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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
74% The Rental (2020) What Franco has created here is an unrelenting horror film, filled with such dread and tension, built up so slowly that it's almost uncomfortable to watch.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2020
66% World War Z (2013) World War Z could have ended up going down in flames, but it turned out to be one of the more entertaining movies of the summer.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
93% Wonder Woman (2017) Go see Wonder Woman solely for the fact that it's a fantastic, well made, exciting and emotional film. In fact, I can honestly say, without hyperbole, that this is one of the best superhero movies ever.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
47% Wish I Was Here (2014) Wish I Was Here is heartbreakingly beautiful and touchingly funny...a kind of post-modern Generation X film. Think Reality Bites filtered through the 20/20 hindsight of The Big Chill.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
88% Wind River (2017) Like the land in which it takes place, Wind River is a harsh and relentless film. It's an intense slow burn that leads to a climax that gives up its revelation in a quick and explosive burst.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
13% Winchester (2018) Winchester squanders the potential in its true story inspiration, and not even the ghosts can bring life to this haunted house tale.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
94% Whiplash (2014) Whiplash is exactly why films are made. It's powerful, moving, scary, gripping, thought-provoking, exhausting, inspiring and...in-%*@#ing-tense.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) What We Do in the Shadows is a flat-out hilarious comedy...simultaneously droll and goofy...one of the funniest comedies of the year.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
68% A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) This is a fantastic and gritty thriller, and it's definitely a full-on slow burn...a mystery thriller in the classic, film noir sense.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
79% Veronica Mars (2014) The film is an exciting mystery, successfully capturing the fun of the series while blending it with the feel of a classic noir.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
30% Venom (2018) Venom feels like something Sony made so they could retain control over one of the few aspects of the Spider-verse they still owned. Without Spidey to anchor the storyline, though, it just feels adrift.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
84% Trainwreck (2015) Trainwreck is quite raunchy. It's also hilarious and very sweet...I expected the raunchiness and for it to be really funny, but I didn't expect it to have such heart.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
51% Tomb Raider (2018) At times, it's exciting and adventurous...Other times, though, the movie feels like it's treading water, waiting for the next thrilling set-piece to come into Lara's path.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
86% Thoroughbreds (2018) Thoroughbreds is a pitch black dark comedy in the vein of Heathers or Throw Momma from the Train. Think Mean Girls filtered through the bleakly humorous noir lens of the Coen brothers.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
93% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Thor: Ragnarok is a prime example of how a complete tonal shift can rejuvenate a film series.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
89% The World's End (2013) The World's End is comedy gold... underscored by heavier themes: What is the true meaning of friendship, how does being overly reliant on technology and consumerism affect us and how much of our inner child should we give up in order to become an adult?‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
90% The Witch (2016) The Witch is a totally messed up movie, in a good way. By the very nature of the story, the film begins at a simmer that slowly builds and builds until it's boiling over with insanity.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
84% The Way Way Back (2013) The Way Way Back will lift your spirits and make you rediscover that part of you that still believes you're capable of anything, no matter how deep down within you it has been buried.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
67% The Visit (2015) The Visit is one freaky found footage frightfest.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
40% The Strangers: Prey At Night (2018) Prey by Night...takes everything about the original and feeds it through the Generic Slasher Film meat grinder...an insult to its own predecessor.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
91% The Spectacular Now (2013) The Spectacular Now is a touching, and sometimes funny, coming-of-age drama...one of the most honest and realistic teen films I have ever seen.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
7% The Snowman (2017) The Snowman is dull, uninspired, lifeless, sluggish and boring. I think that about covers it, let me just check my thesaurus a minute, here...oh, yes, meandering and tedious.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
78% The Shallows (2016) The Shallows is solid, B-movie entertainment. It's the kind of movie you would have expected to see on a drive-in double bill back in the 1970s with, say, the original Piranha.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
78% The Revenant (2015) As raw and realistic as survival films come...a brilliant, mesmerizing, harrowing, beautiful, merciless and savage film.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
37% The Quiet Ones (2014) While the movie has all the feel of a classic Hammer production (old buildings, dark shadows, moody set pieces), the story never really has enough oomph.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
56% The Purge: Election Year (2016) After a weak start and a decent sequel, The Purge: Election Year allows the series to finally feel like the genre it wants be: Urban Survival Horror, with the commentary on the side.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
