Kimberly Pierce

Kimberly Pierce
Tomatometer-approved critic

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T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 83% Judy (2019) Ultimately, Zellweger elevates this movie to a new level. It's not a perfect film, but her performance carries it across the finish line. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2019
3/5 67% Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Zombieland: Double Tap is far from a perfect film. From a narrative a structural level it runs into problems.... However, from a Halloween, movie going perspective, it is a heck of a good time. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
85% Downton Abbey (2019) While the sense of closure brings a bittersweet lull to the narrative, the sense of love and joy behind the film makes this a must see for anyone who was ever a fan of the period series. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
63% It Chapter Two (2019) In a Hollywood industry that keeps hitting a home run with each attempt at horror, It Chapter Two is not only another solid entry, but a fitting end to the franchise. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2019
95% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) The Peanut Butter Falcon is a little movie which is showing some real legs. A small labor of love, the film steps out from behind the often formulaic tropes of its genre to make a powerful statement about not only character, but family. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
22% The Kitchen (2019) In her cinematic take on the graphic novel, director Andrea Berloff crafts a unique and subversive take on the classic gangster genre. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
42% Stuber (2019) Stuber is definitely a summer movie. It's loud, flashy and it packs a punch. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2019
23% Men in Black International (2019) This is a summer movie in every way possible. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
70% Isn't It Romantic (2019) Isn't It Romantic is a fun and enjoyable romantic comedy, especially perfect for a girl's night out. The strong work of its performers, combined with some fascinating world building makes the movie a must-see for fans of the sub-genre. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
78% Captain Marvel (2019) Despite the problems, the fact that audiences are now watching female superheroes kick butt on screen is what makes this story special. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
93% Us (2019) While the movie is not perfect, the talented cast and crew combine to craft a tightly wound, but completely enjoyable horror film. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
47% Dumbo (2019) The film feels like a shallow cash grab from the storied studio and it's unfortunate. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
90% Shazam! (2019) The movie is fun and entertaining, proving to be a welcomed departure from the much heavier tone of some of the studio's previous works. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) While the experience is bittersweet, the creative team brings everything to a close with a strong, well-meaning and ultimately heartfelt movie. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
14% The Hustle (2019) Why waste an important female led vehicle as a relatively mediocre rehash of a twice remade comedy? - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
97% Booksmart (2019) In her debut outing Booksmart, Olivia Wilde crafts a not only tender, but entertaining story that's a must see for fans of the genre. Be sure to add this one to your list. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2019
57% Aladdin (2019) Ultimately, Disney's Aladdin is not a perfect movie. However, the film does hit all the right notes when it comes to nostalgia and representation. The film is bubbly and fun, a bright spot in what can often be a dark world. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2019
23% Dark Phoenix (2019) There is no denying that Dark Phoenix struggles in the face of some of the franchise's previous films. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2019
89% Rocketman (2019) In the musical biopic of Elton John, Rocketman drops the cinematic microphone... hard. Combining solid direction with a star-making performance from lead actor Taron Egerton, the movie is a diamond in the rough. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019
4/5 63% Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Director Josie Rourke makes an impressive screen debut, crafting not only a beautiful period piece, but also an important and timely story. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2018
4/5 91% Widows (2018) Widows has McQueen's depth, all the while bringing Flynn's pulpiness. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2018
2/5 65% Aquaman (2018) Ultimately, like much of the DCEU, Aquaman just can't make things work. While there's a definite sense of humor behind the film, it doesn't take things far enough. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2018
2 78% Green Book (2018) Green Book (fancies) itself a progressive .... awards season film, but there are moments in the narrative which are unbelievably tone deaf and in truth, almost regressive. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
4.5/5 98% Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) This is a powerful and well-crafted story which definitely deserves to be told, and.... the movie should continue to be a presence deep into awards season. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
3/5 39% Don't Go (2018) Gleeson's creation of the environment's tone through the visual, Don't Go builds a fascinating narrative which keeps you on edge right up until the final credits roll. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
