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Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/5 Another Round (2020) Tony Macklin Ultimately, Another Round depends on Mads Mikkelsen's range and humanity. He gives the film gravity and uplift. He tumbles and soars. EDIT
Posted Feb 15, 2021
1.5/5 Wander (2020) Tony Macklin Wander is Aaron Eckhart's film, until it's wrested away from him. EDIT
Posted Feb 2, 2021
2.5/5 The Ringmaster (2019) Tony Macklin Sometimes plans go awry. EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2021
2.0/5 Minor Premise (2020) Tony Macklin Minor Premise is sci-fi, science, horror, and fantasy. It's a heady mixture. EDIT
Posted Jan 11, 2021
2.5/5 Ice Cream in the Cupboard (2020) Tony Macklin It is not a film that I was anxious to see. But it is worth seeing. EDIT
Posted Jan 3, 2021
2.5/5 The Racer (2020) Tony Macklin The Racer has especially gifted performances for an indie. EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
1.5/5 The Midnight Sky (2020) Tony Macklin The Midnight Sky throws the kitchen sink into space. EDIT
Posted Dec 22, 2020
2.0/5 Mank (2020) Tony Macklin Mank is a dissonant film. EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2020
2.5/5 Rom Boys: 40 Years of Rad (2020) Tony Macklin Rom Boys: 40 Years of Rad is a celebration. EDIT
Posted Dec 1, 2020
2.0/5 Effigy: Poison and the City (2019) Tony Macklin Effigy -- Poison and the City is a peculiar period piece. EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2020
3.0/5 IRL (2019) Tony Macklin IRL is LOL. EDIT
Posted Nov 10, 2020
2.0/5 Chasing Einstein (2019) Tony Macklin One scientist says, "We need an Einstein today," but the film shows we don't have one. EDIT
Posted Oct 26, 2020
2.5/5 The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Tony Macklin The Trial of the Chicago 7 is convincing entertainment. It's not great history. EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2020
2.5/5 Enola Holmes (2020) Tony Macklin In Enola Holmes, there's a new Holmes in the hunt. EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2020
2.0/5 Northwood Pie (2020) Tony Macklin It's hard to figure out who the target audience for indie Northwood Pie is. EDIT
Posted Oct 5, 2020
2.0/5 Shooting Heroin (2019) Tony Macklin Folmar seems to have satisfied his target audience. EDIT
Posted Sep 23, 2020
3.0/5 Unprescribed (2020) Tony Macklin Unprescribed is a strong antidote to brainwashing. EDIT
Posted Aug 10, 2020
3.0/5 Cyrano, My Love (2018) Tony Macklin In this time of unsettling conflict and interminable hardship, some people may be looking for an escape. EDIT
Posted Jul 25, 2020
3.0/5 Rag Doll (2019) Tony Macklin Rag Doll is a challenging and fitfully appealing indie film. EDIT
Posted Jul 14, 2020
2.5/5 Fame-ish (2020) Tony Macklin Fame-ish is an entertaining hodgepodge. EDIT
Posted Jul 4, 2020
3.5/5 Blow the Man Down (2019) Tony Macklin Writer/directors Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy are like female Coen Brothers. EDIT
Posted May 9, 2020
2.0/5 The Dalai Lama: Scientist (2019) Tony Macklin With a topic so potentially engaging, The Dalai Lama: Scientist is a snooze. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2020
2.5/5 What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael (2018) Tony Macklin Would film critic Pauline Kael prevail today? EDIT
Posted May 7, 2020
2.0/5 Turnover (2019) Tony Macklin Don't worry, since Turnover is in a café, there's a kitchen sink. EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2020
2.0/5 Silent Panic (2018) Tony Macklin If Schadt had understated instead of overstated, Silent Panic would be a different film. EDIT
Posted Apr 27, 2020
2.5/5 Cherzoso The Silent Film (2019) Tony Macklin Cherzoso is a brief but bold effort. EDIT
Posted Apr 25, 2020
2.5/5 Nemesis (2020) Tony Macklin Writer/director Tim Earnhart is a stylist. EDIT
Posted Apr 25, 2020
3.5/5 Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019) Tony Macklin If image and words can't get beyond the surface, what can? EDIT
Posted Apr 23, 2020
2.0/5 The Way Back (2020) Tony Macklin The Way Back is not only a soap opera - it's a beer opera. EDIT
Posted Mar 27, 2020
3.0/5 Love is not Love (2020) Tony Macklin Love is Not Love is a movie to grapple with. EDIT
Posted Mar 20, 2020
2.5/5 Night Sweats (2019) Tony Macklin Night Sweats wobbles at the beginning, but gains equilibrium. It concludes with power. EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2020
3.0/5 Family Obligations (2019) Tony Macklin Family Obligations could well be the poster movie for indie credibility. EDIT
Posted Feb 29, 2020
2.0/5 Parasite (2019) Tony Macklin The parasites have parasites. EDIT
Posted Feb 10, 2020
2.5/5 Chameleon (2019) Tony Macklin A multi-million dollar film can be a dud, while a low-budget project -- such as Chameleon -- can be impressive. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2020
2.5/5 The Wake of Light (2019) Tony Macklin The Wake of Light is what an indie should be. EDIT
Posted Jan 3, 2020
3.0/5 Richard Jewell (2019) Tony Macklin Clint Eastwood is still relevant. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2019
3.5/5 Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) Tony Macklin Portrait of a Lady on Fire expands the art of film. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2019
3.5/5 Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019) Tony Macklin It's both a primer for the uninitiated and an aural feast for aficionados of sound. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2019
3.0/5 The Two Popes (2019) Tony Macklin The Two Popes is a Master Class in acting. EDIT
Posted Dec 1, 2019
3.0/5 The Irishman (2019) Tony Macklin In The Irishman, Marty stays personal. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
3.0/5 A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Tony Macklin Thank the acting gods for Tom Hanks. EDIT
Posted Nov 23, 2019
2.0/5 Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Tony Macklin Norton has compared the movie to Chinatown (1974), but it's more like The Two Jakes (1990). EDIT
Posted Nov 11, 2019
4.0/5 Joker (2019) Tony Macklin Joker is a wicked trip. EDIT
Posted Oct 17, 2019
3.0/5 Downton Abbey (2019) Tony Macklin Downton Abbey is the feel-good movie of the year. That's both its strength and its limitation. EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
3.5/5 Judy (2019) Tony Macklin Since I'm in Las Vegas I like to set odds. Renee Zellweger is at least 1-10 to win Best Actress. She's a lock. EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2019
4.0/5 Hitsville: The Making of Motown (2019) Tony Macklin Hitsville: The Making of Motown shines a loving light on the past. EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2019
2.0/5 Human Capital (2019) Tony Macklin Human Capital is mostly a character study EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2019
2.5/5 The Red Sea Diving Resort (2018) Tony Macklin In The Red Sea Diving Resort, a rescuer states, "We leave no one behind." That becomes the motto of the film. EDIT
Posted Aug 15, 2019
4.0/5 Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019) Tony Macklin Tarantino thinks movies can change history. Wouldn't that be nice? EDIT
Posted Jul 30, 2019
2.0/5 Murder Mystery (2019) Tony Macklin Murder Mystery is a lively hodgepodge. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2019