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Kurt Loder

Kurt Loder
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
80% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) Beyond Jonah Hill and Jack Black (who has one terrific scene toward the end), the movie is mostly about Joaquin Phoenix, who carries the bulk of it while maintaining an illusion of effortlessness.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
86% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) A welcome respite from the endless gush of showier Marvel super-product.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
64% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) "No rules this time," says Brolin's character. Just the words we want to hear.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) The dinosaurs are still clomping and snarling and hurling each other around, desperately attempting to distract us from the fact that digital dinos haven't actually been that big a deal for many years.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Yes, it's a story with social resonance-the shifting roles of men and women, our growing technological overload-but it doesn't beat us over the head with "messages." ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
67% Ocean's 8 (2018) Could the filmmakers be hoping that Ocean's 8 will be the beginning of their own trilogy-with 9 and 10 hooking up with Soderbergh's Eleven and possibly spawning some sort of giant boys-meet-girls crossover?‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
89% Hereditary (2018) We're invited to contemplate the torments of mental instability and the awful intimacies of family life, as well as whatever malignant forces may lurk behind the veil of everyday existence.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
85% Upgrade (2018) The answers to these questions require the bashing of many miscreants, which is, as I say, very gratifying to watch.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) I doubt many people were hankering for this to be made, but it's a pretty good b-movie.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
82% Deadpool 2 (2018) Deadpool 2 could easily have been a letdown. The fact that it's not is a happy surprise.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
24% Breaking In (2018) Breaking bad...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
87% Tully (2018) Filled with raw truths about the maternal condition, with a plot twist that suddenly rears up out of the story and transforms everything that came before it.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 4, 2018
83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) There's just too much of this thing.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
32% I Feel Pretty (2018) There's a long barroom bikini contest, complete with wet t-shirt, that goes on too long when it shouldn't be going on at all.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
14% Blumhouse's Truth or Dare (2018) A movie that can be forgotten in advance...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
80% Chappaquiddick (2018) There's no need for partisan exaggeration in this story; the undisputed facts are awful enough.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
73% Ready Player One (2018) Really is fun in some ways. But there's a suffocating abundance of digital imagery, and after a while, you feel as if you're staring at nothingness made manifest.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) There's no point in wondering if some other director could have done it better when it's crystal clear there was no need for it to be done at all.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
90% Isle of Dogs (2018) The crowded little universe of Wes Anderson's latest movie is an amusing place to visit, if not necessarily a bucket-list destination.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
49% Tomb Raider (2018) Already ripe to be remade -- as a better movie...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
40% Gringo (2018) If there were a special place for middling cultural products-the so-so pop song, the not-entirely-bad book-that would be the proper destination for a movie like Gringo. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
47% Red Sparrow (2018) Gives off whiffs of old-time exploitation filmmaking-Love Camp 7, maybe, or one of the Ilsa movies. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
87% Annihilation (2018) There's one scene that is so hair-raisingly horrific, it's still creeping me out days after I saw the movie.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
97% Black Panther (2018) A ripping action flick on which a great deal of care has been expended. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
17% The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) The plot has been awkwardly repurposed for the Cloverfield universe-the focus-grouped seams are everywhere apparent.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
89% May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers (2017) We hear them talk about their lives and their beliefs, which are candidly examined in their music, and are the reason why it has connected with so many people.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2018
41% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) Endless running and hiding and running and fighting and running and running...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
54% 12 Strong (2018) There's a lot to like here. Unfortunately, it's not quite enough.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
57% The Commuter (2018) Straight-up action product...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
32% Insidious: The Last Key (2018) Creepy beings streak by in the background of scenes, or loom up out of nowhere, solely because it's time for another BOO!‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
87% The Post (2018) Will probably be popular among media people-it's about them.‐ MTV
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
87% The Post (2018) Will probably be popular among media people-it's about them.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) There are also quite a few new creatures, among them various icicle dogs, turtle-face monks, and some impossibly cute thingies called Porgs, which look as if they nest in gift shops at night.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
89% I, Tonya (2018) An uneven biopic that's both violent and funny, and, in the end, surprisingly moving.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
91% The Disaster Artist (2017) Not a lot unlike watching The Room itself...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
40% Justice League (2017) Every one of the many, many sky-fights, mega-booms, and fantasy landscapes on display here seems to have been purchased at an FX fire sale back in the 1980s. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2017
57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) The person I most wanted to see murdered on the Orient Express was the central character.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
99% Lady Bird (2017) Most memorably, in a movie that's memorable in just about every regard, there's a compact sex scene that illuminates a whole interior world of desire and values.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) ...about half of a pretty great movie. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
80% Tragedy Girls (2017) This must have been a nifty elevator pitch: two enterprising teens with a true-crime website decide to start providing their own content.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
8% The Snowman (2017) All these sinister snowmen-are we in some sort of dark Pillsbury universe here?‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
92% The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) All hail Adam Sandler...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2017
87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) When Leto uttered the line "You do not know what pain is yet," I wondered if it had been re-purposed from Hellraiser.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2017
86% American Made (2017) The movie has a nice, low-key amiability, and it finally puts Tom Cruise back in synch with his talent.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
52% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) A little too much of a good thing again...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
69% mother! (2017) The lack of real characters leaves us to contemplate the movie's thick Biblical underbrush, its familiar environmental messaging, and its escalating surges of noise and nastiness. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
85% It (2017) A horror movie that grabs you right out of the gate. By the throat.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
26% Unlocked (2017) Putting a woman at the center of the action might've sounded bold three years ago, but now it's a little late-Atomic Blonde kicks this movie's butt all over the lot.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2017
83% The Villainess (Ak-Nyeo) (2017) Jung is a director for whom too much is always just the right amount-a compliment, of course.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2017
93% Logan Lucky (2017) This picture suggests a great director easing back into the feature-film game.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2017