AJ Caulfield

AJ Caulfield
AJ Caulfield's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Young Folks
Publications: The Young Folks

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
73% Adult Life Skills (2019) Familiar for its focus on a young person finding their way and still mostly enjoyable though too quirky for its own good, Adult Life Skills is neither a hit nor a miss. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
7/10 73% On the Basis of Sex (2019) Where the real-life RBG is full-fat cream, top-shelf whiskey, Wagyu beef, On the Basis of Sex is the lighter, more affordable, less bitey alternative. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
8/10 77% Anna and the Apocalypse (2018) It may not be the seasonally appropriate (and often woefully boring) Hallmark pic the whole family can watch as they sip on their mugs of hot cocoa, but Anna and the Apocalypse is merry and bright nonetheless. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
6/10 65% Jonathan (2018) While Elgort delivers a strong leading performance, and the film conserves to its closing moments the peculiar slant it led with, Jonathan ends up only just adequate: smart but not as genius as Jonathan, tense but not as mortally conflicted as Jon. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2018
5/10 61% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) As a longtime Queen fan, I felt an ache in my chest for Mercury and his memory. More than Queen faithfuls, the one-of-a-kind talent deserved a blue-chip biopic. Sadly, Bohemian Rhapsody isn't it. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
7.5/10 75% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Though imperfect, is saved by its magnificent first two-thirds, its A-list cast that stuns and shares the spotlight in rounds, its infectious selection of songs sung to divine perfection. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2018
6/10 71% Hold the Dark (2018) While Hold the Dark is ambitious, as all Saulnier films are, it's also confusing to watchers - and confused in its purpose. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2018
7/10 82% The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) A fun ride made even more enjoyable by James' sparkling performance. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2018
6/10 49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) If the shift in tone is jarring, the climax of the film is confusing and self-involved, and it makes for an underwhelming experience all around. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
9/10 81% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) The reason for which Here We Go Again succeeds lies in the way it makes you feel, in its ability get you all swollen up with emotion too big and too bright to not let overflow - through laughter, belted-out lyrics, and tears all the same. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2018
8/10 68% The Year of Spectacular Men (2018) Proves that in the battle of the sexes, imperfect women trump "spectacular" men time and time again. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
6.5/10 57% Hotel Artemis (2018) A kind of nifty little sci-fi noir that's only satisfying if you don't pay attention to the fact that it doesn't really do anything besides look cool. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
8.5/10 83% Deadpool 2 (2018) The cranked-up continuation of its 2016 original, the second coming of Deadpool is every bit as over-the-top and overblown as one would expect - and then some. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2018
8/10 78% Lu Over the Wall (Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta) (2018) But despite its dreamy exterior - sketchily drawn characters spinning and singing across hand-painted landscapes - the film carries with it weighty themes of self-discovery and living up to expectations prescribed to you by others. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
3/10 35% I Feel Pretty (2018) The only thing you'll feel after seeing I Feel Pretty is pretty damn crummy. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2018
8/10 86% 6 Balloons (2018) 6 Balloons is moody and moving, yet frustrating and clumsy and sometimes too on-the-nose. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2018
7/10 66% Permission (2018) The film delights in some aspects, disappoints in others, does a deft job of depicting the sloppy, senseless mess that adulthood and adult relationships inherently are. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
8/10 78% Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) Bridget Jones's Baby booms with tons of little Bridget-isms, on-brand British humor and a big, beating heart. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2016
7/10 67% Nerve (2016) From the slick and sleek neon aesthetics to the tight scene work and bright cinematography, the viewing experience was both enjoyable and rewarding - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2016
4/10 22% The Boss (2016) Overall, The Boss is a little half-baked. It's a middle-of-the-road comedy that feels unfinished. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2016
1/10 11% Dirty Grandpa (2016) In a word, Dirty Grandpa is tasteless. Crass, belligerent and egregious would also suffice. Unnecessary, even. - The Young Folks EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2016