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Kristy Puchko

Kristy Puchko
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
75% At Eternity's Gate (2018) Schnabel celebrates the art while making its maker a tragic crackpot whom we can ogle in this snooty tragedy porn, stroking our own egos for recognizing his worth.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
99% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Can You Ever Forgive Me? captures the clumsiness of the human heart. ‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
84% Destroyer (2018) Remarkably, Kusama has crafted a compelling crime-drama that plays as a sharply comical yet scathing commentary on the glorification of rogue cop. ‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
78% Fugue (Fuga) (2018) Like The Lure, Fugue is brilliant. Smoczynska...gives us complicated female characters who smirk, fuck, and f*ck sh*t up. ‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2018
92% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) While it's stuffed with charming stars, colorful characters, and tales of life in the Wild West, this cowboy collection is clunky, indulgent, and ultimately underwhelming.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2018
72% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Ultimately, Bad Times At The El Royale is a sumptuous, sexy, squalid, and supremely suspenseful ride, full of twisted turns, gory detours, and one hell of a final destination. You won't want to miss it.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
100% School's Out (L'heure de la sortie) (2018) Unnerving, provocative, and fiercely contemporary, School's Out is a political and existential thriller that's journey is hypnotic and perfectly terrifying.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
93% Burning (Beoning) (2018) It's long. Slow. And I had no patience for it.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
96% Wildlife (2018) Wildlife is a drama alive with pain and love.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
93% Overlord (2018) So in the end, Overlord is loud, violent, ridiculous, and deliciously fun.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
81% Mid90s (2018) Hill's directorial debut is aggressively mediocre, especially coming in the wake the heart-wrenchingly authentic Eighth Grade and the riveting Skate Kitchen...‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
80% Apostle (2018) (Dan Stevens) true calling is clearly to be covered in viscera and forced to face off against a power-mad Michael Sheen in a grisly and gory horror-thriller.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2018
86% Colette (2018) Westmoreland has made a beautiful film that is not only a radiant tribute to its subject, but also to his late husband.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
81% Halloween (2018) t traffics equally in dread and McBride humor...it doesn't always work. But I admire its big swing of that damned knife.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
85% The Sisters Brothers (2018) Through The Sisters Brothers, Audiard poses to his audience the question: What kind of man do you want to be? ‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
64% Lizzie (2018) Lizzie attempts a straight-faced and sinister tone that manages to be shocking only in how dull it is, even while being laced with full-frontal nudity and graphic violence.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
60% White Boy Rick (2018) The only crime that interested me in White Boy Rick was McConaughey stealing this movie. And the filmmakers know it.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
89% Freaks (2018) reaks is sharp, suspenseful, and emotionally electrifying.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
26% The Nun (2018) There's nothing in The Nun that even comes close to the masterful build of tension and terror that Wan gave us in The Conjuring's clapping sequence. ‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
65% The Little Stranger (2018) The Little Stranger is one of the best films of the year. The trouble is that it's a tricky film to sell or even discuss without spoilers. ‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
44% Destination Wedding (2018) It's deliciously entertaining.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
22% The Happytime Murders (2018) Just how much of a puppet-Dalmation dominatrix performing BDSM, watersports, and nipple torture on a chubby, shirtless man do we really need to see?‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2018
92% Support the Girls (2018) Hall is this movie's center of gravity...she does a dance very familiar to working women. ‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
96% To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018) All this brews to make a perfect first-boyfriend fantasy, the kind you dreamed of as a girl and the kind you may still reminisce over. This makes To All the Boys I've Loved Before a total treat and a perfect pick for a night of Netflix and Girls Night in.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
67% Summer of '84 (2018) Clunkiness aside, Summer of 84 is a satisfyingly suspenseful adventure, with compelling characters, and a chilling murder mystery at its center.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
87% Madeline's Madeline (2018) In her screen debut, this electrifying ingénue is radiant with passion and pain, making every frame feel almost obscenely intimate. ‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
97% Tigers Are Not Afraid (Vuelven) (2017) Tigers Are Not Afraid feels like Pan's Labyrinth meets The Florida Project.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
72% Christopher Robin (2018) If you're looking to Christopher Robin for an uplifting and charming romp through the Hundred Acre Wood, you will be bitterly disappointed. ‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
50% Cold Skin (2018) old Skin doesn't have anywhere satisfying to go or anything fresh to say.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2018
83% Lifechanger (2018) Lifechanger is a lean, mean, and intense dose of shapeshifter horror with a chilling message perfectly suited to the complex conversations of the Me Too era.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
93% Searching (2018) Imagine if Up and Unfriended had a baby. But a stupid, ugly baby starring John Cho. ‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
83% The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot (2018) The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot feels like a cross between Inglorious Basterds and Cocoon.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
53% Our House (2018) Instead of a fresh and frightening story, Our House becomes a cluttered collection of horror iconography.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
57% Under the Silver Lake (2018) Under The Silver Lake is a love letter to Hollywood. Not one written on sweetly scented paper but rather scrawled on the shit-smeared bathroom wall in a streaky Sharpie. ‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2018
99% Eighth Grade (2018) It's less a movie, and more a cringe-inducing, full-body flashback to the exquisite excruciation of being an adolescent.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
66% Ideal Home (2018) Imagine if the high-concept comedy Three Men and a Baby met the biting British sitcom Vicious. You'd have the gawky but charming Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan jaunt Ideal Home.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
100% Leave No Trace (2018) McKenzie's performance is shocking in its confident nuance and seemingly effortless naturalism, making every moment feel bracingly authentic.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
95% Three Identical Strangers (2018) In it, there is a glorious humanity and beauty that's not to be missed.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
70% Damsel (2018) Damsel is neither a rollicking adventure nor a rapturous love story, but a dark comedy that revels in character, confusion, and discomfort. ‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
55% Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018) Davis ought to be a big goddamn star...She can turn from snarlingly abrasive to profoundly tender with one blink of her eye-liner smudged lids.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
0% Gotti (2018) You might think this sounds hilariously bad. It must be so bad it's kind of good, right? Wrong. Gotti is not remotely fun, even ironically.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2018
48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) I did not think I could hate a Jurassic Park movie more than I hated the last (Jurassic World). But here we are. Trevorrow found away.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2018
71% Adrift (2018) Adrift is a film with startling intimacy, grounded romance, and sly sophistication.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
42% In Darkness (2018) I can't wait to see what (Natalie) Dormer the screenwriter shows us next.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted May 23, 2018
9% Fantastic Four (2015) "Fantastic Four" is a profound mess. It's not fun. It's not exciting. It's far from action-packed. And it's most certainly not fantastic.‐ CBR
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Ehrenreich is not the Han you are looking for. ‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
76% Lu Over the Wall (Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta) (2018) Thirsting for a deeply whimsical, relentlessly playful, and intensely sweet spectacle? ‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
92% Revenge (2018) Coralie Fargeat's feature debut Revenge is a jaw-dropping thriller that's both nail-bitingly brutal and fiercely feminist. ‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
20% Terminal (2018) It feels like that first screenplay everyone wrote in college, which giddily toys with violence and sex while clinging desperately onto homage to stronger storytellers.‐ Pajiba
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
85% Cargo (2018) Ramke and Howling have created a distinctive vision of the zombie genre that's true to its Romero-cemented history of subversion, yet resists his thirst for onscreen carnage.‐ Riot Material
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018