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Title Year Rating Rank Review
The Kid Who Would Be King2019801(full review)
Suspiria2018951(full review)
A Quiet Place2018902(full review) - Hold on to your popcorn...this one will scare ya.
Annihilation2018902(full review) - You may walk out of Annihilation or you may crawl…either way, you’re in for a hell of a ride.
Avengers: Infinity War2018902(full review) - Avengers: Infinity War may be the first toll of a bell signaling the end of an era but there’s still a few clangs yet to ring out.
Black Panther2018902(full review) - Black Panther roars but it's the ladies that soar.
Crazy Rich Asians2018902(full review)
If Beale Street Could Talk2018902(full review)
Incredibles 22018902(full review) - Slightly outpacing it's clever original, Incredibles 2 is a fast and furious entertainment rocket.
Love, Simon2018902(full review) - Funny and heartfelt, it may not live totally in the reality of now but it rhymes with the truth without much discord.
Mary Poppins Returns2018902(full review)
Pandas2018902(full review) - The cute quotient is off the charts.
The Favourite2018902(full review)
Whitney20188513(full review) - Didn't she almost have it all?
Bao20188014(full review) - Pixar is up to its old emotional manipulation tricks...and it works like charm in Bao.
Operation Finale20188014(full review)
Papillon20188014(full review)
Peter Rabbit20188014(full review) - Hip Hop Hooray
The Meg20188014(full review)
Alpha20187519(full review)
Deadpool 220187519(full review) - If you can forgive a rocky start, this is one sequel that feels like an equal.
Rampage20187519(full review) - You don’t necessarily need to lower your expectations to like what Rampage has to offer, you just have to go in with the right frame of mind.
Ant-Man and the Wasp20187022(full review) - Perfectly fine summer popcorn entertainment...but pales in comparison to the other two Marvel movies on 2018
Aquaman20187022(full review)
Game Night20187022(full review) - Worth a roll of the dice...
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween20186525(full review)
Life of the Party20186525(full review) - Once it overcomes some initial tone problems what results is a sweet, if completely predictable, comedy that has its heart and brain in the right place.
Hell Fest20186027(full review)
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again20186027(full review)
On the Basis of Sex20186027(full review)
Solo: A Star Wars Story20186027(full review) - The same problems of storytelling and purpose exist while watching Solo, yet it is a marked improvement in pace and plot over Rogue One.
The Nun20185531(full review)
Tomb Raider20185531(full review) - Sporadically entertaining but doesn't dig deep enou
Early Man20185033(full review) - https://joethemnmovieman.com/2018/02/16/ema/
Fifty Shades Freed20185033(full review) - Pretty lousy but there’s something strangely appealing in a movie you know is bad and wasn’t made to cater to your interests that frees one to not be stuffy and just go with it.
Insidious: The Last Key20185033(full review) - Just remember: it’s not art, it’s the fourth entry in the Insidious series.
The Commuter20184536(full review) - Harmless ride on the rails that's ultimately too Hitchcock-ian and Agatha Christie-ish for its own good.
Christopher Robin20184037(full review)
A Wrinkle in Time20183038(full review) - Considering the talent involved, this is the first real big whopper of a bummer of 201
Book Club20183038(full review) - An aggressively dull, pandering movie that manages to do a disservice to its distinguished actors and an intended audience already woefully underserved.
Tag20183038(full review) - One immature round of Tag is more than enough.
The Happytime Murders20183038(full review)
Breaking In20182042(full review) - A poor answer to the call for more female empowerment in movies, Breaking In is one you’ll want to get out of as fast as possible.
Holmes and Watson20182042(full review)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri20171001(full review) - A gift from Martin McDonagh to us all.
Blade Runner 20492017903(full review) - Bold, full-bodied entertainment.
Call Me by Your Name2017903(full review) - It’s a beautiful life, to be sure, but there’s an unseen struggle that’s captured here and it makes for one of the most tantalizing movies of 2017.
Coco2017903(full review) - Another original winner from PIXAR, surprisingly deep with dazzling animation.
Dunkirk2017903(full review) - A lean, mean, Nolan machine.
It2017903(full review) - Scare you it does and scare you it shall.
Logan2017903(full review) - If this is the end, what a way to go.
Paddington 22017903(full review) - A enormously entertaining bear-y tale, fun (and funny!) for the whole family.
Phantom Thread2017903(full review) - Excellent construction, masterful execution.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi2017903(full review) - The effects are top notch, the score from Williams sounds as glorious as ever, and try not to get a little choked up every time Fisher’s on screen.
The Shape of Water2017903(full review) - del Toro reaches new heights (or depths?) with The Shape of Water.
Thor: Ragnarok2017903(full review) - The rock concert fun these movies should always be. Puts the previous two films to absolute shame.
Wonder Woman2017903(full review) - A better movie than we all deserve...
Atomic Blonde20178515(full review) - Even if Atomic Blonde doesn’t necessarily turn the Cold War spy thriller on its head, it sure gives it a helluva decent set of stylish somersaults.
Darkest Hour20178515(full review) - DarkestHour turns out to be Oscar-ready Gary Oldman's finest.
Spider-Man: Homecoming20178515(full review) - Just the reenergizing kick in the pants Marvel was needing.
Annabelle: Creation20178018(full review) - Dolly deadly dearest...and fun.
Breathe20178018(full review) - Absorbing drama that has strong emotional resonance.
I, Tonya20178018(full review) - Margot Robbie will triple-axel into your heart...
Lady Bird20178018(full review) - When it flies, it soars. Metcalf and Ronan are award ready/worthy.
