Jason McKiernan

Jason McKiernan
Jason McKiernan's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Filmcritic.com

Movie Reviews Only

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 50%

The Accountant (2016)

"a film whose ambitious intricacy is also its undoing" ‐Film Racket
Posted Oct 13, 2016
4.5/5 74%

The Birth of a Nation (2016)

"fiercely blunt and endlessly provocative" ‐Film Racket
Posted Oct 6, 2016
3.5/5 93%

Queen of Katwe (2016)

" powerful true story, painted in vibrant strokes, about very specific people that the world needs to see, daring to reach for goals everyone should and can so intimately identify with" ‐Film Racket
Posted Sep 29, 2016
3.5/5 83%

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

"As if I could ever forget why I long ago swore off filling my car up at a BP station, along comes this movie to provide an IMAX-sized reminder" ‐Film Racket
Posted Sep 29, 2016
2.5/5 83%

Sully (2016)

"a manufactured big-screen tribute, well-intentioned though it is, wasn't necessary" ‐Film Racket
Posted Sep 8, 2016
4/5 59%

The Light Between Oceans (2016)

"the next step in the evolution of a filmmaker who follows stories to their breaking point" ‐Film Racket
Posted Sep 1, 2016
3.5/5 87%

Don't Breathe (2016)

"a classic howler, a full-throttle white knuckler that is precisely designed to become a cult classic" ‐Film Racket
Posted Aug 25, 2016
4/5 86%

Pete's Dragon (2016)

"a film of wonder...and, yes, of magic." ‐Film Racket
Posted Aug 11, 2016
1.5/5 26%

Suicide Squad (2016)

"a spectacularly incoherent disaster that is terminally lost in its own warring tonal identity" ‐Film Racket
Posted Aug 4, 2016
3/5 64%

Nerve (2016)

"something of a rarity - a movie that both observes and immerses in modern mind-numbery, and a cautionary tale both in its narrative and its creation." ‐Film Racket
Posted Jul 26, 2016
3.5/5 60%

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)

"Cheers to a master class in comedic performance, sweetie darlings." ‐Film Racket
Posted Jul 21, 2016
4/5 72%

Ghostbusters (2016)

"a fun and subversive summer blockbuster" ‐Film Racket
Posted Jul 14, 2016
3/5 75%

The BFG (2016)

"something of a wondrous anomaly" ‐Film Racket
Posted Jun 30, 2016
4/5 94%

Finding Dory (2016)

"surpasses the original" ‐Film Racket
Posted Jun 16, 2016
3.5/5 77%

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

"If it doesn't work for you, I can't necessarily blame you. But give it some time - the rest of us will welcome you into the cult in a few years." ‐Film Racket
Posted Jun 2, 2016
1.5/5 43%

The Angry Birds Movie (2016)

"Squeezed into the painful comic confines of Jon Vitti's screenplay is a message about reckless overconsumption, but it's hard for something like that to take hold amid repeated jokes about pig farts and bird urination." ‐Film Racket
Posted May 19, 2016
3.5/5 92%

The Nice Guys (2016)

"it dares the audience not to indulge in its lunacy and wins" ‐Film Racket
Posted May 19, 2016
3/5 90%

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

"a boldly efficient house of cards" ‐Film Racket
Posted May 5, 2016
3.5/5 95%

The Jungle Book (2016)

"a vivid, colorful, action-packed contradiction." ‐Film Racket
Posted Apr 14, 2016
1/5 22%

The Boss (2016)

"a crazy mess." ‐Film Racket
Posted Apr 7, 2016
1/5 13%

The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016)

"regresses into aimless kitsch, yet still expects us to take it seriously" ‐Film Racket
Posted Mar 17, 2016
3.5/5 98%

Zootopia (2016)

"fascinating to witness, a film unafraid to venture into polarizing thematic terrain and uncharacteristically blend genres in order to reach that destination" ‐Film Racket
Posted Mar 3, 2016
1/5 54%

Triple 9 (2016)

"the kind of terrible movie that can only be made by a bunch of really talented people" ‐Film Racket
Posted Feb 25, 2016
3.5/5 49%

How To Be Single (2016)

"bright and energetic and funny and kinda refreshingly smart about itself" ‐Film Racket
Posted Feb 11, 2016
3/5 42%

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

"harmless and amiable" ‐Film Racket
Posted Feb 4, 2016
1.5/5 11%

Dirty Grandpa (2016)

"largely terrible and nearly laugh-less" ‐Film Racket
Posted Jan 21, 2016
2.5/5 60%

Joy (2015)

