Film Reviews

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8 1/2 A+
9 C
11 Flowers B
12 Angry Men A+
12 O'Clock Boys A+
13 Assassins A+
21 Jump Street B+
90 Minutes B
127 Hours A
The 400 Blows B
(500) Days of Summer A

A
About Face C
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter B
Achilles and the Tortoise A-
The Adjustment Bureau D
Adventureland A –
Adventures in Babysitting A-
The Adventures of Tintin B-
Ajami A
Alias B
Alice in Wonderland C
All Out War A-
Alluda Majaka D
The American A
Angels and Demons C-
Animal Kingdom B+
Anita C
Antichrist C
The Ape A
Apocalypto A-
Argo A+
Armed Hands C
The Art of the Steal A+
The Artist A+
Ashes of Time Redux A
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford B-
Attack the Block A+
Authentic: Young Rival's Journey Through Canada B
Autumn B
Avatar B

B
B.B. King: The Life of Riley B
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans B
Bad Teacher B-
Bande à part C
The Bastard Sings the Sweetest Song C
The Battle of Algiers A
Battle Royale B+
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest A
Beautiful F
Beautiful Boy B+
Beauty Day A+
Beauty is Embarrassing A
Beginners B+
Bellflower B-
Beowulf D
Bernie A
Beware of Mr. Baker A
Beyond the Hills B+
Bicycle Thieves A+
Big is Beautiful C
Big Night A+
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me B
Bitch Slap C
The Birth of a Nation B
Black Dynamite A
Black Gunn D
Black Narcissus A+
The Black Power Mixtape: 1967 - 1975 B
Black Snake Moan B+
Black Swan A
Blackfish B+
Blancanieves A+
Bleak Night B-
The Blind Side D
Blindness B-
The Bling Ring C
Blondie A
Blood Diamond B-
Blue Valentine A+
Body Heat A
The Book of Eli B
The Box D+
The Boxing Girls of Kabul A
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas F
Boy Cheerleaders B-
Breathing A+
Breathless A
Bride Wars F
Bridesmaids B+
Broken Embraces C+
Bronson C
Brooklyn's Finest D
Mr. Brooks D
The Brothers Bloom B
The Brother from Another Planet B
Bruno C
Bunraku D
Buried B+
Buying Sex B+
Byzantium C

C
The Cabin in the Woods C
California Solo C
Camp 14: Total Control Zone B+
Captain America B+
Cargo B+
Cars 2 D+
Centurion D
Certified Copy A+
The Change-Up C
Charles Bradley: Soul of America B
Che C+
Chi C
Children of Men A+
Chloe C
The Chocolate Farmer C
A Christmas Carol D+
Chronicle B-
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian F
Cirkus Columbia A
Cleanfix A
Cloud 9 (Wolke 9) B
Cloud Atlas A+
Cold Steel C
Cold Weather B-
Commando B-
The Company Men C-
Conan the Barbarian (1982) B
Contagion A
Cop Out F
Crave B+
Crazy Heart C
Crulic: The Path to Beyond B

D
Dal Puri Diaspora B-
The Darjeeling Limited A-
The Dark Knight A+
The Dark Knight Rises A+
Daybreakers C+
Daylight Savings C
Days of Heaven A+
Deadgirl F
Dead Man D+
Dear Doctor B+
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father A+
Death Race F
The Descendants B-
Despite the Gods B-
Les Diaboliques A+
Dial M for Murder B-
The Dirty Dozen (1967) A-
Disorderlies C
District 9 A
Django Unchained A
Dogtooth A+
Doomsday Book C+
Double Indemnity A+
Doubt A
Downloaded B
Dreamgirls C
Drive A
Due Date D

E
Edge of Darkness D+
Edison & Leo C-
An Education B
Elena A-
The Elephant Man C-
Enter the Void B+
Equilibrium D
Eternity C-
Exit Through the Gift Shop A
The Expendables C
The Expedition to the End of the World A-
Extremities B

F
Faces A+
A Fantastic Fear of Everything D
Fast and Furious C-
Fast Five A
Fast and Furious 6 A-
Faster D+
Fat Kid Rules the World B+
Fatal Attraction A
Felix Austria! A-
Fifty Dead Men Walking B
The Fighter A
A Film With Me In It A
The First Grader B
First Time C-
Flags of our Fathers B-
Following B+
Fool's Gold F
Footloose A
Forgetting Sarah Marshall B+
Forrest Gump A
Fortune Teller D+
Frances Ha A+
Friday the 13th (1980) A
Friday the 13th (2009) C
Friends with Benefits C-
Fright Night (1985) B
The Frog Princes B
From Paris with Love D
Fugitives: Wax Live B-
Full Metal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos C
Funny Games B

