In The Seats

In The Seats is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Courtney Small, Victor Stiff
Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/5 The Brink (2019) Victor Stiff Bannon believes no press is bad press, and the movie gives him one more platform to preach to his choir or convert those on the fence. EDIT
Posted Apr 13, 2019
3.5/5 Dumbo (2019) Victor Stiff Dumbo isn't a perfect movie, but its pros outweigh its cons. Burton updates the material with powerful eco-conscious themes and a scientifically-minded heroine. EDIT
Posted Mar 29, 2019
3/5 The Hummingbird Project (2018) Victor Stiff The plot is so outlandish you would swear it's based on a true story. EDIT
Posted Mar 23, 2019
4.5/5 Us (2019) Victor Stiff Us is a terrifying thriller that is wickedly funny and jam-packed with striking visuals. EDIT
Posted Mar 22, 2019
3.5/5 Wonder Park (2019) Victor Stiff Most films dish out an instant remedy, but Wonder Park teaches the value of grief. Most importantly, it tells us that sadness doesn't always go away, and that's alright too. EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2019
3/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Victor Stiff With each phase of Marvel movies growing in scope and complexity, it's unfathomable that Captain Marvel is a step backwards for the MCU. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
4.5/5 Apollo 11 (2019) Victor Stiff You may know the details surrounding mankind's first lunar mission, but this film will make you feel the weight of the monumental achievement. EDIT
Posted Mar 1, 2019
4/5 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) Victor Stiff This film implores us all to "train our dragons." Especially when those dragons are scary notions such as loss and heartbreak. EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2019
3/5 At First Light (2018) Victor Stiff At First Light isn't a lousy sci-fi picture; its worst offence is taking up time better spent watching movies that leave lasting impressions. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
4/5 Vox Lux (2018) Victor Stiff Portman turns in the boldest performance of her career, going big as a Staten Island diva who feels less Lady Gaga than Carmela Soprano. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
3.5/5 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) Victor Stiff By wielding the power of the silver screen, Cornish inspires a younger generation to be better than us grown-ups. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
3/5 Stan & Ollie (2018) Victor Stiff The film flounders as often as it flourishes, but its two leads' standout performances keep it afloat. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
2.5/5 Into Invisible Light (1970) Victor Stiff Dale's strong performance isn't enough to carry this flawed picture. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
3.5 Inventing Tomorrow (2018) Courtney Small Nix's film does a better job of raising the environmental stakes and overall sense of urgency. EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2019
4/5 Respeto (2017) Courtney Small a captivating look at the bonds that bring people together, and the dangerous politics that rip communities apart. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2019
3/5 Demons in Paradise (2018) Courtney Small The film is a stark reminder that it will take many decades before the wounds, and ripple effect, of the civil war can be healed. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2018
3.5/5 Xiao Mei (2018) Courtney Small a captivating examination of the impact of human connections EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2018
3/5 Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018) Victor Stiff This adaptation isn't just darker, it will scare young kids. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2018
3/5 Suspiria (2018) Victor Stiff Guadagnino does at times dip his toe into the same schlocky-horror pool as his predecessor, but his ambitions are so much higher. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2018
3.5/5 Overlord (2018) Victor Stiff Vengeance is intoxicating but all-consuming, and Overlord highlights the dangers of resorting to our enemies' lows. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2018
3.5/5 Boy Erased (2018) Victor Stiff Boy Erased is a harrowing two-hour watch, and the film's powerful message stays with you long after the credits roll. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2018
4/5 Green Book (2018) Victor Stiff Farrelly strikes the perfect balance between platonic rom-com and social commentary and delivers a film that elevates itself above the genre's tired conventions. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2018
3/5 The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) Victor Stiff Foy fully inhabits the role of a kick-ass female antihero in a film that checks a lot of boxes but still feels lacking. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2018
3.5/5 Dr. Seuss' The Grinch (2018) Victor Stiff ... odds are you've already read the book or watched the original. And knowing that The Grinch doesn't ruin Christmas won't stop anyone from enjoying this delightful film. EDIT
Posted Dec 8, 2018
3/5 The Front Runner (2018) Victor Stiff Reitman depicts the tabloid-ification of Hart's story less as a revelation than an inevitability. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
2.5/5 Robin Hood (2018) Victor Stiff Robin Hood 2018 throws compelling characters, touching romances, and a memorable story out the window in favour of over-the-top action. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
3/5 The Christmas Chronicles (2018) Victor Stiff A plump grey beard and layers of red velvet can't contain Russell's movie star charisma. But even he can't save the movie. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
3.5/5 Clara (2018) Victor Stiff This film is custom-tailored to elicit a profound reaction from the audience and to do so it takes turns favouring your heart and your mind. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
2/5 Henchmen (2018) Victor Stiff It's not as clever as it thinks it is and the gags don't land. Instead of tickling my funny bone Henchmen grated on my patience. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
3.5/5 Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes (2018) Victor Stiff It's also about the soul-deflating mechanisms of institutional power. The doc lays out the ways that powerful men crush the little guy, or in most cases, little gals. EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2018
4.5/5 The Go-Getters (2018) Courtney Small A hilarious dark comedy full of energy and crude humor, The Go-Getters is a delight from beginning to end. EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2018
4.5/5 At Eternity's Gate (2018) Victor Stiff At Eternity's Gate evokes feelings from the audience in a way that only this beautiful medium can. Schnabel blends cinematography, editing, colour grading, music, and performances together to create a masterwork in empathy. EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2018