Ellen Gray

Ellen Gray

Agrees with the Tomatometer 94% of the time.

Ellen Gray's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 85%

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)

"Just Another Version is less sweeping than Lear's memoir but filled with smartly chosen clips." ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Aug 4, 2016

The Whole Gritty City (2013)

"Boy, can some of these kids play." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted May 29, 2015

The Normal Heart (2014)

"It's Kramer's fury, channeled through Ruffalo's manic energy as the writer's alter-ego Ned Weeks, that keeps The Normal Heart beating and preserves a horrific bit of all too recent history not in amber, but in anger." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted May 22, 2014

Let The Fire Burn (2013)

"It's a remarkably evenhanded telling of a story in which there could be no winners, using archival footage alone." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted May 13, 2014

An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)

"You don't have to be a Whovian - or even know what a Whovian is - to enjoy it." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Nov 22, 2013

Blackfish (2013)

"You don't have to be an animal-rights activist to appreciate its questioning of the justifications for keeping highly intelligent mammals... in tanks to perform for our entertainment" ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Oct 24, 2013

Life According To Sam (2013)

"It's Sam and his parents, who've refused to let his situation keep him from living as full a life as possible, who make Life According to Sam one of the feel-good movies of my year, at least." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Oct 21, 2013

Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (2013)

"By the time the band arrives in Manila for Pineda's emotional homecoming, every note feels as if it's been earned." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Sep 30, 2013
No Score Yet

Miss You Can Do It (2013)

"If you need an antidote to the horror that is Toddlers & Tiaras (not to mention its benighted spin-off, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo), here it is." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Jun 24, 2013

Behind the Candelabra (2013)

"Candelabra shines a light on things that might have occurred, but it never quite illuminates them." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted May 24, 2013

Phil Spector (2013)

"I'm not sure that what Mamet's trying to say here about celebrity justice is worth the risk of making things any worse." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted May 22, 2013

Girl Model (2012)

"A disturbing documentary about a side of the modeling business that's far from super." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Mar 22, 2013
No Score Yet

Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962)

"For me, Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol, which marks its 50th anniversary this week with a Saturday night presentation by NBC -- which hasn't shown it in decades -- will always be my Christmas Carol." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Jan 3, 2013

Gloria: In Her Own Words (2011)

"Stick with this fast-moving, clip-heavy survey course of Steinem's career, and you'll eventually get past the surface stuff." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Aug 13, 2012

Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story (2011)

"Dull beyond the power of even a mammoth opening weekend for the final Harry Potter film to render interesting." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Aug 13, 2012

George Harrison: Living In The Material World (2011)

"Olivia Harrison's honesty contributes mightily to Scorsese's portrait of an artist more interesting than some of us may have realized." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Aug 6, 2012
B 72%

Exporting Raymond (2011)

"People who never saw (or never much liked) "Everybody Loves Raymond" might not get the specifics. But complaining about people who don't get your jokes? That is universal." ‐ Philadelphia Daily News
Posted Apr 28, 2011