Jennifer Green

Jennifer Green
Jennifer Green's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Common Sense Media
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T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 71% Fever Dream (2021) If you take the time to soak into the atmosphere, you might find yourself thinking about this film long after the end credits roll. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2021
3/5 46% Beckett (2021) This action-packed thriller aims to exploit the unexpected, offering a suspenseful watch with a unique combination of storyline, location, and actors. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2021
3/5 21% Sweet Girl (2021) There's plenty of physical action here from Jason Momoa and young costar Isabela Merced, but their thinly-developed characters and an even slighter plot line undermine this film's reach. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2021
4/5 No Score Yet The Secret Diary of an Exchange Student (2021) From its sweet, energetic stars to its funny and occasionally earnest commentary on crossing cultures and discovering oneself, this Brazilian comedy is kooky and charming. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2021
3/5 57% Britney Vs Spears (2021) This is advocacy more than reporting, but if you're just interested in perspectives on what has happened to the star over the last two decades, you'll certainly find them here. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2021
3/5 72% The Guilty (2021) They weave a devastating story that broaches contemporary topics like police violence and social inequities, and one which only clears up -- like the skies over Los Angeles -- at the end of the movie. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2021
2/5 No Score Yet Sounds Like Love (2021) This Spanish film has the look and feel of yet another Sex and the City knock-off, but with less of the exuberance or charm. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2021
3/5 10% Diana: The Musical (2021) The royals continue to have a moment, and Netflix's streaming of this Broadway musical about Lady Di adds to the zeitgeist without breaking new territory. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2021
2/5 48% There's Someone Inside Your House (2021) Trying too hard to capture what it means to be a teen today, this film is neither insightful nor genuine, but it's sufficiently scary. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2021
3/5 67% Madame X (2021) Madonna continues to revel in pushing boundaries and remaining original, and she promises to live to 200 in her wide-ranging new concert documentary. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2021
3/5 55% Justin Bieber: Our World (2021) Bieber might sing about being "Lonely," but this film takes pains to show how his relationships have contributed to his music, performances, and life. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet Out of my league (2021) This Italian romantic drama really picks up in the second half when it stops trying so hard to be quirky and settles into a sincere love story. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2021
3/5 86% Nightbooks (2021) Plot twists keep the story moving in Nightbooks, but ultimately there are so many threats to the characters' lives, so many "this is the end" moments, that you find yourself hoping for some resolution, any resolution, after about an hour. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2021
4/5 90% My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021) You could easily dig for a political message in this film, but if all young viewers take away is the positivity of the sweet characters, tone, and messages, that's plenty. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2021
3/5 21% The Starling (2021) This calculated tearjerker is heavy on emotional symbolism but offers a showcase for its two impressive lead actors, Melissa McCarthy and Chris O'Dowd. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2021
3/5 31% He's All That (2021) One thing's for sure: This remake of the 1999 hit She's All That pays the earlier film a great compliment in relying quite so heavily on its formula. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2021
3/5 60% Vacation Friends (2021) Despite some uneven pacing and a few meant-to-be-funny clunkers, this comedy squeaks out the laughs thanks to a blend of quirky characters and surreal situations. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet JJ+E (2021) First love, especially an impossible one, always makes for compelling material, as do the contrasts that this film's urban European setting allows for. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles (2021) As far as concert movies go, Billie Eilish has put together a very pleasant hour with enviable accompaniment by the LA Philharmonic and others. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2021
3/5 56% Afterlife of the Party (2021) This supernatural dramedy is predictable, but its two charismatic stars keep it from suffering as clumsy a death as its main character. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2021
4/5 80% Worth (2021) This complex and sensitive portrayal of the quagmire around a government fund to compensate victims of 9/11 is bolstered by excellent casting and a measured pace. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2021
3/5 78% Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (2021) Bob Ross is having a moment, and this film both capitalizes on his continued popularity and critiques the multi-million-dollar business built up around him. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2021
2/5 25% The Kissing Booth 3 (2021) The Kissing Booth 3 will provide some closure for fans of the previous films... But there's not much by way of deeper character development, and the story's central conflict doesn't really provide much conflict at all. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2021
3/5 59% The Last Mercenary (2021) Van Damme proves again his prowess with both physical action and self effacing humor in this French spoof. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2021
