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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
.75/10 67% mother! (2017) It's like a bad student film made by someone who's trying to emulate the great directors of classic mindf*cks without understanding what made those classics so great to begin with. A sure-fire awards contender----at the Razzies!‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2017
5.78/10 30% The Queen of Spain (La reina de España) (2017) A well-acted, but overlong, clunky, and underwhelming satire. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
9/10 72% Dayveon (2017) A slow-burning, atmospheric drama. One of the most mesmerizing and haunting American films since Beasts of the Southern Wild.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
8.85/10 50% Red Trees (2017) A mesmerizing, heartfelt and fascinating film that would make a compelling Hollywood biopic. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
9.95/10 100% Twenty Two (2017) Emotionally powerful and mesmerizing. As profoundly moving, haunting and spellbinding as Shoah. One of the best documentaries of the year. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
9/10 100% Trophy (2017) A captivating, provocative, and refreshingly well-balanced documentary that's equally heartbreaking, disturbing, and enraging.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
5.75/10 93% Clash (Eshtebak) (2017) Intense, but tedious and ultimately fails to get inside the head of any of its characters.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2017
9/10 No Score Yet Midnight Runners (Cheong-nyeon-gyeong-chal) (2017) An exhilarating, funny, and thrilling ride. It's one of the best action comedies since Lethal Weapon and Rush Hour.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2017
8.21/10 74% Shot Caller (2017) Captivating and emotionally gritty with a raw, commanding performance by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2017
7.78/10 91% Machines (2016) A heartbreaking, enraging and eye-opening experience, but limited in scope.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017
5/10 87% The Wound (Inxeba) (2017) An underwhelming and lethargic drama that can't be saved by its strong performances.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2017
8.88/10 91% After Love (L'économie du couple) (2017) A moving, unflinching drama with raw performances by Bérénice Bejo and Cédric Kahn.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
4/10 0% The Pulitzer at 100 (2017) Underwhelming, unfocused, and lacking insight. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
8.89/10 80% I Dream in Another Language (Sueño en otro idioma) (2017) Haunting, engrossing, and poetic with mesmerizing, beautifully-shot scenery reminiscent of the films of Carlos Reygadas. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2017
9/10 97% Columbus (2017) Quietly moving, provocative, and refreshingly understated. It's the most wise and visually striking film since La Sapienza.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2017
7.25/10 88% 4 Days in France (Jours de France) (2017) Quietly moving albeit slightly meandering with rich, complex characters, and exquisite cinematography. It does demand a lot of your patience, but patience, after all, can be rewarding. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
8.75/10 100% Sled Dogs (2017) An enraging, heartbreaking, and eye-opening exposé.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
3.75/10 93% Dunkirk (2017) A beautifully shot, shallow, and nauseating video game. Too much Spectacle and not nearly enough humanism, a truly special effect that money cannot buy. It's the equivalent of dry, stale bread. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2017
7.9/10 85% The Midwife (Sage femme) (2017) Captivating, engrossing and genuinely heartfelt before becoming contrived toward the end, but Frot and Deneuve keep the film constantly afloat with their stellar performances and charisma. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2017
8.95/10 80% The Wrong Light (2017) Suspenseful, shocking and thrilling. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2017
7.2/10 No Score Yet WuKong (2017) An exciting, fast-paced ride filled with palpable thrills. A rush of pure adrenaline. Escapist fun!‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
8.2/10 67% Footnotes (Sur quel pied danser) (2017) Captivating, enchanting, and whimsical, Footnotes is one of the year's most delightful surprises.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
4.751/10 19% False Confessions (Les fausses confidences) (2017) Stodgy, convoluted and cold with excessive style over substance. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
9/10 88% Almost Sunrise (2017) One of the most heartfelt and enlightening documentaries of the year. It should be mandatory for all soldiers to watch it prior to enlistment.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
7.1/10 81% The Rehearsal (2016) Mildly engaging and intriguing with a solid performance by the charismatic, underrated Kerry Fox. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2017
8/10 68% The Journey (2017) A witty, wickedly funny and razor sharp blend of comedy, politics and drama with fine performances by Timothy Spall and Colm Meaney.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2017
