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Betty Jo Tucker

Betty Jo Tucker
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
91% Our Souls at Night (2017) 'Our Souls at Night' - a sweet movie. Fonda and Redford work for me. They play their roles with style and grace in this romance not rushed for pace.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2017
90% Gerald's Game (2017) Watching Carla Gugino's character try to survive a terrifying situation may be exhausting for some viewers, but Gugino's extraordinary acting is their reward. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2017
100% Strong Island (2017) One of the most poignant and intimate documentaries I've ever seen. This compelling personal story also takes on institutional racism and the justice system in a way that can't be ignored. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2017
72% Viceroy's House (2017) Directed with great care by Gurinda Chadha, this splendid motion picture should be shown in all World History classes. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
83% Little Evil (2017) 'Little Evil' combines comedy and horror in a clever offering with plenty of chuckles and scary sights for fans of both genres.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2017
40% Death Note (2017) The first half promises so much -- but last half loses the right touch. Scary in parts, I must admit. So some horror fans might like it. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2017
58% What Happened to Monday (2017) A thought-provoking sci-fi action thriller starring Noomi Rapace, who delivers a splendid performance bringing seven sisters to life on screen. Brava! ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2017
91% Icarus (2017) Bryan Fogel's revealing documentary plays almost like a spy thriller. And what a fascinating real-life character shows up to hold our interest!‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2017
50% Message from the King (2016) Chadwick Boseman reveals impressive star power in this suspenseful action thriller. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
44% Brave New Jersey (2017) 'Brave New Jersey' is so much fun. You'll chuckle lots before it's done. It's based on facts about a prank that we have Orson Welles to thank. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2017
67% To the Bone (2017) I applaud everyone connected with 'To the Bone' for their courage in bringing attention to eating disorders in such a powerful way. But be prepared: this is not a film that's easy to watch. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2017
86% Okja (2017) Outrageous as the 'Okja' plot may seem, it deals with important issues and makes us think-- not simply enjoy. It ends up being a movie that matters. ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2017
19% Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017) I still can't stop smiling and thinking about the unusual and entertaining performances of Bruce Willis, John Goodman and Jason Momoa in 'Once Upon a Time in Venice.'‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
92% Wonder Woman (2017) For Wonder Woman girls can cheer without feeling a hint of fear. And guys can also shout'Hooray' when Wonder Woman saves the day! ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2017
50% Black Butterfly (2017) 'Black Butterfly' offers thrills and nerve-wracking excitement as well as strong performances by its excellent co-stars.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 30, 2017
60% 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
38% 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
95% 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
44% 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
38% 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
36% 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
62% 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
96% 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
92% 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
88% 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
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
74% 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