John Serba

John Serba
John Serba's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): MLive.com Decider
Publications: MLive.com, Decider

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
44% A Classic Horror Story (2021) Aims a butcher knife at its genre, but plunges it into itself. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2021
90% No Sudden Move (2020) No Sudden Move feels like filmmaking for the sheer pleasure of doing it. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2021
80% Gaia (2021) Bouwer exercises significant visual prowess with Gaia. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2021
85% Wolfgang (2021) Fans of the man and the brand will enjoy this concise, 78-minute bio. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2021
42% The Ice Road (2021) Gird your expectations accordingly - as you would for any Neeson action film of the past decade - and you'll enjoy The Ice Road. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2021
No Score Yet The House of Flowers: The Movie (2021) Winkingly sordid, deadpan-funny and, in the end, earnestly sentimental. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2021
No Score Yet Murder By The Coast (2021) The growing sense of weariness around true crime docs may affect the viewership of Murder by the Coast, but that doesn't mean it isn't a worthy piece of journalism. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2021
66% Fatherhood (2021) A sufficient crowd-pleaser driven by Hart's ability to convey the myriad uncertainties of parenthood. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
88% Censor (2021) Censor is provocative and funny. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
33% Silver Skates (2021) At best an empty, escapist, mostly guilty near-pleasure. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
91% Luca (2021) Luca is an enjoyably featherweight film that aims to be little more than a fanciful diversion - and maybe is all the better for it. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2021
89% The Obituary of Tunde Johnson (2019) You can't say it isn't bold. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2021
86% Come True (2021) Enough of an enthralling mystery, and shows enough flashes of inspiration, to make it worth a watch. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2021
68% New Order (Nuevo orden) (2021) Some extraordinary filmmaking here, but New Order is too unapologetically bleak to recommend. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2021
52% Queen Bees (2021) Pleasant enough to warrant almost two hours of your time. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2021
88% Dream Horse (2021) The cast is uniformly strong. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2021
92% Holler (2021) A sturdy debut with modest ambition and just enough artistic vision to warrant recommendation. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2021
95% In the Heights (2021) Need a mental pick-me-up? In the Heights is it. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2021
71% Trust (2021) It's empty, offering no insight into the human fallibilities of temptation and infidelity. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2021
50% Breaking Boundaries: The Science Of Our Planet (2021) You'll likely learn something new from it. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2021
77% The Croods: A New Age (2020) Younger folks will be entertained but never truly engaged. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2021
27% Awake (2021) I wouldn't be surprised if the writers wrote this screenplay in their sleep. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2021
96% The Amusement Park (2019) Maybe it has more historical importance than entertainment value, but it's damn well worth a watch. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2021
56% The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) Might find the series in a bit of creative purgatory, but it's still worth a watch for Conjuverse devotees. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2021
37% Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021) If Spiral was intended to be a reinvention of the series' formula, nobody tried very hard. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2021
68% A Glitch in the Matrix (2021) It doesn't blow minds as much as it feels like a blown opportunity. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2021
100% Changing the Game (2019) A sturdy, credible and empathetic doc that mostly avoids the unseemly rigamarole of controversy, and focuses on people. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
22% Chaos Walking (2021) There's all kinds of potential here, but the movie is intent on being a generic sci-fi actioner with some neat FX and not much else. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
17% Carnaval (2021) Carnaval wants to like, say something about superficiality and stuff, but never really gets beneath the surface of its characters or situations. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2021
17% 2 Hearts (2020) Worthy subject matter, hamhanded execution. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2021
97% The Donut King (2020) The movie intellectually stimulated me; it also made me hungry as hell. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2021
20% The Reckoning (2021) Tonally it's dumb and ugly and woefully miscalculated. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2021
74% Cruella (2021) Gird your expectations a little and enjoy. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2021
66% Wrath of Man (2021) A good, solid, acceptably twisty action-thriller. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2021
97% The Rider (2018) The Rider is a modern classic. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2021
70% Blue Miracle (2021) Watching Blue Miracle is like reeling in an old boot. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2021
69% My Zoe (2021) Undercooked despite its bevy of interesting ideas. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2021
98% Drunk Bus (2021) Charming in its own ramshackle way, and frequently funny. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2021
95% Riders of Justice (2021) A distinctive, offbeat, unexpectedly touching and funny revenge flick. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2021
No Score Yet My Teacher, My Obsession (2018) There's no clever dialogue, no flashy direction, no star-making performance to turn this basic thriller into anything more. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2021
90% The Dry (2021) As an old-fashioned good yarn, it keeps our eyes on the screen. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2021
68% Army Of The Dead (2021) It's bloated and silly and puerile and absurdly grisly, but nevertheless resembles that elusive thing known as Actual Fun. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2021
100% The Legend of Baron To'a (2020) On the whole, it's an entertaining 100-or-so minutes. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2021
84% The Kid Detective (2020) A real gem - clever and enjoyable on the surface, with a rich subtextual current beneath. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 18, 2021
99% MLK/FBI (2021) Downright essential. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2021
93% The Killing of Two Lovers (2021) The Killing of Two Lovers is a stunner. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2021
25% The Woman in the Window (2021) Absolutely a failure. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2021
73% North Hollywood (2020) An unassuming charmer. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2021
62% Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021) A taut and effective thriller. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2021
95% Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021) A sturdy, entertaining and educational film, and it's absolutely worth your time. - Decider EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2021