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Tim Brayton

Tim Brayton

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
9/10 81% Attenberg (2012) "An incisive study of a marvelously unusual protagonist. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
7/10 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) "Civil War is the Marvel machine doing things right, but the machine is still designed to make films with all of the corners rounded off and all of the themes simplistic enough for ten-year-olds. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
6/10 No Score Yet Virginia City (2008) "The wheels were starting to come off the Curtiz and Flynn collaboration by this point, but there's just enough going on here and there to make it a worthwhile curio, at the very least. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 97% Cemetery of Splendor (2016) "Calling the film supremely pleasurable and transfixing is undoubtedly selling it short, but as a first impression, it's absolutely enough. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 88% No Home Movie (2016) "The ingredients look so simple and raw as to be trash, but the film made from them is a piercing, precious, and sad depiction of the human craving for family and contact. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
7/10 94% The Jungle Book (2016) "Interested rather in marshaling code around than providing a remotely compelling story. But you know, that code is marshaled around tremendously well. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
10/10 92% Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) "Maybe the best-case scenario for what happens when a film biopic does everything right. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
7/10 87% Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) "There's no such thing as an ungenerous Linklater film, but Everybody Wants Some!! is high in the running for the most generous yet. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 95% Eye In The Sky (2016) "2016's first wholly unexpected piece of entertaining brain food. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 98% Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (2016) "There's something deliciously off-kilter about folding a story about the abuse and genocide of indigenous South American cultures into what amounts to a mismatched buddy comedy. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 89% The Boy And The Beast (Bakemono No Ko) (2016) "None of this is at all groundbreaking or unimaginably sophisticated, but it works so very well to make for an involving, admirable family film. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 94% Hard to be a God (2015) "It gets uncommonly dense narrative and thematic mileage out of things that would apparently have nothing to do with narrative or theme, like camera movement and squelchy, wet production design. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
6/10 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) "It wants to be a lot of things, and it keeps on falling short; but it's not afraid to go Very Big in its attempts to return to the idea of superheroes as modern mythology. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 93% The Duke Of Burgundy (2015) "Some of the most sophisticated filmmaking of the year married to one of the most humane, insightful stories. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
7/10 98% Zootopia (2016) "It is much too willing to abandon boundless creativity to wallow in an endless succession of overfamiliar narrative constraints. But at the same time, it uses those constraints generally quite well. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
4/10 33% War Room (2015) "All kinds of kitschy, in a frankly rather enjoyable way. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
4/10 74% Trumbo (2015) "I assume Cranston's Oscar nomination was in recognition of not dying of shame when he's obliged to explain Communism to his daughter during a scene lit and staged like an ad for chlamydia medication. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 96% Girlhood (2015) "A robust, forceful depiction this is of a type of personal story that gets virtually no screen time. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 91% James White (2015) "One of the year's most unfairly invisible successes. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
2/10 16% Gods Of Egypt (2016) "The most fearlessly gaudy bad movie in ages. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 95% Rams (Hrútar) (2016) "The quirkiness that seems omnipresent in much of the film falls away to reveal something hard and brutally meaningful. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
5/10 15% Ride Along 2 (2016) "A wholly generic and predictable cop movie, not just in its plot but down to the tiniest details of its aesthetic. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
6/10 84% Deadpool (2016) "The thing you walk into it expecting it to be is completely and in all ways the thing that it is. This can be taken as both a good thing and a bad thing. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 91% The Witch (2016) "One of the most stimulating and rewarding films in either of is genres - horror and costume drama - that one could hope to find. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
5/10 72% Forrest Gump (1994) "Tries very hard to be all things to all people, and as a result fails to be anything at all. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
10/10 95% The Silence of the Lambs (1991) "An exquisite piece of filmmaking in which basically not one single thing goes wrong at any point. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
10/10 80% The Assassin (2015) "A completely essential new entry in the great career of Hou Hsiao-Hsien. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 86% Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) "A moving character study and an exciting action-adventure-comedy, and it is also desperately gorgeous. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
2/10 12% Mortdecai (2015) "The rarest kind of awful comedy, where even the characters themselves tangibly hate the movie they're in. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 85% Hail, Caesar! (2016) "It is the Coens' Christian movie - specifically Catholic - in much the same way that their under-appreciated A Serious Man was their Jewish movie. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 100% Democrats (2015) "Equal parts thriller, procedural, and unlikely character study, and it's one of the most gripping, accomplished piece of nonfiction cinema of this or many recent years. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 95% In Jackson Heights (2015) "One of the great American documentaries of 2015, with a timely awareness of society's ills that proves that the 85-year-old director hasn't lost any of his insight into what makes his country tick. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
7/10 89% Cartel Land (2015) "A little bit of critical distance could surely only have helped make this is a real discussion of the issues, not just a vivid depiction of them. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
6/10 95% Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (2015) "The act of gathering these narratives into one place is of obviously clear value. But that's the starting point of journalism, not the end. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 85% What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015) "A biographical sketch so scintillating and authoritative that one barely registers how stylistically generic it is. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 100% 3 And 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets (2015) "A sickeningly potent case study... But it's also a tense, engaging piece of narrative. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 92% The Pearl Button (El botón de nácar) (2015) "Guzmán's generous diagnosis of human failing makes for a truly moving and ingenious film even if it lacks the sharp focus or political edge of his best work. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
6/10 61% Joy (2015) "It's a fascinatingly dysfunctional star vehicle, but given its apparent goals, a successful one. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 98% Phoenix (2015) "Nina Hoss's performance is one of the shining highlights of the movie year. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 71% Crimson Peak (2015) "A movie for people who love the old Hammer Gothics precisely for their stately goofiness. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
6/10 60% Sisters (2015) "Parts of the film land perfectly; there's too much onscreen talent for that not to be the case. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
4/10 10% The Forest (2016) "Natalie Dormer isn't a very emotionally expressive actress, and The Forest does her no favors by saddling her with Taylor Kinney as a co-star, an actor who radiates insincerity. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
1/10 9% Point Break (2015) "Colossally ugly lifestyle porn, managing to make towering Alpine peaks, severely blue Mediterranean waves, and the profound greens of the Mexican jungle all look equally filthy. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
7/10 98% Mustang (2015) "There's nothing surprising in the film's aesthetic, but it's executed with admirable skill and vitality. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 94% Sicario (2015) "Immaculately made, and boasting one of 2015's greatest performances; but there is, ultimately, a limit to how artistically meaningful something so fixated on agony can possibly be. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 No Score Yet Assassin's Creed (2016) "What Creed has that puts it over Rocky is a much deeper, more special story of the relationship between resentfully fatherless Donnie and lost & lonely Rocky. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
9/10 65% Krampus (2015) "The narrow population of people who sincerely like the holidays but also enjoy making fun of them, and responds well to movie monsters has a new piece of essential seasonal viewing. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
6/10 82% The Revenant (2015) "For all that The Revenant is aggressively dour to the point of self-parody, it's exquisitely made. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 89% Bone Tomahawk (2015) "It's the definition of "not for everybody", but it's essential for the patient and adventurous horror aficionado. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
8/10 75% The Hateful Eight (2015) "Even its obvious weaknesses have the courage of their convictions, and the strengths are terrific. " ‐ Antagony & Ecstasy
Posted Jul 10, 2016
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