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
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
The Greatest Showman (2017) Wendy Shreve If we, the audience, recognize that The Greatest Showman's filmmakers want to entertain not explain, then they've succeeded. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
The Shape of Water (2017) Wendy Shreve With welcome details in every frame, the set design and costumes speak their own language. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
The Post (2017) Wendy Shreve The movie's perfect tempo kept this reviewer rapt until the film's end. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
Phantom Thread (2017) Wendy Shreve Tailoring shears would've come in handy to snip, snip the pregnant pauses. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
Call Me by Your Name (2017) Wendy Shreve Its refreshing to watch a movie which embraces the past without sacrificing the present. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
I, Tonya (2017) Wendy Shreve I, Tonya becomes a study in stupidity by every player. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
The 15:17 to Paris (2018) Wendy Shreve Maybe its time for the much-admired director to rest on his laurels. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
Black Panther (2018) Wendy Shreve Black Panther strikes a chord for humanity. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
Game Night (2018) Wendy Shreve Game Night provides escapist camp, a fun night at the movies. Keep in mind, however, that rationalization should be checked at the door. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Wendy Shreve Through a quantum lens, A Wrinkle in Time succeeds. With more attention to the particles, the entire picture would be that much clearer. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
Pacific Rim Uprising (2018) Wendy Shreve [DeKnight] drops the reins in favor of CGI gone amok, minimalizes the humor, and bloats the melodrama. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2019
Ready Player One (2018) Wendy Shreve If you enjoy gaming, wax lyrical about 80s entertainment... and appreciate action above under-developed personae, you will love Steven Spielberg's interpretation of Ready Player One. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
A Quiet Place (2018) Wendy Shreve A Quiet Place epitomizes what great horror stories should be. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Beirut (2018) Wendy Shreve Hamm's nuanced performance elevates the actor to stardom. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Wendy Shreve The directors demonstrate how to juggle disparate segments while maintaining an emotional thread. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Ce qui nous lie (2017) Wendy Shreve Whether you savor wine, value farming rituals, and/or search for character-driven films with fine performances, you will find Back to Burgundy a story which beckons discovery. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Deadpool 2 (2018) Wendy Shreve Humor deteriorates into nauseating jokes about pedophilia, character-vivisection, border-line racism and crudity. Escalating violence also undercuts the story-line which gets lost in the mayhem. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Book Club (2018) Wendy Shreve Book Club underscores why the romantic comedy remains a viable genre. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Pope Francis -- A Man of His Word (2018) Wendy Shreve Pope Francis - A Man of His Word will restore your faith in benevolence. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Ocean's 8 (2018) Wendy Shreve But all the glitz and glamour can't replace a good script--derivative, a combo of Ocean's Eleven and Ocean's Twelve--or an engaging story. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Incredibles 2 (2018) Wendy Shreve The characters dictate the plot rather than being instruments in never-ending action; the story grabs your attention, keeps its momentum. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018) Wendy Shreve The CGI impresses. However, the characters supersede the special effects. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) Wendy Shreve It's Adam Sandler's voice talent as Dracula who steals the movie. Never has Dracula been more alluring or funny. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Wendy Shreve [Lily James]'s energy infuses every scene in which she appears, and she, unexpectedly as well as thankfully, out-sings Meryl Streep. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Leave No Trace (2018) Wendy Shreve In essence, Leave No Trace, reinforces why independent filmmaking continues to capture what mainstream films often cannot--human nature exposed to the elements. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Mission: Impossible -- Fallout (2018) Wendy Shreve Still, there's enough heart amidst the exploits to satisfy, and, indubitably, Mission: Impossible -Fallout belongs to Tom Cruise. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
BlacKkKlansman (2018) Wendy Shreve Cultural awareness doesn't qualify as empathy. Director Spike Lee crafts a testament to that without overt finger-pointing. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Wendy Shreve Those who've lamented the dearth of rom-com films over the last several years will rejoice, for Crazy Rich Asians more than compensates. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
The Wife (2017) Wendy Shreve The Wife has brilliant, memorable scenes, but its Glenn Close who carries the weight of the movie on her shoulders with ease. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
The Bookshop (2017) Wendy Shreve By the destination's end, we have welcomed the journey that is The Bookshop. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
The House With a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Wendy Shreve Developing Lewis' character and the young actor's performance would have helped the movie reach its potential. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Venom (2018) Wendy Shreve For those who long for a comic-book alternative that exemplifies often-overlooked comedic elements, Venom will leave you in stitches. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
A Star Is Born (2018) Wendy Shreve I'd like to see Director Cooper take a "road less traveled" in the future. Still, I admire his effort. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
First Man (2018) Wendy Shreve Interspersed amongst the rattling, vibrato, and shaky camera-work, nonetheless, are Oscar-worthy performances. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Halloween (2018) Wendy Shreve The well-executed performances add depth to the expected formula. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
The Hate U Give (2018) Wendy Shreve All the performers, adults and teenagers, merit recognition. The Hate U Give, though, belongs to Stenberg. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Wendy Shreve If the rhapsodic moments blow in and out of the narrative, they don't prevent Bohemian Rhapsody from being entertaining. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) Wendy Shreve Melissa McCarthy in her best role to date. EDIT
Posted Apr 2, 2019