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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 100% On the Seventh Day (En el Séptimo Día) (2018) Writer/director Jim McKay is clearly gifted at capturing authentic places and faces, and that's what gives On the Seventh Day its everyday enchantment.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
3/4 50% Skyscraper (2018) The movie has such a cheerful sense of its own absurdity, while not for a moment undercutting its legitimate thrills, that it succeeds almost completely at the summer-blockbuster game.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
2/4 71% The King (2018) Jarecki's after the big picture, and that's part of the problem. ‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
2.5/4 64% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Effective enough even though the plot depends on a couple of very big coincidences.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
4/4 100% Leave No Trace (2018) The beautifully observed details of this heroine's journey are heartbreaking.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
2.5/4 52% Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018) Amid the Diablo Cody-style one-liners, a couple of things raise Izzy above the usual indie fare.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
1.5/4 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) If it all sounds calculated, that's how it plays, although the film is peppier than the first Jurassic World. ‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
2/4 38% Mary Shelley (2018) When your Polidori is deeper and more poetic than Shelley and Byron, your movie has a problem.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
3/4 85% American Animals (2018) Instead of thinking what a lark this all is, we realize somebody is going to get hurt because of these jackasses. ‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
2/4 47% How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2018) The jokes are surprisingly square, and while Nicole Kidman should be fun as a salty club owner, her role mostly grates. ‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
2/4 69% On Chesil Beach (2018) A mixed-bag movie.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
3/4 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) If the resulting film isn't as zesty as The Last Jedi, it at least provides a solid night of thrills and chills - which was what George Lucas's original Star Wars was supposed to be about, anyway.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
3/4 94% Beast (2018) A little like Nicholas Ray's great film noir In a Lonely Place (1950), where we watch Humphrey Bogart begin a romance with Gloria Grahame while he's under suspicion for murder-except that Beast shows us the dynamic from the female perspective.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
3/4 82% Deadpool 2 (2018) At one point, Deadpool compares the domestic grosses of the first Deadpool movie with The Passion of the Christ, which is surely what our culture's over-analysis of movie box office deserves.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
2.5/4 38% Life of the Party (2018) Everybody is pretty much in this for the fun. Even the two sorority mean girls eventually come around.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
3.5/4 87% Tully (2018) Conceals a tender heart within an outer skin of sandpaper.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted May 4, 2018
3/4 80% Where Is Kyra? (2018) Isn't so much about Kyra's fling with criminal behavior as it is about a world in which a decent person can fall from safety to destitution in just a few weeks' time.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
4/4 95% Zama (2018) Gorgeous, sneakily funny, and amazing to hear, with its soundtrack of buzzing insects and screeching birds.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
2.5/4 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Infinity War gets by with a witty first hour and the starry appeal of the cast, but the gears really grind near the finish.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
2.5/4 74% Final Portrait (2018) Tucci does some admirable things, despite the film's slimness.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
3.5/4 87% You Were Never Really Here (2018) Phoenix is in complete sync with Ramsay's cryptic style - he slugs through the action as though bearing the weight of a thousand unspoken guilts.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
3/4 70% Finding Your Feet (2018) A formulaic outline, but a pleasant mood.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
2.5/4 18% Submergence (2018) I did like the Germanic sobriety Wenders applies to the material-you never doubt something is at stake, even if the storytelling pieces don't always pay off.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
100% The Troubles We've Seen: A History of Journalism in Wartime (1994) Ophuls's scattershot approach is consistently engrossing, though I had a difficult time pinpointing the garrulous movie's focus (maybe you're not intended to pinpoint anything with 226 minutes to work with).‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
98% Hoop Dreams (1994) Utterly, heartbreakingly lucid.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
71% Ladybird Ladybird (1994) This excruciating story is absorbing for much of its running time, even if the sheer hideousness of the situation takes its toll‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
78% Amateur (1995) I liked it, though it is the first Hartley movie that has seemed more mechanical than organic. ‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
97% Exotica (1994) Atom Egoyan makes his most conventionally-satisfying film in Exotica. I don't mean that as a putdown: it's his best movie, too, though some of his early academic-theory fans may be put off at its accessibility.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
86% To Live (Huo zhe) (1994) It's a film of handsome backdrops and often complexly comic scenes, but also of stultifying pointlessness.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
81% Strawberry and Chocolate (Fresa y Chocolate) (1994) Truth be told, I sat there and chuckled warmly in all the right spots, and felt delight in the stubbornly stylish central character.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
No Score Yet Silences of the Palace (Saimt el Qusur) (1994) Moufida Tlatli strikes another set of cultural rhythms entirely in her debut film, The Silences of the Palace, a mostly artless but evocative look at a woman.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
88% Chungking Express (1996) What Chungking Express has are a couple of interesting situations, which don't quite justify a feature-length movie.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
92% Ed Wood (1994) Just daft enough and just deft enough to satisfy high-culture and low-culture aficionados alike.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
58% Dear Diary (Caro diario) (1994) The scene in which he berates the pro-Henry critic is a funny, irresistible idea, but I'll bet Pasolini would have appreciated Henry.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
100% Three Colors: Red (Trois couleurs: Rouge) (1994) Kieślowski functions as a sardonic god who plucks his characters from harm at the last moment, having already bestowed saving grace on them. There's something desperate and beautiful about the crossed paths and accidental meetings.‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
94% Pulp Fiction (1994) I haven't seen many people use the word "exquisite" to describe Tarantino's movies. But they should. ‐ Film Comment Magazine
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
3/4 73% Ready Player One (2018) While Spielberg revels in this stuff, he's also playing the role of concerned elder, cajoling these crazy kids to go outside and get some fresh air. Maybe that's why the movie's relentless fun feels just a little conflicted.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
3/4 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) Anderson's style becomes overbearing when deployed in a precious world populated by animated talking animals.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
2/4 43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) After its enjoyable first hour, Uprising descends into a series of giant robot fights, which are as numbing here as they are in most Transformers movies.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2018
3/4 91% Love, Simon (2018) As bland as vanilla pudding. But unless you're completely vanilla-phobic, the movie's unforced good feelings are easy to enjoy.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
3.5/4 96% The Death of Stalin (2018) Comes close to perfectly balancing comedy and savagery.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
3/4 49% Tomb Raider (2018) Vikander holds it together. She's too good an actress for a film this inane, but Tomb Raider definitely benefits from her presence.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
2/4 40% Gringo (2018) It's got cynical zingers that presumably attracted the cool cast, but overall the many moving parts don't quite mesh.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
3/4 50% Submission (2018) Acting is a precise craft but also a mysterious alchemy, and when you've gotten as good as Tucci has, a seamless performance like this can transform a so-so movie into a pleasure.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
3.5/4 81% The Party (2018) A nasty little gem.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2018
4/4 94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) Every contradiction furthers the movie's argument that what we have here is a densely complicated human being.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
2/4 80% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) Though entirely sympathetic toward Grahame, it fails to animate whatever was unique about her.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
3/4 82% Early Man (2018) Having found much to laugh at in the first half-hour of Early Man, it is with regret that I have to report that the movie falls off after that.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
3/4 97% Black Panther (2018) This is serious superhero business. That gravity is the movie's strength and weakness.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
3/4 89% The Insult (L'insulte) (2018) Deals very directly-at times extremely bluntly-with the subject of political discord.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018