Laura Sinagra Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Laura Sinagra

Laura Sinagra

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Laura Sinagra's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Village Voice

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Showing 51 - 100 of 139
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
84% The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Oct 6, 2004
90% Dig! (2004) "[A] kinetic tale of the love-hate relationship between the Dandy Warhols' Courtney Taylor and the Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 28, 2004
61% The Last Shot (2004) "Planned inanity never gets mad mad mad mad enough, and insider jabs like "I'm not a fake, I'm a director!" don't have the desired zaniness. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 28, 2004
45% Particles of Truth (2003) "Transcends its own considerable self-indulgence with sweet, believably tormented performances. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 14, 2004
51% Vanity Fair (2004) City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Sep 5, 2004
90% Tom Dowd and the Language of Music (2004) "Moormann's film transcends A&E hagiography, and Dowd's spry egoism and science-hipster joie de vivre provide piquant icing. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 10, 2004
50% Other World (2004) "It's too bad that Allouache's insurgent Islamists, into whose clutches Yasmine falls for a time, come off like Indiana Jones villains. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 3, 2004
73% Stander (2004) "Hughes abandons the wealth-redistribution theme, morphing the movie into a mere buddy flick about amoral fugitives on the road. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 3, 2004
No Score Yet Daughters of the Sun (2004) "The filmmaker achieves the desired sense of remoteness and claustrophobic doom, and though the story could be told more economically, her slow approach conveys the distended chronology that attends an indentured servitude resembling slavery. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 27, 2004
50% America's Heart and Soul (2004) "As platitudinous subjects jaw off and amber grain duly waves, ersatz cowboys, car decorators, salsa dancers, and steel workers praise tradition and values with Coke-ad fervor. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 29, 2004
15% White Chicks (2004) "A plotless romp of Manolo wobbling, 'Omigod!' yipping, and broadly comic attempts to conceal that unsquashable manly lust and slangin' machismo. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 29, 2004
59% I'll Sing for You (2004) "The reverent pacing lags a bit, but the film's meditation on the struggle to find spirituality that reconciles Islam with tribal belief systems is powerful in its understatement. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 1, 2004
53% Union Square (2004) "The total effect, of course, is abject sadness as we helplessly watch each enact a unique anti-success story in an inverted reality show. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 25, 2004
67% The Return of the King (1980) City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted May 19, 2004
26% A Slipping-Down Life (1999) "Taylor and Pearce seem a bit old for their roles, so their laconic connection plays less like the push-pull of youthful misfits than a desperate pact between marginalized washouts. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 13, 2004
17% Laws of Attraction (2004) "Our counselors' lawyer-ese is illegally bland, and their committee-penned banter meticulously Botoxed. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 27, 2004
88% MC5: A True Testimonial (2002) "Bassist Michael Davis, way Lynchian on his desert land, and drummer Dennis Thompson, who brandishes a rifle at one point, provide jolts of pathos and aggression that remind us these were never art-school pretenders to the skids. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 13, 2004
12% Against the Ropes (2004) "What could have been a Working Girl hoot gets mired in redundant assertions of Kallen's feistiness. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 24, 2004
89% Risk/Reward (2004) "In its pandering way, Risk/Reward provides its share of revealing detail. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 24, 2004
44% 50 First Dates (2004) "Ends up making you pine for Lucy's gift of forgetting. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 18, 2004
30% Teknolust (2002) "It's a quiet tour de force for Tilda Swinton. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 18, 2004
68% Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004) "Cube is still adorable, but the potentially poppin' battle between the shop and big-box competitor Nappy Cuts gets obscured by sloppy chronology and flat, cartoonish politicos. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 3, 2004
58% Cuba: Island of Music (2004) "An odd blend of passionate performance footage and maddeningly shallow analysis of Cuba's music and politics. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 14, 2004
19% Chasing Liberty (2004) "Moore's lip-glossed petulance never catches fire with Goode's canned drollery. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 13, 2004
92% Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001) City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Jan 2, 2004
53% Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Jan 2, 2004
