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T-Meter Title | Year
.5/4 27% Zeroville (2019) Franco embraces the zero in his title, producing a film that starts to feel like a middle finger to both Hollywood and anyone who searches for meaning in it. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
2/4 54% Bloodline (2019) A character study descends into a generic crime novel, complete with a final twist that simply isn't believable. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
4/4 83% Ad Astra (2019) This is rare, nuanced storytelling, anchored by one of Brad Pitt's career-best performances and remarkable technical elements on every level. It's a special film. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
87% The Whistlers (2019) Droll and clever. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
62% Pelican Blood (Pelikanblut) (2019) Hoss is engaged and committed throughout, but the movie loses track of its own characters, becoming a horror film that it never really needed to be. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
70% The Audition (Das vorspiel) (2019) Seen purely as a character study, this one works. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
81% True History of the Kelly Gang (2019) A shallow endeavor. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
78% Jungleland (2019) Winkler and his cast lean into the familiarity so much that it's easier to look past it and see the character work being done here. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
81% The Vast of Night (2019) A film that announces a talent to watch. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
100% First Love (Hatsukoi) (2019) A movie I enjoyed reasonably while watching and forgot entirely the second it was over. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
71% The Vigil (2019) Sadly, director Keith Thomas doesn't trust his own themes or visual sense, swallowing his entire film up in abrasive sound design and a reliance on jump scares. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
2/4 45% The Laundromat (2019) Burns and Soderbergh never quite cracked The Laundromat, even if there are individual elements here to admire. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
2.5/4 77% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Jojo Rabbit doesn't quite come together the way its opening promises and, most shockingly, lacks the punch it needs to really work. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
4/4 100% Marriage Story (2019) Charlie and Nicole are as fully realized as two people in a domestic drama have been in years. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
1.5/4 26% The Goldfinch (2019) A beautiful but shockingly hollow experience. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
90% The Aeronauts (2019) With ace cinematography and sound design, and a truly engaging performance from its female lead, this one surprised me. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
39% Seberg (2019) A film that lacks a consistent POV or thematic purpose to such a degree that it becomes grating. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
86% Just Mercy (2019) There's too little anger and dirt and fear in this story. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
70% Clifton Hill (2019) Disappointingly flat in filmmaking terms, both in the lackluster design and dull performances. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
76% Sea Fever (2019) It will be compared to The Thing and even Alien, but it also feels like it has its own voice, anchored by a wonderfully grounded performance at its core and a phenomenal use of space and setting. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
92% Atlantics (2019) A transportive film. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
88% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2019) A crazy genre hybrid that exudes the confidence of the people who made it. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
86% Zombi Child (2019) It feels more like an experiment than a fully-realized project, a rare misstep for a great director. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
80% How to Build a Girl (2019) The dialogue, the drastic tone changes, the awful final act that turns a cynical film into a sentimental one -- all of these add up to a movie that just never clicks. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
96% The Two Popes (2019) A smart, empathetic film about the need for both resilience and uncertainty in a faithful heart. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
83% Synchronic (2019) Moorhead and Benson allow the viewer to do most of this symbolic unpacking, resulting in a film that resonates on a deeper level than most disposable science fiction. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
2/4 81% Abominable (2019) Abominable lacks the personality to distinguish it from superior animated films that cover most of the same ground. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
3.5/4 98% Knives Out (2019) Directing a wildly charismatic cast who are all-in on what he's doing, Johnson confidently stays a step or two ahead of his audience, leaving them breathless but satisfied at the end. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
3.5/4 95% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) A deeply personal and very moving film, anchored by the best work of Antonio Banderas' career. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
4/4 84% Waves (2019) A deeper and more profound film than your average character drama, a masterpiece that's hard to walk away from without checking your own grievances and grief. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
4/4 100% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Parasite is unquestionably one of the best films of the year. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2019
3/4 94% The Lighthouse (2019) While it's ultimately a bit too self-conscious to provoke the existential dread and true terror of the best films like it, it's still an impressive accomplishment thanks to Eggers' fearlessness and a pair of completely committed performances. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2019
0/4 18% The Fanatic (2019) This film has no entertainment value to supplement for the lack of humanity at its center. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
2.5/4 58% Burn (2019) Some of the choices strain credulity and the biggest name in the piece, Josh Hutcherson, feels miscast, but this is a film that kept me uncertain of what would happen next and affirms Gan as an interesting young filmmaker to watch. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
1.5/4 40% Vita & Virginia (2019) Vita & Virginia wastes the talents of four people-its two subjects and the two women that play them. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
3/4 97% Tigers Are Not Afraid (Vuelven) (2019) Tigers Are Not Afraid may be imperfect, but you can feel the passion and creativity of its filmmaker in every decision. She's fearless. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
1/4 5% Jacob's Ladder (2019) Only the commitment from the always-solid Michael Ealy saves it from being one of the worst movies of the year. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
3/4 100% Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles (Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas) (2019) At its best, Buñuel and the Labyrinth of the Turtles is as caught between dream and reality as the film that Buñuel made in the mountains of Spain. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
100% Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger - London, New York, Johannesburg (2008) An amazing example of a stand-up master doing what he does best and arguably better than anyone working today. - HollywoodChicago.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
2.5/4 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) There's something to be said for merely bouncing four movie stars as charismatic as this film's quartet off each other for just over two hours. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
1/4 30% The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019) It turns real heroes into generic tropes and real victims into manipulative props. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
4/4 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Tarantino has crafted an elegiac ode to a time he's only experienced through books and movies. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
2.5/4 85% Luz (2019) A major announcement of a new talent. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
2/4 42% Point Blank (2019) A movie that needs to fly from first frame to last slows down, loses its momentum, and never recovers, limping across the finish line with a climax that doesn't work. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
100% Anima (2019) "Anima" is something special. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2019
.5/4 No Score Yet Cold Blood (La mémoire du sang) (2019) Cold Blood isn't so much hysterically awful as simply lifeless. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 5, 2019
2/4 77% Nightmare Cinema (2019) Nightmare Cinema starts with a bang, as Brugués drops us into a fun, clever, gory little ride. I was excited for the four installments to follow. I got less and less excited. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
2/4 45% Murder Mystery (2019) Just entertaining enough to make you wish it was actually good. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2019
1.5/4 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) It is a joyless, lifeless, boring affair that repeats ideas from better X-films and feels more like an obligatory reunion cash grab than a deeply considered goodbye to iconic characters. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2019
4/4 97% Deadwood: The Movie (2019) A rich 110 minutes of filmmaking that rewards fans without pandering to them. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019