1/5 81% Mid90s (2018) In fact, the film is in celebration of a toxic masculinity that the contemporary #MeToo movement is currently taking a stand against. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
2.5/5 61% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) With such a shallow and poorly developed take on this story, this film ends up feeling like a vanilla flavored .... take on what must have been a far more interesting story. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
4.5/5 75% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) There is so much here to like .... The quirky thriller brings well-structured characters, solid action and beautiful filmmaking. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
4.5/5 87% First Man (2018) Damien Chazelle has done it again with First Man. The period piece is a bit of a challenge, but this is bound to be one of the top movies of 2018. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
1.5/5 29% Venom (2018) Parts of this movie should appeal to Venom fans, but it's difficult to argue this as a solid feature. Unless you're dying to see this, skip it until its available to stream. - CC2K EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
2/5 90% A Star Is Born (2018) While Lady Gaga shines, the problematic narrative makes it clear that it is the unlikable Jackson Maine with whom audiences are supposed to identify. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2018
2/5 87% The Sisters Brothers (2018) The western is noticeably hampered by structural and tonal issues ... Solid performances by likable actors can't save this indie western being weighed by its script. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2018
2/5 27% Night School (2018) Ultimately, fans of the comedian will get a kick out of this ... but it's frustrating to see this become a largely generic comedy when there's more interesting material here. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
2/5 91% Mandy (2018) Ultimately, the lack of a coherent script hampers the movie in a number of ways, largely overshadowing some very interesting direction ... leave this one to stream. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
4/5 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) The Disaster Artist is a love letter to The Room. The painstaking recreations of certain shots are fascinating to watch. Be sure to stay through the credits. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
4.5/5 85% A Simple Favor (2018) In a series of features which ... regulate(s) women to the good girl/femme fatale dichotomy, A Simple Favor lets the ladies step out from the ... archetypes weighing them down. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
87% Only the Brave (2017) Only the Brave is a powerful and emotional film (coming) out of a good place ... as a tribute to the firefighters lost ... but (those) still risking their lives everyday. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
4/5 63% Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Goodbye Christopher Robin is a beautiful work of drama with touching emotionality at its core. Take time to see this beautiful film. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
1.5/5 7% The Snowman (2017) With everything going on, this could have been a truly great movie... missed potential is so frustrating. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
1/5 28% Suburbicon (2017) The idea of the bizarre nature of suburbia has been explored by dozens of movies in the past, and it has been done better. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
2/5 31% A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) A Bad Moms Christmas is a film which does its job, nothing more, nothing less. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
5/5 93% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) The film comes in ...as one of the strongest entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to date. If you are in anyway a fan of the Marvel movies ... get to Thor: Ragnarok. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
2/5 68% Wonderstruck (2017) Coming from a filmmaker capable of wowing with his visual flair, Wonderstruck fails to illicit much wonder .... This one could have been a heck of a lot better. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
3/5 60% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) The film struggles visually and narratively in places. As such, this version of the classic story doesn't present anything new or unique... does this story need to be retold? - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
2/5 40% Justice League (2017) This movie is not ready for prime time, and DC should be ashamed of themselves for letting their wind from Wonder Woman completely escape. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
5/5 99% Lady Bird (2017) This is a enjoyable and refreshing drama which is definitely a must see on its road to wide-release. Go see it... then go call your mom. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
4/5 90% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri is an incredibly solid film. The strength of the talented ensemble will take the movie far. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
4/5 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) The Disaster Artist is a love letter to The Room. The painstaking recreations of certain shots are fascinating to watch. Be sure to stay through the credits. - Citizen Dame EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
3.5/5 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) This movie is an absolute joy. Fans of ... Jackman should definitely check (this) out, showcasing the talented actor in an exciting return to his musical roots. - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
4/5 85% Darkest Hour (2017) In (Oldman's) hands, Churchill is realistic. He's insecure. He's uncertain of himself ... in relation to the situation he finds himself caught up in. This take is unique - Geek Girl Authority EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018