Murder on the Orient Express20178018(full review)
Only the Brave20178018(full review) - http://joethemnmovieman.com/2017/10/19/otb/
The Disaster Artist20178018(full review) - The more meta, the betta.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer20178018(full review) - Filled with arresting images and ideas that demand your attention.
Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary20178018(full review) - A fun doc with a good behind-the-scenes look at this cult classic.
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool20177527(full review) - Weird title,good movie.
Gerald's Game20177527(full review) - A Game worth checking out.
The Florida Project20177527(full review) - Thrives on pure instinct.
Beauty and the Beast20177030(full review) - Bittersweet, strange
Girls Trip20177030(full review) - Probably the best of the recent batch of Raunchy Lady comedies
Molly's Game20177030(full review) - Created by a one-eyed Jack, ruled by a commanding Queen.
Suburbicon20177030(full review) - With the icy cold heart of the Coens and Clooney's tendency toward warmth, there's an odd balance here but at least it's better than it's dreadful trailer.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets20177030(full review) - Check your high horse at the door and just enjoy the spectacle.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales20176535(full review) - Yo-Ho-Ho or Yo-Ho-OK?
Split20176535(full review) - Less of a thrill ride and more like an uncomfortable Sunday drive.
Wonderstruck20176535(full review) - Far from Haynes best work, it's too art house-y for kids and not quite grown up enough for adults. Still, the production design is exceptional as are the performances.
47 Meters Down20176038(full review) - Decent little bite of fun.
All I See Is You20176038(full review) - Creates a discord between two distinct tonal notes that never totally synch up, though it does have a few fleeting moments of harmony that have kept it lingering in my mind days after seeing it.
Happy Death Day20176038(full review) - Aimed squarely at the sleepover crowd, it's better than it should be but won't please gorehouds out for blood.
Life20176038(full review) - An odd, little (big-ish) bit of sci-fi mayhem.
Raw20176038(full review) - See it on an empty stomach.
The Mummy20176038(full review) - The potential was there to take a fun step forward but the studio is too, uh, wrapped up in their quest for a new franchise.
All the Money in the World20175544(full review) - Buyer beware...
The Greatest Showman20175544(full review) - I wouldn’t run away with this circus but I wouldn’t run from it either.
Downsizing20175046(full review) - http://joethemnmovieman.com/2018/01/06/ds/
Goodbye Christopher Robin20175046(full review) - Slow biopic with another terrible Margot Robbie performance
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle20175046(full review) - A fun but forgettable roll of the dice...
Wonder Wheel20175046(full review) - Winslet's wonderful but there's no thrill in this ride.
A Ghost Story20174050(full review) - A boring as watching paint dry (which someone actually does in this snoozer)
Home Again20174050(full review) - Plays like three episodes of a Netflix series Witherspoon wandered into.
Pitch Perfect 320174050(full review) - Plug your ears...
Jigsaw20173053(full review) - It's no puzzle why Lionsgate went back to an already dry well...
Justice League20173053(full review) - Not only do audiences deserve better, but so do the actors locked into contracts for future films.
Last Flag Flying20173053(full review) - A phony baloney road-tip story.
Mother!20173053(full review) - Come for Pfeiffer. Stay for...actually, don't stay.
Roman J. Israel, Esq.20173053(full review) - A film best to be buried in paperwork and forgotten.
A Bad Moms Christmas20171058(full review) - Coal for all involved with this stinker.
Table 1920171058 - Terrible - don't RSVP for this one.
The Snowman20171058(full review) - While it’s bound to be mentioned in the same breath as other Scandinavian-set thrillers, it not even fit to be included in the belch that follows that breath.
A Question of Faith2017561(full review) - A little old-fashioned change of pace never hurt anyone -- especially for us tired of the Marvel/DC brain-bleeds.
Wish Upon2017561(full review) - Heinously bad
Everybody Wants Some2016901(full review) - Plotless though it may be, it still offers the same sharp wisdom and warm hope Linklater is so good at injecting into his films.
Jackie2016903(full review) - A focused portrait of the woman behind the president.
Patriots Day2016903(full review) - Lace up, check it out.
Pete's Dragon2016903(full review) - Flies in as one of the best movies of 2016.
The Red Turtle2016903(full review) - A beautifully told piece thats part fairy-tale, part parable, and unexpectedly moving
Zootopia2016903(full review) - Worth multiple trips.
Captain America: Civil War2016858(full review) - Overstuffed but mighty filling.
Midnight Special2016858(full review) - A small wonder.
The Hateful Eight2016858(full review) - Bloody Agatha Christie yarn...
10 Cloverfield Lane20168011(full review) - A nice jolt of giddy old-fashioned movie-going fun.
Deadpool20168011(full review) - Bloody, violent, vulgar, and go-for-broke...just the shot in the arm the sagging super-hero genre needed.
Eye in the Sky20168011(full review) - A taut drama for discerning adults.
Green Room20168011(full review) - A squirm inducing spectacle.
Personal Shopper20168011(full review) - After 2014’s Clouds of Sills Maria, I’d introduce Personal Shopper as Exhibit B in my defense case in the People vs Kristen Stewart.
The Autopsy of Jane Doe20168011(full review) - Shouldn't be watched alone...
The Conjuring 220168011(full review) - Another fright delight...
The Legend of Tarzan20168011(full review) - This superhero wears a loincloth and swings away with the title of best summer blockbuster yet.
X-Men: Apocalypse20168011(full review) - Oddly energizing
Don't Breathe20167520(full review) - Right about the time you think you know whats coming next, the tables get flipped and then flipped again and then broken apart and then the pieces thrown at you.
