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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5 90% Kusama: Infinity (2018) Lenz piques your interest with the story of this unusual, fierce talent, but the payoff is in the color and spectacle of the art.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2018
3.5 67% Lizzie (2018) The struggle facing a single woman-economic and otherwise-is handled throughout this film with a desperate grace that elevates most scenes. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2018
3 34% The Predator (2018) The action is fun and sometimes imaginative, but the rest of the film is largely lacking in imagination.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
3.5 60% White Boy Rick (2018) Rick Sr. is a study in contradictions. McConaughey approaches the task with nuance and empathy, and the result amazes.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
3.5 85% The Wife (2018) What you'll remember is Close, delivering, as is her way, a tour de force performance that may finally land Close her own glittering acknowledgment.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
3.5 93% Mandy (2018) Mandy throws enough visionary strangeness on the screen to dwarf even Nicolas Cage in full freakout mode.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
3 28% The Nun (2018) Hardy and cinematographer Maxime Alexandre make glorious use of the location, and then create richly shadowed castle interiors suitable for Dracula himself.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
2.5 30% Kin (2018) Advertised as an adolescent SciFi adventure where a 'tween finds an intergalactic gun and all his problems are solved, the film is much more than that. And also much less.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
3 62% The Little Stranger (2018) Bravo to Abrahamson for expecting audiences to have paid enough attention to earlier dialog that we might fathom the conclusion. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
4.5 97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Miller adorns every scene with the most astonishing, peculiar imagery and the vehicular action is like nothing you've ever seen.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
3 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) As genuinely if superficially enjoyable as The Greatest Showman is, there is something unseemly in embracing so tidy a view.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
3.5 82% Molly's Game (2018) This is clear movie-of-the-week stuff elevated to something worthwhile because Sorkin is more interested in the entrapment of a brilliant mind than in stars playing poker.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
3 81% Tom of Finland (2017) Leathermen, homoeroticism, beefcake-three things you should not expect from the film Tom of Finland.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
2 32% Insidious: The Last Key (2018) The film is a jumbled mess of backstory and personal demons, clichés and uninspired monsters.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
4 87% The Post (2018) It's a lot to tackle, but naturally, Spielberg has it all well in hand and he doesn't limit his spectacular casting to Streep and Hanks.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
2.5 56% The Commuter (2018) How many times do we have to see this movie? We get it, Neeson is not a man to be messed with.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
3.5 88% The Road Movie (2018) Russian documentarian Dmitrii Kalashnikov has gathered dashcam footage and assembled it into something fresh, wild and intriguing.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
3 74% Mom and Dad (2018) Taylor's frantic pace and hiccupping camera mirror Cage's lunatic energy, and clever writing toys with our expectations while delivering a surprisingly transgressive film.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
4 95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) It's a languid Italian summer circa 1983 and everything is just so ripe.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
4.5 91% Phantom Thread (2018) Namely, it is a meditation on creation and recreation, on the tricky nature of inspiration, on an artist's obsession, on the surprising intimacy between creator and creation.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
3 72% Hostiles (2018) Though Bale and most of the supporting players deliver quietly devastating performances, their arcs feel more than forced. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 70% Happy End (2017) Still, don't let your eye wander because too many frames contain a startling image, and this filmmaker won't insist that you notice.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4.5 97% Black Panther (2018) Not a minute of the film is wasted. Coogler manages to pack each with enough backstory, breathless action, emotional heft and political weight to fill three films.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3 81% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) The two leads rise above their script to develop something touching and lovely, something that mines the earth between starstruck and true love.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3 81% Early Man (2018) There is something adorably British about Nick Parks's latest plasticine adventure, Early Man.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3 84% Game Night (2018) It's consistently fun and ultimately forgettable. Like a game night.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2.5 47% Red Sparrow (2018) The film has some style, some queasying violence and unrepentant perversions, and Jennifer Lawrence. It could be worse.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 84% Mohawk (2018) But Geoghegan changes things up in important ways, and the result is a dramatic departure from traditional fare.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4 94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) Even if Lelio and Vega don't let you truly know Marina, you cannot help but respect her.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 42% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Her picture looks glorious, though, conjuring images and movements vibrant enough to stand up to our own imaginations.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3 39% The Strangers: Prey At Night (2018) Sequels are hard. Especially when you don't understand what made the original so unnerving and memorable.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4 87% Thoroughbreds (2018) It's a fascinating look at how the other class comes of age, blackly comedic and biting.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4 94% Loveless (Nelyubov) (2018) Zvyagintsev's films depict absence as much as presence.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 80% Unsane (2018) Soderbergh relies on familiar tropes to say something relevant and in doing so creates a tidy, satisfying thriller.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 72% Ready Player One (2018) It's basically a Spielberg movie inside an ode to Spielberg movies.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) The animation is beyond spectacular, with deep backdrops and meticulously crafted characters. Atari's little teeth killed me. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4 95% A Quiet Place (2018) Krasinski co-writes, directs and stars in the smart, nerve-wracking gut-punch of a monster flick, A Quiet Place. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
1.5 14% Blumhouse's Truth or Dare (2018) Performances are bland, kills lack inspiration, there aren't even enough of the prerequisite jump scares to keep the target PG-13 audience interested.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2 33% I Feel Pretty (2018) Can Amy Schumer just write the next Amy Schumer movie? Please?‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2.5 25% Traffik (2018) Take Paula Patton (and Taylor's leering filming of her) out of the movie and it's not a bad little piece of throwback exploitation.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 84% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Infinity War tackles some big ideas and makes some brave choices that may cause you to reassess the entire Marvel franchise.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 95% The Endless (2018) The other thing the directing pair creates with uneasy authenticity is that spotty forgiving and unforgiving bond between siblings.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2 25% Overboard (2018) This is simply not a premise that has the strength to stand the test of time.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2 20% Terminal (2018) It's an awful lot of nothing, truth be told, with nary a surprise and loads of letdowns.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
2.5 27% Breaking In (2018) Though little more than a mishmash of domestic thriller clichés, still, with a bit of style and a little creativity, it could make for a tense and brisk 90 minutes.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4 93% Revenge (2018) Fargeat's grasp of male entitlement and the elements of a rape culture are as sharp as her instincts for visual storytelling.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 82% Ghost Stories (2018) The terror here is far less paranormal than existential.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3 82% Deadpool 2 (2018) Bursts of laughter pepper the film's landscape like mines. It's fun. Hollow, but fun.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
3.5 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) So what's missing? The rogue spirit that let Han steal scenes in A New Hope so easily.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
4 97% The Rider (2018) Elegant and cinematic, but at the same time a spontaneous work of verite, The Rider breaks its own cinematic ground. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018