Michelle Jaworski

Michelle Jaworski
Michelle Jaworski's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Daily Dot
Publications: The Daily Dot

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T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/5 76% Wander Darkly (2020) It's an insightful and often emotional retrospective of relationships. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2020
4/5 100% 76 Days (2020) It's an eye-opening look at the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic that showcases the best of humanity within the walls of several Wuhan hospitals. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2020
5/5 98% Time (2020) Deeply empathetic, the documentary showcases the cruelties of mass incarceration through the eyes of one woman trying to change it. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2020
4/5 90% The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) An all-star cast leads Aaron Sorkin's effort to bring the stories of the men who were arrested during the 1968 Democratic National Convention and charged with inciting a riot. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2020
5/5 98% David Byrne's American Utopia (2020) Not only does it give audiences views that money couldn't buy, but it also relays an essential message amid fantastical performances. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2020
3.5/5 73% Mulan (2020) Mulan sidesteps the usual shot-for-shot route that many of its predecessors took. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2020
3/5 72% An American Pickle (2020) Seth Rogen pulls double-duty in a film with a premise that quickly gets old, but it's grounded by great performances. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2020
4.5/5 94% Palm Springs (2020) While its ties to Groundhog Day are apparent from the get-go, Palm Springs charms with a refreshing and clever spin on the format. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2020
4.5/5 100% Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (2020) An unknown part of history brought to life, it's told in their own words and doesn't veer into inspiration porn territory. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
3.5/5 91% Miss Americana (2020) Miss Americana is a deconstruction of the myth of Taylor Swift that's been perpetuated by a multitude of factions over the more than a decade she's spent in the spotlight, and for Swift fans, it's a much-watch. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
4/5 89% Zola (2020) Zola is compelling and chaotic, perfectly capturing the energy that the original thread put out there as well as the intricate nature of a story told by the internet. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
3/5 87% Cuties (Mignonnes) (2020) Written and directed by Maïmouna Doucouré, Cuties nails down just how isolating and uncomfortable being a young girl in the world can be, elevated largely by Youssouf's performance. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
4/5 91% Promising Young Woman (2020) It's a complex examination of trauma and grief and how even the most intricate levels of revenge don't always provide closure. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
3.5/5 38% Wendy (2020) Wendy has a lot to live up to, and for the most part, it succeeds. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
4/5 91% Uncut Gems (2019) We don't know quite how it will play out, but half the victory is in the experience of watching it. And for Uncut Gems, it more than earns the roller coaster it puts its audience on. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/5 74% Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (2019) The film might complicate who Cohn was, but it does not try to humanize his actions-and some aspects of his life, his choices, and what he might've been thinking still remain shrouded in mystery to this day. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
4/5 97% Tell Me Who I Am (2019) The toll of that lie and unspoken trauma is revealed in the film's harrowing, intimate final act, and it feels devastating to viewers just as it was to the brothers. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
2.5/5 63% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Motherless Brooklyn has the look and feel of a noir, but without the characters to draw viewers in, it slowly unravels. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
4/5 95% The Irishman (2019) Pacino's performance is the showiest, but The Irishman wouldn't work without a quiet performance from Pesci or the heart and heartbreak that De Niro brings to it. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
4/5 92% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2020) Bacurau is a wild and, at times, absolutely zany ride that's fun as hell, and it doesn't hold back on embracing some of its more absurd moments. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
3.5/5 96% Atlantics (2019) Atlantics is a beautifully haunting love story, blending realism with hints of the supernatural. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
3/5 65% XY Chelsea (2019) XY Chelsea doesn't offer much breathing room as Manning reckons with all of this; it glosses over some of her experiences while letting others drag. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
3/5 100% Gay Chorus Deep South (2019) The end result is a largely feel-good tour full of both heartwarming and tough conversations amid some excellent music. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
3.5/5 100% Game of Thrones: The Last Watch (2019) The Last Watch might not change how you feel about the final season of Game of Thrones, but it should give you a greater appreciation of how it was made. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2019
3.5/5 96% American Factory (2019) Part of the awe of watching American Factory is the dawning realization of just how much access directors Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert had while making it. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2019
