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Peter Sobczynski

Peter Sobczynski
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 93% Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017) The film is graced with a couple of undeniably effective performances at its center. ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2017
5/5 88% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Blade Runner 2049 is a stunner through and through, a film that works both as a continuation to an all-time classic and as a superior cinematic experience in its own right.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
3/5 87% American Made (2017) The story of Barry Seal is indeed a fascinating one but this film just doesn't know what to do with it-it is the kind that makes you want to immediately seek out a book or straightforward documentary that offer a fuller picture of what transpired.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
4/5 62% The Ice Cream Truck (2017) The film may not be perfect by any means but viewers who are looking for something a bit different and who are willing to weather some strange tonal shifts along the way should probably check it out.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
3/4 72% Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017) Manages to create a sense of intimacy and revelation, even as we sense that there is really no such thing as an unguarded moment for Lady Gaga.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
3.5/4 91% The Force (2017) A strong film that tackles a charged subject in a fair and even-handed manner. The Force will give viewers of all social and political persuasions much to think about afterwards.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
5/5 96% Stronger (2017) Stronger is a really good, engaging and powerful film.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 84% Battle of the Sexes (2017) The performances are strong, there are number of big laughs and legitimately emotional moments and the decision to shoot in 35mm gives the film a subtly authentic period flavor that helps to sell the proceedings.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
2/4 33% Wetlands (2017) Other than the novelty of being the only example of a gritty crime drama featuring a key male character named Babs, there is absolutely nothing interesting or memorable to be found in Wetlands.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
3/5 68% mother! (2017) I cannot bring myself to recommend [mother!] despite my admiration for Aronofsky and the actors.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/4 70% The Unknown Girl (La fille inconnue) (2017) An odd fusion of an earnest socially conscious drama and a B-movie mystery programmer that never quite comes together despite a strong performance from Adele Haenel at its center.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
1/4 0% Gun Shy (2017) Gun Shy somehow manages to come across as being both screechingly over-the-top and desperately, painfully dull at the same time.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
3/5 85% It (2017) [It] is genuinely eerie and touches on a kind of fear far more universal and upsetting that killer clowns and such.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
2/4 26% Unlocked (2017) Neither good enough to justify the talents on display nor bad enough to at least make it perversely memorable.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2017
85% The Trip to Spain (2017) It is still far ahead of most of this year's fairly sorry crop of comedies in terms of the number of genuine laughs on display.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2017
83% Patti Cake$ (2017) If it does turn out to be the big breakthrough hit that some are predicting, then it will just be one more nail in the coffin for the idea of Sundance being some kind of bold artistic mecca that celebrate the unusual and shuns the familiar.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2017
98% In This Corner of the World (Kono sekai no katasumi ni) (2017) Animation buffs may find it of interest because it is always lovely to look at but others will likely find it well-meaning but a bit of a drag in the end.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2017
77% Dave Made a Maze (2017) Say what you will about 'Dave Made a Maze'--you certainly cannot say that you have seen this story before.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2017
1.5/5 38% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) The Hitman's Bodyguard [is] a painfully wretched, gruesomely violent and artlessly vulgar action-comedy that is so devoid of genuine entertainment value.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
5/5 93% Logan Lucky (2017) If this is the kind of eminently stylish and self-assured work that comes after taking a four-year hiatus from feature filmmaking, perhaps more directors should start looking into extended vacations as well.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
3.5/4 88% The Wound (Inxeba) (2017) A dark and stirring variation on the standard coming-of-age narrative that, much like its central characters, does not follow the path one might expect.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2017
2/4 14% Planetarium (2017) A film that looks promising on paper but has no idea how to put its ingredients together.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
1.5/4 38% Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017) The basic premise has remained resolutely the same: scenes of C-grade actors getting chomped to bits by D-grade CGI sharks mixed together with enough jokey references to other, generally better movies to allow film buffs to distract themselves.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2017
1/5 15% The Dark Tower (2017) Any hopes that the proceedings might be saved by the performances by the two normally excellent actors in the lead roles are pretty much scratched within the first few minutes.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
