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Mark Dujsik

Mark Dujsik
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/4 81% The Exception (The Kaiser's Last Kiss) (2017) [O]ne wonders if the spy would serve as the more fitting protagonist here, capable of revealing the truth of history while the story still fiddles with some of the facts.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
1.5/4 43% The Bad Batch (2017) [T]his is a movie that's mostly about attitude -- ultimately hollow, while being apathetic about everything it shows and anything it could be saying.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
0.5/4 15% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) At the end, Transformers: The Last Knight promises yet another sequel ... At least it'll take a lot of effort for the follow-up to be worse than this.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
1/4 22% The Book of Henry (2017) Hurwitz probably had the idea of an "emotional roller coaster" in his head as he wrote this ... [T]he roller coaster somehow gives us whiplash on the first hill.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
2/4 48% Rough Night (2017) [T]he movie has five main characters, and only two of them really matter in its examination of friendship on the brink.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
3/4 89% Raising Bertie (2017) Margaret Byrne's Raising Bertie is a testament to patience, empathy, and a willingness to allow the subjects and the material to define the form of a documentary...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
0.5/4 20% Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017) Looked at from a certain angle, Once Upon a Time in Venice plays as a document of how much humiliation Bruce Willis is willing to undergo for a paycheck.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
1.5/4 13% Kill Switch (2017) It looks fine enough, but looking fine enough can't be the extent of an entire movie.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
2/4 77% The Hero (2017) The only element giving the material any weight is our appreciation for Elliott -- as a presence and in the unbridled sincerity of his performance.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
3/4 84% Band Aid (2017) Band Aid is ultimately a study of grief played in a major key...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
3/4 90% Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2017) [The film] use[s] a complex legal proceeding as a way to examine this family and this community, and James does so with his usual, personal touch.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
1.5/4 54% 47 Meters Down (2017) [T]he problems arise in the movie's inconsistency with its established rules ... and the invention of more complications than are really necessary.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
2/4 66% Cars 3 (2017) The underwhelming Cars 3 is the best movie in the series, which says more about the quality of the series than this particular installment.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
2.5/4 50% Family Life (Vida de Familia) (2017) For all of the work that the filmmakers do to help us understand Martín's motives for the deception (not to mention Becker, whose performance is quite good), there's an important piece missing.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
2/4 41% The Hunter's Prayer (2017) The Hunter's Prayer is too familiar and formulaic to work in any significant or even trivial way, but it's so inconsequential that it's impossible to fault the movie too much.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
2/4 45% Awakening the Zodiac (2017) This is a solid concept for a story ... but that's just the starting point of a movie.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
2/4 75% My Cousin Rachel (2017) [T]he movie transforms from a discomforting psychological study ... into a sometimes laughable mystery...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
1.5/4 15% The Mummy (2017) [T]his is a prime example of bait-and-switch advertising.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
2.5/4 82% Megan Leavey (2017) [T]he movie doesn't land that final, emotional punch.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
3/4 86% It Comes At Night (2017) This may be a film about the end of the world, but ... It Comes at Night tracks something akin to a domestic apocalypse.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
2/4 81% Handsome Devil (2017) There are at least two characters whose stories are more promising than the main character of Handsome Devil.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
1.5/4 63% Dean (2017) Dean is yet another examination of grief that believes it's too cool to be honest about the subject.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
2.5/4 48% Churchill (2017) This is a transformative performance in a movie that, unfortunately, doesn't come close to matching it.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
2.5/4 85% Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Captain Underpants) (2017) It's silly, and silly can be good. It is here for a while...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
3/4 92% Wonder Woman (2017) This film makes the character one of the more engaging, empowered, and empowering of the recent crop of super-powered heroes. It's a pretty good movie, too.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
3/4 73% Wakefield (2017) Swicord's screenplay keeps peeling back layers of the character's misery.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
2/4 50% Black Butterfly (2017) It doesn't make much sense up until [the third act], and once we do have an understanding of what was happening ... suddenly things stop making sense in a different way.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
2.5/4 76% Berlin Syndrome (2017) Berlin Syndrome is a discomforting psychological thriller. It's discomforting in an effective way ... As for the psychology, it skimps perhaps a bit too much.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
2/4 29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) For as much talking as these characters do about it, the magical thingamajig might as well be the movie's central character.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
1/4 19% Baywatch (2017) Baywatch doesn't know whether it wants to be satirical or sincere.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 24, 2017
3/4 90% Paint It Black (2017) The film, a strong directorial debut from Tamblyn, creates a waking nightmare of seemingly unresolvable pain and anguish."‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted May 20, 2017
3/4 84% The Wedding Plan (2017) If nothing else, The Wedding Plan is a good reminder of how simple it can be to make a good romantic comedy.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
4/4 93% A Quiet Passion (2017) Davies has crafted a literate and probing biography.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
3/4 93% Obit (2017) [T]he film is, despite the protests of its subjects, about death. It's just not about death in a way that the people within the film have accepted yet.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
3/4 100% Last Men in Aleppo (2017) The rescue and recovery efforts are, of course, harrowing and haunting. ‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
1.5/4 50% The Drowning (2017) The whole affair is a head-scratcher of bloody-scalp proportions.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
2/4 49% Everything, Everything (2017) [T]he mostly hollow Everything, Everything abandons all rationality -- and a good portion of its decency -- by the end.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
3/4 71% Alien: Covenant (2017) Alien: Covenant may follow what seems like a blueprint at this point ... but the film provides a tantalizing combination of effective horror and troubling ideas.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
2.5/4 36% Snatched (2017) The movie works when it's Schumer and Hawn's show...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
3/4 87% One Week and a Day (Shavua ve Yom) (2017) Polonsky's debut feature is a strong one -- a comfortable comedy mixed with unavoidable truths about grief.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
2/4 93% Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (2017) [It] feels like a visualized term paper.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
3/4 69% The Wall (2017) This is an immediate and intimate thriller, consistently paced and shot with total control of communicating geography and strategy.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
3.5/4 85% The Lovers (2017) It's a comedy that might as well have been transported from Hollywood's Golden Age of high-concept, screwball comedies...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
1.5/4 28% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) [T]he screenplay rushes through the un-Arthur-like material to get to a plot that rarely feels like an Arthur story.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
2/4 79% Chuck (2017) The point, repeated over and over directly or indirectly, is that real life isn't like the movies.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
3.5/4 84% Risk (2017) Risk doesn't want to put a label on [Assange], but it gives us as good a picture of him as we're likely to get.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
2/4 85% My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2017) It exists as some kind of fantastical wish-fulfillment, in which the guy whom nobody likes ... gets to have all of his assumptions confirmed and his opinions justified.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
3/4 100% The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Hymyilevä mies) (2017) The major reason the film works is because [screenwriters Mikko] Myllylahti and [director Juho] Kuosmanen don't see this as a love story or even a story about boxing...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
3/4 81% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) [A]n entertaining space adventure that cares more about jokes than action sequences and that, ultimately, cares more about its characters than the jokes.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017
3/4 51% The Dinner (2017) [T]he tension here is in whether these characters will prove our assumptions about them wrong or simply confirm them.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted May 4, 2017