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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 81%

Una noche (One Night) (2013)

"A familiar Cuban emigre drama given to youthful, impulsive surprises. "

Posted Aug 20, 2013

Roger Moore

2 74%

You're Next (2013)

"The frights are passable, the foreshadowing telling and the humor - sick as it is - quite funny."

Posted Aug 20, 2013

Roger Moore

3 12%

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

"They sealed the fate of this "franchise" when they sold it to Screen Gems and Screen Gems hired the director of "Agent Cody Banks""

Posted Aug 20, 2013

Roger Moore

4 8%

Savannah (2013)

"A bit on the bland side, but as a plus, Jim Caviezel cracks his first on-screen smile in over a decade. "

Posted Aug 19, 2013

Roger Moore

5 59%

The Frozen Ground (2013)

"Nice to see Nic Cage go back to being subtle in this solid, if seldom surprising thriller"

Posted Aug 19, 2013

Roger Moore

6 68%

El artista y la modelo (The Artist and the Model) (2013)

"Colorless, both literally and figuratively"

Posted Aug 17, 2013

Roger Moore

7 5%

Paranoia (2013)

"As slow, slick and superficial as the director of "21" and "Killers" can make it. "

Posted Aug 15, 2013

Roger Moore

8 29%

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

"Coming at the end of a comic book-saturated summer, it would be too much of a good thing, even if it was a good thing."

Posted Aug 14, 2013

Roger Moore

9 73%

Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

"Ambitious, sometimes moving, but choppy and uneven. A film as clunky as its mediated title. "

Posted Aug 14, 2013

Roger Moore

10 27%

Jobs (2013)

"Not all you'd hope it might be, but better than all the Ashton bashers would have you believe"

Posted Aug 13, 2013

Roger Moore

11 79%

Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)

"A derivative and over-familiar tale poetically told. "

Posted Aug 9, 2013

Roger Moore

12 26%

Planes (2013)

"Basically a toy commercial with barely a laugh in it. "

Posted Aug 7, 2013

Roger Moore

13 41%

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

"More of the same, no better and not much worse than the first film, though adding Tucci and Fillion pays off with laughs. "

Posted Aug 6, 2013

Roger Moore

14 47%

We're The Millers (2013)

"More proof that Jason Sudeikis is doomed to be a second banana and never a leading man. "

Posted Aug 6, 2013

Roger Moore

15 68%

Elysium (2013)

"Not exactly original, but more proof that Blomkamp is on his way to being the only sci-fi filmmaker who matters. "

Posted Aug 6, 2013

Roger Moore

16 54%

Lovelace (2013)

"Doesn't go deep enough"

Posted Aug 6, 2013

Roger Moore

17 83%

Prince Avalanche (2013)

"A grand exercise in how much the viewer can read into a piece of stark, well-acted minimalism, and how much a very smart filmmaker can get away without saying."

Posted Aug 5, 2013

Roger Moore

18 55%

I Give It a Year (2013)

"Refreshingly sour for a rom-com, but there's so little chemistry between the leads that we never believe them or root for them as a couple"

Posted Aug 4, 2013

Roger Moore

19 92%

In a World... (2013)

"Cute and very lightweight look inside an arcane and amusingly sexist corner of the film biz -- trailer voice-over actors. "

Posted Aug 4, 2013

Roger Moore

20 64%

2 Guns (2013)

"The stars are grand but the action beats are bland and the plot's a sour muddle."

Posted Aug 1, 2013

Roger Moore

21 14%

The Smurfs 2 (2013)

"OK for very small children, who won't realize what a pile of Smurf it is."

Posted Jul 30, 2013

Roger Moore

22 24%

The Canyons (2013)

"Lohan haters gonna hate, but she's impressive in this luridly retro erotic thriller"

Posted Jul 30, 2013

Roger Moore

23 83%

Drinking Buddies (2013)

"That Olivia Wilde can sure hold her liquor, and look cute doing it. "

Posted Jul 29, 2013

Roger Moore

24 93%

The Spectacular Now (2013)

"Honest. Real. One of the best pictures of the year."

Posted Jul 29, 2013

Roger Moore

25 11%

Breaking The Girls (2013)

"This "Shadow of a Doubt" riff is a bisexual Hitchcock teaser."

