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East Bay Express

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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
Familiar youth crime/coming-of-age framework, novel setting and focus group.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
2
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
3
Starbuck (2013)
4
Ghetto laughs with a sophisticated point of view.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
5
Evil Dead (2013)
Will not inspire endless repeat viewings like the original, mostly because there's no Bruce Campbell.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
6
The Silence (2013)
7
If it were anyone else rather than Malick we would forget to care.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
8
The actors lift the story above and beyond.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
9
Reality (2013)
A feast of eye candy and broad comic caterwauling.
Posted Apr 16, 2013
10
They can put a song across just like the Dreamgirls. What's not to like?
Posted Apr 16, 2013
11
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
12
Director Antoine Fuqua just winds it up and sets it loose.
Posted Mar 26, 2013
13
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
14
Snitch (2013)
Makes its point, bluntly.
Posted Mar 22, 2013
15
Imagine a student video project with professional production values.
Posted Mar 22, 2013
16
So is Harmony Korine telling a cautionary tale or just trying to shock the squares? Why not both?
Posted Mar 22, 2013
17
Ms. Fanning, veteran of several domestic dramas, captures the rapture of the wonder years with ease.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
18
Admission (2013)
The jokes are subtle but sharply pointed, the dialogue is smart without being cruel.
Posted Mar 21, 2013
19
Maybe the best environmental documentary.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
20
The Call (2013)
Taut, exciting thriller.
Posted Mar 20, 2013
21
Traffic alert: Hideous comedian pileup on the interstate.
Posted Mar 15, 2013
22
Stark, deadpan, and darkly dry.
Posted Mar 15, 2013
23
24
Not the most eloquent "outrage doc."
Posted Mar 13, 2013
25
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
26
There's a small writing problem.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
27
Harana (2012)
Nostalgic travelogue, a Filipino Buena Vista Social Club.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
28
Mekong Hotel (2016)
Indulges the writer-director's taste for near-catatonic pacing combined with supernatural comings and goings.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
29
Stoker (2013)
A psychological, vaguely soap-operatic, decidedly gothic framework of cruelty and deceit.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
30
Kiarostami's "foreign tour" has proved beneficial for the Iranian filmmaker.
Posted Mar 13, 2013
31
No (2013)
Wildly colorful strokes, full of bitter humor.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
32
Barbara (2012)
Stories of characters like Barbara continue to have meaning, even in a "free" society.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
33
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
34
Phantom (2013)
Scuttle it.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
35
Erring only slightly on the Hallmark side.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
36
Safe Haven (2013)
37
The Big Whocares-ski.
Posted Mar 7, 2013
38
Lore (2013)
The portrait is miniature and yet indelible, a ghostly reminder of the 20th century.
Posted Mar 5, 2013
39
Food for thought.
Posted Mar 5, 2013
40
For its candor and impact, deserves to be seen and discussed.
Posted Mar 5, 2013
41
42
Antiviral (2013)
A very accomplished film, especially for a debut.
Posted Feb 15, 2013
43
56 Up (2013)
A completely unique and remarkable documentary project.
Posted Feb 14, 2013
44
The most intense, nail-bitingly suspenseful thriller franchise "from the dark side" these days is not the product of a screenwriter's imagination.
Posted Feb 14, 2013
45
Director Van Sant's heart doesn't appear to be quite in it.
Posted Feb 14, 2013
46
Lazy comedy doesn't mean diddly-squat.
Posted Feb 14, 2013
47
48
Stallone and Hill make the often-corny dialogue sound not only plausible but weirdly logical.
Posted Feb 8, 2013
49
Side Effects (2013)
Squanders its good will by making a beeline for a "they-did-it-for-the-money" denouement.
Posted Feb 8, 2013
50
One of the tiredest movies ever associated with those three actors.
Posted Feb 8, 2013