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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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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
4 votes
Cinema Paradiso
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''Life isn't like in the movies. Life... is much harder.'' A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist. Salvatore Casci... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
8 votes
The Town
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"This is the not-fucking-around crew, so get me something that looks like a print because this not fucking around thing is about to go both ways." When Gone Baby Gone entered multiplexes in 2007, Ben Affleck soared from a tolerable star ... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
10 votes
Pushing Daisies
Reviewed by Uber
Pushing Daisies' first season was cut short due to the Writers Guild strike and was canceled before the second season was finished due to low ratings. Baring all there troubles, Pushing Daisies was one of the best shows to air in the last ... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
14 votes
Downfall
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''Many mistakes have been made. Be ruthless. Life doesn't forgive weakness. This so-called humanity is religious drivel. Compassion is an eternal sin. To feel compassion for the weak is a betrayal of nature. The strong can only triumph if t... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
6 votes
The Men Who Stare at Goats
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Now more than ever, we need the Jedi." At the commencement of The Men Who Stare at Goats, a disclaimer reveals "More of this is true than you would believe". And this is very credible, because this tale of the U.S. Army's attempts to ha... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago
9 votes
Little Miss Sunshine
Reviewed by The Cinephile
A dysfunctional family travels hundreds of miles on their bus, just to enter the daughter in a beauty pageant. When talking about dysfunctional families, you can't get much better than this one. Little Miss Sunshine is a perfect blend of... More
Promoted 3 years, 10 months ago