OSR: Hidden Figures

One-Sentence Review: Hidden Figures

Lovely docudrama full of sweetness, sass, and spirit made strong with outstanding performances and lots of feels.

Rating: Matinee Ticket (7/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)

OSR: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

One-Sentence Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

While not the best Star Wars, it certainly is the darkest yet it still entertains in its nodding knowingly at the original series and some beautiful special effects scenery.

Rating: Matinee Ticket (7/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)

OSR: Doctor Strange

One-Sentence Review: Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange was nearly everything a fan of the character could want with its mysticism, action, humor, mind-binding special effects, and a leading man who –much like many other film Benedict Cumberbatch has done — becomes the character completely.

Rating: Full-Price Ticket (9/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)

OSR: Kubo and the Two Strings

One-Sentence Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

Not afraid to be real with emotions while diving deep into fantasy, Kubo and the Two Strings is a lushly-rendered and poignant tale that deserves to be considered among the best US-made animated films.

Rating: Full-Price Ticket (9/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)

OSR: Finding Dory

One-Sentence Review: Finding Dory

It’s less about us finding Dory and more about Dory finding herself.

Rating: Full-Price Ticket (8/10)

Rating System: Needs IMAX 3D Glasses (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)