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Betty Jo Tucker

Betty Jo Tucker
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
75% You're Killing Me Susana (Me estás matando Susana) (2017) This unusual romantic comedy offers some entertaining moments while keeping us guessing if Eligio and Susana will ever get back together again. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2017
No Score Yet Stray (2016) The movie boasts excellent production values, realistic performances, and a haunting story that keeps you thinking about the main character long after the end credits roll.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2017
61% David Brent: Life on the Road (2017) Despite Ricky Gervais' unique comic talents, this David Brent rock star adventure soon becomes too repetitive. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2017
56% Wheeler (2017) Stephen Dorff makes Wheeler quite real. His great performance seals the deal. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
97% The Salesman (Forushande) (2017) Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti are mesmerizing in this riveting drama about obsession and revenge. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2017
100% Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2017) Although difficult to watch at times because of Debbie and Carrie's recent passing, this unusual documentary emerges as a marvelous tribute to its wonderful subjects.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2017
87% A Monster Calls (2017) Too bad there's no Oscar given out for "Best Voiced By Character." Liam Neeson as the Tree Monster would win the 2016 honor, hands -- or limbs -- down. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2017
89% 20th Century Women (2017) '20th Century Women' demonstrates how skillful writing and outstanding performances can transform a simple bittersweet story into something very special indeed. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2016
93% La La Land (2016) A modern love story filmed in a style reminiscent of glorious classic musicals, 'La La Land' emerges as a bittersweet treat for the eyes, the ears and the heart.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
89% Jackie (2016) The many nonlinear flashbacks in 'Jackie' made me feel like I was lost in a crazy time machine. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2016
76% The Eyes of My Mother (2016) 'The Eyes of My Mother' just might be the gloomiest horror movie ever made. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2016
74% Trolls (2016) Everything about this animated movie delighted me, but especially the cute song and dance numbers. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2016
0% My Dead Boyfriend (2016) Many amusing scenes are included in this unusual comedy, yet something seems missing. I think the main character rates low on likability. But watch for John Corbett's hilarious musical routine! ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2016
No Score Yet Kisses For My President (1964) Polly Bergen's splendid performance almost overcomes the many silly scenes and ridiculous ending of 'Kisses for My President.' ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2016
94% The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016) 'The Handmaiden' delivers a spellbinding tale of love, betrayal and revenge. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2016
65% The Great Gilly Hopkins (2016) Filled with remarkable performances, 'The Great Gilly Hopkins' pulls no punches. It is not a sickly sweet movie -- but hope and humanity shine through.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2016
100% Off the Rails (2016) 'Off the Rails' is a compelling, important documentary. Watching this film can break your heart. What things will help - and where to start?‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2016
10% I.T. (2016) Suspense-filled scenes come near the end, but senseless acts this does not mend. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2016
78% Dancer (2016) Clips of Sergei Polunin's magnificent ballet performances make this documentary worth watching. But I wish the film included more of those -- and less emphasis on personal/family problems. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2016
67% Finding Altamira (Altamira) (2016) 'Finding Altamira' excels at showing the joys and sorrows that can come from a historic discovery. It also paints a beautiful picture of a tender father/daughter relationship.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
33% Skiptrace (2016) 'Skiptrace' shows Chan's amusing side and takes us for a fun wild ride. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2016
No Score Yet Sole Proprietor (2016) Despite its dark subject matter, this contemporary film noir offering emerges as a thought-provoking movie about such important concerns as principles, autonomy, betrayal, and sacrifice.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2016
20% Ace the Case: Manhattan Mystery (2016) Helping us suspend disbelief here is Ripley Sobo, one of the most talented little girls I've seen on screen in a long time.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2016
83% Imperium (2016) A jaw-dropping look at the white supremacy culture in the U.S.A.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2016
73% Disorder (Maryland) (2016) Matthias Schoenearts's Vincent ends up as one of the most fascinating film characters so far this year. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2016
No Score Yet The Remains (2016) Too many frequent loud noises and overpowering background music come across as distracting -- not scary. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2016
76% Into The Forest (2016) This drama works almost throughout, but toward the end it fizzles out.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2016
86% Sun Choke (2016) Style and substance come together perfectly in this unique psychological thriller. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2016
73% Ghostbusters (2016) What a treat to watch a remake that's almost as good as the original movie! And who knew Chris Hemsworth could be so funny? ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2016
28% Fathers And Daughters (2016) There are no car chases, super heroes or explosions in 'Fathers & Daughters.' Just lots of bravery, tenderness and tears. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2016
22% The Duel (2016) Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth try their best to save this very slow-moving Western. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2016
50% The Debt (Oliver's Deal) (2016) A timely contemporary mystery with top-notch performances!‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2016
83% Hello, My Name is Doris (2016) A warm, heart-tugging drama laced with amusing situations that Sally Field and Max Greenfield play to the hilt. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2016
No Score Yet Blackway (2016) Ray Liotta pushes the bad-guy envelope almost to the cartoon villain category, but it definitely works in this suspenseful thriller. You might even have nightmares about Liotta after seeing 'Blackway.' ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2016
45% Approaching the Unknown (2016) Mark Strong's work in 'Approaching the Unknown' deserves high praise. He shows the ability to carry an entire movie almost alone!‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2016
72% The Ones Below (2016) Lots of thriller potential here, but out-of-character actions interfere with suspension of disbelief. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2016
No Score Yet A Remarkable Life (2016) Highlights of this terrific motion picture include perfect background music, appealing characters, and a story that touches the heart.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 23, 2016
61% The Trust (2016) Elijah Wood surprised me completely here. He looks better than ever and projects so many emotions in a very difficult role. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 22, 2016
89% Our Last Tango (Un Tango Más) (2016) This creative documentary cast a spell on me! Everything is done so well, especially those electrifying, sensual tango dances. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 13, 2016
15% The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (2016) A fascinating film with eerie background music, a believable cast, and creepy atmosphere. This dark contemporary version of a Grimm fairy tale is very intense and not for kids. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 9, 2016
17% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) Boasts dazzling special effects -- but those icy ones become too repetitive. Still, the gorgeous costumes worn by Emily Blunt and Charlize Theron are almost worth the ticket price.. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2016
89% The Invitation (2016) With 'The Invitation,' director Karyn Kusama and her crew have created a little gem of a thriller. The last scene left me aghast!‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2016
25% Kill Your Friends (2016) Nobody's here to care about, so all we want is to get out. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2016
67% Rise of the Legend (Huang feihong zhi yingxiong you meng ) (2016) Too many flashbacks and repetitive fight scenes almost overpower Eddie Peng's fine performance. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2016
96% Spotlight (2015) 'Spotlight' has increased my admiration for journalists who work diligently to find the truth behind serious problems, even if it involves powerful institutions like the Catholic Church. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2016
42% Forsaken (2016) Because of its intriguing emphasis on the strained father/son relationship, 'Forsaken' ends up being a compelling drama as well as a wonderful addition to the Western genre. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2016
86% Hail, Caesar! (2016) All the watchable performances make this uneven Coen Brothers movie worth seeing. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2016
79% Where to Invade Next (2016) Michael Moore's humor turns this humanity lesson into an entertaining as well as eye-opening documentary. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2016
5% Exposed (2016) 'Exposed' is confusing and very difficult to follow. It ends up being a downer mess -- despite interesting turns by Keanu Reeves and Ana de Armas. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2016
25% The Benefactor (2016) Richard Gere gives an annoying performance in 'The Benefactor' -- and it works! ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2016