Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 79% VHYes (2020) While Robbins surely has something to say about today's culture, everything in VHYes has to connect in one way or another. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
3.5/5 76% Bad Boys for Life (2020) Bad Boys for Life still has some gas left in the tank after 25 years. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
5/5 88% The Graduate (1967) Over fifty years after its theatrical release, comedy-drama The Graduate manages to hold up as one of the best films of all time. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2020
3.5/5 20% Like a Boss (2020) Like A Boss may be the comedy movie that we need to distract us from what's happening right now. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
5/5 91% The Fighter (2010) The performances from Christian Bale, Melissa Leo, and Amy Adams in The Fighter are the very definition of a masterclass in acting. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2020
4.5/5 97% Brooklyn (2015) Phenomenal performances from Saoirse Ronan and Emory Cohen help to elevate 1950s romantic drama Brooklyn in the 2015 adaptation. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
5/5 91% Birdman (2014) When it comes to filmmaking, the Michael Keaton-starring Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a unique achievement in cinema. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet City of Joel (2020) City of Joel takes a both-sides approach while documenting the Village of Kiryas Joel and the Chasdic enclave's plans to annex land. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
5/5 94% Moneyball (2011) In utilizing the old school vs. new school approach, Moneyball manages to become one of the best baseball movies ever. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
5/5 96% The Social Network (2010) The Social Network isn't only a great film but it's a classic for a new era in filmmaking. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2020
5/5 89% Galaxy Quest (1999) What helps drive Galaxy Quest home is that this film really is a love letter to sci-fi fans. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2019
4.5/5 95% Little Women (2019) Little Women is the type of film that won't only improve with time but also on repeat viewings. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
No Score Yet Spiral Farm (2019) Piper de Palma's performance in Spiral Farm shows that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
5/5 89% 1917 (2020) Sam Mendes' 1917 is a masterpiece achievement in filmmaking and without a doubt one of the best war films to ever be made. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
1.5/5 No Score Yet Double Holiday (2019) Double Holiday is one of two Hallmark Channel original films to incorporate Chanukah but the reality is that this film is more Xmas than anything else. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
0.5/5 20% Cats (2019) As far as motion picture musicals are concerned, Cats is...a cinematic disgrace. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
5/5 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker...the ultimate conclusion to a franchise started in 1977. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
4.5/5 93% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) Star Wars: The Force Awakens more than makes up for the sour taste of the prequel trilogy. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2019
4/5 82% Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) While Star Wars: Episode 6 - Return of the Jedi isn't as great as its immediate predecessors, the film ends the trilogy on a bang. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2019
5/5 94% Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is arguably one of the three greatest Star Wars films heading into The Rise of Skywalker. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2019
5/5 93% Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) Star Wars single-handedly changed the game for blockbuster movies and remains one of the greatest films of all time. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2019
3.5/5 76% Spies in Disguise (2019) Spies In Disguise isn't quite Mission: Impossible for children but it does the job at the end of the day. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2019
4/5 80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) Star Wars: Episode 3 - Revenge of the Sith closes out the prequels on a much needed strong note. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2019
2.5/5 65% Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) While the film tries its best, Star Wars: Episode 2 - Attack of the Clones is the worst film in the entire saga. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2019
3/5 53% Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace gets the saga off to a bit of a rough start. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2019
3/5 81% A Hidden Life (2019) A Hidden Life may be based on a true story but it's way too long. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
3.5/5 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Jumanji: The Next Level may be a bit on the long side but the film continually keeps us entertained while its characters learn a lesson. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
4/5 74% Richard Jewell (2019) Paul Walter Hauser delivers one of the top performances of the year. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
5/5 69% Bombshell (2019) Bombshell features a powerhouse ensemble of actors with some of the best performances to grace the big screen during the calendar year. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
4/5 90% QT8: The First Eight (2019) QT8 is a brilliant documentary from Tara Wood about a filmmaker making original content in the age of franchises, remakes, and reboots. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
4/5 64% The Rocketeer (1991) At the end of the day, The Rocketeer works because it's paying homage to the Saturday matinee serials. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
4/5 89% The Two Popes (2019) The Two Popes is less of a religious film in as much as it is two people that come from different approaches. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
3/5 82% Queen & Slim (2019) Queen and Slim is a thought-provoking thriller that will have movie goers looking at the outlaws-on-the-run in a different perspective. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
4/5 91% Dark Waters (2019) Dark Waters is a warning for All Americans and shows what happens when the federal government allows corporate regulation to go unchecked. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 63% Lingua Franca (2019) Lingua Franca happens to shine a spotlight on transgender representation by way of a film that places a strong focus on immigration. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet The Rabbi Goes West (2019) Through profiling Rabbi Chaim Bruk and other Jews in the area, The Rabbi Goes West also shows how Chabad operates in small town America. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Narrowsburg (2019) Narrowsburg tells one of those stranger-than-fiction stories that could honestly make the translation from documentary to narrative feature. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
4.5/5 77% Frozen II (2019) Frozen 2 takes everything we love about Frozen while taking us on a new adventure. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
3/5 63% The Good Liar (2019) The Good Liar tries so hard to be an Alfred Hitchcock thriller to the point in which the film ultimately comes to fail on that particular level. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
4/5 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) Charlie's Angels works because Elizabeth Banks brings a fresh voice to the franchise and brings with her some of the Pitch Perfect magic. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
4/5 83% Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace (2019) Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace is a stark reminder of what we lose in the ever-changing cinema landscape. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2019
3.5/5 46% Last Christmas (2019) Last Christmas benefits from chemistry between Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding while taking inspiration from the George Michael song of the same name. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
3.5/5 43% Midway (2019) Midway just happens to tell one story but does so in a way in which we see it through both American and Japanese eyes. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
3/5 65% Lady and the Tramp (2019) The animated version of Lady and the Tramp may be a classic but all of the magic is missing in live-action. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
3/5 29% Inside Game (2019) ...the events that transpire in Inside Game are better told as a documentary. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
5/5 96% The Irishman (2019) The Irishman utilizes current de-aging technology but the film is another epic masterpiece in filmmaking from Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2019
3.5/5 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Terminator: Dark Fate is the sequel that fans have been waiting for especially as the film brings back a few fan favorites in the process. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2019
2/5 62% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Motherless Brooklyn has a bloated run time, which could prove to be a tortuous experience for film goers if there are projection issues. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
3/5 81% The Truth (La vérité) (2020) With the added layer of a film within a film, it's very fascinating to watch the main narrative take place in The Truth (La Verite). - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2019
86% Rock Steady Row (2018) The best thing to like about Rock Steady Row is that college-set film does not fall into typical tropes for college movies. - Cultured Vultures EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019