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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
37% The Wrong Missy (2020) Lauren Lapkus is hilarious, David Spade is still David Spade, and even though I didn't laugh a lot, there is one slapstick bit that sent me over the edge. I nearly lost motor control and consciousness at the same time.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
75% Samurai Marathon (2019) Uneven, but it ultimately sticks its landing and ends on a very strong note.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
44% Body Cam (2020) It's spinning a story that is fairly simple, but in an incredibly tense way. The suspense here is so thick that you can cut it with a knife. I gotta say, Mary J. Blige has created a whole new acting career for herself that is just awesome. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
44% Proximity (2020) It makes absolutely no sense, but it's riveting at the same time. Once it starts, you can't take your eyes off it. It's a pretty solid, straightforward chase scenario and, as much as you tell yourself that it's dumb, it keeps its grip on you.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
No Score Yet The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández (2007) You get a very complete picture, with no voices left out. It takes a slight propaganda drip at the end, which I found unfortunate, but it doesn't invalidate the rest of the film. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
No Score Yet Mother's Little Helpers (2020) Really solid little indie... Even though the scenario is familiar, the characters are fresh.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
42% Capone (2020) It is so watch-ably unwatchable, it is magnificent... It's really true that when great actors make bad movies, they give the best terrible performances. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
52% Scoob! (2020) They're trying to take a Gen X phenomenon and repackage it for Gen Y. It just isn't going to work, because it doesn't have the same resonance. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
68% Extraction (2020) As preposterous as it is, it's just one of those dumb action films that we all love... If you just like nonstop action and body count, then it really delivers.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
93% Bad Education (2019) It feels very authentic... [But] if it were content to let everyone be as corrupt and dislikable as they probably were, I think I would have liked it more. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
98% Circus of Books (2019) I think it's absolutely excellent... It's really a documentary about family. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
97% Why Don't You Just Die! (Papa, sdokhni) (2020) What wins me over here -- more than the style, the violence, and the indulgence of it -- really are the performances. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
44% Robert the Bruce (2019) A very peculiar, low budget way of giving us an entree into an enormously important historical figure... It doesn't have the scope to really do him justice.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
82% 1BR (2020) It's a very tight script. It does take some predictable turns, but [director David Marmor] handles them with so much aplomb. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
78% True History of the Kelly Gang (2020) We've been told this story since the first feature film of all time in 1906... I just don't know how much more they can squeeze out. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
60% The Occupant (Hogar) (2020) Everybody wants to be Hitchcock, don't they? And they don't really understand what makes Hitchcock Hitchcock. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2020
69% DOSED (2020) I would like to have seen some contrary expertise or points of view, something to give it a little more perspective and scope, but I can do that on my own. The film does not pretend to be anything other than a very singular perspective on this issue.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
93% Uncorked (2020) It's hard not to love the journey -- even if it's a familiar journey and some of the filmmaking is sloppy. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
98% Vitalina Varela (2020) This is a very artful, very methodical, slow and deliberately-paced look at the people of Cape Verde and their struggles.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
56% Resistance (2020) This is a beautifully written and directed film... It all comes together in a very powerful and compelling way. I liked it a lot. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
72% Vivarium (2020) I found myself loving this film for the better part of the first hour... [But] it just kind of goes nowhere in the end. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
91% Banana Split (2020) It's a very smart script and it really does get into some interesting emotional territory.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
51% I Still Believe (2020) I am surprised by how good I think it is... It finds a new way into the genre that I think is more mainstream than what people are expecting.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
33% Coda (2020) I wish it was better than it was... It sounds like a great premise, but it's just not executed very skillfully. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
100% The Wonderland (2020) Very charming. Not exactly Miyazaki-charming, but it certainly aspires to it.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
35% Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words (2020) It's very competent and primarily consists of a lengthy interview with Clarence Thomas... It's worth seeing. It doesn't give any time to opposing viewpoints, but it's not designed to. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
82% The Traitor (2020) From just a narrative standpoint, it's very tight and quite interesting, but I didn't find myself emotionally drawn to anyone in particular. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
91% The Assistant (2020) I love Julia Garner as an actress... and this is a great part for her. I just wish the movie were more substantial. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
64% Gretel & Hansel (2020) The movie is 87 minutes, but it feels long... Most of this is just visual weirdness.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
28% The Rhythm Section (2020) It wants to be pulpy on the one hand, but it also to feel very grounded in the other, and that results in a very strange matrix of tones throughout... It can't decide what kind of film it wants to be. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
100% Mystify: Michael Hutchence (2020) It is an enormous tragedy and they get everyone here on the record... It is such a sad story and it is a really good doc. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2020
64% She's Missing (2019) I liked it a lot more than I thought I would... Lucy Fry is an amazing actress. She brings so much to a very minimalist role. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
84% The Europeans (1979) It's a little turgid compared to [Merchant and Ivory's] later work... But it's quite an interesting film in the overall body of work. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
90% Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019) The action here is tremendous. Donnie Yen is at his level best. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
40% The Song of Names (2019) You're juggling the different time periods in an incredibly intelligent and artful way. It's almost a ballet in time. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
83% Just Mercy (2020) I quite liked it. It's a little too formulaic for its own good in some respects... Michael B. Jordan as Bryan Stevenson is just phenomenal. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
93% Invisible Life (A vida invisível de Eurídice Gusmão) (2019) I did quite like it. I enjoyed it. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
89% 1917 (2020) Despite all the gimmickry and the cameos, there's some real heart here. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
95% Little Women (2019) This has been done more than a dozen times... And [Greta Gerwig] goes to great lengths to write a script that somehow digs into the aspects of the book that never translated well into the movies. But there's a reason for that. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
21% Cats (2019) Showgirls with fur. ‐ CineGods.com
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) I don't mean to say that this is a garbage film, but it's not a good film. It's a lazy, sloppy, presumptuous movie that shows no respect whatsoever for fans.‐ CineGods.com
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
100% The Black String (2019) Really cool, intelligent psychological horror film.‐ DigiGods
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
No Score Yet Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary (2019) It's a lot of fun... Very loving and insightful. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
100% Retablo (2017) It's beautifully made... I thought it was excellent and very worth seeing. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
94% When Lambs Become Lions (2019) It could have been tighter and made its points more saliently, but it is very skillful in its immersion. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
95% Citizen K (2019) It tells you how the [Russian] oligarchs became oligarchs... Quite fascinating. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
52% 21 Bridges (2019) This exact story has been made a hundred times [before]... The only thing distinguishing this is the cast. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
90% Dark Waters (2019) It is one of the best of its genre. It is extraordinary because it doesn't get dogmatic or preach to you.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
97% Knives Out (2019) I like it, but I don't love it. It wants to be an Agatha Christie film and it's setup is pretty spot on, but it's payoff is pretty clumsy. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
96% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) It is a tremendous job of cinematography because it captures so much nuance... To make a television studio cinematic is rather extraordinary. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019