G
G-Dog B-
Gallants B
Game of Werewolves B
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part One B
Genova A
The Ghost in Our Machines A-
Ghostbusters A
Ghostbusters II B
G.I. Joe: Retaliation B-
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra C-
Gigantic C
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo A
Glengarry Glen Ross A+
The Global Groove Network C
GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling A-
Gomorrah A
The Good The Bad The Weird B
Good Hair B
The Good Shepherd C-
Grabbers B
Graceland A
Gran Torino B–
Grave Encounters B+
Grave Encounters 2 C
The Great Hip Hop Hoax A-
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold C
The Green Hornet D
Green Lantern D
A Gun to the Head B-
Gun Crazy A

H
Hairspray C
Halloween A+
Hancock C
The Hangover B
The Hangover 2 C
Hanna B
Happy Go Lucky B
The Happening F
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince B+
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 B+
Haywire A
Head-On A-
Headhunters A+
Heart of Perception B
Heartless C
Heathers A
Hellboy II: The Golden Army B-
The Help B-
The High Cost of Living B+
High School B
A Hijacking B+
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey C
Hobo With a Shotgun B
Holy Motors A
Home B+
Horrible Bosses B
Hot Tub Time Machine C
Mr. Hulot's Holiday A-
House of Games B+
Hudson Hawk C-
Hugo A
The Human Centipede C
Hunger A+
The Hunger Games A-
The Hurt Locker B+

I
I Am Cuba A
I Am Legend B+
I Love You Phillip Morris A
I Saw the Devil B+
Ichi the Killer D
The Ides of March B
If I Knew What You Said B+
The Illusionist A+
The Impossible D
The Imposter A+
In Bruges B
In Their Skin B
In Time D+
Inception A+
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus B
The Incredible Hulk B
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull C-
The Informant! C
Inglourious Basterds A
The Innkeepers B
Into the Abyss A-
Interior. Leather Bar. C
The Invisible War A
Iron Man A
Iron Man 2 C–
Iron Man 3 B
I've Loved You So Long A

J
Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings B-
JCVD A
The Joneses C+
Jordans or Justice A
The Journals of Musan A
Judgment at Nuremberg A
Jules and Jim A+
Jump Ashin! A-
Jumper D
Just Go with It D

K
Keyhole D
Kick-Ass B
The Kids Are All Right A
Kelin C–
Killer of Sheep A+
Killer View C-
The Killing B+
Killing Kasztner B-
The Kings Speech B
KMS - Jewish Negroes A
Knowing C
Kung-Fu Panda A-

L
La Vie En Rose B
The Last Exorcism A –
The Last Lovecraft C
The Last Picture Show C-
Last Stop 174 D
Late Spring A
Legend of a Warrior A
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen C
Lenny A-
Life During Wartime C+
Life of Pi B
Like You Know it All C-
The Limits of Control D-
Limitless D+
The Lincoln Lawyer B
Lipstikka B
Little Children A+
Lockout C-
Lore A
Loss Together B +
Lost Song A-
Love B
The Loved Ones A-
The Lovely Bones D
Lover’s Discourse B-
Low and Clear B
The Lumberfros C

M
M A+
Machete Maidens Unleashed B
Magic Mike A-
Maidentrip B+
Man of Steel B
The Manor B+
Margin Call A
Marked for Death B-
Marley B
Martha Marcy May Marlene A
A Married Couple A
Mary & Myself A-
The Master A+
Meek's Cutoff A
The Mechanic F
The Mechanical Bride B
Melancholia A
Memphis Heat B
The Men Who Stare At Goats C
Les Misérables C
The Messenger A-
Michael Clayton A
Micmacs A+
Midnight in Paris A+
Mighty Jerome B
Millon Dollar Baby A
Milk A
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol B+
Mistaken for Strangers B+
Mom and Me B
Mongol C-
Moneyball B+
The Money Pit C
A Monster in Paris C
Monsters vs Aliens C
Moon B
More Than A Game A
The Mountain Thief A
Much Ado About Nothing A
Mud A+
Muscle Shoals A -
Musical Chairs C
My Bloody Valentine 3D F
The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche C-

N
Nairobi Half Life A-
NCR: Not Criminally Responsible B
Never Let Me Go A
New York, I Love You A-
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist B
The Night of the Hunter A
Ninja Assassin D+
No Country for Old Men A+
Mr. Nobody A-
Notorious A+

