Molly Freeman

Molly Freeman
Tomatometer-approved critic
Publications: Hollywood.com, ScreenRant

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2/5 78% Good Boys (2019) Good Boys focuses too much on the bawdy humor of this raunchy comedy starring tweens, often to the detriment of the characters and emotional beats. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2019
2.5/5 22% The Kitchen (2019) The Kitchen is a decently enjoyable mob movie, with stellar lead performances, but a lackluster script from first-time director Andrea Berloff. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
3/5 83% Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) Dora and the Lost City of Gold is a family-friendly romp through the jungle with all the heart, fun and singing of the original animated TV show. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
3/5 32% The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019) The Red Sea Diving Resort blends war drama with spy thriller levity, making for an at times uneven, but enjoyable movie in which Chris Evans shines. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2019
3/5 53% The Lion King (2019) The Lion King is good because the original animated movie was great, though it does feature stunning CGI that Disney is clearly excited to show off. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
2.5/5 43% Stuber (2019) Stuber is an uneven buddy comedy that can't seem to decide if it's from the 80s or modern day, but occasionally gets in some decent jokes. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2019
3.5/5 90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Spider-Man: Far From Home pulls off an exciting, ambitious, if messy, superhero romp thanks to notable performances by Tom Holland & Jake Gyllenhaal. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
4/5 97% Toy Story 4 (2019) Pixar's Toy Story 4 has heart and humor to spare in one more adventure with Woody and the gang, exploring tough themes through toys new and old. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
4/5 90% Plus One (2019) Plus One is a charming, grounded romantic comedy that's equal parts laugh out loud funny and genuinely sweet, with strong performances from its leads. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
2.5/5 22% Men in Black International (2019) Men in Black: International has some modern tweaks to the franchise's premise, but thankfully puts more focus on the comedic chemistry of its leads. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2019
2/5 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) Dark Phoenix provides an unsatisfying ending to the X-Men film franchise, with a storyline that's neither character-driven nor well-developed. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
4/5 89% Always Be My Maybe (2019) Netflix's Always Be My Maybe is a charming, laugh out loud romantic comedy, bolstered by its leads' performances, and perfect for fans of the genre. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
1.5/5 25% Rim of the World (2019) Rim of the World attempts a new spin on the sci-fi adventure genre, but it fails to live up to, or set itself apart from, the movies that inspired it. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
4/5 89% Rocketman (2019) Rocketman features a stunning, powerful star turn from Taron Egerton as Elton John in a sharp and entertaining jukebox musical-style biopic. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
4.5/5 97% Booksmart (2019) Booksmart puts a fun, fresh and female spin on the high school coming-of-age comedy with a hilarious script and excellent performances from its leads. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2019
3/5 51% The Sun Is Also a Star (2019) The Sun Is Also A Star adapts the YA novel into an unapologetically sincere, and somewhat cheesy, contemporary love story that's still swoonworthy. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
3/5 66% Wine Country (2019) Netflix's Wine Country, from director Amy Poehler, is a feel-good comedy about the power of friendship with a stellar ensemble cast of funny ladies. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
2/5 20% The Last Summer (2019) Netflix's The Last Summer is a hodgepodge of better teen movies, failing to say anything new or poignant about the transitionary period to adulthood. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2019
3.5/5 68% Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Detective Pikachu is wholesome, silly fun, with solid world-building and stunning CGI Pokémon that are complemented well enough by its story. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2019
4.5/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Avengers: Endgame wraps up the story of the MCU so far, delivering an epic superhero adventure while honoring the past in a satisfying finale. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
3.5/5 82% Someone Great (2019) Someone Great puts a new spin on the rom-com genre with an entertaining romp through NYC as three friends reach turning points in their love lives. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2019
3/5 69% The Perfect Date (2019) Netflix's The Perfect Date is a fairly standard and entirely enjoyable rom-com that excels as a starring vehicle for the charming Noah Centineo. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2019
3.5/5 18% After (2019) After is an intimate look at the ups and downs of first love that takes some nonsensical narrative turns, but is nevertheless a captivating romance. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2019
2/5 17% Hellboy (2019) Despite a potentially compelling lead, Hellboy is a surprisingly boring superhero epic that drags between sequences of fantasy action spectacle. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2019
3/5 46% Little (2019) Little successfully puts a funny new spin on age-changing comedy with a surprisingly heartfelt message about staying true to yourself when growing up. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2019
