MTR Network

MTR Network is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Joi Childs
Rating Title/Year Author
7.5/10 Yesterday (2019) Joi Childs With The Beatles on its heart and solid performances in the forefront, Yesterday hits all the right notes. EDIT
Posted Aug 18, 2019
9/10 The Farewell (2019) Joi Childs The Farewell explores the messiness of grief, secrets and family through the lens of east vs. west cultural differences, striking the best balance between comedy and drama. EDIT
Posted Jul 21, 2019
7/10 The Lion King (2019) Joi Childs This Jon Favreau-directed adventure aims to bring the much-loved animated world into the new age. And while it succeeds in that objective with transformative animation, it fails to have the emotional weight of the OG. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
9/10 Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019) Joi Childs Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am is a dense documentary befitting of its star that wonderfully shows how she lived her 88 years to the fullest EDIT
Posted Jun 17, 2019
7/10 Aladdin (2019) Joi Childs The live-action remake of Aladdin isn't "a whole new world" of storytelling, but it still makes for an overall enjoyable watch EDIT
Posted May 24, 2019
8.5/10 See You Yesterday (2019) Joi Childs See You Yesterday doesn't sacrifice the child-like wonder of adventure for a grounded story. For a film in this genre, the stakes are higher than ever before. EDIT
Posted May 19, 2019
6/10 The Sun Is Also a Star (2019) Joi Childs The Sun Is Also A Star is a sweet (sometimes bland) film that while has missed story opportunities still has potential as potent as the love story they try to sell. EDIT
Posted May 18, 2019