Reviews by Jerrod


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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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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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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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

“It thinks it’s way more clever than it actually is.”

September 21, 2017
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Grade: C-
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Home Again

Home Again

“Meyers-Shyer, daughter of directors Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer, isn’t far off from her mother’s output.”

September 8, 2017
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Grade: C-
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