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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

“[Daisy Ridley] anchors and drives the emotional and narrative core of the film. Her focus is unblinking.”

December 15, 2017
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Grade: B+
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The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

“James Franco’s wonderful performance, like the film itself, is easily on par with ‘Ed Wood.'”

December 6, 2017
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Grade: A-
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The Man Who Invented Christmas

The Man Who Invented Christmas

“Christopher Plummer makes a wonderfully devious Ebenezer Scrooge.”

November 27, 2017
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Grade: B
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Justice League

Justice League

“It’s fine. Maybe ‘not as bad as it could have been’ is enough of a victory for now.”

November 17, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Lady Bird

Lady Bird

“There is life behind the universal themes Gerwig explores with her own sense of wide-eyed wonderment.”

November 16, 2017
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Grade: B
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

“One of the purest forms of an artist distilling his singular vision into a unique movie going experience.”

November 10, 2017
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Grade: B
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Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

“Director Taika Watiti delivers solidly when the film goes for laughs, which are often wonderfully weird.”

November 2, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Thank You For Your Service

Thank You For Your Service

“Cuts to the core of the crisis. Should be a wake-up call for anyone in a position of power.”

October 27, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day

“A clever-enough horror movie that could have been truly great given another shot of creativity.”

October 13, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049

“The ideas don’t necessarily feel groundbreaking, but Villeneuve’s vision is one of his best assets.”

October 6, 2017
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Grade: B
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American Made

American Made

“Aspires for the breezy, comedy-drama feel of ‘The Big Short’ and ends up mostly succeeding.”

September 29, 2017
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Grade: B
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Stronger

Stronger

“A touching look at a personal fight for survival and how heroism is viewed during a national tragedy.”

September 22, 2017
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Grade: B
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