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Dwight Brown

Dwight Brown
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
60% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) You'll have to admit that Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom worked its magic in its own way, even if its aura doesn't have a long-lasting effect. ‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
44% The Yellow Birds (2018) What you see and hear will haunt you. Despite all the strong elements, a somber mood is what you will take away.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) It's cool that Solo: A Star Wars Story lets you know how Han met Chewbacca and Lando. But that's just enough intrigue to fill a trailer -- not a feature film.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
82% Deadpool 2 (2018) Some of the film's elements may be inconsistent, but the demented humor is always dead on.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
3.5/4 No Score Yet Mr. SOUL! (2018) In today's socially and politically tumultuous times, SOUL! and its forward-thinking MC seem so prophetic.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
3.5/4 No Score Yet Satan & Adam (2018) Documentarian V. Scott Balcerek... pieces together decades of footage, photos and interviews into a tapestry that is never less than heartening.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
2/4 89% We the Animals (2018) The film never recovers from the irritating tonal shifts, even with the good performances.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
3/4 96% Studio 54 (2018) It's enough to make you want to put on your platform shoes and dance under strobe lights.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
3.5/4 100% Diane (2018) Excellent direction, dialogue and ensemble acting make what's on view a totally captivating look at the passage of time and last chapter of life.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
4/4 100% United Skates (2018) Directors Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown chronicle the history, examine the racial politics and pay due homage to the one neutral territory where LA's fighting Crips and Bloods forgot their differences and had fun-a black-owned roller rink.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
2.5/4 No Score Yet O.G. (2018) Jeffrey Wright... isn't often cast as a lead in a film, so this performance is a rare gem.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
2.5/4 No Score Yet Obey (2018) Writer/director Jamie Jones sets the story, location, urban scenes and tense relationships in a boiling pot brimming over with illicit drug use, binge drinking, petty crime and the wildness of youth.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
3/4 No Score Yet Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes (2018) Masterfully directed by Sophie Huber and perfectly edited by Russell Greene with evocative photos and footage that bring back memories of the pioneers of jazz.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
4/4 100% All About Nina (2018) If you liked Ladybird, you'll love this far more adult and bitterly sarcastic feminist tale.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
95% A Quiet Place (2018) A Quiet Place, with its extremely well thought-out use of silence and noise, is another one of the new age pioneers that is stretching boundaries. Rarely has a scary movie been so filled with vulnerable protagonists and fraught with abject fear.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) The action is harmless, the story is compelling, and the special effects are on par with Boyega's talent. Steady, bold and doesn't show any obvious seams.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
39% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) No new effects that set this film apart from others. That said, DuVernay is a brave filmmaker who took on this challenge earnestly.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
97% Black Panther (2018) As a writer/director, Coogler has firmly established that his strength is in creating and developing intimate relationships that capture the viewer's attention.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
25% The 15:17 to Paris (2018) A uniqueness to this film that carries it over the rough spots, past the mundane moments to a frenzied, inspiring ending.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
41% Den of Thieves (2018) You'd think those [Gerard Butler and Pablo Schreiber] would steal the movie. But no, that honor goes to O'Shea Jackson, Jr., the son of Ice Cube who played his dad in Straight Outta Compton.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
84% The Final Year (2018) ... this peek at President Obama and the dedicated people who surrounded him is still enlightening.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) For Star Wars aficionados, this entry is one of the most galvanizing, from beginning to end. What an Odyssey. ‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2017
98% Quest (2017) When the final credits roll, it's heartening to know that people like the Raineys, the backbone of this country, are thriving in the face of great odds. ‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017
97% Coco (2017) You will be taken to unimaginable places where humans and spooky creatures collide as they live in two parallel universes.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
69% Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars (2017) The candid moments, the dazzling music and seemingly vivid recollections propel the footage forward.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2017
57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Those with a foggy memory of the 1974 MOTHOE film will be pleasantly surprised by this more upscale and visually appealing version starring and directed by actor/director Kenneth Branagh.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2017
83% Marshall (2017) Though this is not the biofilm Marshall deserves, this glimpse does offer a view of the ingenuity, perseverance and courage that propelled the Howard University law student into becoming a crusading attorney... ‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
2/4 67% Wonderstruck (2017) The tech efforts overshadow the film's tiny premise... ‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
1.5/4 92% The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) Mix mediocre writing with bland neuroses and you get the diet version of a Woody Allen movie.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
4/4 99% Lady Bird (2017) A hilarious and heartwarming experience.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
3/4 97% Félicité (2017) Paints a dim picture of Kinshasa, but does it well.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
2.5/4 96% The Florida Project (2017) ... perfectly set up and disappointingly executed story about down-on-their-luck folks who call a motel in Orlando home.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
3/4 77% Last Flag Flying (2017) With his hands on the pulse of blue-collar people, Richard Linklater leads the film to satisfying conclusions and brings the best out in the cast.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
82% Alex & Eve (2017) Hopeless romantics will have a big, fat good time.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2017
4/4 No Score Yet Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart (2017) All facets of Lorraine Hansberry's public life, private romances and early death are on view in this beguiling and illuminating documentary, which is perfectly assembled by filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 66% Victoria & Abdul (2017) Stephen Frears is a master at telling royal tales and apt at keeping this unrequited love story energized and compelling.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 33% The Current War (2017) Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon rides to the rescue with style to spare. Eye-catching cinematography (Chung-hoon Chung), production design (Jan Roelfs) and art direction (Stephen Bream) make the footage a joy to watch.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
4/4 92% Stronger (2017) [Jake] Gyllenhaal's best performance to date.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
2.5/4 75% Sheikh Jackson (2018) [Ahmad] Alfishawy's expressive eyes, the winsome premise and dialogue by writer/director Amr Salama are strong.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
2/4 69% mother! (2017) The film wears out its welcome fast.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
4/4 90% I, Tonya (2018) Never has a horrific incident been so ripe for biting satire.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
1.5/4 51% Downsizing (2017) Turns out happyland is not all it's cracked up to be. Neither is this shallowly conceived and flat comedy/sci-fi satire that feels like an SNL skit run amuck. ‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
4/4 80% Chappaquiddick (2018) The drama between Teddy and his daddy is so rich and thick it's like watching a Greek Tragedy.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) Italy has never looked so inviting.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3.5/4 85% Battle of the Sexes (2017) [Emma] Stone brings King's raw courage to life and the dawning of her new sexual identity is profound.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 55% The Upside (2018) Jon Hartmere's screenplay is short on sentimentality and long on the viable bromance. ‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3.5/4 92% The Shape of Water (2017) Beautifully and imaginatively crafted with wondrous cinematography.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 40% The Mountain Between Us (2017) This one is for incorrigible romantics.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
1.5/4 29% Suburbicon (2017) If parody is supposed to include comedy, Clooney did not get the memo. ‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 82% Molly's Game (2018) [Aaron] Sorkin's script, which is based on the real-life Molly's memoir, has way too much dialogue and too many voice-overs for the genre. Stick with it. It builds to a worthy climax regardless.‐ National Newspaper Publishers Association
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017