Review Archive

Reviews are sorted alphabetically and by year of review. Please click the relevant year heading to see reviews listed chronologically (ie: '2013 Reviews'). Reviews for the current year (2014) will be archived on occasion, so please see the side bar and/or tag 2014 reviews for the most current list of reviews. Short films that received individual reviews are listed here, while short films reviewed in groups (usually at festivals) may be found under the label Shorts.

Ratings Guide

★★★★★ Oscar
★★★★ Really Good
★★★ Good
★★ Better Not
★ Turkey
 

2014 Reviews:

9 mois ferme ★★
Birdman
Candice Breitz: 'Him + Her'
Above All Else ★★★★
Actress ★★★★
Afflicted ★★½
All the Wrong Reasons ★★★½
The Ambassador to Bern ★★★½
American Descent ★½
The Babadook ★★★★½ 
Bad Words ★★★
Bald Mountain ★★★★
Ballymun Lullaby ★★★
Before the Winter Chill ★★★
Begin Again ★★★★
Beyond Clueless
Big Bad Wolves ★★★
The Birder ★★★
Birdman ★★★★½
Blood Ties ★½
Enemy
Blood Type ★★★½
Boyhood ★★★★½
A Brand New You ★★★
Camille Claudel 1915 ★★★
Candice Bretiz: 'Him + Her' n/a
The Candidate ★★★½
Chef ★★★★
Christmas Tango ★★★½
Citizen Marc ★★★½
Citizenfour ★★★
Clouds of Sils Maria ★★★★
The Cobbler
The F Word
Come Worry with Us! ★★★½
Cutie and the Boxer ★★★½
Déjà Vu ★★★
Le démantèlement ★★★★
The Dirties ★★★★
Dirty Wars ★★½
Divergent ★★★½
Dom Hemingway ★★★½
Domestic ★★★½
The Drop ★★★½
Edge of Tomorrow ★★★
El Huaso ★★★
Elephant Song ★★★½
Enemy ★★★★
The Equalizer ★½
Gone Girl
Everything Will Be ★★★★
An Eye for Beauty ★★½
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The F Word (What If)  ★★★★★
Farewell, Herr Schwarz ★★★★
The Fault in Our Stars ★★½
Feast ★★★★★
Fed Up ★★½
Finding Vivian Maier ★★★★½
Five Acclaimed Short Films n/a
For Those Who Can Tell No Tales ★★★★
Force Majeure ★★★★½
The German Doctor ★★½
Girlhouse ★★½
The Giver ★★★½
Gloria ★★★½
Godzilla ★★★½
Gone Girl ★★★★½
Her
The Grand Budapest Hotel ★★★★½
The Grand Seduction ★★★★
The Great Beauty ★★★★½
Habanastation ★★★
Hard Drive ★★½
Her ★★★ 
Hold Fast ★★★
The Homesman ★★★★
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 ★★★½
Hunting Elephants ★★★½
I, Frankenstein
I Origins ★★★
I am Big Bird
The Imitation Game ★★★★
The Immigrant ★★★★½
In the Name of the Girl ★★★½
In the Turn ★★★½
The Internet's Own Boy... ★★★★
Interstellar ★★★½
Into the Dark ★★★
The Invisible Woman ★★★½
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit ★★
Jack Strong ★★★★
Jersey Boys ★★
Joe ★★★½
Joy of Man's Desiring ★★★★
The Judge  ★★★
The Immigrant
The Last Sentence ★★★
Left Behind ★★
The Lego Movie ★★★★
Life Itself ★★★★
Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: A Rapid Love Story ★★★
Little Black Spiders ★★★
A Little Chaos ★★★★
A Little Chaos
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed ★★★½
Living on the Edge  ★★★ 
Locke ★★★
A Long Way Down ★★
Longwave / Les grandes ondes (à l'ouest) ★★★½
Louis Cyr ★★★
The Lost Key ★★
Lucky Them ★★★½
The Lunchbox
The Lunchbox ★★★★
The Magic Ferret ★★★½
Magic in the Moonlight ★★★½
Maleficent
Maïna ★★½
Maleficent ★★★½
Maps to the Stars ★★★★½
Meetings with a Young Poet ★★½
Miraculum ★★★½
Miss Julie ★★★
The Missing Picture ★★★★½
Mommy ★★★★★
The Monuments Men ★★
Moonrider ★★★★
A Most Violent Year ★★★★★
A Most Wanted Man ★★★★
Mother, I Love You ★★★
My Father and the Man in Black ★★★½
My Prairie Home ★★★★
My Stuff ★★★
Ned Rifle ★★★★
Night Moves ★★★★
Nightcrawler ★★★★½
No Clue ★★★
Noah ★★★½
Maps to the Stars
Obvious Child ★★★★
October Gale ★★½
On the Trail of the Far Fur Country ★★★★
Mommy
Only Lovers Left Alive ★★★★½
Oscar Live Shorts n/a
Out of Mind, Out of Sight ★★★
The Overnighters ★★★★
The Past ★★★
People of a Feather ★★★½
A Place in Heaven ★★★
Ragnarock's Cabin ★★½
Road North ★★★½
RoboCop ★★★
Rocks in My Pockets ★★★★
Rosewater ★★★½
The Rover ★★½
Scarecrow Club ★★
Serena ★★
Slums: Cities of Tomorrow ★★★½
Snowpiercer ★★★★
A Special Day ★★★
The Square ★★★★
St. Vincent ★★★½
Stage Fright ★★★
Still Alice ★★★★
Stray Dogs ★★★½ 
Sunflower Hour ★★★
Super Duper Alice Cooper ★★★
Supermensch ★★★
The Supreme Price ★★★½
The Tale of Princess Kaguya ★★★★
The Theory of Everything ★★★★
Third Contact ★★
This is Where I Leave You ★★★
To Be Takei ★★★½
Nightcrawler
Tracks ★★★★
Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It ★★★
Transcendence ★★½
Triptych ★★★★
Unbroken ★★★★
Under the Starry Sky ★★★½
Until Sbornia Do Us Part ★★★½
Uvanga ★★★
Vampire Academy
Vis-à-Vis ★★★★
Waste Land ★★★½
Wet Bum ★★★★
Whiplash ★★★½
Only Lovers Left Alive
Whitewash ★★★
Wild ★★★★★
William's Lullaby ★★★
The Wind Rises ★★★½
The Wonders ★★★½
Young & Beautiful ★★★½

