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East Bay Express

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Rating
Title/Year
Author
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2
The real trick is going to be pulling the ticket price out of the audience's pockets for this handful of smoke.
Posted Jun 5, 2013
3
Sightseers (2013)
One of the funniest, and bleakest, comedies of the season.
Posted May 31, 2013
4
We're happy to go along for the ride.
Posted May 31, 2013
5
The Painting (2013)
6
The kid is goofy-sweet and innocent, with a bewildered expression that could charm even a pizza delivery man.
Posted May 23, 2013
7
Frances Ha (2013)
Without Gerwig, this story of a hopeful young woman making her way in New York would have been just like all the rest. Instead, it's a work of art.
Posted May 23, 2013
8
Coffee-table harmlessness.
Posted May 17, 2013
9
The Iceman (2013)
A world-class, no-frills crime yarn.
Posted May 17, 2013
10
11
The characters exist more as poster children than fully formed individuals, but somehow that seems beside the point.
Posted May 17, 2013
12
13
Manages to add a new wrinkle to one of cinema's oldest and hoariest genres.
Posted May 14, 2013
14
15
Kon Tiki (2013)
16
Nothing more than Dario Argento dialed down for fourteen-year-olds.
Posted May 3, 2013
17
Iron Man 3 (2013)
This maelstrom of violence is exhilarating, but you'll forget about it before you reach home.
Posted May 3, 2013
18
In the House (2013)
One of Ozon's best.
Posted May 3, 2013
19
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
20
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
21
Needs someone tougher to ask questions.
Posted May 3, 2013
22
Simon Killer (2013)
Not for everyone, in fact generally disrecommended for anyone except those who admired Martha Marcy May Marlene.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
23
Oblivion (2013)
A giant IMAX screen makes a bad movie even worse.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
24
As heartwarming and uplifting as any tale could be that features vicious beatings and grand larceny.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
25
Blancanieves (2013)
26
Mud (2013)
Nichols weaves it all together with consummate skill and a little black pepper.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
27
Room 237 (2013)
Termitic film nerds could chow down for years on the wood chips.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
28
Disconnect (2013)
This movie doesn't need a reviewer, it needs a family mediator.
Posted Apr 27, 2013
29
Trance (2013)
30
Familiar youth crime/coming-of-age framework, novel setting and focus group.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
31
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
32
Starbuck (2013)
33
Ghetto laughs with a sophisticated point of view.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
34
Evil Dead (2013)
Will not inspire endless repeat viewings like the original, mostly because there's no Bruce Campbell.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
35
The Silence (2013)
36
If it were anyone else rather than Malick we would forget to care.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
37
The actors lift the story above and beyond.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
38
Reality (2013)
A feast of eye candy and broad comic caterwauling.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
39
They can put a song across just like the Dreamgirls. What's not to like?
Posted Apr 16, 2013
40
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
41
Director Antoine Fuqua just winds it up and sets it loose.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
42
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
43
Snitch (2013)
Makes its point, bluntly.
Posted Mar 22, 2013
44
Imagine a student video project with professional production values.
Posted Mar 22, 2013
45
So is Harmony Korine telling a cautionary tale or just trying to shock the squares? Why not both?
Posted Mar 22, 2013
46
Ms. Fanning, veteran of several domestic dramas, captures the rapture of the wonder years with ease.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
47
Admission (2013)
The jokes are subtle but sharply pointed, the dialogue is smart without being cruel.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
48
Maybe the best environmental documentary.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
49
The Call (2013)
Taut, exciting thriller.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
50
Traffic alert: Hideous comedian pileup on the interstate.
Posted Mar 15, 2013