Keith Uhlich

Keith Uhlich

Agrees with the Tomatometer 66% of the time.

Keith Uhlich's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review

31 (2016)

"Horror piles on horror, absurdity on absurdity, all of it treated by Zombie with carnivalesque abstraction." ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted Oct 21, 2016

The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

"Good intentions only take us so far, of course. Whenever Smyth moves away from the battlefield, the film is on shaky ground, with the near-comical scenes involving Strong's cowardly subordinate a real low point." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 7, 2016

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

"There's a fullness of imagination and artistry here that's become increasingly rare in Burton's work." ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted Sep 26, 2016

(Re) Assignment (2016)

"The film's dialogue is entertainingly hard-boiled, and the performances knowing without ever being arch." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 17, 2016

La La Land (2016)

"Not once do you feel like you're watching red-blooded characters, so much as you are the good-natured, tirelessly committed actors playing them." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 12, 2016

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

"Each Nocturnal Animals story thread is of a tonal piece, all about striking poses as opposed to exploring humanity." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 10, 2016

A Quiet Passion (2016)

"A Quiet Passion, like all of Terence Davies's films, doesn't lack for density of theme, allusion, and effect." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 9, 2016

XOXO (2016)

"In the moment, the film's simplistic spirit is intoxicating. But take my word for it -- the real-world hangover that follows is fierce." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 30, 2016

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

"To boldly go where no man has gone before is not for a property so culturally and economically exploitable." ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted Jul 21, 2016
No Score Yet

Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)

"By the time the climactic, Rihanna-scored musical number arrives, your attention will have long since waltzed off." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 27, 2016

Cosmos (2016)

"Feels, like so much of the inimitable Polish director's work, as if it was beamed in from another galaxy." ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted Jun 13, 2016

De Palma (2016)

"This is a film about a great artist reckoning with a much-debated body of work" ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted Jun 6, 2016

The Wailing (Goksung) (2016)

"there's real beauty and devastation in the film's finale, as the harrowing father-daughter relationship reaches its apex" ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted Jun 1, 2016

Holy Hell (2016)

"Holy Hell is a purgative and an act of atonement. " ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted May 22, 2016

Money Monster (2016)

"A hostage thriller with barely any tension. A recession-era cri de cur without much fervor. A star vehicle that thumbs its nose at the common man it purports to represent." ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted May 12, 2016

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

"It's just stultifyingly dutiful." ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted May 3, 2016

A Bigger Splash (2016)

"You don't just need, per Jean-Luc Godard, a gun and a girl for a movie. Beautiful people in a beautiful location suffices." ‐ Brooklyn Magazine
Posted May 2, 2016

Special Correspondents (2016)

"Netflix's ill-conceived satire marks a career low for writer-director-star Ricky Gervais." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 23, 2016
C 71%

A Hologram for the King (2016)

"A Hologram For The King is a 97-minute movie that feels like it was cut down from two-hours-plus, with whole subplots reduced or jettisoned in what was likely an arduous post-production period." ‐ AV Club
Posted Apr 20, 2016

Meet the Blacks (2016)

"Wrongheaded, utterly incompetent, and nearly laugh-free ..." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 1, 2016

The Young Messiah (2016)

"This uninspiring, borderline inept spiritual drama about the Son of God's formative years preaches to the choir." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 11, 2016
C+ 52%

Lolo (2016)

"Delpy is so good at portraying her character's varied neuroses, which have been unwittingly forged over a lifetime, that her last-act enlightenment feels like a cop-out." ‐ AV Club
Posted Mar 8, 2016

Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma (2016)

"The film takes a tough and troubling look at the systems the United States has in place to prevent terror attacks on American soil-as well as at the people (both government agents and private citizens) those systems affect." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 9, 2016

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

"Lumbering, lifeless and -- strange thing to say about a cadaver -- almost entirely charmless." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 3, 2016

The Ridiculous 6 (2015)

""Why bother?" Sandler and his collaborators seem to be asking over the course of a very long two hours. And streaming viewers will hopefully respond in kind." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 14, 2015

The Leisure Class (2015)

"We're here to judge The Leisure Class itself, and hoo boy, what a whole lot of nothing this purported comedy is." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 2, 2015

Son of Saul (2015)

"The technique continually impresses even as the moral perspective of the enterprise is ultimately squelched by all the aural-visual gimmickry." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 16, 2015

Sunset Song (2016)

