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TOP 5
MOVIES IN RELEASE
TITLE RATING
Last Night in Soho 3.38
No Time to Die (2021) 3
Dune (2021) 3
Eternals 3
Anita 3

BOTTOM 5
MOVIES IN RELEASE
TITLE RATING
Last Duel, The 2
Halloween Kills 2
Anita 3
Eternals 3
Dune (2021) 3

2012 Tribeca Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Your Sister's Sister 3.71
Keep the Lights On 3
Fairhaven 3.5
Burn 4
As Luck Would Have It (2013) 4.14
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2013 Fantasia International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Big Bad Wolves 5
Confession of Murder 3
It's Me, It's Me 3
How to Use Guys with Secret Tips 4
Number 10 Blues/Goodbye Saigon 3
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2013 Toronto International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Rush 3.53
Fake, The 4
Metallica Through The Never 3.29
Trap Street 4.14
Last of Robin Hood, The 1
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2013 New York Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Square, The (2013) 5
Blue Is the Warmest Color 4.56
Invisible Woman, The (2013) 5
Alan Partridge 4
Touch of Sin, A 5
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2013 Chicago International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Alan Partridge 4
Cheap Thrills 3.25
Kill Your Darlings (2013) 2.2
Sacrament, The 3
Labor Day (2013) 1
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2016 Sundance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Swiss Army Man 4
Wiener-Dog 2
Operation Avalanche 4
Cameraperson 5
Antibirth 4
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2016 Slamdance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Embers 4.14
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2016 Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Idiocracy 4.21
They Live 3.6
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) 4.03
Tale of Tales (2016) 3
Displacement 3.14
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2019 Sundance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Official Secrets 3
Honeyland 5
We Are Little Zombies 4
Shooting the Mafia 4
Lodge, The 3.31
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2019 South by Southwest Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Alice (2019) 5
Saint Frances 3
Yes, God, Yes 4
Them That Follow 4
Good Boys 4.14
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Independent Film Festival Boston 2019 MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Her Smell 5
Death of Dick Long, The 3
We Are Not Princesses 4
Greener Grass 2
One Child Nation (aka Born in China) 4
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2019 London Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Knives Out 4.2
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2021 Sundance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Censor 3
I Was a Simple Man 4
Dog Who Wouldn't Be Quiet, The 4
In the Earth 3
We're All Going to the World's Fair 2
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2021 South by Southwest Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Introducing, Selma Blair 4
Oxy Kingpins, The 4
Paul Dood's Deadly Lunch Break 2
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America 4
Broadcast Signal Intrusion 3
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2020 Sundance Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dinner in America 2
Save Yourselves! 4
Coded Bias 3
Promising Young Woman 3.18
Night House, The 4
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2021 Cinequest Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
My Zoe 4
Since August 5
This Is Not a War Story 4
Bitter Sugar 5
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2021 Seattle International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Strawberry Mansion 4
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America 4
Censor 3
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Independent Film Festival Boston 2021 MOVIES
TITLE RATING
We're All Going to the World's Fair 2
Oxy Kingpins, The 4
Reckoning in Boston, A 4
Sparks Brothers, The 5
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America 4
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2021 Toronto Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dear Evan Hansen 1
Violet (2021) 4
Last Night in Soho 3.38
Dune (2021) 3
Rescue, The (2021) 4
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2021 New York Asian Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Junk Head 3.57
Hold Me Back 4
Escape from Mogadishu 4
Asian Angel, The 4
Raging Fire 4
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2021 Fantasia International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Baby Money 4
Pompo: The Cinephile 4
Hold Me Back 4
Suicide Squad, The 3.43
Night House, The 4
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2021 Venice Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dune (2021) 3
Last Night in Soho 3.38
Halloween Kills 2
Last Duel, The 2
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2021 New York Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dune (2021) 3
French Dispatch, The 4
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2021 London Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
French Dispatch, The 4
Last Night in Soho 3.38
King Richard 4
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2021 Telluride Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
King Richard 4
Rescue, The (2021) 4
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2021 Chicago International Film Festival MOVIES
TITLE RATING
Dune (2021) 3
Broadcast Signal Intrusion 3
French Dispatch, The 4
Last Duel, The 2
King Richard 4
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KING RICHARD
"Will power."
