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Daniel M. Kimmel

Daniel M. Kimmel
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 49% 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 87% 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 64% 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 51% 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 59% 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 67% 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 85% 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 71% 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 22% 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 87% 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 32% 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 90% 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 52% 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 80% 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 73% 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 49% 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 91% 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 40% 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
3/5 58% Half Magic (2018) This male critic is guessing the film will probably resonate more with women, but that doesn't mean men can't learn something and be entertained by it. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
3/5 73% Hostiles (2018) You may feel virtuous for having watched Hostiles, but you may find yourself a hankering for a John Wayne movie afterward.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
4.5/5 97% Black Panther (2018) As with very few in the genre, this is a game-changer.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2018
3.5/5 82% Early Man (2018) This is sure-fire family entertainment during school vacation week. Indeed, it's for Aardman fans of all ages.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2018
3.5/5 74% Mom and Dad (2018) In a tight 83 minutes, writer/director Brian Taylor sets up his absurd premise, and then runs with it. Don't watch this one with your parents - or your children. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
3/5 41% Den of Thieves (2018) It won't make any ten best lists next year, but as a midwinter entry to rev the engines, it satisfies.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
3.5/5 54% 12 Strong (2018) It is less a celebration of American military might than of the tenacity of the men who responded to the horrors of 9/11 by answering their country's call.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
3.5/5 57% The Commuter (2018) It's a convoluted plot, to be sure, and you just have to go with the flow and not question it.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
3/5 87% The Post (2018) It is getting overpraised because it seems to be in touch with the current revulsion towards more current government lies. Adequate at best, this represents a missed opportunity. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
2.5/5 32% Insidious: The Last Key (2018) This may be above average for the series, but that's still only a C-plus.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
3.5.5 77% All the Money in the World (2017) Plummer is absolutely riveting... he walks away with the film.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
2/5 51% Downsizing (2017) ...a science-fiction comedy that goes off in so many directions that it ends up being pointless. ‐ Sci-Fi Movie Page
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2017
3/5 32% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) This is a movie that wants you to laugh and enjoy the music, not engage in analysis. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2017
2/5 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) ...viewers may find themselves dreading the next musical number, with an array of undistinguished songs that Jackman and company try to sell to no avail.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2017
4/5 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) The Last Jedi represents a triumph for the series and will make you forget Jar Jar Binks ever existed.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
3/5 71% Ferdinand (2017) ...it shows both a surprising depth and some inventive zaniness, which proves to be an entertaining combination. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
5/5 97% Coco (2017) The film builds to an emotional tribute... that brings to mind the opening sequence of another Pixar triumph, Up.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2017
2/5 52% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) In setting up a dilemma for its central character and then dropping it for something else, we end up lacking any investment in Israel's fate...‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2017
3/5 29% Almost Friends (2017) You can see where this is going from a mile away. What makes it a pleasant film to watch (and it's out now "On Demand") are the leads.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2017
3/5 40% Justice League (2017) It has its moments, but it comes across as an Avengers>/i> wannabe with second-rank superheroes.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
5/5 85% Wonder (2017) ...if you're looking for a movie this season that, for a little while at any rate, will make you feel better about the world, this is the one you need to see. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017