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Daniel M. Kimmel

Daniel M. Kimmel
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 16% The 5th Wave (2016) Casting Moretz as Cassie was a smart move. Like Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games" and Shailene Woodley in "Divergent," Moretz is first and foremost an actress. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2016
1/5 10% Dirty Grandpa (2016) Spread the word. The worst movie of 2016 has just been released. It's called Dirty Grandpa.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2016
2.5/5 81% The Revenant (2015) This is the action-adventure film as arthouse epic, where a tighter script and more clearly defined characters might have made it more engaging. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2016
2/5 10% The Forest (2016) ...one of those generic horror films you find at the video store or online streaming, unsure if you saw it but willing to take a chance. On your laptop this should do fine.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2016
3/5 60% Sisters (2015) ...it's a movie that lets Gen Xers indulge in their wild youth while reminding them that time has marched on.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2015
3/5 95% Creed (2015) It's hokey, it's predictable and, if you're a fan, it's surprisingly engaging. A big reason is that Stallone-often an underrated actor -underplays the role. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2015
2.5/5 76% The Good Dinosaur (2015) Stories and characters have always been the backbone of the best Pixar films, and here it's obvious that this was a script done by committee. Literally. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2015
3.5/5 70% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) In spite of the unnecessary padding that led to "Mockingjay" being split in half, the series ends on a strong note.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2015
3/5 38% Secret in Their Eyes (2015) ... it's the movie you go out to during Thanksgiving week when you've just got to get out of the house.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2015
3.5/5 45% The 33 (2015) It sounds strange, but The 33 is the feel-good mining disaster of the movie of the year.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2015
4/5 65% Spectre (2015) They're still following the philosophy for the series established by the late producer Albert R. Broccoli: all the money spent for the film is up on the screen. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2015
2.5/5 35% Our Brand is Crisis (2015) It's not often when you see exactly where a film goes off the rails, but something that was working suddenly becomes so phony that you leave wondering what happened. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2015
3/5 16% The Last Witch Hunter (2015) ...for those looking for something slick and supernatural and just a bit goofy, it's an enjoyable treat with a few tricks up its sleeve.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2015
4/5 71% Crimson Peak (2015) The film is a visual feast with just enough shocks to ensure you don't mistake this for some well-mounted costume drama. It is the stuff of a beautifully vivid nightmare. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2015
4.5/5 91% Bridge of Spies (2015) Tom Hanks... shines even in mediocre films, and when he gets a plum role that allows him to be an "everyman" who rises to the occasion, he's outstanding. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2015
3/5 60% The Inhabitants (2015) The [filmmakers] are too clever to think they're breaking new ground. Instead, they try to make it as polished as they can.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2015
5/5 92% The Martian (2015) Scott makes us feel both the excitement and potential danger that space crews must face, or will face, once we get serious about leaving Earth again. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2015
3/5 61% The Intern (2015) It's about a platonic friendship where she gives new meaning to his life, and he brings some much needed grounding to hers.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2015
100% Famous Nathan (2015) "Famous Nathan" is an attempt to preserve something of the past before it's lost forever.‐ The Jewish Advocate
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2015
4/5 74% Black Mass (2015) This is a violent film about a criminally evil person who killed or corrupted almost everyone around him. Depp's portrayal of him makes this one not to miss. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2015
3.5/5 15% The Transporter Refueled (2015) It's the cotton candy of action films. It's fun while you're enjoying it, but not something that you'll remember. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2015
4/5 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) [They] got it exactly right, introducing the characters to moviegoers who may have never heard of them while not insulting the memories of those who have. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2015
1/5 9% Fantastic Four (2015) What's the worst thing you can say about a superhero movie? It's dull. The Fantastic Four is deadly dull. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2015
3.5/5 99% Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015) People looking for family entertainment that the whole family actually can enjoy will want to put this one on their list. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2015
4/5 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) ...the summer movie we've been waiting for: filled with action, exotic locations, and enough plot twists that you simply can't check your brain at the door. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2015
4/5 60% Southpaw (2015) ...a story we've seen many times before, but it's acted with such heart and directed with such skill that it's hard to resist. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2015
3/5 81% Ant-Man (2015) For the comic book geeks, this is manna from cinematic heaven. As for the rest of us, this a lesser but fun effort. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2015
1/5 16% The Gallows (2015) It just hangs there, dead... and deadly dull.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2015
3/5 56% Minions (2015) It's a fast-paced 91 minutes that will not leave you longing for Minions, Part II but glad that you sat through this one. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2015
2/5 63% Magic Mike XXL (2015) ...eye candy for those who want to see barely dressed men simulating sex. If that's not you, you needn't bother.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2015
3.5/5 25% Terminator Genisys (2015) [It] may be yet another summer movie sequel, but this one turns out to have been worth the effort.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2015
3/5 46% Ted 2 (2015) ...it's about on par with the original but it's so much better than MacFarlane's last outing, the criminally unfunny A Million Ways to Die in the West.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2015
3/5 29% Burying the Ex (2015) [Director Joe Dante's] latest film... hearkens back to his very early work. This is a cheesy, modestly budgeted horror comedy that should find its niche audience. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2015
4.5/5 98% Inside Out (2015) Welcome back, Pixar. We've missed you.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2015
No Score Yet Welcome To Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort (2015) If you remember the Catskills of old, or want to see what it was all about, then check in to Welcome to Kutsher's.‐ The Jewish Advocate
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2015
3.5/5 71% Jurassic World (2015) The plotting and characterization is about an inch deep, but it does raise some interesting points along the way to its mega-dinosaur smackdown finale. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2015
2.5/5 33% Entourage (2015) As a satire of the movie industry, Entourage is Hollywood Lite.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2015
2/5 32% Poltergeist (2015) ...if the only reason you're remaking a movie is simply because you own the rights, it's probably not worth doing.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 22, 2015
2.5/5 50% Tomorrowland (2015) To say that "Tomorrowland" is a disappointment isn't really fair. If this reviewer was eight years old, it would seem like one of the best movies ever. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 21, 2015
4/5 65% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) ...a movie that will make you laugh out loud without feeling stupid.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 14, 2015
2.5/5 97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) It's got the action and explosions of a "Transformers" movie, but makes those films look like complex dramas in comparison.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 14, 2015
4/5 75% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) ...a comic book movie, to be sure, but it's got enough spectacle, wit, and talent on display to make it a most entertaining kickoff to the season. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2015
54% Woman in Gold (2015) The film lets us see the tensions and sadness that are inevitable in a story like this, but also offers some wry humor. ‐ The Jewish Advocate
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2015
3.5/5 47% Home (2015) ...a charming entertainment for children that should amuse the adults that have to accompany them.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2015
3.5 28% Insurgent (2015) Woodley does solid work here as she's done elsewhere, and continues to be someone to watch...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2015
3.5/5 83% Cinderella (2015) Little girls-of all ages-will have a great time...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2015
2/5 60% Run All Night (2015) Run All Night will be lucky if it runs all week. This one's dead on arrival.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2015
4.5/5 32% Chappie (2015) ...a welcome addition to the long and rich history of the robot in science fiction films.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2015
4/5 63% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) Watching the film you just want to relax and settle back. It's the cinematic equivalent of a warm bath.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2015
3.5/5 56% Focus (2015) You don't have to check your brain at the door, exactly, but you might want to set it to cruise control.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2015