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TOP TEN FILMS-2014
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2009-2000, 2006
"Good Old JR" weighs in with his picks for the TOP 10 films of 2014
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  2014 OSCAR PREDICTIONS
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
JR & Bo make their predictions for the 2014 Academy Awards
  AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2
(**)
"There are serious faults with the outing..." (JR)
  BATMAN ASSAULT ON GOTHAM
(*)
"...Assault on Arkham is disingenuous at best and false advertising at worst..." (JR)
  BIG HERO SIX
(***)
"...well-structured if a bit on the humdrum side..." (JR)
  BIRDMAN
(***)
"...a funny, fast-moving parable about fame and ambition" (JR)
  CAPTAIN AMERICA WINTER SOLDIER
(***)
"...efficiently does its job—makeing you look forward to the next one." (JR)
  DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
(***˝)
"...Dawn of the Planet of the Apes gets better the more you think about it..." (JR)
  EDGE OF TOMORROW
(***)
"...delivers the goods with ferocity and a funny bone..." (JR)
  FURY
(**˝)
"...too narratively and thematically stunted to be a good film" (JR)
  GODZILLA
(***)
"...Godzilla delivers everything expected of it, and perhaps a little more." (JR)
  GONE GIRL
(****)
"...enormous commercial proposition that's smart and provocative..." (JR)
  GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
(**˝)
"...proudly off the beaten path at first, it then proceeds to return to that path..." (JR)
  HER
(****)
"...a film that transcends its own ingenuity-achieves something akin to wisdom." (JR)
  HOBBIT BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES
(**)
"...visually impressive and tediously repetitive." (JR)
  HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1
(***)
"... a fine entertainment-with moments of surprising emotional impact...." (JR)
  INTERSTELLAR
(**)
"...not Nolan’s best film-but abounds in the his strengths..." (JR)
  JUSTICE LEAGUE WAR
(**)
"...asks you to forget everything-and lug everything you know to the table...." (JR)
  LEGO MOVIE
(***˝)
"...skillfully balances an impressive array of narrative-spinning plates..." (JR)
  NIGHTCRAWLER
(***˝)
"...a scathing indictment of an industry that favors ratings above all else..." (JR)
  NOAH
(***)
"...a strange and occasionally messy hybrid of a film." (JR)
  SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR
(*˝)
"...spotty and slipshod, an unsteady, mostly vacuous excursion " (JR)
  SON OF BATMAN
(*)
"Yeah-it kinda is that bad." (JR)
  WOLF OF WALL STREET
(***˝)
"...it simply overwhelms us with the grandiosity of it all...." (JR)
  X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
(***˝)
"...rivals the best super-hero movies of the past..." (JR)
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