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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 58%

Shrek Forever After (2010)

"This one had the same paucity in wit and script issues as the whole Shrek series."

Posted Jun 1, 2010

Michael Phillips

2 58%

Shrek Forever After (2010)

"[It] kind of engaged me a little bit."

Posted Jun 1, 2010

A.O. Scott

3 83%

Daddy Longlegs (2010)

"It's heartrending, and it wouldn't be heartrending if it weren't authentic in its texture."

Posted May 17, 2010

Michael Phillips

4 45%

Just Wright (2010)

"I like this movie a lot."

Posted May 17, 2010

A.O. Scott

5 83%

Casino Jack And The United States Of Money (2010)

"It really is compelling."

Posted May 10, 2010

Michael Phillips

6 81%

Solitary Man (2010)

"I think Michael Douglas is terrific in this."

Posted May 10, 2010

A.O. Scott

7 81%

Solitary Man (2010)

"Good film."

Posted May 10, 2010

Michael Phillips

8 95%

No One Knows About Persian Cats (Les Chats Persans) (2010)

"The underground music scene in Tehran comes to life in all these different sort of clandestine studio scenes."

Posted May 10, 2010

Michael Phillips

9 79%

Mother and Child (2010)

"This movie's calm, steady control keeps a wide variety of good actors in the same universe."

Posted May 10, 2010

Michael Phillips

10 64%

Harry Brown (2010)

"Here are these terrible social problems, these kids dealing drugs and disrespecting their elders. What are we going to do about it? Just blow their heads off."

Posted May 3, 2010

A.O. Scott

11 86%

Please Give (2010)

"[Although] I think Holofcener's work is always interesting, I think this is the least satisfying of all her films I've seen."

Posted May 3, 2010

Michael Phillips

12 86%

Please Give (2010)

"Brutally honest about the way people behave, and often devastatingly funny in its observations."

Posted May 3, 2010

A.O. Scott

13 38%

The City of Your Final Destination (2010)

"A small film, at times a creaky one -- but I liked it."

Posted May 3, 2010

Michael Phillips

14 38%

The City of Your Final Destination (2010)

"It's a fine cast, but this is an example for me of actors being really pulled down by the material."

Posted May 3, 2010

A.O. Scott

15 ——

You Don't Know Jack (2010)

"This is Levinson's best work since Wag the Dog"

Posted Apr 26, 2010

Michael Phillips

16 ——

You Don't Know Jack (2010)

"You Don't Know Jack might make you uncomfortable, and it probably won't change your mind on the issue of euthanasia, but you should by all means see it."

Posted Apr 26, 2010

A.O. Scott

17 96%

Exit Through The Gift Shop (2010)

"Fascinating."

Posted Apr 26, 2010

A.O. Scott

18 41%

Death at a Funeral (2010)

"I like the cast."

Posted Apr 26, 2010

A.O. Scott

19 81%

Oceans (Disneynature's Oceans) (2010)

"Visually [it's] quite seductive."

Posted Apr 26, 2010

Michael Phillips

20 81%

Oceans (Disneynature's Oceans) (2010)

"Oh, it's amazing."

Posted Apr 26, 2010

A.O. Scott

21 49%

The Losers (2010)

"It was comic booky enough that I just enjoyed it."

Posted Apr 26, 2010

A.O. Scott

22 18%

The Back-up Plan (2010)

"The premise was novel enough that I found it sweet and charming."

Posted Apr 26, 2010

A.O. Scott

23 57%

The Perfect Game (2010)

"[From] the second minute of the movie I knew every single thing that was going to happen and there was not a single surprise."

Posted Apr 19, 2010

A.O. Scott

24 91%

The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos) (2010)

"It's a real feast."

Posted Apr 19, 2010

Michael Phillips

25 76%

Kick-Ass (2010)

"I know it's all supposed to be tongue in cheek and lots of fun, but frankly this turned my stomach."

