Tony Macklin

Tony Macklin

Agrees with the Tomatometer 71% of the time.

Biography:
Please see my bio at http://tonymacklin.net/about.php.
Favorites:
http://tonymacklin.net/content.php?cID=18
Publications:
Bright Lights Film Journal , Fayetteville Free Weekly , Las Vegas CityLife , Las Vegas Weekly , tonymacklin.net
Critics' Group:
Las Vegas Film Critics Society
Total Reviews:
498
Location:
Las Vegas, NV

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.0/5 58% White Bird in a Blizzard (2014) " Gregg Araki has lost his sting. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 16, 2014
2.0/5 47% The Judge (2014) " They wanted to make a To Kill a Mockingbird. Instead they made, To Kill an Annoying Parrot. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 11, 2014
3.0/5 75% Kill the Messenger (2014) " Kill the Messenger is powerfully relevant today. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 5, 2014
2.0/5 88% Gone Girl (2014) " Something is amiss in Gone Girl. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 30, 2014
3.0/5 75% Felony (2014) " Actors may be the new screenwriters. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 20, 2014
3.0/5 88% The Drop (2014) " And a puppy shall lead them. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 13, 2014
3.5/5 81% The Two Faces of January (2014) " Director Amini juggles the pairs with Hitchcockian aplomb. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 3, 2014
2.5/5 89% Calvary (2014) " Calvary is not your father's Calvary. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 25, 2014
1.5/5 10% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014) " The Angriest Man in Brooklyn is like a brilliant clown stumbling off stage accompanied by a kazoo. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 16, 2014
2.5/5 91% Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) " Guardians of the Galaxy is the brave new world of cinema. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 4, 2014
2.5/5 66% Lucy (2014) " Lucy is trippy. It's Lucy in the Sky with Dimwits. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 29, 2014
3.0/5 51% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) " Magic in the Moonlight is a trifle. But it's a Woody Allen trifle, which means it twinkles. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 24, 2014
2.0/5 91% A Most Wanted Man (2014) " A Most Wanted Man is The Spy Who Came in from the Tepid. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 23, 2014
2.5/5 90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) " The National Rifle Apes organization loves Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 16, 2014
3.0/5 97% Life Itself (2014) " Life Itself is a profile in criticism. It's a profile in courage. And it's a profile in ego. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 11, 2014
1.5/5 95% Snowpiercer (2014) " Snowpiercer is Throw Momma and the Kitchen Sink off the train. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 6, 2014
3.0/5 91% Venus in Fur (2014) " Is imagination more real than actuality? " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jun 26, 2014
2.5/5 53% Jersey Boys (2014) " It could be called Paint Your Jersey Boys. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jun 22, 2014
1.5/5 33% A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) " The saddles aren't blazing; they're damp. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted May 31, 2014
3.0/5 92% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) " X-Men: Days of Future Past is full of sound and fury signifying box office. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted May 25, 2014
2.5/5 61% Million Dollar Arm (2014) " Million Dollar Arm could be subtitled The Best Exotic Marigold Pitching Mound. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted May 19, 2014
2.0/5 73% Godzilla (2014) " Godzilla is primordial pap. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted May 13, 2014
3.0/5 89% Locke (2014) " Director/writer Steven Knight has captured lightning in a bottle -- or at least a BMW. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted May 7, 2014
3.0/5 100% Cement Suitcase (2014) " Cement Suitcase is an indie with flair and heart. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted May 3, 2014
2.0/5 86% Joe (2014) " Joe is a shaggy killer-dog story. It has the trappings of reality, but it fakes it. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 28, 2014
3.0/5 95% Finding Vivian Maier (2014) " Finding Vivian Maier is an intriguing study of Vivian Maier -- a woman who was part artist and part dumpster diver. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 19, 2014
2.0/5 60% Draft Day (2014) " Draft Day is a wobbly completion. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 12, 2014
3.0/5 92% Medora (2013) " Medora is a poignant gasp at the devastation of small town America. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 8, 2014
3.0/5 65% Bad Words (2014) " After seeing Bad Words, I'm trying to set up a swearing bee between Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jason Bateman. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Apr 3, 2014
1.5/5 75% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) " Nymphomania is not all it's cracked up to be. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Mar 29, 2014
3.0/5 98% Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2014) " In the marvelous documentary Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, the title figure is a pistol. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Mar 9, 2014
2.0/5 60% Non-Stop (2014) " Non-Stop is Mistakes on a Plane. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Mar 1, 2014
2.5/5 52% Jimmy P. (2014) " What grounds the film is the chemistry of the main performers. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 26, 2014
3.5/5 68% El artista y la modelo (The Artist and the Model) (2013) " It's a luminous exploration into art and the human condition. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 18, 2014
2.0/5 31% The Monuments Men (2014) " Despite the coy meanderings of The Monuments Men, I found the ending was heartfelt. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 9, 2014
2.0/5 No Score Yet Finnigan's War (2014) " The best qualities of Finnigan's War are when Timmis focuses on humanity. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 7, 2014
3.0/5 56% The Best Offer (2014) " In The Best Offer, director/writer Giuseppe Tornatore feasts at the Hitchcock table. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 3, 2014
2.0/5 55% Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) " In Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, actor/director Kenneth Branagh comes up with a new form: IMAX-EGO. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jan 22, 2014
2.5/5 75% Lone Survivor (2014) " In an age in which everyone who wears a uniform is called a "hero," it may be jarring to see a movie that is based on an actual heroic event. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Jan 8, 2014
1.5/5 64% August: Osage County (2013) " It's two hours of bilious caterwauling. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 30, 2013
2.5/5 80% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) " Such is the world of Disneyfication. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 23, 2013
3.5/5 77% The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) " Scorsese is the visionary wolf of cinema. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 19, 2013
2.5/5 93% American Hustle (2013) " American Hustle is Saturday Night Bluster. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 15, 2013
2.5/5 92% Nebraska (2013) " Nebraska is The Last Picture Show (1971) without the picture show. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 11, 2013
2.5/5 92% Philomena (2013) " It's one of those films that leave you wondering how much is "true," and what has been avoided. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 9, 2013
2.0/5 94% Her (2013) " Her is a romantic computer comedy. It's a rom-com.com. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 4, 2013
3.0/5 89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) " What keeps The Hunger Games: Catching Fire alive and kicking is its transcendent strain of humanity. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Dec 1, 2013
2.0/5 71% Blood Brother (2013) " Blood Brother is an uneasy marriage between idealism and vanity. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 26, 2013
1.5/5 76% Kill Your Darlings (2013) " Kill Your Darlings is more about the makers of the Bleat Generation than the Beat Generation. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 24, 2013
4.0/5 94% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) " Inside Llewyn Davis is a brilliant work of art. " ‐ tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 16, 2013
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