Movie reviews of Jeffrey Rex Bertelsen

These are all the movies and series that Jeffrey Rex has reviewed. Read more at: I'm Jeffrey Rex.

Number of movie reviews: 555 / 555

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It is still just April, but, at the time of writing, it is easily the best film of the year in large part thanks to the memorable performances given by Kaluuya, Fishback, and Stanfield. Review

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24 april

24 apr

I think that the sound design really makes an impression on you, and when you pair that kind of attention to detail with the strong performances delivered by especially Raci and Ahmed, then you have a pretty special film. Review

9.0

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18 april

18 apr

There are things that I like about this movie, such as Pedro Pascal’s performance and the excitement in Chris Pine’s performance, but Wonder Woman 1984 is a bit of a disappointment. All in all, I just think this film feels ill-conceived, unwieldy, and messy. Review

5.0

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29 march

29 mar

It still feels fresh, it absolutely is charming, and it is surprisingly timely, all of which made this film genuinely special for me. Review

8.5

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26 march

26 mar

In any case, while it may have an unfair advantage over the theatrical cut, the Snyder Cut is a clear and obvious improvement on the original cut of the film. Review

7.0

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21 march

21 mar

I was quite impressed by R. J. Cutler’s year-in-the-life documentary precisely because it gives you an honest and eye-opening portrait of the life of an ambitious, anxious, and extremely talented young star. Review

8.0

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15 march

15 mar

I am really impressed by the film’s style, which relies on impressive set design (or set decoration) and costuming, and I thought the filmmakers and the cast did an extraordinary job of amplifying the characters’ behavior in a way that makes the film’s humor even more effective. This film was a really wonderful surprise, and I’m looking forward to seeing what de Wilde does next. Review

8.0

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14 march

14 mar

Brewer’s sequel is not entirely unfunny, but it mostly relies on fairly empty callback humor and an underwritten romance plot, which just means that it feels like the heart of the first film is missing here. Review

5.5

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9 march

9 mar

Its entertaining cast of characters, its rich world-building, and the film’s stunningly animated action all help to make this a must-watch Disney film. Review

8.7

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8 march

8 mar

While I doubt Anders Ølholm and Frederik Louis Hviid’s film will find as much success, their feature-length directorial debut, Shorta, is a thrilling action-heavy crime film that I, ultimately, liked quite a bit even though its bold ending was very bleak. With competently-executed action and timely social commentary, this is a pretty impressive debut film, even though it may not be extremely original. Review

7.7

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4 march

4 mar

I feel like this review is a little bit too negative because the film did entertain me, it did provoke strong emotions, and I really liked the story that Fisher Stevens and writer Cheryl Guerriero told. I just think it is a shame that the filmmakers didn’t do enough with the well-trodden genre to actually set Palmer apart from other films like it. Review

6.5

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6 february

6 feb

While the film’s superfluous and fabricated romance subplot doesn’t work, Ralph Fiennes’ performance and the cinematography help to keep the film afloat. Review

6.7

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4 february

4 feb

I think this film is really frustrating because it feels like a huge missed opportunity. You can definitely see glimpses of greatness here, but the film just ended up feeling like a television pilot. Review

4.0

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26 january

26 jan

I think Niki Caro’s Mulan remake, or reimagining, feels half-hearted and ill-conceived. I think it is arguably Disney’s most disappointing live-action remake yet, precisely because I don’t think any of the changes made to the original film work as well as intended. Review

4.5

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20 january

20 jan

It is a sometimes needlessly convoluted or incoherent science fiction film that is entertaining in moments, but which, on the whole, leaves a lot to be desired. Review

4.5

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18 january

18 jan

Both Kathy Bates and, in particular, Sam Rockwell deliver genuinely affecting performances as the people who have the titular character’s back. Review

7.5

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13 january

13 jan

It is a mature, ambitious, and profound mid-life crisis film about figuring out what your purpose is. I absolutely loved it. Review

9.0

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4 january

4 jan

Greenland is a gripping above-average disaster film that I enjoyed much more than I thought I would. Review

6.5

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30 december

30 dec

I think that The Midnight Sky is not just uneven and unfocused but also relatively dull. Clooney’s latest film just didn’t live up to its potential. Review

5.5

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29 december

29 dec

I think Rodríguez has made a neat little family-friendly superhero movie with We Can Be Heroes... Review

6.0

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27 december

27 dec

Although it is difficult to escape the fact that this story was made for the stage, George C. Wolfe’s ensemble drama about gatekeeping, ownership, and exploitation is nevertheless engrossing and upsetting. Review

8.5

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26 december

26 dec

Although Julia Hart’s crime drama is overlong and slow-moving, its narrative’s perspective, or point of view, is refreshing and subversive. So while Julia Hart’s I’m Your Woman won’t be for everyone, it is an easy film to recommend due to its stylish period look and its twist on the 1970s crime drama. Review

8.0

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16 december

16 dec

A thrilling low-budget horror film that fits right in with the popular Unfriended-films. Review

7.5

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15 december

15 dec

Ron Howard’s latest film is just a bland and generic rust belt rags-to-riches melodrama that most people will probably have forgotten about before the next Oscar ceremony. Review

5.5

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4 december

4 dec

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