Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
96% Zappa (2020) You might be pleasantly surprised by the tremendous amount of depth Winter brings to this talented musician and composer who still had a lot more to say. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
79% Uncle Frank (2020) Disappointing that Ball didn't have someone offering good advice on handling material that will constantly have you groaning, "What was the point?" - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
86% Happiest Season (2020) Duvall continually proves her abilities as a filmmaker that can handle comedy and drama equally well. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
17% Stardust (2020) Drab and dull, Stardust manages to make the most exciting rock star of the last half century seem like the most boring person on earth. It's a flat-out failure as a biopic. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
98% Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) A perfectly fine dramatic piece, but I didn't feel it had the weight of other movies about race I've seen. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
13% Buddy Games (2019) To call Buddy Games moronic, idiotic or even asinine, would be an insult to morons, idiots or asses, who are also likely the movie's target audience. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
No Score Yet Getting To Know You (2020) A little off the beaten track, but you won't have any regrets if you make the effort to go looking for it. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
71% The Croods: A New Age (2020) One of the most entertaining animated movies ... because it leans so heavily on being so absolutely crazy and zany that you can't help but have fun. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
32% Superintelligence (2019) 'Superintelligence' is not a term I'd use for whoever greenlit this piece of crap. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
95% The Twentieth Century (2020) Akin to a Canadian Monty Python that had me chortling even when I wasn't even quite sure what was so funny. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
27% Vanguard (2020) A flagrant Mission: impossible rip-off ... there's an aspect to it that makes you think they realize this and just want to have one more absurd fling. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
70% The Last Vermeer (2020) I was most impressed by the fact that The Last Vermeer is Friedkin's directorial debut. It's just such an involved and intricate story to tell. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
100% Collective (Colectiv) (2020) Collective won't be for everyone ... but seeing how much worse things are in other countries might help you appreciate our own medical system. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
69% Embattled (2020) Sarkisov and his cast end up creating an unforgettable family drama that uses MMA merely as a jumping off point to far more interesting realms. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
90% Run (2020) I'm a little bummed Run missed its opportunity to find a theatrical audience, because it's very much the kind of movie that would be fun to watch with others. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
96% Sound of Metal (2020) There's no question in my mind that Sound of Metal and particularly Ahmed and some of Marder's crew will be in serious talks for awards in the new year. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
17% Dead Reckoning (2020) The only way to have any fun watching this disaster is to play a drinking game where you take a drink every time Eisley's character takes a drink. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
45% Fatman (2020) A few fun moments but it would have thrived by being much crazier. Instead, it's just far too mild. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
32% Echo Boomers (2020) Might be fairly derivative of far better movies [but] it also has a strong directorial vision and a compelling story that makes up enough for that fact. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
55% Mortal (Torden) (2020) Never really pays off, and it's such a slog to get to that ending that people might feel slightly underwhelmed. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
53% Dreamland (2020) Another classic case of an actor being far better than the material she's been given. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
68% Ammonite (2020) Just comes off as obvious and predictable - not helped by coming out so soon after Portrait of a Lady on Fire. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
95% The Life Ahead (2020) Does such a good job tugging at heartstrings you might forgive how obviously formulaic it is. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
25% Hillbilly Elegy (2020) Has its issues, but it feels like a successful adaptation of a novel that may have been difficult to keep an audience invested in. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
38% Chick Fight (2020) A fairly lame and bland girl power movie written, directed and mostly produced by men. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
90% The Climb (2020) Even with the movie's fairly innocuous title, you will not forget the experience watching this entertaining film anytime soon. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
83% Freaky (2020) Freaky seems like the kind of movie that Wes Craven would have loved. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
89% Mank (2020) A great looking and thought-provoking film that bears repeat viewings in order to absorb all the underpinning context and casual references that drove this particular era of Hollywood. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2020
62% The Informer (2020) May not be the most inspired crime-thriller ... but there's some good moments towards the end that makes it not feel like wasted time to watch it - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2020
90% The Dark and the Wicked (2020) Lives up to its title because you witness a lot of truly awful things, and you should not expect it to end cheerfully. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2020
68% Kindred (2020) A tense psychological thriller in the vein of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? I expect we have not seen the last of either Lawrence or director Marcantonio. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2020
83% Proxima (2019) Winocour has created another beautiful film... she and Eva Green manage to convey the story of a woman we rarely get to see in movies in such a truly authentic and emotional way. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2020
73% Jungleland (2020) A wonderful film from Winkler, one that really shows his tremendous growth as a filmmaker. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2020
79% Let Him Go (2020) Feels much more like some of the recent Clint Eastwood movies ... Lane and Costner are more than enough to make this quite enjoyable for what it is. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2020
75% Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story (2019) Sokolow does a great job keeping this quirky average joe interesting through the film's 85-minute runtime. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
100% Wolfman's Got Nards (2018) If you love The Monster Squad, this movie will make you plotz! - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
45% Holidate (2020) Despite there being quite a bit of silliness and even some low-brow humor in Holidate, it's definitely going to be a lot of people's guilty pleasure. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
78% The True Adventures of Wolfboy (2020) Paul's story never does much to win over the viewer's interest, so the movie never finds its footing. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
48% Spell (2020) Finds a way to get past its derivate roots to deliver a thriller that's likely to keep the audience's rapt attention despite its issues. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
100% His House (2020) This is a genuinely scary movie that thrives on offering original ideas vs. retread. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
47% The Craft: Legacy (2020) A silly and mostly obnoxious girls' movie that made me feel old AF. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
55% Come Play (2020) Isn't terrible ... but it's also no Babadook in terms of doing something original or innovative within the horror realm. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2020
50% The Witches (2020) Should do its job by keeping the kiddies entertained with some impressive visual crafts flair as an added bonus. - Below the Line EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2020
8/10 86% Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) Funnier than the original movie maybe because Cohen had plenty of time to analyze what worked and didn't work ... brings back [Borat] at a time when a world really needs to be able to laugh right now. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2020
40% Honest Thief (2020) Probably not the action movie you might be expecting from Neeson - more like a bargain basement The Fugitive. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
33% The Devil Has a Name (2020) An erratic real-life dramedy that's too all over the place in terms of tone. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
19% 2 Hearts (2020) Very by the books and predictable, but it's hard to believe any of it, despite it being based on a true story. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
50% Evil Eye (2020) Would be better suited for a show like The Outer Limits or The Twilight Zone ... the premise is stretched so thin for about 30 minutes longer than necessary. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
60% Nocturne (2020) There's an artiness to what Quirke does that elevates Nocturne above the normal high-concept horror-thriller. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
81% The Kid Detective (2020) Could have been edgier but instead, it milks its flimsy high-concept premise as long as possible before giving up. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020