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Rating Title/Year Author
7/10 Adverse (2021) Jeff Ames Adverse rises above the typical crop and delivers an intimate look at society's underbelly, a place filled with murderers and scoundrels who quietly lament the broken path they chose. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2021
8/10 Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) Jeff Ames The climactic sequence is worth the price of admission alone. EDIT
Posted Mar 29, 2021
9.5/10 Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) Grant Hermanns King, his cast and crew have set a very high bar for the rest of 2021 and already delivered what is sure to be one of the best films of the year. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
7.5/10 The Blazing World (2021) Grant Hermanns The sharp colors palette of the evil dimension feels very reminiscent of the giallo films it seeks to pay homage to and Young's direction is incredibly stylish. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8/10 Jockey (2021) Grant Hermanns Bentley's skillful direction and Collins Jr.'s committed performance make this a worthwhile race around the track. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9.5/10 Marvelous and the Black Hole (2020) Grant Hermanns Full of its own unique flair, interesting characters and authentic performances from its cast. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
7/10 Mayday (2021) Grant Hermanns A visually beautiful, thoughtful and delightfully odd little genre effort establishing its writer/director as a talent to watch. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Mass (2021) Grant Hermanns Kranz has delivered a thoroughly intelligent, powerful and urgent tale that is supported by incredible turns from its talented leads. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
6.5/10 First Date (2021) Grant Hermanns The action scenes are certainly well-executed, especially for a film with no seemingly no budget. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
6.5/10 Prisoners of the Ghostland (2021) Grant Hermanns One of the weirdest yet oddly-compelling films from its star in years. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8.5/10 Land (2021) Grant Hermanns Wright shows an incredible grip on both the visual and storytelling duties that come with the director's chair and has delivered an emotionally beautiful, moving and powerfully-performed tale that any viewer can resonate with. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8/10 Together Together (2021) Grant Hermanns The inclusion of therapy groups that are vital to the process makes for a nice subversion and helps ground the film in a better sense of realism than some studio efforts exploring similar themes and formulas. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8.5/10 On the Count of Three (2021) Grant Hermanns Its modest ensemble cast all deliver truly powerful performances, very much disappearing into their roles and bringing them to life with a level of authenticity that is truly gripping to watch. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
7/10 In The Earth (2021) Grant Hermanns A mildly disappointing but nonetheless compelling ride. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8.5/10 Eight for Silver (2021) Grant Hermanns Performances from its cast are all top-notch, making for an outright chilling and intriguing affair. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Searchers (2021) Grant Hermanns Velez has crafted a hilarious, poignant and thoroughly entertaining documentary from start to finish. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8.5/10 Censor (2021) Grant Hermanns This is an absolute dream of a film in every facet and marks a promising future from its co-writer/director. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Falling (2020) Grant Hermanns Viggo Mortensen's directorial debut nonetheless proves to be a powerful, beautifully shot and incredibly performed honest portrayal of dementia. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Jakob's Wife (2021) Grant Hermanns It's a delightfully gory and entertaining treat for horror genre fans. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8/10 Offseason (2021) Grant Hermanns Chilling atmosphere, creepy visuals and a strong performance from Jocelin Donahue, all of which saves it from its predictable plot and bland ending. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
7.5/10 Witch Hunt (2021) Grant Hermanns Adds up to a film that doesn't quite capitalize on its full potential but offers a rewarding experience nonetheless. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Recovery (2021) Grant Hermanns While some of its jokes at the start of the film feel a little too on the nose, the film is nonetheless a sweet, hilarious and truly enjoyable ride from start to finish. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8/10 Here Before (2021) Grant Hermanns Andrea Riseborough adds yet another stellar performance to her resume. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9.5/10 Language Lessons (2021) Grant Hermanns One of the timeliest, sweetest and best films of 2021 already. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
7/10 Broadcast Signal Intrusion (2021) Grant Hermanns Harry Shum Jr. delivers an absolute powerhouse of a lead performance and the visuals and atmosphere are appropriately haunting, resulting in a fairly chilling return to the ominous tech-based horror of the past. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
