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Matt Brunson

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 93% Lonely are the Brave (1962) It's worth noting that Kirk Douglas long professed that Lonely Are the Brave contains one of his own favorite performances.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
2/4 64% Gretel & Hansel (2020) Gretel's powers appear to come from the Force to such a degree that one can't help but wonder if she's related to the Skywalkers.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
3.5/4 90% Chloe in the Afternoon (L'amour l'après-midi) (1972) Intoxicating.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
2.5/4 80% La Collectionneuse (1966) Often hard to take.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
2.5/4 No Score Yet Suzanne's Career (1963) (1963) Middling Rohmer.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
3/4 No Score Yet La Boulangère de Monceau (The Baker of Monceau)(The Girl at the Monceau Bakery) (2003) A likable 23-minute short.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
3.5/4 96% Claire's Knee (Le genou de Claire) (1971) Love, sex, fetishism, and objectification all receive verbal workouts in this witty and wise enterprise.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
3/4 95% My Night at Maud's (Ma Nuit chez Maud) (1970) Few directors are as adept as Rohmer at capturing the messy morality of life.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
3/4 86% Emma. (2020) While this may not quite match the vibrancy of the 1996 version, it certainly equals it in its emotional reach.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
1.5/4 38% Days of Thunder (1990) A vanity piece for Tom Cruise, who makes sure that he looks even prettier than co-star Nicole Kidman.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
3/4 100% Turnover (2019) Here's a heartwarming film that truly does warm the heart rather than inadvertently cause heartburn with cloying sentiment and unearned pathos.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
2/4 82% Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) The sort of movie specifically designed to win awards at hipper-than-thou film festivals (and it did).‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/4 100% D-day: Normandy 1944 (2014) A decent primer for those interested in history.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
2.5/4 100% Blood on the Moon (1948) A good opening act and a great knockdown fight are pluses.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/4 72% Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) Once again, Hollywood proved to be more constrictive than Broadway -- a shocking castration gets replaced by a savage beating -- but the Southern discomfort of its characters keeps this torrid melodrama humming.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/4 55% Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967) Such a unique motion picture experience that it's no wonder it flopped with moviegoers and most critics.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
4/4 94% The Great Escape (1963) McQueen's thrilling motorcycle ride has long been the stuff of cinematic legend, but the movie is packed with countless memorable episodes of this caliber. ‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/4 50% The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) A fatalistic fright flick.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/4 89% Soundwave (2018) If 1999's The Sixth Sense was the movie that featured a boy who uttered, "I see dead people," Soundwave could easily be tagged as the film with a boy who could mutter, "I hear dead people."‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/4 43% The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942) Absolutely bonkers, but in the best way.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
3/4 71% A Thousand Clowns (1965) With a cast this good and dialogue this witty, the film holds onto its modest charms.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3/4 79% Breaking the Sound Barrier (The Sound Barrier) (1952) One of the more overlooked achievements from the director of The Bridge on the River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
2/4 28% The Rhythm Section (2020) At least Jennifer Garner's grieving mom in 2018's Peppermint trained for five years rather than five minutes before heading out for revenge.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
4/4 91% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) From Ralph Fiennes' dapper strut to Willem Dafoe's pointy teeth, every detail feels just right in the best film of Wes Anderson's career.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3.5/4 100% School for Scoundrels (1960) Delightful.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3/4 67% The Belles of St. Trinian's (1953) Alastair Sim is amusing as the eternally anxious headmistress.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
2.5/4 20% Laughter in Paradise (1951) An amiable if ultimately forgettable comedy.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3/4 No Score Yet Hue and Cry (1947) Sure to be enjoyed by those who grew up reading the likes of The Hardy Boys, Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators, and (over yonder in Europe) The Famous Five.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
2.5/4 100% Cherzoso the Silent Film (2019) Armed with only a handful of minutes, Cherzoso manages to capture the runaway-train nature of emotions.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 4, 2020
3/4 90% Bull (2020) What marks the picture as unique is its raw and unforced nature, more slice-of-life than sleight-of-cinema.‐ Creative Loafing
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
1.5/4 No Score Yet Woman Times Seven (1967) Each episode alternates between boring and banal.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
3/4 71% Tin Cup (1996) Eight years after collaborating on the best sports movie ever made, Bull Durham's writer-director and star reunited for another film in the same vein.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
3/4 No Score Yet Time Limit (1957) There have been dozens of actors who tried their one-and-done at directing, never again to venture behind the camera. Often lost in the conversation is Karl Malden.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
3/4 No Score Yet Love Among the Ruins (1975) A pleasant time-passer with two delightful stars.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
3.5/4 100% The Golem (Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam) (1920) Part of the influential slate of silent horror films that emerged from the German Expressionism period.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
3.5/4 96% Destry Rides Again (1939) A rowdy and rousing Western comedy.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
2/4 No Score Yet Action of the Tiger (1957) Van Johnson, whose film roles generally required him to be as tough as a newborn puppy, lowers his voice and tries to pass as a gruff mercenary in this perfunctory action yarn.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 3, 2020
2.5/4 47% Silent Panic (2019) Schadt makes all the right moves as he focuses on the mental strain being experienced by the hapless dude-bros. But the second half finds the helmer stretching to keep the story going.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted May 1, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet Mitchell (1975) "Mitchell!"‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet L' Uomo puma (The Puma Man) (1980) A superhero who flies poorly and complains a lot.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 0% Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966) Yes, it's the one, the only, the must-be-seen-to-be-disbelieved Manos: The Hands of Fate.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet Space Mutiny (1988) A tasty slab of sci-fi cheese, Space Mutiny was seemingly created solely for the purpose of one day appearing on a show like Mystery Science Theater 3000.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet Outlaw of Gor (Gor II) (1989) Palance, stranded in this nightmare a mere three years before his Oscar-winning role in City Slickers, takes a brutal beating.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet The Final Sacrifice (Quest for the Lost City) (1990) Certain names are so ingrained in our pop-culture collective that there's no chance of misidentifying the movies in which they're featured. Zap Rowsdower!‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet Night Train to Mundo Fine (1966) This grade-Z atrocity is astonishing in its ineptitude.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 17% The Incredibly Strange Creatures... (1963) An abysmal oddity.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet Final Justice (1985) A clunky action yarn.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet The Touch of Satan (1971) Hopeless.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet Racket Girls (1951) Amateurish slop.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
1/4 No Score Yet Samson Versus the Vampire Women (Santo vs. las mujeres vampiro) (1962) Santo was renamed Samson for American audiences, presumably because they might have been dumb enough to confuse Santo with Santa.‐ Film Frenzy
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020