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Daniel M. Kimmel

Daniel M. Kimmel
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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 39% 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 84% 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 33% 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 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 79% 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 48% 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 39% 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 82% 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 81% 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 73% 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 78% 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
4/5 57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Even if you're familiar with the story (particularly the memorably lavish 1974 movie), you'll get caught up with what is one of the best murder mystery plots of all time. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2017
4/5 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) ...the first Thor movie that can take its place in the first ranks of Marvel movies. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
3/5 29% Suburbicon (2017) In a year that has given us Get Out and Detroit, this is a lightweight rendition of a serious matter and not the "statement" that was apparently intended. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
2.5/5 77% Thank You for Your Service (2017) There's an important story to be told here, but this dramatic adaptation of the book by David Finkel may not have been the best way to tell it.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
5/5 87% Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017) Of all the superhero origin tales - real or fictional - this one may be the most extraordinary.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
4/5 83% Marshall (2017) ...an absorbing drama based in fact, about a true American hero.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
40% The Mountain Between Us (2017) If the film had gone on much longer they might have had to meet a survivalist sect or a group of zombies.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3.5/5 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) It's a must-see for fans of the 1982 original film, but there will be heated debates to come between its advocates and its critics.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2017
5/5 85% Battle of the Sexes (2017) The battle for equality may not be over, but Battle of the Sexes reminds us-in the slogan of the women's tour sponsor-we've come a long way, baby. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
3/5 86% American Made (2017) Cruise plays this mostly for laughs, and it's a return to the screen of the charmer of his earlier films.‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
3.5/5 52% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) The violence earns the film its R rating-deservedly so-despite its largely cartoonish nature including killer robot dogs and a meat grinder used as a murder weapon. ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
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