KDHX (St. Louis)

KDHX (St. Louis) is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Diane Carson, Martha K. Baker
Rating Title/Year Author
Ruben Brandt, Collector (2018) Martha K. Baker The plot is tiny and unessential. But the animation will open your eyes and the music will alert you to more art. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2019
Greta (2018) Martha K. Baker Greta offers nothing to the world of cinema. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2019
To Dust (2018) Martha K. Baker What this movie is not is funny. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2019
Everybody Knows (2018) Martha K. Baker In Everybody Knows, Farhadi keeps the interweaving stories agile and falls into the drink of soap opera only a bit. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2019
Who Will Write Our History (2018) Martha K. Baker Prepare to be amazed again at a one-day showing of another reimagining of cinematic memorabilia, this time recorded stories of World War II. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Stan & Ollie (2018) Diane Carson Stan & Ollie is a delightful, lyrical tribute to a pair of comedy icons. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Burning (2018) Diane Carson Burning is a film in which to lose oneself. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2019
Roma (2018) Diane Carson Roma is, hands down, in the top cinematic tier. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2018
Green Book (2018) Diane Carson As Dr. Don Shirley, Mahershala Ali embodies the inflexible gravity of his self-image. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2018
Widows (2018) Diane Carson As always, Davis commands and rewards a viewer's attention. Steve McQueen has superbly reinterpreted the cookie-cutter heist genre as an absorbing drama. EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2018
Wildlife (2018) Diane Carson Adapted from Richard Ford's book of the same name, Dano and his partner Zoe Kazan have made one of the most insightful, deeply intelligent, and profoundly moving films of the year in Wildlife. EDIT
Posted Nov 28, 2018
The Front Runner (2018) Diane Carson The Front Runner is brilliant and engrossing on its own terms. With its unmistakable relevance, it's downright disturbing. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2018
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Martha K. Baker The Nutcracker and the Four Realms offers spectacular special effects, awe-inspiring costumes, parades, and the stunning dancing of Misty Copeland to songs by Tchaikovsky. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2018
What They Had (2018) Martha K. Baker Under [Elizabeth] Chomko's direction, 'What They Had' not only has the chaos of dementia down pat but also proceeds at a pace that wastes no time developing the narrative. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) Martha K. Baker David Kerr's crafty direction wisely moves fire and explosions offstage or into the background. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
Beautiful Boy (2018) Martha K. Baker As an actor, Chalamet is well-matched with Steve Carell, who vacillates from understanding to worried. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
A Private War (2018) Martha K. Baker Rosamund Pike, so effective in A United Kingdom, Hostiles, and Gone Girl, brings Colvin's brilliant words to life in voice-overs. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Martha K. Baker Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald weighs heavily and can be hard to follow, with very little comic relief. Still it's pretty fantastic -- that is, both pretty and a fantasy. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
Viper Club (2018) Martha K. Baker The cast, comprising good actors from Sarandon to Edie Falco to St. Louis-native Matt Bomer, might have elevated the performances above the words on the page. They do not. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Martha K. Baker Bohemian Rhapsody -- a biography, a musical, a history -- succeeds on all fronts whether Freddie Mercury is an unfamiliar face or the object of long fandom. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2018
Boy Erased (2018) Diane Carson Above all, however, Lucas Hedges as Jared carries the film, more often watching and subtly reacting rather than overplaying his own heartache moving to acceptance. EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2018
Instant Family (2018) Diane Carson Instant Family is a charming film that has a heartfelt message. What a great combination. EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2018
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) Diane Carson As usual, the Coens have reinterpreted our mythic tales and jolted our imaginations. EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2018
The Happy Prince (2018) Martha K. Baker Despite everything, however, Everett tells an important story about a wild man born too soon. EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2018
The Oath (2018) Martha K. Baker The Oath does not rise to the level of Pieces of April, but it offers outlandish satire amid family politics in the midst of a national situation that calls for little thanksgiving. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2018
