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Matt Patches

Matt Patches
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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
86% Ingrid Goes West (2017) Your Swimfan references are officially outdated -- Ingrid Goes West is the new standard for tech-enabled stalking.‐ Thrillist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
96% 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
15% 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
89% 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
53% 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
82% 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
66% 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‐ 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
85% 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
42% 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 44% 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
81% 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
7/10 97% Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) One of the year's most transportive comedies.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2016
7.1/10 55% The Purge: Election Year (2016) With a down-to-Earth supporting cast-all hail action-star-in-the-making Betty Gabriel-Election Year is edge-of-your seat mayhem cut together with chainsaw grace.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2016
9.1/10 97% Krisha (2016) Krisha stages these typical festivities with the fury of battling gods. ‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2016
9/10 89% The Lobster (2016) Farrell and Weisz balance the off-kilter dystopia with vibrant, sexual heat.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2016
8.8/10 97% Weiner (2016) The candidate's humor, misguidance, and determination make Weiner one of the greatest political portraits.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2016
7.2/10 92% The Nice Guys (2016) A comedy of groovy errors‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2016
7/10 48% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) A stylish sugar-bomb that throws caution, logic, and the leather budget to wring every bit of entertainment out of a threadbare franchise.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted May 27, 2016
7.1/10 62% Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) When played for biting, borderline woke laughs in Neighbors 2, talking points feel a hell of lot fresher than anything involving three dudes with hangovers.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted May 20, 2016
5/10 91% Captain America: Civil War (2016) Slid off my senses like Thor's hammer across Cap's vibranium shield -- the powerhouse hits land without so much as a scratch.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted May 6, 2016
7.4/10 90% Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016) Ice Cube revived his smack-talking franchise at a pivotal moment. Swinging from hard laughs ... to potent drama.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2016
8.9/10 90% Green Room (2016) A throaty, thrashing, spit-slinging punk tune belted through an invasion movie microphone at max volume. It's nasty-and near-perfect.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2016
9.3/10 86% Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) The best movie of the year (so far) ... the perfect kick-back-and-chill movie, a combo of fastball jokes and unexpected wisdom backed by a 1980s jukebox.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2016
3/10 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) The movie is Bat-s--t crazy. A dour, disdain-filled demeanor, plus a gluttony of complex plot twists, dissipates most of the contact high.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2016
6.9/10 80% Pee-wee's Big Holiday (2016) The jokes are sweet, the adventure's airy, and you could definitely be consuming healthier entertainment. Whatever.‐ Thrillist
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2016