Pop Culture Maniacs
Pop Culture Maniacs is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Jean Henegan
Smart, complicated, and full of great performances, Benedetta is absolutely worth your time.
Posted Dec 5, 2021
Clearly a work of great personal importance to Branagh, Belfast is the writer-director's best film in years.
Posted Nov 8, 2021
Dune is a feast for the senses, full of strong performances and a script that gets the most out of the source material without flagging.
Posted Oct 19, 2021
While there's strong performances and great direction, Antlers lacks a strong script, making it only an average horror film.
Posted Oct 16, 2021
When I'm a Moth (2019)
When I'm a Moth has two strong central performances, but that can't make up for a disappointing, unfocused script.
Posted Aug 27, 2021
CODA isn't reinventing the wheel, but it's a solid feel-good film that you can't help but fall in love with.
Posted Aug 20, 2021
Rare Beasts (2021)
Billie Piper proves she has the directorial chops to go along with her excellent performance in Rare Beasts. Unfortunately, the script leaves something to be desired.
Posted Aug 19, 2021
Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain captures the essence of its subject, warts and all.
Posted Aug 4, 2021
Friends: The Reunion (2021)
Likely only fully enjoyable for superfans, the Friends Reunion spends too much time on the bells and whistles and not enough with the cast alone.
Posted May 31, 2021
Ruth - Justice Ginsburg In Her Own Words doesn't cover much new ground, but it's an absolutely gorgeously made and emotionally resonate documentary.
Posted Feb 15, 2021
The World to Come (2021)
Strong performances and gorgeous direction can't make up for a stilted and wholly unsatisfying script with The World to Come.
Posted Feb 8, 2021
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is a true actor's showcase, allowing its cast the opportunity to shine.
Posted Feb 2, 2021
Sound of Metal (2020)
Sound of Metal is a compelling story with stellar performances and one of the most original sound design you've ever heard.
Posted Feb 2, 2021
One Night in Miami (2020)
One Night in Miami marks a triumphant directorial debut from Regina King, with strong performances across the board.
Posted Jan 29, 2021
Promising Young Woman (2020)
Promising Young Woman is a sensational debut from Emerald Fennell with a stunning performance from Carey Mulligan.
Posted Jan 20, 2021
In & Of Itself may lose some intimacy in the transition to the screen, but it retains its heart and soul.
Posted Jan 14, 2021
Wander Darkly (2020)
Wander Darkly's strong leading performances can't make up for an underwhelming script.
Posted Dec 11, 2020
Happiest Season (2020)