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Betty Jo Tucker

Betty Jo Tucker
"If we bring a little joy into yer humdrum lives, it makes us feel as though all our hard work ain't been in vain fer nothin'." --- Jean Hagen, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

Agrees with the Tomatometer 61% of the time.

Betty Jo Tucker's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
94% Whiplash (2014) "This is a movie you cannot forget. No wonder the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated the film for Oscars in five categories. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Feb 6, 2015
16% Strange Magic (2015) "I couldn't help falling in love with 'Strange Magic.' It's one of the most delightful animated musicals I've ever seen. Great songs , a fun story and fascinating animation. Yay! " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jan 26, 2015
72% American Sniper (2015) "Simplistic and repetitive, but Bradley Cooper delivers another very watchable Oscar-nominated performance. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jan 19, 2015
72% Big Eyes (2014) "Unfortunately, the miscasting of a key role in 'Big Eyes' makes many scenes appear unreal. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Dec 28, 2014
91% The Shawshank Redemption (1994) "Top-notch performances, exceptional cinematography, and masterful direction combine to make this film something special indeed. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Dec 17, 2014
90% Wild (2014) "Although inspirational and thought-provoking, 'Wild' is gruellng to watch. But powerful performances by Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern won me over completely. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Dec 3, 2014
85% Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2014) "A stunning look at the beauty and challenges of Earth's most mysterious continent. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 26, 2014
23% Jessabelle (2014) "Ghosts, nightmares and Voodoo -- that's horrortainment to me, and 'Jessabelle' passes the test. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 16, 2014
41% Horns (2014) "Although starting with a titillating concept and intriguing opening scenes, the story then goes downhill, and those silly looking horns don't help. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 1, 2014
55% White Bird in a Blizzard (2014) "Too slow-moving for a thriller, but the film's shocking twist ending makes it almost worth waiting for. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 19, 2014
82% The Two Faces of January (2014) "Without even one fast-paced car chase or explosive special effects scene, this elegant thriller fills the screen with exquisite suspense. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 27, 2014
51% The Zero Theorem (2014) "Crazy, colorful costumes and art direction plus some exciting special effects make a few scenes notable, but too much of the movie seems repetitive and ultra-confusing. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 26, 2014
60% My Old Lady (2014) "Just like Kevin Kline's recent 'The Last of Robin Hood,' this well-made dramedy boasts a perfect acting trifecta. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 10, 2014
30% The Last Of Robin Hood (2014) "Kevin Kline doesn't just play Errol Flynn here. He becomes Flynn. Not the early heartthrob, but Flynn in his later years after the booze and legendary philandering have taken their toll. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Aug 25, 2014
51% The Calling (2014) "Susan Sarandon delivers a splendid performance as a world-weary detective in this mysterious, suspenseful thriller. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Aug 23, 2014
17% Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014) "Despite too much jerky camera work, 'Ironclad 2' boasts lots of action and a stirring background score. Plus, its cup runneth over with medieval blood and gore. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jul 31, 2014
44% Beneath (2014) "Although the actors and setting seem believable here, 'Beneath' ends up being much too predictable for a horror movie. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jul 31, 2014
14% Rage (2014) "'Rage' ends up as a bloody cautionary tale about how revenge served hot can backfire. It also reminds us that violence breeds violence. Not a bad message in today's world. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jul 11, 2014
97% Life Itself (2014) "An extraordinary documentary about a man of great talent and courage who used his love of movies and way with words to become one of our most beloved and influential film critics. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jun 30, 2014
7% Authors Anonymous (2014) "Each of the players comes across as a one-note stereotype with the same kind of behavior going on in practically every scene. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jun 7, 2014
49% Maleficent (2014) "The most impressive thing about this wonderful film involves its creative presentation. Practically every scene comes across like an intriguing work of art. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jun 1, 2014
91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) "Wolverine gets lots of camera time, visual effects look stunning, the time-travel theme is intriguing -- though sometimes confusing - and HOPE emerges as the film's appealing message. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted May 25, 2014
74% Godzilla (2014) "This new Godzilla is definitely worth waiting for! His looks, roars and stomps seem incredibly real, which helps make 'Godzilla' (2014) a thrilling film ride. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted May 17, 2014
18% Gambit (2014) "Firth demonstrates flawless comic timing and a knack for gentle slapstick during many sequences that might have bombed with another actor playing Harry Deane. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted May 10, 2014
50% Hateship Loveship (2014) "Kristen Wiig delivers a splendid dramatic performance here. She simply becomes a plain, unobtrusive woman with immense inner strength. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Apr 27, 2014
