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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 91% Zama (2018) Poetic is a word that gets thrown around willy-nilly, but it fits perfectly here. So does woozy. It feels less like a film than a high fever.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
3.5/4 77% Where Is Kyra? (2018) It's a performance of such nuance and vulnerability, so quietly catastrophic in communicating this woman's accumulation of loss.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
3/4 78% Gemini (2018) It's a variation on a formula laced with a hipster-ish vibe that keeps undercutting itself with bitterness and bemused dread: Forget it, Jake, it's Silverlake. ‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2018
3.5/4 61% Ismael's Ghosts (Les fantômes d'Ismaël) (2018) Arnaud Desplechin loves stories - the ones you show on a screen, that people regale others with that reveal delusions and dreams, that we tell ourselves in order to survive.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
.5/4 43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) This is Transformers-level inanity. It will not make you feel like a 10-year-old, but it will make you feel 10 years older by the time you leave the theater.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2018
2.5/4 49% Tomb Raider (2018) You know what happens next. Tomb raiders gonna tomb raid!‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
2/4 40% Gringo (2018) It can't decide whether it wants to be magnificently toxic or merely mediocre. ‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
3/4 39% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Every generation gets The NeverEnding Story it deserves. This one may very well be ours.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
2/4 17% Death Wish (2018) He's not remaking Death Wish. He's making what he thinks a person in 1974, sitting in a Forty-Deuce grindhouse theater, would have seen in their mind while watching it ...‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
3/4 63% The Cured (2018) It's a moody horror movie that favors metaphor over mayhem until its violent, chaotic final third, at which point the screaming starts in earnest.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
77% Tyrel (2018) It's a stingingly intimate portrait of a fly-in-the-buttermilk scenario laced with testosterone and too much Irish coffee.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
92% Sorry to Bother You (2018) What the movie lacks in focus it makes up for in flipped-bird absurdity.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
3/4 82% Early Man (2018) You go expecting a World Cup qualifying round. You leave having just seen a decent enough exhibition match.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2018
3/4 69% Golden Exits (2018) Think early Whit Stillman without the archness, or Woody Allen without the schtick, self-seriousness or need for post-screening steel-wool shower, and you're almost there.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
1/4 26% Bright (2017) This is what it looks like when good ideas go bad. A sequel, naturally, has already been greenlit. Go orc yourself, Hollywood.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
3.5/4 100% Quest (2017) Quest speaks volumes about working-class life and the necessity of community, parenting, perseverance, speaking out, speaking up, hope.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
2.5/4 93% Thelma (2017) There's too much undeniably impressive filmmaking to dismiss Thelma; there's too much uncertain storytelling to actually recommend it.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
1/4 8% The Snowman (2017) It's bad. A bit of a full-on Nesbøner, in fact.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
3/4 87% Only the Brave (2017) Take out the classic-rock soundtrack, and it could be a vintage Hollywood story of competence, camaraderie and derring-do; only its title feels generic.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
3/4 93% Walking Out (2017) Walking Out settles into a comfortable survivalist-story groove, albeit one specifically designed to dehydrate emotionally repressed males one sob at a time.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2017
3/4 92% Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) What makes Brawl in Cell Block 99 work so well isn't the violence, however, but Vaughn.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
3/4 20% Woodshock (2017) Woodshock is both gorgeous and pretentious in equal measures, and it's hard to reconcile the fact that you don't get one without the other.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
3.5/4 97% Whose Streets? (2017) Whether it's the "best" documentary of 2017 is a matter of opinion. But it is assuredly the most vital.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2017
3/4 81% Brigsby Bear (2017) Mooney is the main reason to see Brigsby Bear, the sort of indie dramedy that wears its on-the-spectrum quirk on its sleeve.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
2/4 17% All Eyez on Me (2017) As for the people banking on Tupac getting his own Straight Outta Compton-level movie, well - we ain't mad at cha, All Eyez on Me. Just majorly disappointed.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
