Roger Tennis

Roger Tennis
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Been in the entertainment industry since 1966. A movie critic and cinema expert from the Phoenix, AZ area and member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and co-founder of the Phoenix Film Critics Society. Creator & co-producer of the popular TV series, CLIPS (Cinema Lovers Information Program Series).
Favorites:
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, FORBIDDEN PLANET, THE SATAN BUG, SONG OF THE SOUTH and SHANE
Publications: Cinemaclips.com
Location: Tempe, AZ
Official Websites: http://cinemaclips.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 100% Disneynature: Dolphin Reef (2020) The latest entry in the Disneynature series is an eye-catching undersea exploration. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2020
3.5/5 99% Blow the Man Down (2020) Way-aye, 'Blow the Man Down' is killer fun. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2020
4/5 87% Onward (2020) This wondrous CG animated feature is packed with heart and humor. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
1.5/5 38% Downhill (2020) 'Downhill' depressingly spirals in the title's direction. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2020
3/5 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) 'Birds of Prey' takes wing and will capture its target audience. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
2/5 28% The Rhythm Section (2020) A strong performance by Blake Lively and sudden bursts of action can't save this mostly lackluster thriller. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
3/5 77% Bad Boys for Life (2020) There's enough fun here to keep these entertaining Bad Boys around for life. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
4/5 89% 1917 (2020) One of the year's best films, '1917' is enveloping and explosive. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2020
4/5 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Hyperspeed action and stunning effects fuel this satisfying sci-fi adventure. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
4/5 76% Richard Jewell (2019) 'Richard Jewell' is an Eastwood gem. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
4/5 97% Knives Out (2019) The captivating 'Knives Out' is a cutting-edge whodunit. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
3.5/5 77% Frozen II (2019) Unwilling to let it go, Disney has concocted another magical musical 'Frozen' adventure. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
3.5/5 43% Midway (2019) Superb battle sequences and a solid ensemble cast bring this harrowing conflict to life. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
3/5 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) The indestructible sci-fi franchise goes back to basics for this action-packed thriller. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2019
3/5 40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Fans of the revisionist 'Maleficent' (2014) will be enchanted once again with wondrous sets, costumes, effects and a sensational lead performance. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
4/5 68% Joker (2019) Joaquin Phoenix aces the role of 'Joker'. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
4/5 84% Downton Abbey (2019) 'Downton Abbey' is a royal treat for moviegoers. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
3/5 63% It Chapter Two (2019) 'It Chapter Two' supplies King-sized chills. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
3.5/5 83% Official Secrets (2019) The revealing 'Official Secrets' is intelligent entertainment. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2019
4/5 96% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) Impressive performances lend credibility to this fanciful journey. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
3/5 39% Angel Has Fallen (2019) The energetic 'Angel Has Fallen' rises to the occasion. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
2/5 24% The Kitchen (2019) 'The Kitchen' is lacking in fine cinematic cuisine. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
3/5 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Even without Diesel, 'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw' never runs out of fuel. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2019
4.5/5 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) 'Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood' is a tale well told. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2019
3/5 53% The Lion King (2019) Astounding visuals rule in this new version of 'The Lion King'. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
3.5/5 91% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Twisty surprises, humorous teen angst and a dose of sci-fi action spin a more lighthearted tale than the last Marvel epic. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
4/5 63% Yesterday (2019) All of the elements magically come together. I believe in 'Yesterday'. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
4/5 97% Toy Story 4 (2019) Toying with us again, Disney/Pixar applies another fresh coat of paint. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
2/5 23% Men in Black International (2019) With or without the neuralyzer, 'Men in Black: International' is forgettable. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
2.5/5 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) Falling somewhere in the middle of this series' quality and enjoyment, 'Dark Phoenix' is 'X-Men'-light. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2019
4/5 92% Echo In the Canyon (2019) 'Echo in the Canyon' resonates with good vibrations. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
4/5 89% Rocketman (2019) Dazzling musical numbers, sets and costumes sparkle on the big screen in a biopic that truly captivates. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
2.5/5 42% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) This monster-sized, expensive-looking "B" popcorn movie delivers exactly what the trailers promise. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
3/5 57% Aladdin (2019) 'Aladdin' is a princely spectacle. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2019
3/5 90% John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) Buckets of bloody gore and an endless stream of kick-butt battles fuel another satisfying entry in this killer series. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
3/5 82% Long Shot (2019) Chemistry between the stars and a humorous script make this predictable romantic comedy a lightweight pleasure. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
4/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) The fantastic 'Avengers: Endgame' entertains with a vengeance. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2019
4/5 92% Disneynature: Penguins (2019) Breathtaking cinematography coupled with a heartfelt story make this engaging documentary one of the best Disneynature films. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2019
4/5 90% Shazam! (2019) With just one word, 'Shazam!' becomes a winner for the DC Extended Universe. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
4/5 76% Hotel Mumbai (2019) Even though the outcome is known, tension throughout makes this a riveting thriller. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2019
3/5 47% Dumbo (2019) 'Dumbo' takes center ring as a crowd-pleasing event. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2019
3/5 57% The Hummingbird Project (2019) 'The Hummingbird Project' flies thanks to its stars. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019
3/5 78% Captain Marvel (2019) 'Captain Marvel' earns its stripes in the MCU. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2019
3/5 61% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) For pure thrills, 'Alita: Battle Angel' is a devilishly good time. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2019
3/5 69% Cold Pursuit (2019) 'Cold Pursuit' is a diverting chiller. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
3/5 89% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) 'The Kid Who Would Be King' takes the crown as magical family entertainment. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
2/5 37% Glass (2019) Overlong, and with no satisfying payoff, 'Glass' is broken. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
4/5 93% Stan & Ollie (2019) Remarkable performances dominate this loving tribute to Laurel & Hardy. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
4/5 79% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) New songs, endearing characters and fabulous hand-drawn animation make this cheery delight a worthy follow-up to the captivating original. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2018
4/5 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) As cartoon sequels go, this ingenious romp is a game changer. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018