O
Observe and Report D
Office Space A-
On the Waterfront A+
The Other Man C
One Big Hapa Family B+
Only God Forgives A-
Orphan C-
Otelo Burning B
Our Children A-
The Outlaw Josey Wales B+
Oxhide II C-

P
Pacific Rim B+
The Palace A-
Paranormal Activity C+
Partir B-
Paths of Glory D+
The Patience Stone A-
Patton A
Paul Blart Mall Cop F
Penance B
Petra’s Poem B
The Philadelphia Story B
Pickpocket C
Piercing 1 C
Pinapple Express B
Ping Pong B
Piranha F
Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End B
The Pirate Tapes B
Polaroid Song C
Polytechnique A
PontyPool B+
Ponyo D
Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire A
Predators B
Primeval F
Prince Avalanche B
The Princess and the Frog C+
Prometheus B
Public Enemies C
Punisher: War Zone C
The Pursuit of Happiness C
Pusher B-
Pusher II A+
Pusher III A-
Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer A

Q
Quantum of Solace C


R
Rachel Getting Married A
Rambo B-
Ran A
Rango A
Rashomon A+
Rebelle (War Witch) A-
[Rec]3: Genesis D+
The Record Breaker A
Red D+
The Red Shoes A
Red State B+
Le Refuge C
Rent A Family Inc. B
Resident Aliens B+
Restless C
Rise of the Planet of the Apes B+
The Road B
RoboGeisha C+
RocknRolla C
Rocky Balboa B-
Roman Holiday B+
Rubber A+
RV F

S
Saigon Electric B
Sailcloth A-
Le Samouraï A
Sanjuro C
Saw V F
Scrooged A-
The Sea is All I Know A-
Senna A+
A Serious Man A
Scott Pilgrim vs the World A
Scream 4 C
A Screaming Man C
The Secret Life of Bees C
Scrooged A
Seeking Asian Female B
The Sessions B+
Sex and the City C-
Shadows of Liberty B+
She's Out of My League D
Sherlock Holmes C-
Sherrybaby B
Shutter Island B+
Side Effects A+
The Silence of the Lambs A+
Silver Linings Playbook A-
Sin Nombre B
A Single Man A
Sixteen Candles A
The Skin I Live In A
Skull World B
The Sky Crawlers D
Skyfall A+
Slaughter Nick for President B+
Smashed C+
Smoking Aces F
Snow A-
The Social Network A
Source Code A
Speed Racer D+
Spectra B
Spring Breakers B
St. Henri, the 26th of August C-
Stand by Me A
Stake Land B +
Star Trek B+
Star Trek: Into Darkness D
Stopped on Track A-
Stories We Tell A+ Strangers on a Train A+
Stromboli A
Sucker Punch F
Summer Pasture B
Super B+
Super 8 A
Suspiria A
Surrogate Valentine B
The Sweetest Thing F
Syrup B-

T
Tabloid A
Taken B
The Taming of the Shrew C
Tango Libre C
Tatsumi B
Tchoupitoulas B
Ted C-
The Terror F
They Live B
Things I Don't Understand C+
This Movie Is Broken B
Thor B
To the Wonder C-
Toilet B
Tokyo Gore Police F
Tough Bond B-
The Town B
Toy Story 3 A+
TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard C
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen D
The Tree of Life B-
Treeless Mountain A-
The Trip B
TRON:Legacy C+
Tropic Thunder A-
True Grit (2010) B+
Trust B-
Two Lovers B
Tyrannosaur A
Tyson A-

U
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives B
Unthinkable F
Up B-
Up in the Air A
Upstream Color A+
A Useful Life C-
A Universal Language B

V
Valentine Road A+
Vanishing on 7th Street F
Vanishing Point A
Vengeance D
Vers Le Sud B
Vernal Equinox A
Vertigo A
The Visitor A+
Viva Riva! D
Vs D+

W
Waiting for Superman B
Wall-E A+
Wanted D
The War of the Volcanoes C
The Warrior and the Wolf D
Watchmen B
We Need to Talk About Kevin A+
Weekend B+
What Doesn’t Kill You C
When Love Comes C
Where the Wild Things Are A-
Who Cares? C-
Wiebo's War A-
Winter's Bone A+
Witch Hunt A
Witness for the Prosecution A
Wolf Children B+
The Wolverine B
Women's Day B
The Women and the Passenger B-
Wrong A

X
X-Men: First Class B
X-Men Origins: Wolverine F

Y
A Year Ago in Winter C
Year of the Carnivore B
Yes Madam, Sir B-
Yojimbo A+
Young Frankenstein A+
Young People Fucking B
Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love C-
Youth in Revolt B

Z
Zero Dark Thirty B+
Zodiac A+
Zombieland B+


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