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Daniel M. Kimmel

Daniel M. Kimmel
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/5 34% American Assassin (2017) This is a spy thriller for the Trump Era, where rules that are inconvenient are simply brushed aside.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
4/5 67% mother! (2017) Aronofsky has created a work that plays as if Guillermo del Toro was directing a play by Harold Pinter. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
3/5 76% The Limehouse Golem (2017) An atmospheric murder mystery that may not achieve blockbuster status yet it draws you into its world and its mystery.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
3/5 85% It (2017) The bottom line is that It is one of the better Stephen King film adaptations, but falls short of the pantheon...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
3/5 32% Home Again (2017) ...a promising debut for Myers-Shyer, who might want a collaborator for her next script, but has some things to say about adults trying to make sense of their lives. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
3.5/5 93% Logan Lucky (2017) Soderbergh knows precisely how the formula works: likable leads, eccentric supporting characters, a complicated plan, unexpected glitches... ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2017
3.5/5 38% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) It mixes the violence, the chases, and some quirky humor into a potent late summer cocktail.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2017
2/5 48% The Glass Castle (2017) ...an unpleasant two hours ending with an image of family unity that may be hard to believe, even if true.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
2/5 68% Annabelle: Creation (2017) It's so slow and so predictable that people may start shouting out wisecracks to keep it moving along. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
2.5/5 16% The Dark Tower (2017) It's a kind of serviceable fantasy/horror film that may work for the middle school set...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
5/5 82% Detroit (2017) ...as a 62 year old white film critic, let me point out that there's nothing here that black viewers don't already know. It's white moviegoers who need to see this.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
3/5 32% Fun Mom Dinner (2017) While the comedy is sometimes broad, it avoids the need to humiliate its main characters or those around them. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
3/5 75% Atomic Blonde (2017) While there is discussion to be had about her breaking the mold-- the violence and the sex are very much on her terms--this is still a summer action movie. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2017
5/5 93% Dunkirk (2017) ...instantly enters the pantheon of great modern war films... that don't glorify war, but respect and honor those who have had to endure it.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2017
2/5 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) This is essentially the ape version of The Great Escape. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
3/5 18% Wish Upon (2017) ...in a brisk 90 minutes it provides its audiences with a few shudders at the real horror show-high school.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
3/5 93% Baby Driver (2017) ...the proverbial summer action movie, but done with enough wit and flair that you don't feel like you've seen it over and over again...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
61% Despicable Me 3 (2017) The real strength of the films is the writing and animation, which manage to provide laughs for all age levels from slapstick to sly pop culture references.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
2.5/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Aunt May seems to have discovered the Fountain of Youth. Rosemary Harris was 75 and Sally Field was 66. Marisa Tomei is 53. Aunt May will soon be younger than her nephew. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
1/5 15% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) If there's a movie worse than this set for release this year, let's hope the distributor has the good sense not to do it.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
3.5/5 46% Rough Night (2017) Why is Rough Night different from all other "friends go on a drunken spree" movies? It generates laughs without having to humiliate its characters...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
2.5/5 68% Cars 3 (2017) It will keep the young fans happy... but lacks the emotional impact of the far more involving Toy Story sequels.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
3/5 16% The Mummy (2017) It provides the requisite thrills and chills one would expect without much downtime. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3.5/5 84% Megan Leavey (2017) Mara shows the grit of a Marine in combat as well as the feelings of the human being inside, never letting one undercut the other.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3.5/5 92% Wonder Woman (2017) What makes this a must see for fans of superhero movies is the performance of Israeli actress Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. This is a star-making turn...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
2.5/5 18% Baywatch (2017) It turns out to be a lot more entertaining than it has any right to be.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
2.5/5 29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) As a movie it's disposable. As this year's edition of a favorite ride, it will likely satisfy.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
3/5 70% Alien: Covenant (2017) It can't surprise us as the early films did. Instead, it plays in the margins, providing variations on a theme. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
2/5 44% Everything, Everything (2017) For teenagers who feel they have discovered passion and love-sentiments apparently unknown to earlier generations-this is a movie that may to speak to them. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
2.5/5 28% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) There are many movies of the King Arthur legend... Director Guy Ritchie wasn't put off. There hadn't been one that combined martial arts with giant snakes; now, there has been. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 17, 2017
2.5/5 36% Snatched (2017) There's so many ways that Snatched could have gone wrong that it's amazing that they managed to pull it off, more or less.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 17, 2017
4/5 82% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) We come for the eye-popping visuals and the snarky humor, but we're touched by the emotional ties of the characters...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
2.5/5 26% Unforgettable (2017) Heigl and Dawson-and DiNovi-deserve better. So do moviegoers.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2017
3.5/5 66% Free Fire (2017) It is, in effect, a remake of Laurel and Hardy's "Battle of the Century," substituting bullets for pies.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2017
3/5 48% Going in Style (2017) ...a film where we get to enjoy three of our finest elder actors showing just how easy they can make it all look‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
3/5 31% The Assignment (2017) ...a real curiosity and is probably destined for cult status.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
3/5 52% The Boss Baby (2017) It should engage the youngsters but will leave more sophisticated viewers-say, those older than eight or nine-wanting something with more substance...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2017
2/5 67% Life (2017) It's not terrible. It's just terribly unoriginal.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
5/5 71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) ...the best movie musical in years, and one that deserves to be seen on the big screen.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2017
3.5/5 76% Kong: Skull Island (2017) So grab the popcorn and sit back like a kid at a Saturday matinee. Kong: Skull Island is the real deal.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
3.5/5 37% Brimstone (2017) ...a dark and engaging story of two people who won't give up, one for his evil ends, the other for her chance of survival.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
3.5/5 93% Logan (2017) For fans of the "X-Men," this is easily the best entry in the series in some time, a film that's more interested in the characters than in the special effects. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2017
2.5/5 66% Before I Fall (2017) ...adequate entertainment for the current crop of teens and tweens, but it's not one that their younger siblings will be wanting to see a few years from now. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2017
4/5 99% Get Out (2017) It's to Peele's credit that he's able to set up certain expectations and then pull the rug out from under us.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2017
4/5 34% The Great Wall (2017) The joys of the film are both visceral and subtle. The subtlety is in the interplay between Chinese and Western expectations, both for the characters and for audiences. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
4/5 42% A Cure For Wellness (2017) ...a gonzo, over-the-top, thriller that slowly morphs into a horror film. Viewers able to buy into this waking nightmare will find themselves amply rewarded.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
3/5 90% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) It works for the simple reason that the characters take the rules of their world seriously, even if we find them preposterous.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
1.5/5 10% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) ...the film's idea of "kinky sex" is laughably tame.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
3.5/5 91% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) ...this may be one of the very best films based on the DC Comics universe.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
3/5 17% The Space Between Us (2017) ...a touching teenage love story about a couple literally from two worlds, and with Valentine's Day nearly upon us, a fitting date night at the movies. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2017