Jamie Broadnax Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 34% Shock and Awe (2018) Shock And Awe hasits share of some minor storytelling flaws - but executes a relevant reflection on the state of journalism.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2018
4/5 83% Under the Tree (Undir trénu) (2018) Under The Tree sets you up on a ride that begins with light comedy and meanders to a horrifying twist that causes the wheels to fall off.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
4/5 54% Tag (2018) Tag is stupidly funny.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
3.5/5 No Score Yet One Last Thing - A Chicken Soup for the Soul Event (2018) One Last Thing is the kind of movie I'd like to watch on an early Sunday afternoon in my pajamas with a cup of milk and a plate of cookies. It's a cozy and comfy watch‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2018
3/5 94% Set It Up (2018) Set It Up is cute, sweet, funny and yes predictable but it does what it sets out to do and that is to entertain - which it executes very well.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2018
3.5/5 52% A Kid Like Jake (2018) A Kid Like Jake gives an honest, fascinating, and emotionally raw look at parenting in a new era which is a story that many parents need to pay attention to.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
4/5 35% Fahrenheit 451 (2018) Shannon gives his best here, which could be said for most of his roles, and the chemistry between both Jordan and Shannon is palpable. I guess you could say it gets pretty heated between these two.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted May 12, 2018
4/5 90% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) Hearts Beat Loud steals your heart, makes it beat faster and you'll love this story out loud. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted May 4, 2018
3/5 49% Tomb Raider (2018) Is Tomb Raider a movie you should take seriously and expect to be a groundbreaking film? No. Is this a movie that you can enjoy with a box of popcorn and see some cool action sequences and shoot-em-up adventures? Yes.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2018
4.5/5 89% Hereditary (2018) Hereditary shocks audiences through the use of crafty sound editing and design, creepy special effects and strong compelling performances that will terrify you. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
4/5 84% First Match (2018) This narrative in First Match feels real, authentic and organic.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
4/5 80% Jinn (2018) In an entertainment industry inundated with images and stories about the radicalized sects of Islam, a movie like Jinn is needed right now.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
4/5 86% Fast Color (2018) The film Fast Color is literally a tale of Black Girl Magic and it delivers.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
3/5 83% Blockers (2018) The infamous butt-chugging scene - will do for audiences what the pie-humping scene in American Pie did for the comedy genre.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2018
5/5 95% A Quiet Place (2018) If you want to watch an edge-of-your-seat horror thriller with extraordinary performances, impressive sound editing and a well-driven story structure - A Quiet Place is definitely a film to add on your radar.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2018
4/5 40% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) [A Wrinkle In Time] may not get there in a perfectly wrapped bow, but it tells the story in a way that as a fan I can appreciate - and as a critic, I can also respect.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
5/5 97% Black Panther (2018) I left the theater wanting to see this movie at least 10 more times. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet Monster (2018) Monster is a great character study and in-depth look at how we perceive guilt and innocence.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2018
2.5 50% Burden (2018) I'm not sure if dismantling racism based on a love affair is the kind of movie I want to see right now.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2018
4/5 97% Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018) Robin's story is absolutely incredible and will make you laugh and cry at the same time.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2018
3/5 82% Monsters and Men (2018) This film is meant for you to leave with your own assessment of state-sanctioned violence and it doesn't try to do the work of figuring that out for you---I appreciated that. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2018
4/5 100% Night Comes On (2018) Night Comes On will stick with you long after turning it off, yearning for more female-driven stories like this one and hoping they become just as poignant as other films to broader audiences.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2018
2/5 25% Step Sisters (2018) Step Sisters lacks the willingness to be creative and provide something unique and unexpected its audience. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2018
3.5/5 50% Love Beats Rhymes (2017) What keeps you watching are the characters, their character development and the brewing romance between Derek and Coco that in an unexpected plot twist; suddenly gets complicated. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
3/5 No Score Yet Detected (2016) The film has great pacing, with an incredibly informative subject matter, but fails miserably on its intersectional representation of women breast cancer patients. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
3.5/5 40% Justice League (2017) Justice League delivers on its action, special effects, performance, and story. It's a pleasant surprise to see a film with both Batman and Superman that isn't abominable, horrendous and dreadful.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
