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Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/5 Shazam! (2019) Molly Freeman Shazam! is a wildly fun superhero adventure, with plenty of humor and heart, but struggles at times to strike a good balance between levity and drama. EDIT
Posted Mar 23, 2019
2/5 The Dirt (2019) Molly Freeman Netflix's The Dirt has all the sensationalist sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll of Mötley Crüe, but little heart despite its attempts to humanize the band. EDIT
Posted Mar 22, 2019
4.5/5 Us (2019) Sandy Schaefer Us manages to be funny, freaky, and thrilling all at once, and marks another step forward in Peele's evolving sense of storytelling and craftsmanship. EDIT
Posted Mar 21, 2019
2/5 Captive State (2019) Sandy Schaefer Captive State makes an admirable attempt to buck genre conventions, but the resulting film is a muddled and otherwise incoherent sci-fi allegory. EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2019
3/5 () Sandy Schaefer Made in Abyss stumbles a little during its jump to the big screen, but its mythology remains as fascinating and bizarre as ever in Journey's Dawn. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2019
2.5/5 Wonder Park (2019) Molly Freeman Wonder Park has a wonderfully touching message about sadness and fear set in a wildly imaginative world, with a still rather unremarkable story. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2019
2.5/5 Five Feet Apart (2019) Sandy Schaefer Five Feet Apart is a well-acted YA romance and provides some welcome representation, but eventually finds itself bogged down in shlocky melodrama. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2019
3.5/5 Triple Frontier (2019) Chris Agar Triple Frontier is a tense, dramatic thriller buoyed by a handful of strong performances and a fascinating screenplay by Mark Boal. EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
2/5 The Kid (2019) Sandy Schaefer The Kid is a well-intentioned attempt to make a contemplative western, but ultimately mistakes gritty violence and broodiness for substance. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013) Jack O'Regan Obviously the action is flawless, lending itself impeccably to the modern animation style, and it certainly doesn't hurt that the film is canon. EDIT
Posted Mar 7, 2019
4/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Molly Freeman Captain Marvel has all the usual MCU humor and action (with a few surprises), and plenty of girl power moments in Larson's strong performance. EDIT
Posted Mar 5, 2019
3/5 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019) Sandy Schaefer The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is respectfully restrained to a fault, but its earnest and authentic outlook provides the biopic with a beating heart. EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2019
The Adventures of Tintin (2011) Kofi Outlaw For a holiday movie family outing, you could do much worse than The Adventures of Tintin. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2019
2.5/5 Greta (2018) Sandy Schaefer Greta is far more silly than sinister, but is partially saved by Isabelle Huppert's gloriously theatrical performance as the film's titular character. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2019
4/5 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) Sandy Schaefer The Hidden World is an exhilarating and beautifully-crafted finale that brings the How to Train Your Dragon series to a stirring conclusion. EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2019
3.5/5 Fighting With My Family (2019) Sandy Schaefer Fighting with My Family succeeds as a crowd-pleasing sports movie, thanks to its sharp wit and sincere appreciation for its working-class characters. EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2019
4/5 Isn't It Romantic (2019) Molly Freeman Isn't It Romantic is a wild and hilarious meta journey inside a romantic comedy, poking fun at the genre's tropes while embracing its message of love. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2019
3.5/5 Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Sandy Schaefer Happy Death Day 2U adds a genre twist to the series' formula, delivering a sequel that's funnier, sillier, and more entertaining than the first movie. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2019
2.5/5 Cold Pursuit (2019) Chris Agar Cold Pursuit makes for an entertaining subversion of Neeson's previous action roles, but the story gets dragged down in its larger ambitions. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2019
2.5/5 The Prodigy (2019) Sandy Schaefer The Prodigy is an often chilling and disturbing - if not particularly meaningful or impactful - horror movie weighed down its by derivative plot. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
3/5 Doragon bôru chô: Burorî -- Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2018) Sandy Schaefer Dragon Ball Super: Broly's dense mythology isn't necessarily accessible to newcomers, but it delivers dazzling Saiyan action worthy of the big screen. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
3.5/5 High Flying Bird (2019) Sandy Schaefer High Flying Bird doesn't quite manage to change 'the game' but, under Soderbergh and McCraney's guidance, it certainly makes an entertaining go at it. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
2.5/5 What Men Want (2019) Molly Freeman What Men Want is a solid comedy, in which Taraji P. Henson shines as the star, that also manages to somewhat compellingly explore bias against women. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
3/5 The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2018) Sandy Schaefer The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot spins a wobbly and idiosyncratic American myth held together by Elliott's quietly moving performance. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
3.5/5 Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Molly Freeman Alita: Battle Angel is a mesmerizing feat of filmmaking - and stunning in 3D - that struggles under the weight of adapting such rich source material. EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2019
