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Mark Dujsik

Mark Dujsik
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/4 46%

Office Christmas Party (2016)

"The filmmakers' motto seems to be, 'Let's just see what happens.'" Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Dec 8, 2016
2.5/4 64%

Miss Sloane (2016)

"Miss Sloane works when it dissects the gamesmanship of this world, but it falters when it tries to play its own games." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Dec 8, 2016
4/4 87%

Jackie (2016)

"The film is wise in the way it sees Jackie as a constructor of narratives, and it's tragic in its recognition that those narratives have little to do with her. " Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Dec 8, 2016
2/4 75%

The Eyes of My Mother (2016)

"The central point, if there is one (and that's a big 'if'), appears to be the distancing approach Pesce takes to this twisted story." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Dec 2, 2016
3/4 91%

Always Shine (2016)

"The film cuts deep into the struggles of and expectations for women in this superficial industry..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Dec 2, 2016
2.5/4 95%

Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)

"The impact of the movie comes in spurts, connected to a few keen insights from this historian or that expert." ‐RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 30, 2016
4/4 97%

Manchester by the Sea (2016)

"[Writer/director Kenneth] Lonergan's film is a marvel of compassion and character-specific observation." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 24, 2016
2/4 72%

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

"Susan quickly becomes an unnecessary player in a story that is, ultimately, about her." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 22, 2016
2.5/4 96%

Moana (2016)

"Moana looks lovely, and it gives us a princess we really haven't seen before. Those elements are surrounded, though, by too much that's all-too-familiar." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 22, 2016
2.5/4 60%

Allied (2016)

"[T]he performance from Brad Pitt, who plays the movie's tormented protagonist, is uncertain at its best and downright dull at its worst." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 22, 2016
3/4 47%

The Take (Bastille Day) (2016)

"No, this is not a good movie by any stretch of the imagination. It is, though, a strangely enjoyable and ultimately satisfying one." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 18, 2016
3/4 84%

Christine (2016)

"[Rebecca Hall's] Christine isn't a hackneyed 'woman on the edge.' She is simply a woman trying to do her job ... and struggling with feelings of self-doubt and insecurity..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 18, 2016
3/4 75%

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

"The plots may never convincingly join in [J.K.] Rowling's screenplay, but separately, each one is effective in its own way." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 17, 2016
3/4 94%

The Edge of Seventeen (2016)

"There's no judgment here, just acknowledging that being a teenager is tough -- and doing so with a grin." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 17, 2016
3/4 45%

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)

"The film's criticism is not leveled against the war, but against the people who would deny the true nature of combat for their own ends." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 17, 2016
2.5/4 80%

The Monster (2016)

"The central relationship almost turns The Monster into something more thoughtful about the ways we can put differences aside for a greater threat to our safety..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 11, 2016
3/4 89%

Loving (2016)

"Nichols shows us ... the power and strength of living decently." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 11, 2016
3.5/4 93%

Arrival (2016)

"How far from reality is this hypothetical scenario? It doesn't seem too far removed..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 10, 2016
3/4 75%

Trolls (2016)

"It's a minor diversion, but it's still an entertaining one." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 4, 2016
1.5/4 44%

Dog Eat Dog (2016)

"[I]t's a study of three characters who are so deluded about themselves and their criminality that it really only reinforces their delusions." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 4, 2016
2.5/4 87%

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

"The movie believes that Desmond [Doss] is sincere in his beliefs. It simply doesn't want to believe them." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 3, 2016
3/4 91%

Doctor Strange (2016)

"There are some genuinely stupendous action sequences here." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Nov 3, 2016
3.5/4 94%

The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016)

"Co-writer/director Chan-wook Park's The Handmaiden is an invigorating exercise in shifting perspectives and sympathies." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 28, 2016
2.5/4 73%

Disorder (Maryland) (2016)

"[T]here's no denying that the climax becomes routine ... just as it's unavoidable that there's disappointment at the end of it all." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 28, 2016
4/4 98%

Moonlight (2016)

"This is a wholly special and candidly heartfelt film." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 27, 2016
1.5/4 20%

