Tina Hassannia Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 79% Colossal (2017) Colossal may not have the marketing potential to make a billion dollars at the box office, but it might just teach you something and give you a good time in the process.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2017
2.5/4 80% Black Code (2016) Outside of informing us about what's happening and gently asking us to stay aware about these global issues, Black Code doesn't have much else to say. It's a trait of televisual documentary storytelling.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2017
3/4 No Score Yet Perfume War (2017) Perfume War has real substance. The doc is smart enough to identify and provide compelling answers for how and why socially conscious business models are the only sustainable form of capitalism for the future.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2017
2/4 53% The Boss Baby (2017) The most disappointing thing about Boss Baby is not its ridiculous premise and name, but something that Boss Baby would have surely learned in Marketing 101. Who is this movie's demographic?‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2017
2/4 81% God Knows Where I Am (2017) God Knows Where I Am leaves only a trace behind of a dead woman's soul.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2017
2.5/4 16% CHIPS (2017) For a dumb, R-rated comedy peppered with jokes about male genitalia, CHIPS, the remake of the '70s cop show, isn't terrible.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2017
2.5/4 22% Table 19 (2017) It's not a complicated or original idea, but one that Table 19 manages to express on genuinely heartfelt terms. You can't hate a movie that courageously wears its heart on its sleeve.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
2/4 27% Fist Fight (2017) Painful to watch, and the first half of the movie is so unwieldy it fails to deliver any punches at all.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
1.5/4 9% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) The follow-up to Fifty Shades of Grey should really be called Fifty Shades of Vanilla.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2017
3/4 97% The Salesman (Forushande) (2017) Like Farhadi's previous films, The Salesman consistently tries to show us the subtle difficulties Iranian women face in their day-to-day lives.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2017
1.5/4 32% A Dog's Purpose (2017) By manipulating this emotional vulnerability, A Dog's Purpose has no reason to be a good movie. It can suffice by making its audience cry through the simplest and crudest of gestures.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2017
3/4 43% xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) For a film franchise that is, in the words of the late Roger Ebert, more "theatre of the absurd" than "action thriller," such political acuity makes The Return of Xander Cage that much more fun and hard-hitting.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
2/5 33% Mostly Sunny (2016) While the film seems to be asking the question of whether or not Leone can make it as a "real" actress, it does not illustrate her career trajectory. This is utterly confusing for viewers ignorant of her success.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2017
2.5/4 83% Julieta (2016) It's not insulting to highlight a female character's sexuality in her narrative, but the way Almodóvar does it feels tacky and objectifying.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2017
2/4 40% Why Him? (2016) The casting is almost too good. The title could easily refer to Cranston: why would such a talented actor take on a humiliating, thankless role? Unsurprisingly, he nails the straight man.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2017
4/4 100% Tampopo (1985) Tampopo is a thriving, celebratory and delightful classic that will leave you ravished by the end, for ramen, Asian cuisine or really, any form of sustenance.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2016
2/4 50% Anatomy of Violence (2016) The message of Anatomy of Violence is an obvious one, but the film can only tell us, not show us.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2016
3/4 94% Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans) (2016) It's a sheer delight to watch these two boys -- on their way to becoming men -- challenge and provoke each other, before they finally embrace.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2016
3.5/4 89% Loving (2016) It's a movie so powerfully told it has the potential to act as a gateway to greater acceptance and tolerance.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2016
3/4 95% Gimme Danger (2016) Gimme Danger, as incomplete and biased as it may be, offers the perfect template for Jarmusch's hyperbolic thesis. It presents a clear-headed and knowledgeable film that still knows how to have fun.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2016
2/4 19% Keeping Up With The Joneses (2016) Simply cannot keep up with the comedies it so clearly tries to imitate.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2016
2.5/4 58% Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016) Middle School is also more than just a comedy. It tackles that very difficult subject of childhood grief - not perfectly, but not carelessly, either.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2016
1.5/4 33% Masterminds (2016) Its editing rhythm and tension-building is so off-key it makes something as exciting as a vault robbery torturous to watch.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2016
81% Nocturama (2016) Nocturama slowly but surely becomes a boldly explicit film that arouses the viewer's sympathies in these tragic, pathetic figures, with a shocking ending that guts a most powerful punch.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
84% The Girl With All the Gifts (2017) The post-apocalyptic zombie film The Girl With All the Gifts has one of those allegorical ideas that is half-interesting and half-gimmicky; regardless, considering that the sub-genre has eaten itself whole, the film's worth giving a chance.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