3/4 67% Cars 3 (2017) The end goal this time out isn't just to sell a few more toys and Lightning McQueen lunchboxes. It's actually tapping into something deeper than a corporate bottom line.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2017
3/4 78% The Hero (2017) You will almost assuredly leave The Hero knowing that [Sam Elliott] is a bona fide national treasure.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
3/4 78% Manifesto (2017) It's no longer a showcase primarily for the artist. Manifesto becomes a tribute to the actor - and to the process of acting itself.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
3/4 83% Risk (2017) It's telling that Poitras has assigned that particular name to her portrait of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. ‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted May 6, 2017
100% Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead (2017) Long Strange Trip gives you a glimpse into the artists who risked their lives in search of a transcendental moment via the right combo of chords and camaraderie. It's not nearly long enough.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted May 3, 2017
3/4 68% Free Fire (2017) If its clip gets emptied before the characters' ammunition runs out, the film still hits its target dead-center.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2017
2.5/4 73% Gifted (2017) The film's heroine is extraordinarily gifted. The film itself, not so much.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2017
2.5/4 44% Ghost in the Shell (2017) 'All shell, no ghost' is a low-hanging-fruit diss. It's also apt.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
2/4 52% The Boss Baby (2017) This is harmless filler, the kind designed for long car rides and cross-country flights. It's a cinematic pacifier.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2017
4/4 91% Raw (2017) In terms of the female-body politic, it's an art-horror dirty bomb.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2017
2.5/4 26% Table 19 (2017) Mostly, however, what you get is six characters in search of a cringe-comedy that can cohere around them.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
3.5/4 70% Contemporary Color (2017) Back home, these kids might be considered betas by small-town jocks and snooty froshes. Contemporary Color turns them into next-gen Bowies.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
2/4 41% A Cure For Wellness (2017) This is not so much a horror movie as a lookbook for one - an assemblage of scary-flick odds and ends slotted next to each other with the thinnest of connective tissue.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
2.5/4 16% The Space Between Us (2017) By the time you get to the money shot of two lovers kissing in zero gravity, you'll either be deep in this movie's pocket or have fallen into a diabetic coma.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2017
3/4 58% War on Everyone (2017) If this is still your bag all these years later and you wish the 1990s had never ended, however, then everyone wins.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
4.5/5 94% The Red Turtle (La tortue rouge) (2017) The lack of dialogue may skew towards the experimental, but The Red Turtle's humanity is completely experiential in a way that matches the best Studio Ghibli joints.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2017
.5/4 23% The Bye Bye Man (2017) There may be worse horror films than The Bye Bye Man this year, but there will be none that shows more contempt for its intended audience.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2017
3/4 75% The Eyes of My Mother (2016) This is what curdled Americana looks like - a Joel-Peter Witkin portfolio come to life and a vision of jus' folks weaned on isolation, madness, and good old Type O.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2016
2/4 23% Bad Santa 2 (2016) We have long hoped that there might one day be a sequel. We need to be careful what we wish for.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2016
3.5/4 95% The Edge of Seventeen (2016) You realize that the movie is not just a superior model of teen comedy; it may, in fact, be the equal of those beloved Eighties touchstones. ‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2016
2/4 73% Trolls (2016) One character farts glitter and another poops cupcakes. You could not ask for better in-movie metaphors.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2016
3/4 78% American Honey (2016) Every trip through interchangeable Middle American burgs and hormonal exchange between the leads is given a grungy-but-gorgeous reverie treatment. This land is their land.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
3/4 63% Storks (2016) Most of the movie doubles down on the mania and lacing the sugar-rush sensation with an almost lysergic sense of silliness.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2016
3.5/4 99% Cameraperson (2016) The movie is an extraordinary self-portrait and an existential statement: I shoot, therefore I am.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2016
3/4 94% Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016) The Existential Pondering-ometer goes into the red zone. There will be robots.‐ Rolling Stone
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2016