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Rating Title/Year Author
5/10 The Little Things (2021) Rachel Wagner With such an all-star cast you'd think The Little Things would be a slam dunk but it ends up being thoroughly average and bland. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2021
7/10 Selena (1997) Rachel Wagner It captures the appeal of Selena singing and Lopez shines in those scenes. EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2021
7/10 Effigy: Poison and the City (2019) Rachel Wagner They do a very good job of making Gottfried a morally ambiguous character. EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2021
7/10 Tulsa (2020) Rachel Wagner It struck a nice balance of a redemptive message with real-world problems...It also helps that little Tulsa is played by newcomer Livi Birch and she shines in the role EDIT
Posted Jan 12, 2021
7/10 News of the World (2020) Rachel Wagner They have a good chemistry, the film is beautiful and the music by James Newton Howard gives a sweeping feel this kind of story needs EDIT
Posted Dec 24, 2020
5.5/10 Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Rachel Wagner I loved watching Gadot in Wonder Woman 84 and think she makes me invested in a lot of scenes that would not work otherwise EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2020
3/10 Wild Mountain Thyme (2020) Rachel Wagner Sadly here it feels like he piled 7 screenplays into a canon and then mixed it up to make the final version. EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2020
6/10 The Prom (2020) Rachel Wagner I am a musical junkie so I enjoyed the songs, dance and bubbly energy. EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2020
5/10 Mank (2020) Rachel Wagner If you are interested in movie history give it a watch. If not a pass. EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2020
8/10 Promising Young Woman (2020) Rachel Wagner All I need is a terrific performance, which we have here, and a cracking script that doesn't forget to have a sense of humor every now and then. EDIT
Posted Dec 15, 2020
6/10 Busman's Holiday (2020) Rachel Wagner It's certainly worth a watch for the travel footage alone. Beautiful! EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2020
7/10 Wander Darkly (2020) Rachel Wagner Sienna Miller and Diego Luna have good chemistry even as they are fighting and the emotion of the film works. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2020
8/10 The Other (2020) Rachel Wagner Still, L'Autre uses dance and movement with beautiful cinematography to show Marie's transformation. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2020
8/10 The Forgotten Carols (2020) Rachel Wagner The songs in The Forgotten Carols are theatrical and full of pageantry but my theater starved heart needed every last note! EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2020
6/10 I Hate New Year's (2020) Rachel Wagner It's a sweet and likable way to ring in the New Year! EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2020
3/10 Fatman (2020) Rachel Wagner Aren't most people expecting a campy action film with a wink at the camera? Not a mean spirited gritty Santa action movie like Fatman is? No thanks. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2020
6/10 All My Life (2020) Rachel Wagner Jessica Rothe and Harry Shum Jr have great chemistry and the sense of community they have with their friends was comforting and nice to see (especially in isolated 2020) EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2020
8.5/10 Modern Persuasion (2020) Rachel Wagner It's a charming new take on a classic story. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2020
3/10 Godmothered (2020) Rachel Wagner It's proof concepts aren't enough. You have to have good scripts EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2020
The Last Unicorn (1982) Rachel Wagner I'd recommend watching The Last Unicorn especially if you are an animation fan EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2020
7/10 The Ringmaster (2019) Rachel Wagner It is this dual aspect of The Ringmaster that makes it interesting EDIT
Posted Nov 24, 2020
8/10 Alien Xmas (2020) Rachel Wagner The alien is so cute and its transformation is very sweet and tender. It has a nice message and the whole family will enjoy it. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2020
7/10 Pieces of a Woman (2020) Rachel Wagner A brutal, searing, emotional film with a great performance by Vanessa Kirby- particularly the first 25 minutes EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2020
4.5/10 The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020) Rachel Wagner Unfortunately I found this sequel to be a disappointment. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2020
6.5/10 A Rainy Day in New York (2019) Rachel Wagner Only Timothée Chalamet could play a character named Gatsby Welles and make him entertaining. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2020
3/10 Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square (2020) Rachel Wagner It is it is like going to bad community theater. Everyone looks like they are having a good time and you're happy for them but that doesn't change the fact it is terrible. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2020
6/10 Spark: A Burning Man Story (2013) Rachel Wagner It could dive in deeper into the irony of the situation, but I still found it interesting EDIT
Posted Nov 14, 2020
9/10 Love and Monsters (2020) Rachel Wagner Gather the family together and watch this entertaining monster movie and have a blast. You'll love it! EDIT
Posted Oct 22, 2020
5.5/10 Roald Dahl's The Witches (2020) Rachel Wagner Hathaway is selling every scene she's in EDIT
Posted Oct 21, 2020
6/10 Baby Frankenstein (2018) Rachel Wagner For the most part Baby Frankenstein is a fun indie low budget ride made with a lot of heart. EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2020
7/10 The King of Staten Island (2020) Rachel Wagner This is a sweet coming of age story EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
4/10 2 Hearts (2020) Rachel Wagner They make a narrative choice with one of the couples that is frankly bizarre. I am still quite baffled by it. EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
7/10 Then Came You (2020) Rachel Wagner An enjoyable rom-com. EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
7/10 The Last Shift (2020) Rachel Wagner A small yet tender story EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
3/10 Hubie Halloween (2020) Rachel Wagner I knew the minute I heard his annoying babyish voice this movie was going to be rough and it was EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
8/10 The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Rachel Wagner The trial moves along nicely and is so surprising that it is fun to watch. All the performances are good EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
5/10 The War With Grandpa (2020) Rachel Wagner This isn't the best message for kids, which hurts its value as a family film EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
7/10 Spontaneous (2020) Rachel Wagner The leads are so good and it kept me guessing,which is refreshing. EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
5/10 Rebecca (2020) Rachel Wagner Instead of making something compelling and mysterious they've made something dull and ponderous. EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2020
8.5/10 Over the Moon (2020) Rachel Wagner What a beautiful hope-filled animated musical. I loved it EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2020
7/10 Halloween (1978) Rachel Wagner I can recognize good filmmaking and that's what we have here EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2020
7/10 A Call to Spy (2019) Rachel Wagner It's well made and acted and I'd definitely recommend it. EDIT
Posted Sep 29, 2020
7/10 Nomadland (2020) Rachel Wagner I enjoyed spending time with these characters (or character) but just enough to recommend it. I did not love it EDIT
Posted Sep 27, 2020
7/10 Stars and Strife (2020) Rachel Wagner A hopeful film examining our current condition and how we might be able to dig our way out. EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2020
6.5/10 Give or Take (2020) Rachel Wagner If you are up for a small, low budget drama it's worth a watch. EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2020
6/10 Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles (2020) Rachel Wagner Where Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles doesn't work as well is in the final act change in messaging...Still it's a fun movie EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2020
9.5/10 Apocalypse Now (1979) Rachel Wagner I see why it is considered one of the great films of the 1970s. EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2020
4/10 The Nest (2020) Rachel Wagner I found it to be an underwhelming experience. EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2020
7/10 One Night in Miami (2020) Rachel Wagner There are times it feels stagey...however, the performances are strong enough, and the true moments true enough to rise above these problems. EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2020
6/10 Infidel (2020) Rachel Wagner It's a weird mixture but I was entertained enough to recommend it. EDIT
Posted Sep 16, 2020