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Devin Faraci

Devin Faraci
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review

Colossal (2016)

"Colossal operates largely as a deconstruction of a certain kind of romcom trope, but it's also a pretty legit kaiju movie." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Oct 3, 2016

Dearest Sister: Nong Hak (2016)

"A slow burn that ends on a great twisted horror note, Dearest Sister is a fantastic drama and character piece that is also inextricably a phenomenal and creepy ghost story." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Oct 3, 2016

Suicide Squad (2016)

"SUICIDE SQUAD is a mess, but pushing against the current of a botched movie are four lead performances that salvage the whole thing." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Aug 2, 2016

Sausage Party (2016)

"SAUSAGE PARTY is what would happen if everyone at Pixar had syphilis." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jul 22, 2016

Ghostbusters (2016)

"This reboot has many of the qualities of the classic original: a great cast, a true affection for the supernatural, and a varied comedic tone. Hilarious!" ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jul 10, 2016

The Shallows (2016)

"Surprisingly beautiful sharp-toothed summer schlock." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 24, 2016

De Palma (2016)

"A full-throated defense of a man whose work towers over so many of his peers and yet is so often casually dismissed" ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 10, 2016

Tikkun (2016)

"One of the most strikingly weird movies I have seen this year. The movie's examination of the life of the ultra-Orthodox Jews is fascinating and Sivan's actors - who simply can't really be Orthodox, can they? - are utterly convincing in all moments. " ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 8, 2016

Warcraft (2016)

"For a movie that isn't 'good,' Warcraft simply works, and as the credits came up I found myself juggling my criticisms of the film with the desire to see just what happens next on Azeroth." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 7, 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

"X-Men: Apocalypse the assembled a cast of excellent thespians who bring the burning hot energy of embarrassment felt by a kid whose mom walked in on him masturbating." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted May 27, 2016

The Jungle Book (2016)

"It needs to be seen on the big screen, and the biggest and the best screen possible. This movie is why we have movie theaters." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Apr 15, 2016

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

"Civil War isn't great despite being the third Captain America and thirteenth overall Marvel movie - it's great because of those things." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Apr 13, 2016

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

"In a world full of toxic masculinity, of #notallmen a-holes and GamerGate creeps, Everybody Wants Some!! is a welcome reminder that being a man isn't inherently bad. " ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Apr 5, 2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

"To say that Superman v Batman: Dawn of Justice is a bad movie doesn't go far enough. This film feels like Zack Snyder hobbling the entire upcoming DC Movieverse before it gets started. " ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Mar 23, 2016

Zootopia (2016)

"This charming, pop culture soaked movie admirably takes on racial issues but sags under the weight of its muddled metaphors." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Mar 3, 2016

Deadpool (2016)

"Sure, it's about as shocking as a middle schooler giving his teacher the finger, but there's something adorable about that kind of juvenile nonsense." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Feb 7, 2016

The Witch (2016)

"The Witch is a slow, creepy burn that pays off spectacularly in crazy Satanic awesomeness that's just understated enough to be elegantly chilling." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jan 20, 2016

The Hateful Eight (2015)

"The Hateful Eight can be tough, but it's always rewarding as entertainment." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jan 4, 2016

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

"A remix of the original STAR WARS that is saved by wonderful new iconic characters." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Dec 16, 2015

The Revenant (2015)

"The Revenant is just the latest gorgeous, hollow and largely pointless work from a director who has convinced so many that his stark nudity is actually a sumptuous set of clothes." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Dec 9, 2015

Creed (2015)

"CREED goes the distance, and is the best ROCKY movie since the original." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Nov 25, 2015

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)

"This is how the Hunger Games ends, not with a bang but with a whimper." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Nov 19, 2015

Entertainment (2015)

"Entertainment is like having your nose rubbed in profound human despair almost two hours. And I liked it." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Oct 26, 2015

Bone Tomahawk (2015)

"A genre-smashing confluence of an oater and an eater, Bone Tomahawk is an absolute blast even as it changes tones and takes on a profound gory grimness in the end." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Oct 23, 2015

Crimson Peak (2015)

