Movie Reviews Index

Classic Movies
Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) AAAA=A

Movies Made in 2010
Alice in Wonderland (PG) BC+CB= B
Back-Up Plan, The (PG-13) D-D+FF=F
Book of Eli (R) AD-AA=A
Clash of the Titans (PG-13) C+CC+C=C+
Cop Out (R) BFCD=B
Date Night (PG-13) C-DBB=C+
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG) FBAD= D

Furry Vengeance (PG) B+B_CF=B
Get Him to the Greek (R) DNF
Ghost Writer, The (PG-13) BCDC=C+
Hot Tub Time Machine (R) BHFF= D+
How to Train Your Dragon (PG) AA-/B+A+A=A
Iron Man 2 (PG-13) DC-DD= D
Just Wright (PG) DB-BC+=C-
Karate Kid, The (PG) B-BB+C=B
Kick-Ass (R) AFCA= A-
Killers (PG-13) B-CCF=C+
Last Airbender, The (PG) CB+B-C=C
Letters to Juliet (PG) C+BCC=C+
Losers, The (PG-13) D+C-DF= D
Oceans (G) CACC=C
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (PG) AC+BB= B+
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (PG-13) AB-AC=A
Repo Men (R) C-HBD=D+
Robin Hood (PG-13) A-CAB=A-
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (PG-13) B+CCB+=B+
Sherlock Holmes (PG-13) BD+DD= C
Shrek Forever After (PG) DBAD= D+
Shutter Island (R) CDBC= C
To Save a Life (PG-13) BCAC=B+
Tooth Fairy (PG) D+A-B-D= C-
Toy Story 3 (G) A+AAA+= A+
Twilight Saga, The: Eclipse (PG-13) BD+AA= B+
When in Rome (PG-13) B+B=BD=B+

Movies Made in 2009
9 (PG-13) DCDC= D
17 Again (PG-13) A+C+A+A= A+
2012 (PG-13) CCCD= C
Adventureland (R) D-FCF= D
All About Steve (PG-13) C+C-CC= C+
Appaloosa (R) CDCD= C-
Astro Boy (PG) CBCC= C+
Avatar (PG-13) ACBB= A
Battle for Terra (PG) CBFC+= F
Big Fan (R) AFAA+=A
Blind Side, The (PG-13) A-C+AB+= A-
Bounty Hunter (PG-13) DC-CD= D
Box, The (PG-13) DD+DD(B)= D
Bride Wars (PG) D=CCD= D
Brothers Bloom (PG-13) A-C-BA= A-
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG) AA-AA= A
Confessions of a Shopaholic (PG) D+B-BD= C-
Coraline (PG) BBBB= B
Couples Retreat (PG-13) DDAD= D
Crazy Heart (R) CDBC= C+
Crossing Over (R) CFAB+=B
Daybreakers (R) B+FAA=A
Did You Hear About the Morgans (PG-13) C+C+B+C= C+
Duchess, The (PG-13) BC-AB= B
Duplicity (PG-13) AC+B+A= A
Everybody's Fine (PG-13) DCCD=D+
Fame (PG) D+BCC= C
Fanboys (PG-13) ADB+B+ = A-
Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG) AB+CB= A-
Fired Up! (PG-13) ADCB= B+/D
Four Christmases (PG-13) A-C-AA= A-
From Paris with Love (R) DFFF= F
Gamer (R) DHBC= D
G-Force (PG) DBDF= D
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (PG-13) BC-CD= C+
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (PG-13) B+CB+B+= B+
Great Buck Howard, The (PG) FB-DC= D-
Green Zone (R) B+DDD= C
Hannah Montana (G) C+ABB= B
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (PG) BC+CC= C+
He's Just Not That Into You (PG-13) B+C-B+B+= B+
Hurt Locker, The (R) ADAA= A
I Love You, Man (R) BDBB+= B
Informant (R) BDCD= C
Inglourious Basterds (R) A+FAA+= A+
Inkheart (PG) CBCC= C
International, The (R) DDDC= D+
Invention of Lying (PG-13) AC?A+= A-
Invictus (PG-13) B-CAC+= C+
It's Complicated (R) CD+D-C= D+
Julie & Julia (PG-13) CCCC= C
Knowing (PG-13) BCCB= C+
Law-Abiding Citizen (R) B+HBC= B
Men who Stare at Goats (R) DDDC= D
Monsters vs. Aliens (PG) CBCD= C
My Sister's Keeper (PG-13) BC+AB= B+
Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG) CB+CC= C
Nine (PG-13) CC-B+C=C
Observe and Report (R) DNF= F
Obsessed (PG-13) DCBC= C-
Outlander (R) CDCD= C-
Paul Blart: Mall Cop (PG) DNF
Perfect Getaway (R) B+FCC=B
Pirate Radio (R) BDBB=B
Planet 51 (PG) DNF
Post-Grad (PG-13) DB-BF=D-
Precious (R) BHBA= B+
Princess and the Frog (G) FDDF= F
Proposal (PG-13) DC-D+D= D
Public Enemies (R) BFCC= C+
Push (PG-13) B+CCB=B
Race to Witch Mountain (PG) B-B-DC= B-
Road, The (R) DD-DD= D
Soloist (PG-13) C+C-AA= B+
Serious Man, A (R) DDCB= C
Star Trek (PG-13) A+B-AA= A
State of Play (PG-13) BC-BB= B
Stoning of Soraya M., The (R) CDBC=C+
Surrogates (PG-13) C+CBB+= B
Taken (PG-13) ADBB= A-
Taking of Pelham 123 (R) C-FCD= D+
Terminator 4: Salvation (PG-13) CCCD= C
Time Traveler's Wife (PG-13) ACAA=A
Transformers: Rise of the Fallen (PG-13) BDBD= C
Twilight Saga, The: New Moon (PG-13) CC+CC= C
Up (PG) CB+BC= B-
Up in the Air (R) ADA+A+= A
Velveteen Rabbit (G) CAB+C= C+

