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Jim Judy

Jim Judy
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
15% Blumhouse's Truth or Dare (2018) Feels like one of those B or C-level offerings that you'll quickly forget. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
80% Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018) Feels a bit more like a foreign animated film than a traditional American one, what with its fairly serious subject matter of war. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
51% Rampage (2018) A mixed to slightly negative bag for me as it never quite seems sure what sort of film or genre combo it really wants to be. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
90% Isle of Dogs (2018) Quirky, highly imaginative and downright entertaining. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
83% Borg Vs. McEnroe (2018) Serves up a winning game. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
95% A Quiet Place (2018) A gripping, edge of your seat thriller that's tight and effective in generating the scares by manipulating those old reptilian parts of our brains we still carry around with us. (Full Content Parental Review - Violence, Scares, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
44% The Miracle Season (2018) The tearjerker moments are spiked down with such power that you have no defense against them. (Full Content Review for Parents - Highly Emotional Moments, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
77% Chappaquiddick (2018) Really needs several more hours (perhaps in mini-series form) to tell the tale and cover all of the dynamics and complexities. But it's all handled well enough across the board. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
24% Tyler Perry's Acrimony (2018) A film that's absolutely dreadful from start to finish, and makes the worst soap opera you can imagine look Oscar-worthy in comparison. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
13% God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018) The film heads in the right direction and conclusion, albeit one that might not appease those who still believe they're victims in some war to take away their religion. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
74% Ready Player One (2018) The offering is quite a fun and frenetic blast, and is far, far better than that initial movie trailer suggested. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
78% Unsane (2018) Regardless of how I might have tinkered with the script to keep the uncertainty going as long as possible, what's present works well enough. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
20% Sherlock Gnomes (2018) It might be elementary, my dear Watson, but "Sherlock Gnomes" is a limp follow-up to its fun and charming predecessor. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
42% Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018) Thanks to the smaller moments between various character pairings, "Paul, Apostle of Christ" ends up working. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
70% I Can Only Imagine (2018) A solid offering that's given me faith that a faith-based film can deliver something beyond a sermon. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Parental Abuse, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
92% Love, Simon (2018) An engaging, entertaining and thought-provoking film. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
22% 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) This is clearly a missed opportunity with material already tailor-made for a riveting, dramatic thriller. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
49% Tomb Raider (2018) Just as I don't recall that first cinematic incarnation of Lara Croft, I have a feeling the same memory fate will befall this offering. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
39% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) While I can't say for sure if the source material was indeed unfilmable, the end result has me thinking it likely was. A misfire all around. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2018
86% Thoroughbreds (2018) Cory Finley adds so many artistic flourishes in his impressive big-screen debut that you simply can't take your eyes off the proceedings or his stars (who are terrific). (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2018
37% The Strangers: Prey At Night (2018) Ends up suffering badly from a case of unbelievable behavior that distracts the viewer and thus removes them from what should have been the tension and horrors of the situation. (Full Content Parental Review - Violence, Profanity, etc. - Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2018
41% Gringo (2018) I can't say I was ever bored and I did find myself entertained just enough throughout. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2018
63% Every Day (2018) Ends up as something I could only watch just one day and never again. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
87% Annihilation (2018) While brilliant at times it feels like a hodgepodge collection of scenes and elements from past sci-fi films that starts off promisingly but loses steam as it unfolds. (Full Content Review for Parents also available - Violence, Profanity, Sex, etc.)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
96% Black Panther (2018) Will play well across the board and thankfully features more depth than your typical superhero movie fare. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
55% Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2018) For all of the impressive animation renderings of environmental backgrounds, structures, clothing and such, the characters don't appear real. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2018
14% Winchester (2018) Even the presence of Mirren can't do much beyond classing up the joint a bit, but this really comes off as a missed opportunity. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scares, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2018
91% Phantom Thread (2018) If this is indeed Day-Lewis' swan song before leaving us and the world of moviemaking for good, he's certainly going out on an up note. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
42% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) The action is handled decently and all involved actually manage to pull at some heartstrings by the time everything is said and done. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
73% Hostiles (2018) A solid and often terrific addition to the western genre. It might not be to everyone's tastes, but I easily have it in my top ten for 2017 releases. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) As pretty as a vacation postcard, and the actors deliver terrific performances that keep you engaged with their characters. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sex, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
54% 12 Strong (2018) Good but not great. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
90% I, Tonya (2018) Speeds along like a graceful figure skater at the top of her game, delivering an entertaining performance that scores high marks both technically and artistically. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
21% Forever My Girl (2018) Something just felt off for most of the film and that prevented it from working for me. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
41% Den of Thieves (2018) Despite possessing nary an ounce of originality at any moment as things play out in a quite familiar style, enough of what's present works. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available)‐ Screen It!
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
82% 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
32% 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
56% 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
71% 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
92% 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
91% 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
52% 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