2014 Capsule Reviews or Not Reviewed:

Snowpiercer
Advanced Style ★★★★
Amsterdam ★★★
Aunt Hilda ★★★
Backcountry ★★★½
Block 12 ★★½
The Boxtrolls ★★★½
Bugarach ★★★½
Calvary ★★★½
Cas & Dylan ★★★
Case Against 8 ★★★★
Christmas with Don Cherry ★★★
Corbo ★★★★
The Creator of the Jungle ★★
The Dark Side of Chew ★★★
Death Metal Angola ★★½
The Double ★★½
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me ★★★★
Everyday Rebellion ★★★
Stage Fright
Fading Gigolo ★★★
The Family Farm ★★★
Frank ★★
Get on Up ★★★
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night ★★★★
Guidelines ★★★½
Heart of a Lion ★★★
Hotline ★★★½
How to Train Your Dragon 2 ★★★★
I am a Girl ★★★
I Love Kuduro ★★
Ida ★★★★
Jutra ★★★★½
Keep on Keepin' On ★★★★
Lava ★★★½
Still Alice
Lucy ★★½
Mad as Hell ★★★
The Malagasy Way ★★
Manglehorn ★★★
Monsoon ★★★★
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Mugshot ★★★½
National Gallery ★★★½
Neighbors ★★★
The New Girlfriend ★★★★
Nurse
Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1 ★★★
Nymphomaniac: Vol. 2 ★★★
The Pioneer ★★★
Wild
Point and Shoot ★★★★
Pompeii ★★½
Portraits in a Sea of Lies ★★★
Quebekoisie ★★★
The Riot Club ★★★★
Rock the Casbah ★★★½ 
Ruth & Alex ★★★
The Secret Trial 5 ★★★★
The Skeleton Twins ★★★★
Solo ★★★
The Sower ★★★
Stress Position  ★★★
That Burning Feeling ★★★½
Tu dors Nicole ★★★★½
Two Days, One Night ★★★★
Vanishing Point ★★★
Virunga ★★★★
Waiting for August ★★★
The Way He Looks ★★★
We are the Best! ★★★
What Now? Remind Me ★★★½
Where I'm From ★★½
White Bird in a Blizzard ★★★
Whitey: The United States Vs. James J. Bulger ★★★½