"A gothic romance, Crimson Peak is all about decaying mansions and withered aristocracy, sweeping heroic love and bitter villainous betrayal... and mutilated ghosts seeking justice." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Oct 13, 2015

The Martian (2015)

"I tend to cry at inspirational or hopeful or triumphant moments in movies. I must have cried a hundred times during The Martian." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Sep 22, 2015

The Visit (2015)

"THE VISIT is fun, first and foremost, with a lot of scares and laughs along the way to a climax that gets just nasty enough to qualify it as a real horror movie." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Sep 11, 2015

The Boy (2015)

"Not since Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer has a movie gotten inside the head of a killer with such cold-blooded artistry." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Sep 1, 2015

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

"A fierce and awesome movie that morphs into a standard biopic." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Aug 13, 2015

Ricki And The Flash (2015)

"Just like when a bar band plays a sweaty, messy cover of a great song, the movie's incredible and almost endless flaws can't get in the way of the true emotion at the core." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Aug 7, 2015

Fantastic Four (2015)

"A cracking good science fiction movie... until the third act when it is dragged kicking and screaming into being a superhero movie and falls apart." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Aug 5, 2015

Call Me Lucky (2015)

"Barry Crimmins has the kind of story that could have been a footnote, but Goldthwait is determined to give this strong, funny, unique man his own spotlight again. I'm glad he did." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Aug 3, 2015

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015)

"The best film in this series, and a perfectly realized piece of cinematic craftsmanship." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jul 30, 2015

Magic Mike XXL (2015)

"Magic Mike XXL is a joy, an affirmation of happiness, a movie that makes you feel better about yourself at every turn. It's a triumph." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 30, 2015

Terminator Genisys (2015)

"Terminator Genisys might be the nadir of franchise filmmaking, a soulless exercise in keeping an IP going (and maintaining rights) at any cost. " ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 30, 2015

Amy (2015)

"A shattering documentary about a silenced voice." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 28, 2015

Inside Out (2015)

"Inside Out is a movie that will make you a better human being." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 18, 2015

Jurassic World (2015)

"We don't experience awe, the film says, because we're jaded and distracted, but then the film fails to give us a single awe-filled moment." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Jun 11, 2015

Aloha (2015)

"Oh my God does Cameron Crowe try. Which is why it hurts so very much when he fails so very hard. And he fails catastrophically with Aloha." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted May 28, 2015

San Andreas (2015)

"The movie values neither human life nor audience entertainment, which is simply a lose/lose situation." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted May 28, 2015

Tomorrowland (2015)

"Two hours of shaggy, pointless and often boring film hung on what should have been an editorial about the state of scifi." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted May 17, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

"A triumph. Every minute of MAD MAX: FURY ROAD had me smiling, and every action sequence had my heart pumping. It's a modern action movie masterpiece." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted May 11, 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

"It doesn't have the fist-pumping highs of the first film, but AGE OF ULTRON is deeper, more emotional and all-around better. " ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Apr 21, 2015

Furious 7 (2015)

"The movie that is staggered by real life tragedy but refuses to be felled; it blurs the line between the world of the characters and the real world in a way that is so effective and affecting that the finale packs a humongous emotional punch." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Apr 3, 2015

Chappie (2015)

"It's not an interesting failure, it's not over-ambitious - CHAPPIE is just a bad movie." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Mar 5, 2015

Focus (2015)

"FOCUS is pleasant and fizzy, but slightly too soft. " ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Feb 26, 2015

Best Of Enemies (2015)

"By drilling down into these two men and their conflict, Best of Enemies ends up having a lot to say about how we talk about politics and how we relate to -- and hate -- each other." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Feb 17, 2015

The Nightmare (2015)

"The Nightmare is guaranteed to produce plenty of real nightmares for audiences caught in its blood-red gaze." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Feb 12, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

"The film's intense commitment to being dull makes you long for sparkly vampires and werewolves." ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Feb 11, 2015

Seventh Son (2015)

"I'll say this for Seventh Son: it wanted to be over as badly as I wanted it to end. " ‐Birth.Movies.Death.
Posted Feb 5, 2015
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