Jean Lowerison

Jean Lowerison

Agrees with the Tomatometer 69% of the time.

Publications:
ReviewExpress.com , San Diego Metropolitan
Critics' Group:
San Diego Film Critics Society
Total Reviews:
1113

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2/5 26% The Last Of Robin Hood (2014) " For only the most committed Flynnholics" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Aug 29, 2014
4/5 71% Alive Inside (2014) " The iPods of Youth" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Aug 28, 2014
4/5 65% Finding Fela! (2014) " Music as Guerrilla Warfare" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Aug 28, 2014
4/5 84% Rich Hill (2014) " Life On The Edge" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Aug 28, 2014
4/5 77% Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar (2014) " Saving The Lemurs" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Aug 28, 2014
4/5 84% Coherence (2014) " Weird and Weirder" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jul 12, 2014
4/5 91% Venus in Fur (2014) " There are books about gender, power and identity politics, but as captivating as this story." — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jul 10, 2014
5/5 86% Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia (2014) " The Gadfly Speaks" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jun 2, 2014
4/5 71% Documented (2014) " Living a Lie" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted May 21, 2014
5/5 81% The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden (2014) " Rare document of adventure, disillusionment and death, but the mystery remains. " — ReviewExpress.com
Posted May 1, 2014
4.5/5 89% Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2014) " Reminds us what the ballet world had for a time." — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Apr 18, 2014
5/5 97% Ernest & CĂ©lestine (2014) " One of the most charming animated films ever made." — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Apr 4, 2014
5/5 99% The Missing Picture (2014) " A juxtaposition of horror and beauty that's a must-see. " — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Apr 4, 2014
4.5/5 89% Le Week-End (2014) " Not whiff of "acting" here" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Mar 22, 2014
4.5/5 87% Like Father, Like Son (2014) " Gem of a Family Drama" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Feb 16, 2014
4/5 58% Reaching for the Moon (2013) " Of love and loss" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jan 14, 2014
5/5 94% The Past (2013) " Drama for the intelligent filmgoer" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jan 9, 2014
4/5 93% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) " Bucking the System" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Nov 8, 2013
4/5 85% Spinning Plates (2013) " Cooking as a Life Job" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Nov 7, 2013
5/5 92% The Trials Of Muhammad Ali (2013) " Subject is Fascinating" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Oct 25, 2013
5/5 82% The Painting (2013) " Move Over Pixar" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jun 23, 2013
5/5 64% Pandora's Promise (2013) " Rethinking Nuclear Energy" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jun 12, 2013
5/5 90% Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (2013) " Magic and Magical" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jun 9, 2013
4/5 85% Sightseers (2013) " Welcome to My Camp" — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jun 9, 2013
88% The Other Dream Team (2012) " The Other Dream Team is both an exceptional and exceptionally inspiring film." — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Oct 26, 2012
76% Cidade dos Homens (City of Men) (2007) San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Apr 13, 2011
—— Venus of the South Seas San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Apr 12, 2011
—— South (In the Grip of Polar Ice) (Southward on the Queste) (Shackleton's Expedition to the Antarctic (1919) San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Apr 9, 2011
67% How About You (2008) San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Little White Lies (1984) San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— The May Lady (Banoo-Ye Ordibehesht) (2000) San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Apr 4, 2011
5/5 93% Another Year (2010) " It's that old wheel of life - and no one portrays it better than Mike Leigh. " — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jan 22, 2011
4/5 88% Inspector Bellamy (2010) " Meditative Chabrol asking us to consider the vagaries of life, family, corruption and murder." — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Jan 22, 2011
79% Gran Torino (2009) " Even this one-trick predictable pony is worth seeing when Eastwood is riding." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Jul 7, 2010
94% Slumdog Millionaire (2008) " Dev Patel and Freida Pinto, the older Jamal and Latika, will make you smile and cry and happy you saw Slumdog Millionaire, which will certainly be in the Oscar hunt." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Jul 6, 2010
98% Up (2009) " The first from Pixar to be filmed in Disney Digital 3-D, Up looks and sounds great. The script is charming, touching and altogether delightful; the voice talent perfectly suited to the characters." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Jul 6, 2010
78% 12 (2007) " 12 is a mildly interesting exercise in cultural translation, but it's difficult to understand why the film was made." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Jul 6, 2010
78% Requiem for a Dream (2000) " Unfortunately, about halfway through, the film takes a (deliberate) nosedive into the depths of human degradation from which it never emerges." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Jul 6, 2010
61% The Reader (2008) " There's something missing from screenwriter David Hare's adaptation of Bernhard Schlink's Oprah selection, The Reader." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Jul 6, 2010
90% Coraline (2009) " Gaiman's great story and Selick's direction make it a fun few hours in the theater. Just don't take anybody under eight." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Jul 6, 2010
4/4 76% Kick-Ass (2010) " The funniest, tongue-in-cheekiest, most outrageous version of a superhero ever." — ReviewExpress.com
Posted Apr 19, 2010
96% Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004) " Narrated by John Waters, Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea is an odd bird -- wacky and poignant, funny and sobering, but this portrait of a forgotten paradise is a must-see." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Sep 13, 2009
72% Eden (2008) San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Mar 17, 2009
44% Flawless (1999) San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Oct 18, 2008
66% Brick Lane (2008) " Despite the fine performances, Brick Lane comes across as a nice soap opera when it promised much more." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Oct 18, 2008
54% Choke (2008) " Rockwell and Henke are spectacular as the sex-addicted protagonists, and the other cast members are up to the task as well. And that makes Choke wild and woolly enough to keep you laughing much of the time." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Oct 18, 2008
69% Religulous (2008) " Be prepared for truths, distortions, unfair juxtapositions (especially with the film clips) and just plain goofiness in this too-long but often very entertaining film." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Oct 18, 2008
54% Mamma Mia! (2008) " Brosnan, Firth and Skarsgard have a great time playing the bimbos who may be Sophie's dad." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Oct 18, 2008
93% Le Scaphandre et le Papillon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) (2007) " How does an actor act when he can use only one eye? You'll have to see the film to find out, but rest assured that there are sufficient flashbacks to give the remarkable Mathieu Amalric a chance to use the usual actor's tools as well." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Oct 18, 2008
100% Taxi to the Dark Side (2007) " Gibney asks us to ponder the likelihood of getting good information from suspects turned in by bounty-hunting locals (more than 90% of those jailed for terrorist activity or connections to terrorists were fingered for a reward)." — San Diego Metropolitan
Posted Oct 18, 2008
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