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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4.5/5 No Score Yet


"The best incarnation of Trek is still the original series, and it was never better than the first season." Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 23, 2009
3/5 25%

Bedtime Stories (2008)

"Sandler's innocence about what goes on in the real world is sort of charming, and so is his willingness to make mainstream comedies that are slightly offbeat" Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 28, 2008
3.5/5 No Score Yet


"both of its time and ahead of it" Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 23, 2008
1.5/5 3%

The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)

"Why do filmmakers bother? Are they crazy? Are we crazy? And if not, why do we keep paying $8 to see the same movie again?" Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 7, 2008
3.5/5 No Score Yet


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Posted Sep 2, 2008
2.5/5 57%

What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)

"So we need a better movie about this subject. As usual." Filmcritic.com
Posted Jun 14, 2008
2/5 16%

Eragon (2006)

"just too derivative to take seriously" Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 17, 2006
4/5 No Score Yet


"deserves the accolades it received for its faithful translation of Austen's book to the screen" Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 6, 2006
3.5/5 75%

Happy Feet (2006)

"Animal Logic ices Pixar in the animation department" Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 19, 2006
5/5 100%

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1967)

"It's the kind of weirdly clever, yet innocent and kid-friendly, product that forces me to use this tired cliché -- they just don't make 'em like this any more" Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 20, 2006
4.5/5 74%

Idiocracy (2006)

"Many people -- at least, a few people -- have noted the dumbing-down of America, but no one until Judge has blamed it on genetics" Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 6, 2006
3/5 No Score Yet


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Posted May 12, 2006
4.5/5 100%

Fort Apache (1948)

"demonstrates that westerns weren't always one-sided and jingoistic." Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 12, 2006
3.5/5 100%

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

"dry, mannered, and very ironic" Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 19, 2006
1/5 60%

The Last of England (1987)

"I would say it's one of the worst films ever made, but that would make it sound more interesting than it actually is." Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 31, 2005
4/5 93%

Ride the High Country (1962)

"Ride the High Country vigorously and colorfully brings alive the Old West of cinematic myth." Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 20, 2005
3/5 92%

Imagine: John Lennon (1988)

"doesn't fail to honor Lennon's memory (which would be unforgivable) but its emphasis is misplaced" Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 20, 2005
1/5 9%

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)

"when I walked out of the theater after seeing this film, I had the same feeling you get after vomiting -- queasy, shaky, empty" Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 13, 2005
4/5 92%

A Face in the Crowd (1957)

"Next time you feel like you're getting fooled again by a demagogue, rent this movie and get centered" Filmcritic.com
Posted May 13, 2005
4/5 95%

American Graffiti (1973)

"A successful tribute to an era of optimism and competitiveness which was bitchin' -- and now seems very far in the past." Filmcritic.com
Posted May 4, 2005
2/5 57%

Tout va bien (1973)

"succumbs to the worst conventions of seventies filmmaking" Filmcritic.com
Posted Apr 6, 2005
2.5/5 71%

Charly (1968)

"another example of a memorable book which ends up diluted by the lesser talents of screenwriters" Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 11, 2005
2/5 9%

Man of the House (2005)

"it could have been worse. That's all I'm sayin'." Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 2, 2005
4/5 86%

Stripes (1981)

"Murray's insouciant performance carries the movie and has inspired countless imitators, from the young Tom Hanks to Jim Carrey and Will Ferrell." Filmcritic.com
Posted Jan 15, 2005
3.5/5 89%

Random Harvest (1942)

"the abundance of talent rescues the material" Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 31, 2004
4/5 100%

I Remember Mama (1948)

"the characters are portrayed warmly and with unusual realism" Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 31, 2004
5/5 94%

Gone With the Wind (1939)

"One of the classic films that defined American cinema, Gone With the Wind is a rare example of a collaboration involving hundreds of talents and egos that turned out great." Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 31, 2004
5/5 88%

Dial M for Murder (1954)

"Critics seem to prefer the more theatrical, psychological melodramas to the brainy whodunits. But pay no attention - this film is definitely a classic" Filmcritic.com
Posted Jul 22, 2004
5/5 99%

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

"The film is probably as entertaining now as it was in 1939." Filmcritic.com
Posted Jul 3, 2004
4/5 83%

Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)

"among the best of several booze-obsessed Hollywood melodramas of the 1950s" Filmcritic.com
Posted Jun 26, 2004
3/5 83%

Shakespeare Wallah (1965)

"more intimate and nuanced work than the team's subsequent high-profile period films, like The Remains of the Day." Filmcritic.com
Posted May 4, 2004
4/5 95%

The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

"an offbeat movie that is also brilliant" Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 8, 2004
5/5 96%

My Fair Lady (1964)

"Perhaps the best recommendation about this movie is that it transcends its conventions and almost anyone, not just fans of musicals or romances or classics, may find it entertaining." Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 4, 2004
4.5/5 70%

Darling (1965)

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Posted Jan 27, 2004
3/5 97%

Intolerance (1916)

"Surprisingly, as a visual spectacle this very old film stands up well." Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 6, 2003
4/5 92%

On Golden Pond (1981)

"A manipulative, Oscar-ready mainstream drama. But surprisingly, it's not a bad movie." Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 23, 2003
4/5 56%

Oleanna (1994)

"the film tried a little too hard to make the audience squirm -- but it also forced me to think." Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 17, 2003
2.5/5 72%

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

"Contrived" Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 21, 2003
3.5/5 90%

Solas (Alone) (2000)

"Though not much fun to watch, Solas is an effective and believable portrayal of individuals struggling against the endemic poverty of Spain." Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 20, 2003
3.5/5 100%

Live from Baghdad (2002)

"Nothing fascinates the media as much as itself." Filmcritic.com
Posted Jul 3, 2003
3.5/5 100%

My Life as a Dog (Mitt Liv som Hund) (1987)

"By the end of the movie, you care enough about the characters to want a sequel, even though life probably goes on predictably for them in Smaland." Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 16, 2003
3.5/5 94%

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

"A true 1950s drive-in classic." Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 16, 2003
3/5 91%

The Duellists (1977)

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Posted Dec 29, 2002
4.5/5 98%

The Last Waltz (1978)

"The result is one of the best concert films in rock music history." Filmcritic.com
Posted May 7, 2002
5/5 96%

Groundhog Day (1993)

"Brilliant, quirky, good-natured, and smart are just some of the adjectives that we film critics don't get to use often enough, but all of them apply to Groundhog Day." Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 14, 2002
4.5/5 94%

Dazed and Confused (1993)

"This film started a number of careers, and it's definitely a classic and a high moment in the career of director Richard Linklater." Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 2, 2001
5/5 91%

Network (1976)

"Penetrating and subversive." Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 2, 2001
5/5 100%

North by Northwest (1959)

"Though atypical of Hitchcock, this classic contains all the style, wit, and subdued sexuality, trademarks of cinema's best years." Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 2, 2001
5/5 97%

Notorious (1946)

"This is one of Hitchcock's best films." Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 23, 2001
5/5 81%

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

"There may be plenty of films that are more fun to rent than Fiddler on the Roof, but how many of them get to the heart of the human experience?" Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 9, 2001
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