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
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
Just Mercy (2019) Wendy Shreve Cretton and his team have created a [powerful] sensory experience for the viewer. EDIT
Posted Jan 12, 2020
1917 (2019) Wendy Shreve In the end, 1917 removes the gloss, maintains its heart; brings the audience even closer to being caught in the chaos. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2020
Little Women (2019) Wendy Shreve Gerwig needs a proving ground that doesn't depend on lessening a classic in order to get attention. EDIT
Posted Dec 26, 2019
Bombshell (2019) Wendy Shreve Embodied by a brilliant Charlize Theron, whose uncanny resemblance to Kelly immediately establishes authenticity, the veteran anchor explains in an objective voice that to work at Fox means to accept the quid pro quo. EDIT
Posted Dec 21, 2019
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Wendy Shreve Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker often touches the childlike innocence lost amongst cynical adults. EDIT
Posted Dec 20, 2019
Dark Waters (2019) Wendy Shreve Like a good lawyer, Dark Waters builds its case layer by layer. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2019
Marriage Story (2019) Wendy Shreve What [Baumbach] weaves-interlacing viewpoints through Charlies and Nichole's eyes-becomes more than a simply designed fabric; it morphs into an intricate pattern with each character providing an essential thread. EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2019
Knives Out (2019) Wendy Shreve [Marta] has the unenviable quirk of revealing a lie via projectile vomiting. A device used far too often, across genres, in movies these days. EDIT
Posted Nov 28, 2019
QT8: The First Eight (2019) Wendy Shreve Reality to [Tarantino] appears on paper as he visualizes a story, writes dialogue; maps each scene in his head then comes to the set fully prepared. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2019
The Fare (2019) Wendy Shreve Well-written; intriguing The Fare warrants your attention. EDIT
Posted Nov 23, 2019
The Report (2019) Wendy Shreve The Report ... leaves you wanting to learn more. A good reason to see any movie. In this case, a patriotic imperative. EDIT
Posted Nov 21, 2019
The Good Liar (2019) Wendy Shreve Thankfully, for the first time, these two acting phenoms have decided to unite and enthrall the audience with their seamless craft. EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2019
Ford v Ferrari (2019) Wendy Shreve Ford v. Ferrari hits the mark as being one of the best movies in its genre in decades. EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
Doctor Sleep (2019) Wendy Shreve Human connections, heartbreaks drive Doctor Sleep. EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
Harriet (2019) Wendy Shreve However, as the plot unfolds, we can't help feeling that the character has many facets left unexplored. EDIT
Posted Nov 1, 2019
The Current War (2017) Wendy Shreve But the odds have been stacked against box office success for this movie from the onset. EDIT
Posted Oct 25, 2019
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Wendy Shreve Five years later, Norwegian director Joachim Rønning has managed to make what potentially could've been an imaginative idea even more of a debacle than the original. EDIT
Posted Oct 19, 2019
Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019) Wendy Shreve Director Midge Costin (remember her around Oscar time) has managed to take an often overlooked aspect of cinema by today's visually-oriented moviegoers, and elevate it to stardom EDIT
Posted Oct 13, 2019
The Addams Family (2019) Wendy Shreve That's the lesson when watching The Addams Family: nostalgia will help potential audiences to appreciate Charles Addams' original intent. EDIT
Posted Oct 11, 2019
Judy (2019) Wendy Shreve Moviegoers may have had their fill of biopics about entertainers recently-Bohemian Rhapsody; Rocketman. They must find room in their stomachs for one more, Judy (2019). EDIT
Posted Oct 5, 2019
Game Day (2017) Wendy Shreve If for any other reasons than to watch some fine acting, tidbits of humor; moments of touching melodrama, Game Day merits viewing. EDIT
Posted Oct 4, 2019
