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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 95% Widows (2018) McQueen seems to be saying look again, look harder, because underneath the roiling tension of big money heists and the crunching of political gears is an examination about the ugly machinations of power, money and patriarchy. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
2.5/4 80% Overlord (2018) If anyone ever wished "Saving Private Ryan" were more of a B-movie splatterfest, "Overlord" is the movie for you.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
64% Weightless (2018) There's a sense of beauty and contemplation in Albertin's work, and though it seems like danger hangs in the air, there's an odd lack of tension or suspense, and the film's pace requires incredible patience. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
80% Overlord (2018) For anyone who ever wished "Saving Private Ryan" were more of a B-movie splatterfest, "Overlord" is the movie for you.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
56% The Grinch (2018) "The Grinch" is beautiful to look at, and diverting enough. The material written to fill out the story is entertaining, but it doesn't resonate. You can't top what Seuss wrote. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
79% El Angel (El ├íngel) (2018) A nonchalant, sexy "Goodfellas"; a "Bonnie & Clyde" featuring two young men in a love story of sorts, one that defies categorization or labels, and is entirely driven by the taboo thrills of criminality.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
2.5/4 42% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) She's the kind of hero we need right now, and her return to the screen is welcome. It's a shame this story sends her skittering off chasing encrypted laptops and not true bad guys. Maybe next time.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
No Score Yet The Panama Papers (2018) a reminder of the important work reporters do in fighting abuses of power and the way that work is evolving in an increasingly fractured global landscape. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
2.5/4 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) The biopic reaches out for the very last row, and in doing so, it becomes unfortunately basic, flattening out the fascinating character while sanding down and rearranging elements of the story to serve the band.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
3.5/4 86% A Private War (2018) Marie was called to bear witness, and what made her a legend, and what perhaps cost her life, was both her boldness and her humanity as a reporter. "A Private War" never lets you forget this woman contained both in spades.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
1.5/4 33% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) What in the cuckoo Christmas blasphemy is this? ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
38% Silencio (2018) While "Silencio" could be fascinating sci-fi, it's bogged down in all the family drama.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
33% Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) Can't Rowan Atkinson's bumbling parody of James Bond just leave well enough alone?‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
71% Indivisible (2018) What's refreshing about "Indivisible," co-written by Evans, Cheryl McKay and Peter White, is the way it balances the narratives of the troops away at war and the family members who stay at home. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
2/4 36% Hunter Killer (2018) While 'Hunter Killer" bounces between serious and silly, it never quite finds a suitable place to land.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
52% An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018) At nearly two hours, "An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn" grossly overstays its welcome, but the Hail Mary ending proves it to be a rather sweet and tender story about love lost and found in the unlikeliest of places.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
2.5/4 76% Mid90s (2018) explores the violent initiations of boys into manhood against the backdrop of a laid-back LA skate shop crew... quickly, this coming-of-age film becomes body horror.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
4/4 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Although the title begs forgiveness, it's laced with a sense of Israel's signature biting sarcasm. Can you forgive her for trying? Can you forgive her for surviving? The real question is: Can she ever forgive us, for underestimating her worth?‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
81% Sadie (2018) Schloss owns "Sadie" in a finely-tuned performance of a girl learning her own power and the consequences of her actions.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
48% Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) This is a kid-friendly monster mash, but it's truly no graveyard smash. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
73% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Every puzzle piece clicks together smoothly, and while there is joy in watching everything fit, the film feels like there's something missing. It lacks true substance. It's all aesthetics, no guts. But damn if the "Bad Times" aren't beautiful to watch.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
61% The Oath (2018) Wants to have its pie and eat it too - lobbing political hand grenades and then running away, refusing to engage in the consequences the scenarios set up.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
61% Stella's Last Weekend (2018) It's a loose and chatty affair, leaning on on a lifetime of familial riffing.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
50% Shine (2018) It's disappointing when the electrifying dance numbers are jettisoned for the lackluster story. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
88% MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. (2018) Inspires deep respect for the fierce and independent artist she is.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
2.5/4 29% Venom (2018) It's a mess, but wow, is it ever a fun, fascinating mess. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
4/4 90% A Star Is Born (2018) A blockbuster romance that looks and feels like an indie film, all in service of an expression of pure love.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
No Score Yet Queercore: How To Punk A Revolution (2018) Leyser's film is an important document capturing the influence of queercore, an underground movement that enjoys life on the fringes, where identifying as an anti-establishment "arty weirdo" is just as important as sexuality.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
89% All About Nina (2018) Vives' filmmaking is confident, threading the needle on some emotionally complex scenes, but the film works because of Winstead's bravura performance, taking Nina to a place of raw, deep emotional honesty. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
2.5/4 76% Smallfoot (2018) "Smallfoot" follows a familiar path, it's what it does with the journey that makes it worth watching. ‐ Tribune News Service
Posted Sep 25, 2018
No Score Yet Barren Trees (2018) The primary characters and setting of "Barren Trees" are solid, but the overly complicated storytelling falters.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
1.5/4 13% Life Itself (2018) The worst thing about Life Itself is not that it is emotionally sadistic. It's just how much it wants to be emotionally sadistic, while missing the mark by a mile.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
70% Assassination Nation (2018) Dude really tried to mansplain the virgin/whore paradigm in the midst of this exploitative claptrap.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
66% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) There's something missing from "The House with a Clock in Its Walls." It's weightless... all style, no heft‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
1.5/4 13% Life Itself (2018) The worst thing about "Life Itself" is not that it is emotionally sadistic. It's just how much it wants to be emotionally sadistic, while simultaneously missing the mark by a mile. ‐ Tribune News Service
Posted Sep 18, 2018
39% Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018) Unnecessarily prolonged, and a fussy addition to a film about Zamperini that already exists.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2018
2/4 64% Lizzie (2018) It could use an operatic high note, or even a truly deep dark night of the soul, some oscillation in the levels. But the film reflects the evenness with which Sevigny portrays the unflappable Lizzie, cool as a cucumber all the way to court.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2018
3/4 85% A Simple Favor (2018) As bright and bracing as an ice-cold gin martini with a lemon twist, and just as satisfying.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
3/5 58% White Boy Rick (2018) Merritt is charming, authentic and incredibly watchable.‐ Tribune News Service
Posted Sep 13, 2018
100% Pick of the Litter (2018) A complete delight, a much-needed balm for the soul. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
3.5/5 54% The Wind (2018) While some of the story elements are missing or thin, Tammi demonstrates a real knack for visual storytelling and mood; balancing tone and pace while pulling off some very creepy moments.‐ Nerdist
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
4/5 88% First Man (2018) In making the story intimate, closely-focused, and human-oriented, Chazelle reminds us in First Man just what an amazing accomplishment walking on the moon was.‐ Nerdist
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
3.5/5 20% Nekrotronic (2018) Nekrotronic feels like Quentin Tarantino had been watching a lot of Edgar Wright and Wachowski movies, and then decided to make a Ghostbusters film.‐ Nerdist
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
4/5 79% Halloween (2018) For all of the deep and fascinating semiotic analysis of this film, it's also just a great Halloween movie. ‐ Nerdist
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2018
3/5 69% Beautiful Boy (2018) The film holds you at arm's length, never quite letting you all the way in, never fully showing the ugliest or rawest moments... Van Groeningen takes an extremely granular approach to non-linear storytelling that works until it doesn't.‐ Nerdist
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2018
66% Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018) The smart script and butterfly-inducing romance captures those sweet moments of falling in love - whether it's with your crush, or even better, with a friend.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
33% The Predator (2018) Black may be a part of this franchise's origins, but as the messy, chaotic, and convoluted The Predator proves, he's not the right filmmaker to shepherd this property to its next evolution.‐ Nerdist
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
1.5/5 10% Peppermint (2018) Just because the vigilante happens to be America's PTA mom, Garner doesn't make the wanton displays of unchecked violence any less icky.‐ New York Daily News
Posted Sep 6, 2018
2.5/4 27% The Nun (2018) It's lush, operatic, hardcore Catholic horror from the depths of "The Omen" and "The Exorcist," with hints of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's "Black Narcissus," washed with medieval overtones. And it's a total, screaming blast.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2018
2.5/5 30% Kin (2018) Kin proves to not be one thing or the other, defying any clear genre or demographic boundaries. It's not a blockbuster or a heroic young adult tale, just a devastatingly sad and terrible story...‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018