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Jordan Adler

Jordan Adler
Jordan Adler's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): We Got This Covered

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6/10 84% Eden (2015) Eden is an inconsistent look at an artist's musical journey, although one that eventually finds its rhythm and thematic focus. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2015
4/10 19% Aloha (2015) Aloha is a pale, predictable effort from Cameron Crowe, calling back to his previous feel-good flicks without covering new thematic ground. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted May 28, 2015
4/10 9% Survivor (2015) Relentlessly dumb yet royally entertaining, Survivor sometimes approaches the realm of being "so bad it's good."‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted May 26, 2015
7/10 No Score Yet Southern Rites (2015) Urgent, if sometimes muddled, Southern Rites is a powerful look at the entrenched racism of the Deep South.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted May 18, 2015
5/10 31% Every Secret Thing (2015) Amy Berg transitions to drama with Every Secret Thing, a mystery with shattering performances but a lacklustre case at its core.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted May 16, 2015
6/10 98% Iris (2015) Although Albert Maysles' doc boasts more energy than insight, Iris is a lovely tribute to a resilient New York fashion icon.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted May 15, 2015
5/10 47% 5 Flights Up (2015) 5 Flights Up is a small story with small stakes that only manages medium pleasures, due to the warm presence of Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted May 7, 2015
8/10 98% Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck (2015) Brett Morgen's fierce, revealing and deeply moving portrait of rock icon Kurt Cobain is one of the best music documentaries in years.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted May 3, 2015
5 44% Preggoland (2015) Preggoland is a pale, predictable comedy that makes one laugh and feel too rarely, despite the best efforts of a strong ensemble. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2015
5/10 62% The Water Diviner (2015) The Water Diviner has some compelling moments, yet its magical realism jars against the grave historical subject matter.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2015
6/10 86% Boy Meets Girl (2015) A formidable young cast bring potent emotional power to Boy Meets Girl, a rom-com with a refreshing premise that too often settles for formula. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2015
6/10 44% Boychoir (2015) Stirring music and strong performances elevate Boychoir above its conventional story beats into a rather compelling drama. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2015
3/10 8% Growing Up and Other Lies (2015) With putrid characters and pedestrian plotting, Growing Up and Other Lies is a thoroughly unpleasant comedy.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2015
4/10 53% Champs (2015) Uneven and too brief for its brawny subject, Champs fails to be an affecting underdog story or an in-depth look at boxing's many problems.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2015
7/10 100% Seymour: An Introduction (2015) Seymour: An Introduction is a loving and lovely tribute to a little-known American musician and mentor. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2015
5/10 19% October Gale (2015) Patricia Clarkson does all she can to anchor October Gale, but the story drifts between tones and ultimately sinks due to a lack of suspense and surprise. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2015
5/10 45% X/Y (2015) X/Y is a collection of staid, sexually charged New York stories that is rarely compelling, despite some good performances. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2015
5/10 32% Chappie (2015) Blomkamp's third straight sci-fi thriller with a social conscience fails to reach its concept's ambition with much intelligence or insight. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2015
6/10 71% The Salvation (2015) The Salvation may be more of a genre exercise than an effective thriller, but compelling performances help elevate this Danish western.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2015
5/10 71% The DUFF (2015) Derivative of better teen comedies and not daring enough to deal with the consequences of an image-based culture, The DUFF wastes a talented young ensemble.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2015
4/10 80% McFarland USA (2015) McFarland, USA abides too closely to the paradigm of Disney sports dramas, becoming schmaltzy when it yearns to be inspiring.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2015
3/10 60% The Worst Year Of My Life (2015) Even with a tiny budget, The Worst Year of My Life has ambition, but limp acting, unoriginal story beats and lifeless characterization mires its scope.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2015
8/10 74% Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) A brazen, subversive send-up of 007, Kingsman: The Secret Service also has the high-octane excitement to work as a spy film on its own merits.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2015
4/10 26% Jupiter Ascending (2015) Both bland and bombastic, Jupiter Ascending shows just how far the Wachowskis are descending as storytellers.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2015
5/10 36% Project Almanac (2015) Project Almanac has some amusing moments, but its found footage format confounds, frustrates and ruins the film's loopy fun. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2015
6/10 31% Wild Card (2015) Wild Card is a stylish throwback to 80s noir that makes fine use of its charismatic lead actor. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2015