At Point of View

Beats of the Antonov
Divide in Concord
From the Bottom of the Lake
Gun Porn
Happiness
An Honest Liar
I am Big Bird: The Carrol Spinney Story 
The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness 
Kung Fu Elliot 
The Look of Silence
Marinoni
Meet the Patels
Roger Waters The Wall
Sacro GRA
See No Evil
The Sheik
Trick or Treaty?
The Wanted 18
What is Left?
The Writer with No Hands
Write Down, I am an Arab




12 Years a Slave

2013 Reviews:

5 Broken Cameras ★★★½
7 Boxes ★★★★
12 Years a Slave ★★★★★
15 Reasons to Live ★★★★½
20 Feet from Stardom ★★★★★
21 and Over ★★½
20 Feet From Stardom
The Act of Killing ★★★★
Admission ★★★
L'affaire Dumont ★★★½
Alias ★★★½
All is Lost ★★★★
Alphée of the Stars ★★★★
August: Osage County
American Hustle ★★★★
Amour ★★★★
Anatomy of Assistance ★★★½
And Nevertheless... ★★★½
Anima Buenos Aires ★★
The Animal Project ★★★
Anita ★★★
Before Midnight
Approved for Adoption ★★★½
Arjun: Warrior Prince ★★
The Art of the Steal ★★★
Arthur Newman ★★½
The Auctioneer ★★★½
August: Osage County ★★★½
The Aztec Box ★★★
Beyond the Hills
A Band Called Death ★★★½
Bastards ★★★½
Beautiful Creatures ★★★½
Blancanieves
Before Midnight ★★★★½
Best of Banff ★★★½
Bestiaire ★★★½
Beyond the Hills ★★★
Blackbird ★★★★
Blackfish ★★★★
Blue Jasmine
Blancanieves ★★★★½
Blind Spot ★★½
The Bling Ring ★★★★
Blood Brother ★★★★
Blood Pressure ★★★½
The Book Thief  ★★½
Blue is the Warmest Color ★★★★
Blue Jasmine ★★★★★
The Boy and the World ★★★½
Brazilian Western ★★★★
Broken Circle Breadown ★★★★½
Broken City ★½
Camion ★★★★
The Canyons ★★½
Captain Phillips ★★★½
Casting By ★★★★
Chi ★★★½
Chimeras ★★★½
Cinemanovels ★★½
The Clown ★★★
The Colony ★★
The Company You Keep ★★★
Compulsion
The Conspiracy½ 
The Broken Circle Breadown
Continental ★★★½
Cottage Country ★★★
The Counselor ★★
Crook ★★★½
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her
Dallas Buyers Club ★★★★
Dead Man Down ★★★
Dean Slater: Resident Advisor ★★★
Gabrielle
Devil's Knot ★★½
The Ghosts in Our Machine
Gravity
The Devil's Lair ★★★½
The Great Gatsby
Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby ★★★½
In the House
The Disappeared ★★★★
Don Jon ★★★
Downloaded ★★★★
Eat Sleep Die ★★★½
The East ★★★½
Elysium ½
Emperor ★★½
Empire of Dirt ★★★
The End of Pinky ★★★★
The End of Time ★★★½
Enough Said ★★★★
Ernest et Célestine ★★★★
Exit Marrakech ★★★½
Everybody has a Plan ½
Felix Austria! ★★★½
The Fifth Estate ★★★
Fire in the Blood ★★½
The Front Line ★★★½
Fruitvale Station ★★★★
Gabrielle ★★½
Gangster Squad ★★
Ghosts in Our Machine ★★★★½
The Giants ★★★½
God Loves Caviar ★★★
A Grand Canal ★★★★
The Grandmaster ★★½
Gravity ★★★★ 
The Great Gatsby ★★★
The Hangover Part III ★★
Hateship Loveship ★★★
The Heat ½
Hi-ho Mistahey! ★★★★
A Hijacking ★★ 
Home Again ★★
Labor Day
The Iceman ★★★½
I'm an Old Communist Hag ★★★½
The Lone Ranger ★★★
Lone Survivor ★★★½
Love, Marilyn ★★★½
Mad Ship ★★★
Mama ★★★
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom ★★★½
The Manor ★★★
Margarita ★★★½
Mohammed to Maya ★★★
Molly Maxwell ★★★★
Mood Indigo ★★
Mourning has Broken ★★★½
Movie 43 ★★½
Much Ado About Knotting ★★½
Much Ado About Nothing ★★★★
Mud ★★★★
Rhymes for Young Ghouls
Muscle Shoals ★★★★
My Awkward Sexual Adventure ★★★½
My Destiny ★★½
Nebraska ★★★★
No ★★★★
Not Fade Away ★★★
Now You See Me ★★★½
Oil Sands Karaoke ★★★½
Old Stock ★★★½
Only God Forgives ★½
Our Man in Tehran ★★
Our Nixon ★★★★
Out of the Furnace ★★½
Oz: Great and Powerful ★★★
Pacific Rim ★★★
The Pain and the Pity ★★★
Paranoia ★★
Penthouse North ★★
Personal Space ★★½
Picture Day ★★★★
Pieta ★★
Place Beyond the Pines ★★★
Price Check ★★★
Prince Avalanche ★★★½
Prisoners ★★★★
The Punk Singer ★★★½
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer ★★★½
The Railway Man ★★★½
Random Acts of Romance ★★★
Red 2 ★★★½
Renoir ★★★
Rhymes for Young Ghouls ★★★★½
The Right Kind of Wrong ★★½
A Royal Affair ★★★★
Rush ★★★★
The Sapphires ★★★★
Saving Mr. Banks ★★★½
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty ★★½
The Sapphires
Saving Mr. Banks
Shadow Dancer ★★★½
Stoker
Shifting the Blame ★★★★
Short Term 12 ★★★★ 
Sick Birds Die Easy ★★★★
Side Effects ★★★★
Snitch ★★★
Spring Breakers ★★
Stand Up Guys ★★★
Star Trek Into Darkness ★★★
Still Mine ★★★½
Stoker ★★★½
Subconscious Password ★★★½
Superclasico ★★★★ 
The Suicide Shop ★★★½
Tales from the Organ Trade ★★★★
The Taste of Money ★★★½
Tito on Ice ★★★★
The To Do List ★★★
Tom at the Farm ★★★
A Trip ★★★½
Under the Skin ★★★★
Unfinished Song ½
Unforgiven ★★★★  
Upstream Color ★★★½
Vic + Flo Saw a Bear ★★★½
The Virgin, the Copts, and Me ★★★
Wadjda ★★★★
Wajma ★★★½
Wanderweg ★★★★
Warm Bodies ★★½
Watermark ★★★½
We Always Lie to Strangers ★★★★
We Wanted More ★★★★
Weddings and Other Disasters ★★★
West of Memphis ★★★★
Who is Dayani Cristal? ★★★½
The Wolf of Wall Street ★★★★½
World War Z ★★½
You Are Here ★★★½
You Are Here ★★★

