Film Legacy

Film Legacy is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Daniel Eagan
Rating Title/Year Author
Looking for a Lady with Fangs and a Moustache (2019) Daniel Eagan Writer and director Khyentse Norbu is an astute filmmaker who can tap into an international indie sensibility without losing track of Nepalese culture. EDIT
Posted Apr 7, 2021
The Rescue (2020) Daniel Eagan Lam's command of movement, narrative, and pacing is superb, building tremendous suspense and momentum while tightening the screws on his characters. EDIT
Posted Dec 17, 2020
Let Them All Talk (2020) Daniel Eagan Streep is so nuanced, so confident, so familiar with her character that she's a joy to watch. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2020
Girl (2020) Daniel Eagan A grimy, mean-spirited, claustrophobic drama reminiscent of Jim Thompson. EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2020
Monsoon (2019) Daniel Eagan Monsoon succeeds best when it suggests more. EDIT
Posted Nov 9, 2020
My Name Is Pedro (2017) Daniel Eagan Director Lillian LaSalle takes a narrowly focused story and connects it to larger themes that affect everyone. It's an emotional journey that hits uncomfortable truths. EDIT
Posted Sep 16, 2020
The Eight Hundred (2020) Daniel Eagan Digging past the surface morale boosting, you will find a darker story. EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2020
Unprescribed (2020) Daniel Eagan [Director Steve] Ellmore cites a study that some 20 vets commit suicide every day, a damning commentary on our nation's priorities. EDIT
Posted Aug 12, 2020
The Secret: Dare to Dream (2020) Daniel Eagan Easy to trash, yes, but it's a movie that does what it's supposed to do without fuss or pretense. EDIT
Posted Aug 4, 2020
Rebuilding Paradise (2020) Daniel Eagan Rebuilding Paradise lets the people who experienced the fire come to grips with it on their own terms, at their own pace. EDIT
Posted Jul 27, 2020
Greyhound (2020) Daniel Eagan Tom Hanks delivers another exceptional performance, the kind viewers may be taking for granted. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2020
The Outpost (2020) Daniel Eagan ...an incredible technical accomplishment, one that captures the shock and fear of battle. EDIT
Posted Jul 1, 2020
My Spy (2020) Daniel Eagan All Dave Bautista needs to become an international star is a better vehicle. EDIT
Posted Jun 25, 2020
Irresistible (2020) Daniel Eagan Events have overtaken Irresistible, to a disheartening effect. EDIT
Posted Jun 23, 2020
My Darling Vivian (2020) Daniel Eagan Learning about Vivian Liberto helps explain her husband Johnny Cash. EDIT
Posted Jun 16, 2020
Hammer (2019) Daniel Eagan A gritty film noir about petty crooks on the US/Canadian border, Hammer builds a persuasive sense of desperation. EDIT
Posted Jun 9, 2020
The Painter and the Thief (2020) Daniel Eagan Rees achieves levels of intimacy with his subjects that are revealing but distinctly uncomfortable. EDIT
Posted May 22, 2020
Blood and Money (2020) Daniel Eagan Berenger gives a finely tuned performance that elevates Blood and Money beyond a typical pulp revenge thriller. EDIT
Posted May 14, 2020
The Third Strike (2021) Daniel Eagan Will convince viewers that changes need to be made to the criminal code. EDIT
Posted May 13, 2020
The Dalai Lama: Scientist (2019) Daniel Eagan Viewers don't need to know much about cosmology, cognitive science, brain plasticity, molecular biology, or even Buddhism to appreciate the Dalai Lama's warm presence and deep laughter. EDIT
Posted May 12, 2020
Around the Sun (2019) Daniel Eagan Two people who meet outside a Normandy chateau work out several versions of their encounter in this accomplished, involving miniature. EDIT
Posted Apr 13, 2020
Critical Thinking (2020) Daniel Eagan Modest but effective drama with a worthy message from director and actor John Leguizamo. EDIT
Posted Apr 13, 2020
Draupadi Unleashed (2019) Daniel Eagan Leads Salena Qureshi, Melanie Chandra, Anna George and Azita Ghanizada are the best part of this soap opera. EDIT
Posted Apr 13, 2020
Fagara (2019) Daniel Eagan Understated family drama offers uncommonly rich roles for its stars, especially Canto-pop singer Sammi Cheng Sau-man. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2020
Human Capital (2019) Daniel Eagan Maya Hawke's work with Alex Wolf is what makes this worth watching. EDIT
Posted Mar 26, 2020
Family Obligations (2019) Daniel Eagan Doesn't always overcome its bare-bones budget and technical insufficiencies. EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2020
Enter the Fat Dragon (2020) Daniel Eagan Donnie Yen is a joy to watch, and the action sequences are choreographed, shot and edited with exceptional skill. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
