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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% The Fight (2020) An engaging look at the fight for democracy in our country that's simultaneously inspiring and infuriating.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
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93% Yes, God, Yes (2020) A sharp, clear-eyed, and often hilarious gaze into the endlessly embarrassing experience of being a horny teenager. ‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2020
93% Palm Springs (2020) A winning comedy that combines a goofy sense of humor with genuine heart.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
96% The Painter and the Thief (2020) A tender, small-scale story about human connection and friendship, coming at a time when we're severely lacking those tangible experiences.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
98% Blow the Man Down (2020) Steeped in atmosphere and a wonderfully textured sense of place.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
37% Wendy (2020) I found myself wishing for a story less beholden to one we've seen brought to the screen so many times before.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
92% The Invisible Man (2020) Whannell's ruthlessly efficient script invests the story with some real resonance.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
47% Greed (2020) A barbed but frequently uneven comedy taking aim at the fast fashion industry.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) A pitch-perfect blend of exquisite visual storytelling and raw emotion, with two indelible performances from its lead actresses.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
91% Beanpole (Dylda) (2020) Despite all the horror and despair, the journey has its rewards, and there are glimmers of hope amid the grim narrative.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
92% The Assistant (2020) Beneath its coolly observational exterior, "The Assistant" practically hums with an anger drawn from what could be the story of countless women, all across the country.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
38% Downhill (2020) You'd be better off seeking out the more effective original than settling for a pale facsimile.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
86% Color Out of Space (2020) Messy, goofy, over-the-top, and oh so squishy.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
92% Clemency (2019) A sobering and provocative drama.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) Queasy politics aside, the film feels a little generic without Bay's distinctive aesthetic.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
80% A Hidden Life (2019) An absorbing and often moving testament to the actions of ordinary people when confronted with the evils of the world.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
95% Little Women (2019) Vibrantly, messily, and beautifully alive.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
89% 1917 (2020) As a formal exercise, it's impossible not to admire. But when it comes to that crucial emotional connection, it left me feeling stranded in no man's land.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
92% Uncut Gems (2019) Operates entirely at a level of clammy panic and desperation, forcing its audience to witness a person make all the wrong decisions and being powerless to stop it.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
69% Bombshell (2019) In bending over backward to position its protagonists as feminist heroes, the film ends up feeling strangely timid and superficial. ‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
77% Richard Jewell (2019) When Eastwood keeps his sentimental streak in check, his unadorned style is effective.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
84% Waves (2019) In trying to tell a small story with such an expansive scope, Shults' ambitions too-often overpower the intimacy he's after.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
94% Honey Boy (2019) A moving exploration of art, trauma and the connection between the two.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
94% Marriage Story (2019) Full of life and humanity, and probably a lot funnier than you'd expect.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
97% Knives Out (2019) With a terrifically game cast and Johnson's smart, funny script, "Knives Out" is a wickedly fun and immensely satisfying entertainment.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Hanks radiates goodness, and we know he can convey warmth and decency like few other actors on screen.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) A simple, well-crafted piece of entertainment.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
68% Joker (2019) Has nothing to say about the issues it raises, so they come across like mere window dressing to what's in the end a fairly conventional comic book supervillain origin story.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
97% Toy Story 4 (2019) I admit that in the past I've felt skeptical of the need for a new Toy Story movie. But then one opens and it wins me over, finding new ways to wring emotion and heart from a story that appeared to have run its course.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
No Score Yet Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine (2012) There's sadness and heartbreak, but Al Helm is ultimately hopeful, capturing the power of art to connect, educate, inspire, and even foster change.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
8/10 90% The Lighthouse (2019) I can see the film driving many audience members as batty as its characters, but just as many will undoubtedly fall under its hypnotic spell.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
8/10 100% Honeyland (2019) A bittersweet ode to the fragile balance of all living things.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
7.2/10 96% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) A heartfelt story about people rediscovering their own self-worth and, in seeing themselves through another's eyes, learning the value they still have to offer the world.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
7.7/10 88% Ready or Not (2019) Fleet, funny, and gleefully bloodthirsty.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
8/10 90% Luce (2019) A riveting and thought-provoking movie that resides entirely in gray areas.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
7/10 89% Blinded by the Light (2019) Earnest and proudly, enthusiastically corny. If you're able to give yourself over to its pleasures, you might find yourself singing right along.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
7.5/10 82% Judy (2019) Renée Zellweger's empathetic portrayal of the wounded and wobbly Hollywood icon imbues "Judy" with the heart and soul of the beloved performer.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
59% Them That Follow (2019) The film ultimately offers a potent look at the ways fanaticism can poison the actions of even inherently decent people.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2019
7.4/10 80% Good Boys (2019) Counters all its raunchiness with an inherent sweetness that... manages to say something significant about childhood friendships and the growth that's required to make them last.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2019
97% Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019) Toni Morrison was a treasure, and "The Pieces I Am" paints a luminous portrait of this cherished writer. ‐ Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2019
7.5/10 98% Maiden (2019) An inspiring look at an unsung trailblazer.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2019
8.5/10 98% The Farewell (2019) A warm, heartfelt, and often funny story about the bonds of family and the ways we work to stretch them as far as we can; across continents if we have to. ‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
8/10 83% Midsommar (2019) For all the grisly images we see, it's moments of emotional violence that have most stuck with me.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2019
8.5/10 99% They Shall Not Grow Old (2019) The effect is to take something as enormous and incomprehensible in scope as a world war and make it shockingly intimate.‐ Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
4.5/10 23% Men in Black International (2019) Gone is the imagination and wit that made the original such a success; in its place is a lifeless and unforgivably generic piece of studio content.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
6.5/10 80% Late Night (2019) Though it could have used a sharper bite, it deserves credit for weaving serious, hot-button issues into such a breezy, enjoyable comedy.‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019
6/10 55% The Dead Don't Die (2019) As much a loving homage to the horror genre as it is a lament for a civilization on the brink. ‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
6/10 87% Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) (2019) A breezily entertaining comedy of manners when it isn't getting bogged down by its characters' self-conscious meditations on life and culture in the digital age. ‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
5.5/10 41% The Tomorrow Man (2019) A fairly straightforward late-in-life romance between two lonely, misunderstood people. ‐ Rochester City Newspaper
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019
9/10 99% Amazing Grace (2019) At one point the Reverend Cleveland sits, holding his head in his hands and begins to sob - and I get it, man.‐ Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019