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (PG-13) BD+CB= B-
Watchmen (R) BHCA= B
Where the Wild Things Are (PG) CBCD= C
World's Greatest Dad (R) F/BFBB=D
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (PG-13) ACBB+= A-
Year One (PG-13) FDFF= F
Young Victoria (PG) BB+BC= B
Zombieland (R) B+FCF= B

Movies Made in 2008
88 Minutes (R) BD-CB= B
American Carol, An (PG-13) C+C-B+D= C-

Australia (PG-13) DCCD= D+
Baby Mama (PG-13) B+B=BC= B+
Bangkok Dangerous (R) DDDC= D
Bedtime Stories (PG) C+BBC= C
Body of Lies (R) BFBC= B

Bolt (PG) BA-BB= B
Boy in the Striped Pajamas (PG-13) B+BAA= B
Burn After Reading (R) FFFF= F

Changeling (R) AFAA= A
Children of Huang Shi (R) BCAA= A-
City of Ember (PG) BA-?B= B+
Confessions of a Shopaholic (PG) D+B-BD= C-
Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The (PG-13) CD?B= C
Dark Knight, The (PG-13) ADB+A= A
Day the Earth Stood Still (PG-13) CCCC= C
Death Race (R) BFCB= B
Defiance (R) BDBB= B
Doubt (PG-13) A+BAA+= A+
Eagle Eye (PG-13) BC-DC= C+
Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (PG) AAAA= A
Fireproof (PG) CB+AB= B+
Flash of Genius (PG-13) CCBB= C+
Fly Me to the Moon (G) DA-CD= C
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (R) BGCD= D
Frost/Nixon (R) BCBA= B+
Funny People (R) DHDD= F
Get Smart (PG-13) BCCC= B
Ghost Town (PG-13) AC+A+A= A
Gran Torino (R) A=DAA= A
Hancock (PG-13) ADAA= A
Henry Poole Is Here (PG) BB+AA= A-
Horton Hears a Who! (G) A+AA+A+= A+
House Bunny, The (PG-13) DCDD= D
Igor (PG) C+B-A-B= B
Incredible Hulk, The (PG-13) AC-C+B+= B+
Iron Man (PG-13) B+CBB+= B+
Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D (PG) AB+??= A
Kitt Kittredge: An American Girl (G) B+AAA= A
Kung Fu Panda (PG) AB+A-A= A
Made of Honor (PG-13) C+D+BC= C+
Mamma Mia! (PG-13) D-CDD-= D-
Marley & Me (2008) B+CAA= B+
Meet Dave (PG) AB+BB= A-
Milk (R) DFFD= D
Lakeview Terrace (PG-13) B+CBB+= B+
Leatherheads (PG-13) A-CBB+= B+
Max Payne (PG-13) BDCB= B
Milk (R) DFFD= D
My Best Friend's Girl (R) C+GB+C= B/F
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (PG-13) DC-DD= D
Notorious (R) BFDA= D
Pineapple Express (R) D+FDF= F
Pirates Who Don't Do Anything, The (G) CABC= B
Prince Caspian (PG) BBB+B= B
Quantum of Solace (PG-13) DDDD= D
Rambo (R) B+GFB+= C
Reader, The (R) BGDA= B
Religulous (R) CDJB= F
Revolutionary Road (R) DFDD= D
Righteous Kill (R) B-FBB= B-
Rocker, The (PG-13) BDBD= B-
Role Models (R) C+FBC= C+
Seven Pounds (PG-13) BCBB= B
Slumdog Millionaire (R) AD+AA= A
Space Chimps (G) CA-CD= C
Spirit, The (Pg-13) C+DCB= C-
Star Wars: Clone Wars (PG) CBCC= C
Sukiyaki Western Django (R) FF??= F
Swing Vote (PG-13) DD-DC= D
Then She Found Me (R) ACAB= B+/A-
Traitor (PG-13) ACAA= A
Transsiberian (R) BDBB+= B
Twilight (PG-13) B+CBA= B+
Valkyrie (PG-13) ACAA= A
Visitor, The (PG-13) BB+AB+= B+
W. (PG-13) DNF
Wanted (R) C-FDC= C-
Wall-E (G) B-AFB= D
War, Inc. (R) DFDD= D-
What Just Happened (R) DNF
Wreslter, The (R) DFBB= C+
Yes Man (PG-13) ADAB+= A
You Don't Mess With the Zohan (PG-13) DFDD= D

