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Todd Jorgenson

Todd Jorgenson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
37% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) Given the constant bickering and contrived conflict, none of the characters seem to like one another, and the audience quickly understands why.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
25% The Wilde Wedding (2017) An esteemed ensemble cast is squandered in this lackluster romantic comedy.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
30% Rebel in the Rye (2017) ... provides only mild insight into Salinger's artistic process, and salutes his tormented brilliance without offering much depth beyond the mystique.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
0% The Show (2017) There's plenty of emotion but precious little sense packed into this acerbic media satire that winds up more heavy-handed than provocative.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
17% Woodshock (2017) There are excessive shots of people sleeping in this lugubrious meditation on grief, and some moviegoers might join them.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
95% Stronger (2017) By digging beneath the headlines, it's an intimate yet uplifting character study that conveys gritty authenticity rather than settling for sentimentality or cheap catharsis.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
50% Last Rampage (2017) Patrick's performance as a manipulative, scripture-quoting sociopath rises above the formula.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
81% The King's Choice (2017) ... capably provides a broad overview of a pivotal chapter in European history.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
19% Friend Request (2017) Feeling outdated and lacking genuine frights for genre aficionados, this is an easy choice to unfriend.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
49% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) This sequel ratchets up the technical bravado and the stunt casting within its globetrotting tale of espionage, while forgetting to incorporate a compelling story worthy of advancing the fledgling franchise.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
67% The Challenge (2017) ... provides an immersive and fascinating look at a subculture of modern excesses clashing with cultural and spiritual traditions.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
59% 6 Days (2017) ... manages some tense moments and mild intrigue, yet it never allows much room for character development along the way.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
61% Lemon (2017) Although there are some scattered deadpan laughs, the film prefers to mock rather than offer a shred of sympathy to Isaac over his painfully awkward romantic travails.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
No Score Yet Vengeance: A Love Story (2017) By now, Nicolas Cage can practically sleepwalk through these types of generic vigilante roles.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
96% Rat Film (2017) Perhaps the world wasn't clamoring for a documentary about the history of rat control in Baltimore, but this offbeat cinematic essay is hardly a pest.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
100% In Search of Fellini (2017) Cinephiles should appreciate this nostalgic coming-of-age drama that finds its own modest niche while capturing the spirit of the legendary Italian filmmaker.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
72% Dayveon (2017) ... offers a raw yet sincere portrait of adolescence, with a firm grasp on its characters and setting.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
82% Brad's Status (2017) Watching a contemporary misanthrope wallow in self-pity and regret isn't as depressing as it sounds in this incisive and well-acted character study‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
34% American Assassin (2017) The obligatory twists and plot mechanics feel inauthentic and cause the excitement to dwindle.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
68% mother! (2017) ... admirably tries to inject moral complexity into a familiar scenario, but overall is more pretentious than provocative.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
74% Shot Caller (2017) Some compelling sequences chronicling brutal prison life can't compensate for the film's logically dubious premise and subsequently lazy plotting.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
91% Marjorie Prime (2017) ... a low-key meditation on grief and the power of memories that winds up feeling more manipulative than sincere.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
92% Gook (2017) Although it's rough around the edges, the expected low-budget trappings work mostly to the benefit of this gritty and evocative drama.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
83% Patti Cake$ (2017) ... brandishes a confident style and attitude, managing broad-based appeal that transcends cultural backgrounds and musical tastes.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
85% Polina (Polina, danser sa vie) (2017) The deliberately paced film finds its footing in the abundant dance sequences that encapsulate the artistic spirit driving the inner conflict of its protagonist.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
52% England Is Mine (2017) As it capably chronicles Morrissey's artistic process and the influential cultural backdrop, the film shortchanges everyone on the music. The result feels out of tune.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
93% Clash (Eshtebak) (2017) While there's not much room for character development amid the chaos, the unsettling film is provocative without resorting to heavy-handed contrivances.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
43% Bushwick (2017) ... an impressive technical achievement dragged down by a script that doesn't achieve the intended emotional resonance, either for its characters or for its topical but heavy-handed political message.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
82% Beach Rats (2017) ... conveys a raw authenticity for its characters and setting, while newcomer Dickinson finds depth and complexity in a protagonist whose sympathetic qualities are sometimes elusive.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
85% Ingrid Goes West (2017) Some amusing character-driven moments and deadpan cynicism help cover for a lack of depth in the screenplay that tends to be more muddled than provocative.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
99% Whose Streets? (2017) Its topical relevance is almost startling, yet the effectiveness of this provocative documentary is about more than simple good timing.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
78% Brigsby Bear (2017) This odd mix of domestic drama and quirky coming-of-age comedy is a charming tribute to nostalgia, individuality and the power of imagination.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
76% Crown Heights (2017) ... recognizes that the value in telling Colin's story is about more than a happy ending. And likewise, it realizes that the bigger picture dictates celebrating a positive outcome with only tempered optimism toward the future.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
71% Viceroy's House (2017) ... can't grasp a consistent tone in its melodramatic depiction of true events.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
26% The Vault (2017) This low-budget combination of heist thriller and horror saga might have an intriguing concept, but lacks the narrative dexterity that a successful genre mashup requires.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
0% The Layover (2017) It's impossible to suspend your disbelief to the level required by this crude and tasteless farce, which strains to be hip yet has an equally contemptuous view of both its characters and its audience.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
30% I Do... Until I Don't (2017) Bell's script, which becomes too chaotic and cluttered in weaving together its storylines, features some scattered laughs but not much authenticity or insight into contemporary relationships.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
42% Goon: Last of the Enforcers (2017) ... retains only a fraction of the crude charm and offbeat originality of its predecessor.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
31% A Boy Called Po (2017) While overflowing with good intentions, this woefully contrived drama tackles autism, bullying, single parenting and the grieving process without providing sufficient insight into any of them.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
24% Unlocked (2017) ... jettisons any gritty real-world grounding in favor of preposterous ticking-clock thriller clichés, stereotypical characters, wild conspiracy theories, and standard-issue action sequences.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
70% The Unknown Girl (La fille inconnue) (2017) ... a powerful and perceptive character study about obsession, guilt and socioeconomic despair.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
100% Trophy (2017) ... conveys compassion for the animals without passing judgment on the humans who kill them for sport. It's timely and provocative.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
93% School Life (2017) Using an observational verite style, the film manages to pay tribute to its subjects without turning preachy or sentimental.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
18% Rememory (2017) The stylish touches are undermined by the contrivances, which bury the gimmicky sci-fi elements in favor of manipulative melodrama about the value of preserving memories.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
0% Gun Shy (2017) This lackluster comic thriller never matches the over-the-top enthusiasm of its star.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
76% The Limehouse Golem (2017) Some stylish visual flourishes elevate an otherwise muddled murder mystery in this grisly and evocative period piece.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
45% The Good Catholic (2017) ... deliberately paced drama that likely won't generate much interest beyond the faithful.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
7% Fallen (2017) ... bogs down in melodramatic brooding and supernatural nonsense without establishing much reason for emotional investment. But hey, at least everyone is pretty.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
33% Home Again (2017) Not much feels authentic about this predictable sitcom-level romantic comedy masquerading as a heartfelt female-empowerment saga.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
57% Strange Weather (2017) ... a heartfelt and modestly poignant examination of maternal grief, yet it's consistently undermined by plot mechanics and clichés.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017