Tessa Smith

Tessa Smith
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Tessa Smith has been a total geek since she was a little girl. She grew up reading comic books and watching movies -- and is now raising her two daughters the same. Tessa writes about her favorite fandoms at MamasGeeky.com, and also posts her reviews and reaction videos on her ever growing YouTube Channel. Follow her adventures @MamasGeeky
Publications: ScreenRant, Mama's Geeky

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
5/5 98% Toy Story 4 (2019) Many people have said we don't need a Toy Story 4 (myself included) but trust me when I say we NEEDED this story. You will laugh, you will cry, you will cheer. A must see! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
2/5 91% Always Be My Maybe (2019) Always Be My Maybe is slow, predictable, and nothing special. Keanu Reeves is by far the best part of the movie - but he doesn't make it worth watching. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
4.5/5 57% Aladdin (2019) Aladdin is the perfect combination of the original story & something new. Will Smith crushes it as Genie & Nasim Pedrad's Dalia was a welcome addition to the story. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
5/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) Easily the best Spider-Man movie - ever. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
4/5 66% Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Insanely predictable - but still a super fun ride for any Pokemon fan! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2019
2/5 29% UglyDolls (2019) UglyDolls has a cute story, with great lessons for kids, but feels like a not-as-good combination of Trolls and Toy Story. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
4.5/5 75% Trolls (2016) Trolls is fun for the whole family from beginning to end! I dare you not to sing and dance along. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2019
5/5 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse looks like it was literally ripped from the pages of a comic book. Fans will be in awe the whole film! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 93% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Easily the best Thor movie in the MCU! You will be laughing until you cry, and crying until you laugh. Be ready for one of the most epic battle scenes you will ever see! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 84% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) A wild ride that true Guardians of the Galaxy fans will love. Humor, action, and even some heart warming moments make this a must watch! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 32% The Predator (2018) The cast worked really well together, the jokes totally landed, and the action was almost non-stop. The Predator is a watch at home movie, but still worth a watch. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 93% Wonder Woman (2017) Wonder Woman is easily the best DCEU movie to date. The CGI is sub par, but is forgotten during the epic battles, and thrilling plot points. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 91% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) This is the perfect ending to a perfect trilogy. Filled with believable villains, thrilling action, and touching moments - true fans will love this end of an era. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 85% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Avengers: Infinity War will rip your heart out over and over, but you will beg for more. With a cast this big, it could have easily been a mess - but it was anything but. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Ralph Breaks The Internet is not only hilarious, but it is also full of heart. You will laugh, you will cry, and you will want to see it again! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 79% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) From the moment this movie starts, the nostalgia will set in. Mary Poppins Returns is full of fun, catchy new songs, and some amazing acting. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 85% A Simple Favor (2018) The chemistry between Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively in A Simple Favor made the hair on my arms stand up straight. A must see for thriller fans! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 63% Bird Box (2018) The perfect mix of A Quiet Place and The Happening, Bird Box is sure to have you on the edge of your seat. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3.5/5 59% The Grinch (2018) A fun new take on a classic tale, The Grinch exceeded expectations. It isn't perfect, but it is a fun holiday movie for the whole family to enjoy. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 29% Venom (2018) From the comic book nods, to the amazing battles, and on point CGI - comic fans will love Venom. A few plot holes & some humor is a miss, but overall a super fun movie! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Ant-Man and The Wasp brings the fun, humor, and action - and also some AMAZING girl power! The Wasp shines in her new found role, and Ant-Man is clearly the back up. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) Sure some parts were predictable, but Incredibles 2 was filled with fun - and lessons for parents and children alike. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 57% The Highwaymen (2019) The Highwaymen tells a compelling story of the law chasing down Bonnie and Clyde. It was a fresh take, and I loved every second of it. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
2/5 55% Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) The entire cast excelled at their roles in this film, but the story fell flat. This movie needed more Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile deeds. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
3.5/10 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Don't bother with this one. The acting is sub par & the CGI is hard to look at. Superman was the only saving grace but still not worth watching, unless you need help sleeping. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
6.5/10 40% Justice League (2017) Wonder Woman is by far the best part of Justice League! Others are annoying and forgettable and the plot is meh. But that end credit scene makes it worth a watch! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 91% Captain America: Civil War (2016) Captain America: Civil War is jam packed with action! It might as well be called Avengers 2.5! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2019
4/5 89% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) The Kid Who Would Be King teaches children the lesson to have confidence in yourself. Parts are predictable, and some parts might be scary for little ones. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
4.5/5 81% Overlord (2018) If you are looking for a zombie movie meets war movie, Overlord is it. Full of violence and gore, it is not for a weak stomach - but it is a wild ride! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
3.5/5 62% Dog Days (2018) Dog Days is a super emotional journey that is both hilarious and heartwarming - and ok, heartbreaking too. Perfect for any Dog lover! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
4/5 100% Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors (2018) Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors is a fun movie that the whole family will love - featuring the character they love. Plus, who doesn't love Squirrel Girl? - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
1.5/5 27% Suicide Squad (2016) Suicide Squad had such potential but a lazy plot with holes the size of basketballs ruined all of that. Great actors were put to waste in this movie that made no sense. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2019
4/5 85% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Lego Movie 2 is a predictable, but still a fun, film for kids and families, which teaches some valuable lessons. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2019
5/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Avengers: Endgame perfectly ties together the entire MCU. It has always been connected, but now it is complete. An emotional roller coaster I cannot wait to ride again. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
4/5 37% Glass (2019) Glass perfectly combines the worlds of Unbreakable and Split to create an action packed film. While somewhat slow and predictable, James McAvoy's acting saves the film. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2019
4.5/5 78% Captain Marvel (2019) Captain Marvel is the perfect mix of humor and action. Brie Larson brilliantly brought Carol Danvers to life in this film. A must see movie! - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2019
2.5/5 65% Aquaman (2018) Aquaman was a film that could have been great, but fell flat. The amazing CGI did not make up for the cheesey jokes and what felt like a dumbed down script. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2019
4/5 60% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Alita: Battle Angel is a truly fun and wild ride. An action packed coming of age type story, with incredible CGI makes it a must see. - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2019
4.5/5 90% Shazam! (2019) Shazam is easily the second best DCEU movie and fun for the whole family (but parents be warned, it might be a bit graphic for some little ones). - Mama's Geeky EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2019