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Adriana Gomez-Weston

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6.5/10 100% Philophobia: Or the Fear of Falling in Love (2019) The dating scene in Los Angeles can be hellish, but Philophobia: or the Fear of Falling in Love takes kicks it up a notch. A stylish and intriguing debut, the film is a worthy watch as this holiday season takes off.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
9/10 97% Marriage Story (2019) Baumbach's latest feature, Marriage Story is perhaps his best work. Once again, Baumbach draws on the personal to create a poignant story that gets into the heart of why lovers go their separate ways.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
4/10 23% Zeroville (2019) The screen adaptation itself is meant to pay tribute to classic stars and the art of filmmaking, but "Zeroville" is a eulogy to what could have been. While cinema is a beautiful thing, the book's adaptation is a sad reminder of a fickle industry. ‐
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
7.5/10 69% Joker (2019) Fueled by strong performances and a disturbing story, "Joker" is one of the most interesting movies this year. Regardless of the reactions to it, it will be something that's going to talked about for a long time.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2019
9.5/10 99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) What Parasite does best is highlight the symbiotic relationship between the rich and the poor. Joon-ho has constantly shown the contrast between the social classes in his work, but Parasite takes the commentary a step further.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
8.5/10 97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) "Dolemite is My Name" is a fun, care-free film that aims to showcase one of the most interesting men in the game.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
10/10 97% Knives Out (2019) If there's a case for a film that should be experienced purely with an audience, Rian Johnson's "Knives Out" would be a spectacular example. His latest feature is a deliciously entertaining, hysterical whodunit from start to finish.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
7/10 92% The Lighthouse (2019) Robert Eggers' film The Lighthouse is one of those projects that leaves you pondering if you're sick for liking it, but at the same time, you might feel bad if you don't.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
No Score Yet Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia Lin (2018) Despite the many attempts to stifle Lin's message, she has emerged stronger...a documentary of which has been years in the making, and one that deserves to be seen.‐ Much Ado About Cinema
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2019
8.5/10 88% Ready or Not (2019) To some, money is the root of all happiness, and simultaneously, the root of all evil. In a world overrun by the rich and powerful, "Ready or Not" serves up a slice of supernatural justice.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
6.5/10 64% Them That Follow (2019) Its core message is one that shows the audience what happens when you place faith above all else, especially the well-being of those in your community.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019
4/5 83% Midsommar (2019) Midsommar dives headfirst into the psychological terrors of codependency and the fear of being alone. The film is not scary in the traditional sense, but it's frightening in the fact that it sheds a light on the darkness of the human mind.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2019
3.5/5 No Score Yet Adolescence (2019) While the ending of Adolescence is no fairy tale, it's optimistic and sobering. It teaches us that you can turn your life back around, and that love is something that doesn't allow the other to suffer. ‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
3/5 73% The Perfection (2019) It's the kind of ride that allows you to believe you're heading in the right direction, but then takes a sharp left turn for an unexpected detour. ‐ Much Ado About Cinema
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2019
2/5 41% Where Hands Touch (2018) While Where Hands Touch has its tender moments, and manages to draw some teary eyes, its central romance becomes more outlandish as the film progresses, becoming borderline distasteful.‐ Much Ado About Cinema
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2019
3/4 72% Teen Spirit (2019) Teen Spirit isn't revolutionary, but it's a feelgood film that transports you to another realm. The singing sequences feel like music videos intertwined together, and the music pulses through the surround sound, creating a concert-like atmosphere.‐ Much Ado About Cinema
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
3/4 83% High Life (2019) The beauty of High Life is that it doesn't try to uncover the mysteries of the universe, but it does destigmatize the mysteries surrounding the human body. The existence of space is a miracle, but human life is something special to behold. ‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2019
No Score Yet A Million Hits (2018) A story of friendship, betrayal, and the desire for popularity, A Million Hits is a cautionary tale for those who don't choose their friends wisely, and keep the cameras rolling during the wrong time.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2019
100% Alice (2019) "Alice" is a film that chronicles a woman's emotional journey to reclaiming control of her life. One of this year's must-see films, "Alice" is a revelation for audiences, telling us that it's OK to choose the paths we take, despite what society tells us. ‐
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
