Morgan Rojas

Morgan Rojas
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Cinemacy

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/5 75% Enemies of the State (2021) A frenetic and thrilling exposé about how a teen anarchist became America's worst nightmare. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2021
3/5 93% Mandibles (Mandibules) (2020) A buzzy buddy comedy that could only come from the zany mind of Quentin Dupieux . - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2021
4/5 93% Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain (2021) Somber and sweet, watching Roadrunner is to savor an icon. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2021
3/5 79% Summertime (2021) Like an indie version of In the Heights for millennials, Summertime is a feel-good film full of visual poetry. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2021
4/5 94% The Novice (2021) This rowing drama strives for perfection, and comes close. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2021
4/5 100% Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer (2021) Bodies and stories were buried-until now. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2021
3.5/5 No Score Yet Stockholm Syndrome (2021) A$AP Rocky recounts his (unfair) arrest in this entertaining and personal doc. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2021
3/5 50% Breaking Boundaries: The Science Of Our Planet (2021) There can never be too many climate crisis documentaries. Why? Because we haven't solved the problem yet. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2021
3/5 93% The Killing of Two Lovers (2021) Crackles with dread, until it doesn't. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2021
3.5/5 55% Mark, Mary & Some Other People (2021) It's refreshing to see progressive romantic comedies become more mainstream, especially with characters that are so relatable (aka have flaws). - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2021
3/5 75% North Hollywood (2020) In his directorial debut, skater Mikey Alfred gets personal in this Gen Z coming of age film. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2021
4/5 100% Max Richter's Sleep (2020) Drift into serenity with this ambient opus. A beautiful, pitch-perfect film. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2021
3/5 96% Alone Together (2021) Charli XCX proves that music will always have the ability to connect us, and that's something COVID-19 can never cancel. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2021
2.5/5 100% Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché (2021) A warm tribute to a rocker and mother who shaved her head when she felt that people were paying more attention to her looks instead of her music. Inspiring. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2021
2/5 No Score Yet Mapplethorpe, The Director's Cut (2021) Seeing the 2018 film's Rotten Tomatoes score may make you hesitant to invest two hours into watching this new version, and unfortunately The Director's Cut doesn't add enough to improve that thought. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2021
4/5 97% Gunda (2020) This observational doc sits in a class of its own with its quietly commanding message of animal symbiosis in the natural world. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2021
3/5 94% About Endlessness (Om det Oändliga) (2020) Only the Scandinavians can make life's mundane moments look wildly beautiful and tragically depressing at the same time. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2021
3.5/5 100% On-Gaku: Our Sound (2020) Lo-Fi fans and arthouse rockers, this is for you. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2021
3.5/5 63% Crestone (2020) Set to a psychedelic score from Animal Collective, Crestone is a jivey, avant-garde look at the reality of novice Soundcloud rappers. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
3.5/5 77% Jumbo (2021) While Jumbo is certainly strange in its conceit, it does also show bravery in what committed, true love looks like. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
3.5/5 65% PVT CHAT (2021) Director Ben Hozie's graphic dive into the world of the online sex industry showcases our human need to connect with others-fetishes and all - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
4/5 95% Stray (2021) Watching Stray is to see a pathway towards enlightenment unfold before your eyes, through the actions of very untraditional four-legged teachers. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
2.5/5 62% French Exit (2021) For those who miss the floundering familiarities of a Woody Allen film but for moral reasons won't bring themselves to support the controversial filmmaker, French Exit attempts to quench that desire. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2021
4.5/5 98% Minari (2020) Minari-an American film-stands tall as a sentimental story of the American dream. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2021
3/5 91% Little Fish (2021) Little Fish holds up a mirror and asks how we can better remember the moments that are important to us. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
3.5/5 57% Malcolm & Marie (2020) An artfully strong clap back to some of Levinson's own critics, and an equally impressive film for anyone who appreciates the beauty of pure artistic expression. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2021
3/5 88% Homeroom (2021) This stirring, character-driven documentary shows that nothing can slow the ambition of determined teens. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
3/5 65% How It Ends (2021) This is quirky comedic relief that doubles as a cathartic time capsule for this zany moment in history. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
3/5 85% On the Count of Three (2021) With its Thelma & Louise-like shenanigans mixed with the graphicness of a David Cronenberg film, Jerrod Carmichael's debut aims high. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
4.5/5 100% Flee (2020) A remarkable feat... Flee expands our idea of what a documentary can be. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
2.5/5 88% Marvelous and the Black Hole (2020) This offbeat comedy comes close to overdosing on its sweetness but knows when to pull back in just the right moments. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
3/5 56% Mayday (2021) It's a divisive storyline that is sure to ruffle a few feathers but much like its characters, Mayday isn't interested in playing it safe. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
3.5/5 92% All Light, Everywhere (2021) Experimental filmmaker Theo Anthony de-mystifies our good faith in modern technology in this artfully-abstract documentary. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
3/5 91% Beginning (Dasatskisi) (2020) This art house film takes patience to fully get wrapped up in its intricate character complexities but those willing to immerse themselves in the unsettling are in for a provocative cinematic experience. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2021
3/5 99% MLK/FBI (2021) A revelatory watch that shows the government's extreme measures taken to silence a hero. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2021
4/5 100% Acasa, My Home (2020) A stunning directorial debut that shows the devastating effects of trying to domesticate a free spirit. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
3/5 97% The Reason I Jump (2021) 'The Reason I Jump' is a modest and inspiring watch that celebrates the beauty of difference. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2021
4/5 75% Pieces of a Woman (2020) Shattered by loss, 'Pieces of a Woman' is an aching portrayal of grief. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2021
3.5/5 98% One Night in Miami (2020) A dazzling interpretation of four icons discussing race, religion, and philosophy through monologues and music. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2020
4/5 90% Promising Young Woman (2020) Under Promising Young Woman's poppy bubblegum surface is a story so dark and twisted, it makes Nurse Ratched look tame. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
5/5 94% Nomadland (2021) Chloé Zhao's third feature is a love letter to nature's restorative energy and to the pioneers who brave their own trails. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
3.5.5 93% Luz: The Flower of Evil (2019) Director Juan Diego Escobar Alzate delivers a visual feast in this trippy fever dream, where good battles evil in style. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
4.5/5 99% Wolfwalkers (2020) Visually and spiritually spellbinding, a movie to remember and rewatch. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2020
3.5/5 75% Wander Darkly (2020) A pseudo-surrealist drama about life and death. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2020
4.5/5 98% Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2018) A sensational portrait of a legendary musical poet. I could watch this 100 times and still be fascinated by its beauty. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2020
4/5 89% Black Bear (2020) The consumer-friendly version of a Charlie Kaufman story, Black Bear darkly blurs the boundaries between reality and fantasy. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2020
3.5/5 97% Billie (2020) Standing ovation for Billie, a bittersweet showcase of one of the world's most infamous artists. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020
3.5/5 97% Sound of Metal (2020) ASMR fans, this is for you. Discovering the sound of silence never felt so expansive. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020
3/5 90% My Psychedelic Love Story (2020) Living, loving, and tripping with Timothy Leary. Disclaimer: I was watching this completely sober, probably against Leary's wishes. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020
1/5 21% Stardust (2020) As a Bowie fan, it pains me to say Stardust offers only a lukewarm glimpse at the early life of this extraordinary, complex artist. - Cinemacy EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020