Reviews by Jerrod


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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Venom

Venom

“The weird desire to turn the inky black monster into a do-gooder…blunts the whole thing from the start.”

October 5, 2018
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Grade: D
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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story

“A prequel and an origin story sewn together to make a whole thing that’s familiar, but not anywhere near new.”

May 22, 2018
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Grade: B-
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Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War

“The Russo Brothers have made an interesting choice in focusing the story on their giant purple villain.”

April 26, 2018
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Grade: B
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Ready Player One

Ready Player One

“Far from the empty nostalgia. Wisely broadens its horizons under Steven Spielberg’s direction.”

March 29, 2018
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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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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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