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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 55%

The Signal (2014)

"This is a great endorsement of Eubank to take on larger films in the future. Should he get his hands on a more fleshed-out (and thought-through) screenplay, he may transform and adapt into a world class pop filmmaker."

Posted May 30, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

2 74%

Godzilla (2014)

"You want a poster quote, cause here it comes: this 'Godzilla' is a monster! "

Posted May 10, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

3 53%

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

"It manages to be both awful and entertaining, frequently at the same time. "

Posted Apr 25, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

4 19%

Transcendence (2014)

"'Transcendence' lets narrative inertia fill in where the screenplay doesn't."

Posted Apr 16, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

5 79%

Afflicted (2014)

"[Afflicted] evokes the escalating panic of a nightmare far better than the usual cheap horror film. "

Posted Apr 3, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

6 20%

Sabotage (2014)

"If 'Sabotage' could sever the action from the character and overarching mystery, it would be plain ol' Schwarzenegger fun."

Posted Mar 28, 2014

Matt Patches

7 77%

Noah (2014)

"This is, to adopt a phrase, the "old, weird Bible," and its visual language more resembles 'Lord of the Rings' than any typical sandal epic."

Posted Mar 25, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

8 88%

Cheap Thrills (2014)

"You're either in or your out from minute one."

Posted Mar 21, 2014

Matt Patches

9 79%

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

"Is this movie trying to make me angry?"

Posted Mar 20, 2014

Matt Patches

10 89%

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

"This entry won't win any new converts, but anyone already invested in this series is going to have a blast. "

Posted Mar 20, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

11 97%

Ernest & CÚlestine (2014)

"'Frozen' beat 'Ernest & Celestine' at the Oscars for Best Animated Picture. I'm not about to diss the winner - it's a great movie - but this is one that's worth checking out as well."

Posted Mar 17, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

12 16%

The Single Moms' Club (2014)

"A stacked deck of one-dimensional demonstrations of female oppression, explored - and overcome - with Perry's typically well-intentioned but misguided notions of empowerment, 'The Single Moms Club' ranks among the filmmaker's worst work yet."

Posted Mar 14, 2014

Todd Gilchrist

13 23%

Need For Speed (2014)

"[I]diotic in addition to being irresponsible."

Posted Mar 11, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

14 79%

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)

""I forbid you from fighting in the Trojan War!" It's something any father would say to his son, provided that the pair regularly traveled through time."

Posted Mar 7, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

15 42%

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

"There is a sex scene in '300: Rise of an Empire' that is an all-timer."

Posted Mar 3, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

16 60%

Non-Stop (2014)

"It's disposable but that doesn't mean it's bad"

Posted Feb 26, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

17 92%

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

"A memory of a memory, a fastidious, whimsical take on real horrors - a storybook samizdat that entices with madcap adventure then goes in for the kill with existential dread. "

Posted Feb 24, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

18 29%

3 Days To Kill (2014)

"For those who thought 'Taken' needed more filler, this movie. "

Posted Feb 21, 2014

Matt Patches

19 13%

Winter's Tale (2014)

"'Winter's Tale' makes 'Safe Haven' look like 'The Godfather.'"

Posted Feb 12, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

20 49%

RoboCop (2014)

"The new 'RoboCop' isn't terrible. It's certainly better than the recent 'Total Recall.' It just can't compete."

Posted Feb 11, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

21 63%

Nurse 3-D (2014)

"Someone (who deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom, BTW) recognized that if they went all-in on trash they'd have a classic, grindhouse exploitation film that ably scratches an itch for degenerate movie goers."

Posted Feb 5, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

22 96%

The LEGO Movie (2014)

"From its opening frame to its surprisingly heartfelt conclusion, 'The LEGO Movie' has a bright and brash, candy-colored go go go dynamism that crackles with a glorious alacrity set to the tempo of the classroom's biggest and most disruptive spaz."

Posted Feb 2, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

23 32%

The Monuments Men (2014)

"They don't make 'em like that anymore!"

Posted Jan 29, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

24 4%

I, Frankenstein (2014)

"Beattie's film eschews the natural intrigue of the original mythology to pump it full of steroids and Hot Topic-style cool, adding an epic conflict between gargoyles and demons which showcases an excess of thought, and yet a shocking lack of brains."

