Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

Metro Weekly (Washington, DC) is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): André Hereford, Randy Shulman
Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020) André Hereford With ingenuity and an audacious hotel room climax, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm brings the laughs and the cringe in equal measure. EDIT
Posted Oct 23, 2020
3/5 Bad Hair (2020) André Hereford Justin Simien's camp horror Bad Hair has some split ends. EDIT
Posted Oct 23, 2020
3/5 Friendsgiving (2020) André Hereford Ensemble LGBTQ-themed comedy Friendsgiving makes for an uneven meal. EDIT
Posted Oct 23, 2020
3/5 On the Rocks (2020) André Hereford Sofia Coppola's On the Rocks spins breezy comedy from a dad and daughter's deep-seated trust issues. EDIT
Posted Oct 20, 2020
4/5 The Forty-Year-Old Version (2020) André Hereford Radha Blank writes, directs, and raps her way to a solid feature debut with The Forty-Year-Old Version. EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2020
2/5 The Glorias (2020) André Hereford A postcard-pretty portrait of feminist icon Gloria Steinem, Julie Taymor's The Glorias fails to deliver. EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2020
3/5 Spiral (2019) André Hereford A gay couple steps into a new home and a paranoid nightmare in Shudder's effectively creepy Spiral. EDIT
Posted Sep 28, 2020
2/5 Antebellum (2020) André Hereford Janelle Monáe-starring thriller Antebellum offers striking imagery but a strained conclusion. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2020
2/5 Stage Mother (2020) André Hereford Stage Mother works overtime to entertain, but everything doesn't come up roses. EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2020
4/5 Boys State (2020) André Hereford Boys State distills modern partisanship down to one riveting campaign among a group of Texas teens. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2020
3/5 Summerland (2020) André Hereford Gemma Arterton's dynamic performance as a lovelorn lesbian writer makes the trip to Summerland worthwhile. EDIT
Posted Jul 31, 2020
4/5 The Rental (2020) André Hereford Dave Franco's lean, mean thriller The Rental taps into fresh veins of fear and paranoia. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2020
4/5 Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado (2020) André Hereford The stars align for an endearing portrait of Walter Mercado in Neflix's Mucho Mucho Amor. EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2020
4/5 The Prince (2019) André Hereford Gritty, '70s-set gay prison drama El Principe mixes brutal violence with surprising tenderness. EDIT
Posted Jul 9, 2020
3/5 The Garden Left Behind (2019) André Hereford Flavio Alves' The Garden Left Behind captures the complexity of an undocumented trans Latina's life in Queens. EDIT
Posted Jul 9, 2020
4/5 Breaking Fast (2020) André Hereford A light, gay romance with a deep cross-cultural bent, Breaking Fast juggles love, family, friendship, and religion. EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2020
5/5 Welcome to Chechnya (2020) André Hereford Welcome to Chechnya exposes the republic's shocking anti-gay purge. EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2020
3/5 You Don't Nomi (2019) André Hereford Snarky and thorough, You Don't Nomi makes a great case for relishing almost every tacky second of Showgirls. EDIT
Posted Jun 5, 2020
3/5 The High Note (2020) André Hereford Tracee Ellis Ross and Dakota Johnson make a formidable team as a pop diva and her girl Friday in sweetly soulful The High Note. EDIT
Posted May 28, 2020
3/5 Screened Out (2020) André Hereford Screened Out insists we are collectively facing one of the most pervasive and potentially dangerous addictions of our time. EDIT
Posted May 22, 2020
2/5 Clementine (2019) André Hereford Clementine squeezes scant suspense from its ostensibly juicy setup of two strangers at a lake house. EDIT
Posted May 11, 2020
4/5 A Secret Love (2020) André Hereford A Secret Love is in a league of its own documenting the history, love story, and struggles of two pioneering lesbians. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2020
4/5 Circus of Books (2019) André Hereford Circus of Books brilliantly recounts how a nice, straight Jewish couple erected a mecca of gay porn. EDIT
Posted Apr 16, 2020
1/5 Butt Boy (2019) André Hereford Freud might have had a field day analyzing Butt Boy, but you can go read a book or rearrange your furniture. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2020
2/5 Nevrland (2019) André Hereford The gay chat room thriller Nevrland underdelivers on its dark, timely premise of strangers connecting online. EDIT
Posted Mar 27, 2020
2/5 The Invisible Man (2020) André Hereford Leigh Whannell's The Invisible Man stretches out a decent horror premise until it's as thin as air. EDIT
