted Jul 13, 2014

Kam Williams

47 8%

America (2014)

"Divisive D'Souza: Imagine an America without him!"

Posted Jul 12, 2014

Kam Williams

48 38%

The M Word (2014)

"The legendary Henry Jaglom proves as masterful as ever at creating fascinating characters designed to make you both laugh and reflect."

Posted Jul 12, 2014

Kam Williams

49 14%

Rage (2014)

"Think Taken with a heckuva twist!"

Posted Jul 10, 2014

Kam Williams

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