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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 50% Equalizer 2 (2018) Robert McCall may have been better suited to an age when you could channel-hop to Spenser: For Hire or Remington Steele... As a multiplex offering, alongside tiny superheroes and giant dinosaurs, he may not be worth your time, even every four years.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
3/5 77% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) Callahan passed away in 2010 at the age of 59, which gives the film a tidy closure it would otherwise lack. But even at that, the screenplay struggles to connect several disparate threads in his life.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
82% Under the Tree (Undir trénu) (2018) It's tricky to root for a film when you can't easily root for even one of its characters.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
4/5 87% The Third Murder (Sandome no satsujin) (2018) The Third Murder requires a degree of patience and concentration from viewers, but the conclusion, even if it doesn't answer every question, is rewarding.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
2/5 57% Unfriended: Dark Web (2018) Matias's computer crashes several times trying to make sense of it all, and with it so does the film. Viewers may too, if they pitch their expectations too high.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
5/5 98% Eighth Grade (2018) Whether through natural acting prowess or natural being-13-ness, [Elsie Fisher] nails the part.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2018
4/5 94% Ava (2018) Foroughi has a great ear for dialogue, and the back-and-forth between husband and wife or mother and daughter feels completely natural.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2018
2/5 39% Mary Shelley (2018) Let's just say I was less than galvanized.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
4/5 96% Three Identical Strangers (2018) It's an amazing and heartbreaking story.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
4/5 95% Sorry to Bother You (2018) It is almost distractingly original, even if that overly busy nature also holds it back from five-star greatness. It's as though Riley wanted to make sure he left no stone unthrown.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
3/5 50% Skyscraper (2018) A fun ride, especially if you need two hours of air-conditioning.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
4/5 88% Whitney (2018) Macdonald is a little too fond of the time-capsule montage - yes, Houston found fame in the '80s - but he also does a good job of reminding us of some of the singer's groundbreaking work.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
1.5/5 59% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) A small voice could be heard occasionally whining: "I don't like this!" and "I want to leave." Until the six-year-old sitting next to me finally turned and asked me to be quiet.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
3/5 59% Always at the Carlyle (2018) Always at the Carlyle mixes fun facts about an historic hotel with trivia about celebrities who've stayed there.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
2.5/5 87% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) And while the fights and stunts are occasionally eye-catching, those eyes often end up wandering off as the combination of fast editing and quick-growing-and-shrinking props makes it hard to follow the action.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
2/5 53% The First Purge (2018) Unless you thrill to evildoers getting their comeuppance with a splash of red and no shades of grey, you'd be wise to cleanse yourself of the series.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
3.5/5 100% Leave No Trace (2018) Their idyllic but fragile existence is interrupted when police officers capture them and they are catapulted into a social system that is well-meaning but clearly not a good fit, at least for the father.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
2/5 52% Boundaries (2018) Viewers who have seen Lily Tomlin in Grandma, Around the Bend with Christopher Walken, or any number of similar stories can skip it, secure in the knowledge that they've already taken this trip.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
4/5 100% The Unseen (2016) It's a busy plot, but Redknap bides his time before carefully drawing all the threads together. ‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
2/5 76% Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018) Tucker is careful to end this warts-and-all examination on a high note, with famous models and others singing the designer's praises. But it can't fully redeem a lacklustre fashion doc.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
2/5 85% Upgrade (2018) Upgrade has the makings of a thought-provoking thriller, but downgrades itself to a generic sci-fi shoot-'em-up instead.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet Darken (2018) It's not perfect, but it's got a little something for everyone.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
5/5 97% Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (2018) As a drama, Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts is often melancholy and occasionally hilarious. From a filmmaking perspective, it is ultimately triumphant.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
3/5 64% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Day of the Soldado is still an intriguing thriller, but it's missing the raw energy of the previous instalment.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
67% Paper Year (2018) A subplot that finds Dan obsessing over Hailey's conveniently-left-out diary fizzles, as does the larger question of Franny's crush on Noah.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
No Score Yet Octavio Is Dead (2018) The always-reliable Gadon brings life to her character; whether in male or female guise, she's got emotional believability and heft.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
85% American Animals (2018) There are scenes where we feel real fear for these characters, and what starts as a comedy of errors sometimes twists into a drama of errors instead, particularly as the boys get deeper into their plan.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
4/5 90% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Offerman, if I haven't been clear enough, can do anything.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
5/5 No Score Yet Design Canada (2018) Even at a brief 74 minutes, Design Canada has time for some nifty asides.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
3/5 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) After a somewhat jerky start, Bayona manages to keep things moving nicely.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
3/5 100% Becoming Who I Was (2018) Becoming Who I Was functions as a moving account of religious and migratory freedom butting up against global politics. ‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
4/5 90% The Guardians (Les Gardiennes) (2018) We are reminded that, even in times of conflict, life goes on.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
4/5 94% Beast (2018) Pearce cleverly steers us into this dark drama Moll-first.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
3.5/5 55% Tag (2018) The movie's charm rests on its modest premise.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
3/5 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) It's still a solid Pixar outing.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
2.5/5 51% Superfly (2018) I was less troubled by such moral ambiguity than with the screenplay's remarkably tidy ending. But the cast made the trip worthwhile. I'll confess, I couldn't take my eyes off Priest.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet The Accountant of Auschwitz (2018) Despite the film's 78-minute duration, The Accountant of Auschwitz finds time to take some fascinating detours.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
5/5 89% Hereditary (2018) Hereditary runs 127 minutes -- some of the best recent horrors tend to clock in at between 90 and 100 -- but there isn't an ounce of fat in the story.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
2.5/5 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) Somewhere, another eight-year-old girl is dreaming of being a filmmaker. Ocean's 8 won't be the kick of inspiration she needs, unless the message she takes away is: You can do better than this.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
94% First Reformed (2018) It's nice to know that, at 72, Paul Schrader can still surprise.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet The Trolley (2018) I expected that The Trolley, which celebrates electric trams in Toronto and around the world, would be the ride of my life. Boy, was I short-turned.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4/5 80% Black Cop (2017) Black Cop is a real conversation starter.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
4/5 72% Adrift (2018) [Woodley's] astounding in the role.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
13% Birthmarked (2018) Birthmarked is not awful by any means, but it is certainly forgettable.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
40% Kayak to Klemtu (2018) As a drama, Kayak to Klemtu ultimately founders.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
89% The Gospel According to André (2018) While director Kate Novack may not plumb every facet of his life equally -- her documentary focuses heavily on race but barely touches sexuality -- it's still a colourful look at a colourful character.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
69% On Chesil Beach (2018) A few just-for-the-movie scenes do the story its greatest disservice. It's not enough to derail the film completely. The young actors are perfect in their portrayal of the complex mix of anger and love and confusion and betrayal.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
89% Pope Francis - A Man of His Word (2018) This is not a biography in the traditional sense...Instead, we see the Pontiff traveling the world...dispensing his message of love to believers and non-believers alike.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
4/5 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) The middle 80 per cent is a great ride, real edge-of-your-seat, seat-of-your-pants adventure; hence the four-out-of-five stars.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
4/5 97% Leaning Into the Wind (2018) [Riedelsheimer] catches up with Goldsworthy in Leaning Into the Wind, and finds the soft-spoken sculptor still making sublime works of art out of whatever nature throws at him.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018