Nell Minow

Nell Minow

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Nell Minow's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B+ 94% Monkey Kingdom (2015) "Adorable as expected but also surprisingly absorbing, with marvelous narration from Tina Fey. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Apr 17, 2015
A- 92% Ex Machina (2015) "Visually stunning, intellectually provocative, emotionally powerful. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Apr 17, 2015
C 31% The Longest Ride (2015) "Unrelenting generic blandness " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Apr 9, 2015
B 81% Furious 7 (2015) "It's flying cars and explosions. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Bang Bang. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Apr 5, 2015
B+ 83% While We're Young (2015) "Both young and old will find a lot to laugh at in this film, which has Baumbach's frothiest dialog and shrewdest characterizations. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Apr 2, 2015
B+ 52% Woman in Gold (2015) "And now this movie is a part of its story, putting Adele back into the picture and giving us a portrait of the niece who insisted that her story be told. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Apr 1, 2015
B+ 45% Home (2015) "Cute and colorful movie with an important safety tip concerning one of the most destructive forces in the universe, hitting the dreaded "send to all." " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 26, 2015
B+ 77% Danny Collins (2015) "That's what movies are for - to let us see Danny overcome his son's efforts not to give in, all to the tune of some of Lennon's most moving songs. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 19, 2015
C 17% The Gunman (2015) "Stars too often produce the kind of movie they want to star in, instead of the kind of movie anyone wants to watch. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 19, 2015
B- 30% Insurgent (2015) "At times it's just a weaponized vision of the highly cliquish tables at the high school cafeteria. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 19, 2015
C- 60% Run All Night (2015) "A dumb bang bang crash bang of a movie that only takes time away from its various dumb shootout scenes for its various dumb talking scenes. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 12, 2015
B+ 85% Cinderella (2015) "True to the spirit of the classic story but fresh and filled with heart and magic. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 12, 2015
B+ 85% Merchants Of Doubt (2015) "No matter what you think about tobacco, climate change, or fire retardants, this is an essential film because it addresses the key issue of trust. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 5, 2015
B 30% Chappie (2015) "The fact that the robot is more human than the humans is, to put it in computing terms, a bug, not a feature " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 5, 2015
B+ 62% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) "Gently disrupts all of the happy endings of the first film just enough to allow for some minor misunderstandings, pointed commentary, and even happier endings. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 5, 2015
C 11% Unfinished Business (2015) "A weird and sadly sour mash-up of wild, raunchy comedy, underdog triumph, and treacly family story " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Mar 5, 2015
B 71% The DUFF (2015) "Whitman makes Bianca so thoroughly herself throughout that anyone would be glad to have her for a BFF. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Feb 19, 2015
B+ 79% McFarland USA (2015) "Warm, sensitive performances and telling details " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Feb 19, 2015
B- 25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) "Johnson has a natural warmth, intelligence, and humor that come across on screen and go a long way toward making the movie less silly than it could have been. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Feb 12, 2015
B- 75% Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) "A film that began with a confident sense of sophistication, wit, and edge knows what it is not ("This is not that kind of movie") but not what it is. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Feb 12, 2015
B 64% The Rewrite (2015) "Sometimes all we want from a movie is self-deprecating Hugh learning to find his heart and soul, the cinematic equivalent to eating a pint of Rocky Road ice cream. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Feb 5, 2015
B 25% Jupiter Ascending (2015) "Often downright silly, even snicker-worthy. It is over the quota for just-in-time saves...And yet, it is fun and there are even a few moments that are shrewdly conceived. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Feb 5, 2015
B+ 78% The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) "Deliriously silly story, tender-hearted and cheery. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Feb 5, 2015
B- 12% Seventh Son (2015) "The fight scenes are exciting, the visuals and special effects are impressive, and it is fun to see two big actors take on these scenery-chomping roles. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Feb 5, 2015
B- 82% Black Sea (2015) "The fundamentals of the story and that irresistibly cramped and isolated setting keep the tension level high. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 29, 2015
