Reviews by Jerrod


Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – Mid90s

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – Mid90s

Starring: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges Directed by: Jonah Hill (debut) Written by: Jonah Hill (“21 Jump Street”) Few actors can weave in and out of genres as seamlessly as Jonah Hill has done it within the last few years. Known mostly as a comedic actor that has grown from the Judd Apatow family tree, Hill has […]

September 25, 2018
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Grade: B-
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Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – The Perfection

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – The Perfection

Starring: Allison Williams, Logan Browning, Steven Weber Directed by: Richard Shepard (“Dom Hemingway”) Written by: Richard Shepard (“Dom Hemingway”), Eric C. Carmelo (debut) and Nicole Snyder (debut) With all the crazy concepts, plot twists and narrative risks (for better or worse) that are in genre film, there will always be a segment of movies that are […]

September 22, 2018
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Grade: B-
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Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – Lords of Chaos

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – Lords of Chaos

Starring: Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Jack Kilmer Directed by: Jonas Akerlund (“Horsemen”) Written by: Dennis Magnusson (“King of Devil’s Island”) and Jonas Akerlund (debut) For metal fans across the world, the stories about Norwegian black metal culture are infamous. Church burnings, murder, violence…and that’s not even scratching the surface of the famously abrasive music. Based on stories from […]

September 21, 2018
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Grade: C-
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Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

“Their connection is powerful. The relationship feels less like a summer fling and more like two souls uniting.”

January 19, 2018
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Grade: A-
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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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Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

“More interested in telling a lustful love story than it is talking about equality, gender gaps or even tennis.”

September 22, 2017
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Grade: C
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Step

Step

“A very humanistic story about not just the strive for excellence, but breaking cycles.”

August 18, 2017
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Grade: B+
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Dunkirk

Dunkirk

“Nolan has created nothing less than a cinematic marvel…visually breathtaking, ambitious and stirring.”

July 21, 2017
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Grade: A-
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It Comes at Night

It Comes at Night

“[Director] Shults has created a thriller full of mystery, intrigue and slow-burning intensity.”

June 9, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Chuck

Chuck

“Early parts of the film feature some true greatness…but punches itself out and staggers to the finish.”

May 27, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Their Finest

Their Finest

“Isn’t quite the strong female-empowerment movie it wants to be, but it is well-performed.”

April 21, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Silence

Silence

“It’s a tough nut to crack, [but] it’s harrowing and challenging; well performed and well written.”

January 13, 2017
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Grade: B
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