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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
3/5
A Small Act (2010)
Palpably sincere and quietly moving.
Posted Apr 15, 2011
2
2/5
Cold Weather (2011)
It's an advance on Katz's other efforts.
Posted Apr 15, 2011
3
4/5
Clearly a labour of love.
Posted Apr 15, 2011
4
2/5
[A] largely witless medieval farrago...
Posted Apr 15, 2011
5
4/5
Its portrait of a floundering community is the film's strongest virtue.
Posted Apr 15, 2011
6
2/5
7
3/5
Scream 4 (2011)
The body count is high, as is Craven's determination to make us smile occasionally as the blood spurts.
Posted Apr 15, 2011
8
2/5
Rubber (2011)
Though the film is a bit of a tour de force and certainly original, it is never quite funny enough to sustain even its short length.
Posted Apr 8, 2011
9
1/5
The Roommate (2011)
A disaster from start to finish.
Posted Apr 8, 2011
10
4/5
Armadillo (2011)
Could be the most honest film about military combat ever made. And one of the best, too, focusing as it does on the effects of battle on front-line soldiers in a futile war.
Posted Apr 8, 2011
11
3/5
The chief wonder of this horror, directed by Gustavo Hernández, is that it was filmed with a digital camera in one single shot.
Posted Apr 8, 2011
12
4/5
Rio (2011)
13
4/5
Both the vices and virtues of youthful confidence are apparent in its muddied complexity and fluid brilliance.
Posted Apr 8, 2011
14
2/5
Despite some decent acting, the teenagers seem more cardboard than flesh and blood.
Posted Apr 8, 2011
15
4/5
Cold Fish (2011)
Sono orchestrates his tale with a skill that allows irony to match the horror and realism to dampen down the melodrama. Altogether, it's quite a feat.
Posted Apr 8, 2011
16
1/5
17
3/5
Killing Bono (2011)
hough overlong and sometimes patchy, this Irish comedy from Nick Hamm is a lively corrective to some of the more solemn portrayals of rock's nether regions.
Posted Apr 1, 2011
18
3/5
It tells a startling story of how one persistent seeker after truth triumphed despite everything put in her way.
Posted Apr 1, 2011
19
3/5
The siblings are a bit like Sense and Sensibility's Elinor and Marianne: quaint but somehow universal.
Posted Apr 1, 2011
20
2/5
Sucker Punch (2011)
This is a pretty awful botch-up, meaning far less than it seems to think.
Posted Apr 1, 2011
21
2/5
Blooded (2010)
Is it all based on fact or a complete fiction? Who knows, and do we ultimately care?
Posted Apr 1, 2011
22
3/5
[A] wondrous-looking, dreamily bloody, often wordless drama.
Posted Apr 1, 2011
23
2/5
Hop (2011)
It may be okay for kids under 10 but this anodyne movie will try the patience of the family audience for whom it strives mightily.
Posted Apr 1, 2011
24
3/5
Source Code (2011)
25
2/5
No saving grace here.
Posted Mar 25, 2011
26
3/5
The Eagle (2011)
27
3/5
28
2/5
Faster (2010)
29
2/5
30
3/5
Wake Wood (2009)
31
3/5
Submarine (2011)
32
4/5
Route Irish (2010)
You don't expect Ken Loach to make thrillers, but this one is an angry and relevant film about the perfidies embedded in the Iraq conflict.
Posted Mar 18, 2011
33
4/5
Still riveting stuff, beautifully acted out by Simone Signoret and Vera Clouzot, the director's wife.
Posted Mar 18, 2011
34
3/5
[A] genuinely uplifting documentary...
Posted Mar 18, 2011
35
2/5
Chalet Girl (2011)
Pursues its way to its feelgood conclusion with just a little wit and a goodly lump of sentiment.
Posted Mar 18, 2011
36
3/5
Matthew McConaughey, freed at last from several awful movies, seizes his chance impressively.
Posted Mar 18, 2011
37
4/5
38
4/5
Fair Game (2010)
It's a thriller that shows the twists and turns of fate with some skill but also rages effectively against the way the most powerful usually win.
Posted Mar 11, 2011
39
1/5
Hall Pass (2011)
It's hopelessly sentimental, without much of the infamous Farrelly Bros gross-out.
Posted Mar 11, 2011
40
3/5
Wells, whose first feature this is, knows how to shape a movie but it still seems a little like a superior piece of television, adorned by a posse of very watchable stars.
Posted Mar 11, 2011
41
2/5
The Resident (2012)
Swank works hard but the Oscar-winner must wonder what she was doing in this hokum.
Posted Mar 11, 2011
42
3/5
Patagonia (2010)
It is slow-paced, a bit overlong but almost lovingly sympathetic, as if some people's histories have a lot to tell us that we don't know.
Posted Mar 4, 2011
43
3/5
Rango (2011)
As animation, this is top class, and a mile away from the orthodox. Some of the detail is terrific, and the screenplay is sharply intelligent.
Posted Mar 4, 2011
44
2/5
Ironclad (2011)
Do you laugh or flinch at this sort of thing?
Posted Mar 4, 2011
45
3/5
Archipelago (2014)
Hogg, though a fine film-maker, doesn't always prevent us feeling that these people are not worth worrying about.
Posted Mar 4, 2011
46
2/5
47
4/5
Writer/director David Michod handles his material with great confidence, allowing some powerful acting.
Posted Feb 25, 2011
48
4/5
Waste Land (2010)
A well-made and often uplifting film that refuses to get angry yet still manages to point out that things aren't as they should be for a great many.
Posted Feb 25, 2011
49
2/5
Drive Angry (2011)
Harmless fun.
Posted Feb 25, 2011
50
2/5
If Pettyfer and Agron were less amorphous figureheads, and there had been a better script, the enjoyment might have been more.
Posted Feb 25, 2011