Film Reviews

Couch Critic: Celeste & Jesse Forever

“Ohhh. Thanks, Scrabble. It’s really nice to meet you.”

-Riley in Celeste & Jesse Forever

Couch Critic: Moonrise Kingdom

“I hope the roof flies off and I get sucked up into space.”

-Walt Bishop in Moonrise Kingdom

Couch Critic: Searching For Sugar Man

“I think he’s representative of the human spirit, of what’s possible.”

-Rick Emmerson on Sixto Rodriguez in Searching For Sugar Man

Couch Critic: Beasts Of The Southern Wild

“Everybody loses the thing that made them. It’s even how it’s supposed to be in nature. The brave men stay and watch it happen, they don’t run.”

-Hushpuppy in Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Couch Critic: Les Misérables

“Everybody raise a glass!”

-Thénardier in Les Misérables

Couch Critic: Silver Linings Playbook

“You’re not a standup guy today, Pat!”

-Tiffany in Silver Linings Playbook

Couch Critic: Skyfall

“The two survivors. This is what she made us.”

-Raoul Silva in Skyfall

Couch Critic: Lincoln

“I could write shorter sermons but when I get started I’m too lazy to stop.”

-Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln

Couch Critic: Argo

“If I’m going to make a fake movie, it’s going to be a fake hit.”

-Lester Siegel in Argo

Couch Critic: Looper

“I don’t want to talk about time travel because if we start talking about it then we’re going to be here all day talking about it, making diagrams with straws.”

-Old Joe in Looper