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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6/10 90% Blindspotting (2018) Despite its flaws, Blindspotting is a bold, brave, and important film that should be seen and discussed. While it is a far cry from perfect, I do believe that the topics brought up within this story are meaningful and relevant to today. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
9/10 89% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a delightful array of music, humor, and heart. A rare sequel/prequel that outshines the original.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
8.5/10 94% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Fallout confirms that lightning can strike twice and that it will be nearly impossible that any other action film this year will be able to top it.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2018
8.5/10 49% Skyscraper (2018) Skyscraper reminds audiences how much fun action movies can and should be. It is an adrenaline-fueled thrill ride that kept me engaged from beginning to end. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
8/10 87% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Not everything has to be serious and epic, sometimes having fun is just what we need. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
7/10 54% Tag (2018) Tag is a ridiculously good time at the movies with a story that celebrates friendship and reminds the viewer to embrace their inner-child every now and again. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
9/10 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the Jurassic Park sequel that I have been waiting 25 years to see.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
7.5/10 73% Adrift (2018) Adrift is a powerful film that serves as a much-needed and welcomed change of pace from the typical summer fare. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
6.5/10 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) While the film is titled, "Solo: A Star Wars Story" it should have been called "Solo and Chewie: A Star Wars Bromance" because it is their relationship that is the heart and soul of this story.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
9.5/10 82% Deadpool 2 (2018) Deadpool 2 ups the ante by delivering a bigger and ballsier sequel.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
8/10 38% Life of the Party (2018) There is a genuine level of sweetness among these characters due to the undeniable chemistry that exists between each of these actresses. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
9.5/10 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Be prepared to sweat, cry, and clench your armrest because Avengers: Infinity War is one hell of a ride.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
6/10 52% Rampage (2018) Rampage is meant to be big and dumb. It's non-stop campy fun that is as simplistic as the video game that it is based on.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
10/10 83% Beetlejuice (1988) Beetlejuice is so memorable and iconic because Burton took chances and dared to be different. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
8.5/10 73% Ready Player One (2018) A groundbreaking visual spectacle that combines all types of popular media and rolls them into one massive and must-see motion picture experience. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018
4/10 83% Blockers (2018) The vast majority of jokes found in this film are clearly written by men. I can't think of a single woman that I know of who would write a joke about butt chugging.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018
9/10 95% A Quiet Place (2018) This is John Krasinski's third feature film and is without question his best. Krasinski has found his calling as a genre director and A Quiet Place will knock your socks off. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2018
9/10 51% Flower (2018) Flower is a bold, unpredictable, and unconventional dark comedy with a career-making performance by Zoey Deutch.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
8/10 90% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Hearts Beat Loud is a charming and heartwarming film that I loved every moment of.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
9.5/10 97% Black Panther (2018) Black Panther has surpassed Iron Man as the best film of the MCU.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
9/10 95% Sorry to Bother You (2018) As someone who appreciates filmmakers that dare to push boundaries and break conventions, I couldn't help but fall in love with this wild and crazy world that Riley created.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2018
10/10 99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Won't You Be My Neighbor? isn't just the best documentary of 2018 but one of the best documentaries ever made.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2018
9.5/10 87% Tully (2018) Marlo is an incredibly complex character and Theron has no problem emerging herself into this role.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
9/10 95% Searching (2018) Searching is an innovative and intense roller coaster ride. It has not only redefined the mystery genre but storytelling as a whole.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
8/10 70% Lizzie (2018) Lizzie is a refreshing new take on the Lizzie Borden story and one that will speak to a modern audience.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
9/10 98% Eighth Grade (2018) What Bo Burnham has accomplished with his directorial debut is nothing short of extraordinary. He manages to bring to life a genuine story about a 13-year-old girl that will redefine the genre.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2018
3/10 32% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) Pitch Perfect 3 is so bad that it's hard to comprehend how it even exists. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
10/10 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) A remarkable celebration of music, creativity, and imagination. It is 2017 's La La Land and a cinematic love letter to dreamers everywhere. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
6/10 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) The Last Jedi may not be a flawless film but continues to push the story forward. 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 76% 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 (2018) 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 89% 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 85% 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 87% 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 77% 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 67% 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 52% 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 82% Molly's Game (2018) 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 29% 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 89% I, Tonya (2018) 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 92% 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 85% 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 92% 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