Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
72% The King (2019) Surpassed all my expectations, especially in the battle sequence in the last half of the movie which is on par with anything in Gladiator or Braveheart. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
6/10 44% The Addams Family (2019) It's perfectly okay, but it could and should have been better. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2019
8/10 62% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Norton has found such a compelling way into telling the complex and layered story at the heart of Motherless Brooklyn. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2019
24% Lucy in the Sky (2019) A true-crime story with Hawley's artistic filmmaking touch and some gorgeous imagery... Lucy in the Sky really isn't so bad. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
8/10 98% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) I'm a little bummed so few people are going to see this in theaters surrounded by laughter. Just the fact that Netflix is getting a movie about Dolemite into the world makes it easier to forgive them. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
8.5/10 96% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) Another beautiful and brilliant piece of art and storytelling from Almodovar and a welcome return to form both for him and for Banderas. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
7.5/10 68% Joker (2019) Phillips has created a compelling character study with Phoenix's performance something that will be talked about for a long time. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
8/10 99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Another fantastically outrageous and weird film ... that continues to show the glory of [Korean] cinema and Director Bong as its master. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
8.5/10 100% The Irishman (2019) It's hard to imagine not wanting see the movie a second or third time to marvel at the craft on display by Scorsese, his cast and crew. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
4.5/10 44% The Laundromat (2019) It feels like everyone involved with Soderbergh's latest has grown tired of the Oscars on their mantle and decided to make a concentrated effort to go for a few Razzies. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
8.5/10 97% First Love (Hatsukoi) (2019) First Love is [Miike's] best movie since Audition, and having seen that again recently, I think it's even better than that. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
8/10 83% Judy (2019) Judy really surprised me in how much I enjoyed it, but I won't be even remotely surprised if Zellwegger wins her second Oscar. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
5/10 26% Rambo: Last Blood (2019) Rambo: Last Blood doesn't just feel dated and quite tone-deaf but also stuck in an era that's long gone with no need for nostalgia to remind us of it. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2019
2/10 45% 3 from Hell (2019) Easily, the worst movie of the year. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
8/10 88% Hustlers (2019) I'm not sure if women who see this movie will rush out to take stripping classes in order to fuel their sense of empowerment, but Hustlers is a genuinely enjoyable film that tells a fascinating story. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
100% One Cut of the Dead (Kamera o tomeru na!) (2019) The complex intricacies ... makes this one of my favorite recent zombie-related movies since the similarly great Korean film, Train to Busan. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
7/10 24% The Goldfinch (2019) It's long at 2.5 hours but Theo's story is a complicated one to tell, and it all adds up and pays off eventually. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
70% Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! (2019) Super Size Me 2 is as entertaining as some of [Morgan's] past films. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
87% Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (2019) Continues a long run of solid music docs we've been getting so far this year. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
8/10 63% It Chapter Two (2019) Incredibly satisfying, because it feels like every moment in the first chapter eventually does pay off, some in quite emotional ways. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
88% Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) A joyous inspirational film that showcases Bell's talent. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
7/10 39% Angel Has Fallen (2019) Offers enough action, tension and drama to be worth the price of admission, making it one of the better threequels in recent memory. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
6.5/10 88% Ready or Not (2019) It's hard to recommend Ready or Not whole-heartedly as some might love the film's darkly comedic nature more than others ... I can totally see how this might be deemed a cult classic over time. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2019
5.5/10 48% Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) I'm honestly surprised this isn't a Netflix movie. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019
8.5/10 79% Good Boys (2019) I haven't laughed this hard in a very long time. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2019
8/10 88% Blinded by the Light (2019) A thoroughly enjoyable film with a lot to like about it, even if you're not a fan of 'The Boss.' - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2019
8/10 79% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) The perfect throwback to old school horror and the nostalgia of sitting around a campfire and telling stories to freak each other out. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
5.5/10 22% The Kitchen (2019) For what it's worth, it's a daring and risky effort ... just one that doesn't necessarily deliver. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
80% This is not Berlin (2019) What's especially interesting is the exploration of sexuality by the two friends in the movie and how that is affected as they go further down a rabbit hole of drugs and depravity. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
100% Vision Portraits (2019) It's not a sexy movie, but it's an important one. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
95% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) A very enjoyable film that might have some appeal to wrestling fans - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
99% One Child Nation (2019) A heartbreaking and emotional film with the situation so well portrayed by the two filmmakers. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
7.5/10 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Hella fun, offering a promising new direction for the "Fast and Furious" franchise with lots of potential most will want to see them expand upon. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
6/10 30% The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019) Tone is all over the place, sometimes to the point of ridiculousness. Bouncing back and forth from the serious to the frivolous is not something that works in this case. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
90% Tel Aviv on Fire (2019) I didn't go into it expecting a comedy, so when it proved to be particularly witty and entertaining, I was glad I made the effort to see it. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
7.5/10 86% The Nightingale (2019) This is a tough and serious drama that still has genre elements, but it leaves a lasting imprint on you, not always in a good way. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
8/10 92% Luce (2019) I would not be remotely shocked if Spencer gets another Oscar nomination for her role in this. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
77% Skin (2019) The film marks a career best for Bell, who just carries himself so differently that it's hard to believe that it's the same actor who played Bernie Taupin in Rocketman. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
8/10 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) It takes some time to get there, but when it comes down to it, Once Upon a Time... is a decent mid-range Tarantino film. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2019
7/10 82% Crawl (2019) The type of movie that tends to be appreciated in the summer when you're looking for some excuse to get out of the heat and humidity, and no one should feel even remotely guilty about enjoying it for that reason alone. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
93% Sea of Shadows (2019) Not your typical DisneyNature film and definitely not for kids ... the scenes with the vaquitas show them to be beautiful animals with true intelligence and soul, making their plight that much more heartbreaking. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
8.5/10 93% Sword of Trust (2019) A true joy and why independent filmmakers like [Lynn] Shelton are still so important in this day of big budget remakes, sequels and focus on franchises... - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
9/10 99% The Farewell (2019) Wang's film is a must-see, and I'd be shocked if Awkwafina wasn't in the Oscar discussions by year's end. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
5.5/10 42% Stuber (2019) Ends up being so predictable and by the books, while also being kind of offensive to its own characters, you leave the movie wondering if it was worth it for the little bit of entertainment it provides. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
79% Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019) An amazing film by the award-winning documentarian that has a lot of revelations. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2019
7/10 83% Midsommar (2019) If your favorite part of Hereditary was its crazy ending and you didn't think it was crazy enough, then Midsommar is the movie for you! - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
8.5/10 90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Tom Holland's Spider-Man is one of the best MCU characters who proves that he can readily carry a movie on his own. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
9/10 62% Yesterday (2019) Yesterday is just wonderful, and it's easily one of my favorite movies of the year. - The Weekend Warrior EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2019
6.5/10 64% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) If you're a fan of these movies, there's enough new ideas to keep you invested in this outshoot of the Warrens' world and get you excited for next year's inevitable The Conjuring 3. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2019
6/10 36% Anna (2019) As empowering as the story might be at times, it's confounding how the movie drags on for long periods of time, taking away from the more entertaining moments. - The Beat EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019