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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 94% The Favourite (2018) Serves as a corrective to all those fluffy period movies where pretty costumes and set design function as the cinematic equivalent of a bubble bath.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
4/4 98% Roma (2018) The way Cuarón accumulates details-the jumble of clothes drying on a roof, a broken jug after a New Year's toast, the ubiquity of the Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack in 1971-builds an elemental power.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
3/4 83% Green Book (2018) However much I rolled my eyes at its cornball touches, I have to admit that the film generates a great deal of goodwill, due to its smart pace, bright colors, and the Mortensen/Ali double act.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
2/4 16% Robin Hood (2018) Trapped somewhere between the legit derring-do of Robin's role in the resistance and the movie's smirky attitude about the whole thing.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2018
1.5/4 38% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Part Two of J.K. Rowling's latest franchise is a bewildering bummer, a real misstep by this generally sure-footed storyteller.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
2.5/4 91% Widows (2018) Tries to be a lot of different things: heist thriller, feminist statement, social-issue diagnosis. That's a lot to bite off, and 129 minutes isn't enough time for proper chewing.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
4/4 92% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) It's like a beautifully embroidered needlework laid across a gravesite.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
2.5/4 63% Outlaw King (2018) Operates in a glum, skeptical key. ‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
3/4 94% Wildlife (2018) While it has a formal visual style, as though emphasizing how trapped its characters are, it really comes alive in the energy between the performers onscreen.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
1.5/4 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Has a dutiful, respectable air about it.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
2.5/4 34% Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) You won't be embarrassed if you take your kids, but you won't be remembering this one in years to come, either.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
2.5/4 37% Hunter Killer (2018) This movie embraces its hairy old hokum so thoroughly that it creates a pretty fun contraption.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
3/4 79% Halloween (2018) The fellow who put the mask in toxic masculinity is loose again.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
2.5/4 68% Beautiful Boy (2018) An issue movie, something just a little too generic to be really potent and memorable.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
3/4 81% Sadie (2018) "Plays as a kind of dark, slightly unreal fairy tale-like a Roald Dahl yarn where the kids take things just a little too far for comfort."‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
2.5/4 74% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Doesn't have quite enough twists to justify the 141-minute running time.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2018
3/4 88% First Man (2018) Even if First Man doesn't fire on all cylinders, its unusual protagonist is fascinating in his blankness; here, the right stuff is downright cold-blooded. ‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
1/4 28% Venom (2018) An absolute stiff, a monotonous slog through generic material.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
2/4 90% A Star Is Born (2018) Cooper's leisurely approach builds no momentum, and the non-musical scenes meander as the actors (apparently) improvise in close-up. This isn't storytelling as much as it is a work-shopped series of behaviors.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 99% Selma (2015) For all the wobbles, when the film reaches its climax the sheer force of history bends toward its fascinating mid-60s moment.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
2.5/4 29% Night School (2018) Hart's shtick, in which he frequently ends up being the butt of a joke, is still strong.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2018
3/4 97% Blaze (2018) "Blaze looks and sounds great; some of its images have a sensitively chosen-yet-offhand texture that seems to spring straight out of a vintage country song."‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
3/4 64% Lizzie (2018) Let's just say the portrait of this particular ax murderer gets a sympathetic slant in the #MeToo era.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
2/4 67% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) The story carries less urgency as it ticks along, frittering away its energy amid all the special effects and sight gags.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
1.5/4 33% The Predator (2018) Mixes together humdrum action scenes with tepid comedy and a collection of strikingly dull performances. Suddenly Arnold Schwarzenegger's leaden quips from the original movie don't sound so bad after all.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
3/4 92% Mandy (2018) Walks a fine line between the cool and the ridiculous, and then finally erases the line.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
2/4 92% Searching (2018) It's possible this movie might work better streamed on your own laptop, as the windows-within-windows effect gets multiplied. ‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
3.5/4 93% Support the Girls (2018) Hall assumes full ownership of this warm and funny film. ‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
3/4 83% Puzzle (2018) With her pinched face and tiny stature (she regularly vanishes within Agnes' sweaters and jackets), Macdonald conveys a lifetime's experience of fitting into other people's plans.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
2/4 45% The Meg (2018) It's neither fish nor completely (sorry) foul.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
3.5/4 86% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) Akhavan has executed a quietly complete takedown of an ignorant practice.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
2.5/4 45% Generation Wealth (2018) Greenfield's argument widens so far she loses focus.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
3/4 96% Filmworker (2018) A fascinating study in movie lore and human psychology. ‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
3.5/4 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) If a scene calls for people to parachute onto a building from 30,000 feet, why not throw in a lightning storm?‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
3/4 77% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) Ultimately, it works in large part because of a fine cast, and Van Sant's sensitive work with them.‐ Seattle Weekly
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2018
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 46% 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 78% 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 63% 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 56% 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 48% 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 40% 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 88% 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 68% On Chesil Beach (2018) A mixed-bag movie.‐ HeraldNet (Everett, WA)
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
3/4 70% 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 93% 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 83% 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 37% 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