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Scott Menzel

Scott Menzel
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7/10 94% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) The Last Jedi may not be a flawless film but it is a step in the right direction. The film has a lot going for it and Rian Johnson seems to understand exactly what Star Wars fans are looking for. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
8/10 85% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan are all perfectly cast. Each of these actors commits to the material and becomes their character.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2017
9/10 87% The Post (2017) The Post is the best film about journalism since All the Presidents Men. It is timely and important. It proves that history sadly does repeat itself and speaks very loudly to what is currently going on in America. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
8/10 97% Coco (2017) The Best Animated Film of 2017. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
8.5/10 100% A Bad Idea Gone Wrong (2017) This is the type of independent film that I wish more indie films would strive to be like.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
8.5/10 40% Justice League (2017) Justice League is the most fun that I had at the movies all year.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2017
8/10 86% Wonder (2017) The feel-good film of the year and one that reminds the world to be kind to one another. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2017
9/10 80% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) The Man Who Invented Christmas is the very definition of festive fun for the entire family. It is an instant holiday classic and one that celebrates creativity and imagination.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2017
7/10 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Thor: Ragnarok is the best Thor yet but it is still a Thor Movie.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
8/10 89% Only the Brave (2017) Only the Brave is without question the best firefighter film since Backdraft and one that pays tribute to the brave men that sacrificed their own lives to protect thousands of others. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
8/10 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) While this might be a bold statement to make, I do believe that Blade Runner 2049 is better than the original.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
8/10 73% Last Flag Flying (2017) The story is thought-provoking and isn't afraid to ask big questions that will certainly spark conversation among those who see the film.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
9/10 71% Wonderstruck (2017) The story has a lot of mystery to keep the viewer interested while film aficionados will surely appreciate Haynes' superb direction and Edward Lachman's remarkable visuals.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
6/10 51% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Unfortunately, this sequel is a mixed bag at best. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2017
9/10 85% Molly's Game (2017) Molly's Game is engaging, exciting, and entertaining from beginning to end. It is an award-worthy directorial debut from Aaron Sorkin and I wouldn't be surprised if Chastain received a nomination for her jaw-dropping performance as Molly Bloom.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
8/10 28% Suburbicon (2017) a dark and comedic jab at suburban life and the secrets of those who live there.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
8/10 90% I, Tonya (2017) I, Tonya is a fascinatingly funny look into the life of Tonya Harding. Margot Robbie delivers the best performance of her career while Allison Janney steals every scene. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
9/10 95% The Shape of Water (2017) The Shape of Water is a must-see mesmerizing fairy tale for adults. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
9.5/10 87% Darkest Hour (2017) Gary Oldman has never been better and he can consider himself the winner of that Oscar because I highly doubt there will be a better performance this year.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
7/10 90% Lean on Pete (2018) Lean on Pete is a dramatic coming of age story that stands out mainly due to the performance by Charlie Plummer.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
9/10 99% Lady Bird (2017) Greta Gerwig's directorial debut is something special and proves that Gerwig is not only a talent in front of the camera but behind one as well. In a sea of coming of age movies, Lady Bird stands out as a truly fantastic film. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
8/10 55% The Upside (2018) Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston are the perfect oddball duo and are irresistible together. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2017
9/10 65% Breathe (2017) If you somehow make it through the last 20-30 minutes of this film without shedding a tear, you might want to check your pulse because you might be dead inside.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
5/10 56% Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! (2017) While I can't deny that I was somewhat entertained by Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken, I would be lying if I admitted that I learned more than one or two minor things while watching it. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
9.5/10 68% mother! (2017) mother! is one of the most memorable films of the year and is bound to get people talking. It's entertaining, engaging, and leaves the audience with plenty to think about upon exiting the theater.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
9/10 58% The Unicorn Store (2017) This is the type of film that I cannot wait to own as I will be watching it over and over again. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
9.5/10 86% Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017) Professor Marston and The Wonder Women will forever change the way that you look at Wonder Woman.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2017
9/10 82% Brad's Status (2017) Brad's Status is a simple yet brilliant film that is one of the biggest surprises of the year.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2017
8/10 94% Stronger (2017) Gyllenhaal and Maslany could be nominated for their honest and genuine performances while Jeff's story will remind audiences that there is always something in life worth fighting for.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
8/10 31% Home Again (2017) Home Again is a throwback to what I consider the lost "romantic comedy" genre. Everything nowadays has to be vulgar and filled with adult humor while Home Again is just a nice film that is enjoyable because it is simple and lighthearted.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
8/10 93% The Disaster Artist (2017) Franco brings his A game to this project and puts his heart and soul into the material.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2017
4/10 63% Downsizing (2017) There are honestly two different films here and the second one is almost unbearable to sit through.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2017
9/10 86% Battle of the Sexes (2017) Battle of the Sexes is the feel good female empowerment film that the world needs right now.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2017
7/10 37% Leap! (2017) An underdog story but one with a young female protagonist that isn't afraid to go after what she wants and strives to achieve her dream.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2017
3/10 33% The Only Living Boy in New York (2017) A poor man's version of a Woody Allen movie with a 88-minute runtime that feels like it lasts for over three hours.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2017
9/10 49% The Glass Castle (2017) The Glass Castle isn't an easy watch but is easily one of the best films of the year.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2017
3/10 9% The Emoji Movie (2017) The Emoji Movie should not be supported because it celebrates lazy filmmaking, bad storytelling, and materialism. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2017
9/10 89% Girls Trip (2017) I never expected Girls Trip to be the funniest film of the year but it is. Girls Trip is not only raunchy comedy done right but feminism done right. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2017
8.5/10 49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Luc Besson has achieved visual perfection that has far surpassed what Marvel and Disney have achieved over the past decade.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2017
4/10 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Spider-Man: Homecoming is better than Spider-Man 3 but not by much.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
8/10 60% Despicable Me 3 (2017) the best family film of the summer movie season‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2017
8/10 No Score Yet Submission (2017) Tucci and Timlin light up the screen and deliver one of the best performances of their careers thus far. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2017
10/10 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) War for the Planet of the Apes is the perfect emotional ending to one of the best movie trilogies of all time. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2017
8/10 69% Annabelle: Creation (2017) Annabelle: Creation will be hard to top as the year's most inventive and scariest film‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
8/10 No Score Yet The Year of Spectacular Men (2017) Madelyn Deutch, Zoey Deutch, and Lea Thompon are a triple threat in this quarter life crisis tale that deserves your attention. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
8/10 21% The Book of Henry (2017) Hollywood needs more films like this one. Films that aren't afraid to take chances and challenge genre as well as audiences.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2017
3/10 45% Rough Night (2017) Women and moviegoers deserve better than anything found in Rough Night . Female writers and directors should strive to make films that stand out and are better than their male counterparts.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2017
9/10 92% First Girl I Loved (2016) I pretty much adored everything about First Girl I Loved.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2017
8/10 68% Cars 3 (2017) Cars 3 is inspiring, heartfelt, and fun. It's everything I wanted from the first two films and a lot more.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2017
7/10 86% Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Captain Underpants) (2017) Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie celebrates friendship, creativity, animation, and potty humor. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017