Reviews by Jerrod


Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island

“A mess. We’re expected to follow too many different poorly-drawn characters (big ape included).”

March 10, 2017
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Grade: C
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Logan

Logan

“[Logan] outdoes every film in the ‘X’-series—and most comic book movies, period.”

February 17, 2017
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Grade: A
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The Great Wall

The Great Wall

“Boring…It doesn’t ever fully embrace its potential for mash-up weirdness.”

February 17, 2017
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Grade: C
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Split

Split

“Mixed results. A head-scratching end to the climax and an icky aftertaste in the epilogue.”

January 20, 2017
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Grade: C+
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Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

“Inspirational, but lacks a resonance strong enough to differentiate itself from the well-trodden genre.”

January 6, 2017
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Grade: B-
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Rogue One

Rogue One

“A thrilling ‘Star Wars’ movie that dares to be different—for example: no opening crawl and no Jedi.”

December 17, 2016
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Grade: A-
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

“Rowling ably expands her ‘Harry Potter’ universe admirably.”

November 18, 2016
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Grade: B+
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Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

“At times feels plodding, hasty, [but] perks up when it finally gives way to a special effects bonanza.”

November 4, 2016
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Grade: B
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Inferno

Inferno

“Inoffensive and forgettable. Hope the experience goes by as quickly as possible.”

October 28, 2016
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Grade: C
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Ouija: Origin of Evil

Ouija: Origin of Evil

“In spite of the previous effort and the fact it’s based on a board game…it’s actually not too bad.”

October 21, 2016
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Grade: B-
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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

“Isn’t scandalous or outrageously batshit crazy enough to elevate the material it demands.”

October 7, 2016
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Grade: C+
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Masterminds

Masterminds

“Zach Galifianakis’ affectations only distract from the okay-enough humor on display.”

September 30, 2016
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Grade: C
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