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Rating Title/Year Author
EMMA. (2020) Sherin Nicole ...this bright bubbly confection of a film doesn't really have anything new to say. It's lovely but we've seen it. EDIT
Posted Feb 27, 2020
8/10 My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (2019) Julian Lytle My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising is an anime that gives you the feeling of shonen anime OVAs from the golden age of 80s and 90s anime. EDIT
Posted Feb 27, 2020
8/10 The Photograph (2020) Julian Lytle The Photograph is definitely a perfect date movie and something that has staying power with a story about love and regret and taking a chance. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
The Photograph (2020) Sherin Nicole Visually lush, steeped in moody earth & jewel tones; subtly acted with a veracity that feels alive; well crafted like a smooth fizzy cocktail that leaves you buzzed--The Photograph is all these things. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
8/10 The Traitor (2019) Julian Lytle The Traitor is a great piece of work that shows a different side to both the Mafia film subgenre and the whistleblower story. Great acting and directing will pull you in and captivate you the whole time. EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 The Last Full Measure (2020) Julian Lytle The Last Full Measure is a fine portrayal of an important story that you won't feel has wasted your time. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
8/10 The Gentlemen (2020) Julian Lytle The Gentlemen is a return to form for Guy Ritchie. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
Dolittle (2020) Sherin Nicole Is Dolittle silly? Yes, it was probably meant to be. Is it family entertainment? Yep. Will audiences like it? I'm not sure. I'm still trying to understand why y'all liked fidget spinners so much. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2020
Bad Boys for Life (2020) Sherin Nicole There's a lot of blood and bullets and chases and snark and music and fighting and sadness and familial love and comedy and nostalgia and action and... Isn't that what you want from a Bad Boys movie? EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2020
3/5 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) Julian Lytle Overall this movie is a little above average fair that moves around fast enough to not have you really think about the plot holes and why characters actually do what they are doing. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
4.5/5 The Secret Life of Pets (2016) Julian Lytle The Secret Life of Pets is one of the most enjoyable movie experiences I had in 2016 to date. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 Like a Boss (2020) Julian Lytle This movie is McDonald's chicken nuggets; they might not be good for you but when they're hot and you've got sauce, man, they sure are fantastic. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Saban's Power Rangers (2017) Julian Lytle Be ready to be intrigued by a bunch of kids then bored and confused by a conclusion that somehow took two hours to get to. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017) Julian Lytle After a rocky and confusing first 10 minutes, sit back and enjoy a fresh and enjoyable take on a very tried and true fantasy story that's been told to death. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Baywatch (2017) Julian Lytle A really fantastic 40 minutes of comedy sandwiching 80 minutes of ok comedy for a holiday weekend. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
1/10 Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Julian Lytle Transformers: The Last Knight is such bad movie making it's not even so bad it's good, it's just wack. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
8/10 Detroit (2017) Julian Lytle You'll see a well-made piece of cinema from one of the best auteur directors in Hollywood, but is the trauma worth the cost of admission? EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
3/10 American Assassin (2017) Julian Lytle American Assassin is a badly made right-wing USA vs. Everybody action spy thriller that's not worth anyone's money or time EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
9/10 mother! (2017) Julian Lytle Get ready to be completely confused and enthralled by Mother!, wondering what you saw-either hating it or loving it but maybe just maybe wanting to instantly go watch it again. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
8/10 American Made (2017) Julian Lytle A classic 90s style Tom Cruise movie of fun adventures in the drug smuggling world. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
8/10 Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Julian Lytle Overall this version is a worthy remake and an enjoyable time at the cinema. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
9/10 Last Flag Flying (2017) Julian Lytle I didn't know what to expect from Last Flag Flying but it's a really great film that hopefully won't be lost in the all the big releases this fall. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Julian Lytle The structure, at times, is similar to 30-minute episodes of a miniseries event that we're binge watching. And while some of the visual effects and cinematography are stunning, something is lacking overall. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
