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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
84% Zola (2020) What happens when 144 tweets from go viral? You get a stripper field trip that will make you heard spin like a top in Zola making you think twice about who to trust. Janicza Bravo...BRAVO! Riley Keough, Taylour Paige, ColmanDomingo, Nicolas Braun slay‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2020
100% Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) This is an excruciatingly, intense, in your face look at teen pregnancy, the right to choose or not coupled with the pain, anguish and pressure that go along with it. Director Eliza Hittman is a brave badass !‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
50% Come Away (2020) Loved the merging worlds of Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland though a live-action format and that the cast was multi-cultural. Feels more geared toward adults than kids, but enjoyable and beautifully shot and directed by Brave's Brenda Chapman‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
65% Bad Hair (2020) Bad Hair will give every woman with a weave nightmares with his latest satirical horror. Not without its flaws, the film places a glaring spotlight on the importance of hair in the black community and the quest for beauty and power by any means necessary‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
100% Crip Camp (2020) Loved that former President Barack and Michelle Obama put the spotlight on disabled revolutionists who changed the course of history with Crip Camp for Netflix. Heartfelt and inspiring. Thx Jmi LeBrecht for sharing your life's passion‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
24% Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace (2020) Love or hate Tyler Perry. The man knows how to tap into, engage and entertain Black audiences. This time he's doing it with Netflix and his fans will lose their minds being able to stream their fav repeatedly. Bresha Webb and Crystal Fox crush it! ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2020
67% Troop Zero (2020) Troop Zero is a Delightful Spin on Bad News Bears for Misfits in the form of a new kind of Girl Scout troop that is LGBTQ inclusive. Nice -Nasty chemistry with Viola Davis and Allison Janney is the icing on the Amazon Prime cake‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2020
16% Dolittle (2020) Love talking animal movies, but even the charismatic Robert Downey, Jr. can't save this film from cinema oblivion. Doolittle loses the charm of the franchise which made audiences fall in love in the first place‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) This time capsule adrenaline rush is unequivocally Hasta El Fuego thanks to the comedic chemistry of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. DJ Kahled and Sheila E.'s score contribution provide the perfect flavor for Miami's favorite franchise. ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
20% Like a Boss (2020) Like A Boss is fluffy foul-mouthed fun holding up the struggles and joys of female friendship in business. You will laugh you @ss off. Billy Porter and Jennifer Coolidge are the perfect sidekicks‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
44% Three Christs (2020) Eye-opening story about humanity vs power struggle with a star studded cast led by Richard Gere. Pacing is a little slow, but the message is strong on the disproportionate power struggle in the mental health institutions‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
49% Underwater (2020) Underwater is an adrenaline shot to the body and soul with a serious message from Mother Nature that never really rises above sea level. Even Kristen Stewart and that fierce haircut can't save it.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
94% Western Stars (2019) Bruce Springsteen is THE BOSS, but this Western Stars documentary makes him a legend.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
89% 1917 (2020) 1917 is a hauntingly realistic recap of WWI through the eyes of two soldiers desperately attempting to prevent more tragedy in an already intense war. Hands down Best Picture contender for 2020!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
76% Spies in Disguise (2019) Ever notice how there are pigeons literally everywhere you turn? What if they were really fowl feathers spies? I know hysterical, right? So are Will Smith, Tom Holland and Masi Oka in Spies In Disguise. Great Holiday Family Fun!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
95% Little Women (2019) How did Louisa May Alcott's timeless generational classic hold up across the decades? It's breathtakingly relevant with magnificent performances from Saoirse Ronan, Timothee Chalamet and Florence Pugh. ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
20% Cats (2019) Cats has beautiful production design, a few great performances by James Corden. Taylor Swift and Ian McClellan and spectacular choreography by Andy Blankenbueller. But it left me just as confused as the Broadway show did regardless of its hit status.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Is the final saga of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalkerworth the ride? Hell yeah baby!!! With cameos from OG's and a new focus where the past meets the present is the perfect way to send Star Wars into cinematic history! You did THAT JJ Abrams!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
89% The Two Popes (2019) Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkinsare giving an actors masterclass while giving audiences an inside peek into the how the pontiff's are selected. Wonderfully informative and entertaining.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Body swapping shenanigans make way too much fun. Love Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart together in comedies plus those Glover and DeVito impersonations...‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
74% Richard Jewell (2019) When does fact become speculation and lives get turned inside out? Richard Jewell was the poster child for that question. Paul Walter Hauser and Kathy Bates are spectacular and heartbreaking. Slow moving narrative by Clint Eastwood, but important one.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
92% Uncut Gems (2019) Uncut Gems provides Adam Sandler with the performance of a lifetime coupled with anxiety, stress driven spot on filmmaking by Benny and Josh Safdie. ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
96% Atlantics (2019) Zombies, Workers vs wages, loves story all make Atlantics an interesting fresh take on Senegalese issues disguised as a love story. Mati Diop is a cinematic enigma with an inventive, untraditional storytelling vibe‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
95% Marriage Story (2019) @Marriage Story @netflix will break your heart leaving you hopeful at the same time with career shattering performances from Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
69% Bombshell (2019) Bombshell literally drops the bomb on #cancelculture origins making it clear when women in the workplace got mad as hell! Charlize Theron slays as Megyn Kelly supported by an equally impressive cast with Nicole Kidman and Margo Robbie.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
