The Archive

The Best Films of 2019

The Best Films of 2019

No list could ever satisfy everybody everywhere, but the following compilation makes me happy, and that's the most important thing ...
Read More
Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)

What follows feels like a blend of The Babysitters Club and low-calorie Indiana Jones ...
Read More
Abominable

Abominable (2019)

 There was a time when our eyeballs would've been downright drunk on a movie like Abominable.   ...
Read More
Star Wars, Ranked

Star Wars, Ranked

For this list, I'll look at the main movies first, and then judge the standalone movies...well, on their own ...
Read More
Brittany Runs a Marathon

Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019)

Brittany Runs a Marathon wasn't made by Judd Apatow, but it has a lot of the same look and feel: ...
Read More
© 2019 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Stuber (2019)
Two and Half Stars

To paraphrase those Muppets up in the theater balcony:  This ain't half bad.  It ain't half good, either ...
Read More
Cinemavino -- Those About to Rock

Cinemavino — Those About to Rock

This week, we screen an over-the-top 90s classic, The Rock.  We got cornball one-liners, frantic Michael Bay direction, and a wacky ...
Read More
Lust (2018) <center><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-2174" src="https://www.moviereviews.us/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IMG_2353-3.jpg" alt="" width="107" height="21" /></center>

Lust (2018)

I can't claim to know exactly what Lust is trying to say, but I do know it's deadly serious about it ...
Read More
Shoplifters (2018) <center><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-922" src="https://www.moviereviews.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/4-half-stars.jpg" alt="" width="122" height="23" /></center>

Shoplifters (2018)

Shoplifters shows us a patchwork of people, stitched together by the pangs of desperation and loneliness.   ...
Read More
After (2019)<center><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-302" src="https://www.moviereviews.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/IMG_2353-5-1.jpg" alt="" width="107" height="19" /></center>

After (2019)

These 106 minutes move slower than the time I had a tooth crowned and they didn't give me enough novocaine ...
Read More