Glenn Kenny

Glenn Kenny

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Glenn Kenny's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): MSN Movies, Premiere Magazine, RogerEbert.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 79% Bluebird (2014) "Edmands' scenario provides plenty of opportunity for narrative twists and social commentary, but these aren't the areas of interest for the filmmaker. Rather, he's interested in the people ... " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Feb 27, 2015
3.5/4 79% McFarland USA (2015) "Kevin Costner reaches a welcome career high in this new movie, a live-action based-on-a-true-story inspirational tale of school sports, produced by Disney. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Feb 19, 2015
2.5/4 64% The Rewrite (2015) "By no means watch this if you're looking for a nourishing cinematic experience. But if your idea of a cozy rom-com is an old Hugh Grant one, this has some cine-comfort-food-carbs for you. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Feb 13, 2015
2.5/4 21% Old Fashioned (2015) "It's incredibly rare to see an American movie with a Christian perspective that's more invested in philosophizing and empathizing than in eschatological pandering, and for that alone "Old Fashioned" deserves commendation. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Feb 13, 2015
3/4 84% Ballet 422 (2015) "The members of the team creating Peck's ballet are master illusionists. But they're also people with jobs, and the movie does an excellent job of showing the commonplace workaday atmosphere that is, in fact, a big part of that business we call show. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Feb 6, 2015
1/4 6% Outcast (2015) "The status of actor Nicolas Cage's career has now definitively shifted from its entertainingly eccentric phase into its genuinely befuddling and perhaps sad phase. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Feb 6, 2015
2.5/4 12% Seventh Son (2015) "One doesn't want to damn the movie with faint praise by saying "it's not that bad," but that's kind of the most objectively accurate description of it, in all honesty. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Feb 6, 2015
4/4 96% Hard to be a God (2015) "Not only an unforgettable individual masterpiece but probably one of the capital-G Great Films. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Jan 30, 2015
4/4 99% Timbuktu (2015) "It manages to ravish the heart while dazzling the eye simultaneously, neither at the expense of the other. It's a work of art that seems realized in an entirely organic way. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Jan 28, 2015
1/4 90% Mommy (2015) "Dolan is not going to let you forget who's boss. As for myself, I quit. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Jan 23, 2015
2.5/4 93% The Duke Of Burgundy (2015) "Proceed with care. If you're in the mood for something different...something possibly completely different...this will fill the bill. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Jan 23, 2015
1.5/4 53% Little Accidents (2015) "As much as my conscience wanted to empathize with the characters, my taste only wanted to be rid of them. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Jan 16, 2015
2/4 78% Medeas (2014) "At the end, I felt suspended between "so beautiful" and "so what." (Sorry for lifting your phrase, Paul Simon.) " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Jan 16, 2015
3/4 76% Match (2015) "This is hardly a world-shaker of a movie but it is a well-constructed and thoughtful character study brought to vivid life by its players. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Jan 14, 2015
3/4 74% Beloved Sisters (2015) "The two actresses navigate the emotional complexity of their roles with quicksilver intuition and what seems like near-bottomless empathy. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Jan 8, 2015
3.5/4 72% American Sniper (2015) "One of the more tough-minded and effective war pictures of post-American-Century American cinema. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Dec 25, 2014
4/4 89% Winter Sleep (2014) "This movie struck me as both Ceylan's plainest, and perhaps his finest. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Dec 19, 2014
2/4 50% Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) "One doesn't come to a movie of this sort expecting anybody's best work. Or at least one certainly shouldn't, because it won't materialize. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Dec 18, 2014
3/4 60% Goodbye to All That (2014) "There's a lot of good awkward fun to be had as the viewer simultaneously laughs at Otto's expense and hopefully commiserates a bit with him. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Dec 17, 2014
3/4 71% Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014) "Whatever its shortcomings, "Magician" accomplishes quite a bit as a corrective, and it also gives one an hour and a half in the company of Orson Welles. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Dec 12, 2014
2.5/4 54% Pioneer (2014) "Remember this name: Aksel Hennie. If "Pioneer," a mixed bag of a conspiracy thriller, works at all, it largely does so because of him. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Dec 5, 2014
2/4 20% Take Care (2014) "Eccentrically watchable but not exactly good. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Dec 5, 2014
3.5/4 98% The Babadook (2014) "The finest and most genuinely provocative horror movie to emerge in this still very-new century. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 28, 2014
1/4 0% Reach Me (2014) "Once you've sunk into the entirely warped groove of "Reach Me" you're almost eager to experience the next offense against aesthetics and/or common sense it is poised to commit. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 21, 2014
