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Sara Michelle Fetters
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/4 10% Brahms: The Boy II (2020) This is a lazy sequel.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2020
3/4 62% The Call of the Wild (2020) I never felt as if there was anything other than a solid respect for the source material.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
3.5/4 72% The Lodge (2020) I was on pins and needles throughout, the climax showcasing a hushed ominousness that left me quietly shattered into a million teeny-tiny pieces.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
1.5/4 10% Fantasy Island (2020) The final third is a massive disaster that's bewildering in its narrative ineptitude.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
3.5/4 85% VFW (2020) VFW is a cracking thriller, its pulse-pounding theatrics making this an agreeably bruising good time I loved every single gosh darn blood-soaked second of.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
2.5/4 63% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) It all honestly left me a little bit bored.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
3/4 65% Olympic Dreams (2020) Olympic Dreams is a strong, emotionally-pure indie drama that took my breath away.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
3/4 39% Downhill (2020) I cannot get angry or feel let down by what Downhill is not (most obviously that it isn't as deep or as profound as Force Majeure was). I can only judge the film for what it actually is.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
4/4 98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) Sciamma has crafted a divine heartbreaker that only grows in prestige and power the more I keep pondering its many interior convolutions.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
3/4 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) This is a hypnotic whirligig of funhouse delights and amusement park thrills, all of it imbued with a punk rock sensibility that's a serious kick in the pants.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
3.5/4 63% Gretel & Hansel (2020) Gretel & Hansel is not the fairy tale you know.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
2.5/4 28% The Rhythm Section (2020) [This] revenge-fueled espionage tale of assassination, paranoia and terrorism never finds its footing.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2020
2/4 12% The Turning (2020) It's almost as if Sigismondi and the writers are daring the audience to say nice things about their reworking of James' source material.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2020
3/4 73% The Gentlemen (2020) Grant once again is stunning in a supporting role, his twisty grandeur as he spins his verbal web extraordinary.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2020
3.5/4 83% Les Misérables (2020) Events slowly build to explosion, the ending purposefully open-ended with no one being in the right and almost everyone being in the wrong.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2020
3/4 77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) Smith and Lawrence don't appear to have missed a beat, the zippy intimate agency of their chemistry every bit as strong as it has ever been.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2020
1.5/4 14% Dolittle (2020) I've concluded that director Stephen Gaghan's whimsically comedic fantasy-adventure Dolittle just wasn't for me.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2020
3/4 50% The Sonata (2020) Andrew Desmond's feature-length narrative debut The Sonata is a literate, methodically paced throwback thriller that plays a little like a Hammer production from the mid-to-late 1960s.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
2/4 20% Like a Boss (2020) Even at a brisk 83 minutes the comedy plods around aimlessly for much of its running time, building to a foregone conclusion that I saw coming from a mile away.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
3.5/4 89% 1917 (2020) I couldn't take my eyes off of the screen.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
3/4 47% Underwater (2020) Underwater gets the job done. I liked it a lot. Heck, I'm likely to head to the theatre and see it again before January ends.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2020
2/4 20% The Grudge (2020) It is a pity that the whole thing goes so obnoxiously off the rails just as it's building to a conclusion.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
3/4 83% Just Mercy (2020) Cretton keeps things emotionally grounded while also crafting an authentically hardscrabble milieu that is bracingly sincere.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2019
3.5/4 92% Uncut Gems (2019) There is nothing polite about brothers Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie's newest hyper-adrenalized ticking clock drama Uncut Gems.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
3.5/4 95% Little Women (2019) Ronan is flawless.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
2/4 20% Cats (2019) Cats might be a mess, but it's a one-of-a-kind incredibly memorable mess (for better and for worse), and for all I know that's entirely by design.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2019
1.5/4 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) [This] is the first time I feel like The Force is no longer with the franchise and the Darkside of corporate cookie-cutter greed has proven to be victorious.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
2.5/4 52% Rabid (2019) It's possible this remake could grow on me when I take the time to watch it again. Here's hoping that ends up being the case.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2019
3/4 38% Black Christmas (2019) Female empowerment is the game of the day, and watching these ladies take charge of their lives, their emotions, their bodies and their futures is as empowering as it is flat-out terrific.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2019
3/4 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) For my money I think this is the best cinematic entry into the world created by author Chris Van Allsburg yet.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
3/4 72% The Aeronauts (2019) [The] breathtaking spectacle of it all is glorious.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
3.5/4 97% Knives Out (2019) [Rian Johnson's] latest is a satirically malevolent gold mine that refuses to follow the rules of the genre its narrative exists within.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
3/4 82% Queen & Slim (2019) [The] emotionally explosive Queen & Slim is a nightmare romantic thriller ripped straight out of today's headlines.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
3/4 81% The Report (2019) Driver commands the screen.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
3/4 94% Honey Boy (2019) Thanks to Har'el's assertively meditative direction and LaBeouf's profound, emotionally-modulated script Honey Boy is a dramatic tour de force.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
3.5/4 77% Frozen II (2019) [This] is a strong, richly rewarding sequel that deftly builds on the themes introduced in the first film and brought to thrilling conclusion here.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
3.5/4 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) Hitting the screen like a shot of pure unfiltered adrenaline, director James Mangold's Ford v Ferrari is an outstanding historical character study.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2019
2.5/4 63% The Good Liar (2019) [The Good Liar] is a soggy thriller that I never felt an emotional connection to. ‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2019
3/4 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) [As] good as both Scott and Balinska are, and they are terrific, it is Stewart who runs away with the movie.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2019
2.5/4 46% Last Christmas (2019) Clarke is wonderful, running around in a bright green elf suit with jaunty pointy-toed shoes showcasing a wild abandon that only grows more captivating as things progress.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2019
2/4 42% Midway (2019) There wasn't any tension or suspense, and by the time things came to an end I was almost thankful the movie was over.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2019
4/4 97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) There is jubilation and wonder to be found in these remembrances, moments of pure bliss that are beyond imagining.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2019
2/4 21% Playing with Fire (2019) While I didn't like Playing with Fire the kids in the audience did. Maybe that's enough.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2019
4/4 77% Doctor Sleep (2019) "Doctor Sleep" is a monumental achievement of tension, suspense, forgiveness and sacrifice I'm not soon to forget.‐ Seattle Times
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
3/4 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) The acting is universally spectacular, both Davis and especially McKenzie making an indelible impression.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2019
3/4 73% Harriet (2019) Thanks to a powerhouse performance from Erivo and stellar direction from filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, biographical drama Harriet frequently lives up to the weight of expectation.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2019
2.5/4 63% Paradise Hills (2019) There's no tension as to where things are going to end up, the final images leaving me cold.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2019
2.5/4 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) [Hamilton is] as ferocious as ever as Sarah Connor, and to say the series has missed her is a massive understatement. ‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2019
2.5/4 70% The Kill Team (2019) [Even] at only a scant 87-minutes I had trouble maintaining interest in all that was happening all the way through to the end.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
1.5/4 26% Countdown (2019) The final act is a groan-inducing slap to the face that had me wanting to throw popcorn at the screen in indignation.‐ MovieFreak.com
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019