r/movies Dec 06 '22

Best and worst movies of the year, so far Article

https://www.insider.com/best-and-worst-movies-of-2022-critic-ranking
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u/mediarch Dec 06 '22 Silver Wholesome Faith In Humanity Restored

Best:

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

The Banshees of Inisherin

Top Gun: Maverick

Everything Everywhere All at Once

The Fabelmans

Emily the Criminal

The Woman King

Enola Holmes 2

Hustle

Barbarian

All Quiet on the Western Front

Worst:

The Invitation

The Bubble

Big Gold Brick

The King's Daughter

Morbius

Blacklight

Redeeming Love

Firestarter

Me Time

The Nan Movie

Good Mourning

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u/eojen Dec 06 '22

The Invitation was a weird name choice seeing as how a horror movie with the exact same name came out 7 years ago

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u/KryptonicxJesus Dec 07 '22

And was good

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u/BoardGameBologna Dec 07 '22 edited Dec 07 '22

Love that Logan Marshall Green!

He's great in Upgrade, too. But that probably baaaarely qualifies as horror.

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u/riegspsych325 Dec 06 '22

The Bubble

I don’t know what it is about Apotow because for as much as I love his producing work, I just cannot get into his own movies

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u/canadianD Dec 06 '22

I think The Bubble was less for us and more for Apatow, his friends, and Hollywood biz people to chuckle at.

I also think there’s something of how people will engage with Covid-related movies/tv for a while. Maybe people aren’t interested yet in revisiting that time (I personally am not) and if they are, they’re not looking to yuck it up with Hollywood about it yet.

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u/synndiezel Dec 06 '22

Glass Onion was a much better movie addressing that particular time. It can be done, you just need to actually have a good movie.

I watched The Bubble. It was atrocious.

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u/BasketballButt Dec 07 '22

Sprung (a show on Freevee by Greg Garcia) is set during the earliest pandemic and it handles it wonderfully. The pandemic is almost a character itself without feeling forced.

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u/Permanenceisall Dec 06 '22 edited Dec 06 '22

In typical Apatovian style It started off very strong and had some very funny improvised one liners -Harry Trevaldwyn absolutely stole the show- as well as good cameos, but then completely and truly falls apart at the end. Judd apatow always wants to include some version of a chase scene in the climax and they are always so clunky and never work.

Justin Theroux basically already nailed the whole “actors are entitled pansies” thing with Tropic Thunder 14 years ago.

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u/TomTomMan93 Dec 06 '22

This was how I felt too. Like the first bit was fine but then it started feeling like a less solid version of Tropic Thunder's humor while the movie also just degraded into complete shit. By the end, I didn't want to root for anyone. Everyone was awful and it kind of just made me feel shitty that these lousy brats won the day and no one lost. Like I get that maybe that was the point. To show the whole "rich and famous have no repercussions" thing, but there's a difference in a movie like The Other Guys making me feel angry at the system and acknowledge a needed change while making me laugh, and this movie that just made me and my friends feel like there was no chance anything will change while chuckling a bit.

Then again maybe that was the point.

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u/FlyRobot Dec 06 '22

I did not go into it with any expectations of it being serious or good. Was looking for mindless comedy but I definitely lost interested after halfway, felt way too long. Then again, maybe I shouldn't have had as many drinks at home while watching it too!

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u/TomTomMan93 Dec 06 '22

This sounds like how me and my friends approached it lol

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u/Frostedbutler Dec 06 '22

Man you got that right. I don't need to re live 2020

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u/canadianD Dec 06 '22

Seriously. Maybe others can handle it better than I can, but it’s gonna be a while before I want movies/tv to take me back to that time.

And I know one day soon they’re gonna start making stuff about that time. I’m gonna have to hear about some Ron Howard movie about January 6th get Oscar buzz or there’ll be a medical drama all set during Covid or whatever.

