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Greg Maki

Greg Maki

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B+ 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) "It probably doesn't need to run two and a half hours long, but at least it's a case of too much of a good thing. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted May 4, 2016
B 78% Keanu (2016) "... Key and Peele are such a strong comedic duo that they're always able to seize control of the movie just when it seems to be slipping away from them. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Apr 29, 2016
D 17% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) "Mirror, mirror on the wall, who decided a follow-up to "Snow White and the Huntsman" was needed at all? " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Apr 22, 2016
A 95% The Jungle Book (2016) "Set in the most immersive fictional world the movies have seen since "Avatar" (2009), Jon Favreau's "The Jungle Book," an update of Disney's 1967 animated favorite, is an instant classic. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Apr 15, 2016
A- 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) "Fans have waited a long time to see these two icons on the screen together, and "Batman v Superman" is as big and bold as this momentous occasion deserves. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Mar 23, 2016
A- 90% 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) "It's unclear where the action is leading, and that's a large part of the movie's fun. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Mar 11, 2016
B 67% Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) "... It's far from a lightweight, whimsical romp. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Mar 4, 2016
D- 53% Triple 9 (2016) ""Show, don't tell," the old saying goes. "Triple 9" does neither. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Feb 26, 2016
C- 15% Ride Along 2 (2016) "... Offers more of the same - to diminishing results. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Feb 25, 2016
B 85% Hail, Caesar! (2016) "... It's nice to see the brothers devote their time and energy to something this fun. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Feb 25, 2016
B+ 61% Race (2016) "... Worthy of its deceptively complex title. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Feb 25, 2016
A- 79% Eddie The Eagle (2016) "... A genuine crowd-pleaser that earns all the good will it engenders. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Feb 25, 2016
A 83% Deadpool (2016) "Reynolds ... gives the best comedic performance the genre has ever seen ... " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Feb 7, 2016
A- 82% The Revenant (2015) "... A challenging, exhaustive experience. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jan 8, 2016
B 75% The Hateful Eight (2015) "Even with its flaws, "The Hateful Eight" is worth the time investment it requires. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jan 7, 2016
C 61% Joy (2015) " It feels like Russell and Annie Mumolo, with whom he shares the story credit, never quite cracked Joy's personal journey to the point where it would be enough to carry the film on its own. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Dec 24, 2015
B- 61% Concussion (2015) "Smith, with a convincing African accent and without his usual stylish cool, is in top form, reminding us he's an actor in addition to a huge movie star. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Dec 24, 2015
A 88% The Big Short (2015) "As entertaining as "The Big Short" is, McKay never downplays the seriousness of its subject matter. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Dec 23, 2015
A 92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) "... "Star Wars" feel like "Star Wars" again ... " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Dec 16, 2015
C+ 42% In the Heart of the Sea (2015) "... A thoroughly predictable saga that never quite engages the audience like it should. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Dec 11, 2015
C 25% Victor Frankenstein (2015) "Outside of McAvoy's performance, the movie isn't anything more than borderline adequate in any area, and despite the supposed fresh take on the material, it never shakes the feeling that it's unnecessary. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Nov 25, 2015
A 94% Creed (2015) "... Hits many of the same story beats as the original "Rocky" but is very much its own entity, introducing a compelling new character and taking an old favorite into the most dramatically rich terrain he's encountered. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Nov 25, 2015
A- 66% The Night Before (2015) "Though at times irreverent and most definitely vulgar, "The Night Before," in its own way, is brimming with Christmas spirit. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Nov 20, 2015
B 65% Spectre (2015) "... Entertains even at its fails to reconcile its disparate goals. It just feels like a missed opportunity for something special. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Nov 13, 2015
D+ 19% Love the Coopers (2015) "I'm sure it looked like a good idea on paper. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Nov 13, 2015
B 29% Burnt (2015) "... Director John Wells ... effectively captures the controlled chaos of the kitchen, and Adam's personal growth is as satisfying as it is predictable. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Nov 5, 2015
