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Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.1/2 74% The Secret Life of Pets (2016) Lots of fun stuff in this kiddie-pleasing film full of appealing characters... A good story jarred by frenetic pacing ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jul 11, 2016
75% The BFG (2016) Spielberg has brought together two exceptionally talented performers: a veteran and a newcomer; not the only stand outs in this otherworldly fantasy tale... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jul 11, 2016
29% Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) As expected, 'Alice' is a visual extravaganza-at times eye-popping. So much to take in, it borders on exhausting. Still James Bobin and his team have created an environment which is a pleasure to behold... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jun 17, 2016
48% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) Arguably, no one knows the 'X-Men' saga like Bryan Singer and his stalwart production team, which is evident when playing with characters and timelines, as they've done in the past, and do so expertly here. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jun 17, 2016
94% Finding Dory (2016) 'Finding Dory' in the wake its predecessor, the now-legendary 'Nemo,' was no small task... delightfully pleasing on every level... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jun 17, 2016
97% Weiner (2016) Well told tale, equal parts compelling and derailing... Adds credence to the Twain saying: truth is stranger than... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted May 25, 2016
90% Dheepan (2016) It is not unusual, after viewing one of Jacques Audiard's films, to come away with a sensation of having observed true intimacy in an authentic world. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted May 13, 2016
2.25 57% Money Monster (2016) Essential elements are there for Money Monster to be more than just good: skillful direction, whiplash editing, and up to the mark performances... and yet... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted May 13, 2016
60% Dough (2016) Dough is a sweet, feel-good film. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted May 9, 2016
2.5 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) Big, Bigger and Biggest doesn't equal Best in this Captain America chapter of the Avengers movie chronicle. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted May 5, 2016
84% The Meddler (2016) The supporting cast is first-rate, and it's great to see Susan Sarandon in a leading role that makes such good use of her talent. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Apr 25, 2016
96% Sing Street (2016) In Sing Street, filmmaker John Carney provides a wholly charming, delightful, amusingly familiar passage of life. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Apr 15, 2016
95% The Jungle Book (2016) Favreau's reinvention of a beloved '60s classic... delightfully entertaining... bordering on perfection... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Apr 15, 2016
2.1/2 22% The Boss (2016) Melissa McCarthy is an unqualified talent. Unfortunately, The Boss is a near-miss... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Apr 8, 2016
2.00 52% Demolition (2016) Demolition doesn't suffer from Vallée's fine direction or Gyllenhaal's outstanding performance... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Apr 8, 2016
30% My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) After the delight of the first film... what happened here? Too big, too noisy, too obvious... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 25, 2016
27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) When was it decided superhero movies shouldn't be any fun? ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 25, 2016
83% Midnight Special (2016) A science fiction tale on a human scale... Jeff Nichols' follow up to Mud confirms the singularity of this filmmaker. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 18, 2016
91% The Confirmation (2016) Astute look at working class people... Compassionately executed... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 18, 2016
95% Marguerite (2016) A touching portrait of a woman with a dream... leading lady, Catherine Frot, is perfection. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 11, 2016
95% Eye In The Sky (2016) Profound examination of the psychic ramifications involving modern day warfare and long-range gun-play. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 11, 2016
71% Remember (2016) Inspired by a promise made... Remember is a potent thriller replete with big surprises. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 11, 2016
83% Hello, My Name is Doris (2016) Doris ...slightly uneven in tempo and tone... while Ms. Field remains at the top of her game and as likable as ever. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 11, 2016
90% 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) A bit formulaic, but oh so scary. Then there's John Goodman! ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 11, 2016
83% The Wave (Bolgen) (2016) Hollywood disaster movie genre executed Scandinavian style... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 4, 2016
98% Zootopia (2016) Disarming characters... multidimensional plot form the core of an atypical Disney movie that's right on the mark... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Mar 4, 2016
90% A War (Krigen) (2016) A War pays service to all sides: Danish soldiers, Afghan inhabitants, and the families... Straightforward and absorbing storytelling... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 23, 2016
97% Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (2016) Embracing such concepts as the liquidity of time, Serpent honors the Amazonian world and culture, while condemning those that would harm it. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 23, 2016
43% Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) Usually Jane Austen is indestructible, but in this case... not so much. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 16, 2016
63% The Finest Hours (2016) Finest Hours is action and adventure on a grand scale. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 16, 2016
87% Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) Kung Pow! for Kung Fu Panda 3. The third in the series is all that! ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 16, 2016
78% Where to Invade Next (2016) Moore's works, more advocacy than documentary in their approach, impel the viewer to take note or even better action. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 16, 2016
69% Tumbledown (2016) This one rewards the viewer with a typically fine performance by Rebecca Hall and a revelatory one by Jason Sudeikis, whom we usually associate with comedy. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 16, 2016
2.1/2 85% Hail, Caesar! (2016) Hail, Caesar! ... a slice of Hollywood fluff. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 16, 2016
23% Zoolander 2 (2016) Walking out of Zoolander 2 was the obvious choice... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Feb 16, 2016
90% Bone Tomahawk (2015) It's never a bad time for a good western and Bone Tomahawk is a good western... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jan 22, 2016
2.00 75% The Hateful Eight (2015) Tarantino. Unarguably a gifted filmmaker. Probably why no one said "enough." ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jan 7, 2016
2.3/4 60% Joy (2015) Joy's "inspired by" story doesn't bore and yet there's not much to cheer about... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jan 7, 2016
60% Concussion (2015) Smith's talent and presence holds true... familiar tale loses a bit of its dramatic punch... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jan 7, 2016
2.3/4 81% The Revenant (2015) Award-time musings for DiCaprio notwithstanding, 'The Revenant' remains adrift in the snow... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jan 7, 2016
97% 45 Years (2015) Rampling shines in this nuanced study on commitment and bonds in relationships... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Jan 7, 2016
92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) 'Star Wars' comes full circle... the cherished familiar interlaced with hints of more to come... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Dec 16, 2015
100% Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words (Jag är Ingrid) (2015) Documentarian Stig Björkman has sifted through a hefty amount of material to construct a telling portrait of an intriguing star. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Dec 11, 2015
74% Youth (2015) Michael Caine, superb as always, is back at work in this sublimely visual treatise on... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Dec 11, 2015
2.3/4 88% The Big Short (2015) A hard, often confusing, look at what occurred during the 2008 financial meltdown... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Dec 11, 2015
2.00 43% In the Heart of the Sea (2015) Excellent cast and overwhelming special effects are provided aplenty, however... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Dec 11, 2015
98% Inside Out (2015) [An] extraordinary and unprecedented film. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Dec 8, 2015
69% The Danish Girl (2015) Hooper's keen direction is only amplified by two extraordinary performances... ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Dec 1, 2015
94% Carol (2015) Director Haynes unfurls this love story in the shadows with a delicate hand. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Dec 1, 2015
76% The Good Dinosaur (2015) Perfect holiday treat for the kids with great characters and majestically rendered landscapes. ‐ leonardmaltin.com
Posted Nov 25, 2015