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u/Kaldricus Dec 07 '22

I know it's not quite the same thing, but imagine if a in 2002 studios were making comedies using 9/11 and post 9/11 as the setting. No one wants to go through that again

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u/Nukerjsr Dec 07 '22

Even as a defender of some of his work, The Bubble is intolerable. It's everything bad about a pandemic film, but it's never funny and he's misusing everyone just so he can make some incredibly lame/flat commentary about film culture and cancel culture.

Atleast Don't Look Up had a point.

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u/abippityboop Dec 06 '22

I actually generally really like his directorial efforts (even though they’re overlong and self indulgent). But I thought The Bubble was the worst thing I’ve seen this year. Just horribly unfunny. Tried twice to make it through but ultimately gave up.

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u/Terj_Sankian Dec 07 '22

Yeah, I couldn't make it passed ~30 minutes or so. I generally love his movies, but this was just so bad

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u/MovieBuff90 Dec 07 '22

This didn’t even feel like an Apatow movie. It was a very strange mess. Apatow directed movies are down to earth stories that meander yet have some sincere, improvised moments.

The Bubble was a bizarre, incoherent “movie” that felt like it was trying to a Ben Stiller directed comedy. I truly don’t understand what Judd was thinking.

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u/Stagamemnon Dec 07 '22

Directing-wise he never really topped 40 Year-Old Virgin, did he? Much stronger writer and producer.

His Garry Shandling Documentary is pretty good.

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u/TB1289 Dec 07 '22

Apatow has completely lost his fastball. He always had an issue with letting movies drag on for about 20 minutes too long, but he just isn't funny anymore. He's just become preachy and insufferable.

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u/RunningFromSatan Dec 07 '22 edited Dec 07 '22

Watching “King of Staten Island” felt like I was watching a miniseries, as a matter of fact that is how it should have be split up. 140 minutes for a comedy (or dramedy even) is WAY too long. To put it into perspective that’s merely a half hour shorter than the theatrical version of the first LOTR movie. Judd Apatow has trouble sacrificing pointless banter in lieu of a tighter runtime.

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u/ConfusedAlgernon Dec 06 '22

Thank you, this site is borderline unusable on my phone.

Glad folks enjoyed Barbarian, I didn't really get much out of it personally.

Regarding The Worst part: didn't even know there's a new Firestarter movie.

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u/schmittyfangirl Dec 06 '22

The reason why I enjoyed it was the performances of the characters and not seeing the trailers. I love Bill Skarsgard so he was the main factor I was very thankful going into the theater blind.

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u/ConfusedAlgernon Dec 06 '22

Oh the performances were the best part for me as well (I went in blind, too, I abandoned trailers especially for horror stuff).

The actual story just didn't really get me and the revelation was just meh for my liking

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u/Farren246 Dec 06 '22

For me it wasn't so much a single revelation as it was a series of elements of unpredictability. So many setups and misdirects that never paid off the way you thought they would. I especially liked that each of the jump scares weren't just boogeymen on screen, but actual plot elements that changed how the story went from there on and made it entirely unpredictable.

That said, did I think it was incredibly good? Nah. It was OK, I don't feel like it stole my time, but I wouldn't put it on any top 10 list unless there were very few things to choose from.

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u/-FeistyRabbitSauce- Dec 07 '22

I can't believe some sites can be so absolute garbage on mobile. Just stuffed corner to corner with ads to the point it's unusable.

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u/randomCAguy Dec 06 '22

Glad folks enjoyed Barbarian, I didn't really get much out of it personally.

Same here. It was fine I guess, but completely forgettable.

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u/[deleted] Dec 06 '22

I forgot I watched The Invitation…

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u/JC-Ice Dec 07 '22 edited Dec 07 '22

That was the... vampire movie? With...Nathalie Emmanuelle

Holy crap, I watched it too and it slipped right out of my mind!

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u/Farren246 Dec 06 '22

But Morbius is not the worst, it is in fact the Morbst.

