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S. James Wegg

S. James Wegg
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 86% Steve Jobs (2015) A bicycle for the mind‐ JWR
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3.5/5 No Score Yet The Surface (2015) Everyone into the pool of life‐ JWR
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3/5 97% Brooklyn (2015) There's nothing [characterization] here for me‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016
4.5/5 96% Spotlight (2015) Bury it in Metro‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016
4.5/5 97% Listen To Me Marlon (2015) Desperate for love‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016
4.5/5 85% What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015) Rebel with a Cause‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016
4.5/5 89% Cartel Land (2015) Let's try justice my way‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016
4.5/5 No Score Yet Exotica, Erotica, Etc. (2015) Ode to the unknown sailor‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016
3/5 No Score Yet Undressing Israel: Gay Men In The Promised Land (2012) Too happily ever after‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2015
4.5 No Score Yet Mr. Angel (2014) How refreshing to have a transgender biopic that is so full of hope, honesty and humour.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2015
5/5 No Score Yet A Story for the Modlins (2013) What follows is a truly magical history of the Modlins.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2015
4/5 No Score Yet One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film (2014) Central to Teck's point of view is the extraordinary amount of time spent on the acknowledged masterpiece of screwball comedy, They All Laughed. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2015
4/5 86% Boy Meets Girl (2015) Everyone loves Ricky‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2015
4/5 60% Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014) More's the pity that Trier couldn't find an ending that satisfies; but, perhaps, that might just be his point.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2015
4/5 75% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) It is difficult to find adequate words to describe Charlotte Gainsbourg's unabashed, gritty and magnificently 'cold' performance as Joe‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2015
4.5/5 95% Finding Vivian Maier (2014) But perhaps the most compelling mystery of all: Why-except for a meagre attempt at selling her landscapes for postcards in Europe-did she never 'push' her art into the world?‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2015
4/5 63% 13 Sins (2014) Not surprisingly, the last challenge is the most difficult of all.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2015
5/5 No Score Yet The Human Voice (Una Voce Umana) (2001) The approach is decidedly operatic (that notion beautifully reinforced thanks to William Goodrum's clarinet-infused score), giving [Sophia] Loren free rein to go over the top...‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2015
5/5 No Score Yet Mediation (2014) A heady mixture of story and style‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
3.5/5 No Score Yet Operation Barn Owl (2014) Shakespearian construction for the 21st century‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
3.5/5 No Score Yet The Story Of Milo & Annie (2014) Speechless no more‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
5/5 No Score Yet Me And My Moulton (2014) Learning to love the unusual‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
4.5/5 No Score Yet Trick or Treaty? (2014) With typical show don't tell style, Alanis Obomsawin has crafted another documentary that artfully lays the issues bare (land rights, suicide, forgotten murders, assimilation) that could likely apply to aboriginal peoples world-wide.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
4/5 No Score Yet Inspired: The Voices Against Prop 8 (2012) Don't get mad, get organized‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
4.5/5 100% Level Five (2014) An ode to selective memory and oblivion‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
5/5 92% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Wes Anderson has outdone himself, proving to be the reigning Mother of Invention.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
2/5 91% Birdman (2014) Iñárritu serves up a truly fanciful production that is long on characterization but woefully short in the realities of the theatre.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
3.5/5 80% Get On Up (2014) The production numbers steal the show.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
5/5 99% The Missing Picture (2014) With very little actual footage from the social-experiment-gone-mad to chronicle the widespread abuses, Panh magically enlists the extraordinary skills of a clay sculptor to re-create the miserable scenes that are forever etched in his memory.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
4.5/5 97% Life Itself (2014) So much more than reviews.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
4/5 No Score Yet Silent Youth (2012) What else haven't you told me?‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
3.5/5 92% The Way He Looks (2014) Anyone with a disability or who has variously challenged people in their lives (which is pretty much all of us), will enjoy the feeling of hope that permeates director/writer Daniel Ribeiro's entry into the gay, coming-of-age genre.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
4.5/5 91% Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work (2010) Dying this past September, Rivers failed in her longevity goal, but has left a legacy of unforgettable comedy that was never afraid to piss people off even as they howled till their sides split.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
4.5/5 93% Stranger by the Lake (2014) Franck, so akin to Philip in Somerset Maugham's Of Human Bondage, knows in his heart that he is making a potentially deadly mistake, but his insatiable lust won't hear a word of it.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2014
5/5 97% An Honest Liar (2015) Deception all around‐ JWR
Read More | Posted May 15, 2014
4.5/5 88% Advanced Style (2014) Putting on the glitz as the elixir of life‐ JWR
Read More | Posted May 15, 2014
4.5/5 No Score Yet After the End (2013) Having the faith to live death to the fullest‐ JWR
Read More | Posted May 15, 2014
5/5 No Score Yet Queens & Cowboys: A Straight Year on the Gay Rodeo (2014) Matt Livadary quickly lassos his audience and engagingly ropes them in to a film that-outwardly-tracks a year in the life of LGBT cowboys/girls/trans...‐ JWR
Read More | Posted May 15, 2014
3.5/5 No Score Yet Oil Sands Karaoke (2013) Singing for their sanity‐ JWR
Read More | Posted May 15, 2014
4.5/5 79% No Place On Earth (2013) Janet Tobias has expertly crafted this tale of Jewish families in the western Ukraine fighting for their lives by ferreting underground and living for nearly a year and a half in dark, damp caves in the countryside. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2014
5/5 96% 12 Years a Slave (2013) So very artfully fiddling while America burns‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2013
4.5/5 44% Gut (2012) Perhaps the greatest achievement is Elias' masterful use of faraway glances to build Tom's growing dilemma.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2013
4.5/5 57% The Stoning of Soraya M. (2009) Take even a cursory look around the planet: unjust, senseless death is not going away anytime soon...‐ JWR
Read More | Posted May 25, 2013
4/5 66% The Good Doctor (2012) Visually capturing that chemistry between god-in-training and his just rewards silently sums up the film long before the kindest cut of all.‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2013
4.5/5 66% Cloud Atlas (2012) Cloud Atlas quite marvellously weaves a half-dozen storylines into an intriguing coat of many generational colours. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2013
3.5/5 84% Sleepwalk With Me (2012) So do hang on and tough it out through the early awkwardness: once the truth starts hitting the fan/fans...it's a production that no one will sleep through. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2013
5/5 77% Samsara (2012) By journey's end, the film comes full circle, tying everything together with the notion that even the finest art in the world can dissipate in seconds...‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2013
4.5/5 93% The Sessions (2012) All thinking viewers will come away with a better understanding as to how the seemingly different amongst us are really just the one-in-the-same when getting up close and personal. ‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2013
2/5 96% Argo (2012) Second billing to unabashed jingoism‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2012
2.5/5 69% Les Misérables (2012) Musically romanticizing carnage and destruction‐ JWR
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2012