Moira Walsh

Moira Walsh
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: America Magazine

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
93% Bye Bye Birdie (1963) Though it is spotty in both pace and execution, it is often both skillfully done and funny. - America Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2015
17% Le Couteau dans la plaie (Five Miles to Midnight) (1962) The story is not only full of holes; it is also replete with coincidental narrative embellishments stitched on as an afterthought to keep the holes from showing too much. - America Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2015
96% The Birds (1963) The picture pursues these false clues with excessive long-windedness and occasional fatuity. It is a tribute to Hitchcock's mastery of his craft that, even so, he makes overpoweringly real the menace of the birds. - America Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2015
88% True Grit (1969) An undeniably vivid, exceedingly well directed (by veteran Henry Hathaway) frontier tale that "tells it like it was." - America Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2015
41% The Great Gatsby (1974) Perhaps it was my lack of expectations that caused me to be pleasantly surprised. - America Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2015
82% A Man for All Seasons (1966) Playwright Bolt, acting as his own scenarist, and director Fred Zinnemann have done a superb job of turning the play into a movie. - America Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2015