Back Row Reviews
James Dawson


Reviews and Articles

June 14, 2012

I began writing reviews for the website in June 2011. You can see all of those reviews in reverse chronological order (from most recent to oldest) by clicking right here. Or you can search through the following alphabetical-order links. Enjoy!

"Critic's Choice: James Dawson's 10 Favorite Films of 2011"

"Abduction" Review
"Albert Nobbs" Review
"Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" Review
"American Reunion" Review
"Anonymous" Review
"The Artist" Review
"Attack the Block" Review
"The Avengers" Review
"Bad Teacher" Review
"Battleship" Review
"Being Flynn" Review
"Bel Ami" Review
"Bellflower" Review
"Beneath the Darkness" Review
"Bernie" Review
"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" Review
"Brave" Review
"Brighton Rock" Review
"Bunraku" Review
"Captain America: The First Avenger" Review
"Cafe" Review
"The Caller" Review
"Carnage" Review
"Cars 2" Review
"Chasing Madoff" Review
"Chronicle" Review
"Circumstance" Review
"Colombiana" Review
"Conan the Barbarian" Review
"Contagion" Review
"Contraband" Review
"Coriolanus" Review
"Corman's World" Review
"Cowboys & Aliens" Review
"Crazy Stupid Love" Review
"Damsels in Distress" Review
"A Dangerous Method" Review
"Dark Shadows" Review
"Darling Companion" Review
"The Debt" Review
"The Deep Blue Sea" Review
"The Descendants" Review
"Detachment" Review
"The Devil's Double" Review
"Dirty Girl" Review
"The Divide" Review
"Dolphin Tale" Review
"Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" Review
"The Double" Review
"Drive" Review
"Elite Squad: The Enemy Within" Review
"Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Review
"50/50" Review
"Final Destination 5" Review
"Finding Joe" Review
"5 Days of War" Review
"The Five-Year Engagement" Review
"Flypaper" Review
"Footloose (2011)" Review
"Friends With Kids" Review
"Fright Night" Review
"The Future" Review
"Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life" Review
"Girl in Progress" Review
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" Review
"Glee The 3D Concert Movie" Review
"God Bless America" Review
"A Good Old Fashioned Orgy" Review
"Green Lantern" Review
"The Grey" Review
"The Guard" Review
"Happy Feet Two" Review
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Review
"Haywire" Review
"Hick" Review
"Higher Ground" Review
"Horrible Bosses" Review
"Hugo" Review
"Hysteria" Review
"The Ides of March" Review
"Immortals" Review
"In Darkness" Review
"In Time" Review
"Intruders" Review
"The Iron Lady" Review
"Jack and Jill" Review
"Jesus Henry Christ" Review
"J. Edgar" Review
"John Carter" Review
"Johnny English Reborn" Review
"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" Review
"Killing Bono" Review
"Kill List" Review
"Knuckle" Review
"The Lady" Review
"Larry Crowne" Review
"Like Crazy" Review
"Lockout" Review
"Lola Versus" Review
"Love Crime" Review
"Love Etc." Review
"The Lucky One" Review
"Machine Gun Preacher" Review
"Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place" Review
"Man on a Ledge" Review
"Margin Call" Review
"Martha Marcy May Marlene" Review
"Melancholia" Review
"Men in Black 3" Review
"Mirror Mirror" Review
"Miss Bala" Review
"Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" Review
"Moneyball" Review
"Monte Carlo" Review
"Moonrise Kingdom" Review
"The Muppets" Review
"My Afternoons With Margueritte" Review
"My Week With Marilyn" Review
"The Myth of the American Sleepover" Review
"New Year's Eve" Review
"Norman" Review
"Oranges and Sunshine" Review
"Our Idiot Brother" Review
"Peace, Love & Misunderstanding" Review
"The Pirates! Band of Misfites" Review
"Prometheus" Review
"Puncture" Review
"Puss in Boots" Review
"Rampart" Review
"The Raven" Review
"Real Steel" Review
"Red Tails" Review
"Restless" Review
"Return" Review
"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Review
"Rock of Ages" Review
"The Rum Diary" Review
"Safe House" Review
"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" Review
"Salvation Boulevard" Review
"Seeking Justice" Review
"Shame" Review
"Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" Review
"The Skin I Live In" Review
"The Smurfs" Review
"Snow White and the Huntsman" Review
"Spy Kids: All the Time in the World" (aka "Spy Kids 4") Review
"Straw Dogs" Review
"Take Shelter" Review
"Tanner Hall" Review
"Texas Killing Fields" Review
"The Thing" Review
"Thin Ice" Review
"30 Minutes or Less" Review
"This Means War" Review
"The Three Stooges" Review
"Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie" Review
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" Review
"The Adventures of Tintin" Review
"Tower Heist" Review
"Transformers: Dark of the Mon" Review
"Trespass" Review
"Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil" Review
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1" Review
"A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" Review
"Virginia" Review
"The Vow" Review
"War Horse" Review
"Warrior" Review
"The Way" Review
"The Whale" Review
"The Whistleblower" Review
"Winnie the Pooh" Review
"Wrath of the Titans" Review
"Young Adult" Review
"Your Sister's Sister" Review
"Zookeeper" Review