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Nell Minow

Nell Minow
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B- 75%

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

"Individual moments are very funny, even joyous, but the storyline wavers in tone, oddly sour, and too close to "Toy Story" parts one and three." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jul 7, 2016
B+ 75%

The BFG (2016)

"The setting for retrieving the dreams is enchanting...But the friendship between the BFG and Sophie is real magic. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 30, 2016
B- 36%

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

"Reportedly, Skarsgård spent six months working out all day....What needed work was the script." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 30, 2016
B+ 77%

The Phenom (2016)

"A small gem filled with unexpected insight and performances of exceptional precision and intelligence " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 23, 2016
B+ 98%

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

"Waititi's films have a lively energy that provides a delicious counterpoint to the understated comedy. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 23, 2016
B+ 47%

Free State of Jones (2016)

"Evocatively conveys the hardscrabble lives, the literal and spiritual grit, the desperation and conviction it inspires. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 23, 2016
B- 69%

Central Intelligence (2016)

"It's a movie based on the sight gag of pairing man mountain former WWE star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson with pocket-sized pepperpot comic Kevin Hart. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 16, 2016
A- 94%

Finding Dory (2016)

"Nuanced and tender-hearted." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 16, 2016
B+ 49%

Genius (2016)

"The quiet dignity and integrity of Firth's performance is a tribute to all whose art is a life of service." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 9, 2016
B+ 34%

Now You See Me 2 (2016)

"Director Jon M. Chu has a superb sense of space and movement, giving the story exuberance and flair. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 9, 2016
B 58%

Me Before You (2016)

"Clarke and Claflin have palpable chemistry, and we are no more able to resist Lou than Will is. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 2, 2016
B 77%

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

"By the time you figure out a joke isn't working, two more have gone by. It tries so hard to entertain you, it would be hard-hearted not to give in. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Jun 2, 2016
B+ 96%

Weiner (2016)

"The superbly edited film, with extraordinary intimate access based on deep trust, has a lot of insights about celebrity culture, media, and what we expect from politicians. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 27, 2016
C 30%

Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

"Gorgeous production design and some cool stunts do not make up for a story that begins as passable and ends as painful. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 26, 2016
B 48%

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

"Quicksilver once again provides the high point, not just in a callback to the Pentagon scene in the last film but in this film's brief but most emotionally authentic scene." ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 24, 2016
B No Score Yet

The Third Testament (2011)

"Its mosaic, documentary-style story-telling gives it an immediacy that makes its more amateur elements feel like further proof of its authenticity." ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 21, 2016
B+ 92%

The Nice Guys (2016)

"The mix of wit, slapstick, and mayhem has some dead-on period detail and some shrewd commentary on contemporary issues. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 19, 2016
C 43%

The Angry Birds Movie (2016)

"Bright and cheerful, but under-plotted and overproduced. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 19, 2016
B+ 98%

Love & Friendship (2016)

"Who better to adapt Jane Austen's epistolary novel, Lady Susan, for the screen than our finest contemporary observer of life among the "haute bourgeoisie," Whit Stillman? " ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 12, 2016
B+ 90%

A Bigger Splash (2016)

"It's a mood piece, brilliantly performed." ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 12, 2016
B+ 75%

Last Days In The Desert (2016)

"The quiet beauty of the film adds a meditative power." ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 12, 2016
B+ 58%

Money Monster (2016)

"Director Jodie Foster shows an impressive command of the language of film and a discerning eye for the gulf between the way we think of ourselves and the way we are. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 12, 2016
B 19%

Mothers and Daughters (2016)

"Some understated and affecting moments" ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 5, 2016
B+ 90%

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

"Superhero-on-superhero collisions beyond the dreams of fanboy heaven." ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 4, 2016
B+ 84%

The Meddler (2016)

"Writer/director Lorene Scafaria has a rare gift for finding the space in between joy and grief, and a rare understanding of the power of small moments to tell a big story. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted May 1, 2016
B 82%

