Jason Escamilla

Jason Escamilla
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Jason Escamilla is a film critic and press member in Houston, Texas. Graduating from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi with a Bachelors in Communication and a Masters in Education, Jason enjoys his teaching career, graphic design, video editing, and watching/critiquing film.
Publications: EskimoTV

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
A- 99% Booksmart (2019) "Booksmart" is the best movie of 2019 so far. Funny, heartfelt, and entertaining. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
C 47% A Dog's Journey (2019) Television Director, Gail Mancuso, directs an underwhelming feature film that feels like separate TV episodes that lack depth, resulting in a tedious dull drama. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
C+ 88% Annihilation (2018) Despite being suspenseful, the journey to uncover the mysteries is slow and disconnecting primarily due to not giving depth to the minor characters. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
A 84% Game Night (2018) The funniest movie of 2018. The character's ignorance of how unintelligent they are and the over-the-top situations the script finds the characters in is tremendously comedic. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
F 12% Fifty Shades Freed (2018) The film unsuccessfully tries to mix action amidst the romance drama. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
C- 81% Early Man (2018) A fine movie for kids that will bore older audiences who are looking for something that has depth. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
97% Black Panther (2018) A wonderful story full of twists and turns, featuring one of the best villains in the MCU. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
D+ 23% The 15:17 to Paris (2018) A long drawn out film; horrible pacing, awkward editing, and ultimately, a boring experience. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
C- 52% Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2018) No surprises that intrigue or draw the audience in. The outdated visuals, despite having a unique and consistent art style, take you out of the story. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
D 14% Winchester (2018) All jump scares. No relatable characters. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
C 16% The Hustle (2019) The plot is messy, random, and unfocused. The comedy is hit or miss; lacking big laugh-out-loud moments. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
A+ 91% Love, Simon (2018) A comedic heartfelt story that is suspenseful, hilarious, engaging, and relevant. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B- 43% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) Overstays its welcome, but has some entertaining scenes scattered throughout. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B- 51% 12 Strong (2018) Informative and educational movie that drags, especially at the beginning, making it a film that is not re-watchable. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B- 57% The Commuter (2018) A fun, yet disposable, movie that does feel like other Liam Neeson thrillers. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
A- 100% Paddington 2 (2018) A fun film the whole family can enjoy! - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B- 32% Insidious: The Last Key (2018) Very similar to other Insidious films but the backstory of its lead character, Elise, provides depth we have not seen before. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B 82% Molly's Game (2018) An engaging action thriller that could've been shortened to tighten the pacing a bit more. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B 88% The Post (2018) A slow burn educational setup that requires patience for the concluding events to be enjoyable. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
C- 30% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) Over-the-top crazy side plot comes out of nowhere and takes over what you think is the main plot. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) An uplifting story with catchy music that could have developed more characters outside of its lead. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Unnecessary the longest Star Wars film to date, but has some of the most epic ground-breaking moments in the franchise. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B 84% Wonder (2017) Charming and eye-opening to how difficult it is for adolescents who are different feel as they go throughout their lives. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
C- 42% The Star (2017) Not a lot of enjoyable moments for adults to engage with but families may enjoy watching, as it is a kid-friendly telling of the birth of Jesus. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
A+ 97% Coco (2017) The best movie of 2017. An emotionally moving classic! - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B- 20% Daddy's Home 2 (2017) Clean humor featuring contrasting lead characters that is a fun one-time holiday movie. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
C 62% Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) A slow setup causes the story to feel unfocused. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B- 35% Jigsaw (2017) Despite some plot details feeling unrealistic, the film has a thrilling suspenseful premise with a satisfying twist for fans of the SAW franchise. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
C- 28% Suburbicon (2017) Comedy is not effectively mixed with a serious thriller, ruining many potential tense moments; leaving the audience confused as to what emotion they should be feeling. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B 65% The Foreigner (2017) Action thriller with great twists and turns! The film is similar to others of the genre, but still effective. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B- 88% Only the Brave (2017) If you enjoy a firefighter film that develops solid characters, this film will deliver. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
F 7% The Snowman (2017) Obviously missing parts that are vital to the comprehension of this messy story. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
A- 87% Professor Marston & The Wonder Women (2017) The central conflict is unique. The acting is great. Characters feel real. Will ignite discussion amongst whoever you go see this with! - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
B+ 72% Happy Death Day (2017) Strong female character involved in a mysterious plot, which features comedy effectively spared throughout. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
69% mother! (2017) Absolutely crazy, bizarre in a very refreshing way! The plot engagingly communicates an allegorical message that ignites thorough discussion. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
85% It (2017) You'll not only get a horror film with scares, but also a good story with solid fleshed out characters. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
C- 50% Tolkien (2019) There's nothing super extraordinary that happens to inspire an indifferent audience member to become emotionally invested in the informatively calm phlegmatic story. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
D 30% UglyDolls (2019) "UglyDolls" really is ugly in terms of its animation quality and despite the positive messages, the movie is very uncreative and fails to tell an engaging story. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 5, 2019
C 65% Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Audience's inner child may enjoy an adventure that's equivalently as exciting as a Saturday morning cartoon. Those looking for substance will be bored by an underwhelming plot - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
D 30% The Intruder (2019) Despite an interestingly creepy premise, the character choices are so idiotic and over-the-top that they become unlikeable. The script is cheesy and unintentionally funny! - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2019
A- 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) If you're a Marvel fan, this film is made for you and you're going to love it! - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
C 80% Fast Color (2019) "Fast color" is a slow drama that has shades of thrills and excitement, but overall failed to accomplish its goal of emotionally engaging me with the characters. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2019
C+ 30% The Curse of La Llorona (2019) The main curse of La Llorona is that it doesn't offer anything new to to the horror genre, relying on jump scares to carry a paper-thin plot, intertwined with Latin folklore. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2019
B+ 61% Breakthrough (2019) Breakthrough is an emotionally moving film that faith-based families and individuals are really going to enjoy. Secular audiences may find it to be cheesy. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
C 57% Pet Sematary (2019) Pet Sematary fails to tell a clever narrative that is truly disturbing but insteads falls into the same tropes that are in so many other horror films. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2019
B- 81% Long Shot (2019) The contrast between the lead characters was interestingly unusual and comedic. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
B 90% Shazam! (2019) Zachary Levi shines as the electrifying energetic star of Shazam! - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2019
B- 47% Dumbo (2019) If you have kids, take them! If not, you should probably stay home. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2019
C- 57% The Highwaymen (2019) I don't see many people opening up Netflix, starting this, and then actually choosing to finish it. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2019
B 94% Us (2019) Us is a creepy fun film with a creative premise that goes in a direction you won't expect. - EskimoTV EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2019