Don’t forget to select your favorite films!
Shailene Woodley (The Descendants, The Spectacular Now, Divergent) deserves so much better than this.
A tedious adaptation of Laura Kasischke's 1999 novel about a teenage girl discovering her sexuality, losing her mother and discovering dark secrets about her family.
It's curious that Gregg Araki should ever have taken on this Young Adult project, since there was never anything there for him- as the finished film illustrates all too clearly.
Superior, low-key, grown-up science fiction that prioritises ideas and emotion over futuristic set-dressing. Time travel plot is spoiler-bait. Good performances by Joseph Gordon Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt and the ever-wonderful Jeff Daniels. Writer/director Rian Johnson borrows from other sci-fi movies, but makes their ideas and images his own.
An absurdly over-praised, trite and manipulative love story featuring a manic depressive (Bradley Cooper) and a young grieving widow (Jennifer Lawrence). There are some cute scenes involving dancing.
Like Paul Haggis's Crash before it, this is one of those films which, in years to come, will be cited as an embarrassing, over-hyped anomaly on the Oscar roll of honour. Jennifer Lawrence did not deserve her Best Actress gong, and the nominations for her, Cooper, Robert de Niro and Jacki Weaver…