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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
8.88/10 89% 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 90% 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 78% 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 17% 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 19% 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 95% 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 64% 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 39% 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 91% 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 95% 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 33% 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 80% 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 90% 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
9/10 80% Alpha (2018) Epic, spellbinding and breathtaking! A thrilling, exciting adventure! It's as exhilarating, heartfelt and riveting as Life of Pi!‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2018
8.88/10 87% The Swan (Svanurinn) (2018) A gently moving, lyrical and unflinching coming-of-age drama with a terrific performance by newcomer Gríma Valsdóttir. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
6.8666/10 7% Slender Man (2018) Scary, chilling and thrilling despite occasionally choppy editing and a mostly shallow screenplay that doesn't quite reach the emotional depths of The Babadook. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
5.4843853981/10 89% Skate Kitchen (2018) An often meandering, dull and underwhelming coming-of-age drama that fails to be genuinely moving or profound. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
7.111113314/10 60% Dog Days (2018) A funny, delightful and heartwarming treat for the entire family in spite of occasional cheesiness. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
5/10 67% Constructing Albert (2017) Mildly entertaining, but mostly dull, hagiographic and occasionally drags.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
2/10 45% Generation Wealth (2018) Unfocused, lazy and poorly-edited documentary filled with too much navel-gazing. It leaves you feeling unenlightened and underwhelmed‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
8.95/10 90% Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (2018) A well-edited, captivating, and illuminating warts-and-all documentary.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
9/10 100% Night Comes On (2018) An unflinching, understated and genuinely heartfelt drama with a raw, breakthrough performance by Dominique Fishback. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
9.21/10 90% Gavagai (2018) A mesmerizing, quietly powerful and provocative emotional journey brimming with warmth, tenderness and breathtaking imagery.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
7/10 72% Christopher Robin (2018) A mildly diverting and harmless slice of family entertainment.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
3.1122428/10 75% Never Goin' Back (2018) A dumb, aimless film about dumb, aimless characters. A tedious, witless and vapid bore. It makes Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle look like a masterpiece.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
4.25425345388/10 0% Death of a Nation (2018) Often unfocused with too many generalizations, oversimplifications, and a very weak central thesis comparing Donald Trump to Abraham Lincoln. It might change the way you look at fascism, but it won't change the way you look at Trump. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2018
8.5788222/10 80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Irresistibly entertaining! A warm, funny, exuberant and unabashedly campy crowd-pleaser. The rare sequel that surpasses the quality of the original.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
9.9/10 99% Eighth Grade (2018) A genuinely warm, tender and wise coming-of-age film that ranks among the great coming-of-age films like Boyhood, Ghost World and The 400 Blows. Elsie Fisher is a revelation. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
9.65/10 88% Whitney (2018) Mesmerizing, poignant and thoroughly captivating. If you're not moved by it, you must be made out of stone. It's one of the best documentaries of the year. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2018
6.7833 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Mildly entertaining, breezy and funny despite its overstuffed, convoluted and unremarkable plot and lengthy running time. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
6/10 79% Love, Cecil (2018) A mildly captivating, but forgettable introduction to the life and work of Cecil Beaton. It's an ordinary doc about an extraordinary artist.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2018
8.9/10 No Score Yet Game Changers (2018) Captivating, funny and illuminating. A lively, entertaining crowd-pleaser. A must-see for anyone even remotely interested in game shows. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
7.2234238/10 13% Distorted (2018) A slick and gripping psychological thriller that fizzles out by the end. Christina Ricci's raw, convincingly moving performance is one of the best of her career which somewhat compensates for the screenplay's lack of emotional depth.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
8.474858 No Score Yet Affairs of State (2018) A gripping, provocative and refreshingly unpredictable political thriller.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
7.1/10 64% The Year of Spectacular Men (2018) A wise, tender and breezy romantic dramedy that's occasionally cheesy and contrived. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
9.552/10 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) A suspenseful and thrilling adventure with plenty of laughs, wit and heart. Adults and children will be equally entertained. Don't be surprised if it gets nominated for Best Animated Feature later this year. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
4.00484/10 79% The Workers Cup (2018) It doesn't cut deep enough emotionally nor does it make you enraged or captivated like it should have given the subject matter.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
5.3434382 69% The Quest of Alain Ducasse (La Quête d'Alain Ducasse) (2018) Stylishly edited, but it leaves audiences feeling cold. Food porn is not enough to elevate this doc beyond mediocrity.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
5/10 83% Five Seasons: The Gardens Of Piet Oudolf (2018) Beautiful images, but increasingly tedious and lethargic. It ultimately fails to find the right balance between entertaining the audience and provoking them emotionally as well as intellectually,‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
8.899327/10 89% Hereditary (2018) A taut, heartfelt and intelligent psychological horror film with superb performances, exquisite production design, and just enough room for interpretation. The less you know about the plot before watching it, the better.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018