Film Freak - 977 Film Ratings
Member Since: Jul 29, 2006
Bio: A movie only gets a bad score (less than 50) from me if it breaks the number one rule in filmmaking: Bores the audience. If at any point in watching a movie I think I want to be somewhere else, the movie fails.
|60 18%||Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) - Jan 27, 2019
"Malek is amazing, and there's some decent cinematography. But, the script is stupidly heavy on exposition, and the direction is flimsy at best. There are ways to make a clean Queen movie, but not with these filmmakers. It loses points for that. "
|80 45%||Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) - Jan 14, 2019
"Really beautiful, but ultimately devoid of much substance. "
|95 89%||First Man (2018) - Jan 02, 2019
"An outlandishly well made mixture of human drama and technological prowess. It sides with historical accuracy most of the time, and still manages to be entertaining and aesthetically compelling. I don't know how Chazelle manages to be so good at his job."
|90 67%||Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) - Dec 31, 2018
"A critically important and speedy perspective on kindness above all else. I miss Mr. Rogers."
|80 45%||BlacKkKlansman (2018) - Dec 31, 2018
"An important, but clunky, perspective on systemic racism."
|80 45%||Searching (2018) - Dec 22, 2018
"A lot better that I thought it would be! Cho does remarkably well, and the UNFRIENDED-style framing device doesn't detract. The movie is worth seeing."
|90 67%||If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) - Dec 20, 2018
"Baldwin's ability to tell an interesting story about justice and love is further sharpened by Jenkins's direction and flawless performances. See this without knowing anything. "
|95 89%||Blindspotting (2018) - Dec 04, 2018
"A seemingly straightforward narrative with a lot beneath the surface. It's punctuated by debilitatingly good performances from Jones and Casal, with perfect direction. See this movie. "
|80 45%||Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) - Dec 03, 2018
"A very solid and fluid production, put together basically flawlessly. But, it misses a lot of opportunities to actually say something. Mindless entertainment is great, but when you've got hundreds of millions of dollars going into something, why not add a bit of substance?"
|90 67%||Widows (2018) - Nov 20, 2018
"A story about politics and corruption, told with a heist narrative. There's a lot to unpack, so I'll just recommend you see it and let you do so. "