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Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/4 The Lighthouse (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Eggers' moody, esoteric descent into madness is a showcase for two gifted actors at the height of their powers. EDIT
Posted Oct 19, 2019
3/4 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Never trying to be more than the kid-friendly spectacle it is, this is still a thoroughly enjoyable adventure, and unlike the first one I'm actually quite happy I gave it a look. EDIT
Posted Oct 17, 2019
2/4 Trick (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Trick isn't much of a Halloween treat, and like a sour apple stuffed with razor blades washing the bad taste of this one out of my mouth is going to be difficult to do. EDIT
Posted Oct 17, 2019
2.5/4 Gemini Man (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Gemini Man [is] a perplexing conundrum, and for a thriller about an assassin who never misses a shot this is one motion picture that has a whole lot of trouble consistently hitting the target. EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
2.5/4 Wrinkles the Clown (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Nichols knew how to hold my attention, Wrinkles the Clown a celebration of petrifying delights that had my guts twisted into unbreakable knots. EDIT
Posted Oct 6, 2019
2.5/4 Low Tide (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters If not a great movie, it's just good enough to make me curious to see what the filmmaker has up his sleeve next. More importantly, it helps make his thoughtfully meditative debut worthy of a look. EDIT
Posted Oct 5, 2019
1.5/4 Joker (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Joker wasn't for me, and even if I were to dance with the devil in the pale moonlight and have a sudden desire to see the world burn that still doesn't mean I see my opinion changing anytime soon. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2019
3/4 The Death of Dick Long (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters [For] those willing to take the plunge into the animalistically risqué unknown, The Death of Dick Long gallops to the finish line with authoritative tenacity. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2019
3/4 Abominable (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Abominable is as entertaining an animated feature as I've seen this year, audiences of all ages almost certain to thrill to its avalanche of pleasures for many years to come. EDIT
Posted Sep 27, 2019
2.5/4 Bliss (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Madison is a force of terrifying nature, her fracturing psyche a cornucopia of manic delirium that's as fascinating as it is discombobulating. EDIT
Posted Sep 27, 2019
3/4 Haunt (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Haunt ends up being a well-plotted, suitably sinister little shocker that proves to pack an agreeably malevolent little punch. EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2019
3/4 Downton Abbey (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters While Downton Abbey will undoubtedly please fans of the series more than it will newcomers to the material, this movie is nevertheless a great deal of breezy fun. EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2019
3/4 Ad Astra (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Gray is such an exquisite cinematic craftsman it's unlikely I could have torn my eyes away from the screen even if I had wanted to try and do so. EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2019
3/4 Depraved (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters A heartfelt, deftly mature 21st-century reimagining of author Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, indie auteur Larry Fessenden's Depraved is a movingly emotional monster movie that packs a pretty mean punch. EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2019
4/4 Hustlers (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Scafaria is their champion, and her movie is their celebration, and I can't wait for audiences all over the world to get the chance to see that for themselves. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019
2.5/4 The Goldfinch (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters It's possible I liked the motion picture as much as I did thanks to my affinity for Tartt's novel. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
3/4 Satanic Panic (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters [These] three women are a trio of energetic magnetism who leap off the screen, Stardust utilizing them to chant an incantation of blood, guts, friendship and feminism I openly adored. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2019
3.5/4 The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters The Peanut Butter Falcon is a distinctly American fable of resilience and perseverance that's nothing less than wonderful, this marvelous riverboat journey one I am not soon to forget. EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2019
3/4 Vita & Virginia (2018) Sara Michelle Fetters There were moments in director Chanya Button's Vita & Virginia where I felt like she had made this delicate, painfully mesmeric drama just for me. EDIT
Posted Aug 25, 2019
3.5/4 Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters A soaring testament to the human spirit, the film is an entertaining cathartic joy that never shies away from the darker emotional complications that can arise when a person sets out try and better themselves and live a healthier life. EDIT
Posted Aug 25, 2019
2.5/4 Angel Has Fallen (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Faults, flaws and all this supposedly final chapter in the adventures of Mike Banning got the job done as far as I was concerned. EDIT
Posted Aug 25, 2019
