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Robert Daniels

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 58% The Front Runner (2018) Reitman is very close to making The Front Runner into a clear winner, but like Hart, he falls just short.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2018
3.5/4 92% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Ralph Breaks the Internet: A film that mixes every property within the Disney universe, and some that aren't, while finding roots in existentialism...‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
4/4 91% Widows (2018) It's rare to see a director of McQueen's pedigree working on a heist film, and even rarer for a popcorn flick to work on the intricate and stratifying levels that Widowsgrants us.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
3/4 84% Green Book (2018) Green Book feels like a relic, a film snatched from the 90's... In 2018, the film shouldn't work... yet, it does "succeed."‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2018
100% General Magic (2017) It'll make you dream big. It'll transfix you with wonder. It'll make you worship the magic of technology. General Magic is also one of the best documentaries of the year.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
4/4 91% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is reliant on life and fate's brutal eccentricities...while incorporating and morphing the reverberations of the Western genre with the Coen brothers' oddball humor.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
2/4 85% Boy Erased (2018) Edgerton is a fine director and actor, but his adaptive writing is bland.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
2.5/4 39% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Much like Ron's broken wand, Rowling's enchantment is becoming less-and-less dependable by the film.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
1.5/4 41% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) The Girl in the Spider's Web is a generic cash grab that lacks the unique artistry required for a strong female lead.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
No Score Yet Mr. SOUL! (2018) Mr. SOUL brings the amazing individual that was Ellis Haizlip back into the forefront of his and our cultural history.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
No Score Yet Postcards from the 48% (2018) Postcards from the 48% reminds one of their global connectivity and the power of their vote.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
2/4 87% A Private War (2018) While many have praised Pike's portrayal of the famed journalist, this will be a dissent. Sometimes, showy and intense are confused with great. ‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
2/4 58% Outlaw King (2018) Outlaw King would be better off it weren't a film. This project screams mini-series.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
3.5/4 62% Suspiria (2018) Suspiria is a statement and a question, at once. And, one of the best films of the year.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
4/4 90% Monrovia, Indiana (2018) There's a natural drama in life, an organic meditation in the preparation of ground beef or the cutting of pork chops, the sharpening of a knife. They're the tiny bits of life that Wiseman's film clings to.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018
2/4 32% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) A hand-me-down ornament for your holiday film season.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
1.5/4 37% Hunter Killer (2018) [You'll] find more enjoyment watching a plastic yellow submarine sink to the bottom of a bathtub than watching this film.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2018
66% Cloud Atlas (2012) The Wachowskis, for their part, were always born in the wrong decade, maybe that's what made the displaced timeline motif of Cloud Atlas so appealing to them. ‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
No Score Yet The Road Not Taken (2017) The Road Not Taken is an off-kilter road movie with gangster film influences that finds its heart in a misanthropic character.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
1/4 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Bohemian Rhapsody is... a "[rotten] sort of cheese waiting on the shelf."‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2018
3/4 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Can You Ever Forgive Me? is the film we've all been waiting for from McCarthy, and the quality and the wait is well worth forgiving for.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2018
1.5/4 76% Mid90s (2018) There's a level above pure documentation, above assembling the relics of a different era and cataloging them across the space of a screen, and Hill never reaches it.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2018
3.5/4 87% What They Had (2018) What they Had is a pure actor driven film, equal parts stirring, heart breaking, and hilarious.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
100% Diane (2018) Life is often meant to come undone, meant for the center to not hold...Diane is about loss and recovery, and the spinning of the world long after we die.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2018
2/4 81% Sadie (2018) Sadie solely serves as a breakout performance from Sophia Mitri Schloss, who utterly disappears in the lead role.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
100% United Skates (2018) The film is more than skating, more than the intricate and beautiful motions these skaters demonstrate. It documents community and racial pride, pride that comes from not only black culture, but from black owned businesses as well.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