57% The Purge: Anarchy (2014) I did enjoy this more than the first, and even more than I thought I would as a whole. By the halfway mark, I actually started caring about the well-being of the main characters in a way I didn't by that point in the first one.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
39% The Purge (2013) While there is a lot of promise in the premise, The Purge just ends up becoming Assault on Suburb 13.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
33% The Predator (2018) The Predator is a violent, explosive and gory action film. In other words, exactly what you expect from a Predator movie.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
92% The Nice Guys (2016) A fantastic throwback to several eras. At its heart it's a classic 1940s film noir...wrapped in the polyester styling of 1970s crime films...contains the fun 1980s buddy-film banter and chemistry...punctuated by the ultra-violence of the 1990s.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
16% The Mummy (2017) For all of its large scale and bluster, The Mummy's biggest flaw is that it's not fun or exciting enough. It tries, all right, but something's just not there, that intangible something that sets this kind of movie apart from the pack.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
18% The Last Witch Hunter (2015) The Last Witch Hunter is a bland attempt at franchise filmmaking. It's not entirely dull, but there's very little about it that's exciting, either.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
90% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Rian Johnson has given us a breathtaking visual spectacle to go along with his plot, one which respects the viewer's intelligence and doesn't just hand-feed you. It's not just the characters that get a dose of expansion, but the saga as a whole.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
60% The Intern (2015) The Intern isn't a fantastic film nor does it break any new cinematic ground, but it's enjoyable for what it is and, most importantly, it's also entertaining.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
65% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Being such a fan of [author John] Bellairs, I was probably looking forward to The House with a Clock in Its Walls more than most this season, and I was not disappointed. It's the perfect fun family fright film for fall.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
43% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) The Hitman's Bodyguard is an action-comedy live-action cartoon...the movie knows what it is and makes no bones about it. The action is over-the-top and full of clichés, but in an entertaining way. In fact, it's almost oddly comforting because of this.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
56% The Greatest Showman (2017) The Greatest Showman is a spectacular modern musical extravaganza in the classic Hollywood style.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
48% The Great Gatsby (2013) When it comes to translating a classic novel, more could have been done here. A lot less could have been done, at the same time.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
44% The Girl on the Train (2016) The Girl on the Train was a thrilling bestseller that seems to have squandered its potential to be a thrilling blockbuster.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
91% The Gift (2015) [A] finely-tuned, multi-layered, creepy-as-all-get-out thriller...[with] a tension that builds and builds to one gut-punch of a finale.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
60% The Equalizer (2014) The Equalizer is dark and brutally violent...Fuqua adds his stylistic flair to the proceedings, but it has a more restrained feel than some of his other action outings.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
92% The End Of The Tour (2015) The End of the Tour is a riveting film that celebrates a literary genius by exposing his flaws.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
91% The Disaster Artist (2017) The Disaster Artist is a fascinating character study of a delusional obsessive...it's not so much about the making of this cult film as it is about following your passions, no matter what, and accepting where that path leads you.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
16% The Dark Tower (2017) Ninety-five minutes is very short for something that needs to tell such an epic tale...It's like someone made a CliffsNotes version of the screenplay, then someone else came along and said, "This is too wordy," and made a CliffsNotes of the CliffsNotes.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
33% The Counselor (2013) The Counselor is chock full of talent...Despite this, the movie ends up leaving the viewer feeling empty. There are some nicely staged scenes, but the script is just full of rambling dialog.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
80% The Conjuring 2 (2016) It may not be as scary as the first film, but The Conjuring 2 is still very satisfying. It's the horror sequel future horror sequels should try to emulate.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
86% The Conjuring (2013) If you're looking for some really good scares, The Conjuring is what you want.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
21% The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) Despite the two-dimensionality of the characters, the story has some strong moments. It's not consistently tense, the way the first two entries were...but it does have a few decent, suspenseful scenes, enough to...make you care about the outcome.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
71% Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Because we've seen the elements of this genre before, the film severely telegraphs its emotional beats...Its only saving grace is the talent of the actors involved. Otherwise the film would fall flat on its face.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020
22% The Book of Henry (2017) I do agree that things could've been handled with a little more subtlety, grace or tact...but even so, the end result was satisfying to me.‐ KCCI (Des Moines, IA)
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2020