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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
44% Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) A movie to leave playing in the background of a child's birthday party.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
88% After Everything (Shotgun) (2018) White and Monroe demonstrate natural chemistry, and they discretely suggest the private experiences of their characters, the youthful doubts that can't be extinguished by passion.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
86% Wobble Palace (2018) Movies about the millennial moment are multitudinous, but "Wobble Palace" is special: a sendup of broke-artist types that shimmers with abashed affection.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
58% Summer '03 (2018) Vacant in emotion and in cinematic perspective, the movie looks back 15 years but struggles to make an impression longer than 15 minutes.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2018
98% Science Fair (2018) Thanks to its lovable subjects, "Science Fair" nails the presentation, but its research is only surface deep.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
74% Five Fingers for Marseilles (2018) In stylish and entertaining fashion, "Five Fingers for Marseilles" looks over the South African countryside and finds fresh vistas for the western genre.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
60% A Paris Education (Mes provinciales) (2018) The shabbiness of the digital photography in "A Paris Education" reflects the hollowness of its own ambitions.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2018
32% Men, Women & Children (2014) Men, Women, & Children curates the world of technology into a tiny sliver of only the most outlandishly evil elements, and pretends that perspective is reason for despair.‐ The New Republic
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
33% Blue Iguana (2018) As a film, "Blue Iguana" takes after the gaudy gemstone that inspired its title. At every turn, it is loud, in poor taste and insultingly fake.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2018
52% Down a Dark Hall (2018) With each new element, "Down a Dark Hall" reveals itself, with improbable delight, to be genuinely strange - a movie in which viewers can pick their own pleasure, no two spectators having exactly the same experience.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
87% The Swan (Svanurinn) (2018) "The Swan" is not a film that wants for drama. But despite the upheaval, the director Asa Helga Hjorleifsdottir never displays the passion that her characters suggest in their stories.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
100% Night Comes On (2018) A film that balances penetrating clarity with compassion.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
100% Milla (2018) "Milla" is a major achievement, a film that is at once as delicate as it is strong, a fitting testament to motherhood, to survival.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
76% What Will People Say? (Hva vil folk si) (2018) In a resolute acknowledgment of the oppression that too many young women face at home, the film portrays the family structure as the enforcing unit of feminine docility.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2018
83% Moss (2018) It passes like a lazy afternoon spent gently high. There's not much this movie wants to accomplish, but it maintains a mood that sets the mind at ease.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2018
66% Ideal Home (2018) "Ideal Home" is genuinely funny, and the poignant and pithy script is aided by the chemistry between its stars, who are equally adept with comedic punch lines as they are with dramatic gut punches. ‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
64% The Year of Spectacular Men (2018) Even in... spotty passages, it is the movie's saving grace that its family acting troupe faces the gobbledygook with openhearted silliness and sincerity.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
100% Half the Picture (2018) "Half the Picture" becomes an unwitting example of the impossible bind facing women filmmakers.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
75% The Misandrists (2018) Mr. LaBruce utilizes camp, that unifying language of queer cinema, to undermine the credos of trans-exclusionary radical feminism.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
17% Show Dogs (2018) Sometimes a rewarding movie theater experience comes from a simple film that doesn't promise more than it can deliver. "Show Dogs" promises talking dogs who fight crime. It delivers.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
76% Lu Over the Wall (Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta) (2018) The character renderings feel more rushed than the rich, warm backgrounds. What the film gains in energy, it loses in the kinds of expressive details that make two-dimensional figures seem like they breathe three-dimensional life.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
85% The 12th Man (2018) In a familiar genre, "The 12th Man" preserves the element of surprise by understanding its terrain.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
17% Supercon (2018) "Supercon" offers lip service to fan culture, yet it is difficult to imagine who would enjoy watching this ill-conceived satire.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
62% Lou Andreas-Salomé: The Audacity to Be Free (2018) Ms. Kablitz-Post's focus on Andreas-Salomé's suitors has the effect of chaining the early feminist's legacy to exactly the patriarchal conventions she claims to reject.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
10% Krystal (2018) "Krystal" feels chaotic and thin, like a pilot that was also forced to be a series finale.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2018
