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Sean Mulvihill

Sean Mulvihill
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4.5/5 99% Roma (2018) Having only watched Roma once, I'm not quite ready to declare it an all-out masterpiece, but it is a powerful, emotionally resonant work of cinema.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2018
3.5/5 95% The Favourite (2018) Even though this is a period piece about a royal struggle, it's themes of scheming to gain the favor of a mentally unstable leader still ring true today.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2018
2/5 40% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) The Crimes of Grindelwald has the unique distinction of a being a movie that is absolutely overstuffed with characters and plot lines yet nothing actually happens.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
3.5/5 92% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) This is a sequel that expands the concept from the first film in fun and inventive ways delivering plenty of laughs along the way.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
4.5/5 92% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) More so than usual, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs sees the Coen Brothers toying with audience expectations, resulting in a film that is all over the map and always completely unpredictable.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
3.5/5 88% Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes (2018) Bloom's film is an illuminating documentary, well-crafted and timely, but what often stands out about the film is what it doesn't feel the need to say aloud.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
4/5 95% CAM (2018) In what has shaped up to be a great year for horror, Cam stands near the top of the year's best.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
2/5 No Score Yet Time Freak (2018) Time Freak is so close to cleverly playing within the more troubling aspects of its story that it becomes disappointing when it completely punts on confronting these issues.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2018
4/5 98% Don't Think Twice (2016) Don't Think Twice runs you through a gamut of emotions without any bitterness, only earnestness.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 85% Star Trek Beyond (2016) It may not boldly go where no one has gone before, but Star Trek Beyond recaptures the essence that some were feared lost, a hopeful and optimistic tale full of adventure and fun. It's not perfect, but it feels necessary.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 96% Train to Busan (Busanhaeng) (2016) Overpopulation may have diluted the effects of zombies, but as long as filmmakers with the prowess of Sang-ho can make entertaining movies, zombies don't have to be so damn boring.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 82% Equity (2016) It's not always great or pretty, but Equity packs a socially conscious punch.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
2/5 54% Jason Bourne (2016) The ballyhooed reunion of Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass fails to live up to expectations as Jason Bourne lacks the punch of their previous collaborations.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
5/5 87% Belladonna of Sadness (Kanashimi no Beradona) (1973) No matter what events are unfolding in the story before you, the images alone of Belladonna of Sadness necessitate your attention.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
1.5/5 58% Bad Moms (2016) There's probably more scenes in slow motion in Bad Moms than in The Matrix. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
5/5 94% Blood Simple (1984) From their very first feature, the Coen Brothers already had their brilliance firmly in place. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 90% Miss Sharon Jones! (2016) This is a movie that overflows with heart and soul, a triumphant work of overcoming obstacles.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 96% Little Men (2016) For all the hustle and bustle on the streets, Ira Sachs is able to find a moment of quiet reflection in the hearts and minds of those who walk them daily.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 63% The Mind's Eye (2016) The brilliance of The Mind's Eye is that Joe Begos knows exactly who he's making this movie for - this is a movie by a gorehound for gorehounds.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 88% Pete's Dragon (2016) When viewing Pete's Dragon be sure you are well stocked on tissues, because there may not be a dry eye in the house.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
2/5 27% Suicide Squad (2016) Suicide Squad is a movie without a plot, operating solely through countless flashbacks that employ some of the most obvious and moronic needle drops in the recent history of blockbuster cinema.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 97% Hell or High Water (2016) Hell or High Water is interested in so much more than whether or not the last man standing is the righteous one.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 89% Blood Father (2016) It's a movie that draws on thematically on its stars past failings and utilizes that edge for an entertaining piece of action cinema.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 80% Joshy (2016) It takes Joshy a little while to find its footing after a truly shocking opening scene, but once it does there's a nice story about friendship in the toughest times.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 82% Sausage Party (2016) For all of its questionable content, Sausage Party is 90 minutes of unabashed hilarity that may very well be Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's finest work to date. I've never seen anything like it.