3.5/4 Ready or Not (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters This is a masterfully entertaining game of subterfuge, innuendo, romance and survival where the ultimate winners are the viewers who bought themselves a ticket to see it get played. EDIT
Posted Aug 21, 2019
1.5/4 Ode to Joy (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Ode to Joy is one strange little motion picture. EDIT
Posted Aug 21, 2019
2.5/4 Nekrotronic (2018) Sara Michelle Fetters Nekrotronic is a bizarre, fast-paced hoot, its slapdash devil-may-care storytelling dynamics oddly working for me more often than they did not. EDIT
Posted Aug 18, 2019
3.5/4 Blinded by the Light (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters It is almost as if the movie's more noticeable imperfections only end up making the feature as a whole even more infectiously intoxicating. EDIT
Posted Aug 18, 2019
2/4 The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters [While] The Angry Birds Movie 2 is a vast improvement over its predecessor...this is still one franchise that still has a long way to go if it is ever going to win me over. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
2.5/4 Good Boys (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Good Boys is pretty darn far from being a bad movie. That still doesn't mean I'm personally interested in watching it again anytime soon. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
2/4 The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters For all of the talent of its cast and crew this adaptation of Stein's best-seller stalls out on the track long before it has the chance to reach the finish line. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
3.5/4 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters I loved this movie something fierce. EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2019
2/4 Wicked Witches (2018) Sara Michelle Fetters It just doesn't cast a very memorable spell, the whole thing lacking in the type of magic that might have gotten under my skin and made this one worthwhile. EDIT
Posted Aug 9, 2019
3/4 Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Putting it simply, this is one of the most entertaining movies of the entire summer. EDIT
Posted Aug 7, 2019
3/4 Ladyworld (2018) Sara Michelle Fetters Kramer crafts an aura of unnerving apocalyptic certitude that grows in power as events progress, the final scene a breathlessly haunting coda that sent chills racing up and down my spine. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
1.5/4 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters It's a lark, a goof, a live-action cartoon, the final product a supercilious piece of frivolous fluff that frequently had me rolling my eyes in incredulous disgust. EDIT
Posted Aug 1, 2019
2/4 Trespassers (2018) Sara Michelle Fetters It passes the time, and not much more than that. EDIT
Posted Jul 27, 2019
2/4 Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters [This] was one bit of loopy pulp fiction I could have done without. EDIT
Posted Jul 25, 2019
3/4 The Art of Self-Defense (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Eisenberg is sensational. EDIT
Posted Jul 19, 2019
4/4 The Farewell (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters The Farewell is one of the best films of 2019. Heck, it might even be one of the best of the entire decade. EDIT
Posted Jul 19, 2019
1.5/4 The Lion King (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters I felt no love for this remake, it's overall storytelling mediocrity a circle of never-ending disappointment I couldn't wait to be finished with. EDIT
Posted Jul 17, 2019
3/4 Crawl (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Crawl ended up being one of the most enjoyably suspenseful films I've had the pleasure to see this summer. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3/4 Stuber (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Nanjiani and Bautista find a variety of ways to make all of this work no matter what sort of nonsense Clancy's script requires them to do. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3/4 Sword of Trust (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters In a role tailormade for his uniquely sardonic skills, Maron is wonderful. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
2/4 Midsommar (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters [This] thriller was one descent into sunshine-filled pagan madness I could have done without. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
2.5/4 Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters The fun of Spider-Man: Far from Home is watching the younger members of its cast agreeably interact with one another. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
3/4 Euphoria (2017) Sara Michelle Fetters [The] superlative performances from Vikander and Green anchor the proceedings in intimately naturalistic substance that's achingly authentic. EDIT
Posted Jun 29, 2019
3.5/4 Wild Rose (2018) Sara Michelle Fetters Wild Rose is just plain lovely. EDIT
Posted Jun 29, 2019
2/4 Yesterday (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters As enjoyable as the movie can be it oddly flatlines right at the moment it should be building to a knockout crescendo. EDIT
Posted Jun 29, 2019
3/4 Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Annabelle Comes Home is such a massive amount of sinister fun it might be my favorite entry in The Conjuring universe outside of the 2013 first film. EDIT
Posted Jun 29, 2019
2/4 Child's Play (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters The design of the Chucky doll is underwhelming. The film's emphasis on over terror oftentimes works against its best interests. EDIT
Posted Jun 23, 2019
3.5/4 The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters The heartbreak is palpable. As is the joy. EDIT
Posted Jun 23, 2019
4/4 Toy Story 4 (2019) Sara Michelle Fetters Walking out of the theatre afterwards I knew for certain I just watched one of the best motion pictures I'd see in all of 2019. EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2019