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Mara Reinstein

Mara Reinstein
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
93% Logan Lucky (2017) Four years after his self-imposed retirement, maverick director Steven Soderbergh takes the easy way out. Or, rather, back in. ‐
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2017
86% Ingrid Goes West (2017) This brutally sharp satire that skewers celebrity in the social media age cuts deep. ‐
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
90% Good Time (2017) In an electrifying performance, Robert Pattinson finally shows that he has range beyond that of a brooding, sleepy-eyed vampire. ‐
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2017
49% The Glass Castle (2017) Instead of a triumphant tale about perseverance, we get a glossed-over love letter to the joys of quirky hippie-dippy parenting.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2017
16% The Dark Tower (2017) Between his GQ appearance and drawling psychobabble, Matthew McConaughey plays the villain as if he's filming an extended version of a Lincoln commercial. ‐
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
87% Wind River (2017) How nice to see Avengers Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen working together and acting heroically without all those wonderful toys.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2017
8% The Emoji Movie (2017) Excuse me while I scan my phone for the vomit emoji. ‐
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
83% Detroit (2017) The scenes are powerful; the characters are powerless. The result is a sense of utter claustrophobia and dread. ‐
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
88% Girls Trip (2017) A potent mix of crass, sass, and (whoa) class.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2017
93% Dunkirk (2017) The rush of cold open water leaves you shivering. A nosediving fighter plane causes you to gasp for air. An explosion makes you want to duck for cover. All that and . . . Harry Styles?! ‐
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2017
93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) The trilogy's intense yet introspective last chapter is engulfed in a heart of darkness. ‐
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2017
17% The House (2017) This is the reason why people rave about the golden age of television. ‐
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) It's a near-miracle that six screenwriters were able to pool their talents and craft such a winsome, witty story. ‐
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
2.5/4 61% Despicable Me 3 (2017) Explain again why this madcap franchise is a cultural phenomenon worth a zillion dollars?‐
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
79% The Beguiled (2017) To quote the title of Roxy Music's New Wave hit that Coppola brilliantly employed in Lost in Translation, I expected more than this. More darkness. More suspense. More oomph.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
98% The Big Sick (2017) It's a winning and genuinely funny rom-com that proves there's more than one way to a heart-swelling happily ever after. Call it The Big Crowd Pleaser.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2017
48% Rough Night (2017) By the 28th penis gag, audiences might be itching to exit this party early. The sober audiences, anyway.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2017
2.5/4 35% Snatched (2017) Bickering, bonding, bickering, bonding. This is really the best comedy vehicle Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn could find? ‐
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
19% Baywatch (2017) What a wasted chance at, ahem, a bouncy start of the summer movie season.‐
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
92% Wonder Woman (2017) For all of Wonder Woman's nifty weapons, the one that proves most indispensable is her chemistry with Chris Pine's ultra-charismatic American spy Steve Trevor.‐
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
2.5/4 82% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) For the sequel, writer-director James Gunn has doubled down on all his once-nifty novelties. Strip them away and what remains is a bloated semi-mess. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2017
2.5/4 66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) Buckle up knowing that this once-gritty franchise has officially reached the point of no return. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2017
87% The Lost City of Z (2017) There's something glorious about Spider-Man, Edward Cullen and a would-be Christian Grey coming together in a highbrow drama.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) When Emma Watson walks down the staircase in that iconic yellow ball gown, it's as true (and goose bump-inducing) as it can be. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2017
76% Kong: Skull Island (2017) This ferocious beast is the reason CGI was created!‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2017
2.5/4 93% Logan (2017) Just because a comic book flick takes the dirt road less traveled doesn't mean it's a cinematic work of art.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2017
99% Get Out (2017) Only a master satirist like Jordan Peele could take audiences on an insane thrill ride and make us all think about racial stereotyping along the way. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2017
10% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) You will most definitely care more about Anastasia Steele's red lipstick shade than her tortured romance with cold billionaire Christian Grey.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) Everything is still awesome in the irreverent Lego Movie universe!!! All right, maybe not everything. But enough things. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2017
31% Passengers (2016) In space, no one can hear you flirt.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2016
13% Collateral Beauty (2016) Somewhere in a forest, a maple tree wants all its sap back.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2016
3/4 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Hard-core fans who thought Episode VII was a dumbed-down rehash will bask in an action-packed film that refuses to spoon-feed information. Mind you, that's the same reason why the casual fan will be disengaged.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
92% La La Land (2016) A gorgeous homage to the golden age of Hollywood musicals in the 1950s, the film has the power to make audiences laugh, weep and feel as if they can float on air.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2016
89% Jackie (2016) Natalie Portman depicts the former First Lady not as an enigmatic glamour icon, but as a flesh-and-blood woman grieving her husband - as well the end of her fairy-tale Camelot life.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2016
98% Moonlight (2016) The indie drama touches on themes of race, sexuality and isolation in ways that are rarely depicted in cinema.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
95% The Edge of Seventeen (2016) Thanks to its edgy sense of humor and achingly accurate poignancy, the flick will touch a nerve with anyone who has ever had to ride that tidal wave of teenage angst. By the way, that's everybody.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) It's a masterful, all-American tale that delves deep into the black hole of grief. At times, it can all be emotionally overwhelming - but isn't that a characteristic of a great movie?‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
74% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Designer turned director Tom Ford uses his gift for striking visuals to create a must-see.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
85% Lion (2016) Ditch the cynicism; take the Kleenex.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
60% Allied (2016) Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard's unbridled passion drives this satisfying period piece.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
96% Moana (2016) For holiday family entertainment, it does not get better than a fantastically lush Disney musical. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
3/4 73% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Rowling, who wrote the screenplay, has layered a sophisticated and surprisingly dark origin story that will appeal more to grownups than the younger set.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2016
45% Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) Every person who puts on the special glasses will be able to see that expensive effects can't cover for clunky dialogue and a story more tired than a college student with mono. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2016
94% Arrival (2016) The sci-fi thriller not only subverts expectations in brilliant ways, it explores deeply felt themes of life, loss and love. In other words, it's light-years away from Independence Day 3. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2016
2.5/4 90% Doctor Strange (2016) Nobody is having much fun here. Well, except for Doctor Strange's devilish Cloak of Levitation. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2016
2.5/4 52% The Accountant (2016) Hold the audit: The thriller ever-so-slightly succeeds because it has the smarts to bask in its own ridiculousness. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2016
43% The Girl on the Train (2016) The real mystery: How did a spine-tingling bestseller turn into a plodding Lifetime-esque melodrama that's devoid of suspense? ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2016
84% Deepwater Horizon (2016) Peter Berg directs the action onboard the fiery rig with a tense urgency. After all, these workers can't just run out of a building into fresh air or pull over on the side of the road. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2016
63% The Magnificent Seven (2016) The remake of the 1960 classic Western moseys along at the pace of a long-in-the-tooth horse.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2016
76% Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) Who's the daddy? Who cares! What's really important is that after a 12-year absence from the big screen, the lovably flawed singleton remains true to herself.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2016