Travis Hopson

Travis Hopson
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.5/5 30% Wonder Park (2019) ...colorful and heavy in lessons for kids to follow, but lacking in the imagination it aims to inspire. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019
3.5/5 96% Gloria Bell (2019) Practically a shot-for-shot remake, Lelio's film has only one thing going for it to justify its existence, and that, of course, is Julianne Moore. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019
2.5/5 33% Mapplethorpe (2019) It's a waste of a terrifically seductive performance by Smith, who captures Mapplethorpe's enigmatic presence and arrogance. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
4/5 79% Captain Marvel (2019) In short, Captain Marvel is a blast. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
2.5/5 54% Greta (2019) Huppert's unhinged performance in Neil Jordan's Fatal Attraction-esque thriller is so much fun it nearly overshadows how generic everything else is. Nearly. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2019
3.5/5 91% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) You won't want to say goodbye to these characters we've loved for so long, but you'll be happy with where they are headed. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2019
3/5 77% Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben) (2019) The pieces don't all come together as they should, despite a game cast led by husband and wife duo of Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2019
3.5/5 67% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Happy Death Day 2Uisn't really a horror movie, it's pretty much anything and everything. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
2.5/5 70% Lords of Chaos (2019) It's just odd for Akerlund, a former member of Swedish Black Metal band Bathory, to put so little focus on Mayhem's value musically. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
3/5 69% Isn't It Romantic (2019) But what's charming about the feel-good rom-com Isn't It Romantic is how the genre is satirized in a way that is fun and respectful to those who still want a good old-fashioned love story. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
3/5 75% The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot (2019) The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot is not the movie you're expecting. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
3/5 86% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) While everything may not be awesome you're still likely to come away with a new upbeat track stuck in your head. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
3.5/5 60% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) The battles are unrestrained and eye-popping, looking more like an episode ofDragonball Zthan the live-action movie ever did. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
3.5/5 71% Piercing (2019) What unfolds in Pesce's brisk nail-biter is a psycho-sexual power play in which the roles of victim and hunter constantly shift. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
2.5/5 60% Official Secrets (2019) Official Secretsfails to present this topic in a cinematically pleasing way, despite an all-star cast. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
4/5 100% The Farewell (2019) The Farewellis a movie full of unique insights on family and what it means in different parts of the world. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
3/5 91% Little Monsters (2019) You'll never get Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" out of your head after this - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
1.5/5 57% Wounds (2019) ...laughably ludicrous and not for a good reason. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
3.5/5 92% Fighting with My Family (2019) Fighting With My Familymay take a familiar path to championship gold, but it still lays the smackdown on you emotionally - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
2.5/5 64% Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) Berlinger's movie doesn't have much going for it other than a charismatic, perfectly-cast lead. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
1/5 No Score Yet Behaving Badly (2014) It's the kind of film where one can sense writer/director Tim Garrick throwing in every half-assed idea he can think of in hopes something works, but when nothing does turning up the raunch is his only fall-back plan. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
4/5 94% The Report (2019) The Reportmoves entirely on the momentum of Driver's performance, capturing Daniel's dogged drive and incorruptible morality. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
3/5 65% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) While the film offers some gory fun for those looking for a high-endFinal Destination, those expecting more will find the paints have run a bit dry. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet The Sunlit Night (2019) A love story as dim as the Norwegian sun is beaming. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
3.5/5 85% I Am Mother (2019) I Am Motherintroduces us to one of the most unique cinematic androids in recent memory - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
3.5/5 76% Late Night (2019) If it were an actual late night talk show,Late Nightwould be ratings gold. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
3.5/5 100% Honey Boy (2019) Hopefully, people will seeHoney Boyas a continuation of LaBeouf's evolution into the serious actor he always had the potential to be. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
2.5/5 71% Troop Zero (2019) Try not to overdose on the saccharine sweetness of this peculiar romp. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
3.5/5 58% After the Wedding (2019) The decision to swap the major roles from male to female has yielded unexpected rewards. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
67% Native Son (2019) ...removes crucial context and motivation, leaving this Bigger Thomas uninteresting and unfathomable. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
3/5 89% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) An old-fashioned and enjoyable movie made for kids, it relies heavily on Cornish's clear enthusiasm for the material and the charm of his young cast. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
2.5/5 14% An Acceptable Loss (2019) But there's room for a bigger discussion there, between two powerful women engaged in what is largely seen as a man's field, while Curtis and Sumpter are both extremely passionate in their few exchanges. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2019
3/5 92% Cold War (Zimna wojna) (2018) Much like Ida, the film is shot in gorgeous black & white by cinematographer Lukasz Zal, giving the feel you're watching some piece of history passed on across generations. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
3/5 37% Glass (2019) ...while it certainly has cracks, Glass does not completely shatter under its own thematic weight. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
3.5/5 72% Destroyer (2018) Any hour-long cop drama offers up the same shi**y personal details that Erin suffers through, but Kidman has us gripped from the moment she first appears on screen. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
3.5/5 41% The Upside (2019) I'm not sure The Upside has the international appeal Intouchables did, but the improvements made and the easy chemistry between Cranston and Hart, should make it a sure-fire hit here in the States. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
2/5 10% Holmes and Watson (2018) Holmes & Watson is a good idea that, sadly, writer/director Etan Cohen doesn't have a clue what to do with. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2018
3/5 95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) ...the film has all of Jenkins' polished craft, but it makes for a questionable fit with the author's prose and message. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2018
3/5 73% On the Basis of Sex (2019) As a companion piece to the illuminating documentary RBG it will suffice, but you can't help wanting it to be as remarkable as its subject. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2018
3.5/5 62% Bird Box (2018) ...a film has thrills to spare, even if it borrows from a lot of familiar sources to make them happen. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2018
2.5/5 32% Welcome to Marwen (2018) Welcome to Marwen is never dull and the actors involved are game to make Mark Hogancamp's story as authentic as they can with a director who doesn't value authenticity. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
3.5/5 66% Vice (2018) McKay's biting wit has its ups and downs but in general the more directly it attacks Cheney, the better. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2018
4/5 65% Aquaman (2018) As deeply entertaining as Aquaman proves to be, its full potential hasn't even begun to break the surface. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
4/5 79% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Mary Poppins Returns is a film that probably shouldn't exist, but we should all be thankful that it does. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
2.5/5 26% Mortal Engines (2018) Mortal Engines is not boring to look at in the least, but none of that matters if the characters aren't interesting enough to keep this juggernaut's engine going. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2018
4/5 63% Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Mary Queen of Scots shows a ferocity to match its two regal subjects. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
4/5 93% Bumblebee (2018) It takes all of 30 seconds into Bumblebee for it to be the best live-action Transformers movie. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
4/5 81% Ben is Back (2018) Ben is Back explores the devastating impact of drug addiction on a family while also being an entertaining, insightful film with pulse-quickening surprises. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
3/5 59% Vox Lux (2018) Portman is such a magnetic, commanding presence that Vox Lux is better every moment she's on screen. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
3.5/5 78% Anna and the Apocalypse (2018) Anna and the Apocalypse has a chance to be both a cult favorite and an annual holiday tradition. - Punch Drunk Critics EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018