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Richard Jack Smith

Richard Jack Smith
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
33% The Predator (2018) Director Shane Black has crafted a cool diversion. Crucially, his airtight direction dismisses pleasantries and other time-depleting nonsense by going straight into the spine.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2018
80% Alpha (2018) Director Albert Hughes doesn't embellish. Sure, his film contains lovely transitions and visuals, yet these all serve the story.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
45% The Meg (2018) Mostly, 'The Meg' embraces every chance to be scary or suspenseful but it came out toothless.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2018
40% Den of Thieves (2018) Gunplay isn't the core subject here. The plot has other things to consider, such as the individual and collective moves made by opponents prior to checkmate.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
63% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Only sixteen years old, Isabella Moner projects the confidence and intelligence of someone much older. Even at times of extreme vulnerability, our eyes remain glued to what she does here.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' is a love letter from director Ron Howard to this enduring franchise.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2018
40% Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018) A token travesty with annoying characters, bad cinematography and editing which snips the life-force out of every player. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
72% Ready Player One (2018) Despite ample gadgetry, 'Ready Player One' underwhelms on the front which matters most: emotional involvement.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2018
51% Tomb Raider (2018) Vikander belongs in this universe. While traversing slippery or unstable terrain, her agony can be heard and felt by the audience. .‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 18, 2018
80% Triangle (2009) The four dimensions this production has to offer became a kinetic experience that kept me hooked and wanting to know more. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
99% Get Out (2017) Now I know how Malcolm McDowell felt in 'A Clockwork Orange,' strapped to a chair with eyes clamped open. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
82% Victoria (2015) The the most dynamic, first person narrative of the modern age. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2018
9% Dying of the Light (2014) For all the aerial bombardment Nicolas Cage receives, he delivers a bright and nuanced performance in 'Dying of the Light.'‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2018
92% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Dramatically, there's revenge, grief, hope and action. I got caught up in the film's wit, human subtleties and particularly the emotional content.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2018
78% The Fourth War (1990) 'The Fourth War' finds director John Frankenheimer in highly competent form.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2018
28% A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) Almost two hours of constant laughter.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2017
76% Miss Sloane (2016) Chastain, as Miss Sloane, braves the open waters, stretching her vulnerability until we see the human being underneath the conservative presence. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2017
87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Where Scott's 'Blade Runner' looked beautiful and contained themes such as empowerment, fate, slavery, overpopulation, cloning and technological supremacy, the sequel doesn't make a ripple.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2017
80% Colossal (2017) This inexplicable motion picture boasts a lonely gimmick which expends its purpose very soon. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
85% It (2017) Make-up seems the surest bet if Oscar will let. A ten out of ten safely won. For me, "It" was a lot of fun. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
84% Detroit (2017) For my money, 'Detroit' felt like Bigelow's greatest moment. There wasn't a single frame squandered or rendered slapdash. Thus, her direction looks better than it ever did.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2017
43% Aftermath (2017) Above all, Elliott Lester's picture feels switched on, a model of inner conviction.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2017
71% Annabelle: Creation (2017) As a potential classic, 'Annabelle: Creation' survives not because it's gory. Rather the film reflects society as a beautiful and ugly unit.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
43% Ghost in the Shell (2017) Ideas to find open the mind. 'Ghost in the Shell' works effective spell. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2017
78% Atomic Blonde (2017) 'Atomic Blonde' might challenge 'John Wick: Chapter 2.' While Leitch's film doesn't always carry the latter's easy-going panache, both productions rate as energetic, kindred spirits. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2017
48% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Surrender to the temptations behind 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.' Every cent in the $200 million budget ended up on screen. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2017
55% 47 Meters Down (2017) Where Steven Spielberg teased us with 'Jaws,' '47 Meters Down' carries scant personality. It's as though Roberts and co-writer Ernest Riera forgot to add the important stuff." ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
92% Dunkirk (2017) In 'Dunkirk,' Nolan's script jumps all over the place , leading to diminished returns. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2017
68% Cars 3 (2017) Despite being light entertainment, 'Cars 3' burns with purpose. Every scene has weight, yet rarely in the overpowering sense.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2017
93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) Tender, wordless moments make Matt Reeves' 'War for the Planet of the Apes' a classic.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2017
72% Gifted (2017) While 'Gifted' might run into some dead ends, important themes enhanced by strong acting allow it to feel fine.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2017
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Six writers including Jonathan Goldstein tie this plot into the existing Avengers mythology, and it works.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2017
35% The Great Wall (2017) Amazingly, 'The Great Wall' worked in every capacity for me. I call it Cinescaping. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2017
29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) As Salazar, Oscar winner Javier Bardem creates a formidable foe. We even learn something about Captain Jack Sparrow which might surprise fans.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
49% Churchill (2017) As Winston Churchill, Brian Cox delivers a lived-in portrayal which layers multiply in purpose and resonance. This is great filmmaking period.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
17% Baywatch (2017) Like all good comedies, 'Baywatch' comes across as clumsy, disordered yet not entirely without charm.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
15% The Mummy (2017) The new mummy, a princess played by Sofia Boutella, holds so much potential that the end product insults both her charm and beauty.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2017
67% Alien: Covenant (2017) 'Alien: Covenant' insults long-standing fans and those unfamiliar with the chest nasties. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 27, 2017
75% Justice League Dark (2017) Offers an enticing, mysterious storyline that grabs the intellect and pulse faster than a roller-coaster.l‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
90% Their Finest (2017) Lone Scherfig's direction pulls off another daring coup, navigating tight tonal separations between comedy and drama.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2017
68% Life (2017) 'Life' provides moments of humanity that stem from the core. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
46% Saban's Power Rangers (2017) Overall, this film might bore youngsters. Only those with fond recollections of the series might think otherwise.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2017
75% Kong: Skull Island (2017) This film boasts expertly rendered, character-driven CGI, Richard Pearson's exciting editing, and John C. Reilly, who walks away with the movie in his pocket. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2017
83% Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974) For this revenge yarn, Sam Peckinpah builds strong foundations of humanity, interlaced with love and the desire to protect what's sacred. It could be his most courageous film.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) Put it down to experience or simply chutzpa because Keanu Reeves gives 'John Wick: Chapter 2' everything he's got.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2017
11% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) The film looks stunning, and there's more an arc to Christian's journey because he seems less biased about his own preferences.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2017
86% Hacksaw Ridge (2016) 'Hacksaw Ridge' earns a place alongside the finest military spectacles ever put on screen.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2017
No Score Yet Tremors 4 - The Legend Begins (2004) Director S.S. Wilson knows a good cut from the awkward kind, and composer Jay Ferguson injects a mean melodic pulse into this human vs worm mash-up. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2017
97% Hell or High Water (2016) By Giles Nuttgens' camera, the landscape ponders man's virginal state. It's an environment almost pre-history in its cleanliness.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2017
21% The Bye Bye Man (2017) If there's more like this one, the genre might not be done. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2017