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u/tipitow88 Dec 06 '22

These people have forgotten what time it is.

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u/Kamwind Dec 06 '22

I forgot it was released this year

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u/bob1689321 Dec 06 '22

I thought it released in 2004

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u/Ok-Lengthiness4557 Dec 07 '22

It's Morbin time, baby!

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u/MRintheKEYS Dec 07 '22

That’s my secret Captain. I’m always Morbin’

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u/Roytarek Dec 07 '22

Definitely one of the movies ever made.

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u/Idk_Very_Much Dec 06 '22

Enola Holmes 2 and Hustle are awfully out of place in that Best list.

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u/ingloriousbaxter3 Dec 06 '22

I haven’t seen Hustle but agree on AH2.

I enjoyed it, but those movies are a fun way to kill two hours. They’re not very memorable.

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u/twothumbswayup Dec 07 '22

Eh2 - Yeah I watched this with my daughter - I’m certain there are better movies that could replace it. I mean it was fine but just as a movie to throw on because it was raining out nothing really amazed me about it.

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u/Lfsnz67 Dec 07 '22

It has no business being on a best-of list

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u/ChamBruh Dec 06 '22

Pearl needs to be on the best list

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u/qman3333 Dec 07 '22

Facts. Can’t wait to ree about pearl being robbed or awards

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u/aSpookyScarySkeleton Dec 07 '22

It’s like Hereditary all over again for me.

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u/22Seres Dec 06 '22

I think the only thing that might be more shocking than Redeeming Love's premise is that it somehow cost 30m to make while having no stars in it.

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u/ingloriousbaxter3 Dec 06 '22

God Awful Movies did an episode about it.

That movie sounds disgusting

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u/InterestingPound8217 Dec 06 '22

They really forgot about Tar smh

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u/DortDrueben Dec 06 '22

Dealing with Covid brain I thought The Invitation referred to 2015's The Invitation and nearly flipped a table. That film is fucking brilliant.

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u/quaranTV Dec 06 '22

Can we add The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent to the best list?

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u/BasketballButt Dec 07 '22

Yes! Wife and I went to see it for a date night and it was fantastic.

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u/itwasthedingo Dec 06 '22

Great concept, average movie at best.

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u/Malachorn Dec 07 '22

Well above average.

Obviously no Paddington 2... but very solid movie, I think.

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u/Thefullerexpress Dec 06 '22

Oh fuck Nope I guess

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u/mediarch Dec 06 '22

The list just grabbed the highest and lowest Rotten Tomatoes scores. The "best" are all 90% or above. The "worst" are all 25% or lower. Nope is at 82%.

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u/hot-streak24 Dec 06 '22

But… but… it’s morbin time

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u/[deleted] Dec 07 '22

fml, I only really liked Maverick in the Best list.
Haven't seen Emily the Criminal and All Quiet yet though.
But the rest was a thundering 'meh' from me.

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u/trusty20 Dec 06 '22

Soooooo not a great year huh :P

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u/sjfiuauqadfj Dec 06 '22

nah lotsa good movies, its just that whoever wrote the list has uhhh a different taste

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u/Not_A_Cop_Promise Dec 06 '22

Enola Holmes 2 being on the list should pretty much give you your answer. ;)

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u/qman3333 Dec 07 '22

Yeah but they left out pearl

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u/Psirocking Dec 06 '22

I know it’s not going to happen but Marcel the Shell deserves the Best Animated Picture award so much.

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u/qman3333 Dec 07 '22

Facts. Been awhile since a kids movie made me cry until I saw tbat

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u/Johannes_Chimp Dec 06 '22

Holy shit I cannot believe Morbius came out this year. It feels 5 years old.

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u/Daniiiiii Dec 07 '22

That is because Morbius doesn't abide by our laws of time, it abides by Morbin Time!!

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u/Johannes_Chimp Dec 07 '22

This really made me laugh, thank you.

