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Kurt Loder

Kurt Loder
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
93% Dunkirk (2017) Communicates the dislocations of war in a powerful new way, and will likely be mumbled over by film-school scholars for years to come. How many non-scholars will be wanting to see it a second time we will soon discover.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
94% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) A work of blockbuster art that carries its huge budget lightly. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Another bleedin' Spider-Man movie, you say?‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
75% The Little Hours (2017) The Little Hours is stocked with smart, funny, attractive actors, and it doesn't take long for you to start wondering what they're doing in this slow-going comedy. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
98% The Big Sick (2017) Nanjiani's face has an Old Hollywood repose, but his eyes can melt into pools of concern with barely a flicker of transition.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2017
23% The Book of Henry (2017) Cancer kids and schoolgirl sex abuse aren't usually thought to be the stuff of mirth, and yet some people sitting behind me at a screening of this were barking like seals.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
15% The Mummy (2017) The Mummy isn't a failure, exactly. In order to fail at something, one must try to do it well in the first place.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
92% Wonder Woman (2017) Gadot is a gift to a genre that was long past the point of beginning to feel seriously depleted.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Over the course of 14 years of playing this character, Depp has run out of new things to do with his performance, and is now pretty much emailing it in.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
71% Alien: Covenant (2017) The movie is a little underwhelming in its over-familiarity. But Scott manages to make all the customary creature mayhem feel hair-raisingly fresh. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
28% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) The movie's few good moments are crushed by Ritchie's trademark 10-ton stylistic overkill. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
35% Snatched (2017) This is in fact a funny movie. Schumer once again segues easily from sweet vulnerability to whiny irritation, and once again puts her own delectable spin on girly raunch. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
82% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Still lively and likeable, despite the sprawling techno-bloat and general over-stuffing. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
15% The Circle (2017) This ugly digital future is less disturbing than it might have been, because in many ways it's already arrived.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
26% Unforgettable (2017) I know any mention of Heigl will set off sirens of alarm in some moviegoers, but she's given little latitude for annoyance here, being largely confined to a single facial expression of steely whack-job malice. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2017
87% The Lost City of Z (2017) Has none of the rousing cheap thrills that might have lured a blockbuster audience -- although one shot, of a terrified explorer running toward the camera with angry natives chasing behind, heavily suggests Raiders of the Lost Ark.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
80% Colossal (2017) The movie grows dark and sour, and its tone, soon trashed, never recovers.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
44% Ghost in the Shell (2017) It's an interesting film to watch. It's just hard to care about a single thing that's going on in it.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
67% Life (2017) Effective in a rote way, a few icky shocks, but probably not exactly what you seek.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) ...like being held down and force-fed candy for two hours. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2017
76% Kong: Skull Island (2017) Good grief, Kong again? ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
93% Logan (2017) The picture sounds a deep human note that might be what you'll remember most fondly when looking back on it.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2017
99% Get Out (2017) ...plays like an instant classic.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2017
42% A Cure For Wellness (2017) So what's this lumbering oddity all about? I'm afraid it's about two and a half hours long.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) There's more detail about Wick's secret world here, more pulp fun. Maybe more dead bodies, too, but who can keep track of that?‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2017
57% War on Everyone (2017) A buddy-cop movie that's been dropped on its head.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
43% Gold (2017) Even Matthew McConaughey in full hyper-overdrive can't make it very interesting.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2017
84% The Founder (2017) It's all ripe for standard Hollywood mockery, but director John Lee Hancock doesn't quite play it that way.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
81% Patriots Day (2017) A tense and tightly edited police procedural that never sinks to cheap emotional manipulation of the awful event at its center.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
89% 20th Century Women (2017) One of the year's best movies -- a coming-of-age story in which even the grownups are still coming of age.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2016
85% Silence (2017) Admirable in its close examination of metaphysical issues. But the movie is nearly three hours long, and it seems to grind on for ages.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
18% Assassin's Creed (2016) A movie of sprawling awfulness...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2016
85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) If you've ever wondered where Princess Leia got those Death Star plans from, well, here you go. Hope I'm not spoiling anything.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
92% La La Land (2016) Spectacular song-and-dance scenes rise up out of the story like exhalations of pure joy. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
89% Jackie (2016) The movie devolves into a suffocating examination of its star as she unleashes a tsunami of acting-weeping, simpering, smoking and snapping-much of it captured in relentless, oppressive close-ups. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2016
60% Allied (2016) The whole movie feels like an homage, and it plods.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2016
73% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) A weak kickoff...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
94% Arrival (2016) A thinking human's alien-invasion movie... ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2016
90% Doctor Strange (2016) The probability of the good Doctor returning in a sequel would seem the surest of sure things.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2016
95% Gimme Danger (2016) Tells the story of the Stooges in all of its calamity and eventual triumph. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2016
19% Inferno (2016) Can be recommended for the opportunity it offers to avoid reading the Dan Brown novel on which it's based...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2016
37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Cruise wanders through "Never Go Back" like a man in search of a better movie. ‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2016
88% Christine (2016) This might have been an even grimmer exercise than it is-and be advised, it really is grim-were it not for Rebecca Hall's powerful, self-effacing performance.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2016
63% The Greasy Strangler (2016) A hipster calculation that attempts to sell moronic incoherence as ironic artistry...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2016
72% The Birth of a Nation (2016) ...Parker has extended his story into areas of melodrama that recall the sentimental historical epics of Hollywood's golden age.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2016
63% Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) It's too bad the movie never quite sweeps us up - it's slow in spots, and there's an awful lot of exposition.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
100% Chicken People (2016) If Errol Morris had ever wandered into the world of "competitive poultry," he might have been moved to make a documentary like Chicken People.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2016
63% The Magnificent Seven (2016) There's even a woman this time. She's a match for any of the men, and might have been included among their number had it not been necessary for her to shed tears at one point, and to serve the guys dinner at another.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2016
76% Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) Funny beyond the call of chick-flickery...‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
61% Snowden (2016) A bit like Stone's 1991 fever dream "JFK," but not, you know, completely nuts.‐ Reason Online
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016