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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
Kon Tiki (2013)
2
Nothing more than Dario Argento dialed down for fourteen-year-olds.
Posted May 3, 2013
3
Iron Man 3 (2013)
This maelstrom of violence is exhilarating, but you'll forget about it before you reach home.
Posted May 3, 2013
4
In the House (2013)
One of Ozon's best.
Posted May 3, 2013
5
At Any Price (2013)
Admirably avoids cheap pathos, and offers a glimpse into the sorts of lives often overlooked by Hollywood.
Posted May 3, 2013
6
Nair and her writers are trying to tell an honest story about a thoughtful man being violently pulled in different directions.
Posted May 3, 2013
7
Needs someone tougher to ask questions.
Posted May 3, 2013
8
Simon Killer (2013)
Not for everyone, in fact generally disrecommended for anyone except those who admired Martha Marcy May Marlene.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
9
Oblivion (2013)
A giant IMAX screen makes a bad movie even worse.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
10
As heartwarming and uplifting as any tale could be that features vicious beatings and grand larceny.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
11
Blancanieves (2013)
12
Mud (2013)
Nichols weaves it all together with consummate skill and a little black pepper.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
13
Room 237 (2013)
Termitic film nerds could chow down for years on the wood chips.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
14
Disconnect (2013)
This movie doesn't need a reviewer, it needs a family mediator.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
15
Trance (2013)
16
Familiar youth crime/coming-of-age framework, novel setting and focus group.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
17
42 (2013)
The baseball scenes are realistic, the acting is at the level of Lincoln, and the message is not overstated.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
18
Starbuck (2013)
19
Ghetto laughs with a sophisticated point of view.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
20
Evil Dead (2013)
Will not inspire endless repeat viewings like the original, mostly because there's no Bruce Campbell.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
21
The Silence (2013)
22
If it were anyone else rather than Malick we would forget to care.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
23
The actors lift the story above and beyond.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
24
Reality (2013)
A feast of eye candy and broad comic caterwauling.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
25
They can put a song across just like the Dreamgirls. What's not to like?
Posted Apr 16, 2013
26
Not the most enthralling Studio Ghibli animated feature, but the restrained story of a boy, a girl, and their beloved high school campus, circa 1963 in Yokohama, nevertheless creeps up on us emotionally in the best Ghibli fashion.
Posted Mar 28, 2013
27
Director Antoine Fuqua just winds it up and sets it loose.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
28
On the Road (2012)
Salles aims to do for Jack Kerouac what he did for Che Guevara, i.e., to make him and his pals rock stars.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
29
Snitch (2013)
Makes its point, bluntly.
Posted Mar 22, 2013
30
Imagine a student video project with professional production values.
Posted Mar 22, 2013
31
So is Harmony Korine telling a cautionary tale or just trying to shock the squares? Why not both?
Posted Mar 22, 2013
32
Ms. Fanning, veteran of several domestic dramas, captures the rapture of the wonder years with ease.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
33
Admission (2013)
The jokes are subtle but sharply pointed, the dialogue is smart without being cruel.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
34
Maybe the best environmental documentary.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
35
The Call (2013)
Taut, exciting thriller.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
36
Traffic alert: Hideous comedian pileup on the interstate.
Posted Mar 15, 2013
37
Stark, deadpan, and darkly dry.
Posted Mar 15, 2013
38
39
Not the most eloquent "outrage doc."
Posted Mar 13, 2013
40
Emperor (2013)
Other than the restrained romantic flashbacks, there's nothing in this movie that hasn't been done better before.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
41
There's a small writing problem.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
42
Harana (2012)
Nostalgic travelogue, a Filipino Buena Vista Social Club.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
43
Mekong Hotel (2016)
Indulges the writer-director's taste for near-catatonic pacing combined with supernatural comings and goings.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
44
Stoker (2013)
A psychological, vaguely soap-operatic, decidedly gothic framework of cruelty and deceit.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
45
Kiarostami's "foreign tour" has proved beneficial for the Iranian filmmaker.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
46
No (2013)
Wildly colorful strokes, full of bitter humor.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
47
Barbara (2012)
Stories of characters like Barbara continue to have meaning, even in a "free" society.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
48
The Sweeney (2013)
You'd be better off going out into the lobby for popcorn and a soda for the first hour.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
49
Phantom (2013)
Scuttle it.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
50
Erring only slightly on the Hallmark side.
Posted Mar 7, 2013