2013: Capsule Reviews or Not Reviewed:

Warm Bodies
10 Years ★★★
Alcan Highway ★★★
American Commune ★★★
Around the Block ★★★
As Time Goes By in Shanghai ★★★
Ballerina ★★★
The Brass Teapot ★★★
Brave New River ★★★
Child's Pose ★★½
The Crash Reel ★★★★
The Croods ★★★
Despicable Me 2 ★★★
Dragon Girls ★★½
The Wolf of Wall Street
Drinking Buddies ★★★
Drug War ★★★★
Fall and Winter ★★
Felony ★★★½
A Field in England ★½
Finding the Funk ★★½
Frozen ★★★★
Gerontophilia ★★★
Get a Horse ★★½
Gloria Victoria ★★★★
A Good Day to Die Hard ★½
Good Ol' Freda ★★★
Hotell ★★★
I Declare War ★★★
Impromtu ★★★½
Identity Thief ★★
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
John Dies at the End ★★
Kiss of the Damned ★½
Last Black Sea Pirates ★★
The Last Station
Let the Fire Burn ★★★½
Mental
Monsters University ★★½
Mystery Road ★★★½
Mistaken for Strangers ★★
Narco Cultura ★★★½
NCR: Not Criminally Responsible ★★★½
No Place on Earth ★★★
A Place at the Table ★★★
Philomena ★★
The Reluctant Fundamentalist ★★½
Sarah Prefers to Run ★★★½
The Sea ★★
Siddharth ★★★½
Terms and Conditions May Apply ★★★
Third Person ★★★½
A Touch of Sin ★★★½
Touchy Feely ★★★★
The Unbelievers ★★★
Venus and Serena ★★★½
When Jews Were Funny ★★
Which Way is the Front Line From Here? ★★★½
Witching and Bitching ★★


Anna Karenina

2012 Reviews:

 

