Juicy Cerebellum

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 86%

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

"David Fincher never lets his movie devolve into a petty revenge fantasy. The filmmaker clearly got the novel and, consequently, gets the most out of the novel. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is just what the fans were demanding."

Posted Jan 15, 2012

Alex Sandell

2 98%

The Artist (2011)

"In a strange way, it's not unlike The Matrix -- only this time the red pill transports you into the futuristic world of sound, rather than a cynical world of two increasingly abysmal sequels. "

Posted Jan 15, 2012

Alex Sandell

3 92%

Drag Me to Hell (2009)

"Drag Me to Hell's PG-13 rating holds [Raimi] back from the all-out, blood-spraying gonzo insanity he reached with Evil Dead, but he still gets away with a surprising amount of gross-out gags."

Posted Jan 15, 2012

Alex Sandell

4 69%

Babel (2006)

"Rubbish so pretentious it would make the folks behind Crash begin to blush."

Posted Jan 31, 2007

Alex Sandell

5 96%

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

"A dark fairy tale that only Guillermo del Toro could bring to life. The screenwriter/director can do no wrong."

Posted Jan 28, 2007

Alex Sandell

6 97%

The Queen (2006)

"You can't help but be taken by Mirren's faultless performance. Entranced by her every nuance. In awe of her very artistry as an actress."

Posted Jan 26, 2007

Alex Sandell

7 76%

Rocky Balboa (2006)

"A nostalgic rush-job filmed for a quick buck."

Posted Jan 25, 2007

Alex Sandell

8 78%

Dreamgirls (2006)

"A poorly written film with poorly written songs and almost no character development."

Posted Jan 24, 2007

Alex Sandell

9 91%

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

"Letters from Iwo Jima takes no sides, takes no prisoners and will hopefully take home a handful of Oscars."

Posted Jan 24, 2007

Alex Sandell

10 28%

Saw III (2006)

"Makes the first two look about as intimidating as a child's six piece jigsaw puzzle. This is for the hardcore horror fan and for the hardcore horror fan only."

Posted Oct 27, 2006

Alex Sandell

11 92%

The Departed (2006)

"Martin Scorsese must have missed the memo stating that Hollywood movies were being dumbed down for mass audiences. The director has created one of the best films of the year, guaranteed to keep audiences on their toes."

Posted Oct 8, 2006

Alex Sandell

12 12%

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)

"The most brutal Massacre since the 1974 original."

Posted Oct 6, 2006

Alex Sandell

13 68%

World Trade Center (2006)

"There's been talk of World Trade Center bringing people to tears. After seeing the film, it's hard to believe that they're not tears of boredom."

Posted Aug 8, 2006

Alex Sandell

14 85%

The Descent (2006)

"One of the scariest horror movies of the past 20 years. Would do Wes Craven, George A. Romero and James Whale proud."

Posted Aug 2, 2006

Alex Sandell

15 47%

Miami Vice (2006)

"Michael Mann must have mistaken neon lights, awkward sex scenes and bad pop songs for a good movie."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Alex Sandell

16 63%

The Ant Bully (2006)

"With Monster House already being presented in 3-D at theaters worldwide, there isn't a single reason to recommend The Ant Bully."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Alex Sandell

17 40%

Scoop (2006)

"The key to the film's success is the pairing of [Scarlett] Johansson and [Woody] Allen as ham-handed investigative journalists. Johansson brings out the funny in Allen like nobody since Diane Keaton."

Posted Jul 26, 2006

Alex Sandell

18 74%

Monster House (2006)

"Don't let this one pass you by on the big-screen. It's movie magic. The kind many of us thought died many summers ago."

Posted Jul 23, 2006

Alex Sandell

19 40%

My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

"About as far from 'super' as a comedy can get."

Posted Jul 20, 2006

Alex Sandell

20 24%

Lady in the Water (2006)

"The critic in me wants to boo and hiss and cry in disappointment. The 5-year-old in me wants to stand up and applaud."

Posted Jul 19, 2006

Alex Sandell

21 29%

Silent Hill (2006)

"No matter how you interpret the film, it's nearly impossible to deny what a beautiful work of art it is."

Posted May 5, 2006

Alex Sandell

22 72%

Eight Below (2006)

"It's lucky for human actors that canines can't win Academy Awards, because, if they could, the dogs in Eight Below would sweep next year's Oscars."

Posted Feb 5, 2006

Alex Sandell

23 90%

Capote (2005)

"Capote is the movie that will make Philip Seymour Hoffman a star, while posthumously turning the man it was named after into a monster."

Posted Jan 16, 2006

Alex Sandell

24 67%

Mrs. Henderson Presents (2006)

"The movie is a reminder of how important art -- more especially controversial art -- can be in a time of war."

