Kaitlyn Booth

Kaitlyn Booth
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Kaitlyn Booth is the Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool and has been reviewing movies professionally since 2014. She is based out of Salt Lake City and has covered numerous events including San Diego Comic-Con, New York Comic-Con, Sundance Film Festival, South by Southwest, and Star Wars Celebration. She has also been a featured panelist at FanX in Salt Lake City and is a member of the Utah Film Critics Association and the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association.
Publications: Bleeding Cool

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
9/10 96% Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) Raya and the Last Dragon might be telling a very familiar story, but between the stunning animation, a cast of lovable characters, and a fresh outlook that is well overdue more than makes up for it being a little predictable. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2021
3.5 47% The Little Things (2021) The Little Things starts off as a paint-by-numbers cop thriller that is utterly mediocre aside from good performances from its main cast until the end when it completely falls apart. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2021
9.5/10 95% Soul (2020) Soul is yet another homerun not just for director Pete Docter, who is almost scary good at this point, but also one of Pixar's best. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2020
7/10 59% Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Wonder Woman 1984 had some impossible shoes to fill, but, in the end, this extremely bloated sequel has some fun moments but is overall just another mediocre entry in the DC universe of movies. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2020
7/10 70% Tenet (2020) Tenet is trying very hard to be deep and meaningful, but the archetypical characters and over-explanation of the convoluted storyline means we have a lot of homoeroticism in fantastic menswear in between awesome set pieces. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2020
8.5/10 73% Mulan (2020) Mulan is by far the best of live-action Disney remakes as it takes a familiar story and twists it to create something with absolutely stunning cinematography and great fight scenes that truly makes it feel new and epic. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2020
6/10 35% The New Mutants (2020) The New Mutants takes way too long to get going, does way more telling than showing, but is ultimately an all right entry into an extremely inconsistent franchise. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2020
8.5/10 71% The One and Only Ivan (2020) The One and Only Ivan is a frighteningly relevant family film that just misses greatness but should find a decent audience with family's stuck at home. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2020
1.5/10 19% Cats (2019) Cats is a strange beast to begin with, but the combination of strange CGI makes the translation from stage to screen even worse. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
7.5/10 51% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker features some very strange pacing, odd structure, and is likely the least cinematic of the new era of films but still features some truly breathtaking moments. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
8/10 52% The Lion King (2019) The Lion King is a technical marvel unlike anything you've seen but is more or less a shot for shot remake of the original animated movie. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
9/10 90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Spider-Man: Far From Home is the perfect way to end the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe; with humor and a ton of heart. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
3/10 22% Dark Phoenix (2019) Dark Phoenix is the swan song of this version of the X-Men and it's a such a shame that a series that helped kick off the superhero boom is ending in such an utterly inconsequential movie. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
93% The Eagle Huntress (2016) The Eagle Huntress is the kind of documentary that keeps you engaged as it tells the story of not only one person but the history of an entire culture. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
88% Loving (2016) Loving is a quiet and tender movie that reminds us of the importance of holding on to what you care about, even when everyone else tells you it's time to let go. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
94% Arrival (2016) Arrival is the smart science fiction movie that leaves you stunned and wondering if the sleight of hand lives up to the punchline. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
84% Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Hacksaw Ridge might tell an interesting story but director Mel Gibson fumbles the execution so poorly it loses all meaning. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
94% The Edge of Seventeen (2016) The Edge of Seventeen is the rare coming of age comedy that immediately took me in with its smart writing and relatable characters. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) Manchester by the Sea is pretentious but fantastic performances and a realistic depiction of what grief really looks like elevates this above the normal Oscar bait. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
91% La La Land (2016) This is a very charming musical with two very likable leads. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
84% Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Rogue One is a movie that had the odds set against it but came out shining in the end. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
14% Collateral Beauty (2016) Collateral Beauty is the worst kind of artificial tear jerker that isn't secure in its own message so it decides to beat the viewer over the head with its message. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