Posted Apr 19, 2010

A.O. Scott

26 59%

Leaves of Grass (2010)

"It's not the violence itself that bothers me, it's just that it completely destroys the tone of the movie."

Posted Apr 5, 2010

A.O. Scott

27 59%

Leaves of Grass (2010)

"You could get whiplash from his movie's mood swings."

Posted Apr 5, 2010

Michael Phillips

28 52%

The Greatest (2010)

"I think that the performances and also the kind of relaxed style of direction kind of make this watchable."

Posted Apr 5, 2010

A.O. Scott

29 52%

The Greatest (2010)

"Any good actor's career involves a certain amount of toning-up of questionable material, adding dimensions where they're barely suggested on the page. That's what Mulligan is doing here."

Posted Apr 5, 2010

Michael Phillips

30 28%

Clash of the Titans (2010)

"It's a little campy, a little creepy, a little too long and sometimes a bit of a mess. But it all adds up to a welcome dose of old-fashioned b-movie entertainment."

Posted Apr 5, 2010

A.O. Scott

31 28%

Clash of the Titans (2010)

"It doesn't add up at all."

Posted Apr 5, 2010

Michael Phillips

32 95%

Mother (Madeo) (2010)

"Really strange and fascinating."

Posted Mar 29, 2010

A.O. Scott

33 95%

Mother (Madeo) (2010)

"It is a crazy mixture of genres and very stimulating."

Posted Mar 29, 2010

Michael Phillips

34 86%

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

"The violence in this movie is so intense and upsetting and... I don't think actually serves the purposes of the storytelling or the points this movie wants to make."

Posted Mar 29, 2010

A.O. Scott

35 51%

Chloe (2010)

"I enjoyed because the actors don't camp it."

Posted Mar 29, 2010

Michael Phillips

36 81%

City Island (2010)

"I was won over by this movie's affectionate, silly spirit."

Posted Mar 29, 2010

A.O. Scott

37 97%

A Prophet (Un prophete) (2010)

"A really satisfying, meaty film."

Posted Mar 15, 2010

A.O. Scott

38 13%

Our Family Wedding (2010)

"I didn't buy a word of this thing and I didn't laugh enough."

Posted Mar 15, 2010

Michael Phillips

39 13%

Our Family Wedding (2010)

"Alternately flat and overwrought."

Posted Mar 15, 2010

A.O. Scott

40 27%

Remember Me (2010)

"If this movie is playing at a theatre near you, you might want to consider moving somewhere else."

Posted Mar 15, 2010

A.O. Scott

41 58%

She's Out of My League (2010)

"It's got a stale premise, dumb jokes, [and] characters who exist only to remind you of other characters in slightly better movies."

Posted Mar 15, 2010

A.O. Scott

42 90%

October Country (2009)

"There's a feeling of real intimacy and compassion and there's also just heartbreakingly sad stuff."

Posted Mar 1, 2010

A.O. Scott

43 90%

October Country (2009)

"How voyeuristic is too voyeuristic?"

Posted Mar 1, 2010

Michael Phillips

44 85%

The Art Of The Steal (2010)

"I think it's gripping."

Posted Mar 1, 2010

Michael Phillips

45 85%

The Art Of The Steal (2010)

"It's a really interesting story, but I think it's just too black and white."

Posted Mar 1, 2010

A.O. Scott

46 89%

Prodigal Sons (2010)

"This is fascinating."

Posted Mar 1, 2010

A.O. Scott

47 89%

Prodigal Sons (2010)

"I love the set up of this one."

Posted Mar 1, 2010

Michael Phillips

48 71%

The Crazies (2010)

"It's kind of crazy, but it's also pretty smart. And if your nervous system can stand it, you should see it."

Posted Mar 1, 2010

A.O. Scott

49 51%

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

"A really interesting movie."

Posted Mar 1, 2010

A.O. Scott

50 83%

The Ghost Writer (2010)

"This is a nice, stripped down, spare, modest little thriller."

Posted Feb 22, 2010

A.O. Scott

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