Adriana Gomez-Weston

Adriana Gomez-Weston
Tomatometer-approved critic
Georgia born, Carolina raised, and now California living, Adriana is a film critic, marketing coordinator, and food lover who migrates between San Diego and Los Angeles. She's a fashion school defector, Twitter junkie, and bargain enthusiast. And she likes writing too.

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% Female Human Animal (2018) Female Human Animal is an intimate experience that follows its leading lady on her quest for fulfillment. Outside its documentary segments, Female Human Animal feels like dream. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
No Score Yet Elephants (2018) Elephants is an authentic film that channels the emotions of pain, love, and nostalgia. Drawn from the experiences of the writers Alex Hanno and Luca Malacrino, Elephants is an honest look at what happens to young love when you grow older. - The Cinema Soloist EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
91% The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) In his feature debut, director and long-time San Franciscan Joe Talbot and his friend Jimmie Fails have co-written a moving story of friendship, loss, and home in the Golden City. The film is based on the experiences of Fails (who plays himself). - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
67% Paradise Hills (2019) Paradise Hills taps into the imagination and proves that you can be the hero of your own story. A magical fairy tale, Paradise Hills embraces femininity and allows young women to be their own saviors at the same time. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
100% Divine Love (2019) In Gabriel Mascaro's latest feature Divine Love (Divino Amor), he finds a creative and engaging way to capture the essence of pure devotion on screen. Divine Love also creates a covenant between the ethereal and the erotic. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
86% Adam (2019) Along with screenwriter and novel author Ariel Schrag, Ernst manages to create a balance between the raunchy and charming at the same time. It's a feel good film, but in the most unexpected way. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
65% Native Son (2019) Brimming with a distinct, bold style, the imagery of Native Son wows. Every frame, every closeup shot pushes the narrative of the film's leads. The look and feel of Native Son flows like Richard Wright's words, and lingers in the mind. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
No Score Yet In Reality (2018) Nursing a broken heart from an unrequited romance, Ann Lupo channeled her emotions into a film which inspires the imagination and warms the heart. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2019
84% Disobedience (2018) Disobedience is not a flashy film by any means, but it makes up for it with pure, raw emotion. - The Cinema Soloist EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
91% Set It Up (2018) Set It Up is one of Netflix's latest original films, and one of its best attempts. A tribute to the romantic comedies of yesteryear, Set it Up is filled with some modern twists, but it remains simple and sweet enough for a wide audience to enjoy. - The Cinema Soloist EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
No Score Yet The Storyteller (2018) In his first narrative feature, Emmy-nominated director Joe Crump shows that you can depict magic without the ostentatious use of special effects to tell a story. You can use the power of storytelling, music, as well as the right actors. - The Cinema Soloist EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
94% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) If Beale Street Could Talk is mostly comprised of pleasant memories between present instances of hardship. Between the experiences of a young couple in love, lies the tale of family coming together to beat the odds. - The Cinema Soloist EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2018
92% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Hearts Beat Loud is not only a tribute to the joy that music can bring, but it is also a celebration of the bond between a daughter and her father. - The Cinema Soloist EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
9/10 73% Assassination Nation (2018) In his latest film Assassination Nation, director and writer Sam Levinson taps into the nightmares of the Instagram and Snapchat generation. As the film opens, audiences are greeted with a trigger warning, which prefaces an hour and a half of pure chaos. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
54% Under the Silver Lake (2019) This film could be best described as beautifully bizarre, a flavor of film for viewers with a very specific taste. Under the Silver Lake is a trippy experience through a mystical Los Angeles that I wish existed...minus the murder. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
66% Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018) Following the controversial release of the show Insatiable, Sierra Burgess is a Loser provides a message about body positivity and shows that women that don't fall into the typical beauty standards are worthy of love too. - Film Inquiry EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018
25% An L.A. Minute (2018) An L.A. Minute proves that Kiersey Clemmons is a leading lady. She drives the film with her fearless performance. - Film Inquiry EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
93% Blindspotting (2018) While police brutality has been occurring for years, the effects of have recently began to trickle into cinema. A truly powerful masterpiece, Blindspotting infuses loud visuals, spoken verse, and the backdrop of Oakland to relay its message. - Film Inquiry EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
100% Lust Stories (2018) It's a refreshingly honest view of the ways that women think and behave that are not always shown so freely on screen. - Film Inquiry EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018
No Score Yet Future World (2018) It reeks of teenage boy fantasy, rife with female objectification, meaningless action, and a lack of substance. - Film Inquiry EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
67% Ibiza (2018) The film merely seems to be a piggybacking on the latest trend in comedy. - Film Inquiry EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018