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Jim Judy

Jim Judy
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
50% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) If you enjoyed the first offering, you'll likely have the same reaction here. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2017
19% Friend Request (2017) It's really bad. As in "Please let the supernatural entity kill everyone as expeditiously as possible so that the ending will arrive and everyone can leave" bad. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Scares, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2017
82% Brad's Status (2017) There are some terrific parts, good performances, decent laughs and heartfelt moments. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2017
67% mother! (2017) The metaphors are slathered on far too thick, pretty much to the same disappointing depth of the all too apparent pretentiousness in play. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
33% American Assassin (2017) Serviceable, but nothing more. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
84% It (2017) One of the more successfully spooky cinematic translations from the writer's horror collection. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
33% Home Again (2017) It's mediocre, middle of the road boring where the finely decorated house ends up more interesting than the characters residing in it. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
2/10 35% Spice World (1998) This film barely manages to tell a story at all.‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2017
93% Logan Lucky (2017) Like its characters, the film has no airs about it, and simply exists to entertain viewers and it does that with plenty of aplomb and ease. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2017
37% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) Its familiarity ends up robbing the film, its characters, and those playing them of the opportunity to create something novel or memorable. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2017
10% The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017) Needed additional passes through the draft and editing process to get to the level of creativity, imagination and engagement we've come to expect from animation's best. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Crude Humor, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
48% The Glass Castle (2017) The story is certainly interesting enough and the performances are all good. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
75% Atomic Blonde (2017) If you like your action impressively staged and literally and figuratively hard-hitting, you could do far worse than what's offered here. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
35% Kidnap (2017) "Kidnap" only ends up kidnapping our time rather than our hearts, mind or interest. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
82% Detroit (2017) Its uneven approach over its three acts means it's not as powerful as it might have been. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
16% The Dark Tower (2017) It's not the train wreck that some industry insiders predicted, but there's nothing special, interesting or engaging with anything that's present. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
93% Dunkirk (2017) Easily an early Oscar contender in various categories, including Best Picture. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
50% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) You'll wish you were on any of those other planetary orbs rather than this one watching hundreds of millions of dollars being flushed down the loo. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
18% Wish Upon (2017) I had two wishes of my own. One was that it would be over already and the second was that if the first couldn't be granted, at least what was offered could have been better. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) The brilliance of the film is that it works so well on various levels. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
92% A Ghost Story (2017) Might result in you first fidgeting, then checking your watch, and ultimately grasping at your hair while screaming "For the love of Patrick Swayze, get to the point already!" (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) The powers that be got it right this time as this is a thoroughly entertaining offering. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
61% Despicable Me 3 (2017) Enough of the material works that the end result is enjoyable enough to earn a slight recommendation. (Full Content Review for Parents - Crude Humor, Cartoon Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
98% The Big Sick (2017) The best and most original romantic comedy of the year. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
78% The Beguiled (2017) You're thankful everything looks pretty because the plot mechanisms eventually become somewhat boring. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Sexual Content etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
93% Baby Driver (2017) The direction, cinematography, stunts, and soundtrack are the true star performers that make the film a fun ride. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
15% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) The only thing of interest is what might have convinced Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins to sign on to appear in this cinematic travesty. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2017
53% 47 Meters Down (2017) We'll have to wait for another attempt to dethrone 42-year-old Bruce the Shark from his role as king of the cinematic seas.(Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
68% Cars 3 (2017) The vocal work is solid to excellent, while the computer animation is nothing short of amazing to behold. (Full Content Review for Parents - Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
22% The Book of Henry (2017) A mixed bag that starts off strong but ends up too preposterous to believe. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
92% Wonder Woman (2017) This is the first DC Comics movie that mostly has the look, feel and energetic aura of a Marvel film. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) The flick certainly puts its money up on the screen for all to behold. I just wish some of that had gone into paying for a better screenplay. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
18% Baywatch (2017) The results are middling at best despite the efforts of the always charismatic Johnson who was seemingly born to appear in such mixed genre films. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
44% Everything, Everything (2017) An okay teen romance flick, but various little issues -- that could have been fixed quite easily -- continue to bedevil it and serve to distract. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
20% Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017) The last part of the title perfectly explains what it will be like to sit through this movie if you're not under the age of ten. (Full Content Review for Parents - Crude Humor, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
70% Alien: Covenant (2017) Everything is handled skillfully, but I just wish the story had more originality rather than recycling of previous material. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
36% Snatched (2017) A few moments here and there are admittedly funny, but they alone can't carry the flick that otherwise feels uninspired. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
82% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) It's enjoyable and entertaining enough to earn a recommendation. I just wish the basic plot was as good as the characters. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
50% The Dinner (2017) A cinematic meal that's tasty in parts, but the overall offering isn't as satisfying. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
38% How to Be a Latin Lover (2017) It's all so broadly painted and played that you half-expect to hear a canned laugh track accompanying the jokes. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
17% The Circle (2017) Just like its namesake geometric shape, the film ultimately goes nowhere. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
50% The Promise (2017) The film feels like it's doing nothing more than going through the motions, and it never engages the viewer as much as it should and probably could have. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2017
66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) There's enough action-based mayhem to keep viewers engaged and entertained. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Revealing attire, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
38% Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017) I think it's great that people churn out movies and TV shows to entertain younger kids, but even those such viewers really deserve something better than this. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
48% Going in Style (2017) I'd watch a movie where Caine, Arkin, and Freeman sit around reading the phone book aloud, so getting to see them do their thing together is a treat. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
72% Gifted (2017) While it's nice to see Evans once again in a part that doesn't involve a superhero shield, it's young Grace who steals the show. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
61% The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) It's a solidly told tale, with a good performance (as to be expected) from Jessica Chastain and handsome production values. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Nudity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
52% The Boss Baby (2017) A marginally passable talking babies diversion, but nothing more. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Nudity, Crude Humor, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
48% Wilson (2017) Harrelson doesn't quite succeed in making his character the sort of misanthrope you want to spend 100 minutes hanging out with in a dark theater. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
43% Song to Song (2017) The man behind me literally stated -- as we rounded the two-hour mark -- "Please God, let it be over." I felt the same way. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017