90% Big Fish & Begonia (2018) Never short on visual or emotional wonder, "Big Fish & Begonia" contemplates mortality with the imagination of an old soul who has been given new eyes.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2018
15% All I Wish (A Little Something for Your Birthday) (2018) Even when the script doesn't trip over gumball wedding rings and tone-deaf karaoke scenes, the direction drains the story of specificity and feeling.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
22% Midnight Sun (2018) Under the limp direction of Scott Speer, "Midnight Sun" suffocates its sentimental script, portraying passion without wonder, sacrifice without ecstasy.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
No Score Yet No Light and No Land Anywhere (2018) In a film of mostly mixed merits ... mysterious highs sustain the mundane lows.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
31% The Female Brain (2018) By fitting characters into formulas, "The Female Brain" fails to observe the flexibility of human experience.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
71% Like Me (2018) "Like Me" provides a reminder that bile and excrement are not substitutes for ideas.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2018
88% The Road Movie (2018) As if he were assembling a collection of Russian scary stories, the director Dmitrii Kalashnikov makes the bizarre beguiling.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
100% Paddington 2 (2018) Mr. King and his excellent team of actors and animators spin good writing and seamless digital effects into Rococo children's entertainment.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2018
32% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) With a plot as unfocused as its freshly graduated characters, the shaggy "Pitch Perfect 3" gets by on karaoke logic: What makes for a good time isn't the song you sing, but the company you keep.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
62% The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017) The Malloys' filmmaking never rises to the level of the actors' nuanced performances. The actors are energized, but the camera enervates.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
94% Big Sonia (2017) Sonia is a powerful subject, but "Big Sonia" brings little perspective to her story.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
91% Window Horses (2017) The writing in "Window Horses" is unaffected and lovely, with each poem animated in a different style to reflect the variety of life on display.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
97% The Light of the Moon (2017) As a resource for those looking to understand the process of recovery, it's hard to imagine a more comprehensive or sympathetic look at the challenge of surviving.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2017
62% Maya Dardel (2017) The red-blooded vivacity of Ms. Olin's performance ... pierces through the muck. She chews feeble lines like meat, spitting out the masticated remains.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
82% Tragedy Girls (2017) Although "Tragedy Girls" is up-to-date on tweets and technology, its high school dynamics conform to familiar tropes.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
65% Te Ata (2017) The movie's driving force is its mythic performance scenes, which are choreographed, sung and acted with clear, balletic conviction ...‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
40% So B. It (2017) "So B. It" aims for an inclusive message. But Mama's artificiality makes it hard to buy the movie's themes of acceptance.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
90% Super Dark Times (2017) The performances from the film's young cast members are uniformly excellent, including Owen Campbell as Zach and Charlie Tahan as Josh. But the direction from Mr. Phillips is what makes "Super Dark Times" unusual.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
95% The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016) If technology is the great mirror of our era, Black Mirror as a television show is the long gaze into our own reflections.‐ MTV
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
94% Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare) (2016) Despite the grim nature of its subject, Rosi's film is starkly beautiful.‐ MTV
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
94% No (2013) What makes No so fascinating is that it sets out to prove the substance of substancelessness, and it provides an all-too-rare glimpse at the way logic can act as a deterrent to the political advancement of morality.‐ MTV
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
32% Men, Women & Children (2014) Men, Women, & Children is the latest of the cinematic thinkpiece new wave, a food-for-thought lesson in didacticism that, in its attempt to capture the multiple dimensions that technology adds to our lives, ends up seeming more like a flat morality tale.‐ The Daily Beast
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
18% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) If you're looking for retrograde sexual politics, then by all means Transformers is the movie for you.‐ The Daily Beast
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
51% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) Colin Firth sulks as amiably as Emma Stone sparkles in Magic in the Moonlight, yet there is nothing enchanting about this May-December romance. Allen wags his finger at the plebeians who dare question his intentions.‐ The Daily Beast
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017
66% Lucy (2014) Even as it plumbs the depths of the universe for Johansson, Lucy seems thoughtlessly bound to the least desirable elements of the known world when it comes to its Asian setting and cast.‐ The Daily Beast
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2017