Jason Gorber Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B+ 83% Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) Go beyond the headlines and dive into what's sure to be another caustic comedy classic with a strong political bite.‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2020
C+ 72% Ammonite (2020) Like the fossils encrusted in rock there's a core aspect of this film that's certainly worth digging out, it's just not entirely excavated through its execution, still trapped in its austere and distanced style.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2020
A 100% 76 Days (2020) A unique, vital, must-see look into the earliest days of this deadly disease. ‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2020
B+ 97% One Night in Miami (2020) As momentum builds its nuance, boldness and intelligence shines‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2020
A+ 100% The Father (2020) Breathtaking. Shattering. Sublime. Jaw-dropping performances led by Anthony Hopkins with all star rotating cast. Zeller's beautiful translation of his play triumphs by using montage and set decoration to elevate story in cinematic terms.‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2020
A 97% Nomadland (2020) Elegiac journey through a broken America, anchored by yet another subtle and specific performance by Frances McDormand. Gently political, effortlessly poetic, its ambling, rambling nature will please many.‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2020
A 96% David Byrne's American Utopia (2020) The end result is an ecstatic documentation of Byrne's vision, captured with elegance and efficiency by Lee and his team. The film joins a rarefied pantheon of great musical performance films‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2020
B 74% Mulan (2020) With its CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN JEDI meets YENTL shtick, is a really great riff in what came before while unafraid to do things in new way.‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2020
C+ 34% The New Mutants (2020) In a world where normal seems very abnormal indeed, to experience something middling feels surprisingly refreshing.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2020
B 71% Tenet (2020) Say what you will about the tenets of TENET, at least it has an ethos.‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
A 100% Two Gods (2020) We are blessed with both the craft and the documentation of sublime empathy that Ali brings to the film‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2020
B+ 90% Blood Quantum (2020) A unique voice, something truly special‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted May 6, 2020
B 100% James VS His Future Self (2020) An intelligent and well-drawn character piece, with an engaging lead performance that dances comfortably between the cerebral and the silly.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2020
A- 91% Miss Americana (2020) y Miss Americana shines a bright light on the music star that's a perfect celebration for fans - and may well generate more than a few new ones. ‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
A 100% Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020) Unabashedly toying with the conventions of obituary, the documentation of the infirm, and the memorialization of a parent, the end result is a triumph.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
A- 98% The Fight (2020) A powerful, necessary, and illuminating look at the ACLU as it tries to navigate the age of Trump's presidency‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
A 97% The Painter and the Thief (2020) A warm, moving, and often astonishing look at these two remarkable yet deeply flawed individuals. ‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
B+ 95% The Mole Agent (2020) Alberdi's film is truly playful, occasionally riffing on James Bond-like subterfuge, but in the end the schtick doesn't get in the way of the impact of the emotions at play.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
A- 96% Feels Good Man (2020) Arthur Jones makes a blistering debut with this look at the man behind a meme. ‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2020
100% On the President's Orders (2019) With its remarkable access and precise tone On The President's Orders draws us in, making us aware of our own inadequacies to elicit change.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
A- 86% Sea Fever (2020) Sea Fever is quite the catch, a film that easily could have sank under narrative portentiousness and instead floats above many films of its ilk.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
B+ 98% Red Penguins (2020) Red Penguins is a wild and crazy story well told, especially in the first half, by Polsky, who is emerging as a gifted documentarian. ‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
A 96% The Irishman (2019) The dream scenario where a legendary director and his retinue of iconic performers manage to keep their flames of talent alive and make something that's both steeped in the past but, in its own way, also brilliantly, bravely new.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
100% Midnight Traveler (2019) A unique, personal insight into the refugee crisis and all that it embodies.‐ POV Magazine
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
A- 87% Deerskin (2020) You're unlikely to find a more droll look at obsession and lunacy than Deerskin‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2019
A 84% Waves (2019) A film of astonishing elegance, bracing impact, and exquisite subtlety, a poetic and profound work that shapes conversation both intimate and grand‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
