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Chris Bumbray

Chris Bumbray
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 86% The Girl With All the Gifts (2017) A top-notch cast (including standout Sennia Nanua) makes this zombie drama well worth checking out.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2017
8/10 96% Logan (2017) The movie fans have been asking for ever since Hugh Jackman first put on his claws. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
30% Fist Fight (2017) Uneven but worthwhile due to a strong last act. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
5/10 35% The Great Wall (2017) Matt Damon is badly miscast in this silly period fantasy. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
91% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Perfect for families, but it almost feels like Batman fanboys are the real target demo here. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
40% A Cure For Wellness (2017) At least a half hour too long and self-indulgent, but also visually sumptuous and mostly entertaining.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2017
8/10 90% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) Well-directed, dynamic and action-packed sequel that emphasizes the insanity of the John Wick universe.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2017
17% The Space Between Us (2017) Butterfield and Oldman aren't enough to save this too cheesy sci-fi road movie. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
8/10 57% War on Everyone (2017) Demented and hilarious. Alexander Skarsgard's best role to date.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2017
17% Sidney Hall (2017) Pretentious art-house posing. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
69% The Hero (2017) A great star-turn from the perennially underrated Sam Elliot. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
92% Berlin Syndrome (2017) Artful and disturbing. Teresa Palmer's best performance to date. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
71% Bushwick (2017) Good action design isn't able to compensate for a predictable script. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2017
9/10 94% Brigsby Bear (2017) Gonzo but surprisingly sweet. A major big-screen debut for Kyle Mooney.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2017
71% XX (2017) Of the four stories, only one of them really works. The others range from mediocre to bad. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2017
25% Rebel in the Rye (2016) Conventional, but entertaining. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2017
83% Walking Out (2017) Beautifully-shot and Matt Bomer is great in an unusual part.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2017
92% A Ghost Story (2017) Experimental and utterly compelling.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2017
64% The Polka King (2017) A fun, fast-paced true crime tale. Jack Black's best performance since BERNIE.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
7/10 41% Gold (2017) WOLF OF WALL STREET-lite, but a fun, fast-paced tale. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
6/10 80% To the Bone (2017) Distinguished by Lily Collins's standout performance.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
100% Call Me by Your Name (2017) A sumptuously filmed, beautifully acted love story with Armie Hammer's best performance to date.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
9/10 96% Mudbound (2017) if Sundance has a raison d'etre, it's to give movies like this a platform, andthis isa movie well-worthy of the opportunity to break out.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2017
8/10 100% Get Out (2017) With influences ranging from Dario Argento to THE STEPFORD WIVES, Jordan Peele's directorial debut is smart, stylish and scary. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2017
8/10 96% The Big Sick (2017) A star-making comedy for Kumail Nanjiani.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2017
4/10 75% Landline (2017) A too predictable comedy distinguished only by some of the performances. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2017
6/10 31% The Yellow Birds (2017) A solid war drama gets bogged down in a routine mystery. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2017
4/10 46% Person to Person (2017) A little too self-consciously quirky.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2017
8/10 69% The Discovery (2017) Uneven, but thoughtful and always intriguing. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2017
9/10 82% Wind River (2017) A superior thriller distinguished by a strong premise, superb action and one of star Jeremy Renner's best ever performances. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2017
9/10 91% I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (2017) A dazzling, comic neo-noir. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2017
7/10 72% An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (2017) Less impactful than the original, but a much needed word of encouragement for those who've taken up Gore's challenge. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
7/10 86% The Little Hours (2017) A fun midnight movie mash-up of Pasolini by way of Mel Brooks. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
7/10 46% Trespass Against Us (2017) An atypically sympathetic portrayal by Fassbender. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2017
6/10 33% Monster Trucks (2017) Not as bad as it looks. A harmless, fast-paced kids flick. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2017
7/10 84% Silence (2017) It's the type of film one submits to rather than watches, but if there's any living filmmaker I'd submit to, it's Scorsese.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2017
5/10 4% Arsenal (2017) Some inspired lunacy from Nicolas Cage isn't quite enough to save this modest crime melodrama. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2017
9/10 97% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) This is really a wonderful adventure-comedy.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2016
7/10 93% Fences (2016) Incredible performances all around, and Wilson's play is given a reverential big screen adaptation. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
8/10 92% Hidden Figures (2017) Thoroughly entertaining with terrific performances all around. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
8/10 34% Live By Night (2017) A terrific throwback gangster flick in the mold of WB's James Cagney/ Humphrey Bogart classics. Great action, excellent writing/acting. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2016
82% Patriots Day (2017) Another dynamic, real-life thriller for Berg/Wahlberg, with a standout performance by Alex Wolff. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
5/10 18% Assassin's Creed (2016) Kurzel and Fassbender will both go on to make many more good movies, but neither is a good fit for a piece of escapism.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2016
7/10 31% The Hollow Point (2016) A stylish, neo-noir/western with a standout performance by Ian McShane.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2016
5/10 12% Collateral Beauty (2016) hopelessly corny and oh so silly‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
4/10 39% Why Him? (2016) the ingredients are all here, making it even more puzzling that the movie falls as flat as it does‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2016
9/10 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) This is exactly what Edwards always said he was going to make - a STAR WARS war film. People die, and tears will be shed. Anyone who thought it would be watered-down should think again.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
41% Office Christmas Party (2016) Only OK, but given how bad a year this has been for comedies, I guess OK is good enough. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
8/10 66% Frank & Lola (2016) It's a sexy, adult thriller that doesn't pander and never feels artificial. This one will likely find an appreciative audience and makes for a promising debut for writer/director Ross.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016
7/10 70% Miss Sloane (2016) Overall, MISS SLOANE suffers from a maudlin conclusion that spoon-feeds a resolution to the audience, but for ninety percent of the running time its an excellent, character-driven drama.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2016