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T-Meter Title | Year
92/100 94% The Dark Knight (2008) Does it match the hype? Yes. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2014
90/100 96% Alfie (1966) Alfie (Michael Caine) is more than just a perpetual bachelor; he's a ladies' man, a cad, a man about town. Put bluntly: Alfie loves to have sex. He meets women and takes what he wants from them: pleasure. But behind him, Alfie is leaving a trail of misery - EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2010
94/100 93% Saving Private Ryan (1998) Saving Private Ryan set a new benchmark for realism in WWII films, and defined war movies for a generation. A film of scope and vision rarely experienced, its award-winning cinematography and sound editing helped convey the blood-chilling images of - EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2010
79/100 60% Old School (2003) Mitch (Luke Wilson) has just been cheated on and moved into a nice new bachelor pad right near the local college. But when threatened with eviction by the dean of the college, Mitch's buddies Beanie (Vince Vaughn) and Frank (Will Ferrell) suggest that the - EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2010
3/10 29% Dear John (2010) The one saving grace is some decent work by the always reliable Richard Jenkins as John's father. Truthfully, the only real appeal there would be for a guy going to see this film is the possibility that it will earn him points with the girl who dragged hi - EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2010
73/100 41% 44 Inch Chest (2010) When faced with his wife's infidelity, Colin (Ray Winstone) enlists his gang of aging pub-crawlers to kidnap, torture and (possibly) kill her younger lover. 44 Inch Chest takes the typical British gangster film and turns it into a David Mamet-ish c - EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2010
82/100 85% A Single Man (2009) The clothes, the cars, the furniture -- Los Angeles of the early '60s offers Ford a chance to be gleefully fetishistic about his set pieces, embracing a moment when modern design had reached an undeniable apex. Falconer lives in a glass-and-timber Neutra- - EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2009
73/100 87% The House of the Devil (2009) The House of the Devil is not only set in the early '80s, but director Ti West chose to shoot and structure the film in a way so as to make it feel like it was made in the early '80s. In a way, this throwback style is reminiscent of what Quentin Ta - EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2009
63/100 30% Survival of the Dead (2010) Romero's sixth foray into the world of zombies shows that both he and the genre have run out of gas. Romero's films have always been noteworthy for their delicate balance of comedy and horror -- one minute he could make us laugh and the next we would be j - EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2009
47/100 28% The Final Destination (2009) The newest incarnation of Final Destination is really just 80 minutes of watching people die in variously ridiculous and implausible ways. It seems as if the filmmakers had more interest in constructing Rube Goldbergesque death traps than character - EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2009
73/100 80% It Might Get Loud (2009) It Might Get Loud stands as an effective primer into the world of rock 'n' roll that holds plenty of appeal for hardcore fans and neophytes alike. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2009
57/100 34% G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra contains two hours of cartoon violence, wildly exaggerated high-speed car chases and more than enough laser beams and bomb blasts to keep the kid inside you entertained. If you're going in expecting anything else, you're - EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2009
89/100 92% Drag Me to Hell (2009) Sam Raimi returns to his Evil Dead roots with this white-knuckle horror flick that has the ability to scare the pants off you one moment then cause the giggles the next. - EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2009
24/100 18% Mutant Chronicles (2008) Every guy has watched an action film and wondered when we'd get to the good stuff, but from minute one we're given "the good stuff," but it's just not executed well enough, and the film is too kitschy to really be enjoyed. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2009
73/100 88% Adventureland (2009) The '80s-centric atmosphere means that viewers over a certain age will probably connect to the material to a greater extent than their younger counterparts. In fact, the nostalgia factor might be enough for some people to overlook Adventureland's flaws. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2009
60/100 41% The Last House on the Left (2009) Iliadis knows a little something about mounting dread, as his slick camera work is constantly looking just past the brush for something creepy that may or may not be there. That's about as far as the praise goes for The Last House on the Left. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2009
7.5/10 52% Transporter 2 (2005) The original Transporter was a surprise hit in 2002, and this second installment will not disappoint. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2005