Katie Walsh Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
74% To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020) The real draw to the "To All The Boys" cinematic universe is the connection between Condor and Centineo, who have intoxicating chemistry, keeping things interesting as "P.S. I Still Love You" ambles to its inevitable conclusion. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2020
2.5/4 39% Downhill (2020) "Downhill" retains the essential DNA of "Force Majeure," and therefore remains a strange and prickly piece of work.‐ The Playlist
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2020
73% Shooting the Mafia (2019) By the end of Longinotto's inspiring film, you'll understand Letizia's former lovers who just couldn't stay away: it's all too easy to fall in love with her spirit.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2020
70% Horse Girl (2020) Ostensibly, this is a tragedy about mental illness... But "Horse Girl" is far more subversive and playful than just that, allowing for Sarah's peculiar reality to envelope our own.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
2.5/4 88% Come to Daddy (2020) Wood's excellent and empathetic performance proves to be the anchor point, the port in this bloody, vulgar storm.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2020
3/4 79% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) Yan has delivered a riotous rodeo that is "Kill Bill" meets "Coffy." It's a tribute to cutest, kookiest clown in the comics, and a perfect distillation of her character: sweet, sour and sassy in all the right ways.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2020
3/4 72% The Lodge (2020) With the remarkably somber and sober "The Lodge," Fiala and Franz follow the consequences of life's brutalities to their logical, devastating ends.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2020
2.5/4 80% The Traitor (2020) Favino's performance is the center of gravity for the film, which encompasses nearly a century's worth of Sicilian mafia lore. Without such a compelling lead actor to hold it all together, the focus would be lost.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
2.5/4 27% The Rhythm Section (2020) Launches Morano into a new world of action/thriller filmmaking, and her unique style is a welcome refresh for the genre. But while it certainly has a spirit, it often loses the beat.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
4/4 89% The Assistant (2020) A potent fable that both unearths and indicts the systems that kept Weinstein, and men like him, in power for so long.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2020
3/4 12% The Turning (2020) It's less about answers and more about evoking a richly rendered gothic horror vibe while intuition bitterly battles reason. It may not work for everyone, but those for whom it works will find much to savor and puzzle over in "The Turning."‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2020
2.5/4 65% The Wave (2020) A punchy and visually arresting calling card that announces the arrival of the filmmaker's bold style.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2020
2.5/4 59% The Last Full Measure (2020) Although the script and aesthetic are rather melodramatic and oftentimes overly sentimental, the star-studded cast elevates the material with nuanced performances.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2020
2.5/4 73% The Gentlemen (2020) Ritchie still has undeniable attitude and swagger in spades. But kick the tires and you'll start to realize the story's a lemon.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2020
3/4 76% Bad Boys for Life (2020) A loving and skillful tribute to pure '90s action cinema, and it's a hoot for fans of the franchise.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
1/4 15% Dolittle (2020) Faithfully adapting Dolittle is simply a cursed endeavor.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
2.5/4 47% Underwater (2020) As stylish as it is, and with as many deeply treacherous and inventive dilemmas as the group faces, the film is too faithful to the formula that it never achieves pulse-quickening suspense.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
2.5/4 75% Spies in Disguise (2019) Entertaining but ephemeral.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
3.5/4 91% Clemency (2019) A brutal and beautiful meditation on the reality of death and the barbarism of state-sponsored execution. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
3.5/4 89% 1917 (2020) A stunning feat of cinematography, production design and performance moving seamlessly as one piece. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
4/4 95% Little Women (2019) Gerwig casts the tale in a new and modern light, illuminating the struggles the little women face in learning about the world and how they have to fit themselves into it... and how revolutionary it is for a girl to write herself into her own story.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2019
2.5/4 20% Cats (2019) If you have no prior familiarity with the wordy, purring absurdism of "Cats," it'll just hit harder, and you'll likely have a lot of questions.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2019
2/4 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) A harried and hectic affair. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2019
2/4 76% Richard Jewell (2019) No amount of Eastwood nostalgia can make the questionable message he tries to sell in "Richard Jewell" easier to accept.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
2.5/4 70% Bombshell (2019) "Bombshell" actively denies our natural desire for identification with a hero. [Kelly] occupies a space that is hero, victim and at times, villain, and it's a bold move for Theron and the filmmakers to make Kelly as challenging as she is.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
