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Daniel Eagan

Daniel Eagan
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
15% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) It's an all-out war between planets as Michael Bay says farewell to the Transformers franchise with some of the best sustained filmmaking of his career.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2017
90% SCORE: A Film Music Documentary (2017) Composers and experts discuss movie soundtracks in a polished, laid-back documentary. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2017
89% Lost in Paris (Paris pieds nus) (2017) Very poorly lit and indifferently shot, Lost in Paris becomes increasingly leaden as it progresses. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
15% The Mummy (2017) The Mummy does what it's supposed to do with little originality and almost no life.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2017
80% Ascent (2017) [N]arration veers between oblique and pretentious, sometimes landing squarely on both.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2017
88% God of War (2017) A large-scale adventure with an above-average script, God of War could be the best Asian historical epic since John Woo's Red Cliff. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
81% The Exception (The Kaiser's Last Kiss) (2017) Intrigue swirls around the exiled Kaiser Wilhelm before a meeting with Nazi leaders in a capable World War II romance with memorable acting.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
No Score Yet From the Ashes (2017) Powerful documentary shows what's wrong with the coal industry and how to fix it.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
67% This Is Not What I Expected (2017) Bright, sparkly and light-hearted, it's the equivalent of cinematic comfort food.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 31, 2017
92% Wonder Woman (2017) A smart, exciting, politically aware origin story.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 31, 2017
29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) If you've never seen a Pirates of the Caribbean, this one will pass the time nicely. If you have, Dead Man Tell No Tales may invoke déjà vu. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
19% Baywatch (2017) A corporate version of an R-rated comedy, neither as bad nor as funny as it could have been.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 23, 2017
71% Alien: Covenant (2017) A return to form for director Ridley Scott.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 15, 2017
No Score Yet Grey Lady (2017) Boasts a better-than-average cast of movie and TV veterans who are rendered powerless by an ugly, farfetched plot.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2017
100% BANG! The Bert Berns Story (2017) Affectionate but still eye-opening look at songwriter and producer Bert Berns and his impact on 1960s rock music.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2017
66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) The eighth in the long-running series, The Fate of the Furious recycles earlier Fast and Furious plots and throws in bits and pieces from rival movies as well. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2017
98% Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa.) (2017) Even at its most baffling, Your Name maintains a visual style that approaches the grandeur of anime masters like Hayao Miyazaki.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2017
45% Ghost in the Shell (2017) Years in the making, Ghost in the Shell is an expensive, carefully calculated, corporate version of a manga that was anything but. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2017
No Score Yet The Prison (2017) Disgraced cop uncovers a criminal gang in a corrupt prison. Far-fetched thriller from Korea plows familiar ground.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2017
16% CHIPS (2017) Lazily plotted, puerile, nonsensical, it's also occasionally witty and blithely indifferent to meeting expectations.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
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
44% 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
96% 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
74% 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
93% 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
100% 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
89% 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
50% 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
36% 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
34% 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
20% 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
64% 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
96% 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
93% 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
50% 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