Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
7.5/10 75% The Many Saints of Newark (2021) An entertaining return to familiar territory for Chase. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2021
55% Cry Macho (2021) The fact that a rooster almost steals the movie shows this to be a flawed cock-up in Eastwood's erratic third act. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2021
9/10 33% Dear Evan Hansen (2021) There's a good reason why Dear Evan Hansen was such a success on Broadway, and all of that is retained by the movie. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2021
46% Queenpins (2021) Gets sillier and sillier and feels less like any sort of possible true story as it goes along. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
41% Kate (2021) Winstead's badassery does wonders at making sure that fans of her and the genre won't be disappointed by its few flaws. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
92% The Alpinist (2021) Great films like The Alpinist find ways to glorify these amazing climbers without glossing over how dangerous mountain climbing can be as a sport or hobby. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
89% Fauci (2021) Helps to humanize Fauci much like the RBG doc did for the late Supreme Court Justice. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
78% Everybody's Talking About Jamie (2021) The fact this musical was able to bring out so many emotions from me offers proof positive that it's a true winner. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
96% Language Lessons (2021) Absolutely delightful, maybe because it thrives on its own simplicity by just having two actors doing what they do best. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
87% The Card Counter (2021) A constantly compelling film that keeps you invested in the different characters' behavior as things happen to and around them. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2021
56% We Need to Do Something (2021) A really stupid premise that is barely able to carry a movie. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2021
52% The Gateway (2021) A decent indie crime thriller that doesn't veer too far from others but gives Wigham a long-deserved leading role to show his stuff. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2021
80% Worth (2021) One of those very good movies that you really have to be in the right headspace to get through it. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2021
42% Cinderella (2021) More about fun entertainment than anything particularly cerebral, and maybe that's all that is needed sometimes. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2021
38% Yakuza Princess (2021) Another overly stylish action movie that's better when everyone is fighting rather than talking. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2021
93% Mogul Mowgli (2021) Proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that Riz Ahmed's Oscar nomination was no fluke. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2021
7/10 60% Vacation Friends (2021) The combination of cast and Tarver's direction makes this a consistently funny movie that probably would have done okay with audiences in theaters. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2021
71% Materna (2021) An intriguing and somewhat enigmatic film from Gutnik and his collaborators. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2021
80% No Man of God (2021) As much as this is meant to be dark and creepy ala Silence of the Lambs, it just never fully delivers on the promising concept. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2021
70% Together (2021) A really brilliant piece of cinematic drama especially for those two massive performances. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2021
93% Lily Topples the World (2021) So inspirational... one of my favorite docs of the year. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2021
7.5/10 84% Candyman (2021) Nia DaCosta's Candyman offers a mix of humor, horror and social commentary that doesn't veer too far away from being only a semi-satisfying slasher. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2021
9/10 92% Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) Simu Liu's Shang-Chi is already a welcome addition to an already-thriving pantheon of superheroes. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2021
6.5/10 62% The Protégé (2021) All-in-all, it's not a terrible throwback action movie that only sometimes goes off the rails. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2021
7/10 86% The Night House (2021) Any problems with the movie are countered by the fact that Hall is just so good at selling its strange concept. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2021
5/10 42% Flag Day (2021) Maybe Flag Day should have been prefaced by "Based on a Dull Story". - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2021
4/10 15% Demonic (2021) Takes Blomkamp further down the spiral of a filmmaker that was obviously a one-trick pony and doesn't seem to be able to prove otherwise. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2021
44% Don't Breathe 2 (2021) Might not be reinventing the wheel of the first movie, but it does create a bigger world that affords the sequel to be a far more cinematic experience. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2021
97% The Lost Leonardo (2021) The Lost Leonardo is quite a gem. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2021
8/10 66% Respect (2021) A fairly moving portrait with strong dramatic moments that far outweigh any of the film's issues. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2021
96% CODA (2021) Coda is just a joy that I'm sure will be many people's favorite movie. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2021
87% Vivo (2021) It'll be just fine for kids, but adults may have trouble staying very interested. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2021
70% Annette (2021) For many, it's going to be a strange experience to get through. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2021
89% Ailey (2021) I didn't enjoy it nearly as much as Can You Bring It, but the two movies actually end up acting as nice companion pieces to each other. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2021
58% John and the Hole (2021) There really wasn't very much that I liked about this movie. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2021
80% Free Guy (2021) To come away from [Free Guy] feeling as if you've seen the best work by all involved is quite incredible. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2021
67% The Exchange (2021) Treads on Napoleon Dynamite territory without really being particularly funny. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
97% The Boy Behind the Door (2020) It's very tough to watch kids being put into and through some of these situations. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
88% Nine Days (2021) Feels more like a movie we might get from A24 or NEON than Sony Pictures Classics. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
75% Stillwater (2021) [McCarthy] has a way of creating compelling drama by bringing people from different backgrounds together. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
9/10 90% The Suicide Squad (2021) We finally get to see the R-rated DC Comics movie so many have been clamoring for. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2021
8.5/10 62% Jungle Cruise (2021) A majestic action-adventure that keeps you amped up with its quick-paced action and a perpetually entertaining sense of humor. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2021
8/10 89% The Green Knight (2021) An enormous epic, a truly cinematic voyage that pulls you further in as it goes along, and doesn't give you a moment to even want it to let up. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2021
50% Old (2021) The fact that Old isn't able to fully deliver on such a simple idea makes it more of a disappointment than a disaster. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
41% Jolt (2021) Honestly, I had no idea Wexler had this kind of movie in her. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
38% Joe Bell (2021) You kind of wish that thing called 'artistic license' was used more liberally to make a better movie. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
93% Mandibles (Mandibules) (2020) I certainly wouldn't recommend any of Dupieux's movies to just anyone... but it's also not a movie I'd recommend you rush out to see in theaters. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
54% Settlers (2021) Reminds me quite a bit of Moon... a similarly solid debut by Rockefeller, showing him to be a strong storyteller. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
93% Val (2021) A terrific portrait of an actor who probably never got the level of respect he deserved. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
37% Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (2021) Works fine as the G.I. Joe origin it's meant to be... I would have been perfectly fine without any G.I. Joe references at all. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021