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7 votes
Suikoden
Reviewed by ape
In 1996, Konami decided to release an RPG on the Playstation game console in North America. This RPG wasn’t visually stunning, it wasn’t 3D, and it just looked like a run-of-the-mill role playing experience...But remember back to when y... More
Promoted 1 year, 8 months ago
7 votes
Jeff, Who Lives at Home
Reviewed by lotr23
In 2006, the directing duo composed of brothers Jay and Mark Duplass made something fantastic with meager resources. Their independent drama The Puffy Chair is one of my all-time favorite road trip movies and, from what I've seen so far, it... More
Promoted 1 year, 8 months ago
8 votes
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"My dear Frodo, you asked me once if I had told you everything there was to know about my adventures. Well, I can honestly say I've told you the truth, I may not have told you all of it." Following up Peter Jackson's groundbreaking The L... More
Promoted 1 year, 8 months ago
9 votes
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Reviewed by SJMJ91
After going through pre-production hell and waiting for many years, the first prequel of The Lord Of The Rings trilogy is finally here! Maximum expectations for The Hobbit had already been raised following the critically acclaimed reaction ... More
Promoted 1 year, 9 months ago
6 votes
Blue Valentine
Reviewed by lotr23
In a holiday season that has been full of so-called "Oscar contenders" that have been mostly decent yet nowhere close to greatness, BLUE VALENTINE has come along as the most refreshing of exceptions. Easily 2010's most powerful and devastat... More
Promoted 1 year, 9 months ago
8 votes
Easy A
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Whatever happened to chivalry? Does it only exist in 80's movies? I want John Cusack holding a boombox outside my window. I wanna ride off on a lawnmower with Patrick Dempsey. I want Jake from Sixteen Candles waiting outside the church for... More
Promoted 1 year, 9 months ago
8 votes
Grave of the Fireflies
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Why must fireflies die so young?" General mainstream audiences commonly consider animation a mere kiddie fare. However, not all animation is childish by nature. In the past 20 years, artistic and expressive Japanese animators have exerc... More
Promoted 1 year, 9 months ago
8 votes
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Reviewed by AgentLexi
"I know you doubt me. I know you always have. I often think of Bag End. That's where I belong. That's home. You don't have one. It was taken from you, but I will help you get it back if I can." From the smallest beginnings come the great... More
Promoted 1 year, 9 months ago
7 votes
My Neighbour Totoro
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Come out, come out, wherever you are! Japan's premier animator Hayao Miyazaki is often described as the "Japanese Walt Disney". Over the years, Miyazaki and Isao Takahata's Studio Ghibli has been responsible for countless animated maste... More
Promoted 1 year, 9 months ago
7 votes
Batman Begins
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''You traveled the world... Now you must journey inwards... to what you really fear... it's inside you... there is no turning back. Your parents' death was not your fault. Your training is nothing. The will to act is everything. If you ma... More
Promoted 1 year, 10 months ago
13 votes
Skyfall
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Three months ago, you lost the drive containing the identity of every agent embedded in terrorist organizations across the globe." In the case of Daniel Craig's James Bond adventures, third time really is a charm. After 2006's Casino Ro... More
Promoted 1 year, 10 months ago
29 votes
Forrest Gump
Reviewed by GemLil
Every once in a while a film comes around that is so incredibly amazing that it leaves everyone stunned into silence. Forrest Gump is amazing but nobody can pin point exactly why, a silent understanding lies between one another that this mo... More
Promoted 1 year, 10 months ago
11 votes
The Amazing Spider-Man
Reviewed by SJMJ91
It has been approximately 10 years since the release of the first Spider-Man in the trilogy and has since then been a successful blockbuster franchise. That is up until Spider-Man 3 came along, which had disappointed the majority of fans an... More
Promoted 1 year, 11 months ago
4 votes
A Clockwork Orange
Reviewed by Karolina
How is this film 'weird'? Obviously the people calling this film that and such, have yet to see a truly weird film, or are just in need of a dictionary. This has to be one of the most overrated and dated films ever made. I just don't get it... More
Promoted 1 year, 11 months ago
11 votes
Looper
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Time travel has not yet been invented. But thirty years from now, it will have been." Following in the footsteps of Source Code and The Adjustment Bureau, 2012's Looper is a science fiction film with welcome intelligence and originality... More
Promoted 1 year, 11 months ago
14 votes
The Tree of Life
Reviewed by Bml93
"The only way to be happy is to love. Unless you love, your life will flash by." [img id=1862985 width=300full] Well. What can you say? After I saw this film I needed some time to let it sink in. You can't deny that this is a very ambi... More
Promoted 1 year, 12 months ago
11 votes
Jaws
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"You're gonna need a bigger boat." Though decades have passed since it first entered theatres in 1975, Steven Spielberg's Jaws still assuredly holds its position as one of the greatest thrillers of all time, and remains an important cine... More
Promoted 2 years ago
8 votes
Ted
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Thunder buddies for life, right, Johnny?" Ted is the feature film debut of writer/director/star Seth MacFarlane, who's best known for his hit television show Family Guy. It's hardly surprising, then, that the film bears a notable resemb... More
Promoted 2 years, 1 month ago