Sausage Party20167520(full review) - Surreally filthy...and mighty tasy.
Swiss Army Man20167520(full review) - Let 'er rip!
The BFG20167520(full review) - This superhero wears a loincloth and swings away with the title of best summer blockbuster yet.
The Choice20167520(full review) - I fought The Choice, I fought it hard...but damned if it doesn't overcome a rocky start and prolonged ending to emerge as a above average Sparks weepie.
The Magnificent Seven20167520(full review) - It's overlong but it's engaging and entertaining, two things weve had a serious lack of in 2016.
The Shallows20167520(full review) - Shark looks nice but in general there should be less talking and more swimming.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot20167520(full review) - Fey can do it all...even drama.
Miss Sloane20167028(full review) - A nice movie for a nasty woman.
The Accountant20167028(full review) - Its not even tax season yet, but take some time to audit The Accountant.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them20166530(full review) - More good than fantastic...
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children20166530(full review) - If only it had stayed peculiar until the end...
Office Christmas Party20166530(full review) - You might want to leave early but stay until the end.
Sully20166530(full review) - Hanks is first class but this is an economy flight.
Assassin's Creed20166034(full review) - A power-up for video game adaptations.
Florence Foster Jenkins20166034(full review) - Like it's subject, slightly off-key.
Hail, Caesar!20166034(full review) - Not a Cohen best, but it's fun to goof off every now and then.
Hello, My Name Is Doris20166034(full review) - If you can handle squirming uncomfortably for 95 minutes, two good performances will be your reward.
Live by Night20166034(full review) - A minor infraction on an otherwise stellar resume. Slow but steady...
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 220166034(full review) - Opa! It's harmless.
The Boss20166034(full review) - Funnier than it should be but not as good as it could be.
The Purge: Election Year20166034(full review) - Gets my vote for the best entry in a shaky franchise.
Triple 920166034(full review) - A solid 6
Passengers20165043(full review) - In space, no one can hear you snore.
The 5th Wave20165043(full review) - Plays like a Muppet Babies retelling of Independence Day
The Finest Hours20165043(full review) - Merely fine...
Zoolander 220165043(full review) - Striking while the iron is cold as Blue Steel, it's a well-made bag of potato chips...mostly stale air.
Doctor Strange20164047(full review) - Destined to be the movie you beg to skip in a Marvel marathon.
Keeping Up with the Joneses20164047(full review) - Not worth the chase.
Me Before You20164047(full review) - A two hanky novel has been adapted by the author into a two-hour snoozer desperately in need of chemistry.
Now You See Me 220164047(full review) - Can we make this franchise disappear...or at least Jesse Eisenberg?
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies20164047(full review) - A bloodless mess that should have been bloody fun.
Ghostbusters20163552(full review) - Not great...but then again neither is the original if you're being totally honest with your childhood self.
Bad Moms20163053(full review) - Like the recent Ghostbusters reboot, here is a movie that doesnt know what to do with its perfectly capable but script stymied stars.
Monster Trucks20163053(full review) - Typical January roadkill.
The Neon Demon20163053(full review) - Ick.
The Space Between Us20163053(full review) - Best to keep your distance...
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back20162057(full review) - The worst movie Cruise has ever made? Probably.
Suicide Squad20162057(full review) - Instead of saving the day this stinker of a superhero film winds up burning down the house in a most spectacular fashion.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows20162057(full review) - Cowabunchacrap, dude.
The Divergent Series: Allegiant20162057(full review) - You won't want to pledge Allegiant
London Has Fallen20161061(full review) - Xenophobia never felt so tacky.
Mother's Day20161061(full review) - A backwards-facing blight
Mad Max: Fury Road20151001(full review) - A giant juggernaut of a summer blockbuster. All other summer films should bow down.
The Martian20151003(full review) - A whiz bang crowd pleaser so rarely made nowadays.
Brooklyn2015954(full review) - Sensitive tale with no villain in sight...a lovely film.
Carol2015905(full review) - Carol shows a beauty of a relationship damaged by societal norms, and the fight to reclaim whats true.
Creed2015905(full review) - A true knockout.
Inside Out2015905(full review)
Room2015905(full review) - An intense watch...an important one too.
Sicario2015905(full review) - From start to finish, a solid exercise in sustained suspense.
Spy2015905(full review) - A hilarious bit of globe-trotting fun.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens2015905(full review) - The sequel we've been waiting for since Return of the Jedi
Avengers: Age of Ultron20158512(full review) - A buffet of riches...but consume it slowly.
Jurassic World20158512(full review) - After the original, the best of the bunch.
Amy20158014(full review) - A tough, haunting look at the rise and fall of Winehouse.
Chi-Raq20158014(full review) - A timely tale of war, violence, and peace.
Circle20158014(full review) - Let this circle be unbroken...
Concussion20158014(full review) - Smith's least showy role...and best performance to date.
Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, The20158014(full review) - A thrilling end...but leave the kiddies at home.
Krampus20158014(full review) - Not exactly a Christmas horror-miracle, but has its fair share of fun with audiences.
Love & Mercy20158014(full review)
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl20158014(full review)
Spotlight20158014(full review) - What true journalism used to look like.
The Big Short20158014(full review) - McKay and co. burst some bubbles.
The Dressmaker20158014(full review) - A wicked, haute couture hoot.
The Good Dinosaur20158014(full review) - A good dino indeed.
The Hunting Ground20158014(full review) - Should be required viewing for all incoming freshmen.
The Visit20158014(full review) - Worth your time and the spike in your blood pressure.
