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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 ——

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

2 90%

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

3 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

4 88%

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

5 ——

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

6 ——

Cam2Cam (2014)

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

Posted Aug 17, 2014

Matt Donato

7 7%

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

8 ——

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

9 ——

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

10 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

11 0%

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

12 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

13 77%

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

14 35%

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

15 31%

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

16 14%

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

17 ——

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

18 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

19 43%

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

20 88%

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

21 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

22 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

23 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

24 86%

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

25 46%

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

26 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

27 21%

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

28 66%

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

29 21%

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

30 72%

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

31 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

32 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

33 93%

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

34 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

35 58%

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

36 54%

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

37 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

38 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

39 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

40 17%

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

41 17%

Very Good Girls (2014)

"Limp and insincere from bottom to top, Very Good Girls is especially frustrating in that its innate lousiness is more than even Fanning and Olsen can overcome."

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

42 62%

Hercules (2014)

"Herculesis a creaky bit of cheap-looking, inconsequentialfluff thatsquanders any potential and contains not a jot of passion, imagination or creativity. So, in summary, it's a Brett Ratner film."

Posted Jul 24, 2014

David James

43 96%

Blue Ruin (2014)

"Uncommonly smart, quietly indelible and impressively assured, Blue Ruin brings the revenge thriller into the modern era even as it subverts its very premise, using evocative direction and a haunted leading man to reveal violence's horrific true face."

Posted Jul 24, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

44 64%

Lucy (2014)

"A dumb venture made even dumber by its delusions of intelligence, Lucy starts off as harmless fun but eventually disappears up its own backside, taking every ounce of entertainment value with it. "

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

45 ——

The Damned (2014)

"The Damned does all it can to make witches scary once again, but flashes of inept acting and tonal fumbles spoil what could have been a horrifying feast of riches."

Posted Jul 23, 2014

Matt Donato

46 19%

Transcendence (2014)

"The Blu-Ray for Transcendence elicits a shrug, while the film is a disaster on almost every level, with only Pfister's visually pleasing direction managing to survive the drama-draining, doltish script."

Posted Jul 21, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

47 78%

Happy Christmas (2014)

"When a filmmaker is able to successfully translate reality to screen, something special happens. Happy Christmas is that uniquely special "something," as Swanberg's grounded style of filmmaking has never been sharper."

Posted Jul 21, 2014

Matt Donato

48 68%

Alive Inside (2014)

"Alive Inside is a charming and emotional documentary that dares us to think outside the box concerning the care and treatment of America's growing population of seniors."

Posted Jul 19, 2014

Adam A. Donaldson

49 0%

Among Ravens (2014)

"Painfully overwrought yet thinly scripted, Among Ravens strains for a profundity it never grasps."

Posted Jul 18, 2014

Isaac Feldberg

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