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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 97% Fourteen (2019) Each moment reveals or conveys something crucial about the pair's dynamic, and the dry, Whit Stillman-like dialogue adds a welcome layer of levity.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2020
3.5/5 92% Alice (2019) Despite numerous dramatic assets, Mackerras struggles to justify her runtime, stretching a short-film premise to frustrating degrees and challenging viewers to remain engaged.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted May 17, 2020
3.5/5 84% Deerskin (2020) Its greatest asset may be Dupieux's realization that he's crafted a concept that can't last much beyond its 71 minutes.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
4.5/5 94% Capital in the Twenty-First Century (2020) Thoroughly entertaining and informative, but really shines in its charming use of movie clips to depict historical income and class disparity.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
1/5 42% Capone (2020) So confoundedly boring and mismanaged that it makes one wonder if the notorious "studio interference" theatrical cut of "Fantastic Four" was Trank's vision after all.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
3.5/5 80% Eating Up Easter (2020) The mindfulness instilled in receptive audience members could very well be the film's greatest achievement, and makes one wonder how Rapa Nui's citizens are doing right now.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2020
4.5/5 100% Pahokee (2020) The rich sense of place fosters deep connection to its inhabitants across multiple storylines, resulting in dramatic arcs and several well-earned gut-punch moments.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2020
3.5/5 100% Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint (2020) Immensely informative and inspirational, but also academic to a fault.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2020
4.5/5 79% The Times of Bill Cunningham (2020) While the film isn't exactly a great work of art, its engaging, well-made, and thoroughly informative portrait of a great man compensates for its creative deficiencies.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2020
3.5/5 41% The Roads Not Taken (2020) Though it's difficult to see Bardem repetitiously battling his condition in the NYC chapter, the other two strands provide more opportunities for his dramatic gifts to shine.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2020
4.5/5 92% The Wild Goose Lake (Nan fang che zhan de ju hui) (2020) Yi'nan Diao cements himself as a filmmaker who uses every cinematic tool at his disposal.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
4/5 92% And Then We Danced (2020) Aka "Call Me By Your Georgian Name."‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
4.5/5 99% Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Once the significance of the title is revealed, it turns a good, promising film into a nearly great one.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2020
3.5/5 61% Minamata (2020) Depp's committed portrayal provides a solid center while Nighy offers his usual delightful scene-stealing.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2020
4.5/5 88% Sorry We Missed You (2020) The year's most important film.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2020
4/5 98% Corpus Christi (Boze cialo) (2020) Joins "Calvary" and "First Reformed" in the the ranks of recent intelligent works about faith that challenge and inspire viewers rather than pander to them.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2020
4/5 91% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2020) One of the most hyper-political films in recent memory, and one that transcends borders with its potent universal message: Don't mess with honest, hard-working people.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2020
4/5 96% Saint Frances (2020) An impressive feature writing debut for Kelly O'Sullivan, who's also a magnetic leading lady.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2020
1/5 30% Bloodshot (2020) Lamorne Morris' comic relief is a balm for the inanity around him.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2020
4/5 84% Big Time Adolescence (2020) Davidson and Gluck are a comedic dream team.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2020
1/5 38% Wendy (2020) Benh Zeitlin is back on his bulls***.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2020
4.5/5 98% Extra Ordinary (2020) Like the equally awkward cousin of "What We Do in the Shadows" imbued with the sweet zaniness of Mel Brooks' best work.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2020
4/5 48% Greed (2020) Coogan relishes yet another chance to play a ridiculous person, but unlike past iterations, there's nothing remotely redemptive about "Greedy" McCreadie.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2020
3.5/5 91% Beanpole (Dylda) (2020) A remarkably mature and accomplished film from 28-year-old director/co-writer Kantemir Balagov.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2020
4/5 84% The Way Back (2020) A generally non-cliché tale of alcoholism and redemption via youth sports that's elevated by strong performances and the power of the unseen.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2020
4.5/5 86% Emma. (2020) An all-around treat, simultaneously classic and modern, and easily one of the year's best films thus far.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2020
2.5/5 98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) A fairly standard, stuffy costume drama.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2020
4/5 92% The Invisible Man (2020) Heavy on quality suspense and scares, but surprisingly light on character development and logic.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2020
1.5/5 34% Seberg (2020) Full of would-be riveting moral conundrums, it devolves into cliché agent-with-a-conscience moments and clunky "Conversation"-like paranoia.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2020
4.5/5 74% The Lodge (2020) A haunting, expertly-made psychological thriller that proves "Goodnight Mommy" was no fluke.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2020
2.5/5 9% Brahms: The Boy II (2020) The finale's jarring about-face is a stretch to accept within this carefully-constructed world and contradicts much of "The Boy" while coming close to invalidating it.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
2.5/5 91% The Assistant (2020) Makes "Bombshell" look like a masterpiece.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
2/5 64% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Written by Patrick Casey and Josh Miller - apparently when they were in 6th grade - the story is basic and the jokes are corny as hell.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2020
4/5 37% Downhill (2020) Improves on its vastly overrated source material in every conceivable regard.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
1/5 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) The toxic male gaze of Suicide Squad is thankfully absent, but the sloppy writing and shoddy filmmaking remain intact.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2020
2.5/5 85% Les Misérables (2020) Little more than a middling cover band version of "Training Day," yet bereft of that film's dramatic and cinematic richness.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2020
4.5/5 91% QT8: The First Eight (2019) A master class in Quentin Tarantino's films - minus the participation of the master himself.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
2.5/5 64% Gretel & Hansel (2020) Essentially an extension of the disturbing milieu, Alice Krige's performance is nearly enough to overcome the messy, threadbare plot.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2020
4/5 75% The Gentlemen (2020) Thanks to Colin Farrell's injection of personality, the film at last takes off and rarely lets up.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
2/5 12% The Turning (2020) It all comes to an end with a sudden, baffling full-stop that totally whiffs and seems like it was found in post-production, not planned in the least.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
4/5 40% The Song of Names (2019) Dovidl's and Martin's dynamic shines throughout the film, bolstered by the rarity of three different sets of actors who excel both individually and as a unit.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
.5/5 86% Color Out of Space (2020) Suffers from a lethargic screenplay, cheap-looking visuals, amateurish acting, and laughable digital special effects that play like failed auditions for the Syfy channel.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2020
3.5/5 14% Dolittle (2020) Demand for yet another "Dr. Dolittle" movie is admittedly low, but the fun, funny, and visually rich "Dolittle" justifies its existence to a surprising degree.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2020
1/5 77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) Michael Bay's hyperbolic style is sorely missed, as is Will Smith's long-gone charisma.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2020
1.5/5 80% A Hidden Life (2019) There's a brilliant 90-minute film hiding in this 170-minute endurance test.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
3.5/5 21% Like a Boss (2020) The flimsy narrative is all the structure Haddish needs to hang her endless string of amusing, frequently raunchy lines, and finds a game partner in Byrne.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2020
4.5/5 89% 1917 (2020) Horror filmmakers would be wise to study Mendes' set-up and execution - each more dreadful and memorable than any jump scare.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
1/5 48% Underwater (2020) The latest "Alien" rip-off has more in common with the "47 Meters Down" series than Ellen Ripley.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
1/5 20% The Grudge (2020) If any horror film characters deserve to die gruesome deaths, it's these idiots.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
3.5/5 70% Bombshell (2019) The story-driven, visually safe, star-studded drama tells an important real-life tale, but without taking any risks that result in payoffs beyond the expected.‐ Asheville Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020