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Todd Jorgenson

Todd Jorgenson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
20% Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017) The hijinks are amusing only in small doses, and are compromised by a convoluted plot and grating narration.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
13% Kill Switch (2017) Through visual trickery and a jumbled chronology, the muddled film is structured as a puzzle about corporate greed, socioeconomic class and technological overreach that most moviegoers won't care enough to solve.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
54% 47 Meters Down (2017) Such depth is lacking in this shallow thriller.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
66% Cars 3 (2017) It seems the 11-year-hold franchise refuses to acknowledge its own platitudes about retiring with dignity.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
63% Dean (2017) Martin crafts an amusing vehicle for his usual mix of self-deprecation and social awkwardness, while also poking fun at technology, boorish millennials and other absurdities.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
15% The Mummy (2017) Once you dig beneath the slick surface, it's all quite formulaic and predictable, hardly bothering to explain the logic.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
82% Megan Leavey (2017) Like its main character, the film just isn't the same when Rex isn't around.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
75% My Cousin Rachel (2017) ... achieves a modest tension through its unsettling atmosphere, although there's a general predictability to the story that undermines the mystery and can't be erased by a few jolting twists.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
41% The Hunter's Prayer (2017) The transparent goal of this frenetic cat-and-mouse thriller is to keep the action moving so viewers don't pause to contemplate the narrative incoherence behind it.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
77% The Hero (2017) The deliberately paced film treads familiar territory yet achieves a modest emotional resonance without settling for cheap sentimentality.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
50% The Drowning (2017) The performances help to create some tension if you can buy the outlandish premise, although the character motives remain cloudy and the contrived third-act twists keep the payoff at a frustrating emotional distance.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2017
45% Ghost in the Shell (2017) This slick exercise in spectacle over substance might please fans of the source material with its evocative visual flourishes, even if newcomers will find it takes itself too seriously.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2017
73% The Sense Of An Ending (2017) What it lacks in suspense, this modest drama compensates with terrific performances and compelling character dynamics.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
82% The Exception (The Kaiser's Last Kiss) (2017) While it aims for provocative historical speculation, the bulk of the film is too absurd to generate much suspense or emotional investment.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
97% Burden (2017) Even those who dismiss Burden's art can still admire this straightforward documentary that chronicles his life and career‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
84% Risk (2017) The film captures some impressively candid footage.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
85% Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Captain Underpants) (2017) While crude humor rules the day in this animated adventure, there's also a good-natured playfulness that provides some solid laughs above the belt.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
44% Vincent N Roxxy (2017) After flashing some imaginative style and attitude, this ultraviolent crime thriller devolves into a routine tale of outsider romance and revenge.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
48% Churchill (2017) Cox effectively gets inside the head of his subject, even if the film's overall impact isn't especially insightful or compelling.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
84% Band Aid (2017) Whether spoken or sung, all of the film's angst-ridden millennial bickering becomes tiresome after a while.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
27% 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
30% 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
93% Radio Dreams (2017) 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
85% 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
73% 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
90% 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
49% 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
83% 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
50% 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
65% 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
79% Chuck (2017) Schreiber is terrific, and the film employs a gritty and evocative throwback visual style. ‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
84% 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
49% 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
36% 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
68% 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