Nothing Like a Dame (2018) Martha K. Baker Utterly delicious, this tea with Champagne with the Dames. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2018
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Diane Carson McCarthy said she purposely resisted toning down Lee's antisocial, caustic, angry and miserable attributes. It is striking, then, that McCarthy's award-worthy performance as a decidedly unlikable woman is exactly what makes Lee Israel so captivating. EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2018
All About Nina (2018) Diane Carson Only Common as Rafe offers the energy and appeal that consistently buoys this character study. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
First Man (2018) Diane Carson Director Damien Chazelle's First Man puts that phenomenally difficult, dangerous event in the context of the wonder, the terror, the tragedies and the triumph that go along with it. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
The Sisters Brothers (2018) Martha K. Baker The Sisters Brothers is a Western with all its cliches, but the film also presents the unpredictable. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
The Hate U Give (2018) Martha K. Baker Based on Angie Thomas' novel for young adults, the film asks the viewer to be alert, thoughtful, and considerate. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Blaze (2018) Martha K. Baker Hawke's feature film about the life of musician Blaze Foley is sweet and slow, downbeat and deliberate. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
22 July (2018) Diane Carson There's no sane way to comprehend such horror, but, significantly, July 22 honors Norway's strength and knows where the heart belongs. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Free Solo (2018) Diane Carson It is breathtaking and terrifying. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Diane Carson It's the feel-good film of the year exactly when we need one. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Martha K. Baker The bloody result is more Grand Guignol than good. Bad times, indeed. EDIT
Posted Oct 12, 2018
A Star Is Born (2018) Diane Carson As Ally Campana, a gem in the rough, Lady Gaga is dynamite. EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2018
Love, Gilda (2018) Martha K. Baker Love, Gilda is impressive, holding attention not just for nostalgia but for a life full and funny and fitful. EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2018
Colette (2018) Martha K. Baker However, for all the period precision in the film, Colette is off kilter. EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2018
Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018) Diane Carson As with his politics, Michael Moore's documentaries have never been subtle. So Fahrenheit 11/9 comes as no surprise with its compelling, vibrant approach to contemporary American issues. EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2018
The House With a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Martha K. Baker But the best thing about the cast of "The House" is Owen Vaccaro, who brings to Lewis smiles and tears, fears and persistence. He makes the movie. EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2018
Science Fair (2018) Martha K. Baker Science Fair is a documentary that produces smiles and sighs and requires tissues. EDIT
Posted Oct 1, 2018
We the Animals (2018) Diane Carson Based on the novel by Justin Torres, director Jeremiah Zagar shows a solid grasp of this boy's challenging situation. EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2018
Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2017) Diane Carson But the primary appeal of "Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda" comes from following this humble, quiet man as he reminisces, composes, and contemplates nature. EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2018
Swimming to Ferguson (2018) Diane Carson [Henry Biggs'] wife, son, and support staff take us on a daunting adventure with some beautiful cinematography. EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2018
White Boy Rick (2018) Diane Carson Always authentic, never condescending in its tone, this world unfolds through exceptional performances. EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2018
The Wife (2017) Diane Carson Above all, the awareness of the sacrifices Joan and of so many other women gives "The Wife" an important, still relevant intensity. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2018
Juliet, Naked (2018) Martha K. Baker [Nick Hornby] has imagination, which is why filmmakers like him. They take his novels, wrestle a script out of them, cast good actors, and tickety-boo, create a darling, funny, creative little film - like "Juliet, Naked." EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2018
The Bookshop (2017) Diane Carson Helping with a needed shift to laidback receptivity are self-assured performances by Emily Mortimer as Florence Green, Patricia Clarkson as Violet Gamart and Bill Nighy as the reclusive Edmund Brundish. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2018
The Little Stranger (2018) Diane Carson "The Little Stranger" includes gothic elements but doesn't bring them to life. EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2018