Ian Thomas Malone

Ian Thomas Malone
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
78% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Mary Poppins Returns delivers a delightful experience that crafts its own magic while remaining faithful to its source material.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2019
71% Adult Life Skills (2019) Adult Life Skills makes up for its lack of originality on the strength of Jodie Whittaker's performance.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2019
64% Vice (2018) Vice lacks a core thesis behind its gorgeous aesthetics.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2019
64% Aquaman (2018) Aquaman is far too long, constantly undercutting its charm in service to derivative action sequences that lose all appeal by the third act.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Dec 31, 2018
93% The Favourite (2018) The Favourite is an uncomfortably empowering feminist film, allowing its female characters to strive for an equal sense of malice and cruelty.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2018
62% Mary Queen of Scots (2018) There's nothing really tying any of the political turmoil together besides the history itself, presenting sequences strung together without any hint of a story.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2018
97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a heartfelt psychedelic delight.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2018
82% Girl (2018) The cisgender casting may have attracted the most controversy thus far, but Girl's biggest red flag is Dhont's flagrant obsession with the deterioration of Lara's genitals. ‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2018
No Score Yet Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers (2018) Corbell's desire to "weaponize" his audience is undercut by his indifference toward trying to convince anyone watching who wasn't a true believer already.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
93% Kusama: Infinity (2018) The film serves as an excellent cautionary tale for those who seek to curate culture, recognizing that no era should be solely represented by a bunch of white men.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
26% Elliot The Littlest Reindeer (2018) The film makes a sincere effort to ease the suffering that parents are expected to endure on behalf of their young children's holiday cheer.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Ralph Breaks the Internet juggles its pieces well, resulting in a smooth sequel experience that doesn't force an unnecessary mandate on its characters.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
No Score Yet Omnipresent (Vezdesushtiyat) (2017) Omnipresent is a timely commentary on the temptations of technology.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
63% Outlaw King (2018) Nesting comfortably in Braveheart's shadow, Outlaw King is an action-packed delight.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2018
34% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is an utterly forgettable visual splendor.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
77% Mid90s (2018) Mid90s loses steam as it moves along, weighed down by the burden of excessive subplots that it never cares to explore beyond a few isolated moments.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2018
29% Venom (2018) Like Brock's relationship with Venom, the movie exists in constant turmoil between dueling desires to be simultaneously formulaic and spontaneous.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
85% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Infinity War is a very fun movie that rarely stops to take a breath.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Solo plays it safe with an iconic character known for taking risks.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
45% Best F(r)iends, Part 1 (2018) Like its cult predecessor, Best F(r)iends skirts the standard good/bad binary through which we usually judge art. ‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
92% The Shape of Water (2017) At its core, The Shape of Water is a film about being seen as a person without any asterisks.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
No Score Yet Mad Max: Fury Road: Black & Chrome (2016) Perhaps Black & Chrome's greatest achievement is that it's a superior cut that doesn't eradicate the value of the original release.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) The Last Jedi offers aimless entertainment.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) Call Me By Your Name is an unapologetic celebration of emotion.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) A Fantastic Woman is an honest portrayal of the spirit's struggle to retain basic human dignity in the face of tragedy.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018