Cate Marquis

Cate Marquis
Tomatometer-approved critic

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T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/5 50% Tolkien (2019) Well worth a look for J. R. R. Tolkien fans, if a less engrossing one than one might have hoped. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2019
4/5 83% High Life (2019) Fans of art-house films will find this thought-provoking drama more satisfying than mainstream audiences. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
5/5 83% The Brink (2019) Klayman's choice to just follow Bannon closely and let him do the talking makes THE BRINK one chilling ride. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
4/5 90% Wild Nights with Emily (2019) Wild Nights With Emily is a surprising, engaging romp with the delightful Molly Shannon, with informative insights on the life of the beloved poet. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
5/5 100% Knock Down the House (2019) It is inspiring to simply watch these ordinary women give it their best shot, and the effort fills one with admiration and even hope. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
5/5 94% Ask Dr. Ruth (2019) Ask Dr. Ruth is an illuminating experience, a charmer of a film as lively and entertaining as its subject, and just as surprising. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
4/5 82% Chi-Raq (2015) Chi-raq is powerful, even heart-breaking stuff wrapped in a dark, hip-hop musical comedy. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 80% Macbeth (2015) One cannot fault the outstanding cinematic style of this Macbeth, which succeeds admirably in creating mood. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 72% Youth (2015) The Danish Girl is a visually beautiful film, with fine, moving performances and a little-known historical story, which will make it a winner for its story of transcendent love. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3.5/5 59% Concussion (2015) While it is not a perfect film, it is worth seeing for its potential to spark curiosity to dig further into the facts of CTE. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 88% The Big Short (2015) Many will find The Big Short a brilliant, intelligent, pointedly funny film - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
1/5 9% Norm of the North (2016) Sometimes a film critic has to throw himself or herself on a bomb for the good of the movie-going public. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 97% 45 Years (2015) 45 Years is exquisitely acted with Rampling giving a tour-de-force performance of such subtle power it is breathtaking. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 88% The Lady In The Van (2015) The Lady in the Van provides a pleasant ride, especially with the incomparable Maggie Smith at the wheel. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
1/5 23% Zoolander 2 (2016) ZOOLANDER 2 is a true stinker, the kind of unfunny, nap-inducing comedy likely to be a future Razzie nominee. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 79% Where to Invade Next (2016) All this is done with an impish, flag-waving sense of fun, even though Moore is making some hard-hitting points. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 91% A War (Krigen) (2016) A War is an emotionally powerful film, a thought-provoking, intelligent film which looks at both the challenges in the field and at home during wartime. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
1/5 15% Gods Of Egypt (2016) Gods of Egypt is likely to strike you down, with overwhelming boredom, an urge to cringe and a profound regret at spending actual money to see this big-budget turkey. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 67% Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) Overall, it is the characters who make Whiskey Tango Foxtrot entertaining. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 84% Hello, My Name is Doris (2016) [It] is worth seeing, primarily for Field's terrific performance, a demonstration of how a skillful actor can transform lesser material. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 95% Eye In The Sky (2016) Aided by nice performances and believable, feeling characters, Eye in the Sky a must-see film that tackles the issue of drone strikes in a first-rate, intelligent thriller. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 90% City Of Gold (2016) Gold is an entertaining, enlightening guide on this food adventure, an exploration anyone can enjoy, foodie or not. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
2/5 18% I Saw the Light (2016) Tom Hiddleston's excellent performance as Hank Williams deserved a better film but the performance alone is not enough to save I Saw The Light. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3.5/5 51% Hardcore Henry (2016) It is a lot of fun for fans of science fiction action thrillers, with a nice performance by Copley. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
2/5 8% Rio, I Love You (Rio, Eu Te Amo) (2016) [It] is the weakest of the series. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 77% Elvis & Nixon (2016) With strong performances by Shannon and Spacey, Elvis & Nixon is a film worth seeing, even if you don't care about either guy in the photo. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3.5/5 77% The First Monday in May (2016) The First Monday In May is an intriguing, entertaining documentary about how this big event came together, whether one is interested in art, Chinese culture, fashion or celebrities. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 12% Papa: Hemingway in Cuba (2016) The actors do their best, but the plodding, unimaginative direction reduces the film to a dull docu-drama, - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 54% Dough (2016) Dough is not a film for serious cinephiles but it is feeding a need for an audience hungry for this kind of warmhearted, hopeful story. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 72% Stockholm (2019) A surprisingly sweet character study, largely thanks to Ethan Hawke and Noomi Rapace. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2019
3/5 36% The Legend of Tarzan (2016) Although it may not spark a sequel, The Legend of Tarzan is nice escapist summer entertainment for fans of one of the movies' most classic heroes. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
4/5 95% The Innocents (Les innocentes) (2016) The Innocents is a worthwhile, moving drama about outrages of wartime, survival, and the power of the spiritual in the face of unspeakable challenge. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
4.5/5 74% Ghostbusters (2016) It is all great escapist fun, perfectly in the spirit of the original. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
1/5 58% Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) This story is pretty thin, and this two characters bumble and stumble through a series of jokes about media's obsession with celebrity, the character's obsession with youth and the life of luxury. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
4.5/5 82% Captain Fantastic (2016) The film keeps you guessing about exactly how it is all going to work out but reaches a satisfying ending. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
3/5 55% Jason Bourne (2016) It is fun but standard action film stuff, but it is an improvement on the last Bourne film and should satisfy fans eager to see Damon back as Bourne. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
4.5/5 82% Indignation (2016) Indignation is not for the action crowd but for for fans of finely crafted drama and splendid acting, it has much to offer. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
4/5 88% Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) [It] is a warm and appealing film but it could have used a bit more depth and thoughtfulness. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
2/5 25% Ben-Hur (2016) It in no way rivals either the 1959 Technicolor version or the great 1925 silent one. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
3.5/5 92% Southside With You (2016) Southside With You is a warm little film, a sweet parting gift to the President and his First Lady and to the country as his era comes to a close. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
3.5/5 83% Equity (2016) Equity is not a perfect film, but it does use its story to explore a number of issues facing women in this competitive industry. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
3/5 61% The Light Between Oceans (2016) Still, for those who enjoy a good cry, and especially one set against a gorgeous natural landscape in a romantic, historic period, The Light Between Oceans provides the sweeping, satisfying, heart-tugging goods. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
4/5 86% Sully (2016) Surprisingly short, Sully, is a fine little gem of a film, not as sweeping in scope as some of Eastwood's films but probably one of his best. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
3.5/5 60% Snowden (2016) Snowden is a missed opportunity, a subject that might have been better in the hands of a different director, regardless of Stone's considerable talent. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
5/5 90% Miss Sharon Jones! (2016) [It] is a wonderful film of inspiration, strength and the joy of using one's innate talent to entertain, despite its moments of heart-ache and darkness. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
4/5 66% Storks (2016) Storks is pure fun, a delight start to finish. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
4/5 65% Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) [It] is the director's most original film in years, one that shows a more mature tone while still providing plenty of his signature fantasy tale. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
3.5/5 45% Come What May (2016) [It] is a very sincere historical film about an overlooked aspect of WWII, well-directed and beautifully shot with some nice acting and moving scenes, if a rather conventional dramatic film overall. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
3/5 45% The Girl on the Train (2016) What The Girl On The Train does offer is greatly elevated by a strong performance from Emily Blunt. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
3.5/5 51% The Accountant (2016) It does give the audience a pretty good action thrill ride, as long as you do not look too deep into its inner workings. - We Are Movie Geeks EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019