Youth20158014(full review) - Easy to hate, hard to lovelike most good movies should be.
A Walk in the Woods20157529(full review) - The journey, though bumpy at times, is worth taking.
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon20157529(full review) - A Lampoon love letter...with lotsa boobs.
Far from the Madding Crowd20157529(full review)
Furious 720157529(full review) - Revenge is a dish best served at 180mph.
Grandma20157529(full review) - A bad-ass Grandma for Tomlin.
Land of Mine20157529(full review) - Just when you thought all the good WWII stories had been told...
Macbeth20157529(full review) - Double double...it's worth the toil and trouble to see this.
Magic Mike XXL20157529(full review) - The unicorn of sequels...one far superior to the first.
San Andreas20157529(full review) - Grade A American disaster cheese...and worth every single slice.
Sanjay's Super Team20157529(full review) - Middle of the road effort for Pixar, but has a big heart.
Secret in Their Eyes20157529(full review) - As far as remakes go, this is one of the stronger ones.
Sisters20157529(full review) - Still waiting for that perfect Poehler and Fey pairing.
Tales of Halloween20157529(full review) - A fun new favorite for your Halloween watchlist.
Tomorrowland20157529(full review) - Not quite the great big beautiful tomorrow of a film it could have been...but still worth the trip.
Clown20157043(full review)
Goosebumps20157043(full review) - Spooky fun but low on overall substance.
Hotel Transylvania 220157043(full review) - An upgrade from the original stay.
I’ll See You in My Dreams20157043(full review) - A nice change of pace, featuring a radiant lead performance.
Mistress America20157043(full review) - The first Noah Baumbach movie I'd willingly revisit.
The D Train20157043(full review) - Hop aboard this indie comedy with its fair share of high-risk turns...
Vacation20157043(full review) - This trip down the holiday road isn't as bumpy as you might expect.
We Are Your Friends20157043(full review) - A brotastic EDM retreadof Cocktail. I'm not complaining.
Entourage20156551(full review) - Suprisingly sunny bro-fest.
Goodnight Mommy20156551(full review) - Occasionaly good, rarely great.
Hot Pursuit20156551(full review) - Sure the laughs are cheapbut theyre laughs all the same.
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation20156551(full review) - Impressive stunts, so-so execution.
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse20156551(full review) - Has a pulse, albeit a faint one.
The Danish Girl20156551(full review) - Struggles with truth in a film about authenticity.
The Intern20156551(full review) - The least tedious Nancy Meyers movie to date, suprisingly charming.
Insidious Chapter 320156058(full review)
Joy20155559(full review) - Better than American Hustle...so there's that.
Fifty Shades of Grey20155060(full review) - Exactly the follow-up film I expected from the screenwriter of Saving Mr. Banks...
Freeheld20155060(full review) - When the end credits Miley Cyrus song is the most memorable thing about the movie, you know there's a problem.
In the Heart of the Sea20155060(full review) - More Jaws: The Revenge than Moby Dick.
Poltergeist20155060(full review) - Totally unnecessary.
Trumbo20155060(full review) - A hammy take on a dark time in Hollywood history. Straight to HBO.
Wedding Ringer, The20154565(full review) - Finally...a not-annoying showcase for Kevin Hart. Bad, but not that bad.
American Ultra20154066(full review) - Puff Puff Pass on this one.
Blackhat20154066(full review) - Might as well just re-watch The Net and save some money.
Longest Ride, The20154066(full review) - Typical Sparks suds-a-thon...
Minions20154066(full review) - Sometimes its better to support than lead...
Pitch Perfect 220154066(full review) - A low note, though not without some decent harmony.
Woman in Gold20154066(full review) - Pure pyrite
Daddy's Home20153072(full review) - Irksome and unpleasant...this Daddy has issues.
Jem and the Holograms20153072(full review) - In serious need of autotune.
Terminator Genisys20153072(full review) - You'll want to exodus.
The Gallows20153072(full review) - Hangs its audience out to dry
Aloha20152076(full review) - Hula on by this stinky pot of poi.
Boy Next Door, The20152076(full review) - Ishy erotic thriller...
Point Break20152076(full review) - Sinks like a stone
The Lazarus Effect20152076(full review) - The only thing that needs reiving at the end of this cheap-o effort are the audiences.
Victor Frankenstein20152076(full review) - No pulse.
Love the Coopers20151081(full review) - Moldy fruitcake all around.
Boyhood20141001(full review) - The most satisfying film of 2014. Patricia Arquette is amazing.
Song of the Sea20141002(full review) - A high water mark for film in 2014 and for animated films in general...
Grand Budapest Hotel, The2014953(full review) - A film of numerous superlatives, The Grand Budapest Hotel is, for my money, the finest film to date from Wes Anderson
Lava2014953(full review) - One of the best shorts yet from Pixar.
Godzilla2014905(full review)
Gone Girl2014905(full review) - Wicked good fun.
Guardians of the Galaxy2014905(full review) - If the previous Marvel superhero films equate to a stretch limo with your cool aunts and uncles, then Guardians of the Galaxy is the party bus transporting your crazy cousins.
Lone Survivor2014905(full review)
Raid 2: Berandal, The2014905(full review) - The Godfather Part II of Indonesian gangster films?
The Babadook2014905(full review) - Frightfully good...
The Imitation Game2014905(full review) - While maybe not an edge-of-your-seat thriller, it is absolutely one that will command you to lean forward and look harder at whats underneath it all
American Sniper20148512(full review) - A powerfully moving tale of service and sacrifice
Captain America: The Winter Soldier20148512(full review) - Chris Evans is now giving The Hulk a run for his money in the muscle department...