About Face: The Supermodels...★★★★
Alex Cross
All That You Possess ★★★★
Barrymore
Beasts of Southern Wild
Anna Karenina ★★★★★
Antiviral ★★★½
Arbitrage ★★★½
Argo ★★★★½
Arrugas ★★★½
Asian Gangs ★★★★
The Avengers ★★★½
Babeldom
Barbara ★★★
Barrymore ★★★★
Cloud Atlas
Beasts of Southern Wild ★★★★½
Best Day Ever ★★★½
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel ★★★★
Cosmopolis

The Dark Knight Rises
The Bourne Legacy ★★★
Boxing Girls of Kabul ★★★★
Bully ★★★½
Burlesque Assassins ★★★★
Buzkashi! ★★★½
Bydlo ★★★★
Byzantium ★★★
Cabin in the Woods ★★★
The Campaign ★★★
Charles Bradley: Soul... ★★★½
Chasing Ice ★★★★
Chinese Take-Away ★★★½
Cloud Atlas ★★★
Compliance ★★★
Consuming Spirits ★★½
Cosmopolis ★★★★
Damsels in Distress ★★★★
The Dark Knight Rises ★★★★½
Dark Shadows ★★½
Demons ★★★★
Despite the Gods★★★★
Detropia ★★★★
Django Unchained ★★★★
Doppelgänger Paul ★★
The Deep Blue Sea ★★★
Eddie: Sleepwalking Cannibal ★★★
Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster ★★★★
English Vinglish ★★★★
The Final Member ★★★★ 
Flight ★★½
Foreverland ★★★
The Hobbit
Frances Ha ★★★★½
Francine ★★★
Frankenweenie ★★★★
Friends with Kids ★★★★
Frost ★★★★★
The Fruit Hunters ★★★
Game Change (TV) ★★★★
Goon ★★★
Great Expectations ★★★★
Hard Core Logo 2 ★★½
Haywire ★★★½
Headwinds ★★½
Her Master's Voice★★★½
Hope Springs
Hit & Run ★★★
Hitchcock ★★★
The Hobbit ★★
Holy Motors ★★★★
Hope Springs ★★★★
House at the End of the Street ★★★
The Hunger Games ★★★★½
Killing Them Softly ★★½
I'm Yours ★★½
Imogene ★★★★
The Impossible ★★★★
The Imposter ★★★★★
In Darkness ★★★½
Inch'Allah ★★★★
Inescapable ★★½
The Innkeepers ★★½
Into the Abyss ★★★½?
The Intouchables ★★★½
A Late Quartet
The Invisible War ★★★★½
Jeff, Who Lives at Home ★★½
The Job★★★½
Killer Joe ★★★★
The Lady ★★★½
Laurence Anyways ★★★
A Late Quartet ★★★★
Les Misérables ★★★★
The Lesser Blessed ★★★
Let the Daylight into the Swamp ★★★★½
Life of Pi ★★★½
Lincoln ★★★½
Liz & Dick
Lincoln
Looper ★★★★
Midnight's Children
Lore ★★★★½
Les Misérables
Maiden Danced to Death ★★★★
Marilyn ★★
Marley ★★★★
The Master ★★★★
Meanwhile ★★★½
Midnight's Children ★★★★½
Miss Bala ★★★
Moonrise Kingdom ★★★★½
Moving Day ★★
The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche★★★½
Neither Allah, Nor Master ★★★½
The Paperboy
On the Road ★★½
The Paperboy ★★★½
Payback ★★★★
Perks of Being a Wallflower ★★★½
Pina ★★★★
Ping Pong ★★★★
Pink Ribbons, Inc. ★★★½
Piranha 3DD
Prometheus ★★★½
Promised Land ★★★
Quartet ★★★★★
The Raid: Redemption ★★★½
Radioman ★★★
Rust & Bone
Rebelle ★★★★
Rock of Ages ★★★½
Roller Town ★★★½
Rust & Bone ★★★★½
Safe
Safe House ★★★ 
Safety Not Guaranteed ★★★★
Salmon Fishing/Yemen ★★★
Searching for Sugar Man ★★★★
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World ★★
Silver Linings Playbook
The Sessions ★★★★
Seven Psychopaths ★★★★
Shadows of Liberty ★★★½
Sigur Rós: Valtari ★★
Silence ★★½
Silver Linings Playbook ★★★★★
Sinister ★★★½
Skyfall ★★★★½
Skyfall
Smashed ★★★★½
Snow White & Huntsman ★★★½
Something in the Air ★★★★
Stories We Tell ★★★★★
Take This Waltz ★★★★½
Taken 2 ★½
Thanks for Sharing ★★★½
Theo Fleury: Playing with Fire ★★½
Therese Desqueyroux ★★★½
Thirteen Downs ★★½
Stories We Tell
To Rome with Love ★★★
To the Wonder ★★★
Twice Born ★★★★½
Undercurrent ★★★½
Zero Dark Thirty
Virginia ★½
W.E. ★½
We Are Wisconsin ★★★★★
We Have a Pope ★★★
Wetlands/Marecages ★★★★
What Maisie Knew ★★★★
Where Do We Go Now? ★★★
Winnie ★★★½
Winning Streak ★★★
The Woman in Black ★★½
The Woman in the Fifth ★★★
The World Before Her ★★★★
Writers ★★½
Your Sister's Sister ★★★½
Zero Dark Thirty ★★★★★

