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Travis Hopson

Travis Hopson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 97% The Rider (2018) A moving and sensitive look at wounded masculinity in America's heartland...‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2018
2.5/5 72% Wildling (2018) ...generic, forgettable, and without claws. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2018
2.5/5 34% I Feel Pretty (2018) Despite some laugh-out-loud physical humor from Schumer and bizarre performance by Michelle Williams, the film is too shallow and misdirected to be given a free pass.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2018
3/5 35% An Ordinary Man (2018) But this is Kingsley's show, he launches from rant to rant like a cannon's fusillade, only allowing himself one or two scant moments of subtlety. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2018
2/5 19% Submergence (2018) ...the film lacks everything we used to love about Wenders' early work. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
4/5 83% Borg Vs. McEnroe (2018) Shia LaBeouf is almost too perfect for the role of McEnroe, given his occasionally explosive demeanor and headline-grabbing antics that distract from his natural ability. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
0/5 12% Aardvark (2018) It's hard to get me to dislike anything with Jenny Slate in it, but writer/director Brian Shoaf has pulled it off with stunning efficiency. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
3.5/5 50% Rampage (2018) It's got The Rock saving the world from giant flying wolves. What in the Hell could ever be wrong with that? ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
3.5/5 41% Marrowbone (2018) Sanchez ratchets up the dread with surgical precision until it's almost unbearable, while telling a haunting coming-of-age story about first love and family loyalty. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
4/5 95% A Quiet Place (2018) He deploys sound like a master, freaking us out not with loud bangs but with deathly quiet in the face of terror. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2018
3.5/5 77% Chappaquiddick (2018) This is a film about power, and how being born with the right name can be enough to reshape reality. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2018
3/5 82% Blockers (2018) Blockers, despite its raunch and butt-chugging hijinks, manages to be progressive in its politics, smart in its gender-swapping humor, and hilarious for introducing John Cena as the most uncool dad since Eugene Levy in American Pie. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2018
3.5/5 73% Ready Player One (2018) Ready Player One is a movie designed to be embraced by the geekiest among us, and on that level it earns a high score.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
3.5/5 43% Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) I think the biggest surprise for some will be how little Del Toro is missed.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
4/5 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) ...it's through animation that Anderson reveals his truest heart and imaginative spirit, whether it be Fantastic Mr. Fox or his latest, Isle of Dogs, which may go down as a career best. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
1/5 20% Sherlock Gnomes (2018) It feels like an afterthought, and the characters we liked before are also treated like afterthoughts.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
2.5/5 51% Submission (2018) ...viewers will most likely overlook the strong performances by stars Stanley Tucci and Addison Timlin and instead focus on the wasted opportunity to say something important about this moment in our time. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
3/5 22% 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) 7 Days in Entebbe feels authentic in just about every way, but doesn't always inspire strong feelings towards any particular aspect. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
3.5/5 79% I Kill Giants (2018) ...we're looking at a great moment for girls everywhere to find warrior protagonists they can look up to, and perhaps see something of themselves in. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
4/5 92% Love, Simon (2018) ...among the best representations of a gay love story depicted on screen.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
3/5 49% Tomb Raider (2018) Vikander makes Lara Croft cool again after The Cradle of Life nearly ruined her.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2018
3.5/5 52% Flower (2018) Deutch's presence is undeniable and irresistible, forcing us to love a character that other actresses would struggle to find redeeming qualities in. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
3.5/5 37% The Strangers: Prey At Night (2018) Here's hoping we don't have to wait another ten years for The Strangers to go hunting again.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
3.5/5 86% Thoroughbreds (2018) A film full of twisted, despicable characters and savage wit...‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2018
2.5/5 39% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) ... the film, for all of its wondrous visuals and good intentions, never takes off and soars the way we keep hoping it will.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
