Daniel Eagan Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
97% The Painter and the Thief (2020) Rees achieves levels of intimacy with his subjects that are revealing but distinctly uncomfortable. ‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted May 22, 2020
42% Blood and Money (2020) Berenger gives a finely tuned performance that elevates Blood and Money beyond a typical pulp revenge thriller.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted May 14, 2020
100% The Third Strike (2020) Will convince viewers that changes need to be made to the criminal code.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted May 13, 2020
87% The Dalai Lama: Scientist (2020) Viewers don't need to know much about cosmology, cognitive science, brain plasticity, molecular biology, or even Buddhism to appreciate the Dalai Lama's warm presence and deep laughter. ‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
No Score Yet Around the Sun (2019) Two people who meet outside a Normandy chateau work out several versions of their encounter in this accomplished, involving miniature.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
89% Critical Thinking (2020) Modest but effective drama with a worthy message from director and actor John Leguizamo.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
No Score Yet Draupadi Unleashed (2020) Leads Salena Qureshi, Melanie Chandra, Anna George and Azita Ghanizada are the best part of this soap opera.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2020
100% Fagara (Huajiao zhiwei) (2019) Understated family drama offers uncommonly rich roles for its stars, especially Canto-pop singer Sammi Cheng Sau-man.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2020
67% Human Capital (2020) Maya Hawke's work with Alex Wolf is what makes this worth watching.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2020
71% Family Obligations (2019) Doesn't always overcome its bare-bones budget and technical insufficiencies.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2020
60% Enter the Fat Dragon (2020) Donnie Yen is a joy to watch, and the action sequences are choreographed, shot and edited with exceptional skill. ‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
28% The Rhythm Section (2020) You want a female killer movie? This will do well enough, as long as you're not looking for excitement as well.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2020
71% Ashfall (2019) Ashfall isn't trying to do anything more than entertain viewers.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2020
No Score Yet The Wake of Light (2019) A quiet, contemplative drama of people lost in failed dreams that lives up to some, if not all, of its ambitions. ‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
No Score Yet The Mercenary (2019) Good action showcase for Belgian martial artist Dominiquie Vandenberg.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2020
90% Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019) One of the more enduring and satisfying film series in Hong Kong comes to a close.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
53% Saand Ki Aankh (2019) Sharpshooting women who break cultural barriers in India are irresistible leads in this crowd-pleasing film.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
75% The Captain (2019) Passengers on a flight to Tibet survive accidents and weather in a disaster pic that's become a blockbuster hit in China.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2019
90% Send Me to the Clouds (2019) Yao Chen is splendid, thoroughly embracing her difficult, at times off-putting character. ‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
100% The Load (Teret) (2019) What distinguishes the film are the steps its characters take to save their dignity.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Aug 27, 2019
83% Line Walker 2: Invisible Spy (2019) Action fans may feel like they're back in Hong Kong heaven.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2019
28% The Iron Orchard (2019) Thin but likable account of an oil wildcatter's rise and fall. Strong production values help offset cast and script issues.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2019
74% Ghost Light (2019) Ghost Light suffers from an underdeveloped script and obviously small budget. What makes it worthwhile is its insight into characters, who against the odds build up real sympathy.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2019
22% Daughter of the Wolf (2019) Carano's a solid performer with real screen presence, but jobs like this don't help her career.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2019
97% The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019) Don Lee almost singlehandedly lifts this fun if derivative genre piece out of the ordinary.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
89% Rocketman (2019) One side of the Sir Elton John story: clichéd, weirdly canted, still largely enjoyable.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
90% Bull (2020) [Director] Silverstein makes a strong case that these people have something worthwhile to say to viewers. There is a grace and tenderness to the movie that are hard to resist.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted May 16, 2019
89% Master Z: Ip Man Legacy (2019) While it may not be especially original, Master Z delivers everything martial-arts fans want. The action is as satisfying as dance routines, especially with performers as physically skilled as these.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2019
83% For Now (2017) Kane Senes and Hannah Barlow work hard to lift For Now above expectations. Their story is engaging, and their filmmaking style interesting.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2019
50% The Things We've Seen (2017) Clammy and claustrophobic, The Things We've Seen can build an effective mood as its characters struggle with problems. Even with a small budget, determined filmmakers can accomplish something worthwhile.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2019
27% The Aftermath (2019) The Aftermath feels uninspired, inert, irrelevant. Destroying Hamburg seems like a high price to pay so a housewife can put her dead boy behind her, indulge her sexual fantasies, and reconcile with a newly sensitized husband.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2019
96% An Elephant Sitting Still (Da xiang xi di er zuo) (2019) This is a once-in-a-generation film, an epic of defiance against a ruthless society. Honest, sympathetic, incisive, it will stand as a masterpiece of its time.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
88% Hummus! The Movie (2019) Told with humor and compassion, but a bit too niche to win widespread appeal. What the documentary does very well is spotlight deserving, hard-working chefs who don't ordinarily get much attention.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2019
80% A Boy Called Sailboat (2018) Modest fairy tale set in the New Mexico desert is simultaneously affecting and disappointing, with superior work from its very young cast.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2019
70% The Mule (2018) Understated account of an elderly drug runner for the Mexican cartels. Director and star Clint Eastwood remains one of America's most talented, and subversive, filmmakers.‐ Film Legacy
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2018
60% Ophelia (2019) Shakespeare's famously mad victim gets to tell her story in a visually sumptuous adaptation of Lisa Klein's novel.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2018
99% Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) (2018) Members of a family living on state support are not what they seem in an award-winning drama from Hirokazu Kore-eda. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2018
92% They'll Love Me When I'm Dead (2018) Anyone interested in the work of one of cinema's great directors will learn a lot from this documentary.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
83% The Other Side of the Wind (2018) The movie is a chore to watch, more fun to talk about than to endure. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2018
85% Monrovia, Indiana (2018) Documentarian Frederick Wiseman digs into a small Midwestern town, opening a window into the heartland. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2018
88% Horn From the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story (2018) In-depth look at harmonica player Paul Butterfield, who bridged the gap between blues and rock in the late 1960s.=‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
89% MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. (2018) Filled with exhilarating music, this biopic of international star Maya Arulpragasam also takes a hard look at the price of fame.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
93% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) An undemanding vehicle for Robert Redford.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2018
70% Final Score (2018) Passable Die Hard clone marks another step in Dave Bautista's action-hero career. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
100% The Dawn Wall (2018) It's the camerawork by director of photography Brett Lowell and cinematographer Corey Rich (along with many other contributors) that impresses the most here. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2018
80% Active Measures (2018) Director and co-writer Jack Bryan doesn't come up with a smoking gun per se, but he builds an exhaustive case for Russian duplicity.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 29, 2018
23% Mile 22 (2018) It's easy to feel superior to Mile 22, but why bother? Like Wahlberg's Silva, it does the job it sets out to do. ‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2018
100% The Island (2018) On the whole this is polished mainstream work that could surprise American viewers.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2018
92% Searching (2018) Searching is so smart about how we interact with computers that it's surprising how lame it is about moviemaking basics like characters and plot.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2018
86% The Third Murder (Sandome no satsujin) (2018) Technically splendid but emotionally distant, The Third Murder will seem more like a detour than a destination for [Kore-eda's] fans.‐ Film Journal International
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018