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Film Freak - 678 Film Ratings

Member Since: Aug 19, 2012

Location: Boca Raton, FL, USA

Bio: 'Stars' rating system based on Michelin guides:

100-91 Four Stars: Must See
90-66 Three Stars: Worth a detour.
65-24 Two Stars: A good film in its category.
23-01 One Star or No Stars: Proceed at your own risk.
more Recent Ratings
52 58% Hereditary (2018) - Jun 15, 2018
"Effective. Predictable at moments, but it delivers a decent shot of horror. "
77 85% The Death of Stalin (2017) - Jun 11, 2018
"Not especially funny but I enjoyed it, although the rush to the end is unsatisfying. Red Monarch, a Film4 film from the 1980s covers similar ground better. Probably more true to life than we might be willing to imagine. "
35 32% Only God Forgives (2013) - Jun 11, 2018
"The images are excellent, but the plot and dialogue are boiled down to the barest essentials. The audience is left in a space in which they are required to distinguish between the conscious and sub-conscious/unconscious worlds, with nothing in the way of a guidebook to help. A magnificent failure? Definitely a failure."
67 75% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) - May 22, 2018
"A foreign vision of America sees it as a natural paradise desecrated by violent people living in dysfunctional families and run by a bureaucratic system incapable of helping them. Not that far off the truth, I suppose."
62 69% The Florida Project (2017) - May 06, 2018
"Absorbing series of vignettes united by time and place but missing a story. The last scenes might be a little heavy-handed."
15 8% The Boondock Saints (1999) - May 01, 2018
"Um. I understand this has a cult following, but it's bad. Everything consistently hits the wrong note. "
61 68% The Founder (2016) - Apr 17, 2018
"A digestible account of Why Capitalism Goes Wrong, featuring a fine performance by Michael Keaton."
27 22% Knight of Cups (2015) - Apr 02, 2018
"Takes the worst parts of The Tree of Life, and turns them into a feature-length challenge to the audience. An audacious failure. "
29 24% The Words (2012) - Mar 26, 2018
"The novel-within-a-novel conceit is largely unexploited until right at the end, but the novel-within-the-novel actually makes a good film, except for Jeremy Irons' accent and the idea that this is somehow great literature."
2% The Rift (2016) - Mar 26, 2018
"Attempts to be full of menace, but turns out to be an empty suit."