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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5 100% Represent (2020) Their candor, idealism and even their missteps and shortcomings as politicians are on display, giving the film a transparency and authenticity.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2020
3.5 89% Sputnik (2020) All phalanges, tail and teeth where teeth ought not be, the creature's creepy design scores Sputnik plenty of points.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2020
4 96% Creem: America's Only Rock 'N' Roll Magazine (2020) It didn't just cover punk rock, it was punk rock. And like punk rock (or Detroit, for that matter), it was basically doomed.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2020
3 No Score Yet Limbo (2020) Young (Feral) has a knack for efficient, low budget horror. His work is not inspired, but it definitely makes the most of its budget.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2020
3.5 79% Out Stealing Horses (Ut og Stjæle Hester) (2020) Moland and team create the glimmering, lush and gorgeous memories Trond relives-too gorgeous to be exact, but exactly as gorgeous as needed to be memory.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2020
3 83% Spinster (2020) Peretti is so comfortable in this character that she creates believability even when situations and the ensemble around her lack authenticity. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2020
4 100% You Never Had It: An Evening With Bukowski (2020) You Never Had It will not entertain everyone equally, but it will thrill a handful of people and you know who you are.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2020
4 84% She Dies Tomorrow (2020) From beginning to end, the film transmits a quiet, creeping dread. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2020
3 1/2 98% La Llorona (2019) Bustamante's film is a slow boil as interested in those who've tacitly accepted evil as it is in those who've committed it. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2020
4.5 100% Senior Love Triangle (2020) Co-writer/director Kelly Blatz announces his presence with authority, creating a minor cinematic miracle with his feature debut, Senior Love Triangle.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2020
3.5 43% The Big Ugly (2020) For a B-movie, The Big Ugly delivers what it needs to.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2020
2 94% In Search of Darkness (2019) There's no real rhyme or reason to the specific titles discussed, but more problematic is the superficial treatment of the genre.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2020
3.5 68% Amulet (2020) Making her feature debut as writer/director, Romola Garai delivers an entrancing horror show concerned with sexual politics, cowardice and proper punishment.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3.5 94% Yes, God, Yes (2020) Dyer is wonderfully expressive, especially in her most quiet moments. Her understated comedic energy belies a gawky sweetness that makes Alice easy to root for.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
3 74% The Rental (2020) Delivers a tense horror about jealousy, deteriorating relationships, and the dangers of Airbnb.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2020
4 95% First Cow (2020) When Kelly Reichardt tells a story, she breaks your heart. She does it slowly and quietly, but it's broken nonetheless.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2020
3 37% Ghosts of War (2020) He explores the madness that weighs on men who've done the unthinkable by trapping them in a situation where they must face their demons.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2020
4 81% The Old Guard (2020) Let's start with this piece of obviousness: Charlize Theron can do anything.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2020
3.5 92% Relic (2020) With its evocative analogy, Relic shows us what we are really afraid of, and it isn't ghosts.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2020
3 81% The Beach House (2020) But this budget-conscious indie is worth a little suspension of disbelief. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2020
3.5 92% The Outpost (2020) Together Lurie, his writers and his cast sidestep clichés, delivering instead a clear-eyed look at bravery, failure, and the cost of war.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2020
4 89% Madagasikara (2020) Madagascar is also devastatingly beautiful, not unlike Cam Cowan's documentary Madagasikara.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
3.5 60% Yummy (2020) And no, it's not incredibly novel-zombie movies so rarely are. But it's smart, witty and fun.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2020
2 40% You Should Have Left (2020) I wouldn't call it a thriller, either, assuming those have to thrill at some point. Nope, it's just a boring, predictable waste of talent.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2020
2 70% 7500 (2020) Vollrath could have imagined absolutely anyone to be hijacking this plane, and the subtlety of the filmmaking feels even more insidious because of his choice.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2020
