Movies I've seen in 2013

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1.
Frankenweenie (2012)
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Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ 8/10
Proof that Burton is better without Depp, a charming, sweet and genuinely creepy animated horror movie. ” - an-santucci
 
2.
Skyfall (2012)
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Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. (143 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ 7/10
In the second half there's more Jack Bauer than James Bond, and I liked it. ” - an-santucci
 
3.
Lincoln (2012)
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As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. (150 mins.)
“ 8/10
Sometimes a bit too long, with too many inspired speeches by the titular character, but still a very good movie with an impressing DDL. ” - an-santucci
 
4.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
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Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world. (88 mins.)
“ 3/10
Nope. Just nope. ” - an-santucci
 
5.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
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A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011. (157 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ 8/10
Very powerful film, Jessica Chastain si terrific. ” - an-santucci
 
6.
Hitchcock (2012)
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The relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959 is explored. (98 mins.)
Director: Sacha Gervasi
“ 7/10
Hopkins and Mirren are very good. The movie is nice, but overall not extraordinary. ” - an-santucci
 
7.
Django Unchained (2012)
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With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ 7/10
A little bit clumsy for a Tarantino film. Waltz and Di Caprio are amazing while other things, like the soundtrack and the constant zooming in/zooming out, aren't. ” - an-santucci
 
8.
Insidious (2010)
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A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ 8/10
Boy this move was creepy... ” - an-santucci
 
9.
Dead Silence (2007)
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A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist. (89 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ 6/10
Not the best of James Wan's horror movies, but it was scary and it has a nice (albeit random) plot twist at the end. ” - an-santucci
 
10.
Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)
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When her adoptive father disappears, Sharon Da Silva is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood. (95 mins.)
“ 5/10
I'm not a fan of the videogame and I liked the first movie a lot, but this one is so badly written it makes me cringe. ” - an-santucci
 
11.
9 (2009)
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A rag doll that awakens in a postapocalyptic future holds the key to humanity's salvation. (79 mins.)
Director: Shane Acker
“ 8/10
A very clever animated movie, with great animation and spectacular visuals. ” - an-santucci
 
12.
Badass Showdown (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Uber MMA fighter manager Ivy Reed (B-movie action star of the '80s and '90s Cynthia Rothrock) is unique as a woman in a male-dominated field... (76 mins.)
Director: David DeCoteau
“ 2/10
Seriously? A movie about MMA with Cynthia Rothrock and we don't get a fight scene with her? ” - an-santucci
 
13.
The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
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In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work. (86 mins.)
“ 6/10

Creepy tortur porn dressed as psychological analysis, now in found footage format! ” - an-santucci
 
14.
Upstream Color (2013)
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A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives. (96 mins.)
Director: Shane Carruth
“ 9/10

Mindoblowing. ” - an-santucci
 
15.
Warm Bodies (2013)
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After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world. (98 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
“ 6/10

It's better than the source material, but the story is still too stupid. ” - an-santucci
 
16.
Mean Girls (2004)
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Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George. (97 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
“ 7/10

I avoided this movie for so long, thinking it was just another cheap teen comedy. It is much better. ” - an-santucci
 
17.
Europa Report (2013)
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An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon. (90 mins.)
“ 7/10

I enjoyed it because it sounded more like a plausible chronicle of a space exploration rather than a generic survival horror. ” - an-santucci
 
18.
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
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A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective. (140 mins.)
“ 8/10

The three act structure here is a bold move. Very good film, Ryan Gosling and Dane DeHaan are terrific. ” - an-santucci
 
19.
Stoker (2013)
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After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him. (99 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ 4/10

Typical case of style over substance. For a film that looked, sounded and wanted to feel so pretentious, it's really badly written. ” - an-santucci
 
20.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
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A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers. (130 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ 6/10

A surprisingly big-budgeted B-movie. Franco is a bro and I love Michelle Williams, so I enjoyed it even if I feel a bit guilty for it. ” - an-santucci
 
21.
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
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Disgraced Secret Service agent (and former presidential guard) Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers. (119 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ 7/10

Exactly what you would expect. ” - an-santucci
 
22.
Spring Breakers (2012)
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Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. (94 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
“ 8/10

I'm still not sure if it's a modern cautionary tale about the descent into vice and sin, or it's just a metaphore for conformity. Yet, I liked it. ” - an-santucci
 
