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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/10 No Score Yet Most Likely to Die (2016) "Most Likely To Die evokes all the regrettable moments of high school slashers, and none of the fun. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 23, 2016
3/10 5% The Darkness (2016) "Native American Poltergeist - I mean, The Darkness - is a bland blend of popular paranormal movies that never defines itself. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 20, 2016
5/10 25% Welcome To Happiness (2016) "Welcome To Happiness is a strange exercise in overly-positive filmmaking that never establishes characters, but slaps on a blinding smile (for a bit too long). " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 19, 2016
8/10 62% Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) "It's fitting that Neighbors 2, Stoller's socially stinging, sorority-based sequel, has double the balls, and laughs as its dude-bro predecessor. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 18, 2016
6/10 60% Divine Access (2016) "Gary Cole talks through a "Mini Jesus" ventriloquist dummy in Divinity Access, which alone covers the price of admission. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 18, 2016
5/10 43% The Angry Birds Movie (2016) "The Angry Birds Movie plays best to children who are easily entertained, but even they deserve better than this. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 16, 2016
5/10 18% The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016) "This is one sluggish curse that wouldn't wake even Sleeping Beauty. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 13, 2016
4/10 54% Money Monster (2016) "A movie that says so little does not deserve this star-studded cast. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 12, 2016
4/10 0% Search Party (2016) "Search Party is a waste of funny people who are given silly, unfunny things to do. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 11, 2016
7/10 72% Last Days In The Desert (2016) "Last Days In The Desert weaves a biblical tale with fictitious roots, and finds just enough success in McGregor's Jesus vs. Devil head-butting. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 11, 2016
6/10 52% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) "X-Men: Apocalypse is more of the same mutant action, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it simply sustains a familiar franchise. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 9, 2016
7/10 99% Love & Friendship (2016) "The charmingly manipulative Love & Friendship shouldn't be as periodically enchanting as it is, but dammit if Kate Beckinsale doesn't hypnotize us from scene one. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 9, 2016
8/10 26% Being Charlie (2016) "Being Charlie is a deeply personal Reiner affair that stings with honesty that's felt through tremendous performances. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 8, 2016
3/10 0% The Offering (2016) "The Offering is a bland rehash of "inspirations" from past horror films, none of which are re-imagined with much to offer. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 5, 2016
8/10 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) "Captain America: Civil War balances an over-loaded cast with ease, as this action-heavy new Marvel chapter will have viewers salivating over what comes next. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 4, 2016
7/10 36% Bite (2016) "What Bite lacks in self-proclaimed grossness, it makes up for with weird, wacky creature antics worth a midnight watch. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted May 3, 2016
5/10 30% Sacrifice (2016) "Sacrifice is a bland piece of cultist lore that does little to generate thrills, chills, or the slightest hint of curiosity. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 29, 2016
5/10 14% Mr. Church "Mr. Church wastes a wonderful dramatic turn by Eddie Murphy on storytelling so stale you could chip a tooth on it. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 25, 2016
8/10 100% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) "Hunt For The Wilderpeople is a comical, soul-searching tale from the Bush that delights around every leaf-covered turn. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 23, 2016
5/10 74% Men & Chicken (Mænd & høns) (2016) "Men & Chicken brings brotherly bonding to weird, absurd new levels, but its deadpan nature goes flat after the umpteenth battle royale. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 20, 2016
5/10 76% Elvis & Nixon (2016) "Elvis & Nixon feels like a scrapped Drunk History segment that someone tried to build an entire movie around. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 19, 2016
7/10 No Score Yet The Loner "The Loner is a hyper-surreal tale of neo-noir revenge, boasting Middle-Eastern influences that unlock new aspects of an age-old genre. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 16, 2016
7/10 55% Holidays (2016) "Delivering more than disappointing, Holidays is sinister holiday fun for the whole f$#ked up family. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 15, 2016
3/5 88% My Big Night (Mi Gran Noche) (2016) "It's bonkers, off-the-well filmmaking with a focus on laughs, not continuity, but as the band plays on, you'll find yourself infectiously tapping your foot instead of rolling your eyes. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 14, 2016
3/10 32% Criminal (2016) "The biggest crime that Criminal commits is wasting an A+ cast on a D+ production. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 13, 2016
9/10 95% The Jungle Book (2016) "The Jungle Book is the kind of awe-inspiring experience that turns children into cinephiles, who remember the first time a movie made them feel something more than fleeting entertainment. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 12, 2016
