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Gordon and the Whale

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 23%

Peep World (2011)

"PEEP WORLD plays out like a 90 minute episode of your favorite sitcom"

Posted Dec 6, 2013

Chase Whale

2 100%

Louder Than A Bomb (2011)

"LOUDER THAN A BOMB is an explosive look at capturing your dreams."

Posted Dec 6, 2013

Chase Whale

3 53%

Going the Distance (2010)

"If you've ever had an awkward sexual moment in your life (admit it, you have), this is the movie for you. If you've ever believed there can't be love without the comedy, this is the movie for you."

Posted Nov 8, 2013

Chase Whale

4 ——

CXL ()

"Is CXL a love story? Is it a coming-of-age tale? It's unclear, but one thing's certain: Gillane and his writing partners, Theo Miller and Katherine Bruens, have the courage make an unconventional-yet-engaging film on a very small budget. "

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

5 68%

Rubber (2011)

"The greatest meta movie about a killer tire ever made."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

6 94%

Win Win (2011)

"WIN WIN makes Tom McCarthy three-for-three. Grabbing the affection from the audience is what he wants, and dear reader, he can't lose."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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7 88%

Fubar: Balls to the Wall (2011)

"The FUBAR films are an experiment - can two knuckleheads really get by doing nothing but partying and drinking beer? And is it believable? You bet it is."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

8 86%

Rabbit Hole (2010)

"In a tale of tragic loss, unexpected friendships, and finding happiness in whatever that may be, RABBIT HOLE scores big."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

9 ——

Oddsac (2010)

"After walking out of ODDSAC's world premiere, here are some of the notes I jotted down: "Will make Tim Burton proud," "Distorted," "Mind-fuck," and "Marshmallow.""

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

10 58%

Trash Humpers (2010)

"Congratulations Harmony, you've just made the weirdest movie ever."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

11 91%

Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work (2010)

"This delicious documentary did teach me about one of Joan's most important assets, and that's her dirty, dirty mouth."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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12 88%

Let Me In (2010)

"This is one of the best films of its kind in the recent years. It's not better than the original, but that's not what Matt Reeves set out to do - the man wanted to make a solid film and he did just that."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

13 80%

Attenberg (2012)

"After walking out of ATTENBERG, I couldn't decide if I really hated it, or really loved it. I still can't decide. ATTENBERG stretches the arthouse genre to "WTF!?""

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

14 41%

Ceremony (2011)

"Winkler is a titan at balancing comedy and drama. And Angarano is hilarious as our as our lead, channelling a young Vince Vaughn: the out of place winks, the full confidence in situations he has no way of gaining. "

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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15 68%

Jack Goes Boating (2010)

"JACK GOES BOATING is a poignant story about how love can be (often at the same time) awkward, funny, and important."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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16 93%

The Kids Are All Right (2010)

"We're shown real life problems in a fictional story that gives us real life solutions. Bravo Lisa, your film is more than all right."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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17 87%

Blue Valentine (2010)

"Cianfrance dives deeply into the happiness and heartache a damaged relationship can give you and has created a story that understands how real life romance actually works."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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18 51%

Holy Rollers (2010)

"The one and only problem I had with HOLY ROLLERS was the pacing. I found myself getting slightly bored and at times, looking at my watch. I'm sure it's not easy to mesh Orthodox Judaism and Ecstasy, but Asch did a pretty good job."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

19 63%

Kill the Irishman (2011)

"KILL THE IRISHMAN should be appreciated as an important look at the way Greene affected the mob and crimes back in the late 70s."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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20 89%

The Visitor (2008)

"THE VISITOR begs the question, "Is too late to try something new?" If your like the rest of the world, you want the answer to be "Never." THE VISITOR answers that in one of the most beautiful and heartbreaking ways you'll ever see."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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21 64%

The Girlfriend Experience (2009)

"The tagline sleazily states: "See it with someone you fuck," when, in fact, you should just fuck someone you fuck. This is one experience you'll want to miss out on."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

Chase Whale

22 72%

Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

"Spike Jonze adapted a book with less than 200 words into a 90-minute feature and it's simply wonderful."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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23 97%

Animal Kingdom (2010)

"Ben Mendelsohn steals the show. This man portrayed the most subtle creep I've seen on film in years. Animal Kingdom is a must see."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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24 64%

Jackass 3 (2010)

"JACKASS 3D isn't just about the pranks and crude humor - it's a celebration that connected all of them and changed their lives ten years ago, when Jackass first aired on MTV."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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25 72%

Somewhere (2010)

"Even with its irritating ending, there's something so relatable about Marco that makes the story go, well, somewhere"

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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26 86%

Submarine (2011)

"SUBMARINE is a story about growing up all while not wanting to get older. It's what HAROLD & MAUDE would have been if they had met in high school."

Posted Aug 28, 2013

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27 ——

Pincus ()

"PINCUS is a deeply moving film that you should not ignore."

Posted Jul 21, 2013

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28 40%

Only God Forgives (2013)

"The most fartistic movie of the year. "

Posted Jul 19, 2013

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29 6%

Dunston Checks In (1996)

"Dunston does not, in fact, check in. "

Posted Feb 19, 2013

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30 78%

Melancholia (2011)

"Melancholia is not about the end of the world, but the end of a feeling: happiness."

Posted Feb 19, 2013

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31 73%

Nighthawks (1981)

"Stallone dresses in drag for his first onscreen appearance as a cop. This is one reel bad dude. "

Posted Feb 19, 2013

Chase Whale

32 59%

Kaboom (2011)

"After walking out of KABOOM, I wanted to take a nice, hot shower to wash myself of this filthy film, but holy hell I had a blast."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

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33 58%

Scream 4 (2011)

"Everybody is still a suspect and everybody is still a victim, but narrowing down our Ghostface has become easier than ever."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

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34 93%

Drive (2011)

"Something under the hood of Drive captured my heart; director Nicolas Winding Refn has admirably crafted a fine piece of retro-noir cinema."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

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35 92%

Take Shelter (2011)

"I could watch Michael Shannon stare at a wall for 90 minutes and still be captivated."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

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36 74%

Bellflower (2011)

"Bellflower is a visual spectacle of independent cinema."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

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37 32%

The Ward (2011)

"John Carpenter has made his first unintentional comedy."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

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38 90%

Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (2011)

"While it's uncertain if A Tribe Called Quest will ever get back together and play again, it's quite certain fans will love and appreciate BEATS, RHYMES & LIFE: THE TRAVELS OF A TRIBE CALLED QUEST as their final encore."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

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