Tomris Laffly Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 69% The Children Act (2018) As mature as movies get, the elegantly costumed and designed The Children Act is a welcome getaway from the now-fading summer's loud fare.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
100% Skin (2018) Skin leaves a lasting impression as it peels off a shameful past.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
71% Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy (2018) Kelly's film is largely entertaining, set in a world where everyone is playing someone else.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
64% Maya (2018) This tenderly shot film with an intriguing soundtrack claims a worthy spot in [Hansen-Løve's] catalog.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
2/4 50% Where Hands Touch (2018) When the complex, humanizing portrayal of Nazi characters and SS soldiers enter the picture, good intentions do derail fast, leading to disturbing outcomes.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2018
3/4 83% The Sisters Brothers (2018) This alcohol-soaked Frontier road trip constantly reinvents itself at every turn in fun, witty and ultimately touching ways.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2018
59% White Boy Rick (2018) Despite certain structural gaffes, White Boy Rick observantly portrays a family stuck in a cycle of despair.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2018
86% First Man (2018) Technically marvelous, Damien Chazelle's poetic moon-landing saga intimately portrays the thorny headspace of quiet American hero Neil Armstrong. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
5/5 98% Roma (2018) A richly textured masterpiece, Roma is cinema at its purest and most human.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2018
3/4 100% Pick of the Litter (2018) Pick of the Litter affirms the obvious: the world is a much better place with dogs in it.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
3/4 63% The Little Stranger (2018) [An] elegant, cold-to-the-touch blend of drama and gothic horror.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
2/4 50% Down a Dark Hall (2018) Rodrigo Cortés' mild supernatural mystery often feels like an incomplete genre exercise; one that reluctantly tiptoes around its "Suspiria"-for-teens premise.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
46% The Meg (2018) This poorly sketched shark flick should have been bolder, cornier, and bloodier.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
3/5 70% Christopher Robin (2018) A well-played political message about economic equality responsibly caps off the fable, but Pooh's luxurious yet outdated philosophy about "doing nothing to achieve something" sticks out like a heffalump in the room.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
2/5 42% Hot Summer Nights (2018) While Bynum captures the year of Terminator 2: Judgment Day and its transitional early-'90s fashions with melancholic vividness, his paper-thin story of minimal character development ultimately resolves to a shrug.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
3/4 60% Dog Days (2018) Anyone who's ever felt altered by an animal companion will easily find something to love in this shamelessly happy, defiantly nice film.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
83% Puzzle (2018) Marc Turtletaub's soulful charmer honors the liberating power of life's solitary pleasures.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2018
97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) Tom Cruise continues to do what he does best: be a movie star in mind-blowing stunts.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2018
95% Custody (Jusqu'à la garde) (2018) Xavier Legrand's flawless feature debut morphs into a meticulously premeditated nightmare in its final act.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
98% Eighth Grade (2018) Bo Burnham's funny and heartwarming 'Eighth Grade' is also a deeply serious film about female adolescence in the age of social media, with plenty of casual wisdom to spare.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2018
2/5 34% The Catcher Was A Spy (2018) It's a less than passable espionage thriller watered down by a vague character study. ‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2018
3/5 53% Woman Walks Ahead (2018) Jessica Chastain and Michael Greyeyes bring smarts and chemistry to this worthy Western.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2018
91% Hearts Beat Loud (2018) A keenly observed story of a Brooklyn father and daughter, charged with the kind of music as free-spirited as the duo is.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
100% Shirkers (2018) The genre-defying Shirkers from Sandi Tan might be one of the wildest, most inventive films of this year's Sundance documentary line up.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
3.5/4 87% The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) A clear-eyed examination of a self-assured female gay character from the past, both ahead of her teenage years and the era through which she lived them.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
94% Private Life (2018) Private Life miraculously gifts the viewer an empathetic lens to a painful battle, usually whispered, rarely openly discussed.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
