OBL – OCE

OBLIVION

7 Star

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OBLIVION

Release: Apr 13 – Review: 9 May 13
Oblivious to its progenitors?
Seamless efx coupled with an onslaught of plot points that we’ve Déjà vu’d in a thousand other movies

OBSERVE AND REPORT

5 Star

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OBSERVE AND REPORT

Release: Apr 09 – Review: 17 Oct 09
Report: C+.
… walks that indecisive line between drama and comedy, with Seth Rogen pulling it towards big-dumb-galoot comedy…

OBSESSED

4 Star

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OBSESSED

Release: Apr 09 – Review: 19 Aug 10
Hell hath no apathy, like a woman scorned.
… writer and director have crafted OBSESSED as if they’ve never known the embrace of a woman, let alone been stalked by one.

OCEAN'S 11

7 Star

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OCEAN’S 11

Release: Aug 60 – Review: 13 Sep 14
Koo-Koo Eleven.
… a breezy heist flick too slick for its own Brylcreemed pompadour, too koo-koo kutchoo for its own swingin’ hep cats. .

OCEAN'S ELEVEN

5 Star

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OCEAN’S ELEVEN

Release: Dec 01 – Review: 30 Dec 03
Whatchoo talkin bout, Cheadle?
… we’re not so much dealing with “movies” as we are with movie STARS.

OCEAN'S TWELVE

6 Star

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OCEAN’S TWELVE

Release: Dec 04 – Review: 22 Nov 05
“1 Louder” Than Ocean’s Eleven.
… so self-aware of its megastar cheese-wattage that it can’t quite get over its own smugness.

OCEAN'S THIRTEEN

7 Star

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OCEAN’S THIRTEEN

Release: Jun 07 – Review: 23 Jun 07
Lucky Number Thirteen.
… this time ‘round, the direction is wiser, the plot is tighter and some of the jokes are actually funny.

OCULUS

8 Star

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OCULUS

Release: Apr 14 – Review: 23 Dec 14
Illusion Occlusion.
… a chilling, original, truly eerie horror movie. There is no escape from what you think you see. Kinda like TMZ.

OFF – ORP

THE OFFICE SEASON ONE

10 Star

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THE OFFICE SEASON ONE

Release: 2001 – Review: 15 Sep 12
Office Spaced.
Genius Ricky Gervais forges one of the greatest comedy series in history…

OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN

5 Star

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OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN

Release: Mar 13 – Review: 10 Jul 14
DIE HARD in the White House.
… Agent Gerard Butler is the fly in the ointment, the spanner in the works, the McClane in the Nakatomi.

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

10 Star

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ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST

Release: Nov 75 – Review: 25 Mar 11
One Cuckoo in Charge of the Rest.
… one of the foremost statements on mankind’s descent into madness. Not because of the unbalanced patients – because of the unbalanced staff.

OPEN WATER

7 Star

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OPEN WATER

Release: Aug 04 – Review: 6 Apr 09
Body of Beauty in Body of Water.
Two insignificant bodies in a limitless ocean – fact that one of them is Blanchard Ryan’s 9.5 body is doubly tragic…

OPEN WATER 2: ADRIFT

6 Star

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OPEN WATER 2: ADRIFT

Release: Aug 06 – Review: 18 Dec 09
Sea legs in the second act.
… six people lost at sea. Six BORING people.

ORPHAN

6 Star

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ORPHAN

Release: Jul 09 – Review: 19 Aug 10
The Kid Ain’t Kidding.
… when an upscale couple with two children adopt a 9-year-old orphan with scary theme music, familial bliss is not in the flow chart.

OUI – OXB

OUIJA

3 Star

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OUIJA

Release: Oct 14 – Review: 24 Apr 16
Ouija: the bored game.
Five teens try to contact their dead friend through a ouija board. And guess what? They do.

OUR IDIOT BROTHER

4 Star

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OUR IDIOT BROTHER

Release: Aug 11 – Review: 30 Jan 14
Our Idiot Movie.
A gentle, gullible soul causes problems for his three sisters with his big mouth.

THE OTHER GUYS

7 Star

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THE OTHER GUYS

Release: Aug 10 – Review: 17 Jan 11
Finding the Other Mark Wahlberg.
… should have just been called THE OTHER GUY (singular), as we watch Wahlberg elegantly steal it from right under Ferrell’s nose.

OUTLAND

3 Star

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OUTLAND

Release: May 81 – Review: 11 Oct 11
Outland-ish.
It’s HIGH NOON in space. Well, sort of. Well, not exactly. Well, not at all.

OVER THE HEDGE

6 Star

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OVER THE HEDGE

Release: May 06 – Review: 27 May 06
Die Hard With A Woodland Critter Vengeance.
… does our enjoyment stem from the tale and its telling, or from the megastar backbone that props up all these modern 3D animation films?

THE OX-BOW INCIDENT

8 Star

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THE OX-BOW INCIDENT

Release: May 43 – Review: 24 Dec 09
Vengeance is Swine.
… presciently an exact representation – EXACT – of how the George W. Bush administration prosecuted its failed state “justice” in its bogus War on Terror.

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

6 Star

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OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

Release: Mar 13 – Review: 6 Oct 13
Follow the yellow slick road…
… as wondrous and exciting as the film that inspired it, which means it is kaleidoscopically trippy and makes no sense.