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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
89% First Man (2018) It's visceral, it's stomach-wrenching, it's brutal and frankly it feels like hell.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
30% Venom (2018) Ultimately, Venom is neither here nor there, and its failure to be self-aware makes it feel like a movie from a different superhero era at times.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
33% The Predator (2018) The Predator simply isn't worth your time or monetary investment, though it'd make a great pick for the folks over at Mystery Science Theater 3000.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
85% Star Trek Beyond (2016) Lin brings that sense of fluidity to spaceship battles in Star Trek Beyond. And while it may culminate in something that is typical of summer blockbusters, there's enough fun to be had on the way...‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
54% Jason Bourne (2016) But here, buried in PTSD flashbacks, cardboard characters and spite, the film broods and forgets to enjoy itself.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
27% Suicide Squad (2016) At its worst, the film wallows around in dark tones and an endless stream of bullets, making it instead resemble Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, for all the wrong reasons.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
89% Doctor Strange (2016) Doctor Strange works great as a standalone film, and its visual inventiveness is a breath of fresh air, as most films in the MCU have tended to come from a cookie-cutter approach these days.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
74% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) As the audience, we have developed no connection whatsoever with the characters that we are about to see, yet the film is trying evoke memories of a deep past that earned its affection over the course of a decade.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
18% Assassin's Creed (2016) Assassin's Creed wastes its talented cast... for a story that's entirely unforgettable, and simply no fun to take in.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Move over, Batfleck - this is the Batman all fans deserve. Even if it's ultimately made to benefit the merchandising line of Batman and Lego, it's all excusable for the sheer, exhilarating ride it offers.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
93% Logan (2017) [Logan] keeps itself away from another 'saving the world' trope, and crafts a uniquely personal and tragic story that will leave many choked up.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
75% Kong: Skull Island (2017) The film's evoking of its anti-war counterparts falls flat, and feels hollow, much like the island itself.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
43% Ghost in the Shell (2017) If you want to call your film Ghost in the Shell, but are happy to leave the existential matter behind, it creates a product without much of a soul.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
67% The Fate of the Furious (2017) The best way to watch Fast and Furious 8 is to wait for it to hit TV - tune in for the opening, disappear for an hour, and then return for the final third‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
83% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Despite the film's bloated structure, and its tendency to sway and get distracted now and then, Gunn still manages to pack an emotional punch in the end, delivering a character send-off that's bound to bring most viewers to the verge of tears.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
67% Alien: Covenant (2017) ... Alien: Covenant feels stuck between making its audience jump in their seats, and trying to stir a debate about our purpose in the universe.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
93% Wonder Woman (2017) Wonder Woman is far from a perfect film, but it's brave and smart enough to be granted a well-deserved sequel.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
15% The Mummy (2017) Bogged down by unimaginative CGI-laden set-pieces, and lacking any character arcs, it's a limp attempt at capturing the summer-movie market overflowing with contenders...‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
16% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Most of it is indistinguishable from the rest, just as the film itself will eventually blend with your memories of other chapters in the Transformers series.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) The film is about Spider-Man facing what it means to be a hero, and what that entails. But instead of saying it as a fancy dialogue, it shows how great power brings great responsibility.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) War for the Planet of the Apes builds on a central tenet - "apes together strong" - and sends out resonating values that we can all learn something from.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
48% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) For a world that brings together the four corners of the universe, it's a shame that we're being told the same empty tale that we've seen a thousand times.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
40% Death Note (2017) Simply put, if the concept behind Death Note sounds intriguing, stick to the anime or don't bother.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) ... it's great to see a director and his crew being given the freedom to be eccentric, contemplative, and create a film that doesn't leave you when you exit the dark hall.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Thor: Ragnarok is a joyous continuation of that spirit, one that allows you to have fun while Thor's new squad cracks open alien heads and extended jokes.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
41% Justice League (2017) ... but unlike its heroes that make up the titular group, Justice League crumbles under the weight on its shoulders.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
97% Coco (2017) Thankfully, the final product is a wholesome love letter to a beloved occasion, which tugs at your heart strings just like a Mariachi's guitarrón.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) [The Last Jedi is] proof that well-made franchise stories... can deliver a new engrossing chapter that respects the much-loved past while slowly closing the lid on it, and steer the ship in exciting, mature ways that push the boundaries...‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
26% Bright (2017) It's perfectly happy in being a big budgeted action flick... but it doesn't have the goofy swagger of Men in Black, nor the grittiness of End of Watch, and ends up just wallowing without saying much.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
97% Black Panther (2018) Coogler knows fully too well the reach of something like Black Panther, and he uses the Marvel canvas to paint a bigger - but more importantly, a powerful - picture.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
15% Mute (2018) But every time a writer-director with the name recognition of Jones delivers a work of this level, it only serves to prove those risk-averse studio executives right.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
51% Tomb Raider (2018) This inauspicious start suggests otherwise for now, but even the Asgardian god of thunder needed three tries.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
88% Annihilation (2018) Annihilation is part of that rare sci-fi breed, like Blade Runner 2049 and Arrival before it, the film uses an improbable and far-fetched future to explore humanity from a new perspective...‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
72% Ready Player One (2018) Ready Player One feels empty when you explore its characters, and tries to have its cake and eat it too with the climactic message, which feels downright incongruous with everything thrown at us during the previous two hours.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) ... Infinity War is an exhilarating and shocking ride.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
82% Deadpool 2 (2018) There are a few things all that meta-referencing can't solve - a bland CG fight or narrative shortcut is still that, even if Deadpool points to it - but when it's such fun for the most part (minus a rough second act), it's hard not to be swept away.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) A few unexpected twists towards the end, and the work of its top-notch cast... simply aren't enough.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) It's a shame; the writers' wish to create parallels to animal abuse and poaching means the dinosaurs spend too much time in cages, shackled, and sedated.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
94% Incredibles 2 (2018) That the film manages to convey all that while being a rollicking memorable ride - action sequences with Elastigirl are awe-inspiring, while Jack-Jack steals every scene he's present in - is what makes it great.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) It's more than happy to deliver a fun-filled movie evening, one that's both light-hearted and light-weight.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) ... the best action film of this year so far - one that carries a lot of twists and turns in its convoluted narrative without amounting to much.‐ Gadgets360
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018