93% The Circle (Dayereh) (2001) City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Jan 2, 2004
82% Monster (2004) "Since Jenkins and Ricci never allow Wall to become more than a curious cipher with a Billy Idol sneer ... our outsider vantage makes for an ultimately unsatisfying voyeurism. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Dec 23, 2003
13% Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003) "Since Cannon and Milian have to squash any frisson to avoid sinking into pure escort-service sleaze, there's not much rom in the rom-com. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Dec 16, 2003
63% Acts of Worship (2003) "Digna's struggle with sellout guilt is way more interesting than Alix's boilerplate dissembly, but ultimately Digna's just a pawn in the moralist checkmate. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 18, 2003
78% Tupac: Resurrection (2003) "The interview clips that comprise the sole voice-over are carefully chosen to illuminate both Pac's scorching charisma and debilitating paranoia. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 11, 2003
47% Martin & Orloff (2002) "Despite lightning cameos by Tina Fey and dependably hilarious David Cross, this extended riff on an Analyze This theme flogs each jolting gag into SNL-style unconsciousness. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 4, 2003
94% Girlhood (2003) "Garbus's follow-up to 2002's The Execution of Wanda Jean provides another powerful glimpse inside the American justice system. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 28, 2003
92% Sister Helen (2002) "She smacks down addict con games with feisty-old- dame-isms, but the shtick wears thin. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 21, 2003
55% Prey for Rock & Roll (2003) "Fearlessly inviting the camera into her deepening wrinkles and hollering corn-nut tunes like an avenging angel, Gershon transcends the script's 'quest for record contract' goofiness. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 14, 2003
16% Civil Brand (2003) "Without a scorcher like Pam Grier, the sub-NYPD Blue dialogue and acting dilute what could have been a shrieking wake-up call about for-profit prisons. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 8, 2003
95% The Station Agent (2003) "It's Dinklage who ensures that the film skirts mawkishness. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 30, 2003
80% Hey is Dee Dee Home (2003) "[Ramone] exudes his own brand of obnoxious charm, the kind that can only be possessed, never imitated. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 2, 2003
29% Party Monster (2003) "The film is ultimately more a C.A.K.E. partyer's failed fetish object than a keg partyer's new Sid and Nancy. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 2, 2003
46% The Other Side of the Bed (2003) "All the mix-ups contrived to spice up its witless central foursome's fornication rondelet depend exclusively on exhumed notions of homosexuality and gender-rolling. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 26, 2003
14% Uptown Girls (2003) "Locates Fanning's 'maturity' in a fear of germs that comes off as borderline psychotic, and Murphy's childlike free spirit in her apparent inability to avoid walking into walls. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 19, 2003
81% Thirteen (2003) "Less a damozel- in-distress fetish flick than a bird-flipping plunge into coded girl-cult communication. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 19, 2003
88% OT: Our Town (2003) "As the players themselves struggle with finding what Borek calls 'the line between representing ourselves and stereotyping,' Kennedy takes pains to illuminate aspects and insights that buck cliché. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 13, 2003
38% Hotel (2003) "Sexed-up, teched-up, theater-troupe pedantry disguised as avant-garde film. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 22, 2003
28% How to Deal (2003) "Producers smooshed the plots of two Sarah Dessen teen novels into one flick. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 15, 2003
43% Garage Days (2003) "It's clear that the band's internecine struggles -- even with their ante upped by infidelity, addiction, and pregnancy -- aren't going to provide enough grist for Proyas's visual mill. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 15, 2003
56% Northfork (2003) "This last of the brothers' American heartland trilogy suffers from their trademark self-satisfaction, but as with Idaho, a suffused empathy nearly makes up for the belaboring of key messages. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 8, 2003
53% KM.0 (2001) "Aiming for Almodóvar lite, the flick is more reminiscent of The Love Boat -- drenched this time in cheery polysexuality. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 8, 2003
11% Alex & Emma (2003) "This isn't one for the time capsule -- just bury it. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 24, 2003
10% From Justin To Kelly (2003) "Amid this glad tumble of Limited lycra ... surreality seeps in: American flags fly prominently; and despite sideline breakin', all rappers are white. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 24, 2003
28% Love the Hard Way (2003) "If this adaptation of Chinese punk-lit writer Wang Shuo's fiction doesn't survive its Bronx trick-out, you can't really blame Brody, whose luminous autodidact seems caught between camp and coolsville. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jun 3, 2003
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