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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
9.5/10 100% What Is Democracy? (2019) Vital, profound and eye-opening. It's far more provocative, fair and balanced than any films that Michael Moore and Dinesh D'Souza have ever made.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2019
5/10 20% Rockaway (2017) Often contrived and clunky while falling emotionally flat with a dull screenplay and mediocre performances. It ultimately bites off much more than it could chew. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2019
5.17 75% Pledge (2019) Lean and mildly entertaining with unflinching violence, but it's ultimately too shallow and offers very little that's surprising, clever or inventive. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2019
8.22/10 84% Perfectos Desconocidos (2019) Warm, funny and witty with just the right balance of suspense and poignancy. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
5/10 48% Touch Me Not (2019) Bold and unconventional with poetic cinematography, but often emotionally vapid, tedious and exhausting. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
8.4/10 No Score Yet Intimate Strangers (2018) A wildly entertaining, intriguing and suspenseful social commentary. You'll never look at your cell phone nor your friends and lovers the same way again.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2018
2.282303/10 33% Between Worlds (2018) A dumb, lazy and cringe-inducing mess. Cage and Potente deserve better.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2018
8.45/10 86% Bitter Melon (2018) Bold, heartfelt and refreshingly unpredictable. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
6.45/10 No Score Yet The Tag-Along: The Devil Fish (2018) Mildly entertaining and visually stylish with better effects than the last two films, but ultimately forgettable. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2018
6.75/10 40% The Wedding (2018) Refreshingly nuanced, understated and unHollywood with exquisite cinematography and set design, but it ultimately leaves you cold and underwhelmed. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
3.5/10 No Score Yet Bernie the Dolphin (2018) Harmless and family-friendly with beautiful scenery, but often boring and lethargic. It makes Free Willy look like Citizen Kane.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
6.8843/10 17% The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018) Not imaginative nor clever enough to rise above mediocrity, but it's nonetheless an intense, occasionally terrifying ride with stylish production design and superb visual effects. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2018
9.89/10 80% Never Look Away (2018) A powerful, enthralling and sweeping saga with breathtaking cinematography and stellar, charismatic performances by Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch and Paula Beer. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
7.5314585/10 96% Becoming Astrid (Unga Astrid) (2018) A mildly engaging, yet heartfelt biopic with a shallow screenplay elevated by Alba August's raw and tender performance. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2018
9.1/10 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Delightful, witty and exhilarating. It joins Incredibles 2 as one of the best animated films of the year. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
8.62/10 73% El Angel (El ángel) (2018) Electrifying, heartfelt and enormously entertaining with a great soundtrack and a breakthrough performance by Lorenzo Ferro.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2018
7/10 100% Number 37 (Nommer 37) (2018) A mildly gripping and very gritty, but unremarkable and forgettable B-movie. Unlike Rear Window, it leaves no room for interpretation nor for the imagination. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
7.85/10 No Score Yet Time Freak (2018) A lighthearted, provocative and honest exploration of modern relationships. An intriguing blend of science fiction, romcom and drama elevated by Asa Butterfield's charisma.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
3/10 No Score Yet Better Angels (2018) Dull, repetitive and naively optimistic.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
9.9/10 81% Green Book (2018) Genuinely warm, funny and provocative. The rare major studio film that has a palpable heart, mind and soul. It's one of the most powerful films about friendship since The Intouchables. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
5/10 34% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Breathtaking costume and set designs, but overproduced, cold and bland with a shallow screenplay that fails to emotionally connect the audience with Clara. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
6/10 No Score Yet The Long Shadow (2018) Informative, thorough and persuasive, but a bit too dry and academic rather than emotionally engrossing and cinematic.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2018
8.8/10 86% 3100: Run and Become (2018) Heartwarming, inspirational and enlightening.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2018
4/10 72% Indivisible (2018) Stilted, shallow and dull with too much sugar-coating and oversimplifications. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
