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Free Fire movie review: guns a-boring

Mon Apr 17 2017, 10:02pm | 2 comments

The Handmaiden movie review: the women pushing back against misogyny, thwarted by their own film

Fri Apr 14 2017, 05:49pm | 26 comments

Fast & Furious 8 (aka The Fate of the Furious) movie review: notes from the critics’ ward

Wed Apr 12 2017, 10:09pm | 18 comments

Going in Style movie review: pabulum and circuses

Fri Apr 07 2017, 07:54pm | 0 comments

City of Tiny Lights movie review: mushy modern noir

Thu Apr 06 2017, 05:06pm | 3 comments

Snowden movie review: the system’s self-correction

Mon Apr 03 2017, 09:47pm | 0 comments

Ghost in the Shell movie review: more like ghost in the meh-chine

Wed Mar 29 2017, 12:59pm | 107 comments

CHiPs movie review: they promised chip would happen, and it did

Mon Mar 27 2017, 10:22pm | 15 comments

Dig Two Graves movie review: and bury this deep

Fri Mar 24 2017, 09:59am | 0 comments

T2 Trainspotting movie review: GenX running out of steam but chugging on

Wed Mar 22 2017, 09:31pm | 0 comments

Mean Dreams movie review: Paxton et justitia

Sun Mar 19 2017, 08:05pm | 0 comments

Patriots Day movie review: blurry portrait of a city

Mon Feb 27 2017, 05:33pm | 1 comment

Prevenge movie review: baby bump off

Mon Feb 13 2017, 03:37pm | 1 comment

Split movie review: time for another round of “What the Hell Was M. Night Shyamalan Thinking?”

Tue Jan 24 2017, 08:16pm | 17 comments

Live by Night movie review: criminal tedium

Thu Jan 05 2017, 08:43pm | 5 comments

Chi-Raq movie review: sex as a weapon of peace

Thu Dec 01 2016, 08:38pm | 0 comments

Bad Santa 2 movie review: been there, done that, licked the candy cane lasciviously

Thu Nov 24 2016, 02:52pm | 0 comments

The Uncondemned documentary review: the horrors of Rwanda, on trial

Mon Nov 07 2016, 05:34pm | 0 comments

The Accountant movie review: by the numbers but outside the lines

Fri Nov 04 2016, 05:26pm | 0 comments

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back movie review: don’t go back for the sequel

Wed Oct 19 2016, 04:45pm | 11 comments

Blood Father movie review: a take-your-daughter-to-work adventure

Fri Oct 07 2016, 11:36am | 1 comment

The Girl on the Train movie review: in praise of flawed women

Thu Oct 06 2016, 11:48pm | 11 comments

#LFF2016: Spaceship, Divines, Lupe Under the Sun

Tue Oct 04 2016, 08:17pm | 2 comments

#LFF2016: Ma’ Rosa, Pyromaniac, All This Panic

Thu Sep 29 2016, 02:24pm | 0 comments

#LFF2016: Down Under, Indivisible, Wild

Thu Sep 22 2016, 10:55pm | 0 comments

#LFF2016: A Date for Mad Mary, Chasing Asylum, The Dreamed Ones

Tue Sep 20 2016, 06:41pm | 0 comments

Hell or High Water movie review: there will be blood

Tue Sep 13 2016, 04:35pm | 10 comments

Mechanic: Resurrection movie review: the Jessica Alba-centered fanfic that makes this work

Mon Aug 29 2016, 02:23pm | 8 comments

The Purge: Election Year movie review: soylent green is Donald Trump!

Fri Aug 26 2016, 12:04pm | 3 comments

Black movie review: tragically bad

Fri Aug 19 2016, 03:53pm | 9 comments

War Dogs movie review: sob havoc over this gun fun run

Wed Aug 17 2016, 11:58am | 6 comments

Suicide Squad movie review: sh*t squad

Fri Aug 05 2016, 06:30pm | 169 comments

Now You See Me 2 movie review: now you don’t

Fri Jul 08 2016, 07:19pm | 8 comments

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie review: grab the Bolly, darling

Fri Jul 08 2016, 03:50pm | 6 comments

A Conspiracy of Faith (Flaskepost fra P) movie review: is God dead? or is he the killer?

Wed Jun 15 2016, 01:53pm | 0 comments

The Boss movie review: hooray for girl power (boo for nowhere near enough)

Thu Jun 09 2016, 01:51pm | 0 comments

The Nice Guys movie review: not-so-nice comic noir

Fri Jun 03 2016, 02:51pm | 2 comments

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows movie review: shell schlock

Mon May 30 2016, 10:00pm | 87 comments

Victoria movie review: no cutting to the chase here

Wed May 25 2016, 02:35pm | 4 comments

The American Side movie review: Tesla tease

Tue May 03 2016, 01:36pm | 2 comments

Jane Got a Gun movie review: a woman’s view on the Old West

Fri Apr 22 2016, 06:24pm | 1 comment

Miles Ahead movie review: where the music takes you

Fri Apr 22 2016, 02:09pm | 3 comments

Bastille Day (aka The Take) movie review: French toast

Thu Apr 21 2016, 04:26pm | 1 comment

The Syndrome documentary review: baby with the bathwater

Mon Apr 18 2016, 02:10pm | 3 comments

The Keeper of Lost Causes (Kvinden i buret) and The Absent One (Fasandraeberne) movies review: good clean nasty Nordic noir

Fri Apr 15 2016, 03:48pm | 2 comments

Sold movie review: the life of a child sex slave

Fri Apr 01 2016, 08:29pm | 13 comments

True Story movie review: lies and the lying liars who tell them

Thu Mar 31 2016, 03:51pm | 0 comments

Mojave movie rating: red light

Fri Mar 25 2016, 08:01am | 4 comments

Zootropolis (aka Zootopia) movie review: creature feature

Thu Mar 24 2016, 03:14pm | 25 comments

Irrational Man movie review: the measure of a man’s midlife crisis

Tue Mar 22 2016, 09:13pm | 0 comments

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