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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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 months ago
7 votes
1984
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make the claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it. Not merely the validity of exper... More
Promoted 3 years, 9 months ago
4 votes
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"You stole the lightning bolt!" Consisting of five main volumes and three supplemental books, Rick Riordan's popular Percy Jackson series must have been an easy sell for any studio. It contains heroes, villains, monsters, wish fulfilment... More
Promoted 3 years, 9 months ago
4 votes
If....
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"There's no such thing as a wrong war. Violence and revolution are the only pure acts." Helmed by film critic-turned-director Lindsay Anderson, If.... is an acidic assault on the imbalance of power and an experimental ode to revolution. ... More
Promoted 3 years, 9 months ago
3 votes
Bayonetta
Reviewed by Derron
First things first: this game is TOUGH. Not "I can't beat this level my thumbs are bleeding" tough, but "I may never fully master the insane amount of weapon/challenges/unique combos in the game, but am gonna stay up way past my bedtime try... More
Promoted 3 years, 9 months ago