Amanda Greever


Amanda Greever
Tomatometer-approved critic

movie Reviews Only

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91% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) While Crazy Rich Asians might be mired in melodrama and unoriginal story lines, it's not a bad movie. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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46% The Meg (2018) Man, I can't wait to see this one again on a lazy weekend. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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97% Coco (2017) Coco is an amazing cinematic experience, and I have little doubt that it will be revered ultimately as one of the greatest achievements in film history, not just animated film history. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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99% Lady Bird (2017) The relationship between mothers and daughters is what's at the heart of Lady Bird, and while cringe-worthy at times, it's a beautiful, poignant story that resonated with me. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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80% Muppets Most Wanted (2014) Children and adults will undoubtedly enjoy the film. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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42% Divergent (2014) Divergent doesn't have the same mass appeal, but it doesn't make it any less impactful than the best that this genre - the science fiction genre, not the young adult subgenre - has to offer. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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67% Lucy (2014) Lucy might leave you scratching your head, but it's a wild ride. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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22% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Bottom line, this isn't a good movie. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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88% Gone Girl (2014) Pike seems to relish each delicious twist and turn the character takes. She is extremely entertaining to watch. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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89% Big Hero 6 (2014) Big Hero 6 will entertain and amuse most, especially if you're a 10-year-old boy, but for me, it's only saving grace was a big, huggable robot. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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79% The Theory of Everything (2014) Redmayne is brilliant as Stephen Hawking. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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91% Birdman (2014) Birdman proved to be a film worth seeing but one that is ultimately forgettable. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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84% Cinderella (2015) Cinderella is incredibly smart and kind of amazing. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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90% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) Aesthetically, the movie hits new highs. And some lows. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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61% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) I can't say I'm going to go buy Queen albums, but I'll gladly see this film again. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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84% Only Lovers Left Alive (2014) Jarmusch is a man who knows how to set a scene, and he does it well. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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43% This Is Where I Leave You (2014) While the material might have been a little trite, This Is Where I Leave You has an amazing cast that delivers. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Every fiber of my being is screaming at her to send this man packing. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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65% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) There was so much potential for awesome, and yet, it just fell flat. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Mad Max: Fury Road has it all. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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59% The Intern (2015) I can't get the antiquated misogynistic, paternalistic norms out of my head. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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21% Jem and the Holograms (2015) The names are the same, but that's about it. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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97% Zootopia (2016) Zootopia is a perfect blend of genres and tones. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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85% It (2017) If you're a fan of the book, you'll appreciate the efforts to honor it; if you haven't read it but you love a little meat and character to your scary movies, you'll appreciate "It" as well. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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85% Star Trek Beyond (2016) It's the 13th film in the franchise, and it's a fantastic addition. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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56% The Greatest Showman (2017) For all the musical fanboys and girls out there, start your New Year's out right. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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92% Love, Simon (2018) It's a powerful film but also a truly enjoyable one. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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74% Ghostbusters (2016) It's fun. It has some fantastic performances by a very talented cast, who are the new Ghostbusters. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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65% Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) Despite all its flaws, I still kind of liked the film. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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92% American Hustle (2013) I'd love to recommend it for everything it is, but I find myself arguing against it for many of those same reasons. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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34% Labor Day (2014) The romance, while ridiculous, can probably scratch the itch of sappy people who don't know any better. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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44% 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) [Eva Green's] take on Artemisia makes her worth watching, in this film and in future projects. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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75% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) The Avengers don't seem cohesive, and we have weird attempts at character development. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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65% Magic Mike XXL (2015) The dances are hotter, the laughs funnier and thankfully, there's no lame love story. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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90% Love & Mercy (2015) Director Bill Pohlad intricately weaves together the two Brians into a seamless tale. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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82% Ant-Man (2015) Yes, there's action and there's geekery but more than anything, there's just a whole lot of fun. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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85% Trainwreck (2015) While a lot of the jokes might have fallen short for me, Trainwreck is still a very clever film. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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92% Sicario (2015) Blunt is amazing in this movie. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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76% The Good Dinosaur (2015) It's dark, depressing and pretty questionable as a family film. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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74% The Hateful Eight (2015) When the main takeaway for a movie is its aspect ratio and negative stock, you've got some problems. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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86% Hail, Caesar! (2016) The film is broken down into individual bits that aren't cohesive and don't combine to create a story that flows. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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84% Deadpool (2016) The best elements center around Reynolds and Baccarin, who both do great work in this one. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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64% The Finest Hours (2016) Modern techniques make the storm and ocean merciless and imposing, but the film's stars are its story and the actors portraying these real-life men and women. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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18% I Saw the Light (2016) I Saw the Light is unstructured and slogs its way through the troubled rise and fall of arguably one of country music's most legendary figures. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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83% Midnight Special (2016) Midnight Special is brilliant, both in its simplicity and profundity. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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95% The Jungle Book (2016) But, while the film is gorgeous, well-acted and a definite crowd-pleaser, I can't say much more about it. It's good but just not that memorable. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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91% Captain America: Civil War (2016) Even in films dealing with such dark subject matter, the MCU still manages to make to capture our hearts and make us laugh. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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17% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) Hemsworth isn't stretching his acting chops here, but he's entertaining. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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94% Finding Dory (2016) Finding Dory is a sweet tale that will have audiences cheering our blue friend on as she "just keeps swimming." - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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36% The Legend of Tarzan (2016) It's a nice pulp story with solid acting, cinematography and editing. - The Daily Times (Tennessee) EDIT
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