82% Queen & Slim (2019) Smart, timely social commentary from Lena Waithe with spot on performances from Jodie-Thomas Smith, Daniel Kaluuya, Bokeem Woodbine and Indya Moore. Melina Matsoukas' gorgeous cinematography and direction makes this film creatively fresh chocolaticity!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
90% Dark Waters (2019) Mark Ruffaloand Anne Hathaway turn in career best performances while exposing corporate greed in Dark Waters. You will never want to use a teflon pan EVER again in your life after screening this one. Kudos Todd Haynes and Focus Features!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
77% Frozen II (2019) Anna and Elsa are back with new songs and new adventures into the unknown. Not as strong as the original, but who cares. We can all use a little love, light and holiday magic. Thanks Disney!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
24% The Warrior Queen of Jhansi (2019) Devika Bhise brings royal Indian freedom fighter life with dignity and respect with spectacularly costumes. Mind-boggling how issues with women being treated with common decency and respect are still problematic even in this era‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
52% Charlie's Angels (2019) Old franchise. New faces and this time the director and screenwriter is Elizabeth Banks. Loved the strong women message while rocking killer bodies and brains. Especially love Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska and Naomi Scot .‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
82% The Report (2019) Adam Driver turns in a tortured, nuanced performance as Daniel Jones while bring the CIA to its knees. The Report is a perfect example of how white men with power will lie at no cost of their own while placing the country they claim to love in jeopardy ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
83% Waves (2019) Featuring one of the strongest ensemble casts of 2019, WAVES is will strike a chord and a nerve. This African-American family proves that all that glitters is not gold. Kelvin Harrison, Jr is stupendous followed by an exquisite Taylor Russell .‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
97% The Kingmaker (2019) Fascinating doc centered on the personal and political career of former Philippine First Lady - Imelda Marcos. As many jokes as there were about her shoes, I assure you this doll is as savvy and treacherous as they come. A must see for sure‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
96% The Irishman (2019) Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Robert DeNiro are giving career best nuanced performances with stellar direction from Martin Scorsese. The 209 minutes goes by like a breeze and the CGI distraction quickly dissipates with the brilliance of the material ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2019
62% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Stellar Performances, Ed Norton's film noir styled direction coupled with a Tourette's leading man make Motherless Brooklyn fascinating cinema. Daniel Pemberton's score in unforgettable as is Alec Baldwin and Gugu Mbatha-Raw ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
44% The Addams Family (2019) Cooky, spooky Addams Family is an entertaining memory lane walk for fans of the franchise. Pacing is slow, but it's still fluffy, good old-fashioned animated fun with the best entrance ever from Snoop Dogg and humanity lesson on embracing differences.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
91% The Lighthouse (2019) Robert Eggers delivers a hypnotic, horror-thriller with masterful performances from Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe as lighthouse attendance descending into madness. Eggers uses Gorgeous cinematography of surrounding sea as third silent character.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Taika Waititi is a triple threat genius taking on prejudice vs humanity in the guise of Adolf Hitler is a thought-provoking emotionally wraught film that hits all the notes with perfection via Monty Python - Mel Brooks comedic satire‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
52% Black and Blue (2019) Naomie Harris is giving fantabulous black female Training Day Rookie and Deon Tylor knows how to get and keep butts in seats while investing audiences on a suspenseful thrill ride. Premise is familiar, overdone, but right on time with police corruption‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Strong performances from three strong women where they are NOT fighting over a man, but fighting over family and country. Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Michell Pfeiffer make this film worth screening again and again.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) Pedro Almodovar's cinematic masterpiece gives Antonio Banderas his career best performance shot in vivid color, haunting score. A definitive must-see!!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2019
99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Brilliantly crafted film delving full on into social class, racism within the race with a delicious twist in the final act make Parasite a must-see!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2019
26% Gemini Man (2019) Black Terminator meets Mission Impossible Will Smith coupled with human cloning in 3D at 120 fps, electric action sequences makes Gemini Man fascinating ‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2019
81% Abominable (2019) A classic family adventure film like E.T. is reimagined as an adorable animated Yeti will bring joy to your heart and smile on your face. Great fun and life lessons for children and adults alike‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
82% Judy (2019) Based on Peter Quilter's stage play End of the Rainbow and directed by Rupert Goold, Renee Zellweger is giving a nuanced, astounding performance of JUDY during the most heartbreaking chapter of her life.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
84% Ad Astra (2019) Daddy issue space film with gorgeous cinematography and nuanced performances from Donald Sutherland, Tommy Lee Jones and Brad Pitt‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
86% Where's My Roy Cohn? (2019) Where's My Roy Cohn is a jaw dropping doc which reveals the not so savory side of one of America's shrewdest, most brilliant legal minds who mentored folks like Donald Trump on how using the media, while twisting the law to your advantage. A Must See!‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
84% Downton Abbey (2019) The minute you hear the Downton Abbey theme it's like coming back home. Director Julian Fellowes out did himself with a marvelous transfer of the beloved series without skipping a beat on its essence. Maggie Smith's quick wit is absolutely fantabulous‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
24% The Goldfinch (2019) Stupendously complex, brilliant performances from Ansel Elgort, Oakes Fegley, Jeffrey Wright, Luke Wilson and gorgeous cinematography from Roger Deakins along with polished undercurrent of high crimes direction fro mJohn Crowley make it worth watching.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2019
87% Hustlers (2019) Multi-Cultural A+ cast of strong women who take a page from the Goodfella Gangsters of Wall Street beat them at their own game becoming millionaires. Jennifer Lopez dazzles and Lorene Scafaria direction makes these women look like hero not victims.‐ The Curvy Film Critic
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019