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Steven Rea

Steven Rea

Agrees with the Tomatometer 79% of the time.

Steven Rea's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Entertainment Weekly, Houston Chronicle, Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 33% The Bronze (2016) "Rauch is so committed to her snotty, bitter, up-speaking protagonist that she finds the real humanity lurking there. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Mar 17, 2016
46% Knight of Cups (2016) "Sitting in the theater, watching Knight of Cups, you hear an incredible amount of thought-balloon babble, but you don't hear anything approaching the sublime. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Mar 11, 2016
3/4 90% 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) "Thumpingly exhilarating ... " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Mar 10, 2016
98% Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (2016) "Guerra's remarkable film dives deep into seemingly infinite forests, and deep, too, into the soul of man. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Mar 10, 2016
3/4 98% Zootopia (2016) "Apart from its anthropomorphic, allegorical angle, Zootopia is also a tale of female empowerment and a classic noir, too. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Mar 3, 2016
3/4 26% London Has Fallen (2016) "An impossibly enjoyable live-action cartoon that plays on our real-life anxieties about vengeful cadres of foreign radicals blowing up people - and places. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Mar 3, 2016
2.5/4 54% Triple 9 (2016) "Most parties concerned maintain their grim countenances, their characters struggling to find the sweet spot between honor and greed, between doing the right thing and doing the absolute worst. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Feb 26, 2016
3/4 100% King Georges (2016) "The relationship between the young American and the old Frenchman is as rich as one of Perrier's sauces: the pupil and the teacher, the son and the father, the keen protégé and the stubborn classicist. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Feb 26, 2016
3.5/4 100% Only Yesterday (2016) "Only Yesterday is a meditation on coming of age, the ways our personalities are formed, and informed. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Feb 25, 2016
3/4 85% Hail, Caesar! (2016) "A goofy conflation of Coenian elements: the numbskull huggermugger of The Big Lebowski, the La La Land surrealness of Barton Fink, the Old Testament overlay of A Serious Man. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Feb 4, 2016
3/4 100% 2016 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Animated (2016) "Old school and new school, color pencils and touchscreen styli, a wide range of formats and techniques are represented in the Oscar Nominated Short Films 2016: Animation program, and that's a good thing. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Jan 28, 2016
3.5/4 92% The Lady In The Van (2015) "Try not to let the film's overbearingly jaunty score get in the way. The Lady in the Van is quite a feat. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Jan 27, 2016
3.5/4 96% Son of Saul (2015) "Offers a crushing view of humanity at its most desperate, and a view of one man's fevered efforts to find grace and dignity amid the horror. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Jan 21, 2016
4/4 97% 45 Years (2015) "45 Years is a study in economy, in the beautiful symmetry of word and image and music. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Jan 21, 2016
2.5/4 51% 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi (2016) "In 13 Hours, Bay is striving for something more realistic, and less Hollywood, than his World War II extravaganza. To some extent, he pulls it off. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Jan 15, 2016
1.5/4 26% The Benefactor (2016) "One of those what-were-they-thinking projects in which good talent is on very bad display. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Jan 15, 2016
3.5/4 98% Mustang (2015) "Ergüven's film, beautifully shot and beautifully performed, cuts its storybook tone with starker, more brutal truths. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Jan 15, 2016
3.5/4 82% The Revenant (2015) "The Revenant is exhilarating cinema. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Jan 7, 2016
3/4 61% Joy (2015) "Joy's entry into the world of entrepreneurship has the crazy trajectory of a rocket gone haywire, and Russell's movie is kind of haywire, too. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 23, 2015
94% Carol (2015) "Mara and Blanchett are each extraordinary, working in the most organic and soul-stirring ways. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 22, 2015
2/4 75% The Hateful Eight (2015) "An epic work of self-indulgence and smug riffing, stringing together tropes from TV and screen westerns and closed-room whodunits, The Hateful Eight announces itself with all the pomp and circumstance of a mid-century cinema spectacle. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 22, 2015
4/4 73% Youth (2015) "Youth is a meditation on aging, on friendship, on love, loss, wisdom, disillusionment, pain. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 18, 2015
3/4 92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) "The Force Awakens is half reboot, half remake, and all fun. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 16, 2015
4/4 95% Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) "The two men come alive (responses that seemed dry or diffident on paper are tinged with humor, with audacity, even), and so, too, do the images. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 11, 2015
3/4 80% Macbeth (2015) "If Macbeth comes off at times like a Classics Illustrated comic-book adaptation (there is one, from 1955), it can also be quite moving, quite troubling, haunting, even. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 10, 2015
