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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
3.5/4
Blue Jasmine (2013)
Just when it seemed like Allen was going to settle for cranking out a comic bauble every year for the rest of his career, he comes up with a vital and vibrant knockout of a movie.
Posted Aug 9, 2013
2
2/4
Lovelace (2013)
A timid gloss on a hardcore subject.
Posted Aug 8, 2013
3
1.5/4
4
3/4
Elysium (2013)
Furiously exciting sci-fi, carefully considered and loaded with allegories and social commentary.
Posted Aug 7, 2013
5
Our Nixon (2013)
It evokes a such crazy quilt of emotions and memories that children all over America are going to be wondering why their grandparents are crying or throwing shoes at the TV or both.
Posted Aug 2, 2013
6
2/4
2 Guns (2013)
An unremarkable, standard-issue shoot-em-up that rests entirely on the charisma of its two stars.
Posted Aug 2, 2013
7
3/4
Blackfish (2013)
Blackfish is intended to rattle and provoke in the hopes of bringing about change.
Posted Aug 2, 2013
8
3/4
Just as comic-book movie fatigue was starting to set in, along comes The Wolverine to revive a moribund summer of superheroes.
Posted Jul 26, 2013
9
3/4
10
2.5/4
Maniac (2013)
A creepy experiment that stays with you.
Posted Jul 25, 2013
11
3/4
Whatever role prejudice have played a part in the shooting - Oscar and his friends were black, and the officers were white - Fruitvale Station refuses to turn the incident into a statement on race and divisiveness.
Posted Jul 25, 2013
12
2/4
The coming-of-age tale The Way, Way Back is sweet, heartfelt and utterly trite and predictable from beginning to end.
Posted Jul 19, 2013
13
3/4
Broken (2013)
Although there are some light moments and traces of dark humor, Broken's overall aura is one of dread.
Posted Jul 19, 2013
14
3/4
V/H/S/2 (2013)
V/H/S/ 2 is raw and rough-edged and rude. It is also, for the hardcore horror fan, a total blast.
Posted Jul 19, 2013
15
2/4
16
3/4
An uncommonly intense and frightening experience.
Posted Jul 19, 2013
17
3.5/4
Mocking the improbable characters and bizarre juxtapositions is too literal and superficial a reading of this dreamy, entrancing movie.
Posted Jul 19, 2013
18
2.5/4
Pacific Rim (2013)
There are long sequences in this movie that merit that most overused of terms: "Awesome."
Posted Jul 12, 2013
19
1/4
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
20
2/4
21
2.5/4
22
2/4
Director Gore Verbinski has adopted the more-is-better approach he used in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, crowding the movie with so many extraneous characters and subplots that the film becomes an endurance test.
Posted Jul 3, 2013
23
2/4
World War Z (2013)
World War Z opens with an undeniable bang. But if this is the way the world ends, we're going out with a whimper.
Posted Jun 21, 2013
24
3.5/4
25
2/4
Why did Coppola make this movie?
Posted Jun 20, 2013
26
2/4
The East (2013)
The latest collaboration between director Zal Batmanglij and screenwriter Brit Marling suffers from the same problem as their previous picture, Sound of My Voice: It's taut, compelling, unpredictable and completely wipes out in the final few minutes.
Posted Jun 20, 2013
27
3/4
A warm and affectionate comedy about that last great summer when you're 13 or 14 and you don't realize just how much your life is about to change and things will never be the same.
Posted Jun 20, 2013
28
2/4
Man of Steel (2013)
Man of Steel starts feeling like just another generic superhero movie - the exact opposite to the radical and unique stamp Nolan placed on the Dark Knight trilogy
Posted Jun 13, 2013
29
3/4
Most of the celebrities playing things straight (Michael Cera is a notable exception, portrayed as a cokehead sex addict who likes blowing cocaine into people's faces without warning).
Posted Jun 12, 2013
30
3.5/4
Hawke and Delpy, who co-wrote the screenplay with Linklater, have the sort of rapport that makes you believe they've loved each other for years. This makes it all the more painful when they start to drift apart.
Posted Jun 6, 2013
31
1/4
The Purge (2013)
The film has some vague things to say about class and racial differences, but they are drowned out by the sounds of blasting shotguns and huge knives being plunged into chests.
Posted Jun 6, 2013
32
2/4
After Earth (2013)
Too bad, too, that the CGI creatures in the film look as fake as the monkeys in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Posted May 31, 2013
33
2/4
Apropos of its title, The English Teacher feels like a movie written as a homework assignment.
Posted May 30, 2013
34
3/4
35
36
1/4
This odious, mean-spirited movie appropriates the title and the characters from the previous pictures and sends them on a would-be adventure involving gangsters, gold bars and that pinnacle of hilarity, decapitated giraffes.
Posted May 24, 2013
37
3/4
Frances Ha (2013)
A modern fairy tale about a girl whose golden heart refuses to tarnish.
Posted May 23, 2013
38
3/4
Pieta (2013)
Like many South Korean films, revenge is a major theme here, although the way Kim handles it is particularly subtle and surprising: It sneaks up on you.
Posted May 23, 2013
39
3/4
That churning in your stomach may be unpleasant, but it's necessary for the film to deliver its knockout punch.
Posted May 23, 2013
40
Phil Spector (2013)
It's an insidious whitewash of a convicted killer and an infamous smear of his victim. It's a shame on all involved.
Posted May 22, 2013
41
3/4
The film works better as a thrilling but superficial celebration of two incredible athletes instead of a personal portrait of two world-famous women who continue to make sports history.
Posted May 15, 2013
42
3/4
Kon Tiki (2013)
43
3.5/4
Simon Killer (2013)
Simon Killer is a sensory, experiential film - more of a state of mind than a straightforward story.
Posted May 15, 2013
44
3.5/4
The movie delivers the goods on both narrative and razzle-dazzle action levels.
Posted May 14, 2013
45
3/4
A departure for Studio Ghibli - an emotionally nuanced, nostalgic look at the past that is grounded in everyday reality but retains the humor and delight that are part of the studio's trademark.
Posted May 10, 2013
46
2.5/4
In the House (2013)
Savor In the House for its meta-exploration of adolescence, class resentment and suppressed desire, but don't expect much more.
Posted May 10, 2013
47
2.5/4
Peeples (2013)
48
2/4
49
2/4
The movie plays like an undercooked pie that hasn't had enough time to cool and settle.
Posted May 3, 2013
50
2.5/4
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Just like he does with those crummy Sherlock Holmes movies, Downey elevates this rather flimsy material with his sheer presence.
Posted May 3, 2013