9/10 100% A Bread Factory, Part One: For the Sake of Gold (2018) Wise, funny and genuinely heartfelt. A testament to Patrick Wang's humanism and impeccable filmmaking skills. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
9/10 100% A Bread Factory, Part Two: Walk with Me a While (2018) Wise, funny and genuinely heartfelt. A testament to Patrick Wang's humanism and impeccable filmmaking skills. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
8.75/10 90% The Price of Everything (2018) A fascinating and insightful look at the dynamics between contemporary art and commerce.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
8.88/10 80% A Crooked Somebody (2018) A captivating, wickedly funny and provocative satire with a breakthrough performance by Rich Sommer. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
5/10 89% MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. (2018) Mildly engaging, but intellectually underwhelming with clunky editing.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
5.9737991/10 90% A Star Is Born (2018) Can a contrived and shallow love story remain afloat on charisma alone? Not in this case.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2018
8.9/10 89% Studio 54 (2018) A lively and fascinating glimpse of an iconic New York dance club.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
8.9/10 77% 306 Hollywood (2018) Genuinely poignant, illuminating and well-edited with a very warm, charismatic and candid documentary subject.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2018
4.89/10 21% Little Italy (2018) A stale romcom that's bland, heavy on the cheese and ultimately forgettable. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2018
5/10 18% A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2018) Overstuffed, undercooked, contrived and tone deaf despite a talented cast. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
9.67/10 100% The Dawn Wall (2018) Thoroughly captivating and mesmerizing. As exhilarating, suspenseful and heartfelt as Touching the Void. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2018
8.9/10 96% Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable (2018) Equally captivating, insightful, heartfelt and well-edited. It shows you the human being the artist and the artist behind the human being. It's a must see for every professional and aspiring photographer. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
9.9/10 98% Science Fair (2018) A captivating, crowd-pleasing delight! It's as irresistibly entertaining, inspirational and emotionally engrossing as Spellbound.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
8.5/10 65% American Chaos (2018) Not as enraging nor as comprehensive as Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 11/9, but at least you'll get a glimpse into the mindset of Trump supporters, a.k.a. "Good Germans."‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
7.95/10 38% Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018) Warm, tender and heartfelt with moving performances by Samuel Hunt and Merritt Patterson. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
8/10 93% Kusama: Infinity (2018) An illuminating and provocative glimpse into the life and work of Yayoi Kusama. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
4.75/10 96% Bisbee '17 (2018) An often lethargic exposé about a heartbreaking, horrifying and enraging event from America's past, but suffers from sluggish pacing, lack of profound insight and not enough scope. a squandered opportunity to shed light on an important human rights issue.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
7.87/10 No Score Yet L Storm (2018) An intense, gritty and explosive crime thriller. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2018
7.2888/10 100% Inventing Tomorrow (2018) Mildly engaging and inspirational, but it lacks emotional depth, comic relief and a cinematic style that would've made it an above average doc. The documentary SCIENCE FAIR is superior. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
3.83412437/10 36% Blue Iguana (2018) A vapid, witless and mostly unfunny dark comedy. At least it's shorter than Pulp Fiction, one of the most overrated and shallow films ever made. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
9/10 95% Crime + Punishment (2018) A searing, a well-edited exposé that's equally captivating, emotionally engrossing and thought-provoking. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
4/10 71% Do You Trust this Computer? (2018) Repetitive, shallow and ultimately underwhelming. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
3.56339/10 81% What Keeps You Alive (2018) An increasingly preposterous and pretentious horror thriller that's low on scares, intelligence and suspense. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2018
8.88/10 No Score Yet Davi's Way (2018) A funny, illuminating and heartfelt glimpse "behind the curtain" of charismatic actor Robert Davi. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
9.38/10 91% We the Animals (2018) A captivating, visually stunning and genuinely moving experience. It's even more emotionally resonating than Moonlight.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
9/10 No Score Yet Europe Raiders (2018) Enormously entertaining! A gripping, intriguing and crowd-pleasing thrill ride! If you liked Mission: Impossible--Fallout, you'll love Europe Raiders!‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2018