Dan Rubins

Dan Rubins
Dan Rubins's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Slant Magazine
Publications: Slant Magazine

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/4 94% Beautiful Something Left Behind (2020) Katrine Philp's documentary boldly argues for a clear-eyed frankness in talking to bereaved children about loss. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2021
3/4 85% Pinocchio (2020) Matteo Garrone's adaptation of Carlo Collodi's story trembles with corporeal strangeness and unpredictability. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2020
3/4 57% The Prom (2020) Ryan Murphy's vibrant film adaptation makes a closer-to-seamless whole of the story's disparate parts. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2020
2.5/4 95% Soul (2020) It's hard not to want Soul to be all about music, not just as metaphor but as the very real engine that drives the film's characters forward. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2020
3/4 98% Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) Chadwick Boseman meticulously charts the breakdown of a man discovering, within the mirages of 1920s blackness, that pursuit and escape, fleeing from and running toward, are inextricably intertwined. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2020
2/4 29% Come Away (2020) The film can't seem to decide whether it's fantasy or allegory and whether its characters are fan fiction or flesh and blood. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2020
2.5/4 89% Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020) The greatest gift offered by the film is an empowering world that looks less like invention and more like real life. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2020
1/4 82% Let Him Go (2020) Despite a searing performance from Diane Lane, writer-director Thomas Bezucha's film ultimately self-immolates. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2020
3/4 99% Wolfwalkers (2020) The storyline's edges are frayed just enough to give it the gentle distance of a tale recalled though the gauze of myth and memory. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2020
1.5/4 29% The War with Grandpa (2020) Only when left to their own devices do the film's stars enter the less manic, more heartfelt realm of the book. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2020
3/4 68% The Glorias (2020) The film weaves its refreshingly unpredictable web as the strands of Steinem's life spiral around each other through snippets of scenes that work efficiently and never preachily. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2020
1.5/4 73% A Call to Spy (2020) Because its focus is so split, the film lacks the pervasive sense of danger one expects from a spy thriller. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2020
2.5/4 90% Enola Holmes (2020) Even when the plot occasionally falters, Enola's continuous invitations to complicity renew the film's momentum. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2020
3.5/4 98% Hamilton (2020) The show offers testimony to the power of communal storytelling, just as mighty on screen as on stage. - Slant Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020