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Don Shanahan

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 86% A Private War (2018) A Private War is the kind of movie that wears you down with increasing tension and toll in the effort to move and reforge your empathetic spirit.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
3/5 58% Outlaw King (2018) No matter what measures of warm blood and sweaty brawn is infused into Outlaw King, it is very difficult to find or create sizzle out of something balmy.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2018
2/5 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Bohemian Rhapsody may get us to raise our voices and sing, but it won't make us raise our eyebrows in piqued interest beyond the music.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Marvel how effortlessly and believably McCarthy portrays loneliness, contempt, fear, and more without saying a word or falling on her ass for gags.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
3/5 38% Silencio (2018) Silencio builds a bridge, not a wide and sturdy one, mind you, but a successful structure nonetheless, from the nonsensical to the profound.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2018
4/5 61% The Oath (2018) No matter how wrong all of this is, The Oath is a finger-pointing wake-up we could all use.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
5/5 69% Beautiful Boy (2018) A touchingly stout drama that is braver than most films on the subject of drug addiction as well as one of the best to ever depict it with breadth.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
3/5 39% Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018) Glowing with effort above its pedigree, the film is an earnest and very commendable exploration.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
2/5 33% The Predator (2018) The absurdity takes away from nearly all possible mystery and suspense.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
2/5 85% A Simple Favor (2018) Satire is their aphrodisiac and they brought it to the wrong bedroom. Kinky and quirky can be fun, but that mix is tenuous at best.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
4/5 92% Mandy (2018) The zany bi-product of Cage's addictive self-indulgence is that we get to see a committed and endowed artist apply his craft in nontraditional places.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
4/5 97% Blaze (2018)  Serenading and soul-bearing for two stout hours, Blaze personifies the quintessential plight of the "starving artist." ‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
3/5 85% The Sisters Brothers (2018) Call it a "baguette," "crepe," or "foie gras" western, but Audiard has genuflected to make a proper addition to this movie discipline.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
5/5 90% A Star Is Born (2018) Cooper simmers with swagger before Gaga's vocal force boils the cauldron over, taking everything to another level.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
3/5 30% Loving Pablo (2018) Cruz and Bardem may bring mountainous talent and automatic torrid chemistry as a real-life couple, but that heat does not materialize strong enough.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
5/5 88% First Man (2018) Unlike the popular space race films that have come before it, not a millisecond of First Man feels like typical hero worship.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
2/5 29% Venom (2018) Never once does your heart pump a little quicker from tension. Never once do any hairs stand up in fright in the presence of what should be a complete badass.‐ Every Movie Has a Lesson
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018