Foxcatcher20148512(full review) - True crime dramas dont get much better than this impressive examination of personal and professional obsession.
Housebound20148512(full review) - Chills equally matched with laughs.
How to Train Your Dragon 220148512(full review) - Has a heart...and knows how to use it.
Still Alice20148512(full review) - A film of grace and dignity, led by future Best Actress Oscar winner Moore.
The Fault in Our Stars20148512(full review) - Little fault to be found in this perfectly imperfect adaptation of the YA weeper.
The Homesman20148512(full review) - So very bleak...but so good.
The Taking of Deborah Logan20148512(full review) - Solid scares, one of the best the found footage genre has to offer.
A Most Violent Year20148021(full review) - Fans of those 70s and 80s potboiler crime dramas should take note...
Big Hero 620148021(full review) - The start of a beautiful friendship...
Cake20148021(full review) - More of a pie person, but this Cake is a filling slice.
Cold in July20148021(full review) - The grim noir cousin to Blood Simple...
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes20148021(full review) - Wisely keeps those damn dirty humans at bay...
Edge of Tomorrow20148021(full review) - Cruise remakes Groundhog Day as a sci-fi thrill ride...and finds his first formidable co-star in quite some time.
Finding Vivian Maier20148021(full review) - Fascinating doc that uncovers a mysterious life.
John Wick20148021(full review) - Way, WAY better than it has any right to be.
Last Days in Vietnam20148021(full review) - A documentary with an action move at its core.
Paddington20148021(full review) - An unexpected charmer...
Virunga20148021(full review) - Timely doc is more than just a gorilla pic.
22 Jump Street20147532(full review) - Channing Tatum & Jonah Hill earn good grades in their summer sequel.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day20147532(full review) - Better than you think it is going to be...
Amazing Spider-Man 2, The20147532(full review) - A marked improvement over the first film, though viewers should buckle up for tonal whiplash.
Earth to Echo20147532(full review) - The best family movie you probably won't see this year...nostalgia all around.
Fading Gigolo20147532(full review) - A fine film with extra fine performances.
Get On Up20147532(full review) - Even overly sanitized, this James Brown biopic proves the funk never really quit.
Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The20147532(full review) - Still a bit ponderous, but a journey worth taking.
Interstellar20147532(full review) - Some cracks in this rocket ship...
Into the Woods20147532(full review) - Still has its problems...but all is (mostly) forgiven.
Kristy20147532(full review) - For once a Netflix suggestion pans out!
Labor Day20147532(full review)
Maleficent20147532(full review) - Too CGI-y for my taste, but Jolie is deliciously fun.
Monuments Men, The20147532(full review) - Raiders of the Lost Art
Muppets Most Wanted20147532(full review) - An improvement over the original: better songs, less humans, more Muppets.
Only Lovers Left Alive20147532(full review) - Pretty sure I liked it...though it probably should have gone by its original title: Hipster Vampire Namedroppers
RoboCop20147532(full review) - Don't be a fuddy duddy about this one...
Seymour: An Introduction20147532(full review) - Hakwe knows how to treat his elders.
The Theory of Everything20147532(full review) - Though very Hallmark Hall of Fame-y, the two leading performance are stellar.
Under the Skin20147532(full review)
Alive Inside20147051(full review) - Music for the soul...
Intruders20147051(full review) - Better than the title and poster would have you believe.
Magic in the Moonlight20147051(full review) - http://joethemnmovieman.com/2014/08/01/movie-review-magic-in-the-moonlight/
Need for Speed20147051(full review) - No need to see Need for Speed unless you can put your brain on cruise control. Imogen Poots continues to steal movies from under her male counterparts.
Oculus20147051(full review) - This mirror is polished.
Rio 220147051(full review) - works a kind of magic that turns an entire cast of usually obnoxious performers into an appealing band of colorful characters
X-Men: Days of Future Past20147051(full review) - An enjoyable (if surgically calculated) seventh entry.
Dracula Untold20146558(full review) - A Dracula tale worth telling.
In Secret20146558(full review) - One of the small films that would be quite easy to miss at a better time of year
LEGO Movie, The20146558(full review) - Have aspirin ready after this brain stem rattler.
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones20146558(full review) - Neither a home run nor a strike out, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones comfortably rides that mediocre fence with one foot firmly planted on the what-the-hell-I-liked-it side.
The Other Woman20146558(full review) - The film feels choppy though it does manage to find some smooth waters for Diaz and Mann to sail.
Transformers: Age of Extinction20146558(full review) - Big, dumb, and loud. And you were expecting....?
Unbroken20146558(full review) - Missing the emotion...but a story worth knowing.
Annabelle20146065(full review) - Better than your average creepy doll pic...
Endless Love20146065(full review) - Gets the job done...the best option this Valentine weekend.
Lucy20146065(full review) - Looney tunes and totally nutso...but never boring.
Mr. Turner20146065(full review) - Murder on the backside...but lovely to look at.
Non-Stop20146065(full review) - If you can check your logic in the overhead bin and keep your rolled eyes in the upright position, Non-Stop is harmless entertainment
Sex Tape20146065(full review) - Not sure which of the endings I liked the best because the film, um, climaxes several times
The Boxtrolls20146065(full review) - Finds Laika coasting rather than accelerating...still, not bad.
Tusk20146065(full review)
The Purge: Anarchy20145573(full review) - More like a violent twist on the plot for Adventures in Babysitting
Annie20145074(full review) - Not as bad as it looks...but still wholly unnecessary.
Big Eyes20145074(full review) - Big Eyes...little impact.
