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Ron Wilkinson

Ron Wilkinson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 100% Rabin In His Own Words (2016) An exceptionally well executed and personal story of a great triumph and a great tragedy. ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 19, 2016
7/10 30% Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) Although this film's Alice does not pass through Lewis Carroll's looking glass, the movie is a visual wonderland of sets, costumes and makeup. ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jun 19, 2016
97% Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (2016) The film combines amazing first hand descriptions by the explorers with a surreal story of unbounded greed. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Mar 4, 2016
9/10 50% Bleak Street (La calle de la amargura) (2016) Every shadow becomes a dagger, every fire escape a prison in this beautiful B&W noir. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 26, 2016
5/10 31% Mojave (2016) Although too predictable, this stalker horror tale carries on with at least partial success. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 26, 2016
8/10 72% A Perfect Day (2016) Although caught between "Mash" and "Hurt Locker" the film packs a powerful lesson. ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jan 19, 2016
7/10 10% The Forest (2016) Jason Zada's narrative feature debut stays in the safe zone but is a good ride. ‐ It's Just Movies
Posted Jan 19, 2016
8/10 93% Anomalisa (2015) A deceptively simple stop-action movie that packs a fantastic punch. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 18, 2016
9/10 75% Dreams Rewired (2015) Science fiction becomes reality in this funny and disturbing collection of filmed techno-history ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 18, 2016
8/10 81% The Revenant (2015) Baron Munchausen meets Liver Eating Johnson in this silly but entertaining sage of survival and revenge. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 18, 2016
9/10 100% Western (2015) A poignant story of a traditional, peaceful and productive way of live ripped apart by drugs and politicians. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jan 18, 2016
9/10 93% The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution (2015) Although there is not time to tell the whole story, this is a powerful film with a lot of lessons, none of them easy. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 2, 2015
7/10 66% Learning To Drive (2015) A light duty and passably entertaining exposition by Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 2, 2015
7/10 46% A Walk In The Woods (2015) In the lightest movie ever made by either one, Nolte and Redford barely pull this one out of Lake Woebegone territory. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Oct 2, 2015
5/10 92% Queen of Earth (2015) A good try at a difficult story but a lack of character development leaves us in a vacuum. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 15, 2015
9/10 86% Goodnight Mommy (2015) When things go wrong at home, they really go wrong. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 15, 2015
7/10 64% The Visit (2015) No wonder Mom never spoke with her parents. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 15, 2015
9/10 93% Durak (2015) An expose' that rises above finger pointing to create a masterpiece of tension and suspense. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Sep 15, 2015
9/10 80% Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery (2014) Focused on art forgery, this flabbergasting story expands into a full scale expose of the modern confidence game and why, after all these years, it still works. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 27, 2015
7/10 82% The Overnight (2015) Getting to know the neighbors has a lot to do with getting to know one's self. But this film leaves us unconvinced. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 27, 2015
9/10 89% Meru (2015) A must see for climbing buffs and anyone fascinated by the strength and resilience of the human body and spirit. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 14, 2015
7/10 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) Hoping the pounding 60's soundtrack will jar the audience into enjoyment, this yarn evaporates into TV fluff. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 14, 2015
7/10 44% Irrational Man (2015) Philosophy steps out of the classroom and into murder. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 8, 2015
5/10 26% Dark Places (2015) A good performance by Charlize Theron is all that saves this movie from the poverty porn dustbin. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 8, 2015
8/10 64% Ricki And The Flash (2015) Meryl Streep did not miss her calling as a rock star, but the chemistry with her daughter Mamie Gummer makes this flick a winner. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 8, 2015
9/10 98% Phoenix (2015) A thoroughly entertaining movie that probes our most painful history and provides a scalpel of a plot. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 6, 2015
9/10 94% Best Of Enemies (2015) Television stops imitating life and becomes it in the first reality show of all time. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 6, 2015
7/10 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) All the gadgetry and double the action fall short. But the pure charm of the movie saves the day. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Aug 6, 2015
9/10 89% Cartel Land (2015) An amazing look at the new world of methamphetamine manufacture and distribution and the losing battle locals are fighting against it. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 24, 2015
7/10 88% Mr. Holmes (2015) A charming but fatally slow exposition of yet another real Sherlock Holmes. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 24, 2015
7/10 81% Ant-Man (2015) Extracts from the Disney attractions are dreadful but personality wins the day in this light duty superhero tale. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 24, 2015
8/10 100% Court (2015) A defense of the performing arts blossoms into a larger plea for democracy. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 24, 2015
8/10 61% Southpaw (2015) An almost fatally derivative fight flick is saved by a key performance and some good old on-screen fight hokum. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 24, 2015
9/10 74% The Outrageous Sophie Tucker (2015) You will love every minute of this walk through show biz history. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 24, 2015
8/10 25% Terminator Genisys (2015) Arnie is back with his tongue in his cheek and a toolbox of special effects. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 7, 2015
5/10 86% A Poem Is A Naked Person (2015) An inside look at the 1970's Leon Russell that is not much of an inside look at all. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jul 7, 2015
8/10 82% Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) Steps out on the edge with a fearless exploration of life told with exceptional creativity. A refreshing and remarkable accomplishment. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jun 19, 2015
9/10 71% Jurassic World (2015) The reigning king of special effects lacks the clever acting of the original, but triples the action in 3-D IMAX. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jun 16, 2015
7/10 85% The Wolfpack (2015) Some films take hundreds of hours of tedious work and countless exhausted nights of ulcerous brooding. Some simply make themselves. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jun 16, 2015
7/10 89% A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2015) Take a walk on the wild side with thirty nine scenes that make the complicated trivial. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jun 11, 2015
7/10 94% Spy (2015) Formula slapstick and slick production makes a must see, but only for Melissa McCarthy fans. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jun 11, 2015
7/10 68% The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2015) A cute walk through history with an unwilling history-maker. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Jun 11, 2015
7/10 48% San Andreas (2015) The lack of acting and screenplay is hardly a bump in the road for this hyperventilating 3D quake-a-palooza. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted May 31, 2015
8/10 19% Aloha (2015) Safe and sane hip dialogue, beautiful people and a cast to die for drive this rom-com one step ahead of the crowd. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted May 31, 2015
8/10 93% Slow West (2015) The men and women of the American western frontier make their plans but fate decides their disposition in this stylish western noir. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted May 31, 2015
8/10 98% Iris (2015) There are some people from NYC and there are some people who make NYC. Iris is one of the latter. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted May 28, 2015
7/10 63% The Water Diviner (2015) Russell Crowe gives a nice try but gets no cigar in this maudlin rehash of a horrendous moment in history. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted May 28, 2015
5/10 93% Ex Machina (2015) A B-movie that tried to be something better but stayed a B-movie. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 22, 2015
5/10 99% About Elly (2015) This pot-boiler takes the viewer by surprise after a slow start, but the start is too long and the surprise too short. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 22, 2015
8/10 44% True Story (2015) Ripped from the headlines, it is not as good as "Capote," but close enough. ‐ Monsters and Critics
Posted Apr 22, 2015