"Sunset Song is much more conventionally A-to-B, though it's a strangely freeing framework within which Davies achieves some gorgeously subtle effects." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 16, 2015

In Jackson Heights (2015)

"Light in darkness and darkness in light; for every affirmative moment, Wiseman finds a complementary negative. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 12, 2015

Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015)

"It's a movie studio on wheels (all 82 minutes of Taxi, save for the provocative closing moments, take place within the vehicle), with the entire populace of Tehran as potential stars. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 9, 2015

The Assassin (2015)

"One of Hou's constant themes (one that recurs in the work of many of the notable Taiwanese directors) is alienation, not just of a personal, but of a national sort." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 9, 2015
D 13%

Sinister 2 (2015)

"Not a moment of Sinister 2 is convincing or frightening, mostly due to the uber-stilted child acting and the flat, overlit visual palette, which pales in comparison to what Derrickson and cinematographer Chris Norr achieved on the shadow-laden first film." ‐ AV Club
Posted Aug 20, 2015
D+ 60%

Samba (2015)

"This is a movie that thinks the deepest way to engage with the race and class issues it raises is by showing an enlightened white woman ... quoting and then dancing to Bob Marley." ‐ AV Club
Posted Jul 23, 2015
B 84%

Do I Sound Gay? (2015)

"It seems, for a horrible moment, that this is just going to be a straightforward and solipsistic self-help narrative. But Thorpe quickly widens his view to tackle the role of the voice in the gay community at large ..." ‐ AV Club
Posted Jul 9, 2015
D+ 21%

In Stereo (2015)

"This is a tedious modern romance that thinks it's spouting universal truths when it's actually as myopically narcissistic as the two leads." ‐ AV Club
Posted Jul 2, 2015
B 81%

Batkid Begins (2015)

"Tears will be shed, many of them surely genuine. Yet there's still something about this oversize spectacle, and Miles' ultimate place in it, that gives nagging pause." ‐ AV Club
Posted Jun 24, 2015

A Deadly Adoption (2015)

"Beyond Ferrell, Wiig and company's superficial assurance at keeping the one-joke premise going (right up to a climactic musical number that elicits a chuckle or two), the film feels disconnected and utterly disposable." ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 22, 2015
C- 83%

Testament Of Youth (2015)

"There's a good movie in Brittain's story, but you wouldn't know it from this lethargic, BBC-produced bore." ‐ AV Club
Posted Jun 4, 2015
D 7%

Survivor (2015)

"Bunk of the very lowest level." ‐ AV Club
Posted May 28, 2015

Tomorrowland (2015)

"Corny, childish gibberish writ large." ‐ The L Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
No Score Yet

Masters of Horror (2005)

"The climactic mass uprising of veterans is an unfortunate wash, falling far short of the transcendent call-to-arms it so clearly aims to be." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
C 91%

Sunshine Superman (2015)

"The subjects themselves may soar, but the film that contains them remains frustratingly earthbound." ‐ AV Club
Posted May 20, 2015
B- 93%

I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)

"Elliott and Danner fare best together, mainly because of their swoon-worthy chemistry; it's surprising that they've never worked together before this." ‐ AV Club
Posted May 13, 2015
B- 85%

The Seven Five (2015)

"An engrossing, if never entirely fulfilling, viewing experience." ‐ AV Club
Posted May 6, 2015
C- 33%

The Reconstruction Of William Zero (2015)

"There's a good movie lurking in here somewhere." ‐ AV Club
Posted Apr 15, 2015
A- 82%

Dior and I (2015)

"For all the seductive imagery of billowing apparel and impossibly angled high heels, Tcheng never loses sight of the people overseeing every stitch." ‐ AV Club
Posted Apr 9, 2015
C 57%

The Girl Is In Trouble (2015)

"The story has plenty of possibilities, though Onah rarely manages to put his own stamp on things." ‐ AV Club
Posted Apr 2, 2015
B 95%

The Salt of the Earth (2015)

"The film is, in large part, a story of an artist rediscovering his muse." ‐ AV Club
Posted Mar 25, 2015
4/5 89%

Amour Fou (2015)

"One thing's certain: This is no swoony love story. It intoxicates all the same." ‐ Time Out
Posted Mar 17, 2015
A- 31%

Cymbeline (2015)

"Almereyda tackles one of the Bard's lesser-regarded later works, the plot-heavy tragicomedy Cymbeline, and again unearths untold depths." ‐ AV Club
Posted Mar 11, 2015
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