C- 16% The Last Witch Hunter (2015) "... Esentially consists of everyone involved hoping this is successful enough to make sequels. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Nov 5, 2015
B 70% Crimson Peak (2015) "It's a throwback to a time long before the torture porn and found-footage movies that have dominated the genre for the past decade, to a time when horror was allowed to be classy. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Oct 16, 2015
A 91% Bridge of Spies (2015) "... A shrewd piece of classical, big-screen entertainment. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Oct 16, 2015
B+ 64% The Visit (2015) "It's just a spooky, funny little movie that's perfectly happy to be nothing more than that. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Oct 2, 2015
B 75% Black Mass (2015) "It's Depp's best work in years, suggesting that maybe his insistence on hiding behind heavy makeup and wigs in almost every recent role has not been the problem. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Oct 2, 2015
C- 48% Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) "... It all feels like setup for part three, "The Death Cure," due in February 2017. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Oct 2, 2015
A 92% The Martian (2015) ""The Martian" is a remarkable achievement in this age of moviemaking - a big-budget science fiction film without aliens, robots, space battles or the fate of the universe at stake. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Oct 2, 2015
C- 45% No Escape (2015) "Brosnan lightens the mood and even seems to have a little fun, and that is absolutely not what these filmmakers are interested in. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Aug 26, 2015
A- 88% Straight Outta Compton (2015) "F. Gary Gray's film detailing the rise and splintering of the hugely influential rap group N.W.A. is very nearly a masterpiece. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Aug 13, 2015
A- 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) "New writers and directors for each installment have kept the creativity flowing, and like the "Fast and Furious" movies, the "Mission: Impossible" film series has hit its stride later in its run. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jul 31, 2015
B 26% Vacation (2015) "Much of it is crass and cringe-worthy, but even more is genuinely funny, thanks largely to a deep cast. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jul 29, 2015
B 61% Southpaw (2015) "For an alternative to effects-driven summer blockbusters, look no further than "Southpaw," a boxing drama in which the heaviest blows land outside the ring. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jul 28, 2015
A- 80% Ant-Man (2015) "In more ways than one, "Ant-Man" is smaller than most of the rest of the MCU. The fate of the world is not immediately at stake, and that's a refreshing change. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jul 17, 2015
B- 26% Terminator Genisys (2015) "... It's hard not to get the feeling that we've been here before. And that's both part of the movie's fun and what holds it back at times. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jul 2, 2015
C 46% Ted 2 (2015) "Just remember: In the dark, no one can see you laugh. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jun 24, 2015
A 98% Inside Out (2015) "... The most ambitious Pixar feature to date ... " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jun 19, 2015
B 72% Jurassic World (2015) "Though nothing matches the dread and suspense of the T. rex's first appearance in "Jurassic Park," the dinosaur action here is fantastic " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jun 10, 2015
B 94% Spy (2015) "Instead of being an outright parody of the spy movies, "Spy" subverts and pokes fun at the genre's conventions while deploying McCarthy, a highly visible presence the past few years, in a fresh way. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Jun 5, 2015
B 49% San Andreas (2015) "Objectively, "San Andreas" probably shouldn't work. But you don't enjoy a roller coaster by thinking about it. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted May 29, 2015
C 50% Tomorrowland (2015) ".. Feels like a lot of build-up to a story the filmmakers don't care to tell. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted May 29, 2015
B 75% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "... The fact that "Age of Ultron" succeeds at all, even if not to the extent of "The Avengers," is a major achievement. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted May 29, 2015
B 26% Child 44 (2015) "... A grim tale powered by Hardy's dour yet impassioned turn as the lead. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted May 29, 2015
C 61% Unfriended (2015) "... A somewhat interesting experiment that ultimately fails. " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Apr 17, 2015
B+ 81% Furious 7 (2015) "The stunts are pure insanity, and the best part is, even though I'm sure there is a sizable helping of digital effects involved, there is a lot of actual, old-fashioned stunt work on the screen ... " ‐ Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
Posted Apr 3, 2015
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