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  • PeaceAnarchy

    #11 - PeaceAnarchy has 2419 stars from 339 users

    Dr-Strangelove-or-How-I Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb - PeaceAnarchy's Most Popular Review
    100 - "A magnificent black comedy. Peter Sellers does a great job with all his characters and even 40 years later much of the film's biting satire still feels relevant."
  • Mentaculus

    #12 - Mentaculus has 1279 stars from 322 users

    Alice-in-Wonderland-2010 Alice in Wonderland - Mentaculus's Most Popular Review
    23 - "In his most strident political commentary since Planet of the Apes, Burton shows the folly of the current American Two Party system, and the malaise caused by the healthcare lobby through the Red Queen's associates. In quite an intertextual populist jibe, he mocks the jobless economic recovery by employing over 200 CGI animators to create even less character and life than 30 dudes with pencils in the 1950's."
  • eveelun

    #13 - eveelun has 1418 stars from 321 users

    A-Clockwork-Orange A Clockwork Orange - eveelun's Most Popular Review
    100 - "Brilliant, savagely cynical, perceptive, funny, perpetually relevant - this movie, for me, perfectly demonstrates the power of the film medium at its highest potential. The comments on virtue, free will, redemption, religion, government, radicalism, and the human spirit are accurately and beautifully expressed through McDowell's sublime performance and Kubrick's impeccable and meticulous direction."
  • theficionado

    #14 - theficionado has 1291 stars from 318 users

    Scott-Pilgrim-vs-the-World Scott Pilgrim vs. the World - theficionado's Most Popular Review
    88 - "Not just canny commentary on how this generation's experiences are inextricably mediated through the prism of pop culture; it captures an attendant myopia, too. Any coincidence the film parallels Scott's fundamental narcissism w/ the endless parade of exclusionary inside jokes? Or that Scott (and by extension the audience) finds it impossible to separate his culture-saturated inner world from the world at large? It's all exhilaratingly, uninhibitedly hyperreal: Baudrillard would have a field day"
  • cagedwisdom

    #15 - cagedwisdom has 1692 stars from 316 users

    Alice-in-Wonderland-2010 Alice in Wonderland - cagedwisdom's Most Popular Review
    25 - "Tim, I think we need to talk. I want us to start seeing other films. This just isn't working for me, and I've been feeling this way for a long time. I've told you time and time again to plant the red roses, yet you keep planting the white ones and I refuse to keep up this nonsensical painting business. I guess this is goodbye. PS: Stephen, call me later. ;)"
  • KMcNeil

    #16 - KMcNeil has 1209 stars from 304 users

    Beginners Beginners - KMcNeil's Most Popular Review
    10 - "The impossible task of trying to love and live, while dealing with an existential grief is handled expertly in "Beginners". It's a real rarity: A movie that feels genuine. Strip away the interactions, the small shifts in facial expressions and all the things unsaid, and you're left with a very ordinary movie. Fortunately these things can't be stripped away. They're part of the movie's flesh and blood. They're the very fabric of life. "Beginners" is pain and catharsis rolled into one."
  • OMGFridge

    #17 - OMGFridge has 1964 stars from 299 users

    Dr-Strangelove-or-How-I Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb - OMGFridge's Most Popular Review
    11 - "A movie that can make fun of nuclear warfare during the height of nuclear paranoia while being deliciously amusing certainly fills out the checklist of being a black comedy. Stanley Kubrick has not only made a movie that was great for its time but also is still funny, smart and memorable by today's standards. The classic scenes, one-liners and performances from both Sellers and Scott launch this bizarre one of a kind movie into masterpiece status."
  • BillyShears

    #18 - BillyShears has 4444 stars from 297 users

    Hobo-with-a-Shotgun Hobo with a Shotgun - BillyShears's Most Popular Review
    90 - "A shockingly realistic account of life in Maritime Canada."
  • Okkervil

    #19 - Okkervil has 1813 stars from 288 users

    Angels--Demons Angels & Demons - Okkervil's Most Popular Review
    5 - "This film is based on the ungood book by Dan Brown. As the book is written in a style that is not good I thought I would write my review about this bad film & its badness in the same style Mr Brown does his books when he writes his books. In short the silly film is not a good film, as the silly film is boring and dull and is not a good film. Even a competent director as Ron Howard can't make the silly film unsilly, as its based on the poorly written book which resulted in the film being ungood."
  • Nathan S

    #20 - Nathan S has 1740 stars from 288 users

    2001-A-Space-Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey - Nathan S's Most Popular Review
    6 - "A film that holds immense power over me. Practical futurism offset by great imagination, elements of expressionism, an ambiguous sense of spiritualism, wonderment at the universe and all things beyond human capacity. Visual and aural euphoria; a feast for the senses packed with memorable and iconic moments to scratch your brain and tingle your spine. It may be considered both chronicle of evolution and quest for God. The mythic centerpiece of Stanley Kubrick's filmography, and my favorite movie."
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