Meredith Brody

Meredith Brody
Meredith Brody's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Chicago Reader
Biography:
Chicago Reader film critic.
Publications: Chicago Reader

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
85% La Stanza del Figlio (The Son's Room) (2002) With tender skill, Moretti illuminates Samuel Beckett's familiar summation "I can't go on-I'll go on." - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
88% La Cienaga (2001) Every shot is dense with life, with children and animals running in and out, yet the movie is highly focused, a small masterpiece. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2017
No Score Yet Be My Star (2001) An unexpectedly fresh, unsentimental take on first love is delicately yet forcefully presented in this slip of a film. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2010
89% In America (2003) The result is a blend of kitchen-sink and magical realism: sentimental, but well acted and freshly observed. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2007
92% Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001) This propulsive, highly satisfying 2002 documentary concerns a group of daredevil skateboarders from an economically depressed and dangerous area of Santa Monica known as Dogtown who reinvented the sport in the 70s. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2007
52% The Fountain (2006) A pretentious, unfocused, and fussy mess, in which director Darren Aronofsky manages to make Hugh Jackman unattractive and unsympathetic. - Chicago Reader EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2006