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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 69%

The Girl Who Played with Fire (Flickan som lekte med elden) (2010)

"Lisbeth and her vendetta against Men Who Hate Women continue in the more digestible sequel The Girl Who Played With Fire."

Posted Sep 20, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

2 86%

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

"An overlong, gestating, and sadistic version of a Murder She Wrote episode, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is all hype, confusing shocking imagery for thrilling storytelling."

Posted Sep 20, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

3 6%

The Last Airbender (2010)

"If sleep is a hard thing to come by, then a dose of M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender is just the cure for you."

Posted Sep 16, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

4 85%

Easy A (2010)

"Emma Stone's secular heroine stands up to her detractors in this discriminative and cliché heavy teen comedy."

Posted Sep 16, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

5 53%

I'm Still Here (2010)

"Joaquin Phoenix delivers one of his best performances playing a twisted version of himself in this might be / might not be real docu-drama."

Posted Sep 14, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

6 79%

The Other Guys (2010)

"The buddy cop love between Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg is strong."

Posted Sep 11, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

7 55%

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

"A new generation wrestle with the same ol' sins in Wall St: Money Never Sleeps."

Posted Sep 6, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

8 62%

Salt (2010)

"Angelina Jolie reignites the Cold War in Salt, a welcome throwback to when action was thrilling and visible."

Posted Aug 30, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

9 93%

The Kids Are All Right (2010)

"Sure, the kids are all right, but poor dad has been beaten to a pulp!"

Posted Aug 30, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

10 73%

Piranha 3-D (2010)

"Just because a film knows its trash, doesn't mean it should be forgiven of being so."

Posted Aug 25, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

11 54%

The Killer Inside Me (2010)

"Sex and violence take centre stage in the enthralling, if a little overcooked crime thriller, The Killer Inside Me. "

Posted Aug 23, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

12 39%

2012 (2009)

"A headache inducing mess of apocalyptic proportions, 2012 is a woeful greatest hits package of disaster film clichés, mixed with shallow social commentary. "

Posted Aug 20, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

13 61%

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

"A good but patchy romantic comedy, 10 Things I Hate About You does not break new ground, but there are plenty of surprises that will insure a good watch. "

Posted Aug 20, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

14 63%

The Nothing Men (2008)

"Men without work feature in the occasionally engrossing yet mostly unfulfilling The Nothing Men. "

Posted Aug 18, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

15 64%

Tomorrow, When the War Began (2012)

"Character and action blend to make a compelling tale of teens at Just War in Tomorrow, When the War Began. "

Posted Aug 11, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

16 86%

The Special Relationship (2010)

"The third act in the chronicles of Tony Blair features Michael Sheen and scribe Peter Morgan in fine form, but a shaky turn by Dennis Quaid mars The Special Relationship from reaching its full potential."

Posted Aug 11, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

17 83%

The Ghost Writer (2010)

"Stylish and gripping, The Ghost Writer features a master filmmaker at his very best and a story writhing in personal vendetta."

Posted Aug 11, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

18 82%

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

"In the debate of video games as art, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World settles the dispute while breaking fresh new ground in the comic book movie and rom-com sub genres."

Posted Aug 11, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

19 45%

The Box (2009)

"The consequence of free will is examined in Richard Kelly's mind bending morality tale, The Box. "

Posted Aug 7, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

20 94%

An Education (2009)

"Humility, that most educational of human qualities, is earned and wisdom is gained, making An Education not only an entertaining picture, but an enlightening one as well. "

Posted Aug 7, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

21 41%

The Expendables (2010)

"The gun show is in full effect in The Expendables, an old school action ensemble tailor made for our nostalgic times."

Posted Aug 5, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

22 58%

Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

"That damned dogged demon tears another suburban dwelling apart from the inside out in Paranormal Activity 2."

Posted Aug 5, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

23 84%

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

"A spectacular throwback to past glories, The Princess and the Frog more than lives up to the high standards of this years animation releases."

Posted Aug 4, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

24 75%

Julie & Julia (2009)

"Two true stories are merged into one delicious treat of a film in Julie & Julia."

Posted Aug 4, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

25 80%

Van Diemen's Land (2009)

"Survival of the fittest in action. Welcome to the dark side of human nature. "

Posted Aug 4, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

26 86%

500 Days of Summer (2009)

"Zany visuals and spirited performances makes 500 Days of Summer an entertaining chronicle of the making and breaking of a modern secular relationship."