Divergent20145074(full review) - More derivative than divergent.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby20145074(full review) - Ho-hum and hum drum
The Hundred-Foot Journey20145074(full review) - Half baked and missing a few key ingredients.
The Skeleton Twins20145074(full review) - Not enough meat on the bones...
What If20145074(full review) - Radcliffe is no leading man...but keep that Zoe Kazan around.
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb20144581(full review) - Almost goes out in fine form...until those last five minutes...
Bad Words20144082(full review) - Bad Words...more like Bad Feelings.
Expendables 3, The20144082(full review)
Million Dollar Arm20144082(full review) - Swing and a miss...
Nut Job, The20144082(full review)
Pompeii20143586(full review) - More love than lava.
That Awkward Moment20143586(full review)
Draft Day20143088(full review) - The Good News: Kevin Coster in in fine form. The Bad News: this movie is boring as hell.
Noah20143088(full review) - Middle Earth meets Waterworld
Ride Along20143088(full review)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)20143088(full review) - Its truly time to let these teenage reptiles graduate.
This Is Where I Leave You20143088(full review) - Plastic and phony -- like Jane Fonda's boobs.
Wish I Was Here20143088(full review)
And So It Goes20142094(full review) - And so you shouldn't go...
Blended20142094(full review) - Third time is for sure not the charm.
Hercules20142094(full review) - Swords and sandals snoozefest...
Into the Storm20142094(full review) - The cinematic equivalent of cocking your head to the side and shrugging your shoulders.
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit20142094(full review)
Jersey Boys20142094(full review) - Not terrible...awful.
The Gambler20142094(full review) - Cannot ante up...
The Judge20142094(full review) - Jury says...this one stinks.
The November Man20142094(full review)
The Water Diviner20142094(full review) - Want to know what it feels like to yawn for 111 minutes straight??
Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters20142094(full review) - Vampire Academy sucks. It bites.
Winter's Tale20142094(full review) - Awful.
A Million Ways to Die in the West201415106(full review) - Seth MacFarlane gives Adam Sandler a run for his money on who will emerge with the worst comedy of the summer. Awful.
Starry Eyes20145107(full review) - A wicked and scary Hollywood morality tale.
Tammy20145107(full review) - Anyone that makes it to the end deserves some sort of certificate of achievement
12 Years a Slave20131001(full review) - Worthy of your time and your tears
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th20131003(full review) - Fantastic doc.
Gravity20131003(full review)
Prisoners20131003(full review)
Blue Jasmine2013906(full review)
Captain Phillips2013906(full review) - Not to be missed.
Her2013906(full review) - In a future world perhaps years away from our own when it is hard to make a live connection with someone, Phoenix finds a love that can never be returned but finds himself thrilled and reenergized. You will thrill right along with him.
Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The2013906(full review)
Hunt, The (2013)2013906(full review) - Life experience has taught me that there are some lies we desperately want to believe and some truths too horrible to fathom and that seems to be the thread at the core of this searing drama.
Nebraska2013906(full review) - Hitch your wagon to this cross-country comedy and enjoy the ride.
Out of the Furnace2013906(full review) - Those who warm to smoldering dramas with a hard edge will find a reason to head into Coopers Furnace.
Saving Mr. Banks2013906
Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The2013906
Way Way Back, The2013906(full review)
20 Feet from Stardom20138516(full review)
Dallas Buyers Club20138516(full review) - There is no Hollywood ending to be had but a real-life ending that provides a strong impact and lasting message.
Fruitvale Station20138516(full review)
Monsters University20138516(full review)
Philomena20138516(full review) - This is one of those films that creeps up on you in ways you least expect it.
Spectacular Now, The20138516(full review)
World's End, The20138516(full review)
Act of Killing, The20138023(full review)
Croods, The20138023(full review)
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster20138023(full review) - A must watch for any true cinephile.
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me20138023(full review)
Enemy20138023(full review) - The enemy of Enemy is impatience...
Europa Report20138023(full review) - One youll want to add to your queue if you like your sci-fi without a bunch of spiny aliens gnashing theat Sigourney ir gooey teeth Weaver
Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The (2013)20138023(full review) - A grand improvement of a film.
Inside Llewyn Davis20138023(full review) - This earns a recommendation for Isaacs strong leading performance and a soundtrack youll want to get your ears on pronto.
Iron Man 320138023(full review)
Oblivion20138023(full review)
Rush (2013)20138023(full review)
Warm Bodies20138023(full review)
World War Z20138023(full review)
Blackfish20137536(full review)
East, The (2013)20137536(full review)
Enough Said20137536(full review) - Another winning film from the observant eye/mind of Nicole Holofcener.
Frozen20137536(full review) - As pleasing as the voices are and as soothing as the snowflake heavy animation is, it all feels vaguely familiar...
Great Gatsby, The (2013)20137536(full review)
Internship, The20137536(full review)
Oz: The Great and Powerful20137536(full review)
Stoker20137536(full review)
The Wind Rises20137536(full review) - One you may appreciate more than you will like.
Wolverine, The20137536(full review)
47 Ronin20137046(full review) - Maybe it is because I read such scathing reviews for 47 Ronin before I saw it that the bar was set so low that it was destined to exceed those expectationsor maybe it is just because the movie is not that bad to begin with and we are just dealing with critics at the end of their 2013 good will toward men.
Beautiful Creatures (2013)20137046(full review)
Despicable Me 220137046(full review)
Family, The20137046(full review)
Grandmaster, The (2013)20137046(full review)
Jack The Giant Slayer20137046(full review)
Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa20137046(full review) - A lot better than I thought it was going to be with more of a focus on funny gags rather than moments to make you gag.