3/4 68% The Danish Girl (2015) "It looks lovely in an art-directed way, and Eddie Redmayne, who won his Oscar earlier in the year for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, looks lovely, too. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 10, 2015
2.5/4 81% Chi-Raq (2015) "In-your-face polemic, with nowhere to go once the point has been made. Repeatedly. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 3, 2015
3.5/4 93% Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (2015) "Richly informative and fascinating ... " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 3, 2015
3/4 91% James White (2015) "An accomplished and compelling film by writer/director Josh Mond, James White is also pretty much a bummer. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Dec 3, 2015
4/4 95% The Wonders (2015) "Terrence Malick comes to mind, too, in Rohrwacher's approach to storytelling - but without the American's sense of the symphonic and supernal. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 27, 2015
3/4 74% Trumbo (2015) "It's a period piece full of colorful characters, natty costumes, jaunty music. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 25, 2015
2.5/4 24% Victor Frankenstein (2015) "A kind of mad coming-of-age yarn embellished with lightning bolts and monsters made of cadaverous flesh. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 25, 2015
4/4 94% Creed (2015) "Creed is corny like the old Rocky films, but riveting like the old Rocky films, too. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 21, 2015
2.5/4 70% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) "If Mockingjay - Part 1 was walkier and talkier than its forerunners, Part 2 is pretty much all action - and lesser for it. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 19, 2015
4/4 97% Brooklyn (2015) "Brooklyn is that rare period drama that doesn't lose itself in its dogged re-creation of another time. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 19, 2015
2/4 39% Secret in Their Eyes (2015) "Secret in Their Eyes is notable for its top-tier cast - Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, and Chiwetel Ejiofor are the leads - and for its utter lack of credulity and good sense. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 19, 2015
3/4 89% What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy (2015) "What Our Fathers Did is a movie about historical and filial responsibility, about repudiation, about acceptance, about the pain we inherit, and the pain that continues to be doled out. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 12, 2015
4/4 96% Spotlight (2015) "Inspiring stuff, the stuff of Hollywood all the way back to Frank Capra and before: a story of scrappy underdogs, determined to get to the truth, and toppling the mighty in the process. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 12, 2015
3.5/4 97% Heart of a Dog (2015) "Ghosts haunt Heart of a Dog - but so, too, does love. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 12, 2015
2.5/4 69% Miss You Already (2015) "Barrymore and Collette bring life and charm to a screenplay that needs all the life and charm it can get. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 5, 2015
3.5/4 95% Jafar Panahi's Taxi (2015) "Jafar Panahi's Taxi looks onto a world where the social order and the spiritual order are at odds, in flux, where the conversations are sometimes cutting, sometimes comic, sometimes troubled, sometimes profound. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 5, 2015
3/4 65% Spectre (2015) "It's business as usual, even if that business is pulled off with brilliant precision, ingeniously choreographed action, and an itinerary boasting some of the most photogenic spots on Earth. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 5, 2015
2.5/4 57% Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) "After weeks of media bombardment with Tomorrow Never Dies product tie-in commercials, it's clear that the studio and the film's producers have reinvented movie promotion. Now they need to focus their efforts on reinventing the Bond movies. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Nov 1, 2015
3.5/4 84% Victoria (2015) "Victoria is thrilling cinema, and just plain thrilling, too. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Oct 30, 2015
3/4 80% The Assassin (2015) "Although Hou Hsiao-Hsien's The Assassin is technically a wuxia film - martial arts, swordplay, the whoosh of arrows in flight - it is much more a film of stillness, quiet, beauty. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Oct 29, 2015
4/4 94% Room (2015) "Sure, your stomach will be in knots, your fingers clenched, your heart racing. But it will also fill that heart with a sense of the goodness, the courage, the enduring love that is out there to be discovered ... " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Oct 29, 2015
3/4 73% Suffragette (2015) "If we now take a woman's right to vote and to hold public office for granted, Suffragette reminds us that it wasn't that long ago when things were different. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Oct 29, 2015
2/4 78% GoldenEye (1995) "Giving 007 a sleek bullet of a BMW instead of his trusty old Aston-Martin isn't exactly going to turn the world of Bond upside down. And, as it turns out, neither does the casting of Brosnan. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Oct 28, 2015
2/4 8% Rock the Kasbah (2015) "Some projects are just too misguided for the star to mug and shrug his way out of. Consider Rock the Kasbah at the top, or the bottom, of that list. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Oct 22, 2015
3.5/4 92% Anomalisa (2015) "Singular and stunning ... " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Oct 22, 2015
3/4 86% Steve Jobs (2015) "The acting is unarguably, uniformly strong. " ‐ Philadelphia Inquirer
Posted Oct 16, 2015
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