Kelly Vance

Kelly Vance

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Kelly Vance'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
34% Blackhat (2015) "Disappointingly inert, lifeless adventure. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
90% A Most Violent Year (2015) "Has the unmistakable flavor of New York's bad old days. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
74% Beloved Sisters (2015) "We wait in vain for that bout of unrestrained passion to put an exclamation point on the threesome. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
98% Mr. Turner (2014) "He is the Man Who Watches. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
99% Selma (2015) "Think of it as "Civil Rights for beginners." " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
72% Big Eyes (2014) "Bad taste is timeless. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
71% Into the Woods (2014) "The story never seems to end. It just keeps lurching on, anti-climax after anti-climax. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
73% American Sniper (2015) "As he begins to doubt, so do we. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
51% Unbroken (2014) "Irony is not allowed, only old-fashioned bravery. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
61% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) "Seems a trifle weary, as if everyone were exhausted and anxious to finally get it over with. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
27% Annie (2014) "The songs are ten times better than the ones in Into the Woods, " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
27% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) "As dead as the Dead Sea Scrolls. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
89% The Imitation Game (2014) "Solid historical drama about someone who changed the world but is unknown today. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
96% A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) "More than just an unusually effective horror shocker. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
90% Wild (2014) "There's something about a cinematic road trip that circulates the juices, stirs the pheromones. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
85% Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2014) "You'll want to wear a sweater to the theater. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
82% The Homesman (2014) "Fits securely into the "new wave" of ultra-realistic (read: surly and grubby) oaters. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
88% Foxcatcher (2014) "We leave the theater with a queasy feeling, as if we've stayed too long at a peep show. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
51% Low Down (2014) "A must-see for a very particular audience. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 23, 2015
80% The Theory of Everything (2014) "Stephen Hawking is the best thing that's ever happened to Redmayne's career, and The Theory of Everything is a treat. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 5, 2015
94% Love Is Strange (2014) "We've seen our share of dramas and sitcoms about LGBT couples, but very few that have the wit and style of Ira Sachs' Love Is Strange. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Jan 4, 2015
85% The Princess and the Frog (2009) "Disney's return to hand-drawn animation pays off triumphantly in this charming, tune-filled romantic comedy. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Dec 7, 2014
91% The Joy of Life (2005) "An essay on loss and suicide that nevertheless transcends its own gloom to become a cool, gray, gorgeous tone poem, the epitome of doomed San Francisco romanticism. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Nov 7, 2014
69% Laggies (2014) "Minimal corn and maximum congeniality. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Nov 7, 2014
71% Interstellar (2014) "Interstellar is not a terrible movie, it's just such a chore. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Nov 7, 2014
95% Nightcrawler (2014) "Despite the grisly trimmings and Gyllenhaal's unhinged performance, it's coldly analytical and dry as a bone. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Nov 7, 2014
92% Birdman (2014) "Keaton's eternal antsy-ness is on magnificent display. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Nov 7, 2014
94% Whiplash (2014) "One of the most impactful student-teacher yarns in many moons. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Nov 7, 2014
98% The Overnighters (2014) "A documentary that reflects a perfect storm of American social and economic problems. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Oct 24, 2014
77% Fury (2014) "Brad Pitt takes Europe away from the Nazis again. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Oct 17, 2014
81% Lilting (2014) "Lilting stars wilting from its very first scene. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Oct 17, 2014
77% Kill the Messenger (2014) "Just about the saddest movie of the season, particularly for men and women in the news industry. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Oct 17, 2014
82% The Two Faces of January (2014) "It's pretty to look at, at any rate. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Oct 17, 2014
88% Gone Girl (2014) "Their character hell is our luxuriant garden of human folly. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Oct 17, 2014
36% Hector And The Search For Happiness (2014) "Aggressively harmless. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Oct 17, 2014
95% Last Days in Vietnam (2014) "Splendid period footage and relatively little politics. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Oct 17, 2014
89% Wetlands (2014) "Sets new standards for the frank spotlighting of bodily functions. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Sep 22, 2014
39% Tusk (2014) "Not weird enough to help itself over the slow spots. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Sep 22, 2014
89% The Drop (2014) "Top-quality genre filmmaking. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Sep 22, 2014
70% Take Me to the River (2014) "A must for music lovers. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Sep 22, 2014
65% The Notebook (2014) "This chilly piece of work is beautiful to look at and listen to. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Sep 22, 2014
87% The Skeleton Twins (2014) "One example of movie magic is the way a film that seemingly has numerous strikes against it can turn itself into a pleasant experience. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Sep 19, 2014
79% A Letter to Momo (2014) "A Letter to Momo is a sweet, melancholy story with beautiful artwork that pays special attention to both natural surroundings and traditional Japanese animistic spirits, but its appeal is overwhelmingly human. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Sep 5, 2014
64% Life Of Crime (2014) "A brisk combination of bloodshed and pratfalls. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Aug 27, 2014
70% What If (2014) "Jelly donut romantic comedy, a haphazard tale of two dorks in love. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
73% Alive Inside (2014) "Gratifying documentary. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
52% I Origins (2014) "Part sci-fi, part romance, and most of all a wholly engrossing drama of emotions. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
98% Boyhood (2014) "One of the most emotionally powerful films of this or any other year. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
92% Frank (2014) "Frank is a tribute to a way of life as much as to an individual. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
84% Rich Hill (2014) "Approach to social problems is cool but sympathetic. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
36% The Giver (2014) "Tear it down and start all over again. " ‐ East Bay Express
Posted Aug 20, 2014
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