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
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
Awake (2019) Wendy Shreve Awake (2019) releases its grip very early in the narrative. EDIT
Posted Aug 10, 2019
Wetware (2017) 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
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