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Dustin Chase

Dustin Chase
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
C+ 92% End of Sentence (2020) Basic film making almost supersedes this well acted road trip drama through Ireland. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted May 27, 2020
C 89% The Trip to Greece (2020) Greece a welcome escape from the couch, but the most lackluster in the series of Trips.‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted May 21, 2020
B- 75% Military Wives (2020) Military Wives provides an unintentional glimmer of hope to our frayed, stay home, nerves. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted May 13, 2020
C+ 61% Hope Gap (2020) Hope Gap is slightly miscast and mis-focused, still managing to generate powerful feelings and discussion. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted May 6, 2020
C+ 75% Tammy's Always Dying (2019) Tammy's Always Dying has a conventional made-for-TV or Netflix feel counterbalancing Huffman's best performance since Transamerica.‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted May 1, 2020
C 68% Extraction (2020) Netflix aims to extract bored stay at homers with latest mindless action flick. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2020
C+ 99% Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Grungy, grim and sobering, Never Rarely Sometimes Always is effective in unintended ways, but a cringeworthy viewing experience. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2020
C+ 56% Resistance (2020) Resistance is a buffet sampling of many other WWII films, that doesn't figure out what type of movie it wants to be until the very end.‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
C- 51% I Still Believe (2020) It's essentially another "Fault in Our Stars" story, only told this time through the religious filter. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
B- 84% The Way Back (2020) Director Gavin O'Conner and Affleck work hard to keep The Way Back from general basketball and alcoholic stereotypes, it only barely pays off. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2020
C 48% Greed (2020) Despite a handful of sarcastic digs, Greed isn't one of the better Coogan/Winterbottom collaborations. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
C- 61% The Call of the Wild (2020) Gone is the educational and social value of Jack London's story, supplemented instead with visual effects and bad narration.‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2020
C 86% Emma. (2020) Emma tries to get by on just it's looks (production design), but looks aren't everything. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2020
C- 91% The Assistant (2020) The Assistant is an emaciated film where the audience is required to infer much about the plot, knowledge about the subject matter is a prerequisite. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
B 37% Downhill (2020) Faxon and Rash instinctively trim the Euro nuance so American audiences can absorb Ruben Östlund's compelling story through painful humor. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2020
C+ 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) The overcompensation of how to fill two hours with just Harley Quinn stuff gets a bit desperate. Birds of Prey is eccentric, trivial entertainment for those crave that stuff. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
C 28% The Rhythm Section (2020) Different wig, same result. Blake Lively in another bland thriller. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
C 99% The Chambermaid (La camarista) (2019) Inevitable comparisons to Roma will be unfair, but Mexico put The Chambermaid in that position by selecting it as their Oscar submission. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
B+ 98% Corpus Christi (Boze cialo) (2020) One of the more provocative International Film submissions, Corpus Christi makes First Reformed look like a Disney movie. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
B- 91% Beanpole (Dylda) (2020) Beanpole is not what you expect from a Russian film, Balagov has curated something very unique and unsettling. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
B- 78% Out Stealing Horses (Ut og Stjæle Hester) (2020) Out Stealing Horses is a beautiful film to admire, but doesn't add up to a cohesive whole. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
C+ 75% The Gentlemen (2020) The Gentlemen is a return to familiarity for Ritchie from casting, to violence and subject matter. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2020
B- 65% Troop Zero (2020) An inclusive family film where younger audiences are simultaneously inspired and entertained, while adults enjoy the sarcasm of Oscar winners Davis & Janney. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2020
D 17% Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace (2020) The most standardized cinematography, generic editing... Tyler Perry shot A Fall From Grace in five days and it shows.‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2020
C- 77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) Bad Boys For Life armed with endless rounds of action clichés and non-stop character stereotypes, relies heavily on explosive amounts nostalgia that only fans who have seen the originals multiple times will understand. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
B 85% Les Misérables (2020) Les Misérables stacks it's script with curiosity that leads to tension giving way to uncertainty and nervousness for the viewer.‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
D+ 21% Like a Boss (2020) Like a Boss is what re-heating leftovers (i.e. Bridesmaids) too many times looks like. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2020
C+ 48% Underwater (2020) A compelling Stewart performance drowned out by filmmakers reliance on borrowing, instead of creating.‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2020
C 40% The Song of Names (2019) Girard's musically infused WWII drama struggles with familiarity and a tedious middle act. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2020
B+ 95% Little Women (2019) Gerwig hones her skills as a filmmaker on Little Women modernizing it ever so slightly for a new generation, never losing sight of Alcott's vision. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
B 93% Invisible Life (A vida invisível de Eurídice Gusmão) (2019) A powerful and resonate story about the dangers of consequences. Brazil's strong claim to one of the five international film nominations lies with the audience ability to be moved by the subject matter. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
D+ 21% Cats (2019) Cats is a head on collision between movie musicals and incompetent technology in which there are no survivors, only miles of morbid curiosity and rubbernecking. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
C 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Skywalker is expensive, general, family entertainment; galaxies away from original and inspiring. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
B+ 89% 1917 (2020) Mendes and Deakins have engineered an astonishing war film that's equally as thrilling visually as it is narratively. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2019
B- 70% Bombshell (2019) Fragmented yet engaging, Bombshell boasts good performances in award worthy makeup. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2019
C- 92% Uncut Gems (2019) The Safdie Brothers have meticulously created one of the year's most intentionally irritating films. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
B 76% Richard Jewell (2019) A trifecta of standout performances make Eastwood's latest human interest story shine.‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
C- 80% A Hidden Life (2019) Malick might be telling a different story about religion, war, and martyrdom, but his meandering method of stretching 10 minutes of plot to three hours is burdensome. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
B 96% Queen of Hearts (2019) Queen of Hearts is explicit, tragic and engrossing. Dyrholm's performance is not easily shaken. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
C 96% Atlantics (2019) Despite the ambitions of a first time filmmaker, Atlantics doesn't stand out among other international film submissions ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
B 90% Dark Waters (2019) Dark Waters is an unconventional horror film that effects 99% of all humans, you just don't know how or why until you see the film. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
C 52% 21 Bridges (2019) Solid action and suspense sequences leave little time on the back-end to explore more interesting and relevant topics about corruption and financial motivations. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
B- 51% Charlie's Angels (2019) Filmmaker Elizabeth Banks delivers a pleasant surprise for a franchise reboot no one asked for. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
D+ 24% The Warrior Queen of Jhansi (2019) The Warrior Queen of Jhansi is more ambitious educational classroom video than epic cinematic experience. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
C+ 63% The Good Liar (2019) McKellen and Mirren are everything you want, it's too bad the other elements don't share their energy. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
B- 59% Frankie (2019) While often misguided and poorly edited, Frankie still manages a meditative mood thanks to well written characters and beguiling location. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
C- 42% Midway (2019) A weak script and unconvincing visual effects sink Midway before it even gets ready for battle. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
C+ 46% Last Christmas (2019) Clarke's comedic appeal, Yeoh's scene stealing presence, Thompson's writing and Golding's charm are sacrificed for a trite plot device. ‐ Galveston Daily News
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
D+ 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) The Terminator franchise is a product of the 80's that should have lived and died there. No amount of technology can improve their scripts. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
C 96% The Irishman (2019) Two good performances and some technical wizardry doesn't warrant the films excessive running time and crippled pacing. The Irishman gives the audience very little to take with them or apply to their own lives. ‐ Texas Art & Film
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2019