3 82% Scare Package (2019) Scare Package sports an excellent use of budget for a fun, campy set of horror-loving films-the kind of short movies that lovingly mock the genre.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2020
4 92% Da 5 Bloods (2020) As is always the case with Lee's films, even the most overtly political, deeply felt performances give the message meaning. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2020
4 94% For They Know Not What They Do (2019) FTKNWTD is more interested in how faith does not have to be tainted by this noxious hate.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2020
3.5 82% Sometimes Always Never (Triple Word Score) (2020) Between Hunter's deliberate framing and set composition and Nighy's droll but endearing presence, the film cannot help but charm.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2020
4 93% Yourself and Yours (2020) The film delivers an entirely off-kilter sensation (as, some would say, does love). ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2020
3.5 97% The Deeper You Dig (2019) It explodes clichés, keeps you guessing, and takes advantage of the clear trust among the actors to create an unusual and compelling family dynamic.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
4 87% Shirley (2020) Decker manipulates the pacing, melancholy and sensuality of her tale beautifully, drawing a stirring performance from Young. But my god, what she gets from Moss and Stuhlbarg.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
3.5 70% Becky (2020) Becky is a fascinating character, and it is with this character that the writing team and directors score the most points. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
3 50% Dreamland (2020) From one flesh-peddling nightclub to the highfalutin debauchery of a palace, McDonald's fever dream offers consistently weird moments.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
3 100% Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019) Patton's a charming, charismatic vehicle for the doc and the insight he offers into burgeoning stardom, closeted Hollywood and the Eighties is riveting. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
4 95% Faith Based (2020) While Faith Ba$ed uses the setting to great advantage, its knives are never out for the believers themselves.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted May 25, 2020
3.5 96% Lucky Grandma (2020) But luck is not always what you hoped for and the next thing Nai Nai knows, some homely gangsters are after her.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted May 21, 2020
3.5 98% Fourteen (2020) Matter-of-fact performances eliminate any hint of melodrama as Fourteen wades through a series of the duo's scenarios across about a decade. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted May 13, 2020
3 94% Monstrum (2018) Monstrum is no masterpiece-go in expecting The Host and come out disappointed. But for creature feature fun and just a touch of flatulence humor, Monstrum delivers.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
3.5 41% Capone (2020) My guess is that the reason one of the finest actors working today was drawn to Capone was the opportunity to do something just this unexpected. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted May 10, 2020
3.5 81% How to Build a Girl (2020) Feldstein, aside from a few struggles with the accent, commands your attention and very best wishes. You root out loud for her.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted May 6, 2020
3 96% Z (2019) It is an unsettling way to worry about what we pass on to our kids.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted May 5, 2020
3.5 87% Deerskin (2020) Aside from a couple of utterly priceless Dupieux flourishes, it's Dujardin that sells this film.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
3 75% The Wretched (2020) Still, the Pierce brothers and a game (if mainly unknown) cast keep even the familiar pretty fresh.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
3.5 90% Blood Quantum (2020) Barnaby takes common horror themes and bends them to serve the film's purpose as an apt allegorical nightmare.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
4 100% Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint (2020) The filmmaker lingers lovingly on the work, devoting every inch of screen to the vivid color and fascinating images. ‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2020
4 97% Why Don't You Just Die! (Papa, sdokhni) (2020) With a spare script, visual wonder and energy to burn, Why Don't You Just Die! promises snatch your attention like a duffle bag of cash.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Apr 21, 2020
4 85% The Hottest August (2019) Is the future controllable, inevitable, or both? Are we preparing for it, or will it eat us whole like the moon ate the sun that August?‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
3 69% We Summon the Darkness (2020) Meyers creates a nearly believable atmosphere for his spare, occasionally comical dive into Ozzy-inspires Satanism.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
3 82% Phoenix, Oregon (2020) It's sweet and charming in a low key, comfortable way, but it is hardly a thrill ride.‐ Columbus Underground
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2020