Posted Aug 4, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

27 65%

Watchmen (2009)

"Watchmen is one of those rare films which manages to intertwine several genres, without becoming a cluttered mess."

Posted Aug 4, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

28 84%

State of Play (2009)

"Journalistic ethics and the scandalous nature of politics are featured in the taut conspiracy thriller, State of Play. "

Posted Aug 3, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

29 88%

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

"WWII revamped Quentin Tarantino style, Inglourious Basterds succeeds as the ultimate fantasy revenge story, a Kill Hitler which stands as one the best works in the career of its influential filmmaker. "

Posted Aug 3, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

30 100%

Balibo (2009)

"BALIBO is a gritty political thriller, based on a hardly spoken international incident which held strong repercussions in Australia, and is sure to hit a raw nerve upon its release. "

Posted Aug 3, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

31 95%

Star Trek (2009)

"J.J. Abram's Star Trek is a refreshingly entertaining space adventurer, reinvigorating a well worn out franchise while paying homage to past labours. "

Posted Aug 3, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

32 11%

Killers (2010)

"The murderously boring Killers firmly belongs in the dregs of the ever increasing number of rom-com-action movies."

Posted Aug 3, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

33 85%

Me and Orson Welles (2009)

"The legend which is Orson Welles and his passion for the theatre are beautifully portrayed in this breezy period drama."

Posted Jul 29, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

34 51%

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

"A bland adventure fantasy, Alice in Wonderland may be pretty to look at, yet offers nothing more than Tim Burton's now generic and uninspired brand of filmmaking. "

Posted Jul 27, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

35 48%

The Book of Eli (2010)

"The prophet Denzel practices his preach in the post-apocalyptic western The Book of Eli. Jesus will not be pleased."

Posted Jul 27, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

36 36%

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)

"Disney tries its hand at adapting a video game and deliver a wasted opportunity of a film."

Posted Jul 27, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

37 63%

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

"Greed is still good for these children of the 80s in the high concept mess Hot Tub Time Machine. "

Posted Jul 27, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

38 59%

Centurion (2010)

"With Centurion, writer/director Neil Marshall channels Mel Gibson to create a suspenseful and blood soaked chase picture, while Michael Fassbender convincingly delivers on his promise of future greatness. "

Posted Jul 27, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

39 41%

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

"The skills of Master Nicolas Cage are strong, but they cannot save The Sorcerer's Apprentice."

Posted Jul 25, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

40 86%

Inception (2010)

"Christopher Nolan proves himself as both a man of action and ideas, as he delves into the male psyche and enriches the soul in Inception. "

Posted Jul 25, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

41 71%

Valhalla Rising (2010)

"Nihilism reigns in the gorgeously shot, art house Viking horror film Valhalla Rising."

Posted Jul 20, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

42 34%

The Wolfman (2010)

"A slick update of the monster movie classic, The Wolfman features strong imagery and performances, yet is lacking in animal instinct. "

Posted Jul 17, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

43 58%

She's Out of My League (2010)

"She's Out of My League is not big on originality, yet it scores points for addressing self esteem and body image issues amongst young males."

Posted Jul 17, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

44 67%

Date Night (2010)

"The combination of America's two best comedic talents in Steve Carell and Tina Fey makes Date Night a film worth watching."

Posted Jul 17, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

45 49%

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

"Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief proves to be a satisfying beginning to what is sure to be a promising film franchise."

Posted Jul 17, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

46 67%

Daybreakers (2010)

"A hybrid of future dystopian sci-fi and classic vampire conventions, Daybreakers is a horror movie which boasts as many ideas as it does bloodshed."

Posted Jul 17, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

47 49%

The Losers (2010)

"Finally, a comic book movie that embraces its inner cartoon."

Posted Jul 17, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

48 57%

Bran Nue Dae (2010)

"All roads lead to the same destination in the soulfully rich, toe tapping Aussie musical, Bran Nue Dae. "

Posted Jul 17, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

49 27%

Remember Me (2010)

"Remember Me is a sweet and sombre melodrama of two wounded souls finding hope and love in pre 9/11 New York."

Posted Jul 17, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

50 69%

The Runaways (2010)

"Cherry Bombs implode in this revealing biopic of teenage rockers on the edge in The Runaways."

Posted Jul 13, 2010

Matthew Pejkovic

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