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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
9/10 86% Halloween (2018) Halloween is the best film in this franchise since the original and one that is sure to delight fans while making many new ones.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
2/10 31% Venom (2018) The reason why Venom doesn't work isn't due to the PG-13 rating but because the film is an absolute train wreck.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
9/10 83% Ben is Back (2018) Ben Is Back is a remarkable return to form for director/writer Peter Hedges.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2018
8/10 43% Hell Fest (2018) Hell Fest is a damn good time at movies and one that should be seen with the biggest group of friends possible.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
9/10 58% Summer '03 (2018) Summer '03 is what a coming of age sex comedy should be and leave it up to a first-time filmmaker to show Hollywood how to do it right.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2018
8/10 11% Life Itself (2018) Life Itself is nothing like you expect. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
6/10 88% First Man (2018) First Man is a strange film to review because, on the one hand, I want to praise it for being a technical masterpiece but on the other, it lacks character development and emotion.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2018
9/10 73% Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy (2018) Kristen Stewart as JT LeRoy is the very definition of perfect casting. This is a role that Stewart was born to play.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2018
9/10 100% Green Book (2018) Green Book is the type of film that studios just don't make anymore. There hasn't been a film like this in such a long time that it makes Green Book feel wonderfully unique on top of it being the feel-great film of the year. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2018
9/10 80% Hotel Mumbai (2018) Hotel Mumbai is a non-stop intense thrill ride that will shake you to the core.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2018
9/10 89% A Star Is Born (2018) Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are this year's Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
9/10 78% Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018) Fahrenheit 11/9 is the most important film of the year and one that serves as a wake-up call to all Americans.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
10/10 97% The Hate U Give (2018) I cannot the remember the last time that I was this emotionally impacted by a film. I found myself constantly holding back tears from the moment the film began until it ended.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2018
8/10 59% White Boy Rick (2018) Ricky Jr.'s story is a heartbreaking one, but Yann Demange does a terrific job ensuring that the film is as entertaining as it is poignant. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
8.5/10 65% The Front Runner (2018) Reitman's biggest skillset has always been picking the right people to star in his films and that is no different from this one. Jackman's performance is phenomenal and one of the best of his career.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2018
9.5/10 85% Boy Erased (2018) This film has the power to open minds as well as hearts. What Conley went through is utterly heartbreaking and is something that no person should ever have to go through.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2018
4/10 22% The Happytime Murders (2018) As a fan of all things Muppets and puppets, I am sad to report that The Happytime Murders is D.O.A.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2018
9/10 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) While Crazy Rich Asians is a celebration of Asian culture, it doesn't mean that you have to be of Asian descent to fall in love with it. The story, characters, and the themes are universal, and I feel like everyone can appreciate this film. ‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2018
8.5/10 80% Alpha (2018) While the ice age serves as the backdrop, Alpha is ultimately an emotional tale of survival which celebrates the bond between man and man's best friend.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2018
2/10 45% The Meg (2018) Why any studio would greenlight, a 150 million dollar shark movie makes little to no sense especially when most shark movies go directly to DVD, Blu-Ray, or On-Demand.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
8/10 60% Dog Days (2018) Dog Days is a doggone delight and easily one of my favorite films about dogs of all time. The entire cast along with their doggie co-stars are terrific at delivering big laughs and a ton of heart.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
7/10 72% Christopher Robin (2018) There is something so incredibly special about these characters and seeing them come to life on the big screen.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
9/10 91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) Teen Titans Go! to the Movies is wildly entertaining and non-stop fun from beginning to end.‐ We Live Entertainment
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2018
6/10 93% 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 80% 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 97% 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 46% 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 88% 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 55% 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 49% 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 71% 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 70% 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 84% 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 72% 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 48% 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 91% 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 94% 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 86% 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 93% 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 64% 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 99% 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