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Jim Judy

Jim Judy
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
91% Widows (2018) The story and its characters are engaging enough that you might just be captivated from start to finish. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
80% Instant Family (2018) The comedy is decent...and the old heartstrings are tugged on enough that you'd have to be a true movie Grinch not to fall prey to what's offered. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
40% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Interesting and entertaining enough to warrant a minor passing grade. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
40% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) What's present is fine, I guess, if you're into these sorts of grim films, but they're just not my cup of tea. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
57% The Grinch (2018) Missing the sort of magic a film of this ilk should have in abundance, and oddly feels flat from the get-go through the end credits. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Malek is so stellar in his portrayal and the music is just so good that I found myself completely entertained from start to finish. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
32% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) It's not horrible by any means, it's just unremarkable and certainly not as magical as it easily could and should have been. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
33% Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) Completely unremarkable, not particularly funny and, apparently, instantly forgettable. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
72% Indivisible (2018) Good until the dramatically too easy and predictable end. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Engaging from start to finish. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
96% The Hate U Give (2018) While this isn't the first film even this year to deal with this subject matter, it still feels fresh and raw, and the performances are good. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
78% Halloween (2018) Anyone expecting a great or even decent horror film is going to be disappointed. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
66% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Meanders for too long while coming off a bit too much like "Harry Potter" lite. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Stuff for Kids, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
29% Night School (2018) The material with which all of the performers have been given to work is lame, usually forced, and rarely if ever funny. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
76% Smallfoot (2018) While not the pinnacle of computer-animated offerings, what's present here works well enough to earn a recommendation. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes for Kids, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
29% Venom (2018) Goofy enough that it slightly delivers a degree or two of guilty pleasure entertainment value when not otherwise making you wonder why and how it derailed. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
90% A Star Is Born (2018) Cooper takes us along for an engaging ride. And one filled with solid direction, even better performances from the leads, and a killer soundtrack featuring some incredible new songs. (Full Content Review - Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
85% The Sisters Brothers (2018) I was engaged from start to finish thanks to the unique drawings and subsequent performances of the main characters. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
93% Searching (2018) A pretty slick and efficient thriller. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) ‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
59% Operation Finale (2018) A decent dramatic thriller that actually works best during some of its quieter moments than when it's trying to ratchet up the suspense. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) ‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
30% Kin (2018) Enough parts of it worked just okay enough that I sort of dug what transpired, at least in the various individual moments. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) ‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
52% Papillon (2018) What's present works okay enough to earn a slight recommendation. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
82% Juliet, Naked (2018) Engaging, entertaining, funny, romantic and nothing short of charming. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
26% A.X.L. (2018) By the time he develops rabies and has to be put down out back behind the shed (sorry, wrong boy and his dog story, but you get the point), we simply don't care. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
81% Alpha (2018) Despite the limited cast of characters and a really straightforward plot, it all works. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2018
92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) One of the best big studio-backed romantic comedies to come down the pike in years. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2018
23% Mile 22 (2018) Bad just about any way you cut it. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2018
59% Dog Days (2018) Viewers looking for some escapism before vacations are over and schools crank up again will be entertained just enough. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Drug Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
95% BlacKkKlansman (2018) An interesting and entertaining, satirical black comedy. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) When you have to resort to not one but several separate bits revolving around diarrhea & vomiting for hopeful laughs, it's easy to tell one is grasping for comedy straws. (Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
17% The Darkest Minds (2018) I suppose there's some potential here, but so much is derivative of other similar works that nothing feels original or engaging. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) An entertaining ride that's near impossible to resist. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
99% Eighth Grade (2018) It's a fairly compelling slice of life examination. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
93% Sorry to Bother You (2018) About as unpredictable a film as you'll see all year and one that certainly starts off promisingly enough. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sex, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) ‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
46% Skyscraper (2018) If you're simply looking for scenes of over-the-top and gravity & physics-defying action and The Rock doing death-defying stunts, you could do far worse than what's offered here. (Full Content Review - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) ‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
58% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) Any parents or teenage guardians in tow might wonder if those behind the scenes are grasping for straws here just to keep the franchise going. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Stuff, etc. - also Available) ‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
100% Leave No Trace (2018) I admire "Leave No Trace" for its minimalist approach, lead performances and overall tone, but didn't love it like many other reviewers. (Full Content Review for Parents - Thematic Elements, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) An enjoyable bit of escapist entertainment that should appease both critics and regular moviegoers alike. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
5/10 48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Not worthy of extinction but clearly not as good as it could and should have been with a greater level of imagination and creativity applied to it. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) The film shows how far kindness and acceptance of others can get both the giver and recipient, and there's a lot to be said for that and for this splendid offering. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
56% Tag (2018) Nothing great, but fairly entertaining considering the premise. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Will equally appeal to kids and adults with plenty of material to appease both crowds. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
68% Ocean's 8 (2018) There's still a decent amount of enjoyment to be found from what's offered. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
57% Hotel Artemis (2018) Certain parts work fairly well, but as an overall effort it feels like something of a partially missed opportunity. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
89% Hereditary (2018) A decently constructed, slow-burn horror drama that takes advantage of a familiar setting, a terrific performance from Collette, and some genuinely spooky and creepy moments. (Full Content Review - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
86% Upgrade (2018) Essentially an upgrade to the old exploitative vigilante films of the '70s. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
71% Adrift (2018) With solid performances from the leads and a believable romantic chemistry between their characters, one ends up caring about them and how things will play out. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) If you've liked most if not all of the previous entries in this movie universe, you're probably going to be entertained. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
68% On Chesil Beach (2018) Despite those objections, the film still has a certain pull and engagement factor, and Ronan is as good as usual.(Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
83% Deadpool 2 (2018) If you enjoyed the first film and wanted to see more of the same, you're going to have a grand time here. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018