2012: Capsule Reviews or Not Reviewed

 

21 Jump Street ★★★
360 ★★
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry ★★★★
Aida: A Natural-Born Artist ★★★
Being Flynn ★★★
Bernie ★★★½
Big Easy Express ★★★½
Boy ★★★
Brave ★★★
Burn it up Djassa ★★★
Canned Dreams ★★
China Heavyweight ★★★½
Dear Scavengers ★★★★ 
Dangerous Liaisons ★★★
Ethel ★★½
Farewell, My Queen ★★★
Five-Year Engagement ★★½
The Frog Princes ★★★
Ginger & Rosa ★★
Gut ★★
Hannah Arendt ★★★★
Headhunters ★★½
Hyde Park on Hudson ★★★
Jack Reacher ★★★
Jackie ★★★
Jump ★★★
Keyhole ★★½
The Language of Love ★★★
Lola Versus ★★★
London Boulevard ★★½
Magic Mike ★★★
Manhood ★★½
Meanwhile in Mamelodi ★★★
Middle of Nowhere ★★★½
ParaNorman ★★★½
Passion
Peace Out ★★
Pot Country ★★★
The Prophet ★★★★
Premium Rush ★★
Pusher ★★★
The Queen of Versailles ★★★★
Reluctant Fundamentalist ★★½
The Samaritan ★★★
Smoke Traders ★★★½
 Ted ★★★½
This is 40 ★★★½
Total Recall ★★½
Trouble with the Curve ★★★
The Watch ★★
Wuthering Heights ★★★★

Bridesmaids

2011 Reviews:

50/50 ★★★★
Abendland ★★★
The Adjustment Bureau  ★★★½
Anonymous ★★½
Café de Flore
The Art of Getting By
Bad Teacher ★★★½
The Bang Bang Club ★★★
Beats Rhymes & Life ★★★
The Beaver ★★★★
Beginners ★★★★
Better This World ★★★★½
Breathing (Atmen) ★★★★
Breakaway ★★★½
Bridesmaids ★★★★
Down the Road Again
Café de Flore ★★★★½
Carnage ★★★★
Captain America ★★★½
Cave of Forgotten Dreams ★★★★
Cedar Rapids ★★★½
Certified Copy ★★★★
The Company Men ★★★½
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop ★★★½
Contagion ★★★★
Coriolanus ★★★
Crazy, Stupid, Love. ★★★★
Curling ★★
A Dangerous Method ★★★
The Debt ★★★½
The Help
Down the Road Again ★★★½
Drive ★★★★½
El Sicario: Room 164 ★★½
Elite Squad: Enemy Within ★★★½
Higher Ground
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close ★★½
French Immersion ★★★½
The Future ★★★
The Future is Now!
Girl w/the Dragon Tattoo ★★★★
Glorious 39 ★★★★
Good Neighbours ★★
The Green Hornet ★★
The Help ★★★★½
The High Cost of Living ★★★★
The Iron Lady
Higher Ground ★★★★
Highway Gospel ★★★
The Housemaid★★★★½
Hugo ★★★★
Last Night
The Ides of March ★★★★
Immortals ★★  
In a Better World ★★½
In Land of Blood & Honey ★★★★
An Insignificant Harvey ★★★½
Insidious ★★★½
The Iron Lady ★★★½
J. Edgar ★★★½
Midnight in Paris
Larry Crowne ★★★
Last Night ★★★★½
Like Crazy ★★½
Little White Lies ★★★½
Love Crime ★★½
Margin Call ★★★★
Melancholia
Matchmaking Mayor ★★★½
Meek's Cutoff ★★★★
Melancholia ★★★★
Midnight in Paris ★★★★★
Modra ★★★★
The Muppets ★★★ 
My Week with Marilyn
My Week with Marilyn ★★★ 
The National Parks Project ★★★
No Strings Attached ★★½
Oliver Sherman ★★
One Day ★★★
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ★★★
Pom Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold ★★★½
Starbuck
Potiche ★★★
Project Nim ★★★★½
Restless ★½
Tree of Life
The Righteous Tithe ★★★
Rise of the Planet of the Apes ★★½
Rubber ★★½
The Rum Diary ★★
Running Mates ★★★½
Sarah's Key ★★★★
Scre4m ★★★
A Separation ★★★★★
Somewhere ★★★★
St-Henri, the 26th of August ★★★★
A Wake
Starbuck ★★★★
Super 8 ★★★
War Horse
Tilt ★★★½
The Whistleblower
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ★★★★½  
Tree of Life ★★★★½
Unknown ★★
A Violent State ★★★½
A Wake ★★★★
War Horse ★★
Warrior ★★★★
Water for Elephants ★★½
The Way ★★★
The Whistleblower ★★★★★
Wiebo's War ★★★★
X-Men: First Class ★★★½
Young Adult ★★★★

