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Richard Propes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4.0 72% The Croods: A New Age (2020) It's more than a little bit comforting to watch a film about getting along at a time in our American society when getting along seems so very difficult to do. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
3.0/4.0 100% Small Group (2018) Matt Chastain gets it right and ends up producing a faith-based motion picture that entertains without compromise its faith along the way. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2020
3.0/4.0 25% Hillbilly Elegy (2020) If there's really an underrated performance here, it's that of young Owen Asztalos.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2020
3.5/4.0 100% Where She Lies (2020) Filmmaker Zach Marion is both a precise, disciplined filmmaker and an inherently compassionate soul.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2020
3.5/4.0 No Score Yet Detours (2016) The kind of film that proves to be popular on the indie fest circuit by telling a story so seldom seen in the multiplexes these days.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2020
3.5/4.0 86% Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is the film America didn't know it needed.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2020
2.5/4.0 30% American Pie Presents: Girls' Rules (2020) All I'll say is that for Sara Rue alone I'll give this film at least a modest thumbs up.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2020
3.0/4.0 51% Hubie Halloween (2020) The truth is that I loved Hubie Halloween , an entertaining gem of a film with a good heart, a kind message, an awful lot of laughs, and a few imperfections.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2020
3.5/4.0 100% Rom Boys: 40 Years of Rad (2020) A warm and spirited journey with contagious personalities who have endearing stories. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2020
3.0/4.0 100% First One In (2020) First One In is so gosh darn endearing you can't help but feel at least a little bit better after watching it than you did before. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2020
2.0/4.0 57% Star Light (2020) A promising horror feature that never quite rises up to its potential.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2020
3.0/4.0 No Score Yet Five Women in the End (2020) Amidst disaster, Five Women in the End is ultimately a story about love and friendship and loyalty amidst that disaster.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2020
3.5/4.0 86% On The Rocks (2020) It's funny and sweet, mundane and meaningful, entertaining and, when needed, willing to simply be present. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2020
3.5/4.0 69% The Glorias (2020) May not be as radical as Ms. Steinem herself but it's an engaging, loving, and vibrant film and a powerful reminder that the revolution is far from over. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2020
2.5/4.0 4% Zoom (2006) The end result is really a film that more sputters than zooms, but survives mainly upon the strength of its committed cast with an obvious chemistry.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.5/4.0 86% Zoology (Zoologiya) (2016) A little gem that is worth your time.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
1.5/4.0 22% Zoolander 2 (2016) Filled with half-baked ideas that could use a whole lot more cooking.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 63% Zoolander (2001) In a world where so few comedies make me laugh anymore, this one made me hysterical.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.5/4.0 14% Zookeeper (2011) Likely contains enough humor to be a decent outing for most families with smaller kids.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.5/4.0 89% Zombieland (2009) In an extended cameo, Bill Murray shows up with his own brand of dry, yet over-the-top humor that may very well serve as the film's highlight.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.5/4.0 91% Zero Dark Thirty (2013) It very likely says quite a bit about Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty that the CIA has felt compelled to publicly disparage the film's accuracy.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 No Score Yet The Zero Boys (1986) An under-appreciated indie gem from 1986.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 66% Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008) The View Askew universe is growing and Smith is becoming quite the filmmaker.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.5/4.0 66% Youth in Revolt (2010) Merely a decent film.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
1.0/4.0 28% Your Highness (2011) I'm fairly certain Natalie Portman has to be wondering 'Can they make me give back my Oscar?'‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 No Score Yet Your American Teen (2013) A difficult documentary, but it's an important documentary.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.5/4.0 49% The Young Messiah (2016) The Young Messiah will warm your heart and, in all likelihood, bring you to your knees.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 89% Young@Heart (2007) An entertaining and frequently moving documentary. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
1.5/4.0 No Score Yet You'll Know My Name (2011) You'll Know My Name's almost manipulative intentionality will likely prove to be too tiring for most audiences and simply too pointless for others.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
4.0/4.0 89% You Were Never Really Here (2018) It's hard to describe what Phoenix does here, but what he does here is nothing short of masterful. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.5/4.0 20% You, Me and Dupree (2006) Hudson isn't quite able to carry the film alone.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 37% You Don't Mess With the Zohan (2008) Laugh out loud funny, endearing, richly human, and with a touch of political intelligence.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.5/4.0 19% You Again (2010) Betty White is, well, Betty White.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
1.5/4.0 13% Yogi Bear (2010) How is it, by the way, that a park has actual talking bears and nobody seems to care? How is this park losing money, anyway?‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 46% Yes Man (2008) Carrey plays his humor closer to the bone and the result is funnier, more heartfelt and more believable.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
1.5/4.0 45% xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) It's an action film. Nothing more. Nothing less. Okay, maybe a little bit less.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.0/4.0 37% X-Men Origins - Wolverine (2009) The only truly solid performance comes from Liev Schreiber.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 86% X-Men: First Class (2011) A smarter and more stylish superhero movie.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.0/4.0 47% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) I can't help but think it's a film that would disappoint Apocalypse. We all know what happens when Apocalypse gets disappointed.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.0/4.0 31% The X-Files: I Want to Believe (The X Files 2) (2008) Devoid of hardcore action scenes or graphic violence, the film instead offers genuine moments of psychological anxiety.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
4.0/4.0 98% The Wrestler (2008) It is powerful, yet it is graceful.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.5/4.0 87% Wreck-it Ralph (2012) It's a winner.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.0/4.0 27% Wrath of the Titans (2012) Wrath of the Titans doesn't exist to tell you a story, but instead to blow you away with the sheer awesomeness of its 3-D special effects.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
2.5/4.0 60% Wound (2010) A good majority of humanity will be, and perhaps should be, offended by the images that Blyth puts forth. ‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 No Score Yet Worth: The Testimony of Johnny St. James (2012) A film that is both inspired deeply by faith and by the harsh realities of everyday living.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.5/4.0 No Score Yet Worst In Show (2011) The film's most touching story may very well be that involving Kathleen, the proud owner of a seemingly unsightful chihuahua.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 No Score Yet Worm (2013) A feature-length project that started off as a 2011 48-Hour Film Project winner.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 No Score Yet World's Largest (2010) It's impossible to not admire the spirit, optimism, and drive of smalltown America.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 82% The World's Fastest Indian (2005) It features the finest, and most unique, performance by Anthony Hopkins in years and will leave you smiling long after you leave the theatre.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020
3.0/4.0 89% The World's End (2013) Benefits greatly from the undeniable chemistry between Pegg and Frost.‐ TheIndependentCritic.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2020