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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 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

2 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

3 24%

The Canyons (2013)

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

Posted Jul 30, 2013

Roger Moore

4 83%

Drinking Buddies (2013)

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

Posted Jul 29, 2013

Roger Moore

5 93%

The Spectacular Now (2013)

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

Posted Jul 29, 2013

Roger Moore

6 11%

Breaking The Girls (2013)

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

Posted Jul 25, 2013

Roger Moore

7 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

8 28%

Drift (2013)

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

Posted Jul 23, 2013

Roger Moore

9 69%

The Wolverine (2013)

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

Posted Jul 23, 2013

Roger Moore

10 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

11 93%

Fruitvale Station (2013)

"Sober, even-handed and quite moving."

Posted Jul 22, 2013

Roger Moore

12 91%

Blue Jasmine (2013)

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

Posted Jul 22, 2013

Roger Moore

13 ——

El cuerpo (The Body) ()

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

Posted Jul 20, 2013

Roger Moore

14 13%

R.I.P.D. (2013)

"Not since 'Jonah Hex'..."

Posted Jul 18, 2013

Roger Moore

15 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

16 21%

Girl Most Likely (2013)

"Doesn't succeed"

Posted Jul 16, 2013

Roger Moore

17 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

18 67%

Turbo (2013)

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

Posted Jul 16, 2013

Roger Moore

19 72%

Grabbers (2013)

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

Posted Jul 15, 2013

Roger Moore

20 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

21 93%

Still Mine (2013)

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

Posted Jul 13, 2013

Roger Moore

22 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

23 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

24 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

25 85%

Sightseers (2013)

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

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Roger Moore

26 36%

The Hot Flashes (2013)

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

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Roger Moore

27 93%

The Hunt (2013)

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

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Roger Moore

28 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

29 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

30 30%

The Lone Ranger (2013)

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

Posted Jul 1, 2013

Roger Moore

31 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

32 91%

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (2013)

"Interesting enough, but you may leave the theater still wondering what all the fuss was about."

Posted Jul 1, 2013

Roger Moore

33 59%

Stuck in Love (2013)

"Nicely acted, but a bit all over the place"

Posted Jul 1, 2013

Roger Moore

34 85%

The Way Way Back (2013)

"The best of the summer's many MANY coming-of-age comedies."

Posted Jul 1, 2013

Roger Moore

35 48%

I'm So Excited! (2013)

""Vintage Almodovar" doesn't carry the campy weight it used to."

Posted Jun 28, 2013

Roger Moore

36 65%

The Heat (2013)

"A stumbling, aggressively loud and profane cop buddy picture in which Bullock and McCarthy struggle to wring 'funny' out of a script that isn't."

Posted Jun 27, 2013

Roger Moore

37 50%

White House Down (2013)

"A silly, preachy popcorn movie with too many deadlines, plotlines and punchlines "

Posted Jun 26, 2013

Roger Moore

38 88%

Fill the Void (2013)

"A fascinating, and somewhat frustrating peek into the lives of Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jews, their mating rituals and whatnot. "

Posted Jun 26, 2013

Roger Moore

39 80%

Europa Report (2013)

"Tight and beautifully detailed, but plainly chopped down from what must have been a more coherent, if not more compelling thriller. "

Posted Jun 26, 2013

Roger Moore

40 64%

Unfinished Song (2013)

"Manages a tear or two, and enough laughs to get by, even if from first scene to last the strain to stop just short of cloying shows."

Posted Jun 25, 2013

Roger Moore

41 49%

Redemption (2013)

"You tell me what happened to her, or I'm going to kill you with this spoon."

Posted Jun 24, 2013

Roger Moore

42 62%

Byzantium (2013)

"The story's nothing new, but the film is still vivid, lurid, sexy and seedy"

Posted Jun 24, 2013

Roger Moore

43 78%

Monsters University (2013)

"Watchable, but unoriginal, laugh-starved and far from Pixar's best and most ambitious."

Posted Jun 18, 2013

Roger Moore

44 67%

World War Z (2013)

"Not "the ultimate zombie movie." But quite good, and the opening 25 minutes will leave you breathless."

Posted Jun 18, 2013

Roger Moore

45 64%

Pandora's Promise (2013)

"A one-sided argument to a debate worth revisiting. "

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Roger Moore

46 91%

Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (2013)

"The subject is more fascinating than the documentary about him, in this case. "

Posted Jun 11, 2013

Roger Moore

47 60%

The Bling Ring (2013)

"A winking condemnation of a generation of naive, covetous privacy-abandoning teens "

Posted Jun 11, 2013

Roger Moore

48 99%

20 Feet From Stardom (2013)

"And the colored girls go '"Doo do doo do doo do do doo ..."

Posted Jun 10, 2013

Roger Moore

49 23%

Vehicle 19 (2013)

"Paul Walker is fine behind the wheel. But the chases are shot ineptly and what's a car chase movie without good looking chases?"

Posted Jun 7, 2013

Roger Moore

50 95%

A Hijacking (2013)

"Good, but a bit too straightforward to live up to its dramatic potential. "

Posted Jun 6, 2013

Roger Moore

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