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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 33%

As Above/So Below (2014)

"Despite momentary terror that comes at a Temple Run pace, As Above, So Below never differentiates itself from the "found footage" pack despite utilizing such a unique locale."

Posted Aug 29, 2014

Matt Donato

2 83%

Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead ()

"Dead Snow 2: Red Vs. Dead is a superbly confident splatterfest that could be some of the most fun you'll have at the movies this year. Ein! Zwei! Die...AGAIN!"

Posted Aug 28, 2014

Matt Donato

3 85%

Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)

"Only Lovers Left Alive is Jim Jarmusch's punk-rock anthem for the vampire drama, playing too-cool but still possessing a sophisticated, bewildering soul."

Posted Aug 27, 2014

Matt Donato

4 62%

Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)

"Cameron Smith finds redemption in Jamie Marks Is Dead, an unconventional paranormal story about accepting fate and moving on - no matter how the road ahead is paved."

Posted Aug 26, 2014

Matt Donato

5 ——

Wer ()

"While Wer stumbles a bit out of the gate, a fiercely wild werewolf story eventually takes over that enters genre areas previously unexplored by horror filmmakers, resulting in an ambitious payoff that redefines how we see werewolves."

Posted Aug 24, 2014

Matt Donato

6 100%

Pride (2014)

"This political earnestness is rare in modern mainstream cinema, but Pride works from a rock-solid conviction that success lies in cooperation, understanding and empathy."

Posted Aug 22, 2014

David James

7 18%

When The Game Stands Tall (2014)

"The unique hooks of When the Game Stands Tall do as much to muddle its message as distinguish it from the usual cliches of high school sports dramas."

Posted Aug 22, 2014

Sam Woolf

8 45%

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

"Sin City: A Dame To Kill For crackles with dark energy and, with the addition of Eva Green as a sultry femme fatale, entertains as a sublimely sinful pleasure - even if the original remains unparalleled."

Posted Aug 20, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

9 38%

If I Stay (2014)

"ChloŽ Grace Moretz is luminous as always, but the lazy writing and dull direction she's saddled with here is so conspicuous that even the book's most ardent fans will likely leave disappointed."

Posted Aug 20, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

10 80%

Selfie: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" It might be too caustic for its own good, but Selfie, led by the marvelous Karen Gillan, skewers the social media generation with more wit and panache than its on-the-nose title would suggest. "

Posted Aug 20, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

11 89%

To Be Takei (2014)

"To Be Takei is an absorbing and entertaining, if somewhat slight, look at one of the 21st century's most beloved celebrities."

Posted Aug 19, 2014

Jordan Adler

12 78%

The One I Love (2014)

"Ambition trumps answers in The One I Love, thanks to a killer hook that consumes the film, for better and worse. "

Posted Aug 18, 2014

Sam Woolf

13 89%

Locke (2014)

"Tom Hardy is electric in the title role, and the harmony that the actor achieves with writer/director Steven Knight elevates Locke from a simple gimmick into a simply brilliant exploration of the human psyche."

Posted Aug 18, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

14 40%

The Possession of Michael King (2014)

"The Possession Of Michael King is a surprisingly enjoyable "Possession Movies With People's Names In The Title" genre entry that has me super excited to see what writer/director David Jung will do next. "

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Matt Donato

15 0%

Cam2Cam (2014)

"If Cam2Cam was a Chatroulette user, you'd pass by this cyber snoozer without hesitation. Next!"

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Matt Donato

16 8%

Are You Here (2014)

"Are You Here isn't the debut we hoped Matthew Weiner would deliver, as it struggles to tell a full, meaty story in the smaller confines on a Hollywood movie."

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Matt Donato

17 ——

Varsity Blood (2014)

"Varsity Blood is the student who coasted through high school, achieving the bare minimum just to pass through without drawing any attention."

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Matt Donato

18 17%

Jersey Shore Massacre (2014)

"Imagine the cast of MTV's Jersey Shore stuck in a slasher movie - but then remove any bits of entertainment, intelligence or respectful execution you might assume would be present. Who pulled the pin on this grenade?"

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Matt Donato

19 97%

Love Is Strange (2014)

"John Lithgow and Alfred Molina create a genuinely tender chemistry that turns Love Is Strange into a sweet love story about how a strong relationship can bring out the brightest moments of life."

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Matt Donato

20 36%

The November Man (2014)

"Featuring a star and brand of spy action that are both well past their prime, The November Man makes for a dull, regressive espionage thriller."

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Sam Woolf

21 67%

Ragnarok (2014)

"While Ragnarok may lack a gruesome bite, there's a tense, thrilling, throwback adventure here akin to a second-tier Indiana Jones - with a monstrous, Nordic twist."

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Matt Donato

22 79%

Welcome To New York ()

"Welcome to New York is depraved, confrontational and insidiously intriguing. Gerard Depardieu's electric performance needs to be seen to be believed."

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Liam Dunn

23 34%

The Expendables 3 (2014)

"The Expendables 3 runs entirely on this action supergroup's infectious energy, because without the likes of Gibson and Arnie, the hollow core of Stallone's story would be a lot harder to swallow."

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Matt Donato

24 32%

The Giver (2014)

"The Giver lets you watch a novel bit of social sci-fi turn into another Hunger Games pretender before your very eyes."

Posted Aug 13, 2014

Sam Woolf

25 21%

Let's Be Cops (2014)

""Let's not, and say we didn't," is the only response that one should have if asked to go see Let's Be Cops."

