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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 88% The Assistant (2020) Writer/director Kitty Green clearly documents empathy without empowerment.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020
3/4 100% Zana (2019) Adriana Matoshi stands tall with a masterful subdued performance. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
3/4 60% The Last Full Measure (2020) Talk of honor and sacrifice flood the screen and our tear ducts.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
3.5/4 85% Les Misérables (2020) This gritty, non-musical crime drama seems like a French grandson of Dennis Hopper's "Colors" (1988). ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2020
3/4 92% Clemency (2019) Woodard steps into a thorny, introspective role and commands a standout, Oscar-worthy performance that was not quite recognized by the Academy in a crowded year for actresses. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2020
1.5/4 19% Like a Boss (2020) The chuckles start to wane after the first 20 minutes, and the remaining 60 are largely spent feeling pity for Haddish and Byrne. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
4/4 89% 1917 (2020) 1917 is a must-see movie, and please, watch it on the big screen. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
4/4 80% A Hidden Life (2019) My #1 movie of 2019.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
3.5/4 89% The Two Popes (2019) Pryce and Hopkins deserve praise and Oscar nominations.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
2.5/4 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker lifts our spirits just enough.‐ Art House Film Wire
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
3/4 75% Richard Jewell (2019) Eastwood's 'Richard Jewell' is a gem.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2019
3.5/4 100% Mickey and the Bear (2019) Take notice of director Annabelle Attanasio's feature film debut.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2019
3/4 83% My Week with Marilyn (2011) My Week with Marilyn says so much in a short time capsule ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
3.5/4 84% Waves (2019) An explosive and hypnotic domestic ride.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
3.5/4 95% Marriage Story (2019) Noah Baumbach's film vows to leave a mark.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
3.5/4 98% Rojo (2019) Director Benjamin Naishtat throws us into a tizzy and then keeps us guessing, when he will lower the cinematic boom.‐ Art House Film Wire
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
2.5/4 63% The Good Liar (2019) Mirren and McKellen are terrific, but seeing this movie once is plenty. No lie.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
3/4 81% The Report (2019) An important 21st century history lesson‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
3.5/4 79% Proxima (2019) This astronaut-daughter story successfully floats and soars with gentle, nuanced tones‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
2.5/4 42% Midway (2019) No, Emmerich's picture is not Pearl Harbor (2001), but it's not Flags of Our Fathers (2006) either. Maybe somewhere in the middle. You know, somewhere...‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
1.5/4 57% Frankie (2019) Huppert sports tall platform shoes, steps into a forest and successfully walks on a long, winding, woody path, so there's that. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
3.5/4 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Taika successfully pulls off a tightrope walk from the top of the 368-meter Fernsehturm Berlin to the tallest point of the 331-meter Europaturm. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
2/4 90% The Lighthouse (2019) A mesmerizing visual feast...and a rudderless waste of time.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
3/4 97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) Almodóvar gets personal in Pain and Glory, his best film since 2009's Broken Embraces.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/4 86% Where's My Roy Cohn? (2019) This eye-opening tutorial convincingly draws a line - even more permanent than a Sharpie - between Cohn and Trump.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
2.5/4 82% Judy (2019) See the film for Zellweger's out-of-nowhere, knockout performance. ‐ Art House Film Wire
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
2.5/4 93% Monos (2019) The film heavily leans on the great outdoors and plays on sights, sounds and feelings rather than intricate storytelling.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
3.5/4 50% The Burnt Orange Heresy (2020) Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki, Donald Sutherland, and Mick Jagger (yes...that Mick Jagger) star in a nifty, thrifty thriller.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
3.5/4 68% Joker (2019) Another actor will have to give a superhero-like performance to wrestle the 2020 Best Actor Oscar away from Phoenix. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
3/4 82% Wet Season (2019) Director Anthony Chen effectively reflects on life's 'Wet Season'.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
2/4 39% Vita & Virginia (2019) Arterton and Debicki work very well individually but share no chemistry.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
3.5/4 98% One Child Nation (2019) A brutal, must-see history lesson.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
3/4 44% After the Wedding (2019) The movie shines whenever Williams and Moore appear together on-screen, although Williams is especially haunting on her own.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
3/4 89% Blinded by the Light (2019) This coming-of-age story hits the right notes. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
3/4 84% Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) Isabela Moner earns a sizable pile of silver.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
1/4 33% Surprise Me! (2019) You might not scream at the big screen, but don't be surprised if your inside voice wishes for a much better rom-com.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2019
3/4 77% Skin (2019) This film is gritty, raw and unseemly, and while Jamie Bell rightfully dominates and carries the picture, Vera Farmiga delivers the best performance.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
2/4 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) This might not be Tarantino's worst film, but given the presented construction, it's his most flawed. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
3.5/4 98% The Farewell (2019) Please say "Hello" to Lulu Wang's soulful movie about family.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
3/4 53% The Lion King (2019) This beautiful remake proudly stands on its own four feet.‐ Art House Film Wire
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
2.5/4 42% Stuber (2019) Short on plot and originality but long on buddy-comedy laughs.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
3.5/4 93% Wild Rose (2019) Buckley delivers the best lead female performance of the year so far.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2019
3.5/4 98% Maiden (2019) 'Maiden' is a must-see voyage.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2019
3.5/4 88% Norman (Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer) (2017) Gere and Cedar make 'Norman' a definite BUY.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
2.5/4 53% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) The verdict is in. Washington's marvelous performance is better than the film.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
1.5/4 79% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) Does 'The Man Who Invented Christmas' work? Humbug.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3.5/4 91% A Ghost Story (2017) Lowery's film taps into basic human sentiments and also profound theories of metaphysics. ‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3.5/4 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) A triumphant comedic companion to the 'The Room'.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3.5/4 99% Lady Bird (2017) Greta Gerwig's movie flies with humor and universal, high school truths.‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
3/4 91% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' doesn't stray from Marvel's Midas touch‐ Phoenix Film Festival
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2019