4/5 100% Baltimore Rising (2017) The film resonates, teaches, provokes and speaks to the viewer in a way that allows you to get a deeper sense of who the people of Baltimore are and why their actions are so important. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2017
4/5 77% Thank You for Your Service (2017) Director Jason Hall digs deep into your core to show you exactly how veterans are treated, mistreated, used and abused by the very system they risk their lives to protect. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
3.5/5 88% Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat (2018) Driver does a great job of showing how Basquiat's graffiti smears were more than just a subjective piece of art but also spoke candidly to social commentary on race, poverty, and oppression. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2017
5/5 No Score Yet Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart (2017) The story of Lorraine Hansberry told in this way, reminded me of how there are so many stories, "Hidden Figures" stories if you will, of Black women in history that we know so little about.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2017
2/5 52% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) Roman J. Israel, Esq doesn't know what kind of film it wants to be.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
4/5 100% Strong Island (2017) It's clear that the filmmaker wants you to feel the same kind of hurt and anger he feels as more information unfolds about William Ford Jr.'s death. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
3.5/5 86% Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2018) The eminent Grace Jones, barely recognizable without her makeup, unpacks so many personal moments as a mother, sister, and daughter. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
3.5/5 55% The Upside (2018) I think overall The Upside is a heart felt movie that is not unprecedented and doesn't bring anything new to audiences.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2017
4.5/5 92% The Shape of Water (2017) The Shape of Water may be a bit weird and jarring to most, but it played to me like a beautiful and whimsical love story that anyone can relate to. Especially to those who do feel like outliers to what love is supposed to look like.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017
4/5 100% Five Fingers for Marseilles (2017) If you are someone that is interested in high action dramas with steady pacing, gorgeous photography, consistent themes, and breakthrough performances then this is one film you do not want to miss.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017
4.5/5 80% Black Cop (2017) Bowles does a fantastic job of intercutting real footage into some scenes that spark a visceral reaction and shapes the film's narrative to remind you that these moments are very real. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2017
4/5 85% It (2017) There are so many jump-out-of-your-seat moments, that I have no idea how I managed to maintain a steady heart rate throughout most of IT. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2017
2/5 41% Death Note (2017) The ending is one of those kinds of endings that try to be ambiguous but instead is so uneventful that we couldn't care less how the story actually finishes.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2017
4/5 86% The Incredible Jessica James (2017) I would highly recommend this film to anyone interested in a funny, unconventional romantic comedy about trying to get your life and career together while balancing personal and professional relationships. Basically, everyone should see this film. ‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2017
4/5 66% The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017) This is one of those films that will make you want to learn more about the story of Henrietta Lacks after your first viewing.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2017
3.5/5 91% Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017) The ambiance of this film does have a tweeny adolescent vibe. That's not a slight to the film, I'm just saying be prepared to see cute movie montages with bubblegum pop music playing underneath along with an ensemble cast of mostly teens and young adults.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2017
4/5 No Score Yet G-Funk (2017) This movie was a lesson in not only this subgenre of hip hop; but analysis about the business of the music industry as well as how relationships, allegiances, and fame play a role in how deals are made and broken.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2017
5/5 77% Small Town Crime (2018) The movie runs at a pace that keeps you engaged from scene-to-scene and the twists and turns of the plot take you on an unexpected trip that will have you laughing one moment and cringing with fear the next.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2017
5/5 94% Fences (2016) This film isn't about Black pain or the struggle of being economically disenfranchised. This movie is about real life which just so happens to be filled with Black fully actualized characters that have depth and grace.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2017
9/10 64% The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne (2014) Think of the film 'Catch Me If You Can' meets 'Ocean's Eleven' with a twist. The jewelry thief is an unsuspecting, sweet, and gorgeous Black woman by the name of Doris Payne.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2016
C+ 82% Barry (2016) Barack Obama's self-analyzing and contemplation of his experiences, doesn't quite have the impact that one would expect from a strong biopic.‐ Black Girl Nerds
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2016