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Alexis Loinaz

Alexis Loinaz

Agrees with the Tomatometer 66% of the time.

Alexis Loinaz's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Chicago Tribune

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/5 68% Rubber (2011) "A ludicrous joyride for about 10 minutes before quickly becoming a road to nowhere. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
4/5 92% Circo (2011) "Ironic images of mugging clowns and caged animals carry dramatic heft as we uncover the strife that blankets the troupe and the familial restraints that shackle its young performers. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 86% Meek's Cutoff (2011) "Reichardt has a great gift for crafting meditative aeries filled with disarming emotional power, and she harnesses that to weave a potent parable about solemnity, solitude and survival. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 72% Rio (2011) "Just like a pretty pet bird: perky and chirpy, before swiftly fading into the background. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 72% African Cats (2011) "With vistas this majestic, and camerawork this stunning, African Cats comes out roaring. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
4/5 73% POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011) "The biggest product Spurlock ends up hawking is Morgan Spurlock: a crafty documentarian who, by selling out, ironically buys himself more cred. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 96% Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2011) "In true Herzogian fashion, the quirky filmmaker has painted his own distinctive creature: a documentary art film. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 96% 13 Assassins (2011) "Miike devotes the film's final 40 minutes to all manner of slice/dice/stab/jab melees that soon border on ridiculous parody and undermine the impact. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 15% Something Borrowed (2011) "A sugary, fluffy meringue of a movie that's digestible in two bites, with a delicious-looking cast to make you forget there's not much to bite into. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 53% Hesher (2011) "It's like a Gregg Araki-circa-1995 movie, hijacked by Sofia Coppola in full-on fractured-family mode: sorta violent, but not quite right; sorta tender, but slightly off. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 60% Yves Saint Laurent - L'amour fou (2011) "More of a somber requiem than a celebratory tribute, owing mainly to languid pacing and spartan visuals that feel sharply incongruous with the dynamic vigor of the designer's clothing. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
4/5 75% Everything Must Go (2011) "Ferrell has an empathic dramatic presence that belies a whole other side as an actor. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3/5 93% Midnight in Paris (2011) "Contains enough verbal and visual whimsy to provide a welcome glimmer of the Allen of Yore. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 86% Submarine (2011) "It's caught up in preciously self-aware tics meant to read as glibly endearing, but which instead turn into smug tirades that quickly become white noise. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
4.5/5 84% Beginners (2011) "A stirring, finely tuned ode to family, fulfillment and new beginnings. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
4/5 89% The Trip (2011) "A wickedly satisfying, irreverent laugh-in stuffed with improv, snappy repartee and some of the most hilarious impersonations this side of SNL. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 18% The Art of Getting By (2011) "Sweet, well-meaning and blandly unremarkable paean to high-school hipsterdom that's as disposable as last year's textbooks. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3/5 79% Page One: Inside the New York Times (2011) "This is Disneyland for media junkies, offering a rarefied entrée into the Times' hallowed halls and allowing for fascinating if calculated glimpses into top-level meetings. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 85% A Better Life (2011) "Resonates with strong emotional conviction, and brings tremendous truth to a seemingly simple story that masks a heartfelt core. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3/5 38% Monte Carlo (2011) "The froth is there, but it arrives more like a smartly portioned serving of Diet Coke rather than a bloated root beer float that threatens to whip you into a synthetic sugar high. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3/5 35% Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) "The most visually dazzling installment yet is an exhilarating, exhausting ride. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 90% Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (2011) "Beats sketches an honest, empathic portrait that shines with clear reverence for the group's achievements, and the personal struggles they've never managed to overcome. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 21% Snow Flower And The Secret Fan (2011) "Wang needlessly pads the movie with heart-tugging gimmicks and canned melodrama that undercut its raw impact. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 64% Another Earth (2011) "The execution doesn't live up to the ambition. Get past the sci-fi novelty and it's yet another morose indie where characters wallow in and play up their own moroseness. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3/5 56% The Devil's Double (2011) "Cooper is revelatory in his twin performances, sounding off peals of rage, nuance and charisma barely hinted at in his previous roles. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
