2010

Reviews of the best and worst films of 2010, including The Social Network, The King’s Speech, Black Swan, Inception, and Toy Story 3.

The Way Back Review

The Way Back Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Though it’s certainly not the most exciting movie in recent memory, The Way…

Barney’s Version Review

Barney’s Version Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Barney’s Version is probably one of the most problematic films you’ll ever see…

Another Year Review

Another Year Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) If you’ve ever read this blog before, you probably know how much I…

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Review

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Review

RATING: (1.5 STARS) There’s nothing worse than a film that feels like a total waste of…

Biutiful Review

Biutiful Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Calling Biutiful challenging is a major understatement. It’s easily one of the most…

Casino Jack Review

Casino Jack Review

RATING: (3 STARS) I’m not sure any actor last year had more fun with a part…

Never Let Me Go Review

Never Let Me Go Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Not having read Kazuo Ishiguro’s beloved novel Never Let Me Go, I wasn’t…

The Company Men Review

The Company Men Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) John Wells’ The Company Men is a film I wanted to like more…

The Illusionist (2010) Review

The Illusionist (2010) Review

RATING: (3 STARS) The Illusionist is an odd little film that doesn’t do much but is…

Red Review

Red Review

RATING: (3 STARS) It’s hard to watch Red and not smile at least a little. Of…

Nowhere Boy Review

Nowhere Boy Review

RATING: (2 STARS) Nowhere Boy is about as unremarkable as films get. There’s nothing inherently wrong…

Blue Valentine Review

Blue Valentine Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Derek Cianfrance’s Blue Valentine is a minor miracle of a film. Like John…

Buried Review

Buried Review

RATING: (1.5 STARS) I’ve made my love for 127 Hours plain enough around here, so it…

Animal Kingdom Review

Animal Kingdom Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Last April, I spoke to Nash Edgerton, director of The Square, about his…

I Love You Phillip Morris Review

I Love You Phillip Morris Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Anyone who knows me knows my issues with Jim Carrey as a comedian.…

127 Hours Review

127 Hours Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours is an absolute triumph on every level imaginable. It’s…

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