Room 23720137046(full review)
Thor: The Dark World20137046(full review)
We're The Millers20137046(full review)
White House Down20137046(full review)
August: Osage County20136557(full review)
Call, The20136557(full review)
Lone Ranger, The20136557(full review)
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom20136557(full review) - When all is said and done the film is worth a watch for the performances of Elba and Harris and the chance to learn more about Mandela himself during his later yearsbut viewers looking for an in-depth look at Mandelas life as a whole will be left wanting more.
Oldboy (2013 Spike Lee)20136557(full review)
We Are What We Are20136557
Admission20136063(full review)
Book Thief, The20136063(full review) - Those interested in The Book Thief to focus on the performances rather than whatever the film fails to let materialize.
Butler, The (2013 F Whitaker by Lee Daniels)20136063(full review)
Company You Keep, The20136063(full review) - There's a level of sophisticated maturity that should prove interesting to the more astute viewer.
Disconnect20136063(full review)
Homefront20136063
Man of Steel20136063(full review)
Place Beyond the Pines, The20136063(full review)
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)20136063(full review)
The Shower20136063(full review)
This Is The End20136063(full review)
Trance20136063(full review)
Wolf of Wall Street, The20136063(full review) - Removing 30 minutes would have made Scorseses film truly howl and been an even better showcase for DiCaprios well thought out performance.
Carrie (2013)20135576(full review)
Cutie and the Boxer20135576(full review)
jOBS20135576(full review)
Purge, The20135576(full review)
To Do List, The20135576(full review)
American Hustle20135081(full review) - As a fan of nearly everyone involved I wanted to like this and desperately tried to latch on to something, anything, that would allow me to recommend it to others.
Bling Ring, The20135081(full review)
Dead Man Down20135081(full review)
Frances Ha20135081(full review) - At 86 minutes this isnt something youll be checking your watch through, but its also nothing that demands your attention either when there are so many other independent features that have the script, performances, and insight to give you better bang for your buck.
Insidious Chapter 220135081(full review)
Kick-Ass 220135081(full review)
Lords of Salem, The20135081(full review)
Pain And Gain20135081(full review)
Riddick20135081(full review)
Closed Circuit20134090(full review)
Host, The20134090(full review)
Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The20134090(full review)
Lovelace20134090(full review)
Now You See Me20134090(full review)
Heat, The20132095(full review)
Skyfall20121001(full review)
Amour2012902(full review)
Cloud Atlas2012902(full review)
Dark Knight Rises, The2012902(full review)
John Carter2012902(full review)
Looper2012902(full review)
Prometheus2012902(full review)
Robot and Frank2012902(full review)
Silver Linings Playbook2012902(full review)
The Crash Reel2012902(full review)
Django Unchained20128511(full review)
End of Watch20128511(full review)
Frankenweenie20128511(full review)
Jack Reacher20128511(full review)
Les Miserables20128511(full review)
Life of Pi20128511(full review)
Zero Dark Thirty20128511(full review)
5 Broken Cameras20128018(full review)
Anna Karenina20128018(full review)
Argo20128018(full review)
Broken Circle Breakdown, The20128018(full review)
Flight20128018(full review)
Iceman, The20128018(full review) - While audiences and googly-eyed critics may be doing the (American) Hustle at your local cinema, fire up The Iceman
Perks of Being a Wallflower, The20128018(full review)
The Conspiracy20128018(full review)
Savages20127526(full review)
How to Survive a Plague20127027(full review)
Imposter, The20127027(full review)
Invisible War, The20127027(full review)
Promised Land20127027(full review)
Quartet20127027(full review)
Sessions, The20127027(full review)
Wreck-It Ralph20127027(full review)
Chasing Ice20126534(full review)
Snow White and the Huntsman20126534(full review)
Expendables 2, The20126036(full review)
Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The (2012)20126036(full review)
House at the End of the Street20126036(full review)
Hyde Park On Hudson20126036(full review)
Impossible, The20126036(full review)
Master, The20126036(full review)
Rust and Bone20126036(full review)
Sapphires, The20126036(full review)
Searching For Sugar Man20126036(full review)
Hitchcock20125545(full review)
Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, The20125046(full review)
Guilt Trip, The20123047(full review)
Wish You Were Here20123047(full review) - You probably will wish you weren't...
Magic Mike20122049(full review) - Scuzzy, grimy, sleazeball work.
Passion20122049(full review)
This Is 4020122049(full review)
Alex Cross20121052(full review)
Cabin in the Woods, The2011951(full review)
Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close2011902(full review) - The movie is ultimately about healing and the setting adds to that impact within a city that is mending itself, Oskar seeks answers that might just help to heal more than his broken heart.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol2011853(full review) - Best of the bunch (so far)
Captain America: The First Avenger2011804(full review)
You're Next2011655(full review)
Muppets2011606
Rio2011606(full review)
Thor2011606(full review)
Killer Joe2011559(full review)
Tucker and Dale vs Evil2010801(full review)
Iron Man 22010752(full review)
I Saw The Devil (Akmareul boatda)2010703(full review)
Insidious2010703(full review)
Star Trek (2009)2009851(full review)
Iron Man2008701(full review)
Quantum of Solace2008653(full review)
Casino Royale2006901(full review)
The Woods2006802(full review)
Oldboy (Oldeuboi - Korea)2003901(full review)
Die Another Day2002701(full review)
Jurassic Park III2001601(full review) - An overly silly dino sequel
Erin Brockovich2000801(full review)
World Is Not Enough, The1999801(full review)
In Dreams1999602(full review) - In reality, In Dreams is a bust but there’s so many good people involved it’s worth watching at least once.
