We Are Movie Geeks

We Are Movie Geeks is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Cate Marquis
Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/5 Tolkien (2019) Cate Marquis Well worth a look for J. R. R. Tolkien fans, if a less engrossing one than one might have hoped. EDIT
Posted May 13, 2019
4/5 High Life (2018) Cate Marquis Fans of art-house films will find this thought-provoking drama more satisfying than mainstream audiences. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2019
5/5 The Brink (2019) Cate Marquis Klayman's choice to just follow Bannon closely and let him do the talking makes THE BRINK one chilling ride. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2019
4/5 Wild Nights With Emily (2018) Cate Marquis Wild Nights With Emily is a surprising, engaging romp with the delightful Molly Shannon, with informative insights on the life of the beloved poet. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2019
5/5 Knock Down the House (2019) Cate Marquis It is inspiring to simply watch these ordinary women give it their best shot, and the effort fills one with admiration and even hope. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2019
5/5 Ask Dr. Ruth (2019) Cate Marquis Ask Dr. Ruth is an illuminating experience, a charmer of a film as lively and entertaining as its subject, and just as surprising. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2019
4/5 Chi-Raq (2015) Cate Marquis Chi-raq is powerful, even heart-breaking stuff wrapped in a dark, hip-hop musical comedy. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 Macbeth (2015) Cate Marquis One cannot fault the outstanding cinematic style of this Macbeth, which succeeds admirably in creating mood. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 Youth (2015) Cate Marquis The Danish Girl is a visually beautiful film, with fine, moving performances and a little-known historical story, which will make it a winner for its story of transcendent love. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
3.5/5 Concussion (2015) Cate Marquis While it is not a perfect film, it is worth seeing for its potential to spark curiosity to dig further into the facts of CTE. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 The Big Short (2015) Cate Marquis Many will find The Big Short a brilliant, intelligent, pointedly funny film EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
1/5 Norm of the North (2016) Cate Marquis Sometimes a film critic has to throw himself or herself on a bomb for the good of the movie-going public. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 45 Years (2015) Cate Marquis 45 Years is exquisitely acted with Rampling giving a tour-de-force performance of such subtle power it is breathtaking. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 The Lady in the Van (2015) Cate Marquis The Lady in the Van provides a pleasant ride, especially with the incomparable Maggie Smith at the wheel. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
1/5 Zoolander No. 2 (2016) Cate Marquis ZOOLANDER 2 is a true stinker, the kind of unfunny, nap-inducing comedy likely to be a future Razzie nominee. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 Where to Invade Next (2015) Cate Marquis All this is done with an impish, flag-waving sense of fun, even though Moore is making some hard-hitting points. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 A War (2015) Cate Marquis A War is an emotionally powerful film, a thought-provoking, intelligent film which looks at both the challenges in the field and at home during wartime. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
1/5 Gods of Egypt (2016) Cate Marquis Gods of Egypt is likely to strike you down, with overwhelming boredom, an urge to cringe and a profound regret at spending actual money to see this big-budget turkey. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) Cate Marquis Overall, it is the characters who make Whiskey Tango Foxtrot entertaining. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015) Cate Marquis [It] is worth seeing, primarily for Field's terrific performance, a demonstration of how a skillful actor can transform lesser material. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 Eye in the Sky (2015) Cate Marquis Aided by nice performances and believable, feeling characters, Eye in the Sky a must-see film that tackles the issue of drone strikes in a first-rate, intelligent thriller. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4.5/5 City of Gold (2015) Cate Marquis Gold is an entertaining, enlightening guide on this food adventure, an exploration anyone can enjoy, foodie or not. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
2/5 I Saw the Light (2015) Cate Marquis Tom Hiddleston's excellent performance as Hank Williams deserved a better film but the performance alone is not enough to save I Saw The Light. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
3.5/5 Hardcore Henry (2015) Cate Marquis It is a lot of fun for fans of science fiction action thrillers, with a nice performance by Copley. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
2/5 Rio, I Love You (2014) Cate Marquis [It] is the weakest of the series. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 Elvis & Nixon (2016) Cate Marquis With strong performances by Shannon and Spacey, Elvis & Nixon is a film worth seeing, even if you don't care about either guy in the photo. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
