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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B 83% Monsters and Men (2018) Frequently showing that not all is as it appears to be on the surface...Monsters and Men is an impressive debut feature. ‐ Cinema Axis
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A+ 87% Madeline's Madeline (2018) Helena Howard gives one of the most electrifying debut performances to hit the screen in decades. ‐ Cinema Axis
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B- 90% Float Like a Butterfly (2018) Float Like a Butterfly may not carry the sting of a bee, but it is worth stepping in the ring with.‐ Cinema Axis
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B 81% Freaks (2018) The first half of Freaks is a tense and claustrophobic exercise in paranoia.‐ Cinema Axis
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C 50% Kingsway (2018) While an enjoyable film, Kingsway frequently travels down familiar paths.‐ Cinema Axis
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D 68% Beautiful Boy (2018) Beautiful Boy also misses the opportunity to expand on the roles of the women in David's life during this time. ‐ Cinema Axis
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A- 89% Rafiki (2018) Kahiu still manages to offer a colourful ray of hope that love will find a way to break through the darkness.‐ Cinema Axis
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B 68% Kursk (2018) Kursk is a captivating and heartbreaking look at how a government let its people down.‐ Cinema Axis
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B- 90% Working Woman (2018) Forcing the viewer to confront the subtle and systemic nature of harassment, Working Woman is a necessary conversation starter.‐ Cinema Axis
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A- 97% The Hate U Give (2018) The Hate U Give packs an emotional punch‐ Cinema Axis
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B No Score Yet Lionheart (2018) Amusing and uplifting, without ever being sentimental, Nnaji clearly has a bright future in the director's chair.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2018
C- 45% Where Hands Touch (2018) While not hitting the heights it could have, Where Hands Touch is a reminder that there are plenty of stories from this era that have yet to be told.‐ Cinema Axis
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D+ 75% Sew the Winter to My Skin (2018) While Qubeka's visual aesthetic is strong...Sew the Winter to my Skin never feels as impactful as the man whose myth it is telling.‐ Cinema Axis
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B 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a solid portrait of a talented writer who lost sight of herself in the words of others.‐ Cinema Axis
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A+ 96% Roma (2018) A powerful piece of cinema.‐ Cinema Axis
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B- 91% The Weekend (2018) Meghie constructs a sharp comedic portrait of a woman learning to take charge of her own destiny.‐ Cinema Axis
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B 62% Vox Lux (2018) Vox Lux will likely go down as one of the year's most invigorating and perplexing films.‐ Cinema Axis
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B 86% Non-Fiction (2019) Non-Fiction may not change one's views on whether technology is bringing society together or ripping it apart, but it does offer some charming food for thought.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2018
C 80% The Good Girls (Las niñas bien) (2018) Patiently bathing in the excess of high society, director Alejandra Márquez Abella's camera often makes the audience feel like the silent fifth member of Sofía's inner circle.‐ Cinema Axis
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A- 90% A Star Is Born (2018) One cannot help but be swept up both by the romance and the amount of talent on display.‐ Cinema Axis
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F 20% Bigger (2018) the film follows the biopic formula so closely that it loses its identity in the process.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2018
C No Score Yet Demons in Paradise (2017) The film is a stark reminder that it will take many decades before the wounds, and ripple effect, of the civil war can be healed.‐ In The Seats
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2018
B+ 88% Lifechanger (2018) A surprising aspect of the film is the way McConnell's script makes one care for both the creature and Julia.‐ Cinema Axis
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B+ 61% The Oath (2018) The Oath is one of the year's comedic gems.‐ Cinema Axis
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B 79% Halloween (2018) Paying homage to Carpenter's classic, this new version of Halloween is an entertaining ride. ‐ Cinema Axis
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D 80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) the film itself is not much to sing about.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2018
A 94% Burning (Beoning) (2018) It offers a taut and thrilling mystery that you will be talking about for days.‐ Cinema Axis
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B 98% Science Fair (2018) a true crowd-pleaser‐ Cinema Axis
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C 63% Outlaw King (2018) Outlaw King is the type of epic that entertains despite not quite being fit for a king.‐ Cinema Axis
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B 38% Farming (2018) Equally powerful and uncomfortable, Farming is a stark reminder of the dangerous lengths that self-loathing can lead to.‐ Cinema Axis
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A 100% Firecrackers (2018) An intense and powerful work ‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
C- 53% Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018) It is too dark for younger audiences and lacks the levity and character depth for older audiences.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
B 95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) BlacKkKlansman raises some interesting questions about the cost of denying one's heritage and whether it is possible to change a flawed system from the inside out.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
C- 91% Mirai (2018) Though Hosoda's heart is in the right place, the repetitive nature of Kun's journey makes Mirai tiresome instead of magical.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
B 100% Dead Pigs (2018) Yan's characters, regardless of which side of the social hierarchy they fall on, are layered and feel like real people rather than caricatures.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
A 93% Transit (2019) Offering a unique perspective on the refugee experience, Petzold effectively puts us in the shoes of individuals who are often invisible in plain sight to most of society.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
B No Score Yet Finding Big Country (2018) The Grizzlies may have been forgotten by their former city, but Jayme ensures that the gentle giant Reeves surely won't be.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
B- 88% What They Had (2018) What They Had does not break new ground from a narrative standpoint, but its honesty makes the film immensely relatable‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
B+ No Score Yet Level 16 (2018) Level 16 is a compelling thriller that serves as a powerful metaphor for the unnatural standards society places on women‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
A- 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse creates a world that truly feels as if you are in a living comic book. One where each panel is an exciting mixture of different techniques.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
A- 79% Destroyer (2018) a thrilling exploration of a cop whose only hope for redemption is to go further into the darkness‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
B No Score Yet Xiao Mei (2018) a captivating examination of the impact of human connections‐ In The Seats
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
B+ 92% Cold War (Zimna wojna) (2018) Cold War resonates thanks to Joanna Kulig's brilliant performance.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
A+ 94% If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) Like a soul song that moves through one's heart, the film evokes numerous emotions with each eloquent note it hits.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
A- 67% The Go-Getters (2018) A hilarious dark comedy full of energy and crude humor, The Go-Getters is a delight from beginning to end.‐ In The Seats
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
D 38% Tiger (2018) Tiger's insistence on checking off boxes becomes distracting. This makes for a boxing film that has much to say, but lacks the overall punch in its delivery.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
A- 98% Free Solo (2018) The sense of depth and scope in Vasarhelyi and Chin's visual storytelling is simply jaw-dropping.‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
C 35% Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back) (2018) Wilkson does a great job of bringing depth to Leslie. He helps to keep the film moving even in its uneven sections. ‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
A 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Christopher McQuarrie's direction feels especially assured this time around. ‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
D+ 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) The film seems more interested in selling Queen albums to a new generation than it is depicting the complexities of the men who helped to change the face of rock music. ‐ Cinema Axis
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018