James Kleinmann

James Kleinmann
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
James Kleinmann is the Editor of The Queer Review. The New York based Brit has contributed reviews and interviews to BBC Radio 2, BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio Scotland, Attitude magazine, MTV, Gaydio and HeyUGuys. James is a graduate of University College London (UCL) and Drama Studio London. Find him @jameskleinmann
Publications: HeyUGuys, The Queer Review

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.5/5 43% Body Cam (2020) What lets Body Cam down is the screenplay, which after a tight opening becomes slightly unfocused in the final act, and as the film progresses there's a tendency to spell out what's happening a little too clearly. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
3.5/5 100% Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado (2020) This lovingly crafted, uplifting biographical doc. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
4/5 82% The Old Guard (2020) Without sacrificing any tension, the film has an unhurried pace that allows us to get to know these well-drawn characters intimately so we care for them when they're in danger, while the various plot strands remain clear and tight. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2020
5/5 99% Hamilton (2020) It might make you miss live theatre, but it certainly gives you as close to the thrill of it as you can get right now. In fact it's an electrifying experience, riveting throughout. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
4.5/5 92% Da 5 Bloods (2020) Adds an urgent, vital and clear voice to the current national conversation focused on societal and institutional racism. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2020
4/5 100% Welcome to Chechnya (2020) A highly effective piece of activism in itself, a disturbing real life horror that's compelling throughout, and achieves its purpose in making us as viewers sickened and engaged by what's happening on our watch in the twenty first century. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2020
4/5 94% John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020) An up close and personal biographical study of the activist and longstanding public servant, as well as a compelling examination of the history of the Civil Rights movement, through Lewis' vital role in it. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
4/5 98% Disclosure (2020) In using all trans contributors the result is a film that's a powerful, timely, and ultimately hopeful piece of trans screen representation in itself. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2020
3/5 64% Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) Succeeds in capturing the essence of what so many enjoy about Eurovision, while potentially opening the door for a new movie franchise. - The Queer Review EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2020