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Best Overall Movies


  • Half Nelson

    Half Nelson (R, 2006)

    Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Anthony Mackie, Tina Holmes, Jay O Sanders
    Dan Dunne is an idealistic inner-city junior high school teacher. Although he can get it together in... read more the classroom, he spends his time outside school on the edge of consciousness. He juggles his hangovers and his homework, keeping his lives precariously separated, until one of his troubled students, Drey, catches him in a compromising situation. From this awkward beginning, Dan and Drey stumble into an unexpected friendship that threatens either to undo them, or to provide the vital change they both need to move forward in their lives.
    • Shmee89
      Shmee89: . The ending is disappointing but the overall experience is fantastic!
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
    • footeiceblade
      footeiceblade: Ryan Gosling delivers an amazing performance. Overall the movie drags and isn't that impressive how
      Reviewed 7 years days ago
    • lesliebun
      lesliebun: It was okay. I was expecting something different and more exciting. Overall it wasn't bad...but it
      Reviewed 7 years days ago
  • The Brave One

    The Brave One (R, 2007)

    Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Nicky Katt, Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgen
    New York radio host Erica Bain has a life that she loves and a fiance she adores. All of it is taken... read more from her when a brutal attack leaves Erica badly wounded and her fiance dead. Unable to move past the tragedy, Erica begins prowling the city streets at night to track down the men she holds responsible. Her dark pursuit of justice catches the public's attention, and the city is riveted by her anonymous exploits. But, with the NYPD desperate to find the culprit and a dogged police detective hot on her trail, she must decide whether her quest for revenge is truly the right path, or whether she is becoming the very thing she is trying to stop.
    • fb536320796
      fb536320796: A bit far fetched overall...interesting idea for the story..not sure about the message it sends out though!! Jodie Fos
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • MercedesMorant
      MercedesMorant: She isn't brave when she just goes down the street shooting people. Overall it was alright.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • jschartrand
      jschartrand: .. And some parts are tricky to tell.. But overall the direction that multiply the oblic angle is dynamic and Foster offers a strong performanc
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • Diary of the Dead

    Diary of the Dead (R, 2007)

    Michèle Morgan, Joshua Close, Shawn Roberts, Amy Lalonde, Joe Dinicol
    Horror icon George A. Romero effectively hits the "reset" button on his hugely influential Dead seri... read morees with this scaled-back look at the zombie apocalypse as told from the perspective of a student filmmaker who sets out to shoot a low-budget fright film, but instead captures the breakdown of modern society at the decaying hands of flesh-eating ghouls. Jason Creed (Joshua Close) and his crew are shooting a mummy movie in the Pennsylvania woods when media reports begin pouring in about the dead rising from their graves to feast on the flesh of the living. While self-centered star Ridley (Phillip Riccio) beats a hasty retreat to his family's fortified mansion halfway across the state, the remaining cast and crew are forced to fight for their lives despite having no weapons to speak of, and only a wobbly recreational vehicle in which to seek shelter. Immediately recognizing the gravity of the situation and outspokenly skeptical of the media, determined director Creed decides to use his own camera to capture the real story in a documentary entitled "The Death of Death." Now, as the group attempts to fight their way to safety, the skeptics will all watch as their greatest fears become reality, and the realists will attempt to process a nightmare that modern science would pass off as impossible. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • henryfarman
      henryfarman: e review are the people that just can't face the fact that, despite his few decent films, Romero is overall a bad filmmaker. I would of thought that a director with this much experience would have rea
      Reviewed 3 months days ago
    • Comrad3X
      Comrad3X: Above average overall, but not one of Romero's best.
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb1261113615
      fb1261113615: e top notch, acting is good enough, the story could use some work but for the most part the film is overall entertaining.
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Confessions of a Shopaholic (PG, 2009)

    Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Joan Cusack, John Goodman, John Lithgow
    In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good a... read moret shopping--a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door--until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company. As her dreams are finally coming true, she goes to ever more hilarious and extreme efforts to keep her past from ruining her future.
    • fb645570314
      fb645570314: .. sometimes even oddly similar in small ways - overall predictable
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • sinkingship87
      sinkingship87: ...overall its an alright typical stupid movie u watch when there's nothing else to see...with predicta
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • wing911
      wing911: . keep oneself grounded. those credit cards. uf!!! take control not great but good movie overall
      Reviewed 5 years days ago