Kelly Vance

Kelly Vance

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

Publications:
East Bay Express
Critics' Group:
San Francisco Film Critics Circle
Total Reviews:
1126

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
88% The Skeleton Twins (2014) " One example of movie magic is the way a film that seemingly has numerous strikes against it can turn itself into a pleasant experience." — East Bay Express
Posted Sep 19, 2014
77% A Letter to Momo (2014) " A Letter to Momo is a sweet, melancholy story with beautiful artwork that pays special attention to both natural surroundings and traditional Japanese animistic spirits, but its appeal is overwhelmingly human." — East Bay Express
Posted Sep 5, 2014
63% Life Of Crime (2014) " A brisk combination of bloodshed and pratfalls." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 27, 2014
69% What If (2014) " Jelly donut romantic comedy, a haphazard tale of two dorks in love." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
71% Alive Inside (2014) " Gratifying documentary." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
48% I Origins (2014) " Part sci-fi, part romance, and most of all a wholly engrossing drama of emotions." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
99% Boyhood (2014) " One of the most emotionally powerful films of this or any other year." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
92% Frank (2014) " Frank is a tribute to a way of life as much as to an individual." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
83% Rich Hill (2014) " Approach to social problems is cool but sympathetic." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
35% The Giver (2014) " Tear it down and start all over again." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
59% Finding Fela! (2014) " Fills in the considerable gaps in our knowledge with a zesty, rough-edged style." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
59% A Five Star Life (2014) " It's not for everyone. Don't let that dissuade you." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
89% Calvary (2014) " Tough as it is, Calvary is food for the soul." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
51% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) " Genteel time-waster." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
78% Get On Up (2014) " All the things that make us simultaneously dejected and exhilarated about life in America." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
91% A Most Wanted Man (2014) " Will hold us until the next le Carré rolls out." — East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
79% Land Ho! (2014) " Adjust your expectations accordingly, and take in Nelson and Eenhoorn's subtle characterizations." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 29, 2014
91% CODE BLACK (2014) " Impactful documentary." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 18, 2014
18% Sex Tape (2014) " The material may look "crude" but the concept is slick as glass." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 18, 2014
88% Siddharth (2014) " Such a movie is a rare and elusive thing." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 18, 2014
92% Venus in Fur (2014) " It's the concept that's a bit chewed-over." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 11, 2014
90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) " Pretty deep waters for a two-hour popcorn movie. " — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 11, 2014
80% Violette (2014) " An exquisite character study for the literary-minded. " — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 8, 2014
24% Third Person (2014) " Yet another tedious Paul Haggis hyperlink drama." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 8, 2014
22% Radio Free Albemuth (2014) " Flavorless ordinariness." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 8, 2014
66% The Rover (2014) " Sweaty-palms time." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 8, 2014
71% A Coffee in Berlin (2014) " Lightly likable German indie-flavored romp." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 8, 2014
89% Test (2014) " An observant slice of life from a near-mythical time and place." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 8, 2014
93% The Dance of Reality (2014) " We never quite know where a Jodorowsky film is going to take us. That's a bonus in the present age of bland predictability." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 8, 2014
27% Deliver Us from Evil (2014) " Cue multitudes of stolen moments." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
97% Life Itself (2014) " A testimony to an insatiable hunger for life." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
82% Begin Again (2014) " Once was enough. Twice is pushing it." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
85% Korengal (2014) " Reminds us that Americans not very different than ourselves took the military as a job of work." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
53% Citizen Koch (2014) " May not be the most smoothly organized documentary of the year, but it certainly fires a lot of arrows at its target." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
85% Ivory Tower (2014) " Comes away with ten times more questions than answers. As it should." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
76% Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2014) " We should probably expect more doc profiles of prominent talent agents who are really warm, wonderful human beings. Brace yourselves." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
88% Obvious Child (2014) " A prime example of what "indie" means, mid-2014." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
86% Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia (2014) " He was the ultimate insider who shaped himself into the epitome of the pesky outsider." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
86% Night Moves (2014) " They don't think or act like professional criminals. And perhaps that's the film's point." — East Bay Express
Posted Jul 2, 2014
33% A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) " Bawdy, naughty-mouthed cowboy-movie parody goes places Mel Brooks and the Farrelly brothers never dared." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
48% Maleficent (2014) " Another of Disney's female-empowerment yarns, and a worthy one at that. " — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
86% Cold in July (2014) " The humid atmosphere is stronger than the writing." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) " The cast is the best imaginable for this sort of thing." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
75% Breastmilk (2014) " The film is made for a very specific audience, but the underlying issue is universal." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
92% Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (2014) " The film is not terribly involving except to Ai's followers." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
73% Godzilla (2014) " An air of unfamiliarity, strangeness, and gloom hangs over this sci-fi blockbuster." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
34% God's Pocket (2014) " What a dreary sendoff for Hoffman." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
82% The Double (2014) " It's a decent actors' exercise, but..." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
71% Documented (2014) " We come to the realization that some of the best people in the US don't have papers." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
88% Chef (2014) " Congenial gastro-sitcom has middle-of-the-road, family-style -- despite the "R" for language -- fun." — East Bay Express
Posted Jun 4, 2014
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