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Kristen Lopez

Kristen Lopez
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 83% Love, Cecil (2018) Listening to the combination of recitation and words is the perfect embodiment of why Beaton is so compelling. He captures the beauty of a time gone by while also being enamored that he lives within it.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2018
49% Skyscraper (2018) It's pure popcorn movie tailor-made for the summer movie season‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
95% Sorry to Bother You (2018) The film makes a home in your brain and the only cure is to see it again. If this is how Boots Riley sees the future forming, we should fear for our lives.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
2/5 45% The Yellow Birds (2018) The Yellow Birds doesn't say much of anything outside of the mundane. The trio of young men at its center are compelling enough, but the entire ordeal feels like a mash-up of countless other movies.‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
1.5/5 38% Mary Shelley (2018) The Shelleys are cut from the CW world, or from another bad Douglas Booth-starring literary film, 2013's Romeo and Juliet.‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
87% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Actually, the events of Ant-Man and the Wasp don't tie into Avengers: Infinity War, and this creates a weird respite, reminding audiences of the entertainment derived from past Marvel features like Thor: Ragnarok and Spider-Man: Homecoming.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
64% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) If you enjoyed the original Sicario, this is a subpar effort on every level, particularly in regards to directing and acting.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Incredibles 2 is a solid outing from Pixar, but after fourteen years of waiting, it should more than live up to its title.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
4/5 90% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Audiences will be enchanted by Clemons and Offerman's astounding chemistry.‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
4/5 85% American Animals (2018) American Animals is a wild, rollicking story that makes us question how authenticity can be integrated into narrative filmmaking.‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
7/10 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) Ocean's 8 won't win any awards, short of Costume Design, but it is the picture-perfect summer movie.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
89% Hereditary (2018) Toni Collette should make room for another Oscar nomination...The grief wells within her, leaving her conflicted on proper routes to express it. ‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
9/10 59% Always at the Carlyle (2018) A dazzling, endearing story that will appeal to classic film buffs and history aficionados. It's light and breezy in contrast to other documentaries and that's just fine.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Franchise fatigue is real and it's acutely felt in a galaxy far, far away.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted May 29, 2018
8/10 100% Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) (2018) Artigas and Robles are utterly spellbinding for the entirety of Summer 1993's runtime. Their pure joy feels improvised, captured in the moment by Simón's camera. ‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted May 29, 2018
5/10 69% On Chesil Beach (2018) Leading lady Saorise Ronan can do no wrong, but the script's focus on what it knows - straight white men - ends up causing the film to suffer irreparable damage.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted May 19, 2018
8/10 100% Call Her Ganda (2018) Raval makes the audience see the continued hatred and prejudice against trans women that often manifests into violence.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
2/5 68% The Seagull (2018) The Seagull is the story of beautiful people living in luxury, dealing with their unhappiness in a way that leaves others (and, by extension, the audience) just as miserable as they are. ‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
82% Deadpool 2 (2018) Deadpool 2 embraces its enhanced output of blood, guns, and violence with open arms...before they're blown off.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
7/10 86% The Escape (2018) Gemma Arterton continues to prove herself as an actress constantly underestimated by the masses.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
32% I Feel Pretty (2018) The film's message is "All About That Bass" expanded to nearly 120 minutes. ‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
7/10 26% Traffik (2018) Traffik is a feature that will probably gets its widest audience on VOD but would be fun to see in a theater. You can just imagine the people screaming "Kill them!" en masse. ‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
3/10 86% Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2018) If you're interested in learning about Grace Jones this is not for you. It's an art project to play over Jones' show.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
52% Rampage (2018) If you thought Godzilla or Kong: Skull Island had too many humans and too little sweet carnage, then Rampage is for you!‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
2.5/5 80% Chappaquiddick (2018) Director John Curran's Chappaquiddick is a decent Cliff's Notes version of events, though it's hard not see sanitization masquerading as ambiguity.‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2018
95% A Quiet Place (2018) A Quiet Place will be the most intense feature you see all year.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2018
5/10 83% Blockers (2018) Blockers ends up salting its own game by focusing on out-of-touch adults who aren't just struggling to deal with their daughters losing their virginity, but can't handle the entire millennial generation.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2018
6/10 80% Where Is Kyra? (2018) Michelle Pfeiffer's entrancing performance is more than capable of commanding people to watch.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
73% Ready Player One (2018) Ready Player One needs to throw as many shiny things with nostalgic value at you as it can to cover up how boring the entire affair is.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
7/10 74% Final Portrait (2018) Final Portrait does an excellent job of capturing the anxiety, the malaise, and distraction that comes from wanting to create something.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
6/10 36% The Leisure Seeker (2018) The Leisure Seeker is a pleasant distraction even though the endgame is depressing. ‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
47% Red Sparrow (2018) Unpleasant and unnecessarily exploitative of its female lead, the film exists only to show off its leading lady's body, breaking her down as a means of "empowering" her. ‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
87% Annihilation (2018) Annihilation is a thing of immense beauty and intoxicating complexity.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
97% Black Panther (2018) Black Panther isn't just a great movie for the first half of the year; Black Panther is the best movie Marvel's ever made!‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
3/10 8% Basmati Blues (2018) Larson is cute but this is far beneath her talents.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2018
4/10 13% Fifty Shades Freed (2018) The Greys become the old married couple who are so boring that even their sex doesn't look particularly new anymore.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
5/10 14% Winchester (2018) Winchester is let down by the mythos that surrounds the creation of the mansion itself, saddled with living up to a haunting history that might have only existed in Sarah Winchester's head.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2018
3.5/5 77% In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts) (2017) In the Fade is a sketch of one woman's grief in the face of hate. ‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2018
2.5/5 87% The Post (2018) The Post is the filmic equivalent of your mom's mashed potatoes: you know they're good; you can depend on them, but there's better out there.‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2018
7/10 73% Hostiles (2018) Cooper's work is consciously paced, with a cold-blooded, naturalistic patter that leaves him divisive to audiences. ‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
3/5 82% Molly's Game (2018) Molly's Game has an engaging story with whip-snap dialogue that features Jessica Chastain in another commanding role.‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2018
5/10 80% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) Film Stars is a basic biopic that, in spite of its fantastic leads, doesn't leave an impression.‐ The Young Folks
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
56% The Greatest Showman (2017) By ignoring circus impresario P.T. Barnum's history of exploiting his performers, the Hugh Jackman-starring musical undermines its own message.‐ The Daily Beast
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) The sequel stands alone well enough for newcomers while creating something enjoyable for those old enough to remember.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
56% The Greatest Showman (2017) The Greatest Showman will work best with musical purists, those who aren't turned off by spontaneous bursts of song and an overly sentimentalized view of history. ‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
92% The Shape of Water (2017) The Shape of Water is breathtaking to behold and the most romantic movie you'll see about a woman falling in love with a fish man.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2017
91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the perfect antidote to the year that is 2017 and introduces the tonic for what we need to enter 2018: hope. ‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
91% The Disaster Artist (2017) Unlike its bosom buddy, Tim Burton's Ed Wood, it might be too niche a subject to resonate with mass audiences but it's evident Franco and crew are having a whale of a time. ‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
97% Coco (2017) This colorful tale of life, death and remembrance reanimates the heartstrings and secures a spot as the perfect holiday film.‐ Culturess
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
3.5/5 88% Novitiate (2017) Novitiate is a beguiling movie that requires a thorough examination of your own conscience and connection to religion.‐ Spectrum Culture
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2017