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Jason Gorber

Jason Gorber
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% Chasing Coral (2017) Jeff Orlowski's work transcends any of its filmmaking shortcomings by serving its primary intent: rallying the troops, informing the public, and bringing to light the very real challenges the Earth's oceans are facing.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2017
91% Brigsby Bear (2017) A gentle and surprisingly light story touching on the nature of fandom. ‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 31, 2017
88% The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) While this feels like familiar territory for Baumbach, he manages to deliver something that feels at least a little fresh, thanks in part to the capabilities of the extraordinary ensemble.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 31, 2017
44% April's Daughter (Las hijas de Abril) (2017) Almost despite itself April's Daughter manages to work on the whole. It's hardly revelatory stuff, but it generates enough emotional suspense to keep things rolling along.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
79% You Were Never Really Here (2017) This is a work where you sit back and let a master storyteller guide you - you may not always know where you're at, but are constantly rewarded for your patience. ‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
57% Redoubtable (Le redoutable) (2017) With its playful use of multi-layers, its provocative stance and its nonconformist streak that borders on the obnoxious Redoubtable may be, depending on your proclivities, an egregious abomination or the best film Godardian film of the last few decades.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
73% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) As a creepy, comical film with a baroque ending The Killing of a Sacred Deer does what it sets out to do, but that might not be enough to truly gain fans for this quirky yet likely forgettable piece from Lanthimos.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 29, 2017
71% Wonderstruck (2017) Wonderstruck tries to strike a balance between sweetness and drama, yet feels very much like a film that fails at living up to its name.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 28, 2017
100% The Florida Project (2017) Sean Baker's follow-up to TANGERINE is a triumph on many levels.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
28% How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2016) John Cameron Mitchell's tackling of this Neil Gaiman Story falters yet occasionally fascinates.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
84% Okja (2017) Bong Joon-ho's latest will enchant some, disappoint others. ‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
100% Rat Film (2016) One of the non-fiction events of the year.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 6, 2017
100% City of Ghosts (2017) Mathew Heineman follows up his Oscar-nominated Cartel Land with this piercing, effective look at these brave truth tellers.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
No Score Yet Cassette: A Documentary Mixtape (2016) Zack Taylor's documentary looks at tape culture and a format that refuses to die.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 3, 2017
63% Dean (2017) A dramedy about love, death and everything in between, and a fine feature debut by comedian Demitri Martin.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted May 3, 2017
95% Karl Marx City (2017) The film manages to create a wonderful mix of sophistication and nuance while remaining accessible.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2017
B- 90% SCORE: A Film Music Documentary (2017) Easy to simply embrace Score as a jukebox of some of the greatest musical moments in film history, enjoying the sweeping musical moments as they play out against dozens of classic films.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2017
A 92% Finding Oscar (2017) A beautifully told version of a tale that's both harrowing and intensely human, Finding Oscar is a remarkable feat of non-fiction that should not be missed. ‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2017
B- 80% Future '38 (2016) A fantastical fever dream of a film, a psychotropic time travel tale told in almost violently colorful tones.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2017
100% The Last Laugh (2017) The Last Laugh adds to a vital conversation about humour in general and the remarkable spirit of the Jewish people in particular.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
B+ 89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) John Wick 2 may not be as wickedly fun as the first iteration, but what it lacks in freshness is made up for in an increase in scope, all without losing its moxie.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2017
A- 95% The Incredible Jessica James (2017) From the opening title sequence where Jessica's dancing abandon creates a more intimate version of La La Land's highway number, through to the closing culmination of the romantic arc, The Incredible Jessica James is a true delight‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
B No Score Yet Bushwick provides an interesting, effective take on the idea of urban invasion, providing a particularly bleak glimpse into an apocalyptic struggle even more chilling given recent political developments.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
B 67% Bushwick (2017) Bushwick provides an interesting, effective take on the idea of urban invasion, providing a particularly bleak glimpse into an apocalyptic struggle even more chilling given recent political developments.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
A- 100% Step (2017) You get a strong sense both of community and commitment, an intimate look at their lives as well as the thrill and excitement of their dance.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