20% Transcendence (2014) "Although slow-moving and confusing at times, 'Transcendence' impressed me as a haunting, thought-provoking film. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Apr 19, 2014
34% Stage Fright (2014) "Predictability stands out as the most horrific thing about 'Stage Fright.' Still, there's lots of blood for horror fans and a couple of musical numbers that are fun to watch. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Apr 13, 2014
63% 13 Sins (2014) "Full of clever surprises, '13 Sins' entertains and horrifies. Well-done! " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Mar 30, 2014
88% Cheap Thrills (2014) "One of the few films I regret seeing. But it definitely lives up to the title -- and gives viewers an ending we'll never forget. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Mar 22, 2014
79% Muppets Most Wanted (2014) "This latest Muppet movie comes across as one of the best. Happily, that special Muppet magic is still going strong! " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Mar 22, 2014
43% The Face of Love (2014) "Thanks to director Arie Posin and cinematographer Antonio Riestra, the camera lingers on Annette Bening's expressive face, which draws viewers into her character's emotional journey. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Mar 16, 2014
89% Frozen (2013) "With its wonderful songs, spectacular animation, and heartwarming story, 'Frozen' ranks right up there with 'Beauty and the Beast and 'The Little Mermaid' in the Disney pantheon. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Mar 1, 2014
13% Winter's Tale (2014) "'Winter's Tale' may not be the easiest film to follow, but it's one of the most visually stunning. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Feb 22, 2014
33% A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2014) "With such a promising theme and a funny lead actor like Simon Pegg, this movie should be a big hit. So what went wrong? I think the film just got out of control. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Feb 8, 2014
56% Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) "Both Chris Pine and Kevin Costner shine in their interaction scenes as mentor and mentee. The initial meeting of their characters is especially well done. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jan 26, 2014
35% Summer in February (2014) "Gorgeous scenes along the Cornish coast are impressive, but the film lacks the dynamic chemistry between lovers that's so important in a romance-themed movie. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jan 20, 2014
No Score Yet Femme (2013) "An inspiring and powerful documentary urging women to 'accept the rise of feminine energy' in to order solve the many crises facing our modern world. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jan 17, 2014
79% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) "Like Disney's 'Mary Poppins,' 'Saving Mr. Banks' is pure movie magic. It's the most captivating film of 2013 for me. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jan 3, 2014
94% Her (2013) "'Her' offers a mind-bending look at love and loneliness in the near future. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Dec 30, 2013
77% The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) "A very long three hours of scenery-chewing performances plus repetitive sequences emphasizing drugs, sex and greed. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Dec 30, 2013
46% Last Vegas (2013) "Thanks to director Jon Turtletaub, 'Last Vegas' moves along briskly and to writer Don Fogelman for an amusing screenplay that challenges those dreadful 'senior citizen' stereotypes. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 19, 2013
21% Paradise (2013) "To me, a film about Las Vegas should never be boring. And that's what disappoints me most about 'Paradise.' " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 2, 2013
29% Last Love (2013) "A poignant drama about loss, friendship, family and true love. It's a slow-moving -- but beautiful -- film with performances that go straight to your heart. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 22, 2013
27% Sweetwater (2013) "An excellent cast and the film's authentic period look help transport us back to 1880s New Mexico while watching a very angry woman out for revenge. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 20, 2013
96% Gravity (2013) "The cliché 'edge of your seat' seems too mild for this exciting outer space thriller that combines technical magic with strong emotional pull. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 8, 2013
57% Lion Ark (2013) "This incredible documentary about rescuing 25 abused African lions and transporting them from Bolivia to Colorado is the feel-good movie of the year for me! " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 29, 2013
16% The Colony (2013) "This sci-fi thriller makes us almost feel the frosty cold in our bones, thanks to cinematographer Pierce Gill's magic touch. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 29, 2013
64% Mr. Nobody (2013) "'Mr. Nobody' jumps around in a rather haphazard way, so it seems too chaotic most of the time. It's creative, but quite perplexing. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 29, 2013
82% Prisoners (2013) "Although the ending of 'Prisoners' may leave some viewers cold, I think it's a clever way to make us keep talking about this thriller for a long time to come. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 21, 2013
36% Touchy Feely (2013) "The chemistry between Josh Pais and Allison Janney is something wonderful to behold in each of their scenes together here. Too bad they had so few of them. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 8, 2013
35% Passion (2013) "Although both lead actresses deserve praise for their stunning performances in 'Passion,' the film itself doesn't do them justice. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Aug 31, 2013
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