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Rafael Motamayor

Rafael Motamayor
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
9/10 95% Mid90s (2018) Jonah Hill has made his version of Lady Bird, a directorial debut that is informed by personal experiences, yet presented with the distance of an outside observer.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
7.5/10 62% The Front Runner (2018) The Front Runner is too afraid to take a side in its central debate, but a strong ensemble cast and interesting ideas about accountability and newsworthiness make this a timely and thought-provoking film.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
91% Long Day's Journey Into Night (Di qiu zui hou de ye wan) (2018) By the time Long Day's Journey Into Night ends, you will feel like you got out of a gritty roller coaster ride that's definitely style over substance, but the style is totally audacious.‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
50% ANIARA (2018) Aniara has great world building and an interesting premise, but its runtime and pacing make this just a boring sci-fi film‐ Birth.Movies.Death.
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
4/5 88% Freaks (2018) Freaks feels like an even more grounded, small-scale version of the X-Men, with surprising twists, a good message and a future star in Lexy Kolker.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
9.3/10 86% First Man (2018) First Man is a stunning cinematic achievement that celebrates one of humanity's biggest triumphs (and mourns the tragedies that happened leading up to it), yet it never loses sight of its personal and small-scale story about a man going to work.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
83% Halloween (2018) Halloween doesn't reinvent the wheel, but it takes the best parts of all the films in the franchise, and delivers the ultimate companion piece to Carpenter's 1978 masterpiece.‐ GameSpot
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
9.2/10 95% A Star Is Born (2018) A Star Is Born is a refreshing take of this classic showbiz rise and fall tale, with updated character work, fantastic performances by Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, and a soundtrack that will be stuck in your head for days.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
7.9/10 59% White Boy Rick (2018) White Boy Rick exudes empathy for its titular character and his situation. ‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2018
34% The Predator (2018) The excessive 2-hour-plus runtime, terrible treatment of female characters, unpolished CGI and overly complex story hinder the film from being great, but those who are in it for the gore, the action, and the "your mom" jokes will have a blast. ‐ GameSpot
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
4/5 85% Mohawk (2018) Mohawk is hurt by its budget, but it still delivers a thrilling and brutal thriller with something to say about politics and the treatment of Native Americans.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet Killing God (Matar a Dios) (2017) Killing God packs a slapstick and gory story that is as surreal as its premise, with one of the bleakest comedy endings in years.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2018
5/5 99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Won't You Be My Neighbor? doesn't try to be a nostalgia piece on how our fractured world needs Mister Rogers, instead it asks what we are going to do to carry on his work.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2018
5/5 89% Hereditary (2018) Hereditary is terror at its most vile, a film that will unexpectedly creep up on you and haunt you for days.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2018
4/5 90% Brothers' Nest (2018) Brother's Nest will make you laugh, hold tight to the armrest of your seat, and then cry with its tale of a dysfunctional family.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2018
4/5 88% The Breaker Upperers (2018) A new addition to the New Zealand invasion of comedy, with hysterical jokes, infectious energy, and an honest story about friendship.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
3/5 89% Lowlife (2018) Lowlife is a film that smacks you in the face with social commentary while a Mexican wrestler provides you with pulpy violent entertainment.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
4/5 88% Fast Color (2018) Fast Color gives us a look into a new age of superhero films, where powers are used to compliment simple but powerful human stories.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
4/5 100% The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion (Manyeo) (2018) Despite trying to cram too much plot, the film's atmospheric score, action sequences and visuals keep you invested in the story and what comes next.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018