97% Three Identical Strangers (2018) Wardle treats his thrilling documentary as an intricate detective story. It's an unsettling account of corruption, with disturbing parallels to historically catastrophic human greed and misjudgment.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
91% Pity (2018) A disturbing and oftentimes very funny satire-drama, Pity is about that complex, primal human craving called empathy and the distance we're willing to go to summon it.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
92% Searching (2018) An original blast of a film. "Searching" heartily implies we instinctively know our dearest family members better than we give ourselves credit for, even when the evidence insists otherwise.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
93% Loveling (Benzinho) (2018) Loveling paints the picture of an unruly, idiosyncratic collective with tender devotion.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
100% The Guilty (Den skyldige) (2018) This polished, well-calibrated thriller is a best-in-class showcase of the possibilities of cinema even with the most limited of resources. ‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
100% Leave No Trace (2018) This gentle, miracle of a film is almost an antidote to Matt Ross' "Captain Fantastic," which explores similar themes in a comparatively showy, crude fashion.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
89% Skate Kitchen (2018) Skate Kitchen is elevated by the big-hearted spirit of beloved high-school-set films, except with something superior in its disposal than barren school hallways: New York City streets that pulsate with energy.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2018
71% Damsel (2018) With their signature absurdist humor, the Zellner Brothers shrewdly overturn the gender archetypes of the western genre.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2018
2/4 64% The Year of Spectacular Men (2018) A good-looking yet slim and meandering hybrid of a romantic comedy, family drama and coming-of-age story.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
4/5 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) At a time when movie screens are clogged with indistinguishable superheroes, Incredibles 2 rises above the noise with its defiantly humane soul.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2018
49% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) J. A. Bayona's Fallen Kingdom is immensely more watchable than its predecessor, but it's still a pointless and visually exhausting chapter in a tired series.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2018
89% Hereditary (2018) Through a traumatic story of familial grief, debuting director Ari Aster has pulled off a relentless horror film, possibly a new genre classic, with scares for the ages.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jun 7, 2018
4/5 68% Ocean's 8 (2018) Resisting its mischievous spirit is simply impossible. How often is a group of skilled women allowed to be bad?‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2018
68% On Chesil Beach (2018) In an era where mainstream cinema often makes light of young sex with awkwardly comedic stories, On Chesil Beach almost defiantly rejects to treat this profound topic reductively.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted May 21, 2018
2/5 25% Overboard (2018) Ultimately pointless, Overboard makes you wonder why it exists at all when it offers neither a fresh angle into modern-day relationships nor an improvement upon its predecessor.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
3/5 85% Disobedience (2018) Ultimately, the two women give in to their desires for one stolen afternoon. While their tryst is filmed poetically, the stilted buildup to it makes the sexual union feel unearned.‐ Time Out
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2018
3/4 94% Ava (2018) While Ava may not reach the rousing heights of the similarly-themed titles like Wadjda and Mustang, it certainly puts its sharp-eyed filmmaker Foroughi on the cinematic map.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
93% Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story (2018) [A] clear-eyed, ultimately optimistic activism documentary that packs an urgent emotional punch.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2018
83% Blockers (2018) Kay Cannon's big-hearted, empowering comedy has no patience for sexist double-standards.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
2.5/4 12% Birthmarked (2018) It never quite swells your heart like a film on familial love and bonding should.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
80% Unsane (2018) An effective Steven Soderbergh psychological thriller with urgent present-day significance.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
47% Flower (2018) Max Winkler's darkly funny film is a daringly tricky coming-of-age tale that both loves and heals its imperfect characters.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2018
100% 1985 (2018) Yen Tan's miracle of a film masterfully sets a heartbreaking, small-scaled familial story against the massive backdrop of the AIDS crisis.‐ Film School Rejects
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2018
42% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Hindered by disjointed flow and a monotonous tone, the creatively ambitious A Wrinkle in Time falls short of its worthy intentions.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018