Posted Feb 27, 2020
3/5 Onward (2020) André Hereford Onward leaps through plot holes aplenty to land at its still-heartwarming conclusion. EDIT
Posted Feb 26, 2020
3/5 And Then We Danced (2019) André Hereford Gay coming-of-age drama And Then We Danced finds tender romance amid tense competition. EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2020
4/5 Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) André Hereford Portrait of a Lady is simmering, sensual, and gorgeously cinematic. EDIT
Posted Feb 13, 2020
3.5/5 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) André Hereford Light on superhero effects and heavy on the ass-kicking, Birds of Prey puts its trust in the indomitable Harley Quinn. EDIT
Posted Feb 7, 2020
4/5 2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Animation (2020) André Hereford Friendship and family drama dominate the seriously artful selections for the 2020 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts. EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2020
3/5 Color Out of Space (2019) André Hereford Be prepared to acid-trip down a rabbit hole with Nicolas Cage in the horror spectacle Color Out of Space. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2020
5/5 1917 (2019) André Hereford Sam Mendes' lean, suspenseful World War I drama 1917 pulsates with urgency and purpose. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
4/5 Little Women (2019) André Hereford Filmmaker Greta Gerwig deftly matches the collective voices of Little Women to the current moment. EDIT
Posted Dec 20, 2019
3/5 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) André Hereford Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker brings the mythic cinematic saga to a rousing conclusion. EDIT
Posted Dec 19, 2019
3/5 Bombshell (2019) André Hereford Charlize Theron's captivating turn as an embattled Megan Kelly dominates the Fox News exposé Bombshell. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2019
3.5/5 Queen & Slim (2019) André Hereford First dates can't get much worse than the one in couple-on-the-run romance Queen & Slim. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2019
4/5 Knives Out (2019) André Hereford The cast, the clues, and the comedy fit together like perfect puzzle pieces in quick-witted whodunit Knives Out. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 Waves (2019) André Hereford A high school athlete finds himself on the verge of destruction in this tense family drama. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
4/5 Marriage Story (2019) André Hereford Dryly funny Marriage Story offers exceptional performances from Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. EDIT
Posted Nov 14, 2019
4/5 End of the Century (2019) André Hereford Sweet and sexy romance End of the Century explores a world of what-ifs for two handsome strangers. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2019
3.5/5 Last Christmas (2019) André Hereford Last Christmas the soundtrack is better than Last Christmas the movie, but scene-stealing Michelle Yeoh is best of all. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2019
Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Randy Shulman Reyes and Davis make fantastic additions, with Davis, resembling a young Robin Wright, flinging open the door to a promising career. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2019
Jojo Rabbit (2019) Randy Shulman Just when you think cinema is getting routine, something like Jojo Rabbit hops along and perks it right back up, reminding us that, indeed, the medium is very often the message. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2019
3/5 Harriet (2019) André Hereford A magnetic presence onscreen, Erivo captures Harriet Tubman's nerve, guile, and iron will. EDIT
Posted Oct 31, 2019
2/5 By the Grace of God (2018) André Hereford The spare French drama By the Grace of God addresses the Catholic church sex abuse scandal with flat results. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2019
2/5 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) André Hereford Angelina Jolie's fantasy sequel aims for world-building action, but fares better as camp. EDIT
Posted Oct 18, 2019
2/5 The Laundromat (2019) André Hereford Steven Soderbergh's latest is a disjointed misfire that still makes salient points and reveals some delicious surprises. EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
4/5 Pain and Glory (2019) André Hereford Art imitates art imitating life in Pedro Almodóvar's brilliant, autobiographical new film. EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
3/5 Joker (2019) André Hereford A comic-book villain inflicts realistic pain in Todd Phillips' well-made and still-maddening Joker. EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2019