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Daniel Eagan

Daniel Eagan
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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
86% 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
25% 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 (1979) 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
70% 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
57% The Commuter (2018) Made with enough skill to paper over its ridiculous plot.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
27% 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
72% 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
51% 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
86% 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
75% No Stone Unturned (2017) To those familiar with the Irish Troubles, this is a familiar and dispiriting tale of lies, betrayals and cover-ups leading to the upper reaches of the British government. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2017
57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Despite its dated sensibilities, and Branagh's awkward updates, Murder on the Orient Express remains a lulling, cushiony pleasure.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) God of Thunder fights his villainous sister to defend Asgard in a splashy, joke-filled Marvel outing.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
No Score Yet Rocky Ros Muc (2017) Best for dedicated fans.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
99% Jane (2017) A tightly controlled portrait of Goodall.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2017
100% The Outlaws (2017) Cops battle warring gangs war in a solid, hard-hitting Korean thriller. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
62% The Foreigner (2017) Grieving Chinese special-forces op takes on the IRA in a politically muddled but still satisfying Jackie Chan vehicle.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2017
87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Replicant hunter uncovers a conspiracy that could change the world in an ambitious, uncompromising sci-fi adventure.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
41% The Mountain Between Us (2017) A drippy, tone-deaf, none-too-believable vehicle for Kate Winslet and Idris Elba. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
No Score Yet Tam Cam: The Untold Story (2017) Fairytale adaptation from Vietnam mixes magic and martial arts in a lavish period adventure. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
No Score Yet Autumn, Autumn (2016) Quiet, laser-sharp look at life in a remote Korean town, seen through three people. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
No Score Yet Hong Kong Trilogy: Preschooled Preoccupied Preposterous (Hoeng gong saam bou kuk) (2015) [Christopher] Doyle remains a distinctive cinematographer, even if his directing here is ultimately disappointing.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
82% Brad's Status (2017) Narcissist learns money can't buy happiness, or something like that, in a tepid Ben Stiller vehicle. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
22% Birth of the Dragon (2017) Modest, effective account of a rivalry early in Bruce Lee's career.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2017
100% Sidemen: Long Road to Glory (2017) Hubert Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins and Willie Smith were outstanding players, and they make this movie interesting in spite of itself.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2017
17% The Adventurers (2017) Poor scripting and a serious lack of energy make this passable fun at best.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2017
No Score Yet Absurd Accident (2017) If its structure occasionally gets in the way, Absurd Accident's hangdog humor rarely fails.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
87% Wind River (2017) Cheap, ugly exploitation.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
70% Water and Sugar: Carlo Di Palma, the Colours of Life (2016) Despite its shortcomings, Water and Sugar is an affectionate and worthwhile introduction to [Carlo Di Palma's] life and work.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
70% Wolf Warrior II (2017) While it's an upgrade over the first outing, Wolf Warrior II never breaks out of its B-movie niche.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) The good, which is sometimes spectacular, outweighs the bad, which is never that terrible.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2017
100% I Am the Blues (2015) Engrossing, sympathetic documentary about Southern blues musicians takes the time to get to know its subjects.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2017
No Score Yet No Maps on My Taps (1979) Appealing documentary about three extraordinary tap dancers is ready to win over a new generation of viewers.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2017
16% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) It's an all-out war between planets as Michael Bay says farewell to the Transformers franchise with some of the best sustained filmmaking of his career.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2017
93% SCORE: A Film Music Documentary (2017) Composers and experts discuss movie soundtracks in a polished, laid-back documentary. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2017
83% Lost in Paris (Paris pieds nus) (2017) Very poorly lit and indifferently shot, Lost in Paris becomes increasingly leaden as it progresses. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
16% The Mummy (2017) The Mummy does what it's supposed to do with little originality and almost no life.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2017
80% Ascent (2017) [N]arration veers between oblique and pretentious, sometimes landing squarely on both.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2017
78% God of War (2017) A large-scale adventure with an above-average script, God of War could be the best Asian historical epic since John Woo's Red Cliff. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2017
75% The Exception (The Kaiser's Last Kiss) (2017) Intrigue swirls around the exiled Kaiser Wilhelm before a meeting with Nazi leaders in a capable World War II romance with memorable acting.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017