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Edward Douglas

Edward Douglas
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
31% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Dead Men Tell No Tales is flawed, but it's still better than Marshall's film and the weirdness that overpowered and eventually ruined Verbinski's original trilogy.‐ The Weekend Warrior
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
100% Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story of The Grateful Dead (2017) A fairly comprehensive and thorough portrait of a band whose legacy has far surpassed its drug-tinged hippie roots. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 23, 2017
46% Black Butterfly (2017) A weak, uninspired thriller, offering a frustrating and implausible twist instead of anything in the way of tension. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 23, 2017
17% Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017) The most obvious of humor and weakest of plots lead this road comedy based on Jeff Kinney's popular books down a dead end.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 16, 2017
87% The Wedding Plan (2017) A really pleasant and joyous film that definitely has a Bridget Jones quality to it.‐ The Weekend Warrior
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
92% Hounds of Love (2017) Disturbing and jarring ... but masterfully directed and acted.‐ The Weekend Warrior
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
78% Folk Hero & Funny Guy (2017) Such a fun and funny movie about a long-time friendship that's put to the test through a road trip. ‐ The Weekend Warrior
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
1.5/5 No Score Yet Devil's Gate (2017) A very weak high concept thriller that gets worse the further it goes into its god awful premise.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted May 9, 2017
4/5 71% Alien: Covenant (2017) Scott has effectively created a satisfying hybrid of Alien, Prometheus and even James Cameron's Aliens.‐ New York Daily News
Read More | Posted May 6, 2017
40% Lady Bloodfight (2017) A fairly standard, thinly plotted martial-arts film that purports to elevate women in that arena, but instead demeans them with weak, clichéd storytelling.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
84% Risk (2017) Laura Poitras offers a worthwhile look at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that somehow still feels half-finished.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
100% Last Men in Aleppo (2017) May be one of this year's most important and significant documentaries.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 3, 2017
3.5/5 No Score Yet The Exception (The Kaiser's Last Kiss) (2017) There's also little question that the movie is frequently saved by offering another joyously entertaining performance by Christopher Plummer.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted May 1, 2017
4/5 100% My Friend Dahmer (2017) Marc Myers' innovative look at a serial killer as a high school outcast is a welcome twist on the genre.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted May 1, 2017
73% Buster's Mal Heart (2017) A distinctive approach to movie storytelling and keeps you invested, mainly because Malek is such a compelling actor.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2017
93% Obit (2017) An intensive look inside the way one of the country's most prestigious newspapers works.‐ The Weekend Warrior
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2017
2.5/5 48% The Promise (2017) Clumsily wedges a romantic triangle into the gritty story of the Armenian genocide ... never really gives you much reason to care about the characters.‐ New York Daily News
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2017
No Score Yet Ovum (2015) There has never been a movie about this subject matter handled in such an honest, personal and funny way.‐ The Weekend Warrior
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
88% The Lost City of Z (2017) Another gorgeous film from Gray, The Lost City of Z is a great step forward in his career.‐ The Weekend Warrior
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2017
3.5/5 87% Their Finest (2017) The fluid mix of genres and tones helps make Their Finest better than many other period films of its ilk.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
46% Going in Style (2017) An embarrassing, unfunny movie that leaves a bad blemish on the late careers of its stars.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
89% SHOT!: The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock (2017) Shot! is an absolutely essential doc for anyone interested in the amazing era of rock music produced during the 1970s.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2017
65% Gifted (2017) An exceedingly warm and wonderful family drama from filmmaker Marc Webb.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2017
64% Carrie Pilby (2017) Overall, it's a fairly sweet and enjoyable film. ‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2017
3/5 45% Ghost in the Shell (2017) Fans of the original comics should appreciate how faithful it remains to them. It's a very pretty movie that pulls you into this futuristic world. ‐ New York Daily News
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2017
52% The Boss Baby (2017) An outlandish, overly complicated premise that's likely to confound the kiddies while it tries hard to get laughs from their parents.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2017
47% Bokeh (2017) A contemplative Malick-like drama that leans heavily on its Iceland locations and the genuine chemistry between its two young actors.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
2.5/5 16% CHIPS (2017) It's a convoluted mess that zig-zags all over the map, but there are enough jokes that connect to keep you along for the ride.‐ New York Daily News
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
3.5/5 42% Wilson (2017) Wilson is a fine showcase for the talented Woody Harrelson to create another character who, at least at first, is mostly likable for being so unlikable.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
3/5 61% The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) Jessica Chastain and director Niki Caro bring a tenderness to The Zookeeper's Wife, but it's hurt by erratic pacing.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
B+ 68% Life (2017) A welcome addition to the genre, although it is slower and more grounded in reality than the science fiction movies to which modern audiences have become accustomed. ‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2017
No Score Yet The Show About the Show (2017) An amusing show-slash-movie, with the caveat being that you really need to be able to endure Zahedi's nerdy and neurotic persona to be able to fully appreciate his work.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2017
89% Frantz (2017) An absolutely fantastic film from Ozon ... easily Ozon's most striking and solid films in years.‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2017
78% T2 Trainspotting (2017) An interesting character study and a nice book-end to the original Trainspotting.‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2017
1.5/5 0% All Nighter (2017) No, the main duo isn't the problem as much as it is the bad writing and a lot of the cast around them.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2017
B 52% The Belko Experiment (2017) Works well as a movie meant to provoke thought and discussion with a capitol 'P.'‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2017
100% The Last Laugh (2017) A brilliant must-watch documentary whether you're Jewish or a fan of comedy and how/why it does or doesn't work.‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
39% Wolves (2017) One of Freundlich's career best, just an amazing achievement in creating a movie that keeps you on edge...‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
B- 76% Kong: Skull Island (2017) A popcorn movie that's only good as long as you still have popcorn left in your tub, and is quickly forgotten after you've run out. ‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
1.5/5 21% The Shack (2017) An important message ... buried under platitudes, sermons and a saccharine score that endlessly plucks at the heart strings. ‐ New York Daily News
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
92% Donald Cried (2017) Kris Avedisian's undeniably quirky charm in the title role helps steer this indie buddy comedy away from the usual clichés.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
1/5 20% Collide (2017) Poorly conceived and executed, it doesn't even feel like something that can be laughed about when it shows up on cable... which will probably be very soon.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2017
84% The Girl With All the Gifts (2017) If you're a fan of genre films, especially things like Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later, then this is definitely a movie you'll want to check out. ‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2017
3.5/5 99% Get Out (2017) Peele takes the concept behind Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? to its furthest, most genre extreme.‐ Den of Geek
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2017
B+ 92% Logan (2017) Hugh Jackman's last Wolverine story ends on a grim, gritty and ultra-violent note that wins points both for being cinematic and for being so different. ‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
88% My Name Is Emily (2017) Takes its sweet time before audiences can connect to it in the way the filmmaker intended, but ultimately the emotional content of the last act wins you over.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2017
No Score Yet The Adventure Club (2017) A perfectly harmless family film that's about as challenging and interesting as Saturday morning television fare, and yet, better than expected.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2017
60% Sophie and the Rising Sun (2017) The actors are so good that it doesn't even seem awkward when the film gives us a romantic angle between Nicholson's Sophie and the Japanese visitor.‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2017
2/5 90% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) If you loved the original movie, you might not care so much about being given warmed-over seconds. Otherwise, this Wick has burned itself out.‐ New York Daily News
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2017
B+ 90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) This is a far more fun and family-friendly superhero universe than what we normally get.‐ LRM
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2017