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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 ——

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

2 96%

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

3 ——

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

4 50%

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

5 62%

Hercules (2014)

"Utterly generic."

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Roger Moore

6 16%

And So It Goes (2014)

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

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Roger Moore

7 60%

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

"Painfully slight, parched and laugh-starved"

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Roger Moore

8 58%

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

9 90%

A Most Wanted Man (2014)

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

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Roger Moore

10 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

11 0%

Persecuted (2014)

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

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

12 18%

Sex Tape (2014)

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

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

13 43%

Planes: Fire And Rescue (2014)

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

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

14 40%

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

15 50%

I Origins (2014)

"Smart, romantic and thought provoking"

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

16 57%

Mood Indigo (2014)

"Inventively twee, but charmless and heartless"

Posted Jul 16, 2014

Roger Moore

17 81%

Happy Christmas (2014)

"Compact, well-acted, lightly amusing and warm"

Posted Jul 13, 2014

Roger Moore

18 83%

O Lobo atrás da Porta (Wolf at the Door) ()

"A superior kidnapping mystery from Brazil that builds up to a jaw-dropping finale"

Posted Jul 13, 2014

Roger Moore

19 91%

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

"It's the Ape-ocalypse!"

Posted Jul 9, 2014

Roger Moore

20 74%

Land Ho! (2014)

"Not a lot of incident, not much action, but warm chemistry between the stars and lovely Icelandic settings are what make this buddy picture glow"

Posted Jul 9, 2014

Roger Moore

21 22%

A Long Way Down (2014)

"A bit twee, but a good cast and Nick Hornby's pithy dialogue lift this sentimental comedy out of the shallow and maudlin -- sometimes. "

Posted Jul 8, 2014

Roger Moore

22 64%

Road to Paloma (2014)

"A biker B-movie backed by the WWE, co-written and directed by Jason Momoa, can be a work of art. Seriously."

Posted Jul 8, 2014

Roger Moore

23 56%

Made in America (2014)

"Not quite a concert documentary, cluttered, but an interesting primer on the state of music circa 2012"

Posted Jul 8, 2014

Roger Moore

24 99%

Boyhood (2014)

"Not just a great stunt, but a deep and moving portrait of childhood, family, and growing up. The best picture of the summer "

Posted Jul 8, 2014

Roger Moore

25 15%

Rage (2014)

"Cage, as "Joe" showed us, is still a formidable actor. But Cage the movie star doesn't have the good sense to get out of his own way. "

Posted Jul 7, 2014

Roger Moore

26 80%

Redwood Highway (2014)

"Not without its charms, but do elderly filmgoers really need their entertainment this watered down?"

Posted Jul 7, 2014

Roger Moore

27 30%

Deliver Us from Evil (2014)

"Takes a good 90 minutes before it delivers us from dullness"

Posted Jul 1, 2014

Roger Moore

28 9%

America (2014)

"Dinesh D'Souza taps his Tea Party audience for more Obama-bashing cash before he goes to prison for trying to buy an election."

Posted Jul 1, 2014

Roger Moore

29 23%

Tammy (2014)

"McCarthy starts out all brash and brazen, but she slips into soft, gooey and sentimental, which is a shame."

Posted Jul 1, 2014

Roger Moore

30 13%

Heatstroke (2014)

"Straight manhunt-in-the-African desert genre picture with few surprises, save for the fact that the hunted are women"

Posted Jul 1, 2014

Roger Moore

31 94%

Snowpiercer (2014)

"Thrilling, visceral sci-fi action pic with a sharp satiric bite"

Posted Jul 1, 2014

Roger Moore

32 49%

Earth to Echo (2014)

"An 'E.T.' knockoff that works. "

Posted Jun 30, 2014

Roger Moore

33 97%

Life Itself (2014)

"Unlike Ebert, it tends to amble on past the punchline. But overall, a lovely portrait of an era in movies and newspapering and a man who loved both, with gust."

Posted Jun 28, 2014

Roger Moore

34 ——

Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed (Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados) (2014)

"Half a century after The Beatles, here's a Spanish film that reminds us just what that music represented to their first generation of fans - freedom, and a connection with others touched by the same songs, the world over. "

Posted Jun 27, 2014

Roger Moore

35 76%

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2014)

"Fun, fascinating, but a fawning documentary that avoids asking the tough questions or making the harsh judgements. "

Posted Jun 27, 2014

Roger Moore

36 17%

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

"You will feel dumber for having sat through it."

Posted Jun 26, 2014

Roger Moore

37 22%

Radio Free Albemuth (2014)

"A very talky Philip K. Dick adaptation that is all exposition, explanation and political prophecy, with zero empathy or warmth "

Posted Jun 25, 2014

Roger Moore

38 82%

Begin Again (2014)

"John "Once" Carney may be replaying his greatest hit here, but Keira sings. Keira sings!"

Posted Jun 24, 2014

Roger Moore

39 68%

They Came Together (2014)

"A self-mocking, self-aware 80 minute/R-rated "Saturday Night Live" sketch in film form. And a funny one, at that."

Posted Jun 24, 2014

Roger Moore

40 79%

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (2014)

"Compelling, if understandably confusing plunge into the murky, slippery circumstances surrounding the criminal case of Boston's most infamous mobster"

Posted Jun 24, 2014

Roger Moore

41 33%

Drones (2014)

"Taut, tense indie thriller that hurls humanity and morality against the disconnected video game style violence of drone warfare"

Posted Jun 24, 2014

Roger Moore

42 50%

Le Chef (2014)

"A movie meringue -- frothy, lightweight"

Posted Jun 19, 2014

Roger Moore

43 25%

Think Like a Man Too (2014)

"The same. Only worse."

Posted Jun 18, 2014

Roger Moore

44 54%

Jersey Boys (2014)

"A tone-deaf corpse."

Posted Jun 17, 2014

Roger Moore

45 23%

Third Person (2014)

"Well-played and reasonably well-written melodrama with no clear exit strategy."

Posted Jun 17, 2014

Roger Moore

46 91%

Venus in Fur (2014)

"Polanski revisits his kinky past with this stage adaptation that cuts close to the bone. "

Posted Jun 17, 2014

Roger Moore

47 85%

Coherence (2014)

"Theatre of the Absurd sci-fi with "Twilight Zone" touches, all it lacks is that tricky word that is its title -- "Coherence""

Posted Jun 16, 2014

Roger Moore

48 92%

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

"OK, but the thin charms of the original are a little thinner this time out. "

Posted Jun 11, 2014

Roger Moore

49 55%

The Signal (2014)

"Even though "Signal" isn't great sci-fi, you'd never know it to look at it and listen to it. Visually and sonically gorgeous and eerie"

Posted Jun 11, 2014

Roger Moore

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