Should I See It

Should I See It is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Michael Ward
Rating Title/Year Author
3/5 The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) Michael Ward Better movies will come along, but for something light and entertaining, this does the trick. EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
4/5 Rocketman (2019) Michael Ward Taron Egerton...gives a dynamic, dazzling tour-de-force performance as Elton John. EDIT
Posted May 31, 2019
1.5/5 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Michael Ward What a joyless, boring slog this thing is. EDIT
Posted May 31, 2019
4/5 A Star Is Born (2018) Michael Ward Overall, A Star is Born soars on the chemistry of its lead performances, as we genuinely believe and appreciate Jackson and Ally's love for one another. EDIT
Posted May 28, 2019
4.5/5 Booksmart (2019) Michael Ward Booksmart may be a breakneck comedy, but it also has a huge heart... EDIT
Posted May 25, 2019
4/5 Running With Beto (2019) Michael Ward ...we cannot help but become emotionally invested, even if we know how this all will end. EDIT
Posted May 18, 2019
2.5/5 The Sound of Silence (2019) Michael Ward ...can't sustain the right tone, literally or figuratively. EDIT
Posted May 18, 2019
4/5 Monos (2019) Michael Ward ...a standout film, not to be missed. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
3.5/5 Se rokh (2018) Michael Ward Whenever a Jafar Panahi film arrives, it feels like something of a minor miracle. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
2.5/5 Sprinter (2018) Michael Ward ...the obvious passion poured into the film makes not liking it feel mean-spirited in some way. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
3.5/5 The Woman Who Loves Giraffes (2018) Michael Ward An easy recommendation. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
3.5/5 Banana Split (2018) Michael Ward Hannah Marks gives a tremendous breakout performance. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
3.5/5 () Michael Ward ...goes from being a well-made, but dry college lecture-style documentary, and turns into something more probing, inquisitive, and questioning. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
4/5 () Michael Ward Behold the cinematic TEDtalk you never knew you needed. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
3.5/5 Q Ball (2019) Michael Ward ...a unique topic for an emotional, moving documentary. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
2.5/5 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Michael Ward ...there is an emptiness with all of this that feels inescapable and yet somehow avoidable. EDIT
Posted May 11, 2019
2/5 The Hustle (2019) Michael Ward (Anne) Hathaway and (Rebel) Wilson deserve better. We deserve better. EDIT
Posted May 11, 2019
4.5/5 Avengers: Endgame (2019) Michael Ward ...a brilliant close to a chapter of filmmaking we will likely never see again in our lifetime. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
3.5/5 Family (2018) Michael Ward What makes Family so entertaining is the instant chemistry generated by (Taylor) Schilling and (Bryn) Vale... EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
3.5/5 The Russian Five (2018) Michael Ward Timely, insightful, well-structured and thoughtful... EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
4/5 Missing Link (2019) Michael Ward The resilient Laika Studios delivers another wonderful stop-motion animated adventure. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
2.5/5 Mary Magdalene (2018) Michael Ward The glacial pace and almost inert action makes it a challenge to get through at times. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
2.5/5 Dumbo (2019) Michael Ward ...a rather bleak and gloomy story with many characters who seem miserable from the moment they walk on screen. EDIT
Posted Mar 29, 2019
3/5 Hotel Mumbai (2018) Michael Ward ...pulls no punches in terms of violence and intensity. EDIT
Posted Mar 29, 2019
4.5/5 Us (2019) Michael Ward Us is brave, bold, crazy, and compelling, featuring an astonishing performance by Lupita Nyong'o. EDIT
Posted Mar 22, 2019
2.5/5 The Hummingbird Project (2018) Michael Ward ...the end result is a rather disappointing, exhausting journey that leaves us largely disconnected observers to a journey we never truly feel a part of in the first place. EDIT
Posted Mar 22, 2019
3/5 Out of Blue (2018) Michael Ward ...might be one of the only metaphysical, existential, murder mysteries you'll ever see. EDIT
Posted Mar 22, 2019
2/5 Mapplethorpe (2018) Michael Ward ...the film feels almost cowardly by the end... EDIT
Posted Mar 22, 2019
2.5/5 Five Feet Apart (2019) Michael Ward ...Richardson is a star-on-the-rise but Five Feet Apart feels a bit disingenuous and a missed opportunity. EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2019
2/5 Wonder Park (2019) Michael Ward ...mishandled and inauthentic in its delivery. EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2019
4/5 Island of the Hungry Ghosts (2018) Michael Ward ...clever, innovative filmmaking from a director worth paying attention to. EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2019
3.5/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Michael Ward ...a solid, important entry in the MCU. Brie Larson and Carol Danvers are here now. We shouldn't want it any other way. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
4.5/5 Apollo 11 (2019) Michael Ward Minute-by-minute, we are transported back to an experience defined by innocence and youthful curiosity. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
2.5/5 The Image Book (2018) Michael Ward ...feels made for an audience of one; a fact that Godard and his dedicated legion of fans will surely see as of little to no concern... EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
4/5 This Magnificent Cake! (2018) Michael Ward ...one of the most innovative and groundbreaking films of 2019, delivering a style uniquely and profoundly its own. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
2/5 Greta (2018) Michael Ward Manages to waste both Moretz and Huppert's talents - something I didn't think would be even possible. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
3.5/5 Fighting With My Family (2019) Michael Ward ...delivers a lot of humor, heart, terrific performances and an admirable grit that makes it well worth the time spent from the opening bell to the very last. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
4/5 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) Michael Ward A fitting conclusion to a beautiful trilogy, How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World does not disappoint. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
3.5/5 Isn't It Romantic (2019) Michael Ward Wilson's first opportunity to lead a major studio film is a delight. I left the theater smiling ear-to-ear. EDIT
Posted Mar 8, 2019
4/5 High Flying Bird (2019) Michael Ward At times it is incendiary, in other moments coy and playful. However, when it explores the player as commodity, those moments hit pretty hard. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
2/5 What Men Want (2019) Michael Ward "...proves to be about as inconsequential as most of the thoughts Ali hears throughout the film." EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
3.5/5 The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Michael Ward Slickly animated, frenzied in its delivery - if you loved The LEGO Movie, you are likely going to be enamored with much of what transpires here. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2019
2/5 Miss Bala (2019) Michael Ward ...looks and feels like a boring, run-of-the-mill action film from 10-15 years ago. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2019
3.5/5 The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) Michael Ward ...a nice, harmless way to spend a couple of hours in a theater. No more and no less. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
1/5 Serenity (2019) Michael Ward The year? Nah. Serenity ranks as one of the worst films of the decade. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
The Most Dangerous Year (2018) Michael Ward The Most Dangerous Year excels in doing what great politically-charged pieces of art often do. (Director Vlada) Knowlton centers us, grabs our focus, and makes us listen. EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2019
1.5/5 Glass (2019) Michael Ward Shattered. Broken. Cracked. Insert whichever pun you choose. Personally, this is one piece of glass I won't want to be looking at ever again. EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2019
3.5/5 Cold War (2018) Michael Ward Slightly cold to the touch...Cold War is a visually striking black-and-white musical drama, beautifully shot by cinematographer Łukasz Żal. EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2019
4.5/5 Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018) Michael Ward A fascinating visual scrapbook...meticulously pieced together and painstakingly produced. EDIT
Posted Jan 18, 2019
4/5 Over the Limit (2017) Michael Ward Prus' ability to capture the essential elements of Mamun's training regimen is the linchpin which makes Over the Limit such an intriguing film to experience. EDIT
Posted Jan 13, 2019