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Jim Judy

Jim Judy
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
50% 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
19% 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
47% 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
44% 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
64% 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
58% 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
53% 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
40% 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
45% 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
47% Saban's Power Rangers (2017) It's not awful, but I wish the powers that be had fully committed to camp or otherwise done something novel or interesting with the well-worn kids get superpowers storyline. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) Is it an entertaining time at the movies? The answer is an undeniable yes, and sometimes rousingly so. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2017
99% Get Out (2017) I enjoyed the offering, laughed at the right moments, and actually found myself with sweaty palms as things came to a head toward the end. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
77% Kong: Skull Island (2017) Enjoyable enough for what it is -- an action outing featuring people stuck in a land of enormous, deadly and hungry monsters where Kong is indeed king. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
19% The Shack (2017) An understandably angry man taking on God and company should have been dramatically powerful, captivating and moving. But as presented here, it's anything but that. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Family Loss, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
22% Table 19 (2017) Occasionally funny, sometimes quirky and definitely uneven dramedy. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
92% Logan (2017) Simply put, "Logan" is arguably the best "X-Men" movie of the bunch. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
66% Before I Fall (2017) It hits enough notes just right to come off profound and poignant enough that you don't mind the mash-up and lack of originality. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
41% A Cure For Wellness (2017) By the time the "big" reveal and finale finally lumber up onto the screen, the proceedings have slipped into "B" movie preposterousness. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Scary Stuff, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
35% The Great Wall (2017) The special effects are okay but not spectacular, the action and acting are decent but not noteworthy, and the story isn't terribly complex. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) This action-comedy hybrid takes full satirical aim at just about all aspects of Batman's personality aspects over the years. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2017
91% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) There are some amazing action scenes...But by upping the mayhem, punches, kicks, gunshots and, ultimately, the body count, the film starts to lose some of its punch. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2017
17% The Space Between Us (2017) More boring than a six-month trip to the Red Planet. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
6% Rings (2017) Torments us not only with repeated and recycled material from the first films, but also tired haunted house type horror conventions. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
42% Gold (2017) It's McConaughey who shines brightest here in a seriously deglamorized role and performance. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
32% A Dog's Purpose (2017) While it's sometimes good to show kids a look at real life that isn't sugar-coated, this could be fairly intense or maybe even traumatic for younger viewers. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Disturbing Material, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
80% Patriots Day (2017) An offering that hits the right emotional notes at the right dramatic moments. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
32% Monster Trucks (2017) You're kidding, right? (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Material, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
34% Live By Night (2017) Individual sequences, moments and performances sometimes work fairly well. Yet, as a collective whole, the overall experience isn't as successful. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
86% Lion (2016) It's a well-told and engaging tale that's all the more remarkable in that it's based on a true story. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2017
93% Hidden Figures (2017) Considering it could be an inspirational calling card for girls and kids of all colors to brandish their smarts in the world of science and math, that only makes it all the better. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2017
87% A Monster Calls (2017) A highly imaginative, engaging and emotionally touching film. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2017
85% Silence (2017) It's fairly fascinating stuff, but the filmmaker unnecessarily drags it out to a running time north of 160 minutes. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2017
40% Why Him? (2016) Outrageous, sexualized and gross-out bits can only carry a film so far, and it's the rest of the material that ultimately shortchanges and undermines the offering. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sex, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
73% Sing (2016) While little kids might eat up the sights and sounds of various animals belting out familiar songs, older kids and adults might not be quite as enamored. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Crude Humor, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
31% Passengers (2016) An okay ride for a while, but ultimately one you wouldn't want to have as your only movie to own if facing decades of travel on board a deep space journey. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Material, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
93% Fences (2016) If you want to watch some powerhouse performances in a well-told film about masculinity and family dynamics from a bygone era, "Fences" is for you. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
93% La La Land (2016) A terrific modern day musical that often feels like and certainly harkens back to such genre pics of old. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
12% Collateral Beauty (2016) There's no denying that the jarring tonal shifts and less than subtle greeting card sentiments and platitudes don't do the film any favors. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) This is a film lover's dream if you enjoy watching actors and filmmakers performing at the top of their game. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) I enjoyed the film that nicely balances being its own standalone offering and one that pays homage to and serves as an important thread in the sci-fi series. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Stuff, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2016
98% Moonlight (2016) Little if any of this covers any real new ground, but there's something about the way Jenkins has assembled & presented it that makes the story, characters, & themes feel fresh. (Full Content Review - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
89% Loving (2016) Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga embody the Lovings through exceptionally strong performances. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Racism, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Nothing short of mesmerizing. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
71% Miss Sloane (2016) An Oscar-worthy lead performance by Jessica Chastain. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
89% Jackie (2016) Powerful and profoundly spectacular. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
55% Rules Don't Apply (2016) Rules might not have applied for the real-life Hughes, but they certainly do in filmmaking and telling a story. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sex, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2016
96% Moana (2016) The computer animation is nothing short of amazing to behold. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Stuff, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2016
61% Allied (2016) Imagine if you didn't buy into the core romance of "Romeo & Juliet." The ending wouldn't have as much impact, and that's the case here. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Sex, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2016