Amanda Greever

Amanda Greever
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
89% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) Kid Who Would Be King entertains but comes up short - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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63% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) Velvet Buzzsaw just tries so hard. It wants to be artsy and on point. Unfortunately, it's all sizzle and no steak, a literal snooze-fest. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
44% What Men Want (2019) Despite message, What Men Want misses the comedy boat - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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93% Stan & Ollie (2019) Stan & Ollie is a film about creativity and relationships, how those two are inextricably linked, sometimes to the puzzlement and surprise of creative partners. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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61% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) The film is bloody, brutally violent and rather dull. The romance is awkward, the relationships stilted and the film's heroine rather uninteresting. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
97% Thunder Road (2018) Thunder Road is only 90 minutes, and if your heart can handle a bit of emotional wreckage, it needs to go on your watch list. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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78% Captain Marvel (2019) Captain Marvel satisfying but takes a minute to hit its stride - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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72% Triple Frontier (2019) Triple Frontier goes beyond the heist adventure - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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55% Five Feet Apart (2019) Sure, it's sappy and maybe the storyline is overplayed, but this film hits you in that squishy place where your emotions live. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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94% Us (2019) Us succeeds, but it's almost as if Peele is trying too hard - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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91% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) While Crazy Rich Asians might be mired in melodrama and unoriginal story lines, it's not a bad movie. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
46% The Meg (2018) Man, I can't wait to see this one again on a lazy weekend. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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97% Coco (2017) Coco is an amazing cinematic experience, and I have little doubt that it will be revered ultimately as one of the greatest achievements in film history, not just animated film history. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
99% Lady Bird (2017) The relationship between mothers and daughters is what's at the heart of Lady Bird, and while cringe-worthy at times, it's a beautiful, poignant story that resonated with me. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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79% Muppets Most Wanted (2014) Children and adults will undoubtedly enjoy the film. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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42% Divergent (2014) Divergent doesn't have the same mass appeal, but it doesn't make it any less impactful than the best that this genre - the science fiction genre, not the young adult subgenre - has to offer. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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67% Lucy (2014) Lucy might leave you scratching your head, but it's a wild ride. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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22% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Bottom line, this isn't a good movie. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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87% Gone Girl (2014) Pike seems to relish each delicious twist and turn the character takes. She is extremely entertaining to watch. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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89% Big Hero 6 (2014) Big Hero 6 will entertain and amuse most, especially if you're a 10-year-old boy, but for me, it's only saving grace was a big, huggable robot. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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79% The Theory of Everything (2014) Redmayne is brilliant as Stephen Hawking. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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91% Birdman (2014) Birdman proved to be a film worth seeing but one that is ultimately forgettable. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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84% Cinderella (2015) Cinderella is incredibly smart and kind of amazing. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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90% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) Aesthetically, the movie hits new highs. And some lows. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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61% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) I can't say I'm going to go buy Queen albums, but I'll gladly see this film again. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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85% Only Lovers Left Alive (2014) Jarmusch is a man who knows how to set a scene, and he does it well. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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43% This Is Where I Leave You (2014) While the material might have been a little trite, This Is Where I Leave You has an amazing cast that delivers. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Every fiber of my being is screaming at her to send this man packing. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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66% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) There was so much potential for awesome, and yet, it just fell flat. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Mad Max: Fury Road has it all. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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60% The Intern (2015) I can't get the antiquated misogynistic, paternalistic norms out of my head. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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21% Jem and the Holograms (2015) The names are the same, but that's about it. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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97% Zootopia (2016) Zootopia is a perfect blend of genres and tones. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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85% It (2017) If you're a fan of the book, you'll appreciate the efforts to honor it; if you haven't read it but you love a little meat and character to your scary movies, you'll appreciate "It" as well. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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86% Star Trek Beyond (2016) It's the 13th film in the franchise, and it's a fantastic addition. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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56% The Greatest Showman (2017) For all the musical fanboys and girls out there, start your New Year's out right. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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92% Love, Simon (2018) It's a powerful film but also a truly enjoyable one. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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74% Ghostbusters (2016) It's fun. It has some fantastic performances by a very talented cast, who are the new Ghostbusters. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
65% Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) Despite all its flaws, I still kind of liked the film. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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92% American Hustle (2013) I'd love to recommend it for everything it is, but I find myself arguing against it for many of those same reasons. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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35% Labor Day (2014) The romance, while ridiculous, can probably scratch the itch of sappy people who don't know any better. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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44% 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) [Eva Green's] take on Artemisia makes her worth watching, in this film and in future projects. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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75% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) The Avengers don't seem cohesive, and we have weird attempts at character development. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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65% Magic Mike XXL (2015) The dances are hotter, the laughs funnier and thankfully, there's no lame love story. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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90% Love & Mercy (2015) Director Bill Pohlad intricately weaves together the two Brians into a seamless tale. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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83% Ant-Man (2015) Yes, there's action and there's geekery but more than anything, there's just a whole lot of fun. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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85% Trainwreck (2015) While a lot of the jokes might have fallen short for me, Trainwreck is still a very clever film. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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92% Sicario (2015) Blunt is amazing in this movie. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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76% The Good Dinosaur (2015) It's dark, depressing and pretty questionable as a family film. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
74% The Hateful Eight (2015) When the main takeaway for a movie is its aspect ratio and negative stock, you've got some problems. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019