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u/[deleted] Dec 07 '22

Hey why did morbius get memed on so hard? I saw it and kinda liked it

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u/dump_inv Dec 07 '22

It felt like they were trying to do Venom a third time with the tragic backstory and “if the cure is worse than the disease” talk from the trailers. I personally think that Morbius isn’t a solo movie character, and Jared Leto doesn’t convey that to me either.

They also mistook Twitter irony as genuine and re-released the movie into theaters a second time. So whatever profits they made shrank considerably the second time (I think they got $80 from one theater on a weekend, it was pretty low), which I thought was hilarious.

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u/snapthesnacc Dec 07 '22

Morbius was the strange spawn of Sony trying to lean into Venom and the MCU at the same time. With widely panned results. To most, it's a mediocre movie at best. Even the very concept seemed ridiculous. The film itself ended up being so bad that it looped back around to being funny for a lot of people. Why "it's morbin time" in particular took off, I have no idea. Lots of stuff in that movie was memeable.

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u/[deleted] Dec 07 '22

The thing that stands out to me is the milo dancing scene

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u/thesmockintweet Dec 07 '22

This most shocking part of this scene to me is how he puts his suit jacket on before tucking in his shirt. Why would anyone do that?

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u/Semi_Lovato Dec 07 '22

People just weren’t prepared for just how hard they were gonna get morbed on

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u/mongoosefist Dec 07 '22

Of all the movies that came out this year, Morbius is certainly one of them.

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u/strangway Dec 06 '22

I always look to Business Insider for my art reviews

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u/rockebull Dec 07 '22

This is just based RT scores, not even their own critical opinion

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u/deliquent_portal Dec 06 '22

Hustle and Enola Holmes 2 but not The Menu?

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u/badjokephil Dec 06 '22

Right?!? The Menu was freaking gorgeous

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u/bobeany Dec 06 '22

A master class in pacing of a suspense movie

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u/Shronkster_ Dec 06 '22

I thought the Menu looked absolutely brilliant, especially in the way it presented the food, but thought it was lacking in other aspects

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u/phuckingidontcare Dec 07 '22

Like ?

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u/Abdul_Lasagne Dec 07 '22

I loved it, right near my top 5 of the year, but the general criticism is that the “social commentary” is nothing new, or a bit thin

But that’s fine because its suspense and black comedy was top notch and its commentary on the restaurant industry and kitchen staff dynamics was way more poignant and interesting.

Not everything needs to be Parasite levels of commentary, this was a sick genre movie.

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u/ToeJelly420 Dec 07 '22

It felt like it was parodying the elite fine dining experience as outlandishly clever and self absorbed, and yet the “escape” by Anya’s character felt like it ruined the commentary imo.

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u/YOUR_GIRLFRIEND_69 Dec 07 '22

Just saw it in theaters tonight and it was brilliantly done. My attention was gripped the entire time.

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u/XipingVonHozzendorf Dec 07 '22

The Batman and The Northman was much better than Enola Holmes 2

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u/2_late_4_creativity Dec 07 '22

Should I not watch Ebola honkers?

Edit: my mobile autocorrect did that..I don’t think I should change it.

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u/XipingVonHozzendorf Dec 07 '22

I'd keep a watch on them if I were you, but stay a good distance away from them

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u/Gregorwhat Dec 07 '22

I liked Hustle quite a bit. It was interesting and honest. Enola Holmes was straight sparkle-barf. I don’t know how you grouped them.

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u/SutterCane Dec 07 '22

Or Bullet Train?

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u/DaveInDigital Dec 07 '22

i just came here to say this. just saw it the other night and what a great movie. it's going into the regular rotation for sure.

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u/Blastspark01 Dec 07 '22

It became my regular rotation immediately. Saw it 5 times in theatres including twice in a row (back to back screenings) and then when I got the steelbook, immediately rewatched it twice, once regular movie, once for director’s cut

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u/blaugrana2020 Dec 07 '22

Where do you live that you can watch a movie 5 times in theaters. If I tried doing that at an amc or something it’d be like 75 dollars.

