Rafael Motamayor Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
73% 2.0 (2018) 2.0's biggest draw is its impressive use of visual effects, and the film doesn't waste a moment to showcase its budget.‐ Polygon
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
No Score Yet Sabrina (2018) Sabrina introduces some new concepts to the tired haunted doll story... However, it quickly abandons its most interesting elements for a run-of-the-mill possession story that changes tone and focus every 20 minutes.‐ Polygon
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
80% Anna and the Apocalypse (2018) The best Scottish musical zombie Christmas high school comedy you'll ever see.‐ Total Film
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
2/5 38% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Remember when Jude Law was cast as Dumbledore and we all thought it would pay off in this film? Well, think again. This is not much more than table-setting, and the boring kind at that.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
40% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) The new Lisbeth Salander combines the coolest parts of James Bond and Batman.‐ GameSpot
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
88% Bodied (2018) A film that feels as timely as it does timeless, both in regard to the jokes and its cultural critique of a culture.‐ Polygon
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
4/5 56% Rampant (2018) It takes a while, but once the zombies start attacking Rampant becomes a spectacular crowd-pleaser with epic sword fights and grand set pieces.‐ Dread Central
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
A- No Score Yet I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai) (2019) I Want to Eat Your Pancreas may look like a traditional romantic drama about a dying character, but it is a heartfelt celebration of life and friendships with a tight script and round characters.‐ Collider
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
33% Illang: The Wolf Brigade (2018) There are some thrilling action sequences in this film, but they are buried under a convoluted conspiracy that amounts to nothing and wooden characters you won't care for.‐ GameSpot
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
3.5/5 No Score Yet Monstrum (2018) Monstrum crafts an intriguing and exciting film with political scheming, romance, and bloody action with a giant monster.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
88% The Night Comes For Us (2018) A two-hour parade of button-mashing fight-game mayhem. To the masters of excess before him, Timo Tjahjanto pretty much says "hold my beer."‐ Polygon
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2018
3.5/5 64% The House That Jack Built (2018) The House That Jack Built is not just a deliciously gory film, it may also be Lars von Trier's funniest film to date.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
2.5/5 75% Dragged Across Concrete (2018) An extremely slow burn film with a pulse rate so slow you will want to check if there's any life left in it.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
4/5 100% The Man Who Feels No Pain (2018) A huge sense of humor and self-awareness, combined with kick-ass action and some killer songs make this a great midnight film.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
4.5/5 89% Diamantino (2018) Diamantino is a bonkers and ambitious political allegory for the times we live in, one that is also incredibly funny and inventive.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
7.0/10 61% The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) When one of your characters asks if there is a plot after being confused about what's happening, you know you have problems.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
6.2/10 56% Under the Silver Lake (2019) Under the Silver Lake never finds a reason for being as weird as it is, making for a confusing and frustrating experience despite its hypnotic visuals and great score.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
3.5/5 No Score Yet The Quake (Skjelvet) (2018) The Quake doesn't reinvent the wheel in any way, but it does offer more human emotion than any disaster movie in years.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
2.5/5 54% The Wind (2018) The good elements in The Wind only serve to remind you of the potential for this story, but the final product is just a lesser version of much better films. ‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
3.5/5 86% Legend Of The Demon Cat (Kûkai) (2017) At the core of it all stand a couple of goofballs that never stop entertaining, and a talking black cat that gives the film a much-welcomed fantasy element.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
1/5 43% Jessica Forever (2018) Jessica Forever starts up with a promising premise that it abandons after 5 minutes in favor of following the most boring group of characters in recent memory.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
3.5/5 100% School's Out (L'heure de la sortie) (2018) Tense without the need to show much, School's Out has some of the creepiest young actors in years.‐ Bloody Disgusting
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
4/5 91% Heavy Trip (Hevi reissu) (2018) Heavy Trip will lure you with great original songs and hilarious gags, but you will stay because of the lovable characters and the sweet story about rebellion and following your dreams.‐ Flickering Myth
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
74% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Bad Times at the El Royale starts promising, but by the time the film turns bloody, you will stop caring, since you have seen this before a million times.‐ GameSpot
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
8.5/10 81% Overlord (2018) Overlord may not be the Call of Duty: Zombies movie you were expecting, but it is a damn entertaining film about the horror of war, and the thrills of a zombie invasion.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2018
63% Suspiria (2018) There is a great 90-minute film hidden somewhere under all the muss of this 153-minute-long motion picture, but it gets lost among a plethora of subplots and attempts at social commentary that lead nowhere.‐ GameSpot
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2018
8.2/10 79% Apostle (2018) Gareth Evans has proven he can not only master action films with stunning choreography, but he can also deliver a bone-chilling folk horror tale rich in mythology and shocking in violence. ‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2018
5.7/10 69% Hold the Dark (2018) Hold the Dark may be pretty to look at, but all its Alaskan beauty can't help distract from its lack of plot and character motivation.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2018
9.8/10 98% Roma (2018) Roma feels grandiose, but it stays grounded in a powerful and personal story that pulls all the right strings at the right moments to make you feel like you've known this family your whole life.‐ IGN Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2018
9/10 76% 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 58% 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
89% 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 (2019) 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 80% 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 88% 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
79% 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 90% 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
33% 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 83% 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 90% 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 90% 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