8.75/10 80% The Reagan Show (2017) Refreshingly amusing, unbiased, and captivating‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2017
4/10 44% Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry (2017) Poorly edited, underwhelming, and dull, although it does have beautiful images of nature. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
5.8/10 76% 13 Minutes (Elser) (2017) Pedestrian, monotonous, dull and exhausting despite strong performances. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
9.25/10 71% Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge (2017) Mesmerizing, heartfelt and powerful with an Oscar-worthy performance by Karolina Gruszka. It's one of the best films of the year. Marie Curie is a true "Wonder Woman."‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
5.25/10 43% The Bad Batch (2017) Anemic, overlong, and suffers from too much style over substance. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2017
9.5/10 100% Nowhere To Hide (2017) A gut-wrenching, horrifying, unflinching and disturbing experience. Gripping, moving and, above all, profoundly human. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2017
6.0000001/10 75% Good Fortune (2017) Slick and well-edited with a captivating rags-to-riches story, but it's too busy exalting John Paul DeJoria to profoundly explore its themes or to ask intriguing questions. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2017
2/10 43% Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story (2017) Shallow and dull. Stylish cinematography and editing alone, sans any substance, do not make a doc even remotely great. It's one of the most disappointing documentaries of the year.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2017
6.25/10 91% In Pursuit of Silence (2017) Insightful and occasionally mesmerizing, but lacks balance and thoroughness. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2017
6.1/10 63% All The Rage (Saved By Sarno) (2017) Illuminating, but too one-sided and unpersuasive for skeptics. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2017
4.65/10 17% All Eyez on Me (2017) Pedestrian and disappointingly underwhelming with chopping editing. It bites off much more than it could chew. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2017
5/10 68% Cars 3 (2017) Great visual effects and musical score, but it falls flat with dullness while being too low on wit and humor. Sometimes the third time's the charm, but that's not the case with Cars 3 .‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
8.95/10 100% Dawson City: Frozen Time (2017) Mesmerizing, illuminating, and a must-see for film and history buffs.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2017
9/10 No Score Yet The American Media and the 2nd Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (2017) Searing, enraging, and eye-opening. You will never look at the mainstream media nor the CIA the same way again. Consider it your patriotic duty to see it‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
9/10 No Score Yet American Media & The Second Assassination of John F. Kennedy (2017) Searing, enraging, and eye-opening. You will never look at the mainstream media nor the CIA the same way again. Consider it your patriotic duty to see it. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
7.85/10 70% Moscow Never Sleeps (2017) A compelling, moving and gently suspenseful tapestry of dysfunctional lives. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
8.1/10 No Score Yet Didi's Dreams (2017) Refreshingly inventive, wildly entertaining with genuine poignancy and dazzling visuals. It has both style and substance. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2017
8.25/10 92% Wonder Woman (2017) Enthralling, suspenseful, thrilling and refreshingly witty. A much-needed breath of fresh air. Bravo to Patty Jenkins! Note to Hollywood: please hire more women to direct blockbusters. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
3.65/10 29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) It has a few thrilling action sequences, but it's often loud, dumb, exhausting and, most unfortunately, lacks the wit, excitement and fun that made the first Pirates of the Caribbean so entertaining.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted May 24, 2017
9/10 95% The Women's Balcony (Ismach Hatani) (2017) A crowd-pleasing, charming delight brimming with genuine warmth, wit, humor, and tenderness. If only more films were to have such rich and lively roles for older women! It's a cause for celebration! ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted May 24, 2017
8/10 No Score Yet Battle of Memories (2017) An intriguing, taut sci-fi crime thriller with a labyrinthian plot. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted May 23, 2017
5/10 71% The Commune (Kollektivet) (2017) Lethargic, meandering, overstuffed and undercooked with decent performances that fail to invigorate the material. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted May 20, 2017
6.2/10 84% Afterimage (Powidoki) (2017) Well-shot and mildly compelling with a strong performance by Boguslaw Linda that rises above the stodgy screenplay and monotonous tone. ‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
8.75/10 100% Love Off the Cuff (2017) A witty, sparkling and captivating romantic comedy full of surprises.‐ NYC Movie Guru
Read More | Posted May 17, 2017