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1. Look Who's Back (2015)  12 April 2016
30 out of 35 people found the following review useful:
The Art of Comedy: How to Be Supremely Funny & Deadly Serious at the Same Time
2. Empties (2007)  10 January 2008
14 out of 15 people found the following review useful:
Following a Flop and a Long Wait, Another Zdenek Sverak Masterpiece
3. You Are a Widow, Sir! (1971)  4 July 2012
5 out of 5 people found the following review useful:
Ensemble Concerto in a Madcap Gem by Macourek & Vorlíček
4. "The Visitors" (1983)  17 March 2013
6 out of 7 people found the following review useful:
The Best TV Series of All Time Anywhere? Led by Josef Bláha as King of Ridiculous Enunciation
5. Sling Blade (1996)  30 May 2012
3 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
"I Like the Way You Talk": Platonic Multi-Layered Masterpiece
6. A Lesson in Love (1954)  13 May 2012
3 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Bergman Goes Screwball: an Egomaniac's Marriage
7. Normalization (2013)  21 April 2014
2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Murder in Retrospect: This Time for Real
8. Já uz budu hodný, dedecku! (1979)  31 July 2013
2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Miloš Kopecký Vehicle, with Lots of Excerpts from Molière
9. How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)  5 June 2013
2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Czech Madcap Miniskirt Comedy Classic with All-Star Ensemble of Czech Comedy Legends
10. Lost Horizon (1937)  10 March 2013
2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Hilton, Capra and Riskin: The Perfect Match and Great Acting Performances in Idealistic Masterpiece
11. The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942)  9 July 2012
4 out of 6 people found the following review useful:
Promise of Glory to Come in Later Years
12. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)  1 March 2013
13 out of 24 people found the following review useful:
Extremely Boring and Trite No-Drama, No-Comedy Starring "Married Creeps"
13. My Man Godfrey (1936)  21 July 2013
1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
Great Performances in a Screwball Comedy with Serious Subtext
14. Midnight in Paris (2011)  17 April 2013
1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
The Best Paris Advertisement Ever Filmed
15. "The Best Intentions" (1991)  7 April 2013
1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
Electrifyingly Quiet Masterpiece: Prequel to _Fanny and Alexander_, Often Every Bit As Riveting
16. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)  28 June 2012
1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
A Chicks' Movie Indeed: Superstitious & Maudlin, But Also Witty, Pleasant & Ultimately Moving
17. Adam's Rib (1949)  3 May 2012
1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
Like Watching Two Master Pianists Play -- Refreshing, from Before Feminism Became the Vogue
18. "A Nero Wolfe Mystery: Prisoner's Base: Part 1 (#1.4)" (2001)  9 April 2012
1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
A Scintillating Wolfean Masterpiece -- Better Than the Book!
19. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)  10 April 2016
2 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Histrionic, Bloated Almost Three Hours of Sheer Boredom
20. Marnie (1964)  25 June 2013
2 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Great Closing Scene, But Otherwise Overlong, Slow-Moving & Histrionic -- Hitchcock Losing His Grip
21. Coz takhle dát si spenát (1977)  5 June 2013
2 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Pure Genius of Macourek & Vorlíček and a Host of Czech Virtuoso Comedy Legends
22. Michael Clayton (2007)  25 April 2008
2 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Tilda Swinton Stealing the Show: the Most Memorable Corporate Female Character Ever?
23. Run Lola Run (1998)  11 June 2012
Immensely Enjoyable & Resembling an Endlessly Refreshing, Extended Videoclip
24. Papierove hlavy (1995)  4 February 2012
Master Director's Nauseating Classic Documentary on Post-War History of (Czecho-)Slovakia
25. The Hunt (2012)  4 July 2016
1 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
I Hope This Is Overblown Fiction
26. Lost in Translation (2003)  24 March 2014
1 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Sketchy, Episodic, Boring, (Too) Feminine -- Waste of Time
27. Le Corbeau (1943)  14 June 2012
1 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Superb Crime Film, Highly Intelligent As Usual from Clouzot
28. "A Nero Wolfe Mystery: Champagne for One: Part 1 (#1.2)" (2001)  4 February 2012
1 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
The Art of Repartee
29. Tootsie (1982)  22 April 2008
1 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
I Really Love You, But I Can't Love You
30. Cool Hand Luke (1967)  23 February 2013
8 out of 16 people found the following review useful:
Extremely Boring, Slow-Moving, Disjointed, Histrionic, Episodic Movie with Lots of In-Your-Face Playacting
31. Argo (2012)  6 July 2013
0 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
Furthest-Fetched Close-Escape Movie Ever? Made Implausible & Lacking Depth, But Exciting to Watch
32. An Affair to Remember (1957)  27 June 2012
0 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
Schmaltz Dodge by Hollywood Masters of the Genre
33. The Ladykillers (1955)  2 June 2012
0 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
A British 1950s Early-Colour Mock-Gangster Flick Romp
34. The Gazebo (1959)  9 August 2013
1 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Off-Key Direction and Over-the-Top Acting Make This Movie Artificial and Puerile Instead of Fully Enjoyable
35. "A Nero Wolfe Mystery: Eeny, Meeny, Murder, Moe (#1.6)" (2001)  21 July 2013
1 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Amalgam of Good and Bad Moments
36. No Country for Old Men (2007)  13 April 2008
1 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Esthetic Emptiness Celebrated by the Coens
37. "Agatha Christie's Poirot: After the Funeral (#10.3)" (2005)  25 August 2014
2 out of 5 people found the following review useful:
Better than the Book: Gloom Dispersed, Allowing Culprit to Shine
38. Margin Call (2011)  25 June 2012
0 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Unexciting High-Quality Drama on Vacuous Financiers' Quest for Unneeded Millions
39. The Ladykillers (2004)  10 June 2012
0 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Funnier & Better Directed than the Original
40. The Master (2012)  26 May 2013
3 out of 8 people found the following review useful:
A Quack & a Psychopath -- Please, What Was This Movie About?
41. Blind Chance (1987)  29 December 2013
5 out of 13 people found the following review useful:
Turgid, Dreary and Insipid Like Communism Itself
42. The Intouchables (2011)  2 March 2013
6 out of 16 people found the following review useful:
Cheerful, Snappy Movie Marred by Glitzy Milieu