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Qualifying films meet ALL of the following criteria*: a) 7.5 or higher and at least 7,500 reviews on IMDB; b) 70 or higher on Metacritic; c) 86% or higher and at least 125 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes *-as of 12/26/2012
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'By evoking the joys and terrors of childhood, it reminds us how to be alive.'
-Peter Travers,
Rolling Stone
IMDB: 7.9
Metacritic: 84
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
'More than an exceptional superhero movie, it is masterful filmmaking by any standard.'
-Kenneth Turan,
Los Angeles Times
IMDB: 8.7
Metacritic: 78
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
'Part science fiction, part mob movie, and with a nice infusion of dark comedy at just the right moments.'
-Ian Buckwalter,
The Washingtonian
IMDB: 7.8
Metacritic: 84
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
'Paints a powerful and compelling portrait of the man who has become an icon.'
-James Berardinelli,
IMDB: 8.3
Metacritic: 86
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
'An impressive mix of serious suspense filmmaking and ironic, mood-lightening humor.'
-Colin Covert,
Mineapolis Star Tribune
IMDB: 8.2
Metacritic: 86
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Review ExcerptMovieScores
'Smart video game references that will delight savvy viewers but aren't so inclusive that they can't be enjoyed by non-gamers.'
-Jason Buchanan,
TV Guide
IMDB: 8.1
Metacritic: 73
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
'A full-blooded, joyous, intelligent celebration of a beloved cultural icon.'
-Roger ****,
Chicago Sun-Times
IMDB: 8.0
Metacritic: 81
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
'An edgy romantic dramedy that suits our anxious times.'
-Elizabeth Weitzman,
New York Daily News
IMDB: 8.2
Metacritic: 81
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
'Magical realism was rarely so magical and never before so real.'
-Richard Corliss,
TIME Magazine
IMDB: 8.4
Metacritic: 79
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
'An immensely satisfying taste of antebellum empowerment packaged as spaghetti-Western homage.'
-Peter Debruge,
IMDB: 8.7
Metacritic: 80
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
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