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Marshall Fine

Marshall Fine
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
78%

St. Vincent (2014)

"Murray gives his most soulful performance since Lost in Translation.. and gives the film its heart and its wicked edge." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Oct 9, 2014
94%

Whiplash (2014)

"Just keeps charging forward, forcing you to stay plugged in and get charged up by what this energizing film has to offer. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Oct 8, 2014
78%

Kill the Messenger (2014)

"A spare, compelling film that pulls you along with the insistence of hounds after the fox...offers an important story - and a glimpse of what our media world has since become." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Oct 7, 2014
32%

Men, Women & Children (2014)

"Reminds us we've managed to make our pointless little world even more hellish by torturing each other through the Internet. Or by making films like this." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Oct 7, 2014
88%

Gone Girl (2014)

"As rewarding as a film as it was as a book. In both cases, you walk away feeling gut-punched by a story that manages to save a couple of surprises for the end. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Oct 1, 2014
88%

The Good Lie (2014)

"In examining the most basic human bonds, it closes some of the distance a privileged audience may feel when confronted with the reality of the way the rest of the world lives." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 30, 2014
82%

The Two Faces of January (2014)

"You don't realize just how taut this little film is until it has you thoroughly in its grasp. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 25, 2014
60%

The Equalizer (2014)

"A smarter, more disciplined version of Man on Fire...fast and economic .. not flashy - but it's effective." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 24, 2014
92%

Pride (2014)

"The laughs are on a level with the moments that bring a lump to the throat in a film that never feels less than organic and always feels surprising and alive. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 23, 2014
41%

This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

"Not a great movie, but an enjoyable one, an emotional comedy that earns its lump in the throat and most of its laughs...Because of or in spite of the director? You decide. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 19, 2014
65%

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

"A brooding, compelling performance by Neeson... He and Frank combine to give this satisfying story the gravity to be more than just entertainment." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 19, 2014
91%

Art and Craft (2014)

"Fascinatingly complex and endlessly entertaining documentary... a film which, by measures, both intrigues and tickles you. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 18, 2014
81%

Tracks (2014)

"There's much more to it than there seems, thanks to a wonderfully layered performance by Wasikowska...one of the brightest young talents acting today." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 17, 2014
88%

Foxcatcher (2014)

"The filmmaking is spare but incisive and, together with the performances, this film should dominate any awards conversation this fall." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Sep 15, 2014
78%

Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (2014)

"Berlinger may be our premier true-crime documentarian (though he has many other arrows in his quiver)...a crisp (if dense) examination of a shameful and tragic story." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 24, 2014
93%

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014)

"Straightforward in telling Swartz' story..a solid film on an important topic, " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 24, 2014
83%

Begin Again (2014)

"A sweet, engaging film which, if a tad too shaggy, is a warm, funny change of pace from most summer fare." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 24, 2014
95%

Snowpiercer (2014)

"Excessive in an interesting way for much longer than you think it could be. Unfortunately, that's not long enough. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 24, 2014
76%

The Last Sentence (2014)

"I was riveted, thanks to Christensen's fearlessly etched performance and Troell's spare story-telling style." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 18, 2014
98%

A Summer's Tale (2014)

"An emotionally rich tale with lots of tasty talk about the way men and women deal with each other, knowingly or otherwise." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 18, 2014
89%

Venus in Fur (2014)

"It's tricky, tasty and tense...Seigner holds her own - and then some - opposite the subtly expressive Mathieu Amalric." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 18, 2014
24%

Third Person (2014)

"Ambitious, sometimes perplexing, but never less than involving...the same mysterious quality of the European films of the 1960s that impacted American films in the 1970s. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 18, 2014
52%

Jersey Boys (2014)

"Competent but unremarkable, an entertainment that evaporates from the mind the minute the credits roll." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 18, 2014
78%

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2014)

"Gordon himself comes across as what he is - a smart hustler with an eye for the main chance, a guy with great stories who isn't a great story-teller. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 13, 2014
82%

Ivory Tower (2014)

"An infuriating film, in its description of the way that a college education threatens to bankrupt generations while promising a future it may not be able to deliver." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 13, 2014
60%

Hellion (2014)

