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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/10 42% Capone (2020) If Tom Hardy wearing a nappy, chewing on a carrot stem and firing a gold-plated tommy gun is not the defining image of 2020, we need to be shown what is.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
6/10 100% Driveways (2019) Driveways may not linger in your mind beyond the final credits but nonetheless it's a warm and friendly affair that offers a pleasant diversion from the norm.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted May 5, 2020
8/10 91% The Assistant (2020) The Assistant is a must see, not just because it relates to the behaviour of everyone within the workplace, but because it does so without the need to preach.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted May 5, 2020
6/10 94% Beastie Boys Story (2020) Fans and those familiar with the group will enjoy the film, although the stale presentation and lack of context means it lacks an edge.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
8/10 100% Moffie (2019) Hermanus' film is a tough and visceral experience in the main, putting you firmly inside the combat boots of a teenage boy being dragged back into an antiquated version of what it means to be a 'man'.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
8/10 100% Devil's Pie - D'Angelo (2019) Brief and a little stale in terms of presentation, but it offers some insight into the mystery of D'Angelo and the difficulties facing musicians in the spotlight.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
7/10 100% Still Bill (2010) Like the man himself, Still Bill is an unfussy portrait, showing a self-taught artist grateful to have made the most of his abilities.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
6/10 99% Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Eliza Hittman's feels similar to her previous films - which is both a good and bad thing overall.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
7/10 89% Swallow (2020) There's a moral complexity to Mirabella-Davis' film that is suggested at rather than explored, which is unfortunate, as deeper down in the weeds there is a lot more to untangle.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
8/10 92% And Then We Danced (2020) An honestly told story about identity, self-discovery and sexual awakening, led by a naturally warm lead performance.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
7/10 93% The Great Buster: A Celebration (2018) While it doesn't reveal much insight into the man himself, Bogdanovich's love for Keaton shines through beyond its standardised format.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
8/10 92% Fire Will Come (A Sun That Never Sets) (O Que Arde) (2019) Even in a region known as the land of the thousand rivers, dousing the flames of a troubled soul doesn't prove easy.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
8/10 98% Vitalina Varela (2020) Pedro Costa leads his audience through seven shades of hell with a quietly intense journey into grief, faith and memory.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
6/10 92% The Wild Goose Lake (Nan fang che zhan de ju hui) (2020) There's more than enough in the film to enjoy, but it's hard not to be frustrated that its full potential is never realised.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2020
8/10 95% End of the Century (2019) There's almost a serene, ghostly air to End of the Century that manipulates time, memory and romance, artfully spinning a simple story into something far more evocative.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
4/10 48% Greed (2020) Politics aside, first and foremost Greed wants to make you laugh, but even in that department it fails to do its job.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
3/10 5% The Last Thing He Wanted (2020) Quickly identifies itself as an incoherent mess that eventually winds its way towards delivering an early contender for one of 2020's most ridiculous endings.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
8/10 99% Midnight Family (2019) An engrossing look at Mexico City at night and the underground industry that has filled the gap left by lack of government funding.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
8/10 94% When Lambs Become Lions (2019) The grey area between who is right and wrong feels like it has grown ten-fold by the end of the film.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
9/10 93% The Favourite (2018) For all the laughter The Favourite raises, it is also a tragedy, and like the very best comedies it offers some sympathy for the demise of people being used for our entertainment.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 97% Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018) An intriguing and artistically-styled documentary that is mostly deserving of the critical praise.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
9/10 86% Monsters and Men (2018) This is a hugely impressive calling card from [writer and director Reinaldo Marcus] Green, and one that deserves to be seen by as many people as possible.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 91% Island of the Hungry Ghosts (2018) Not only does the title of Brady's documentary sound like the name of a Apichatpong Weerasethakul film, but the eerie, snail-paced camera pans deep inside the jungle also seem to carry the Thai director's influence.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
4/10 66% Vice (2018) A film so enamoured by its own looks that once it opens its mouth you just want to cover your ears.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
6/10 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) An inoffensive story that serves as a platform for its performers, rather than creating a character study that will be worth remembering in years to come.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
