Sarah Rodman

Sarah Rodman

Agrees with the Tomatometer 88% of the time.

Sarah Rodman's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Boston Globe, Boston Herald

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review

Grease: Live! (2016)

"The show wasn't perfect, but it was great fun with touches of film nostalgia and musical theater earnestness." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Feb 1, 2016

The Wiz Live! (2015)

"The wizard may have been a fraud but NBC's The Wiz was the genuine article." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Dec 4, 2015

Bessie (2015)

"There are three good reasons to watch HBO's Bessie: Queen Latifah, Mo'Nique, and Khandi Alexander." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted May 14, 2015

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck (2015)

"Montage of Heck is a fascinating look at the man who created music that still matters to so many people." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted May 4, 2015

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015)

"By focusing on the powerful and damning stories of the church's most destructive practices, including the forced "disconnection" of members from family and friends, Gibney has made a forceful and memorable case." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Mar 27, 2015

Whitney (2015)

"While neither overly salacious or reverent, Whitney ... lacks dynamism in telling the tale of a very dynamic life, and falls short of illuminating anything about Houston that both diehard fans and casual observers of pop culture didn't already know." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Jan 19, 2015

Game Change (2012)

"A compelling, sometimes funny, sometimes poignant dramatization of the behind-the-scenes machinations of the Republican side of the 2008 presidential campaign that is unlikely to sway already entrenched opinions on both sides." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Aug 3, 2012
3/4 No Score Yet

Cure For Pain: The Mark Sandman Story (2011)

""Cure for Pain" is a loving and candid look at Sandman's life and artistry." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Jun 21, 2012

U2 3D (2007)

"They may not be as cool as Bono's fly shades, but the plastic yellow glasses required for viewing U23D supply an amazing fly-on-the-amp view of the Irish rockers in their natural habitat." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Jan 23, 2008
3/4 89%

We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005)

Quote not available.Boston Herald
Posted Jul 15, 2005
2/4 No Score Yet

Mitch Albom's 'The Five People You Meet in Heaven' (2004)

Quote not available.Boston Herald
Posted Jul 6, 2005
3/4 76%

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)

Quote not available.Boston Herald
Posted Dec 17, 2004
3/4 96%

Festival Express (2003)

Quote not available.Boston Herald
Posted Sep 3, 2004
2/4 36%

Neil Young - Greendale (2004)

Quote not available.Boston Herald
Posted Mar 27, 2004
3.5/4 78%

Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

Quote not available.Boston Herald
Posted Feb 2, 2004
3/4 43%

Bittersweet Motel (2000)

Quote not available.Boston Herald
Posted Apr 13, 2002
3.5/4 78%

Barenaked in America (2000)

Quote not available. ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Dec 31, 1999