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Illinois Times

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 58%

She's Out of My League (2010)

"League an entertaining look at opposites in love."

Posted Mar 19, 2010

Charles Koplinski

2 71%

The Crazies (2010)

"The Crazies: An Effective Throwback to 70's Horror"

Posted Mar 11, 2010

Charles Koplinski

3 51%

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

"Alice, a wonder to behold, but cold."

Posted Mar 11, 2010

Charles Koplinski

4 43%

Brooklyn's Finest (2010)

"Fuqua's "Brooklyn" Finest Film of the New Year."

Posted Mar 4, 2010

Charles Koplinski

5 69%

Shutter Island (2010)

"Stranded on Scorsese's Island."

Posted Feb 25, 2010

Charles Koplinski

6 34%

The Wolfman (2010)

"Johnston's "Wolfman" a gory examination of repression."

Posted Feb 15, 2010

Charles Koplinski

7 85%

A Single Man (2009)

"Firth delivers a singular performance in "Man.""

Posted Feb 11, 2010

Charles Koplinski

8 91%

Crazy Heart (2009)

"Bridges takes center stage in Crazy Heart."

Posted Feb 4, 2010

Charles Koplinski

9 16%

When in Rome (2010)

"With Rome it's the same old song and dance."

Posted Feb 4, 2010

Charles Koplinski

10 20%

Legion (2010)

"Legion will have you wishing for the end."

Posted Jan 30, 2010

Charles Koplinski

11 28%

Extraordinary Measures (2010)

"A film that's not afraid to wear its heart, or its passion, on its sleeve."

Posted Jan 30, 2010

Charles Koplinski

12 21%

Leap Year (2010)

"Leap Year takes few chances."

Posted Jan 14, 2010

Charles Koplinski

13 76%

Invictus (2009)

"a moving testament to forgiveness and redemption."

Posted Dec 24, 2009

Charles Koplinski

14 91%

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009)

"A phoenix rises from the ashes in Precious."

Posted Dec 24, 2009

Charles Koplinski

15 12%

Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)

"Morgans not worth hearing from."

Posted Dec 24, 2009

Charles Koplinski

16 37%

Nine (2009)

"Nine doesn't add up."

Posted Dec 24, 2009

Charles Koplinski

17 91%

Up in the Air (2009)

"Life's Contradictions are Up in the Air."

Posted Dec 24, 2009

Charles Koplinski

18 75%

The Road (2009)

"Grueling Road Worth Traveling."

Posted Dec 24, 2009

Charles Koplinski

19 83%

Avatar (2009)

"A wonder to behold, a story to forget."

Posted Dec 24, 2009

Charles Koplinski

20 46%

Everybody's Fine (2009)

"De Niro returns from the cinematic wilderness in "Everybody's Fine.""

Posted Dec 13, 2009

Charles Koplinski

21 92%

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

"Sly and smart, this is one of the year's best films."

Posted Dec 5, 2009

Charles Koplinski

22 28%

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

"Leaden pace leaves New Moon lifeless."

Posted Nov 26, 2009

Charles Koplinski

23 66%

The Blind Side (2009)

"Blind Side uses old playbook to jerk tears."

Posted Nov 26, 2009

Charles Koplinski

24 39%

2012 (2009)

"2012 Offers Hope in the Face Of Spectacular Disaster."

Posted Nov 12, 2009

Charles Koplinski

25 51%

The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

"A pleasant comic diversion that's salvaged by its veteran cast."

Posted Nov 5, 2009

Charles Koplinski

26 81%

Michael Jackson's This Is It (2009)

"An incomplete tune."

Posted Nov 5, 2009

Charles Koplinski

27 72%

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

"Odd pacing nearly trips up Wild Things."

Posted Nov 2, 2009

Charles Koplinski

28 38%

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)

"Cirque spins its wheels in first installment."

Posted Nov 2, 2009

Charles Koplinski

29 83%

Paranormal Activity (2009)

"Believe the Hype - Paranormal a True Bone-Rattler"

Posted Oct 27, 2009

Charles Koplinski

30 11%

Couples Retreat (2009)

"Retreat as quickly as possible."

Posted Oct 19, 2009

Charles Koplinski

31 25%

Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

"When smart people make dumb movies."

Posted Oct 19, 2009

Charles Koplinski

32 90%

Zombieland (2009)

"Hard to defend, yet impossible to resist."

Posted Oct 5, 2009

Charles Koplinski

33 7%

All About Steve (2009)

"An unmitigated disaster."

Posted Sep 27, 2009

Charles Koplinski

34 63%

Extract (2009)

"Extract Distills Potent Laughs"

Posted Sep 27, 2009

Charles Koplinski

35 57%

9 (2009)

"A distinctive vision, but a familiar story."

Posted Sep 27, 2009

Charles Koplinski

36 42%

Jennifer's Body (2009)

"Check out Jennifer's Body."

Posted Sep 27, 2009

Charles Koplinski

37 79%

The Informant! (2009)

"A comedic, tragic look at a man alone."

Posted Sep 27, 2009

Charles Koplinski

38 37%

The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

"Time travel trips up this Wife."

Posted Aug 29, 2009

Charles Koplinski

39 89%

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

"A brilliantly made, polarizing affair."

Posted Aug 29, 2009

Charles Koplinski

40 84%

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

"The best of the series yet."

Posted Aug 13, 2009

Charles Koplinski

41 55%

Orphan (2009)

"Audacious, silly fun."

Posted Aug 13, 2009

Charles Koplinski

42 13%

The Ugly Truth (2009)

"Ugly can't Describe the Truth about this Film"

Posted Aug 13, 2009

Charles Koplinski

43 75%

Julie & Julia (2009)

"A tasty dual biography."

Posted Aug 13, 2009

Charles Koplinski

44 86%

500 Days of Summer (2009)

"A genuine look at love and lose."

Posted Aug 13, 2009

Charles Koplinski

45 89%

Moon (2009)

"A heady trip into the landscape of the mind."

Posted Jul 10, 2009

Charles Koplinski

46 67%

Away We Go (2009)

"While the premise is contrived, the emotional pay-off is sincere."

Posted Jul 2, 2009

Charles Koplinski

47 14%

Year One (2009)

"A primitive comedy in more ways than one."

Posted Jun 30, 2009

Charles Koplinski

48 19%

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

"More robotic nonsense."

Posted Jun 30, 2009

Charles Koplinski

49 68%

Public Enemies (2009)

"A great looking but boring misfire."

Posted Jun 30, 2009

Charles Koplinski

50 48%

My Sister's Keeper (2009)

"A shamelessly manipulative film that proves insulting rather than moving."

Posted Jun 25, 2009

Charles Koplinski

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