Teddy Durgin

Teddy Durgin
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T-Meter Title | Year
43% The Addams Family (2019) Steps right in its first few minutes, deepens in its second act, gets you excited for a great and fun movie, and then just devolves into a mess in its final third. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Imitative Behavior, etc. - Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
83% Abominable (2019) To make a derivative flick like this, you have to have one key ingredient, and "Abominable" has that and then some. Heart! (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Scenes, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
84% Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) This was one of the most purely entertaining movies I've seen this summer. Check it out. Vamonos! (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Peril, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
79% Good Boys (2019) This is a funny, entertaining late-summer sleeper ... for anyone BUT the 12-year-olds starring in this flick! (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
79% Late Night (2019) Unfortunately, "Late Night" is one of those movies that too often tries to goose its audience into laughing and responding to its own script. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
59% The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) The voice work overall is a delight, with Oswalt, Bell, and Haddish doing especially memorable work. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Crude Humor, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2019
14% The Hustle (2019) Ugh. I didn't just hate "The Hustle." I despised it. It stole 90-plus minutes of my life. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2019
47% Little (2019) It has a premise that should have made it easy to hang some funny jokes and decent gags on. But there are only a handful of real laughs throughout. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2019
44% Captive State (2019) The fascination only lasts so long. After a while, you do yearn for some kind of payoff, some sort of emotional pull. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2019
12% Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral (2019) The press notes say this movie was filmed in a week. I believe it. It also seems to have been written in a week. Maybe shorter, who knows?!. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2019
92% Fighting with My Family (2019) This is a fine film, a real crowd-pleaser. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2019
69% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) "Happy Death Day 2U" had me at ... "alternative quantum realities multi-verse!" (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
44% What Men Want (2019) The characters in "What Men Want" are extremely likable and a number of the laughs are quite big. It's not great. But it gets the job done and is worthy of promotion. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
37% Glass (2019) With a great first two movies comes great responsibility. I was really expecting more from "Glass," and I didn't get it. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
41% The Upside (2019) It's perfectly pleasing, completely undemanding entertainment. (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
27% Mortal Engines (2018) I do admire its ambition, sense of scale, and appealing main cast. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
81% Overlord (2018) The story is highly involving. And there are a couple of sequences throughout that are flat-out incredible to behold on the big screen. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
23% Nobody's Fool (2018) One really bad movie, folks. Don't be a fool and waste your time and money on it. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sex, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
81% Mid90s (2018) Hill's natural instinct is to go for the laugh, and I wish he skewed more toward comedy than drama here. It would have made for a better film. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
36% Hunter Killer (2018) Has no pretensions of being anything more than a meat-and-potatoes thriller lovingly made for the mainstream mall-cineplex crowds. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
24% The Happytime Murders (2018) After a while, the novelty of "Muppets Gone Wild" wears off, and you realize this would be a really bad movie if a cast of entirely human stars were acting out the same story. (Full Content Review - Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
7% Slender Man (2018) This is one of the worst movies of the year. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
46% The Meg (2018) "The Meg" has its moments of fun. And it certainly delivers some spectacle. But it's a bit of a confused movie, too, that makes it hard to recommend. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
73% Christopher Robin (2018) A really sweet film that delivers smiles, chuckles, knowing head nods, and gentle fun and wisdom. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) Goes solely for today's oversaturation of superheroes and jabs it for all its worth. In-jokes, Easter eggs, and background details abound throughout. I highly enjoyed this film. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
55% The First Purge (2018) For the most part, I smirked and scoffed my way through it while enjoying the performances. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
49% Superfly (2018) This is kind of like watching a 100-minute-plus music video. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sex, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
13% Action Point (2018) The problem with "Action Point" is it's just not that funny. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
26% Breaking In (2018) It's one of those flicks I kept rooting for to work and be better. It never really rose above mediocrity. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
83% Blockers (2018) The great thing about "Blockers" is the film is written, directed, and acted with a lot of heart and a lot of truth. (Full Content Review for Parents - Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
44% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) "Pacific Rim: Uprising" is a mindless delight. But it is a delight for audience members who love this kind of junk-food cinema. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
85% Game Night (2018) A bit like the game of Monopoly that often goes on too long. But while you're playing it most of the time, it's so much fun! (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
100% Paddington 2 (2018) Maintains all of the considerable charm of the first film and throws in a hefty bit of whimsy, cheer, and good fun. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
30% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) My God, what a bad movie! I was in a cappella Hell. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
17% Father Figures (2017) If you go to "Father Figures" not expecting too much, just hoping not to be let down, I think you'll have a good time. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
21% Daddy's Home 2 (2017) I don't mind uninspired films. But outright stealing?! And not only that, but stealing from a film you are clearly trying to emulate? Not cool. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
77% Thank You for Your Service (2017) If you want something with some substance, heft, and some really solid acting, this is worth seeing. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
55% The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) It's light on its feet and totally confident about what it is and what it isn't. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2017
70% Annabelle: Creation (2017) A darn scary entry in this series, folks, and it's really quite relentless once it gets past its slow-burn first half. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Scary Stuff, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
7% The Emoji Movie (2017) The main problem with "The Emoji Movie" is how confused it is about what audience to appeal to. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Crude Humor, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
91% Girls Trip (2017) "Girls Trip" is the funniest movie of its kind since "Bridesmaids." (Full Content Review for Parents - Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2017
44% Rough Night (2017) I've certainly seen worse in this genre. I really do think all concerned were just one or two more rewrites from being a good comedy, and that's a shame. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
88% Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Captain Underpants) (2017) There is a lot here to entertain the kids without talking down to them or corrupting them. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Crude Humor, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
31% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) One of those examples of a movie that gets so much right -- and what it gets right is SO good -- that many people will forgive its goofy flaws. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
86% The Lost City of Z (2017) Expertly moves from high-class costume drama to jungle adventure trekking to grim war film. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
26% Unforgettable (2017) It's almost COMPLETELY forgettable! (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2017
69% Free Fire (2017) As the film went on and the shootouts became more repetitious, I found myself caring less and less. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2017
84% Disneynature: Born In China (2017) A beautifully photographed doc that does its G-rated job -- of getting parents and their kids to give a darn about nature -- efficiently and effectively. (Full Content Review for Parents - Intense Scenes, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2017
43% Ghost in the Shell (2017) To this non-fan, what did I think of it? Eh, it's not much of a film. But it's a pretty darn good trailer for "Blade Runner 2049" coming to theaters this October. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, Nudity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
67% Life (2017) Yes, "Life" is different from "Alien" in a few key ways. Enough, in fact, to give the film a mild recommendation. (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available) - Screen It! EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017