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Todd Jorgenson

Todd Jorgenson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
0% Drone (2017) The topicality and moral complexity in this thriller about intelligence leaks and the war on terror is undermined by its preposterous plot twists.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
29% A Dog's Purpose (2017) It's a movie by dog lovers, for dog lovers, that's more concerned with being cute and cuddly than providing any meaningful insight or substance.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
97% The Survivalist (2017) This deliberately paced post-apocalyptic thriller rewards patience with a character-based approach that gradually builds suspense.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
86% Radio Dreams (2016) The uneven but amusing script celebrates the unifying powers of art and culture while layering such observations with sociopolitical context.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
87% The Lovers (2017) It's not the best date movie in the world, but this sharply observed and well-acted drama about a philandering suburban couple provides an intimate and insightful glimpse into contemporary relationships.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
72% The Commune (Kollektivet) (2017) Considering its title, the film needs more supporting character development to flesh out its central domestic drama.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
86% Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2017) ... invites cynicism and conspiracy theories regarding the injustice of it all, yet James keeps his focus on the kind-hearted people behind the scenes. ‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
74% Wakefield (2017) Cranston earns sympathy through a performance rich in emotional depth and moral complexity.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
47% Everything, Everything (2017) What starts out as a reasonably fresh take on stories about debilitating illnesses and unrequited young love winds up as a heavy-handed melodrama that lacks the courage to follow through on its convictions.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
80% Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation (2017) ... concentrates too heavily on game footage at the expense of context, yet it conveys a positive message while allowing viewers to appreciate the sport and its unique history.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
No Score Yet 96 Souls (2017) It might someday achieve cult-favorite status among so-bad-it's-good aficionados.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
42% Black Butterfly (2017) It's modestly compelling for a while, with some solid genre touches, before the screenplay flies off the rails in the second half as the twists become more implausible.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
76% Berlin Syndrome (2017) This stylish cautionary tale about foreigners in strange lands manages to generate consistent suspense within an intriguing moral framework while avoiding genre pitfalls.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
19% Baywatch (2017) ... drowns in its convoluted and melodramatic storyline, apparently unaware that that's not what we came to see.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
34% The Last Word (2017) A powerhouse performance by Shirley MacLaine is the only reason to get anywhere near this otherwise sappy and predictable vehicle about aging and redemption.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
64% Carrie Pilby (2017) Carrie needs a better movie, but Powley finds just enough authenticity amid the minefield of narrative contrivances to make the film worthwhile.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
78% Chuck (2017) Schreiber is terrific, and the film employs a gritty and evocative throwback visual style. ‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
86% The Wedding Plan (2017) There's a fresh approach to familiar material that drives this modest Israeli romantic comedy, even if the overall impact is forgettable.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
58% Urban Hymn (2017) The strong performances are compromised by a crowd-pleasing approach that feels more sanitized than authentically gritty‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
71% Tracktown (2017) The breezy film can't quite go the distance with its string of earnest platitudes and distracting contrivances.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
59% Paris Can Wait (Bonjour Anne) (2017) Lane's endearing performance conveys an open-minded curiosity that resonates with moviegoers.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
37% Snatched (2017) ... doesn't play to the strengths of either of its multitalented stars.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
30% 3 Generations (2017) ... aspires to be both heartfelt and provocative, yet its melodramatic approach just scratches the surface of its relevant subject matter.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
65% Take Me (2017) ... features enough playful twists to keep you guessing until the end, although the banter becomes tiresome and the emotional investment dwindles as the thin concept is stretched to feature length.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
51% The Dinner (2017) As the story veers in unexpected directions and confronts its moral complexities head-on, the actors add depth amid the bickering and posturing.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
81% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) ... a functional enterprise that seems content more to repeat the accomplishments of its predecessor rather than to branch out in ambitious new directions‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
73% The Other Half (2017) Despite some strong performances and a heartfelt sincerity, this muddled romance feels familiar.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
79% Personal Shopper (2017) There's a lot to digest, and the film's atmospheric ambiguity can be frustrating. Still, Stewart balances strength and vulnerability and garners sympathy for her character's plight.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
0% All Nighter (2017) As with many all-nighters, the evening starts with some good-natured shenanigans and devolves into behavior we'd rather forget.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
No Score Yet Walk of Fame (2017) Totally out of touch with reality and comic taste.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
85% The Transfiguration (2017) ... struggles to find a balance between a contemporary vampire saga and a tender coming-of-age drama‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
46% The Ticket (2017) While well-intentioned and intriguing on the surface, the film winds up indulging in some of the same superficiality it cautions against.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
16% Mine (2017) ... becomes repetitive and increasingly far-fetched, which diminishes the topical relevance of the material.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
79% Colossal (2017) The highly uneven film at least deserves credit for subversive ambition, toying with clichés and expectations even if its mash-up of monster movie and romantic comedy doesn't always work on an emotional level.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
16% Queen of the Desert (2017) ... offers a half-hearted examination of colonialism and pre-war British foreign policy, although much of the context becomes lost in a film that turns rambling and tedious when it should be at its most suspenseful.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
65% Gifted (2017) ... a heartfelt but manipulative tearjerker that never digs into the various moral dilemmas at its core with much sincerity or authenticity.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
46% Going in Style (2017) This lackluster if good-natured remake clearly targets an older demographic that might find the jokes nostalgic instead of stale.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
66% Tommy's Honour (2017) Golf aficionados tend to appreciate tradition more than most, yet this biopic about a Scottish father-son duo that helped shape the sport's early days doesn't require putting proficiency to be enjoyed. ‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
93% A Quiet Passion (2017) ... deliberately paced but rewards patience as it captures Dickinson's sardonic wit while chronicling her Deep South upbringing during the Civil War, and melancholy adulthood filled with physical and psychological turmoil.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
50% The Outcasts (2017) This innocuous, mildly amusing wish-fulfillment fantasy comes right off the assembly line of this unfortunate subgenre, destined to bore even the least discriminating teens with its aggressive barrage of clichés and stereotypes.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
100% Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2016) While it never really takes off, this documentary makes a worthwhile effort to pay tribute to those behind the scenes of the Apollo space missions and their lasting impact on the American space program.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
92% Finding Oscar (2017) The subject matter of this informative and intriguing documentary makes it difficult to watch at times, but also worthwhile.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
87% Their Finest (2017) The modest insight into the period is overwhelmed by sentimentality.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
88% The Lost City of Z (2017) The film is sumptuously shot in a way that makes the lush setting both sprawling and intimate, and a timeless source both of calm and danger.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
67% Free Fire (2017) Enjoy watching the bullets fly early and often in what essentially amounts to one long, bloody shootout in a single location.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
26% Unforgettable (2017) ... feels like a run-of-the-mill cable television potboiler about vengeful affluent housewives that's devoid of subtlety and surprise.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
48% The Promise (2017) Considering its worthwhile subject matter, the film feels like a missed opportunity, preferring to offer sledgehammer examples of heroism and sacrifice - even suggested by the altruistic title - that feel more contrived than convincing.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
28% Voice from the Stone (2017) There's little substance beneath the atmospheric surface of this slow-burning thriller.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
21% Rupture (2017) ... more pretentious than suspenseful, filled with derivative contrivances that compromise much of the intrigue and originality in the unsettling concept.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017
87% One Week and a Day (Shavua ve Yom) (2017) ... captures the chaos, resentment and absurdity that comes with returning to the daily routine after a horrible tragedy.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2017