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Ashley Menzel

Ashley Menzel
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
44% Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) Filled with fun, fantasy, ghosts, and ghouls, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween will bring smiles to your face and delight audiences from the youngest R.L. Stine fan to the oldest.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
8.5 58% Summer '03 (2018) Becca Gleason has created something wonderful and extremely relatable that reaches to the core of the memories of adolescence for many women and for that, I thank you.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
89% The Weekend (2018) What works so well in The Weekend is the hilarious and authentic script written by Stella Meghie.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
75% Smallfoot (2018) All in all, audiences will enjoy the beautiful animation, slapstick comedy, and heartwarming moments.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
8/10 11% Life Itself (2018) Life Itself will devastate and delight audiences the world over bringing universal messages of hope amongst tragedy.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
85% The Sisters Brothers (2018) Despite outstanding actors and a seemingly interesting premise, The Sisters Brothers fails to deliver.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
91% Green Book (2018) Green Book is full of humor, heart, and irresistible charm. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
85% Ben is Back (2018) Ben is Back will certainly strike a chord for those of us who love or have ever loved an addict, but mostly it will remind you of the love that has no match: a mother's love.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
80% Halloween (2018) It is gore and action-packed fun and the perfect October release. See it with an audience that will appreciate the chills and thrills of Halloween. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
96% The Hate U Give (2018) George Tillman Jr. has created something unforgettable. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2018
71% Greta (2018) It is certainly not the film you expect from Huppert and company, but I'll be damned if I wasn't thoroughly entertained by it.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
68% The Front Runner (2018) Despite the slight pacing issues and bloated run-time, it is the best kind of film: the one that has you questioning the state of the world.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
90% A Star Is Born (2018) Lady Gaga comes in hard with her big-screen debut and knocks it out of the park.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
99% Roma (2018) Cuarón's masterful artistry is what makes Roma personal, unique, and more visually striking than any film you've seen in quite some time.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2018
90% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) The Old Man and the Gun is the pitch-perfect ending for a man whose career and life has shaped cinema as we know it.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
9/10 85% Boy Erased (2018) Joel Edgerton and Garrad Conley have created something marvelous that begs to be seen. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
7/10 89% First Man (2018) While I felt the film did struggle with the emotional aspects of the storyline, I really can't find a film that was so effective in its portrayal of the personal experience of hurdling on the end of a rocket into space.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) Teen TitansGo! to the Movies will delight audiences of all ages and remind us of the value of friendship, waffles, and superbly delivered jokes about the entertainment industry.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2018
80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is ambitious in tackling huge musical numbers that have intricate choreography, set design, and costumes.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Even with its faults, Mission Impossible: Fallout delights the audience with the over-the-top excitement and armrest gripping action.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2018
59% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) Geared more towards kids than adults, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation will be the perfect escape for the kids at the movies this summer. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2018
8/10 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Ant-Man and the Wasp is undoubtedly a laugh-out-loud blockbuster superhero movie that will entertain audiences and provide a much-needed break to all the drama happening elsewhere in the Marvel Universe after Avengers: Infinity War.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
8.5/10 89% Set It Up (2018) Set It Up is delightful and a nod to the classic romantic comedies that we all know and love. With two perfect leads cast in Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell, Set It Up is sure to have you grinning from ear to ear from start to finish. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
6.5/10 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Incredibles 2 feels a bit late to the game, but will still delight audiences in the themes and family togetherness it promotes. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
7.5/10 52% A Kid Like Jake (2018) Beautiful in its authenticity and honesty in portraying Jake and the struggles his parents are facing.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
8/10 48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) J.A. Bayona succeeds in taking the reigns of the Jurassic World franchise. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
7.5/10 88% Zoo (2018) Zoo is a heartfelt story that is a mix of emotions full of humor, love, loss, and hope that endures even the tribulations of war.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
6.5/10 71% Adrift (2018) Shailene's performance is heartbreaking and riveting, keeping the audience invested in both characters.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
8.5/10 38% Life of the Party (2018) Life of the Party is an entertaining and uproarious film which highlights the talent and comic genius that is Melissa McCarthy.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
25% Overboard (2018) Make no mistake, the star of the film is Eugenio Derbez.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
9/10 86% Tully (2018) Through magnificent writing, Diablo Cody brings characters brimming with emotion to the forefront of her films.Tullyis no different.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
9/10 48% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Luc Besson has solidified his status as a fantastic sci-fi maestro with Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
5/10 40% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) The action in the film is decent and entertaining enough but can't make up for the unfunny jokes, lack of chemistry, bad special effects, and the incessantly annoying use of the words "mother f****er."‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
9.5/10 84% Darkest Hour (2017) Wright doesn't allow us to forget that all the words, speeches, and arguments are not only about politics but also about human beings, men on the beaches and stuck in trenches who are being killed and sacrificed.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
9/10 92% The Shape of Water (2017) Del Toro has such a distinct vision for his films and never disappoints on delivering a world so vibrant and stunning.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
8/10 99% Lady Bird (2017) The story speckled with humor and emotionally charged moments is the perfect coming of age story for the everyday woman.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
77% In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts) (2017) Diane Kruger easily earns her Cannes 2017 Best Actress Award. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
8/10 84% Loving Vincent (2017) Loving Vincent is a triumph in animation.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
9/10 80% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool is not your typical romance, and we love it for that. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
4/10 33% The Current War (2017) With a better screenplay with more emotionally appealing characters, The Current War could've been a hit. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
4/10 21% Submergence (2018) Submergence is a film with incredible visuals that gives us a glimpse at places we've never seen, but that can't make up for the dull and uninteresting storyline. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
9/10 92% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is dark comedy at its finest.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
7.5/10 35% American Assassin (2017) The opening scene of American Assassin is one of the best I've seen in years. It is tense, engaging, and has you with your heart in your throat the entire time. The rest of the film falls away from that but still remains entertaining to watch.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
9.5/10 69% mother! (2017) mother! will leave you destroyed and slightly numb but it is certainly worth the price of admission.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
5/10 40% Mary Shelley (2018) It takes far too long to get to the crux of what we all are there for; the creation of Frankenstein. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
9.5/10 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Avengers: Infinity War succeeds in eliciting the emotional responses that Marvel has worked on building up over the last ten years.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
6/10 85% The Cleanse (2018) There are creatures in the film that obviously represent the past, disappointments, sadness, and everything that is weighing down people in their lives. The idea of giving that a face and having to confront it is a great idea.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
8/10 67% You Can Choose Your Family (2018) Jim Gaffigan and Logan Miller have incredible chemistry together and give spectacularly heartfelt and honest performances.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
No Score Yet Write When You Get Work (2018) Write When You Get Work is a love story, heist, thriller, and social commentary film all at the same time. The story and the film are as ambitious as they are poignant and it is a fantastic film for director and writer, Stacy Cochran.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
83% Blockers (2018) It had the potential to make a dent in the female coming of age genre.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018