Sandie Angulo Chen

Sandie Angulo Chen
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 100% The Fight (2020) Compelling documentary about the ACLU and its attorneys. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2020
4/5 82% The Painted Bird (2020) Relentlessly grim WWII drama has bleak, harrowing violence. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2020
2/5 11% A Nice Girl Like You (2020) Frothy, forgettable romcom is sex-themed but not explicit. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2020
3/5 46% Never Too Late (2020) Aging pals reunite for a mission in crowd-pleasing dramedy. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2020
2/5 65% Mighty Oak (2020) Somewhat dark rock dramedy has drinking, strong language. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2020
4/5 95% John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020) Inspiring, timely biography of Congress' legendary activist. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
4/5 100% Marona's Fantastic Tale (L'Extraordinaire voyage de Marona) (2020) Beautiful, heart-tugging dog drama has some sad moments. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet Selfie Dad (2018) Timely themes in Christian dramedy about dad who goes viral. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2020
3/5 9% Artemis Fowl (2020) Book-based fantasy has strong cast, peril, dense plot. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2020
4/5 91% Parkland Rising (2020) Poignant, intense docu about gun-safety activists. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
1/5 10% Lazy Susan (2020) Talented cast can't save underwhelming comedy. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
78% Judy & Punch (2020) A stylized, occasionally twisted dramedy that's better experienced than explained. - AWFJ Women on Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2020
2/5 25% Inheritance (2020) Overlong psychological thriller has violence, language. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2020
2/5 39% Proximity (2020) Uneven alien thriller doesn't fulfill early potential. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2020
3/5 48% Scoob! (2020) Fun Scooby reboot has goofy hijinks, scenes of peril. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2020
2/5 41% Capone (2020) Violent chronicle of gangster's final descent into dementia. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
4/5 87% The Infiltrators (2020) Hybrid docudrama gives voice to the undocumented. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2020
3/5 20% Blue Crush 2 (2011) The surfing scenes are still thrilling (the film was shot on South Africa's beaches), and the chemistry between the two friends is refreshingly sweet and collaborative. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2020
4/5 91% Bull (2020) Nuanced, mature character study about unlikely friendship. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2020
3/5 81% To the Stars (2020) Poignant, feminist coming-of-age drama set in 1960 Oklahoma. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2020
2/5 43% Endings, Beginnings (2020) Uneven indie love-triangle drama has sex, smoking, language. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2020
3/5 70% Trolls World Tour (2020) Amusing, upbeat musical sequel promotes joys of diversity. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2020
3/5 No Score Yet 10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up (2020) Well-acted, mature love story has language, sex scenes. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
3/5 66% Almost Love (2020) Charming (if familiar), mature NYC-set ensemble romcom. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2020
3/5 81% Go Back to China (2020) Charming dramedy about woman who learns the value of work. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
61% Tape (2020) There's a lot to unpack in Tape, which like The Assistant explores the many ways the entire industry is complicit in Hollywood's pervasive sexism, misogyny, and rape culture. - AWFJ Women on Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2020
4/5 88% The Dog Doc (2020) Touching docu about pioneering holistic vet has sad moments. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2020
1/5 No Score Yet First Lady (2020) Skip this poorly made, agenda-driven dramedy. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2020
3/5 37% Wendy (2020) Updated Peter Pan story has striking visuals, uneven plot. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2020
4/5 88% Onward (2020) Original, heartfelt sibling adventure about love and loss. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
4/5 87% Emma. (2020) Delightful Austen adaptation has a couple of cheeky scenes. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2020
4/5 93% Ordinary Love (2020) Intimate, well-acted drama explores marriage, illness, loss. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
4/5 92% The Assistant (2020) Remarkable star performance makes #MeToo drama riveting. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2020
2/5 28% The Rhythm Section (2020) Impressive cast can't save dark, violent thriller. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
1/5 11% The Turning (2020) Baffling remake of Gothic classic wastes talented cast. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
2/5 60% The Last Full Measure (2020) Preachy script bogs down violent story of courage and valor. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
2/5 81% VHYes (2020) Uneven retro comedy has lots of sex, drug humor. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
4/5 91% Weathering with You (2020) Charming, romantic, powerful anime fantasy has some edge. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
3/5 78% Speed of Life (2019) Well-acted, original sci-fi indie is short and sweet. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
4/5 75% Spies in Disguise (2019) Odd-couple spy/buddy comedy is wacky fun; lots of action. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2020
3/5 51% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Action-packed end of iconic series falls short of greatness. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2019
5/5 95% Little Women (2019) Poignant, beautifully made take on beloved sisterhood tale. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2019
3/5 72% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Charming sequel offers generational humor but can get dark. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
2/5 17% Playmobil: The Movie (2019) Bland and unoriginal but may still amuse young kids. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
3/5 68% White Snake (2019) Chinese folklore-based adventure is dark, violent, sensual. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Biopic captures Rogers' generous spirit, empathy, kindness. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
2/5 27% Little Women (2018) Kudos to Niederpruem for attempting a contemporary vision for the March sisters, but the present-day context erases and ignores too much of what was remarkable in Alcott's classic story. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
4/5 77% Frozen II (2019) Slightly darker sequel charms with catchy songs, messages. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
2/5 24% The Warrior Queen of Jhansi (2019) Earnest but heavy-handed docudrama is uneven and violent. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
4/5 94% Klaus (2019) Santa origin story is a sweet reminder of generosity. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019