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Kevin N. Laforest

Kevin N. Laforest
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
34% The Predator (2018) [Une] série B de luxe joyeusement bordélique et furieusement violente. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
65% Summer of '84 (2018) Un excellent divertissement, autant en tant que film d'ados que thriller. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) [McQuarrie] est devenu au fil des années un des meilleurs réalisateurs d'action de Hollywood, et son plus récent long métrage n'est rien de moins qu'un chef-d'uvre du genre. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Même sans l'effet de surprise, cette suite s'avère très réjouissante. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Avait-on vraiment besoin de voir tout ça? Probablement pas. Mais pour ce qu'il est, Solo livre relativement la marchandise. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
82% Deadpool 2 (2018) Le ratio de gags hilarants semble beaucoup plus élevé dans ce second volet. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
84% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) L'apothéose de 10 ans de Marvel Cinematic Universe - ou du moins, la première partie. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
88% You Were Never Really Here (2018) Un fascinant hybride de drame psychologique et de film de genre, à la fois dense et minimaliste. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
89% Lowlife (2018) Croisement entre Pulp Fiction et Amores Perros, Lowlife est un sidérant thriller criminel teinté de mélodrame qui s'impose comme la plus incroyable découverte de l'année jusqu'à maintenant. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
72% Ready Player One (2018) Une adaptation libre du roman qui en suit les grandes lignes et qui en capture l'essence, mais qui sait aussi s'en éloigner afin de devenir une uvre de cinéma à part entière. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
100% Fake Tattoos (2017) L'histoire d'amour demeure le coeur du récit, jusqu'à ce qui est probablement la plus belle scène finale du cinéma québécois de la dernière année.‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018
No Score Yet All You Can Eat Bouddha (2017) 2018 est encore jeune, mais All You Can Eat Bouddha s'inscrit déjà comme une des oeuvres québécoises qui devraient marquer l'année. ‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
97% Black Panther (2018) Even if it wasn't for the joy of seeing so many black faces on screen, it would be a must-see for its gripping plot, superb images, thrilling action and excellent actors. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
91% Phantom Thread (2018) Probably the most aesthetically pleasing film of the year. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
83% The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches (2017) C'est une uvre immensément maîtrisée sur la folie des hommes et l'émancipation d'une jeune fille. ‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2018
88% Ravenous (Les affamés) (2018) Un film à la fois dépouillé et complet, parsemé autant de gags et de gore que de poésie, de surréalisme et d'émotion, le tout étant admirablement mis en scène par [Robin] Aubert, qui déborde d'idées visuelles et qui les exécute toutes avec brio.‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) [The Last Jedi] features some of the best drama, comedy and action of the whole series, as well as more visual invention than ever. [Full review in French]‐ Extra Beurre
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
4/4 85% The Master (2012) The latest masterpiece from Paul Thomas Anderson‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2012
66% The Expendables 2 (2012) It brings back everything that was good about the first movie and makes it truly great, then adds a whole bunch of extra awesome on top of it.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2012
4/4 87% The Dark Knight Rises (2012) One hell of an ambitious, provocative, epic picture.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2012
4/4 75% Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012) A live-action cartoon of a Technicolor musical, in eye-popping 3D!‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2012
3/4 80% Familiar Ground (2011) Little by little, it draws us in nonetheless.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2011
4/4 87% Rabbit Hole (2010) The sharp angles and rough edges of Nicole Kidman's performance appear all the more vividly.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2010
4/4 90% The Fighter (2010) It does somewhat feel different than many other movies in the genre because of its very realistic, gritty, intimate approach.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2010
4/4 85% Black Swan (2010) Further establishes Darren Aronofsky as one of the true visionaries of contemporary American cinema. ‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2010
2.5/4 41% Faster (2010) An action thriller that, while flawed, still reminds us that, if he really wanted to, The Rock could still become the next Schwarzenegger.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2010
4/4 71% Enter the Void (Soudain le vide) (2010) At his best, Gaspar Noé is so far ahead of everyone else that Enter the Void remains an absolute must-see, as flawed and exhausting as it can be.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2010
3.5/4 70% Never Let Me Go (2010) A sad, beautiful, thought-provoking picture that works on many different levels.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2010
3.5/4 No Score Yet A Letter to Elia (2010) As much, if not more about Scorsese as it is about Kazan.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2010
4/4 95% The Social Network (2010) Easily ranks as one of the best films of 2010, and David Fincher's best work this side of Fight Club and Se7en.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2010
2/4 72% Heartbeats (2011) What Xavier Dolan's sophomore effort lacks is a true sense of purpose. ‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2010
3.5/4 93% Incendies (2011) A Greek tragedy set against the backdrop of a war movie. ‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2010
3/4 71% Machete (2010) Worth seeing for fans of Rodriguez's brand of Tex-Mex splatstick. Just don't expect it to be anything more than what it is.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2010
3.5/4 65% The American (2010) Anton Corbijn is clearly more interested in mood, atmosphere and visual storytelling than in the plot.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2010
3/4 73% Piranha 3-D (2010) Like a Troma production with a bigger budget and a better-known cast, but just as much gore, gratuitous nudity and disregard for good taste.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2010
3/4 42% The Expendables (2010) Flawed, but the action scenes are as violent, ridiculous and over the top as you could hope for.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2010
3/4 78% The Other Guys (2010) Sloppy, slapdash and uneven, but hilarious nonetheless.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2010
4/4 81% Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Cartoons, video games, comic books, action movies, music, girls: this is basically all I ever loved packed into two hours. ‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2010
4/4 86% Inception (2010) An intellectualized action flick or an action-packed intellectual film? The answer, of course, is that it's both. ‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2010
2.5/4 41% The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) I almost want to recommend the movie anyway for the sheer lunacy that Nicolas Cage [and Jay Baruchel] bring to it.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2010
2.5/4 65% Predators (2010) Adrien Brody does what he can, but at the end of the day, he'll never be as badass and physically imposing as Arnold Schwarzenegger.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2010
3.5/4 6% The Last Airbender (2010) Shyamalan has taken what could have been a big, flashy, generic Hollywood production and made it wholly his own.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2010
3.5/4 65% The Karate Kid (2010) A total crowd-pleaser, featuring a star-making turn by Jaden Smith.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2010
3.5/4 58% Shrek Forever After (2010) Reminds us why we fell in love with these characters, while also finding different ways for them to interact in a new adventure. ‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted May 22, 2010
2.5/4 73% Iron Man 2 (2010) There are interesting ideas and cool moments, but momentum is rarely allowed to build and characters regularly seem to be forgotten about.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted May 8, 2010
3.5/4 75% Kick-Ass (2010) An irreverent send-up of comic book movies that's as hilarious as it is badass.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2010
2.5/4 63% Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) Rather hit and miss, but it did make me laugh quite a few times, most often courtesy of Rob Corddry.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2010
3/4 69% The Runaways (2010) Most often, it seems to get off on the titillating mayhem that is at the core of the story of the first all-girl rock band.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2010
3/4 51% Alice in Wonderland (2010) Faithful to Lewis Carroll's vision or not, I liked the ride Tim Burton took me on here.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2010
4/4 97% A Prophet (Un prophete) (2010) Deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as such gangster movie classics as The Godfather, Scarface, Goodfellas and City of God.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2010