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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
60% Real Steel (2011) Real Steel is real fun - get your bot in the ring!‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
3/5 78% The Merger (2018) Just as Australia's current coalition government nominated Scott Morrison as their leader; a man who has a boat-shaped sculpture in his office that proclaims "I stopped these"; a movie embracing humanity like "The Merger" is right on time. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2018
4/5 78% Hotel Mumbai (2018) When I saw Maras' short film "The Palace," I called it "one of the most emotionally effective and powerful short films that I've ever seen." In retrospect, it's a little entree for Maras' potential.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2018
1.5/5 41% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) "The Girl in the Spider's Web" does for Lisbeth Salander what "Jason Bourne" did for the Bourne franchise, and that's not a compliment.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2018
2.5/5 72% Ready Player One (2018) RPO is a movie with a tsunami of these moments from about 40 years of film, T.V and gaming. If you're a collector, you may relish trying to catch them all.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2018
4/5 57% The Second (2018) Director Mairi Cameron creates an prestige aesthetic that affects a sense of haunting isolation, and writer Stephen Lance's script manipulates time and memory to weave a disturbing tale of creation. What secrets are entangled in this fiction?‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2018
4.5/5 95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) "BlackKKlansman" Lee gives a dissertation on the potency of satire before hitting the audience with a K.O. It's a movie "rope a dope," from the canvas look up and Spike Lee is daring us to wake up.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2018
2/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) "Ant-Man and the Wasp" is beige; but (in the words of Australian comic Billy Birmingham as beloved cricket commentator Richie Benaud), it's also cream, bone, off-white and perhaps ivory.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2018
4/5 90% The Breaker Upperers (2018) "The Breaker Upperers" is a film that I had a chance to see twice in one day. After the first viewing, with a second helping on offer, I did not hesitate, not for a second.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2018
3/5 100% Working Class Boy (2018) There's a matter-of-fact way that Barnes recounts stories of violence, alcoholism, abandonment and attempted sexual abuse that defined his youth that leave you reeling.‐ Flicks.com.au
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
3.5/5 86% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) Desiree Akhavan's "The Miseducation of Cameron Post" is a laughable AND disturbing vision of life behind the lines of gay conversion therapy. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2018
4.5/5 89% You Were Never Really Here (2018) Dizzying pulsating soundscapes seamlessly edited around fleeting glimpses into disturbing past events and a subversive vision of vengeance; Ramsay and star Joaquin Phoenix have delivered something that refuses to be forgotten. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2018
4.5/5 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Mission: Impossible - Fallout is a ferocious heart-pounding cardio workout in your cinema sweat. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
3/5 79% Breath (2018) Simon Baker (from T.V's The Mentalist and L.A. Confidential) charges into the director's chair with dramatic intensity and confidence...‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
4/5 100% Gurrumul (2017) Seeing this film makes you deeply grateful that we can continue to celebrate this once-in-a-generation artist.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
4/5 76% Miss Sloane (2016) "Miss Sloane" is a film and a character that isn't just one step ahead of you, it's lapping you around the running track like Captain America at the beginning of "The Winter Soldier."‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
2.5/5 82% Molly's Game (2018) "Molly's Game" suffers from a distinct lack of style to compliment the focus and bristling snap of Sorkin's writing.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
4.5/5 91% Raw (2017) It's a mesmerising film that leaves you filled with discomfort. Justine's journey of self discovery walks a twisted path.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
4/5 85% It (2017) Muschietti does not pull any punches, these kids are in the deepest trouble.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
3/5 47% Red Sparrow (2018) "Red Sparrow" is an entertaining espionage film that works because of its candid and cynical worldview ... unfortunately (Red Sparrow is) attempting to portray the exploitation by the villains from an exploitative perspective.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
3.5/5 57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Branagh has orchestrated the perfect actor/director vehicle for himself that finds the perfect tone between prestige and pulp cinema.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2018
51% Tomb Raider (2018) Tomb Raider is a solid film, that is at its best when it allows Vikander to get her turn with a bombshell mash-up of John McClane and Indiana Jones and especially in the way that it approaches the mythological elements of the story. ‐ Dark Horizons
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
5/5 81% Brigsby Bear (2017) "Brigsby Bear" is a stunning, uplifting, hilarious and original film told with heart and warmth and so far it's one of my favourite films of the year.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2018
4/5 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) It's undeniable; having Taika Waititi involved in your project will make it better.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2018
1.5/5 26% Bright (2017) In "Bright" humanity is as ugly and careless as the filmmakers.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
