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Matt Patches

Matt Patches
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
98% Call Me by Your Name (2017) Call Me by Your Name burns hot from beginning to end.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
93% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) In a world where nothing makes sense, the raw nerves of Three Billboards are truly cathartic.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
87% The Lost City of Z (2017) The verdant unknown of Amazonia has its way with Fawcett and our senses, reflecting a profound component of human nature.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
99% Lady Bird (2017) [A] hysterical love letter to home, high school, and the history of ourselves. ‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
79% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) Keoghan gives a performance that echoes Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
97% After the Storm (Umi yori mo mada fukaku) (2017) Kore-eda is a master of the billowing family drama, and After the Storm is another portrait of fracture and recovery that will break your heart.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
97% Mudbound (2017) Confronting race, class, war, and the possibility of unity, Mudbound spellbinding drama reckons with the past to understand the present.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
100% Dawson City: Frozen Time (2017) A found-footage experience akin to a Ken Burns documentary beamed through the Space Odyssey Star Gate‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
93% The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017) Expertly sketched by Baumbach, this memoir-like portrait ... is the kind of bittersweet character comedy we're now used to seeing told in three seasons of prestige television.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
85% The Girl With All the Gifts (2017) Filled with bleak-yet-gorgeous scenery and meditations on survival.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
98% The Big Sick (2017) A Terms of Endearment for the Trainwreck era.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Villeneuve sets a bar for sci-fi sequels.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
89% Marjorie Prime (2017) Matching the mannerisms of theater with the clarity of a close-up, the heart-aching Marjorie Prime raises essential questions about memory, loss, and technology... ‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
78% The Beguiled (2017) Simple, stylish, and threaded together from the quirks of female and male behavior, The Beguiled is a sexual Southern Gothic fairy tale that is wisely more humid than hot.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
92% Dunkirk (2017) In Nolan's hands, and through IMAX-sized frames, [Dunkirk is] a mesmerizing, maddening, and often isolating experience.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
97% Columbus (2017) [The director] frames everything ... with Zen-like composition, giving Columbus a beauty that strengthens the foundation of its two transcendent lead performances.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
93% Logan Lucky (2017) One of the most pure fun times I've had at the movies this year.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
85% Ingrid Goes West (2017) Your Swimfan references are officially outdated -- Ingrid Goes West is the new standard for tech-enabled stalking.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
95% Tramps (2016) With a laid-back, '70s soul, Tramps is the rare doe-eyed relationship movie where playing third-wheel is a joy.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
95% Graduation (Bacalaureat) (2017) Like Euro-flavored Coen-brothers drama, Graduation is rich with character, culture, and corruption.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
97% Menashe (2017) The hyper-specificity of [a] community, and the deep respect for faith that the movie observes, makes it easy for Menashe to reinvent the everyman tragedy.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
89% Girls Trip (2017) Girls Trip is as pure as Old School or Bridesmaids, and like both, boasts a breakout star. Haddish steals every scene.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
84% My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2017) One of the more visually stunning comedies in recent memory.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
88% Maudie (2017) Hawkins is one of the greats and, along with Hawke at his gruffest, makes Maudie a best-case biopic.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
16% The Dark Tower (2017) A spectacle of miscalculation and mythology... the minute 'The Dark Tower' starts, it wants to be over; It's embarrassed to be in front of us.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
88% It Comes At Night (2017) A post-apocalyptic nightmare-and-a-half where the horrors of humanity ... bleed out through wary eyes and weathered hands.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2017
52% War Machine (2017) Clashing takes on the same premise never coalesce, but the larger-than-life performance by Pitt is still a keystone.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted May 29, 2017
83% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Nothing [holds] director James Gunn, whose manic creativity can conjure everything from the creepy, crawly Slither to the live-action Scooby-Doo movies, back this time around.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted May 7, 2017
67% The Fate of the Furious (2017) The eighth and latest chapter of the Fast saga hits 120mph on two flat tires ... Don't even get me started on the lack of Corona.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
99% Get Out (2017) A ravenous masterpiece tailor made for America's current climate.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
67% Fraud (2016) One of the spookiest movies of the YouTube era. Michael Haneke would be proud.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) A run-on sentence of gun-fu prose.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
90% Raw (2017) Ducournau's clinical eye for horror tableaux ... keep Raw perpetually and satisfyingly unnerving.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
87% The Lure (Córki dancingu) (2017) A musical-horror hybrid [streaked] with '80s neon and sexual metaphor for a coming-of-age that would never fly in Hollywood, but we're lucky to see sneak stateside.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
89% I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (2017) [Balances] the tension of a Cormac McCarthy thriller with the wacky edge of Will Ferrell's wildest comedies‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
98% Kedi (2017) Kedi reminds us that every life on this planet -- even the ones thriving in alleyways -- is rich with stories.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
41% A Cure For Wellness (2017) Think of it as your new favorite HBO series in movie form -- too majestic, too mesmerizing, and too bizarre to write off.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
93% Logan (2017) While Mangold grants the gruesome, R-rated dreams of X-fans, Logan stands as one of the best comic book movies of all time by slicing through fatalistic philosophy‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2017
85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Rogue One is a big, crazy video game movie -- but even big, crazy video game movies are allowed to say something.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2016
6.8/10 92% La La Land (2016) La La Land extends a hand to anyone scarred by a barrage of two-steps, jazz hands, and glitter costumes -- and bets are, you'll grab hold.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
88% Jackie (2016) One of the most barbed and breathless movies of the year ... grief and social pressure haunt [Portman's Jackie] like Freddy Krueger.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2016
89% Doctor Strange (2016) Like Strange's "mirror-verse," where sorcerers cast spells...without impacting our physical realm, his comic-book vehicle delivers bursts of wonder with little lasting effect.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2016
60% The Siege of Jadotville (2016) The Siege of Jadotville is dramatically inept and viscerally shocking. Thankfully, we still have history books. ‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2016
3/10 45% The Girl on the Train (2016) The end of The Girl on the Train doesn't justify the means of The Girl on the Train, a testing two hours of meandering miserablism that ends with a hardy "hell yeah."‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2016
73/100 35% Blair Witch (2016) Rarely do Hollywood horrors leave you feeling this lost, this helpless. For a few of us psychos, that's a positive.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
82% Sausage Party (2016) Explore[s] ideology the way Emril Lagasse seasons soup.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
87% Pete's Dragon (2016) The next 'Stranger Things' ... channels Spielberg's adventure spirit and then soars higher with authenticsweetness and scares.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
26% Suicide Squad (2016) Cluttered with flashbacks and comic book references, Suicide Squad is like... a two-hour trailer for Suicide Squad. Reactions may vary.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2016
9/10 75% Wiener-Dog (2016) Caring for animals changes who we are as people, and this film sniffs around to discover every possible way. Wiener-Dog is a low-key masterpiece.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2016
8/10 89% A Bigger Splash (2016) The mesmerizing photography and ecstatic personality of A Bigger Splash will leave you tipsy, so please, bring a designated driver for this one.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2016