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Calvin Wilson

Calvin Wilson
Calvin Wilson's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Kansas City Star, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 86% Darkest Hour (2017) Far from being a dry biopic, "Darkest Hour" reminds us that some things - such as honor and freedom - are worth fighting for.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3.5/4 93% The Disaster Artist (2017) Franco delivers a comedy that's delightfully offbeat. It probably helps if you've actually seen "The Room," but you can safely spare yourself that experience.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
2.5/4 80% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) This origin story relies far too heavily on the Dickens tale without adding much interest.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
3/4 73% Last Flag Flying (2017) Neither an indictment nor an endorsement of war, "Last Flag Flying" reclaims patriotism as a uniter, not a divider.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
4/4 93% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" is entertaining in a way that's practically unheard of these days.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
3.5/4 87% Novitiate (2017) Most films, especially mainstream ones, are about the forces that whirl around characters. "Novitiate" grapples with what's going on inside them.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
4/4 99% Lady Bird (2017) Lots of movies are set to be popping up in multiplexes, but few as wonderful as "Lady Bird."‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
2/4 40% Justice League (2017) A film in which solid storytelling is neglected in favor of grandiose but ultimately empty special effects.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
3.5/4 85% Wonder (2017) "Wonder" is a family film in the best sense.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
1/4 79% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) This is the feel-bad film of the year. Recommend it to someone you hate.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3.5/4 71% Wonderstruck (2017) Those who are merely looking for a flick that goes well with popcorn may be bored, but true cinema buffs will be in heaven.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3/4 58% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Although Branagh delivers a film that's reasonably watchable, the not-so-mysterious truth is that "Murder on the Orient Express" didn't need to be remade.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3/4 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) If your goal is to spend a few hours escaping from reality, "Thor: Ragnarok" is definitely for you.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
3/4 28% Suburbicon (2017) If you're merely out for a good time at the movies, you can safely skip "Suburbicon." But true film buffs will want to peek behind the blinds of Clooney's latest directorial endeavor.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
3/4 76% Thank You for Your Service (2017) Hall ... delivers an understated drama that makes its points without preachiness. If the film doesn't quite achieve greatness, it's nonetheless heartfelt.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
2.5/4 33% Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) The cast is first-rate, notably Neeson in the title role. "Mark Felt" benefits mightily from his very particular set of acting skills.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3/4 65% Breathe (2017) "Breathe" is obvious Oscar bait, but its engaging story and appealing cast make that agenda easy to excuse.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3.5/4 83% Marshall (2017) "Marshall" is one of the freshest and most entertaining films of the year.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
3/4 41% The Mountain Between Us (2017) Some of the plot turns seem a bit too convenient, and the film goes on for too long. But ultimately, it's a showcase for a pair of excellent actors who elevate the material.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
4/4 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) "Blade Runner 2049" is not just a movie but an event. Don't be the only human on your block not to see it.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
4/4 86% Battle of the Sexes (2017) This is mainstream filmmaking at the top of its game.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
3.5/4 87% American Made (2017) "American Made" is a stinging critique of U.S. foreign policy disguised as a freewheeling action comedy.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
3.5/4 94% Stronger (2017) "Stronger" could have been little more than a melodrama. Instead, it's a surprisingly gritty film about refusing to give up, regardless of the odds.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3.5/4 82% Brad's Status (2017) This is the rare mainstream film that addresses the complexities of real life. "Brad's Status" may motivate you to question your own.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3.5/4 68% mother! (2017) Naysayers will no doubt argue that "mother!" is an incomprehensible mess. But as sheer visceral filmmaking, it's a must-see.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/4 29% Rebel in the Rye (2017) This is a movie that Holden would have skipped.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3.5/4 85% It (2017) If you're looking for a film that's guaranteed to have you gripping your seat, this is "It."‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
3/4 77% Crown Heights (2017) Stanfield deftly balances rage and resignation, and Asomugha is impressive as a crusader who refuses to give up.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
3/4 91% Good Time (2017) This film may not exactly be a "Good Time," but it's an interesting one.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
3/4 33% The Only Living Boy in New York (2017) A stylish drama that assumes a reasonable amount of gray matter on the part of the viewer.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
3/4 76% 13 Minutes (Elser) (2017) Although "13 Minutes" is a period piece, it addresses issues that continue to resonate in society.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2017
3.5/4 93% Logan Lucky (2017) Perhaps "Logan Lucky" is best appreciated as a stealth commentary on tough times in America. It takes a director of Soderbergh's gifts to actually make that funny.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2017
3.5/4 49% The Glass Castle (2017) Larson turns in an engaging performance as a woman uncertain about just who she wants to be. But Harrelson comes close to upstaging her, imbuing Rex with a bold and intriguing complexity.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
3.5/4 99% Whose Streets? (2017) You may not agree with the politics of "Whose Streets?" But its power and passion are undeniable.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
3/4 78% An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (2017) An informative documentary that's certain to bolster awareness of an ongoing cause for alarm.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
3.5/4 99% City of Ghosts (2017) This film will give you a new appreciation for the freedoms that are often taken for granted in a democracy.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
3.5/4 83% Detroit (2017) Relentless in its storytelling, "Detroit" is a film of blistering impact.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
3.5/4 89% Lady Macbeth (2017) A fascinating portrait of empowerment gone awry.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
2.5/4 76% Atomic Blonde (2017) "Atomic Blonde" is no James Bond adventure, but it's sure to satisfy action junkies.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
3.5/4 90% A Ghost Story (2017) You may not understand "A Ghost Story." But you won't forget it.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
4/4 92% Dunkirk (2017) Seldom has a film so eloquently captured the craziness, brutality and arbitrariness of war. "Dunkirk" just might be Nolan's masterpiece.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2017
2/4 49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) "Valerian" has some cool visuals. But there's more to science fiction than pretty pictures.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2017
3.5/4 88% Maudie (2017) "Maudie" is a work of art.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
3.5/4 98% The Big Sick (2017) "The Big Sick" has a lot of charm.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
3/4 78% The Beguiled (2017) Another big-screen adaptation of this story probably wasn't necessary. But as unnecessary films go, it's well worth a look.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
2.5/4 77% The Hero (2017) It's one of his finest and most memorable performances. Unfortunately, the script fails to rise to the level of Elliott's artistry.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
4/4 93% Baby Driver (2017) It's the kind of action-comedy that makes you want to see it again a second after it's over.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
3.5/4 76% Beatriz at Dinner (2017) "Beatriz at Dinner" is a meal of a film, with plenty to chew on.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2017
2.5/4 86% Band Aid (2017) As a performer, Lister-Jones acquits herself well on both the comedic and melodramatic fronts. And the scruffily charming Pally comes across as a hybrid of Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
2/4 76% My Cousin Rachel (2017) "My Cousin Rachel" is more of an exercise in style than an adventure in emotion. In the competition for the multiplex dollar, it's relatively unmemorable.‐ St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017