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Tom Shales

Tom Shales
Tom Shales's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Washington Post

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Oprah Winfrey Presents: Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005) Winfrey does try to offer TV entertainment of value and with values. But her latest ABC movie, "Their Eyes Were Watching God," is almost comically predictable...‐ Washington Post
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
No Score Yet The West of the Imagination (1991) All its good intentions notwithstanding, The West of the Imagination... blows cold, though not for lack of hot air. ‐ Washington Post
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
87% Grey Gardens (2009) Grey Gardens is tragicomedy of a very rare and rarefied kind -- priceless, precious and, thanks largely to Lange, potentially unforgettable.‐ Washington Post
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2017
No Score Yet Meteor (2009) The film goes beyond mere mediocrity to a gratuitous, mean-spirited ugliness that makes watching it not a campy hoot but a near-sickening ordeal. ‐ Washington Post
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
No Score Yet Warm Springs (2005) Funny thing: Even if Branagh never "becomes" FDR in the fullest and most satisfying sense, his performance takes hold of your imagination and makes the misgivings almost irrelevant. ‐ Washington Post
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
57% Taking Chance (2009) Taking Chance gives us all the opportunity to render honor.‐ Washington Post
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2017
22% Alice (2008) In pursuit of political correctness we get an Alice who beats up a knife-toting pirate after first warning him, "Don't even think about it, buddy!" ‐ Washington Post
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2013
77% Recount (2008) An electrifying slapstick tragedy about a mad moment in American politics, a moment that must never happen again but easily could.‐ Washington Post
Read More | Posted May 27, 2008
88% Live from Baghdad (2002) As a movie, Live From Baghdad constitutes another first-class production from HBO.‐ Washington Post
Posted Jan 6, 2003