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Susan Granger

Susan Granger
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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 96% 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 76% Frozen II (2019) Dazzling animation as the sisters' story - and this lucrative franchise - continues...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2019
7/10 97% 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 96% 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 53% 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 91% 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 79% 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 42% 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 70% 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 71% 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 41% 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 80% 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 83% 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 62% 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
5/10 73% The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019) Foolish, featherweight, formulaic family fun but not worth a trip to the theater.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2019
5/10 43% After the Wedding (2019) Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams are versatile, talented actresses which is why it's a shame that they're saddled with this moody, highly improbably melodrama.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
5/10 39% Angel Has Fallen (2019) Forgettable franchise installment - except for its Eisenhower-era warning about America's never-ending wars and reliance on mercenaries...i.e.: the military/industrial complex.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
8/10 95% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Inspiring, feel-good film.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
6/10 80% Good Boys (2019) Shocking, smutty sweet - filled with sticky, R-rated misadventures and a poignant epilogue.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2019
3/10 42% 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019) Implausible sharksploitation thriller that depends on jump scares, slow-motion and claustrophobia.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2019
5/10 49% Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) Richard Linklater's adaptation of Maria Semple's 2012 best-seller about a woman who submerges her identity with that of her family is anticlimactic, floundering, not unlike its heroine.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2019
8/10 89% Blinded by the Light (2019) A jubilant tribute to the way pop songs can ignite our lives.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2019
7/10 79% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Squirmy and insidious, encouraging youngsters to face their fears and learn from them.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2019
6/10 44% The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) It's overly melodramatic - soapy and sentimental - resulting in a soggy handkerchief.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
6/10 59% Brian Banks (2019) Solid and sincere, perhaps provoking discussion about sexual misconduct.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2019
4/10 22% The Kitchen (2019) With its humorless, thinly drawn characters, absurdly discordant tone and chaotic transitions, it's a frustrating attempt at female empowerment.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2019
7/10 84% Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) Endearing and nostalgic, filled with fresh fun for the entire family.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2019
7/10 30% The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019) Chris Evans stars in Gideon Raff's oversimplified yet suspenseful action-thriller - and the end credits feature real-life footage of those involved in the rescue.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019