3/4 100% The Circle (2014) "Stefan Haupt's conscientious and engaging film makes clear right off the bat that, no, there was no place in Europe that was a gay utopia in this period and that even the most progressive-minded of societies had their growing pains. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 21, 2014
1/4 28% Miss Meadows (2014) "The earnestness brings the movie from mildly irritating pastiche status to actively awful, and that is all she wrote. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 14, 2014
3/4 43% The Better Angels (2014) ""The Better Angels," as pictorially beautiful and emotionally evocative as it is, is so bereft of conventional narrative momentum that you have to consider it a miracle it got made. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 7, 2014
3/4 91% The Way He Looks (2014) "Part of what makes this Brazilian coming-of-age drama so winning is the way it declines to make a big deal out of what is arguably a big deal. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 7, 2014
2.5/4 54% On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter (2014) "A clean and concise report on The Wide World Of Motorcycling in the 21st Century ... " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 7, 2014
4/4 97% National Gallery (2014) "A typically lucid, graceful and unobtrusively multi-tiered work. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Nov 5, 2014
2.5/4 76% ABCs of Death 2 (2014) "What results is a survey of what's both glorious or at least intriguing about the directions in contemporary horror, and what's problematic as well. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Oct 31, 2014
4/4 79% Life of Riley (2014) "What a way to go. If you have to go, and we all do. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Oct 24, 2014
1.5/4 41% Young Ones (2014) "Too bland to qualify as a really notable disaster, "Young Ones" finds young Paltrow still trying to find his voice. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Oct 17, 2014
3/4 83% Listen Up Philip (2014) "The terrific cast all delves into the material full-bore, which contributes to its peculiar resonance. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Oct 17, 2014
4/4 100% The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2014) "A thing of endless visual beauty that seems to partake in a kind of pictorial minimalism but finds staggering possibilities for beautiful variation within its ineluctable modality. It's a true work of art. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Oct 16, 2014
3/4 77% Kill the Messenger (2014) "The story of a crusading reporter's determined search for truth, "Kill The Messenger" gains its not-inconsiderable power by not being the kind of movie that particular description might lead you to expect. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Oct 10, 2014
2.5/4 38% The Liberator (2014) ""The Liberator" shoehorns the epic life of early 19th-century South American revolutionary Simón Bolivar into two hours of intermittently powerful cinema. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Oct 3, 2014
2.5/4 34% Two Night Stand (2014) "A slight but not-unengaging Young Person's Romantic Comedy ... " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 26, 2014
2.5/4 10% Good People (2014) "It's engaging enough while one is watching it, but not distinctive enough to make it special, or, in this case, enthusiastically recommendable. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 26, 2014
3.5/4 81% Tracks (2014) "Both an incredible (and occasionally harrowing) adventure and an uncompromising, tough character study ... " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 19, 2014
3.5/4 65% A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) "Besides being a dynamite thriller, it gives something not insubstantial as an extra. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 19, 2014
3/4 63% The Homestretch (2014) ""The Homestretch" invites you to empathize with its subjects, to worry with them, to laugh with them, to worry about them. It's engaging and compelling viewing. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 12, 2014
3/4 59% My Old Lady (2014) "People who complain about the absence of genuine adult drama from cinema screens have an opportunity to put their monies where there mouths are here. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 10, 2014
3/4 89% Wetlands (2014) "An inventively sharp, briskly edited, spectacularly-acted post-adolescent coming-of-age story. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 5, 2014
2/4 68% God Help the Girl (2014) "The movie doesn't quite make it to two hours, but my patience was tried pretty much any point at which the movie went a long stretch without a song. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Sep 5, 2014
3/4 64% Life Of Crime (2014) "Well worth seeing, particularly for Leonard people. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Aug 29, 2014
3.5/4 100% Level Five (2014) "Like every other film Marker made, it's an exemplary and resonant address on the life of the mind and the life outside of that one. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Aug 15, 2014
3.5/4 85% The Trip To Italy (2014) "If you go in for allusive British humor that builds slowly from dry to uproarious, as executed by two absolute masters of the form, "The Trip To Italy" will work for you, I believe. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Aug 14, 2014
2/4 8% After (2014) "Kind of irritating in is purposeful disingenuousness and determined challenges to plausibility. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Aug 8, 2014
3.5/4 89% Calvary (2014) "Gleeson's performance is magnificent; sharp, compassionate, bemused, never not intellectually active. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Aug 1, 2014
2/4 67% The Almost Man (2014) "My problem, finally, and this is something I rarely actually complain about, was that I didn't care. " ‐ RogerEbert.com
Posted Aug 1, 2014
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