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Sarah Sluis

Sarah Sluis

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Sarah Sluis's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Journal International

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
81% If You Build It (2014) "More informative than emotional, the documentary catches some of the angst involved in such an undertaking, but always appears to be engaging with the subjects at a respectful arm's length. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jan 9, 2014
90% White Reindeer (2013) "Dark as the coal in a stocking, this black comedy will appeal to those looking for a non-traditional holiday movie to (not) get into the spirit. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Dec 4, 2013
83% The Armstrong Lie (2013) "What Gibney offers is uniquely cinematic: an emotional connection to a beguiling man, who gives you reason both to respect and revile him. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Nov 7, 2013
94% After Tiller (2013) "Empathetic, intimate look inside late-term abortion clinics that focuses on the experiences of doctors and their patients. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 19, 2013
75% Populaire (2013) "Like biting into a stale cupcake, Populaire is all decoration, no substance. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 4, 2013
99% Short Term 12 (2013) " What's refreshing about this drama is that it bows neither to the stereotype of a horrifying institution, à la One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, or a syrupy tale of a problem teen who undergoes a dramatic transformation. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 22, 2013
96% The Act Of Killing (2013) "Remarkably complex documentary about Indonesian genocide has the unrepentant, unpunished perpetrators make a movie about what they did in 1965. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 17, 2013
40% Only God Forgives (2013) "Immersive visuals and music don't compensate for the thin narrative and flat acting in this violent, revenge-fueled tale set in Bangkok. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 15, 2013
93% Frances Ha (2013) "Spot-on, exquisitely crafted portrait of a floundering 20-something. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted May 13, 2013
98% Mud (2013) "Against a lush Mississippi River backdrop, a boy's coming-of-age is spurred by a friendship with an outlaw. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Apr 23, 2013
80% Warm Bodies (2013) "A misunderstood zombie falls in love in a genre mash-up that's surprisingly sweet and funny. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Feb 1, 2013
87% Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2013) "Documentary on the life of hunters in Siberia is a welcome antidote for coddled city dwellers who need a reminder that humanity survived before Internet connections. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jan 25, 2013
3% Playing for Keeps (2012) "Bland romantic comedy is the cinematic equivalent of processed food. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Dec 7, 2012
26% La nouvelle guerre des boutons (War of the Buttons) (2012) " World War II-set tale of children from neighboring towns who battle each other has some cute moments, but unsuccessfully walks the line between a light coming-of-age story and serious subject matter. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Oct 12, 2012
75% Premium Rush (2012) " Experience a bike messenger's view of Manhattan with Premium Rush, where racing through an intersection becomes a death-defying puzzle. Realistic stunts help compensate for plot holes and weak characterization. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 23, 2012
74% The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012) "Sibling rivalry gets its due in this sometimes funny but slight comedy from the Duplass Brothers. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jul 5, 2012
6/10 63% The Five-Year Engagement (2012) "A notch above the standard romantic comedy, The Five-Year Engagement gets points for its realistic premise and regular, if mild, laughs. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Apr 27, 2012
98% The Island President (2012) "Primary meets environmental documentary. A must-see now that political strife has forced the film's subject, President Mohamed Nasheed, to resign. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Apr 4, 2012
56% Richard Garriott: Man on a Mission (2012) "Timid documentary tags along on a man's $30 million ride into space without probing deep enough to provoke awe, insight or emotional involvement. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Jan 13, 2012
92% Arthur Christmas (2011) "A charming and inventive exploration of the mysterious workings of Santa, his sons and his elves. This animated tale is sure to be popular for Christmases to come. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Dec 1, 2011
36% In Time (2011) "The rich live forever and the poor scrape by with just a day on their clocks in this sci-fi dystopia, which favors action sequences and trite catchphrases. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Oct 28, 2011
74% Margaret (2011) "Precisely imagined, far-reaching portrait of a teenager coping with the fallout of a tragic accident. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 30, 2011
84% Contagion (2011) "Taut with energy from start to finish, Contagion's portrait of a global epidemic is just the right mix of scary, informative and emotionally powerful. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Sep 8, 2011
58% Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark (2011) "Lush and creepy, this traditional haunted-house film becomes repetitive during its second half. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 25, 2011
80% Azur et Asmar (Azur and Asmar: The Princes' Quest) (2006) "Magical tale about a French and Arab boy's adventures, but the sparkling artwork is dulled by the lackluster plot. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
78% Role Models (2008) "Two boyish mentors bond with their charges in a swift comedy that lampoons Big Brother programs and the world of live-action role-play. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
64% Where God Left His Shoes (2007) "A neorealist glimpse of a father trying to find a job on Christmas Eve, with a magnetic performance by David Castro in the role of his son. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
38% Inkheart (2009) "Cobbled-together fantasy about a dad who can "read" characters in and out of books. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
25% Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) "Cinematic impulse buy that sparkles through its 100 minutes. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
24% Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (2009) "Teen sensations can put on an impressive act, just don't ask them to fake-act their "rock-star life." " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
47% The Education of Charlie Banks (2009) "The story of a street kid hiding out in a preppy college never leaves familiar ground. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
70% Bart Got a Room (2009) "Sweetly neurotic countdown-to-the-prom captures teen life in South Florida. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
37% Gigantic (2009) "Romance and comedy are deftly balanced in an observation of the beautiful but strange " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
26% Land of the Lost (2009) "Danny McBride and Will Ferrell make it worth a trip to Land of the Lost. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
81% Under Our Skin (2008) "An infectiously persuasive account of chronic Lyme, a disease that has politicized the medical community. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
48% My Sister's Keeper (2009) "Tearjerker that aims for rarefied feelings as well as knee-jerk, sentimental moments. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
58% Paper Heart (2009) "Twee mockumentary bestills love-seeking hipster hearts. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
84% Earth Days (2009) "History of the environmental movement told by its activists is small in scope, but contains fascinating morsels that sustain interest. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
73% The Age of Stupid (2009) "An eye-opening look at individual contributions to global warming. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
57% Nos enfants nous accuseront (Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution) (2008) "Documentary about a movement to bring organic food to French schoolchildren is best when it observes, not lectures. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
56% Fix (2009) "An energetic, handheld-camera account of a day spent trying to deposit someone in rehab. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
65% Youth in Revolt (2010) "Michael Cera adopts a mischievous alter ego in an attempt to reunite with his dream girl in a familiarly peculiar story. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
17% When in Rome (2010) "When in Rome never delves deep into anything, but whisks us through the conventions of romantic comedies so quickly there's barely time to groan. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
18% Valentine's Day (2010) "A collection of intertwined romances with the fleeting "aww" factor of a candy sweetheart. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
18% The Back-up Plan (2010) "Nothing to see for anyone who's already viewed their fair share of formulaic romantic comedies. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
27% Remember Me (2010) "Thoughtful and a step above the typical romantic drama. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
78% Mother and Child (2010) "An emotional and intensely realistic examination of three women with ties to adoption. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
15% Sex and the City 2 (2010) "An echo of the series' glory, but that won't stop the fans. Costumes and one-liners take precedence over female bonding. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
80% Cyrus (2010) "A man battles with his girlfriend's son in this realistic, understated comedy filled with the awkwardness of real life. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
10% Grown Ups (2010) "Five forgettable characters reunite for a (lame) joke-filled weekend. " ‐ Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2011
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