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4.5/5 93% Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016) The internet has fundamentally changed the lives of every single person on the Earth, and such a seismic shift in how people live their lives fascinates Herzog, and we're lucky enough that he wishes to share his fascination with the rest of us.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 88% Morris from America (2016) There's an emotional honesty that runs through every frame of Morris From America, embodied in the phenomenal performance from Craig Robinson‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 84% Imperium (2016) A rather generic undercover thriller, Imperium still works with an engaging story set within an ugly subculture in American life that has become resurgent in recent years.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
2/5 60% War Dogs (2016) This is a movie that comes across like it was written in a haze of pot smoke in a dorm room adorned with a Scarface poster as a classic rock station played out the same old tired hits. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 91% Southside With You (2016) There's a pleasant texture to the visuals of Southside With You, a soft visual style that compliments the two stellar leads.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 87% Mia Madre (2016) Mia Madre invokes shades of Fellini's 8 1/2 with tale of a creator dealing with an existential crisis and is only amplified by some of the film's many dream sequences.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 88% Don't Breathe (2016) Don't Breathe, makes the most of its limited budget and creepy premise and delivers one of the most intense pieces of horror and suspense to splatter across the big screen this year. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 80% The Intervention (2016) It's a briskly entertaining little movie that is almost single handedly carried by an astounding performance by Melanie Lynskey.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 50% Complete Unknown (2016) This modestly budgeted indie probably wouldn't work as well as it does if not for its two lead performances from Michael Shannon and Rachel Weisz.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 39% Max Rose (2016) Max Rose is a movie that scoffs at the notion of aging gracefully.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 38% Skiptrace (2016) Skiptrace feels like a classic Jackie Chan movie, one that matches the fisticuffs with physical comedy. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 61% The Light Between Oceans (2016) This is a heart-wrenching drama about the difficult choices people make for the ones they love and the unintended consequences of those actions.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3/5 63% Klown Forever (Klovn Forever) (2016) Though Klown Forever does have its moments that are genuinely funny, it lacks the same commitment to questionable taste as its predecessor and the result is a fairly disappointing comedy sequel that feels restrained when compared to its forbearer.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
0.5/5 No Score Yet Blood is Blood (2016) The only thing that Blood is Blood is able to do with any sense of competence is some passable shot compositions that are in focus.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
2/5 38% The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016) There was potential for The 9th Life of Louis Drax to be something more than it is, but it just holds itself back in so many different ways.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
5/5 78% Author: The JT LeRoy Story (2016) I'm still in shock, and I'm guessing those that befriended JT LeRoy are still, too.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 94% Starving The Beast (2016) Starving the Beast is a standout documentary due to its ability to educate and infuriate while still understanding that this is just one aspect of an ongoing debate about the size and role of government. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
2/5 85% Sully (2016) What does come across is that Clint Eastwood really doesn't care for the NTSB nor does he particularly care to give women roles that demand more of them than answering a phone and getting a bit teary-eyed. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
2/5 76% London Road (2016) The idea of London Road is much more interesting than anything on the screen, be it visually or audibly. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
2.5/5 60% Snowden (2016) If you love Edward Snowden, you'll probably enjoy Snowden. If you have mixed feeling about Edward Snowden, you'll probably have mixed feeling about Snowden.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4/5 91% Miss Stevens (2016) Miss Stevens is an infinitely charming movie with an emotionally honest core.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 36% Blair Witch (2016) Throughout Blair Witch I laughed, felt my heart rate rise, jump during a startling moment, and cringed at moments of gore.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
2.5/5 63% The Magnificent Seven (2016) If you ever wanted to see a big budget remake of Blazing Saddles played entirely with a straight face, The Magnificent Seven is the movie for you.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
4.5/5 82% La Notte (1961) With Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, and Monica Vitti front and center in the lush cinematography of La Notte, the disillusion of a marriage has never looked so good.‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
3.5/5 55% The Dressmaker (2016) You can't accuse The Dressmaker of putting style over substance because it has both in spades. ‐ FanboyNation.com
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018