Christy Lemire Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 80% Damsel (2018) Damsel is a sly feminist manifesto disguised as a shaggy, amiable hangout movie.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
1/10 0% Gotti (2018) He looks distractingly terrible at every stop...You never forget that you are watching John Travolta playing John Gotti every time. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
5/10 50% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Individually, there is really artful and muscular camerawork going on here, but for the most part it is kind of mindless. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
6.5/10 56% Tag (2018) It's fun, it's light, [but] it has a hard time when its tries to get heavy. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2018
3/4 78% Body Double (1984) It's an expertly crafted B-movie, a brisk and twisty mixture of the slick and sleazy, the glossy and grungy.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
7/10 50% Superfly (2018) It's really stylish and has great gloss and energy about it...This definitely has the look and a lot of the very knowing trappings of music video culture. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
8.8/10 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) It's really fun, and it moves really well. It was paced beautifully and is gorgeously detailed...Get there early and see everything. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
3/4 94% Eating Animals (2018) As eye-opening as it is stomach-turning, whether you're familiar with this topic or not.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
9/10 99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) The question is not did you cry, but rather how many times and when. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
19% Passion of Mind (2000) It's flawed and a bit convoluted, but worth seeing simply because the idea behind it is so intriguing.‐ Associated Press
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
50% Shallow Hal (2001) A movie that meanders from one sight gag to the next, many of which you've already seen in the commercials.‐ Associated Press
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3/4 82% The Good Girl (2002) "The Good Girl'' will finally make Jennifer Aniston a movie star.‐ Associated Press
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
6/10 58% Hotel Artemis (2018) I like the idea of this, I like the look of this...It's kind of superficial, and I don't know [if] there's a whole lot of depth to whatever allegory this is intended to be. It's just an exercise in style, and that's cool. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
8.5/10 90% Hereditary (2018) All-time great Toni Collette performance. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
8/10 88% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) If you want nice and charming, that's what this is. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
7/10 86% Alex Strangelove (2018) It's a lovely little gem. ‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
7.8/10 86% Lion (2016) The beginning is harrowing and the end is heartbreaking.‐ What the Flick?!
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
3/4 67% Ocean's 8 (2018) You can turn your brain on or off watching Ocean's 8. Either way, you'll have a blast-and you'll be counting the days until the next job.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
3/4 70% Big Wednesday (1978) Looking back at the strong, young cast, the evocative sense of time and place and the thrilling ocean imagery, Big Wednesday certainly deserves a spot among the pantheon of classic surfing films.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2018
2.5/4 54% A Kid Like Jake (2018) "A Kid Like Jake" tackles the tricky topic of gender dysphoria with sensitivity and grace.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
3/4 97% Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) Technology has advanced significantly since 1988, but Roger Rabbit doesn't just hold up, it wows. ‐
Read More | Posted May 28, 2018
.5/4 17% Show Dogs (2018) Even by the low standards of this type of live-action, family friendly comedy, Show Dogs is especially lame.‐
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
3.5/4 92% Revenge (2018) The film we need right now, from a filmmaker we need right now.‐
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
2/4 63% Cradle Will Rock (1999) The let's-put-on-a-show energy can be intoxicating. But man, does it take a long time to achieve that high.‐
Read More | Posted May 6, 2018
3/4 90% The Guardians (Les Gardiennes) (2018) Like a series of Monet paintings come to life, the historical drama The Guardians luxuriates in lush, widescreen images of the French countryside.‐
Read More | Posted May 4, 2018
3.5/4 87% Tully (2018) [Tully] features Cody's hyper-verbal brand of snark, cynicism and subtle poignancy, but it's tinged with the wistful perspective that comes from hard-earned maturity and experience.‐
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
2.5/4 46% Mrs. Hyde (Madame Hyde) (2018) Maybe it's only fitting that a Jekyll-and-Hyde tale would be of two minds. Unfortunately, neither of them is completely satisfying.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
3.5/4 100% Local Hero (1983) Writer-director Bill Forsyth's 1983 film sneaks up on you. It takes its time. It reveals its characters through snippets of conversation and casual interactions.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2018
2.5/4 32% I Feel Pretty (2018) It's an unbridled display of enthusiasm. We're laughing with her, not at her. If only the rest of the film had such complete confidence.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2018
3/4 92% Suspiria (1977) Argento accomplishes so much simply through lighting and music - which goes a long way to compensate for the stilted dialogue and awkward character interactions.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2018
2/4 84% Borg Vs. McEnroe (2018) Danish documentarian Janus Metz-making his first feature, and working from a script by Ronnie Sandahl-feels the need to hold our hands and oversimplify these two titans of tennis.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
3/4 88% After Hours (1985) It might not make any sense. It might not even matter. But it's a blast while it lasts, and it brings the most perfect of endings along with the sunrise.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2018
3.5/4 80% Where Is Kyra? (2018) Where Is Kyra? finally allows [Pfeiffer] to explore the darker, unvarnished side of her talent and gives her the opportunity to do perhaps the best work of her lengthy, eclectic career.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
2.5/4 45% Zardoz (1974) Such a wildly ambitious misfire that you can't help but root for it, or at least feel some twisted sense of affection for it.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2018
2.5/4 73% Ready Player One (2018) The action is breathless and non-stop, both in the virtual reality and the reality reality, but wallowing in '80s nostalgia is only so much fun for so long.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2018
2.5/4 17% Midnight Sun (2018) Midnight Sun does what it means to do for the people it means to do it for-and that might just be enough.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
2.5/4 41% Newsies (1992) It's extremely earnest and more than a little corny, but there's an innocence about it that makes it kinda irresistible.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
2/4 25% 7 Days in Entebbe (2018) It doesn't quite hit its target in providing an emotional resonance or political relevance for today.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
2/4 62% A Bridge Too Far (1977) It would seem impossible to go wrong with such an incredible, all-star cast - which makes A Bridge Too Far such a frustrating misfire (no pun intended).‐
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2018
3.5/4 86% Thoroughbreds (2018) Finley remains true to his vision, and it's a thrilling spectacle to behold.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
1/4 15% Graffiti Bridge (1990) Graffiti Bridge is essentially a series of music videos strung together uncomfortably with awkward dialogue and stiff acting. ‐
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2018
2/4 47% Red Sparrow (2018) Shocking and violent sequences become repetitive and gratuitous, making Red Sparrow feel more like a cheap exercise in exploitation than a visceral tale of survival.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2018
4/4 98% Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) (1949) Decades later, you can see the influence of Bicycle Thieves everywhere, in a variety of genres and languages.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
2/4 62% Every Day (2018) A nice idea within nutty packaging.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
1.5/4 35% Nostalgia (2018) Rarely as profound as it aims to be.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
2/4 27% The Female Brain (2018) Cummings meanders between all of these couples and their troubles without much pacing, momentum or insight.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
2/4 55% Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2018) The intentions are honorable, for sure, but the execution is awkward, not just visually but tonally.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2018
2.5/4 41% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) For better and for worse, it's an overwhelming experience. And just when you think it's over, there's another coda, and then another.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2018
2.5/4 54% 12 Strong (2018) It's all solid from a technical perspective. Where the film could have used more power is in its narrative momentum.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2018
3/4 100% Paddington 2 (2018) Paddington 2 may not be the novel revelation that its predecessor was, but it has its heart-and its stomach-in the right place.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018