Christy Lemire Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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 22% 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 84% 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 63% Every Day (2018) A nice idea within nutty packaging.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
1.5/4 36% 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 43% 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
1.5/4 No Score Yet Dark Meridian (2017) A generically violent gang drama full of bad guys standing around grungy warehouses, explaining themselves before shooting each other in the head.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
3/4 82% Molly's Game (2018) Nothing and no one seems to be holding [Sorkin] back, for better and for worse.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2017
2/4 32% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) Aca-nough already.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
1.5/4 32% The Leisure Seeker (2018) Even having tremendous actors like Sutherland and Mirren in the front seat can't enliven this vacation.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
3.5/4 90% I, Tonya (2018) A vivid slice of pop culture history-an irresistible, soapy mix of jealousy, competition and class warfare, fortified by powerful performances and unexpected emotional resonance.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
3/4 78% Voyeur (2017) The documentary is fascinating in an admittedly prurient way for the first half or so, then shifts and becomes compelling in an even larger, more relevant context.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
4/4 95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) A lush and vibrant masterpiece about first love set amid the warm, sunny skies, gentle breezes and charming, tree-lined roads of northern Italy.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2017
3/4 85% Wonder (2017) You'll shed a tear or two-especially if you're a parent-and they'll be totally earned.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2017
1.5/4 68% Bitch (2017) [Palka's] come up with an intriguing premise, but doesn't quite have the nuance or the storytelling chops to offer an insightful satire.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
2/4 29% A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) Has the shoddy look and frantic feel of a slapped-together, cash-grab sequel, because that's exactly what it is.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2017
3/4 87% Novitiate (2017) Novitiate finds room for all these viewpoints; appreciating the dedication it takes to live such a life while also questioning its suppression of individuality, emotion. This willingness to embrace such complexity is a bit of a miracle in itself.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
2.5/4 69% Wonderstruck (2017) Despite what the title suggests, Wonderstruck represents a rare disappointment from master filmmaker Todd Haynes.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
3/4 87% Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017) Professor Marston and the Wonder Women aims to shake you up, make you think and maybe even squirm a little.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2017
1.5/4 47% My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) Imagine eating a giant bag of Skittles, then throwing it all up in a fit of sugar-induced nausea and you'll have some idea of what it feels like to sit through My Little Pony: The Movie.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2017
1/4 20% Woodshock (2017) It's all pseudo-significant, film-school twaddle, totally lacking in momentum and character development.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
1.5/4 54% The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) The pieces are all there, but they never really snap into place.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3.5/4 82% Brad's Status (2017) In the vein of his previous screenplays for Chuck and Buck, The Good Girl and Beatriz at Dinner, White depicts the darker side of human nature with deadpan humor and daring honesty.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/4 85% It (2017) Despite the many terrifying moments they endure in their quest -- scenes that will leave you trembling and giggling at once -- It is even more powerful in the warm, easy camaraderie between its young stars.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
1/4 36% Jackals (2017) The film's ultimate nihilism makes the whole exercise seem like an annoyingly pointless waste of time-even for a movie that's barely 80 minutes long.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2017
3/4 94% All Saints (2017) All Saints feels like a bit of a miracle. It's a faith-based movie inspired by a true story that lets its dramatic moments unfold without relying on melodrama.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2017
2/4 50% The Glass Castle (2017) A film that never quite clicks tonally and doesn't do justice to its harrowing central story.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
3/4 87% Wind River (2017) [Sheridan's] storytelling is meaty but efficient, and his pacing moves along at a steadily engrossing clip.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2017
1.5/4 35% Fun Mom Dinner (2017) These are indeed moms, and they do have dinner, but the 'fun' part is in short supply.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
1/4 5% The Last Face (2017) Sean Penn turns African strife into a two-hour perfume commercial with The Last Face, veering between gauzy impressionism and shrieky melodrama with his latest directorial effort.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
1.5/4 49% Person to Person (2017) A solid cast whose talents mostly go to waste and a movie that meanders from one moment to the next without much momentum.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
3/4 89% Lady Macbeth (2017) You can't stop watching its beauty, even as you long to look away from its cruelty.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
3/4 100% Swim Team (2017) Swim Team is a sports movie full of familiar highs and lows, great expectations and come-from-behind victories.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
1/4 18% The House (2017) The rare raunchy comedy that actually could have stood to be a little longer-and not just by padding the running time with outtakes.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2017
3.5/4 98% The Big Sick (2017) Again and again, [Showalter] finds that laughter-through-tears sweet spot, often in the unlikeliest of places.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2017
2/4 45% Rough Night (2017) A dead man is at the center of Rough Night, but the women forced to deal with him never feel truly alive.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
2/4 78% The Hero (2017) Elliott could sell us anything, or course -- barbecue sauce, whatever -- just by showing up and being his formidable, glorious self. But he could use some meatier material.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
1/4 41% Vincent N Roxxy (2017) A nasty little piece of B-movie trash that lacks both the verve to grab you as a guilty pleasure and the artistry to be taken seriously as a dramatic thriller.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
3/4 73% Berlin Syndrome (2017) Australian director Cate Shortland creates a dreamlike sense of place within a nightmare scenario with this taut and strongly acted thriller.‐
Read More | Posted May 26, 2017
1/4 20% Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017) You'll never know how good the first three Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies were until you're forced to see the fourth one.‐
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
3/4 55% Lowriders (2017) There's an earnestness and a fundamental truth to this familial saga-as well as an appealing, low-budget scrappiness-that consistently make it hum.‐
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
2/4 36% Snatched (2017) As an exercise in afternoon cable-channel surfing while dozing in and out from cold medication, it's harmless. But as a summer-launching comic adventure, it's a frustrating waste of everyone's abilities. ‐
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017