2.5/5 Piercing (2018) Sandy Schaefer Piercing is a stylish exercise in retro horror-thriller filmmaking, but its stabs (no pun intended) at something deeper are mostly ineffective. EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2019
2.5/5 Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) Sandy Schaefer While it has a game cast and offers some fun twists on typical horror-thriller scenarios, Velvet Buzzsaw makes for a relatively hollow satire. EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2019
3/5 Miss Bala (2019) Molly Freeman Gina Rodriguez is an empowering, if reluctant hero in Miss Bala, offering a fascinating star turn in Hardwicke's skillfully wrought action thriller. EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2019
4.5/5 The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Molly Freeman The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is another imaginative adventure, building off the first film in inventive ways, and a blast for viewers of any age. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2019
2/5 Serenity (2019) Sandy Schaefer Though its big ideas don't work, Serenity's narrative miscalculations result in some pretty entertaining - if completely unintentional - comedy. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
3/5 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) Molly Freeman Joe Cornish's The Kid Who Would Be King is a stylish and earnest modern retelling of the King Arthur story that's fun for the whole family. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2019
2.5/5 Glass (2019) Sandy Schaefer Glass concludes Shyamalan's superhero movie trilogy in a manner that manages to be absorbing, frustrating, and bewildering at the same time. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2019
2/5 A Dog's Way Home (2019) Molly Freeman A Dog's Way Home is a fine family-friendly adventure about man's best friend, hitting the same emotional chords as (better) movies that came before. EDIT
Posted Jan 11, 2019
2/5 Replicas (2018) Sandy Schaefer It has some promising elements, but on the whole Replicas is a campy sci-fi movie that's more likely to elicit unintended laughs than anything else. EDIT
Posted Jan 11, 2019
2.5/5 Escape Room (2019) Sandy Schaefer Escape Room is an entertainingly cheesy and surprisingly innovative B-movie, but suffers when it turns its attention to setting up future sequels. EDIT
Posted Jan 4, 2019
1.5/5 Holmes & Watson (2018) Sandy Schaefer Holmes & Watson is a lazy comedy that wastes a fun premise and talented cast on tired jokes, tasteless gags, and sometimes bafflingly outdated humor. EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2019
3/5 Vice (2018) Sandy Schaefer Though it has the makings of a biting satire/biopic, Vice ends up feeling more like the rough draft of a better movie than a fully-realized vision. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2018
3/5 The Mule (2018) Chris Agar The Mule is a solid, if unremarkable, late-period film from Eastwood that coasts by on the icon's natural star power and charisma. EDIT
Posted Dec 15, 2018
4/5 Bumblebee (2018) Molly Freeman Bumblebee is a fun, heartfelt and still action-filled Transformers prequel that ushers in a new - and better - era of movies about the Autobots. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2018
2.5/5 Mortal Engines (2018) Sandy Schaefer Mortal Engines has some terrific world design and visuals, but its uninspired narrative and ungainly filmmaking make for a hollow viewing experience. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
2.5/5 Once Upon a Deadpool (2018) Molly Freeman Once Upon A Deadpool proves the foul-mouthed anti-hero can work in the confines of PG-13, but it only kind of works as a re-cut version of Deadpool 2. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2018
3.5/5 Aquaman (2018) Molly Freeman What DC's Aquaman movie lacks in refinement, it makes up for with action spectacle and a whole lot of fun personality from Momoa's Arthur Curry. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2018
3.5/5 Destroyer (2018) Sandy Schaefer Powered by Kidman's fierce performance and Kusama's deliberate filmmaking, Destroyer makes for an effectively pulpy work of high-art storytelling. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2018
3/5 The Quake (2018) Sandy Schaefer The Quake doesn't break the mold for natural disaster thrillers but, like The Wave, its humanist approach to the genre is refreshing and engaging. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2018
3/5 Dumplin' (2018) Molly Freeman Netflix's Dumplin' has an emotionally impactful message of self-acceptance, wrapped in a charming coming-of-age story & steeped in Dolly Parton music. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
4/5 The Favourite (2018) Sandy Schaefer Armed with Lanthimos' trademark weirdness and three great lead performances, The Favourite is a truly unique spin on the typical royal court drama. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
2/5 () Chris Agar Asher tries to get by on the talent of its leads, but it's a dull thriller hamstrung by sloppy pacing and a poorly-constructed screenplay. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
2.5/5 Prodigy (2018) Chris Agar Prodigy plays with some big ideas and heady themes, but doesn't fully develop all of them as it struggles to truly connect with audiences. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
4.5/5 If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) Sandy Schaefer Much like his previous films as a director, Jenkins' Beale Street adaptation is a richly layered and beautifully atmospheric work of cinematic poetry. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977) Rose Moore Clearly desperate to duplicate the success of Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Nestor fails to recapture the magic of its inspiration, or provide us with anything new. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2018