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Josh Bell

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 83% Star Trek Beyond (2016) "Works best as a rousing adventure story that celebrates the power of capable, dedicated people working together. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 22, 2016
2.5/5 No Score Yet One Night Only (2016) "At first recalls the work of Wong Kar-wai, only to end up more like a bad soap opera. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 21, 2016
1.5/5 13% Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) "Easily the worst one yet, a lazy, unfocused, cluttered mess, with no reason for existing other than perpetuating the absurdly successful franchise. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 21, 2016
3/5 95% Train to Busan (Bu-san-haeng) (2016) "A big, effects-driven thriller with some very effective action sequences. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 21, 2016
2/5 63% Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) "May test the patience of even the most ardent Ab Fab fans with its dated, often regressive humor, its endless parade of celebrity cameos and its aimless, bloated plot. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 21, 2016
2.5/5 77% Lights Out (2016) "A feature needs something beyond brief periodic jolts of fear. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 20, 2016
2/5 64% Vice Principals: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "It's just a slight variation on McBride's grating, played-out persona. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 13, 2016
3/5 73% Ghostbusters (2016) "Features strong comedy with an impressively talented cast, but eventually ends up overwhelmed by the demands of its large-scale action storyline. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 13, 2016
3.5/5 100% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) "A warm-hearted, funny, well-crafted coming-of-age story. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 13, 2016
2/5 29% Outlaws and Angels (2016) "No amount of style can compensate for the aimless ugliness of the story. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 13, 2016
2.5/5 68% The Infiltrator (2016) "The Infiltrator may be inspired by true events, but it's still a generic crime drama. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 13, 2016
2.5/5 96% The Night Of: Miniseries (TV, 2016) "This drawn-out, plodding miniseries stretches every one of its meager strengths beyond its breaking point. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 7, 2016
3/5 74% The Secret Life of Pets (2016) "It's a solid summer time-passer as eager to please as an adorable dog wagging its tail. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 6, 2016
2.5/5 39% Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016) "The inconsistent character development fits with the inconsistent humor in a movie that falters as often as it shines. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 6, 2016
2.5/5 54% The Purge: Election Year (2016) "At this rate, the next sequel might turn out to be a genuinely good movie. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 30, 2016
2/5 65% Swiss Army Man (2016) "The transition from slapstick humor to wide-eyed wonder (and back again) is clumsy, and none of the movie's emotional epiphanies feel earned. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 30, 2016
2/5 36% The Legend of Tarzan (2016) "Dull, with mediocre special effects, forgettable action and a slow-moving plot. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 30, 2016
2/5 32% Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) "Even at half an hour shorter than the previous movie, Resurgence feels padded, full of go-nowhere subplots and pointless supporting characters. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 24, 2016
2/5 33% Roadies: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "Crowe comes off as defensive and self-important as the egotistical rock stars he once wrote about. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 23, 2016
2.5/5 90% Three (Saam Yan Hang) (2016) "Most of Three is a circuitous, tedious morality play combined with hospital melodrama. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 23, 2016
2.5/5 43% Free State of Jones (2016) "The movie works hard to make Knight a righteous crusader for justice, often at the expense of effective character development and storytelling. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 23, 2016
2/5 56% Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? "Not nearly the subversive deconstruction that Lifetime probably hoped for when they hired Franco in the first place. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 17, 2016
3.5/5 94% Finding Dory (2016) "While Dory is thoroughly charming and enjoyable, it's also a bit formulaic and repetitive, especially during the drawn-out third act. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 16, 2016
2/5 68% Central Intelligence (2016) "The character work is stronger than the inconsistent jokes and especially the lackluster action sequences. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 16, 2016
2.5/5 63% BrainDead: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "By hedging its bets, it ends up in an awkward middle ground between straightforward drama and something more original. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 13, 2016
