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Travis Hopson

Travis Hopson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 92% To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018) ...doesn't set out to break the mold, but by staying true to its characters and the mixed-up feelings of youth, it improves on what so many films before it have gotten wrong.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
2.5/5 20% Mile 22 (2018) When you've got the physical talents of Wahlberg, Rousey, and Uwais the gameplan should be a no-brainer. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
3.5/5 84% Alpha (2018) Alpha has all of the heart-tugging moments we expect from a story about a boy and his favorite pet. But there's also a tremendous amount of grit and dirt under its nails...‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2018
4/5 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) ...you don't have to be Asian to find so much of this storyrelatable, funny, and gorgeous to watch unfold.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2018
3.5/5 48% The Meg (2018) It's a Statham movie, one in which the most ferocious predator in the movie is him and not the computer-generated beastie. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
3.5/5 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Lee uses this bizarre, racially-charged story from yesterday to paint a picture of the common presence of racism today. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
3/5 82% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) There's a lot more story that could have been told, and so much about The Miseducation of Cameron Post is done well that you wish Akhavan had taken the time to tell it. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
3.5/5 100% Night Comes On (2018) This is a hard movie, unflinching and real, but told with sensitivity and care, aided by a terrific lead performance.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
4/5 83% Puzzle (2018) Puzzle is a quiet wonder, one of those little films that comes out each year and leaves an indelible mark‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
4/5 70% Christopher Robin (2018) ...a honey pot of a film that fans of Pooh are going to adore.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
3/5 19% The Darkest Minds (2018) There's no attempt to break the genre mold here; The Darkest Minds all but embraces its obvious influences.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
2.5/5 45% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) Mila Kunis is overshadowed not only by the occasionally blood-curdling R-rated violence, but by her immensely funny co-star, Kate McKinnon. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2018
4/5 98% Eighth Grade (2018) Burnham'sEighth Gradeis the most realistic depiction of those awkward middle school years ever on the big screen.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2018
2.5/5 61% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) The laughs are feeble, but the animation by Genndy Tartakovsky is beautiful, angular magic. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
3/5 48% Skyscraper (2018) Skyscraper isn't going to win anybody over with ingenuity, but for pure, dumb fun it should suffice.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
2.5/5 30% Shock and Awe (2018) ...the fire is missing and we're left wondering what happened to the impassioned director of A Few Good Men and The American President?‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
3/5 52% The First Purge (2018) No matter where you fall on the ideological spectrum, The First Purge will scratch your itch for politically-charged ultra-violence. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018
3/5 64% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) The Sicario story is broadened in a sequel that feels a little too much like an attempted franchise starter, but still has enough of the cynicism, moral decay, and tense action of the first film.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
3/5 51% Boundaries (2018) A film full of quirky characters, clichés, and metaphors galore, Boundaries clearly isn't trying to reinvent the wheel.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
3.5/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) What the film does best, though, is entertain us with a kinetic romp through the Marvel Cinematic Universe without being held down by it.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
1/5 10% Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018) ...brings Stallone back for a story that draws only loose connections to the original.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
2.5/5 53% Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018) It should come as no surprise Mackenzie Davis is the best thing aboutIzzy Gets the F*ck Across Town, a lopsided, punk rock road trip movie without much road.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
3/5 51% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) To paraphrase the great and recently-returned Ian Malcolm, "Retread finds a way."‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
0/5 7% China Salesman (2018) I'm fairly certain China Salesman is little more than a propaganda piece disguised to infiltrate us through an American action flick. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
3.5/5 55% Tag (2018) If all you get out of it is laughing at their many pratfalls, that will be enough to make this a game worth playing.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
4/5 93% Incredibles 2 (2018) Pixar, ever able to roll with the punches and make movies that are timely yet timeless, has punched through the glut of comic book movies.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
3.5/5 90% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Hearts Beat Loud is like a mini playlist of comfort tracks. It eases the mind and gives you a reason to smile.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
3.5/5 58% Hotel Artemis (2018) Hotel Artemisis a shining example of how much fun a movie about bad people can be‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
3.5/5 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) Ocean's 8, which must have a costume budget bigger than some entire productions, delivers on everything we hoped for, just from a female perspective.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
3/5 73% Adrift (2018) ...due to a cleverly-plotted script and a captivating Shailene Woodley,Adriftsails against the tide and charts a better way forward.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
3.5/5 48% How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2018) There's no simple way to categorize this maniacal misfit love story, which, like the counter-culture icons it champions, is exactly what makes it so endearing. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
3/5 42% In Darkness (2018) Flawed but with glimmers of inspiration, In Darkness will probably be remembered best for the platform it gave to Dormer...‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
4/5 94% First Reformed (2018) A searing, powerful look at the mingling of faith, politics, and activism‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 24, 2018
2.5/5 68% The Seagull (2018) ...the cast are game for modernizing the more than a century-old romantic story, but the script doesn't do much to give them any help.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
3/5 53% Book Club (2018) I'm fairly sure that's real chardonnay in those glasses, just sayin'. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
3.5/5 71% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) An entertaining and often thrilling exercise in fan service, Solo checks off all the expected boxes.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
2/5 21% Terminal (2018) ...not even Robbie and stylish visuals can prevent this film from being a retread of just about everytrope of the hitman genre. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
4.5/5 83% Deadpool 2 (2018) Bigger, badder, funnier, and more meta than ever,Deadpool 2is the overstuffed chimichanga of awesomeness we were hoping it would be.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
3.5/5 92% Revenge (2018) Revenge's story doesn't reinvent the rape/vengeance genre all by itself, it's Fargeat's choices as a filmmaker that set this film apart from the rest.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
2.5/5 38% Life of the Party (2018) McCarthy once again teams up with her director/actor husband, Ben Falcone, for what is far and away their most successful film as a pair, although to be fair the bar is so low that any application would have been accepted.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
3/5 81% The Escape (2018) Gemma Arterton excels as a shattered mother of two in Savage's absorbing and uncompromising film‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 9, 2018
3/5 53% Bad Samaritan (2018) Tennant's maddening, balls-to-the-wall performance is the chief reason to see Bad Samaritan‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 4, 2018
4/5 86% Tully (2018) Turns out Furiosa had it pretty easy compared to the rigors of modern parenting, but Theron's fierce performance and Cody's witty script will have you believing she can overcome anything.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted May 2, 2018
3/5 11% Kings (2018) while it deserves criticism for being wildly unfocused and messy, ...it's when Kings slows down that Erguven best captures civil unrest with brutal honesty. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
4/5 85% Disobedience (2018) Disobedience makes a seductive and impassioned case for greater sexual freedom and female autonomy, but never devalues those who have chosen a different path. ‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
4/5 83% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) This movie completely, utterly, belongs to Josh Brolin's warmongering villain Thanos.‐ Punch Drunk Critics
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
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 69% 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 37% 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