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Blake Howard

Blake Howard
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 42% It's Only the End of the World (Juste la fin du monde) (2016) Those wanting to boo need not apply. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Jun 14, 2016
4/5 52% Demolition (2016) Demolition is a stirring ride towards necessary self destruction. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Jun 14, 2016
3.5/5 60% War on Everyone (2017) John Michael McDonagh's (JMM) War on Everyone is a buddy cop parody that feels like Shane Black doing Bad Lieutenant. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Jun 13, 2016
4/5 61% High-Rise (2016) Ben Wheatley is a filmmaker that rails against a passive viewing experience; forcing the audience to unpack and study every frame of the his constantly intriguing enigma. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Jun 13, 2016
4/5 95% The Jungle Book (2016) Favreau's adaptation of The Jungle Book weaves the technical into the magical, and when it's at its best, the frightening. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted May 28, 2016
5/5 97% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) Wilderpeople is the best film of 2016, so far; or as Ricky and Uncle Hect would say - "sh*t just got real." ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted May 17, 2016
3/5 62% Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) Bad Neighbours 2 hits like a sledge hammer when it hits, but the contending priorities often leave it licking you like a warm breeze. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted May 15, 2016
4.5/5 89% The Lobster (2016) The Lobster is a divinely weird satire of romantic conformity from Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos. It's a recipe that's as weird as it is tragic, as philosophically sabre sharp as it is hilarious; this is a film that deserves your time. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted May 15, 2016
1/5 47% The Take (Bastille Day) (2016) Bastille Day reaches for the top of Nakatomi Plaza and takes a running swan dive out a window into the carpark. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted May 11, 2016
3.5/5 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) Captain America: Civil War is very good, but the connective tissue between the powerful scenes, felt like chewy gristle in a great cut of steak. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Apr 29, 2016
4/5 89% The Invitation (2016) The Invitation is a disturbing psychological thriller that will whip you into a state of paranoia with calculating manipulation of perspective ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Apr 29, 2016
3.5/5 46% Knight of Cups (2016) Finding the profound meaning in L.A's dream highway or Malick's Californication? ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Apr 13, 2016
3/5 22% The Boss (2016) The Boss is at its best when McCarthy's Darnell is being inappropriate around children. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Apr 12, 2016
4/5 98% Zootopia (2016) Zootopia remembers the power of George Orwell's Animal Farm and gives it a Disney digital system upgrade and brings it to the 21st Century. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Apr 12, 2016
4/5 91% Beasts of No Nation (2015) Jane Eyre, True Detective and now Beasts of No Nation; Cary Joji Fukunaga is one of the world's most exciting and versatile filmmakers. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Apr 12, 2016
4/5 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) The Dark Knight, RETURNS with a BANG, BOOM, POW; Wonder Woman arrives, fashionably late as you'd expect from the world's most iconic female superhero; but this emerging Superman may have you humming, "will the REAL Man of Steel, please stand-up." ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 22, 2016
4.5/5 86% Steve Jobs (2015) Thank you Danny Boyle, thank you Aaron Sorkin, thank you linesmen and ball boys; the Ashton Kutcher certified piece of excrement "Jobs" has been successfully eclipsed by this inventive and kinetic glimpse into the life of tech icon Steve Jobs. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 18, 2016
3/5 50% 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi (2016) 13 Hours is director Michael Bay's most politically ambivalent yet. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 18, 2016
3/5 60% Joy (2015) Joy is beautifully crafted by writer/director David O. Russell; the imperceptible subjective style allows it to overcome almost all of those biopic poison chalices; Jennifer Lawrence's focal performance is dazzling; and yet, it's disposable. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 16, 2016
4.5/5 88% The Big Short (2015) The very best that a satire can hope to achieve. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 16, 2016
3.5/5 69% The Danish Girl (2015) Vikander is excellent, Redmayne is tremendous and Hooper does a great job harnessing the performers to get to the emotional truth of the story. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 16, 2016
4.5/5 93% Anomalisa (2015) Anomalisa is an impressive technical feat and another Kaufman film that grows like a virus in your subconscious. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 10, 2016
2.5/5 53% Triple 9 (2016) Triple 9 is undercooked. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 10, 2016
3.5/5 90% 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) 10 Cloverfield Lane is fun vacation into paranoia fallout; now you'll have to see it to find out why. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 10, 2016
