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Ian Thomas Malone

Ian Thomas Malone
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% We Are Freestyle Love Supreme (2020) The documentary does struggle at times to balance the juicier aspects of its narrative with its general apprehension for the kind of conflict that drives storytelling.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2020
100% Welcome to Chechnya (2020) Welcome to Chechnya is an important wake-up call to the atrocious human rights violations in Russia, shamefully ignored by the mainstream media.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2020
74% Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019) The narrative is much more contemplative about Cohn's life than biographical. Those who know little about Cohn might feel a little lost amidst Meeropol's scattershot pacing.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2020
97% The Ghost of Peter Sellers (2020) Medak's great triumph lies in his ability to craft a compelling narrative that doesn't require the audience to have seen Ghost in the Noonday Sun.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2020
92% Babyteeth (2020) Babyteeth is occasionally uncomfortable to watch, a strong debut by Murphy that demonstrates her firm grasp on the complexities human emotion.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2020
100% Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth (2019) Seahorse presents a refreshingly sober look at pregnancy, a soft-spoken effort to tone down the rhetoric surrounding transgender issues.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2020
100% The Donut King (2020) The Donut King is a touching love letter to an important slice of SoCal culture and a man who lived the American dream.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
92% Hannah Gadsby: Douglas (2020) Gadsby approaches longstanding power imbalances with grace and sensibility, with little concern for the egos of the male bodies who might take to Twitter to complain.‐ FanSided
Read More | Posted May 25, 2020
50% For Ever Mozart (1997) Godard is rarely accessible, but For Ever Mozart is little more than foolish ramblings by a director who seems oddly bored by his musings.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
80% A Cop (Un Flic) (2013) Melville concerns himself with very complex themes in Un Flic while keeping the narrative mostly at the surface.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted May 14, 2020
75% Shoot to Marry (2020) Markle has a gift for comedy. Shoot to Marry aims for laughs more than enlightenment, a hilarious narrative that never takes itself too seriously.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted May 13, 2020
96% Tomboy (2011) Tomboy falls apart when it comes time to deal with the stakes at hand, an irresponsibly rushed third act that squanders the film's ample goodwill.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted May 9, 2020
57% Valley Girl (2020) Valley Girl treats the 80s like an Instagram filter, a film without a single drop of originality. An unapologetically fun guilty pleasure.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted May 8, 2020
79% How to Build a Girl (2020) Feldstein's exuberance is more than enough to forgive some of the film's more predictable terms.‐ FanSided
Read More | Posted May 7, 2020
84% Orlando (1993) Few films understand the value of gender as a spectacle better than Orlando.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted May 7, 2020
88% The Dalai Lama: Scientist (2020) The archival footage is fascinating enough to forgive the film's muddled narrative and subpar production values.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted May 4, 2020
100% So Dark the Night (1946) So Dark the Night is a brisk noir gem that meticulously builds suspense over the course of its short runtime.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
67% Clementine (2019) Clementine gets by on the strength of its leads for a while, but the weak script and thin narrative let all of the air out long before the credits roll.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
98% In a Lonely Place (1950) Bogart gives one of the best performances of his career, elevating the odious Dix into a figure of great intellectual depth.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
98% The Garden Left Behind (2019) Compelling performances bolster a lackluster script that plays too hard for shock value. Alves' film is worth a watch for cisgender people, but trans folk may want to avoid.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2020
89% Donkey Skin (Peau d'âne) (1971) The costumes are gorgeous, completely over the top. Each royal character's wardrobe looks like it was designed to achieve maximum flamboyance, layers upon layers of excess.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2020
92% The Painted Bird (2020) Marhoul possesses a masterful grasp of the unspoken, crafting a quiet, harrowing epic.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2020
64% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) Sonic the Hedgehog takes Sega's standard bearer for the concept of cool and commits the unthinkable. Sonic is boring. ‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
No Score Yet Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans (2019) A shining example of how to please longtime fans without relying too hard on nostalgia.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
100% The Draughtsman's Contract (1982) Greenaway's success lies in his ability to be simultaneously distant and welcoming, a charm that buoys the film's peculiar narrative.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
