Jeanmarie Tan Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Jeanmarie Tan

Jeanmarie Tan
Jeanmarie Tan's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The New Paper (Singapore)

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4.5/5 97% Booksmart (2019) Powered by a quartet of female writers and endearing lead performances, Booksmart truly stands out from its peers by unabashedly celebrating female friendship and intelligence.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
3.5/5 70% Trolls World Tour (2020) What makes Trolls World Tour more fun - and funnier - than its predecessor is the expansion of the universe and introduction of five other Troll tribes.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2020
3/5 86% Emma. (2020) Almost every frame of this period comedy is ridiculously picturesque, and the casting and costumes are spot-on.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
3.5/5 88% Onward (2020) Just as Ian sputters along in his spell-casting ways before rising to the occasion, Onward also eventually reaches a place where the magic happens.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2020
2.5/5 37% Downhill (2020) Ferrell and Louis-Dreyfus are a dream comedic pairing, but the laughs are few and far between, with things resolving a tad too safely.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2020
3.5/5 70% Bombshell (2019) Told stylishly and with humour in parts, Bombshell manages to be entertaining in spite of its heavy subject matter.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2020
4.5/5 89% 1917 (2020) Full of thrills and spills yet surprisingly intimate and personal, 1917 is a breathtaking, profound tour de force, easily sealing its position as one of the greatest war films of all time.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2020
3/5 75% Spies in Disguise (2019) There are enough laughs for both adults and children... and expect slick, inventive action sequences and lots of globe-trotting as befitting the spy genre.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2019
2.5/5 72% The Aeronauts (2019) But whatever pretty visuals and thrilling balloon sequences on show are weighed down by dull flashbacks of the duo's personal baggage, eventually deflating The Aeronauts' ability to rise above the material and truly soar.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
3/5 84% Downton Abbey (2019) [F]or those who followed the British period TV series which ended in 2015, there is plenty of nostalgia and fan service.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
2.5/5 46% Last Christmas (2019) [T]he first half of the film is shockingly awkward, cheesy and cringe-worthy.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
3/5 51% Charlie's Angels (2019) But in terms of delivering goofy entertainment and eye candy, it does earn its wings - although you'll probably forget about it the moment you exit the cinema.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
4/5 77% Frozen II (2019) Intimate but also epic, Frozen 2 is thankfully the adventure that fans deserve and will love. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
3.5/5 81% Abominable (2019) DreamWorks Animation's Abominable is delightful entertainment for the whole family.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
2.5/5 44% The Addams Family (2019) There are some sly, funny touches, but the storyline is thin and forgettable, and the voice cast merely sound like their predecessors.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2019
3/5 97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) There is much emotional nakedness in front of and behind the camera, and the wistfulness stays with you long after the credits roll.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2019
3/5 40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) It is always a treat seeing [Michelle] Pfeiffer breaking bad, and when she's going up against someone like [Angelina] Jolie, boy is it good.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
2/5 30% The Current War (2017) The film does its best to spark energy and dramatic tension with the score, editing and performances from a superhero-powered cast, but the light bulb moments are few and far between.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
3/5 55% The Informer (2020) The Informer may not be the best in the business, but it does its job well enough.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2019
3.5/5 87% Hustlers (2019) [A] flashy, highly entertaining crime drama.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2019
4/5 63% It Chapter Two (2019) [It Chapter Two] delivers more horror, more humour and more heart.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Revenge of the Pontianak (2019) The riveting, gorgeously-shot film is coupled with an enchanting soundtrack that intensifies the poignant scenes.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
1.5/5 17% Playmobil: The Movie (2019) Playmobil: The Movie will likely bore anyone who has reached double digits in age.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
3.5/5 84% Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) [T]his family-friendly live-action adventure comedy is an unexpected treasure.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2019
3/5 14% The Hustle (2019) This is no Bridesmaids, but at least it hustles hard to get there. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted May 9, 2019
3.5/5 82% Long Shot (2019) The optics of a Theron-Rogen pairing may not be good in the beginning, but by the time we reach the final scenes, they just look right together.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
3.5/5 76% Hotel Mumbai (2019) Hotel Mumbai grips you from start to finish, but the real horror is leaving the theatre knowing that such madness and massacre is not confined to the big screen and is far from over.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted May 2, 2019
2.5/5 81% Boy Erased (2018) This boy may not have been erased, but he is certainly quite forgettable.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2019
27% The Aftermath (2019) With gorgeous production values and set designs, The Aftermath could be a distant cousin of 2007's Atonement. ‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Mar 13, 2019
4/5 78% Green Book (2018) The final destination may feel a tad too precious, but embarking on this inspirational journey is still well worth it.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2019
4/5 37% Glass (2019) For diehard fans hoping for a signature twist (or two), the payoff is pretty sweet.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2019
2.5/5 45% Second Act (2018) Ironically, it is in the second act of Second Act where things start to fall apart and incredulity becomes the order of the day.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2019
3/5 63% Bird Box (2018) Some portions feel familiar, ranging from The Mist to The Happening, but the overall creepiness, suspense and entertainment value still makes it worth a look.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2018
4/5 95% Roma (2018) It is a highly emotional and enthralling love letter...‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2018
3/5 40% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) Foy is a formidable actress in her own right and does a perfectly respectable job in matching the intensity of her predecessors, but doesn't outperform them.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
4/5 91% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Wu and Golding make for a pleasant central couple, but it is the supporting characters that are most memorable.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
3/5 79% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Sorry Amanda Seyfried, but James is the real star of the show, lighting up the screen with her infectious charm.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2018
49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) The whole premise of The Spy Who Dumped Me is ridiculous to begin with, but I'm certainly not going to be the one to dump on a female-driven project that is trying to do something different with the genre.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2018
4.5/5 90% Isle of Dogs (2018) There's so much attention to detail in the visuals and dialogue, you'll need repeated viewings to catch all the jokes.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
84% Blockers (2018) The trio of young women at the heart of the plot are surprisingly watchable, their characters showcasing a depth rarely seen in such a genre.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
3/5 64% Peter Rabbit (2018) The adventure will not fully capture your heart but holds enough charm for one to go down the rabbit hole with this lot.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2018
2.5/5 12% Fifty Shades Freed (2018) Just as the tortured hunk is finally free from his bondage, so am I from the relationship I have with this franchise.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2018
4/5 82% Molly's Game (2018) Chastain is a gifted actress, but she's never been this riveting, the queen among the film's kings and aces‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2018
4/5 56% The Greatest Showman (2017) Stare all you want at this motley crew of misfits because they give us sentiment and entertainment in return.‐ The New Paper (Singapore)
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017