Morgan Rojas

Morgan Rojas
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Cinemacy

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Out of State (2017) The film itself is a straightforward character-driven documentary, but what makes it special is the common thread of personal growth and the universal desire to better oneself. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
87% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) The Miseducation of Cameron Post serves as a beacon of light for anyone struggling with aspects of their lives and proves that being true to yourself is the only way to live. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
93% Tomorrow (Demain) (2017) An eye-opening eco-documentary. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
57% Cezanne and I (Cézanne et Moi) (2017) For as grandiose as their accomplishments and notoriety, overall, Cézanne Et Moi feels like it comes up a bit short in its retelling of their relationship. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
No Score Yet Every 40 Years (2017) An enjoyable journey of discovery and second chances. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
75% Holy Hell (2016) A creepy but fascinating watch and a good addition to the ever-growing genre of "religious cult" films. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
74% Disorder (Maryland) (2016) Schoenaerts and Kruger create a quiet sense of unrest, adding personal and emotional tension between the two against the backdrop of the suspense of the film. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
93% Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015) Quickly after this fall's release of her groundbreaking expose Prophet's Prey, Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg has delivered another film sure to pique the interest of the general audience, especially those who loved Janis and the music of the 60s. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
97% Heart of a Dog (2015) All around a daring and moving experience that deserves to be seen. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
3/5 89% Bodied (2018) Lighthearted fare with a provocative edge. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2018
2.5/5 62% Mary Queen of Scots (2018) If God can save the Queen, perhaps he can help out Mary Queen of Scots, too - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2018
4.5/5 94% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) Prepare to be engulfed in emotions as you witness the pureness and fragility of true love. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2018
4.5/5 80% Ben is Back (2018) There are many elements that make Ben is Back a standout, including phenomenal lead performances and a chilling musical score. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2018
3/5 74% Back Roads (2018) A character-driven, emotionally-rich story about a dark and dysfunctional family dynamic. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
4.5/5 96% Roma (2018) A mesmerizing, monochromatic epic that has to be experienced on the big screen. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
5/5 94% The Favourite (2018) With his rich visual aesthetic and sharp-witted flare, Lanthimos - like our dueling cousins - pulls out all the stops to make The Favourite hilariously unforgettable. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
3/5 76% Knife + Heart (Un couteau dans le coeur) (2019) Fueled by a killer soundtrack from M83, Knife+Heart gives off a je ne sais quoi quality that, after watching, will be impossible to forget. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
4/5 94% CAM (2018) A psychological thriller set in the underbelly of webcam pornography, Cam is a devilishly fun thrill ride not to be missed. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
4/5 83% Her Smell (2019) Elisabeth Moss is a DGAF punk rock princess in Her Smell. Picture Josie and the Pussycats laced with drugs, sweat, and glitter. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
3.5/5 65% Jonathan (2018) Jonathan, which serves a double dose of Ansel Elgort, is sure to satisfy fans of the sci-fi genre in a gently challenging way (even if symbiotic multi-consciousness isn't your thing). - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
100% Meadowland (2015) This story is every parent's nightmare, yet [director Reed] Morano makes the world of Meadowland look like a dream. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
94% Room (2015) Brie Larson delivers one of the strongest performances of her career as Ma, a victim of a kidnapping who has been forced to create a home out of the petty 10″x 10″ woodshed where she is being held captive. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
No Score Yet Why I'm not on Facebook (2015) Why I'm Not on Facebook is a very thorough examination about the social media's effect on our generation, but visually the film looks dated and feels about 5 years too late in its release to fully make an impact. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
98% Finders Keepers (2015) Directors Bryan Carberry and Clay Tweel have really found a needle in a haystack with Finders Keepers. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
84% Goodnight Mommy (Ich seh, Ich seh) (2015) Goodnight Mommy works because it is a very tight, solid film. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
93% Prophet's Prey (2015) What results is a riveting documentary, an unintentional horror film that exposes what truly goes on behind the doors of one of the world's most evasive religious sects. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
55% Ashby (2015) While a pleasing attempt at a feature debut, it's hard to imagine Ashby will have too much staying power past its theatrical release. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
50% This Is Happening (2015) If anything, Cloris Leachman is the film's saving grace, and could be reason enough to watch the film. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
57% Partisan (2015) The screenplay called for triumphant and chaotic moments, but instead we are left with a flat shadow of its goal. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
No Score Yet A Faster Horse (2015) The mustang is more than just a car, and as such, A Faster Horse is more than a documentary; it's an ode to history, memories, and the future. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
92% Twinsters (2015) A heartwarming and emotionally moving film about love and family, Twinsters takes the audience on an incredible journey. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
66% Unexpected (2015) While the premise is interesting, Unexpected, a film from director Kris Swanberg, lacks conflict from the very beginning, leaving our protagonist, Samantha, extremely flat. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
96% The Look of Silence (2015) The Look of Silence brings the ferocity to the big screen with a delicate lens, and this juxtaposition is the reason why I would claim this is one of the best documentaries of the year. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
94% Best Of Enemies (2015) [Director Morgan] Neville and [Robert] Gordon have managed to make politics funny and interesting for the audience at large. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
91% The End Of The Tour (2015) Meditative and thought provoking, The End of the Tour captures the complexity of one man's life through a delicate lens. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
80% Cop Car (2015) With its limited budget, seen in its rural-set locations and single-day narrative, director Jon Watts manages to produce something small and wonderful. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
95% Amy (2015) However, for as heavy-handed as this film comes across, we are left remembering a brilliant artist. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet I Am Thalente (2015) The simplicity of the camera moves combined with the array of skate footage and personal interviews create incredible storytelling. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
87% The Tribe (2015) The Tribe was made for an audience waiting for an authentically beautiful and powerful piece of cinematic art. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
20% Club Life (2015) While [director Fabrizio] Conte's directorial debut is thematically hard to digest, it's worth noting that the performances really make the film watchable. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
87% Heaven Knows What (2015) Sean Price Williams's cinematography is lofty and dreamlike, a beautiful juxtaposition to the actual bleak events taking place onscreen. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
71% Catching the Sun (2016) Directed by award-winning filmmaker and activist Shalini Kantayya, Catching the Sun inspires the environmentalist in all of us; by teaching a group of people a skill that betters the community and the planet, everyone wins. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet What Lola Wants (2015) It's hard to say what lasting impression What Lola Wants will have past its festival run besides being a stylish re-work of a story we've seen many times before. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
40% 3rd Street Blackout (2016) With its over-indulgence in empty moments and a mildly appealing plot, it wouldn't matter much one way or the other if someone pulled the plug on this movie. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet Day Out of Days (2015) Mia's continually disappointed and dragging demeanor is the biggest distraction of the film. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet The Search for Freedom (2015) Every other minute seems to be another epic montage that never fails to send chills down your spine and bring a smile to your face. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet Girl On The Edge (2015) I'm sure all of us can relate in one way or another to Hannah and her struggles with self-acceptance, and hopefully films like Girl on the Edge will make it easier for those who need help to reach out and seek it. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
98% Iris (2015) Behind those iconic bottle-rimmed glasses is a woman who has lived life to the fullest, and serves as an inspiration to everyone who watches the film. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
67% The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2015) With a talented cast and a script full of geezer hijinks, this film is a very funny, heartwarming, suspenseful, and above all else, an entertaining watch. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
82% Noble (2015) The takeaway from this film is powerful, as we can all learn a lesson from Christina Noble; true happiness comes from helping others. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018