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Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 Beanpole (2019) Leslie Combemale Though there are not enough Tom and Jerry cartoons to compensate for the darkness of Beanpole, it's an exceptional film. Just brace yourself and fortify your optimism before a viewing. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
2.5/5 Bombshell (2019) Leslie Combemale Want to learn about "white feminism"? Here's your chance. Bombshell glorifies/reframes notoriously racist, homophobic, xenophobic, misogynistic Fox personalities as #MeToo heroines. EDIT
Posted Dec 26, 2019
3/5 Charlie's Angels (2019) Leslie Combemale Charlie's Angels doesn't have to be perfect. It has to be fun, entertaining, and bring something new with this iteration. The stars bring it. Glam it up and go with your best gal pals! EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
5/5 A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Leslie Combemale An absolutely beautiful film expertly acted and directed, with Marielle Heller's pacing allowing silences that give room for nuanced storytelling that has both heartbreak and hope. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2019
C+ 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016) Leslie Combemale [The actors] take some of the most ridiculous dialogue and make it believable. EDIT
Posted Oct 17, 2019
Son of Saul (2015) Leslie Combemale Absolutely worth your time. EDIT
Posted Oct 17, 2019
Infinitely Polar Bear (2014) Leslie Combemale The most interesting aspect of Infinitely Polar Bear is how writer-director [Maya] Forbes brings both the perspective of her own childhood and retrospective insights as an adult and parent in the film. EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2019
3.5/5 Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Leslie Combemale Whedon delivers an uneven, if entertaining second installment that, like many superheroes, has both great strengths and hidden weaknesses. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
3/5 The Age of Adaline (2015) Leslie Combemale The audience is certainly offered plenty of beautiful bone structure featured in languid close-ups of the two leads, along with jewel-like, memorable moments of acting prowess from the older actors. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
5/5 Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Leslie Combemale Arty, gorgeous, exciting, compelling, and poignant all at once. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
3/5 Tomorrowland (2015) Leslie Combemale This is no doubt what Brad Bird set out to do: inspire viewers. And the film is fun. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
2/5 Aloha (2015) Leslie Combemale There is an undeniable charm to some of the scenes of this movie, but few movie lovers will be offering it "warm aloha". EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
4.5/5 Entourage (2015) Leslie Combemale It teases just enough Hollywood decadence, shows enough of the destructive force to artistic creativity and vision represented by the mercurial moneyed power trippers, to remind norms we might not want the movie star life. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
5/5 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) Leslie Combemale The spectacularly poignant ending, complete with growth, insight, and truth, will rip you apart and just as rebuild you. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
5/5 Inside Out (2015) Leslie Combemale Well voiced, multi-layered, fearless, gorgeous, and inventive. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
5/5 Cinderella (2015) Leslie Combemale Branagh takes the reigns as director, but the aforementioned technical film professionals chosen for Cinderella represent some of the best artists working in the world today, in any genre. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
2/5 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015) Leslie Combemale Maybe we are all getting Dystopia Fatigue, but I need more to care about if i'm going to wade into this level of despair. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
5/5 Seymour: An Introduction (2014) Leslie Combemale Gorgeously straightforward yet emotional. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
4/5 Ex Machina (2015) Leslie Combemale The film Ex Machina comes not a moment too soon. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
3/5 Danny Collins (2015) Leslie Combemale A movie with genuine heart. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
4/5 Furious 7 (2015) Leslie Combemale Convoluted as the story is, the way they say goodbye to Paul was well done and really very poignant. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019
4.5/5 Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) Leslie Combemale Assayas has built a beautiful character driven drama of depth and resonance all centered around the interactions between three women with well-developed complex rules. EDIT
Posted Aug 5, 2019