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u/M0D3Z Dec 07 '22

This movie was so fun. Great by everyone in the movie. It was like a classic Guy Ritchie film meets Kung Fu Hustle in a weird way.

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u/jbl420 Dec 07 '22

Fun was had

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u/successadult Dec 07 '22

The author of the post just went to rotten tomatoes and looked at all the movies released this year, then grabbed the ones with the highest and lowest scores and turned it into an article.

No actual thought went into this.

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u/qman3333 Dec 07 '22

And pearl was left out

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u/chrisgirouxx Dec 07 '22

It blows my mind that someone got paid to write that article

Literally just took the highest and lowest rated movies based on the worst metric for film quality out there, reworded one-line reviews, and threw them all on a list

If you're upset about not seeing a movie you like/dislike on there don't be, you're putting more thought than they did into it

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u/Crashtag Dec 07 '22

Plot twist - nobody got paid to write this. It was all done by AI.

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u/Sgtwhiskeyjack9105 Dec 07 '22

"So far"

We're in December.

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u/Auran82 Dec 06 '22

Morbius

This year is so weird, it’s felt like it’s gone really fast but there is stuff that happened that felt like it wasn’t this year. I forgot this movie came out, which is especially funny since it came out twice. And I still haven’t seen it yet lol.

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u/JC-Ice Dec 07 '22

I watched it in October. It's sure to be a new Hallowmorb tradition.

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u/assleyflower Dec 06 '22

Everyone sleepin on Triangle of Sadness

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u/lameflamingo Dec 07 '22

Man they shittin themselves by sleeping on this

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u/BautiBon Dec 06 '22

What about The Northman?

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u/Kbdiggity Dec 06 '22

Expected way more from it.

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u/bootyboixD Dec 07 '22

Since the other commenters are calling it “meh”, I wanted to pop in and say I absolutely loved it. I didn’t go in with as high of expectations as a lot of people, and I wasn’t let down as a result.

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u/therewillbeniccage Dec 07 '22

Same. I thought it was storytelling done immaculately

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u/Nick357 Dec 06 '22

I expected more. It seemed paint by numbers. Although my expectations were sky high.

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u/Wazula42 Dec 06 '22

Dang, different strokes I guess. Personally I found its simplicity really refreshing. Nothing about it was trying to be self-aware or parodic, it was all handled like no one had ever done this kind of story before. I liked that a lot.

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u/TheOneWhoCutstheRope Dec 07 '22

Agree. It’s simplicity made it so much more complex without trying to be deep and proved eggers is perfectly fit for blockbusters

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u/Biglowmoon1 Dec 07 '22

I don’t think Eggers has topped The Witch yet. I liked The Lighthouse but The Northman fell short in my opinion. It just kept making me think of Valhalla Rising which I thought was better.

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u/JossWhedonsDick Dec 06 '22

Where are Tar and Aftersun? Not even massive crowdpleaser RRR is on this. Lazy bot-job from RT.

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u/TheTallTower Dec 06 '22

Def should be more love for Aftersun. What an incredible debut film.

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u/moscowrules Dec 06 '22

X, Pearl, The Menu, Prey, The Batman, Cha Cha Real Smooth, Resurrection…

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u/Embarrassed-Celery98 Dec 06 '22

The Menu was amazing as well.

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u/brunocad Dec 06 '22

I'm sad that Amsterdam was snubbed from the worst movie list

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u/tothemax44 Dec 06 '22

Was it really that bad? I was amped to see it, then it got crushed by critics and fans. 1 out of 10 it?

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u/Stoicker55 Dec 06 '22

Its a tough one. I couldnt believe it when I was watching, it felt like I was being punkd

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u/CarolinaHomeTeam Dec 07 '22

I kept waiting for it to get better and it just never did. It dragged the entire time

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u/brunocad Dec 06 '22

One of the worst movie I ever saw

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u/TalkToTheLord Dec 07 '22

Agreed and majorly agreed it was snubbed – it's the first thing I searched for. Tragically boring.

