Tess Cagle

Tess Cagle
Tess Cagle's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Daily Dot
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Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/5 70% The Knight Before Christmas (2019) Because of its endearing and hopeful message, The Knight Before Christmas makes a worthy addition to Netflix's catalog of Christmas originals-and it's a strong seasonal watch. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Hello, Privilege. It's Me, Chelsea (2019) While the documentary feels heavy-handed and exploitative at times, it starts a meaningful conversation about how white people can reckon with their privilege. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2019
2/5 57% 4 latas (2019) Viewers might find themselves asking, 'Are we there yet?' throughout the film. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Parchís: The Documentary (2019) Parchís: El Documental provides a classic case study of the consequences of teen stardom, and how that experience shapes a young person's perspective of the world. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
3.5/5 97% The Edge of Democracy (2019) American viewers who watch The Edge of Democracy will see an eerie reflection of their own political landscape. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2019
1/5 No Score Yet Oh, Ramona! (2019) The film's plot makes little sense and its characters' actions lack any motivation-making Oh, Ramona! one of the worst movies to be added to [Netflix] yet. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
3.5/5 89% Always Be My Maybe (2019) Always Be My Maybe is a love letter to modern Asian-American culture that allows its characters to be multidimensional instead of turning them into cardboard cutouts. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
3/5 50% Good Sam (2019) Good Sam explores whether it's possible to find a person capable of doing a good deed selflessly. What unfolds is a heartwarming mystery about unconditional generosity. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
4/5 82% Someone Great (2019) Someone Great is heart-wrenching because it's relatable and challenges viewers with the concept that sometimes the best decision for yourself is the hardest one to make. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2019
3/5 64% Unicorn Store (2019) Unicorn Store is actually an ode to the idealistic millennial. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
4/5 88% El fotógrafo de Mauthausen (2018) The film is a heart-wrenching love letter to photography and its power of upholding the truth in a confusing world. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2019
2.5/5 87% The Breaker Upperers (2018) The Breaker Upperers' biggest downfall is that it lacks momentum and focus. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2019
2.5/5 31% Io (2019) To stand out in the noise, a film must have a unique plot, feel eerily plausible, and reveal a profound truth about human nature. Unfortunately, IO doesn't accomplish any of that. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2019
3/5 100% Lionheart (2018) Lionheart is not only groundbreaking, it's a lighthearted, feel-good movie about both family values and feminism that's an enjoyable watch for the whole family. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
3/5 50% A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding (2018) Much like its predecessor, A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding is both heartwarming and kitschy, and not particularly compelling-but also not bad. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
No Score Yet Lessons From A School Shooting: Notes From Dunblane (2018) It ends a little too swiftly to make a big enough statement. Instead, it serves better as a companion to the Newtown documentary. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
82% Quincy (2018) Jones lacks no evidence of his legacy and impact on American music. The documentary tackles it all while also highlighting his political and humanitarian endeavors. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2018
4/5 83% The Land of Steady Habits (2018) The film... combines tragedy and quippy one-liners to convey a compelling story about a man's mid-life crisis and the consequences of his selfish actions. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2018
3/5 80% Alex Strangelove (2018) [Madeline] Weinstein, as Claire, steals the show... - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2018
3/5 100% Catching Feelings (2018) Viewers looking for a weighty, topical film about a man grappling with racial tension-and a turbulent marriage-will enjoy Catching Feelings. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2018
1/5 17% The Kissing Booth (2018) [The Kissing Booth's] troubling treatment of the female body and unrealistic representation of high school hinders its ability to accomplish anything meaningful. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 15, 2018
68% Come Sunday (2018) Marston's insistence on presenting both sides of the conflict without bias, hinders the movie from ever fully delving into any true emotion or character development. - The Daily Dot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018