The Rhythm Section (2020) Daniel Eagan You want a female killer movie? This will do well enough, as long as you're not looking for excitement as well. EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2020
Ashfall (2019) Daniel Eagan Ashfall isn't trying to do anything more than entertain viewers. EDIT
Posted Jan 20, 2020
The Wake of Light (2019) Daniel Eagan A quiet, contemplative drama of people lost in failed dreams that lives up to some, if not all, of its ambitions. EDIT
Posted Jan 8, 2020
The Mercenary (2019) Daniel Eagan Good action showcase for Belgian martial artist Dominiquie Vandenberg. EDIT
Posted Jan 3, 2020
Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019) Daniel Eagan One of the more enduring and satisfying film series in Hong Kong comes to a close. EDIT
Posted Dec 24, 2019
Saand Ki Aankh (2019) Daniel Eagan Sharpshooting women who break cultural barriers in India are irresistible leads in this crowd-pleasing film. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2019
The Captain (2019) Daniel Eagan Passengers on a flight to Tibet survive accidents and weather in a disaster pic that's become a blockbuster hit in China. EDIT
Posted Oct 21, 2019
Send Me to the Clouds (2019) Daniel Eagan Yao Chen is splendid, thoroughly embracing her difficult, at times off-putting character. EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2019
The Load (2018) Daniel Eagan What distinguishes the film are the steps its characters take to save their dignity. EDIT
Posted Aug 27, 2019
Line Walker 2: Invisible Spy (2019) Daniel Eagan Action fans may feel like they're back in Hong Kong heaven. EDIT
Posted Aug 15, 2019
The Iron Orchard (2018) Daniel Eagan Thin but likable account of an oil wildcatter's rise and fall. Strong production values help offset cast and script issues. EDIT
Posted Jul 23, 2019
Ghost Light (2018) Daniel Eagan Ghost Light suffers from an underdeveloped script and obviously small budget. What makes it worthwhile is its insight into characters, who against the odds build up real sympathy. EDIT
Posted Jun 17, 2019
Daughter of the Wolf (2019) Daniel Eagan Carano's a solid performer with real screen presence, but jobs like this don't help her career. EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2019
The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019) Daniel Eagan Don Lee almost singlehandedly lifts this fun if derivative genre piece out of the ordinary. EDIT
Posted Jun 5, 2019
Rocketman (2019) Daniel Eagan One side of the Sir Elton John story: clichéd, weirdly canted, still largely enjoyable. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
Bull (2019) Daniel Eagan [Director] Silverstein makes a strong case that these people have something worthwhile to say to viewers. There is a grace and tenderness to the movie that are hard to resist. EDIT
Posted May 16, 2019
Master Z: Ip Man Legacy (2018) Daniel Eagan While it may not be especially original, Master Z delivers everything martial-arts fans want. The action is as satisfying as dance routines, especially with performers as physically skilled as these. EDIT
Posted Apr 10, 2019
For Now (2017) Daniel Eagan Kane Senes and Hannah Barlow work hard to lift For Now above expectations. Their story is engaging, and their filmmaking style interesting. EDIT
Posted Mar 20, 2019
The Things We've Seen (2017) Daniel Eagan Clammy and claustrophobic, The Things We've Seen can build an effective mood as its characters struggle with problems. Even with a small budget, determined filmmakers can accomplish something worthwhile. EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2019
The Aftermath (2019) Daniel Eagan The Aftermath feels uninspired, inert, irrelevant. Destroying Hamburg seems like a high price to pay so a housewife can put her dead boy behind her, indulge her sexual fantasies, and reconcile with a newly sensitized husband. EDIT
Posted Mar 14, 2019
An Elephant Sitting Still (2018) Daniel Eagan This is a once-in-a-generation film, an epic of defiance against a ruthless society. Honest, sympathetic, incisive, it will stand as a masterpiece of its time. EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2019
Hummus! The Movie (2015) Daniel Eagan Told with humor and compassion, but a bit too niche to win widespread appeal. What the documentary does very well is spotlight deserving, hard-working chefs who don't ordinarily get much attention. EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2019
A Boy Called Sailboat (2018) Daniel Eagan Modest fairy tale set in the New Mexico desert is simultaneously affecting and disappointing, with superior work from its very young cast. EDIT
Posted Jan 10, 2019