Erik Abriss

Erik Abriss
Erik Abriss's reviews do not count toward the Tomatometer®. This is not a Tomatometer-approved critic, and this critic's reviews are not published on a Tomatometer-approved publication.
Publications: Complex

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 82% Chi-Raq (2015) While the effort is there, more criticism of the systems responsible for creating such conditions that make a kid put so much importance on the gun could've made Chi-Raq one of the most important war movies of our generation. - Complex EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2019
4.5/5 92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) Packed with blasts of nostalgic fun, sharp humor and breathtaking visual effects, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is not only the best blockbuster of 2015, but the franchise reboot that this new generation of kids deserve. - Complex EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2019
100% Tig Notaro: Happy to Be Here (2018) There is an unrelenting riptide of joy that defines Happy to Be Here. Tig uses this hour not to wade in the polluted pool of the past, but to play in the sandbox of the now. - New York Magazine/Vulture EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2018
100% Cameron Esposito: Rape Jokes (2018) To squirm at the title of Cameron Esposito's new special is both the point and the problem. - New York Magazine/Vulture EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2018
90% Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh (2018) Look, there's no need to overintellectualize Sandler's humor. He wouldn't want you to, either. But there's something blissful to be found in his idiot-savant indifference. - New York Magazine/Vulture EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2018
100% John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City (2018) Mulaney's gift is his ability to avoid being mechanical or stiff, as his showmanship and modulated mischievousness add an intoxicating layer of looseness to his set. The guy is just infuriatingly good. - New York Magazine/Vulture EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
100% Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape (2018) While Gaffigan does release the vulnerability valve, he never resorts to melodrama, opting instead to use his trademark self-deprecating jokes to both suture his emotional wounds. - New York Magazine/Vulture EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018