Jamie Broadnax

Jamie Broadnax
Jamie Broadnax's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Black Girl Nerds

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 97% The Witches (1990) The best Halloween treat is watching 'The Witches'. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2019
2.5/5 17% Sweetness in the Belly (2019) While this movie certainly has the potential, it just misses the mark on its story structure, Lilly's character development, and falls victim to dated cinematic tropes that Hollywood has a bad habit of repeating incessantly. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
3.5/5 50% Overcomer (2019) The story invites anyone who has experienced a season of failure or a season of loss to find something to keep them going. That thing is finding your faith - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
3.5/5 5% Jacob's Ladder (2019) 'Jacob's Ladder' holds its own just fine as a standalone and brings to the screen a unique narrative. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
4/5 90% Always Be My Maybe (2019) 'Always Be My Maybe' is far from anything super original, but its cast makes up for its idiosyncrasies and there is a large audience that will likely devour this film. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
4/5 54% Ma (2019) Octavia Spencer's character is relatable and empathetic. Yes, she's a looney toon and a bit neurotic, but she's built that way for a reason. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
4/5 25% Rim of the World (2019) 'Rim of the World' is a fun adventure flick filled with cool pop culture movie moments and a great story arc that makes this a movie worth adding to your Netflix queue. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
4/5 73% The Perfection (2019) 'The Perfection' will keep you guessing until the very last frame. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
2/5 82% Someone Great (2019) Having Manhattan, NY as the backdrop of a story revolving around single womanhood has become a cliché unto itself - 'Someone Great' lacks substance, flavor, and depth. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2019
4/5 91% Gloria Bell (2019) Moore's portrayal of Gloria is one that indelibly stays with you. Moore injects her nurturing presence and pathos into the role. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 1, 2019
3.5/5 86% I Am Richard Pryor (2019) Pryor told unfiltered stories about his addiction, abuse, and encountering racism through his comedy. He literally used the pain of his past and present and turned it into power on the stage with a microphone. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2019
3/5 67% I See You (2019) There isn't anything groundbreaking or unique per se about this narrative, but the twists and turns and least likely suspects are what will pique your interest. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
4/5 97% Booksmart (2019) 'Booksmart' is funny, nerdy, silly and an excellent debut for first-time director Olivia Wilde who has found her genre. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2019
1/5 57% The Beach Bum (2019) There's certainly an audience for this film, but not a big one. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2019
3.5/5 81% Long Shot (2019) 'Long Shot' is a comedy that will likely become a fan favorite and has earned its rightful place in the genre of silly rom-coms. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2019
3.5/5 100% Jezebel (2019) 'Jezebel' is a film that is not judgemental or even takes a side with its protagonist, in fact, you empathize with young Tiffany, even though she's making a myriad of bad decisions. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2019
4.5/5 80% Juanita (2019) Juanita is filled with humor, love, and liberation - it's a bright shiny gem among today's crop of rom-coms. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
4/5 93% Us (2019) Jordan Peele has created a masterclass in social commentary horror - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2019
3/5 69% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) This sequel comes with more laughs than the first film, is far less scary, and tonally appears more like a sci-fi mystery show on the Freeform network. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
3.5/5 44% What Men Want (2019) What the team of writers on 'What Men Want' gives Taraji P. Henson, is a veritable wonderland into the mind of men in an environment that often suppresses women. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
3/5 84% Little Monsters (2019) Lupita Nyong'o in a B-movie stylized horror comedy was the film I never knew I needed - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
3/5 38% Don't Let Go (Relive) (2019) Although Relive's story structure and the plot is a bit messy at times, it's still compelling enough and interesting to watch through multiple viewings. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
4/5 97% Clemency (2019) 'Clemency' examines with integrity and truth - the emotional weight of a prison warden's duty of carrying out executions through this impactful story filled with groundbreaking performances. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
3.5/5 93% The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019) 'The Last Black Man In San Francisco' is the kind of film you walk away from and have conversations with your friends for hours just trying to unpack it all. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
4.5/5 79% Late Night (2019) I found myself laughing through nearly every scene of this movie. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
4/5 43% After the Wedding (2019) The movie feels like a soap opera - but in a good way. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
2.5/5 37% Glass (2019) The plot to 'Glass' is as broken and splintery as Elijah's bones, but the 19-year-old payoff for 'Unbreakable' fans may be worth your time. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
2.5 13% An Acceptable Loss (2019) It's unacceptable that 'An Acceptable Loss' has strong cast with a weak script - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
3/5 45% Second Act (2018) The chemistry between Lopez and Remini is palpable and every scene with them in it is golden. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
2.5/5 66% Vice (2018) Vice delivers some impressive performances, but as a narrative, there's room for improvement. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
3.5/5 63% Bird Box (2018) Bird Box keeps you on the edge-of-your-seat, and often times you, too, want to look away. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
5/5 79% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Julie Andrews would be proud of Emily Blunt's impeccable portrayal. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2018
3/5 27% Mortal Engines (2018) The film felt like an attraction at Universal Studios, and all I needed was some steampunk goggles to wear with me on the ride. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2018
3/5 96% Roma (2018) Roma tackles political context, race, ethnicity, and social class and although it manages to slip into the ethnic menial labor trope through its character Cleo, it does present an artful depiction of the social underclass through visual metaphors. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
4/5 61% Vox Lux (2018) Vox Lux takes a melancholic turn that deeply resonates with the viewer - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
3/5 17% Blood Brother (2018) Now that we know what Trey Songz can do in gritty cop thrillers, let's see what he can do in dramatic roles that challenge his range - I think he can do it. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
4/5 50% Pimp (2018) 'Pimp' presents in an unfiltered way, a stirring look at the life of a female pimp, and the challenges she undergoes to get what she needs. It's a film that sticks with you. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2018
3.5/5 59% The Grinch (2018) The Grinch delivers a delightful story about valiance, compassion, and friendship. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
2/5 23% Here and Now (Blue Night) (2018) The storytelling of 'Here and Now' drifts as arbitrarily as its lead protagonist does walking the streets of New York City. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
3/5 61% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Rami Malek, drenched with charisma and sex appeal embodied Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. He didn't portray him nor imitate him. He was him. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018
3/5 92% Been So Long (2018) I'm giving this film a pass because the leads are what make the movie, everything else around them needs a bit more work. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
4/5 98% The Guilty (Den skyldige) (2018) Jakob Cedergren's performance is the reason why this film is so compelling. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2018
1.5/5 17% Look Away (2018) If you're expecting to see something different while watching this, then perhaps you should look away and find something else. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
4/5 65% Stella's Last Weekend (2018) I now want to see more films starring the Wolff brothers as leads. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2018
3.5/5 50% Trouble (2018) With heavyweights like Huston and Pullman going at it scene-by-scene, you're drawn to their presence on camera and they give the movie some seasoning. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/5 42% Hell Fest (2018) 'Hell Fest' is not exactly a groundbreaking horror film, but its ending will shock you. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
3/5 93% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) It's a story you wouldn't believe to be true unless you see it, and after watching [Redford's] adaptation, it's easy to understand how and why Tucker was so efficacious at being successful as a career criminal. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2018
3.5/5 No Score Yet 1 Angry Black Man (2018) An impactful film that deals with cerebral discussions around race, class, and society through the lens of liberal arts students. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2018
4/5 96% Little Woods (2019) In the film 'Little Woods', Tessa Thompson executes one of the best performances of her career. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2018
3.5/5 71% Nappily Ever After (2018) Nappily Ever After is a story that we may have seen before in one form or another - but is still one worth retelling in its own way. - Black Girl Nerds EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018