4/5 91% The Shape of Water (2017) "The Shape of Water" feels like it's yet another Del Toro work that would not be denied. Set amongst the ideological flux beneath the shiny cordiality of 60s post war America, instead of the Spanish Civil War, lies an escapist wonder.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
4.5/5 98% Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton (2017) Carrey may have a touch of madness, but there's no doubt that's the burden of great genius. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
88% The Post (2018) The message was perhaps better served in a whisper, instead of with a megaphone.‐ Dark Horizons
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
3.5/5 91% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Francis McDormand is undeniable as Mildred in "Three Billboards." Her performance as Mildred is the glue that prevents this muddy, Middle American morality tale from navigating McDonagh plot dalliances‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2018
1.5/5 40% Justice League (2017) "Justice League" is a mutant.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
4.5/5 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) "The Last Jedi" is not a crude predictable entry to the series; Rian Johnson has delivered a luminous spark that's left the future of the franchise looking bright.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
3/5 69% mother! (2017) "mother!" is a battery of your mind and soul. It's a film that's easy to respect and hard to like.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2017
3/5 52% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" has a lot of the same ingredients that made the first outing so satisfying, but there's something missing at every turn. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2017
4.5/5 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) There's not going to be a more stunningly composed film this year than "Blade Runner 2049". Director Denis Villeneuve and cinematographer Roger Deakins have crafted a remarkable, immersive, sensory experience that embraces you wholly.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2017
5/5 98% I Am Not Your Negro (2017) "I Am Not Your Negro," is possibly one of the most revelatory, insightful and prescient visual documents on civil rights and race that has ever been committed to screen. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2017
2.5/5 41% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) "The Hitman's Bodyguard," has one overwhelming positive going for it, and that's the chemistry of the leads Reynolds and Jackson.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2017
3/5 82% The Trip to Spain (2017) The delight of "The Trip to Spain" is getting back with these two gents who seem to relish a relaxing holiday, badgering one another about their different stages of an extended mid-life existential crisis. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2017
4/5 93% Baby Driver (2017) Writer/director Edgar Wright's meticulousness and mastery takes a keen eye on first viewing to get a hint at the level of fastidious planning that went into every aspect of the film. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2017
1.5/5 49% Churchill (2017) "Churchill" is to its subject what the "The Green Berets" was to the Vietnam War. "Berets" attempted to make a World War Two heroic propaganda in the wrong war.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
4/5 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) Reeves has delivered the level of quality that Paul Greengrass did concluding the original "Bourne" Trilogy.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2017
3.5/5 89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) ... despite its dependence on the original, "John Wick: Chapter Two" is top shelf revenge as stylish as the protagonist.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
4/5 92% Dunkirk (2017) Watching "Dunkirk" for the first time takes me back to my first viewing of "The Thin Red Line;" I'm ready for its mastery to emerge in repeat viewings...‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
3.5/5 70% Happy End (2017) Haneke's "Happy End" is darkly funny, impeccably made and the performers relish being conducted by a master; however it doesn't have as clear a drive or fervent punch of his other string of incredible works...‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2017
2.5/5 No Score Yet Ordinary People (Pamilya Ordinaryo) (2016) "Ordinary People," is not a neo-realist film about working class life, set in a culture of poverty, making a case for redistribution of wealth. The grim reality portrayed is horrific, the moral undertones make it mean. ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
3/5 66% The Wall (2017) "The Wall" saves its best and most surprising moments to last.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
4/5 91% The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen) (2017) Aki Kaurismäki's "The Other Side of Hope" is the kind of film about asylum seekers that one imagines Rainer Werner Fassbinder would have made.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
16% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Transformers: The Last Knight is a bad film -- in fact, it's one of the most ludicrous films ever made.‐ Dark Horizons
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
3.5/5 85% Ingrid Goes West (2017) "Ingrid Goes West" is a desperately funny movie about the mindset of a tragic social media addict. It's not all gags and gaffs of social media faux pas; "Ingrid Goes West" is like a vice grip that starts to crush you with 'realness' (thanks Kanye). ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2017
2/5 54% Australia Day (2017) "Australia Day" is stuck in an interconnecting formula that propagates stereotypes, and wedges gaps between racial tribes that no closing montage can correct.‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2017
3.5/5 79% The Little Hours (2017) A beautiful hilarious orgy of Nun's behaving badly, exploring lesbian impulses, drinking, doing drugs, Alessandra (Alison Brie) having sex or Fernanda (Plaza) attempting sex with Massetto (Dave Franco), and occasionally practising witchcraft...‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2017