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Dan Lybarger

Dan Lybarger
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 100%

The Gold Rush (1925)

"Having seen the film several times, I never cease to be amazed at what Chaplin could do with a seemingly simple shrug or a glance. " ‐KC Active
Posted Jul 7, 2012
3.5/5 59%

Real Steel (2011)

"When you have fighting robots, does it really matter if the story gets sappy?" ‐KC Active
Posted Feb 3, 2012
3.5/5 No Score Yet

Make me Young: Youth Knows No Pain (2009)

"What's oddly refreshing about 'Make Me Young' is that director Mitch McCabe approaches the subject with a refreshingly compassionate perspective." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Oct 1, 2010
4/5 86%

The Square (2010)

"If you listen closely throughout this Australian thriller, you might hear the devil chuckling in the background as the characters continually dig themselves into more hopeless predicaments." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Sep 3, 2010
4/5 95%

Mary and Max (2009)

"This oddball stop-motion animated entry from Australia is disturbing and definitely not for tots, but at the same time it manages to be more amusing and touching than a lot of stateside toons." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jun 5, 2010
4/5 83%

Collapse (2009)

"Despite the way he unsettlingly devours cigarettes, Ruppert can explain credit default swaps and why they floundered better than any pundit on CNBC or Fox Business." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jun 5, 2010
5/5 98%

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003)

"'The Fog of War' reveals McNamara to be an intelligent, insightful and sensitive man who was catastrophically wrong about the nature of the conflict that came to define him." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 10, 2009
5/5 96%

Waltz with Bashir (2008)

"While 'Waltz with Bashir' captures the specifics of the Lebanon campaign, there's something sadly universal about the tales that Folman and the other soldiers recount." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 10, 2009
4/5 82%

Two Lovers (2008)

"While watching Phoenix mumbling in a stupor on Letterman is perversely entertaining, it's a lot more edifying to watch him give what he says is his final acting performance in director James Gray's 'Two Lovers.'" eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 10, 2009
5/5 100%

I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) (1995)

"It's impossible to simply watch 'I Am Cuba.' The experience of watching this 1964 movie is more like being hit by a two-and-a-half hour hurricane." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Nov 15, 2007
4/5 100%

Runnin' Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (2008)

"It's great that Petty's relevance and longevity has apparently rubbed off on Bogdanovich." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Nov 6, 2007
5/5 87%

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Kaze no tani no Naushika) (1985)

"For over a quarter century, Hayao Miyazaki has been making imaginative movies that manage to nourish the head and the heart equally." eFilmCritic.com
Posted Feb 21, 2005
4/5 91%

Flaming Star (1960)

"If only the King had been paired more frequently with directors like Don Siegel and Michael Curtiz, he'd have given more terrific performances like the one here." Nitrate Online
Posted Dec 13, 2004
4/5 95%

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

"Intriguing, if not totally successful adaptation of the Kundera novel." Nitrate Online
Posted Dec 10, 2004
5/5 100%

Luis Bunuel's Robinson Crusoe (1954)

"It's sadly ironic that this terrific adaptation of the most celebrated castaway story of all has been missing for decades and unavailable for home viewing until now." Hollywood Bitchslap
Posted Oct 27, 2004
3/4 No Score Yet


"This new set made me appreciate the chapter select menus, but it features A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races. These films require several viewings. " ‐Kansas City Star
Posted May 13, 2004
10/10 No Score Yet


"Despite the abundance of goodies, the biggest joy of the collection is the ability to freeze-frame the original cartoons themselves." ‐Kansas City Star
Posted Oct 27, 2003
3.5/4 No Score Yet


"When writer/director Billy Wilder died last year at 95, he left behind a series of films that demolished sexual taboos, satirized Cold War tensions and entertained a mass audience even though he had something to say. Not bad for a fellow working in a thir" ‐Kansas City Star
Posted Jul 18, 2003
4/5 88%

Full Contact (1992)

"Lots of mayhem, and that's what's great about it. Chow is at his most charismatic." Nitrate Online
Posted Feb 23, 2003
4/4 98%

The Last Waltz (1978)

"The movie is no moldering time capsule. The film has been handsomely restored, and the new sound mix is remarkably rich." ‐Kansas City Star
Posted Jun 9, 2002
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