Hye's Musings

Hye's Musings is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Heidy Morales
Rating Title/Year Author
B+ TransMilitary (2018) Heidy Morales TransMilitary is a powerful reminder of the resilience and perseverance of the US transgender troops... and of the transgender community at large. It also reminds us that the fight for equity and equality is an on-going battle. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
B+ Maxima (2019) Heidy Morales In the film, we come to intimately understand Máxima and her family's struggles. Sparrow and team not only introduce us to this warrior woman, but also ask us to think about society's demand for precious metals affects others directly. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
A The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019) Heidy Morales Inspired by a very real and transformative moment... [the film] threads a delicately complex story of a chance encounter between two Indigenous women with drastically different lived experience, navigating the aftermath of domestic abuse. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
A Heimat is a Space in Time (2019) Heidy Morales Through the use of family letters, photographs and government records, Heise attempts to piece together what remains of his family... The film serves as a sort of testimony of the [Germany]'s history, as well as, that of Heise's family. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
B- Harpoon (2019) Heidy Morales As it unfolds, Harpoon takes various twists and turns which make it fun to watch. Just when one thinks things will go one way, things unfold in a slightly different direction. Definitely a funny, over-the-top, gory, and entertaining ride. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
C+ Nose to Tail (2019) Heidy Morales Abrams is excellent as [the lead]... Excellent supporting roles by Lara Jean Chorostecki as hostess/girlfriend, Chloe; Brandon McKnight as Sous Chef, Keith; Salvatore Antonio as Sommelier, Steven. Also enjoyed seeing Toronto on the big screen. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
C Standing Up, Falling Down (2019) Heidy Morales Standing Up, Falling Down does not introduce to any new story per se... Where the film charms and excels is in combining Scott and Marty's individual stories with the friendship that evolves between. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
B+ The Cuban (2019) Heidy Morales The Cuban is a touching story of a compassionate friendship that grows through music. This film is incredibly timely, especially as the world has its eyes on the realities of long-term care. Highly recommended for all audiences from young to older adults. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
B+ The Painted Bird (2019) Heidy Morales The Painted Bird is not an easy film to sit through. It also brings up the themes of good, evil, religion, politics, among a few others... It is a layered cinematic, but controversial and complicated film. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2020
4/5 She Never Died (2019) Heidy Morales She Never Died is an entertaining film with a decent combination of genre themes that will garner positive responses from festival and general audiences alike. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2020
3.5 Mr. Fish: Cartooning From the Deep End (2017) Heidy Morales Through candid interviews with Booth, his wife Diana Day, friends, colleagues, and quiet moments of Booth at work, we get a glimpse at his private and public worlds. EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2018
3/5 Knuckleball (2018) Heidy Morales Knuckleball still hits the right notes... [It] is a decent thriller that is worth a little patience. EDIT
Posted Oct 14, 2018
3/5 Trench 11 (2017) Heidy Morales Trench 11 does not disappoint. The crew's decent into virtually the unknown will keep you in suspense. Scherman and team create a believable war-horror film. EDIT
Posted Aug 28, 2018