THE STANDOUTS (4) - This should go without saying, but these are all must-sees.
Three Identical Strangers ***1/2
A Quiet Place ***1/2
Red Sparrow ***
THE GOOD (15) - These represent quality filmmaking all-around.
American Animals ***
Game Night ***
Eighth Grade ***
Andre the Giant (HBO) ***
Lords of Chaos ***
Black Panther ***
Ready Player One ***
Tragedy Girls ***
Summer of '84 ***
Small Town Crime **1/2
THE GOOD... BUT SHOULD'VE BEEN BETTERS (12) - Why weren't these good movies better? I don't really know. But they should've been. Hence, the name of this section.
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot **1/2
Paterno (HBO) **1/2
First Reformed **1/2
Isle of Dogs **1/2
Assassination Nation **1/2
You Were Never Really Here **1/2
Monsters and Men **1/2
The Kindergarten Teacher **1/2
THE GUILTY PLEASURES (7) - These are movies that I shouldn't like but I do, for one reason or another. I only feel ashamed because the Internet tells me I'm supposed to.
Den of Thieves **1/2
A Futile and Stupid Gesture **1/2
Keep Watching **1/2
Like Me **1/2
The Commuter **
Death Wish **
Game Over, Man! **
THE UNDERWHELMING DISAPPOINTMENTS (10) - Chalk it up to expectations but these movies just didn't cut it for me.
The Catcher Was a Spy **
The Miseducation of Cameron Post **
The Strangers: Prey at Night **
The Guilty **
Truth or Dare *1/2
THE BAD (1) - For better or worse, I just don't know what these movies were thinking.
The Cloverfield Paradox 1/2*
IN PROGRESS (0) - I started watching these but I never quite finished. Make of that what you will.
EMBARGOED (0) - Silence is golden... for now.
OOPS, I MISSED (36): 7 Days in Entebbe, 10x10, 12 Strong, The 15:17 to Paris, The Death of Stalin, Disobedience, Early Man, A Fantastic Woman, Fifty Shades Freed, Final Portrait, First Match, Flower, The Hurricane Heist, Insidious: The Last Key, The Insult, Kings, Lean on Pete, The Lodgers, Loveless, Love, Simon, Mute, The Neighbor, Nostalgia, Outside In, The Outsider, Pacific Rim: Uprising, Paddington 2, Proud Mary, The Rider, The Ritual, Roxanne Roxanne, Tomb Raider, Veronica, Where Is Kyra?, Winchester, A Wrinkle in Time
COMING SOON (6): Avengers: Infinity War, Beast, I Feel Pretty, Rampage, Super Troopers 2, Upgrade