Tale of Tales (Il racconto dei racconti) (2016)

"Rapturous images on the brink between dream and nightmare. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 28, 2016
C 18%

Ratchet & Clank (2016)

"Without the interactive element of a game to make up for the thin characterization and repetitive plotline, it's all too generic and under-imagined." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 28, 2016
B+ 76%

Keanu (2016)

"I just wanted to stand in front of a hotel in my red vest saying over and over, "How about them Keys and Peeles, though! How ABOUT them Keys and Peeles!"" ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 28, 2016
D 7%

Mother's Day (2016)

"The characters do not even rise to the level of stereotypes and the storylines couldn't fill a fortune cookie. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 28, 2016
C- 17%

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

"Blunt and Theron are game but given little to do but strut and declaim. Hemsworth is fun to watch and there are striking visuals, but that can't make up for a dreary mess." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 21, 2016
A- 97%

Sing Street (2016)

" As in "Inside Out," Conor comes to understand how sadness and happiness need each other. And, after all, there's no better place to combine them than a rock song. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 21, 2016
B+ 76%

Elvis & Nixon (2016)

"The movie is so charming that its shrewdness sneaks up on you." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 21, 2016
B+ 71%

A Hologram for the King (2016)

"Uneven but always watchable." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 20, 2016
B+ 97%

The Dark Horse (2016)

"It might get corny but for Robertson's unaffectedly gritty settings and understanding that modest gains can be enough for checkmate." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 15, 2016
B+ 94%

The Jungle Book (2016)

"Gorgeous, inspiring filmmaking -- an instant family classic." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 15, 2016
B+ 90%

Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016)

"What makes it work is the talk, the constant banter that sways in and out of heartfelt discussion of all the big issues: race, gender, politics, community, family, and love." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 15, 2016
B+ 52%

Demolition (2016)

"Gyllenhaal, long one of the most underrated actors, shows once again that he can take on an exceptionally challenging role and bring enormous depth and authenticity." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 7, 2016
C 22%

The Boss (2016)

"A character can be hilariously obnoxious or endearing but not both, even when played by the irresistible McCarthy. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Apr 7, 2016
B+ 84%

Midnight Special (2016)

"Lieberher is outstanding, with a gravity and dignity that tell us more about Alton than the special effects." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 31, 2016
A- 86%

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

"So much fun that it is easy to overlook how sweet it is and how smart it is. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 31, 2016
C 29%

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

"An overstuffed, undercooked cash grab, operating at the low level of a basic cable sit-com with a juiced-up laugh track" ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 24, 2016
C 27%

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

"Ponderous, self-important, too long by at least 45 minutes, and do we really need another scene (and then ANOTHER scene) of Bruce Wayne's parents being shot?" ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 23, 2016
B+ 82%

Hello, My Name is Doris (2016)

"Thank you, Michael Showalter, for giving Sally Field a role that shows us what it means to fully inhabit a character to illuminate the world. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 17, 2016
B 13%

The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016)

"If this movie had a faction, it would be: placeholder until the last chapter." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 17, 2016
B 44%

Miracles from Heaven (2016)

"The most touching and inspiring part of the film is...when Christy thinks back and realizes how many miracles the family has experienced through kindness and compassion." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 15, 2016
B+ 95%

Eye In The Sky (2016)

"A rare thriller that grips the mind and heart equally. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 10, 2016
B 47%

The Young Messiah (2016)

"Reverential and respectful." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 10, 2016
B+ 100%

Trapped (2016)

"What comes through most powerfully is their belief in supporting women in the decisions they have a right to make about what is best for them." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 3, 2016
D 26%

London Has Fallen (2016)

""London Has Fallen" is a love letter from producer-star Gerard Butler to himself and every bit as dumb and dreary as that sounds. " ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 3, 2016
B+ 68%

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

"Fey gives an impressively sensitive dramatic performance." ‐Beliefnet
Posted Mar 3, 2016
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