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film criticism by maryann johanson | since 1997

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm movie review: punching way the hell up (#AmazonPrime)

Thu Oct 22 2020, 11:31pm | 0 comments

Faith Based movie review: God is in the details

Fri Oct 09 2020, 06:39pm | 9 comments

Bill & Ted Face the Music movie review: not-so-strange things are afoot…

Sat Aug 29 2020, 08:10pm | 12 comments

My Spy movie review: and you can keep him, little girl (#AmazonPrime)

Thu Jun 25 2020, 01:51pm | 0 comments

Artemis Fowl movie review: falls foul of itself (#DisneyPlus)

Sun Jun 14 2020, 10:20pm | 5 comments

The Lovebirds movie review: breaking up on the run (#Netflix)

Thu May 28 2020, 09:19pm | 0 comments

Scoob! movie review: Scooby dooby don’t

Tue May 19 2020, 07:42pm | 0 comments

Extra Ordinary movie review: oh, the mundanity!

Sat Apr 18 2020, 10:13pm | 0 comments

Trolls: World Tour movie review: a cinematic Rubicon by dint of pandemic coincidence

Tue Apr 07 2020, 04:25pm | 0 comments

Like a Boss movie review: it doesn’t quite fall down on the job

Sat Feb 22 2020, 07:10pm | 0 comments

A Simple Wedding movie review: spoiler, it’s not so simple

Fri Feb 14 2020, 10:02pm | 0 comments

Emma. movie review: this queen bee has a bitter sting

Fri Feb 14 2020, 04:46pm | 0 comments

Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts 2020 (92nd Academy Awards) review

Sun Feb 09 2020, 03:59pm | 0 comments

The Gentlemen movie review: sufficiently advanced crime

Thu Jan 16 2020, 09:52pm | 0 comments

Jumanji: The Next Level movie review: this game needs to be over

Wed Dec 11 2019, 11:52am | 0 comments

Playmobil: The Movie movie review: a cheap ad disguised as a movie (barely)

Tue Dec 03 2019, 05:37pm | 0 comments

The Angry Birds Movie 2 movie review: seeing red seeing Red

Wed Aug 14 2019, 09:28pm | 0 comments

Good Boys movie review: the razor edge of innocence

Tue Aug 13 2019, 09:09pm | 0 comments

Dora and the Lost City of Gold movie review: archeology is her religion

Thu Aug 08 2019, 11:29pm | 0 comments

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw movie review: everything wrong with the world today

Thu Aug 08 2019, 04:23pm | 0 comments

Men in Black: International movie review: it is its own neuralyzer

Sat Jun 15 2019, 11:27am | 0 comments

Always Be My Maybe movie review: this is how to shake up the tired rom-com (#Netflix)

Wed Jun 12 2019, 09:27pm | 0 comments

Late Night movie review: walking the talk (show) (#SundanceLondon2019)

Sun Jun 09 2019, 03:59pm | 0 comments

The Secret Life of Pets 2 movie review: gone to the dogs

Fri May 31 2019, 08:19pm | 0 comments

Aladdin (2019) movie review: cave of blunders

Wed May 22 2019, 09:31am | 0 comments

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu movie review: destined to be Legendary

Tue May 07 2019, 03:51pm | 0 comments

Long Shot movie review: not-so-radical romantic agenda

Fri May 03 2019, 12:33pm | 0 comments

Little movie review: small and slight indeed

Thu Apr 11 2019, 11:35am | 0 comments

Missing Link movie review: unevolved throwback

Sat Apr 06 2019, 12:58pm | 0 comments

Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts 2019 (91st Academy Awards) review

Tue Feb 19 2019, 09:13pm | 0 comments

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part movie review: everything is still (mostly) awesome

Thu Feb 07 2019, 02:05pm | 0 comments

The Grinch movie review: he’s not much of a mean one, actually

Thu Nov 08 2018, 01:29pm | 14 comments

Johnny English Strikes Again movie review: the spy who was a complete doofus

Thu Oct 11 2018, 05:15pm | 11 comments

Venom movie review: no teeth, no bite

Fri Oct 05 2018, 11:15am | 12 comments

The House with a Clock in Its Walls movie review: good witches and not-so-good witches

Tue Sep 18 2018, 05:39pm | 10 comments

Destination Wedding movie review: reality bites

Thu Aug 30 2018, 06:03pm | 12 comments

The Happytime Murders movie review: schlock puppets

Tue Aug 28 2018, 10:21pm | 26 comments

Dog Days movie review: a mangy mongrel of a movie

Wed Aug 08 2018, 08:47pm | 17 comments

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies movie review: the last action heroes (to get a movie)

Thu Aug 02 2018, 07:57pm | 11 comments

Ocean’s Eight movie review: revenge of the women

Thu Jun 14 2018, 10:27pm | 26 comments

Show Dogs movie review: everything is awful

Fri May 18 2018, 09:11pm | 18 comments

Life of the Party movie review: cut this class

Thu May 10 2018, 11:15pm | 3 comments

Sherlock Gnomes movie review: oh gnome they didn’t… (they did)

Thu May 10 2018, 04:11pm | 10 comments

Madame movie review: maid up

Wed Apr 04 2018, 02:53pm | 0 comments

Blockers movie review: the kids are all right

Fri Mar 30 2018, 09:40pm | 1 comment

Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts 2018 (90th Academy Awards) review

Sun Mar 04 2018, 07:53pm | 1 comment

Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts 2018 (90th Academy Awards) review

Sun Mar 04 2018, 03:06pm | 3 comments

Game Night movie review: triumph of the nerds

Tue Feb 27 2018, 11:38am | 21 comments

Peter Rabbit movie review: splat the bunny

Mon Feb 05 2018, 10:40pm | 13 comments

Early Man movie review: primordial goop

Mon Jan 29 2018, 08:31pm | 8 comments

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