2/5 17% Death Wish (2018) As expected, the film is as tone deaf as expected, but so much else is wrong with it that audiences may be too busy laughing to notice.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2018
4/5 96% Foxtrot (2018) Surreal imagery and unrelenting sorrow make for a powerful combination, with Foxtrot hitting on some intense emotional truths about the enduring cost of war. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2018
3.5/5 57% The Boy Downstairs (2018) The combination of Brooks' sharp writing and ear for dialogue with Mamet's neurotic charms is why The Boy Downstairs is such a surprising treat.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
2/5 15% Mute (2018) If anything, Mute serves as a reminder that some dream projects should remain on the shelf. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
3.5/5 82% Game Night (2018) Game Night has the charm and definitely the players to be a real winner for those willing to roll the dice. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
4/5 87% Annihilation (2018) Gorgeous, unnerving, and utterly brilliant, Annihilation will scare the crap out of you just as much as it will make you think. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
3/5 47% Red Sparrow (2018) Lawrence gives a performance that is sexy and as complex as she can make it, but we leave thinking there was more about Dominika that could have been explored.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2018
4/5 96% Black Panther (2018) Black Panther proves that you can make a movie that is significant to the black audience, and just a damn good superhero movie that everyone can enjoy.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2018
1/5 69% Golden Exits (2018) Golden Exits is 90-minutes but it feels like three torturous hours...‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2018
3/5 13% Fifty Shades Freed (2018) While still wildly improbable and unintentionally funny more often than not, this third chapter finally gives Ana a voice in this relationship other than to call out her safe word. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
2/5 8% Basmati Blues (2018) ...the dreadful Bollywood meets Wilson Phillips music video nobody asked for and certainly don't need. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
3/5 71% Permission (2018) Permission succeeds in the small, heartfelt moments shared between Will and Anna, but their dating escapes are never quite as engaging. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2018
4/5 94% A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (2018) Sebstian Lelio's mesmerizing, humanistic, spot-on A Fantastic Woman, which heralds the arrival of trans actress Daniela Vega to the big stage. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2018
3/5 75% Braven (2018) here isn't a ton that you'll find original about Braven, but if you like Momoa when he plays a man pushed past the breaking point, then this is worth your time.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2018
1.5/5 42% Ophelia (2018) Opheliais both hopelessly beholden to Shakespeare and yet unwilling to completely break free from it.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
2.5/5 50% Burden (2018) The short hand for this movie could read as such: "KKK member finds a better way thanks to the love of a good white woman."‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
3.5/5 91% Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018) The bar has been raised forKickboxer: Retaliation, this time directed by the previous film's writer/producer, Dimitri Logothetis, and it shatters the bar with a leaping Van Damme spin kick‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
3.5/5 42% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) ...The Death Cure continually moves at a brisk space and has an impressive sense of scale, two things the first movie excelled at.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
3/5 100% Leave No Trace (2018) While certain aspects ofLeave No Traceremain inscrutable, what's undeniable is the hopefulness Granik finds in those who live off the grid.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
3/5 79% Damsel (2018) It's not a comedy classic like Mel Brooks' film, and certainly its examination of the pityless Old West frontier are much darker.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2018
3.5/5 95% Bodied (2017) The battle raps are the constant highlight, with Kahn's energetic camera whirling around the battlefield, weaving in and out of the hyped onlookers. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018
4/5 77% Assassination Nation (2018) Smart, provocative, and timely, Assassination Nation has the potential to cause shockwaves, while also just being a blast to watch.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018
3.5/5 81% I Think We're Alone Now (2018) I Think We're Alone Now sadly doesn't include the Tiffany track we all associate with that title, a misstep I hope Morano corrects at some point. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018
3/5 78% Beirut (2018) Beirut could be the start of a comeback for this old school genre, one that Gilroy himself helped usher into oblivion with his Jason Bourne screenplays‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018
3/5 94% Private Life (2018) While the ups and downs of the fertilization procedures is repetitive, the fully-formed characters portrayed by Giamatti and Hahn are the kind we don't get in very many mainstream movies.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018