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Charles Koplinski

Charles Koplinski
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4.0 92% A Quiet Passion (2017) The sort of deft filmmaking on display here is becoming all too rare and serves as a reminder that taking one's time and allowing the viewer to drink in a story and all it has to say has its own rewards.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
3.5/4.0 87% It Comes At Night (2017) Shults does a masterful job of creating a sense of place, the home suffused mostly with darkness and suggestive shadows, while his ability to push a scene from normality to unbearable tension is exceptional.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
3.5/4.0 66% Cars 3 (2017) Lightning strikes again in "Cars 3."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
3.5/4.0 75% My Cousin Rachel (2017) What ensues is a masterful game of cat-and-mouse between Philip and Rachel as well as Michell and his audience. ‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3.5/4.0 15% The Mummy (2017) Smart, self-aware and fun, this is a vast improvement over the schizophrenic Brendan Fraser features. Indeed, this is an ambitious, world-building undertaking that succeeds in laying a firm foundation for creature features to come.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3.5/4.0 92% Wonder Woman (2017) Gadot's contribution to the film cannot be understated. She brings a sense of innocence and conviction to the role that's reminiscent of Christopher Reeve's approach to the Man of Steel in "Superman: The Movie." ‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
3.5/4.0 93% Logan (2017) Jackman find the humanity in "Logan."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted May 21, 2017
2.5/4.0 71% Alien: Covenant (2017) Lack of direction maroons "Covenant."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
4.0/4.0 89% Norman (Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer) (2017) Originally subtitled "The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer," this is an accurate summation of the trajectory we see Norman take in the film - coming so close to what he wants, only to crash to earth aflame like some tweed-clad Icarus.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
2.5/4.0 28% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) Mixed genres makes for muddled "Arthur."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
3.5/4.0 90% Frantz (2017) A touching meditation on grief.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
3.5/4.0 81% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Darker "Guardians 2" still great fun.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
2.5/4.0 73% The Void (2017) There's no question that the film's third act takes a decisive turn for the better.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2017
3.5/4.0 88% The Lost City of Z (2017) James Grey's "The Lost City of Z" is cut from that same cloth as the films of John Huston, a rousing adventure that finds one man willingly facing impossible odds and the disdain of his colleagues while trying to find a lost Amazonian city. ‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2017
3.5/4.0 70% Gifted (2017) Honest approach elevates "Gifted."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2017
3.5/4.0 76% Kong: Skull Island (2017) "Skull Island" an epic monster mash.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2017
3.0/4.0 6% Rings (2017) "Rings" proves to be superior to the two previous movies what with its streamlined story and eerie atmosphere.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2017
3.5/4.0 25% The Comedian (2017) Stellar cast elevates "The Comedian."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2017
2.0/4.0 34% Live By Night (2017) Stylish "Night" a by-the-numbers exercise.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
3.0/4.0 84% The Founder (2017) Keaton riveting in "The Founder."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
3.5/4.0 89% Jackie (2016) Portman returns to form in "Jackie."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
2.5/4.0 75% Split (2017) Tepid pace hobbles "Split."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
3.5/4.0 89% 20th Century Women (2017) "Women" an actresses' showcase.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
3.0/4.0 43% Gold (2017) McConaughey shines in "Gold."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
3.5/4.0 87% A Monster Calls (2017) A Vivid, Effective "Monster."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2016
2.0/4.0 40% Why Him? (2016) Stay Away From "Him."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2016
4.0/4.0 93% Fences (2016) Washington, Davis Shine in Fences.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2016
2.0/4.0 31% Passengers (2016) Passengers a bland journey.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2016
3.0/4.0 96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) Affleck, Williams devastating in "Manchester by the Sea."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2016
3.5/4.0 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Rousing "Rogue One" a worthy entry in the "Star Wars" saga.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2016
2.0/4.0 60% Allied (2016) Tepid pace dooms "Allied."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2016
3.0/4.0 89% Loving (2016) Subtle approach makes for powerful "Loving."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2016
3.0/4.0 95% The Edge of Seventeen (2016) Awkward "Seventeen" ultimately rights itself.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
3.5/4.0 73% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) "Beasts" bursting with potential.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
4.0/4.0 95% The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016) Sexy, sly "Handmaiden" a fun piece of deception.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
4.0/4.0 98% Moonlight (2016) A powerful, timely tale of lost youth.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
4.0/4.0 93% Arrival (2016) Packs a powerful payoff.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
3.0/4.0 90% Doctor Strange (2016) A worthy addition to the Marvel canon.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
2.0/4.0 63% The Magnificent Seven (2016) Fuqua Helms Magnificent Muddle.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2016
3.5/4.0 85% Sully (2016) "Sully" - A Tale of Modest Heroism‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2016
3.0/4.0 59% The Light Between Oceans (2016) Conviction propels "Oceans."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2016
3.5/4.0 93% Tickled (2016) Intriguing, disturbing mystery at Core of "Tickled."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
3.0/4.0 73% Ghostbusters (2016) "Ghostbusters" Reboot a Pleasant Surprise‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
2.5/4.0 76% Lights Out (2016) "Lights Out" a Fun Frightshow‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
2.0/4.0 74% The Secret Life of Pets (2016) "Pets" Could Use Some Discipline.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
3.0/4.0 69% The Infiltrator (2016) "Infiltrator" Not Quite Invasive Enough‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
2.5/4.0 97% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) Flawed 'Wilderpeople' has its requisite charms.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2016
4.0/4.0 35% The Legend of Tarzan (2016) Not simply the best movie of the summer but one of the best films of the year. ‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2016
3.5/4.0 94% Finding Dory (2016) "Finding Dory's" animators outdo themselves here, delivering one arresting image after another, the highlight being a sequence showing hundreds of manta rays migrating that's not only gorgeous but thrilling as well.‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2016
3.5/4.0 69% Central Intelligence (2016) Johnson, Hart Generate Vital Chemistry in "Intelligence."‐ Illinois Times
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2016