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Kyle Pinion
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
98% 63 Up (2019) The Up Series is meticulously rendered time capsule of the Baby Boom generation, and one of the most important endeavors in film history, with 63 Up its most poignant chapter.‐ ScreenRex
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
97% Toy Story 4 (2019) An existential rumination on feeling unwanted and finding new purpose in life, while also being a blast.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) That it tells this triumphant story in such a lush and vibrant way, and that it acts as a vehicle for Murphy's continually bottomless charisma, makes it easy to recommend‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2019
96% Black Panther (2018) This is a piece of history you really want to be a part of.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
96% Paterson (2016) Like in real life, the smaller moments sometimes click and resonate long after its running time has past.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
96% The Florida Project (2017) A sumptuously shot, 35-mm experience that feels utterly lived-in and real, but never loses its cinematic verve; it's a film that will stay with you.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
94% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) War for the Planet of the Apes is exhilarating and melds together an expert level of craft and performance that shores itself up as one of the delights of this Summer‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
94% Incredibles 2 (2018) The biggest struggle the sequel finds is that it really doesn't have anything new to say that wasn't present in the first film.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) For much of the experience, Endgame feels like you're reading a really good graphic novel.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
93% Logan (2017) This presumed final trip for Jackman has more in common with Unforgiven than anything that's appeared between the covers of a Wolverine comic.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
93% Us (2019) For those who are willing to meet it on its own terms, you'll find an even more rewarding experience, one catered by Peele's lovely shot compositions and a tremendously frightening double-edged performance by Nyong'o.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) [Holland} is just as funny and wise-cracking as you'd hope he'd be...he has a sort of earnestness ala Marty McFly that someone like Andrew Garfield could never quite capture. ‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
92% Dunkirk (2017) Dunkirk is the masterwork Christopher Nolan's career has been building towards.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
92% The Shape of Water (2017) While it still falls short of his earlier triumphs, it's a step in the right direction for the Hollywood expansion of del Toro's unique vision ‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) After Logan, it's hard to not wish for just a little more from Mangold. I'm sure your dad will love it though.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
92% The Vast of Night (2020) The Vast of Night is an exercise in sheer exhaustion, and is far too in love with its words as written‐ ScreenRex
Read More | Posted May 26, 2020
91% The Disaster Artist (2017) The finest film about Hollywood foibles since Ed Wood‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
91% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) It's hard to topple Thor: Ragnarok as the best film of the MCU, but this sure comes close.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
91% Bumblebee (2018) A rarity for a Transformers outing: actual characters with definable arcs! What a concept!‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
91% Searching (2018) As its run-time rolls on, it grows so head-smackingly stupid and trite, you'll wonder why you wasted the time at all. ‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
91% El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) Packs a hell of a wallop just when it needs to, and acts as a killer epilogue to what is arguably the greatest longform narrative in television history‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2019
90% Shazam! (2019) Shazam! is the humanist kind of blockbuster we see all too rarely nowadays‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
90% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) When it works, it really works, but the fat overwhelms it all too often.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
90% The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl (2018) I'm not sure even Thomas Pynchon could have crafted this kind of fever dream scenario.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
90% The Lighthouse (2019) A descent into madness worth taking.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
90% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) While it's a little hit and miss as a collection, the entire effort of Buster Scruggs is worthy of praise simply as an exercise in a notoriously tough format.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) John Wick: Chapter 2 is all about confidence, confidence in its concept, its own internal universe, and its lead.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
89% Rocketman (2019) While so many similar films get lost in their subject's importance... Rocketman hangs onto its humanity by highlighting Elton's journey to self-discovery.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
89% 1917 (2020) Almost every frame of 1917 is something you could blow-up and put on your wall, it's such a beautifully lit and lensed picture. ‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) The first big failure of Marvel's Phase 3‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
88% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) This is as challenging a blockbuster as has been made in the modern era, and it's all the better for it. ‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
88% Shirley (2020) Shirley grabs this moribund genre by the throat‐ ScreenRex
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
87% It Comes At Night (2017) Probably the closest we'll ever get to a filmed version of The Last of Us.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
87% Colette (2018) Don't expect a reinvention within the genre, but it's a strikingly fascinating story and told pretty darn well.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
87% Emma. (2020) Though her nascent talents are honed towards the visual end, de Wilde's storytelling sensibilities are not quite up to par.‐ ScreenRex
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2020
87% The Truth (La vérité) (2020) We all know what a legend Deneuve is, but to be reminded so forcefully is welcome enough reason for The Truth to exist.‐ ScreenRex
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2020
87% Color Out of Space (2020) Color Out Of Space takes a bit of time to ramp up its energy, but once its there, it explodes with a rare vibrancy until it turns outright sublime.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2020
86% Thoroughbreds (2018) It's a film filled with good ideas, and with just a little more judicious work, could have had something special and memorable.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
85% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) This time around, everything is just okay.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
85% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) It's a movie about people talking, and caring for one another - filling each other's respective emotional void - just as much as it is about laser guns and punching.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
85% The Square (2017) This is a finely honed machine that hits a perfect blend of thoughtful and intellectual commentary, while also being impossible to pry your eyes away from, minute by minute.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) While some of its arguments towards youth culture feel like the apotheosis of Tarantino's nostalgic predilections, ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD gives viewers perhaps the best showcase of his id committed to celluloid yet. ‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2019
84% Deadpool 2 (2018) It's a perfect mix of, and tribute to, Rob Liefeld, Fabian Nicieza and Joe Kelly.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
84% Darkest Hour (2017) It's Churchill that keeps Darkest Hour just above par through Oldman's absolutely heavyweight performance‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
83% Silence (2017) Silence is a wonder of a film...acting as an important piece of religious history and an engaging personal odyssey.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
82% Brigsby Bear (2017) Brigsby Bear is a love letter to fandom.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
82% High Life (2019) I'm so glad this movie exists. I only hope I'm so daring when I'm 72 years old.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2019
81% Mid90s (2018) You can tell Hill could craft an entertaining film in a mode he's comfortable with, but aiming for profundity finds his reach exceeding his grasp.‐ Screen Rex
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
77% Lu Over the Wall (Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta) (2018) A sort of My Neighbor Totoro to Devilman's Grave of the Fireflies.‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
75% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Ideally, this is the kind of theatrical experience you'd have at a drive-in, or one of those hipster theaters that serve popcorn in white and red striped generic containers‐ The Beat
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019