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Chris Cabin

Chris Cabin

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/4 54% Animals: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "The series swims (pun intended) around major cultural discussions and yet offers nothing in terms of detail. " ‐ Collider.com
Posted Feb 5, 2016
1/4 49% Lucifer: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "Lucifer is the type of show that can't get over the cleverness of its central conceit. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 22, 2016
2.5/4 No Score Yet Portlandia: Season 6 (TV, 2016) "Given the show's flippant depiction of youth, the plots involving middle-aged characters feel considerably more resonant and sincere. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 18, 2016
1.5/4 68% Baskets: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "Baskets quickly devolves into a dreadful, if strange and intermittently fascinating, comedy of bleakness. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 6, 2016
3/4 93% Marvel's Jessica Jones: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Jessica Jones is a far more socially aware series than Netflix's Daredevil, but it lacks for its predecessor's consistent, enveloping style. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 18, 2015
2/4 53% Into the Badlands: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "For all the agility on display in Into the Badlands, the series feels narratively uncertain, stuck between the simple pleasures of genre staples and the sadly unfulfilled aspiration toward a more imaginative, substantive work of stylized fantasy. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 2, 2015
3/4 98% Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season 1 (TV, 2015-2016) "The series is charmingly and giddily scrappy, in both narrative and aesthetic. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Oct 29, 2015
98% Marvel's Daredevil: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Though Goddard never lets the cynicism of this world override the joy and wonder of Daredevil, it's clear that he's spoiling for a good fight. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Oct 20, 2015
3.5/4 100% The Knick: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "The Knick envisions the long history of the deeply wrong-headed war on drugs in miniscule but effectively personal terms. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Oct 14, 2015
3.5/4 94% Homeland: Season 5 Episode 1 "Like the excellent fourth season of Homeland, season five suggests a politically wise and deeply skeptical update of John le Carré's very best spy-centric work. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Oct 5, 2015
3.5/4 91% Homeland: Season 5 (TV, 2015) "Season five​ suggests a politically wise and deeply skeptical update of John le Carré's very best spy-centric work. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Oct 2, 2015
3/4 95% Empire: Season 2 (TV, 2015-2016) "The show's sophomore season improves on the first in its sense of scope. " ‐ City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Sep 23, 2015
1/4 49% The Bastard Executioner: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "The series suggests a shallow sense of sophistication in its attention to not-so-well-known history. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 15, 2015
1.5/4 82% The League: Season 7 (TV, 2015) "The show's seventh season is a simple bid at nostalgia. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 8, 2015
4/4 94% Du Rififi Chez les Hommes (Rififi) (1956) "Jules Dassin doesn't waste much time in expressing exactly what he thinks of the criminals and gangster culture that rule his underworld. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 28, 2015
2/4 92% Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp ultimately feels like a nostalgia trip, less for the era in which it's set than for the original film that spawned it. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 23, 2015
1.5/4 87% Mr. Holmes (2015) "Bill Condon ignores the delights and hardships of becoming an artist in lieu of simply presenting the long-touted liberating effects of art. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 13, 2015
2/4 74% Masters of Sex: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "In its third season, Masters of Sex continues to exude a feeling of undue self-satisfaction. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 12, 2015
1/4 77% Ray Donovan: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "The entire world of Ray Donovan feels typified by nothing more than pent-up machismo. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 10, 2015
3/4 100% Rectify: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "Rectify's portrait of men and women stuck between their tumultuous inner lives and the public personas is impossible to shake. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 8, 2015
1.5/4 73% What We Did on Our Holiday (2015) "The underlying, redundant, and underwhelming theme of the film is the pursuit of family unity at all costs. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 27, 2015
2.5/4 96% Amy (2015) "For the most part, the documentary succeeds in conveying a galvanizing sense of what made Winehouse so immediately engaging. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 27, 2015
1.5/4 46% Ted 2 (2015) "The film is a redundant showcase for Seth MacFarlane's racy, ****-centric sense of humor. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 24, 2015
1/4 54% The Brink: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "The Brink has no backbone, which happens to be the one thing that satire requires. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 22, 2015
1/4 No Score Yet The Brink (2006) "The Brink will likely appeal to college and high school kids who just got their first taste of Chomsky and Zinn. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 21, 2015
2/4 65% True Detective : Season 2 (TV, 2015) "There's an engaging trashiness to season two of True Detective, but the overall production feels overbearingly self-serious. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 19, 2015
