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Jim Judy

Jim Judy
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
81% Molly's Game (2018) An occasionally episodic offering that nonetheless ends up engaging enough thanks to Sorkin's usual flourishes with dialogue and Jessica Chastain's riveting performance. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
31% Insidious: The Last Key (2018) This horror series has run its course and needs to be put six feet under. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) As a body-switching flick the pic offers some decently inspired moments. But the rest feels like the sort of video game you might begin playing, but quickly grow bored by it. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
55% The Greatest Showman (2017) I'll admit I wasn't expecting much from this film, but I was blown away from beginning to end. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
50% Downsizing (2017) Decent enough to earn a slight recommendation...I just wish the filmmakers had figured out a way to make it all come together better. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
70% Ferdinand (2017) Quite entertaining and enjoyable. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Simply put, if you love or even just enjoy the "SW" universe and its various trappings, you're going to, at a minimum, find this one to your liking. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
93% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) While it won't be for all viewers, those who don't mind the decidedly R-rated material will be treated to a pretty terrific film. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
92% The Disaster Artist (2017) Entertaining enough but increasingly repetitive as it goes. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
99% Lady Bird (2017) What's remarkable about the film is that it takes a story and related subject matter that we've seen countless times before and makes it all feels fresh and interesting. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
85% Wonder (2017) I loved this sweet little film from start to finish and its message of being kind to others. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
40% Justice League (2017) Enough of the pic works, even considering its various issues, to earn a recommendation. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Suggestive Material, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
49% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) You'll admire the veteran actor for his work here, but you'll wish the rest of the film surrounding him was as good and interesting as he and his character are. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
80% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) An enjoyable, entertaining and imaginative look at the general creative process as well as the creation of "A Christmas Carol" in particular. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scares, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
97% Coco (2017) The best animated offering of 2017. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Branagh and company don't put enough old-fashioned, moviemaking magic into the proceedings to make us care or hold our attention, but it's not a debacle by any means. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Enjoyable and entertaining from start to finish. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
54% LBJ (2017) A great, award-worthy performance and some decent dialogue in an otherwise truncated feeling movie. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
29% A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) I think the big issue is that the script was written by two men rather than one or more women. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
28% Suburbicon (2017) A botched, missed opportunity. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
64% Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) The film certainly has plenty of potential and promising material, but as presented it's just not that interesting. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
28% All I See Is You (2017) The film seems to lose sight of what it would really mean to regain one's vision. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
66% Victoria & Abdul (2017) The film is quite enjoyable and entertaining as well, as long as you can get past some sticking points. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2017
46% My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) None of it's anywhere near Pixar quality or the best of the Disney animated musicals, but it's not of the gouge your eyes out, run screaming from the theater experience I was expecting. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2017
41% The Mountain Between Us (2017) An increasingly irritating chore to sit through. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2017
87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) The film is mesmerizing to behold. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2017
51% 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
15% 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
81% 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
69% 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
34% 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
85% 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
32% 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 34% Spice World (1998) This film barely manages to tell a story at all.‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2017
92% 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
40% 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
11% 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
50% 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
77% 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
38% 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
84% 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
92% 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
49% 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
16% 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
91% 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
60% 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