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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/10 42%

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

"Lovers of Austen, zombies, or half-decent genre fare will have little to feel ardent about watching Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Feb 4, 2016
5/10 50%

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi (2016)

"A Michael Bay with restrictions is not a Michael Bay that's particularly worth watching, as 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi illustrates." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jan 14, 2016
5/10 61%

Life (2015)

"As a portrait of James Dean, Life only manages to capture his soft, stolid side." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Nov 30, 2015
4/10 24%

Victor Frankenstein (2015)

"A potential vein of revisionist sex politics isn't nearly enough to warrant sitting through the drearily animated efforts of Victor Frankenstein. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Nov 24, 2015
8/10 94%

Creed (2015)

"Creed is a crowd-pleasing, franchise-extending nostalgia trip of the rarest sort: one that's not just enjoyable but inspired. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Nov 24, 2015
5/10 44%

The 33 (2015)

"Though it's not a great film by any means, director Patricia Riggen extracts a fair few moments of inspiration and brilliance from the mountain of sanitized mush that is The 33." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Nov 10, 2015
4/10 29%

Burnt (2015)

"More Top Gun than Top Chef, Burnt is a largely insufferable character drama about one awesome dude's struggle to be even more awesome. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Oct 21, 2015
3/10 8%

Rock the Kasbah (2015)

"The shareef won't like it, but can you blame him? Rock the Kasbah is a dreadful excuse for a comedy that will make you question your faith in Bill Murray." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Oct 20, 2015
5/10 27%

Pan (2015)

"Pan is a confounding bauble worthy of Neverland, a film with no reason to exist that will inspire obsessive rewatching to figure out how it came to be. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Oct 5, 2015
5/10 41%

Mr. Right (2016)

"It didn't seem like the phrase "it's no American Ultra" would ever be necessary, but then along comes Mr. Right. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 18, 2015
8/10 82%

Sunset Song (2016)

"Sunset Song is the kind of film that makes hours in a multiplex theatre feel like curling up fireside with a good book. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 17, 2015
8/10 91%

James White (2015)

"It's hard to imagine a scenario where James White can't be pointed to as among the best of this year's American debuts. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 17, 2015
8/10 92%

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

"Beasts of No Nation is a harshly beautiful contradiction, an unsparingly bleak portrait of war that does better than most at humanizing the people fighting it. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 16, 2015
7/10 33%

Equals (2016)

"Equals may lack for inspired construction and razor-sharp plotting, but achieves moments of tactile sensuality that are rare for its genre. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 16, 2015
7/10 84%

The Meddler (2016)

"Like many a mother, The Meddler can be frustrating on occasion, but is worth giving your time to. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 16, 2015
8/10 72%

Louder Than Bombs (2016)

"Strong performances and direction allow the smartly assembled Louder Than Bombs to ring true. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 16, 2015
5/10 59%

The Program (2016)

"The Program streamlines Armstrong's career down to a hastily told and mostly hollow sports drama." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 14, 2015
6/10 53%

Lolo (2016)

"Strong casting and a bawdy sense of humour help to freshen up Lolo's stale trappings." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 14, 2015
7/10 74%

Trumbo (2015)

"What Trumbo lacks for inspiration it makes up for with a high wattage ensemble, zippy dialogue, and unexpected modesty." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 13, 2015
5/10 62%

Truth (2015)

"You'll know if Truth really has done its job if it compels you to ask questions about the history it dramatizes." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 12, 2015
6/10 69%

The Danish Girl (2015)

"The aesthetics and performances of The Danish Girl are powerful, but don't always come off as being in service of the artists they're meant to capture." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 12, 2015
8/10 94%

Sicario (2015)

"The acting, craft, and tone of Sicario are so precise that the absurdity of this cartel yarn is both its greatest weakness, and maybe its entire point." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 11, 2015
6/10 78%

Where to Invade Next (2016)

"Where to Invade Next preaches entertainingly to its choir, but offers little in the way of actionable intelligence." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 11, 2015
7/10 92%

The Martian (2015)

"The Martian might just be an empty spacesuit underneath the science and spectacle, but it's a very entertaining one." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 11, 2015
4/10 27%

Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)

"Every Thing Will Be Fine is a title meant to put you at ease, but a movie that'll likely put you to sleep. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 10, 2015
7/10 95%

Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)

"Hitchcock/Truffaut is a snappy and informative love letter written by many different filmmakers to one great one. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 10, 2015
7/10 89%

Dheepan (2016)

"Thoughtfully directed and performed, Dheepan's more debatable choices don't overshadow its clear virtues. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 10, 2015
9/10 96%

Son of Saul (2015)

"Son of Saul is undoubtedly one of the most revelatory, emotionally charged, and unforgettable films 2015 has had to offer." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 10, 2015
9/10 90%

The Lobster (2016)

"A biting and idiosyncratic combination of romance, comedy, and body horror, The Lobster is one wonderful, oddball chimera of a movie." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 10, 2015
6/10 48%

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

"Pushing the YA franchise even further into sci fi B movie territory, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials is blatantly derivative but enjoyably silly throughout." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 9, 2015
3/10 15%

The Transporter Refueled (2015)

"Unless you're after a shiftless junk pile of action movie spare parts, follow The Transporter: Refueled's advice, and don't open this package. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Sep 2, 2015
5/10 46%

A Walk In The Woods (2015)

"A Walk in the Woods takes only minimal effort to watch, and leaves you with nothing much worth remembering. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 31, 2015
8/10 83%

Mistress America (2015)

"Baumbach, Gerwig, and Kirke give wheel-spinning a good name with Mistress America." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 24, 2015
4/10 45%

No Escape (2015)

"No Escape starts like a coup and ends as a quagmire." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 24, 2015
4/10 8%

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

"Hitman: Agent 47 is sometimes as handsome as its title character, but nowhere near as capable. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 19, 2015
6/10 43%

American Ultra (2015)

"Inconsistent and unevenly packed as it might be, American Ultra sends you off enjoying a pleasantly mellow buzz. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 19, 2015
6/10 67%

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

"Superficial charisma and an appealing cast narrowly rescue The Man From U.N.C.L.E. from total collapse. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 13, 2015
7/10 65%

Ricki And The Flash (2015)

"Ricki and the Flash is an energetic, likeable, and safe greatest hits collection for many of its talented voices. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 6, 2015
4/10 9%

Fantastic Four (2015)

"Fantastic Four takes small steps toward reinventing the formula, and erases them in a giant leap back towards comic book movie convention." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 5, 2015
8/10 93%

The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (2015)

"With wit, understanding, and directorial smarts, The Diary of a Teenage Girl makes for an uncommonly loveable debut and adaptation. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Aug 5, 2015
7/10 93%

The Gift (2015)

"The Gift too effectively plays possum with its first half, but the charade eventually gives way to an unexpectedly smart and twisted thriller. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jul 31, 2015
7/10 93%

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015)

"Given how fun Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation often is, it's hard to blame Paramount for squeezing every drop of momentum out of the series while it can." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jul 27, 2015
6/10 56%

Paper Towns (2015)

"A strong finish does a lot to smooth out the rougher edges found in Paper Towns." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jul 23, 2015
5/10 61%

Southpaw (2015)

"Tired and dependent on amped up theatrics, Southpaw suggests the boxing drama genre is in as healthy a shape as the sport itself. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jul 21, 2015
5/10 88%

Mr. Holmes (2015)

"McKellen's performance will likely be the only evidence worth remembering of Mr. Holmes' existence. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jul 8, 2015
7/10 19%

Self/less (2015)

"Self/less has a lot of surprises in store, the most important being just how enjoyable and well-made it is. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jul 8, 2015
7/10 97%

Tangerine (2015)

"Tangerine isn't without blemishes, but it rarely strikes you as anything less than a stone-cold original." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jul 7, 2015
1.5/5 25%

Terminator Genisys (2015)

"If it was the mission of Terminator Genisys to make you despair for the franchise's future, then mission accomplished." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jun 30, 2015
7/10 63%

Magic Mike XXL (2015)

"Magic Mike XXL is a softer, sweeter treat than its predecessor, but there's still no mistaking the skill applied to this prime cut meat parade." ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jun 29, 2015
7/10 92%

When Marnie Was There (2015)

"The dependably stunning animation from Studio Ghibli should help satisfy anyone not won over by When Marnie Was There's slight but thoughtful tale. " ‐We Got This Covered
Posted Jun 25, 2015
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