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Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

“The final product [does] a disservice to what should have been a triumphant moment for the franchise.”

March 8, 2019
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Grade: C+
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The Lego Movie 2

The Lego Movie 2

“Doesn’t quite stack up to the original, but it’s still light years better than most animated films.”

February 7, 2019
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Grade: B+
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The Upside

The Upside

“Hart and Cranston produce a few sincere moments…but it’s nowhere near memorable.”

January 30, 2019
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Grade: C
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The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

“Veers off into a jumbled story with flashbacks and a litany of twists.”

January 30, 2019
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Grade: C+
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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

“Its slow-burning narrative pairs well with the deep-seated emotion Barry Jenkins is hoping to tap into.”

January 11, 2019
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Grade: B+
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On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

“Plays it as safe as possible. Much too conventional to make a worthwhile impression.”

January 11, 2019
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Grade: C+
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Roma

Roma

“What ‘Roma’ lacks in standard narrative substance, it makes up for in Cuarón’s skill as a visual storyteller.”

December 17, 2018
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Grade: A-
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The Favourite

The Favourite

“An acerbic and abrasively funny period piece featuring three of the best female performances of the year.”

December 17, 2018
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Grade: A-
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Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots

“Overlook the sluggish narrative, and it has a lot to say about the rise of women in a male-dominated world.”

December 17, 2018
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Grade: B-
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Vox Lux

Vox Lux

“Director Brady Corbet means to say something contentious about the culture of celebrity.”

December 17, 2018
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Grade: B+
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At Eternity’s Gate

At Eternity’s Gate

“Confronts van Gogh’s mental instability with inventive style and philosophical reflection.”

December 17, 2018
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Grade: A-
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Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

“The decision to stray away from a kid-friendly movie poses problems.”

December 17, 2018
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Grade: C
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