Joel Keller

Joel Keller
Joel Keller's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Cinematical Decider

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
100% The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story (2020) An enjoyable, informative trip through Nickelodeon's prominent years, and a huge nostalgia trip for a wide range of age groups. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
80% I Want My MTV (2019) Should have more than enough material for MTV experts as well as noobs who don't even remember a time that MTV actually played music. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2020
No Score Yet The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show (2020) Recalls a remarkable week in pop culture that needs to be remembered and documented. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2020
88% The Social Dilemma (2020) A pretty comprehensive view of how social media is changing our society via their AI-fueled manipulation of human behavior. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2020
100% Other Music (2020) A fascinating look at a store that defied the odds, launched careers, and created a family over a couple of very interesting decades. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2020
87% Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn (2020) Depicts a version of New York that millennials and zoomers probably know little about, but it does indicate that the racial tension that exploded with the murder of George Floyd has always been there, and will likely not be solved any time soon. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2020
90% We Are Freestyle Love Supreme (2020) The band members' enduring friendship and their amazing improvisational skills will keep you interested. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2020
81% The Beach House (2020) The Beach House is a good, solid creeping-dread atmospheric scare flick, inspiring a healthy passel of enthusiasm for its director's next effort. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2020
93% Becoming (2020) It's definitely the most intimate portrait of Michelle Obama we've seen committed to film. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2020
100% Welcome to Chechnya (2020) Welcome To Chechnya is one of those films that people NEED to see. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2020
40% You Should Have Left (2020) If you like creepy house movies and seeing Kevin Bacon scared sh*tless, then you'll be perfectly happy ponying up the $19 to rent it. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2020
92% The Assistant (2020) You're definitely going to come away from The Assistant feeling depressed for humanity, but that's sort of the point. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2020
No Score Yet Love 101 (2000) Love 101 has unlikable characters that are being manipulative to get their way. Don't we see enough of that in real life? - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
94% Beastie Boys Story (2020) Beastie Boys Story is for anyone who was either a massive fan of the Beastie Boys or someone who just liked the hits. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
67% Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears (2020) Once the adventure aspect of the film picks up, it's a fun ride until the end. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2020
100% After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News (2020) The movie is about two percent positive, 98 percent terrifying. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2020
72% Stargirl (2020) Stargirl is a pleasant way to spend 102 minutes with your teen or preteen, and even though it treads some well-worn storytelling ground, it's moves nicely and has some compelling performances. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
No Score Yet Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal (2020) A fun addition to an already fun series. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2020
No Score Yet Captain Underpants Epic Choice-o-Rama (2020) Whether you're a young Captain Underpants fan or an adult appreciator of your kid's good taste in books and cartoons, the Epic Choice-O-Rama will give you at least a couple of hours of fun as you figure out where to take the story. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2020
86% Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements (2019) A fascinating look at how people who are hearing-impaired relate to the worlds of sound in silence in different ways. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
80% Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times' (2019) What the second edition of Live In Front Of A Studio Audience proves is that, just like any sitcom, the more chances a cast has to gel, the better a show will be. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
95% Well Groomed (2019) The dedication of the groomers and the surreal work they do on their pets will keep you interested for the entire hour. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2019
92% Ernie & Joe (2019) Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops is a perfect example of a "don't judge a book by its cover" kind of documentaries. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
No Score Yet One Day at Disney (2019) Taken as individual 10-minute shorts, the videos are somewhat informative, but very personal portraits of people who make the behemoth known as Disney go. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2019
96% Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator (2019) A bit long and overly surface considering the depths to which Chaudhury lied to build his empire. But the accounts of the assaults he committed are enough to keep a viewer's interest. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
96% What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019) Know My Name: Muhammad Ali is a huge time commitment, but anyone with even a passing interest in Ali's legendary career and life will learn something new watching it. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
95% The Apollo (2019) The Apollo is an engaging history of one of New York City's most famous music venues. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
100% The Bronx, USA (2019) There are few movies that will talk about The Bronx with more joy than The Bronx, USA. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
No Score Yet A 3 Minute Hug (2019) A 3 Minute Hug is a good documentation of an event that more people around the U.S. should know about. But more context would have made the visuals more impactful. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
100% Saudi Women's Driving School (2019) Saudi Women's Driving School takes a positive look at changing mores in a country we don't see a lot of, but not without addressing the larger problems that are still apparent. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
97% Tell Me Who I Am (2019) Truly profound... one of the best documentaries we've seen in 2019. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
100% Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh (2019) Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh is the best stand-up special we've seen this year. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
100% Ghosts of Sugar Land (2019) A good view of what it's like to be a young Muslim man in post-9/11 America. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
No Score Yet Torn Apart: Separated at the Border (2019) If you're at all empathetic with the families who have been separated at the Mexican border in the past couple of years, Torn Apart: Separated At The Border will bring the crisis to life in ways news reports just can't convey. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
91% El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) Does a great job of closing out Jesse's story, which was left hanging in the Breaking Bad finale. And Aaron Paul is more than capable of carrying a BB story. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
100% Evelyn (2018) A tough film to watch at times, but if it helps you think about someone in your life who either isn't here anymore because of suicide or might harm his or herself, it becomes a completely worthwhile watch. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
65% Falling Inn Love (2019) Falling Inn Love aims to be featherweight wish-fulfillment escapism, but it's so forgettable, it dissipates expeditiously like a quiet, odorless fart. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
100% Hitsville: The Making Of Motown (2019) You may think you know a lot about the early years of Motown, but Hitsville: The Making of Motown will still surprise you at almost every turn, which is one of the highest compliments any documentary can get. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2019
96% Jawline (2019) Despite the film's flaws, it will be a good primer for parents to show them what their kids might be doing on their phones and laptops. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2019
96% American Factory (2019) If you want to know what the future of the American working class might look like, take a look at American Factory. It's not a pretty picture, but it's fascinating to watch. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
80% The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019) Your BS detector may go off early, but it's still a funny and fascinating portrait of a guy who used to be on top and is trying to recapture some of that glory, even though he's on death's door. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2019
No Score Yet Still Laugh-in: The Stars Celebrate (2019) Despite the fact that the show felt longer than its hour runtime, Still LAUGH-IN: The Stars Celebrate is a fun nostalgia trip and certainly is a good entry for people to seek the original out, wherever it may be. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
86% Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation (2019) Woodstock has a complicated legacy and a lot of myths surrounding it, but Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation decided to go with the story that most of us know by heart. But it's still an entertaining watch, if not overly informative. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
84% Share (2019) The performances in Share are what's going to get you through an ambling, slow-paced story. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
42% Girls with Balls (2019) Nothing about this film is worth wasting time on it. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
87% The Great Hack (2019) ...it will likely make you think critically about just what information you allow online and who you're giving it to. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2019
29% Secret Obsession (2019) The cheesiness and plot holes feel like they're put there on purpose to make what seems like a straightforward stalker film more entertaining. If so, bravo. If not, it still won't deter you from enjoying a movie that has enough tension to spare. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
100% Maria Bamford: Old Baby (2017) Old Baby shows a confidence and lightness that fans have never seen from her before. - Vanity Fair EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2019
No Score Yet Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party (2019) A worthwhile retelling of a seismic world event from our recent past, and shows what can happen when a government has too much power over its citizens. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
100% Life Overtakes Me (2019) Life Overtakes Me is definitely a tough watch. But it's worthwhile to put it on just to be aware of the extreme stress refugee families - especially their children - go through in other parts of the world. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2019