3.5/5 97% Dark Horse (2016) "Any eventual feel-good narrative film based on this story will have a lot to live up to. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 9, 2016
2/5 86% Maggie's Plan (2016) "The movie's arch, literate tone aims to emulate Woody Allen or frequent Gerwig collaborator Noah Baumbach, but the jokes aren't clever or incisive enough to get to that level. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 9, 2016
2.5/5 80% The Conjuring 2 (2016) "A handful of effectively scary moments spread out over 134 minutes of a fairly dull haunted-house story. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 9, 2016
2/5 33% Now You See Me 2 (2016) "Driven by endless exposition, over-explaining tricks that aren't very impressive to begin with. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 9, 2016
1.5/5 38% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) "The movie on the whole pitches itself at the volume and subtlety level required to reach an audience of hyperactive nine-year-olds. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 2, 2016
2.5/5 59% Me Before You (2016) "Louisa and Will's inevitable romance takes far too long to get going, and Clarke's overstated performance is more exhausting than endearing. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 2, 2016
2.5/5 77% Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) "Like Justin Bieber or Katy Perry, Conner isn't quite entertaining enough for an entire feature film. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 2, 2016
2.5/5 48% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) "The X-Men have always represented a more thoughtful and grounded superhero franchise, and Singer has trouble placing them in the middle of a world-ending blockbuster. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 25, 2016
3.5/5 99% Love & Friendship (2016) "A cheerfully cynical romantic comedy in which the romantic lead is also the villain -- and still somehow finds her way to a happy ending. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 25, 2016
2.5/5 89% A Bigger Splash (2016) "Often completely inscrutable, with characters behaving erratically and mysteriously. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 25, 2016
2/5 89% Preacher: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "The characters brood and scowl but rarely take action, and the pacing is far more dull than methodical. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 19, 2016
3/5 84% The Meddler (2016) "A sweet, low-key dramedy that is a little unfocused at times. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 19, 2016
2/5 43% The Angry Birds Movie (2016) "The occasionally amusing puns and over-talented voice cast don't compensate enough for the meager story and the haphazard morals aimed at indiscriminating children. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 19, 2016
3.5/5 91% The Nice Guys (2016) "Consistently funny from beginning to end, even as the story eventually runs out of steam. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 19, 2016
3/5 57% Money Monster (2016) "Dressed up in social relevance, Jodie Foster's movie is really just an old-fashioned thriller, which is nothing to be ashamed of. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 12, 2016
3/5 57% The Trust (2016) "A movie that's all about adding weird little flourishes to a conventional genre story. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 11, 2016
2.5/5 63% The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016) "The middle-of-the-road approach is respectable, restrained and mostly dull, with plenty of biopic cliches (including the dreaded Cough of Death). " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 11, 2016
3/5 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) "The filmmakers clearly understand the unique strengths and weaknesses of the various heroes, and they depict them smartly and distinctly over the course of the fight. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 5, 2016
2.5/5 46% Houdini & Doyle: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "It's a forgettable time-filler that doesn't aspire to anything more. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 3, 2016
2.5/5 43% Houdini and Doyle: Season 1 (TV, 2016) "It's a forgettable time-filler that doesn't aspire to anything more. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Apr 28, 2016
4/5 91% Green Room (2016) "Every edit, camera movement and line of dialogue in the movie propels it toward its inevitable bloody end. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Apr 28, 2016
2/5 7% Mother's Day (2016) "Like its predecessors, Mother's Day is the movie equivalent of a bargain-bin greeting card, expressing only the most superficial, generic sentiments. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Apr 28, 2016
2.5/5 73% Miles Ahead (2016) "Anyone not already familiar with his work will learn virtually nothing about one of jazz's most important figures. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Apr 21, 2016
2.5/5 77% Elvis & Nixon (2016) "The entire encounter amounts to little more than the famous photo, and the story behind it was perhaps better left to mystery. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Apr 21, 2016
2/5 16% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) "Much of Winter's War looks garish and plastic, with its style ripped off from other, more popular fantasy franchises. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Apr 21, 2016
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