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Margot Harrison

Margot Harrison
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
9/10 81%

American Honey (2016)

"Such an absorbing experience - visually, aurally, atmospherically - that viewers who come along for the road trip may find themselves not minding the lack of destination. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 4, 2016
6/10 82%

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

"While it's not the best showcase for up-and-coming horror director Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Hush), it's not a total waste of his gifts, either. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 4, 2016
8/10 90%

Certain Women (2016)

"Reichardt's camera always returns eventually from the burrows people dig for themselves to the mountains that hover on the horizon like a promise. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 4, 2016
9/10 93%

Arrival (2016)

"For those who feel the emotional weight of Louise's story, Arrival pays off in a big way. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 4, 2016
9/10 98%

Moonlight (2016)

"The film doesn't offer any kind of soothing balm for our troubled times. What it does offer is a powerful affirmation of its characters' complex humanity." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 4, 2016
5/10 60%

Allied (2016)

"Paying homage to movies that are iconic doesn't wash as an excuse for trafficking in clichés. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 4, 2016
8/10 92%

Queen of Katwe (2016)

"The story hits plenty of familiar beats, yet its setting and the actors' conviction combine to give it a feel-good freshness." ‐Seven Days
Posted Oct 24, 2016
5/10 51%

The Accountant (2016)

"The film dumps every cliché of the brilliant eccentric into a blender with every cliché of the stoic action hero. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Oct 24, 2016
6/10 44%

The Girl on the Train (2016)

"Taylor and screenwriter Erin Cressida Wilson have amped up the book's staid sexuality to fever pitch." ‐Seven Days
Posted Oct 24, 2016
7/10 87%

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

"Streep's broad, entertaining performance anchors a serviceable film about the age-old problem of what happens when ambition exceeds ability. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Sep 9, 2016
9/10 97%

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

"There's nothing banal about this affirmation of the human imagination." ‐Seven Days
Posted Sep 9, 2016
8/10 99%

Don't Think Twice (2016)

"A low-key drama and a surprisingly funny comedy rolled into one, Birbiglia's film suggests that improv and life have something in common." ‐Seven Days
Posted Sep 9, 2016
8/10 98%

Hell or High Water (2016)

"The deft sketches of minor characters - each surviving tough times in their own way - give human faces to the film's messaging. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Sep 9, 2016
5/10 69%

The Infiltrator (2016)

"Feeling long at slightly over two hours, The Infiltrator is a patchwork of elements that tantalize us without satisfying." ‐Seven Days
Posted Aug 10, 2016
7/10 60%

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)

"There's no point in trying to tone down the show's outrageousness for the big screen - outrageousness is the point - and no one has tried." ‐Seven Days
Posted Aug 10, 2016
7/10 82%

Captain Fantastic (2016)

"The film waffles between giving the audience a feel-good experience and doing justice to its own deeper, more provocative themes. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Aug 10, 2016
2/10 11%

Nine Lives (2016)

"The best qualities of this family comedy are that it doesn't exceed 90 minutes and gives Christopher Walken a chance to say the words "poopy box."" ‐Seven Days
Posted Aug 10, 2016
9/10 90%

The Lobster (2016)

"This one-of-a-kind film might just be the perfect date movie for people who hate dating." ‐Seven Days
Posted Jun 16, 2016
6/10 80%

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

"By strategically limiting what we see, Wan wrings genuine suspense out of his predictable plot." ‐Seven Days
Posted Jun 16, 2016
8/10 92%

The Nice Guys (2016)

"There are shades of The Big Lebowski in its narrative, which spins out to outlandish lengths only to culminate in a bit of throwaway irony." ‐Seven Days
Posted Jun 1, 2016
5/10 49%

Hardcore Henry (2016)

"First-person format doesn't impart immediacy when the action is nothing we can imagine ourselves doing." ‐Seven Days
Posted Apr 27, 2016
6/10 17%

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

"A fantasy-film anomaly; nominally about a dude, it's actually a playground for three glamorous, mature women at the height of their powers." ‐Seven Days
Posted Apr 27, 2016
6/10 33%

The Bronze (2016)

"The movie rises to its highest energy levels in scenes where Rauch has strong foils - and strong actors - to play off. Otherwise, it can be a bit of a slog. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Apr 4, 2016
5/10 27%

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

"An epic about two emotionally stunted people trading glowers while the world burns." ‐Seven Days
Posted Apr 4, 2016
8/10 90%

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

" With its slow burn and richer characters, 10 Cloverfield plays on a whole different set of fears, about the bad things that can happen in "safe" spaces." ‐Seven Days
Posted Mar 18, 2016
4/10 16%

Gods Of Egypt (2016)

