Galveston Daily News

Galveston Daily News is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Dustin Chase
Rating Title/Year Author
C+ Lucy in the Sky (2019) Dustin Chase Hawley ruins an already sensational true story by smoothing over bizarre facts and adding a narrative that doesn't do the story justice. EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2019
D Hustlers (2019) Dustin Chase Hustlers embodies a trashy music video that stops periodically for some really bad dialogue and plotting. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2019
D+ It: Chapter Two (2019) Dustin Chase The difference between the potential of this sequel and the end result, is staggeringly disappointing. EDIT
Posted Sep 5, 2019
D+ Don't Let Go (2019) Dustin Chase Every movie should have something to give it's audience, and there are no takeaways here. EDIT
Posted Aug 30, 2019
C- Angel Has Fallen (2019) Dustin Chase There isn't an original sequence or sentence of dialogue in the entire movie. EDIT
Posted Aug 23, 2019
A Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019) Dustin Chase "Creative, hilarious and heartfelt, Bernadette is a self-discovery film for the ages with Blanchett and Linklater delivering some of their best work. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
C+ The Kitchen (2019) Dustin Chase Satisfying for about an hour until the dynamics of The Kitchen begin to fall apart. EDIT
Posted Aug 8, 2019
B Luce (2019) Dustin Chase Often too smart for it's own good, Luce is a riveting example of a genre film packed with emotional context and great performances. EDIT
Posted Aug 2, 2019
B- Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) Dustin Chase Tarantino's love letter to 'Hollywood' is his messiest film to date, yet the wildly entertaining performances from Pitt and DiCaprio make it a must-see. EDIT
Posted Jul 26, 2019
A- The Farewell (2019) Dustin Chase The Farewell is a rare film that can entertain, enlighten and reaffirm our fragile humanity. EDIT
Posted Jul 19, 2019
C+ Stuber (2019) Dustin Chase Stuber is as funny as the audiences cultural reference IQ and as dumb as the genre plot holes it falls into. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
B+ American Woman (2018) Dustin Chase American Woman is brutally honest storytelling, Sienna Miller is devastatingly powerful. EDIT
Posted Jun 10, 2019
C Dark Phoenix (2019) Dustin Chase Kinberg's focus on the rise and fall of Phoenix, to correct mistakes in The Last Stand, is admirable but he just trades Brett Ratner's mistakes for his own. EDIT
Posted Jun 6, 2019
B Ma (2019) Dustin Chase Octavia Spencer is deviously unhinged in this wonderfully camp- calibrated suspense thriller. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
B+ Booksmart (2019) Dustin Chase Booksmart is the creative, sassy, witty and entertaining teenage comedy we didn't realize we were missing. EDIT
Posted May 23, 2019
C- John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum (2019) Dustin Chase John Wick 3 might be the first non-stop action film that simultaneously manages to be boring due to its extensive repetitious nature. EDIT
Posted May 17, 2019
B- Tolkien (2019) Dustin Chase Will provoke a stronger reaction from Lord of the Rings fans than the average viewer. EDIT
Posted May 10, 2019
C Long Shot (2019) Dustin Chase Long Shot unsuccessfully balances highlighting important social issues and making fun of them at the same time with two leads that are miscast. EDIT
Posted May 3, 2019
A- Ben Is Back (2018) Dustin Chase Oscar-worthy performances from Roberts and Hedges only add to the devastating power of Ben is Back. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
C- Stan & Ollie (2018) Dustin Chase The film is more interested in hitting the plot points mostly derived out of location, than giving the audience a real sense of who these men were. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
On the Basis of Sex (2018) Dustin Chase On the Basis of Sex brings history to the screen but falters when engaging the audience. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
D+ The Upside (2018) Dustin Chase For much of the film, Hart seems to be preforming in a different film altogether than the rest of the cast. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
C- Glass (2019) Dustin Chase Glass is a lackluster money grab for all involved. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
C- Miss Bala (2019) Dustin Chase Hardwicke who usually gets behind films of substance or at least zeitgeist feels more like a director for hire here than on any other project in her career. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
D+ High Flying Bird (2019) Dustin Chase High Flying Bird is neither exceptionally cinematic nor is it exceptionally entertaining. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
C What Men Want (2019) Dustin Chase Running at two hours, it overstays its welcome in favor of unnecessary subplots. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
B Isn't It Romantic (2019) Dustin Chase Isn't It Romantic takes a alternate look at the romantic comedy genre, unveiling an important message for it's dedicated fans. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
B- Arctic (2018) Dustin Chase The immersive structure of this film becomes its salvation. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
C+ Fighting With My Family (2019) Dustin Chase It's a well catered film for the bleak February market, where anything mildly substantial this time of year will appear better than the low budget horror films and lazy sequels EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
B Greta (2018) Dustin Chase Greta is the first must see film of 2019, a welcome unpredictable thrill ride of madness EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
C+ Captain Marvel (2019) Dustin Chase The backstory segments, which eat up the first third, are arduous, challenging your patience and viewer endurance. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
Triple Frontier (2019) Dustin Chase Triple Frontier looks and feels like a Stallone/Schwarzenegger film resurrected from the'90s. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
B- Us (2019) Dustin Chase Joran Peele's Us is more standardized horror fare than his Oscar winning Get Out. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
B- The Hummingbird Project (2018) Dustin Chase Burton's usual dark tone is subdued but the creativity and imagination remain, finding messages in various segments of the story everyone can relate to. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
B+ The Unicorn Store (2017) Dustin Chase As a director, Larson comprehends the right about of comedy and never lets this story get so ridiculous it can't pull back into the realm of reason. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
B Woman at War (2018) Dustin Chase Shines an intangible light on the controversial Biblical figure, told with striking visual and cinematic ques. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
D+ The Curse of La Llorona (2019) Dustin Chase 'Llorona' is an uninspired, lethargic horror movie, with a mindless script and paltry performances. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019
Avengers: Endgame (2019) Dustin Chase "Endgame" is a paltry attempt to introduce true catastrophe and finality into its franchise when compared with more fearless and ground breaking epics. EDIT
Posted Apr 30, 2019