Susan Jhirad

Susan Jhirad
Susan Jhirad's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Sojourner
Publications: Sojourner

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
44% Big Business (1988) It serves as a showcase for the wonderful, if diverse, comic talents of Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
No Score Yet Le moine et la sorcière (Sorceress) (1988) For a woman with no prior experience oi filmmaking, [Pamela Berger] has managed to create a lovely film. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2019
100% I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987) Is testimony to what women filmmakers can do on a shoestring. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
40% Extremities (1986) I must admit that, despite its good intentions, the film is a failure. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
61% 9 1/2 Weeks (1986) The ultimate weakness of the film is the contemptibility of its two leads. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2019
93% Places in the Heart (1984) To buy the movie, one has to buy the director's particular brand of Christian quietism. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2019
100% Heart like a Wheel (1983) It manages without sentimentality or overstatement to tell a true story of liberation. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2019
86% El Norte (1984) The most striking thing about Gregory Nava's El Norte may be that so compelling and true a story took so long to make it to the screen. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2019
84% Terms of Endearment (1983) If there were at least one woman in the film who found satisfaction in work of any kind, we might be reassured that this is... not a subtle arrow pointing us back in the direction of the bedroom and the nursery. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2019
68% The Big Chill (1983) A funny, sad, warm-hearted story about real people who passed sorrowfully into the '80s from the '60s. - Sojourner EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2019