Tomorrow Never Dies1997701(full review)
Lost World: Jurassic Park, The1997402(full review) - Even the dinosaurs were yawning...
Thinner1996501(full review)
GoldenEye1995901(full review)
Hackers199552
Jurassic Park1993951(full review)
Body Snatchers1993652(full review) - A second remake that works better than it should have (or could have)
Candyman1992901(full review) - Still a sweet (and scary) Halloween treat.
A League of Their Own1992802(full review)
Jennifer 81992802(full review) - Flawed but some fun frights.
Single White Female1992754(full review) - No need to evict this one.
This Is My Life1992705(full review)
Far and Away1992606(full review)
Silence of the Lambs, The19911001(full review) - Perfect
Backdraft1991601(full review)
Pretty Woman1990801(full review)
Joe Versus the Volcano1990753(full review)
Mermaids1990753(full review)
Grifters, The1990655(full review)
Licence to Kill1989751(full review)
Stepfather II1989602(full review)
Society1989503(full review)
Fright Night Part 21988701(full review) - Not an equal but still a fun bite!
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark1988652(full review) - Campy fun with ample boob jokes.
Poltergeist III1988403(full review) - Literally just smoke and mirrors
Planes, Trains And Automobiles19871001(full review) - A true all-time favorite.
RoboCop1987752(full review)
The Stepfather1987752(full review) - Creepy character actor takes on killer role.
Living Daylights1987604(full review)
Jaws: The Revenge1987105(full review)
Gung Ho1986601(full review)
Jumpin' Jack Flash1986602(full review) - Not quite the gas, gas, gas I remember it to be.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side1986203(full review) - One of the worst sequels to a great movie of all time.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome1985851(full review) - Prime example of mid-80s summer blockbuster.
A View to a Kill1985552(full review)
European Vacation, National Lampoon's1985303(full review) - A sequel for ugly-Americans...
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)1984901(full review)
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter1984802(full review) - A fun would-be swan song for Jason.
Sixteen Candles1984802(full review)
Splash1984802(full review)
Terms of Endearment1983951(full review)
Big Chill, The1983801(full review)
Psycho II1983801(full review) - Entertaining without taking a crap on the original.
The Dead Zone1983801(full review)
Vacation, National Lampoon's1983801(full review) - The original and still the best.
The House on Sorority Row1983708(full review) - Pledge with confidence
Octopussy1983609(full review)
Jaws 3-D19835010(full review)
Poltergeist19821001(full review) - Accept no substitutes...or remakes
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)1982802(full review) - AKA the only truly scary one of the franchise.
Halloween II (1981)1981801(full review)
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior1981801(full review) - What Aliens was to Alien...enriches a valuable central character.
Happy Birthday to Me1981703(full review) - Scary then silly then spookythen stupid
An American Werewolf in London1981654(full review) - Still howls...but the first 1/3 is better than all the rest.
My Bloody Valentine1981605(full review)
The Fan1981506(full review) - Pretty tacky...but worth it for Bacall.
For Your Eyes Only1981407(full review)
Eyes of a Stranger1981308(full review) - All I see is bad taste
Night School1981209(full review) - Didn't lose my head over this one...
Endless Love19811010(full review) - Makes the remake look like The Bridge on the River Kwai...
Changeling, The (1980)19801001(full review)
Friday the 13th (1980)1980902(full review) - A classic for a good reason...
Prom Night1980503(full review) - Disco dance the night away! Pay no attention to the masked killer.
Mad Max1979751(full review) - The one that started it all...vroom vroom.
Moonraker1979501(full review)
Halloween (1978)1978951(full review)
Jaws 21978753(full review)
Eyes of Laura Mars1978604(full review) - A harmless guilty pleasure from 1978.
Spy Who Loved Me1977901(full review)
Suspiria1977852(full review)
The Omen1976901(full review) - Still effective and quite scary.
Carrie (1976)1976851(full review) - Still bloody good...
The Town That Dreaded Sundown1976403(full review) - Like The Dukes of Hazzard meets Zodiac...but funnier.
Jaws19751001(full review)
Home for the Holidays1974801(full review) - A nice scare in this made for TV movie.
Man with the Golden Gun1974752(full review)
The Gambler1974403(full review) - Snake Eyes
Exorcist, The1973901(full review) - If its been a while since youve taken it in or if youve somehow never seen the film you owe it to yourself to give it a lookjust throw away all your cans of pea soup first.
Live and Let Die1973702(full review)
Night Watch1973702(full review) - Liz sinks her teeth into her role and then shakes it back and forth like a maniac. Good stuff.
Tales from the Crypt1972751(full review) - Well-made, scary, fun!
Asylum1972603(full review) - Nice and spooky horror anthology
Let's Scare Jessica to Death1971651(full review) - A creepy, low budget 70s frightmare.
Diamonds Are Forever1971502(full review)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service1969901(full review)
2001: A Space Odyssey19681001(full review)
You Only Live Twice1967651(full review)
Thunderball1965601(full review)
Goldfinger1964851(full review)
Nightmare1964702(full review) - A strong offering from Hammer Studios...with no Dracula in sight.
From Russia With Love1963701(full review)
Dr. No1962801(full review)
The Brides of Dracula1960801(full review) - A sequel that is equal...what a rare find!
House of Wax1953851(full review) - Might not melt your modern face, but it's a damn fine film.
The Spiral Staircase1946801(full review) - A fine dose of chills and tingles.






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