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Daniel Eagan

Daniel Eagan
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet 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
97% First Reformed (2018) Ambitious Paul Schrader drama ultimately loses its way.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
88% 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
88% 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
91% 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
56% 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
91% 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
84% 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
44% 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
83% 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
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 (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
57% 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
75% 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
78% 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
77% 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
98% 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
40% 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
27% 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