Warren Cantrell

Warren Cantrell
Warren Cantrell's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Playlist
Publications: The Playlist

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
B 89% The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020) A genre thriller with personality to spare, "The Wolf of Snow Hollow" is the rare horror offering that provides more character than carnage. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2020
C- 84% The Way I See It (2020) The intimate moments the photographer captured of Obama reveal an unabating undercurrent of compassion and strength absent from the White House in 2020, sure...but you knew that, what else is new? - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2020
A- 100% Shine Your Eyes (Cidade Pássaro) (2020) A deliberate, analytical film brimming with subtext and metaphor, "Shine Your Eyes" doesn't content itself with just one story, opting instead to weave a tale that straddles centuries, continents, and planes of reality. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2020
B+ 100% Welcome to Chechnya (2020) Shocking without being exploitative, sad without veering off into depressing, and inspirational without a hint of the saccharine, David France's doc tells a difficult story well. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2020
B 70% Abe (2020) Abe isn't groundbreaking, just pleasant and enjoyable, and really, that's okay. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2020
D 57% Resistance (2020) Hampered by a character growth problem, tonal inconsistencies, shoddy mime work, and a collective French accent trainwreck, Resistance fumbles the few opportunities it does have at something better. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2020
D 47% Greed (2020) Coogan and Winterbottom have pulled this trick off enough that one can't help but feel like the pair got a little greedy with the formula when making "Greed." - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2020
B+ 96% Feels Good Man (2020) "Feels Good Man" is an intriguing look behind an online curtain that rarely gets pulled back, and is investigated critically even more infrequently. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
B 94% Boys State (2020) Boys State is a decidedly honest and organic doc that points towards an uncertain future. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
C 23% Zeroville (2019) Though it's something of a miss, it's certainly no zero, though. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
A- 100% Maternal (Hogar) (2019) As a window into the formative years of a child's life and the ways women grapple with responsibilities that should never be left wholly to them, Maternal is almost without peer. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
B 76% Skin (2019) "Skin" is rough around the edges, yet worth exploring to get at the goodness within. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2019
B+ 60% Ophelia (2019) Briskly paced, well-acted, and thoughtfully adapted from Lisa Klein's YA book, Ophelia makes a successful run at literary reimagining in its most ambitious form. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
A 70% The Great Pretender (2018) Silver has done something really special with all of this, bringing the stories of these four people together in a sort of relationship mélange that speaks to the ways people can't help but miss the forest for the trees. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 2, 2019
C- 58% The Hummingbird Project (2019) What remains is a halfway interesting story with a few too many ideas and a lack of tonal cohesion. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2019
B- 63% Stray (2019) Indeed, if one is vacillating on whether or not to see this one, they should stay for Stray. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2019
C 69% The Changeover (2019) This film might take place in a world lousy with witches and warlocks, but it is desperately short of the magic needed to overcome its flaws. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2019
A- 98% Beats (2020) The end result is a genuine exploration of class, masculinity, and friendship set in a social and political cauldron. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2019
F 79% Buffalo Boys (2019) An anachronistic hodgepodge of genres, tropes, and bad filmmaking techniques, Buffalo Boys doesn't just squander its opportunities, it napalms them into oblivion. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
C+ 81% A Faithful Man (L'homme fidèle) (2019) Interesting, but ultimately light and frothy. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2019
B- 84% Rust Creek (2019) Tense, relatable, and cut from a familiar narrative cloth, Rust Creek manages to overcome a few character and pacing issues to emerge as a quality thriller - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
B+ 85% The Quake (Skjelvet) (2018) With well-staged action, good character work, and believable progressions from the previous installment, The Quake is the sequel that fans deserve and stands up to any classic disaster film. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2018
B+ 63% Jonathan (2018) Tender, suspenseful, and effortlessly capable in its world-building, Jonathan accomplishes just about everything it sets out to do. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
B 39% Don't Go (2018) Steeped in Hitchcockian tones with just a dash of supernatural sci-fi, the film moves well and is buttressed by consistent performances across the board. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2018
A- 83% My Dinner with Hervé (2018) Engaging, funny, insightful, and in possession of Dinklage's best work since The Station Agent, My Dinner With Hervé is a reservation one shouldn't pass up. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
B 90% Hal (2018) Hal serves as a wonderful examination of a masterful director who had a lasting influence on generations of cinephiles. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018