Posted Jan 24, 2014

Todd Gilchrist

25 79%

The Raid 2 (2014)

"For all the technique, 'The Raid 2′ - at least this unrated cut - can only offer shock."

Posted Jan 22, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

26 90%

A Most Wanted Man (2014)

"an interesting yarn, but while watching it I was unable to shake that it was so ... freaking ... slow."

Posted Jan 21, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

27 85%

The Voices ()

"Even with the talking cat, this movie is a lot more realistic than 'Silver Linings Playbook.'"

Posted Jan 21, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

28 ——

To Be Takei (2014)

"It's more than just 'OK to be Takei.'"

Posted Jan 20, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

29 88%

Frank (2014)

"A very meaningful film, but it also has a good beat."

Posted Jan 20, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

30 50%

I Origins (2014)

"Half-assed storytelling and dull performances"

Posted Jan 20, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

31 56%

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

"a dull mishmash of Cold War spy games and 'Bourne Identity'-style grit which shares much in common with the weakest of its predecessors - especially total forgettability."

Posted Jan 17, 2014

Todd Gilchrist

32 3%

The Legend of Hercules (2014)

"The best way to describe 'The Legend of Hercules' is as the fake movie that teenagers in movies go to see."

Posted Jan 10, 2014

Jordan Hoffman

33 29%

Grudge Match (2013)

"Mr. DeNiro, there are other hobbies."

Posted Dec 23, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

34 76%

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

"Martin Scorsese's most dynamic and spry film since 'GoodFellas'"

Posted Dec 17, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

35 75%

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

"Alas, this movie is miles from being as good as the first one."

Posted Dec 17, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

36 19%

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (2013)

"'A Madea Christmas' is messy and half-baked, funny on purpose but especially when trying to be serious, and ultimately as convincing as a comically-oversized man, dressed up in drag, mispronouncing words in a way that no one possibly could."

Posted Dec 13, 2013

Todd Gilchrist

37 74%

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)

"There comes a time when we must stop kidding ourselves. These 'Hobbit' films - with 'The Desolation of Smaug' representing the shank of the trilogy - are not real movies."

Posted Dec 6, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

38 93%

American Hustle (2013)

"one of those extremely watchable movies that will suck you into a cable tractor beam when you come across it for the next ten years"

Posted Dec 4, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

39 42%

Oldboy (2013)

"Oldboy' is absolutely one to miss."

Posted Nov 26, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

40 42%

Homefront (2013)

"'Homefront' believes it's cut from the same cloth as Walter Hill's 'Southern Comfort,' but it can barely muster up the thrills of an episode of 'MacGuyver.'"

Posted Nov 25, 2013

Matt Patches

41 75%

Lone Survivor (2014)

"War, in case you've forgotten, is hell."

Posted Nov 22, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

42 38%

Delivery Man (2013)

"A movie banging the drum of humanism, togetherness and uplift is hard to sneer at for too long. Also, there are some quality jokes."

Posted Nov 21, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

43 89%

Frozen (2013)

"Anna needs a boyfriend like a reindeer needs a bicycle, and while that isn't to say she isn't tickled by the attention, 'Frozen' passes any number of "is this a good role model for girls?" tests in my book."

Posted Nov 18, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

44 89%

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

"'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' is that rare beast that has it both ways."

Posted Nov 15, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

45 79%

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

"When the big emotional breakthrough happens at freaking Disneyland I have to get off the ride."

Posted Nov 14, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

46 68%

The Best Man Holiday (2013)

"A studio movie that can make us laugh and think is the definition of a Christmas miracle."

Posted Nov 13, 2013

Matt Patches

47 65%

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

"'Thor: The Dark World' is everything I want out of a movie starring a handsome God in a red cape."

Posted Nov 1, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

48 60%

Ender's Game (2013)

"Ender's Game isn't a terrific movie, but it could have been a hell of a lot worse."

Posted Oct 31, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

49 69%

Mr. Nobody (2013)

"At the 44-minute mark (I checked) of 'Mr. Nobody,' I loudly sighed and asked, "Good God, when the hell is this movie going to START!""

Posted Oct 31, 2013

Jordan Hoffman

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