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Aaron Hunt   May 15, 2018
(Updated: May 15, 2018)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
2.5
Production 
 
4.0

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Disney’s Star Wars “stories” will materialize on screen ‘til the mysteries of the galaxy, once so far far away, will be too close to have to be imagined. Where did...

Aaron Hunt   March 22, 2018
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
5.0

Relaxer

Writer/Director Joel Potrykus continues to redefine the sad-man-manifestation of America. Idle Abby, seeking asylum in Dad, assumes the boundless possibilities of his progenitor’s promise. Under his father’s wing, anything is...

Aaron Hunt   March 16, 2018
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
5.0

Hereditary

Horror always aims to exploit its audience. But not in the way Hereditary wants to exploit you. It needs you hurt, and it wants you perturbed. You believe it does,...

Aaron Hunt   March 15, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
4.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.0

The Field Guide To Evil

You probably haven’t seen an anthology like this. This well made. This considered.

Aaron Hunt   March 13, 2018
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
3.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
3.0

Unlovable

This film has something sincere to explore, something untold by this form and undone in this way. It’s the sunny flipside to McQueen’s self-serious “Shame” in which characters brood under...

Aaron Hunt   March 10, 2018
(Updated: March 10, 2018)
Overall rating 
 
1.9
Entertainment Value 
 
1.0
Story/Writing 
 
1.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
2.0
Production 
 
2.0

A Quiet Place

Early in you’ll learn, the threat is not lobsters, but startling musical discordance in the face of quiet. When it turns out there are not lobsters creeping outside, but friendly...

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Aaron Hunt   January 25, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
4.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
4.5

Happy End

But, a letter grade? A number? Well, class, collectively we didn’t do so well here. The bell's gonna ring. I’ll curve this C to a B.

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Aaron Hunt   January 15, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
5.0

Loveless

This deluge of cynicism, broadened to encompass everyone in Loveless, diluted whatever truth Leviathan would have had. It works in this case because a primordial story’s lent to the attitude,...

Aaron Hunt   January 12, 2018
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
4.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
5.0

Phantom Thread

Vicky Krieps is a revelation and, sure, the rest is great too.

Aaron Hunt   November 04, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
4.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.0

Lady Bird

Credit is due to Gerwig and her thespians for wheedling such a fat bird off the ground.

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