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Christopher Null

Christopher Null
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 92% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) a curious and enjoyable dark comedy, black as night, with legit Oscar aspirations‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
2/5 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) The Greatest Showman highlights that Hollywood has no idea how to handle the musical genre‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
2/5 70% Café Society (2016) so slight that one gets the impression he wrote the script on the plane ride back from Europe‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2016
3.5/5 78% Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) a sprinkling of redemptive magic‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2016
3.5/5 87% Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) Streep and Grant are amazing both when they're apart and together, their earnest portrayals really lending gravitas to people who would otherwise be remembered as a joke‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2016
2.5/5 78% The Shallows (2016) really goes off the deep end in the final act, switching from harrowing tale to dumb action movie‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2016
2.5/5 50% 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi (2016) like NASCAR for the neo-Con set, a "shoot first and never apologize later" lament which Bay hopes will show how "sober" he can be‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016
4.5/5 97% Spotlight (2015) The closing notes, crafted beautifully by McCarthy and Josh Singer's screenplay and rendered flawlessly by McCarthy's quietly observant lens, remind even the most vigilant of us all that this is not a past-tense issue‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2015
4/5 87% Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon (2015) full of magic and promise‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2015
3/5 83% Chinese Roulette (1976) It just doesn't work.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2015
2/5 30% The Captive (2014) pretty-looking yet totally dopey‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2015
2/5 15% The Lazarus Effect (2015) Who knew that playing God would be so unfulfilling... or so dull.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2015
3.5/5 92% Frank (2014) Frank is a movie so bizarre and strange that it's practically a miracle it got made at all‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2014
3/5 82% Ivory Tower (2014) I'm just as perplexed now as I was before watching the movie.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2014
3.5/5 77% Big Bad Wolves (2014) We've seen this film before - as recently as in last year's Prisoners - but Big Bad Wolves still manages to feel fresh.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2014
3/5 93% Force Majeure (2014) Everyone should have just gotten over themselves and moved on to enjoy the week on the slopes without so much drama. But that wouldn't have been very Swedish. ‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2014
3/5 8% After (2014) Gaspersz embeds you with this family's struggles, and almost makes you care about what happens to them all in the end‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2014
4/5 89% Big Hero 6 (2014) visually engaging, solidly structured, offers up entertaining characters, and establishes the needs of the genre - the superhero film - without falling into the pitfalls facing the typical "origin" stories‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2014
5/5 100% Love Streams (1984) a soul rattler.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2014
69% Jacob's Ladder (1990) One of Robbins' finest unheralded performances, plus a slew of supporting roles from then-unknowns Eriq LaSalle, Ving Rhames, Jason Alexander, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and an uncredited Macaulay Culkin.‐ Austin Chronicle
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2014
3/5 70% Somebody Up There Likes Me (2013) This isn't mumblecore, but it isn't slapstick, either. File under mumblestick, perhaps? ‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2013
4/5 81% Europa Report (2013) I've never been so engrossed in frank conversations involving landing zones, ice drilling, or hydrazine.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2013
2/5 83% Curse of Chucky (2013) There's nothing here to indicate that the current iteration of Chucky contains enough life to stalk though anything more than a string of middling direct-to-video sequels. ‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2013
1/5 No Score Yet A Common Man (2013) The movie's tagline is "No justice. No peace." I couldn't agree more.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2013
2.5/5 49% Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf's (2013) I imagine that watching a movie about Bergdorf's is probably a little like shopping at Bergdorf's. It may feel good in the moment, but in the aftermath, you start to feel a little sick about the whole thing.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2013
3.5/5 79% SOMM (2013) I found myself far more interested in the wines these guys were drinking than in them as individuals. ‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2013
4/5 96% In the Family (2012) an amazing piece of work, a quiet, introspective indie film that will have you rethinking everything‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2013
4/5 85% The Way Way Back (2013) sneaky in the way it sets up a series of conventional themes and characters but slowly twists each of them, resulting in an experience that is subtly revelatory‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2013
3.5/5 46% I'm So Excited! (2013) completes the gradual movement in Almodovar's work toward completely mannered farcical soap opera‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2013
1.5/5 58% Stuck in Love (2013) Like many films paying lip service to the world of writing and publishing, Stuck in Love is in a big hurry to get to the good parts‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2013
2.5/5 66% World War Z (2013) Apocalyptic hysteria aside, a movie this confused couldn't possibly go out with a bang... instead, it goes out with an ellipsis.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2013
4/5 60% The Bling Ring (2013) Coppola, as ever, works in the subtlety of observation, immersing in the world of the characters and laying its flaws bare as opposed to strongly essaying the downfall of youth‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2013
4.5/5 83% This Is the End (2013) a meta-masterwork.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2013
2/5 14% A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) A Good Day to Die Hard isn't just half-boring and indifferently made; at its worst, it's downright dispiriting.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2013
4/5 98% Before Midnight (2013) It's hard to remember another film where the ache of life's passing, and the ghostly memory of youthful freedoms has been more piercingly evoked.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2013
3.5/5 69% Fast & Furious 6 (2013) The choreography in the centerpiece smash-'em-ups is relentless, as if Lin has spent most of the two years since the last movie maniacally storyboarding the demolition derby of his dreams‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted May 23, 2013
1.5/5 0% Generation Um... (2013) The point of the movie seems to be: like, inarticulation, or something? ‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted May 2, 2013
3.5/5 93% The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) The Citizen Kane of westerns.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2013
2/5 62% Jack Reacher (2012) Jack Reacher revolves around wild impossibilities and baffling motivations, and the conclusion is a whopper that outdoes everything I've discussed above.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2013
2.5/5 31% The Numbers Station (2013) If you're looking for a dynamic, politically-tinged thriller, you could do a lot better, but you could also do a lot worse.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2013
1.5/5 52% At Any Price (2013) A movie about amateur race cars, sex in grain silos, murderous secrets, and Dennis Quaid's late-period acting crisis - only not as much fun as any of that sounds.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2013
3.5/5 100% Rio Bravo (1959) A definitive piece of Americana by way of Howard Hawks, Rio Bravo is what the late 1950s studio system was all about‐
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2013
3.5/5 82% The Impossible (2012) A tale that largely tells itself... with a little essential help from Hollywood's best special effects guys, that is.‐ Film Racket
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2013
4/5 100% The Staircase (2005) So much legal craziness that you'll soon agree the whole system is totally out of whack.‐
Posted Mar 4, 2013
91% Hamlet (1948) This Hamlet, a Best Picture winner, unfortunately stands as one of the stagier productions of the famous play.‐
Posted Feb 24, 2013
2/5 44% Brake (2012) an idea for a short extended far beyond its creative shelf life‐
Posted Mar 22, 2012
4/5 86% Last Days Here (2012) For a heavy metal film, there is a lot of soul here.‐
Posted Mar 1, 2012
1.5/5 31% The Vow (2012) a cross between Romantic Conflict for Dummies and Tepid Soup for the Soul‐
Posted Feb 9, 2012
2/5 13% W.E. (2012) behaves better as a museum piece that should be framed, hung and admired than as a moving piece of cinema that encourages you to embrace and interact with it. ‐
Posted Feb 2, 2012
3/5 78% Kitty Foyle (1940) It's an odd and unique testament to 1940s' zeitgeist, a period of hope and despair, both of which are reflected in Ms. Foyle.‐
Posted Jan 31, 2012