2.5/5 63% Unicorn Store (2019) Brie Larson's feature directorial debut, Unicorn Store, has more style than substance, but a charming lead performance and important message buoy it. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
2/5 47% Dumbo (2019) Disney's live-action Dumbo movie has threads of a heartwarming family story, with good performances, but is as shallow as its overly CGI-ed world. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2019
3.5/5 91% Shazam! (2019) Shazam! is a wildly fun superhero adventure, with plenty of humor and heart, but struggles at times to strike a good balance between levity and drama. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2019
2/5 38% The Dirt (2019) Netflix's The Dirt has all the sensationalist sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll of Mötley Crüe, but little heart despite its attempts to humanize the band. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2019
2.5/5 34% Wonder Park (2019) Wonder Park has a wonderfully touching message about sadness and fear set in a wildly imaginative world, with a still rather unremarkable story. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019
4/5 78% Captain Marvel (2019) Captain Marvel has all the usual MCU humor and action (with a few surprises), and plenty of girl power moments in Larson's strong performance. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
4/5 69% Isn't It Romantic (2019) Isn't It Romantic is a wild and hilarious meta journey inside a romantic comedy, poking fun at the genre's tropes while embracing its message of love. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
2.5/5 44% What Men Want (2019) What Men Want is a solid comedy, in which Taraji P. Henson shines as the star, that also manages to somewhat compellingly explore bias against women. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
3.5/5 60% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Alita: Battle Angel is a mesmerizing feat of filmmaking - and stunning in 3D - that struggles under the weight of adapting such rich source material. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
3/5 23% Miss Bala (2019) Gina Rodriguez is an empowering, if reluctant hero in Miss Bala, offering a fascinating star turn in Hardwicke's skillfully wrought action thriller. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
4.5/5 85% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is another imaginative adventure, building off the first film in inventive ways, and a blast for viewers of any age. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2019
3/5 89% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) Joe Cornish's The Kid Who Would Be King is a stylish and earnest modern retelling of the King Arthur story that's fun for the whole family. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
2/5 61% A Dog's Way Home (2019) A Dog's Way Home is a fine family-friendly adventure about man's best friend, hitting the same emotional chords as (better) movies that came before. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
4/5 93% Bumblebee (2018) Bumblebee is a fun, heartfelt and still action-filled Transformers prequel that ushers in a new - and better - era of movies about the Autobots. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2018
2.5/5 51% Once Upon a Deadpool (2018) Once Upon A Deadpool proves the foul-mouthed anti-hero can work in the confines of PG-13, but it only kind of works as a re-cut version of Deadpool 2. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
3.5/5 66% Aquaman (2018) What DC's Aquaman movie lacks in refinement, it makes up for with action spectacle and a whole lot of fun personality from Momoa's Arthur Curry. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2018
3/5 85% Dumplin' (2018) Netflix's Dumplin' has an emotionally impactful message of self-acceptance, wrapped in a charming coming-of-age story & steeped in Dolly Parton music. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2018
3/5 52% Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018) Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is a darker adaptation of Kipling's stories, with stunning visual feats from director Andy Serkis and an impactful story. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 29, 2018
4.5/5 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse delivers a funny, heartwarming and fresh superhero origin story with gorgeously executed comic-style animation. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
90% The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) The best one of all - and surely we can all agree on this one - is The Year Without A Santa Claus. On top of being an animated Christmas special, it's also a musical with songs like I Could Be Santa Claus and Blue Christmas. - Hollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
3/5 15% Robin Hood (2018) Robin Hood modernizes the classic story with some new ideas that don't always work, but the tale of an outlaw hero is buoyed by Taron Egerton's charm. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
3.5/5 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Ralph Breaks the Internet is bigger and more heartfelt, with some fun Disney nostalgia, but its story gets lost in the online setting at times. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
4/5 80% Overlord (2018) Overlord is an elevated B-movie that effectively blends war drama with zombie-Nazi horror for a wild, gory and fantastically fun thrill fest. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
3/5 59% The Grinch (2018) The Grinch works as a modernized retelling of Dr. Seuss's classic, with some compelling tweaks to the story and characters, for plenty of family fun. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
3/5 74% Monster Party (2018) Monster Party is a violent ride of a home invasion horror movie that puts its own stylistic spin on the genre, but doesn't fully rise above the pack. - ScreenRant EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2018