Downton Abbey (2019) Wendy Shreve Downton Abbey, a delicate, pastry will satisfy your taste buds yet may leave you unfulfilled. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019
It: Chapter Two (2019) Wendy Shreve ...See It Chapter Two to fill your time. EDIT
Posted Sep 7, 2019
Luce (2019) Wendy Shreve No more powerful an argument can be made for perceiving that initial impressions can be deceiving. EDIT
Posted Sep 1, 2019
() Wendy Shreve I would recommend watching Bored in the U.S.A. (if you can get past the title) to see how an up-and-coming director,with a visual palette, has a future. EDIT
Posted Aug 24, 2019
Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) Wendy Shreve Few playing this role could grasp her starts and stops, sometimes manic quirkiness other than Cate Blanchett EDIT
Posted Aug 17, 2019
() Wendy Shreve Awake (2019) releases its grip very early in the narrative. EDIT
Posted Aug 10, 2019
Wetware (2018) Wendy Shreve Jay Craven's Wetware proves he has the bona fides to be recognized as a commercially-viable filmmaker with gravitas. EDIT
Posted Aug 6, 2019
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019) Wendy Shreve In his new, irreverent; often humorous film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), [Tarantino] restrains his excessive nature to produce a story for the ages. EDIT
Posted Jul 26, 2019
Echo in the Canyon (2018) Wendy Shreve And those talents featured in this look-back, will have you tapping your toes, laughing, beaming, and savoring music that never grows old. EDIT
Posted Jul 21, 2019
The Lion King (2019) Wendy Shreve Few will dispute the stunning beauty of this film: the visuals will thrill scene-by-scene. EDIT
Posted Jul 19, 2019
Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Wendy Shreve The newest installment, Spider-Man: Far From Home, thankfully, has found the correct footing. EDIT
Posted Jul 2, 2019
Yesterday (2019) Wendy Shreve Writer Richard Curtis's movies (Love Actually; Four Weddings and a Funeral) often embody hopeful romanticism with a cynical twist. In his new film, Yesterday (2019), the formula has been reversed. EDIT
Posted Jun 28, 2019
Chasing the Win (2016) Wendy Shreve The film's true stars, the animated trainer and his steed, will thrill and move you from start to finish. EDIT
Posted Jun 22, 2019
Men in Black: International (2019) Wendy Shreve Coming in at less than two hours, MIB: International keeps our attention as the pair travel to various locales ... to hunt for clues. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Photograph (2019) Wendy Shreve Photograph makes an impression. EDIT
Posted Jun 9, 2019
Rocketman (2019) Wendy Shreve All and all, the words/music serve as the thread that binds Rocketman. EDIT
Posted Jun 1, 2019
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Wendy Shreve As with the first revival in this series, Godzilla remains the star. EDIT
Posted May 31, 2019
Aladdin (2019) Wendy Shreve [And] no better teacher to aid the waif, Aladdin, on his journey than Will Smith's layered Genie. EDIT
Posted May 25, 2019
Tolkien (2019) Wendy Shreve Whether you've read The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings or not, the viewer can't help be moved by this better than average bio-pic. EDIT
Posted May 11, 2019
Amazing Grace (2018) Wendy Shreve No matter your conviction, after watching Aretha Franklin channel her faith, body and soul, you will believe in the power of music to move, uplift and set your spirit free. EDIT
Posted May 5, 2019
Avengers: Endgame (2019) Wendy Shreve Avengers: Endgame dazzles, frazzles, exasperates but never relents. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
Teen Spirit (2018) Wendy Shreve To become immersed in this talented director's inventiveness, this indie gem should be seen on the big screen. EDIT
Posted Apr 22, 2019
Woman at War (2018) Wendy Shreve Woman At War will leave you breathless. EDIT
Posted Apr 13, 2019
Shazam! (2019) Wendy Shreve Think Batman's sidekick, a few years younger, in a more outrageous costume with primo superpowers, Shazam! (2019) EDIT
Posted Apr 5, 2019
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Wendy Shreve A movie that allows for considerable plot development becomes stuffed to the brim with zigzagging, quick scene changes that left me sated, not satisfied. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019