A- 100% Icarus (2017) That rare doc that uncovers a truth so powerful (and dangerous) that it itself becomes part of the news.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
C 46% Wilson (2017) While it might please fans of Clowes' prose or for those on the festival circuit looking for a breather from something heavier, Wilson isn't a film that's likely to appeal to many.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
A 100% Call Me by Your Name (2017) Feels both fresh and vintage, and watching it, you can almost feel the warm Italian sun and smell the fresh breeze billowing through the orchards. A trip to a bucolic place of young love and intellectual rigour, it's an intoxicating work.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
B+ 99% Get Out (2017) When microaggressions turn macro... A big-idea film wrapped in a darkly comedic thriller.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2017
A- 86% Wind River (2017) Intense and impactful, Wind River is a truly remarkable debut from a writer who has established himself in short order as a true talent to follow closely.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2017
A- 75% Ingrid Goes West (2017) One of those weird, creepy, unsettling films about obsessions that you just can't help but become a little bit obsessed about yourself.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2017
D 72% An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (2017) Inconveniently this Inconvenient Sequel feels redundant...little [more] than a campaign video for Gore's mission. ‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2017
A- 90% I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (2017) I Don't Feel At Home In This World, with its mix of ennui and enthusiastic energy, is a hell of a ride.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2017
A- 80% Patriots Day (2017) The film then works best as this kind of warm testimonial to the grit of those that fought back, and a truly terrifying glimpse as to what can happen, and how very much worse it could have very easily been. ‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
100% The Stairs (2016) The Stairs provides an opportunity to showcase this important district in Toronto, providing a means to begin the conversation about just how myriad aspects of mental health, crime, police presence and addiction work within the urban setting.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2017
93% La La Land (2016) Chazelle's graceful camera work is thrilling, his timing impeccably tied to sumptuous images that are as delightful as the leads on screen.‐ ScreenAnarchy
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2016
99% Cameraperson (2016) Cameraperson is an entertaining, engaging work, which is surely one of the finest non-fiction films of the year.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2016
F 31% Passengers (2016) It's taken long into the year for one of the worst of the year to rear its head, but this one snuck in just in time.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2016
A 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) As pure retcon-meets-thought experiment, Rogue One scratches an itch that has been tickling since that initial screening in '77.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
B- 85% Sully (2016) While it stumbles along the way it does seem to do justice to the core precept, that the key to any situation like this that's to be celebrated are the very human decisions that get made to save the day‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2016
A- 96% Moana (2016) A wonderful journey through the tales of a locale both inviting and intoxicating.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2016
D+ 87% Hacksaw Ridge (2016) The film could use a lot more grey and lot less in the form of jingoistic, manipulative battlemongering.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2016
D 19% Inferno (2016) The fires of Inferno don't burn particularly bright.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2016
D+ 37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) When you have the chutzpah to call this re-entry Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, half the heavy lifting's already done from those last three words.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2016
F 43% The Girl on the Train (2016) I presume the only way to get through The Girl On The Train is to be blackout drunk, convinced during a state of intoxication that what you're watching is in fact good. ‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2016
A 90% Into the Inferno (2016) f a great documentary is meant to lead you into a journey both surprising and exhilarating, then Into the Inferno succeeds in spectacular ways. A masterwork filled with stunning visuals and captivating environs.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2016
A 67% Rats (2016) Rats is a rare doc that both informs and gets under your skin. Beautifully shot and with terrific pace and an effective, over-the-top horror score, it's easily one of the most evocative and downright frightening non-fiction films of the year. ‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2016
A 84% Deepwater Horizon (2016) A story both exhilarating and interesting, well told with stunning visuals and good performances.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2016
A+ 93% Arrival (2016) Quite simply, Arrival is one of the most extraordinary, affecting films of the year, a delicate balance between intellect and passion, finding ways to entertain while opening one's mind up to possibilities.‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2016
A- 59% War Dogs (2016) It's a tale told with verve and moxie, touching upon the general insanity of the situation while providing a modicum of political and social comment. There's lots to love about War Dogs‐ Dork Shelf
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2016