Film School Rejects

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 92%

Senna (2011)

"The film simultaneously hurls you into the highly-charged world of Formula One and the private emotional space of its complex protagonist."

Posted Aug 12, 2011

Robert Levin

2 80%

Life in a Day (2011)

"Testifies to the remarkable, democratizing nature of cinema and the power of images seen and voices heard for the first time."

Posted Aug 12, 2011

Robert Levin

3 57%

Kawa no soko kara konnichi wa (Sawako Decides) ()

Posted Aug 10, 2011

Rob Hunter

4 ——

Legion of the Superheroes, Vols. 1-3 (2010)

Posted Aug 10, 2011

Cole Abaius

5 82%

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Posted Aug 6, 2011

Rob Hunter

6 25%

Spiderhole (2011)

Posted Aug 6, 2011

Rob Hunter

7 ——

Koran By Heart ()

Posted Aug 3, 2011

Cole Abaius

8 ——

Siren (2011)

Posted Jul 30, 2011

Rob Hunter

9 44%

Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

Posted Jul 30, 2011

Cole Abaius

10 38%

Detention (2012)

Posted Jul 27, 2011

Rob Hunter

11 ——

The Shrine (2012)

Posted Jul 23, 2011

Rob Hunter

12 71%

Phase 7 (2011)

Posted Jul 23, 2011

Rob Hunter

13 79%

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

"Guided by the steadiest hand Joe Johnston has shown in years, Captain America explodes into the action movie you've been waiting all summer to see."

Posted Jul 21, 2011

Neil Miller

14 21%

Salvation Boulevard (2011)

"The movie seems to be intoxicated by how funny it thinks it is, gleefully descending into a swell of hyperactivity, with each new scene engineered to one-up the last."

Posted Jul 16, 2011

Robert Levin

15 0%

Slaughter High (1986)

Posted Jul 16, 2011

Rob Hunter

16 90%

Winnie the Pooh (2011)

"This Winnie the Pooh is, in every respect, a fitting tribute to author A.A. Milne and his illustrator E.H. Shepard. "

Posted Jul 15, 2011

Robert Levin

17 96%

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (2011)

"It's been a long journey, but in all of those undertakings, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 succeeds with incredible resolve."

Posted Jul 13, 2011

Cole Abaius

18 36%

Vampires (1998)

Posted Jul 9, 2011

Rob Hunter

19 77%

La belle endormie (The Sleeping Beauty) (2011)

Posted Jul 9, 2011

Landon Palmer

20 69%

Horrible Bosses (2011)

"The stars lack the charisma, the comic energy and the overall appeal of the A-listers playing supporting roles. That's a fundamental miscalculation."

Posted Jul 8, 2011

Robert Levin

21 85%

Make Believe (2011)

Posted Jul 2, 2011

Rob Hunter

22 87%

Terri (2011)

"With sensitivity, and a unique protagonist bestowed with a proud, unshakable spirit, the movie abandons snarky black comedy for deeper existential truths."

Posted Jun 29, 2011

Robert Levin

23 ——

Hot Coffee (2011)

Posted Jun 29, 2011

Cole Abaius

24 36%

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

"It's got problems, but when it comes to delivering jaw-dropping, massive spectacle, we're again reminded that no one can do Transformers quite like Michael Bay."

Posted Jun 28, 2011

Neil Miller

25 84%

A Better Life (2011)

Posted Jun 25, 2011

Landon Palmer

26 44%

Bad Teacher (2011)

"[The] film asks us to identify with a woman who behaves rather heinously, while it relies on her mean-spiritedly outrageous behavior to sustain all 92 minutes."

Posted Jun 25, 2011

Robert Levin

27 62%

We Are The Night (2011)

Posted Jun 18, 2011

Rob Hunter

28 26%

Green Lantern (2011)

"Lantern dazzles with some ambitious visuals and a wicked cool mythology, but fails to overcome its fear that is audience is stupid."

Posted Jun 17, 2011

Neil Miller

29 82%

Trollhunter (2011)

"Fun comic horror with a classic tough-guy protagonist and just the right amount of frigid, Norwegian atmosphere."

Posted Jun 14, 2011

Robert Levin

30 32%

The Ward (2011)

Posted Jun 14, 2011

Rob Hunter

31 82%

Super 8 (2011)

"Super 8 is the cinematic equivalent of unearthing a time capsule and finding everything inside is still impossibly shiny and new."

Posted Jun 11, 2011

Cole Abaius

32 85%

Viva Riva! (2011)

"Part African noir and part concise summation of busy, heady life in modern-day Kinshasa."

Posted Jun 10, 2011

Robert Levin

33 80%

The Last Mountain (2011)

"It's an impassioned cry of disgust, a fervent plea to wake us up to a grand injustice."

Posted Jun 9, 2011

Robert Levin

34 87%

Bobby Fischer Against The World (2011)

Posted Jun 8, 2011

Cole Abaius

35 87%

X-Men: First Class (2011)

"The film is just as filled with smaller moments that excite and entertain in equal measure."

Posted Jun 4, 2011

Rob Hunter

36 58%

Film socialisme (2011)

Posted Jun 4, 2011

Landon Palmer

37 87%

Submarine (2011)

Posted Jun 4, 2011

Landon Palmer

38 ——

Auschwitz (2011)

Posted Jun 1, 2011

Rob Hunter

39 81%

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

"Resurrects and expands upon the original's blend of creatively filmed action, broad comedy and classic Chinese motifs interspersed with that animation standard: cute animals."

Posted May 27, 2011

Robert Levin

40 84%

The Tree of Life (2011)

"It's an experience that stays with you, getting you thinking about the deepest recesses of space, the farthest reaches of time and what it all means."

Posted May 27, 2011

Robert Levin

41 71%

The Silent House (2011)

Posted May 25, 2011

Rob Hunter

42 100%

Nightmares in Red, White and Blue (2009)

Posted May 20, 2011

Landon Palmer

43 33%

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

"The quest for the Fountain of Youth is weightless filler that means nothing, with little broader ramifications."

Posted May 19, 2011

Robert Levin

44 90%

Bridesmaids (2011)

"Kristen Wiig is funny, sweet and pathetic while her life falls apart, the ensemble works well, it's a comedy unafraid to get disgusting and then get dramatic, and just about every scene works."

Posted May 18, 2011

Cole Abaius

45 ——

Nihon bundan: Heru doraibā (Helldriver) (2010)

Posted May 17, 2011

Cole Abaius

46 89%

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2011)

Posted May 14, 2011

Landon Palmer

47 75%

Everything Must Go (2011)

"With a likable Will Ferrell as its lead, the film offers an incisive personal spin on these tumultuous economic times."

Posted May 13, 2011

Robert Levin

48 ——

Greenlit ()

Posted May 11, 2011

Neil Miller

49 ——

Saat yan faan (Murderer) (2009)

Posted May 7, 2011

Rob Hunter

50 ——

Saekjeuk shigong (Sex Is Zero) (2002)

Posted May 7, 2011

Rob Hunter

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