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Todd Jorgenson

Todd Jorgenson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
28% Antebellum (2020) More heavy-handed than profound, the film might generate conversation afterward, although not necessarily for the intended reasons.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
64% Blackbird (2020) A top-notch cast brings depth and complexity to an otherwise mediocre script that too eagerly yanks at the heartstrings.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
100% Softie (2020) If you think the American political system is broken, the Kenyans have it worse, judging from this provocative and insightful documentary.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
63% The Secrets We Keep (2020) Despite some committed performances, the film examines postwar obsession and paranoia with only half-hearted sincerity.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
29% No Escape (Follow Me) (2020) Obnoxious millennials obsessed with social media while lacking common sense might deserve some comeuppance, but there's not much intrigue in this derivative horror exercise as generic as its title.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
43% Lost Girls & Love Hotels (2020) As a journey of redemption and self-discovery, it's neither sexy nor suspenseful.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
74% H Is For Happiness (2019) Eventually, the film's overreliance on cute eccentricities feels twee and calculated while lacking any meaningful emotional grounding.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
94% Alone (2020) While it could have resonated more deeply as a study of trust and paranoia, this taut psychological thriller delivers some solid cat-and-mouse suspense.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
59% Project Power (2020) There are some decent performances buried within the mayhem of this mildly ambitious science-fiction saga that's too convoluted to make much of an impact.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
93% Critical Thinking (2020) The endearing cast generates hard-earned sympathy to keep the underdog clichés in check.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
65% The Devil All the Time (2020) An immersive sense of time and place, along with richly textured performances from a first-rate ensemble cast, keep it consistently compelling.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2020
83% The Grizzlies (2020) Its intentions are pure, but this crowd-pleasing Canadian sports drama can't muster a winning formula amid some overly familiar tropes.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2020
66% Rent-A-Pal (2020) More unsettling than frightening, this low-budget oddity can't sustain its clever nostalgic concept at feature length.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
75% Mulan (2020) The transformation of a lighthearted coming-of-age story into a darker battle epic generally fails to take the material in a compelling new direction while subtly streamlining cultural specifics for mainstream consumption.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
87% Unpregnant (2020) Some charming performances can't offset the overreliance on quirks and goofy narrative detours.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
57% Sibyl (2020) The buildup is greater than the payoff in this comic thriller that rarely finds new ground in its exploration of obsession and addiction.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
96% Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President (2020) By mostly avoiding partisan politics, this documentary portrait of the 39th president finds its rhythm.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
66% I Am Woman (2020) Strong but not invincible, this uneven biopic capably shines a deserving spotlight on the woman behind the titular anthem for female empowerment.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
96% Buoyancy (2020) Vivid and suspenseful, this immersive Cambodian thriller resonates with authenticity.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
76% The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020) Without much fresh insight into contemporary relationships or the quirky New York underground gallery scene, the film winds up as shallow and superficial as its characters.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
83% I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020) Beneath its surface quirks, this melancholy character study is a well-acted and powerfully understated examination of fragile relationship dynamics.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2020
58% The Owners (2020) Despite some attempts to subvert genre expectations, it's difficult to find a rooting interest amid the bloodbath.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2020
33% Measure for Measure (2020) Although adapted from an obscure Shakespeare play, this lackluster Australian melodrama feels more influenced by the sort of derivative crime thrillers it resembles.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2020
73% Tenet (2020) Even if it ultimately emphasizes spectacle over substance, the film shows that cinematic time travel can be high-minded without losing its cool.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2020
17% Still Here (2020) ... simply mediocre as a police procedural or as a character study, but it stumbles badly on a broader scale, with any topical ambitions compromised by a lack of subtlety and nuance.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2020
63% Fatima (2020) The film's probe of emotional layers within belief systems is half-hearted, missing an opportunity to bring new perspective to the true-life source material.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2020
22% The Binge (2020) Heavy drinking might be required to fully appreciate the labored gags in this raunchy teen comedy.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2020
15% The Vanished (2020) ... a competent genre exercise in which the detachment from reality nevertheless tests moviegoer patience and diminishes the emotional investment in the outcome.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2020
33% The New Mutants (2020) As it attempts to mesh the X-Men mythology with horror and coming-of-age tropes, this spinoff doesn't explore the troubled minds of its ragtag teenage protagonists with much meaningful depth or complexity.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2020
93% The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) With crowd-pleasing flair, the film keeps the pace lively and adeptly juggles tones while sidestepping the traditional pitfalls of stuffy period pieces or revisionist takes on classic literature.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2020
92% House of Cardin (2020) Fashion aficionados should appreciate this documentary, which provides a thorough career retrospective even if it sacrifices depth in exploring Cardin's personal life.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2020
86% Get Duked! (2020) This freewheeling British comedy generates consistent low-brow laughs with energy and attitude to spare.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2020
92% Epicentro (2020) From visual beauty to its cultural and artistic distinctions to sociopolitical challenges, the uneven film takes an affectionate approach toward its subjects.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2020
38% Centigrade (2020) Within its tight narrative constraints, the immersive film captures the psychological distress of their circumstances. But all the bickering and panic elicits more pity than sympathy, leaving viewers emotionally cold.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2020
0% Hard Kill (2020) Completely devoid of logic or suspense, the latest cash grab for Willis seems to have exhausted its entire budget on assault rifles and tactical gear.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2020
69% The One and Only Ivan (2020) Despite some formulaic tendencies, this peculiar biopic of an artistic primate is both charming and touching for moviegoers of all species.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2020
88% Words on Bathroom Walls (2020) ... plays it safe and unintentionally shares a primary trait of its lead character, who's too eager to fit in when he really needs to stand out.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
73% Cut Throat City (2020) ... a gritty and evocative heist thriller that doubles as a relevant examination of racial identity and socioeconomic despair.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
47% Unhinged (2020) At least the title accurately describes the instigator in this ultraviolent thriller that takes too many logical detours to generate the necessary suspense.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
60% Tesla (2020) For a film about a forefather of electricity, it curiously lacks energy.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
55% Stage Mother (2020) ... buries a worthwhile message of acceptance and compassion beneath clumsy stereotypes. It struggles to modulate the campy with the sincere.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
50% The Pale Door (2020) Not as weird or fun as it sounds, the deliberately paced film dabbles in atmospheric eccentricities before settling for a conventionally gory payoff.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
93% Desert One (2020) If you doubt that one of the biggest American military failures in recent American history is worth revisiting, just check out the emotion in the faces and voices of those involved in Operation Eagle Claw.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
62% Chemical Hearts (2020) ... doesn't explore the way teens process grief in the social-media age with much depth or genuine insight, instead softening the character edges and settling for predictable yanking at the heartstrings.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
77% Emperor (2020) This speculative and highly embellished biopic of 19th century freedom fighter Shields Green nevertheless is a timely portrait of courage and resilience.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
57% Pearl (2020) While there might be some heartfelt conviction behind this coming-of-age story about redemption and reconciliation, the melodramatic proclivities keep the emotional impact to a minimum.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2020
61% Spree (2020) While straining to be hip and edgy, this off-putting nihilist satire is all attitude and no substance as it ridicules social-media addiction.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2020
16% The Silencing (2020) Far-fetched contrivances overshadow much of the suspense in this formulaic thriller that at least features some pleasant forest scenery.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2020
76% Martin Margiela: In His Own Words (2020) Margiela's notoriously reclusive nature prevents much meaningful insight behind the scenes.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2020
13% Endless (2020) Between the lack of subtlety and eye-rolling logical gaps, its aggressive tugs at the heartstrings will only leave moviegoers dry-eyed.‐ Cinemalogue
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2020