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7 votes
No Country for Old Men
Reviewed by propelas
In «No Country For Old Men» action placed on today but it could also act as a classic westerns. Set against the vast deserts of Texas deals with issues such as greed, the amorality, the brutalization of society and belief in values and me... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
13 votes
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''The force is with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet.'' While Luke takes advanced Jedi training from Yoda, his friends are relentlessly pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. Mark Hamill: Luke Sky... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
6 votes
The Breakfast Club
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?" During the decade of the 80s John Hughes certainly had his share of classic teen flicks. Among some of his classic was Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Sixteen Candles and of course The Brea... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
4 votes
Big Trouble in Little China
Reviewed by The Flagship
This film epitomises the 80's action genre. It is nothing short of a hilarious master-piece with some of the most memorable characters of my childhood. The plot follows the All American trucker, Jack Burton, through the streets of China tow... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
8 votes
Closer
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Where is this love? I can't see it, I can't touch it. I can't feel it. I can hear it. I can hear some words, but I can't do anything with your easy words." For veteran filmmaker Mike Nichols, Closer is not unfamiliar terrain. Comparison... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
20 votes
Inception
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"You're asking me for Inception. I hope you do understand the gravity of that request." The critical mind boggles when confronted with the challenge of reviewing Inception. It's not that this is a particularly difficult movie to review, ... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
7 votes
Doubt
Reviewed by propelas
Shanley never gives a clear answer to that question. It leaves the viewer to decide, while giving him a sly hints, but without the leave no room for a no-doubt 'solution of the mystery. Thus composes a very interesting film enigma that is e... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
5 votes
21
Reviewed by Prelude
This movie was great!.... when I saw it 4 years ago, as a Canadian-made film called 'The Last Casino'. That's Hollywood for ya - no more original ideas left. They had to steal all Canadian actors, now they're stealing our movies too.... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
7 votes
True Grit
Reviewed by propelas
The film has violence, black humor, eccentricity. Plays but a very safe and simple dashboard. It has no trace of surprise. At the beginning you know how to finish what relations will be established between the key characters and what the wh... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
8 votes
The Fighter
Reviewed by lotr23
If there's something I've said in several other reviews of movies that are inherently cliche-based that deserves to be repeated here, it's this: if you can do something interesting with the conventional material you're working with, or if y... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
7 votes
Boy A
Reviewed by propelas
The director John Crowley made a film about forgiveness in gloomy tones. The english rain accompanies the hero's attempt to create in 24 of the life it deserves. But how hard is for someone to finally accept the label of criminal we all put... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
8 votes
Let Me In
Reviewed by lotr23
Those who read the synopsis for LET ME IN and aren't familiar with the Swedish film on which it is based, will be forgiven to think "Well, isn't it just TWILIGHT in reverse, with the girl as the vampire instead?" That's what goes to show yo... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
7 votes
Up
Reviewed by propelas
A lovely story about childhood innocence, the loneliness of old age, the dreams and illusions that give us strength and hope to move and the fact that often surprises us in the most unexpected way, painted with a magic brush that only innoc... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
5 votes
Babel
Reviewed by The Flagship
Nobody has ever told me that they enjoyed this film, and weighing in with a hefty 2.5 hours viewing time, I was a little reluctant at first to give it a try. Having missed the other two films in the supposed trilogy of Iñárritu's recent w... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
5 votes
Jingle All the Way
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"This can't happen. It's just a doll. It's just a stupid little plastic doll." After the tremendously successful Home Alone - which was produced on a $15 million budget and grossed almost half a billion worldwide - a sleuth of similar ho... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
10 votes
Orphan
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"I have a special surprise for you, Mommy!" In motion pictures, it's a widespread belief that children are the embodiment of pure evil. Perhaps not all kids are the spawn of Satan, but horror filmmakers realise that evil disguised behind... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
6 votes
Greenberg
Reviewed by propelas
Idon't know what to say about this movie!Not very good,not bad but definitely not something special. Ben Stiller was pretty good in this surpising role but we expect better things by Noah Baumbach. More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
6 votes
Fast Food Nation
Reviewed by Vix
Fast Food Nation takes a look at how the fast food industry affects people's lives and by doing so examines fast food culture, corporate america and illegal immigration. It is based on Eric Schlosser's non-fiction book of the same title. ... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago