André Hereford

André Hereford
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 44% Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (2021) Michael B. Jordan flexes his guns and gravitas as a Navy SEAL out for vengeance in Tom Clancy's Without Remorse. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2021
2/5 91% Moffie (2019) Tension and testosterone dominate handsomely-produced but short-sighted South African gay soldier drama Moffie. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2021
4/5 91% Tina (2021) Tina Turner takes a graceful, perhaps final, bow recounting her life and superstardom in HBO's documentary Tina. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2021
4/5 97% Wojnarowicz (2021) Wojnarowicz: F**k You F*ggot F**ker speaks through the late artist's work to illustrate his fiery life and times. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2021
2/5 76% Kid 90 (2021) Soleil Moon Frye provides a candid glimpse -- but just a glimpse -- at a generation of child actors surviving stardom in Kid 90. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2021
3/5 100% Underplayed (2020) Stacey Lee's Underplayed makes a solid case for the women breaking down barriers in EDM, but leaves viewers waiting for the drop. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2021
3/5 49% Coming 2 America (2021) Girl power reigns in Coming 2 America, Eddie Murphy's enjoyable sequel to one of his biggest '80s hits. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2021
2/5 55% The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021) God bless the ambition of The United States vs. Billie Holiday, but the fevered drama is still a miss. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2021
4/5 96% Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) Judas and the Black Messiah delivers a fierce portrait of a man, his movement, and the forces that aligned to bring him down. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2021
3/5 74% Palmer (2021) Justin Timberlake and Ryder Allen get in sync as a makeshift family in Apple TV+'s graceful Palmer. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2021
3/5 87% Supernova (2021) Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci shine in restrained drama Supernova, about a gay couple coping with illness and mortality. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2021
3/5 45% The Little Things (2021) The Little Things is an intriguing riddle wrapped in a mystery, wrapped up with a ridiculous ending. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2021
5/5 90% Promising Young Woman (2020) Nice guys are no match for this Promising Young Woman, a femme fatale hellbent on justice. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2021
3/5 59% Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) WW84 takes a chance by easing up on the action to tell a superhero story with a point. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2020
4/5 96% Soul (2020) The latest tour de force from Pixar, Soul is a bold, conceptual jaunt across the astral plane. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2020
4/5 98% Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) Netflix's lean, loose Ma Rainey's captures the collision of two incredible talents running at full steam. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2020
3/5 100% Queer Japan (2020) Queer Japan offers a look into Japanese LGBTQ culture that visitors likely won't find in guidebooks. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2020
3/5 83% Happiest Season (2020) Happiest Season breaks new ground for Hollywood holiday rom-coms by decking the halls with lesbian romance. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2020
3/5 94% Crazy, Not Insane (2020) HBO's macabre Crazy, Not Insane illuminates the chilling work of serial killer psychologist Dorothy Lewis. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2020
3/5 96% Dating Amber (2020) Two closeted teens fight gay rumors with a fabricated romance in cute coming-out comedy Dating Amber. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
4/5 85% Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) With ingenuity and an audacious hotel room climax, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm brings the laughs and the cringe in equal measure. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2020
3/5 62% Bad Hair (2020) Justin Simien's camp horror Bad Hair has some split ends. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2020
3/5 19% Friendsgiving (2020) Ensemble LGBTQ-themed comedy Friendsgiving makes for an uneven meal. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2020
3/5 86% On The Rocks (2020) Sofia Coppola's On the Rocks spins breezy comedy from a dad and daughter's deep-seated trust issues. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2020
4/5 98% The Forty-Year-Old Version (2020) Radha Blank writes, directs, and raps her way to a solid feature debut with The Forty-Year-Old Version. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2020
2/5 67% The Glorias (2020) A postcard-pretty portrait of feminist icon Gloria Steinem, Julie Taymor's The Glorias fails to deliver. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2020
3/5 77% Spiral (2019) A gay couple steps into a new home and a paranoid nightmare in Shudder's effectively creepy Spiral. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2020
2/5 29% Antebellum (2020) Janelle Monáe-starring thriller Antebellum offers striking imagery but a strained conclusion. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2020
2/5 61% Stage Mother (2020) Stage Mother works overtime to entertain, but everything doesn't come up roses. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2020
4/5 94% Boys State (2020) Boys State distills modern partisanship down to one riveting campaign among a group of Texas teens. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2020
3/5 77% Summerland (2020) Gemma Arterton's dynamic performance as a lovelorn lesbian writer makes the trip to Summerland worthwhile. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2020
4/5 75% The Rental (2020) Dave Franco's lean, mean thriller The Rental taps into fresh veins of fear and paranoia. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
4/5 100% Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado (2020) The stars align for an endearing portrait of Walter Mercado in Neflix's Mucho Mucho Amor. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2020
4/5 93% The Prince (El Principe) (2019) Gritty, '70s-set gay prison drama El Principe mixes brutal violence with surprising tenderness. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
3/5 92% The Garden Left Behind (2020) Flavio Alves' The Garden Left Behind captures the complexity of an undocumented trans Latina's life in Queens. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
4/5 96% Breaking Fast (2020) A light, gay romance with a deep cross-cultural bent, Breaking Fast juggles love, family, friendship, and religion. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
5/5 100% Welcome to Chechnya (2020) Welcome to Chechnya exposes the republic's shocking anti-gay purge. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
3/5 89% You Don't Nomi (2020) Snarky and thorough, You Don't Nomi makes a great case for relishing almost every tacky second of Showgirls. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2020
3/5 70% The High Note (2020) Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson make a formidable team as a pop diva and her girl Friday in sweetly soulful The High Note. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2020
3/5 79% Screened Out (2020) Screened Out insists we are collectively facing one of the most pervasive and potentially dangerous addictions of our time. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
2/5 64% Clementine (2019) Clementine squeezes scant suspense from its ostensibly juicy setup of two strangers at a lake house. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
4/5 100% A Secret Love (2020) A Secret Love is in a league of its own documenting the history, love story, and struggles of two pioneering lesbians. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2020
4/5 98% Circus of Books (2020) Circus of Books brilliantly recounts how a nice, straight Jewish couple erected a mecca of gay porn. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
1/5 70% Butt Boy (2020) Freud might have had a field day analyzing Butt Boy, but you can go read a book or rearrange your furniture. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
2/5 83% Nevrland (2019) The gay chat room thriller Nevrland underdelivers on its dark, timely premise of strangers connecting online. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
2/5 91% The Invisible Man (2020) Leigh Whannell's The Invisible Man stretches out a decent horror premise until it's as thin as air. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2020
3/5 88% Onward (2020) Onward leaps through plot holes aplenty to land at its still-heartwarming conclusion. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2020
3/5 93% And Then We Danced (2020) Gay coming-of-age drama And Then We Danced finds tender romance amid tense competition. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2020
4/5 98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) Portrait of a Lady is simmering, sensual, and gorgeously cinematic. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
3.5/5 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Light on superhero effects and heavy on the ass-kicking, Birds of Prey puts its trust in the indomitable Harley Quinn. - Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2020