4/5 100% At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal (2019) It also places a damning spotlight on the pillars that allowed Nassar not only to keep his job, but also to flourish in that environment. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2019
3.5/5 92% Ask Dr. Ruth (2019) But what Ask Dr. Ruth also does, without pushing too much (too little at times), is look at what makes its subject uncomfortable, with illuminating results. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2019
3.5/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Endgame mostly sticks the landing with a satisfying conclusion, providing a final act to the Marvel Cinematic Universe that emotionally resonates in surprising ways. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2019
4/5 90% Shazam! (2019) Shazam! wears its heart unabashedly on the sleeve of its hero's over-the-top superhero suit and embraces some of the sillier aspects of the genre. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2019
3.5/5 86% The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019) There's never a question of how The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind will end, but that doesn't deter from the moment of triumph it delivers. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2019
4.5/5 99% Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) (2018) .. the film delivers one gut punch after another, guaranteeing that Shoplifters will sit with you long after you finish watching it. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
4/5 91% High Flying Bird (2019) ... It pulls off power moves that largely work as it takes a hard look at the sport's exploitive history. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
3.5/5 61% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) At its best, Velvet Buzzsaw blends its disparate elements together with scenes that can make you jump, laugh, and cringe all at once. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2019
2.5/5 57% Ánimas (2018) But with an overreliance on the horror film stories and clichés that came before it, it doesn't have anything interesting to say. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2019
3/5 94% The American Meme (2018) But with a clear and mostly unfiltered focus on [its] subjects, The American Meme... shows just how high the pressure to keep up with everyone else truly is. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
3/5 63% Jonathan (2018) But while the ideas are engaging (even with their occasional predictability), the uneven execution and character work become more noticeable as the film progresses. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
4/5 82% Liz and the Blue Bird (2018) Liz and the Blue Bird soars from the get-go as it weaves together a fantastical fairy tale and a more intimate, relatable high school story. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
2.5/5 36% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) It has more to say than its predecessor, but the message gets jumbled in the process, leaving viewers wanting more-or at least a little more breathing room. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2018
3/5 61% Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018) While it offers a sweet and unlikely friendship between two girls from completely different social circles, it can't quite shake off its slightly creepy premise. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2018
3.5/5 100% The Bleeding Edge (2018) The Bleeding Edge mostly succeeds in hooking its audience and showcasing the horrors of a problem they might not have known existed. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2018
2.5/5 32% Zoe (2018) Zoe has plenty of fascinating ideas embedded within its code, but the execution feels more like a test run with a highlight on its weakest points. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
87% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) The film's larger-than-life humor and relatively low-stakes ground it in a way the MCU needed after Avengers: Infinity War with a much more personal story. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
4/5 88% Cargo (2018) It takes some time for Cargo to find its heart, but once it does it grips you. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
2.5/5 72% The Rachel Divide (2018) In the end, The Rachel Divide feels like a feedback loop. And soon enough, we're bound to hear it again. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
4/5 81% Tiny Shoulders, Rethinking Barbie (2018) It's a reflection of the time during which Barbie expanded and transformed into something life-changing... but it drives home that Barbie is still a force to be reckoned with. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
4/5 89% Sunday's Illness (La enfermedad del domingo) (2018) Sunday's Illness (La Enfermedad del Domingo) delivers a gut punch. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2018
89% Mary and The Witch's Flower (2018) Mary and The Witch's Flower is a colorful and visually stunning spectacle, a film that packs plenty of detail within its frames. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2018
76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) It's a perfectly entertaining film that excels on the charm of its cast, but it's sometimes weighed down by its own exposition and doesn't leave much of a mark. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2017
83% Beware the Slenderman (2018) Director Irene Taylor Brodsky dives into the origins of the internet myth, and gives a nuanced look into Geyser and Weier's ongoing case with her documentary. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
94% Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders (2016) It's not a continuation of the TV series that first brought Batman to our screens 50 years ago (nor the DC series, which occurs in the same universe), but it embodies the spirit that made the series so endearing over the years. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2017