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Mark Dujsik

Mark Dujsik
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 80% Overlord (2018) Overlord is absurd, but it's fairly entertaining, too.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
2/4 56% Outlaw King (2018) The first scene/shot ends, and so, too, does the movie's attempt to do anything inventive with its tale of history.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
2/4 20% Here and Now (Blue Night) (2018) [A]s accurate as this portrayal of avoidance might be, it doesn't amount to much in terms of sympathizing with or understanding who Vivienne is and what she's experiencing.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
1.5/4 56% The Grinch (2018) The movie does too much polishing ... adding so much that it all but eliminates the charm of Seuss' story.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
1.5/4 41% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) The result is a movie that feels more like an homage to its predecessors than a genuine sequel [or] a self-contained story.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
3/4 76% El Angel (El ángel) (2018) The reason El Ángel is so simultaneously fascinating and terrifying is that it communicates his thinking so effectively.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
3/4 93% Wildlife (2018) Dano has made a fine first film, a quiet and restrained study and dissection of domesticity.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
3/4 86% Prospect (2018) [The filmmakers] don't invent a wondrous and awe-inspiring world of the future in Prospect. They do something much more difficult: They create a world that seems real.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
3/4 80% The Other Side of the Wind (2018) In 2018, the film feels like a relic. Because, though, it's a new film from Welles ... it's an important relic.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
3/4 88% Bodied (2018) [I]t is an entertaining and subversive conversation-starter.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
3.5/4 88% What They Had (2018) It cuts straight to the core of how this illness has affected and continues to affect the dynamics of the family, as well as the people within it.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
2/4 38% Viper Club (2018) There's a lack of momentum to Viper Club that undermines how dire, how time-sensitive, and how high-stakes this situation is.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
2/4 32% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) [W]e've seen so many of our simple fantasy stories transformed into tales of political intrigue and ferocious battles that it has grown tiresome.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
2/4 62% Suspiria (2018) It attempts to expand upon its predecessor with underwhelming results.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
1.5/4 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Save for the music, there's nothing authentic about it.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/4 56% Mobile Homes (2018) [B]eneath the sometimes wandering and calculated narrative, there is a degree of honesty about the dynamics of these relationships.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
3/4 76% Mid90s (2018) [T]he film leaves a strong impression of what it was like to be young and uncertain and searching for some place, some friends, and something to call your own.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
1.5/4 68% The Happy Prince (2018) Dramatically, a fall without the preceding rise doesn't mean much.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
1.5/4 41% Don't Go (2018) Ronan Blaney and director David Gleeson's screenplay for Don't Go is built entirely around its ending.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
2/4 63% Bullitt County (2018) [I]t's hard to sympathize with characters who have only learned how to cover up their misdeeds.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
2/4 38% Silencio (2018) Silencio provides a lot of promise but not quite enough payoff.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
1/4 0% London Fields (2018) All of the side stories and characters are what make this tale impenetrable...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
1.5/4 36% Hunter Killer (2018) This much mediocrity in one sitting ... eventually starts to wear far too thin.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
3/4 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) There's more to Lee than her personality and her crimes, but McCarthy, the screenplay, and director Marielle Heller never try to turn the character into someone she is not.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
2/4 69% Beautiful Boy (2018) Beautiful Boy is so caught up in creating a general feeling of despair that we're kept at a distance from actually feeling it.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
2/4 90% Studio 54 (2018) While it provides a succinct and straightforward history lesson ... Studio 54 never quite moves past the glitz and the glamour.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
3/4 100% Liyana (2018) [W]e never lose sight of the fact that the tale belongs to and comes from these children.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
3/4 99% The Guilty (Den skyldige) (2018) Even though the entirety of The Guilty is set in two rooms within a single location, the film is an intense thriller and a twisty mystery.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
3/4 71% Galveston (2018) [T]he film abandons its thriller trappings and becomes a study of how these characters -- as unlikely as the pairing may be -- need each other.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
3/4 97% Thunder Road (2018) Thunder Road provides a fine showcase for Cummings, as a filmmaker of some sensitivity and as an actor who shows the full range of this tragic clown.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
3/4 61% The Oath (2018) [T]his is a comedy about the here and now. Let's hope it's not about the future.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
2.5/4 96% The Hate U Give (2018) What's missing ... is a narrative focus to match the movie's political passion.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
3/4 79% Halloween (2018) Forty years after Carpenter's film ... we finally get a good sequel in this franchise.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
3.5/4 99% Free Solo (2018) This is a surprisingly expansive documentary, considering that it's all about one man and his quest to conquer a single rock formation.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
2.5/4 50% Trouble (2018) [T]he established tone and comedic approach of the earlier sections don't match what the movie ultimately tries to do.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
3/4 81% Sadie (2018) [T]here's considerable tension in wondering what other lines [Sadie] may be willing to cross, in the futile hope of keeping her broken family together.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
2.5/4 0% Look Away (2018) Too much certainty likely would have ruined this material, but the extreme ambiguity becomes a significant issue, too.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
1.5/4 48% Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) Such genre pieces almost always follow the law of diminishing returns ... [T]his series skips the diminishing part and jumps right into the arena of diminished.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
2.5/4 76% Black '47 (2018) [The] historical and political details are almost enough to elevate the material beyond its roots as a typical sort of revenge thriller. Those roots are firmly planted, though...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
4/4 88% First Man (2018) This is not a flattering picture of Armstrong as the explorer hero. Instead, the film gives us a more authentic depiction of the ... challenges that Armstrong endured...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
2/4 73% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) At first, the constant change of understanding is a little thrilling. Since it happens constantly here, though, we eventually become numb to it...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
3/4 79% 22 July (2018) The film seems quite necessary now.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
3/4 95% Private Life (2018) There are a few ways that this story could proceed. To Jenkins' credit, she takes the most straightforward approach...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
1/4 13% Viking Destiny (Of Gods and Warriors) (2018) Viking Destiny looks like a fairly cheap production ... That's forgivable, but there's no excuse for the story ... to possess the same sort of jury-rigged feel.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
2/4 98% Science Fair (2018) There's a better documentary to be found somewhere within the topic, the subjects, and, perhaps, the deleted footage of Science Fair.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
2/4 33% Ride (2018) [T]he movie rushes through its high-stakes mind game, evading the consequences ... and arriving at a conclusion that doesn't resolve anything.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
2/4 28% Loving Pablo (2018) As a biography, Loving Pablo is fairly standard, save for Bardem's take-down of a performance.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3.5/4 96% Bisbee '17 (2018) Art, even of the amateur variety, has that singular power to transform hearts and minds, and that's what we get to witness here.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
2/4 29% Venom (2018) [I]t feels as if the filmmakers don't have the nerve or don't know how to give us a true villain as the protagonist...‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 90% A Star Is Born (2018) The good news is that this generation gets a pretty good version of the story.‐ Mark Reviews Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018