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George Thomas

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
A- 82% Green Book (2018) Much praise for Farrelly, who finds the right tone in "Green Book," not easy for a subject that requires a light and deft touch to have any chance of success.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
B 78% Creed II (2018) Caple gives us well drawn characters we're invested in all while dealing with the cliché boxing tropes with restraint and maintaining the gritty tone Coogler established in the original.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2018
A- 90% Widows (2018) There are few actresses who could have pulled off this role with the intelligence, wit and determination Davis provides Veronica.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
C- 40% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Grindelwald is a messy film that builds toward nothing for most of its runtime...‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
C- 40% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) The problem: better material is needed and the audience can almost see the hand of the studio executives tapping [Alvarez] on the back and reminding him to remember for whom he's directing the film.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
3/4 63% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Crackles with snappy dialogue, rarely plods and finds the characters' voices with little problem. If any issue exists it's courtesy of a film that lacks a plot.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
3/4 96% The Hate U Give (2018) This film could have very easily veered off into preachy condescension, but Tillman's direction and Wells' script keep it honest while allowing the emotional impact to develop organically.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
2.5/4 73% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? Only if it's consistently good and enjoyable. Bad Times isn't.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
2/4 29% Venom (2018) Offers a slapdash experience filled with a host of clichés and unintentionally laughable moments.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) It's been billed as rom-com, but Crazy Rich Asians can hold its own in the drama department.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2018
3/4 71% Christopher Robin (2018) Christopher Robin suffers from occasionally languid pacing, but it's a truly worthy summer entry for families.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
94% Nico, 1988 (2018) Forster skillfully captures the tone of A.A. Milne's characters and the subsequent productions drawn from the source material, making resistance to the film's charms futile.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
2/4 17% The Darkest Minds (2018) Something we've seen before.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
3.5/4 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) One of the best action films to come along in years.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
3/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) [Peyton Reed] keeps it all breezy, light and laced with humor.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
2.5/4 63% Uncle Drew (2018) Yes, it's patently ridiculous.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
3.5/4 63% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) It possesses the grittiness of the original, but much more heart.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
2.5/4 48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Fallen Kingdom offers enough twists that give the film an air of freshness when accompanied by taut, rapid-paced directing from J.A. Bayona.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
2.5/4 56% Tag (2018) Tag is a crass, dumb, typical summer comedy that delivers in the end.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
2.5/4 49% Superfly (2018) Superfly circa 2018 plays exactly like what it is - a gangster film with a sometimes compelling story and myriad flaws.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/4 57% Hotel Artemis (2018) Give credit to Pearce - who is no stranger to the action genre, having served as a writer on Iron Man 3 - for coaxing these performances out of his cast.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
3/4 70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) The charm in Solo comes more from the cast than the story. It's a rogue's gallery of likeable characters.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
2.5/4 53% Book Club (2018) If death, mayhem and graphic violence aren't your idea of a good time at the movies, this is a good alternative.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
2/4 52% Rampage (2018) Rampage is what happens when a superstar actor has the clout to take a pet project and release it onto the screen.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
3/4 81% Beirut (2018) While it doesn't rise completely to Argo's level, it possesses some of the dramatic chops and thrills to match.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
2/4 83% Blockers (2018) It's just difficult to have any sympathy for the methods behind their madness, even if Lisa, Mitchell and Hunter have their hearts in the right spots. ‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
3/4 72% Ready Player One (2018) Ultimately, a likeable cast, [Mark] Rylance's performance is especially memorable, an imaginative story and Spielberg's ability to meld mirth, mystery and pop culture ensure that Ready Player One is a must-see.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2018
1/4 44% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) No one could ever think that a movie about giant robots could ever beat the past three Transformers films for sheer awfulness. Think again.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
2.5/4 92% Love, Simon (2018) Love, Simon suffers from some of those coming-of-age clichés, but they're certainly worth sitting through in enjoying this journey to adulthood as a whole.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
2.5/4 51% Tomb Raider (2018) Croft is more Indiana Jones than Wonder Woman, and that's a good thing. It helps that an actor with some heft is there to pull it off.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
3.5/4 97% Black Panther (2018) [Ryan] Coogler's overall ambition in crafting a sociologically complex story and presenting it as standard comic book movie fare succeeds: There is nothing common about Black Panther.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2018
3/4 84% Darkest Hour (2017) Therein lies the joy of Darkest Hour: watching someone like Oldman ply his trade in what may be a career-defining role. The movie in itself offers plenty. Oldman offers more.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
3/4 78% All the Money in the World (2017) Scott's direction is sure and he turns All the Money in the World into a first-rate crime thriller.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
3.5/4 91% The Shape of Water (2017) Call it a modern-day Creature from the Black Lagoon, or better still call it a masterpiece of storytelling and filmmaking that knows how to resonate with the audience.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
3/4 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) [Rain] Johnson crafts an entertaining, swashbuckling flick in the series' eighth film. It possesses the whimsy, the heart and light sabers necessary for reverence in the Star Wars canon.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
3/4 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) The key to The Disaster Artist and Franco's success: he finds the heart and soul of the film. It's not difficult to predict what those things are, ultimately, but there will be no spoilers here. Go see it.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
2/4 52% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) Unfortunately, the performance goes wasted in a movie that meanders far too often to make much sense or hold your attention for that matter. ‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
2/4 28% Suburbicon (2017) In Suburbicon, it feels as if the actor-director pulls punches as he tries unsuccessfully to walk the line between drama and satire.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
1.5/5 13% Geostorm (2017) Geostorm lacks subtlety, is predictable and at times just a thriller without the thrills.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
3/4 81% Marshall (2017) Marshall, but one of many tales related to late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, proves to be surprisingly enjoyable.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
2/4 41% The Mountain Between Us (2017) If you guessed that those performers are the other things that make the film watchable, that would be correct.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
3/4 86% American Made (2017) Based on a true story, it's not difficult to figure out this will unravel, but watching it and Cruise's performance in the process offers much enjoyment.‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
2.5/4 52% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the latest sequel and would-be blockbuster to clog up a weekend. ‐ Akron Beacon Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3.5/4 97% Hell or High Water (2016) The cast and crew craft a modern Western, and as with many films in that genre, plenty of challenges faced those involved. They, however, always ended with some semblance of hope.‐ The Cleveland Movie Blog
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 78% Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) ... a bundle of joy.‐ The Cleveland Movie Blog
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 85% Star Trek Beyond (2016) ... straight forward, thrilling action adventure featuring gorgeous visuals and very little of what made original fans of the Trek series geek out.‐ The Cleveland Movie Blog
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
2.5/4 42% Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) For anyone who's not a die-hard fan when it comes to these DC animated films, no one could blame them for taking a pass.‐ The Cleveland Movie Blog
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
3/4 54% Jason Bourne (2016) ... Jason Bourne proves to be a worthy entry into the Bourne saga.‐ The Cleveland Movie Blog
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
1.5/4 27% Suicide Squad (2016) Somewhere in that mess is a film, possibly a good one. As presented, however, Suicide Squad is a wasted opportunity.‐ The Cleveland Movie Blog
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017
2.5/4 85% Sully (2016) Competent adequately describes it. Go for the acting, the contrived drama is nothing to cheer.‐ The Cleveland Movie Blog
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2017