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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 56% Jason Bourne (2016) "It boasts some nice cast additions (Alicia Vikander, Tommy Lee Jones, Vincent Cassel), but everything else about this emotionally vacant installment feels recycled. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jul 27, 2016
5/5 92% Gleason (2016) "A powerful and inspiring portrait of unbowed strength and courage in the face of great adversity. Must-see cinema for anyone in need of a psychic pick-me-up. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jul 26, 2016
1/5 63% Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) "Die-hards might enjoy visiting with Edina and Patsy once more, but to everyone else, it won't quite live up to that title. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jul 22, 2016
3/5 73% Ghostbusters (2016) "From the very first scene, it is exactly what you'd expect, or want, a Ghostbusters movie to be: fun, scary and silly. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jul 12, 2016
2/5 39% Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016) "It generates a reasonable smattering of off-color screwball laughs, but it is for the most part a conventional, surprise-free affair. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jul 7, 2016
3/5 74% The Secret Life of Pets (2016) "It might be derivative -- sort of a Toy Story with fur -- but there's a lot to like here: the humor, the heart, the artistry, the mercifully brisk 90-minute run time. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jul 6, 2016
3/5 65% Swiss Army Man (2016) "For a movie that makes the campfire scene in Blazing Saddles seem restrained, there's a surprising -- and satisfying -- level of emotion at work here. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jun 29, 2016
2/5 43% Free State of Jones (2016) "Ross' well-intentioned film gets off to an intense and absorbing start, but halfway through he loses the grip on his story and it all becomes a unmoored, overreaching mess. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jun 23, 2016
3/5 34% Now You See Me 2 (2016) "With a great cast, a sense of fun and no small amount of skillful misdirection, Now You See Me 2 has just enough tricks up its sleeve to overcome its flaws. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jun 10, 2016
5/5 94% Presenting Princess Shaw (2016) "An uplifting, modern-day musical fairy tale that -- in addition to telling a crowd-pleasing story -- proves that dreams really, truly can come true. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jun 1, 2016
4/5 90% The Lobster (2016) "It is weird, but it is also meaningful, emotional and unexpectedly hilarious. Best of all, it's a strikingly original film, a precious thing in homogenous Hollywood. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jun 1, 2016
1/5 30% Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) "Hyperactive, insufferable, wonderless and -- oh, where's a good vorpal sword when you need one? " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted May 25, 2016
2/5 62% Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) "There's a really interesting, really fresh new Seth Rogen project arriving this week. It is not, however, titled Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted May 18, 2016
3/5 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) "Despite a dense first half that might confound newcomers, it delivers all the humor and action that fans have come to expect -- as well as the finest Avengers fight scene yet. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted May 4, 2016
3/5 91% Green Room (2016) "Even if the foundation of Saulnier's film feels familiar and the plot trips itself up unecessarily, it is a thoroughly satisfying -- though thoroughly violent -- thrill ride. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Apr 27, 2016
2/5 16% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) "With this cast, it could have raised the bar on its messy predecessor. Instead, this unintentionally fractured fairy tale is a mess -- a pretty mess, but a mess all the same. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Apr 20, 2016
3/5 73% Miles Ahead (2016) "It could have become, like so many other biopics, a narrative version of Davis' Wikipedia page. Instead, it becomes something striking and distinct -- and illuminating. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Apr 20, 2016
4/5 94% The Jungle Book (2016) "Favreau has crafted a movie that, contrary to the fears of Disney purists, in no way betrays Uncle Walt's vision. Rather, it honors it -- and even enhances it. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Apr 13, 2016
3/5 53% Demolition (2016) "It isn't a perfect movie, but it is a rewarding one, thanks largely to its superb cast and its willingness to stray into thought-provoking territory. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Apr 7, 2016
2/5 21% I Saw the Light (2016) "If only the rest of the movie was on the level of Hiddleston's performance. Instead, I Saw the Light often feels as if it is built more on oversight than insight. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Mar 30, 2016
3/5 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) "Part sequel, part prequel, director Zack Snyder's film delivers on its titular promises -- eventually. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Mar 23, 2016
2/5 95% Eye In The Sky (2016) "In stressing the point that there are no easy answers in war, it scores. In trying to say something insightful, however, something we don't already know, then not so much. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Mar 9, 2016
2/5 26% London Has Fallen (2016) "I would have said it was impossible to be both shameless and shameful at the same time. London Has Fallen proves me wrong. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Mar 3, 2016
2/5 61% Race (2016) "Though conventional, Race does a decent job of re-creating the details of Owens' easy-to-root-for story. But it offers only a glimpse of who Owens really was as a man. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Feb 18, 2016
4/5 84% Deadpool (2016) "Profane, violent and deliciously depraved, it's one of the most start-to-finish enjoyable comic-book movie this side of 2008's original Iron Man. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Feb 10, 2016