18% Assassin's Creed (2016) Assassin's Creed is a train-wreck that commits the cardinal sin of being boring on top of making no sense. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
72% Sing (2016) Sing might be passable in a lesser year of animation but the fundamental flaws in the film kneecap it from the beginning. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
87% Jackie (2016) Jackie has an award worthy performance from Natalie Portman and a truly haunting score but it's a series of well done events that doesn't form a cohesive whole. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
92% Fences (2016) Fences has sharp dialogue and excellent performances but it's shot like a play not a movie. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
86% A Monster Calls (2017) A Monster Calls is a beautiful, heartbreaking and honest look at processing grief and loss through the eyes of a child. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
93% Hidden Figures (2017) Hidden Figures tells the fascinating story of three women who have been overlooked by history with great performances and an easy going confidence that their material is worth it. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
3/10 81% Patriots Day (2017) Patriots Day takes one of the biggest modern tragedies and plays it up as an over the top pat on the back to a fictional character instead of real people. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
5/10 83% Silence (2017) There doesn't appear to be much of a target audience and everything is too held back and solemn to really connect on an level. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
4/10 44% xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) xXx: Return of Xander Cage commits the cardinal sin of a bad action movie; it's boring. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
1.5/10 77% Split (2017) Split squanders an excellent cast on a terrible script that is as offensive as it is stupid and tasteless. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
8/10 91% The Nile Hilton Incident (2017) It's a captivating story with a hell of an ending. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
8.5/10 100% Unrest (2017) Unrest takes a very frank look at the often misunderstood illness known as 'chronic fatigue syndrome' that is both informative and hard to watch. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
6.5/10 77% The Hero (2017) The pacing problem becomes more apparent, and the story falls flat with so many people putting so much into it. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
7/10 64% Before I Fall (2017) Before I Fall doesn't bring anything new to the genre, but for the teenagers who are going to see it, the message is clear, and a good one. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
8/10 92% Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017) It's a little predictable, but the interplay among all of the characters is good enough that you're able to excuse it. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
3.5/10 75% Manifesto (2017) It's two hours you will never get back no matter how "arty" the movie thinks it is. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
9.5/10 89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) John Wick: Chapter 2 takes the slick, no nonsense action of the original and builds upon the world it inhabits while delivering top notch action scenes. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
9.5/10 90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) The LEGO Batman Movie seems like an easy cash-in on the success of The LEGO Movie but a true love for the source material and a sharp sense of humor has made this one of the best animated movies of the year. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
.5/10 11% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) Fifty Shades Darker is another boring entry into a series that is somehow shaping up to be even worse than the source material it is based on. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
3.5/10 35% The Great Wall (2017) The story and characters are threadbare, the action scenes vary between pretty and unbelievable and the tone is all over the map. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
9.5/10 93% Logan (2017) Logan is a bloody good time and gives fans and audiences alike the Wolverine movie we've been craving since 1999. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
7/10 75% Kong: Skull Island (2017) Longtime fans of Kong will find a lot to love here. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
7.5/10 71% Beauty and the Beast (2017) Beauty and the Beast is a faithful retelling of a near perfect movie but anything new it tries to bring to the table is purely superficial. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
3.5/10 43% Ghost in the Shell (2017) Ghost in the Shell might look like the source material come to life but misses all of the things that made the original so compelling. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
7/10 81% Colossal (2017) Colossal has a weird concept that might be hard for some but once the movie settles into itself it's quite funny and thought provoking. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
8.5/10 85% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 might be a little long but the overall themes of found families and the humor remain as strong as ever. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
7.5/10 65% Alien: Covenant (2017) Alien: Covenant is better than Prometheus and has plenty of gore and blood to go around, but it doesn't live up to the iconic Alien - no matter how much it tries. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
3.5/10 36% Snatched (2017) Snatched might feature a great comedy duo in Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, but the jokes rely too much on being gross rather than being clever. - Bleeding Cool EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019