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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
41% You Should Have Left (2020) The phrase 'Kevin Turkey Bacon' comes to mind.‐ Phindie
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
70% 7500 (2020) While the absence of any real world commentary may sink the film for people who require such things in a post-9/11 world, those chasing an exciting, workmanlike flick will not be disappointed.‐ Phindie
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
93% Babyteeth (2020) An A-rate tale of flawed, kindhearted humans doing their best to be as good as they possibly can.‐ Phindie
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
75% Shoot to Marry (2020) The personal growth that occurs as the project develops more than earns the exploitative nature of the premise.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2020
No Score Yet Shred America (2019) Anyone who has ever enjoyed a skate video will find that same renegade passion on display here‐ Phindie
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2020
72% The King of Staten Island (2020) Overall, I was pleasantly surprised by this moving tale of a delayed coming of age.‐ Phindie
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2020
88% The Trip to Greece (2020) This final entry feels a bit flatter than its predecessors; a bit perfunctory.‐ Phindie
Read More | Posted May 30, 2020
81% Porno (2020) It's light, fun fare, with a little something for everyone, just so long as no one minds watching a sex demon vomit black blood into the face of a peeping Tom for a very, very long time.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted May 19, 2020
67% Murder Death Koreatown (2020) I have to celebrate a flick that commits this hard to its vision - a vision that is deeply upsetting in a way that hasn't been seen before in this subgenre.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted May 17, 2020
No Score Yet I Am Santa Claus (2014) Serves not just as a look into a little known subculture, but as a timely reminder that the spirit of Christmas is not one relegated to a single month out of the year. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted May 9, 2020
74% The Wretched (2020) All in all, The Wretched is a mostly effective thriller whose biggest sin is how frustratingly close it comes to clearing the bar.‐ Phindie
Read More | Posted May 9, 2020
90% Blood Quantum (2019) This is thought provoking cinema at its finest. It just happens to feature a lot of people getting ripped to shreds.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
79% True History of the Kelly Gang (2020) Such legends, as it were, are less about facts and more about truths, and the truths reached by this exciting, atypical thriller are more resonant than in so many other historical pictures.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
30% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Sadly, by the time we get to much of the action, it doesn't have any weight. Why build such a real world if you're not going to populate it with interesting people?‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
49% Freeheld (2015) Freeheld means very well, but is ultimately too bland to have much effect.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
91% Demon (2016) Demon uses mainstream cinematic devices to sneak a heady, atypical art-house horror flick past your defenses.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
94% Train to Busan (Busanhaeng) (2016) [T]his South Korean thrill-ride feels fresh -- not because it does anything new, but because it greases the wheels of the old machine so well, delivering an unending series of emotional gut-punches at a breakneck pace.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
44% The Discovery (2017) The Discovery never reaches the heights of its influences, dancing around a heady sci-fi device without really digging as deep as it could or being as entertaining as its pedigree would indicate.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
71% Karate Kill (2017) This is midnight cinema in its purest form, and it simply demands a rowdy, intoxicated audience. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
100% We Go On (2016) The biggest strength of We Go On is the clever, ruminative script by the co-directors which slyly mixes humor, dread, and thematic depth to make a film that is even more than the sum of its parts. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
100% Bad Blood: The Movie (2017) It's a strange little thing out of left field that brings a richness and humor to what easily could have been a simple creature flick.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
50% Night of Something Strange (2016) While it was a little too much for my taste, it's hard to fault a film for going so hard for so long without even a slight consideration for PC sensibilities.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
No Score Yet Dead Body (2015) The strength here comes from the character work, and a cast of actors who make expository dialogue feel like anything but. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
No Score Yet Egomaniac (2016) Despite the rough-around-the-edges look, Egomaniac transcends its budgetary limitations to deliver a potent message in a fun way, all culminating in an inspired, gleefully mad finale.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
88% Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat (2018) Boom for Real is a perfectly entertaining film, which accurately captures one of the most deliciously avant-garde settings in American history, but with every moment of "oh, cool" comes a missed opportunity to dig deeper.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
89% I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (2017) But even as the film dips to some truly unsettling depths, there is an undercurrent of humor that keeps the film fresh, lively, and relatable, due heavily to an empathetic performance from Lynskey. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
67% Manolo, The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards (2017) Blahnik is certainly talented, but he doesn't make for a compelling movie.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
92% Raw (2017) It's easily one of the most disgusting films I've ever seen, but it's also the most thematically rich cannibal film you're apt to find.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
71% Butt Boy (2020) Watching Butt Boy, all I could think was that both John Waters and Brian De Palma would be proud.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2020
94% Diplomacy (2014) If you dig "talking movies" and want to try something that's not in the American "Sorkin/Mamet" smooth-talk variety, Diplomacy is worth checking out.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2020
30% Dumb and Dumber To (2014) Dumb and Dumber To is exceptionally bad. It fails both as a sequel and as a movie unto itself. Not only is it unfunny, but it actually manages to be offensive. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2020
96% The Garden Left Behind (2019) The type of film that forces the audience to feel, rather than just demanding that they should. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2020
34% Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) Overall, it's a well-made, decently funny movie that is exactly as good as it had any potential to be.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
51% Unbroken (2014) It's long, uninteresting, and paced like one of those nightmares where you keep trying to run BUT YOU CAN'T! It's that bad.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
56% Spare Parts (2015) It's a positive story, filled to the brim with love, fun, and cultural pride. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
33% Blackhat (2015) [A] melodramatic chore that packs little to no punch.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Overlong, too clinical in design, and based on lowest common denominator entertainment (or so I'm told), Fifty Shades of Grey still manages to be engaging, funny, and unexpectedly human.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) Impressively inventive, and filled end to end with remarkably committed performances from some very funny actors and actresses, What We Do in the Shadows is the best movie I've seen so far this year, and the funniest I've seen in ages.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
56% Focus (2015) With a lazy script, lazy central performances, and the look of a straight-to-DVD Nick Cage flick, Focus doesn't offer much to enjoy.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
81% McFarland USA (2015) It's exceptionally well-meaning and patently inoffensive. It's nice to feel good.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
88% Zero Motivation (2014) At the end of the day, Zero Motivation is a well-paced, very funny, effectively dramatic character piece with a mind toward feminism and personal growth.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
No Score Yet Tombstone-Rashomon (2016) That's the beauty of Tombstone Rashomon: despite having almost no budget, no stars, and no in-world consistency, it's aggressively not content to fit into any one descriptor. It's a faux-documentary-western-science-fiction-time-travel-homage.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
10% Unfinished Business (2015) Unfunny, nonsensical, and utterly without purpose, Unfinished Business is dead in the water long before the 20 minute mark. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
65% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) It is smart, funny, and tremendously beautiful to look at.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
58% Run All Night (2015) Run All Night isn't perfect, but it is perfect at being what it's trying to be.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
100% Seymour: An Introduction (2015) Watching Seymour: An Introduction is like receiving a motivational speech from someone who is not just the best at what they do, but also the best person they can possible be.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
31% The Longest Ride (2015) [T]he movie is painfully cliched, poorly written, and so ethically skewed that I take strong umbrage to its message. ‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
No Score Yet Bag Boy Lover Boy (2014) Bag Boy Lover Boy is dark, funny, and violent, all things that you want in a genre picture.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
No Score Yet Bloody Knuckles (2014) Bloody Knuckles satisfies almost every entry on my subconscious genre film check list.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
62% Unfriended (2015) My favorite horror movies double as morality plays, and Unfriended ranks as one of the most relevant.‐ Cinema76
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020