Reel Talk Online

Reel Talk Online is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Candice Frederick
Rating Title/Year Author
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) Betty Jo Tucker A great way to introduce A Christmas Carol to the little ones. EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2017
Call Me by Your Name (2017) Candice Frederick Chalamet, however, is mesmerizing in the film. He carries the weight of the emotional layers so beautifully and effortlessly. EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2017
Wonder Wheel (2017) Candice Frederick The film is fine, romantically lit and beautifully shot (like many Allen films), but isn't nearly effective as, say, Allen's last great film--Blue Jasmine. EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2017
The Florida Project (2017) Candice Frederick It seems more casually curious and at times even exploitative in its attempt to center the narrative of a poor, marginalized single mother and her precocious young daughter. EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2017
A- Down to the Bone (2004) Candice Frederick Though it runs slow at times, Down To The Bone showed more the emotional dehabilitation rather than the obvious physical ware drugs took on a small town mom... EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) Candice Frederick Penelope's performance is a little sterotypoical, but fantastic... EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B- He's Just Not That Into You (2009) Candice Frederick ... it was entertaining and it addressed all the normal relationships troubles people face each day. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A- Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) Candice Frederick I enjoyed it all the way through the last second. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B Taken (2008) Candice Frederick The movie was awesome and definitely a must see. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A+ Revolutionary Road (2008) Candice Frederick It just touched on so many different issues like love, the sanctity of marriage, forgiveness, rage, entrapment, loneliness and helplessness. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
C+ Mulholland Falls (1996) Candice Frederick The cast is really good, the story is interesting but it was kind of a let down at the end. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A+ Changeling (2008) Candice Frederick Angelina's performance was powerful and at times agonizing. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A Doubt (2008) Candice Frederick Don't miss it. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) Candice Frederick ... I was pleasantly surprised. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
D+ () Candice Frederick Unfortunately the movie isn't about Madea going to jail at all. That would have been a funny movie. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B- The Secret Life of Bees (2008) Candice Frederick The story was okay, but I think there was an underlying mammy factor that rubbed me the wrong way. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Boogie Nights (1997) Candice Frederick Nights humanized these actors and made them live beyond their reputations. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B- In Bruges (2008) Candice Frederick This is one of those movies that kicks off with a slow engine and picks up at full speed in the second half. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
D+ Rachel Getting Married (2008) Candice Frederick I have been blown away by this movie...and not in a good way. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A Girl, Interrupted (1999) Candice Frederick It's an interesting story, based on actual events. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A Requiem for a Dream (2000) Candice Frederick At times disturbing and always intense, this flick offers its own acid trip for viewers and is a first-hand look at four people who become trapped by their own hell. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A American Violet (2008) Candice Frederick It's beautifully told, passionate and sensitive to the true story and the victims that lived it. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Frozen River (2008) Candice Frederick ... I thought the performances were good, but I just thought it could have done more. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Sex and the City (2008) Candice Frederick ... the movie was truly gratifying and fed our SATC appetite, at least until the sequel coming up (can't wait!). EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A 25th Hour (2002) Candice Frederick If you're in any way a Spike Lee fan, check this out. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A The Soloist (2009) Candice Frederick It's an amazing story. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) Candice Frederick It's a great mystery, filled suspense and doesn't fail to highlight the relationship between cops and Black folks, especially men, during this era. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Knocked Up (2007) Candice Frederick ... Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl have great chemistry onscreen and they are hysterical together. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A Blow (2001) Candice Frederick This is one of the few drug movies where you actually feel a little sorry for the drug-dealing coke-infested lead character. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Jerusalema (2008) Candice Frederick The film captures the strife tearing the city apart, and how one man fought against the system and won in his own way, on his terms. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
C- Seven Pounds (2008) Candice Frederick ... the ending just raised another question: what the hell was that? EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Moonstruck (1987) Candice Frederick At times funny and clever, Moonstruck asks the questions: what does it mean to be in love? and is it ever okay to settle? EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B The 'Burbs (1989) Candice Frederick Also starring Carrie Fisher, 'Burbs is a hilarious look at suburban mischief pre-Desperate Housewives. Check it out. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A- Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) Candice Frederick There's nothing like a good 'ole revenge heist (complete with a hit list) to make this film one of Tarantino's best. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A State of Play (2009) Candice Frederick This film was well worth the wait. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Leaving Las Vegas (1995) Candice Frederick This movie was like watching a car crash in slow motion. You knew there was going to be a crash, but I just wished it would just happen already, and not have spent two hours getting to the impact. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B Something New (2006) Candice Frederick ... it's one of the few romantic movies that center around an interracial relationship and keeps it real. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
C The Informers (2009) Candice Frederick It was a series of randomness that don't really offer much information or contribute to the overall point. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B Fun With Dick and Jane (2005) Candice Frederick If you are one of the many out of work right now, try this movie for a good laugh. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A- Nothing but the Truth (2008) Candice Frederick ... it's interesting to see the story from the viewpoint of a female journalist--one whose capabilities as a mother, a wife and a law-abiding citizen are constantly questioned... EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A Volver (2006) Candice Frederick Beautiful performances, a refreshing story, and spot-on comedic timing make this a wonderful movie. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B Terminator Salvation (2009) Candice Frederick It was good, but not great. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A Maria Full of Grace (2004) Candice Frederick A stunning performance by [Catalina Sandino] Moreno is the hallmark of the film... EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
A- The Insider (1999) Candice Frederick ... the movie goes on a nail biting tear... EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B The Hangover (2009) Candice Frederick ... I went in to The Hangover with low expectations but ended up laughing more times than I thought I would. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
C Body of Lies (2008) Candice Frederick Quite frankly, it was a waste of two talented actors. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Surveillance (2008) Candice Frederick It's a great whodunit. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009) Candice Frederick Overall a good movie, good performances, got your adrenaline going. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
D+ The International (2009) Candice Frederick What is this movie about? I had to keep asking myself this question while suffering through not one, but two hours of The International. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017
B+ Magnolia (1999) Candice Frederick Though I couldn't really make heads or tails of this 1999 movie, I found it interesting. EDIT
Posted Sep 12, 2017