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Margaret Lyons

Margaret Lyons
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Gad Elmaleh: American Dream (2018) Gad Elmaleh is the biggest stand-up comedian in France, and a few years ago he decided to conquer the American stage, too. This is his first English-language special, and it's solid.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
86% Judd Apatow: The Return (2017) He fares well, drawing on his anxieties and frustrations around raising daughters, and he somehow manages to be self-effacing while also talking about spending time with Paul McCartney and Barack Obama.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2019
99% The Tale (2018) "The Tale" is a push, then, to disseminate a hard truth - and by extension an argument for confronting the reality of abuse and abusers, no matter how painful that process might be. And it's effective. Frighteningly, unforgettably so.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
100% Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2017) Ms. Fisher is brainy and salty and hilarious, and she's frank and eloquent in describing being bipolar. ‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
100% Too Funny To Fail (2017) That Too Funny to Fail doesn't meaningfully reckon with the insidious sexism within comedy is not much of a ding. As sweetheart hagiographies go, the doc is joyous and funny.‐ New York Times
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2017
91% The Wiz Live! (2015) It was fantastic. Where the others felt unintentionally campy and ridiculous, or downright strained and awkward, The Wiz had it figured out.‐ New York Magazine/Vulture
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2015
79% Veronica Mars (2014) Somehow, miraculously, the Veronica Mars movie is definitely not bad. It's pretty damn good, actually.‐ New York Magazine/Vulture
Read More | Posted Mar 14, 2014
2/5 79% Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2007) Quote not available.‐ Time Out
Posted Nov 17, 2011
1/5 15% Made of Honor (2008) Quote not available.‐ Time Out
Posted Nov 16, 2011