100% Ekaj (2015) In her debut film Ekaj, Gonzalez was able to use her background to create a moving portrait of friendship, loss, and survival in New York City. While New York is often portrayed as a paradise for wayward dreams, the reality is often the opposite‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
90% Female Human Animal (2018) Female Human Animal is an intimate experience that follows its leading lady on her quest for fulfillment. Outside its documentary segments, Female Human Animal feels like dream.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
80% Elephants (2018) Elephants is an authentic film that channels the emotions of pain, love, and nostalgia. Drawn from the experiences of the writers Alex Hanno and Luca Malacrino, Elephants is an honest look at what happens to young love when you grow older.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
93% The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) In his feature debut, director and long-time San Franciscan Joe Talbot and his friend Jimmie Fails have co-written a moving story of friendship, loss, and home in the Golden City. The film is based on the experiences of Fails (who plays himself).‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
62% Paradise Hills (2019) Paradise Hills taps into the imagination and proves that you can be the hero of your own story. A magical fairy tale, Paradise Hills embraces femininity and allows young women to be their own saviors at the same time.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
94% Divine Love (2019) In Gabriel Mascaro's latest feature Divine Love (Divino Amor), he finds a creative and engaging way to capture the essence of pure devotion on screen. Divine Love also creates a covenant between the ethereal and the erotic.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
74% Adam (2019) Along with screenwriter and novel author Ariel Schrag, Ernst manages to create a balance between the raunchy and charming at the same time. It's a feel good film, but in the most unexpected way. ‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
62% Native Son (2019) Brimming with a distinct, bold style, the imagery of Native Son wows. Every frame, every closeup shot pushes the narrative of the film's leads. The look and feel of Native Son flows like Richard Wright's words, and lingers in the mind.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
100% In Reality (2018) Nursing a broken heart from an unrequited romance, Ann Lupo channeled her emotions into a film which inspires the imagination and warms the heart.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2019
84% Disobedience (2018) Disobedience is not a flashy film by any means, but it makes up for it with pure, raw emotion. ‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
92% Set It Up (2018) Set It Up is one of Netflix's latest original films, and one of its best attempts. A tribute to the romantic comedies of yesteryear, Set it Up is filled with some modern twists, but it remains simple and sweet enough for a wide audience to enjoy.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
67% The Storyteller (2018) In his first narrative feature, Emmy-nominated director Joe Crump shows that you can depict magic without the ostentatious use of special effects to tell a story. You can use the power of storytelling, music, as well as the right actors.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) If Beale Street Could Talk is mostly comprised of pleasant memories between present instances of hardship. Between the experiences of a young couple in love, lies the tale of family coming together to beat the odds.‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2018
91% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Hearts Beat Loud is not only a tribute to the joy that music can bring, but it is also a celebration of the bond between a daughter and her father. ‐ The Cinema Soloist
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
9/10 73% Assassination Nation (2018) In his latest film Assassination Nation, director and writer Sam Levinson taps into the nightmares of the Instagram and Snapchat generation. As the film opens, audiences are greeted with a trigger warning, which prefaces an hour and a half of pure chaos.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
58% Under the Silver Lake (2019) This film could be best described as beautifully bizarre, a flavor of film for viewers with a very specific taste. Under the Silver Lake is a trippy experience through a mystical Los Angeles that I wish existed...minus the murder.‐ CC2K
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
61% Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018) Following the controversial release of the show Insatiable, Sierra Burgess is a Loser provides a message about body positivity and shows that women that don't fall into the typical beauty standards are worthy of love too.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
22% An L.A. Minute (2018) An L.A. Minute proves that Kiersey Clemmons is a leading lady. She drives the film with her fearless performance.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
94% Blindspotting (2018) While police brutality has been occurring for years, the effects of have recently began to trickle into cinema. A truly powerful masterpiece, Blindspotting infuses loud visuals, spoken verse, and the backdrop of Oakland to relay its message.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
100% Lust Stories (2018) It's a refreshingly honest view of the ways that women think and behave that are not always shown so freely on screen.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018
0% Future World (2018) It reeks of teenage boy fantasy, rife with female objectification, meaningless action, and a lack of substance.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
67% Ibiza (2018) The film merely seems to be a piggybacking on the latest trend in comedy.‐ Film Inquiry
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018