2.5/4 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Once again, this is a one-joke movie, but for the time being, that joke still has some tread on the tires, especially with such charming stars and some light innovation. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
2.5/4 72% The Aeronauts (2019) The character beats the script hits all feel so perfunctory and predictable, and though the story is wrapped around a novel idea, it's rather a snooze.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
4/4 98% Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) (2020) This is not just a film about love between women, but a rumination on the sacredness of a feminine space and the nature of art created by and for women.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
4/4 64% Little Joe (2019) A delightfully oddball and dread-filled psycho-bio thriller.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2019
3.5/4 89% The Two Popes (2019) At once an assertion of humanity's divine nature, and divinity's inherent humanity.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
3.5/4 83% Queen & Slim (2019) It's an adrenaline shot right to the heart, and a bold declaration of a bright new auteur.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
3.5/4 97% Knives Out (2019) The class warfare picture by way of Agatha Christie that we never knew we needed, but we do, now more than ever.‐ Tribune News Service
Posted Nov 25, 2019
2.5/4 77% Frozen II (2019) It's what you expect from the characters and world, and it gets the job done. But the most enthusiasm one can muster for "Frozen II" is it's perfectly adequate, unlikely to create a seismic cultural shift like its predecessor.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
2.5/4 51% 21 Bridges (2019) A high-concept thriller with a ticking clock and a killer premise, though it doesn't totally deliver on that promise.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
4/4 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) A kind of gentle and deeply affecting filmmaking that is completely original and reflective of Rogers himself.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
27% Little Women (2018) This adaptation completely bungles the update.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
2.5/4 63% The Good Liar (2019) "The Good Liar" takes its sweet time to pick up steam and pulls its punches in places where it could have been even darker and more daring. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
3.5/4 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) "Ford v Ferrari" is ultimately a story of the way human ingenuity can be subsumed by corporate practice... underneath the hood of the muscle car madness is a surprisingly radical treatise on the corporate exploitation of human labor.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
3/4 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) Thanks to a charm offensive of stars, it's an easy breezy blast of an action flick that delivers as many laughs as it does roundhouse kicks, and proves to be another fascinating entry in the Kristen Stewart canon. ‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
1.5/4 21% Playing with Fire (2019) Haven't firefighters had it hard enough this fall?‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
2.5/4 42% Midway (2019) The film is filled with characters, with only a couple fleshed out in any real way, the rest just faces and sometimes names. The result is a movie about a dramatic battle that's strangely bloodless and unemotional.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
46% Last Christmas (2019) Slightly more elevated than your standard TV holiday rom-com fare, with a twist that can be seen coming from a mile away, it's the performances and well-earned character arcs that make "Last Christmas" a satisfying holiday flick worth giving your heart to‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
2.5/4 77% Doctor Sleep (2019) For all the fresh originality of the first half, why do we have to retread Kubrick's film again? Leashing the film adaptation so closely to Kubrick's film is a missed opportunity for this story to realize the full mystical potential promised.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
3/4 63% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) A sturdy, wordy politically minded and wholly engaging whodunit.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
70% The Kill Team (2019) Krauss digs into the murky, uneasy morality of wartime, but "The Kill Team" doesn't quite convey the brutality of these crimes with the same power that news accounts or even Krauss' own documentary have. ‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
100% Watson (2019) "Watson" blends [a] terrifying message with glimmers of hope and triumph, and this riveting documentary should be required viewing for all.‐ Los Angeles Times
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
61% The Current War: Director's Cut (2019) Essentially a long Wikipedia rabbit hole [that] could have been punishingly boring and dry. Fortunately, Gomez-Rejon recognized this potential, and has therefore thrown a whole heck of a lot of Filmmaking at it.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
2.5/4 52% Black and Blue (2019) Peter A. Dowling's script overreaches, trying to connect the corruption to disasters like Hurricane Katrina and federal neglect. They don't quite pull that one off, but damn if the rest of this lean, mean thriller isn't exceptionally effective.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
3/4 58% Frankie (2019) The plot of "Frankie," like so many of the characters, meanders, aimlessly at times, but like an expensive vacation, it's utterly lovely to experience and surprising when it's over.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
2/4 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Waititi's silly, irreverent performance takes the pomp and vigor out of the blustering Fuhrer, declawing the towering 20th century figure of hate. However, in doing so, he declaws his own satire, too.‐ Tribune News Service
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019