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|64 T4||Coco (2017) - Nov 23, 2017
"Promises a narrative about the importance of family and the power of music, then proceeds to be about neither of these things until the last 15 minutes (which are superb, but needed to be part of a better film for a satisfying pay-off). Mostly just uninteresting characters running from one place to the next in an overly busy plot and way too much borrowing from other Pixar films, especially Up, Ratatouille, and Monsters Inc. I spent most of my time wishing I was watching one of those instead."
|53 T3||Murder on the Orient Express (2017) - Nov 10, 2017
"Decent Sunday afternoon fare for when you’re half asleep, but a largely tepid and unremarkable adaption. The cast does their thing, and they’re mostly good at it. Patrick Doyle’s score for the last twenty minutes of the film is perfection and deserves a better movie (although it’s so beautifully suited for the picture’s needs that it makes you feel, just for a second, as if you are, in fact, watching a far greater film). "
|68 T6||Thor: Ragnarok (2017) - Nov 04, 2017
"Jeff Goldblum's Grandmaster and Taika Waititi's "cameo" role as Korg the rock monster are collectively the best things the MCU has conjured to date. The overwhelming majority of scenes shared between Thor and Hulk are tiresome pacing-killers. Cate Blanchett is a genuinely great villain, trapped in a story that gives her nothing to do, and saddles her with Karl Urban, who (through no fault of his own) sucks the life out of every scene he's in."
|78 T8||Moonrise Kingdom (2012) - Oct 21, 2017|
|74 T7||Hot Fuzz (2007) - Oct 20, 2017|
|47 T3||The Boss Baby (2017) - Oct 05, 2017
"Dreamworks Animation has finally made a film even weirder than Bee Movie, and it's one of the year's most disturbing films. [Read Full Review]"
|64 T4||The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017) - Oct 02, 2017
"Other than some very odd jokes for the older ones (including a bizarre reference to the Tom Hardy film Locke), this is an extremely kid-centric flick. [Read Full Review]"
|53 T3||Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) - Oct 01, 2017|
|82 T9||Get Out (2017) - Sep 30, 2017
"A beautifully crafted movie, perfectly pacing its reveals while presenting a totally tense and just believable enough atmosphere to engross leading into the deliriously haywire finale. [Read Full Review]"
|28 T1||Beauty and the Beast (2017) - Sep 13, 2017
"There's something sickeningly ironic about a remake of Disney's best animated film being even worse than Chicken Little. [Read Full Review]"