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Tom Keogh

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 68% Dough (2016) "Though Dough is often in danger of running off the rails with improbable and unnecessary plot twists, it is always essentially entertaining and warm in its observations of hope rekindled through simple relationships. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Apr 29, 2016
2.5/4 60% Pali Road (2016) "The lack of a strong inner conflict or neurosis for Lily ... makes the resolution of "Pali Road" prosaic, a lost opportunity. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Apr 29, 2016
3/4 19% The Adderall Diaries (2016) "Writer-director Pamela Romanowsky, in her first feature, captures both fireworks and tragedy in go-for-broke scenes between Franco and Harris. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Apr 14, 2016
2.5/4 71% Baskin (2016) "A torture-gore blowout that rises above pure nausea with an intriguing blur of possible realities. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Mar 31, 2016
4/4 89% Fastball (2016) "Filmmaker Jonathan Hock goes beyond anecdotes to the larger role of the fastball in baseball, the way the game changed when the pursuit of velocities exceeding a batter's reaction time became a Holy Grail. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Mar 24, 2016
2.5/4 96% Krisha (2016) "For all its strengths, "Krisha" can also be self-indulgent and artificial. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Mar 24, 2016
2.5/4 No Score Yet Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents (2016) "We hear statements of admiration for the band from such longtime fans as Penn Jillette (of Penn & Teller) and "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening. But there is precious little context or critical thinking to make one truly care. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Mar 17, 2016
3/4 87% The Boy And The Beast (Bakemono No Ko) (2016) "Anime enthusiasts will enjoy "The Boy and the Beast," but so will anyone who appreciates a good fantasy yarn. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Mar 3, 2016
2.5/4 50% Men Go To Battle "It's an intriguing yet dissatisfying curiosity. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Mar 3, 2016
3/4 No Score Yet Like for Likes (2016) "A South Korean all-star cast appears in overlapping tales of lonely adults who could be happy if only they'd get over themselves. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Feb 25, 2016
3.5/4 100% Only Yesterday (2016) "Another sumptuous visual feast from the studio, full of endless images finely detailed and often lavish. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Feb 25, 2016
3/4 76% Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong (2016) ""Already Tomorrow" is about ambivalence, not gratification, and is more interesting for it. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Feb 11, 2016
1.5/4 11% Misconduct (2016) "The only mystery here is what drew Hopkins and Pacino to this tedious project. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Feb 4, 2016
3/4 93% 2016 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live Action (2016) "As always, a piece of this year's Oscar action belongs to short-film nominees. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Jan 29, 2016
3/4 100% 2016 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Animated (2016) "As always, a piece of this year's Oscar action belongs to short-film nominees. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Jan 29, 2016
2.5/4 75% Dreams Rewired (2015) "As a documentary, "Dreams Rewired" spends a long time circling various points without ever landing on one. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Jan 14, 2016
3/4 96% Mustang (2015) "It is surprisingly nuanced and even something of an adventure tale about a fight for freedom and identity. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Dec 29, 2015
3/4 75% Mr. Six (Lao Pao Er) (2015) "The travails of an old gangster in a contemporary Beijing overrun with privileged brats is at the heart of the largely winning "Mr. Six." " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Dec 24, 2015
3/4 75% The Suspect (Yong-eui-ja) (2014) "It's only January, yet perhaps not too soon to call "The Suspect" one of the best popcorn movies of the year. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Dec 17, 2015
2/4 13% Asthma (2015) ""Asthma" loses its spark and momentum long before the halfway point - a genuine disappointment. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Nov 26, 2015
2.5/4 80% Entertainment (2015) "It is not fun, but its confrontational style yields dividends. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Nov 19, 2015
4/4 88% Moana "A fascinating portrait of South Seas life, albeit embellished. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Nov 19, 2015
2/4 63% The Funhouse Massacre (2015) "The problem is that "The Funhouse Massacre" isn't particularly funny or scary, and if there is supposed to be an element of satire about our contemporary inability to sort out what's real from what's not, well, that falls flat, too. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Nov 12, 2015
2.5/4 23% Heist (2015) "Caught between genre potboiler and would-be human drama, "Heist" doesn't have a mark to hit. But it leaves some good impressions. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Nov 12, 2015
2.5/4 71% Heneral Luna (2015) "Tarog works around modest resources to create a sense of sweep and dimension. As with Luna himself, the film might go too far at times, but there's much to admire. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Nov 5, 2015
