Drama

7

Good

Race (2016) Review

Inspirational sports dramas based on true stories have become an almost ‘by the numbers,’ formulaic brand of filmmaking over the past deca...[Read More]

9.5

Amazing

Room (2016) Review

The movie Room, based on the book of the same name by Emma Donoghue, is such a good character study and emotional ride that it’s hard to say whether i...[Read More]

3.5

Bad

The Choice (2016) Review

Almost naively, I hoped that the 11th film adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks best seller would offer something refreshingly new to the genre of sappy ro...[Read More]

5

Average

Synchronicity (2016) Review

Jacob Gentry’s Synchronicity falls disappointingly short of a complete experience. Technically sound visuals and intelligent imagery don’t do enough t...[Read More]

7.5

Good

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016) Review

Originally seeing the trailer for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi with “directed by Michael Bay” attached to it made me roll my eyes. Also, ...[Read More]

7.5

Good

Concussion (2015) Review

Concussion is a film about Nigerian born Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) as he discovers a disease that is killing some of America’s most respected and ...[Read More]

4.5

Poor

Diablo (2016) Review

Diablo is neither good nor bad, but it’s absolutely gorgeous. Scott Eastwood’s (the son of Clint Eastwood) first Western is as rocky and uneven as the...[Read More]

4.5

Poor

The Masked Saint (2016) Review

Kickass turned vigilantism into a humorous affair, The Masked Saint expects audiences to take it seriously. Even Watchmen, a contemporary piece on mas...[Read More]

7.5

Good

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (2016) Review

When first hearing about the nature of the BBC’s increasingly popular Sherlock’s next instalment, I couldn’t help but be a little bit sceptical. Part ...[Read More]

8.5

Great

The Revenant (2015) Review

Alejandro Iñárritu’s The Revenant caps off a year of notable releases with some bright fireworks of its own. Inspired performances by Leonardo DiCapri...[Read More]

9

Amazing

The Hateful Eight (2015) Review

Quentin Tarantino holds a special spot in the hearts of movie buffs the world over for his commitment to telling cynical satires that test norms of th...[Read More]

6

Fair

Joy (2015) Review

On Christmas most people curl up next to a fireplace and spend time with relatives. Others watch half-baked spiritual successors to American Hustle an...[Read More]

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