1.5/5 22% The Smurfs (2011) "Size isn't the only thing that comes up short in this bland, uninspired redo that's short on laughs and long on outsize kiddie-movie clichés more pandering than entertaining. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2.5/5 74% The Whistleblower (2011) "Weisz's steadfast conviction saves the film from going completely overboard. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 25% The Change-Up (2011) "Bateman and Reynolds are a riot, relentlessly piling on the laughs as they alternate between buttoned-up tool and louche douchebag with zippy ease. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 92% Senna (2011) "As both quiet tribute and verite entertainment, Senna makes for a worthy pit stop. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2/5 36% One Day (2011) "Hathaway and Sturgess inconceivably cancel out each others' magnetism in unconvincing scenes of love and longing that feel more tacked-on than lived-in. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 81% Higher Ground (2011) "Farmiga fashions a brazenly confident directorial debut that reveals a mature and seasoned touch. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
1/5 64% Love Crime (2011) "It disintegrates into a trashy mess of conflicting tones and silly setups that quickly sink its stock value. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3/5 82% Warrior (2011) "The actors wind up their dramatic punches, even if the movie itself doesn't quite know how to set up the fighting ring. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
2/5 17% I Don't Know How She Does It (2011) "Like a messy post-toddler kitchen floor covered in spilled pancake syrup, Does It is drenched in a sticky-sweet residue that trips up the very deep and real dilemmas that the story seeks to spotlight. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 25, 2011
3.5/5 40% Straw Dogs (2011) "In Lurie's crafty hands, Straw Dogs becomes subtly shaded, steering clear of black-or-white judgments that indict big-city tastes or condescend to conservative small-town values. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 24, 2011
3/5 95% Weekend (2011) "Cullen and New have an easy, sparkling chemistry that imbues depth and truthfulness to an otherwise standard conceit and allows them to transcend the material's worn-down devices. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 24, 2011
3/5 29% Machine Gun Preacher (2011) "Bringing [Childers'] story to the screen provokes uncomfortable feelings, especially with rat-a-tat scenes of violence piling on the Rambo-isms to turn him into a quasi-action hero. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 24, 2011
1/5 23% What's Your Number? (2011) "When it comes to numbers, this is the movie's mathematical formula: 20 hookups multiplied by a hoary script equals countless loathsome scenes that even Faris can't save. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 24, 2011
2.5/5 34% Texas Killing Fields (2011) "Novice director Ami Canaan Mann dutifully sticks to the serial-killer guidebook like a student too studious to draw outside the lines. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 24, 2011
2/5 79% Melancholia (2011) "Like its firebrand director, Melancholia is all pomp and operatics, but it's ultimately a hollow, indulgent exercise in wringing perceived meaning and substance out of its wild end-of-the-world premise. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Oct 24, 2011
3.5/5 68% Our Idiot Brother (2011) "Rudd brings color and dimension to a borderline-simpleton schlub who could have easily become a one-note cliché. " ‐ Chicago Tribune
Posted Sep 3, 2011
2.5/5 21% Snow Flower And The Secret Fan (2011) "Wang ... needlessly pads the movie with heart-tugging gimmicks and canned melodrama that undercuts its raw impact. " ‐ Chicago Tribune
Posted Jul 15, 2011
3.5/5 81% Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) "This warrior's still in fighting form. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted May 25, 2011
2.5/5 74% When We Leave (2011) "The movie stays aloft because of Kekilli, an affecting actress whose emotional fluidity makes Umay's plight very palpable. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Mar 18, 2011
3.5/5 46% Monogamy (2011) "Monogamy is best appreciated as an exercise in mood and intrigue -- an obsessive trip through fringe perversity where the journey makes up for its ultimate destination. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Mar 16, 2011
3.5/5 86% Cedar Rapids (2011) "A bit of a slow burn, languidly gathering steam before firing up the lunacy. Once it does, though, it hits a good stride. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Feb 10, 2011
2.5/5 86% Orgasm, Inc. (2011) "Veers toward cutesy-corny graphics and oh-so-tired visual metaphors. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Feb 10, 2011
2/5 39% The Eagle (2011) "It's a Channing Tatum movie. Asking for anything more than gruff posturing is like asking Sylvester Stallone to pull a Brando. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Feb 9, 2011
3/5 34% Every Day (2011) "No game-changer, this movie, but an adequately empathetic one nevertheless. " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Jan 28, 2011
3/5 59% Kaboom (2011) "Don't take things too seriously, kiddos! " ‐ Metromix.com
Posted Jan 25, 2011
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