Lori Rackl

Lori Rackl
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Chicago Sun-Times, TV Trippin

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/4 71% Hello Ladies: The Movie (2014) This time around Stuart has a vulnerability that makes him a lot more enjoyable to watch, even if the steps he makes toward maturity and genuine love feel a bit rushed in this home stretch. - Chicago Sun-Times EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2014
2/4 50% Big Driver (2014) Like some of King's other tales, it loses its way, devolving into a rape revenge fantasy whose potency is diluted by silly gimmicks like a talking GPS system with a mind of its own. - Chicago Sun-Times EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2014
4/4 94% The Normal Heart (2014) Directed by Ryan Murphy, it's bound to put Emmys in the hands of a remarkable cast that includes Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, Alfred Molina, Jim Parsons and Matt Bomer. - Chicago Sun-Times EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2014
3/4 43% Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014) Christina Ricci does a haunting turn as notorious hatchet swinger Lizzie Borden. - Chicago Sun-Times EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2014
2.5/4 52% Flowers in the Attic (2014) This tale of a twisted family's misguided quest for love and money is still creepy and atmospheric enough to make for pulpy television fun. - Chicago Sun-Times EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2014
3.5/4 100% Burton And Taylor (2013) BBC America is here to set the universe right again with its love/hate story about Hollywood's hot mess of a couple. - Chicago Sun-Times EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2013
3.5/4 95% Behind the Candelabra (2013) Half the fun of Behind the Candelabra is watching these two Hollywood heavyweights deftly tackle roles that could have been career-enders not that long ago. - Chicago Sun-Times EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2013