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Rating Title/Year Author
Run Hide Fight (2020) Matt Conway The wildly tone-deaf Run Hide Fight lumbers in as a vile and utterly pointless effort. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2021
The White Tiger (2021) Matt Conway The White Tiger marks Bahrani's most lively and assured feature since his early festival days. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2021
PG: Psycho Goreman (2020) Matt Conway It's hard to condemn a film radiating with passion and affability, but Psycho Goreman doesn't quite nail its finite tonal balance. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2021
Silence & Darkness (2020) Alex Cole Silence & Darkness is a triumph of indie cinema. EDIT
Posted Jan 20, 2021
American Skin (2019) Matt Conway Under Parker's hands, these significant topics combust into a series of melodramatic frames. EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2021
The Midnight Sky (2020) Mark Goodyear The Midnight Sky's reach far exceeds its grasp. EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2021
Batman: Soul of the Dragon (2021) Matt Conway Soul of the Dragon's promising aesthetics have a certain allure, but Liu and company do little to give the veneer much weight. EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2021
Locked Down (2021) Matt Conway Admirable intentions aside, Locked Down doesn't add much to the conversation. EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2021
The Marksman (2021) Matt Conway The Marksman is destined to become TV fodder for disinterested dad's approaching their nap time. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2021
Sacred Cow (2021) Joel Fisher Sacred Cow takes a more balanced perspective as it not only looks at the rise of veganism, but the health crisis in general. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
Tony Parker: The Final Shot (2021) Matt Conway The Final Shot misses the net on any meaningful exploration. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
HAM: A Musical Memoir (2020) Joel Fisher Ham: A Musical Memoir is great fun for those who have known him since Star Search. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
Little Fish (2020) Alif Majeed Watch Little Fish for its stunning performances from the lead actors and the premise that does work wonders. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
Lemonheads (2020) Joel Fisher As a first try, Lemonheads is far more accomplished than anyone may have expected EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
Go/Don't Go (2020) Joel Fisher Knapp does a great job and it's no easy task to try and hold a movie entirely by yourself. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
American Dream (2021) Matt Conway Similar to the blunt title, American Dream sloppily handles universal sentiments in a misguided borefest. EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2021
Outside the Wire (2021) Matt Conway Mikael Håfström constructs a capable, meat-and-potatoes actioner around the intriguing ideas. EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2021
Monster Hunter (2020) Matt Conway The brand makes an ideal canvas for Anderson to unleash carnage. EDIT
Posted Jan 11, 2021
If Not Now, When? (2021) Matt Conway If Not Now, When? rarely feels false, offering intimate examinations of characters who are often underserved by Hollywood norms. EDIT
Posted Jan 5, 2021
Redemption Day (2021) Matt Conway Hajii misguidedly molds his conceits into a stale, cookie-cutter actioner. EDIT
Posted Jan 4, 2021
Sylvie's Love (2020) Matt Conway Ashe's decision to morph 20th century black American's strife into a story of humanity and hope breeds new layers into a seemingly familiar set-up. EDIT
Posted Jan 2, 2021
The Dry (2021) Mark Goodyear The Dry is a film that perfectly encapsulates what gritty Australian storytelling should be, EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Alif Majeed It's easy to let go of the nitpicking when you realize that what you are watching is a pretty fun movie. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
The Pale Door (2020) Joel Fisher There are some good effects and fans of body horror may be pleased by the inventive deaths, but in the end The Pale Door feels like a wasted premise. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
Queer Japan (2019) Allie Loukas It's a good piece to watch to gather information and learn more about a different culture you would likely never learn about on your own unless you were immersed in it personally. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
Noelle (2019) Megan Williams Switch the Christmas tree lights on, grab some hot chocolate, wrap up in a blanket and enjoy this charming festive film! EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
Climate of the Hunter (2019) Joel Fisher Thankfully it isn't trying too hard to evoke a certain period either, feeling authentic right up until the very last shot. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
Soul (2020) Megan Williams Pixar has made another animated classic with Soul. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
We Can Be Heroes (2020) Matt Conway We Can Be Heroes acts as an endearing roll-call for its target audience. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Matt Conway Everything that propelled Patty Jenkins' previous effort feels notably absent here. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
Soul (2020) Matt Conway Soul marks a return to form for Pixar, tapping into the finite motifs and imaginative imagery that morphed the studio into a household staple. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2020
Fatale (2020) Matt Conway I love the reckless glee Taylor and company operate with, lovingly upping the dramatic steaks to enthralling levels of crowd-pleasing melodrama. EDIT
Posted Dec 24, 2020
The Midnight Sky (2020) Matt Conway Even as the film grasps towards soaring heights, it's well-meaning delivery never quite connects. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2020
Skylines (2020) Matt Conway O'Donnell's sincere dedication to his world can only take the formulaic material so far. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2020
Cult (2019) Alex Purnell Brimming with cultish stereotypes and unusual song parodies, its unique take on a typically considered depressing subject matter is a breath of fresh air. EDIT
Posted Dec 22, 2020
News of the World (2020) Matt Conway A winning old-school western elevated by one of the industry's marquee talents. EDIT
Posted Dec 22, 2020
Max Cloud (2020) Matt Conway Max Cloud warmly delves into 80's gamer culture with mostly inspired results. EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2020
A Recipe for Seduction (2020) Matt Conway A Recipe for Seduction deliveries the kind of guilty-pleasure comfort food that's synonymous with its brand. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2020
Breach (2020) Matt Conway Breach does little to stretch above typical Syfy channel fare. EDIT
Posted Dec 15, 2020
Promising Young Woman (2020) Matt Conway It's a joy to watch a film fearless in its pursuit, continually playing off the audience's expectations with winning results. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
Monster Hunter (2020) Alif Majeed Monster Hunter delivers exactly what it promises. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
Wild Mountain Thyme (2020) Matt Conway This Irish-flavored romantic comedy rarely indulges in the genre's pleasurable qualities. EDIT
Posted Dec 13, 2020
I'm Your Woman (2020) Matt Conway Hart's work brilliantly marries crime thriller's pulpy appeals with an assured character study. EDIT
Posted Dec 13, 2020
Let Them All Talk (2020) Matt Conway Under all the visceral aesthetics, Let Them All Talk sharp character dynamics pack a stinging punch. EDIT
Posted Dec 13, 2020
Cup of Cheer (2020) Jack Hawkins It may lack the twinkle in the eye of Leslie Nielson or the grizzled misanthropy of Bad Santa, but Cup of Cheer may well find an audience with its knowingly twee and absurd shenanigans. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2020
Songbird (2020) Matt Conway Without much to say, Songbird's existence feels rather repugnant. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2020
Safety (2020) Matt Conway Safety isn't well-equipped to tackle the material's real-world elements. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2020
Honest Thief (2020) Matt Conway I was never bored by Honest Thief, but it rarely livens up its familiar action husk. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2020
Archenemy (2020) Matt Conway What Mortimer accomplishes on a shoestring budget is far more impressive than the bombastic scale of major blockbusters. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2020
Greenland (2020) Matt Conway By meshing the borrowed tropes of disaster movies with an inauthentic grit, Greenland doesn't satisfy any of its audience's desires. EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2020