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Raquel Stecher

Raquel Stecher
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% A Moment in the Reeds (2017) spare, raw and poetic‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
86% Gold Star (2017) a profoundly moving film with an important story to tell.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
57% The Rainbow Experiment (2018) raw, powerful and experimental... expertly explores the failure to communicate between adults and teens.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
No Score Yet The Big Steal (1949) For fans of Out of the Past (1947), seeing Mitchum and Greer together again, albeit in a very different type of movie, is a treat. It's not a great film but it's enjoyable viewing for Noirvember.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2018
No Score Yet Swiped (2018) a tender-hearted comedy about the importance of face-to-face connections in an increasingly disconnected world.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
100% Family in Transition (2018) This fascinating documentary is not afraid to tackle some harsh truths about gender dynamics within the family sphere.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
88% Lez Bomb (2018) quirky, off-beat and all around charming... has a lot of heart.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
No Score Yet Going Hollywood (1923) Going Hollywood (1933) is just the sort of bizarre musical that needs to be seen to be believed. ‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) Meet Me Las Vegas is a feast for the eyes and entertaining to boot.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Brother Rat (1938) Brother Rat and Brother Rat and a Baby are light comedic fare. They are perfect for anyone who is a fan of the era, a fan of any of the cast members and Brother Rat especially should be a must-see for anyone who likes collegiate films.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Brother Rat and a Baby (Baby Be Good) (1940) Brother Rat and Brother Rat and a Baby are light comedic fare. They are perfect for anyone who is a fan of the era, a fan of any of the cast members and Brother Rat especially should be a must-see for anyone who likes collegiate films.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
88% Arrowsmith (1931) Even with its flaws Arrowsmith (1931) is a glorious Pre-Code film. It tackles a difficult subject, isn't afraid to experiment and there is a refreshing lack of racism. ‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
100% The Lusty Men (1952) Beautifully shot... plenty of symbolic imagery. ‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Anne of Green Gables (1934) Anne of Green Gables (1934) captures all the charm of the original story. What it lacks in plot it makes up for in ambiance.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding! (1967) a fun wacky film. It might be a bit much for contemporary audiences but those of us who love the absurdity of the 1960s will enjoy this one. ‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet The Carey Treatment (A Case of Murder) (Emergency Ward) (1972) Despite its flaws The Carey Treatment (1972) is a fun movie. It oozes with 1970s cool and has some great dramatic sequences‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
100% The Strawberry Blonde (1941) The Strawberry Blonde (1941) benefits from a great cast, fun music, beautiful costumes, funny scenes, playful dialogue and an overall sweet story with a good dose of drama.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet It's a Dog's Life (1955) a fun movie that deserves to be pulled out of obscurity and appreciated. ‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Till the End of Time (1946) suffers from a weak plot, poor character building and silly melodrama.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
80% Bells Are Ringing (1960) With plenty of memorable musical numbers, fun characters and a zany plot with a satisfying ending, Bells Are Ringing (1960) is sure to please.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
86% The Big House (1930) George W. Hill expertly directed the film and some of the scenes with prisoners en masse are beautifully choreographed. I love how cinematographer Harold Wenstrom plays with light and shadow especially in the earlier part of the movie.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Dancing Lady (1933) a mixed bag. It suffers from too much going on in the story.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Sadie McKee (1934) Even with its many flaws this is a gem of a film. ‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet 36 Hours (1965) I loved it's unusual story line and seeing a different take on WWII. The ending is predictable because it's based on real events but it's still so much fun to watch.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
88% Where the Boys Are (1960) has a lot of heart... fantastic cast‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
100% Hotel (1967) a gratifying film to watch on a rainy day. If you don't have any high expectations you'll be pleasantly surprised. It has it's flaws. It's terribly old-fashioned but that's what I liked about it.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Beauty for the Asking (1939) a darling little movie. Pair this in a double bill with The Women (1939) and it would serve as a nice little appetizer for that main course.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) Where it lacks in story telling it makes up for in stunning visuals and dramatic music‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet I Like Your Nerve (1931) It's a bit backwards, a bit sexist and the Central American setting is more a plot device than anything substantial.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
100% Harper (The Moving Target) (1966) The Drowning Pool plods along while Harper's pacing has a lot more momentum. Harper is hip and The Drowning Pool takes itself too seriously.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
71% Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) one of the best plot twists of all time. ‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
100% Harold And Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2017) a charming tale that will move you to tears. This fine documentary shows a deep love for its subjects with a bit of whimsy added in‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) ...has its problems but Malek delivers an engaging performance that channels the true essence of Freddie Mercury. This one is sure to please fans. Rock on.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
91% Duck, You Sucker (A Fistful of Dynamite) (Giù la testa) (1972) dark, gritty Leone classic ready to be rediscovered‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
88% First Man (2018) puts the audience in the spacecraft and on the moon for a thrilling experience.... also a reserved yet poignant character study‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2018
100% Home from the Hill (1960) it deserves more recognition for its exploration of toxic masculinity, its portrayal of a dysfunctional family, Minnelli's excellent direction and the great cast.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
0% London Fields (2018) interesting concept but poorly executed‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2018
98% Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) gripping and suspenseful... perfectly paced.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2018
100% Transformer (2018) an important LGBTQ documentary‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
No Score Yet Never So Few (1960) an important drama, well-worth your time for the excellent cast. Essential viewing for any Steve McQueen fan. The story does drag on a bit.‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
90% A Star Is Born (2018) I was blown away by the stellar performances and the original takes on the story‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
67% Trapeze (1956) enjoyable film‐ Out of the Past
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
87% Colette (2018) a triumph ‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
78% The Good Girls (Las niñas bien) (2018) a beautiful film about women and made by women, don't pass it up‐ Cine Suffragette
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
100% Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz (2018) this documentary is essential viewing‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2018
50% The Wedding Guest (2019) a superbly crafted mystery with terrific performances. Winterbottom is a versatile director.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
100% The Man Who Feels No Pain (2018) a hip action movie with kick-ass slow motion sequences, infectious music, and a lead actor who is posed for stardom‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2018
27% Red Joan (2019) dragged on and felt overly long.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2018
92% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Goes down easy and once you're done your ready for round two.‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2018
43% Tell It to the Bees (2018) a sweet indie film with a tender heart‐ Quelle Movies
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018