85% Made in U.S.A. (1966) Godard plays around with left and right repeatedly throughout the film, challenging his audience to see outside the binary.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
98% Circus of Books (2019) Mason lovingly pays tribute to her parents' business while giving her audience plenty of reasons to care about this piece of gay history. ‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2020
94% 2 ou 3 Choses que je Sais d'Elle (Two or Three Things I Know About Her) (1967) Godard forces the audience to engage with film as a medium purely on his terms. It's an uncomfortable yet deeply satisfying exercise.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2020
60% Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible (2020) The Art of the Possible thoroughly tackles Duchamp's career, albeit through a traditional method at odds with its subject.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2020
No Score Yet The Mimic (2020) Sadoski and Robinson are delightful to watch, carrying The Mimic with their constant banter.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2020
88% Onward (2020) Onward is a touching narrative, though a movie destined to depress Pixar fans with its lack of ambition. A studio capable of more must live with the expectations of greatness.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2020
81% Go Back to China (2020) Go Back to China is a well-crafted film completely undone by a horrendous screenplay.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
85% Standing Up, Falling Down (2020) The film is carried off the strength of Schwartz and Crystal's chemistry, two actors who are clearly having fun with the material.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) Portrait of a Lady on Fire perfectly demonstrates how to depict gay love in a period setting without caving to broader societal expectations.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2020
No Score Yet Relish (2019) Relish has a talented young cast, but Ward doesn't know how to use them. A laughably bad script tanks the entire experience.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Harley feels restricted in her own film, an incoherent narrative without any real focus other than a feeble effort to laugh at its own jokes.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2020
89% Once Upon a Time in Venezuela (2020) Once Upon a Time in Venezuela is a haunting look at a dying region and the people who left it behind. Ríos sugarcoats nothing, a raw testimonial of government corruption.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2020
99% Miss Juneteenth (2020) Miss Juneteenth isn't full of surprises, but Peoples is well-versed in the nuances of interpersonal conflict.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
71% Influence (2020) An overstuffed narrative that loses steam as it tries to pack too much into its bloated runtime, sacrificing depth for breadth.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
71% Run Sweetheart Run (2020) Feste flips the script on femininity in horror, unabashedly wielding the female body to her protagonist's advantage.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
100% Palm Springs (2020) Samberg possesses a bleak brand of sarcastic optimism that gives Palm Springs plenty of laughs laced with a tinge of unease.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
70% The Last Shift (2020) The narrative is a muddled mess. The Last Shift never really establishes a cohesive story, riding a wave of various subplots for the course of its runtime.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
86% Nine Days (2020) Nine Days is one of the most moving films of the twenty-first century. Few narratives so confidently capture the feeling of being alive.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
43% Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia (2020) Omniboat tries to be everything, an exhausting narrative that's really fun for about twenty minutes. The rest is borderline unwatchable.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
No Score Yet Tapeworm (2019) The problem with Tapeworm isn't that it's a joyless experience. The film doesn't make you feel anything at all.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
No Score Yet Thunderbolt in Mine Eye (2020) Thunderbolt in Mine Eye captures the spirit of teenage angst, a refreshing narrative that celebrates the subtleties of an awkward era.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
No Score Yet Queen of the Capital (2020) Queen of the Capital manages to present a compelling narrative through the caring lens it shines on the nature of drag to bring people together.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
No Score Yet 1986 (2020) 1986 is a complicated film to digest, one that stumbles a bit too much down the stretch. . . . Herzog's film has a lot going for it, but it's easier to admire its individual pieces than to love its collective whole.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
No Score Yet Beware of Dog (2019) Beware of Dog is a thought-provoking film that handles its many moving pieces with grace. There's a lot left on the table, but Bedzhanova crafted a narrative that examines the many facets of mental illness in a way that never feels trite or exploitative.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
83% The Nest (2020) The Nest isn't a big fan of excuses for its detestable leading man, himself full of nonsense. Unfortunately, the film has little interesting to say about him.‐ Ian Thomas Malone
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020