4/4 88% First Man (2018) First Man is a giant, powerfully, epic and perfect leap...and Damien Chazelle's best film.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
3.5/4 79% 22 July (2018) 22 July at its core, is about responsibility... [questioning] what responsibilities the survivors have to the diseased‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2018
3/4 95% Private Life (2018) Private Life will stand as one of the high points of Giamatti and Hahn's respective careers. ‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
3/4 70% Hold the Dark (2018) Saulnier's lens has become more defined and his pursuit of the shot intenser...Saulnier's pursuit of the shot gives the film not just an authenticity, but encapsulates the mood of the adapted screenplay.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 90% A Star Is Born (2018) Cooper and Gaga both infuse an energy and authenticity within [their characters] that gives their blossoming relationship organic growth.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
2/4 87% Colette (2018) Many of the film's best moments come at the expense of Colette, with Willy reaping the benefits.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
94% If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) And while Jenkins delicately handles what seems to be an inexhaustible magic wand, the cast are fully committed to his and Baldwin's appeal to the heart, lineage, and love present in black history-a love that's rarely displayed on film.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
3.5/4 70% Assassination Nation (2018) This attack on misogyny, mob rule, hypocrisy, and transphobia is a film that effectively taps the nerve of an angry, yet evolving country.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
2.5/4 79% Quincy (2018) At its best, [Quincy] is an insightful skip down this man's memory and at its worst it's an hour long alter bowing to his accomplishments.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
3/4 No Score Yet Twin Flower (2018) Italian director Laura Luchetti's Twin Flower is a film that's ultimately at war with itself, yet still manages to have the right side win out.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
4/4 99% Roma (2018) Aparicio provides color in the smallest, yet most tantalizing spectrum. She provides the hues that are rarely valued but should be taken for silver and gold. She provides the pallet of the everyday.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2018
2.5/4 88% Love, Gilda (2018) Love, Gilda's weakest points are when it falls into the standard famous figure documentary format. Instead, the main draw of the film is Radner herself. ‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
85% Destroyer (2018) A film that's languid in pace, yet saved by its pristine acting and exceptional score.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
3/4 97% Coco (2017) In a country with an ever increasing Hispanic and Mexican population, a film like Coco should have come around a long time ago.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3.5/4 99% Lady Bird (2017) Greta Gerwig's directorial debut, Lady Bird, is the millisecond of possibility, the speck of unflinching nerve, which might only occur once in our lives.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3.5/4 80% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) Has a doctor ever killed your father, and you used voodoo to get back him? Yea, me too. Yorgos Lanthimos's follow-up to The Lobster, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, is every bit as creepy, dark, and ironic as the former.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
4/4 91% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri unfolds as a typical revenge vigilantly ploy, and could have stayed so under normal direction and screenwriting. Instead, it gets turned into one of the best pictures of the year.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3.5/4 97% Mudbound (2017) Screenwriter and Director, Dee Rees makes a brilliant decision to focus on sharecropping. It's a profession that's rarely represented on film.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3.5/4 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) The Room falls under the category of "so bad it's good." The Disaster Artist, directed by James Franco, looks to capture everything that went wrong, and a few things that miraculously went right.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3/4 84% Darkest Hour (2017) Darkest Hour demonstrates the immense courage Churchill had. It doesn't fully absolve and deify him, rather humanizes.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3.5/4 91% The Shape of Water (2017) So, while we know Elisa has humanity, Del Toro has to plead his case for the fish-man.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
4/4 87% Madeline's Madeline (2018) Decker stretches the medium, creating a film that is at once uncomfortable and brilliant in its examination of intellectual and emotional appropriation.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
2/4 59% Operation Finale (2018) The [Kingsley] and [Isaac] sequences aren't enough to make Operation Finale into what it desperately wants to be: a film that means something.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018
3.5/4 93% Searching (2018) We become lost within the frame. We suspend our disbelief not to see a film on a screen, but a film framed to a screen.‐ 812filmreviews
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2018