Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
45% Boogie (2021) Boogie needs to decide whether it wants to be a family drama or a sports movie. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
24% Chaos Walking (2021) Chaos Walking...is a muddled mess. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2021
73% My Salinger Year (2020) The ever reclusive J.D. Salinger may hover throughout My Salinger Year but film itself is a charmer. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2021
65% Moxie (2021) A lot of people have spent the past year listening and learning to be a better ally to other communities--Moxie combines these ideas, so to speak, for the screen. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2021
95% Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) Disney has done it again as the cast and crew of Raya and the Last Dragon take viewers on another heartwarming adventure. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2021
25% Tom & Jerry (2020) There are a lot of hysterical gags in live-action/animated hybrid comedy Tom and Jerry but the gags alone aren't enough to save the film. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2021
78% The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021) Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen's performances are solid enough to keep us entertained... - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
28% Blithe Spirit (2021) One of the ways Blithe Spirit succeeds is how well the film pays homage to the decade with both the color palette and costume design. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2021
71% Flora & Ulysses (2021) ...charming and delightful fun. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2021
90% I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978) I Wanna Hold Your Hand captures the essence of Beatlemania... - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2021
75% Happy Times (2019) Happy Times is bonkers wild but this film is the right type of bonkers even if no respectable Jewish dinner party features this type of awful behavior. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2021
84% Passing (2021) Passing is a film that is successful in examining identity and the decisions we make. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2021
100% The Sparks Brothers (2021) The average music fan might will come away from The Sparks Brothers with an appreciation of who they are, where they came from, and why we should care. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
81% Wild Indian (2021) Wild Indian is a compelling thriller about a Native American who has essentially rebuilt his life in order to move beyond his past. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
58% Malcolm & Marie (2020) Malcolm and Marie isn't just a comment on filmmaking but it's a film that takes the best advantage of creativity during a pandemic. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2021
85% Misha and the Wolves (2021) To say that Misha and the Wolves is stranger-than-fiction would not be an understatement. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
100% My Name Is Pauli Murray (2021) By the end of My Name is Pauli Murray, audiences will know key details and want to learn more. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2021
73% The World to Come (2020) The World to Come makes for another addition to lesbian film canon but as far as a viewer's experience goes--to each their own. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2021
93% Mass (2021) Mass is a very exhausting and brutal two hours as the two couples face off against each other. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2021
65% First Date (2021) Manuel Crosby and Darren Knapp use First Date to pay homage to the great filmmakers of the 1990s and 2000s...Quentin Tarantino, the Coen Brothers, Kevin Smith, and more. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2021
96% Jockey (2021) Jockey races down the stretch thanks to a strong performance from Clifton Collins Jr. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2021
69% Land (2021) Land is a film about grief and the decisions we choose to make in response for better or worse. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2021
97% Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021) Street Gang runs just shy of two hours but the story of Sesame Street can be told in a longer documentary series. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2021
90% Together Together (2021) Together Together is led by the strength of its two leads in bringing about a new charming comedy. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2021
94% At the Ready (2021) At the Ready is a documentary that looks like one type of film on paper before providing viewers with a twist in the film's second half. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2021
69% A Glitch in the Matrix (2021) The Wachowskis intended The Matrix franchise to be a metaphor for their transgender identities. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
69% How It Ends (2021) How It Ends is a remarkable--albeit cathartic--lesson in pandemic filmmaking. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
100% Playing with Sharks (2021) While cinephiles will be attracted to Playing with Sharks because of Jaws, Valerie Taylor's story is so much more than just one film. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
83% Son of Monarchs (2020) ...Son of Monarchs is about finding meaning in one's life whether this is in one country or another. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2021
100% Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It (2021) Rita Moreno is a legend in her own right and this film celebrates her legacy in a special way. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2021
95% CODA (2021) CODA is a crowd-pleasing film that will bring about tears and laughter by the end... - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2021
100% Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021) Questlove knocks it out of the park with Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised). - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2021
88% The Dig (2021) The Dig is one of those pre-World War II films that is going to end up going under the radar but Carey Mulligan is phenomenal. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2021
60% A Stone in the Water (2019) A Stone in the Water is a capable and gripping thriller. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2021
67% Penguin Bloom (2021) Two-time Oscar-nominated actress Naomi Watts delivers an effective performance as usual in the new Netflix drama, Penguin Bloom. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2021
No Score Yet 9th CIRCUIT COWBOY, The Long Good Fight of Harry Pregerson (2020) Despite its short running time, 9th Circuit Cowboy celebrates a judge who wasn't afraid to follow his conscience. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2021
83% Without Love (1945) Without Love may not be as memorable as their other work but being able to watch Tracy and Hepburn is worth a viewing. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2021
85% Pat and Mike (1952) Pat and Mike may not be as memorable as their other pairings but the romantic sports comedy stands up on its own against their other films. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2021
46% Locked Down (2021) While Locked Down may contain a star-studded cast, it isn't enough to save the film... - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
37% Outside the Wire (2021) Outside the Wire borrows from many favorite 1980s action films but it also isn't a stretch to say that Anthony Mackie is the Black Terminator. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
61% The Terminal (2004) The Terminal may not be the top of the line for filmmaker Steven Spielberg but the film still makes for compelling material when viewing. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2021
58% Stars Fell on Alabama (2021) Stars Fell on Alabama largely plays within genre rules without straying far if at all. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2021
73% Gangs of New York (2002) The production design itself is exquisite in its own right. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2021
82% The Opening Act (2020) Only a veteran comedian could make The Opening Act a reality. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2021
4.5/5 90% Minority Report (2002) Minority Report leaves much to debate about the film's themes and the rightness or wrongness. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 31, 2020
2.5/5 64% Always (1989) Always is one of the more serious Spielberg films in the 1980s films but among the worst films in his entire filmography. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2020
5/5 80% Yearly Departed (2020) The comedy is top-notch and more than ever, we need the laughs. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2020
5/5 98% E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is one of the greatest films ever made. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
5/5 94% Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Close Encounters of the Third Kind is the type of sci-fi film that doesn't get made anymore. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
3.5/5 73% We Can Be Heroes (2021) One can look at We Can Be Heroes as being a copycat of films like The Avengers (and with children) but this film is so much more. - Solzy at the Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2020