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Daniel M. Kimmel

Daniel M. Kimmel
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 No Score Yet Molly (2018) With a better script, Molly might have risen to the level of a B-movie.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2018
5/5 88% First Man (2018) ...this may be the performance for which he'll be remembered.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2018
3.5/5 90% A Star Is Born (2018) Cooper's gamble - both in stepping in behind the camera and giving Lady Gaga her first starring film role - has paid off handsomely.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
3.5/5 31% Venom (2018) Venom delivers for its audience. It's exciting, entertaining, and fun. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
2.5/5 28% Night School (2018) What makes this different from what passes for comedies these days is that it's not about humiliating its characters.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2018
1.5/5 64% Lizzie (2018) ...a film that moves at such a glacial pace that by the time we finally see the murders occur you're unlikely to care who is responsible. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
3/5 11% Life Itself (2018) ...if your attitude is that life is meaningless and then you die, you may want to give this one a pass. Fogelman clearly believes life has meaning, even if we can't always see it for ourselves.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
2.5/5 93% Mandy (2018) [A] fever dream... with visuals that suggest that the characters, the filmmakers, or perhaps the audience are having their perceptions altered by drugs. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
2/5 10% Peppermint (2018) It's standard action fare with shootings and explosions, but... there's nothing personal to it, which is the whole point of a revenge tale. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2018
3.5/5 60% Operation Finale (2018) It is in the scenes between Isaac and the protean Ben Kingsley, adding another memorable performance to his filmography as Eichmann, where the film's dilemma plays out. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
2/5 30% Kin (2018) [It] wastes a talented cast in a road movie tarted-up with some superficial science fiction trappings. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
2/5 22% The Happytime Murders (2018) The puppetry may be topnotch, but the humor is crude with the result that most viewers won't have very much of a happy time at all. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
2.5/5 33% Blue Iguana (2018) If you want a complex plot that makes sense with characters who are more three dimensional than comic caricatures, you'll have to look elsewhere. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
2.5/5 25% Mile 22 (2018) ...a serviceable late summer action film, likely to be forgotten by Labor Day.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
4.5/5 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) ...a romantic comedy that breathes new life into the genre...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
3/5 45% The Meg (2018) ...providing plenty of thrills even if none of the characters are likely to stick in your memory.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
3/5 49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) Fans of Kunis and McKinnon, and of the genre, should find it an enjoyable escape from the late summer heat.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2018
2.5/5 17% The Darkest Minds (2018) [It] may be the launch of a new franchise or not, but stories about teens struggling to make sense of the world they find themselves in will continue to find an audience. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2018
4/5 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) [It] may not be a masterpiece of cinema, but it is smashing entertainment because all the money is up there on the screen.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2018
3.5/5 80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) ... that rarest of sequels: it surpasses the original.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
2.5/5 51% Equalizer 2 (2018) [It] won't be considered a standout in the career of the director or the actor, but it's not an embarrassment either. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
3/5 46% Skyscraper (2018) The comedy series "SCTV" did a bit called "Farm Film Report." Their highest praise was for movies that "blowed up real good." They would have loved Skyscraper. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2018
4/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) ...the most fun you're likely to have at the movies this summer. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
3/5 80% Who's Watching Oliver (2018) If you can imagine Woody Allen directing Psycho, you have a sense of what this movie is like.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
2/5 63% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) It's odious in a way that it feeds into the fear and hate being invoked by our current political leaders.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
3.5/5 48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) It raises some interesting questions, all the while providing the requisite thrills from volcanoes, runaway dinosaurs, and duplicitous humans. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
2.5/5 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Part of the problem is that in the years since the original we've been inundated with superhero movies. It's a film that feels like we've already seen it - several times.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
3/5 57% Hotel Artemis (2018) ,,,it may well be the movie that - in the long run - gets new fans as well as second viewings, long after the summer's tentpoles are forgotten. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
3/5 68% Ocean's 8 (2018) It's a serviceable comedy/heist movie, but that makes it an entry in a genre where women's roles are few and far between...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2018
2/5 89% Hereditary (2018) By the time the film gets into the home stretch it goes totally off the rails...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2018
3/5 53% Book Club (2018) ...a film that will resonate with older viewers who complain no one's making movies for them.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2018
3/5 86% Upgrade (2018) ...a slick, taut genre piece that may have been done on a budget but doesn't look like they cut corners. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2018
3.5/5 70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Solo shows that Rogue One was not a fluke. There are stories to be told in the Star Wars universe that don't have to advance the main saga. ‐ Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
3/5 20% Terminal (2018) Robbie... may have gotten an Oscar nomination for I, Tonya, but this is a film that really showcases her range. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 13, 2018
2.5/5 38% Life of the Party (2018) ...an uneven mess, but for a Melissa McCarthy vehicle it's a vast improvement over most of her previous movies.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 13, 2018
3/5 86% Tully (2018) It goes where few films about parenthood go, acknowledging that you can love your kids and still feel that you're in over your head...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 8, 2018
3/5 17% Supercon (2018) What makes the film fun is how it spoofs the whole world of fans eager to see the TV stars of their youth without making those fans the butt of the joke. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
4/5 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) ...as much a fantastic amusement park ride as a cinematic experience, with an engaging cast doing an incredible job of not getting lost in the proceedings. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
2.5/5 34% I Feel Pretty (2018) ...its positive message of self-esteem and female empowerment risks being buried under too many subplots. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2018
3.5/5 89% Isle of Dogs (2018) What makes this standout from other Anderson films is that the characters are much more well-rounded than the caricatures who you usually parade through his movies. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
3/5 53% Rampage (2018) Whatever your age, if you have fun with movies where giant monsters are wreaking havoc, you'll have a blast.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
3.5/5 81% Chappaquiddick (2018) Chappaquiddick is no hatchet job. Instead, it offers a serious meditation on the uses and abuses of power, a story that is timely in any era‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
2/5 95% A Quiet Place (2018) Recent attempts at "smart horror" didn't offer up reality but they did have an internal logic for the world the films created. A Quiet Place fails this basic test. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2018
2.5/5 72% Ready Player One (2018) It's a fitting summation of Spielberg's career: occasional nods to the real world, but really preferring a world of fantasy and eternal adolescence. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
3/5 51% Tomb Raider (2018) Tomb Raider is a film that you know is calculated to kick off future blockbusters in the series, and yet it works.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
3.5/5 92% Love, Simon (2018) Simply by being a typical, if entertaining, high school movie, it may be making its most important statement of all. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
1.5/5 41% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) DuVernay directs at a leaden pace. She seems to have no idea how to get out of a scene once it has accomplished what it had to do. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
3.5/5 47% Red Sparrow (2018) If there was any question whether Jennifer Lawrence is going to go the distance as an actress, one only has to look at her choice of roles. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2018
3.5/5 83% Game Night (2018) Bateman and McAdams prove to be an effective comedy pairing. .. The two of them play off of each other perfectly. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018
4.5/5 87% Annihilation (2018) This is a film that is both disturbing and provocative, leaving viewers to draw their own conclusions.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018