4/5 91% The Witch (2016) Eggers 'New England Folktale' exhumes the concept of the witch back from the primordial place we hid her; and it's as chilling as it is clever. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 10, 2016
3.5/5 85% Hail, Caesar! (2016) Watching Hail, Caesar! as a classic cinephile, you're going to have a whale of a time; if you're not, you'll probably only manage a snicker. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 4, 2016
2/5 92% The Martian (2015) I like my "alone in space" movies to be far weirder and more cerebral than The Martian. Scott or Damon can stay on Mars; fly me to to Sam Rockwell and the Moon or directly into the Sun with Danny Boyle. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 4, 2016
4/5 84% Deadpool (2016) Deadpool is to the superhero genre what Shane Black's Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang is to Detective Noir and Hollywood. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 4, 2016
96% Spotlight (2015) Spotlight is an advertorial for journalistic objectivity and integrity in the face of abject perversion. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 2, 2016
4.5/5 75% The Hateful Eight (2015) The Hateful Eight is easily Tarantino's most fierce and contemporary film to date. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Mar 2, 2016
4.5/5 74% Youth (2015) Sorrentino's Youth is sublime. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Feb 4, 2016
4.5/5 95% Creed (2015) If Rocky was a K.O, Creed is a T.K.O. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Feb 4, 2016
4.5/5 96% The Look of Silence (2015) Don't get it twisted, The Look of Silence will disturb you... ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Feb 4, 2016
5/5 81% The Revenant (2015) The toil, the penetrating profundity, the dark power of vengeance and love with a pulsating reanimating quality; The Revenant left me utterly stunned, stalking out of the cinema in a state of disbelief. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Dec 30, 2015
4/5 92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) While Star Wars: The Force Awakens gets temporarily bogged down taking us back to the world that we left in 1983, it introduces us to the new and exciting torch-bearers of the franchise. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Dec 30, 2015
3.5/5 64% The Visit (2015) The twist is that The Visit reminds you that M. Night Shyamalan has a remarkable mind for what frightens us. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Dec 30, 2015
3.5/5 91% The End Of The Tour (2015) The End of the Tour will get you to re-evaluate accomplishment, fame, writing, and most importantly, candy combinations for maximum satisfaction. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Dec 30, 2015
4.5/5 93% Ex Machina (2015) Ex Machina is the iPhone to Blade Runner's Walkman. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Dec 29, 2015
4.5/5 65% Spectre (2015) Spectre is the collision of everything we love about Craig's contribution to the character and the all 23 official Bonds preceding it. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Nov 18, 2015
4/5 71% Crimson Peak (2015) Crimson Peak supersedes homage and becomes something new; a re-original. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Nov 18, 2015
4/5 94% Spy (2015) If Austin Powers was the ultimate Bond parody, Spy is the ultimate Ms Moneypenny satire ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Nov 3, 2015
3.5/5 91% Bridge of Spies (2015) Just as Bridge of Spies poster will tell you, it's "directed by Steven Spielberg," and that will always make it worthwhile viewing. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Nov 3, 2015
3/5 70% Miss You Already (2015) Miss You Already cuts right to the heart of those who've been directly and indirectly touched by the unforgiving bitch, cancer. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Nov 3, 2015
3.5/5 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) The Man from U.N.C.L.E has some flaws, a dash of predictability and some questionable plot turns; but everyone involved brims with how much they're having. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Oct 25, 2015
3/5 61% Legend (2015) Legend is a film that does not live up to its name, but its leading man does. Without Tom Hardy's titanic performance, Legend is Double Impact. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Oct 12, 2015
3.5/5 74% Black Mass (2015) Black Mass has the ambition to be Goodfellas; the fact that it failed doesn't make the film a failure though; it's worth your time for Depp alone. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Oct 12, 2015
4.5/5 94% Sicario (2015) Sicario looks so good that it's impossible not to gush... ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Oct 12, 2015
3.5/5 87% Straight Outta Compton (2015) Being a hip-hop fan, but not being someone who curates a 'Tupac Lives' conspiracy blog, means that Compton is a satisfying experience. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Oct 12, 2015
55% The Age of Adaline (2015) The Age of Adaline is salvaged by the performances of Lively and Ford; that is if you're brain hasn't been shutdown by fake science. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Sep 14, 2015
93% The Gift (2015) Edgerton is unsettling you every moment that he's on and off screen. ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 13, 2015