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The Nightingale

The Nightingale

“Dismisses archetypes and relies on brutal history lessons to expose man’s perpetually destructive nature.”

September 3, 2019
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Grade: B+
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After the Wedding

After the Wedding

“There’s talent in front of the camera, but very little in the firm rings true – even as a glorified soap opera.”

September 3, 2019
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Grade: C-
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Them That Follow

Them That Follow

“Unable to find the emotional hook needed to express extremely personal issues.”

September 3, 2019
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Grade: C+
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Light of My Life

Light of My Life

“Casey Affleck’s ability to keep the nervous, albeit silent, energy consistent is an impressive feat.”

September 3, 2019
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Grade: B+
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Sword of Trust

Sword of Trust

“A sharply written dark dramedy. Deeper and more meaningful than an average satire.”

September 3, 2019
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Grade: B
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Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home

“Leans heavily into comedy more so than perhaps any other movie in the MCU so far.”

June 28, 2019
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Grade: B
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Dark Phoenix

Dark Phoenix

“Entirely perfunctory, with confusing fight choreography…and completely unearned sentimentality.”

June 5, 2019
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Grade: C
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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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