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S. James Wegg

S. James Wegg
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4.5/5 No Score Yet Djon África (2018) The freedom of solitude heralds the end of a vicious circle‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
4/5 86% Four Hands (Die Vierhändige) (2018) From the opening scene, the beauty and relative innocence of music (Gabriel Fauré's Pavane doing the honours on three, bookend-like occasions), serves as the ideal foil to brutal murders ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
4.5/5 94% The Guardians (Les Gardiennes) (2018) Not surprisingly, and almost happily, the closing song, "Love is Fragile", ideally sums up the proceedings with the sage advice that "Happiness is a vain dream,"...‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
5/5 97% Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2018) Sakamoto's deep, reverential love and respect of Johann Sebastian Bach...is apparent in his own, deceptively simple, humble and soothing lines that move steadily forward to fulfilling conclusions with a similar sense of inevitably.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
4.5/5 96% Rodents of Unusual Size (2018) A tail of a different sort‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
4.5/5 98% Science Fair (2018) What a breath of fresh, intellectual and hopeful air it is to journey along the challenging road to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair at the Convention Center in Los Angeles.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
3.5/5 83% Dave Made a Maze (2017) Finish what you start‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
4/5 47% The Song of Sway Lake (2018) Living between the grooves of scratch‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
4.5/5 100% Sir (2018) The love that dare not speak its class‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
4.5/5 83% Doubtful (2018) Director-writer Eliran Elya's feature début is a very dark tale about tale two men struggling to stay afloat in a world which, seemingly, wants to drown them both.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2018
4.5/5 92% LA 92 (2017) Can we all get along?‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4.5/5 100% Swim Team (2017) You never give up‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4/5 100% Let It Fall: LA 1982-1992 (2017) Same hit, different pile‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4/5 78% Last Flag Flying (2017) The saddest film of the year‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4/5 86% The Lost City of Z (2017) Just who are the savages?‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4/5 90% The Wound (Inxeba) (2017) What happens on the mountain stays on the mountain‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
3.5/5 59% Django (2018) When music's charms cannot soothe the savage breast‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4/5 67% The Pirates of Somalia (2017) Learning the craft while doing it‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4.5/5 88% First They Killed My Father (2017) Suffer the little children: again‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4.5/5 84% Darkest Hour (2017) As great an actor as Gary Oldman has proven to be, his performance as the embattled PM is a miracle of timing, execution, body language and sheer grit.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
3.5/5 83% Detroit (2017) Could happen anywhere‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
3.5/5 100% Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) (2018) How does one cope?‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
4.5/5 100% Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (2017) Everyone is above the law‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2018
3.5/5 86% Okja (2017) For the love of pig‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
4/5 82% Molly's Game (2018) Those who get a rush from playing cards for high stakes will fuel their addiction with this production.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
4.5/5 66% Victoria & Abdul (2017) An Indian Muslim in Queen Victoria's Court‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2018
3.5/5 91% The Shape of Water (2017) The aural icing on this cinematic cake is Alexandre Desplat's action-reinforcing original score.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
3.5/5 88% The Post (2018) Do take a peek and remind yourself that history most certainly does repeat itself.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
4.5/5 97% Mudbound (2017) The ensemble cast is extraordinary. Miss this film at your risk. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
4.5/5 91% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Miss it at your peril of a better understanding as to why revenge for its own sake might turn out to be worse than the original crime.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2018
4/5 86% Haze (2017) First-time feature director-writer David Burkman has cobbled together a film that finds its focus through brotherhood on two very distinct planes. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
4.5/5 100% Boys for Sale (Baibai bôizu) (2017) First-time director-editor Itako has done the world a huge favour by thoughtfully and unabashedly chronicling the lives of the "urisen" and a few of their employers.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
4/5 95% Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo (Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau) (2017) A bounty of cinematic suppositions‐ JWR
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017
4.5/5 No Score Yet Utopians (Tung lau hap woo) (2015) Who are we to judge?‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2017
4/5 No Score Yet Fair Haven (2017) Joining the circus of life‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2017
4/5 88% Burning Sands (2017) Gerard McMurray's first feature shows remarkable skill and maturity as he unflinchingly tackles the subjects of familial love, pledging fraternities and underground hazing.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
4/5 88% bwoy (2017) A viewing is highly recommended: decide for yourself whether lies can conquer all or just how much of a bwoy Yenny might be. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2017
5/5 98% Moonlight (2016) An ocean of eyes‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
4/5 93% The Seventh Fire (2016) If only this prophecy could come true‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
4.5/5 86% Ma' Rosa (2016) We'll find a way‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
3.5/5 87% Christine (2016) Desperately in search of a juicy story ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
4/5 74% Trolls (2016) What price, happiness?‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
4/5 97% Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) An engaging, 'blinking' quest‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
4.5/5 94% Life, Animated (2016) There is life after Disney‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
3.5/5 82% Captain Fantastic (2016) Matt Ross has crafted a truly fantastic tale of the joy of living in the wild while physically training and home schooling a brood of children, far from the madding crowd.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
3.5/5 97% Hell or High Water (2016) With a subtler approach, Mackenzie might have delivered a knock-out punch and testament to systemic rage...‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
3/5 66% Anthropoid (2016) Watching Ellis' version of the assassination of SS General Reinhard Heydrich is at various moments frustrating, maddening and revolting. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
4.5/5 73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Miss it at your peril; see it at your own risk of, at times, uncomfortable self-discovery.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
4.5/5 45% It's Only the End of the World (Juste la fin du monde) (2016) One flew out of the cuckoo's clock‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017
4/5 90% A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove) (2016) Director-writer Hannes Holm has done a fanciful, if at times saccharine job of bringing Fredrik Backman's novel to the big screen. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2017