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Joanna Langfield

Joanna Langfield
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
94% Logan Lucky (2017) Steven Soderburgh's return to the big screen may look like an Ocean's reboot a la NASCAR, but don't you go thinking this is some smart alecky snobby spin. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017
82% Detroit (2017) Katherine Bigelow's powerful testament reminds us not just of our history, but, especially in light of recent events, makes us wonder if we, indeed, have learned anything from it. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2017
75% Atomic Blonde (2017) Atomic Blonde feels like a punch in the gut. And not just because of the incessant, graphic violence.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2017
73% Landline (2017) Once filmmaker Gillian Robespierre gets down to it, this sophomore effort reveals surprisingly affecting layers.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2017
93% Dunkirk (2017) Christopher Nolan's epic isn't just the best film of his career, but one of the best war movies in decades.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2017
51% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) The moral to this story? You can gorge on a feast of effects, but without engaging humans leading the way, you'll feel stuffed with a whole lot of nothing.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2017
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) This Spidey gets the job done.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2017
94% Baby Driver (2017) Edgar Wright puts pedal to the metal, delivering a genre-spin that's colossal entertainment. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) Matt Reeves' stunner climbs to new heights, not just technically but emotionally, assuring this as not just one of the year's most ambitious, but powerful entertainments. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
98% The Big Sick (2017) Hating on this sweetheart of a rom-com must be the cinematic equivalent of kicking a puppy. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
92% Wonder Woman (2017) Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman is so super, you could almost forget how important it is. But I hope you don't. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
95% The Women's Balcony (Ismach Hatani) (2017) This dramatic comedy may be very specific to an Orthodox Jerusalem community, but its repercussions are both universal and very, very timely.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted May 17, 2017
35% Snatched (2017) Oh, Amy.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
28% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) Charlie Hunnam may play the title role, but this is very much Guy Ritchie's movie. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
51% The Dinner (2017) Oren Moverman gives us a lot to chew on in this adaptation of the Herman Koch bestselling morality tale. At times, he serves up too much. Others, mystifyingly, not enough.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted May 2, 2017
25% Unforgettable (2017) Pro tip: do not name your movie 'Unforgettable'. People, you're making this much too easy.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2017
87% The Lost City of Z (2017) James Gray's adaptation of British explorer Percival Fawcett's remarkable true story is almost as romantic as it gets. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2017
46% Going in Style (2017) This remake is kind of like the Sweet N Low of old guy caper movies: not exactly the real thing, but sweet enough to get the job done. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
70% Beauty and the Beast (2017) This Beauty's got such great bone structure, she's pretty great even with a new blemish or two.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2017
76% Kong: Skull Island (2017) There are monsters among us. And if what you're looking for is eye popping, easily digestible escapism, you might be perfectly fine with these oh so cinematic hairy beasts.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2017
93% Logan (2017) Well, they are sure sending Wolverine out in style. And a big, oozing blaze of glory.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
99% Get Out (2017) I love this movie. Sure, I had a great time watching it, Jordan Peele's mash up of comic horror and social satire.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2017
65% As You Are (2017) Miles Joris Peyrafitte makes an auspicious filmmaking debut with this gritty and compelling coming of ager.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2017
17% The Space Between Us (2017) It's been a long time since I have seen a movie this confounding. What in the hell is happening here? And who the hell did they think would be the target audience?‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2017
30% A Dog's Purpose (2017) Adorable puppies, wholesome messages, no swear words. Oh, and dogs dying. But they come back! You'll probably know from those words alone if this one is for you. Or not.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
43% Gold (2017) We may catch the glint of a wanna-be grand scheme here, but this one turns out to be, sadly, only gold-plated.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2017
74% Split (2017) Maybe it's not saying much to note this is M. Night Shyamalan's best film in years; what really seals the hey-this-is-good deal here is James McAvoy, who elevates this horror handily.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2017
84% The Founder (2017) Talk about auspicious timing. This story of how Ray Kroc became the mastermind of the McDonalds empire is distinctive because of its spectacular leading performer and its savvy ironic look at the man he plays. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2017
92% Hidden Figures (2017) This gloriously entertaining slice of American history will make you want to stand up and cheer. In many ways, it is just the movie we need right now.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2016
40% Why Him? (2016) Why Him? Why this? ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2016
81% Patriots Day (2017) This third Wahlberg/Berg salute to American heroes is as purposeful, effective and unnerving as it should be.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2016
92% La La Land (2016) More than just a thoroughly modern musical, Damien Chazelle's love story leaves us walking, well, dancing on air.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2016
89% Jackie (2016) Pablo Larrain taps into a challenging and intriguing perspective on the traditional White House bio-pic.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2016
60% Allied (2016) This sentimental romance may not break your heart, but it sure is very easy on the eye.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2016
75% Miss Sloane (2016) Jessica Chastain's ferocious star turn is the fascinating and stabilizing factor in this promising, but ultimately wobbly political thriller.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2016
73% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) This eye-popper gets the new franchise off to a magical enough start.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2016
96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) This movie is a miracle: a stunningly intimate masterwork that wrenches, but still leaves the heart brimming. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
94% Arrival (2016) Elegant and ambitious, this sci-fi mystery is designed to take on life's biggest questions in the most intimate way. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2016
89% Loving (2016) Rarely has a film of such historical importance felt so vivid and relatable.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2016
89% Doctor Strange (2016) While very much an origins flick, this ambitious kickoff is also, happily, a movie that wows while it makes us wonder.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2016
19% Keeping Up With The Joneses (2016) Desperate for a good laugh? This, unfortunately, isn't it.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2016
37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Explosions, guns and oh yeah, Cobie Smulders in a bra.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2016
98% Moonlight (2016) This achingly beautiful coming of ager leaves its mark on both heart and soul.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2016
52% The Accountant (2016) Yes, I pretty much followed along with the mess-with-the numbers story of this accountant, a math genius with Asperger's Syndrome‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2016
43% The Girl on the Train (2016) The most thrilling thing about this not particularly thrilling thriller: Emily Blunt's outstanding lead performance, which is so good, you almost think she's in another movie.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2016
84% Deepwater Horizon (2016) Peter Berg's rugged version of the worst environmental disaster in American history is very effective. So why did I feel so guilty enjoying it?‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2016
76% Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) This is the movie equivalent of meeting an old friend you haven't seen in a long time for brunch. ‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2016
61% Snowden (2016) You used to be able to count on Oliver Stone for a good shot or two of cinematic adrenaline. So, who would have thought he'd choose to present one of the most controversial figures of the 21st Century as warm, fuzzy, and more than a bit boring?‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2016
85% Sully (2016) Clint Eastwood's heart pounding recreation of the Miracle on the Hudson is only one of the rewards of this earnest, slyly emotional biography.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2016
59% War Dogs (2016) This buddy/action/adventure/comedy/based on true story movie tells an interesting enough tale. But, oh, if it only had the guts of its no-good heroes.‐ The Movie Minute
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2016