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Susan Granger

Susan Granger
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/10 40% Why Him? (2016) Blatantly crass, crude and raunchy, it's only occasionally amusing, prompting the question: Why bother?‐ SSG Syndicate
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7/10 87% A Monster Calls (2017) A shivery, insightful melodrama, it's truly heartbreaking.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2016
6/10 85% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) The stars are gone, much of the spirit has been lost, leaving only a lot more wars. So this is a space-faring, big-screen computer game with hoards of Stormtroopers.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2016
8/10 93% Hidden Figures (2017) Uplifting true story, delivering an inspiring message of hope...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2016
7/10 89% Loving (2016) Slow, sensitive and subdued - timely primarily because it paved the way for the more recent controversy over same-sex marriage.‐ SSG Syndicate
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6/10 54% Rules Don't Apply (2016) Stylish, nostalgic farce, yet stilted - with a story that inevitably culminates in disillusionment...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2016
7/10 89% Jackie (2016) Solemn and mesmerizing, propelling Natalie Portman into serious Oscar contention...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2016
2/10 23% Bad Santa 2 (2016) Such a disappointing sequel - proving that politically incorrect vulgarity isn't always funny.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2016
5/10 71% Miss Sloane (2016) This dense political melodrama falls flat, despite its formidable leading lady.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2016
6/10 61% Allied (2016) Sluggish, stylized and superficial...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2016
10/10 93% La La Land (2016) Unabashedly twinkly and entrancing, affectionately recalling the Golden Era of Hollywood musicals.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2016
7/10 73% Nocturnal Animals (2016) Sleek and sophisticated, focusing on surreal passions and suspenseful revenge...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2016
9/10 96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) An unflinching, emotionally devastating tear-jerker.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2016
6/10 71% Bleed For This (2016) Sweaty and scrappy with sports stereotypes and showboating sentiment...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
5/10 46% Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) Usually insightful Ang Lee fumbles on this one - with shallow dialogue, inconsistent satire and stilted pacing.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2016
8/10 96% Moana (2016) Enlightened and empowering, introducing a new Disney heroine.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2016
8/10 73% Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Engaging and enchanting, a fun-filled return to the wizarding world....‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2016
7/10 95% The Edge of Seventeen (2016) Savvy & wryly sardonic, depicting the fragility of adolescent angst without being self-conscious...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2016
8/10 98% Moonlight (2016) An anguished, achingly affecting, incandescent, coming-of-age story - shattering stereotypes of the LGBTQ community.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2016
5/10 49% Almost Christmas (2016) Familiar and formulaic, including the outtakes during the final credits.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2016
2/10 6% Shut In (2016) Tedious - it's a total waster of time and talent...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2016
6/10 74% Trolls (2016) Sugary & syrupy - with a rockin' soundtrack...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2016
10/10 94% Arrival (2016) Enlightening, inspiring, sci-fi allegory for our times - one of the year's best!‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2016
8/10 90% Doctor Strange (2016) Spectacularly surreal, it's an awesome introduction to a fascinating Marvel character...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2016
7/10 87% Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Intense and viscerally stunning, idealized and idiosyncratic, it illuminates the first conscientious objector awarded the Medal of Honor.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2016
5/10 23% American Pastoral (2016) Florid and flawed, compressing Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel into tawdry melodrama.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2016
8/10 95% The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016) Elegant and erotic, an elusive, yet exquisite example of sybaritic Asian cinema.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2016
4/10 19% Inferno (2016) Although Ron Howard and Tom Hanks have collaborated successfully before, this adaptation of Dan Brown's thriller is frenzied and inane, fumbling the franchise.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2016
6/10 92% Certain Women (2016) Meditative and soulful, occasionally stunning in its bleak silence.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2016
4/10 21% Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016) Frightful comedy, filled with vulgar slapstick and a mockery of child abuse disguised as 'a good whuppin.'‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2016
6/10 83% Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) Spooky supernatural story - for those who enjoy being scared.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2016
3/10 19% Keeping Up With The Joneses (2016) This wannabe satirical action/spy caper goes nowhere at a tedious pace - don't bother...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2016
7/10 37% Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Gritty and suspenseful - filled with intense action.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2016
4/10 No Score Yet Wild Oats (2016) These veteran actresses deserve better material than this predictable, cliche-riddled script.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2016
5/10 52% The Accountant (2016) So fragmented and contrived that it doesn't add up....‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2016
6/10 79% American Honey (2016) Subtly scrappy, a rambling, often repetitive road picture, depicting a slice of Americana.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2016
4/10 44% The Girl on the Train (2016) Flimsy, fragmented - and quite frustrating.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2016
6/10 83% Denial (2016) Somber and suitably shaming, yet it lacks a satisfying showdown moment...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2016
7/10 93% Queen of Katwe (2016) Inspirational journey - with compassionate performances - concluding that being a winner can be a mixed blessing.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2016
6/10 64% Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) Tim Burton's adaptation of this macabre fantasy is strangely spooky, yet stylish, stumbling where it should soar.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2016
2/10 10% ClownTown (2016) Totally trashy, several steps beyond creepy.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2016
4/10 10% I.T. (2016) Pierce Brosnan propels this trivial, formulaic techno-thriller. It's best to disconnect.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2016
8/10 71% The Birth of a Nation (2016) Edgy, effective drama about racism, faith and injustice - yet tainted by the filmmakers' shadow of shame.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2016
6/10 63% The Magnificent Seven (2016) Antoine Fuqua's action-filled, shoot-em-up remake, supplying a spectacular barrage of bullets.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2016
5/10 63% Storks (2016) Funny and frantically-paced, a perceptive commentary on the changing aspects of family, wryly emphasizing the comedic aspects of parenting, stressing nurturing and compassion.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2016
7/10 84% Deepwater Horizon (2016) Suspenseful 'disaster' story - with edge-of-your-seat suspense.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2016
8/10 76% Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) Bridget delivers the sparky screwball comedy that's worth waiting for...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2016
6/10 61% Snowden (2016) Slick and sycophantic, glossing over the U.S. government's deplorable actions and the unintended consequences of Snowden's disclosures.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2016
7/10 92% The Eagle Huntress (2016) Stunning, soaring heroic adventure....‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2016
6/10 67% Finding Altamira (Altamira) (2016) Persuasively recalling a Spanish scandal as - even today - the debate between religion and science continues...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2016