6/10 Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror (2021) Grant Hermanns The film is relatively interesting and the experts referencing titles even the biggest of cult fans might not have heard about proves to be an enjoyable enough exploration for hardcore genre fans. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Lily Topples The World (2021) Grant Hermanns Though the documentary could've benefitted from diving a little deeper into Lily outside of the domino world, giving her a little more of a well-rounded profile, it still proves to be a thoroughly satisfying and charming watch. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
8.5/10 See You Then (2021) Grant Hermanns Every tear and heartbroken sigh comes across so authentically thanks to the skillful writing and Pooya Mohseni and Lynn Chen's incredible performances, all resulting in a thoughtful, moving and insightful tale. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
7/10 Greenland (2020) Jeff Ames There are enough quietly compelling moments and plenty of fine performances to justify Greenland as passable entertainment. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) Jeff Ames Snyder's cut is easily the strongest of the two versions released - an action packed marvel you'll want to watch again and again. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Happily (2021) Grant Hermanns Shows a remarkable sense of balance in its multiple tones thanks to a stellar ensemble cast delivers a timely, insightful and beautifully shot pic. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 Nobody (2021) Grant Hermanns Nobody certainly doesn't reinvent the wheel of its genre, but it beats it over the head enough with some skillful action and stylish direction from Naishuller. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2021
9/10 A Kid From Coney Island (2019) Jeff Ames Surprisingly packed with emotion and plenty of insight into the darker world of professional sports, this documentary hits hard in its endeavors to clear the air on one of sports' more controversial figures. EDIT
Posted Mar 12, 2021
9/10 Passing (2021) Grant Hermanns An absolutely absorbing, beautiful and timely work of art sure to turn heads at any awards ceremony with good taste in film. EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2021
10/10 Happiest Season (2020) Grant Hermanns When I tell you that Happiest Season is the quintessential holiday rom-com sure to be revisited for decades to come, please believe me as I don't deliver that lightly. EDIT
Posted Feb 21, 2021
8/10 The Dark and the Wicked (2020) Grant Hermanns Another successful outing from writer/director Bertino. EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2021
8.5/10 Color Out of Space (2019) Grant Hermanns Stanley and his crew masterfully use practical effects and brief glimpses at the terrors to toy with audiences' imaginations and send them into unsettling territory. EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2021
7.5/10 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Matthew Schuchman Between its outrageous characters and fantastic final act, there is plenty for fans to love from this colorfully rambunctious joy ride. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2021
Blow the Man Down (2019) Jeff Ames The performances are solid, the writing sublime, the cinematography rich - come for the murder, stay for the drah-ma. EDIT
Posted Feb 7, 2021
3/10 John and the Hole (2020) Grant Hermanns The way the film progresses and presents the character doesn't feel like an intelligent or meaningful exploration of him. EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2021
8.5/10 Luzzu (2021) Grant Hermanns It all culminates in a moving, gripping and often-heartbreakingly real tale. EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2021
5/10 Knocking (2021) Grant Hermanns Features a strong performance from Milocco and stylish direction from Kempff, but not much else in the way of a well-paced narrative or satisfying conclusion. EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2021
8.5/10 Let Him Go (2020) Grant Hermanns An emotional and compelling piece that mostly overcomes its flaws. EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2021
8.75/10 The Way Back (2020) Grant Hermanns Thanks to some beautiful cinematography, emotional storytelling and Affleck's breathtaking performance, this proves to be a rewarding and entertaining affair. EDIT
Posted Feb 3, 2021
9.5/10 Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Grant Hermanns Finds writer/director Eliza Hittman in stellar form, delivering a timely, important and intelligent story that is told with rich and sensitive direction and carried by powerful performances from leads Flanigan and Ryder. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2021
9/10 Sweet Parents (2017) Jeff Ames "The results are delectable - an intricate battle between the heart, mind, body and soul." EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2021
8.5/10 Archenemy (2020) Grant Hermanns "Continues Mortimer's win streak and proves he's far more than just a horror director." EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2021
1.5/10 Songbird (2020) Grant Hermanns "The tension is flatlined from start to finish, the story is a gross misunderstanding of timing and its script is generally underwritten, resulting in arguably the worst film of 2020." EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2021
9.5/10 Promising Young Woman (2020) Grant Hermanns "A career-defining performance from Mulligan and phenomenal writing and stylish direction from Fennell in her feature debut." EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2021
4/10 News of the World (2020) Grant Hermanns "There are certainly worse Westerns out there to avoid, but there are certainly better ones to visit before turning to News of the World." EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2021