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Kevin N. Laforest

Kevin N. Laforest
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 86% 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 86% 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 87% 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 43% 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 70% 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 71% 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 96% 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 73% 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 92% Incendies (2011) A Greek tragedy set against the backdrop of a war movie. ‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2010
3/4 72% 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 66% 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 41% 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 64% 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 72% 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 76% 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
3/4 19% Cop Out (2010) Kevin Smith's hilarious homage to 1980s buddy cop action comedies.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2010
37% From Paris with Love (2010) I mean, sure, Pierre Morel makes dumb, loud and violent B-movies... That's the whole point!‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2010
3.5/4 86% The White Ribbon (Das weisse Band) (2009) Michael Haneke's latest is a great film, but...‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2010
3.5/4 85% 7 Days (Les 7 jours du talion) (2010) This first feature from Daniel Grou, which recently premiered at Sundance, has much to offer.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2010
4/4 83% Avatar (2009) The best picture of 2009, one of the best films of the decade and, really, one of the best movies I've ever seen.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2009
3/4 76% Invictus (2009) Eastwood directs all this with skill if not overwhelming urgency, delivering a classy, sincere, meticulously crafted picture.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2009
3.5/4 66% The Blind Side (2009) Hardly the most daring, profound or clever picture of the year, but certainly one of the most touching.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2009
3.5/4 54% Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009) An exquisitely crafted visual experience.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2009
3/4 33% 40 Is the New 20 (2009) Easily Simon Boisvert's best film to date.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2009
4/4 73% Where the Wild Things Are (2009) I truly hope I never turn into the kind of person who isn't able to enjoy a movie like this.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2009
3.5/4 89% World's Greatest Dad (2009) This is like the Todd Solondz or Alexander Payne version of a Robin Williams father-son comedy.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2009
2.5/4 35% G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) Not particulary good, but at times, the mayhem gets so over the top that it's hard not to have a big grin on your face.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2009
4/4 89% Inglourious Basterds (2009) Hysterically fun and gloriously excessive, Quentin Tarantino's latest is right up there with Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2009
3.5/4 68% Funny People (2009) Judd Apatow's funniest, best film so far.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2009
2.5/4 81% I Killed My Mother (2013) Xavier Dolan is definitely a promising filmmaker. But his debut remains too uneven to be entirely satisfying, as far as I'm concerned.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2009
2/4 19% Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) The FX are still awesome, but they've lost their novelty factor. As for everything else, it still pretty much sucks.‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2009
3/4 43% Killshot (2008) An Elmore Leonard adaptation starring Mickey Rourke as a contract killer. And this barely got released? Goddamn Weinstein Company...‐ Montreal Film Journal
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2009