"A downbeat father-son story that moves too slowly to earn the viewer's continued forbearance." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 13, 2014
66%

The Rover (2014)

"Has the feel of the fascinatingly aimless late '60s westerns of Monte Hellman. So you'll need patience to appreciate it." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 13, 2014
60%

The Signal (2014)

"Smart and thrilling, without ever really tipping its hand about just what game it's playing. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 13, 2014
84%

22 Jump Street (2014)

"An at-best-mediocre comedy with a few more laughs than the limp 2012 film..like so much contemporary comedy, isn't really about anything, except its own meta-ness. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 13, 2014
83%

Dormant Beauty (2014)

"Like Bellocchio's draggy, overrated Vincere, this movie wants us to believe in its depth, while mostly just skimming the surface. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 5, 2014
54%

Trust Me (2014)

"This is Clark Gregg's film and he brings the right blend of salesmanship, anger and flop-sweat desperation to the role. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 5, 2014
89%

Obvious Child (2014)

"It's a small film but should provide a big launch for Jenny Slate. Now I want to see her in a comedy with Kathryn Hahn." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 5, 2014
86%

Willow Creek (2014)

"The final 20 minutes of the film prove once again that what you can't see is infinitely more frightening than what you can..leaves you goosey and tense. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 5, 2014
81%

The Fault In Our Stars (2014)

"Promises more than a few tear-soaked hankies...earns its tears with strong performances and a restraint that help you invest in characters whose departure you will feel." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 5, 2014
91%

Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

"Fast, exciting, surprisingly witty and just plain satisfying..the first really exciting movie of the summer-the most original, the most invigorating and the most entertaining." Hollywood & Fine
Posted Jun 5, 2014
33%

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

"Think of MacFarlane as a post-modern classicist, who loves his source material, even if he can't resist the impulse to mock its conventions..I laughed frequently and heartily." Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 30, 2014
60%

The Grand Seduction (2014)

"The plot holes are gigantic, but the spirit is so playful and breezy that you can sit back and enjoy the ride." Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 30, 2014
50%

Maleficent (2014)

"It's transformed from a fairy tale into every movie you've ever seen about a curmudgeon who learns to open his/her heart and love an adorable child." Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 30, 2014
76%

Lucky Them (2014)

"Church is a comic marvel..But the film ultimately succumbs to both obvious plotting and the law of diminishing returns." Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 30, 2014
42%

Words And Pictures (2014)

"The charmingly self-destructive Owen and the spiky Binoche make an interesting match..Fred Schepisi is an old pro who knows how to sand off the rough edges." Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 22, 2014
27%

The Love Punch (2014)

"Fairly lightweight, but Brosnan and Thompson bring such a sense of fun to the slapstick that you ignore how insubstantial it all is. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 22, 2014
91%

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

"An OK comic-book movie which, like so many of these efforts, has a reach that far exceeds its grasp. It's not bad but it could have been lots better. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 22, 2014
74%

Godzilla (2014)

"It's hard to imagine anyone who's serious about film taking this movie seriously...It doesn't suck. The fact that it exists, however, does. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 14, 2014
88%

The Discoverers (2014)

"Griffin Dunne, an under-appreciated actor, hasn't had a role this good in ages - and he makes the most of it. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 13, 2014
67%

A Short History Of Decay (2014)

"A satisfying little film that keeps surprising you with its ability to tell recognizable truths in an original and human way." Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 13, 2014
76%

Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois) (2014)

"A ramshackle affair...It's diverting, but insubstantial." Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 13, 2014
87%

The Immigrant (2014)

"Roils with passion, but does it with a quiet intensity that is startlingly effective." Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 13, 2014
63%

Million Dollar Arm (2014)

"McCarthy's script has an emotional honesty and a spareness that make it seem sincere rather than schmaltzy..Will lift your spirits and choke you up at the same time. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 13, 2014
37%

God's Pocket (2014)

"Gritty, witty and downbeat, an alternately thoughtful and juicy adaptation of Pete Dexter's novel. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 9, 2014
24%

Devil's Knot (2014)

"You would think that the horrific case of the West Memphis Three would not need further retelling. This film has little to add to the conversation. " Hollywood & Fine
Posted May 9, 2014
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