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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/5 17%

Free Birds (2013)

"Better luck next time, message-poultry and talking space eggs (please, whatever deity controls turkey representation in pop culture, let there not be a next time)." ‐Movies.com
Posted Nov 4, 2013
4/5 60%

Ender's Game (2013)

"Ender's Game can't keep itself from rational thought, which is always gray. It weighs facts against feelings. It's reluctant to slaughter a perceived enemy. And that's the part of his creation that Card will never be able to dismantle. " ‐Movies.com
Posted Nov 4, 2013
3/5 37%

The Fifth Estate (2013)

"This needed to be a 10-hour miniseries on HBO, there's that much ground to cover." ‐Movies.com
Posted Oct 18, 2013
1/5 48%

Carrie (2013)

"It's lifeless, dull, sanded-down and expected, another unsurprising, irrelevant product for the movie-watching market to regard with curiosity and, eventually, deirision after it vacuums up all that opening weekend teen-cash. " ‐Movies.com
Posted Oct 18, 2013
93%

A Touch of Sin (2013)

"In [Jia's] sorrowful vision of Life Right Now, everything on screen follows the jagged line of trickle-down cruelty, one where the bottom isn't the bottom at all. " ‐Linoleum Knife
Posted Oct 17, 2013
3.5/5 70%

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

"The wordplay zips back and forth, never stooping to smarmy innuendo. It's the kind of clever that parents will enjoy as their little ones focus on the brightly colored, energetic "foodimals," friends they'd never think of devouring." ‐Movies.com
Posted Oct 14, 2013
2/5 28%

Machete Kills (2013)

"Dull where it should be demented and reluctant when it should be raw." ‐Movies.com
Posted Oct 12, 2013
4/5 93%

Captain Phillips (2013)

"Paul Greengrass isn't much of a jingoist. He doesn't leave room for fist-pumping revenge-applause." ‐Movies.com
Posted Oct 12, 2013
2.5/5 81%

Don Jon (2013)

"JGL. DTF. Sorta." ‐Movies.com
Posted Oct 4, 2013
5/5 96%

Gravity (2013)

"Gravity is 90 relentlessly frightening, unexpectedly moving minutes. It'll leave you shaking." ‐Movies.com
Posted Oct 4, 2013
4/5 96%

Enough Said (2013)

"[Gandolfini and Dreyfuss] seem to truly enjoy one another's company and it makes us root for them while reminding us how sad it is the movies have lost him." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 24, 2013
0.5/5 6%

Battle of the Year (2013)

"Introduce female choreographer. Explore misogyny for 15 seconds. Become uncomfortable with ideas. Disappear female choreographer." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 24, 2013
3/5 89%

Rush (2013)

"[Ron Howard] displays an enthusiasm and love for the subject that hasn't been part of his filmmaking style for a long, long time." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 24, 2013
3/5 81%

Prisoners (2013)

"...its cast is uniformly impressive, especially the mute, disturbed Dano and the glum "bad cop" Gyllenhaal, who effectively turns down the handsome and owns the film with his gaunt, haunted stare." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 24, 2013
2.5/5 29%

The Family (2013)

"[De Niro]'s been down this road so many times now it's a wonder he isn't hiring himself out for lucrative guest spots doing stand-up for rich children at Goodfellas-themed Chuck E. Cheese birthday parties." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 13, 2013
4/5 83%

Blue Caprice (2013)

" Some of the most harrowing conversations take place in supermarkets, over tables in diners, in the bright light of day. "We're invisible," says Washington at one point. And that is the point, or at least one of them." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 13, 2013
3.5/5 39%

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

"If Insidious felt like half a movie to you, too, here's the rest of what you were looking for." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 12, 2013
4.5/5 78%

The Grandmaster (2013)

"Wong Kar Wai has something slow, lush and precise in mind for this story of Ip Man (Tony Leung), the legendary martial arts master who trained Bruce Lee. He offers a chance to dream in kung fu." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 6, 2013
4/5 34%

Passion (2013)

"It feels like a reunion with a weird old friend, the kind who's obsessed with the kinkier side of Alfred Hitchcock, Emmanuelle movies, sensual body lotions and smooth jazz sax solos." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 6, 2013
0/5 2%

Getaway (2013)

"You expect [Gomez] to hold up her fingers on both hands and shout, "I'M THIS MANY!"" ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 6, 2013
3/5 63%

One Direction: This Is Us (2013)

"One Direction: This Is Us... doesn't bother with bummers, even small ones. Fame, according to this movie, is a journey to the center of radness. " ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 6, 2013
2/5 36%

Salinger (2013)

"Organized like a cheap reality show that excitedly rips the lid off of the mysteries of ancient alien civilizations..." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 6, 2013
1/5 58%

Riddick (2013)

"Ignore the parts that trouble you and there are plenty of nonsensical sci-fi moments of idiotic monster bliss to lull you into a B-movie stupor." ‐Movies.com
Posted Sep 6, 2013
0.5/5 7%

Grown Ups 2 (2013)

""Hey, remember 20 minutes ago when we were at K-Mart and all that stuff we saw and did there?" " ‐Movies.com
Posted Jul 12, 2013
3.5/5 71%

Pacific Rim (2013)

"It won't steal any real estate in your heart still occupied by Gamera, Ultra-Man or those weird times when Godzilla battled King Kong or his own mecha-doppelganger, but it can stand proudly next to them and belch nuclear fire all day long." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jul 12, 2013
3/5 85%

