The Reel Roundup

The Reel Roundup is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Sara Clements
Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Sara Clements Birds of Prey is a celebration of women in their most real and flawed form, badass and unencumbered by the need to impress anyone -- especially men. EDIT
Posted Feb 7, 2020
2/5 Cats (2019) Sara Clements Francesca, sweetie, I'm so sorry. EDIT
Posted Dec 20, 2019
3/5 Charlie's Angels (2019) Sara Clements An impossible mission with a clever hand, Charlie's Angels is a satisfying experience and a revitalization of a story for a new audience of Angels. EDIT
Posted Nov 15, 2019
3/5 It: Chapter Two (2019) Sara Clements All in all ... It Chapter Two still packs the right amount of heart, and its emotionally cathartic ending almost makes its drawn-out execution worth it. EDIT
Posted Sep 6, 2019
3.5/5 Blinded by the Light (2019) Sara Clements Unabashedly cheesy and a charming coming-of-age tale featuring a breakthrough performance by its lead, Blinded by the Light sticks to convention, while at the same time, being entirely authentic. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
2.5/5 Stuber (2019) Sara Clements While it's a movie that packs both physical and comedic jabs from start to finish, at least managing to keep the audience entertained, it ends up feeling as uninspired as its title. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
2.5/5 Robin Hood (2018) Sara Clements The film's narrator instructs viewers to 'forget what you know' of the man under the hood because what they are about to see is far from a Disney-esque bedtime story ... [but], ultimately, it breaks its promise of something new. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
3.5/5 Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Sara Clements In the quest to capture the essence of its predecessor, the visionaries behind Mary Poppins' return to Cherry Tree Lane stray on the familiar in a sequel that squanders the potential for more originality. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
3.5/5 Blue My Mind (2017) Sara Clements While Blue My Mind does present elements that are prevalent in coming-of-age narratives, [Lisa Brühlmann] manages to blend them into something that's as fresh as the film's blue-hued cinematography. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
2/5 Ladyworld (2018) Sara Clements Ladyworld is polarizing, for sure, but you end up feeling like you're watching an acting workshop with a narrative that ultimately feels directionless. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
4/5 Eva and Lola (2010) Sara Clements Carmen & Lola is a heartbreaking Spanish drama with a beautiful love story at its center. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019
4.5/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Sara Clements Captain Marvel's reflection of the female experience, along with the themes of empowerment and the general nostalgia trip, help make the result more than just your ordinary superhero movie. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2019