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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 13%

No Good Deed (2014)

"Screen Gems celebrates Violence Against Women Awareness Week with a brutal thriller about, you guessed it, a psychopath committing all sorts of violence against women. "

Posted Sep 12, 2014

Roger Moore

2 63%

Take Me to the River (2014)

"Pleasant enough, but there have been far better music docs on this subject and in this "Let's make a new record with some legends" format. "

Posted Sep 11, 2014

Roger Moore

3 73%

Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)

"Harmless, dull, inferior to the original. "

Posted Sep 10, 2014

Roger Moore

4 89%

The Skeleton Twins (2014)

"Suicidal depression given a comical skin-deep treatment and on-the-nose casting. "

Posted Sep 10, 2014

Roger Moore

5 88%

The Drop (2014)

"The first almost-great/really good film of the fall. "

Posted Sep 10, 2014

Roger Moore

6 63%

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2014)

"Boiling these two romances down to one overlong was simple common sense-- or an act of mercy "

Posted Sep 9, 2014

Roger Moore

7 76%

I Am Eleven (2014)

"Pretty and ambitious, but scattered and inconsequential. "

Posted Sep 8, 2014

Roger Moore

8 63%

My Old Lady (2014)

"Perfectly cast, it's a comedy of confessional monologues and overheard conversations, charming if quite stagey at times."

Posted Sep 8, 2014

Roger Moore

9 14%

Innocence (2014)

"Pretty, and dull. More promising as a romance than as anything horrific. "

Posted Sep 3, 2014

Roger Moore

10 5%

The Identical (2014)

"Dreadful. This Elvis impersonator can't leave the building soon enough. "

Posted Sep 3, 2014

Roger Moore

11 69%

Thunder and the House of Magic (2014)

"Beautifully animated, with barely a laugh or grin in it. "

Posted Sep 3, 2014

Roger Moore

12 11%

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

13 100%

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

14 29%

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

15 28%

As Above/So Below (2014)

"More headache-inducing than hair-raising"

Posted Aug 28, 2014

Roger Moore

16 29%

The Last Of Robin Hood (2014)

"Another promising indie film killed by Dakota Fanning. "

Posted Aug 27, 2014

Roger Moore

17 63%

Life Of Crime (2014)

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

Posted Aug 26, 2014

Roger Moore

18 36%

The November Man (2014)

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

Posted Aug 25, 2014

Roger Moore

19 14%

Louder Than Words (2014)

"Tepid dead-kid melodrama"

Posted Aug 22, 2014

Roger Moore

20 7%

Septic Man (2014)

"Ick"

Posted Aug 21, 2014

Roger Moore

21 90%

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

22 17%

When The Game Stands Tall (2014)

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

Posted Aug 21, 2014

Roger Moore

23 46%

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

24 37%

If I Stay (2014)

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

Posted Aug 19, 2014

Roger Moore

25 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

26 7%

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

27 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

28 79%

Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar (2014)

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

Posted Aug 16, 2014

Roger Moore

29 33%

The Expendables 3 (2014)

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

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Roger Moore

30 33%

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

31 20%

Let's Be Cops (2014)

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

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Roger Moore

32 40%

Life After Beth (2014)

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

Posted Aug 12, 2014

Roger Moore

33 92%

Frank (2014)

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

Posted Aug 11, 2014

Roger Moore

34 86%

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

35 43%

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

36 21%

Into The Storm (2014)

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

Posted Aug 7, 2014

Roger Moore

37 67%

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

38 19%

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

39 69%

What If (2014)

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

Posted Aug 6, 2014

Roger Moore

40 47%

About Alex (2014)

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

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Roger Moore

41 88%

The Discoverers (2014)

""Little Miss Sunshine" lite."

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Roger Moore

42 78%

Get On Up (2014)

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

Posted Jul 29, 2014

Roger Moore

43 92%

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

"ROFL"

Posted Jul 29, 2014

Roger Moore

44 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

45 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

46 91%

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

47 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

48 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

49 60%

Hercules (2014)

"Utterly generic."

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Roger Moore

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