1/5 35% Kidnap (2017) Kidnap kicks off the cinematic dog days of August with what could possibly be the worst film of the season.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
3/5 82% Detroit (2017) The problems with Detroit are especially vexing because there is a lot of very good stuff to be had in it as well.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
.5/4 10% The Emoji Movie (2017) A demonstration of artistic abdication at its most venal, but will the kids like it?‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
3/5 89% Lady Macbeth (2017) If you do find yourself watching it for whatever reason, [Pugh's performance] is good enough to make you think, at least for a while, that the film as a whole, is better than it actually is.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
5/5 92% Dunkirk (2017) Dunkirk is a powerful work from one of the great directors of our time.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
4/4 49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) An utter delight and one of the most gorgeous fantasies to hit the screen in recent memory-the kind of film that can take moviegoers logy from the usual array of craptaculars and render them absolutely giddy with its pure fun.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2017
4/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) It has created a vision of Spider-Man entertaining enough to make one look forward to the inevitable followup.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
1/5 17% Wish Upon (2017) It is hard to imagine that too many worse films will emerge during the rest of the year.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
5/5 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) War of the Planet of the Apes can be celebrated for not only being a worthy installment of one of the best screen trilogies of recent memory but for pulling off the equally difficult task of ending it on just the right note as well.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
2.5/4 19% False Confessions (Les fausses confidences) (2017) To the extent that False Confessions does intermittently succeed, it is due almost entirely to [Huppert's] efforts.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
5/5 93% Baby Driver (2017) Those who do give it a chance should find it to be the kind of pure cinematic adrenaline that will leave them giddy, thoroughly entertained and determined to rush off and tell someone about what they have just seen.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
3/5 86% Okja (2017) Okja is a film that is so strange in so many different ways that to call it bewildering would be seriously underselling the oddness on display.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
1.5/4 60% Despicable Me 3 (2017) Has so little on its mind other than presumably making hundreds of millions of dollars that you half expect the ticket sellers to hand out copies of Comcast's latest earnings report along with the 3-D glasses.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
1/5 15% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Absolutely awful in practically every imaginable way.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
3/5 68% Cars 3 (2017) Cars 3 may be an improvement and less of a bummer than its predecessors but if this turned out to be the final of the franchise (and I doubt that will be the case), I would not exactly weep over the prospect of never being able to see a Cars 4.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
2/4 53% 47 Meters Down (2017) The screenplay by Johannes Roberts and Ernest Riera is a weirdly clunky work that never seems to know what it's doing.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
2/5 72% Berlin Syndrome (2017) The actors are good, better than the parts they have been given, but unless you are trying to scare a young woman from traveling abroad, The Berlin Syndrome is a painfully unnecessary film.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
2/4 80% Becoming Bond (2017) There is a potentially interesting film-documentary or fiction-in Lazenby's life and career, but Becoming Bond, despite its ambitions, is not it.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
1/5 28% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) Astonishingly, this film was originally conceived as being the first part of a potential six-film franchise, though I have serious doubts that it will do well enough to rate even a second installment.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
4/5 82% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) In much the same way that the film as a whole is better this time around, the performances have also improved... partly because the actors have done a better job of finding just the right approach to the material.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
4/5 17% The Circle (2017) It has some smart and funny things to say.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
1/5 21% Below her Mouth (2017) A deeply silly misfire.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
1/4 14% Spark: A Space Tail (2017) An utterly lifeless and profoundly unoriginal animated effort that is desperately lacking the very thing in its title.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
2/5 66% The Fate of the Furious (2017) In the effort to top what has gone before, the film ignores the quieter elements that have always been just as important to the series as whole.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
5/5 80% Colossal (2017) Colossal is one of those movies that is so audacious in so many ways that most viewers will find themselves needing to see it twice.‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
1/5 48% Going in Style (2017) The script is so bad -- so desperately unfunny, painfully mawkish and awkwardly contrived -- that not even the three stars... can do much of anything with it. ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017