Featuring Film

Featuring Film is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Wendy Shreve
Rating Title/Year Author
Derek DelGaudio's In & of Itself (2020) Wendy Shreve Watch Derek DelGaudio's In & Of Itself and see how a maestro of illusion reveals unexpected humanism. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
Love and Monsters (2020) Wendy Shreve As directed by Michael Matthews the story has grit. Emotional bonds, including one with a very smart dog, forge Joel's resolution to move ahead, even after some scary close encounters. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2021
Crossing Delancey (1988) Wendy Shreve Crossing Delancey remains fresh, relevant and yet wistful for better days. EDIT
Posted Jan 3, 2021
Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Wendy Shreve Should you see Wonder Woman 1984, afterward rewatch its predecessor and bask in what could've been. EDIT
Posted Dec 26, 2020
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) Wendy Shreve The clash of wills between Ma and Levee provides the powerful thread that carries the story. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2020
Let Them All Talk (2020) Wendy Shreve On a weather-ridden day when you have a moment to watch pros give their all, then watching Let Them All Talk will help pass the time. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2020
Wander Darkly (2020) Wendy Shreve Wander Darkly challenges our imagination and provokes reaction. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2020
Mank (2020) Wendy Shreve If for any other motivation than to listen Gary Oldman deliver memorable lines, exchange repartee with other characters, all within an exquisitely framed, old Hollywood motif, then put Mank on your watch list. EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2020
The Last Conception (2020) Wendy Shreve The Last Conception, a remarkable, often original viewing experience which shouldn't be missed. EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2020
Hillbilly Elegy (2020) Wendy Shreve In real life, Vance's depiction of his grandparents aroused controversy. Hillbilly Elegy stirs curiosity--to read the book. EDIT
Posted Nov 24, 2020
The Life Ahead (2020) Wendy Shreve The stifling interiors prove claustrophobic for both Momo and Rosa, their memories ever-present shadows; whereas outside both characters find freedom, relief in the sunshine, though each loses their way at times. EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2020
Misbehaviour (2020) Wendy Shreve Misbehaviour's feminist message, loud and clear, will have supporters dusting off their placards and out in full force, aspiring for the day when equal pay for equal work will be achieved. EDIT
Posted Nov 10, 2020
How to Make an American Quilt (1995) Wendy Shreve How to Make An American Quilt will have sentimental viewers reaching for the tissue box; cynical watchers nodding their heads with recognition. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2020
Vampires vs. The Bronx (2019) Wendy Shreve You don't have to be a bloodsucking junkie to enjoy Vampires vs. The Bronx. You just need to be ready for some creepy fun. EDIT
Posted Oct 27, 2020
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) Wendy Shreve The Trial of the Chicago 7 changed the course of history; for that reason alone, it's worth a look. EDIT
Posted Oct 21, 2020
Fly Like a Girl (2019) Wendy Shreve The pilots' enthusiasm will capture young audiences; the women's determination, grittiness will impress all ages. EDIT
Posted Oct 16, 2020
Maxima (2019) Wendy Shreve Diane Sparrow's MAXIMA (2019) could end there, another blotch on Mother Earth, but, the documentary soon focuses on one remarkable woman, Máxima Acuña, and her family's determination to keep their way-of-life. EDIT
Posted Oct 7, 2020
Resisterhood (2020) Wendy Shreve The infectious, focused energy of these and other women, all ages, rouses the viewer, provides hope when all seems lost; gives to those who cannot speak for themselves a symbolic microphone. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2020
Enola Holmes (2020) Wendy Shreve The timing couldn't be more appropriate for a hero that overcomes the status quo, employs cunning; deductive reasoning, cryptology, erudition, science along with tenacity to solve commensurate puzzles than Enola Holmes. EDIT
Posted Sep 24, 2020
Freaks: You're One of Us (2020) Wendy Shreve Watch for more movies featuring Cornelia Gröschel. Her talent saves Freaks from circling the drain. EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2020
Tenet (2020) Wendy Shreve No question that Nolan's superlative filmmaking technique, once again, rises to the occasion. EDIT
Posted Sep 4, 2020
The New Mutants (2020) Wendy Shreve The New Mutants has the acting talent to keep younger audiences engaged. EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2020
Chuck Berry (2019) Wendy Shreve For in the end, the King should never be forgotten--The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame chose Chuck Berry as their first inductee for a reason. EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2020
Stars and Strife (2020) Wendy Shreve A feel-good Michael Moore, [Director David] Smick backtracks on several points; inserts head-scratching statements about compromise EDIT
