Neal Justin Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Neal Justin

Neal Justin
Neal Justin's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Minneapolis Star Tribune

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
61% Cinema Verite (2011) An informative but somewhat plodding re-creation of the 1970s PBS special, An American Family. James Gandolfini steals the show as the producer who persuades the naive parents to invite cameras into their soon-to-be shattered house.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2020
49% Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012) Kidman practically swaggers through the role, channeling Lauren Bacall to such a degree that I almost expected her to ask co-star Clive Owen if he knows how to whistle.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2020
91% Togo (2019) "Togo" captures the spirit of classic "Wonderful World of Disney" films with more than a little help from director/cinematographer Ericson Core and a scene-stealing pooch.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2019
No Score Yet Miranda Sings Live...Your Welcome (2019) I've never been a fan of YouTube sensation Colleen Ballinger and "Miranda Sings Live ... Your Welcome" did nothing to change my mind.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
80% Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward (2019) He's Andrew Dice Clay, but with better material.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
No Score Yet Bill Burr Presents Iantalk: Ideas Not Worth Spreading (2019) Ian Edwards makes the case that he's one of our most provocative new comics in "Bill Burr Presents IanTalk: Ideas Not Worth Spreading," with material that defends the seemingly undefendable.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
88% T.J. Miller: Meticulously Ridiculous (2017) Doesn't feature the sharpest material, but Miller, who is sweating through his slovenly suit before he even tells his first joke, gets points for commitment.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2019
80% Whitney Cummings: I'm Your Girlfriend (2016) Whitney Cummings is a smart, confident stand-up who shines on stage. "Whitney Cummings: I'm Your Girlfriend" reminds you of her immense gifts with a no-holds-barred takedown of romantic conventions. ‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
57% Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the Corner (2019) The comedian's first stand-up special in 23 years, feels like little more than a collection of pitches that were a little too risque for "Everybody Loves Raymond..."‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
38% Ken Jeong: You Complete Me, Ho (2019) Jeong's enthusiasm and interplay with the audience make up for the lack of punchlines.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
71% David Cross: Making America Great Again (2016) "David Cross Making America Great Again!" is a shining example of how far the comic is willing to go to avoid familiar banter. ‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2019
100% At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal (2019) "At the Heart of Gold: Inside the U.S.A. Gymnastics Scandal," shows she [Erin Lee Carr] has the same keen eye for detail and gift for storytelling that made her father, the late David Carr, a celebrated print journalist.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2019
100% Ken Burns: The Civil War (2015) [Reminds] us of the punch simple narration and stark photographs can deliver when presented by a master.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted May 24, 2019
2.5/4 92% Stan & Ollie (2019) I'm nuts about Laurel and Hardy, but the folks behind the bioflick "Stan & Ollie" clearly adore them more. Blame that love on creating a nice mess.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
3/4 65% Aquaman (2018) Wan has a great visual eye or, at very least, a master's degree in CGI.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Dec 20, 2018
3/4 90% The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) Ethan and Joel Coen have a reputation for making films that shatter expectations, and "Ballad" is no exception.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
2.5/4 39% The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018) Despite recruiting red-hot Claire Foy for the title role, both Salander and the film lack the biff!-bam!-pow! punch required to get into the Justice League.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
100% Notes From The Field (2018) [Anna Deavere] Smith is a national treasure.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
100% Trouble No More (2017) If the recent box set spotlighting Bob Dylan's gospel years hasn't made you a convert, the concert film "Trouble No More" should do the trick. The legend has never looked more spirited and engaged than he does in this footage from 1980. ‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2018
89% The Problem with Apu (2017) The Problem With Apu, is drowned out by frustration that he can't land an interview with the character's voice actor, Hank Azaria. ‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2017
100% Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine (2017) The documentary Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine may not be highbrow humor, but you'll end up feeling just a bit smarter about the sensibilities of teenage boys.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2017
3.5/4 83% Confirmation (2016) We may never know who was telling the truth, but there's no denying the ramifications, too deep and wide to fit on a T-shirt.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2016
2.5/4 28% Annie (2014) There's still a good film to be made of "Annie," but it'll take Broadway veterans, not box-office stars, to pull it off.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2014
36% Salinger (2013) Too bad that Salinger offers no real insight into the elusive writer and is fueled almost entirely by trivial anecdotes.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2014
3/4 82% Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (2011) The documentary makes the case that O'Brien is too passionate, too complex, too driven to simply snap out of it.‐ Minneapolis Star Tribune
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2011