8/10 Game Night (2018) Julian Lytle Wanna go out and get a surprise at the theater? Take your seat and laugh at these folks in one of the first great comedies of 2018. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Tomb Raider (2018) Julian Lytle Alicia Vikander is securing that franchise money after getting that Oscar gold, and you might enjoy it if you liked the 2013 game. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) Julian Lytle Pacific Rim: Uprising is a fun genre movie that will be enjoyable for anime fans and has the potential to be a really good franchise. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
9/10 Isle of Dogs (2018) Julian Lytle Wes Anderson continues raising his personal bar on auteur level filmmaking and his animated dog movie is a classic. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
5/10 Ready Player One (2018) Julian Lytle Steven Spielberg used his talents to make a movie with a cotton candy heart, and without the emotion his films usually have any good feelings won't last. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 Blockers (2018) Julian Lytle Blockers is able to be a fun teen comedy and an Apatow-style arrested development adult comedy at the same time. It works. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Breaking In (2018) Julian Lytle Breaking In does an ok job of being interesting counter-programming to Infinity War this weekend-it's not bad if you decide to go see it in theaters but you're not missing a lot if you stay home. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Life of the Party (2018) Julian Lytle This is a movie you just sit and watch and enjoy. It's not even one you need to see in the theaters, you can wait and it'll still be enjoyable when it's in constant rotation on TNT or FX every weekend. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 On the Basis of Sex (2018) Julian Lytle The actors and filmmakers did well by Ginsburg by making a movie that applies the right amount of myth to her amazing life. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Welcome to Marwen (2018) Julian Lytle Welcome to Marwen is a disjointed yet well-meaning movie, although you'd most likely be better served finding the original documentary. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Second Act (2018) Julian Lytle A movie about family that's masquerading as a romantic comedy that might be a bit too saccharine. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
9/10 Vice (2018) Julian Lytle A deft historical satire making the case that Dick Cheney was one of the most dangerous men in American history. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
8/10 Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Julian Lytle Mary Queen of Scots is about an OG Queen making all the folks in the United Kingdom put respect on her name. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 Creed II (2018) Julian Lytle Much like the Rocky Sequels, this movie is a good movie, it pulls you in and you really do care about Adonis, Bianca, and Rocky and all those who surround them, as well as their antagonists. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 Instant Family (2018) Julian Lytle This is an enjoyable family movie that feels honest and authentic even with some slapstick thrown in for good measure. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
5/10 Suspiria (2018) Julian Lytle A film that tries to be as experimental as its namesake but botches its storytelling and pacing decisions. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
7/10 Mid90s (2018) Julian Lytle See it. Mid90s is a visual mixtape of Jordan playing, Tony Hawk flying, and Boom Baps kicking. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
9/10 The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Julian Lytle A throwback caper film filled with great performances from legends and new greats. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
9/10 A Star Is Born (2018) Julian Lytle A fantastic first film from a great actor turned director with a stellar performance by a Queen of Pop who might become a star in a totally different medium. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Night School (2018) Julian Lytle An enjoyable comedy that's held back by too many minutes and poor pacing in the middle. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
8/10 White Boy Rick (2018) Julian Lytle White Boy Rick is a sobering and well-made look into the 80s Detroit drug game. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
4/10 Peppermint (2018) Julian Lytle Lady Punisher feels like a far-right conservative trojan horse and it's a waste of time. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 Mile 22 (2018) Julian Lytle Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg finally saw The Raid and The Raid 2. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
9/10 BlacKkKlansman (2018) Julian Lytle Spike Lee is back and it's good to see him ride this new wave of black cinema, especially since he was responsible for the last one. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
8/10 Mission: Impossible -- Fallout (2018) Julian Lytle Tom Cruise runs on screen for ten straight minutes which means high-level action enjoyment! EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
9/10 Blindspotting (2018) Julian Lytle The issues of living in an American city circa 2018-from the justice system to gentrification-tied up with a little poetry, a little anxiety, and a whole lot of Oakland flavor. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
6/10 The Equalizer 2 (2018) Julian Lytle This might not be a great piece of awards-bait filmmaking but it is a rather enjoyable movie. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020