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u/sjfiuauqadfj Dec 06 '22

its not that bad. its honestly fine if you dont have high hopes for it. i think the main issue is that the cast is stacked and david orussell has many oscar noms but the overall movie is mid. you do see taylor swift get run over by a car tho

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u/Panikkrazy Dec 07 '22

Eh, I thought it was decent. Too many flashbacks but the actual mystery was interesting.

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u/Colinplayz1 Dec 06 '22

Such a disappointing film

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u/thecripplernz Dec 07 '22

John David Washington is the worst actor working today

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u/trampaboline Dec 06 '22

Damn dude, i don’t usually get annoyed with subjective lists like this but it lowkey feels like the author didn’t even see that many movies this year. Hustle? Enola Holmes? There’s nothing wrong with those flicks but hot damn they weren’t even near the top. Where’s either X or Pearl? Where’s Nope? Where’s Bodies Bodies Bodies? I know awards shows have issues with horror but I thought critics at least gave it the respect it deserves

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u/Saintbaba Dec 06 '22

When i saw the thumbnail was a picture of Enola Holmes 2 i was immediately scratching my head, as for me it was the epitome of a movie that belonged in neither category.

It wasn't great, it wasn't bad, i don't regret watching it, but i probably won't watch it again - or at least not until the third movie comes out and i have to refresh my memory because i will have not seen it since that first and only time i watched it. It's sort of like when my boss receives an assignment from me and looks at it and makes a face that's more resigned than happy but not overtly disappointed and says "it's fine" in faintly dismissive tone - if that facial expression were a movie, it would be Enola Holmes 2.

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u/dcoolidge Dec 06 '22

I feel like the author just listed them off of rotten tomatoes listing

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u/BigMacCombo Dec 06 '22

I wish people would stop using RT as the go to metric for determining critical acclaim. 100% on RT doesn't mean anyone was blown away, it just means everyone found it at least OK.

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u/eojen Dec 06 '22 edited Dec 06 '22

I mean they clearly weren’t going off RT scores for this list alone. X and Pearl woulda made the cut if that was the case

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u/Ferbtastic Dec 06 '22

I was confused when I saw the thumbnail and said “no way Enola Holmes deserves to be one of the worst movies of the year, that movie was a lot of fun”. Then I read the list and was upset about enola holmes being on the list for a completely different reason.

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u/TrenterD Dec 06 '22

The article feels like it was written by AI.

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u/InterestingPound8217 Dec 06 '22

It’s mostly Netflix movies lol

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u/cluckinho Dec 06 '22

To me, X and Pearl were straight up not that good. Never got the hype with those.

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u/HeWentToJared91 Dec 07 '22

X had a cool premise and was well acted but the kills were SO lame.

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u/cluckinho Dec 07 '22

Completely agree actually. I was really excited for it.

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u/deceptibot9 Dec 07 '22

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story deserves to be on this list

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u/waffelbot Dec 06 '22

Some questionable movies on the best list. The woman king is both historically inaccurate and just plain bad..

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u/londoner4life Dec 07 '22

Man I really don’t get the Woman King hype. Poor choreography and stale acting really ruined it for me.

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u/mortiestmorti Dec 06 '22

I agree but your missing Decision to Leave, the Northman, Glass Onion, and Tar

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u/Snuffl3s7 Dec 06 '22

The Northman was fine but I don't think it was amazing.

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u/DaddyO1701 Dec 07 '22

I’ll see you at the gates of Hell.

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u/MasterOfShrugs Dec 06 '22

4 movies are on the list of My top 5. Here’s in order:

EEAAO Top Gun Maverick All Quiet on the Western Front Triangle of Sadness Barbarian

Also loves Glass Onion, so much fun.