Posted Aug 21, 2020
Unhinged (2020) Wendy Shreve Since the days of the gladiators (forgive the pun, Russell), audiences--many men, some women--have enjoyed the pastime of watching others suffer. EDIT
Posted Aug 19, 2020
Made in Italy (2020) Wendy Shreve Watch Made in Italy for the beauty to the eye, the impassioned performances by father and son, and a look at what is old and should be new again. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2020
Zombieland (2009) Wendy Shreve Not for everyone, Zombieland succeeds in demonstrating that the undead has their uses: mainly to make us laugh even when we're horrified. EDIT
Posted Aug 10, 2020
Radioactive (2019) Wendy Shreve Rosamund Pike deserves a project that doesn't undermine her estimable work. EDIT
Posted Jul 31, 2020
Mississippi Mermaid (1969) Wendy Shreve Mississippi Mermaid will keep you guessing about who genuinely casts the spell. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2020
The Truth (2019) Wendy Shreve The viewer will never weary of the intelligence, emotional resonance that radiate from this story. EDIT
Posted Jul 9, 2020
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) Wendy Shreve But soon, despite the gorgeous backdrop, initial revelry, the story begins to sink-like a weather-laden fishing vessel-with distasteful jokes; sluggish dialogue. EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2020
Suzi Q (2019) Wendy Shreve Watch Suzi Q to observe a trailblazer who jolted the hard rock establishment, proving she had the grit to stay competitive in a male-dominated industry. EDIT
Posted Jun 22, 2020
The Booksellers (2019) Wendy Shreve The viewer becomes enthralled by these often fascinating characters who have their own intriguing stories to tell. EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2020
The High Note (2020) Wendy Shreve A tighter plot, less clichéd dialogue, a less predictable outcome, more effective comedy and less superficiality (or more drama and fewer flat attempts at humor), would've helped lift this film to reach its highest notes. EDIT
Posted May 29, 2020
Apollo 13 (1995) Wendy Shreve Dust off your DVD/Blu-ray or stream Apollo 13 to watch a master craftsman, his players, and crew coalesce to provide one helluva of a ride. EDIT
Posted May 24, 2020
Shoot to Marry (2020) Wendy Shreve Watch Shoot to Marry and see this vulnerable fellow discover his better self. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2020
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) Wendy Shreve Watch a master filmmaker [Ang Lee] hone his craft. EDIT
Posted May 9, 2020
Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Wendy Shreve See Jumanji: The Next Level for an escapist ride into a tame fantasy. EDIT
Posted May 4, 2020
Cats (2019) Wendy Shreve What worked for Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Broadway cast/crew only transcribes to the screen half the time. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2020
Jojo Rabbit (2019) Wendy Shreve JoJo Rabbit doesn't work as a satire because no matter how much time has passed, the tragedy continues to overwhelm the ridiculous. EDIT
Posted Apr 17, 2020
Logan Lucky (2017) Wendy Shreve Logan Lucky blends humor as well as excitement, sans the edginess you may expect in a Soderbergh picture. EDIT
Posted Mar 27, 2020
Love & Friendship (2016) Wendy Shreve Writer Whit Stillman's staccato dialogue (from his adapted screenplay), performed by what only could be described as a cast of character actors who used their brilliant instruments to elicit laughter and surprise from the viewer, is music to the ears. EDIT
Posted Mar 21, 2020
The Way Back (2020) Wendy Shreve Affleck steals your heart; he immerses himself in the role as if the part were written for him EDIT
Posted Mar 7, 2020
Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible (2020) Wendy Shreve In this new look at the Dadaist, Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible (2020), Director Matthew Taylor has assembled an impressive array of international art historians/scholars to illustrate Duchamp's evolution. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2020
The Invisible Man (2020) Wendy Shreve The plot has more holes than a brimming pin cushion. EDIT
Posted Feb 29, 2020
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) Wendy Shreve In Sciamma's hands, the camera savors each scene like a moving still-life. EDIT
Posted Feb 21, 2020
Downhill (2020) Wendy Shreve For those searching for an alternative to the congestion of bullet-ridden, maniacal movies released the last few months or the limited selection of offerings during the winter doldrums, Downhill doesn't waste your time. EDIT
Posted Feb 15, 2020
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Wendy Shreve Birds of Prey make mincemeat of anyone in their way. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2020
The Gentlemen (2020) Wendy Shreve For his latest venture, The Gentlemen (2020), Ritchie has taken a fresh approach to a clichéd set-up: the gangster/moll/henchmen scenario. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2020
The Song of Names (2019) Wendy Shreve The Song of Names tests the meaning of friendship and loyalty. More so, it examines the power of remembrance. EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2020