Reviews by Kiko


A Star is Born

A Star is Born

‘”Shallow,’ a song co-written by Lady Gaga, will undoubtedly land an Oscar nod for Best Song.”

October 5, 2018
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Grade: B
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Colette

Colette

“Keira Knightley’s latest foray into the late 19th century isn’t as effective as her prior period pieces.”

October 4, 2018
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Grade: C+
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The Children Act

The Children Act

“A major opportunity is missed when the script chooses to take a clumsy route…when it hits the homestretch.”

October 1, 2018
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Grade: C+
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Pick of the Litter

Pick of the Litter

“A wonderful testament to the services provided by GDB. Certainly deserves its fair share of tummy rubs.”

October 1, 2018
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Grade: B-
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Life Itself

Life Itself

“Wallowing in a cinematic abyss of tragedy, pain and victimization is better suited for the ‘Saw’ franchise.”

September 24, 2018
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Grade: D
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Lizzie

Lizzie

“Foreboding. A somber revisionist interpretation that fails to reach the story’s full potential.”

September 24, 2018
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Grade: C+
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Blaze

Blaze

“Would make a wonderful double feature with Joel and Ethan Coen’s 2013 drama ‘Inside Llewyn Davis.'”

August 31, 2018
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Grade: B+
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Searching

Searching

“A gripping mystery that features a handful of clever plot twists and an underlying feeling of dread.”

August 31, 2018
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Grade: B+
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Puzzle

Puzzle

“Macdonald’s performance is intimate and subtle. Khan, once again, is a master of monologue.”

August 24, 2018
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Grade: B
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McQueen

McQueen

“At its best when McQueen and the clothes themselves are front and center.”

August 16, 2018
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Grade: B+
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BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman

“Seems to know when to jab and when to let the disturbing narrative speak for itself.”

August 16, 2018
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Grade: B+
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Christopher Robin

Christopher Robin

“If anything is impossible, it’s not being enchanted by the film’s many adorable qualities.”

August 16, 2018
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Grade: B
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