4/4 97% Hannibal: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "Season three of Hannibal offers a thrilling feast of visual and auditory delights. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 2, 2015
2/4 20% Aloha (2015) "After a while, the film's sing-a-song-for-the-world vibe, so buoyantly optimistic at first, becomes grating and smug. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 28, 2015
1.5/4 56% Aquarius: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Aquarius makes a classic mistake of trying to summarize an entire decade in America, with all its social tribulations and ideological transitions. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 27, 2015
2.5/4 74% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "The film struggles against the rigid formula that typifies the Marvel universe, but only does so up to a point. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 28, 2015
No Score Yet Maraviglioso Boccaccio (Wondrous Boccaccio) "This isn't the Taviani brothers' strongest film to date, but it's one that feels uniquely at peace with the limitations of art and depiction in the face of oblivion. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 22, 2015
No Score Yet Toto si surorile lui (Toto and His Sisters) "It conjures up risky, relevant, and quite personal ideas about drug prohibition and conveys experiences in recovery that are rattling. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 22, 2015
85% The Wolfpack (2015) "The Wolfpack is a great scoop, a high-caliber personal-interest story with designs on the humanistic power of mainstream cinema. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 19, 2015
2.5/4 44% True Story (2015) "If the film's copycat visual artistry illuminates nothing, at least its script is sincerely devoted to probing Finkel and Longo's odd partnership. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 14, 2015
3/4 100% Silicon Valley: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "In Silicon Valley, even the most progressive form of capitalism hinges on a want to sublimate personal feelings, desires, and opinions. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 12, 2015
3/4 98% Marvel's Daredevil: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Daredevil's fight scenes are infused with the struggle of the poor and lower-middle class, and choreographed with thrilling uncertainty. " ‐ City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Apr 10, 2015
3.5/4 91% Louie: Season 5 (TV, 2015) "Season five of Louie refocuses on Louis C.K. as a lonely, divorced, ostensibly well-off New Yorker. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 8, 2015
3.5/4 98% Game of Thrones: Season 5 (TV, 2015) "There's plenty of death in the fifth season of the show, and it's understood as a cautionary symbol of power. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 7, 2015
85% The Walking Dead: Season 5 Episode 16 "This conflictive notion of how violence both undermines and keeps order in society feels embedded into the episode's every exchange and set piece, all the way up to its maddening ending. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 30, 2015
83% The Walking Dead: Season 5 Episode 15 "The man we see at the end of the episode trying to kill a violent, unrelenting abuser of women and children is the outcome of Deanna's cancerous passivity. In other words, he's a wake-up call. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 23, 2015
2.5/4 83% Goodnight Mommy (2015) "Fialo and Franz only finally subvert the viewer's perspective at the very end of the film, which speaks to a goal of crafting a formidable, atmospheric, and surprising work of genre, rather than attempting to transcend such molds. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 16, 2015
89% The Walking Dead: Season 5 Episode 14 "Frankly, the overt stressing of the tragedy of a single character hasn't been so tastelessly extended since Otis got devoured in season two. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 16, 2015
1.5/4 17% The Gunman (2015) "The lack of any visual ingenuity, reflexivity, or awareness of genre tropes diminishes the intermittent pleasures of the action's slightly involving kineticism. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 15, 2015
3.5/4 79% Entertainment (2015) "It conjures a menacing perspective on how the titular occupation hulls out empathy and cultivates a particularly unsettling strain of cynicism. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 15, 2015
3/4 75% 3 Hearts (2015) "Throughout, Benoît Jacquot never loses sight of the primordial compulsions that drive feelings and expressions of great love and beauty. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 12, 2015
2/4 84% Cinderella (2015) "The filmmakers cut the film to emphasize the story's familiar plot points, rather than highlight any instances of personal visual artistry. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 11, 2015
96% The Walking Dead: Season 5 Episode 13 "There's a potent sense of humankind's rampant need to focus on the manageable, even when history has shown the all-too-real dangers of doing so. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 9, 2015
1/4 31% Chappie (2015) "The film's exasperating atonality washes out any legitimate idea about identity, education, nature versus nurture, or artificial intelligence that Neill Blomkamp hoped to evince. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 5, 2015
2.5/4 77% House of Cards: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "The dark wit at the heart of the show​'s excellent previous seasons has grown less savage and more obvious. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 4, 2015
100% The Walking Dead: Season 5 Episode 12 "Much of the storyline teases two opposing possibilities of what Alexandria could come to be for the group, only to then introduce a third and far more chilling route in the episode's final seconds. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 2, 2015
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