Posted Jul 25, 2013

Roger Moore

26 63%

The Rise (Wasteland) (2013)

"Botched by an ending that is too concerned with showing us how clever the writer-director thinks he is."

Posted Jul 25, 2013

Roger Moore

27 28%

Drift (2013)

"A good-looking, if cliched, ride through early Aussie surf history"

Posted Jul 23, 2013

Roger Moore

28 69%

The Wolverine (2013)

"Promises to be deeper than it, in the end, turns out to be."

Posted Jul 23, 2013

Roger Moore

29 51%

The To Do List (2013)

"Plaza, of TV's "Parks and Recreation" fearlessly puts it all out there as a teen put out that she hasn't "put out.""

Posted Jul 23, 2013

Roger Moore

30 93%

Fruitvale Station (2013)

"Sober, even-handed and quite moving."

Posted Jul 22, 2013

Roger Moore

31 91%

Blue Jasmine (2013)

"Cate Blanchett classes up a dated Woody Allen melodrama. "

Posted Jul 22, 2013

Roger Moore

32 ——

El cuerpo (The Body) ()

"A lean, moody and superior horror thriller from Spain"

Posted Jul 20, 2013

Roger Moore

33 13%

R.I.P.D. (2013)

"Not since 'Jonah Hex'..."

Posted Jul 18, 2013

Roger Moore

34 42%

Red 2 (2013)

"A movie of hilarious reaction shots -- little moments where the mere expression on M.L. Parker, Mirren, Hopkins or Malkovich's face sells the gag "

Posted Jul 17, 2013

Roger Moore

35 21%

Girl Most Likely (2013)

"Doesn't succeed"

Posted Jul 16, 2013

Roger Moore

36 86%

The Conjuring (2013)

"Like a prequel to every horror movie since "The Exorcist," fun, but more stolid and solid than scary. "

Posted Jul 16, 2013

Roger Moore

37 67%

Turbo (2013)

"A "Cars" with snails -- cute, but SLUGgish."

Posted Jul 16, 2013

Roger Moore

38 72%

Grabbers (2013)

"A traditional creature feature with a touch of the "diddley aye.""

Posted Jul 15, 2013

Roger Moore

39 98%

Blackfish (2013)

"You'll never look at Shamu, and the company that exploits him, the same way again."

Posted Jul 14, 2013

Roger Moore

40 93%

Still Mine (2013)

"Beautifully acted, if a tad overly sentimental in its views of old age"

Posted Jul 13, 2013

Roger Moore

41 7%

Grown Ups 2 (2013)

"Another lowbrow make-work project for Sandler's jock cronies, SNL has-been hangers-on and Dan Patrick."

Posted Jul 10, 2013

Roger Moore

42 37%

Dealing With Idiots (2013)

"Laid back, and a funny, veteran cast makes it feel improvised even if it isn't"

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Roger Moore

43 72%

Pacific Rim (2013)

" Dude wanted to make a "Godzilla" movie. Married to a "Tranformers" picture. With a little "Starship Troopers" and "Independence Day" and "Hellboy" mixed in. "

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Roger Moore

44 85%

Sightseers (2013)

"Daft and darkly hilarious, but bleak? Oh yes. Almost too bleak. "

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Roger Moore

45 36%

The Hot Flashes (2013)

"A menopause comedy is a terrible thing to waste."

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Roger Moore

46 93%

The Hunt (2013)

"Topical, gripping and in the end, cryptic."

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Roger Moore

47 12%

Hustlers (2013)

"Gonzo, hyper-violent, sometimes amusing. But a redneck 'Pulp Fiction' ought to be funnier than this. "

Posted Jul 8, 2013

Roger Moore

48 63%

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013)

"A brief, energetic performance of weak material heavily reliant on the Paula Deen word for laughs. "

Posted Jul 2, 2013

Roger Moore

49 30%

The Lone Ranger (2013)

"Funny stuff good, violence, preachy historical revisionism bad."

Posted Jul 1, 2013

Roger Moore

50 74%

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

"Has more laughs in its first five minutes than "Monsters University" managed in 90."

Posted Jul 1, 2013

Roger Moore

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