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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 2 years, 1 month 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 2 years, 1 month 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, 2 months 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, 3 months ago
21 votes
The Hunger Games
Reviewed by lotr23
If you think that the dehumanizing, brutally atrocious behavior that is showcased in The Hunger Games seems too far-fetched or like something that would never happen in real life or like something that "only happens in the movies," all I ca... More
Promoted 2 years, 3 months ago
7 votes
The Dark Knight Rises
Reviewed by johanlefourbe
Personally, this movie was my top priority for this year. What is it any good? Yes, it was pretty awesome. Was it better than 'The Dark Knight'? No way... I'm not sure if it was actually even better than 'Batman Begins' but it is definitely... More
Promoted 2 years, 3 months ago
42 votes
Toy Story 3
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"We've done our duty. Andy's grown up." Even for a consistently-reliable studio like Pixar, the notion of Toy Story 3 seemed risky due to the time-honoured tradition of part threes being unnecessary and below-par. The Godfather: Part III... More
Promoted 2 years, 3 months ago
8 votes
Life Is Beautiful
Reviewed by AgentLexi
[carrying his son through the camp] ''You are such a good boy. You sleep now. Dream sweet dreams. Maybe we are both dreaming. Maybe this is all a dream, and in the morning, Mommy will wake us up with milk and cookies. Then, after we eat,... More
Promoted 2 years, 3 months ago
12 votes
The Dark Knight Rises
Reviewed by Spunkeroo
"You think this can last? There's a storm coming, Mr. Wayne. You and your friends better batten down the hatches, because when it hits, you're all gonna wonder how you ever thought you could live so large and leave so little for the rest of... More
Promoted 2 years, 3 months ago
8 votes
Shame
Reviewed by talia_sparkle
Stunningly shot film with phenomenal performances by all involved, Shame is further proof that former artist, Steve McQueen, has complete mastery over the cinematic form. Michael Fassbender gives the performance of his life (which is rea... More
Promoted 2 years, 3 months ago
10 votes
The Dark Knight Rises
Reviewed by SJMJ91
After four long years of waiting, the third and final instalment in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy has finally been unleashed. Prior its release, The Dark Knight Rises had already received exceedingly high expectations from audiences ... More
Promoted 2 years, 4 months ago
24 votes
The Avengers
Reviewed by Xanadon't
What can I possibly say about The Avengers that you haven't already read somewhere else? Probably nothing. But I'll throw my two cents in anyway... Over the years Marvel Studios has captured the imagination of both comic-book nerds and n... More
Promoted 2 years, 4 months ago
12 votes
The Amazing Spider-Man
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"We all have secrets: the ones we keep... and the ones that are kept from us." Arriving only five years after Spider-Man 3, 2012's The Amazing Spider-Man represents a reboot of the Spider-Man film series, starting again from scratch a me... More
Promoted 2 years, 4 months ago
9 votes
Pi
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''There will be no order, only chaos.'' A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature. Faith in Chaos. Sean Gullette: Maximillian Cohen Max is a mathematician who tries... More
Promoted 2 years, 4 months ago
17 votes
Thor
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Thor, Odin's Son, through your arrogance and stupidity, you have opened these peaceful realms and innocent lives to the horror and devastation of war..." By serving as an origin story for Marvel's God of Thunder, Thor denotes the next s... More
Promoted 2 years, 4 months ago
11 votes
The Shining
Reviewed by Prelude
Does this film really need a review? I mean, it's The Shining! Everyone has seen it, right? And if you haven't whats wrong, why aren't you running to the video store to buy it? It's certainly Stephen King's best adaptation, but I thin... More
Promoted 2 years, 5 months ago
9 votes
The Room
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"You are lying! I never hit you! You are tearing me apart, Lisa!" There are countless bad movies out there. Most of them end up fading into obscurity on account of their downright awful nature rendering them unbearable. Yet, every now an... More
Promoted 2 years, 5 months ago
12 votes
A Separation
Reviewed by lotr23
The avalanche of moral, ethical, legal and emotional dilemmas that emerges during A Separation is the best late Christmas gift for any lover of great drama. This is an overwhelming, stupefyingly well-crafted motion picture that succeeds as ... More
Promoted 2 years, 5 months ago