Posted Aug 12, 2014

Sam Woolf

26 ——

Ballet Boys ()

"A visually slick documentary, Ballet Boys takes steps toward being an insightful look at the lives of three young male ballet dancers, but unfortunately, it does not go far enough."

Posted Aug 11, 2014

Liam Dunn

27 41%

Divergent (2014)

"Polished and progressive, Divergent is terrific YA entertainment that soars on the strengths of Shailene Woodley, surely one of the most unassuming yet appealing actresses to ever topline a film in this genre."

Posted Aug 11, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

28 41%

Life After Beth (2014)

"Aubrey Plaza brings undeniable life to an her undead title character, and her shining talents are reason enough to watch Life After Beth."

Posted Aug 10, 2014

Matt Donato

29 85%

The Trip To Italy (2014)

"The Trip To Italy is a near-perfect sequel once again filled with delectable treats, non-stop laughter, and a slew of impressions that almost outshine the gorgeous plates of 5-Star Italian delicacies."

Posted Aug 10, 2014

Matt Donato

30 7%

Septic Man (2014)

"Despite glimpses of ambitious genre greatness and a strong turn from Jason David Brown, Septic Man gets caught up in being a gross-out challenge that can't shake such an off-putting stench."

Posted Aug 10, 2014

Matt Donato

31 96%

I Am Divine (2013)

"A fascinating larger-than-life portrait of its larger-than-life subject, I Am Divine is a beguiling blend of poignancy, humor and glorious excess."

Posted Aug 9, 2014

Dominic Mill

32 89%

Outlander: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" Two hours of Outlander isn't enough to clarify what the show is just yet, but that it's definitely not like anything else on TV is encouraging. "

Posted Aug 9, 2014

Sam Woolf

33 87%

The Knick: Season 1 (TV, 2014)

" The Knick is must-see TV in a literal sense of the phrase. Put away the laptop, fold the laundry some other time, and empty your fluids before airtime. "

Posted Aug 8, 2014

Sam Woolf

34 43%

Yves Saint Laurent (2014)

"Yves Saint-Laurent is an elegantly filmed and exceptionally acted biopic that may be too tasteful a drama for such a ravishing figure."

Posted Aug 7, 2014

Jordan Adler

35 46%

About Alex (2014)

"It's extremely easy to forgive an imperfect movie for its flaws when, like About Alex, it showcases a big, beating heart that is clearly in the right place."

Posted Aug 7, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

36 20%

Into The Storm (2014)

"Into The Storm wastes moments of catastrophic tension by under-developing every single aspect of this found-footage disasterpiece, as if we're watching a SyFy movie made with a bit bigger of a budget."

Posted Aug 7, 2014

Matt Donato

37 65%

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

"The Hundred-Foot Journey feels like a 500 mile walk, traveling down the same "uplifting" road so many heartwarming tales have previously explored."

Posted Aug 6, 2014

Matt Donato

38 20%

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

"Given the pedigree, a forgettably bad Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is perhaps the best result anyone could have hoped for."

Posted Aug 6, 2014

Sam Woolf

39 69%

What If (2014)

"As with Goon before it, director Michael Dowse's charmingly crude sensibilities elevate What If above the genre conventions it leans heavily on."

Posted Aug 6, 2014

Sam Woolf

40 9%

After (2014)

"I've never had a movie try to guilt me into acceptance right before the credits rolled, but I guess there's a first time for everything?"

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Matt Donato

41 24%

The Other Woman (2014)

"Watching The Other Woman will leave you feeling cheated - this is one ugly, phony, faux-feminist mess, made all the more painful in that it manages to waste every single star in its cast."

Posted Aug 4, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

42 95%

20,000 Days on Earth (2014)

"As poetic and downright weird as the snake-hipped icon at its center, 20,000 Days On Earth is a messy and endlessly fascinating look at one of music's great wild men."

Posted Aug 1, 2014

Dominic Mill

43 25%

4 Minute Mile (2014)

"Even with Richard Jenkins's strong turn as a grizzled mentor and ex-athlete, 4 Minute Mile is a limp sports drama that fails to be inspirational or inspired."

Posted Aug 1, 2014

Jordan Adler

44 59%

Deepsea Challenge 3D (2014)

"Unfortunately for Cameron, his deepsea challenge feels like an hour-long special that's been unnecessarily elongated just to cash in on 3D ticket prices."

Posted Aug 1, 2014

Matt Donato

45 56%

Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)

"I can sit here and tell you the million and one ways Sharknado 2: The Second One is a pitiful failure, but that doesn't really matter since we'll be in the same situation next year discussing yet another Sharknado."

Posted Jul 30, 2014

Matt Donato

46 77%

Noah (2014)

"Noah isn't exactly the epic that bible-thumpers wished for, but Aronofsky's vision is masterful enough to create truly mesmerizing moments without being swept away by the murky waters of blockbuster boredom."

Posted Jul 30, 2014

Matt Donato

47 92%

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

"Iron What? Captain Who? The Guardians of the Galaxy are here to stay thanks to a Troma-bred filmmaker crazy enough to make the movie that such a fantastical comic deserves."

Posted Jul 30, 2014

Matt Donato

48 78%

Get On Up (2014)

"A sensational, swaggering performance by Chadwick Boseman keeps the funk alive and lifts Get On Up from the tired biopic formula."

Posted Jul 29, 2014

Jordan Adler

49 18%

And So It Goes (2014)

"And So It Goes hits the right notes to satiate an audience keen for sight gags and the un-PC rants of the over-60s, in a light 90 minutes that never strays too far from the established rules of the romantic comedy. "

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Gem Seddon

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