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Chris Bumbray

Chris Bumbray
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
60% Chappaquiddick (2017) An intriguing take-down of the Kennedy mythos.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
58% I Love You, Daddy (2017) Louis C.K. doing Woody Allen-lite. Has it's moments, but not his best work.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
29% Loving Pablo (2017) Pales next to the authenticity of NARCOS. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
50% Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) Straightforward but engaging.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
89% Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017) Timely insight into the mind of Wonder Woman's creator!‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2017
73% The Mountain Between Us (2017) What could have been a routine romantic drama is elevated by stunning location photography and excellent performances.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2017
55% The Upside (2018) A slick American updating of INTOUCHABLES, which improves upon the original in one significant way. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
6/10 49% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) As minor entertainment, it'll do, but lacks the anarchic spirit of the first, feeling familiar and rather safe. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2017
97% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) A darkly comic masterpiece, with towering performances from Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2017
8/10 70% Hostiles (2017) Boasts a subtle, nuanced turn by Christian Bale.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2017
8/10 71% Breathe (2017) A deeply human story, beautifully shot as an epic.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
7/10 82% Brad's Status (2017) A familiar, but well-conceived part for Stiller.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
6/10 68% Downsizing (2017) A terrific first hour gives way to a messy, unfocused second half. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
8/10 83% Darkest Hour (2017) An urgent retelling of a pivotal moment in world history. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
9/10 94% Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) A new action classic with a career-redefining part for Vince Vaughn.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
8/10 86% Battle of the Sexes (2017) A fun, audience-friendly slice of nostalgia not unlike AMERICAN HUSTLE.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
94% The Disaster Artist (2017) A hilarious love-letter to Tommy Wiseau. You don't have to have seen THE ROOM to enjoy it, but you - ya know - should. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
9/10 96% I, Tonya (2017) A beautifully made pop-culture pastiche, with the best ensemble cast of the year.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
90% Mom & Dad (2017) A demented blast‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
8/10 93% Molly's Game (2017) Beautifully written and acted.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
10/10 96% The Shape of Water (2017) Guillermo del Toro's masterpiece.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
8/10 56% Roman J. Israel, Esq (2017) Overall Roman J. Israel, Esq. is another iconic Denzel Washington movie, and one that seems sure to get him some Oscar attention this fall. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017
95% The Death of Stalin (2017) A raunchy, hilarious history lesson.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017
95% Stronger (2017) A gritty, inspiring tale of perseverance ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017
68% mother! (2017) More a black comedy than straight-up horror, and definitely only for more adventurous filmgoers. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017
8/10 63% Papillon (2017) A strong remake that improves upon the original in some (but definitely not all) ways.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2017
4/10 55% Manhunt (2017) Not the return to form John Woo fans are hoping for, and quite bad at times. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2017
5/10 42% Suburbicon (2017) Despite some creative mayhem, frustratingly uneven.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
8/10 80% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) A dazzlingly off-kilter black comedy/thriller.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
6/10 71% Borg vs McEnroe (Borg McEnroe) (2017) Straightforward and reasonably entertaining, but would have worked better as a documentary.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
7/10 76% The Limehouse Golem (2017) Evocative, well-cast, Hammer horror-style thriller.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2017
5/10 24% Unlocked (2017) A routine BOURNE IDENTITY clone despite the starry cast. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2017
7/10 85% The Trip to Spain (2017) Outside the miscalculated ending, just as fun as the other two installments. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2017
7/10 59% What Happened to Monday (2017) Silly, fast-paced, fun. Noomi Rapace hasn't been this charismatic since THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2017
8/10 93% Logan Lucky (2017) An updated, more sophisticated take on those old Burt Reynold's seventies good ol'boy flicks. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017
8/10 74% Shot Caller (2017) A stark, uncompromising prison drama.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2017
5/10 14% Planetarium (2017) Visually sumptuous but a deadly bore.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
6/10 69% Pilgrimage (2017) a modest character piece that aims to be closer to THE NAME OF THE ROSE than "Game of Thrones".‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
6/10 37% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) An uneven blend of comedy and action, but the chemistry between the leads makes it worthwhile.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
7/10 48% The Glass Castle (2017) Uneven, as the film is much better at depicting Walls's childhood than her adult life, but overall a solid piece of summer counter-programming. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2017
8/10 85% Ingrid Goes West (2017) people will walk out of this one and change their social media profiles to private‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
9/10 89% Good Time (2017) a hallucinogenic late summer treat‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
4/10 16% The Dark Tower (2017) At a mere ninety minutes, it feels like one of those YouTube fan edits of an entire series.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2017
5/10 36% Kidnap (2017) At least there's Halle Berry in the driver's seat, and the force of her performance is enough to push to make this a half-decent recommendation for someone looking for a quickie genre thriller.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2017
3/10 5% The Last Face (2017) A horrifically misguided exercise in movie-star narcissism. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
3/10 13% A Family Man (2017) Repellent family drama with a "hero" you hope will end up in handcuffs by the time the movie ends. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2017
10/10 100% Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D (2017) The 3D facelift is well done, and doesn't distract from what's arguably the greatest action film ever made. Nice to see it back in theaters - where it belongs. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2017
7/10 50% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Out-does AVATAR as far as sheer visual spectacle goes, but Dane DeHaan is badly miscast in a part that demanded a larger-than-life presence. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
10/10 93% Dunkirk (2017) From the first frame to the last, it's a propulsive ride that wrings so much tension out of the audience that by the time the credits roll, there's little you can do but stare at the screen in stunned silence. ‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2017
4/10 9% First Kill (2017) Another low-rent paycheck job for Willis.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2017