"Joy tells a story worth celebrating but delivers it straight-faced, with a sigh. " ‐Film Racket
Posted Dec 24, 2015
3/5 61%

Concussion (2015)

"Concussion is important, but that doesn't make it great polemical cinema." ‐Film Racket
Posted Dec 24, 2015
4/5 66%

The Night Before (2015)

"kind of a Christmas miracle that no one asked for" ‐Film Racket
Posted Nov 19, 2015
4.5/5 94%

Room (2015)

"Larson and Tremblay - both deserving Oscar contenders with Larson a likely winner - carry the weight of the material, of their characters, of this unimaginable plight, and transform the burden into a stunning portrait of humanity. " ‐Film Racket
Posted Nov 5, 2015
3.5/5 35%

Our Brand is Crisis (2015)

"succeeds in spite of itself." ‐Film Racket
Posted Oct 29, 2015
4/5 91%

Bridge of Spies (2015)

"the reverent Spielberg is more contemplative and conflicted, applying traditional iconography but peeling back the imagery to reveal a murky underbelly of hazy morality and compromised principles." ‐Film Racket
Posted Oct 15, 2015
3/5 84%

The Walk (2015)

"The Walk is split into two disparate halves - the half Robert Zemeckis passionately wanted to make, and the half he had to make in order to end up with a complete film." ‐Film Racket
Posted Sep 29, 2015
3/5 54%

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

"a film about a soulless enterprise that loses its own soul in the making." ‐Film Racket
Posted Sep 24, 2015
3.5/5 62%

The Intern (2015)

"polished with a studio sheen, to be sure, but with a defiant spirit at its core and great performances at its center" ‐Film Racket
Posted Sep 24, 2015
2.5/5 73%

Everest (2015)

"uninteresting people suffering for two hours is not my idea of entertainment" ‐Film Racket
Posted Sep 17, 2015
3/5 40%

We Are Your Friends (2015)

"There's so much good, in fact, that it's all the more depressing when the screenplay occasionally delivers a sequence of such crippling awfulness that the film feels as haplessly shallow as its trailers initially indicate. " ‐Film Racket
Posted Aug 27, 2015
3.5/5 43%

American Ultra (2015)

"It's a great concept, if for no other reason than the notion of Jesse Eisenberg as indestructible action hero is my kind of quirky" ‐Film Racket
Posted Aug 20, 2015
4/5 67%

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

"a tempestuous clash of fire and ice, ratcheted to a fever pitch" ‐Film Racket
Posted Aug 13, 2015
3.5/5 26%

Vacation (2015)

" a worthy entry into a canon that hasn't delivered a film this funny in nearly two decades" ‐Film Racket
Posted Jul 28, 2015
3/5 16%

Pixels (2015)

"It's silly and ever imperfect, but it's basically a '80s retro store turned into an event movie, and that's okay with me. " ‐Film Racket
Posted Jul 23, 2015
4/5 81%

Ant-Man (2015)

"playfulness - and the residual respect for Wright's ideas and artistry - help carry Ant-Man to a perch aside Guardians of the Galaxy as a semi-punk pillar of the Marvel cinematic domain" ‐Film Racket
Posted Jul 16, 2015
2.5/5 62%

Felt (2015)

"an intriguing thematic exploration that finds its halted, lumbering execution leading to its ultimate downfall." ‐Film Racket
Posted Jun 25, 2015
2/5 49%

Manglehorn (2015)

"For all its attempts to heavily overcomplicate both its narrative and its aesthetic, Manglehorn sure is simplistic and bland" ‐Film Racket
Posted Jun 18, 2015
4.5/5 98%

Inside Out (2015)

"what a ride!" ‐Film Racket
Posted Jun 18, 2015
2.5/5 71%

Jurassic World (2015)

"A Jurassic template that is populated with broad caricatures, bad CG, and dinosaurs that don't look or feel as legitimately awe-inspiring as they did in 1993." ‐Film Racket
Posted Jun 11, 2015
1.5/5 48%

San Andreas (2015)

"collapses in a deluge of imitations of other clichéd disasters. " ‐Film Racket
Posted May 28, 2015
4/5 97%

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

"leaves blisters on the cinema screen" ‐Film Racket
Posted May 14, 2015
1.5/5 7%

Hot Pursuit (2015)

"For the bulk of the film's running time, these talented actresses are made to shriek and bellow at one another as they amble from one lazy episode to another." ‐Film Racket
Posted May 7, 2015
3.5/5 75%

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

"well-mounted and fun. The product of a machine, yes, but a well-oiled one" ‐Film Racket
Posted Apr 30, 2015
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