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Todd Jorgenson

Todd Jorgenson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
20% Austin Found (2017) ... struggles to generate much emotional investment in its off-putting characters or their plight.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
75% The Wrong Light (2017) If only some manipulative filmmaking hadn't gotten in the way, this documentary exposing the unethical tactics of a Thailand charity could have been more impactful.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
93% Swallows and Amazons (2017) Celebrating childhood innocence and the power of imagination, this old-fashioned charmer might ultimately appeal more to nostalgic adults than kids in the social-media age.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
89% Lost in Paris (Paris pieds nus) (2017) Slight but amusing, the innocuous film takes advantage of its surroundings, highlighted by a throwback style of slapstick and vaudeville-style comedy accompanied by a charming dose of romantic whimsy.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
91% Lady Macbeth (2017) ... an uneven exploration of gender politics and socioeconomic class, but Pugh is a powerhouse.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
17% Blind (2017) A noteworthy cast is squandered in this woefully absurd redemption story.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
50% Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait (2017) Perhaps Schnabel could have assembled a more revealing look at his own life.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
44% Saban's Power Rangers (2017) This transparent attempt to launch a franchise is visually ambitious, although with that comes a tendency to take itself way too seriously in an effort to justify the big-budget spectacle.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
43% Song to Song (2017) While scattered sequences are powerful, especially when paired with a diverse array of musical selections, the cumulative impact is muddled.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
36% Wolves (2017) On the basketball court, this gritty drama has some scoring ability. But off the court, it's an unconvincing mess of clichés.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
0% The Institute (2017) The tedious film traverses familiar lurid territory involving resourceful heroines and corrupt doctors.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
68% The Journey (2017) Although narrative contrivances seem to oversimplify the specifics, both lead actors bring depth and complexity to their roles.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
17% 2:22 (2017) The many contrivances diminish the potential for emotional investment in the characters - or figuring out what's happening to them and why.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
100% Swim Team (2017) It's easy to root for the inspirational youngsters, whose moving stories just might change your perspective regarding inclusion and disabilities.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
75% The Little Hours (2017) The subversive script deserves credit for audacity, yet the outrageous laughs start to wear thin well before the finish. ‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
50% Hickok (2017) Despite some stylish shootouts, this mildly compelling if haphazardly assembled oater lacks historical context and fires too many narrative blanks.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
100% City of Ghosts (2017) The powerful film is a tribute to their work, but also provides new insight into the Syrian conflict and explores the evolution of activism and journalism in the social-media age.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
89% A Ghost Story (2017) Even when it's difficult to grasp exactly what it's trying to say in some of its more head-scratching segments, the film commands appreciation for its vision and audacity. You might not see ghosts the same way again.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
0% Ripped (2017) Besides its prominent on-screen presence, marijuana also likely played a significant role in the conception of this low-brow comedy.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
91% In Pursuit of Silence (2017) Although the pace is deliberate, those in the right mindset should appreciate a film that doesn't need to speak to get its point across.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
44% The Bad Batch (2017) Despite its stylish originality, the overall impact is more tedious than suspenseful.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
98% The Big Sick (2017) This heartfelt and frequently hilarious comedy provides a vibrant and life-affirming twist on familiar themes about immigration, cultural traditions, romantic entanglements and fledgling comedians.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
94% Baby Driver (2017) Visually inventive and meticulously edited, it's as much a showcase for its characters on four wheels as those with two legs, providing a visceral excitement while toying with clichés.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
72% 13 Minutes (Elser) (2017) Considering its true-life source material, the film's structure mutes its suspense with intermittently compelling flashbacks.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
53% The Skyjacker's Tale (2017) ... capably examines the ethical complexities of Ali's actions and their broader ramifications, which still resonate today.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
84% Pop Aye (2017) The sharply observed screenplay adeptly balances gentle humor and poignancy in a contemplative examination of loneliness, aging, mortality and regret.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
18% The House (2017) ... a thin and uninspired suburban satire that's more obnoxious than amusing.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
61% Despicable Me 3 (2017) Despite some amusing sight gags and one-liners, the screenplay is uninspired and mostly reliant on old tricks.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
78% The Beguiled (2017) The film is a dazzling technical achievement, featuring evocative period sets and costumes complemented by a haunting music score that helps to heighten the suspense.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2017
22% 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
53% 47 Meters Down (2017) Such depth is lacking in this shallow thriller.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2017
67% 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
64% 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
83% 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
76% 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
78% 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
44% 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
77% 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
83% Risk (2017) The film captures some impressively candid footage.‐ Cinemalogue.com
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
87% 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
49% 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
85% 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