3.5/5 The First Monday in May (2016) Cate Marquis The First Monday In May is an intriguing, entertaining documentary about how this big event came together, whether one is interested in art, Chinese culture, fashion or celebrities. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 Papa: Hemingway in Cuba (2015) Cate Marquis The actors do their best, but the plodding, unimaginative direction reduces the film to a dull docu-drama, EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 Dough (2015) Cate Marquis Dough is not a film for serious cinephiles but it is feeding a need for an audience hungry for this kind of warmhearted, hopeful story. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
3/5 Stockholm (2018) Cate Marquis A surprisingly sweet character study, largely thanks to Ethan Hawke and Noomi Rapace. EDIT
Posted May 6, 2019
3/5 The Legend of Tarzan (2016) Cate Marquis Although it may not spark a sequel, The Legend of Tarzan is nice escapist summer entertainment for fans of one of the movies' most classic heroes. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
4/5 The Innocents (2016) Cate Marquis The Innocents is a worthwhile, moving drama about outrages of wartime, survival, and the power of the spiritual in the face of unspeakable challenge. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
4.5/5 Ghostbusters (2016) Cate Marquis It is all great escapist fun, perfectly in the spirit of the original. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
1/5 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) Cate Marquis This story is pretty thin, and this two characters bumble and stumble through a series of jokes about media's obsession with celebrity, the character's obsession with youth and the life of luxury. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
4.5/5 Captain Fantastic (2016) Cate Marquis The film keeps you guessing about exactly how it is all going to work out but reaches a satisfying ending. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
3/5 Jason Bourne (2016) Cate Marquis It is fun but standard action film stuff, but it is an improvement on the last Bourne film and should satisfy fans eager to see Damon back as Bourne. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
4.5/5 Indignation (2016) Cate Marquis Indignation is not for the action crowd but for for fans of finely crafted drama and splendid acting, it has much to offer. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
4/5 Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) Cate Marquis [It] is a warm and appealing film but it could have used a bit more depth and thoughtfulness. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
2/5 Ben-Hur (2016) Cate Marquis It in no way rivals either the 1959 Technicolor version or the great 1925 silent one. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
3.5/5 Southside With You (2016) Cate Marquis Southside With You is a warm little film, a sweet parting gift to the President and his First Lady and to the country as his era comes to a close. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3.5/5 Equity (2016) Cate Marquis Equity is not a perfect film, but it does use its story to explore a number of issues facing women in this competitive industry. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3/5 The Light Between Oceans (2016) Cate Marquis Still, for those who enjoy a good cry, and especially one set against a gorgeous natural landscape in a romantic, historic period, The Light Between Oceans provides the sweeping, satisfying, heart-tugging goods. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
4/5 Sully (2016) Cate Marquis Surprisingly short, Sully, is a fine little gem of a film, not as sweeping in scope as some of Eastwood's films but probably one of his best. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3.5/5 Snowden (2016) Cate Marquis Snowden is a missed opportunity, a subject that might have been better in the hands of a different director, regardless of Stone's considerable talent. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
5/5 Miss Sharon Jones! (2015) Cate Marquis [It] is a wonderful film of inspiration, strength and the joy of using one's innate talent to entertain, despite its moments of heart-ache and darkness. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
4/5 Storks (2016) Cate Marquis Storks is pure fun, a delight start to finish. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
4/5 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) Cate Marquis [It] is the director's most original film in years, one that shows a more mature tone while still providing plenty of his signature fantasy tale. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3.5/5 En mai, fais ce qu'il te plaît (2015) Cate Marquis [It] is a very sincere historical film about an overlooked aspect of WWII, well-directed and beautifully shot with some nice acting and moving scenes, if a rather conventional dramatic film overall. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3/5 The Girl on the Train (2016) Cate Marquis What The Girl On The Train does offer is greatly elevated by a strong performance from Emily Blunt. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019
3.5/5 The Accountant (2016) Cate Marquis It does give the audience a pretty good action thrill ride, as long as you do not look too deep into its inner workings. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2019