2/4 95% The Wonders (2015) "It provides an incomplete portrait of lives strained by the urgency of keeping up with a honey-maker's schedule. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Nov 5, 2015
2/4 79% Tales of Halloween ""Tales of Halloween" is full of great fodder for urban legends, and that's about as sophisticated as most of the film's 10 scary vignettes - all set in a suburb on Halloween night - get. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 29, 2015
3/4 61% Extraordinary Tales (2015) "Just in time for Halloween comes this singular tribute to Edgar Allan Poe from veteran animator Raul Garcia. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 22, 2015
3/4 100% Stray Dog (2015) "It would be easy to say Granik offers a portrait of redneck life in "Stray Dog," but even allowing for Hill's guns and skepticism about government, it's clear such an oversimplified cultural cliché can't begin to describe the reality here. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 22, 2015
3/4 No Score Yet Thao's Library "A touching documentary about two individuals from different corners of the world finding a common cause and a chance to heal from life's crueler blows. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 15, 2015
3.5/4 70% The Final Girls (2015) "Clever, creative and emotionally satisfying, "The Final Girls" is a horror-comedy and popcorn movie that keeps its original premise fresh all the way to a delightful, surprise ending. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 8, 2015
3/4 92% In My Father's House (2015) "What's powerful and interesting about "In My Father's House" is the way so much goodwill and urging are tested in Che's personal life. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 8, 2015
4/4 No Score Yet Quay Brothers - On 35 MM (2015) "These are films for the subconscious, a trail into shadows. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 8, 2015
1.5/4 79% Northern Soul (2015) "A revealing if disappointingly thin and histrionic drama about a couple of 18-year-old guys who gamble their dreams and future on riding a wave of youthful passion for soul music. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 1, 2015
2/4 57% Partisan (2015) "Ambiguity proves the undoing of a potentially interesting story in "Partisan," the first feature by Australian filmmaker Ariel Kleiman. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Oct 1, 2015
2.5/4 84% Meet The Patels (2015) "Ultimately a touching, funny documentary about family and cultural forces putting pressure on a first-generation Indian-American man to do what should come naturally: find love and a life partner. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Sep 24, 2015
1.5/4 20% The Reflektor Tapes (2015) "Lacks immediacy and actually seems designed for viewers who will discover and romanticize Arcade Fire 20 years from now. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Sep 24, 2015
3/4 100% Wildlike (2015) "Green explores an atypical relationship between a solitary, 50-something man who finds that a vulnerable but determined kid has attached herself to him, no matter what, as he sets off into the wild. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Sep 24, 2015
3/4 81% The New Girlfriend (2015) "The rules governing desire are nonexistent in "The New Girlfriend," an unusual work of psychological mystery sans thriller elements but with a subtle dose of comic satire. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Sep 17, 2015
3/4 73% Slow Learners (2015) "The film's brisk energy, witty visuals and sharp supporting cast (including Kevin Dunn and "Saturday Night Live's" Bobby Moynihan) together push an appealing but thin story idea over the finish line. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Sep 10, 2015
1/4 0% Chloe & Theo (2015) "1970 called and it wants its claim on whimsical, anti-establishment, hippy-dippy movies back. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Sep 3, 2015
3/4 100% Top Spin (2015) ""Top Spin's" action is sizzling - that sideways-hop-dance players use in the sport is mesmerizing, and lightning-fast exchanges between competitors can look unearthly. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Sep 3, 2015
2.5/4 34% War Room (2015) "A Christian faith-based drama with fire, good performances and a nice luster to its look and feel, "War Room" is an engaging film that derails itself only when the story occasionally stops for protracted preaching. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Aug 28, 2015
3/4 17% Zipper (2015) "What "Zipper" lacks in depth it makes up in interesting, morally shaded supporting characters. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Aug 27, 2015
3/4 88% Guidance (2015) "This is a writer-director to watch. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Aug 20, 2015
4/4 89% Meru (2015) "The personal perspective and breathtaking immediacy of the climbers' daily challenges pull an audience in. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Aug 13, 2015
2/4 27% The Runner (2015) "Cage's performance is as fuzzy as his character's sense of bearings. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Aug 6, 2015
3.5/4 87% The New Rijksmuseum (Parts 1 and 2) (2013) "Hoogendijk breathes life into this compelling reality drama. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Jul 30, 2015
3/4 71% I Am Chris Farley (2015) "What emerges is an artist who lived for the stage lights but sank into darkness on his own. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Jul 30, 2015
1.5/4 29% Only You (2015) "This 2015 Chinese remake about real and perceived destinies mostly challenges one's patience. " ‐ Seattle Times
Posted Jul 23, 2015
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