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Mark Dujsik

Mark Dujsik
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 74% Small Town Crime (2018) It's a straightforward mystery, but it's strengthened by a collection of eclectic but recognizable characters...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
1.5/4 75% Mom and Dad (2018) What Mom & Dad has to say about the ... parent-child relationship is intriguing, but how the movie says those things is at once overblown and undercooked.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
2/4 85% The Final Year (2018) Access means nothing if you don't do anything of worth with it.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
2.5/4 54% 12 Strong (2018) For [the soldiers], the mission is more important than the man. It's unfortunate that the movie's philosophy is the same.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
2.5/4 88% Mary and The Witch's Flower (2018) As the story moves into familiar territory ... Mary and the Witch's Flower doesn't lose its sense of wonder ... What it does lose is its sense of discovery...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
1.5/4 18% Forever My Girl (2018) [T]he movie is founded on a few fantasies: that Josie would basically wait for Liam, that the right woman can change a terrible guy, and that we're supposed to find any of this romantic.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
2/4 44% Den of Thieves (2018) Den of Thieves tells a story of generically bad cops and fundamentally bland robbers.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
2/4 22% Proud Mary (2018) [T]he screenwriters and director Babak Najafi care about these characters ... [T]he filmmakers also are willing to dismiss those concerns in favor of plot and action.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
0/4 0% Acts of Violence (2018) It's a cruel and ugly movie, possessing a warped political and philosophical foundation.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
3.5/4 91% Phantom Thread (2018) [W]e're constantly learning about these characters ... [and] repeatedly surprised by the depth with which Anderson imbues them...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
4/4 100% Paddington 2 (2018) The utterly delightful Paddington 2 feels like the right film for this moment in time...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
2.5/4 58% The Commuter (2018) The concept and the execution ... fall apart in gradual stages.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
1/4 30% Insidious: The Last Key (2018) This is what it looks like when a series has run out of ideas.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2018
1.5/4 0% Stratton (2018) Stratton doesn't exactly have a personality.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2018
2/4 80% Blame (2018) Blame feels rudderless until its conclusion.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2018
3/4 88% The Post (2018) [A] streamlined account of history, invested in the daily workings of a newspaper and anchored by a genuine sense of idealism.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2018
2/4 73% Hostiles (2018) [T]here's another side of this conflict that isn't provided a chance to offer its side of the story.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2018
1.5/4 78% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) These characters exist in a bubble of happy-go-lucky romance and inevitable tragedy.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
2/4 68% In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts) (2017) The third act is troubling, not only because it finds the most generic climax ... but also because it implies irksome comparisons to the act of violence that started the story...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
2/4 81% Molly's Game (2018) Molly's Game is a slight biography, a rambling exposé of an underground poker game ... and a shallow psychological study of its main character.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2017
3/4 77% All the Money in the World (2017) The film may be fashioned as a thriller ... but it's more noteworthy as a study of the corrupting influence of wealth...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2017
3/4 31% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) As surprising and unlikely as it may seem, the third time is finally and most definitely the charm for this series.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
2/4 68% Happy End (2017) [A] little observation goes a long way in seeing just how casually apathetic these characters are.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
0.5/4 6% Hangman (2017) It's dull, dumb, and overly familiar.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
1/4 26% Father Figures (2017) Here's a comedy ... that features some very over-the-top moments and comic setups, but director Lawrence Sher constantly downplays or undercuts them.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
1.5/4 50% Downsizing (2017) The movie's few ideas circle around each other without going anywhere.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
2.5/4 76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) That the movie works to any degree is a genuine shock, but that's not enough to overcome its inevitable slide into routine.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
2/4 54% The Greatest Showman (2017) Part of me wants to applaud the movie for its go-for-broke styling. The rest of me is thinking that it could have calmed down just a bit.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
1.5/4 32% 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 70% 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 79% 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 90% 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 96% Call Me by Your Name (2018) 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 63% The Pirates of Somalia (2017) The film itself is one of surprising conscience...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3/4 93% 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 92% 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 89% I, Tonya (2018) [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 86% 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 93% 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 30% Wonder Wheel (2017) Allen is clearly coasting here...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
3/4 91% 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 92% 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 49% 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 78% Sweet Virginia (2017) The connections ... feel a bit too circumstantial.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
3/4 82% 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