In this edition, the arrival of Scary Movie 5, Trance, and The Company You Keep had yours truly making adjustments at the very top and very bottom of the rankings. And let’s just say if I were to do a “Worst Movies of the 21st Century” ranking…one of these cinematic products would surely be on it.

Here’s how the 2013 movie rankings are shaping up thus far:

1. Side Effects
2. Trance
3. Warm Bodies
4. The Company You Keep
5. Escape from Planet Earth
6. Oz the Great and Powerful
7. Evil Dead
8. 42
9. The Croods
10. 21 and Over
11. Snitch
12. Spring Breakers
13. Louder than Love: The Grande Ballroom Story
14. Beautiful Creatures
15. The Place Beyond the Pines
16. Empire State
17. Gangster Squad
18. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
19. Phil Spector
20. The Iceman
21. Dead Man Down
22. Stoker
23. Texas Chainsaw 3D
24. Bless Me, Ultima
25. Mama
26. Broken City
27. The Last Stand
28. The Shift
29. Admission
30. Emperor
31. Stand Up Guys
32. Dark Skies
33. Olympus Has Fallen
34. Monk
35. The ABCs of Death
36. The Last Exorcism Part II
37. Jack the Giant Slayer
38. The Host
39. Room 237
40. The Call
41. Safe Haven
42. John Dies at the End
43. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
44. A Haunted House
45. Bullet to the Head
46. Identity Thief
47. A Good Day to Die Hard
48. G.I. Joe: Retaliation
49. Parker
50. 6 Souls
51. Scary Movie 5

Not screened: Movie 43, Phantom, InAPPropriate Comedy, Tyler Perry’s Temptation

REVIEWS (click on title for full write-up)

Scary Movie 5


The Company You Keep

Put it this way, I’m still trying to figure out what I enjoyed more: Robert Redford directing/articulating a well-told visual story, or, the all-around acting talent (including Shia LaBeouf) that kept you engaged no matter who was in the scene.

The Company You Keep

By Joe Belcastro

Joe Belcastro is an established movie critic in Tampa, Florida. As a member of the Florida Film Critics Circle, most of his time is spent reviewing upcoming movies. He also covers news pertaining to the film industry, on both a local and national level as well as conducting interviews. To contact Joe Belcastro regarding a story or with general questions about his services, please e-mail him and/or follow him on Twiiter @TheWritingDemon.

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