23.
Trance (2013)
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An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting. (101 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ 7/10

Good, old, classic, and British Danny Boyle. ” - an-santucci
 
24.
Four Lions (2010)
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Four incompetent British jihadists set out to train for and commit an act of terror. (97 mins.)
Director: Chris Morris
“ 6/10

A comedy about islamic terrorist should sound really wrong, but this movie is proof that if the comedy is done wrong, you can make the audience laugh no matter the subject. ” - an-santucci
 
25.
Oblivion (2013)
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A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. (124 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
“ 5/10

Generic sci-fi film, with the same Tom Cruise as everything else he's in. The first half is decent enough, the second one is not. ” - an-santucci
 
26.
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
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A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars. (118 mins.)
“ 8/10

A romantic comedy that does everything right. ” - an-santucci
 
27.
Event Horizon (1997)
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A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
“ 7/10

The atmosphere is quite good, but the movie looks really dated... and sound doesn't travel in space. ” - an-santucci
 
28.
Snatch (2000)
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Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. (104 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ 8/10

It has Tarantino written all over it, but it's still an excellent movie. ” - an-santucci
 
29.
Aftershock (2012)
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In Chile, a group of travelers who are in an underground nightclub when a massive earthquake hits quickly learn that reaching the surface is just the beginning of their nightmare. (89 mins.)
Director: Nicolás López
“ 4/10

Eli Roth, please stick to producing Hemlock Grove and stop writing and/or directing *beep* movies. Thanks. ” - an-santucci
 
30.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
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A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ 7/10

This movie was so overhyped. It was good, but not as good as I expected. ” - an-santucci
 
31.
Wasteland (2012)
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A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration. Can he get revenge and win back his fed-up girlfriend? (108 mins.)
Director: Rowan Athale
“ 7/10

Entertaining movie, and a good debut for director Rowan Athale, with a lot of familiar faces in the main cast. ” - an-santucci
 
32.
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
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Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town. (124 mins.)
“ 6/10

Very average movie, what I don't get is why so many people of talent were involved in it. ” - an-santucci
 
33.
Before Midnight (2013)
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We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna. (109 mins.)
“ 8/10

An excellent movie about what happens ten years after the "and they lived happily ever after". ” - an-santucci
 
34.
Rushmore (1998)
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The extracurricular king of Rushmore preparatory school is put on academic probation. (93 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ 7/10

Typical Anderson. But he did better. ” - an-santucci
 
35.
Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the tempestuous six year romance between megastar singer, Liberace, and his young lover, Scott Thorson. (118 mins.)
“ 6/10

It's the same with every Sodebergh movie: they're good on paper, but I feel there's always something missing, ” - an-santucci
 
36.
Sinister (2012)
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Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ 5/10

It was good until the final scenes. Then it became utter crap. ” - an-santucci
 
37.
Epic (2013)
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A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world -- and ours. (102 mins.)
Director: Chris Wedge
“ 5/10

Very generic animated movie. Lots of great visuals, flat characters and clichés. ” - an-santucci
 
38.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
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A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ 8/10

I waited too long to see this one, so I had the ending spoiled. But it's still an amazing movie. ” - an-santucci
 
39.
The Great Gatsby (2013)
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A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. (143 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ 6/10

The usual Lhurmann: too long, fast edited and yet slow paced, gorgeous visuals and beautiful costumes. Nothing new under the sun. ” - an-santucci
 
40.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
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When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. (130 mins.)
Director: Shane Black
“ 7/10

A better sequel than Iron Man 2. ” - an-santucci
 
41.
Lovelace (2013)
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The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life. (93 mins.)
“ 7/10

Very powerful and sleazy portrayal of the 1970s porngrafic scene, with solid performances. But Seth Choen as a porn actor? I don't think so. ” - an-santucci
 
42.
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
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After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. (132 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ 7/10

Entertaining action scenes, and the fantastic performance of Benedict Crumberbatch aside, isn't it a bit too bleak to be a Star Trek film? ” - an-santucci
 
43.
Now You See Me (2013)
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An F.B.I. Agent, and an Interpol Detective, track a team of illusionists, who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money. (115 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
“ 6/10

Fun movie, but given the actors involved and the premise, it didn't live up to expectations. ” - an-santucci
 
44.
The Game (1997)
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After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality. (129 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ 7/10