The Way Way Back (2013)

Quote not available. ‐Movies.com
Posted Jul 4, 2013
3/5 62%

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013)

Quote not available. ‐Movies.com
Posted Jul 4, 2013
0.5/5 30%

Hammer Of The Gods (2013)

Quote not available. ‐Movies.com
Posted Jul 4, 2013
1/5 31%

The Lone Ranger (2013)

"There's no life outside the mechanical stunts, no momentum based on character or story, no happiness or joy or excitement, no thrill in discovering that this single do-gooder can save the day with the help of his almost-friend." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jul 4, 2013
3/5 73%

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Quote not available. ‐Movies.com
Posted Jul 4, 2013
2.5/5 49%

Now You See Me (2013)

" ...the plot of Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes' 'Mad Money' is more doable." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
2.5/5 76%

The Kings of Summer (2013)

"The filmmakers... opt for a mostly witty Sundance-branded coming-of-age sitcom featuring lucky good looks, accelerated maturity, sexual ease, quick wits, cooperative facial hair and a distinct lack of teenage awkwardness." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
2/5 74%

The East (2013)

"[Its] tidiness lets audiences off the hook the same way a kill-the-bad-guy B-movie would, throwing cold water on provocation..." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
1/5 11%

After Earth (2013)

"This movie... is about nobody's pleasure or deep vision. It is, instead, about positioning two actors in the power structure of the film industry. " ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
3/5 37%

The Purge (2013)

"...quickly forgets its fake concern because there's too much awesome stalking, stabbing and shrieking demanding camera time, too many luxury objects that cry out to be righteously smashed by bad guy skulls. " ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
2.5/5 84%

Much Ado About Nothing (2013)

"All the play's barbed retorts and quickly shifting allegiances move more like friendly, sarcastic game of badminton. Sometimes that fast-paced TV work ethic is just what you need." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
0.5/5 35%

The Internship (2013)

"...prison never felt this much like a bouncy-house." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
3/5 83%

This Is the End (2013)

"They've tapped into the inherent psychedelia of Revelation and enhanced it with absurdity, scatology, Ecstasy, weed and a contemporary secular ignorance informed by Terminator movies." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
4/5 55%

Man of Steel (2013)

"This is the right Superman at the right time, the return that feels most welcome." ‐Movies.com
Posted Jun 13, 2013
0.5/5 20%

The Hangover Part III (2013)

"You chase Ken Jeong around and you crash into stuff with your cars and Zach Galifianakis falls off things. All jokes recycled, lifelessly. Radical." ‐Movies.com
Posted May 23, 2013
5/5 85%

Upstream Color (2013)

"It's not designed to stump or baffle but to beckon you into its wondrously chilly gray world. If it takes a few viewings to unlock (most of) its secrets then lucky you; you spent high-quality time you might have wasted on Pain & Gain." ‐Movies.com
Posted May 2, 2013
1.5/5 54%

The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013)

"...the movie goes full-tilt sledgehammer with parallels between the corporate culture of greed where quotidian terrorism involves ruining workers' lives and the more clear-cut brand of blowing-up-everybody terror." ‐Movies.com
Posted May 2, 2013
2.5/5 79%

Iron Man 3 (2013)

" [Shane] Black is the reason for the season and Downey is his Santa Claus" ‐IFilm
Posted May 2, 2013
3/5 53%

Oblivion (2013)

"Kosinki is no hack. He's made a gorgeous-looking experience, the kind they invented IMAX to accommodate. He's a pastiche artist, cribbing stylishness and building his own beautiful ice sculpture..." ‐Movies.com
Posted Apr 26, 2013
3/5 44%

The Lords of Salem (2013)

"Zombie loves taking his beloved spouse and turning her into a demonic witch-Madonna while The Velvet Underground drones "All Tomorrow's Parties." As horror it's not horrifying, but as a valentine to creepshow romance it's almost heartwarming" ‐Movies.com
Posted Apr 26, 2013
0.5/5 49%

Pain & Gain (2013)

"[Casts] the fictional approximations of the real-life victims as somehow deserving their fate in an effort to create sympathy for its three bumbling anti-heroes. In other words it's an insult to true stories." ‐Movies.com
Posted Apr 26, 2013
2/5 7%

The Big Wedding (2013)

"I'm... pleased?... not sure if that's the right word... surprised or relieved, maybe, like finding out you get to be the front part of the human centipede... to report that this not-very-good wedding farce is also not the worst film of all time." ‐Movies.com
Posted Apr 26, 2013
3.5/5 98%

Mud (2013)

"...a respectful, storyteller's approach to rural America. No mockery, no Hollywood-knows-better, no nonsense. That kind of thing is in shorter supply than the universe's collective desire for McConaughey to return to rom-coms." ‐Movies.com
Posted Apr 26, 2013
3.5/5 79%

42 (2013)

"It's flamboyantly square and corny. It starts big and gets even bigger, demanding that you get on board. It offers zero surprises and a palatable historical glossiness, but also terrific David-slays-Goliath pleasures." ‐Movies.com
Posted Apr 12, 2013
0.5/5 4%

Scary Movie 5 (2013)

"yap yap yap yap yap..." ‐Movies.com
Posted Apr 12, 2013
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