4 stars
Rob Gonsalves says... "You may be forgiven, watching "King Richard," for wondering what exactly Richard Williams’ deal was. Was he a prophet or a damned lucky delusional?" (more)
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"Honestly not even that great as nostalgia."
2 stars
Jay Seaver says... "There's a line, somewhere around 1978 or so, where folks on one side experienced the original "Ghostbusters" as a great, kind of crude big-budget comedy with a disappointing sequel in the same vein (maybe the first adult-skewing comedy their parents let them watch); on the other side, people who watched "The Real Ghostbusters" on Saturday mornings, had toys, games, comics, all sorts of stuff that goes with a light adventure franchise, even though most would circle back around to the original movie. "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" is a movie very much for the latter audience, and that's fine - they buy more movie tickets, after all - but once the filmmakers went that route, they could have made a much better movie." (more)
ETERNALS
"Adventure almost as big as its ideas."
4 stars
Jay Seaver says... "Jack Kirby's comic book series "The Eternals" was published by Marvel Comics but only retrofitted into the shared universe later, and not always well (one gets the idea later writers would have more use for the grand mythology than the individual characters), and one often gets the sense that the movie adaptation would be better off outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well. Though not perfect, Chloe Zhao's film is grand fantasy with its own big ideas, and is at its best when one doesn't have to worry about it fitting into another framework as this month's apocalypse." (more)
KURT VONNEGUT: UNSTUCK IN TIME
"So it goes."
4 stars
Rob Gonsalves says... "In 1941, an 18-year-old Kurt Vonnegut Jr. inscribed a book to his high-school girlfriend, who would later become his wife. He wrote, “To be shown to our children when they begin to wonder what things are most important in this world that some fools call hell.”" (more)
SPINE OF NIGHT, THE
"Pure pulp."
3 stars
Jay Seaver says... ""The Spine of Night" wears its influences proudly, to the extent that one may wonder what it is besides those influences, particularly if bloody fantasy is not particularly one's cup of tea. It's an impressively-mounted example of that particular genre, especially considering how far back its inspirations are, but not for everyone. If one isn't into nudity, bloody violence, and power fantasies for their own sake, they probably won't get a whole lot else out of the movie." (more)
VIOLET (2021)
"Time to give Olivia Munn some respect."
4 stars
Rob Gonsalves says... "Olivia Munn has been on my radar since 2006, when she started as one of the hosts of G4’s goofball gamers-and-geeks program 'Attack of the Show.'" (more)
RESCUE, THE (2021)
"Humbly presented and all the more engrossing for it."
4 stars
Jay Seaver says... "As I mentioned in the recent review of a fictional film, there is very little more satisfying than watching very competent people just get down to doing good with their skills, and that's what "The Rescue" is in more or less undiluted form. The audience knows the story of how a boy's soccer team was rescued from a cave in Thailand, at least during the film's initial release three years after the event, so the filmmakers just get down to fleshing it out with detail without getting overly technical." (more)
SOUVENIR, THE: PART II
"Take Two"
5 stars
Peter Sobczynski says... "Most film sequels are made for one simple reason—the original film made a lot of money—and the resulting films tend to stick with rehashing elements that are already familiar so as not to potentially alienate returning moviegoers who are hoping for more of the same. “The Souvenir Part II,” on the other hand, is a real rarity—a continuation that exists because its creator, writer-director Joanna Hogg, genuinely had more story to tell and intriguing new ways of telling it. I thought the 2019 original was one of that year’s best films but not only does this follow-up add to and enhance our knowledge of its predecessor, an argument could be made that it is actually the superior film." (more)
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