Tony Macklin

Tony Macklin
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Please see my bio at http://tonymacklin.net/about.php.
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Location: Las Vegas, NV

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.0/5 98% Minari (2020) The movie Minari is a bunch of minari. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2021
2.0/5 No Score Yet Hot Water (2015) Hot Water is a scalding indie documentary. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2021
3.5/5 92% Another Round (Druk) (2020) Ultimately, Another Round depends on Mads Mikkelsen's range and humanity. He gives the film gravity and uplift. He tumbles and soars. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2021
1.5/5 46% Wander (2020) Wander is Aaron Eckhart's film, until it's wrested away from him. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2021
2.5/5 95% The Ringmaster (2020) Sometimes plans go awry. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2021
2.0/5 93% Minor Premise (2020) Minor Premise is sci-fi, science, horror, and fantasy. It's a heady mixture. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2021
2.5/5 100% Ice Cream in the Cupboard (2020) It is not a film that I was anxious to see. But it is worth seeing. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2021
2.5/5 85% The Racer (2020) The Racer has especially gifted performances for an indie. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
1.5/5 50% The Midnight Sky (2020) The Midnight Sky throws the kitchen sink into space. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
2.0/5 83% Mank (2020) Mank is a dissonant film. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2020
2.5/5 100% Rom Boys: 40 Years of Rad (2020) Rom Boys: 40 Years of Rad is a celebration. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2020
2.0/5 90% Effigy, Poison and The City (2020) Effigy -- Poison and the City is a peculiar period piece. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
3.0/5 100% IRL (2019) IRL is LOL. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
2.0/5 100% Chasing Einstein (2019) One scientist says, "We need an Einstein today," but the film shows we don't have one. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2020
2.5/5 89% The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) The Trial of the Chicago 7 is convincing entertainment. It's not great history. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2020
2.5/5 91% Enola Holmes (2020) In Enola Holmes, there's a new Holmes in the hunt. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2020
2.0/5 93% Northwood Pie (2020) It's hard to figure out who the target audience for indie Northwood Pie is. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2020
2.0/5 61% Shooting Heroin (2020) Folmar seems to have satisfied his target audience. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2020
3.0/5 100% Unprescribed (2020) Unprescribed is a strong antidote to brainwashing. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2020
3.0/5 81% Cyrano, My Love (Edmond) (2019) In this time of unsettling conflict and interminable hardship, some people may be looking for an escape. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2020
3.0/5 40% Rag Doll (2020) Rag Doll is a challenging and fitfully appealing indie film. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2020
2.5/5 88% Fame-ish (2020) Fame-ish is an entertaining hodgepodge. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 4, 2020
3.5/5 98% Blow the Man Down (2020) Writer/directors Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy are like female Coen Brothers. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted May 9, 2020
2.0/5 89% The Dalai Lama: Scientist (2020) With a topic so potentially engaging, The Dalai Lama: Scientist is a snooze. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2020
2.5/5 88% What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael (2019) Would film critic Pauline Kael prevail today? - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2020
2.0/5 100% Turnover (2019) Don't worry, since Turnover is in a café, there's a kitchen sink. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
2.0/5 47% Silent Panic (2019) If Schadt had understated instead of overstated, Silent Panic would be a different film. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2020
2.5/5 100% Cherzoso the Silent Film (2019) Cherzoso is a brief but bold effort. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2020
2.5/5 100% Nemesis (2020) Writer/director Tim Earnhart is a stylist. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2020
3.5/5 79% Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019) If image and words can't get beyond the surface, what can? - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2020
2.0/5 83% The Way Back (2020) The Way Back is not only a soap opera - it's a beer opera. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
3.0/5 56% Love is Not Love (2020) Love is Not Love is a movie to grapple with. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2020
2.5/5 46% Night Sweats (2019) Night Sweats wobbles at the beginning, but gains equilibrium. It concludes with power. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
3.0/5 75% Family Obligations (2019) Family Obligations could well be the poster movie for indie credibility. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 29, 2020
2.0/5 98% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) The parasites have parasites. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
2.5/5 100% Chameleon (2019) A multi-million dollar film can be a dud, while a low-budget project -- such as Chameleon -- can be impressive. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
2.5/5 64% The Wake of Light (2021) The Wake of Light is what an indie should be. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2020
3.0/5 77% Richard Jewell (2019) Clint Eastwood is still relevant. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2019
3.5/5 98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) Portrait of a Lady on Fire expands the art of film. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2019
3.5/5 97% Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019) It's both a primer for the uninitiated and an aural feast for aficionados of sound. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
3.0/5 89% The Two Popes (2019) The Two Popes is a Master Class in acting. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
3.0/5 95% The Irishman (2019) In The Irishman, Marty stays personal. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
3.0/5 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) Thank the acting gods for Tom Hanks. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
2.0/5 64% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Norton has compared the movie to Chinatown (1974), but it's more like The Two Jakes (1990). - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2019
4.0/5 68% Joker (2019) Joker is a wicked trip. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
3.0/5 84% Downton Abbey (2019) Downton Abbey is the feel-good movie of the year. That's both its strength and its limitation. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
3.5/5 81% Judy (2019) Since I'm in Las Vegas I like to set odds. Renee Zellweger is at least 1-10 to win Best Actress. She's a lock. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
4.0/5 100% Hitsville: The Making Of Motown (2019) Hitsville: The Making of Motown shines a loving light on the past. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2019
2.0/5 68% Human Capital (2020) Human Capital is mostly a character study - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
2.5/5 29% The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019) In The Red Sea Diving Resort, a rescuer states, "We leave no one behind." That becomes the motto of the film. - tonymacklin.net EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019