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Margot Harrison

Margot Harrison

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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 79% 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 91% 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 48% 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 16% 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 32% 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 28% 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 80% 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 "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 72% 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
3/5 65% Ricki And The Flash (2015) "Ricki and the Flash is a quieter, better film than it initially appears, but it's uneven, never quite committed to its smarter inclinations. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
3.5/5 79% Infinitely Polar Bear (2015) "Infinitely Polar Bear is a vivid snapshot of one family surviving in a state of chaotic, affectionate imperfection - and of a time when kids "raising themselves" was seen not as neglect but as normal. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
4/5 98% Phoenix (2015) "Unlike last spring's Woman in Gold, Phoenix doesn't offer its protagonist even a symbolic victory over history's horrors. But it does suggest that refusing to ignore the ghosts is a small victory of its own. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
4/5 89% Meru (2015) "Watching these three men fight for every foot of altitude is far more exhausting than seeing a superhero defy gravity - and far more inspiring. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
4/5 92% Grandma (2015) "Tomlin gets full mileage out of her curmudgeonly lines, and she and Garner have such great comic chemistry that it's easy to overlook the thinness of Sage's character. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
4/5 71% Crimson Peak (2015) "Crimson Peak is the perfect film for that small subgroup of moviegoers that doesn't see shivers and manic giggling as incompatible. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
5/5 96% The Look of Silence (2015) "Unlike many documentaries on unpleasant subjects, Silence isn't an ordeal you undergo for the information value. It's no upbeat experience, but it is always absorbing, and it is sometimes disturbingly beautiful. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
3/5 73% Suffragette (2015) "While the scenes of street violence and prison life are kinetic and harrowing, a strong narrative arc is lacking, and the characters remain underdeveloped. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
3.5/5 70% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) "Mockingjay is a lengthy demonstration packed with more grief and soul searching than fun, to some readers' dismay... Yet it's hard not to admire the chutzpah of a heroic epic that debunks everything about heroes and epics. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 25, 2015
4/10 35% Our Brand is Crisis (2015) "It leaves an unpleasant taste - not unlike that of a campaign commercial that surrounds a candidate with real-world ugliness, then bathes her alone in beatific light. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Nov 8, 2015
9/10 93% Sicario (2015) "The perspective is limited by design - to make us feel as if we, too, are creeping through that tunnel toward a reveal for which we may not have the stomach. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Oct 8, 2015
3/10 27% Pan (2015) "The film offers as many random curiosities as a carnival midway, yet it's about as fun as listening to a prerecorded barker's spiel. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Oct 8, 2015
7/10 73% Everest (2015) "Everest splits the difference between documentary reenactment and hyped-up Hollywood drama. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Sep 30, 2015
4/10 16% The Transporter Refueled (2015) "For each deliriously silly action sequence, Refueled offers long scenes of tired genre conventions played straight. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Sep 12, 2015
9/10 93% The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (2015) "The film doesn't glamorize the misadventures of its heroine any more than it condemns them, and the result is fresh in every sense. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Sep 4, 2015
6/10 56% Paper Towns (2015) "The route to the climax - or anticlimax - needs more roadside attractions. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Jul 31, 2015
7/10 85% Trainwreck (2015) "If Trainwreck never exactly goes off the rails, that could be because there are no rails anymore. " ‐ Seven Days
Posted Jul 24, 2015
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