Rendy Jones

Rendy Jones
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T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 63% Jungle Cruise (2021) Gleeful swashbuckling fun. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2021
3/5 89% The Green Knight (2021) From the opening frame to its final shot, The Green Knight is a visual masterpiece. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2021
4.5/5 65% How It Ends (2021) Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-Jones wrote something personal and reflective that hits people who are most likely facing the same existential crisis today. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2021
3/5 38% Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (2021) I just can't believe that in a G.I. Joe film, the screenplay trumps the direction and action. What a weird world we live in. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2021
2.5/5 63% Gunpowder Milkshake (2021) It's easy to appreciate on a visual level but when it comes to technical and performance aspects, it leaves so much to be desired. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2021
1.5/5 27% Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) With no satire or a lick of creativity to compensate, Space Jam: A New Legacy stares into the eyes of capitalism and embraces it with open arms. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2021
3.5/5 86% Werewolves Within (2021) A whodunnit howl of a good time - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
2.5/5 45% Escape Room: Tournament of Champions (2021) Though it benefits from a hefty ensemble cast and amazing production design, this PG-13 Saw-type series is quickly running out of rooms to escape from. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2021
3.5/5 81% Black Widow (2021) Black Widow may not be the grand send-off to Natasha Romanoff, for it borrows far too many elements from that other MCU spy flick, but it's still a fun summer blockbuster. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2021
3/5 33% America: The Motion Picture (2021) Defiles the history textbook and provides its own f'ed-up retelling of the founding of this f'ed-up nation in fun 2D animated fashion. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2021
3/5 47% The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021) With Family Business, McGrath and his team surprisingly crafted a tighter narrative that has more charm and heart. Essentially, it gets the job done. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2021
3/5 59% F9 (2021) While I'd say the Fast franchise is currently losing its way, F9 never for a moment forgets where it came from. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2021
4/5 87% Poser (2021) It grips you from the very beginning and takes you on a psychological, anxiety-inducing roller coaster experience for 87 minutes straight. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2021
1.5/5 47% False Positive (2021) A contemporary riff on Rosemary's Baby that apparently doesn't understand the definition of the word "riff". - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2021
2/5 45% Italian Studies (2021) For a movie as short as it is, Italian Studies a slog and a half that is hoisted by Vanessa Kirby's captivating performance and some technical aspects. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2021
3.5/5 87% 7 Days (2021) There have been more movies set in COVID times that I've unexpectedly enjoyed and that includes 7 Days, an entertaining rom-com carried by the two lead's delightful chemistry. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2021
4/5 90% Luca (2021) A great slice-of-life that is a love letter to Italy, summer, and the life-long bonds we make during the season. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2021
4/5 95% In the Heights (2021) A near-perfect musical experience that made me bawl and feel seen as a New Yorker that no film has ever done before. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2021
3.5/5 65% Wish Dragon (2020) There is enough freshness in the writing and direction to strengthen the emotional component. It deserved a fate better than Netflix for its hysterical humor and huge heart. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2021
2/5 56% The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) I think it's time to let this Conjuring come to a definitive conclusion. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2021
1.5/5 49% Spirit Untamed (2021) You already have a better Spirit at home. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2021
3.5/5 74% Cruella (2021) The two Emmas slay in their respective performances while Gillespie does an incredible job crafting an epic '70s period piece that relishes in both upscale and punk fashion. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2021
2/5 68% Women is Losers (2021) Despite the film's fantastic lead, its screenplay desperately needed confidence and boldness rather than playing into tropes that feel exhausted at this point. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2021
3.5/5 91% A Quiet Place Part II (2021) A damn fine sequel that continues the predecessor's strongest aspects while going bolder than your typical studio horror. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2021
3.5/5 68% Army Of The Dead (2021) It's a really fun escape that captures the magic of the summer blockbuster with great action set pieces and a badass ensemble, it's so hard not to recommend. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2021
3/5 26% The Woman in the Window (2021) A crazy mess that is so campy and over-the-top, yet I had so much trashy fun with it. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2021
2.5/5 63% Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021) I can't help but think that this is the kind of contemporary western that would've been so cool several decades ago. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2021
2.5/5 66% Wrath of Man (2021) It's fine if you're in that boomer/beta male crowd. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2021
3.5/5 95% Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021) An engaging and loving letter to the people who built Sesame Street from the ground up and the people who grew up with it. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2021
2.5/5 55% Mortal Kombat (2021) More milquetoast than toasty. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2021
4.5/5 98% The Mitchells vs. The Machines (2021) A stylized and unique visual splendor of a film with a heartwarming and hilarious story to boot. This is an animation epic in every sense. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2021
3.5/5 82% Arlo the Alligator Boy (2021) Carried by stunning animation, songs, and the titular lead's upbeat energy, 'Arlo' will give you and your family as much joy as the little gator boy exudes. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2021
4/5 91% Together Together (2021) Such a sweet, tender, and charming film about the intimate, platonic bond of two unlikely people who become best friends - with two incredible central performances to boot. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2021
2/5 78% Ma Belle, My Beauty (2021) The cast had good screen presence and generated enough charm for me to be engaged all the way through, but apart from that... meh. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2021
3.5/5 75% Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) Whether you're Team Kong or Team Godzilla, you will be losing your mind and rooting for your boy like a wrestling fan. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2021
3.5/5 96% Alone Together (2021) A relatively short yet well-paced and well-crafted doc that is down-to-earth, just like the subject herself, and you too might walk away from it an "Angel" as well. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2021
3.5/5 86% Recovery (2021) A whole team of people really made a COVID comedy that's funnier and more constructed than the few studio comedies from the past year. Now I've seen everything. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2021
3.5/5 84% Nobody (2021) Nobody is exactly what you expect it to be: a fun R-rated action thriller with brilliant bloody action and a riveting leading performance by Bob Odenkirk. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2021
3/5 93% Lily Topples The World (2021) Works as a light and inspirational doc due to the likable and down to Earth subject herself. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2021
3.5/5 71% Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) ZSJL is a glorious beast of its own and every single facet is superior to the hodgepodge that was the theatrical cut. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2021
91% Cusp (2021) The filmmakers fail their subjects by trading meaningful discussions for jaw-dropping, exploitative shock value. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2021
1.5/5 53% First Date (2021) A scattershot dark caper that is unfunny, obnoxious, and unapologetically lacks the awareness to read the room. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2021
2.5/5 49% Coming 2 America (2021) If you've loved Coming to America so damn much over the past 30 years, you'll either love this for its heavy nostalgia or hate it for trading its edge for a lighter tone. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2021
4/5 94% Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) A remarkably poignant and exquisitely animated adventure that delivers the thought of something foreign to all of us lately: hope. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
2/5 22% Chaos Walking (2021) It has been so difficult keeping track of time lately, but one thing I can definitely do is tell when a movie arrives way past its expiration date. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2021
0/5 66% The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2021) It's too generic and comedically outdated for younger audiences and is a major spit in the face for OG Spongebob fans who grew up with him. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2021
2/5 37% Cherry (2021) Stop trying to make dark Tom Holland happen. It's not gonna happen. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2021
4/5 100% Try Harder! (2021) Debbie Lum's doc chronicles the excruciating process of the American college application with a light-hearted and well-rounded approach. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2021
3/5 31% Tom & Jerry (2020) It's a mindless family film that honors the titular duo whenever they're on-screen, violently brawling with each other. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2021
2.5/5 56% Mayday (2021) Mayday starts off with an enticing premise but its execution ultimately leaves much to be desired. - Rendy Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2021