Reviews by Kiko


Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

“Fans of Anderson’s idiosyncratic work will enjoy the wonderful world of wagging tails he has created.”

April 6, 2018
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Grade: A-
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The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin

“Plays out like a feature-length version of Comedy Central’s ‘Drunk History,’ minus the slurred speech.”

March 29, 2018
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Grade: B+
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Pacific Rim: Uprising

Pacific Rim: Uprising

“Follows the same conventions [of ‘Transformers’] and ends up being a big, dumb, robot wrestling match.”

March 27, 2018
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Grade: C-
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Love, Simon

Love, Simon

“Charming, authentic and emboldening. A milestone for mainstream gay movies.”

March 16, 2018
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Grade: B+
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A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time

“A convoluted fairy tale that attempts to turn its nonsensical narrative into something compelling.”

March 9, 2018
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Grade: C-
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Gringo

Gringo

“Definitely has a nasty streak, director but Nash Edgerton and crew fail to make it cut deep enough.”

March 8, 2018
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Grade: C
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Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow

“[It’s] deception and manipulation, even while between the thighs of J-Law, is somewhat of a dull affair.”

March 1, 2018
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Grade: C
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Game Night

Game Night

“With sharp jokes, queasy-worthy violence and some nicely timed movie references, the comedy scores.'”

February 22, 2018
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Grade: B
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Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Freed

“Anastasia might have a safe word to stop the pain, but ‘Freed’ doesn’t give audiences the same luxury.”

February 12, 2018
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Grade: D
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Early Man

Early Man

“Feels like an animated movie that lost its way somewhere in the brainstorming process.”

February 11, 2018
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Grade: C+
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Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread

“Anderson expands his exploration on relationship dynamics to reveal a wickedly humorous romance.”

January 15, 2018
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Grade: A-
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Lady Bird

Lady Bird

“There is life behind the universal themes Gerwig explores with her own sense of wide-eyed wonderment.”

November 16, 2017
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Grade: B
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