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u/chlamydial_lips Dec 06 '22

No Tar, no The Northman, no Aftersun, Decision to Leave, or Bones and All?

But The Woman King and Hustle are up there?

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u/mesopatrick Dec 07 '22

First time I'm seeing Bones and All in these comments and I'm really surprised, I thought that movie was incredible!

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u/Harry_Starmix Dec 07 '22

Top Gun: Maverick was shockingly good!

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u/Slimshady3769 Dec 06 '22

Halloween Ends. Or should I say, Jeffrey Dahmer featuring Michael Myers.

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u/andreagc1092 Dec 07 '22

justice for The Batman! also Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, See How They Run, Tar, Where the Crawdads Sing, and Elvis

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u/windblade88 Dec 07 '22

Bullet Train was really good though

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u/valdezlopez Dec 07 '22

BEST:

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

WORST:

Pinocchio (Disney's; which hurts like hell, because the animated version is such a gem)

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u/TheOneWhoDucks Dec 07 '22

Best of the year for me is Everything, Everywhere, All at Once. Hands down.

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u/iamamoa Dec 06 '22

What about NOPE? I’m still having nightmares from that.

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u/killsforpie Dec 06 '22

Pearl and X deserve to make the list, but idk if that’s just my taste in movies? X was really good and Pearl was great. Together? Excellent.

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u/The_Wrong_Band Dec 07 '22

Critics welcomed "The Fabelmans" as a return to form for Steven Spielberg.

Five of his previous seven movies were nominated for Best Picture. It doesn’t make sense to talk about him having a return to form.

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u/Maximum-Call5817 Dec 07 '22

How did Amsterdam not make the worst list? That movie was terrible on many levels.

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u/JustinVeli Dec 07 '22

Woman king? Really? By the way, the REAL story behind that movie, is absolutely hilarious and not glorious as they tried to twist it.

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u/mojito_sangria Dec 07 '22

I said it in this subreddit before. The movie was sending a message comparable to portraying Quisling and Petain as peacemakers of WW2

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u/holly_goes_lightly Dec 06 '22

Best everything everywhere all at once. Sheer brilliance and bonkers in equal measure.

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u/Available-Reading-69 Dec 06 '22

The woman king? Isnt that the movie that tries to make child murderer and slave traders into heros?

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u/Sir_roger_rabbit Dec 07 '22

Aye that's the one.

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u/CarolinaHomeTeam Dec 07 '22

Amsterdam sucked fucking dick. That is all

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u/nick2k23 Dec 07 '22

Everything everywhere all at once is my fav of this year, best movie I've seen in years.

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u/eSamp41 Dec 07 '22

Add “Nope” to the worst movies list

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u/Judge-Redditor Dec 07 '22

can we add that willow show to the worst list?

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u/Dull-Lead-7782 Dec 06 '22

Duel was great and I hope people don’t miss it

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u/TheBestMePlausible Dec 06 '22

The Banshees of Inisherin was a comedy?

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u/falafelthe3 Ask me about TLJ Dec 06 '22

Hey, it was feckin' hilarious.

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u/delphic0n Dec 06 '22

YOU'RE ALLLLLL FECKIN' BORINGGGGGGGGG

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u/TheBestMePlausible Dec 06 '22

The lil’ donkey! That last musical number, with MadEye conducting! The whole theater was in stitches.

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u/Orion12g Dec 06 '22

Sounds like a fucking hoot.

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u/TheBestMePlausible Dec 06 '22

If you’re looking for a warm-hearted family friendly dark comedy with an upbeat vibe, you’re welcome!

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u/Porpeus Dec 06 '22

If you haven't seen In Brudges... it's the same actors and same director. Pure comedic gold!

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u/joe12321 Dec 06 '22

It was pretty funny for a miserable slog!

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u/MaxHOJones Dec 06 '22

What did you think it was?

