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André Hereford

André Hereford
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 91% Widows (2018) Ultimately overcomes its political digressions and gets the job done as a compelling, crowd-pleasing heist flick.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
4/5 73% El Angel (El ángel) (2018) The gang's crimes are unsettling, but the movie's not gruesome.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
3/5 85% Boy Erased (2018) Hedges, an Oscar nominee for Manchester By the Sea, continues his multi-year streak of turning up in award-worthy material.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
80% Narcissister Organ Player (2018) The film succeeds largely by doing its own thing.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
88% Bodied (2018) This Eminem-produced rap drama attempts to flip the script by both exploiting and harpooning p.c. culture, but generally defaults to fistfights and lazy insults.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
63% Bullitt County (2018) Disappointing on a number of levels.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
3/5 89% Studio 54 (2018) It's a fabulous get for Tyrnauer and for audiences that Schrager... finally felt ready to spill on what made Studio 54 so happening.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
4/5 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) McCarthy is a mighty convincing curmudgeon.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
80% Fail State (2018) Fail State's revealing examination of the broken financial aid system is undercut by a stale and scattered presentation. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2018
43% MFKZ (2018) The directors tend to prize gore and bedlam over tension and suspense, which grows wearisome. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
4/5 73% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Bad Times is well-crafted, driven by a time-shifting narrative that adds Tarantino-esque flavor to the mix.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
3/5 88% First Man (2018) A welcome counterpoint to all the buzzcuts and bravado, Claire Foy turns in an incandescent performance as Armstrong's devoted wife Janet.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
3/5 90% A Star Is Born (2018) Lady Gaga delivers a movie musical performance that's fresh, funny, and at times powerful.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
96% The Hate U Give (2018) Amandla Stenberg impresses in this hard-hitting Hollywood drama.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
83% Monsters and Men (2018) The stories, for the most part, don't resolve themselves, or they tend to tie up abruptly in a fashion that frustrates expectations without providing compensating insight. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
3.5/5 87% Colette (2018) Knightley takes command of this story of a woman discovering the full scope of her powers and talents. Moreover, she's well-matched by an incisive script.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
88% Intelligent Lives (2018) Intelligent Lives offers a compelling, unshowy account of three people with disabilities embarking on huge steps towards greater independence.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
4/5 81% Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018) Moore has said that this documentary was born not of hope, but of his despair and dispiritedness after the election. Yet, he still entertains and inspires through skillful filmmaking.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
85% A Simple Favor (2018) Piles revelations upon twists upon double-crosses, but never comes up with anything truly surprising.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
75% Five Fingers for Marseilles (2018) This gritty South Africa-set western takes a turn towards campy drama.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
27% The Nun (2018) The demon nun vanquished in The Conjuring 2 returns for her close-up in a straightforward origin story that's more funny than frightening.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
95% Crime + Punishment (2018) Crime + Punishment speaks well on [the NYPD 12's] behalf, but not emphatically enough to close the case.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
41% Arizona (2018) Death comes swiftly and often in this dim, mean-spirited comedy-thriller.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
91% We the Animals (2018) This boyhood drama is exceptionally beautiful...and poky. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
4/5 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) The film's side-trips to the ostentatious crib of Peik Lin's nouveau riche family are the best satire that Chu and the script, by Adele Lim and Peter Chiarelli, have to offer.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
1/5 45% The Meg (2018) Looks, sounds, and moves like it was patched together over an extended length of time by several committees full of translators.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Spike Lee and a solid cast spin a bizarre true story into searing racial satire.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
2/5 49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) The comical disregard for life fits right in with the film's disregard for financial reality.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
4/5 99% McQueen (2018) The runway shows might prove to be the film's main attraction.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
3.5/5 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Cruise's inexhaustible appetite for creating wow-worthy stunts and action-packed set-pieces doesn't disappoint.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
2/5 46% Skyscraper (2018) Will and Sarah are like the Incredibles come to life, but without the wit or nuance.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2018
3/5 88% Whitney (2018) Much more a portrait of Whitney and the Houstons than a focused survey of the woman and her remarkable career.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
3/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) The tight-knit ensemble delivers a fun, small-scale caper that's delightfully self-contained.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
65% Ideal Home (2018) Risqué humor and a well-calibrated Paul Rudd performance help elevate this comedy above lazy, movie-of-the-week plotting.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
3.5/5 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) The expanded role of Elastigirl, and Hunter, also marks one of the major gains for the sequel, in addition to some elastically inventive, heart-racing action sequences.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
3/5 68% Ocean's 8 (2018) Ocean's 8 is a good heist flick and comedy, but more so it's a first-rate fairy tale of crashing one of the world's most exclusive famous people parties.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
3.5/5 82% Alex Strangelove (2018) Combining elements from everybody-must-get-laid film franchises like Porky's and American Pie, with the suburban melodrama of John Hughes romances, Alex Strangelove finds novel and occasionally hilarious ways to spin the familiar into something fresh.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
92% Nossa Chape (2018) Fox Sports presents a taut and moving tale of a soccer team struck by disaster and the town determined to see them make a comeback.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
3.5/5 85% The Gospel According to André (2018) The Gospel According to André speaks his language, and takes on the delightful personality of its voluminous star - but almost nothing could match his style.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
86% Upgrade (2018) Leigh Whannell's sci-fi thriller Upgrade almost sells stock plot and characters with sharp style and camerawork.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
75% The Misandrists (2018) Tastefully composed and art-directed.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
50% Measure of a Man (2018) Coming-of-age dramedy isn't that original, but still manages to be a sweet summer tale.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
3/5 87% Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2018) The editing and chronology are fluid, and demand that viewers just keep up... what this film does well is capture the artist at work.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
3/5 85% Disobedience (2018) Peeking through the obvious melodrama are brilliant facets of truth to keep the story grounded. ‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
94% RBG (2018) Beyond lighthearted looks at Notorious R.B.G. memes and t-shirts, the film states a more urgent case examining the substance of Ginsburg's life and legal career.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
9% Kings (2018) Strange and evocative, but not really satisfying.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
4/5 84% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Somehow nearly every story that's been started in this cinematic universe gets serviced. That's no small feat for a series that centers on more than a dozen different characters, and yet still manages to make every one of them count. ‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
74% Little Pink House (2018) A levelheaded nurse fights to save her home and neighborhood from demolition in this disjointed but still-affecting drama.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
81% Beirut (2018) Set in war-torn Lebanon, the hostage thriller Beirut is frustratingly murky both in its message and its mise en scène.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
4/5 95% A Quiet Place (2018) A Quiet Place achieves a certain grace through its sound design and cinematography in adopting the various family members' perspectives on silence, particularly that of daughter Regan, who happens to be deaf and is portrayed by Simmonds, who is deaf.‐ Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018