2011: Capsule Reviews or Not Reviewed


388 Arletta Avenue ★★★½ 
A l'origine ★★★★
Afghan Luke
Albert Nobbs ★★★★
All Good Things ★★★
Another Earth ★★½
The Artist ★★★★½
Arthur ★★½
Attack the Block ★★★
Battle: Los Angeles ★★½
Beautiful Boy ★★★½
A Better Life ★★½ 
Bill Cunningham New York ★★★★
Buck ★★★½
Casino Jack ★★★
Ceremony ★★★
Chico and Rita ★★★½
The Conspirator  ★★★½
Dark Horse ★★★½
Daydream Nation ★★★½
The Deep Blue Sea ★★★
The Descendants ★★★★★
The Devil's Double ★★
The Dilemma ★★
Dogtooth ★★★½
Dorian Gray ★★½
Drive Angry ★★★
En Terrains Connus ★★★½
Essential Killing ★★½
Everything Must Go ★★½
Father of Invention ★★
The First Grader ★★★★
Flypaper ★ 
Friends with Benefits ★★½
Funkytown ★★★½
The Guard ★★★
The Hangover Part II ★★★
Hanna ★★★★½
Happythankyoumoreplease ★★★
Hell and Back Again ★★★★
Henry's Crime ★★★
Hobo with a Shotgun ★½
Horrible Bosses ★★★
Hysteria ★★★½
I Saw the Devil ★★★
Jane Eyre ★★★★
Jolene ★★★
Kaboom ★★½
Kennyville
Le Havre ★★★★
Life, above All ★★★½
Limitless ★★★
The Lincoln Lawyer ★★★½
Martha Marcy May Marlene ★★★★½
Meet Monica Velour ★★★½
Miral ★★
Moneyball ★★★½
Monsieur Lazhar ★★★½
My Own Love Song ★★
Of Gods and Men ★★★
Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding ★★★★
The Other Woman ★★★
Partir ★★★½
Puss in Boots ★★★★
Rampart ★★★★
Real Steel  ★★★
Red State ★★½ 
Repeaters ★★★
Senna ★★★½
Shame ★★★★★
Shelter ★★★
The Skin I Live in ★★
Source Code ★★★
Straw Dogs ★★
Submarine ★★★
Sucker Punch ★½
A Summer in Genoa ★★½
Take Shelter ★★★★½
Texas Killing Fields ★★½
Textuality ★★★
That Summer
Trespass
The Trip ★★★½
127 Hours
Trust ★★
The Vintner's Luck ★★★★
Violet & Daisy★★★
The Way Back ★★★
We Need to Talk About Kevin ★★★★½
Win Win ★★★★
Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom ★★★½