Movies Made in 2007
3:10 to Yuma (R) ADB+A= A
1408 (PG-13) CCDC= C
Accepted (PG-13) BDDD= D+
Atonement (R) DDDD= D
Balls of Fury (PG-13) DCDF= D-
Bella (PG-13) ABA+A+= A
Blades of Glory (PG-13) DDDF= D
D.O.A. (PG-13) BCCD= B
Death Proof (R) BJBA= B
Disturbia (PG-13) A-CDB= B+
Dragon Wars (PG-13) DNF
Eastern Promises (R) CFCB= D
Evan Almighty (PG) BBAB= B
Even Money (R) DDAB= B+/D
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (PG) BBCC= C+
Fermat's Room (Unrated) A-B-AA= A-
Fracture (R) BBBB= B
Good Luck, Chuck (R) CFCD= F
I Think I Love My Wife (R) CDBC= C
Kingdom, The (R) AFA/FA= A
Knocked Up (R) BHBC= C+
Live Free or Die Hard (PG-13) ADBC= B+
Lookout, The (R) ACBA= A-
Meet the Robinsons (G) DDCD= D
Nanny Diaries (PG-13) DCCD= D
Next (PG-13) ABCB= B+
Ocean’s 13 (PG-13) ACCB= B
Pirates 3: At World’s End (PG-13) BC-CB= B-
Premonition (PG-13) CBBC= B-
Pride (PG) ABBB= B+
Ratatouille (G) BBBB= B
Reaping, The (R) BDBB= B
Shoot 'Em Up (R) FFDF= F
Shrek the Third (PG) CBBC= C+
Simpsons Movie, The (PG-13) ACCB= B
Spider-Man 3 (PG-13) BBAA= B+
Surf’s Up (PG) DBCC= C
Superbad (R) FHFF= F
Transformers, The (PG-13) CCBC= C
Underdog (PG) CACC= C
Waitress (R) CCCC= C
War (R) BDDB= C
Wild Hogs (PG-13) FCDF= D-
Zodiac (R) ADBA= A-
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Movies Made in 2006
300 (R) A+DAA+= A+
Akeelah and the Bee (PG) BBBB= B
Alex Rider: Stormbreaker (PG) CACD= C
Amazing Grace (PG) BBAB= B
Astronaut Farmer, The (PG) B+BAB= B+
Civic Duty (R) CCCB= C+
Contract, The (R) DCDF= D
Flags of Our Fathers (R) BDBB= B
Good Year, A (PG-13) A-C-AA= A
Guardian, The (PG-13) BC+BB= B
Home of the Brave (R) DNF
Mr. Brooks (R) ADBA= B+
Pan’s Labyrinth (R) ADBA= B
Peaceful Warrior (PG-13) BCB+B+= B+
Priceless (Hors de Prix--French) (PG-13) B+CB+A= A-
Ultimate Gift, The (PG) BBAB= B+
We Are Marshall (PG) AAAA= A
You, Me, and Dupree (PG-13) DCBD= D+
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Movies Made in 2005
Trust the Man (R) B+DBB= B
Sweet Land (PG) CABB= B
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Movies Made in 2001
Memento (R) A+DBA+= A

1 comment:

newbieyouthleader said...

Mr. Tallman,

Thank you so much for posting these comments about current popular movies! They are so insightful and exactly what I needed to get the teens in our youth group talking about tough issues. Your discussion questions are especially invaluable. Thanks again, and keep them coming!