4/5 93% Pray Away (2021) A nimble blending of past and present footage and testimonies from key first-hand sources offers a devastating exposé of a controversial and ongoing movement in this documentary. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2021
3/5 86% Homeroom (2021) Makers of documentaries about people's unfolding lives can't always be sure of the story they'll be telling, so having the right ingredients -- as in this case -- is key. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2021
3/5 61% Resort to Love (2021) Resort to Love might not break new ground in the genre or leave you philosophizing, but its location, diverse cast, and enjoyable pop soundtrack -- including songs performed by leads Milian and Pitts -- offer novel appeal. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2021
3/5 88% Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans (2021) In sum, it's best to watch the series first in order to really appreciate the tales given closure in this film. But fans will likely be delighted, especially by an intriguing twist at the end. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
3/5 80% Blood Red Sky (2021) Perhaps surprisingly given the campy premise (and some genre staples, like the cry, "Does anyone on board know how to fly?!"), the character drama keeps you attentive. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
3/5 100% Stuntman (2021) Judging by how seared into Eddie Braun's young imagination Evel Knievel's 1974 attempt to rocket across an Idaho canyon was, this film could leave a similarly lasting impression on viewers today. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet The Guide to the Perfect Family (2021) Billed as a "dramedy," this film sometimes struggles to balance its tone between comedy and drama, but while the humor lightens the mood, its more serious scenes and ideas give it life. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet A Perfect Fit (2021) This soapy love story works despite many shortcomings thanks to honest performances from its lead actors and the gorgeous snapshot of Bali and many of its local customs. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2021
3/5 51% Good on Paper (2021) Iliza Shlesinger and Margaret Cho make a very funny duo, and while this collaboration isn't great cinema, it's an amusing and well-paced hour and half of entertainment. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
3/5 94% LFG (2021) Even if you know the outcome, getting there makes for a painful watch. The film will undoubtedly strike a chord with many viewers. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
3/5 86% Wolfgang (2021) Fans of Puck and the culture of celebrity chefs in general will enjoy this retrospective of a landmark career and a moment in time. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet Last Summer (Summer '96) (2021) Not every teen romance catches the blend of exuberance and awkwardness of youth with as much as authenticity as this film. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2021
3/5 71% A Father's Legacy (2021) This film has great intentions and solid performances, but its general predictability and some improbable plot turns undermine its quality. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2021
4/5 No Score Yet Audible (2021) This film leaves viewers both moved and more aware, and it manages to do so with respect and a light touch. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2021
3/5 76% Tragic Jungle (Selva Trágica) (2021) The Mayan jungle and the local myth of a femme fatale known as Xtabay give form and meaning to this suspenseful Mexican mystery. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2021
3/5 88% Skater Girl (2021) Uplifting films about kids discovering themselves through sport are not new, but this one takes on deeper significance thanks to its setting. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2021
3/5 27% Awake (2021) Gina Rodriguez gives a powerful performance as a flawed but resilient and courageous woman trying to save her kids, but other elements of this high-concept thriller fall short. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2021
4/5 65% Wish Dragon (2020) Charming characters, attractive settings, and universal messages balance a familiar storyline inspired by the same Chinese fable as Aladdin in this enjoyable animated film. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2021
2/5 17% Carnaval (2021) This frothy film about the #lifelessons an Instagram influencer learns during Carnival in Brazil is as superficial as it sounds, but its postcard-perfect setting and gorgeous cast are easy to watch. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2021
3/5 100% Changing the Game (2019) This engrossing and timely documentary sends a powerful message of acceptance of transgender teens by letting them and their loved ones tell their own stories. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2021
3/5 67% P!NK: All I Know So Far (2021) There's something reassuring about Pink's presence, and this latest entry to the rock documentary genre hits that point home in multiple ways. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2021
3/5 60% The Strange House (2021) If you take this quirky movie from Austria as a kind of throwback to the goofy but not entirely scary teen-led mysteries of the 1980s, you may just enjoy yourself. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2021
3/5 70% Blue Miracle (2021) Great intentions and solid acting keep this uplifting but predictable film from getting lost at sea. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2021
3/5 96% Plan B (2021) This edgy comedy has a lot of teen appeal, but also a lot of mature content. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2021
3/5 No Score Yet Dog Gone Trouble (2019) Animated dog films can feel a dime a dozen, but this one might stand out thanks to its diverse cast, star cameos, and sly humor. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2021
3/5 58% Dance of the 41 (El baile de los 41) (2021) This film from Mexico looks gorgeous and is well acted, but ultimately the style outweighs the substance. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 18, 2021