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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
93% Widows (2018) Leave it up to Steve McQueen to revitalize the heist movie in such a way that it moves beyond the shoot-'em-up, grand theft business to tell a story about Chicago's dirty politics, social and economic corruption, and moral ambiguity.‐ ComingSoon.net
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
88% The Kindergarten Teacher (2018) All too often white feminism, as portrayed on the silver screen, highlights female complexity at the detriment of non-white characters. The Kindergarten Teacher is, unfortunately, no exception.‐ The Week
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
70% Assassination Nation (2018) Assassination Nation is a blistering yet effective exaggeration of our real-life dystopia.‐ Polygon
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
27% The Nun (2018) Even if you don't have any relationship with religion, the film challenges what you are familiar with, whatever that may be, and succeeds at startling you to the core.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
93% Blindspotting (2018) As the plot unfolds to lead us to this breaking point, it challenges its audience to overcome long-ingrained stereotypes that a black man is automatically a menacing figure.‐ The Week
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2018
5/10 26% Breaking In (2018) On principle alone, it's nice to see heroism portrayed in its most foundational sense - by way of a terrified and increasingly fed up mother just in time for Mother's Day this weekend. But we deserved something more than this.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
34% I Feel Pretty (2018) "I Feel Pretty" is sometimes funny, sometimes inspirational, but mostly an exasperating attempt to appeal to all women as it blatantly marginalizes some.‐ Wear Your Voice
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
7/10 40% The Strangers: Prey At Night (2018) But like its predecessor, Prey at Night continues to interrogate millennial apathy. ‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
91% The Shape of Water (2017) But with all its grandeur and charm, the fact that this is a love story between a woman and a monster is too ridiculous to ignore. ‐ GameSpot
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
28% Suburbicon (2017) It's white male mediocrity hard at work. It might have its moments, but mostly Suburbicon is an ill-advised, messy, and problematic film that flagrantly misses its own mark.‐ The Mary Sue
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
94% Call Me by Your Name (2018) Chalamet, however, is mesmerizing in the film. He carries the weight of the emotional layers so beautifully and effortlessly.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
30% Wonder Wheel (2017) The film is fine, romantically lit and beautifully shot (like many Allen films), but isn't nearly effective as, say, Allen's last great film--Blue Jasmine.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
97% Mudbound (2017) Compelling, heartbreaking, and bold, Mudbound is an absolute must-see.‐ Hello Beautiful
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
94% The Rape Of Recy Taylor (2017) The Rape of Recy Taylor puts our voices back into the conversation and reminds audiences of our value in the movement.‐ Hello Beautiful
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
96% The Florida Project (2017) It seems more casually curious and at times even exploitative in its attempt to center the narrative of a poor, marginalized single mother and her precocious young daughter.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
67% Flint (2017) It's a deeply personal narrative but hopefully one that spark further discourse. ‐ Hello Beautiful
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
69% mother! (2017) [Darren] Aronofsky confronts the brutality of fame and fandom and the conflict they present in our growing society of individuals whose social reflexes have evaporated and whose self-worth is dependent on external forces.‐ Vice
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
100% Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me (2017) I've Gotta Be Me is as idyllic as it is heartbreaking. ‐ Vice
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
A- 94% Down to the Bone (2005) Though it runs slow at times, Down To The Bone showed more the emotional dehabilitation rather than the obvious physical ware drugs took on a small town mom... ‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ 81% Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) Penelope's performance is a little sterotypoical, but fantastic... ‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B- 40% He's Just Not That Into You (2009) ... it was entertaining and it addressed all the normal relationships troubles people face each day.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A- 88% Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) I enjoyed it all the way through the last second.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B 58% Taken (2009) The movie was awesome and definitely a must see.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A+ 67% Revolutionary Road (2008) It just touched on so many different issues like love, the sanctity of marriage, forgiveness, rage, entrapment, loneliness and helplessness.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
C+ 30% Mulholland Falls (1996) The cast is really good, the story is interesting but it was kind of a let down at the end.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A+ 62% Changeling (2008) Angelina's performance was powerful and at times agonizing.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 79% Doubt (2008) Don't miss it.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 71% The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) ... I was pleasantly surprised.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
D+ 28% Madea Goes to Jail (2009) Unfortunately the movie isn't about Madea going to jail at all. That would have been a funny movie.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B- 59% The Secret Life of Bees (2008) The story was okay, but I think there was an underlying mammy factor that rubbed me the wrong way.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ 93% Boogie Nights (1997) Nights humanized these actors and made them live beyond their reputations.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B- 83% In Bruges (2008) This is one of those movies that kicks off with a slow engine and picks up at full speed in the second half.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
D+ 84% Rachel Getting Married (2008) I have been blown away by this movie...and not in a good way.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 54% Girl, Interrupted (1999) It's an interesting story, based on actual events.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 79% Requiem for a Dream (2000) At times disturbing and always intense, this flick offers its own acid trip for viewers and is a first-hand look at four people who become trapped by their own hell.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 75% American Violet (2009) It's beautifully told, passionate and sensitive to the true story and the victims that lived it.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ 88% Frozen River (2008) ... I thought the performances were good, but I just thought it could have done more.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ 50% Sex and the City (2008) ... the movie was truly gratifying and fed our SATC appetite, at least until the sequel coming up (can't wait!).‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 78% 25th Hour (2003) If you're in any way a Spike Lee fan, check this out.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 57% The Soloist (2009) It's an amazing story.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 88% Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) It's a great mystery, filled suspense and doesn't fail to highlight the relationship between cops and Black folks, especially men, during this era.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ 90% Knocked Up (2007) ... Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl have great chemistry onscreen and they are hysterical together.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 55% Blow (2001) This is one of the few drug movies where you actually feel a little sorry for the drug-dealing coke-infested lead character.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ 76% Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2010) The film captures the strife tearing the city apart, and how one man fought against the system and won in his own way, on his terms.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
C- 26% Seven Pounds (2008) ... the ending just raised another question: what the hell was that?‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ 93% Moonstruck (1987) At times funny and clever, Moonstruck asks the questions: what does it mean to be in love? and is it ever okay to settle?‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B 52% The 'Burbs (1989) Also starring Carrie Fisher, 'Burbs is a hilarious look at suburban mischief pre-Desperate Housewives. Check it out.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A- 85% Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003) There's nothing like a good 'ole revenge heist (complete with a hit list) to make this film one of Tarantino's best.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 84% State of Play (2009) This film was well worth the wait.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ 90% Leaving Las Vegas (1995) This movie was like watching a car crash in slow motion. You knew there was going to be a crash, but I just wished it would just happen already, and not have spent two hours getting to the impact.‐ Reel Talk Online
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017