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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 73%

Danny Collins (2015)

" Imagine. "

Posted Apr 1, 2015

Tony Macklin

2 No Score Yet

Candlestick (2015)

" Indie filmmakers have to carry a heavy load. "

Posted Mar 24, 2015

Tony Macklin

3 63%

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)

" The sequel to a film about old age is more old age. "

Posted Mar 1, 2015

Tony Macklin

4 64%

The Rewrite (2015)

" Hugh Grant has the best facial expression of bemusement in films. "

Posted Feb 16, 2015

Tony Macklin

5 98%

Mr. Turner (2014)

" Mr. Turner, for better or worse, is a film that stays with you. "

Posted Feb 10, 2015

Tony Macklin

6 89%

Still Alice (2015)

" As lyrical as Angels in America may be, it hijacks the focus. "

Posted Feb 4, 2015

Tony Macklin

7 92%

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

" Even a squirrelly director finds a nut once in a while. "

Posted Feb 2, 2015

Tony Macklin

8 51%

The Humbling (2015)

" King Lear becomes Glee. "

Posted Jan 26, 2015

Tony Macklin

9 98%

Boyhood (2014)

" Boyhood: Concept: A Execution: C -- "

Posted Jan 15, 2015

Tony Macklin

10 72%

Inherent Vice (2015)

" You should take brownies, instead of popcorn, to Inherent Vice. "

Posted Jan 7, 2015

Tony Macklin

11 93%

Force Majeure (2014)

" Force Majeure is the human condition under assault. "

Posted Jan 5, 2015

Tony Macklin

12 51%

Unbroken (2014)

" Released in the U.S. on December 25, Unbroken is a Jolie, Jolie Christmas. "

Posted Dec 26, 2014

Tony Macklin

13 88%

Foxcatcher (2014)

" Foxcatcher is one of the bleakest visions ever about the American Dream in a mainstream movie. "

Posted Dec 18, 2014

Tony Macklin

14 99%

Selma (2015)

" Selma could have a major effect beyond the theaters. "

Posted Dec 11, 2014

Tony Macklin

15 98%

Citizenfour (2014)

" The word surveillance has the letters "evil" in it. "

Posted Dec 6, 2014

Tony Macklin

16 90%

A Most Violent Year (2015)

" A Most Violent Year is original and thought-provoking. You have to think. Whoa, is that marketable? "

Posted Nov 29, 2014

Tony Macklin

17 89%

The Imitation Game (2014)

" 2014 may go down as the year the music kidnapped the movies. "

Posted Nov 27, 2014

Tony Macklin

18 73%

American Sniper (2015)

" In American Sniper, Eastwood delivers a transcendent wallop. "

Posted Nov 22, 2014

Tony Macklin

19 79%

The Theory of Everything (2014)

" The Theory of Everything is the laundry detergent version of the story of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde. "

Posted Nov 16, 2014

Tony Macklin

20 95%

Whiplash (2014)

" Whiplash should "wow" its audiences. "

Posted Nov 7, 2014

Tony Macklin

21 72%

Interstellar (2014)

" I think I saw a kitchen sink flying through space. "

Posted Nov 4, 2014

Tony Macklin

22 93%

Birdman (2014)

" In Birdman, ignorance goes viral. "

Posted Oct 29, 2014

Tony Macklin

23 97%

We Are the Best! (2014)

" We Are the Best! is as unique as chips and chocolate. It's also as universal as cosmic pubescence. "

Posted Oct 24, 2014

Tony Macklin

24 93%

Copenhagen (2014)

" Copenhagen is one of those films that shimmer after they've ended. "

Posted Oct 20, 2014

Tony Macklin

25 55%

White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)

" Gregg Araki has lost his sting. "

Posted Oct 16, 2014

Tony Macklin

26 47%

The Judge (2014)

" They wanted to make a To Kill a Mockingbird. Instead they made, To Kill an Annoying Parrot. "

Posted Oct 11, 2014

Tony Macklin

27 78%

Kill the Messenger (2014)

" Kill the Messenger is powerfully relevant today. "

Posted Oct 5, 2014

Tony Macklin

28 88%

Gone Girl (2014)

" Something is amiss in Gone Girl. "

Posted Sep 30, 2014

Tony Macklin

29 74%

Felony (2014)

" Actors may be the new screenwriters. "

Posted Sep 20, 2014

Tony Macklin

30 89%

The Drop (2014)

" And a puppy shall lead them. "

Posted Sep 13, 2014

Tony Macklin

31 82%

The Two Faces of January (2014)

" Director Amini juggles the pairs with Hitchcockian aplomb. "

Posted Sep 3, 2014

Tony Macklin

32 89%

Calvary (2014)

" Calvary is not your father's Calvary. "

Posted Aug 25, 2014

Tony Macklin

33 10%

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

" The Angriest Man in Brooklyn is like a brilliant clown stumbling off stage accompanied by a kazoo. "

Posted Aug 16, 2014

Tony Macklin

34 91%

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

" Guardians of the Galaxy is the brave new world of cinema. "

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Tony Macklin

35 66%

Lucy (2014)

" Lucy is trippy. It's Lucy in the Sky with Dimwits. "

Posted Jul 29, 2014

Tony Macklin

36 51%

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

" Magic in the Moonlight is a trifle. But it's a Woody Allen trifle, which means it twinkles. "

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Tony Macklin

37 88%

A Most Wanted Man (2014)

" A Most Wanted Man is The Spy Who Came in from the Tepid. "

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Tony Macklin

38 90%

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

" The National Rifle Apes organization loves Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. "

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Tony Macklin

39 97%

Life Itself (2014)

" Life Itself is a profile in criticism. It's a profile in courage. And it's a profile in ego. "

Posted Jul 11, 2014

Tony Macklin

40 95%

Snowpiercer (2014)

" Snowpiercer is Throw Momma and the Kitchen Sink off the train. "

Posted Jul 6, 2014

Tony Macklin

41 91%

Venus in Fur (2014)

" Is imagination more real than actuality? "

Posted Jun 26, 2014

Tony Macklin

42 53%

Jersey Boys (2014)

" It could be called Paint Your Jersey Boys. "

Posted Jun 22, 2014

Tony Macklin

43 33%

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

" The saddles aren't blazing; they're damp. "

Posted May 31, 2014

Tony Macklin

44 91%

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

" X-Men: Days of Future Past is full of sound and fury signifying box office. "

Posted May 25, 2014

Tony Macklin

45 62%

Million Dollar Arm (2014)

" Million Dollar Arm could be subtitled The Best Exotic Marigold Pitching Mound. "

Posted May 19, 2014

Tony Macklin

46 74%

Godzilla (2014)

" Godzilla is primordial pap. "

Posted May 13, 2014

Tony Macklin

47 91%

Locke (2014)

" Director/writer Steven Knight has captured lightning in a bottle -- or at least a BMW. "

Posted May 7, 2014

Tony Macklin

48 100%

Cement Suitcase (2014)

" Cement Suitcase is an indie with flair and heart. "

Posted May 3, 2014

Tony Macklin

49 86%

Joe (2014)

" Joe is a shaggy killer-dog story. It has the trappings of reality, but it fakes it. "

Posted Apr 28, 2014

Tony Macklin

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