Good enough, but not one of Fincher's best. I did not like the ending twist. ” - an-santucci
 
45.
Die Hard (1988)
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John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. (131 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ 8/10

Funny, action packed, suspenseful, entertaining. A classic. ” - an-santucci
 
46.
This Is the End (2013)
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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the Biblical Apocalypse. (107 mins.)
“ 7/10

I was expecting exactly what i got. ” - an-santucci
 
47.
Parkland (2013)
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A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. (93 mins.)
Director: Peter Landesman
“ 5/10

This movie doesn't know if it wants to be a factual account of the JFK assassination or a fictional drama about the characters involved. Disappointingly dry. ” - an-santucci
 
48.
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
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Following Kick-Ass' heroics, other citizens are inspired to become masked crusaders. But Red Mist leads his own group of evil supervillains to get revenge, kill Kick-Ass and destroy everything he stands for. (103 mins.)
Director: Jeff Wadlow
“ 7/10

The action scenes are spectacular, the rest is okay, but not as good as the first one. ” - an-santucci
 
49.
Mud (2012)
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Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love. (130 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
“ 8/10

McConaughey is very good, but the real star is Tye Sheridan. ” - an-santucci
 
50.
Paradise (2013)
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After surviving a plane crash a young conservative woman suffers a crisis of faith. (86 mins.)
Director: Diablo Cody
“ 7/10

A nice, delicate, funny and sweet comedy (very well) written and (not that well) directed by the talented Diablo Cody. A little gem. ” - an-santucci
 
51.
The Great Beauty (2013)
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Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. (141 mins.)
“ 8/10

I usually don't like artsy movies, but this one was too beautiful to look at. The cinematography in particular was excellent. ” - an-santucci
 
52.
The Way Way Back (2013)
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Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. (103 mins.)
Director: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
“ 8/10

It's a classic coming-of-age story done right. Sweet and funny, with very good performances. ” - an-santucci
 
53.
Monsters University (2013)
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A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. (104 mins.)
Director: Dan Scanlon
“ 7/10

You cannot expect from Pixar a Wall-e every year, sometimes movies like this are just ok. ” - an-santucci
 
54.
Gravity (2013)
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Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space. (91 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ 9/10

Action packed cosmic ballet about the fragility of mankind. A masterpiece. ” - an-santucci
 
55.
Pacific Rim (2013)
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As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. (131 mins.)
“ 7/10

*beep* awesome. ” - an-santucci
 
56.
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society. (132 mins.)
Director: Lee Daniels
“ 5/10

Uninspired, manipulative, patronizing, whiny, and ultimately boring. Forest Whitaker is too old to be believable for the whole first half of the movie. ” - an-santucci
 
57.
The Croods (2013)
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After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy. (98 mins.)
“ 7/10

Fun and sweet family film with spectacular visual. ” - an-santucci
 
58.
Man of Steel (2013)
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Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction. (143 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ 4/10

Unnecessary and boring. ” - an-santucci
 
59.
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
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Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. (125 mins.)
“ 7/10

Too many flashbacks, splendid Emma Thompson. ” - an-santucci
 
60.
Fruitvale Station (2013)
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The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. (85 mins.)
Director: Ryan Coogler
“ 8/10

It's almost more a honest character study rather than the chronicle of a tragic event. Michael B. Jordan is outstanding. ” - an-santucci
 
61.
R.I.P.D. (2013)
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A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. (96 mins.)
“ 5/10

Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds have no chemistry at all. ” - an-santucci
 
62.
Side Effects (2013)
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A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects. (106 mins.)
“ 6/10

It's not that it wasn't good, but I lost all kind of interest forty minutes in. ” - an-santucci
 
63.
White House Down (2013)
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While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders. (131 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ 7/10

Big, dumb, fun, and slightly better than Olympus Has Fallen in that the plot was contrived but not absurd. There's even a reference to Independence Day. ” - an-santucci
 
64.
The Spectacular Now (2013)
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A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl." (95 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
“ 8/10

Far from the cuteness of all the other teen dramas, it's actually pretty hopeless and almost disturbing. Wonderfully acted. ” - an-santucci
 
65.
RED 2 (2013)
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Retired C.I.A. Agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. (116 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
“ 7/10

Senior citizens action porn at its finest. It's a lot of fun. ” - an-santucci