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Daniel Eagan

Daniel Eagan
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% Taipei Story (Qing mei zhu ma) (1985) What resonates most from the movie is [Edward] Yang's empathy for his doomed characters.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2017
56% Song to Song (2017) If there's a sense of diminishing returns to Song to Song, no one makes movies like Malick. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2017
98% After the Storm (Umi yori mo mada fukaku) (2017) A disillusioned father tries to pull his family back together in another simple but powerful drama from the Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2017
72% Headshot (2017) Derivative plot weighs down a grim martial-arts outing.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2017
88% Apprentice (2017) A sketch blown up to feature length.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2017
92% Logan (2017) Logan is the best argument in years for making movies out of comic books.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2017
27% Fist Fight (2017) Nerd English teacher faces off against a bully in this easygoing, underachieving comedy.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
No Score Yet Duckweed (2017) Pleasant, undemanding dramedy uses time travel to let a son connect with a younger version of his estranged father.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
90% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) John Wick Chapter 2 gives action fans exactly what they want.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2017
56% Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back (2017) Blockbuster sequel to Stephen Chow's Conquering the Demons has more action than comedy.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2017
50% Kung-Fu Yoga (2017) Chan remains an icon of cinema, and he's helped elevate Kung Fu Yoga above the run-of-the-mill. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
83% The King (2017) [A] cheap, gaudy imitation.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2017
No Score Yet S is for Stanley (2017) Manages the difficult feat of circling around both of its subjects without saying much interesting about either of them.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2017
43% xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) Vin Diesel and his slacker daredevils battle agents who want to take over the world in a loud, pushy adventure just good enough for fans of the series.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
31% Railroad Tigers (2017) Overall a slapdash and silly movie, Railroad Tigers is still a treat to watch, even when it slips into violence and propaganda.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2017
71% Master (ma-seu-teo) (2017) Flashy but paper-thin, Master lets its stars ham it up in crowd-pleasing turns, but drops the ball when it comes to plotting. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2017
35% Live By Night (2017) Polished, large-scale crime drama improves on the Dennis Lehane novel.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2016
85% Silence (2017) A 17th-century priest trying to rescue persecuted Catholics in Japan is brought to a crisis of faith in Martin Scorsese's somber adaptation of a Shûsaku Endô novel.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2016
No Score Yet The Wasted Times (Luomandike Xiaowang Shi) (2016) Shanghai gangsters and lovers struggle through the Japanese occupation during World War II in an art-house misfire. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
93% Fences (2016) Fences may be a cautionary story about the effects of racism, but it is also a cunning, layered and consistently entertaining drama. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2016
67% Sword Master (2016) Once the real story emerges, Sword Master 3D settles into an impressive display of action choreography.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
100% Two Trains Runnin' (2016) Fascinating documentary examines the convergence of blues music and civil rights during the Freedom Summer of 1964.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2016
50% Sky On Fire (Chongtian huo) (2016) Good action helps an otherwise old-fashioned action thriller from Hong Kong veteran Ringo Lam. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2016
95% Moana (2016) Disney's winning streak continues with Moana, a warm, friendly adventure destined for blockbuster success. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2016
96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) One of the most penetrating dramas of the year.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
94% Arrival (2016) ...[A] message drama disguised as a science-fiction adventure. Somber and slow-paced, it has been engineered more for the mainstream than fanboys.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2016
87% Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Massively mounted, meticulously researched war movie that ultimately has little to say.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2016
60% Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016) Solid, middlebrow entertainment with few highs but equally few lows.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2016
No Score Yet Crosscurrent (2016) Stunning imagery is the key element of a movie weighed down by metaphors.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2016
37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Second try at Lee Child's iconic tough guy is a middling adventure with Tom Cruise on autopilot.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2016
76% Kevin Hart: What Now? (2016) Raucous and profane, Kevin Hart: What Now? is a quick fix for [Kevin Hart's] many fans and consistently diverting fun for everyone else.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2016
43% London Town (2016) Bland coming-of-age story with poorly written characters.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2016
92% Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience (2016) Visually sumptuous, but prone to overstatement, it's the opposite of a kid-friendly IMAX nature documentary.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2016
67% Asura: The City of Madness (2016) Stylish if derivative, it's bloody enough for action fans, and moody enough for niche venues. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2016
84% Deepwater Horizon (2016) This adrenalized account of the 2010 oilrig explosion works best as an effects-laden disaster pic, less well as human drama.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2016
100% 100 Years (2016) What emerges watching 100 Years is Elouise Cobell's indomitable spirit and passion, her conviction in pursuing a case that seemed impossible to win. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2016
80% 1000 Rupee Note (Ek Hazarachi Note) (2016) Deceptively simple, but building to devastating twists, 1000 Rupee Note marks an impressive debut for director and editor Shrihari Sathe.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2016
85% Sully (2016) Vivid, riveting story of Capt. Chesley Sullenberger marks another milestone for director Clint Eastwood.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2016
36% Skiptrace (2016) While not up to the caliber of Chan's biggest hits, [Skiptrace is] a fun, undemanding comedy that will appeal to his fans.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2016
83% In Order of Disappearance (2016) Distraught father avenges his dead son, sparking a drug war in rural Norway. Scandinavian Death Wish is a strong vehicle for a superb Stellan Skarsgård.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
60% War Dogs (2016) Amateur arms dealers make a killing while skirting the law in an entertaining fact-based comedy.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2016
25% Ben-Hur (2016) Once the gold standard for Biblical epics, Ben-Hur looks a little cheap and tawdry in its latest screen outing.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2016
95% Neither Heaven nor Earth (Ni le ciel ni la terre) (2016) French troops on the front lines in Afghanistan fall prey to an unseen enemy in a strikingly original war story.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2016
56% Jason Bourne (2016) A great package from a talented team, delivering just what Bourne fans want.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2016
93% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (2016) [Our Little Sister's] comforting narrative holds few surprises, but builds remarkable emotional power.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2016
88% Indian Point (2016) Indian Point is a frustrating look at a disaster waiting to happen.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2016
74% The Secret Life of Pets (2016) It turns out they're just like us, only sometimes funnier, thanks to an excellent cast of comics.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2016
36% The Legend of Tarzan (2016) King of the beasts fights slave traders to rescue his kidnapped wife in a lumbering jungle adventure.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2016
92% Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words (2016) Even rock neophytes will be drawn to this boisterous look at a prodigiously talented musician and composer.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2016
92% Three (Saam Yan Hang) (2016) Dense, intricately detailed, Three builds slowly but inexorably to scenes of appalling mayhem, assembled with the director's signature precision. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2016