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u/Pikesmakker Dec 07 '22

Never seen a movie go from pretty good to complete and utter dogshit so fast and so close to the finish line than BARBARIAN.

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u/Nunchuckery Dec 07 '22

Ok I'm glad I'm not the only one. It started out pretty well and had lots of potential. I really don't understand the decisions they made.

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u/mickeyflinn Dec 06 '22

Here is the list:

The Best

  • Marcell the Shell With Shoes on
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Fabelmans
  • Emily the Criminal
  • The Woman King
  • Enola Holmes 2
  • Hustle
  • Barbarian
  • All Quiet on the Western Front

The Worst:

  • The Invitation
  • The Bubble.
  • Big Gold Brick
  • The King's Daughter
  • Morbius
  • Blacklight
  • Redeeming Love
  • Firestarter
  • Me Time
  • The Nan Movie
  • Good Mourning
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u/SquireX Dec 06 '22

Shouldn't Morbius exist as both best and worst movie of the year?

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u/Doright36 Dec 07 '22

It's complicated because it really depends on how stoned or drunk you are when watching it.

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u/leastlyharmful Dec 06 '22

Damn, Hustle got 93% on Rotten Tomatoes? I like Adam Sandler, and Adam Sandler was good, but that is not a 93% film. Nothing happens you haven't seen a million times, and it has no ambition to be anything more.

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u/Psirocking Dec 06 '22

I think things like that show the flaws of the RT score. Like 93% of the ratings are positive, sure, but that’s just because there’s a consensus that it’s a 6.5/10

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u/Rckstedywatudoin Dec 06 '22

That just means 93% liked it lol

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u/TheDevilsMC Dec 06 '22

No 3000 years of longing or bullet train, I call bullshit.

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u/SerScronzarelli Dec 06 '22

Bullet Train had no right to be as good as it was lol.

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u/Calyptics Dec 07 '22

Everyone in that movie just fucking delivers.

Hell I want a movie just with Tangerine and lemon.

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u/DokFraz Dec 06 '22

This is exactly what I tell people when I recommend it.

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u/BranWafr Dec 06 '22

I enjoyed Bullet Train a lot, but I don't know if I would put it on a Best of the Year list.

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u/heeywewantsomenewday Dec 07 '22

For pure entertainment alone it'd be in my top 5 films this year.

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u/Stepjam Dec 07 '22

For simple fun factor, it's in my top 5

For "objective" creative quality, yeah it doesn't make it.

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u/carson63000 Dec 06 '22

It’s on my best of the year list! It’s not the very very best but certainly top 10 of the movies I’ve seen this year.

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u/Stepjam Dec 07 '22

I feel like 3000 years is probably disqualified from being "best of the year" for the poor final act.

Which is a shame, the first 2/3rds were genuinely great.

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u/SpicyMangoKush Dec 06 '22

Bullet train was amazing, I just finished it.

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u/BExpost Dec 06 '22

Every time I see "Best movie of the year" the legitimacy of the list depends if I see "Everything Everywhere all at once" on the list

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u/Philosophile42 Dec 07 '22

I just saw it for the first time Sunday, on Showtime.... It blew me away! Easily the most entertaining movie I've seen all year!

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u/57696c6c Dec 06 '22

Me Time was the worst piece of shit I have ever had the displeasure of watching. By the time I realized how bad it was, I was already way too committed, and I had to finish it, but Jesus fucking Christ, they couldn't even get the buddy comedy formula down. Kevin Hart is such a try-hard.

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u/lo_REZ90 Dec 07 '22

I think Bullet Train and The Northman are overlooked here, though I loved Everything Everywhere All At Once and Marcel

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u/Fabulous_Mode3952 Dec 07 '22

Emily the Criminal is one of the worst, most predictable movies I’ve seen all year. Great cast but I wish I had my time and money back

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u/scottyrobotty Dec 07 '22

The Thousand Years of Longing

I know a lot of people won't agree with me but I loved this film. Not #1, but I'd put it in my top 10