4/10 62% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) It's difficult to know exactly what Gilroy is going for amidst these hodge-podge of ideas.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
9/10 93% High Flying Bird (2019) This is a film rich with ideas and discussion points, including black entrepreneurship, and the tangled racial history of a country intertwined with a sport that is supposed to offer people of colour a sense of 'freedom'.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
6/10 81% Boy Erased (2018) A film that mostly feels like a series of moments, rather than a coherent trajectory.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
10/10 100% Dawson City: Frozen Time (2017) A heart-felt love letter that confirms how even time cannot stop the transformative power of an art form still very much in its infancy.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
4/10 69% Cold Pursuit (2019) The more people that die, the less interesting and funny it becomes, until it becomes a task just to see it through to the end.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
8/10 No Score Yet Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don't Know Me by Now (2018) Lichtenstein's documentary tells the story of one of soul's rawest and sexiest voices.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
4/10 84% The Hole in the Ground (2019) It doesn't take long for the film to fall into the same beats and predictable scare attempts seen in many of the lesser horror's now crowding out the genre.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
6/10 78% Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben) (2019) While far from a dud, this is still some way below Fahardi's usual high standards.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 96% Ray & Liz (2019) The film clearly demonstrates why Billingham's childhood has informed so much of his artistic career, but it proves a little harder to find a way to empathise with it.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
6/10 72% Triple Frontier (2019) Chandor teases the possibility of a sequel at the very last, but if this team decide to head back for part two there's quite a bit of work to be done to make it worthwhile.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 95% Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018) Given the vastness of the label's history, Huber does manage to cover a lot of ground in its relatively brief runtime.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
8/10 58% Under the Silver Lake (2019) There's no holding back from Mitchell who delivers a cult classic that will offer rewards for years to come.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
8/10 100% Minding the Gap (2018) While it's a film about skateboarding, it's also definitely not a film about skateboarding.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 85% The Vanishing (2019) Confident direction, a strong cast and an intense setting turn this into an extremely watchable thriller.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
8/10 98% 3 Faces (2019) None of Panahi's usual wit or intelligence is missing, with the focus on outdated male attitudes and the restrictions they place on women in Iran proving to be as incisive as ever.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 92% Alice (2019) Mackerras raises some interesting ideas about the different ways men and women are perceived and treated by society, either through the legal system or even by their own blood.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
4/10 74% Lords of Chaos (2019) The result is a largely uninteresting mess that never once gets close to showing us anything new or vaguely interesting.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
4/10 90% Shazam! (2019) Perhaps a case could be made that there is a good film waiting to burst out of Shazam! but no matter how many times you say the magic word, it never makes an appearance.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 90% Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) (2018) This slow, but well-paced drama, unexpectedly unfolds as a slice of traditional folklore, sitting somewhere between classic Italian neorealism and fantastical storytelling.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
8/10 92% Wild Rose (2019) The performances feel genuine and Jack Arnold's subtle score is used intelligently enough to complement the peaks and troughs of the drama, rather than leading us by the hand.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
8/10 75% Dragged Across Concrete (2019) Dragged Across Concrete is Zahler flexing his script-writing muscles, and it should come as no surprise he has also churned out five novels since 2010, with his latest feeling like an adaptation of one of his own books.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
6/10 54% A Dark Place (Steel Country) (2019) It's a competently made film that retains your attention for the 85-minute runtime, but you are left to only imagine how good it could've been fuelled by better material.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
5/10 78% Loro (2019) Whether the two original versions of Loro hold more weight remains to be seen, and if so, something has been badly lost in this director's cut.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
5/10 55% Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) It isn't able to add anything new to the countless films, documentaries, TV shows and books that have already covered much of the same ground, with many doing so far more successfully.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
6/10 86% Diamantino (2019) What Diamantino lacks in cohesiveness it mostly makes up for with ambition.‐ The Digital Fix
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020