100% Things to Come (L'avenir) (2016) Things To Come carries a surprisingly nuanced perspective on the sensibility in how to live life in spite of setbacks and discouragement of all forms: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and physical.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
30% The Assignment (2017) Deliciously cheesy, pulpy, and trashy in all the right ways.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
93% La La Land (2016) You won't be able to stop yourself from falling helplessly in love with this over-the-top rom-com.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
79% Colossal (2017) Colossal is so beguiling in its strangeness that it still works, even though it's relying heavily on its comedy to make everything work. Don't think too hard about this one, lest you find the many plot holes.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2016
96% Manchester by the Sea (2016) This is a pretty straightforward drama and not much more. There's nothing wrong with that. Just don't expect much of a deep seabed in this one.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2016
95% Paterson (2016) A perfect little film that doesn't need to try too hard to win us over.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2016
80% Personal Shopper (2017) Personal Shopper is an uncanny mix of ghost story and personal drama that never feels, even for a moment, like it's playing into any genre conventions whatsoever -- the film is entirely its own entity.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2016
2.5/4 65% A Tale of Love and Darkness (2016) Because the film tells her complicated story through the eyes of her son, he has to have a staggering amount of intuition. Fortunately, his childhood innocence doesn't deter the audience from understanding the nuance of his mother's struggle.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2016
2.5/4 45% Angry Indian Goddesses (2015) A film that lives up to its title and delivers something rarely seen in Indian cinema.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2016
0% London Fields (2015) As it stands, the only thing London Fields has going for it is that it's messy and weird enough to hopefully provoke those who have never read Amis to consider trying him out.‐ Movie Mezzanine
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
93% Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l'échafaud) (1958) Elevator to the Gallows married a new kind of jazz to a new kind of cinema, and created something altogether sublime.‐ Village Voice
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
79% Where to Invade Next (2016) The most salient point Moore makes in "Where to Invade Next" is that so many of the ideas explored in the doc are American, historically speaking.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
100% The Hard Stop (2015) "The Hard Stop" is most successful when it shows the gradual changes that Duggan's death has caused in the men's lives, and its longitudinal focus helps the viewer sympathize with its subjects.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
89% Miss Sharon Jones! (2016) The film's real success lies in having Jones as its primary subject, and that's because she's a wickedly funny, fierce, phenomenal force of nature, a positive, vivacious character whose generosity and charisma touches every single person. ‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
96% Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) Despite its historical subject, "Hitchcock/Truffaut" adeptly proves the timelessness of cinema.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
89% Our Last Tango (Un Tango Más) (2016) We get such an intimate glimpse into their personal lives that the film loses momentum and becomes a kind of soap-opera-through-flashback.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2016
3.5/4 87% Pete's Dragon (2016) It's beautifully balanced between developing a slow-rising narrative that also takes its time to build characters, without ever veering into precious or sentimental territory.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
2/4 69% The Infiltrator (2016) The film seems to have forgotten, however, that it's still a movie, not a documentary - a detrimental misfire that cancels out its own charms.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
2.5/4 97% Gleason (2016) This is a brutally honest look at ALS at every stage of the way, and thus becomes a fairly illuminating and heart-wrenching story.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
3/4 81% Equity (2016) While the more dramatic elements of the narrative aren't 100 per cent perfect in their thriller logic, Equity makes up for it with a multitude of intense, powerful moments in which, to steal a line from Beyoncé, girls run the world.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2016
93% Le passé (The Past) (2013) Farhadi has succeeded in underscoring universal impulses of his characters, despite their cultural backgrounds, and in the process he's also removed most of the socio-cultural context that characterized his previous films.‐ Guernica
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2016
2.5/4 70% Café Society (2016) Café Society may enchant the viewer with its lush visuals and close-ups of Stewart's smouldering expressions, and it may prove sufficiently entertaining.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2016
2/4 66% Nerve (2016) The final act turns Nerve from crime thriller/teenage drama into a banal morality play. ‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 29, 2016
3/4 93% Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) (2016) Our Little Sister does best in small, quiet moments.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2016
2/4 15% Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) It's a shame the Ice Age writers don't try to even out their storytelling efforts throughout the entire film. It might make a prehistoric franchise like Ice Age interesting for adults once again.‐ National Post
Read More | Posted Jul 22, 2016