Posted Jan 15, 2006

Alex Sandell

25 82%

Hustle & Flow (2005)

"Having a dream isn't easy ..."

Posted Jan 14, 2006

Alex Sandell

26 80%

Cinderella Man (2005)

"The feel good bomb of the year."

Posted Jan 14, 2006

Alex Sandell

27 84%

The Constant Gardener (2005)

"This multi-faceted masterpiece works successfully on more levels than any ten remakes or sequels pumped out of the habitual humdrum Hollywood hit machine."

Posted Jan 13, 2006

Alex Sandell

28 93%

Good Night, And Good Luck (2005)

"An admirable piece of work that takes a bold stand -- not just against events of the past, but events of the present. Hopefully, in the process, it can save the future."

Posted Jan 12, 2006

Alex Sandell

29 35%

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

"Even though the novel is one of my favorites; the movie did not leave me disappointed. It left me wanting more, but I didn't walk out dissatisfied with what I was given."

Posted Jan 11, 2006

Alex Sandell

30 87%

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

"Brokeback Mountain is a beautifully filmed and superbly acted picture. It's a romance for the ages and it's ready, willing and able to break your heart."

Posted Jan 8, 2006

Alex Sandell

31 78%

Munich (2005)

"Steven Spielberg should stop worrying about winning shiny statues and start focusing on creating good films. Maybe then he'd deserve to take home another trophy or two."

Posted Jan 8, 2006

Alex Sandell

32 84%

King Kong (2005)

"The one remake to rule them all!"

Posted Dec 12, 2005

Alex Sandell

33 76%

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (2005)

"A bloated, cumbersome, overlong misfire."

Posted Dec 7, 2005

Alex Sandell

34 82%

Walk the Line (2005)

"Witherspoon and Phoenix are brilliant. Their chemistry is undeniable. The way they play off of each other is masterful. They make Walk the Line unforgettable."

Posted Nov 20, 2005

Alex Sandell

35 88%

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

"[Mike] Newell turns the spine-tingling and well-crafted world J.K. Rowling created for the novel into a lump of flat banality."

Posted Nov 19, 2005

Alex Sandell

36 75%

Zathura (2005)

"Its world of corporeal creatures and practical FX will allow kids to believe in the movie in a way that many have never believed in a film on the big screen before."

Posted Nov 5, 2005

Alex Sandell

37 58%

The Weather Man (2005)

"Where is it written that offbeat movies don't belong outside of art house theaters or Netflix rental queues? Pass this one up and it'll be you with egg McMuffin on your face."

Posted Oct 30, 2005

Alex Sandell

38 7%

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)


Posted Oct 28, 2005

Alex Sandell

39 36%

Saw II (2005)

"Saw II is bound to give fans of the original a real buzz."

Posted Oct 28, 2005

Alex Sandell

40 33%

Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

"The last Friday the 13th film that makes an effort to scare its audience, rather than just going through the motions."

Posted Oct 24, 2005

Alex Sandell

41 40%

Incubo sulla cittą contaminata (Nightmare City) (Invasion by the Atomic Zombies) (1980)

"The movie is piled high with cheese, but makes for a tasty guilty pleasure."

Posted Oct 23, 2005

Alex Sandell

42 19%

Doom (2005)

"Doom fans, this is the movie that you've been fragging for!"

Posted Oct 19, 2005

Alex Sandell

43 96%

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

"One of the best films ever made, and possibly the most influential horror movie of all time."

Posted Oct 18, 2005

Alex Sandell

44 64%

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)

"I wonder if the 'true story' Dreamer was 'inspired by' was the one where Seabiscuit made over 120 million dollars at the box-office in 2003?"

Posted Oct 18, 2005

Alex Sandell

45 ——

Rats - Notte di terrore (Blood Kill) (Rats: Night of Terror) (1984)

"It's there to watch once, laugh at and then use the DVD for a coaster."

Posted Oct 18, 2005

Alex Sandell

46 87%

A History of Violence (2005)

"Olson should have studied a history of screenwriting before attempting to adapt A History of Violence. One of the most aimless, derivative films to ever be overrated."

Posted Oct 17, 2005

Alex Sandell

47 4%

The Fog (2005)

"Hollywood is a remake junky and we're its enablers. How long before the studio system has a fatal overdose? The Fog could do it. Moviedom, you need help."

Posted Oct 16, 2005

Alex Sandell

48 57%

Hell Night (1981)

"Hell Night brought out the gimp at least a decade before Pulp Fiction was even a twinkle in Quentin Tarantino's eye."

Posted Oct 15, 2005

Alex Sandell

49 98%

Evil Dead 2 (1987)

"Best slapstick seen in a horror flick. If Charlie Chaplin were alive today and into terror, he'd be directing this movie. Okay, maybe not -- but at least he wouldn't be dead."

Posted Oct 14, 2005

Alex Sandell

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