2/5 42% Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) "True-blue Austen fans stand to get the most out of this guilty-pleasure exercise. Everyone else will likely find it tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt them. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Feb 3, 2016
3/5 63% The Finest Hours (2016) "An imperfect but likeable crowd-pleaser, it's the sort of old-fashioned bit of storytelling one might expect from Disney. That proves to be both a good thing and a bad thing. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jan 27, 2016
4/5 92% Anomalisa (2015) ""A smartly realized and decidedly unforgettable study in the human condition, and one one of the more insightful films to hit screens in the past year." " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jan 20, 2016
2/5 15% Ride Along 2 (2016) "For better and for worse, it's neither better nor worse than the original Ride Along. That's because it's essentially the same movie. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jan 13, 2016
5/5 82% The Revenant (2015) "With a committed turn from Leonardo DiCaprio and beautiful technical elements, Inarritu gives us a film that is harsh, cruel and positively riveting. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Jan 6, 2016
3/5 61% Concussion (2015) "At once compelling, compassionate and impossible to ignore. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Dec 23, 2015
4/5 75% The Hateful Eight (2015) "The Hateful Eight is often deranged, consistently depraved and at-times despicable, but it is also 100 percent Tarantino-style guilty-pleasure entertainment. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Dec 23, 2015
3/5 88% The Big Short (2015) "Adam McKay might not be the most obvious choice to helm a financial dramedy, but the dude knows a thing or two about the absurd. That comes in handy in The Big Short. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Dec 21, 2015
2/5 60% Sisters (2015) "Clearly the hope here, for the studio and fans, is that Sisters will be received as the next Bridesmaids or Trainwreck. They'll just have to keep hoping. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Dec 18, 2015
3/5 92% Coming Home (2015) "As much as anything, the contributions of that wonderful cast are the key to making Coming Home the emotionally absorbing film that it is. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Dec 10, 2015
2/5 67% The Night Before (2015) "With a scattered script but an appealing cast, it's more enjoyable than, say, your Nana's fruitcake -- though it's not the dose of memorable holiday cheer it could have been. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Nov 18, 2015
3/5 53% Into the Badlands: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "It's really about the fights, which are bloody, meticulously choreographed -- and which come at a nice enough pace as to mute any tin-ear dialogue or rote line delivery. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Nov 16, 2015
5/5 94% Room (2015) "An emotional emotional roller coaster ride that is at turns touching, harrowing, crushing and flat-out beautiful. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Nov 11, 2015
3/5 65% Spectre (2015) "There's still a hint of the caveman about Daniel Craig's Bond, but it's countered by an emotional evolution that makes him the most interesting Bond in franchise history. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Nov 3, 2015
2.5/4 65% Quantum of Solace (2008) "Quantum of Solace is energetic enough and muscular enough to make you walk a little taller, a little more confidently, on your way back through the theater parking lot. But it's not a film that will stay with you much past that. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Nov 2, 2015
3/5 29% Burnt (2015) "It's familiar stuff but satisfying stuff, thanks largely to the performance of Cooper who brings enough texture to the role of Adam Jones to make his story interesting. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Oct 28, 2015
4/5 86% Steve Jobs (2015) "As good as Michael Fassbender is in the lead role, the real star is Aaron Sorkin's smart, thrillingly unconventional script. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Oct 22, 2015
2/5 76% Goosebumps (2015) "While wholesome in its own macabre way, it is every bit as repetitive, predictable and tame as the book series. And all without the added benefit of getting kids to read. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Oct 14, 2015
3/5 91% Bridge of Spies (2015) "More Cold War nuts-and-bolts than cloak-and-dagger, it's an old-fashioned entertainment that benefits greatly from the warmth of Tom Hanks. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Oct 13, 2015
3/5 89% Mississippi Grind (2015) "A two-handed portrait of addiction, desperation and regret that both narratively and stylistically harks back to the gritty character plays of the 1960s and early 1970s. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Oct 9, 2015
3/5 72% He Named Me Malala (2015) "I can't wait to show this movie to my daughter. Perhaps more importantly, I also can't wait to show it to my sons. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Oct 8, 2015
4/5 92% 99 Homes (2015) "With great performances and a surprisingly brisk pace, Bahrani's thoroughly researched film -- part drama, part expose -- drips with a sense of nowness. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Oct 8, 2015
2/5 45% Cooties (2015) "It's got an inspired setup, but then wastes it on a half-baked plot, a tepid sense of humor and a preoccupation with one-upping itself with its admittedly solid gore effects. " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Sep 30, 2015
1/5 54% Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) "Where's a wooden stake when you need one? " ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Sep 25, 2015
3/5 92% Grandma (2015) "It's a delight to see Tomlin doing once more what she's supposed to be doing: making us laugh with her sharp-tongued wit, while making us feel something deeper inside." ‐ Times-Picayune
Posted Sep 17, 2015
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