A- 68% Joker (2019) Joker is no joke. The film challenges our emotions and prods at some fundamental ideas and biases. It's a complex tale told with sophistication and nuance, far quieter and more precise than the rhetoric will surely be.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
A 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Jojo Rabbit is a triumph, a film of brave sophistication and brilliant humor.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
No Score Yet Love in the Sixth (2015) What sets this film apart, and what frankly accounts for an enormous part of its success, is that Jude Klassen is fabulous to watch on screen.‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2019
A- 97% Toy Story 4 (2019) We take this magic for granted these days, just as we take for granted how hard to it must be to pull off a film as well as Toy Story 4 does.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2019
A+ 92% Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story By Martin Scorsese (2019) Rolling Thunder Revue is an anti-documentary about an anti-tour, while crazy twists of fate and truth lie at the heart of Scorsese's lies.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
5/5 90% The Lighthouse (2019) The Lighthouse shines its sickly light in ways that are comedic, tragic, and every mode in between.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2019
F 10% Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo (2019) Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo will surely go down as a footnote as one of the worst films to ever play in competition at Cannes. The movie actually makes cinema worse by its very existence.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
F 33% Domino (2019) Domino falls down hard. ‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
7.5/10 90% Bull (2020) Silverstein takes Bull by the horns and drags us into this world, making us feel a part of these characters, witnessing their strengths and weakness as they come to grips with the challenges of life in their Texas town.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
3.5/5 88% One Last Deal (2018) While a bit heavy-handed at times in its emotional manipulation, One Last Deal nonetheless does an effective job at drawing viewers into Olavi's circumstances.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
A 91% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2020) Manages to supremely execute its bold, harrowing vision remarkably well.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
C 81% A Hidden Life (2019) A Hidden Life is beautiful, overlong and confounding, much like most of Malick's films, and as such this is a film that will certain move many, bore even more, and be ignored by an even larger group than both combined.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
A 90% The Lighthouse (2019) The Lighthouse douses us with its sickly brine, with cruelty and comeuppance the catch of the day.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
B+ 83% The Whistlers (2020) Disparate elements coalescing into a strange, often wonderful film‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
A- 92% The Climb (2020) Climb is a fantastic film about frenemies, bringing craft and intelligence to what easily could have been a hackneyed, boring bit of cringe comedy. ‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
A+ 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) The film is a dirty, sensually realized feat with many shots of sensualized feet. Time will tell whether this is Tarantino's greatest work, but it incorporates so much of what made this brash filmmaker provocative, great, obnoxious and brilliant.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
A- 89% Rocketman (2019) Rocket Man truly does soar‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 18, 2019
C 54% The Dead Don't Die (2019) It's still a film worth contending with, as are all works from his canon, but alas, this latest from Jarmusch feels like a toothless jab at an already tired zombie trend.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 15, 2019
A 92% The Unknown Saint (Le miracle du saint inconnu) (2019) A blistering debut by an international filmmaker to watch, Aljem's movie terrific belies all expectations, crafting a supremely entertaining and visually compelling film.‐ Slashfilm
Read More | Posted May 15, 2019
A+ 100% Who Let The Dogs Out (2019) The most important film of our lifetime,...as fundamental as the first cry of a child entering this world, a clarion call that declares we are here, we are alive, we want to know where the dogs went and just who was responsible for their escape. ‐ That Shelf
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
B+ 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Spectacle gives way to heroic journeys fulfilled, quests finally culminating and closure finally reached.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
A 99% Amazing Grace (2019) Amazing Grace is amazing....A film that exudes love, bathes us in sounds of sanctity, and lifts up the spirit in everyone save the most hardened. ‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2019
4/5 65% Aquaman (2018) Aquaman is a success. The film makes the most out of its fine cast and psychedelic imagery and remembers to have some fun along with the world building.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2019
B- 85% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Maybe not everything's awesome, but perhaps it's OK to be pretty good, especially when coming back for a second time.‐ HighDef Digest
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019