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:
1124

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 1124
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
94% Ida (2014) " Remarkably well-made character study, brimming with emotion and sublimated conflict." — East Bay Express
Posted May 23, 2014
82% Fed Up (2014) " Everything we've been taught is wrong." — East Bay Express
Posted May 23, 2014
75% Chinese Puzzle (2014) " France has emptied out and split for New York." — East Bay Express
Posted May 23, 2014
72% Palo Alto (2014) " Makes us appreciate Gus Van Sant all over again." — East Bay Express
Posted May 23, 2014
54% Fading Gigolo (2014) " Rich cast, impoverished conception." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
53% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) " Ever get the feeling you're being jerked around?" — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
26% Brick Mansions (2014) " Routine all the way, although Belle's moves are thrilling to watch." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
36% The Quiet Ones (2014) " A very watchable horror film, psychological shocker, or whatever you want to call it." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
72% The German Doctor (2014) " Lucía Puenzo's suspenseful drama successfully turns our stomach." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
88% Alan Partridge (2014) " There's no farce quite as farcical as a British farce. " — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
66% The Railway Man (2014) " Old-fashioned, sorrowful WWII drama shows an even grimmer side of the Bridge on the River Kwai story." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
89% Locke (2014) " As in real life, it's neither sweet nor uplifting, but it's a must-see." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
83% Belle (2014) " The latest example of the important rule "Never judge a movie by its advertising."" — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
73% Young & Beautiful (Jeune Et Jolie) (2014) " Puts the Nymphomaniac series and Blue Is the Warmest Color in the shade." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
85% Only Lovers Left Alive (2014) " As in most pipe dreams, there are a few stumbling blocks." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
64% For No Good Reason (2014) " A rewarding way to kill an afternoon with a lovable eccentric." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
80% Watermark (2014) " No glaring message, in fact no narration, just gorgeous 5K ultra-high-def images." — East Bay Express
Posted May 9, 2014
77% Teenage (2014) " We were expecting a light-hearted, fact-filled look at the phenomenon of the "youth market" Western pop culture, but Matt Wolf's documentary is much more than that." — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 25, 2014
74% 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
81% 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
79% The Raid 2 (2014) " Tops its prequel in the chop-socky sweepstakes. " — East Bay Express
Posted Apr 4, 2014
84% 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
60% 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
89% 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
41% 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
93% 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
82% 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
76% Anita (2014) " Meticulous and ultimately encouraging documentary revisits a bizarre episode in American history." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 21, 2014
75% 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
78% Veronica Mars (2014) " Talky, harmless comic detective yarn." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
22% 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
69% 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
89% The Wind Rises (2014) " The question cannot help arise: Why devote a movie to this man?" — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
81% If You Build It (2014) " You'll be happy you saw this film." — East Bay Express
Posted Mar 14, 2014
89% Tim's Vermeer (2014) " Just crazy enough to make us smile, for exactly eighty minutes." — East Bay Express
Posted Feb 24, 2014
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