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Daniel M. Kimmel

Daniel M. Kimmel
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 92% The Invisible Man (2020) It may be sound oxymoronic, however if you're a horror/thriller fan, you will want to see this Invisible Man.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2020
1/5 37% Downhill (2020) The movie is being billed as a comedy but is - in fact - a cringeworthy story of a married couple whose relationship is in a humiliating downward spiral. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2020
1/5 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Birds of Prey>/i> may not turn out to be the worst film of the year, but it is the nadir thus far.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
1/5 28% The Rhythm Section (2020) Lively might have been hoping this was the launch of a franchise, but her opaque performance keeps us at a distance. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
4/5 75% The Gentlemen (2020) It's fast, it's funny, it's violent, and has more twists than a plate of spaghetti.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
2/5 77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) Smith, at 51, and Lawrence, 54, aren't exactly senior citizens, but they both seem past their sell-by date for this kind of movie. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
4.5/5 89% 1917 (2020) ...once you get over the impressive look of the film, you're still caught up in the story of how war looks to someone fighting it. It's a story that couldn't be more timely.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
2/5 83% Just Mercy (2020) The movie proceeds at a leaden pace draining the drama from much of narrative. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
4.5/5 95% Little Women (2019) Alcott's novel has inspired numerous adaptations for film and TV. Greta Gerwig's new version is an impressive response to the question whether we really needed another one. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2019
2.5/5 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Of course fans will want to see it, whether to embrace it or criticize it, but it's not likely to lead to demands to continue the story of the surviving characters. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
1.5/5 21% Cats (2019) Cats may not be the worst film of 2019, but it's going to earn a spot on many 10 worst lists, and deservedly so.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
2.5/5 70% Bombshell (2019) ...the movie reduces Ailes to the status of a cartoon villain, though some outstanding performances overcome a script that misses the mark. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
3/5 76% Richard Jewell (2019) It's an important reminder of one our most fundamental rights: that a person is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
3.5/5 97% Knives Out (2019) The cast looks like they were having a great time making it. Viewers should have similar fun watching it.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2019
4/5 96% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) It leaves us with an appreciation for Fred Rogers, and how much we could use someone of his temperament today. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 63% The Good Liar (2019) ...even if you anticipate the film's surprises it doesn't really matter since there's great entertainment value in watching these two veterans show how it's done. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
1/5 51% Charlie's Angels (2019) Perhaps it's time to lay this '70s relic to rest and look elsewhere for a vehicle for female action heroes?‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
3/5 77% Doctor Sleep (2019) ...a movie that will attract interest of fans of the novels or the earlier movie but falls short of its epic intentions.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
5/5 63% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Norton shows himself to be as impressive behind the camera as he often is in front of it. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
4/5 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) [It] delivers on its promise of mixing action, special effects, and character moments, and treating the series elders with respect and affection. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
4/5 73% Harriet (2019) This is a movie where a black heroine defies everyone who tells her she cannot succeed... and then proceeds to do just that. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
3/5 52% Black and Blue (2019) While providing plenty of action and suspense, it's what this film says about race and policing that makes it stand out.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
3.5/5 68% Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) It may not be The Godfather, Part II, but on its own terms, it's a worthy follow-up.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
2/5 4% Mary (2019) The script is so formulaic that it isn't hard to connect the dots.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
2/5 68% Joker (2019) Director Phillips, best known for the inane Hangover movies, wants to show he can be serious and profound, but has bitten off more than he can chew.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
3/5 84% Downton Abbey (2019) If you find yourself encountering them for the first time, you may not be moved to track down the series, but the movie is a pleasant and entertaining story. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
3/5 80% Auggie (2019) Auggie answers the age-old plaint of "what do women want?" with the question "what do men want?"‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
3/5 87% Hustlers (2019) Writer/director Lorene Scafaria takes what could have been a tired and predictable tale and takes it in unexpected directions.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2019
3.5/5 63% It Chapter Two (2019) In a particularly strong cast for this kind of film, Hader emerges as MVP. He may not carry the film, but he makes a difference. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
4/5 88% Ready or Not (2019) In some ways, this is covering the same ground - albeit in a horror context - as last year's Crazy Rich Asians.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
3/5 39% Angel Has Fallen (2019) ...the point of the series is that it provides visceral and violent action, delivering plenty of jolts mixed in with a dash of humor.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
3/5 39% Angel Has Fallen (2019) ...the point of the series is that it provides visceral and violent action, delivering plenty of jolts mixed in with a dash of humor.‐ Sci-Fi Movie Page
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
3/5 49% Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) Blanchett is one of the finest actresses working in film today, easily moving between comedy and drama, and who threads the needle here in handling both. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
4/5 80% Good Boys (2019) It is believed to be the first time a movie got an R rating for sex, drugs, and language "all involving tweens." This is no "Afterschool Special." ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
2/5 78% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Although the book series remains popular, the road is littered with would-be movie franchises that never got beyond the first episode.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
3/5 61% Brian Banks (2019) ...a thoughtful movie that celebrates those who persevere over injustice, but also allows us to see what's being done in our name.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
3/5 24% The Kitchen (2019) As a crime film it's a mild diversion, but nothing special. As a metaphor for women struggling to find a place in the world, it takes some surprising turns. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
3/5 43% The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) ...while the end of the movie may leave you teary, the intent is to leave you smiling as well. This is not Old Yeller.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
2/5 19% The Haunting of Sharon Tate (2019) There are times when one must question whether a film goes too far, even in a genre noted for pushing the boundaries.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2019
3/5 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) For all his movie savvy, Tarantino's take on Hollywood is broad but shallow. It can be entertaining, but it falls short of the filmmaker at his best. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2019
3.5/5 53% The Lion King (2019) The notion that a 25-year-old film is so sacrosanct it should not be remade will come as a surprise to those who have made a hit of Julie Taymor's creative stage adaptation. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2019
3/5 83% Midsommar (2019) At a time where the studios play it safe with lot of pre-sold sequels, Midsommar takes a chance on something different.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2019
5/5 63% Yesterday (2019) Yesterday is a tribute to the Beatles as well as a rich comedy... it's one of the best movies you're likely to see this year.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2019
2.5/5 65% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) If you've enjoyed the series, this will work, but beyond that it's hard to see this entry winning new converts.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2019
5/5 97% Toy Story 4 (2019) So, after the brilliant and emotional conclusion to Toy Story 3, was there possibly anything left to be said? As it turns out, there was. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
2.5/5 23% Men in Black International (2019) If there's a reason to see this, it may be to watch Hemsworth continue his emergence as more than beefcake, but a genuinely funny performer. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2019
3/5 32% Shaft (2019) It's a movie where the action and the comedy are more important than the plot.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2019
3.5/5 80% Late Night (2019) While it might seem formulaic to some extent, the film works because the characters are complex and sharply defined. ‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2019
3.5/5 33% Domino (2019) DePalma shows he's still in full control of his signature visual style.‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019
3/5 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) ..while it may not rank with the very best in the series neither is it just going through the motions..‐ North Shore Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2019