Inferno (2016)

"Inferno needs to move like a shot, but it crawls like an exhausted toddler." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 27, 2016
2/4 84%

Oasis: Supersonic (2016)

"It comes across as a highlight reel, commented upon by participants who aren't ready or willing to look at themselves or each other in a critical light." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 26, 2016
3/4 82%

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

"[Director Mike Flanagan] isn't trying to hit us with scare after cheap, predictable scare. He has a long game in mind..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 21, 2016
3/4 76%

In a Valley of Violence (2016)

"[T]urns the tables on a familiar formula by giving us a hero who is a man, not a myth." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 21, 2016
2.5/4 90%

Certain Women (2016)

"[I]t's a shame this well-acted and precisely staged movie never comes together in a way that makes a forceful -- or even noticeable -- argument." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 21, 2016
3.5/4 100%

Cameraperson (2016)

"It is defiantly [director Kirsten Johnson's] film, her testament, and her way of looking at the world." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 21, 2016
3/4 96%

Aquarius (2016)

"[A] thoughtful and revealing study of this woman's battles." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 21, 2016
2.5/4 19%

Keeping Up With The Joneses (2016)

"[T]he entire thing [is] almost saved by a quartet of performances that are much better than the material they serve. " Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 20, 2016
2/4 38%

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

"Jack Reacher: Never Go Back attempts to find new layers to this character, but maybe they're simply not there." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 20, 2016
3/4 93%

Blue Jay (2016)

"The film may not stick the landing, but everything before that is special." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 14, 2016
2/4 59%

Desierto (2016)

"Desierto is a depressingly timely thriller, disappointingly bereft of any political or personal insight." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 14, 2016
2/4 51%

The Accountant (2016)

"[T]his is a movie in which the concept of a unique character is just that -- a concept." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 13, 2016
3.5/4 100%

Tower (2016)

"Director Keith Maitland's Tower is a daring piece of documentary filmmaking." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 12, 2016
2/4 86%

Godzilla Resurgence (Shin Godzilla) (2016)

"[I]t repeatedly makes one wonder when the movie is going to get back the big guy, already." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 11, 2016
3/4 98%

Under The Shadow (2016)

"[Director Babak] Avarni's screenplay is especially effective in how it uses this scenario as a way to dissect superstitious beliefs." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 7, 2016
3/4 81%

Denial (2016)

"What elevates the film above a standard court drama ... is not the subject matter but the way [screenwriter David] Hare and [director Mick] Jackson keep the focus on ideas..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 7, 2016
2/4 81%

American Honey (2016)

"Its appeal is to the freedom and spiritedness of these characters' condition, and that ultimately comes across as a false sentiment." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 7, 2016
2/4 44%

The Girl on the Train (2016)

"There's a distinct sense of distance from the trio of women, since [screenwriter Erin Cressida] Wilson and director Tate Taylor have latched onto the mystery..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 6, 2016
2.5/4 72%

The Birth of a Nation (2016)

"The main takeaway of The Birth of a Nation is that Nat Turner's story needs to be told, although it probably could use a different telling than this one." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Oct 6, 2016
2/4 70%

White Girl (2016)

"What comes through in White Girl is a generic cautionary tale..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Sep 30, 2016
2.5/4 69%

Operation Avalanche (2016)

"The novelty of the movie's clever, in-the-know hook supports this material for only so long..." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Sep 30, 2016
2.5/4 31%

Masterminds (2016)

"Masterminds piles a few too many additional and arbitrary oddities into the mix." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Sep 30, 2016
2.5/4 63%

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

"The need for a strict plot, unfortunately, trumps the simple but engaging wonder of spending time with these characters." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Sep 29, 2016
3/4 84%

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

"Deepwater Horizon succeeds as a point-by-point autopsy of the corporate greed and technological weaknesses that led to disaster." Mark Reviews Movies
Posted Sep 29, 2016
3/4 81%

My Blind Brother (2016)

"My Blind Brother puts these characters through the comic wringer, but the humor is founded on the characters and their flaws, not the circumstances." ‐RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 23, 2016
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