Jeanne Kaplan Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Jeanne Kaplan

Jeanne Kaplan
Jeanne Kaplan's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
96% Coco (2017) "Coco" is magnificent storytelling! It honors families everywhere and the importance of being remembered by them. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
86% Darkest Hour (2017) Oldman's portrayal of Churchill is that much more forceful and convincing, thus he should be the front-runner come Oscar season for Best Actor.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
79% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) If "The Man Who Invented Christmas" doesn't catapult you into the proper Christmas spirit, you may want to consult a doctor. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2017
59% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Branagh doesn't allow Green's script to dawdle. His pace is relatively brisk, keeping the audience on track and the subplot from getting mired in minutia. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2017
94% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) McDormand is a powerhouse. She should be on the short list for a Best Actress nomination.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2017
75% Last Flag Flying (2017) Carell, Cranston and Fishburne, along with Johnson, are superb. They all reach within themselves to portray these characters with the truth and conviction demanded, warts et al. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) It's fun, it's exciting, it's hilarious --- and then there's Chris Hemsworth.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
80% The Square (2017) These questions of social action/inaction are certainly topical given our current political climate, but are Östlund's machinations too existential? ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
87% Novitiate (2017) Superbly written and directed by Betts --- a wunderkind in her field of other outstanding females in the industry. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
8% The Snowman (2017) The overall outcome of "The Snowman" is definitely disappointing. Parts of this movie are gripping --- and even terrifying --- but the script and Alfredson's direction never capitalize on those moments. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
93% Human Flow (2017) "Human Flow" definitely provides the vehicle to promote the conversation regarding this growing crisis. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2017
65% Breathe (2017) it would be very easy to slide into a maudlin depiction of a life confined to a bed or wheelchair. But Garfield goes for the gusto and we hang on for the ride. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
32% Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) Neeson's portrayal is quietly stellar. He was born to play roles such as this, and Oskar Schindler in "Schindler's List". ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
98% Lucky (2017) "Lucky" is a true amalgamation of wonderful characters, none more so than Stanton himself. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
96% Stronger (2017) "Stronger" is a realistic portrait of a young man who, because of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, is thrust into hero status against his wishes. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
81% Brad's Status (2017) "Brad's Status" is a truly entertaining film. There are a few cringe-worthy scenes, but it is not a straight comedy. Instead, it is a poignant study of what truly matters in life. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2017
89% Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016) "Lipstick Under My Burkha" is not a perfect movie, but Shrivastava tries mightily to bring attention to the struggles of women in everyday India. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2017
93% School Life (2017) "School Life" is a delightful little film. It's a true respite from some of the other nonsense at the cinema. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
29% Rebel in the Rye (2017) Solid portrayals and writing abound about a figure of significant import --- satisfying movie fare for the end of the summer.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
84% Polina (Polina, danser sa vie) (2017) It's a celebration of the camaraderie of young people who love and appreciate the art. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2017
50% England Is Mine (2017) Lowden carries the film with his understated performance.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
37% Leap! (2017) Though "Leap" does have its share of silly moments, overall it is delightful entertainment for young and old alike, a sweet inspirational story.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
39% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) it's strictly a summer popcorn movie, deftly directed by Patrick Hughes, and the screenplay by Tom O'Connor contains enough humor to keep it enjoyable.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2017
34% The Only Living Boy in New York (2017) While I was watching this film I kept wondering to myself how this even got made. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017
50% The Glass Castle (2017) "The Glass Castle" is finally brought to the screen with a marvelous cast and a script worthy of Walls' approval. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2017
83% Detroit (2017) Bigelow has once again established herself as one of the premier directors of her generation --- male or female.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2017
16% The Dark Tower (2017) The film is indeed dark, but not in a good way. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
9% The Emoji Movie (2017) I had no intention of seeing "The Emoji Movie" --- we all have our limits --- but David insisted we attend the screening. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2017
80% Brigsby Bear (2017) Mooney and his pals have created a love letter to nostalgia. Don't dismiss this unorthodox ode to cartoons of old --- it's a treasure. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
74% Amnesia (2017) "Amnesia" is an intensely quiet film, suited to Keller's understated performance. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2017
92% Dunkirk (2017) At a relatively short running time for an "epic", the characters are not developed enough to allow us to care about their survival. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2017
89% Lady Macbeth (2017) It is deeply disturbing and brilliantly acted. Not for the faint of heart --- it's a killer!‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) "War for the Planet of the Apes" stands on its own --- it is the summer blockbuster!‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2017
92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) It's a summer blockbuster worthy of the moniker. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2017
60% Despicable Me 3 (2017) It's a classic --- reminding all of us of the importance of cherishing those we love --- Minions definitely included! ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2017
93% Baby Driver (2017) Never before has an action thriller been this well executed or wildly entertaining. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2017
98% The Big Sick (2017) It's a wildly different experience and the fact that it's true makes "The Big Sick" even more unique. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2017
78% The Beguiled (2017) "The Beguiled" is a delicious summer movie --- filmmaking at its best. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2017
46% Rough Night (2017) Though "Rough Night" does have its moments of questionable debauchery, it is also highly entertaining and laugh-out-loud funny. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
77% The Hero (2017) For those of us women who have been a little in love with Sam Elliott all these years, "The Hero" should be on your "See It Now!" list. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2017
86% Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (Captain Underpants) (2017) Mildly entertaining with only a few laugh-out-loud moments.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
49% Churchill (2017) Cox has now put his own stamp on Sir Winston, and he is mesmerizing. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
92% Wonder Woman (2017) Don't be fooled. "Wonder Woman" may look like just another superhero movie --- but it's not. It's a tour-de-force by Gadot, not to be taken lightly.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Jack Sparrow may be a second skin for Depp, but he's delightfully, boozily amusing --- a perfect example of an identifiable character.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
71% The Commune (Kollektivet) (2017) The promise of delightful and possibly intriguing escapades amongst the cohabitants unfortunately devolves into a tawdry and unimaginative tale of infidelity and despair. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 18, 2017
67% The Wall (2017) The intensity and desperation never reaches the fever pitch necessary to make this entire situation believable.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 13, 2017
97% Burden (2017) "Burden" is brilliantly informative and so utterly engrossing. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
45% Paris Can Wait (Bonjour Anne) (2017) "Paris Can Wait" is utterly and completely enchanting. Jacques gives Anne the trip of a lifetime --- one just about any woman would kill for... ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
88% Maudie (2017) The first two Oscar-worthy performances of 2017 belong to Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 11, 2017
37% Snatched (2017) Most of the dialogue is pedestrian and decidedly NOT amusing. And "Snatched" is rife with unsavory bathroom references and blatant attempts at sexual humor. ‐ Kaplan vs. Kaplan
Read More | Posted May 10, 2017