Christy Lemire Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/4 38% Tyler Perry's A Fall from Grace (2020) In short, it's nuts.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2020
42% Inherit the Viper (2020) It has a really vivid sense of place, but I wish they had fleshed it out more because it has a story that needs to be told. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
85% Les Misérables (2020) It has the immediacy, understatement, and straightforward nature of a documentary. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
84% Just Mercy (2020) It could have been melodramatic and over the top. What I really admire about the tone that Destin Daniel Cretton sets throughout is that... it's understated so that truth always rings through. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
44% Three Christs (2020) These are all tremendous, longtime character actors who really get the chance to sink their teeth into this meaty work... [But] it takes a turn from which it never recovers. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
94% Weathering with You (2020) Extremely beautiful in a very delicate way. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
51% Underwater (2020) This is a lean, mean, and totally derivative sci-fi piece of schlock, but it's fun.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2020
1/4 19% Like a Boss (2020) In its tone-deaf crassness, Like a Boss struggles mightily to make the most of its R-rating, but the characters' dialogue and antics tend to be more awkward than shocking.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2020
20% Cats (2019) It's just baffling and yet it must be seen... It's bad, but you've got to experience it. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2019
No Score Yet Ice Princess Lily (2019) It depicts this rift between Greenland and Iceland like they are at war with each other! That's dumb. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2019
No Score Yet Apparition (2019) Reprehensible and off-putting. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2019
91% Uncut Gems (2019) Adam Sandler doing the absolute best work of his career. Really, truly when given the challenge, he more than rises to it. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2019
95% Little Women (2019) An absolutely lovely film that will make you feel so extremely good walking out of it. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2019
89% 1917 (2020) This is a tremendous technical achievement and I was just dazzled the whole time. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2019
93% Clemency (2019) A fascinating character study. Alfre Woodard does so much and so subtly. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2019
2.5/4 76% Spies in Disguise (2019) You could do worse with your family after opening holiday presents -- and it might even give you something to talk about with your relatives of varying political persuasions.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2019
3/4 68% Bombshell (2019) Bombshell is both light on its feet and a punch in the gut.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
2/4 64% Little Joe (2019) The film never fulfills the promise of its stylish weirdness.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
2/4 81% The Report (2019) It's an unimpeachable cast doing solid work with weighty material. If only the film as a whole weren't so deadly dull.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
3/4 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) Elizabeth Banks has achieved a tricky (if somewhat inconsistent) balance between reveling in the playful, escapist fun of the original 1970s TV detective series and asserting a wholly necessary and modern feminist vision.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2019
.5/4 21% Playing with Fire (2019) A series of wacky antics with little concern for continuity, logic or pacing.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
51% Earthquake Bird (2019) A steamy guilty pleasure with a really good cast. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
68% Adopt a Highway (2019) [Ethan Hawke] does the best he can with a character that is not terribly well-developed.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
86% Synonyms (Synonymes) (2019) A fascinating and ever-changing film... It is so unpredictable. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
62% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) It's got giant scope, but it is so slow. It is a real slog to sit through... Also, Norton's performance is really mannered and over the top. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
73% Harriet (2019) [Cynthia Erivo] is really great, but the film is an unfortunately really safe, by-the-numbers biopic. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
96% The Irishman (2019) It is epic in scope, it is breathtakingly beautiful, and it is actors doing what they do best with a director who is working absolutely in his wheelhouse.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
2/4 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) The visual effects are consistently the strongest part of Dark Fate. But they're in the service of a blockbuster that is relentless in its one-note intensity.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
2.5/4 52% Black and Blue (2019) Black and Blue may seem familiar, but it's a solid version of a story you've heard before.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
81% Greener Grass (2019) This movie is nuts and I totally dug it... It is candy-colored, it is weird, and it is out there. I laughed the whole way through. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
96% Tell Me Who I Am (2019) The way this film is constructed is a suspenseful mystery, and eventually it gives way to great catharsis. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
96% The Cave (2019) This film is just stunning. It's a miracle it got made and it's a miracle that it got out into the world. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
26% Gemini Man (2019) Like an assault on your eyeballs. Maybe you get used to it, but you shouldn't... Some of the action is fun, but it's really hard to get past the look of it. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
43% The Addams Family (2019) The message here is extremely trite and pat... There's not much to it, but if your kids want to see it, it's fine. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) This is the best movie of the year... A tonal marvel. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) It's such a fine line that this movie walks, and [director Taika Waititi] pulls off these incredible tonal swings. Like, they're acrobatic. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
91% The Lighthouse (2019) These are actors who take chances. They are taking chances together [in The Lighthouse], and it is thrilling to watch. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) There's no need for this [sequel]... It's almost not campy enough. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
2/4 68% Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) But while individual moments and action sequences might be amusing, the endeavor as a whole feels like a tepid retread.‐ RogerEbert.com
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
78% Collisions (2019) I wish it better because it is timely and sadly relevant... [But] I found it really clunky. The performances are all really stiff. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
96% Harpoon (2019) I was impressed by [director] Rob Grant's ability to accomplish a lot with a little and in a very confined space.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
69% Wrinkles the Clown (2019) A treatise on viral fame and the good and the bade sides of that. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) This movie is a total blast... Sheer entertainment. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2019
99% For Sama (2019) This is devastating. So hard to watch, so heartbreaking, and so inspiring. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
94% Mike Wallace Is Here (2019) Terrific and informative.‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
99% Honeyland (2019) This is one of the best movies of the year... Over and over again while I was watching it, I was asking myself "How did they get that shot?"‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
70% Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable (2019) It's a very straight-forward but inspiring story and what it worth seeing on the big screen is this gorgeous, immersive ocean imagery. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
42% Stuber (2019) This is a mismatched buddy and there's not a whole lot of laughs to be had. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
83% Crawl (2019) It's really fun, exciting, and does exactly what it needs to do. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
85% Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation (2019) It does bring a freshness to a story that we've heard a million times. ‐ FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019