JWR

JWR is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): S. James Wegg
Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 Sunflower (2019) S. James Wegg Director Matt Shapira (along with co-writers Hutch Dano and Mike Wollaeger) has come up with a taut thriller that spends most of its time in the oceanic sun and secluded beaches. EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2019
4/5 The Skin of the Teeth (2019) S. James Wegg Believe nothing; savour it all EDIT
Posted May 27, 2019
4.5/5 The Maestro (2018) S. James Wegg I have to do this EDIT
Posted May 16, 2019
4.5/5 Marilyn (2018) S. James Wegg What is your breaking point? EDIT
Posted May 10, 2019
4.5/5 Canary (2018) S. James Wegg Here is a film that celebrates the different amongst us as seen through the timeline of South Africa in 1985. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2019
4/5 Daddy Issues (2018) S. James Wegg Fulfilling a dream takes a curious route EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
4/5 Screwball (2018) S. James Wegg They all deserve each other EDIT
Posted Apr 1, 2019
4.5/5 Tucked (2018) S. James Wegg Is it ever too late? EDIT
Posted Mar 29, 2019
4.5/5 () S. James Wegg Not surprisingly, deep depression and feelings of uselessness eat away at the inner being of these survivors. EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
3/5 Monsters and Men (2018) S. James Wegg Point is made at the expense of the drama EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
4/5 Chasing Bullitt (2018) S. James Wegg Perhaps the ultimate road movie, Joe Eddy's biopic of Steve McQueen is a well-constructed look into the life of an actor who lived for fast cars, fast women and box office success. EDIT
Posted Mar 16, 2019
3/5 First Man (2018) S. James Wegg Bragging rights at what cost EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2019
4/5 Quincy (2018) S. James Wegg A life filled with incredible art, unbelievable luck and the perils of fame EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2019
4/5 22 July (2018) S. James Wegg Here is a truly miserable film that we could only hope was fiction. EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2019
4/5 Vice (2018) S. James Wegg Who/where are the good guys? EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2019
4.5/5 Adonis (2017) S. James Wegg Finding the painless world EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2019
4.5/5 Roma (2018) S. James Wegg A wonderful homage to our most precious commodity and superb cinematography EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2019
3.5/5 BlacKkKlansman (2018) S. James Wegg Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
4/5 What They Had (2018) S. James Wegg It can happen to us all EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
5/5 Burning (2018) S. James Wegg Going deep into the well EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
4.5/5 Green Book (2018) S. James Wegg When genius is not enough EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
3/5 Deadpool 2 (2018) S. James Wegg In this second installment of the Deadpool cinema franchise, I was mightily impressed with the visual and computer effects ... EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
4/5 The Hate U Give (2018) S. James Wegg Why it won't end here EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
4/5 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) S. James Wegg Without a doubt, Rami Malek's portrayal of the troubled rock star should earn him an Academy Award nomination... EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
5/5 If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) S. James Wegg By journey's end, sensitive viewers will realize that this "adaptation of a novel" has much more to say across the planet than "just" the still troublesome circumstances of the black-white U.S. divide. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019
4.5/5 Manbiki kazoku (2018) S. James Wegg 'It's better to choose your own family.' EDIT
Posted Jan 9, 2019
4.5/5 Piripkura (2017) S. James Wegg Catch us if you can EDIT
Posted Jan 9, 2019
3.5/5 Disobedience (2017) S. James Wegg The price of freedom EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2018
4.5/5 The Great Buddha+ (2017) S. James Wegg It's not often that political and social satire can sleep together in the same cinematic bed, but Huang has found the magic jelly to make his many points convincingly. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2018
4/5 Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) S. James Wegg The most naïve man in the neighbourhood EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2018
4.5/5 Isle of Dogs (2018) S. James Wegg Leave it to the wonderfully over-inventive talents of Wes Anderson to cobble together an animated feature that brings new meaning to 'going to the dogs'. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2018
4.5/5 The American Meme (2018) S. James Wegg The Age of Digital Influencers: in pursuit of fame EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2018
5/5 What Haunts Us (2018) S. James Wegg In a sense, this film marks the beginnings of a #MeUs movement: What should you have reported then and now? EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2018
4.5/5 Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat (2017) S. James Wegg We could just be the art world. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2018
4/5 Colette (2018) S. James Wegg Trust no one but yourself. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2018
4.5/5 Djon África (2018) S. James Wegg The freedom of solitude heralds the end of a vicious circle EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2018
4/5 Four Hands (2017) S. James Wegg From the opening scene, the beauty and relative innocence of music (Gabriel Fauré's Pavane doing the honours on three, bookend-like occasions), serves as the ideal foil to brutal murders EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2018
4.5/5 Les gardiennes (2017) S. James Wegg Not surprisingly, and almost happily, the closing song, "Love is Fragile", ideally sums up the proceedings with the sage advice that "Happiness is a vain dream,"... EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2018
5/5 Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2017) S. James Wegg Sakamoto's deep, reverential love and respect of Johann Sebastian Bach...is apparent in his own, deceptively simple, humble and soothing lines that move steadily forward to fulfilling conclusions with a similar sense of inevitably. EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2018
4.5/5 Rodents of Unusual Size (2017) S. James Wegg A tail of a different sort EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2018
4.5/5 Science Fair (2018) S. James Wegg What a breath of fresh, intellectual and hopeful air it is to journey along the challenging road to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair at the Convention Center in Los Angeles. EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2018
3.5/5 Dave Made a Maze (2017) S. James Wegg Finish what you start EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2018
4/5 The Song of Sway Lake (2017) S. James Wegg Living between the grooves of scratch EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2018
4.5/5 Sir (2018) S. James Wegg The love that dare not speak its class EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2018
4.5/5 Doubtful (2018) S. James Wegg Director-writer Eliran Elya's feature début is a very dark tale about tale two men struggling to stay afloat in a world which, seemingly, wants to drown them both. EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2018
4.5/5 LA 92 (2017) S. James Wegg Can we all get along? EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2018
4.5/5 Swim Team (2016) S. James Wegg You never give up EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2018
4/5 Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (2017) S. James Wegg Same hit, different pile EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2018
4/5 Last Flag Flying (2017) S. James Wegg The saddest film of the year EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2018
4/5 The Lost City of Z (2016) S. James Wegg Just who are the savages? EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2018