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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
71% Mercury (2018) A technical marvel, one of the best shot Tamil films in recent memory, with a surprisingly adept sound design that compensates for the lack of speech in creative ways‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2018
51% Rampage (2018) Rampage is one of the biggest, loudest, explodiest, most violent, and cartoonishly gory films of the last decade, and it's never dull for a second.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
No Score Yet Heavy Trip (Hevi reissu) (2018) Heavy Trip is a hilarious, loving ode to heavy metal fandom.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
80% The Ranger (2018) [A] fun throwback with a killer soundtrack and enough solid kills in its 77 minutes [...] to sate spiky haired gorehounds everywhere.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) [S]o ridiculous and some of the action downright stupid that it's hard not to smile.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
100% The Man from Hong Kong (The Dragon Flies) (1975) It's great fun and one hell of a calling card as the debut feature from the man who would become Australia's action king.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
47% Red Sparrow (2018) [A] shamelessly entertaining film with more than enough nude torture to appeal to the B-movie crowd and a cast that will draw in cinephiles in spite of themselves.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
41% Den of Thieves (2018) Den of Thieves is a textbook case of the kind of film that gets lost in the January doldrums, and with good reason.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
83% The Brawler (Mukkabaaz) (2017) Kashyap has made one of his best, most layered films in years, and all while sticking to his guns.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
57% The Commuter (2018) Smart enough to know when not to be too smart, The Commuter is a fantastic punch out between Neeson and whoever dares to get in his way.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
73% Hostiles (2018) Hostiles is a fascinating and complex exploration of the evolution of the overall morality of the old west.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
100% The House Next Door (Aval) (2017) An amazingly effective attempt at straight horror that homegrown Indian audiences have been begging for for years.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
90% Newton (2017) It is clear that Masurkar is the real deal.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2017
44% The Oregonian (2012) Every frame of the film had a purpose, and that purpose was to unsettle. Mission accomplished. ‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
33% The Ward (2011) The Ward fails on every count in which it should hit a home run.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
93% Delhi Belly (2011) It is very, VERY funny.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
60% Singham (2011) The film is very uneven and suffers greatly from it's desire to mimic South Indian action films.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
50% That Girl in Yellow Boots (2011) A brave performance from Kalki Koechlin is certainly the highlight, but not the only reason to seek out this film.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Gandhi To Hitler (2011) I was continually flabbergasted by the perpetual cascade of gobsmackingly idiotic choices made by everyone involved. ‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
88% Manborg (2011) What Manborg lacks in budget, it makes up for in heart and soul.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
76% We Need to Talk About Kevin (2012) Swinton hoists the film from a possibly melodramatic mire to a crushing discussion on the impact of nature vs. nurture.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
71% The Woman (2011) Starts off with a whimper and ends with a bang, as all good horror films should.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet 7 Aum Arivu (7th Sense) (2011) Bogged down with commercial elements that do a grave disservice to the film we could have seen. ‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
67% Ra. One (2011) Ra.One takes all of the tropes of Bollywood and meshes them into a modern story in a way that is engaging and propulsive.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet The Dirty Picture (2011) This film offers big laughs, fantastic spectacle, big emotions, and a powerhouse performance from a brave and exciting actress.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Good Night, Good Morning (2010) Among the most charming and creative Indian independent films I've seen recently.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
100% Agneepath (2012) Agneepath's success is in Karan Malhotra's conscious decision to embrace the thing that makes Bollywood masala so appealing, the spectacle.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
45% Agent Vinod (2012) Lacks the knockout blow that would have made it a real killer.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
80% Juan of the Dead (2012) Polished and heartfelt, Juan brings a new voice in genre filmmaking from a land hamstrung by politics for decades.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
79% Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (2012) An emotionally engaging story that flows naturally into violence and action, rather than a flat story that uses plot points only as excuses to get into the action.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
75% Father's Day (2012) This is the kind of film we all expected to see inside all of those VHS boxes with the fabulous artwork.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Aadukalam (2010) I can now say, with authority, that Aadukalam is the real deal.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Chittagong (2012) Chittagong is a rousing success in the accomplishment of its goals.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
67% Rowdy Rathore (2012) Rowdy Rathore wastes nearly an hour setting up plot points that should have taken no more than fifteen minutes, and the film suffers for it. ‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
56% Patang (2012) The lack of contrivance that turns Patang into a work worthy of admiration.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Eega (2012) Incredible action sequences, inventive storytelling, technical excellence, and laughs and gasps that just keep coming; Eega has it all.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
72% Klovn: The Movie (Klown) (2012) This slice of life comedy is crude, inappropriate, disgusting, and ridiculously funny.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
0% Joker 3D (2012) A confounding mess, unless you're eight years old, in which case it's the best movie ever.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Shanghai (2012) Seek out Shanghai, you'll be glad you did.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Raaz 3: The Third Dimension 3D (2012) The film's persistent inanity leaves little room for constructive criticism, as it appears that everyone involved sleepwalked through the production.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
92% Barfi! (2012) A love letter to the best part of everyone.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Kriegerin (Combat Girls) (2012) To make a list of things that Combat Girls does well would be an intimidating task.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Thaandavam (2012) Thaandavam squanders all goodwill by delivering a half-assed, ponderous, and downright stupid film with no discernible redeeming values.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Maattrraan (2012) Maatraan is two decent films split down the middle with little connective tissue to bind them, not unlike its protagonists.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu (2012) The film was big, loud, and fun; and I walked out a happy camper.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
53% Miss Lovely (2014) An idiosyncratically self-reflexive piece of cinematic art.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Thuppakki (2012) Though the story shows little in the way of innovation, the execution is fantastic, and the film does exactly what it sets out to, which is entertain.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
93% Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012) A fine coda to a long career spent giving the people what they want, which is a little bit of everything and a lot of tragic romance.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
No Score Yet Son Of Sardaar (2012) A mediocre effort from a leading man who is milking his macho persona beyond its limits.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
83% Talaash (2012) Talaash presents a high standard for the best of what India can do.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017