Kelly Vance

Kelly Vance

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

Publications:
East Bay Express
Critics' Group:
San Francisco Film Critics Circle
Total Reviews:
1057

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
71% Oculus (2014) " Not terrible but not very special either." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 14, 2014
58% Dom Hemingway (2014) " There's no escaping the realization this is a bad movie." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 14, 2014
86% Under the Skin (2014) " An unnerving, disturbing, utterly disorienting encounter with something wholly other." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 14, 2014
95% Finding Vivian Maier (2014) " Will open your eyes to a rare talent." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 14, 2014
77% The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden (2014) " It's a nutty real-life forerunner of Survivor, not to mention Gilligan's Island." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 9, 2014
99% The Missing Picture (2014) " A melancholy tone poem, a remembrance of what Cambodia lost." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 4, 2014
80% The Raid 2 (2014) " Tops its prequel in the chop-socky sweepstakes. " — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 4, 2014
83% The Unknown Known (2014) " Just who is the cat, and who the mouse? Conspiracy theorists, save your energy." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 4, 2014
59% Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014) " Maddeningly pretentious, densely allusive, decidedly anti-erotic." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 4, 2014
98% Jodorowsky's Dune (2014) " The epitome of a movie nerd's pipe dream." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 4, 2014
90% Le Week-End (2014) " Deceptively lightweight, with dark depths and hidden currents." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 4, 2014
97% Ernest & Célestine (2014) " Delightful art and a cute story of inter-species co-existence." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 4, 2014
40% Cesar Chavez (2014) " Brings Chavez and his times to life like no documentary could." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 27, 2014
40% Divergent (2014) " The story is trite and the denouement looks hasty." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 27, 2014
74% Enemy (2014) " Captivating adaptation of José Saramago's novel, The Double." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 21, 2014
95% Child's Pose (2014) " Under the sinuous direction of Calin Peter Netzer, we experience the story as if we were living it." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 21, 2014
80% Maidentrip (2014) " Immensely entertaining documentary." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 21, 2014
79% Muppets Most Wanted (2014) " Familiar fun with familiar faces." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 21, 2014
77% Anita (2014) " Meticulous and ultimately encouraging documentary revisits a bizarre episode in American history." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 21, 2014
76% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) " You'll not see anything else quite like it in movie theaters." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 21, 2014
95% Particle Fever (2014) " Brilliant new documentary about the largest scientific experiment in history." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 21, 2014
77% Veronica Mars (2014) " Talky, harmless comic detective yarn." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
23% Need For Speed (2014) " Without CGI, this gearhead fantasy could never be made." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
98% Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2014) " Broadway stage musical veteran Stritch is an acquired taste." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
79% Bethlehem (2014) " Extremely suspenseful, with a terse screenplay." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
42% 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) " Oafs in an uproar." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
48% Stalingrad (2014) " Sprawling, ultra-violent, carefully plotted, masterfully constructed Russian epic." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
92% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) " Will charm not only the filmmaker's devoted cult but possibly a few of his detractors." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
98% The Rocket (2014) " Vivid, travelogue-y village pic." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
68% Visitors (2014) " Begs us to stop for a few minutes to soak up the meaning underneath the surface." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
88% The Wind Rises (2014) " The question cannot help arise: Why devote a movie to this man?" — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
80% If You Build It (2014) " You'll be happy you saw this film." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
88% Tim's Vermeer (2014) " Just crazy enough to make us smile, for exactly eighty minutes." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 24, 2014
89% Omar (2014) " So this is what it's like to be a young Palestinian in the occupied West Bank." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 24, 2014
86% Like Father, Like Son (2014) " For fans of the "nature versus nurture" debate, it's like walking into a candy store." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 14, 2014
49% RoboCop (2014) " Seductively produced, provocatively scripted update is more interesting than any of its forebears." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 14, 2014
100% The Square (2013) " One of the very best documentaries of 2013." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 14, 2014
60% Border Incident (1949) " A richly detailed, unforgettable slice of menace." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 13, 2014
99% Gloria (2014) " Paulina García gives a powerhouse performance in a completely naturalistic setting." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 7, 2014
22% That Awkward Moment (2014) " Smarter-than-average urban sex comedy." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 7, 2014
61% Oscar Nominated Live Action Short Films 2014 (2014) " Three of them are worth writing home about." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 7, 2014
100% Oscar Nominated Animated Short Films 2014 (2014) " Five-piece package achieves bliss with three of them." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 7, 2014
95% Stranger by the Lake (2014) " Will reward film fans who have admired Claude Chabrol and the screen adaptations of Patricia Highsmith." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 7, 2014
33% The Monuments Men (2014) " Mildly entertaining when it should have the flavor of outrage." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 7, 2014
33% Labor Day (2014) " The inertia always grabs hold and weighs the slender situation down." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 7, 2014
56% Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) " Perfectly fine stupid entertainment for the dark months." — East Bay Express
Posted Jan 24, 2014
75% Lone Survivor (2014) " Hard edges, clean visual lines of action, very little gung-ho boo-rah." — East Bay Express
Posted Jan 24, 2014
76% The Invisible Woman (2013) " Gloomy, Masterpiece Theatre-style exposé." — East Bay Express
Posted Jan 24, 2014
22% Gimme Shelter (2014) " Overcome its obstacles in the simplest, most effective way of all, with classic melodramatic role-playing." — East Bay Express
Posted Jan 24, 2014
58% Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013) " Runs through his life at warp speed and still takes two and half hours." — East Bay Express
Posted Jan 9, 2014
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