Brian Tallerico Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 97% I Lost My Body (2019) A visually sumptuous slice of macabre storytelling that works best when it uses its director's magical sense of composition and less when it feels weighed down by narrative.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
1.5/4 55% Earthquake Bird (2019) There's a decent movie buried somewhere deep in the willfully dull Earthquake Bird.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
61% Crown Vic (2019) An old-fashioned cop drama with echoes of David Ayer's End of Watch, Crown Vic doesn't break any molds, but allows Thomas Jane yet another part that reminds one how grounded and resonant he can be in the right material.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
3.5/4 93% The Kingmaker (2019) One of the most insightful portraits of what is basically sociopathic behavior excused by wealth and privilege that a documentary has ever produced.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
100% The Projectionist (2019) I was worried that The Projectionist would be another dirge about the end of an era, but it's Ferrara's light touch and likable subject that make it so much more.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
94% You Don't Nomi (2019) Scattershot, repetitive, and yet never boring.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
100% Rewind (2019) A deeply personal, revealing, and unforgettable piece of filmmaking.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
100% 17 Blocks (2019) A remarkably raw and heartfelt piece of filmmaking that actually could have sustained a longer form like a docu-series as it jumps so many time gaps over the last two decades.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
100% After Parkland (2019) So many of the stories of After Parkland are interesting enough that they could have sustained their own documentary, and that makes for a film that can feel unfocused at times.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
73% A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleader Problem (2019) A Woman's Work isn't interesting enough formally to get over the fact that it doesn't present much new material after its first ten minutes.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
95% What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019) The reason What's My Name transcends that flatness is the vividness of Ali's own voice and undeniable charisma.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
38% Only (2019) Only is frustratingly underdeveloped as a thematic/conversation piece.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
88% Swallow (2019) It's worth seeing for Mirabella-Davis' strong compositions and use of color, along with Bennett's great work.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
100% After Midnight (Something Else) (2019) I'm not convinced all the parts of Gardner and co-director Christian Stella's vision come together, but I admire the willingness to make a rom-monster-com in a way we haven't really seen before.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
95% Come to Daddy (2019) [Wood] has to do a lot of selling here, but I bought most of it.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
3/4 76% Doctor Sleep (2019) And while one can sometimes feel Flanagan struggling to satisfy both King and Kubrick fans when he really should be trusting his own vision, he's talented enough to pull off this difficult blend of legacies.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2019
0/4 0% The Gallows Act II (2019) I'm not convinced anyone involved with this film really wanted to make it.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
2/4 29% Rattlesnake (2019) It's the kind of movie you forget just as you're clicking on to whatever the Netflix Overlords think you should be watching next.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
3.5/4 93% Western Stars (2019) A lovely companion piece to the latest album from the legendary musician.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
2.5/4 53% Wounds (2019) A film with two halves that often seem at odds with each other.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
1.5/4 30% Trick (2019) Sure, I was never bored, but this movie makes zero sense.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
2/4 48% Eli (2019) We have no real idea what's going on through most of Eli, which results in a film that is more often confusing than frightening.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/4 90% The Elephant Queen (2019) A love letter to a gorgeous species that is increasingly in danger.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/4 100% Emanuel (2019) A deeply religious film.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
3/4 100% The Forest of Love (2019) There's something mesmerizing about the excess.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
1/4 62% Fractured (2019) What's most startling is how little energy Anderson and company bring to it visually.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
3.5/4 91% El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) A well-crafted epilogue for a beloved character who vividly understands the concept of consequences.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
3/4 73% Low Tide (2019) A confident debut.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
2.5/4 37% In the Tall Grass (2019) As it gets less relatable, it gets less interesting, but there's still Wilson's all-in performance and Natali's craftsmanship to keep us engaged, stuck in the grass, praying for a way out.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
2/4 50% The Golden Glove (Der goldene handschuh) (2019) A bleak, depressing attempt to remove all glorification or justification from the serial killer subgenre.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
2/4 59% In the Shadow of the Moon (2019) In the Shadow of the Moon isn't effective as sci-fi, action, noir, mystery, or even social commentary, even though it has elements of all of the above.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
.5/4 23% Zeroville (2019) Franco embraces the zero in his title, producing a film that starts to feel like a middle finger to both Hollywood and anyone who searches for meaning in it.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
2/4 50% Bloodline (2019) A character study descends into a generic crime novel, complete with a final twist that simply isn't believable.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
4/4 84% Ad Astra (2019) This is rare, nuanced storytelling, anchored by one of Brad Pitt's career-best performances and remarkable technical elements on every level. It's a special film.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
85% The Whistlers (2020) Droll and clever.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
67% Pelican Blood (Pelikanblut) (2019) Hoss is engaged and committed throughout, but the movie loses track of its own characters, becoming a horror film that it never really needed to be.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
80% The Audition (Das vorspiel) (2019) Seen purely as a character study, this one works.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
84% True History of the Kelly Gang (2019) A shallow endeavor.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
78% Jungleland (2019) Winkler and his cast lean into the familiarity so much that it's easier to look past it and see the character work being done here.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
87% The Vast of Night (2019) A film that announces a talent to watch.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
96% First Love (Hatsukoi) (2019) A movie I enjoyed reasonably while watching and forgot entirely the second it was over.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
75% The Vigil (2019) Sadly, director Keith Thomas doesn't trust his own themes or visual sense, swallowing his entire film up in abrasive sound design and a reliance on jump scares.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
2/4 41% The Laundromat (2019) Burns and Soderbergh never quite cracked The Laundromat, even if there are individual elements here to admire.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
2.5/4 79% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Jojo Rabbit doesn't quite come together the way its opening promises and, most shockingly, lacks the punch it needs to really work.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
4/4 97% Marriage Story (2019) Charlie and Nicole are as fully realized as two people in a domestic drama have been in years.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
1.5/4 24% The Goldfinch (2019) A beautiful but shockingly hollow experience.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2019
83% The Aeronauts (2019) With ace cinematography and sound design, and a truly engaging performance from its female lead, this one surprised me.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
44% Seberg (2019) A film that lacks a consistent POV or thematic purpose to such a degree that it becomes grating.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
81% Just Mercy (2019) There's too little anger and dirt and fear in this story.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
70% Clifton Hill (2019) Disappointingly flat in filmmaking terms, both in the lackluster design and dull performances.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019