Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Dennis Schwartz
An affecting portrait of female friendship and how it changes over the years.
Posted Feb 16, 2019
A lively and unnerving but silly cerebral sci-fi alien invasion film to ponder in its strangeness.
Posted Feb 15, 2019
Hunter Killer (2018)
A middling sea thriller giving off big explosions and no controversy despite the Russians and Americans involved in an incident at sea.
Posted Feb 14, 2019
Bird Box (2018)
It survives its ill-fate because of a feisty performance by Bullock.
Posted Feb 13, 2019
The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Goes high tech, has little drama and is dark in mood.
Posted Feb 12, 2019
It has some entertaining moments thanks to a zany Hammer performance.
Posted Feb 11, 2019
Cold Pursuit (2019)
A bloody funny revenge noir film.
Posted Feb 10, 2019
They Shall Not Grow Old (2019)
Splendid World War I documentary in 3D.
Posted Feb 9, 2019
A pleasing survival tale with minimal dialogue.
Posted Feb 8, 2019
7 Guardians of the Tomb (2018)
Just a bad low-budget 3D B-movie creature sci-fi adventure film, but (oy vez) with deadly spiders.
Posted Feb 7, 2019
Benedict Cumberbatch turns in a superlative eye-catching performance.
Posted Feb 6, 2019
Nappily Ever After (2018)
A pleasing fluff piece.
Posted Feb 5, 2019
It's a different kind of sports film that caught my attention despite not being a tennis fan.
Posted Feb 4, 2019
Roxanne Roxanne (2018)
A gritty but incomplete character-driven musical biopic."
Posted Feb 3, 2019
It worked as an uncritical biopic, but it could have been better if it had some edge.
Posted Feb 2, 2019
Lovely to Look At (1952)
A big-budget lush Technicolor remake of the 1933 Broadway musical Roberta.
Posted Feb 1, 2019
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
An outstanding Denzel Washington performance.
Posted Jan 31, 2019
Lady Macbeth (2017)
A Victorian chamber piece with a dubious morality and cautionary feminist designs.
Posted Jan 30, 2019
State Like Sleep (2019)
A wannabe noir film that turns out to be a listless dreamlike mystery thriller.
Posted Jan 29, 2019
Honeymoon Hotel (1964)
The launching of Broadway musical stars Robert Goulet & Robert Morse as film stars didn't work out in this turkey.
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Only Game In Town (1970)
The comedy is weak, the dialogue is not engaging and it's too talky.
Posted Jan 27, 2019
A vapid damsel in distress Gothic romantic thriller set in the wealthy summer resort of Long Island's Hamptons.
Posted Jan 26, 2019
The King (2018)
An ambitious but not a particularly jarring journey covering the troubled life of Elvis Presley some forty years after his death.
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
The debut feature by Josie Rourke is a well-constructed but dull costume movie that wages its 16th-century drama between battling English queens as a feminist struggle.
Posted Jan 24, 2019
The Great Buddha+ (2018)
It's an awkwardly funny and bleak black comedy on unbridled voyeurism that reflects cynically on the human condition.
Posted Jan 23, 2019
The Road Movie (2018)
It was never as good as it could have been, but it held my interest briefly.
Posted Jan 22, 2019
Three Identical Strangers (2018)
A stranger than fiction documentary based on a true story.
Posted Jan 21, 2019
Sollers Point (2018)
A despairing slice-of-life drama set in the blue-collar suburb of Baltimore.
Posted Jan 20, 2019
The Neptune Factor (1973)
A predictable sci-fi adventure tale with little action.
Posted Jan 19, 2019
As mediocre as it was, it could have been a lot worse.
Posted Jan 18, 2019
Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
The film that made Rita Tushingham a star.
Posted Jan 17, 2019
Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
A violent and dumb exploitation B-movie martial arts film.
Posted Jan 16, 2019
Man from Del Rio (1956)
It's a modest Western, tamped up by a fine Anthony Quinn performance."
Posted Jan 15, 2019
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)
A muddled b/w drama, attempting vainly to be film noir.
Posted Jan 14, 2019
Madeline's Madeline (2018)
Well-acted low-budget aesthetic film that might impress even if seemingly going the mumblecore route without any easy solutions to the problems it raises ... .
Posted Jan 13, 2019
Isle of Dogs (2018)
The film works until it doesn't.
Posted Jan 12, 2019
Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)
The documentary was a pure joy.
Posted Jan 11, 2019
Deadpool 2 (2018)
If you liked the kookiness you probably liked the film, but if you found that wanting you probably wondered what was all the commotion.
Posted Jan 9, 2019
Not as bad as it sounds, as it enables the release of some smart emoting, plenty of sequins and some satisfying homespun humor.
Posted Jan 9, 2019
It's a brilliantly created documentary on the gusto, exasperation and genius of the filmmaker who at an early age gave us Citizen Kane.
Posted Jan 7, 2019
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)
If you're up to seeing such a stark political film, this one has the look of authenticity.
Posted Jan 6, 2019
It's made special by its ability to keep things authentic.
Posted Jan 5, 2019
The Land of Steady Habits (2018)
The story line never had much urgency and the life lessons were dished out as easy as choosing bath towels.
Posted Jan 4, 2019
The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)
A promising remake of the 2014 Israeli film by Nadav Lapid that can't fulfill its promise, but is nevertheless a compelling watch.
Posted Jan 3, 2019
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Under performing Queen biopic.
Posted Jan 2, 2019
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
It might be too bizarre a film for all tastes, nevertheless it's a brilliantly endearing, funny and haunting one.
Posted Jan 1, 2019
A necessary sane and revealing documentary on a controversial topical story concerning transgenders in the military.
Posted Dec 31, 2018
Hold the Dark (2018)
Ambitious pulp fiction thriller.
Posted Dec 30, 2018
Assassination Nation (2018)
A black comedy that gets too heavy to be light and too dumb to be bright.
Posted Dec 29, 2018