Hannah Hoolihan

Hannah Hoolihan
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Hannah Hoolihan is a freelance film critic that resides in Minnesota and writes for her own website, hannahhoolihan.com. She is also a Social Content Producer for Geek Bomb which entails writing, voicing over and producing short-form video content. Her work has been featured on Leonard Maltin's website as well in their "New Voices" section.
Publications: Hannah Hoolihan

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
9/10 94% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) From the beautiful pastel color palette to the electrifying score by Nicholas Britell, every detail in Beale Street beckons you into the narrative and welcomes you with open arms. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2019
9/10 85% Dumplin' (2018) A delightful coming-of-age story that's as sassy and willful as the Dolly Parton tunes imbued within it. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
10/10 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) With witty storytelling, lovable characters, and some solid laugh-out-loud moments, it's a fresh and exciting take on the familiar narrative of Marvel's favorite web-slinger. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
9/10 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) It's a delightful concoction of lovable characters and an enjoyable story, with just the right amount of adult humor sprinkled on top, that follows-up to its original and heartfelt predecessor with gusto! - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2018
6/10 37% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) The wonder of the wizarding world lives on in The Crimes of Grindelwald, even if its lackluster story leaves something to be desired - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
7/10 81% Overlord (2018) In the end, it tosses exposition out the window in exchange for incredible effects and some solid frights. It'll satisfy that B-movie craving for some good ol' fashioned zombie fightin'. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
9/10 81% Boy Erased (2018) Boy Erased is a distressing story told with compassion through its incredible leads and thoughtful direction from Joel Edgerton. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
86% A Simple Favor (2018) A Simple Favor is a classy, humorous, and often outrageous thriller. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
73% Nelly (2018) Though occasionally bogged down by a slow pace, Nelly is a tale that will intrigue you while simultaneously breaking your heart. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
87% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) Has its moments of hilarity, but ultimately it's a young adult film that will stick in your head for its message and the relevance that it has today. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
97% To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018) It was simple, yet engaging. It'll have you smiling from ear to ear as you soak in the wholesomeness. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
94% Blindspotting (2018) Not only did the acting impress me, but the story and themes present throughout were incredibly relevant. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
93% Sorry to Bother You (2018) Not only is this movie loaded with amazing acting, especially from Lakeith Stanfield, but it's filled with scenes that are equal parts out-of-this-world and incredibly relevant. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
99% The Tale (2018) Fox's vulnerability, both in front of and behind the camera, shines through and leaves the viewer emotionally invested from the very beginning. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
95% A Quiet Place (2018) It has you white-knuckling the arm rests of your seat for almost the entire runtime. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
90% Isle of Dogs (2018) Snappy dialogue throughout that's fun to keep up with. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
100% Half the Picture (2018) Why did I leave this movie teary eyed but optimistic? Because it delivers a message of hope. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
99% Eighth Grade (2018) Eighth Grade is hilarious and heartfelt and I absolutely adored Elsie Fisher. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
88% Annihilation (2018) This movie is phenomenal. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
81% Early Man (2018) It's simply a movie to lift your spirits and make you laugh. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
92% Revenge (2018) Had me on the edge of my seat the entire time. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
88% The Post (2018) A great movie with a fantastic message that people should be paying attention to. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
89% I, Tonya (2018) It's equal parts tragic and hilarious and is very self-aware of the story it's telling. They milk every aspect of it and leave you wanting more. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
78% All the Money in the World (2017) Michelle Williams is the greatest part of this film. She steals the screen from start to finish. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
95% Call Me by Your Name (2018) It's refreshing, wonderful, and shows that love is love no matter how you slice it. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
82% Molly's Game (2018) The witty and informative dialogue constantly keeps the audience invested in the story. There's not a single moment where you're taken out of the film or your attention is driven away from the plot. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
84% Darkest Hour (2017) It's fascinating and will leave you feeling excited and inspired upon leaving the theater. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
56% The Greatest Showman (2017) If you're a fan of movie musicals, this will be straight up your alley. If you're looking for a biographical storytelling of P.T. Barnum's life, you're not going to get it. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
91% The Disaster Artist (2017) Even if you haven't seen The Room, The Disaster Artist is still worth a viewing. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
97% Coco (2017) Original, fun, heartfelt and worth multiple viewings. A true return to form for Pixar. I may need another box of Kleenex. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
99% Lady Bird (2017) This movie had a sense of realism to it that set it apart from others in its genre. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
90% Gerald's Game (2017) This is a fantastic psychological thriller and perfect to watch during this Halloween season. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
92% Spielberg (2017) An absolute wonder to watch. It made me so unbelievably happy and reminded me why I love film. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
85% Battle of the Sexes (2017) It's so satisfying to watch. Sports movies are very hit-or-miss for me. When they're a hit, though, they hit hard and with gusto. This is one of those films. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
53% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) It's a wild cluster of fun visuals and humor that isn't meant to be taken seriously whatsoever. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
70% mother! (2017) One of the most thought-provoking and visceral movies I've seen in awhile. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
85% It (2017) It's a wonderful story with horror aspects, which is the adaptation that it very much needed and helped to honor King's massive original. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
85% Ingrid Goes West (2017) I sincerely hope Plaza gets recognition for her role in this because she let loose and became completely enthralled with playing Ingrid. You could tell she loved it. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
78% Atomic Blonde (2017) [Charlize Theron] kills. Literally and figuratively. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
98% The Big Sick (2017) This movie provided a fresh and different take on that formula that I think many of us were getting burnt out on. It has brilliant writing and storytelling and feels realistic while still being fun and funny. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2018
90% A Star Is Born (2018) A Star Is Born works because it takes an old formula and builds it up into an emotionally charged story of love and loss. It'll tug at your heartstrings while simultaneously lifting you up with energetic tunes and tour-de-force performances. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2018
7/10 75% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Bad Times at the El Royale weaves together multiple narratives into a Tarantinoesque story that's stylish and entertaining but ultimately gives way to the weight of its third act -- falling off the line that it balanced on so well in the beginning. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2018
9/10 87% First Man (2018) First Man is a marvelous spectacle and an astounding feat for Damien Chazelle. It celebrates the success of Apollo 11 but acknowledges the long and heartbreaking path that Neil took to get there. - Hannah Hoolihan EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018