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:
473
Location:
Las Vegas, NV

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
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 62% 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 63% 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 76% 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 53% 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 33% 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 —— Finnigan's War " The best qualities of Finnigan's War are when Timmis focuses on humanity." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Feb 7, 2014
3.0/5 55% 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 56% 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 76% 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 79% 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 (2014) " 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 74% 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 95% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) " Inside Llewyn Davis is a brilliant work of art." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 16, 2013
2.0/5 90% Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013) " Hitchcock would like what director Abdellatif Kechiche did in Blue Is the Warmest Color. He made all of his audience into voyeurs." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 11, 2013
2.5/5 47% Last Vegas (2013) " In Last Vegas, Las Vegas casts a glimmer, but the one who shines is Steenburgen." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 6, 2013
2.5/5 97% 12 Years a Slave (2013) " 12 Years a Slave is not a game." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Nov 3, 2013
3.0/5 94% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) " What vaults Dallas Buyers Club out of indie hell and Lifetime purgatory is the splendid acting." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 30, 2013
2.0/5 93% All Is Lost (2013) " When did Robert Redford turn into the male Sandra Bullock?" — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 22, 2013
2.5/5 37% The Fifth Estate (2013) " The Fifth Estate is a film about audacity made without audacity." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 19, 2013
3.5/5 93% Captain Phillips (2013) " Director Greengrass and writer Billy Ray turn the action/thriller genre full-speed on its head." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 11, 2013
3.0/5 97% Gravity (2013) " Director Cuaron may lack imagination in plot and character, but he excels in style." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Oct 5, 2013
3.0/5 89% Rush (2013) " There is an essential decency to all Howard's movies, and Rush is no different." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 29, 2013
1.0/5 35% Salinger (2013) " I have one thing to say to the director, "Sleep tight, ya moron!"" — tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 22, 2013
2.0/5 82% Prisoners (2013) " Prisoners is like a hyper kid got on an elevator and pushed all the buttons, so that it stopped at every floor." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 21, 2013
4.0/5 77% Match Point (2005) " But, perhaps, the greatest parallel between Woody's Match Point and Hitch is duality. It's a brilliant device." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 14, 2013
1.0/5 83% Drinking Buddies (2013) " Pretension. Pretension. Pretension." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Sep 9, 2013
2.0/5 42% Closed Circuit (2013) " It's entertaining but misses the impact that can make the genre special." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 27, 2013
3.5/5 91% Blue Jasmine (2013) " Director/writer Woody Allen still has vitality, creativity, and the man can write." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 24, 2013
2.0/5 92% The Spectacular Now (2013) " The writing is as subtle as a Slurpee -- even a spiked one." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 20, 2013
2.5/5 100% La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus (2013) " Perhaps Kendall's greatest strength is finding expressive Guatemalan faces." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 11, 2013
2.0/5 68% Elysium (2013) " Elysium is loud, boisterous nonsense. But it is entertaining." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 7, 2013
3.0/5 80% Europa Report (2013) " The strength of the film is not the story or the characters. It is the style that is remarkable." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Aug 6, 2013
2.0/5 —— Coin Toss " Coin Toss is a good-natured -- if disjointed -- indie." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 29, 2013
1.0/5 20% Girl Most Likely (2013) " I went in search of Ocean City, and all I got was this stinking movie." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 25, 2013
3.0/5 99% 20 Feet From Stardom (2013) " In a way, critics are the backup singers of film." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 22, 2013
3.0/5 72% Pacific Rim (2013) " What contemporary American audiences probably don't realize is how many movies today are being made in America with the foreign audience uppermost in mind." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 16, 2013
3.5/5 83% Berberian Sound Studio (2013) " Berberian Sound Studio is a film for critics. General public -- come at your own risk." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 6, 2013
1.5/5 30% The Lone Ranger (2013) " At one point in the movie, the Lone Ranger is dragged through manure, which begs for comment. But it's self-explanatory." — tonymacklin.net
Posted Jul 3, 2013
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