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Wesley Lovell

Wesley Lovell
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 97% Toy Story 4 (2019) Not as good as the prior two entries, this film is a fitting, if less impressive, conclusion.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 65% Contact (1997) One of the greatest science fiction films in history.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 83% Waves (2019) A terrific look into the lives of a black family constantly trying to prove its own worth in a society that expects more than it needs.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 98% The Farewell (2019) A poignant look at cultural identity and its place in modern society.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 93% Us (2019) Jordan Peele handily proves that he's one of the leading voices in horror cinema.‐ Cinema Sight
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3/4 90% The Lighthouse (2019) One of the biggest stumbling blocks to appreciating this film is its constant attempts to defy expectations and avoid definitions.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 87% Hustlers (2019) A compelling look at women forced to take their lives into their own hands in order to survive in an increasingly risky climate.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 97% Booksmart (2019) Hilarious and fascinating look at growing up nerdy.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 95% Marriage Story (2019) This haunting portrait of a marriage falling apart has a realistic, yet pensive approach.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 95% 2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Animation (2020) Another terrific batch of short films.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 100% 2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Documentary (2020) Another terrific batch of short films.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 89% 2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live Action (2020) Another terrific batch of short films.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 No Score Yet Another solid batch of short films.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 96% I Lost My Body (2019) A clever premise overcomes occasionally cheap-looking animation.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 91% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) A perfect conclusion to one of the best animated series in cinema.‐ Cinema Sight
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3/4 60% The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) More good-natured pet-related humor for fans of the original.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 89% Missing Link (2019) Even minor Laika is good.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 87% Jackie (2016) Seldom has a portrait of a familiar (a)political figure felt so focused, so fierce, and so familiar.‐ Cinema Sight
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2.5/4 58% Bad Moms (2016) While a structurally mediocre film, the comedy is fun and bawdy in all the best ways.‐ Cinema Sight
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2.5/4 31% Passengers (2016) If toxic masculinity were a film, this would be it.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 74% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Exploring grief and resentment through the eyes of two former lovers, the film is a riveting artistic achievement.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 98% Moonlight (2016) A coming (out) of age story that strikes the perfect balance between its exploration of sexuality and its exploration of identity.‐ Cinema Sight
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2.5/4 91% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) An entertaining film, but one overburdened by a formulaic structure.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 86% First Man (2018) A thrilling, well constructed character drama that doesn't pull its punches.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Better than it has any right to be, this post-apocalyptic superhero film has significantly more merits than demerits.‐ Cinema Sight
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
3/4 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) Some of its themes might be obvious. Some of its direction might be surprisingly strong. Either way, it is entertaining.‐ Cinema Sight
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3/4 36% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) World building and plot seeding sometimes bogs down this entertaining and imaginative sequel to "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) There will never be a better take on the Spider-Man character. This film is better than 90% of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films that Disney has put out.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) An engaging racial drama from the master of the craft Spike Lee.‐ Cinema Sight
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3/4 81% 2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live Action (2019) Some strong shorts make up a horrendously depressing slate.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 92% 2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Animation (2019) A strong bunch of incredibly depressing short films.‐ Cinema Sight
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1.5/4 65% Aquaman (2018) Another lump of coal in the DC Extended Universe stocking. Unnecessarily loud and horribly written.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 62% Mary Queen of Scots (2018) A terrific feminist take on one of the most popular characters in British history.‐ Cinema Sight
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3/4 91% Bumblebee (2018) It's what Transformers fans have wanted and needed for a long time.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 78% Captain Marvel (2019) It took too long to get a woman at the head of a Marvel Cinematic Universe film and it's about time.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 66% Vice (2018) A strange biopic that presents Dick Cheney, warts and all, but never entirely humanizes him, which is a good thing.‐ Cinema Sight
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2.5/4 80% At Eternity's Gate (2018) Willem Dafoe needs a better vessel for this performance.‐ Cinema Sight
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3/4 60% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) A simplistic, uninspiring reflection on Freddie Mercury's life with Queen's tremendous soundtrack doing most of the heavy lifting.‐ Cinema Sight
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2.5/4 78% Green Book (2018) A hackneyed, simplistic take on a serious subject.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) Beautiful performances, gorgeous photography, stirring screenplay, wonderful music. Everything brought together with strength and wisdom by Barry Jenkins.‐ Cinema Sight
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2.5/4 89% The Wicker Man (1973) An exploitative mystery horror film in which Edward Woodward overacts his heart out.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) A quasi-futuristic society places old grudges above good intentions in this vivid and arresting animated feature from Wes Anderson, "Isle of Dogs."‐ Cinema Sight
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2.5/4 75% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) "Bad Times at the El Royale" looks to be trying to spark new life into the genre, but with seemingly little success.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 93% The Favourite (2018) On occasion, a film like "The Favourite" comes along to upend convention and tell a compelling historical narrative with visceral, vicious energy.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 90% A Star Is Born (2018) "A Star Is Born" proves to be a satisfying, if cliched, version of the classic story.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 91% Widows (2018) Davis' stoicism has been her stock in trade for years. That whip-smart personality of forceful vengeance makes her the ideal woman to head this stellar cast of actors.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 65% Suspiria (2018) Can it compare? Should it compare? Knowing the intention behind the director's vision is as important to that assessment of the film as is knowing the original.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 95% Roma (2018) A beautiful glimpse into middle class malaise in 1970s Mexico, Cuarón shows an affinity for the simplicity of life then and the complexity that often creates waves.‐ Cinema Sight
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3.5/4 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) [The script] is incredibly funny without being intellectually insulting, digging into the core essence of the internet and conveying it with sizzling specificity and cunning slyness.‐ Cinema Sight
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4/4 95% A Quiet Place (2018) "A Quiet Place" upends horror convention with its almost dialogue-free refreshment of the genre.‐ Cinema Sight
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2019