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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 20%

The Longest Week (2014)

"The sort of film that Woody Allen or Whit Stillman might make, given a Wes Anderson script -- a little twee, but not Wes-twee."

Posted Sep 1, 2014

Roger Moore

2 100%

No No: A Dockumentary (2014)

"A quirky baseball doc from the days when the Pirates had a REAL Pirate on the mound. "

Posted Sep 1, 2014

Roger Moore

3 ——

Cantinflas (2014)

"An engaging impersonation of the iconic comic, but too many laughs are missing from the script, or lost in translation"

Posted Aug 31, 2014

Roger Moore

4 31%

As Above/So Below (2014)

"More headache-inducing than hair-raising"

Posted Aug 28, 2014

Roger Moore

5 24%

The Last Of Robin Hood (2014)

"Another promising indie film killed by Dakota Fanning. "

Posted Aug 27, 2014

Roger Moore

6 64%

Life Of Crime (2014)

"Not great Elmore Leonard, but not bad. Even with Jennifer Aniston starring. "

Posted Aug 26, 2014

Roger Moore

7 37%

The November Man (2014)

"Brosnan classes up what is basically a watered-down Bond-put-to-pasture thriller."

Posted Aug 25, 2014

Roger Moore

8 14%

Louder Than Words (2014)

"Tepid dead-kid melodrama"

Posted Aug 22, 2014

Roger Moore

9 7%

Septic Man (2014)

"Ick"

Posted Aug 21, 2014

Roger Moore

10 89%

To Be Takei (2014)

"It's George Takei's America. We're just living in it. And getting his autograph. "

Posted Aug 21, 2014

Roger Moore

11 17%

When The Game Stands Tall (2014)

""Friday Night Lite"...starring "the Hoarse Whisperer.""

Posted Aug 21, 2014

Roger Moore

12 45%

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

"A better looking, more sexually explicit and more repetitive version of the original"

Posted Aug 20, 2014

Roger Moore

13 39%

If I Stay (2014)

"Manipulative, contrived, melodramatic -- but a well-executed teen weeper, nevertheless. "

Posted Aug 19, 2014

Roger Moore

14 63%

May In The Summer (2014)

"Something of a vanity project, but a different, Westernized spin on your typical Life in the Middle East story"

Posted Aug 19, 2014

Roger Moore

15 8%

Are You Here (2014)

"Whatever Weiner's film isn't, it is the most amusingly glib role Owen Wilson's had since "Zoolander." "

Posted Aug 18, 2014

Roger Moore

16 40%

The Possession of Michael King (2014)

"A "skeptic is converted" story hampered by the limitations of the found footage format."

Posted Aug 18, 2014

Roger Moore

17 77%

Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar (2014)

"No Disney anthropomorphizing, just exotic Madagascar and adorable lemurs in IMAX 3D. Gorgeous"

Posted Aug 16, 2014

Roger Moore

18 34%

The Expendables 3 (2014)

"Banderas steals it. But at this stage, that only amounts to petty theft."

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Roger Moore

19 32%

The Giver (2014)

"Smart, well-acted and very well-directed, but VERY late to the whole Teens-Save-the-Future genre. "

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Roger Moore

20 21%

Let's Be Cops (2014)

" Loud, lewd and low...but the belly laughs are few and far between."

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Roger Moore

21 40%

Life After Beth (2014)

"Starts out far more interesting and entertaining than it turns out to be. "

Posted Aug 12, 2014

Roger Moore

22 91%

Frank (2014)

"Adorably, touchingly and musically...weird."

Posted Aug 11, 2014

Roger Moore

23 85%

The Trip To Italy (2014)

"After all their decades of comical sparring, Rob Brydon FINALLY makes Steve Coogan crack up on camera"

Posted Aug 11, 2014

Roger Moore

24 39%

Step Up: All In (2014)

"As the old man says, with life, sheep poop and 'Step Up' movies, "sometimes you just have to shovel through it.""

Posted Aug 8, 2014

Roger Moore

25 21%

Into The Storm (2014)

"Great effects, but this is what bad acting looks like"

Posted Aug 7, 2014

Roger Moore

26 65%

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

"Dawdles, like a meal that drags on and on because the waiter is too busy texting to bother bringing you the check."

Posted Aug 6, 2014

Roger Moore

27 20%

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

"Yeah, they got the movie they deserved. But Michael Bay produced the movie they deserved. "

Posted Aug 6, 2014

Roger Moore

28 69%

What If (2014)

"Radcliffe proves he can handle the witticisms and warmth of a romantic comedy"

Posted Aug 6, 2014

Roger Moore

29 46%

About Alex (2014)

"A "Big Chill" knockoff that's occasionally funny, never deep. "

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Roger Moore

30 87%

The Discoverers (2014)

""Little Miss Sunshine" lite."

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Roger Moore

31 78%

Get On Up (2014)

"A movie of uncompromising soul, unadulterated funk and unalloyed joy"

Posted Jul 29, 2014

Roger Moore

32 92%

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

"ROFL"

Posted Jul 29, 2014

Roger Moore

33 89%

Calvary (2014)

"A cynically dark comedy whose turn to the grim side is both inevitable and richly rewarding."

Posted Jul 29, 2014

Roger Moore

34 0%

Behaving Badly (2014)

"A game supporting cast and a miscast leading man add up to a half-hearted randy teen farce"

Posted Jul 28, 2014

Roger Moore

35 94%

CODE BLACK (2014)

"Energetic, idealistic and somewhat scattered look at the state of American medicine seen through a busy ER"

Posted Jul 27, 2014

Roger Moore

36 71%

Dinosaur 13 (2014)

"Fascinating story of the discovery of some T-Rex bones, sale of those bones and the battle over who owns them"

Posted Jul 27, 2014

Roger Moore

37 54%

The Fluffy Movie (2014)

"A very big comic -- not as big as he used to be -- tries to get by on very thin material in this lukewarm, but heartfelt comic concert film "

Posted Jul 25, 2014

Roger Moore

38 61%

Hercules (2014)

"Utterly generic."

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Roger Moore

39 18%

And So It Goes (2014)

"Well, at least it has more laughs than Woody Allen's latest. "

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Roger Moore

40 48%

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

"Painfully slight, parched and laugh-starved"

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Roger Moore

41 65%

Lucy (2014)

"Scar-Jo, in short skirts and ruthless, robotic monotone, finds the sweet spot in her acting range and really delivers the goods"

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Roger Moore

42 91%

A Most Wanted Man (2014)

"Classic le Carre, with one last great performance by Philip Seymour Hoffman"

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Roger Moore

43 57%

The Purge: Anarchy (2014)

"A more diverse but far less accomplished cast, a more preachy rush-job script. Inferior to the original. "

Posted Jul 17, 2014

Roger Moore

44 0%

Persecuted (2014)

"Miscast, miscalculated. And who is persecuting whom, here? "

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

45 18%

Sex Tape (2014)

"Kind of sucks. And not in a good way."

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

46 44%

Planes: Fire And Rescue (2014)

"Roughly twice as good as the first "Planes." And still not all that. "

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

47 41%

Wish I Was Here (2014)

"Get past your Braff-Kickstarter resentment and Kate Hudson phobia, and this isn't half bad -- funny, emotionally sharp -- even if it is all over the place."

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

48 49%

I Origins (2014)

"Smart, romantic and thought provoking"

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

49 63%

Mood Indigo (2014)

"Inventively twee, but charmless and heartless"

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

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