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Mark Dujsik

Mark Dujsik
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/4 36% The Leisure Seeker (2018) Just about everything about The Leisure Seeker gets worse as the movie progresses.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
2/4 78% Ferdinand (2017) At its heart, this is a simple story ... but it's obvious that the filmmakers aren't content with simple.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
2/4 82% The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017) There are plenty of ideas here ... Unfortunately, they're mostly sidetracked, ignored, or reduced to plot points.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
3.5/4 93% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) [Johnson] clearly knows the material well enough to give us exactly what we expect, and he loves it enough to take it into new territory.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
3/4 97% Call Me by Your Name (2017) There's a lot of the unspoken in Call Me by Your Name, a perceptive film about lust, jealousy, uncertainty, repression, and, maybe, love.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
2/4 75% Una (2017) There's a strange absence of conviction to Una.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3/4 50% The Pirates of Somalia (2017) The film itself is one of surprising conscience...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3/4 92% Loveless (Nelyubov) (2018) Zvyagintsev and Oleg Negin's screenplay picks away at [the characters'] self-created illusions until we see the hard, depressing truth.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3/4 100% Foxtrot (2018) It would be simple to call Foxtrot cynical, but it's too achingly understanding ... for that to be the case.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3.5/4 94% The Shape of Water (2017) This is a very funny premise, but from it, del Toro and co-writer Vanessa Taylor expand the film's ideas and setups, until it seems ready to burst.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3/4 90% I, Tonya (2017) [W]e can see how Tonya becomes a victim of circumstance, of others' abuse, and of her own state of victimhood...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
2.5/4 85% Darkest Hour (2017) It's less effective in crafting a portrait of this man outside of the political and military realm.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
1.5/4 38% 24 Hours to Live (2017) It's all about the gimmick, and 24 Hours to Live doesn't even buy into that with much conviction.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
3/4 92% The Breadwinner (2017) [T]his is a deeply felt and unsparingly realistic depiction of Afghanistan at a time of tyrannical rule by religious fundamentalists.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
1/4 31% Wonder Wheel (2017) Allen is clearly coasting here...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
3/4 93% The Disaster Artist (2017) The film is ... funny -- hilarious at points -- and an enlightening look at the production of one of the most infamous movies ever made.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
3/4 91% Thelma (2017) A funny thing happens once the truth about Thelma is revealed: The film becomes even more uncertain, more enigmatic, and more troubling.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
3/4 50% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) This is a fine character study, anchored by Washington's off-kilter, out-of-character performance and a sincere curiosity about testing the ideals of this man.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
2/4 80% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) This telling of Charles Dickens' writing of A Christmas Carol is an odd hybrid of a biography of the author and an interpretation of, arguably, his most famous work. ‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
3.5/4 97% Coco (2017) Adrian Molina and Matthew Aldrich's screenplay constantly surprises with its inspirations...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
2.5/4 77% Sweet Virginia (2017) The connections ... feel a bit too circumstantial.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
3/4 80% My Friend Dahmer (2017) [I]t depicts how Dahmer became the killer he was with frightening clarity.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
3.5/4 97% Mudbound (2017) Williams and Rees maintain the scope of a years-long, multi-character, and period-specific story without sacrificing any of the depth that could come from it.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
3/4 99% BPM (Beats Per Minute) (120 battements par minute) (2017) This is intriguing as a time capsule of activism and apathy... [Capsule review]‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
3/4 85% Wonder (2017) [The film] keeps expanding outward in its perspective and its desire to understand the lives of these other characters.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
4/4 93% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri is an empathetic view of humanity at its best, its worst, and, as is most often the case in this world, everything in between.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
2/4 40% Justice League (2017) Justice League is fixing a lot. The fixes, though, don't make for a story that stands on its own merits.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
1.5/4 80% Tragedy Girls (2017) The movie wants to have it both ways: It wants to condemn the girls ... and it also wants to reap the bloody, often gruesome rewards of their psychopathy.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
2.5/4 81% The Square (2017) Clearly, Östlund is reaching for more than a straightforward character/morality study with The Square, but in the process of looking for more, the movie loses its way.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3/4 89% 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017) Call it a primer in film criticism and analysis, as well as a testament to Alfred Hitchcock's mastery of form...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
2/4 82% Mayhem (2017) The movie possesses a certain energy ... but it also becomes repetitive after a few too many jabs-both satirical and physical.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
1/4 18% Daddy's Home 2 (2017) Apparently unwilling or unable to think of anything new to do with these characters, [the] returning screenwriters ... have recycled the old formula...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3/4 58% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Branagh has set his sights on a making a sophisticated, old-fashioned spectacle of design, formal simplicity, and narrative clarity.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3/4 73% Last Flag Flying (2017) Doc isn't the central figure of co-writer/director Richard Linklater's film, but he is its broken heart, its moral outrage, and its ultimate acceptance...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3.5/4 99% Lady Bird (2017) There's a lot of truth in Gerwig's film ... and there's also a sense of searching for that truth...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
3/4 87% Novitiate (2017) The inner lives and spiritual struggles of Catholic nuns are examined in Novitiate.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
3.5/4 95% Human Flow (2017) Ai's goal with the film is simple yet profound, and his method of accomplishing that goal is straightforward but elaborate.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
2.5/4 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) [F]or all of its winking and joking, Thor: Ragnarok ultimately cannot escape the trap of established formula.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
1.5/4 54% LBJ (2017) LBJ certainly isn't an examination of Johnson's effect on the political landscape of the United States ... and it offers little, if any, insight into the man himself.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
2/4 28% A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) A Bad Moms Christmas is a case of filmmakers having the right idea for a sequel but losing what made the first film work.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
2/4 28% Suburbicon (2017) The two stories are clearly connected, but we're left with only a vague idea of how.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
3/4 99% Jane (2017) Jane works as a serviceable biography, but the film is more informative as a direct account of scientific history being made.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
3/4 100% Faces Places (Visages, villages) (2017) Like any road trip worth anything of value, the film is unhurried and spontaneous...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
1.5/4 54% Crash Pad (2017) Do we really want to understand either of these guys?‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
1/4 15% Amityville: The Awakening (2017) It's a series of routines within a routine formula, and the result is as tedious as it sounds.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
3/4 29% All I See Is You (2017) It's a surprisingly honest study of co-dependence, insecurity, and control.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
1.5/4 57% Acts of Vengeance (2017) [It] rushes past what could have made the movie intriguing in order to get to the formula...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
3.5/4 71% Wonderstruck (2017) [T]he beauty of director Todd Haynes' film is in its intangible connections.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
3/4 76% Thank You for Your Service (2017) [A] sympathetic but tough look at how men who are willing to fight for their country are welcomed home by unfulfilled promises.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
2.5/4 79% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) [I]n its detachment from any behavior or attitude that seems remotely human, The Killing of a Sacred Deer may have buried itself too deeply in metaphor and fable...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017