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Rating Title/Year Author
Captain Marvel (2019) Ian Thomas Malone Thoroughly unremarkable, Captain Marvel wanders aimlessly through various half-baked plotlines without ever investing in its title character. EDIT
Posted Mar 10, 2019
Stray (2019) Ian Thomas Malone Stray is a competently crafted film that lacks any semblance of emotional resonance. EDIT
Posted Feb 28, 2019
Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Ian Thomas Malone The film fails to present a cohesive narrative to anchor its visual splendor, giving the audience plenty of entertaining sequences but little to root for. EDIT
Posted Feb 21, 2019
Dead Ant (2017) Ian Thomas Malone Dead Antis the kind of movie that owes its success largely due to its actors' willingness to embrace the film's absurdities. EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2019
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Ian Thomas Malone The musical numbers don't pack the same punch and the plot wins zero points for originality, but the film has more than enough heart to make up for its lack of imagination. EDIT
Posted Feb 10, 2019
A Violent Man (2017) Ian Thomas Malone A Violent Man struggles to be a sports film and a thriller, stripping either of any sense of dramatic urgency. EDIT
Posted Feb 7, 2019
Fyre (2019) Ian Thomas Malone Fyre presents an extensive look at the many cons and blunders that went into crafting the disaster. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2019
Fyre Fraud (2019) Ian Thomas Malone Fyre Fraud hoists Billy McFarland up as a straw man indictment against millennials, casting aside a thorough examination of the festival in favor of cheap laughs. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2019
Free Solo (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Free Solo captures one of the greatest athletic feats in history while never losing sight of its much more human subject. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2019
Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Mary Poppins Returns delivers a delightful experience that crafts its own magic while remaining faithful to its source material. EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2019
Adult Life Skills (2016) Ian Thomas Malone Adult Life Skills makes up for its lack of originality on the strength of Jodie Whittaker's performance. EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2019
Vice (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Vice lacks a core thesis behind its gorgeous aesthetics. EDIT
Posted Jan 4, 2019
Aquaman (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Aquaman is far too long, constantly undercutting its charm in service to derivative action sequences that lose all appeal by the third act. EDIT
Posted Dec 31, 2018
The Favourite (2018) Ian Thomas Malone The Favourite is an uncomfortably empowering feminist film, allowing its female characters to strive for an equal sense of malice and cruelty. EDIT
Posted Dec 26, 2018
Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Ian Thomas Malone There's nothing really tying any of the political turmoil together besides the history itself, presenting sequences strung together without any hint of a story. EDIT
Posted Dec 24, 2018
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a heartfelt psychedelic delight. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2018
Girl (2018) Ian Thomas Malone The cisgender casting may have attracted the most controversy thus far, but Girl's biggest red flag is Dhont's flagrant obsession with the deterioration of Lara's genitals. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Corbell's desire to "weaponize" his audience is undercut by his indifference toward trying to convince anyone watching who wasn't a true believer already. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2018
Kusama: Infinity (2018) Ian Thomas Malone The film serves as an excellent cautionary tale for those who seek to curate culture, recognizing that no era should be solely represented by a bunch of white men. EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2018
Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer (2018) Ian Thomas Malone The film makes a sincere effort to ease the suffering that parents are expected to endure on behalf of their young children's holiday cheer. EDIT
Posted Nov 29, 2018
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Ralph Breaks the Internet juggles its pieces well, resulting in a smooth sequel experience that doesn't force an unnecessary mandate on its characters. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2018
Omnipresent (2017) Ian Thomas Malone Omnipresent is a timely commentary on the temptations of technology. EDIT
Posted Nov 12, 2018
Outlaw King (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Nesting comfortably in Braveheart's shadow, Outlaw King is an action-packed delight. EDIT
Posted Nov 10, 2018
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Ian Thomas Malone The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is an utterly forgettable visual splendor. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2018
Mid90s (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Mid90s loses steam as it moves along, weighed down by the burden of excessive subplots that it never cares to explore beyond a few isolated moments. EDIT
Posted Nov 3, 2018
Venom (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Like Brock's relationship with Venom, the movie exists in constant turmoil between dueling desires to be simultaneously formulaic and spontaneous. EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Infinity War is a very fun movie that rarely stops to take a breath. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2018
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Ian Thomas Malone Solo plays it safe with an iconic character known for taking risks. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2018
Best F(r)iends (2017) Ian Thomas Malone Like its cult predecessor, Best F(r)iends skirts the standard good/bad binary through which we usually judge art. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2018
The Shape of Water (2017) Ian Thomas Malone At its core, The Shape of Water is a film about being seen as a person without any asterisks. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2018
() Ian Thomas Malone Perhaps Black & Chrome's greatest achievement is that it's a superior cut that doesn't eradicate the value of the original release. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2018
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Ian Thomas Malone The Last Jedi offers aimless entertainment. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2018
Call Me by Your Name (2017) Ian Thomas Malone Call Me By Your Name is an unapologetic celebration of emotion. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2018
Una mujer fantástica (2017) Ian Thomas Malone A Fantastic Woman is an honest portrayal of the spirit's struggle to retain basic human dignity in the face of tragedy. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2018