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Betty Jo Tucker

Betty Jo Tucker
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
58% Urban Hymn (2017) Be sure to stay to see the artistic staging of the movie's final musical number. It ends up being a wonderful scene to remember, despite the heartache that comes before. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
97% Burden (2017) 'Burden' gave me my first exposure to Chris Burden's artistic accomplishments. While shocked by some of his disturbing early work, I am now a fan of his incredible art installations. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 9, 2017
28% Voice from the Stone (2017) 'Voice from the Stone' offers suspense. Though some parts fail to make good sense, gothic romance and mystery add much to this film's strange beauty. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2017
94% Tramps (2016) 'Tramps' wisely capitalizes on the intriguing chemistry between the film's young co-stars, Callum Turner and Grace Van Patten. The result? A romantic treat. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2017
71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) This live-action 'Beauty and the Beast' is a special gift to movie musical fans. As old as time this tale may be. Now 'Evermore' will stay with me.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2017
43% The Discovery (2017) Although slow moving most of the time, this unusual movie gives viewers some profound subjects to think about . ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2017
81% Mean Dreams (2017) 'Mean Dreams' follows two depressed teens -- and overflows with dismal scenes. But fine acting by everyone wins us over before it's done.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2017
No Score Yet Turnabout (2016) Writer/director E. B. Hughes offers viewers an intriguing 'danse macabre' between two old friends who get together one night after not seeing each other for fifteen years.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
37% Brimstone (2017) Gruesome and dark as it can be. But could I stop watching? Not me! ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2017
39% Wolves (2017) While 'Wolves' boasts exciting basketball scenes plus excellent performances, it's also too predictable and contains a very strange ending. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2017
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
88% 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
75% 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
95% 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
87% 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
36% 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
84% 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
77% 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
62% 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