Another Year

2010 Reviews:

Agora★★★
The American ★★★★
Barney’s Version
Animal Kingdom ★★★★½
Another Year ★★★★★
Barney’s Version ★★★★½
Biutiful ★★★½
Black Swan ★★★★★
Blue Valentine ★★★★
Black Swan
Carlos ★★★★½
Conviction ★★★½
Country Strong ★★★
Cyrus ★★★½
Fair Game ★★★★½
The Fighter ★★★★
Force of Nature ★★★★
I am Love
Get Low ★★★
Get Him to the Greek ★★★½
Girl Kicked Hornet's Nest ★★★★
Girl Who Played With Fire ★★★
Incendies
Harry Brown ★★★★ 
Hereafter ★★½
Helen ★★★★
Howl ★★★½
Made in Dagenham
I am Love ★★★★½
The Illusionist ★★★
Incendies ★★★★½
Inception★★★★★
Jack Goes Boating ★★★★
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Joan Rivers: Piece of Work ★★★★½
The Kids Are All Right ★★★★½
The King's Speech ★★★★★
Knight and Day ★★
Late Autumn ★★★
Let Me In ★★★½
Made in Dagenham ★★★★½
Micmacs★★½
Morning Glory ★★★½
Score: A Hockey Musical
Mother★★★★
Mother and Child★★★★
Mr. Nobody★½
Never Let Me Go ★★★★
A Night for Dying Tigers ★★★
Nowhere Boy ★★★★
Ondine ★★★★
127 Hours ★★★★★
The Social Network
Predators★★½
Rabbit Hole ★★★★
Salt ★★★★
Score: A Hockey Musical ★★★
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World ★★
The Tempest
The Secret in Their Eyes ★★★½
Secretariat ★★★★
Sex and the City 2 ★★★
The Social Network ★★★½
Solitary Man ★★★★
Soul Kitchen ★★½
Splice★★★★
The Square ★★★★
Suck ★★★½
The Tourist ★★★
The Town ★★★★
Toy Story 3 ★★★½
Trigger ★★★★★
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives ★★★★
Winter's Bone
Wall Street 2 ★★★
Winter's Bone ★★★★★
Year of the Carnivore★★★★
You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger★★★½

2010: Capsule Reviews or Not Reviewed

After.Life ★★★
Ajami ★★★★
Alice in Blunderland ★★
American Violet ★★★½
Les amours imaginaires ★★★
Bitch Slap ★★★
The Book of Eli ★
Brooklyn’s Finest ★★★½
Buried ★★★½
Burlesque ★★★
Chloe ★★★★½
City Island ★★★½
City of Your Final Destination ★★★★
Cooking With Stella ★★★
The Countess ★★½
Creation ★★★★
Date Night ★★★½
Daybreakers ★★½
Defendor ★★★½
The Disappearance of Alice Creed  ★★½
Disgrace ★★★
Due Date ★★
Easy A ★★★★
The Eclipse ★★½
Edge of Darkness ★★★
Enter the Void
The Expendables ★★½
The Extra Man ★★★
Fish Tank ★★★★
For Colored Girls ★★★★
Frozen ★★½
The Ghost Writer ★★★★
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo★★★★
Green Zone ★★★
Greenberg ★★★½
Gunless ★★½
Happy Tears ★★½
High Life ★★½
Homecoming ★½
Hot Tub Time Machine ★★★
How Do You Know ★½
How to Train Your Dragon ★★★★
Hurt ★
I'm Still Here ★
Inside Job ★★★★
Iron Man 2 ★★★½
It's Kind of a Funny Story  ★★★
The Joneses ★★★
Kick-Ass ★★★
The Killer Inside Me ★★★
Last Train Home ★★★★
Leaves of Grass ★★
Life During Wartime ★★★★
The Losers ★★½
Love Ranch ★★
The Maid ★★★
Mao's Last Dancer ★★★½
Mesrine: Killer Instinct ★★★½
Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 ★★★★
My Son My Son What Have Ye Done? ★
New York, I Love You ★★½
The Next Three Days ★★★½
A Nightmare on Elm Street ★½
Passenger Side ★★
Please Give ★★★★★
A Prophet ★★★★
Red ★★★½
Repo Men ★
Restrepo ★★★★
Robin Hood ★★★½
The Runaways ★★★★
The Secret of Kells ★★★★
Shutter Island ★★★★½
Stone ★★
Tamara Drewe ★★½
Tron: Legacy ★★
The Trotsky ★★★
True Grit ★★★★
Unstoppable ★★★
Welcome to the Rileys ★★½
Wild Grass ★★★
The Wolfman ★★★
A Woman, a Gun, and a Noodle Shop ★★★
You Don't Know Jack ★★★★
Youth in Revolt ★★★

Last updated: 17 December, 2014