4/10 12% Mortdecai (2015) Shrill, stupid and often sexist, Mortdecai sinks due to an embarrassingly overwrought turn from Johnny Depp. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2015
5/10 34% Song One (2015) Despite strong chemistry between Hathaway and Flynn, Song One is too slight and familiar, like a weak cover of an emotionally buoyant ballad.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2015
6/10 75% Match (2015) Stephen Belber's powerful stage drama Match transitions to the big screen with its fine acting intact, and thankfully, its strong enough to overcome some clunky direction.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2015
5/10 55% Little Accidents (2015) Little Accidents works as a showcase for a fine ensemble, but writer/director Sara Colangelo fails to build the drama to an emotionally satisfying finish. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2015
6/10 54% Escobar: Paradise Lost (2015) Tense, if a little tame given its explosive subject, Escobar: Paradise Lost benefits from a suspenseful final act and a menacing Benicio del Toro‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2015
5/10 72% Big Eyes (2014) Although handsomely designed and photographed, Tim Burton's Big Eyes fails to peer into the soul of the tormented Margaret Keane.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2014
8/10 70% Into the Woods (2014) Rob Marshall rekindles the fire of the movie musical with the exceptionally performed, exquisitely designed Into the Woods.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2014
7/10 86% Top Five (2014) Top Five is a fiercely honest and very funny passion project for Chris Rock that works best when it channels the comic actor's brazen energy.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2014
4/10 16% Serena (2015) With limp plotting and lax performances from Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, the long-delayed Serena is a flat period romance that should quickly be forgotten. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2014
3/10 10% All Relative (2014) Dull, dim-witted and with scenes that drag long past their appropriate endpoint, All Relative is a pedestrian romantic comedy that wastes a good cast.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2014
4/10 83% Beyond the Lights (2014) Beyond the Lights is content to be a derivative PG-13 romance instead of shining a light into incisive issues of female identity and sexuality in show business.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2014
4/10 53% Jersey Boys (2014) With Jersey Boys, a spectacular musical gets a slight big-screen treatment that dilutes the show's dynamic musical sequences and compelling character arcs.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2014
5/10 31% Elsa & Fred (2014) Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer bring class and depth to subpar material in the septuagenarian romance Elsa & Fred.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2014
5/10 45% The Better Angels (2014) With The Better Angels, director A.J. Edwards is more concerned with paying homage to an American visionary (filmmaker Terrence Malick) than exploring one (Abraham Lincoln, the film's subject).‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2014
7/10 96% Citizenfour (2014) Although some scenes just rehash the content from current news stories, Citizenfour is a vital record of the evolving spy scandal that enlightens us to the identity and integrity of its whistleblower.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2014
4/10 40% 21 Years: Richard Linklater (2014) 21 Years: Richard Linklater is a puff piece about the American indie film titan that lacks the insight and analysis necessary to make it a strong retrospective of a great artist.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2014
6/10 71% 1,000 Times Good Night (2014) 1,000 Times Good Night moves too easily from compelling to contrived, but ultimately works due to a commanding performance from Juliette Binoche.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2014
6/10 82% These Final Hours (2015) Slight but suitably tense, These Final Hours is a harrowing glimpse at two lonely souls arriving at the end of the world as they know it.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2014
8/10 91% Dear White People (2014) Dear White People is a college comedy with cutting jokes and complex characters, as well an ace ensemble of young actors and a writer/director to watch. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2014
9/10 98% The Overnighters (2014) The Overnighters is a shattering documentary and character study that doubles as a layered exploration of a community's faith (and lack thereof).‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2014
8/10 94% Last Hijack (2014) Mixing animation and documentary in evocative ways, Last Hijack is an illuminating look at the thrill and the toll of Somali piracy. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2014
6/10 87% The Good Lie (2014) Although it falters when it strays from the immigrant perspective, The Good Lie is an undeniably powerful drama, rooted in authentic performances from its four main actors.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2014
4/10 60% Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) Alexander's very bad day is a very bland adaptation, with a charming cast trying their hardest to liven up predictable, inoffensive material. ‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2014
8/10 87% Gone Girl (2014) Gone Girl is a brilliantly directed, thrillingly nasty piece of psychologically-riveting pulp that promises to be one of the year's biggest water-cooler hits.‐ We Got This Covered
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2014