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Jim Judy

Jim Judy
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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
54% 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
20% 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
94% 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
89% 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
97% 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
94% 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
54% 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
67% 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
23% 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
19% 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
48% 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
71% 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
35% 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
15% 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
37% 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
46% 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
69% 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
60% 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
46% 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
45% 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
76% 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
21% 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
23% 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
93% 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
67% 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
42% 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
89% 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
43% 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
30% 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