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Susan Granger

Susan Granger
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 82% A Hidden Life (2019) Slow, somber and visually sumptuous, it's a timely meditation on faith and conscience.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2020
1/10 21% Cats (2019) Inscrutable and ignominious - a veritable cat-astrophe!‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 31, 2019
5/10 95% Little Women (2019) Rather than relate it chronologically, Greta Gerwig shuffles, subverts and skips pivotal scenes. Her chaotic, non-linear interpretation causes not only confusion but consternation for those not familiar with the plot & characters.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
7/10 53% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Sprawling and satisfying, as nostalgic memories of flying on the Millennium Falcon continue...and, at least at Disneyworld, The Force will always be with you.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
5/10 92% Uncut Gems (2019) The vivid vulgarity is so repetitive that it ceases to be shocking, the chaotic plot is predictable and Adam Sandler's character is a totally self-indulgent, utterly contemptible scumbag. Spending two hours in his company is sheer agony.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
7/10 67% Bombshell (2019) Sensationalistic docudrama about sexual harassment - yet this timely topic could have been so much more dynamic & effective.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2019
6/10 74% Richard Jewell (2019) It's inexcusably sexist, perpetuating a misleading, misogynistic depiction of female journalists - which is a shame because it trivializes a thought-provoking concept.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2019
7/10 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Another perilous, body-swapping adventure - with a new twist.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2019
6/10 84% Waves (2019) Overwrought and anguished, it's a domestic melodrama, reflecting parent-child pressures.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
9/10 90% 1917 (2020) Compelling and immersive, an audacious cinematic adventure.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
7/10 72% The Aeronauts (2019) Visually splendid - saluting a brave woman who was happiest in the clouds.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2019
4/10 51% 21 Bridges (2019) Fast-paced and confusing - it's a waste of time and talent!‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2019
5/10 90% Dark Waters (2019) This all-too-conventional 'whistleblower' saga, revolving around a sincere social activist, gets bogged down in dull procedural trivia.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
8/10 89% The Two Popes (2019) A holy alliance that's intriguing and entertaining - with superb performances by Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
9/10 96% The Irishman (2019) Coldly credible and captivating, showing cinematic masters at the top of their game‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
8/10 97% Knives Out (2019) Nefariously enjoyable, a comedic whodunit that will keep you guessing until the very end.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
7/10 77% Frozen II (2019) Dazzling animation as the sisters' story - and this lucrative franchise - continues...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2019
7/10 95% Marriage Story (2019) Featuring gutsy, no-holds-barred performances by Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, writer/director Noah Baumbach unloads his emotional baggage from his contentious divorce from Jennifer Jason Leigh.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
10/10 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Seemingly effortlessly, Tom Hanks embodies Fred Rogers' deep humility, authentic affection and unconditional acceptance. Never has kindness been more relevant.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/10 51% Charlie's Angels (2019) Feminist fiasco, frivolously named 'Charlie's Gayngels' in the LGBTQ community.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
6/10 64% The Good Liar (2019) Slyly sophisticated crime caper, revolving around sociopathic vengeance.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
8/10 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) Thanks to Christian Bale, Matt Damon and director James Mangold, this exciting motor racing saga hits on all cylinders.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
9/10 99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Bong Joon-ho's suspenseful, timely thriller that's perhaps one of the best movies of the year.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
8/10 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Edgy and intriguing, reminding younger generations what happened more than 70 years ago.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
6/10 43% Midway (2019) While the tense aerial dogfights and bombing raids look superb, the screenplay is filled with superficial characters uttering conventional cliches.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2019
5/10 71% The King (2019) Gloomy, generic saga about waging endless war.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
7/10 74% Harriet (2019) Inspirational biopic, hampered only by its simplified, conventional story-telling.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
2/10 92% The Lighthouse (2019) A turgid, miserable, homoerotic dirge...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
7/10 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger are back in this action-packed, sci-fi spectacle.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
7/10 97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) Structured, sublimely stylized conclusion to his trilogy, cinematically summarizing Pedro Almodovar's life and work.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2019
5/10 60% The Current War: Director's Cut (2019) Despite the star-studded cast, this is flaccid film-making, lacking tension and energy.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2019
6/10 42% The Laundromat (2019) Steven Soderbergh's stylized, sardonic expose of financial corruption, preaching "The meek are screwed."‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2019
7/10 40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Sumptuous fantasy sequel...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2019
8/10 86% Where's My Roy Cohn? (2019) Incisive and informative if you're trying to understand today's amoral political landscape...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2019
4/10 43% The Addams Family (2019) Formulaic and family-friendly, yet frighteningly forgettable - it's aimed at 8 to 12 year-olds.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2019
4/10 69% Joker (2019) Brutally nihilistic and morally irresponsible, glamorizing and glorifying a nasty, maniacal villain, leaving one to wonder if a reel threat could inspire a real threat.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2019
7/10 26% Gemini Man (2019) Uncanny and eye-catching - as Ang Lee once again breaks cutting-edge cinematic boundaries.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2019
6/10 81% Abominable (2019) Sweetly simplistic and serviceable, introducing a fuzzy friend that's adorable, not abominable...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2019
8/10 83% Judy (2019) Erratic, yet empathetic, marking the 50th anniversary of Garland's death with a charismatic, Oscar-caliber performance by Renee Zellweger. ‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2019
6/10 84% Official Secrets (2019) With a current American whistleblower dominating the headlines, this political thriller about a steely British intelligence specialist has added resonance, examining the essence of heroism.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
7/10 88% Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (2019) Particularly timely music documentary because Linda Ronstadt has been chosen as one of the 2019 Kennedy Center honorees.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
2/10 27% Rambo: Last Blood (2019) Mercifully, it only runs 89 minutes.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
8/10 84% Ad Astra (2019) Exquisite, existential science-fiction, boldly challenging the tone and rhythm of outer-space exploration.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2019
3/10 27% Corporate Animals (2019) Inconsequential and tiresome,. it's a sub-standard, if subversive satire....‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
8/10 84% Downton Abbey (2019) Elegant and endearing, totally satisfying for those who have embraced this charming set of characters.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
7/10 88% Hustlers (2019) Charismatic J Lo dazzles in this spiky-sly stripper scam...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
7/10 94% Sea of Shadows (2019) Suspenseful documentary, chronicling an ecological crisis in the Sea of Cortez.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
7/10 63% It Chapter Two (2019) Savage, scary sequel that's overly long and better suited for a TV mini-series.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
6/10 90% Luce (2019) Simmering, secretive and somber, stumbling only on its sometimes inexplicable ambiguity...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
7/10 89% Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) Actress Jillian Bell shines in this showcase in this true-life saga about turning your life around.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019