6/10 100% Hush (2016) "Mike Flanagan has a knack for making the most out of smaller-scale stories, and Hush is no different. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 11, 2016
5/10 19% The Boss (2016) "The Boss is a strange tonal mess that's not exactly Tammy bad. But even with McCarthy swinging for the fences, it still can't close the deal. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 6, 2016
5/10 No Score Yet The Dead Room (2016) "The Dead Room is a haunted endeavor better left unexplored, as it's marred by a soul-sucking lack of ambition. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Apr 5, 2016
6/10 46% Pandemic (2016) "Pandemic certainly won't spark a nationwide outbreak, but it's a sleek enough take on infection thrillers that's worth one good late-night watch. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 31, 2016
5/10 26% Kill Your Friends (2016) "Kill Your Friends is a bleak, narcissistic thriller about slicing your way to the top, but its relentless mean-streak comes across a bit too brash for comfort, or enjoyment. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 30, 2016
4/10 No Score Yet Dead 7 "Dead 7 is another SyFy attempt at wacky genre fun that's completely mucked up by The Asylum's ham-fisted, grimy, low-cost approach to filmmaking. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 29, 2016
7/10 60% Bleed (2016) "Bleed is familiar, by-the-numbers horror filmmaking, but it's also short and sweet enough to capitalize on cheap thrills. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 26, 2016
5/10 43% They're Watching (2016) "Viewers looking for the minimal amount of horror in their horror comedies will be appeased with They're Watching, but the focus here is on laughs, not chills - and that won't work for audiences seeking an equal balance between genres. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 24, 2016
5/10 29% My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) "Another week, another decade-old sequel that struggles to justify its own existence when originality could have been achieved elsewhere. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 23, 2016
5/10 21% I Saw the Light (2016) "I Saw The Light is a honky-tonkin' biopic that's able to fake rhythm, but sadly, lacks any genuine soul. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 21, 2016
7/10 64% War on Everyone "War On Everyone is a pitch-black, nihilistic riot, like a pissed-off teenager spinning atop a mountain with two outstretched middle fingers pointing in every direction. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 18, 2016
3/5 33% Ktown Cowboys (2016) "There's something endearing about these atypical cowboys. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 18, 2016
9/10 100% Don't Think Twice (2016) "Don't Think Twice is a heartfelt love-note to passionate dreams, coupled with a sobering story that's not about giving up, but moving on. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 16, 2016
7/10 78% Don't Breathe (2016) "Don't Breathe is a punch to the face, delivering everything you deem tense and thrilling. It's an adrenaline shot of genre-bending ferocity. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 15, 2016
8/10 48% Hardcore Henry (2016) "Hardcore Henry will leave even the most enthusiastic action fans breathless, beaten and begging for more. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 15, 2016
8/10 90% In a Valley of Violence (2016) "In A Valley Of Violence is a thrilling tale of Western revenge with rawhide grit, finding constant, and surprising enjoyment in gallows humor. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 14, 2016
7/10 No Score Yet Teenage Cocktail "Teenage Cocktail is a sexy, dangerous, and delightfully devious warning about unchecked hormones and the crazy things we do for love. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 14, 2016
9/10 78% Keanu (2016) "Keanu is a killer cinematic debut from the minds of Key And Peele, as they take to narrative storytelling with an equal balance of obscurity, hilarity, and kitten-snuggling cuteness. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 14, 2016
5/10 83% Midnight Special (2016) "Midnight Special gets lost in its once-enchanting ambiguity, and delivers a sci-fi story with far too many questions and not enough gripping clarity. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 12, 2016
9/10 88% Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) "Everybody Wants Some brilliantly, and hilariously, uses sexuality to mask the film's more dominant and profound theme - living with passion. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 11, 2016
9/10 90% 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) "10 Cloverfield Lane is nothing that you'd expect, which ends up being its greatest and most alluring strength. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 10, 2016
6/10 100% Frankenstein (2016) "Bernard Rose's Frankenstein reboot is a welcome update to Shelley's long-remade classic, adapting old themes to a new, more tech savvy reality. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 10, 2016
6/10 37% The Brothers Grimsby (2016) "The Brothers Grimsby is offensive, disgusting, ridiculous and as much as I feel dirty admitting it, it's also pretty damn funny. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 8, 2016
8/10 82% Hello, My Name is Doris (2016) "Hello, My Name Is Doris is a delightful slice of quirky romanticism, cooked up in a Williamsburg bakery that only uses locally sourced, holistically blessed ingredients. " ‐ We Got This Covered
Posted Mar 7, 2016
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