39% Black or White (2015) "Binder continues to be better with the small moments than the big ones. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 29, 2015
C 17% Strange Magic (2015) "The moral of the story is that looks don't matter. But in animation, looks do matter, and even a sweet romance and fun tunes cannot overcome the clunkiness of its design. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 24, 2015
D 12% Mortdecai (2015) "There was no laughter, just grim resolve on the part of those of us professionally obligated to stick it out through the bitter end. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 23, 2015
D 10% The Boy Next Door (2015) "A dumb, thrill-less thriller. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 22, 2015
B+ 49% Cake (2015) "a brave, vulnerable, nuanced, grimly humorous and deeply felt performance " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 22, 2015
B 52% Spare Parts (2015) "The fictionalized backstory for Cameron is superfluous and distracting...Still, with a storyline like this one, it cannot help being fun to watch. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 16, 2015
B 98% Paddington (2015) "True to the gentle humor and sweetness of the books. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 16, 2015
B+ 90% A Most Violent Year (2015) "Isaac and Chastain have a fearlessness with each other that requires complete trust as actors. Every scene they are in together crackles. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 16, 2015
B 73% Inherent Vice (2015) "Anderson's impeccable casting and music choices are captivating, and there is an amusing contrast between his attention to every detail and the convoluted storyline. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Jan 8, 2015
A- 51% Unbroken (2014) "Gorgeously filmed, superbly acted, and directed with great sensitivity and compassion " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 24, 2014
B+ 72% Big Eyes (2014) "A very good film about very bad art . " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 24, 2014
B 71% Into the Woods (2014) "A complicated, challenging retelling of classic fairy tales where having your wish granted may leave you worse off than you were before. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 24, 2014
A 99% Selma (2015) "Superb as biography, as history, and as drama. It is one of the best movies of this year and this decade. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 24, 2014
B- 50% Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) "The good news: it's a zippy 90 minutes. The bad news: way too many of those minutes involve a peeing monkey. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 18, 2014
B- 27% Annie (2014) "There is a nice energy in the opening scenes as Annie navigates the city, passing street performers riffing on the well-known score. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 18, 2014
B 61% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) "Visually stunning, capably presented, and utterly unnecessary, this final in the six-movie Tolkien cycle is just for the fans. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 16, 2014
B 27% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) "An all-star (but mostly non Middle-Eastern) cast and 3D technology really deliver on the special effects. Not so much on the morality or meaning of it. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 11, 2014
B+ 86% Top Five (2014) "It is the funniest movie of the year, in part because it is so sharply observed. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 11, 2014
D 16% Godzilla (1998) "Yhe movie sorely misses the quirky charm of "Independence Day's" Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum and the story never captures the heart. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 11, 2014
F 5% Because I Said So (2007) "This movie manages to be offensive and yet dull and predictable, as phony as a Kate Spade sidewalk knock-off bag and as unoriginal as the ready-for VH1 soundtrack. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 9, 2014
B+ 90% The Imitation Game (2014) "A powerful, complex drama and a long-overdue tribute to a true hero and visionary. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 4, 2014
B+ 90% Wild (2014) "Witherspoon gives a performance of quiet vulnerability and courage. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Dec 4, 2014
B+ 72% Penguins Of Madagascar (2014) "If, as they say in the theater, dying is easy but comedy is hard, silly comedy may be the hardest of all, but here it is done to perfection. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Nov 26, 2014
B- 35% Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) "The highlight of the film is the outtakes over the end credits, showing us that this movie was more fun to make than to watch. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Nov 26, 2014
B 93% Little Hope Was Arson (2014) "This is the story of a culture that allows young people to get lost and the failure of religious institutions to reach them. And of resilience, compassion, and forgiveness. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Nov 24, 2014
B- 88% Foxcatcher (2014) "...as though underplaying and long, silent stretches without even a musical score can somehow convey seriousness and import. " ‐ Beliefnet
Posted Nov 20, 2014
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