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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
64% Beautiful Boy (2018) A film wallowing in the perils of addiction would not be judicious. BEAUTIFUL BOY is not that film. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
88% First Man (2018) FIRST MAN does a first-rate job of re-creating the unbearable tension and excitement of the first landing on the moon.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
73% The Happy Prince (2018) It's such a gorgeous, sumptuous film with stunning cinematography and a hauntingly beautiful soundtrack ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
90% A Star Is Born (2018) Cooper has produced a film worthy of the moniker A STAR IS BORN, both for him as first-time director and Lady Gaga for her first starring role. They are marvelous --- and a whole new generation will get to appreciate this classic tale. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
67% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Ultimately, the success of THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN THE WALL depends upon young Vaccaro --- and he delivers! ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
86% Colette (2018) Knightley is exceedingly well-equipped to carry this magnificent film on her own --- an Oscar-nominated performance for sure. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2018
69% The Children Act (2018) THE CHILDREN ACT is purely a thespian's dream, allowing each member of the ensemble his or her opportunity to make a statement. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2018
59% White Boy Rick (2018) Drug dealing in East Detroit is a tough business and Demange's cast and crew bring it to life with a gritty realism.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
64% Lizzie (2018) It's almost as if Sevigny was born to play Lizzie Borden. A resident of Massachusetts herself, she has been obsessed with this crime since childhood. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
59% Operation Finale (2018) OPERATION FINALE is billed as a "razor-sharp" thriller. It is thrilling, but, as opposed to fictional spy films, it is much more cerebral. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) CRAZY RICH ASIANS is a whirlwind of delight --- attractive actors, stunning couture, spectacular sets and outrageous parties. It's a feast for the eyes. But what really makes this dramedy work is the acting.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2018
85% The Wife (2018) I did not find THE WIFE at all amusing or urbane.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2018
47% The Package (2018) THE PACKAGE provides a good dose of hilarity and entertainment. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Lee has always chosen topics rooted in truth and steadfastly spoken out via his films about social justice and the need for change. And BLACKkKLANSMAN is as good as he gets.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
100% What Still Remains (2018) Mendoza maintains an energetic pace, keeping his film riveting from beginning to end. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
72% Christopher Robin (2018) If you have ever been a Winnie the Pooh fan, you simply MUST see CHRISTOPHER ROBIN --- it's uplifting and enchanting! ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) A seamless, wildly entertaining summer blockbuster that won't soon be forgotten. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
45% Generation Wealth (2018) Though Greenfield has been brilliant at times, GENERATION WEALTH is a disappointment. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2018
80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN! is fabulous summer entertainment. If you see this and don't hum along --- see a doctor, cuz you need help!‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2018
76% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) One of the surprises of the summer...this is not a film focused on despair, but rather a celebration of a life saved and lived to its fullest. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) I found this movie totally engaging. Rudd is absolutely charming and, as we've seen before, very funny. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2018
100% Leave No Trace (2018) LEAVE NO TRACE starts off with great promise, particularly due to Harcourt McKenzie's presence, but in the end, it doesn't quite deliver for me. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) The most fun is had when the "bad guys" get their due --- in very interesting ways. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
55% Tag (2018) TAG isn't terrible --- it's actually fairly entertaining, when it isn't silly/stupid. And --- who doesn't want to watch Jon Hamm and Jeremy Renner in a movie together???‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
94% Incredibles 2 (2018) INCREDIBLES 2 is wildly entertaining and a lot of laughs!‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
68% Ocean's 8 (2018) OCEAN'S 8 is as entertaining as one would expect with such an extraordinarily talented group of women. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Neville has done a great service --- especially in our current political climate --- by reminding us of the need for kindness and compassion. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) STAR WARS films will forever be entertaining --- they incorporate so many feelings --- and so much humor. SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY is no exception --- looking forward to the next.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
82% Deadpool 2 (2018) How many times can one go back to the well? DEADPOOL was great fun because it was new, and well --- exciting. DEADPOOL 2 --- not as much. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
53% Book Club (2018) Can a book like "Fifty Shades of Grey" really change the lives of these four women? Who knows --- who cares? The fun is in the journey. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
68% On Chesil Beach (2018) "On Chesil Beach" fails to make us care about the repressive mores of the early 1960's --- and it's a waste of Ronan's talents.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
94% Beast (2018) These two young actors are mesmerizing --- you literally cannot take your eyes from the screen. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
94% RBG (2018) "RBG" is an astonishing, informative and highly entertaining documentary.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 2, 2018
86% Let the Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur) (2018) Binoche is wonderful, as always. She is not the problem. The writing is what's wrong with "Let The Sunshine In". It's trite --- it's predictable. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
93% Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story (2018) Bell has done an exemplary job bringing the truth of what these animals face every day --- and their unforgivable mistreatment --- to the forefront. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Hail, hail --- the gang's all here! "Avengers: Infinity War" is totally thrilling, hilarious and vastly entertaining!‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
85% Disobedience (2018) "Disobedience" illustrates the power of conviction and the divine nature of free will. Lelio brings out the best in his primary characters, allowing each to deal with this untenable situation in their own way.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
68% The Seagull (2018) "The Seagull" is a gorgeous adaptation of Chekhov's best-loved play. Bening, Ronan, Howle and the rest of the cast breathe new life into these long-established characters. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
97% The Rider (2018) Writer/director Chloé Zhao's gorgeous film "The Rider" is a perfect example of a filmmaker's devotion to her craft. I truly hope Ms. Zhao follows up on Brady's progress --- "The Rider" demands a sequel.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
91% Lean on Pete (2018) Plummer is a striking young man with a soulful face and expressive eyes. His performance is heartbreakingly believable. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
72% Ready Player One (2018) Popular songs from days gone by interspersed into the soundtrack will bring back a lot of memories for most. It's a tremendous feat by Spielberg.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
74% Final Portrait (2018) I cannot recommend "Final Portrait" enough. It is a small but significant masterpiece in the over-populated landscape of giant, noisy productions.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2018
90% Isle of Dogs (2018) Anderson and his story collaborators have outdone themselves with this wild odyssey involving mystery, intrigue, lots of action and humor --- but most of all, a story steeped in the importance of friendship and loyalty. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2018
51% Tomb Raider (2018) What is truly astonishing is that director Roar Uthaug, who was afforded the opportunity to work with an amazing cast --- and a crew loaded with incredible talents --- manages to completely screw up "Tomb Raider". ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
38% Gringo (2018) "Gringo" keeps up a fairly good pace with an entertaining script. There are multiple twists and turns --- and a few too many kidnap subplots. But it does boast some hair-raising moments and a lot of laughs.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2018
41% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) "A Wrinkle in Time" fails to capture the audience, draw them in and tell a memorable story. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
47% Red Sparrow (2018) Some have commented that "Red Sparrow" is too long. I loved it --- for me, it just "flew" by.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2018
80% The Party (2018) It is a tour-de-force example of a character-driven movie with masterful writing. The dialogue is whip smart with barbs flying fast and furious. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
No Score Yet The Girl Who Invented Kissing (2017) There is a great risk in this material becoming too overly sentimental, but Sierchio restrains his actors and himself, allowing the genuineness of his female protagonist to resonate with the audience.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
82% Early Man (2018) "Early Man" is a wonderful family film --- especially for all those soccer- playing little girls and boys out there!‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2018