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Daniel Eagan

Daniel Eagan
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
19% Mile 22 (2018) It's easy to feel superior to Mile 22, but why bother? Like Wahlberg's Silva, it does the job it sets out to do. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
100% The Island (2018) On the whole this is polished mainstream work that could surprise American viewers.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
86% Searching (2018) Searching is so smart about how we interact with computers that it's surprising how lame it is about moviemaking basics like characters and plot.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2018
83% The Third Murder (Sandome no satsujin) (2018) Technically splendid but emotionally distant, The Third Murder will seem more like a detour than a destination for [Kore-eda's] fans.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
81% Milford Graves Full Mantis (2018) Profile of free-jazz percussionist Milford Graves offers a generous sampling of his music and philosophy.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
6% Siberia (2018) Director Matthew Ross does the near-impossible in Siberia: He turns a Keanu Reeves vehicle about sex, diamonds and the Russian mob into a dreary, endless slog.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
38% Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti (2018) Cassel, one of France's singular talents, delivers an absorbing performance, committing to his role on both mental and physical levels.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
48% Skyscraper (2018) A solid Dwayne Johnson vehicle...Basically Die Hard with a family and fire, Skyscraper will handily fill in the gap until the next Johnson moneymaker arrives.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Ant-Man and the Wasp is delightful from start to finish, especially after the apocalyptic Infinity War.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2018
No Score Yet The Accidental Detective 2: In Action (2018) The mystery may be obvious and the action nothing new, but the chemistry between the leads is pleasant enough to pass the time.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
74% The King (2018) Its dubious assertions and utter lack of empathy for its subject and his milieu, all The King ends up doing is further cloud our understanding of [Elvis Presley].‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
55% Tag (2018) Fans may be drawn by the cast, but word of mouth will be grim for a movie that takes a slow road to nowhere.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
58% Hotel Artemis (2018) Stellar casting and expert design separate this a bit from the pulp pack, but genre fans will feel let down in the end.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
73% Adrift (2018) Despite all its flaws, Adrift builds to an emotionally powerful ending, one that is simultaneously melancholy and uplifting.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 31, 2018
86% Champion (2018) The heart of Champion-learning to trust, finding a way to forge bonds, accepting the faults in those you love-lifts this above a routine sports movie.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 18, 2018
94% First Reformed (2018) Ambitious Paul Schrader drama ultimately loses its way.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
91% Saving Brinton (2018) Genial but skin-deep, Saving Brinton takes a "gee whiz" approach to film history.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
89% Pope Francis - A Man of His Word (2018) Despite its flaws, Pope Francis is filled with moments that bring the pontiff and his message to life.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
85% Mountain (2018) The more you know [about the subject], however, the less you will be impressed by this documentary.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
59% Always at the Carlyle (2018) A movie that feels like a feature-length commercial for the hotel. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 10, 2018
97% Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2018) Like Sakamoto himself, the documentary stretches boundaries, shifting forward and back through time, weaving archival clips and news footage with scenes of Sakamoto composing, rehearsing, experimenting and traveling.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 1, 2018
100% L'eau froide (Cold Water) (1994) Cold Water feels as fresh today as when it was filmed close to twenty-five years ago.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
52% Rampage (2018) [A] serviceable adventure that could have used a bit more spark.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
83% Borg Vs. McEnroe (2018) [I]n Borg vs. McEnroe you get a sense of what it was like to battle personal demons before the entire world.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2018
83% Blockers (2018) It's parents versus kids in an R-rated sex comedy that pushes easy boundaries without going too far.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2018
100% Summer in the Forest (2018) Modest, intimate documentary about L'Arche, an international organization for the disabled, and its founder Jean Vanier.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
47% Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018) Pious but dramatically weak.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2018
95% 12 Days (12 Jours) (2018) Psychiatric patients argue for their freedom in a challenging documentary from French director Raymond Depardon.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
86% Operation Red Sea (2018) Hostages, helicopters, drones, boats, x-ray smartphones, snipers, night-vision goggles and bombs, stitched together with adrenalized pacing and superior stunts.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
95% November (2018) It's a worthwhile journey into a demonic world.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2018
33% The Monkey King 3 (2018) A chore to sit through.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
No Score Yet America's Musical Journey (2018) Even the corny moments work in America's Musical Journey.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
92% The Peacemaker (2018) The Peacemaker tackles a fascinating character, but never digs beneath surface details in O'Malley's life. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
24% The 15:17 to Paris (2018) Eastwood asks us to see beyond our prejudices and embrace lives that seem so different from ours.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2018
100% Legend of the Mountain (2001) Legend of the Mountain is looser, funnier than [King Hu's] earlier wuxia films-and, at three hours, a bit of a commitment.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2018
71% Padmaavat (2018) An extravagant, often gorgeous bore.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2018
54% 12 Strong (2018) Too gung-ho and adrenalized to bother with consequences.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2018
56% The Commuter (2018) Made with enough skill to paper over its ridiculous plot.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
26% Bright (2017) Bright is as close to pointless as a sci-fi action-adventure fantasy parable about racism with an expensive cast and ersatz runic undertones can get.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
77% In the Fade (Aus dem Nichts) (2017) In the Fade is not to be missed, no matter how difficult its subject matter.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
50% Downsizing (2017) By turns exceptional and merely amusing.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2017
77% All the Money in the World (2017) A film of hypnotic urgency, a cautionary tale so rich and smart it will stand up to repeated viewings.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2017
33% The Thousand Faces of Dunjia (2017) If you like [Tsui Hark's] style of dense plotting, mysterioso set-pieces and weird sex, Dunjia is a blast-but with a lot of holes in it.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) The action scenes are satisfying, and the effects, fun, if not earthshaking. But the best thing about Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle may be how well-crafted it is.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2017
86% Bill Frisell, A Portrait (2017) Bill Frisell: A Portrait presents an exceptionally talented artist who is able to pursue whatever direction his genius takes him. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
No Score Yet Brotherhood of Blades 2 (2017) A pretty obvious political allegory, a melancholy romance, a crackling detective story, and a strong setup for the next film in the series.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
40% The Swindlers (2017) A flimsy crime thriller whose every turn feels phony.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2017
85% Darkest Hour (2017) Polished Oscar bait with an award-worthy performance by Gary Oldman.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2017
97% Coco (2017) Everything in the movie is impeccable-the animation, settings, acting, pacing, music, emotions, humor.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2017
92% Intent to Destroy (2017) Intent to Destroy goes well beyond the genre to build a terse, infuriating case against a monstrous injustice, one with frightening relevance to events today.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017