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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/4 15%

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2013)

"A film is a terrible thing to waste." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Feb 14, 2013
3.5/4 83%

Side Effects (2013)

"Soderbergh came, he saw, he conquered, and now he's moving on. " ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Feb 7, 2013
4/4 98%

56 Up (2013)

"We are all older now, and this series proves it in a most deeply moving way." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Jan 31, 2013
3.5/4 37%

Stand Up Guys (2013)

"Sometimes it's all about the casting." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Jan 31, 2013
2.5/4 79%

Quartet (2013)

"It has a good heart. I'll give it that. Maybe what it needs is more exotic marigolds." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Jan 24, 2013
B+ 78%

A Late Quartet (2012)

Quote not available. ‐Detroit News
Posted Jan 22, 2013
1/4 No Score Yet

The First Time (1969)

Quote not available. ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Jan 22, 2013
3/4 36%

LUV (2013)

"Here is a film about African Americans that sidesteps all the usual, hopeful cliches and comments on how one failed generation raises another." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Jan 17, 2013
4/4 96%

West of Memphis (2012)

""West of Memphis" is the fourth film about one of the most heinous cases of wrongful conviction in American judicial history. Do we need a fourth film? Yes, I think we do." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Jan 17, 2013
4/4 93%

Amour (2012)

"Old age isn't for sissies, and neither is this film." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Jan 10, 2013
3/4 92%

Zero Dark Thirty (2013)

"A slam-bang action picture." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Jan 2, 2013
4/4 81%

The Impossible (2012)

"Here is a searing film of human tragedy." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 20, 2012
3.5/4 37%

Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

"Murray, who has a wider range than we sometimes realize, finds the human core of this FDR and presents it tenderly." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 13, 2012
3/4 88%

Once I Was (The Matchmaker) (2012)

"This is a sweet, bittersweet comedy, well-executed if perhaps a little heavy on anecdotage." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 13, 2012
2/4 3%

Playing for Keeps (2012)

"A film that's pretty much from the assembly line." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 7, 2012
3/4 55%

Citadel (2012)

"This is a basic story, simply and directly told by Irish writer-director Ciaran Foy." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 6, 2012
3/4 40%

New Jerusalem (2012)

"An intense study of these two men and their barren work in a shabby store by the side of a highway." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 6, 2012
3/4 88%

Starlet (2012)

"The film itself deserves praise for its portraits of these two women and the different worlds they inhabit." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 6, 2012
3.5/4 93%

The Central Park Five (2012)

"Involves a detailed reconstruction of how the story broke, was developed and was dramatized by lurid tabloid headlines." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 6, 2012
2.5/4 73%

Generation P (2012)

"Sort of a cross between "Mad Men" and an acid trip." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Dec 6, 2012
3.5/4 83%

Fat Kid Rules the World (2012)

"It's a lot better than it sounds like it has any right to be." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 29, 2012
3/4 69%

Wuthering Heights (2012)

"Arnold has been successful in reimagining the story's archetypal emotions in the story, bringing it closer to its passionate elements." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 29, 2012
2/4 74%

Killing Them Softly (2012)

"It seems as if I've been seeing versions of this story since forever." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 29, 2012
2.5/4 No Score Yet

Scrooge & Marley (2012)

"[Delivers] more or less exactly what you'd expect, given the material." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 28, 2012
4/4 100%

The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

"This 1940 movie is one of the great entertainments. It lifts up the heart." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 26, 2012
3/4 78%

Tales of the Night (2012)

"It is so gentle and whimsical that one wonders if American children, accustomed to the whiz-bang action of most animation, will accept it." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 21, 2012
1.5/4 13%

Red Dawn (2012)

"I think I'm beginning to understand why the Chinese were not reckoned to be a prime market for this film." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 21, 2012
3/4 73%

Rise of the Guardians (2012)

"Peter Ramsey and his art team have created a crisp, colorful fantasy world, sharper-edged than many feature-length children's cartoons." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 21, 2012
3/4 62%

Hitchcock (2012)

" Anthony Hopkins, superb actor although he is, would not seem to be an obvious choice to play Hitchcock, but I accepted him. His makeup job is transformative. " ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 21, 2012
4/4 87%

Life of Pi (2012)

"Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" is a miraculous achievement of storytelling and a landmark of visual mastery." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 21, 2012
2.5/4 49%

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 (2012)

"I must admit if you're going to bring the series to a close, "Part 2" does it about as well as it can be done." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 15, 2012
3.5/4 92%

Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

""Silver Linings Playbook" is so good, it could almost be a terrific old classic. " ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 15, 2012
3.5/4 65%

This Must Be The Place (2012)

"Although "This Must Be the Place" holds our attention, it's a little difficult to say where it's headed." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 15, 2012
2.5/4 63%

Anna Karenina (2012)

"This is a sumptuous film - extravagantly staged and photographed, perhaps too much so for its own good." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 15, 2012
3/4 96%

Chasing Ice (2012)

"The "green" teams looking into such energy sources as solar, wind and nuclear are often ridiculed. Watch "Chasing Ice" and see if you laugh." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 15, 2012
3.5/4 98%

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In The House Of God (2012)

"To someone who was raised and educated in the Catholic school system, as I was, a film like this inspires shock and outrage." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 15, 2012
2/4 No Score Yet

Older Children (2012)

"The movie is perfectly watchable, professionally filmed and acted, and not particularly compelling." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 8, 2012
2/4 40%

Nobody Walks (2012)

"What we have here is a household ripe with seduction, lust, betrayal and repression, all kept below the surface by increasingly strained good manners." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 8, 2012
2.5/4 77%

The Bay (2012)

"Although there are some scary moments here, and a lot of gruesome ones, this isn't a horror film so much as a faux eco-documentary." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 8, 2012
3.5/4 60%

Francine (2012)

"Melissa Leo plays her without inflection, giving us no instructions about what our opinion should be. It is a brave performance, an act of empathy with a sad woman. " ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 8, 2012
3.5/4 89%

A Royal Affair (2012)

"As the power behind the throne once removed, Mikkelsen is well-cast as a strong leading man who is also convincing as an intellectual and reformer." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 8, 2012
3.5/4 91%

Holy Motors (2012)

"Here is a film that is exasperating, frustrating, anarchic and in a constant state of renewal. It's not tame. " ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 8, 2012
4/4 90%

Lincoln (2012)

"The hallmark of the man, performed so powerfully by Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln," is calm self-confidence, patience and a willingness to play politics in a realistic way. " ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 8, 2012
4/4 93%

Skyfall (2012)

"This is a full-blooded, joyous, intelligent celebration of a beloved cultural icon, with Daniel Craig taking full possession of a role he previously played unconvincingly." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 8, 2012
3.5/4 94%

Io sono Li (Shun Li and the Poet) (2013)

"There is not much happiness in the lives of these two people, but they have each other." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 1, 2012
2/4 71%

The Loneliest Planet (2012)

"All of this grows tiresome." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 1, 2012
3.5/4 96%

Brooklyn Castle (2012)

"Every player knows the finality when the other player sadly turns over his king, signaling surrender. We know it even better when we do it ourselves." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 1, 2012
3.5/4 84%

The Flat (2012)

"A spellbinding documentary about family secrets ..." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 1, 2012
3.5/4 100%

Wake in Fright (2012)

"It is powerful, genuinely shocking and rather amazing." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 1, 2012
3.5/4 78%

A Late Quartet (2012)

""A Late Quartet" does one of the most interesting things any film can do. It shows how skilled professionals work." ‐Chicago Sun-Times
Posted Nov 1, 2012
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