2013

Reviews of the best movies of 2013 and some of the worst movies of 2013.

Dirty Wars Review

Dirty Wars Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Dirty Wars is a devastating experience. It’s a film that chews up your…

Call Me Kuchu Review

Call Me Kuchu Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) There’s courage, and then there’s what the men and women at the center…

Escape From Tomorrow Review

Escape From Tomorrow Review

RATING: (0.5 STARS) The more horrifying thing about Randy Moore’s Escape From Tomorrow—a David Lynch-inspired nightmare…

Captain Phillips Review

Captain Phillips Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Movie magic happens when the right actor finds the right director. Jimmy Stewart…

Iron Man 3 Review

Iron Man 3 Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Whatever Marvel movie followed The Avengers was going to struggle to overcome the…

Gravity Review

Gravity Review

RATING: (4 STARS) “I hate space.” That quote represents a brief moment of levity in Gravity,…

Prisoners Review

Prisoners Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Prisoners is the most tightly plotted 153-minute movie you’ll ever see. It’s a…

The Spectacular Now Review

The Spectacular Now Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Delightfully atypical and marvelously in tune with its lead characters, James Ponsoldt’s The…

Blue Caprice Review

Blue Caprice Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Director Alexandre Moors’ Blue Caprice takes the horror you felt watching We Need…

World War Z Review

World War Z Review

RATING: (3 STARS) World War Z doesn’t add anything new to the realm of zombie movies,…

The Bling Ring Review

The Bling Ring Review

RATING: (3 STARS) The Bling Ring is director Sofia Coppola‘s most satisfying and thematically precise film…

Blue Jasmine Review

Blue Jasmine Review

RATING: (3 STARS) In 1988, Pedro Almodóvar directed Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.…

Touchy Feely Review

Touchy Feely Review

RATING: (1.5 STARS) Touchy Feely, the latest from writer-director Lynn Shelton, is the dreariest thing this…

Passion Review

Passion Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) Passion seems like the absolutely perfect title for the latest thriller from director…

At Any Price Review

At Any Price Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) For fans of Ramin Bahrani movies, At Any Price is source of both…

Lee Daniels’ The Butler Review

Lee Daniels’ The Butler Review

RATING: (3 STARS) If The Paperboy was director Lee Daniels unfettered, Lee Daniels’ The Butler (henceforth…

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