"If only Gods of Egypt had musical numbers, it might qualify as some kind of twisted classic." ‐Seven Days
Posted Mar 3, 2016
9/10 91%

The Witch (2016)

"We leave it deeply unsettled, as if we've time traveled back into our ancestors' worst nightmares. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Mar 3, 2016
7/10 85%

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

"One of the things the Coens may or may not be ridiculing in this award-season release is Hollywood's earnest faith in itself." ‐Seven Days
Posted Feb 19, 2016
7/10 23%

Zoolander 2 (2016)

"The film offers no new satirical insights into this region of idiocracy, just a colorful romp through it." ‐Seven Days
Posted Feb 19, 2016
7/10 75%

The Hateful Eight (2015)

"The problem is that, in a film driven primarily by verbal explosions, our cook lets the pot simmer far too long." ‐Seven Days
Posted Jan 29, 2016
8/10 94%

Carol (2015)

"More than a narrative, the film is a study in visual ways to convey the "swimmy," unreal sensations of love at first sight." ‐Seven Days
Posted Jan 29, 2016
5/10 27%

The Boy (2016)

"The film's real star is the doll, whose sadly contemplative mien seems gently to be reproving everyone around him for engaging in this frivolous endeavor." ‐Seven Days
Posted Jan 29, 2016
9/10 93%

The Duke Of Burgundy (2015)

"The core of psychological believability is what lifts Duke out of the category of "pretty pastiche."" ‐Seven Days
Posted Jan 29, 2016
8/10 92%

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

"Abrams plays it safe, but it's a good kind of safe, because, for the first time in ages, the Star Wars saga has personable leads." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 24, 2015
7/10 43%

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

"In the Heart of the Sea becomes a much better film when nobody is talking - or when everybody is yelling at once." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 24, 2015
5/10 65%

Krampus (2015)

"It fails to make the liminal space between cute and nasty its own. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 12, 2015
8/10 97%

Brooklyn (2015)

"It's a movie you can take Grandma to - and one that might induce Grandma to reminisce about the dark passages and tough choices of her youth. " ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 5, 2015
3/5 27%

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

"Exodus is all over the place. Except on one point: Scott delivers the all-important spectacle. The well-staged, emotionally resonant Red Sea climax may send viewers out on a high - even as they wonder what exactly they got high on." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
4.5/5 99%

Selma (2015)

"Most importantly, though, Selma reminds us where the violence started - with the insidious, everyday practice of denying African Americans their legal right to vote." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
2.5/5 34%

Blackhat (2015)

"An intricate mystery and a handful of explosive action scenes don't make up for problems with casting, characterization and pacing, and the film's 133 minutes end up feeling like an epic eternity." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
4/5 97%

Two Days, One Night (2014)

"Two Days is far from a conventional hero's journey, but it's a compelling parable of the choices we make to survive and thrive at work. And it suggests that some of those choices, in their own small way, do change the world." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
3/5 56%

Focus (2015)

"If the movie nonetheless leaves us feeling unsatisfied, that's because the characters, reduced to flies in the writers' tangled web, never quite give us a reason to care." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
3/5 83%

Cinderella (2015)

"While it's as unchallenging as comfort food, this Cinderella is almost as hard to hate." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
3.5/5 79%

Furious 7 (2015)

"Another factor that makes Furious 7 highly watchable is director James Wan's commitment to following the action from several characters' points of view within each set piece, and to making that action legible, if rarely plausible." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
2/5 No Score Yet

D Train (2015)

"The D Train touches on ugly truths about the indignities people will suffer to move up a spot in a senseless social hierarchy, be that Hollywood or high school. Its greatest flaw is that it sees its characters as superficially as they see themselves." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
2.5/5 66%

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)

"Since it's a comedy about college a cappella, there's no lack of beats, literal or figurative. But they feel less fresh this time around." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
3.5/5 85%

Far From the Madding Crowd (2015)

"[Vinterberg] has created a painterly, Hardy-esque world that transcends stereotypes of bucolic beauty - and whose bewitching half-light clings to us as we leave the theater." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
3/5 71%

Jurassic World (2015)

"In short, this film could have used a Rise of the Planet of the Apes treatment." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
4/5 63%

Magic Mike XXL (2015)

"There's a fun, inclusive quality to its shaggy-dog narrative, for those willing to suspend their disbelief and check their inhibitions at the door." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
3.5/5 93%

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015)

"No one should come to a Mission: Impossible movie for anything but those set pieces, and director Christopher McQuarrie delivers some rich ones this time around, with strong assistance from cinematographer Robert Elswit." ‐Seven Days
Posted Dec 1, 2015
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