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Wick's 2016 Great Movies

The Great, Really Great & Perfect new movies I’ve seen in `16: new movies I graded 4.0, 4.5 or 5 beams out of 5. Includes movies officially designated 2015 but not out wide till 2016.

Added Allied.
Jan 18, 2016 03:01AM PST • ViewList
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Wick on AlliedGreat Movie

Casablanca it’s not, but Allied is a damn good romantic thriller set in WWII Casablanca, or at least initially set there. Most of the movie then takes place in London during the blitz…

Dec 06, 2016 08:06PM PST • Full Review
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Wick on ArrivalOK Movie

Plodding, pretentious and predictable aren’t the attributes of high quality SciFi. Yet Arrival has been bathed in positive reviews. Amy Adams’ laudable performance notwithstanding, this…

Dec 03, 2016 04:15PM PST • Full Review
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BrianSez on AbandonedVery Good Movie

Engaging and true against-all-odds tale about 4 men who survived on the capsized trimaran Rose-Noelle for 119 days in 1989. As it was at the time, it was hard to believe, but truth is st…

Nov 27, 2016 05:54PM PST • Full Review
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BrianSez on My All-AmericanVery Good Movie

Finn Wittrock and Aaron Eckhart are great in this story about Freddie Steinmark. Freddie, who, despite never being made an all American, was identified by the Great UT Coach Royal as "hi…

Nov 27, 2016 03:55PM PST • Full Review

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    • Allied
    •   2016
    • Trust Weighted
    • Great
    •  
    • 65
    • Trust Points
    • Help-s

    • Summary GREAT

      Casablanca it’s not, but Allied is a damn good romantic thriller set in WWII Casablanca, or at least initially set there. Most of the movie then takes place in London during the blitz, with Brad Pitt’s proto-007 thrust…

    • Quality

      • Great Acting
      • Great Film
      • Great Direction
      • Great Play
      • Very Good Music
      • Really Great Visuals
    • Content Help-s

      • Sordid
      • Titillating
      • Savage
      • Salty
      • Glib
  2. _110

    • Arrival
    •   2016
    • Trust Weighted
    • OK
    •  
    • 81
    • Trust Points
    • Help-s

    • Summary OK

      Plodding, pretentious and predictable aren’t the attributes of high quality SciFi. Yet Arrival has been bathed in positive reviews. Amy Adams’ laudable performance notwithstanding, this praise is seriously mistaken. OK, …

    • Quality

      • Very Good Acting
      • OK Film
      • OK Direction
      • Barely OK Play
      • Good Music
      • Barely OK Visuals
    • Content Help-s

      • Tame
      • Innocent
      • Gentle
      • Salty
      • Supernatural
  3. _110

    • Abandoned
    •   2015
    • Trust Weighted
    • Very Good
    •  
    • 16
    • Trust Points
    • Help-s

    • Summary VERY GOOD

      Engaging and true against-all-odds tale about 4 men who survived on the capsized trimaran Rose-Noelle for 119 days in 1989. As it was at the time, it was hard to believe, but truth is stranger than fiction; or so they say…

    • Quality

      • Great Acting
      • Very Good Film
      • Very Good Direction
      • Very Good Play
      • Very Good Music
      • Very Good Visuals
    • Content Help-s

      • Tame
      • Innocent
      • Gentle
      • Polite
      • Natural
  4. _110

    • Summary VERY GOOD

      Finn Wittrock and Aaron Eckhart are great in this story about Freddie Steinmark. Freddie, who, despite never being made an all American, was identified by the Great UT Coach Royal as “his All American”. His heart and de…

    • Quality

      • Great Acting
      • Very Good Film
      • Very Good Direction
      • Very Good Play
      • Very Good Music
      • Very Good Visuals
    • Content Help-s

      • Tame
      • Innocent
      • Gentle
      • Polite
      • Natural
  5. _110

    • Anthropoid
    •   2016
    • Trust Weighted
    • Great
    •  
    • 16
    • Trust Points
    • Help-s

    • Summary GREAT

      An extraordinary story about the assassination of SS General Reinhard Heydrich – the butcher of Prague. This famous chapter in history has plenty of drama, suspense , and a shocking account of the Nazi treatment of both …

    • Quality

      • Very Good Acting
      • Very Good Film
      • Very Good Direction
      • Very Good Play
      • Very Good Music
      • Very Good Visuals
    • Content Help-s

      • Sordid
      • Erotic
      • Brutal
      • Profane
      • Natural