Eric Eisenberg

Eric Eisenberg
Eric Eisenberg's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): CinemaBlend
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T-Meter Title | Year
4.5/5 93% 1917 (2019) Ultimately the story is pretty simple, and there are a couple of contrivances run into along the way, but 1917 primarily exists as a technical achievement, and in that capacity it is a true marvel. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
4.5/5 83% Queen & Slim (2019) It packs a story that is both thrilling and powerfully relevant, features stunning cinematography, and is brought to life with two phenomenal performances from actors bringing to life characters who are fully ready to become iconic. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
2.5/5 50% 21 Bridges (2019) 21 Bridges is far from a bad movie - it's just more of a middle-of-the-road movie than you'd expect from the talent involved and the central concept. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
2.5/5 78% Frozen II (2019) It comes up short when trying to tell a satisfying and fully coherent story. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
1.5/5 14% Arctic Dogs (2019) [T]his is a movie that feels like it was generated based on first ideas only - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
4.5/5 77% Doctor Sleep (2019) It's a tremendous achievement, and among the best Stephen King adaptations ever. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2019
5/5 79% Jojo Rabbit (2019) [T]here is tremendous precedent for this kind of satire, and one of the most incredible things about Jojo Rabbit is that rather than wilting in the shadow of the greats, Taika Waititi has crafted a film worthy of the legacy. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
4.5/5 97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) Eddie Murphy delivers what is not just his best performance in a long time, but one of the best of his career - and it doesn't hurt that the rest of the film is pretty damn great as well. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
4/5 97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) As you might expect, it leads to a touch of self-indulgence, as the movie equips its straight-forward plot with some deliberate pacing, but it also provides a potent and emotional experience. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
4.5/5 99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Taking on the disturbingly universal issue of class disparity, the filmmaker has crafted not just a brilliantly sharp and cutting satire, but also what unfurls as a shocking and dramatic thriller with more than a few surprises up its sleeve. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
4.5/5 91% El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) [T]he movie is a wonderful reunion with the tone and feel of the original series, and with that comes exciting stylistic choices, impressively structured storytelling, and brilliant character work. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
3.5/5 71% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) Terminator: Dark Fate had a low bar to clear, but that doesn't undercut that it's still a very satisfying experience. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
3.5/5 68% Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) Zombieland: Double Tap is a solid addition to the big screen zom-com legacy, and a funny, freaky 10 year reunion. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
2.5/5 40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Once again there are some interesting concepts floated - like a magical mother vs. mother showdown, and a manipulated war between faeries and humans - but none of the material sticks together. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2019
2/5 44% Tall Girl (2019) There are many films that approach similar subject matter in much more skillful and impactful ways, and they can probably be easily found by just swiping past this one on Netflix. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2019
3.5/5 62% It Chapter Two (2019) IT: Chapter Two falls into the classic sequel trap of overemphasizing what worked in the past instead of fully committing to the future. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
4.5/5 69% Joker (2019) You'll definitely feel like you'll need a shower after seeing it, but once you've dried off and changed clothes, you'll want to do nothing else but parse and dissect it. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2019
4/5 80% Good Boys (2019) [W]hile there are some recognizable themes and character arcs, what normally reads familiar feels fresh and repurposed with new context, and the film is able to unwind some unique, hilarious scenarios. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2019
2.5/5 22% The Kitchen (2019) It certainly has a smart central premise, and its cast delivers, however, it also suffers from a tepid plot that offers no real surprises... - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
4/5 78% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) This is a movie that spent years in development as filmmakers worked to crack the code on how to bring the material to life, and that time has wonderfully paid off. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
3.5/5 67% Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) It's always fun when you can feel a palpable confidence from a blockbuster, and this one has it flowing. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2019
3/5 53% The Lion King (2019) While everything looks incredibly life-like, it reveals that there are particular limitations of reality that run into conflict with the needs of the storytelling, and that's a problem that it struggles to overcome. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
4/5 99% The Farewell (2019) You can read that it comes from a personal and passionate place, and the real deep thought about what it all means is palpable as the philosophical questions get deeper and deeper. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
4.5/5 84% The Art of Self-Defense (2019) Those with properly tuned sensibilities will not only get on its wavelength quickly, but will find themselves hungry for breath between laughing fits. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2019
4/5 90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) [W]hat it lacks in effective twists it mostly makes up for with impressive character drama, and enthralling, exciting, energetic entertainment. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
4/5 93% Wild Rose (2019) Go for the Jessie Buckley performance, stay for the impressively told story, and be proud of the fact that you discovered it on the big screen - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
4/5 64% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) [A] breath of fresh air for The Conjuring Universe that both surprises with a lighter touch and demonstrates the incredible potential for the expanding continuity. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2019
3.5/5 63% Child's Play (2019) [W]hen it works it works, and by the end of its 90 minute runtime you feel sufficiently entertained. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
1.5/5 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) [T]he X-Men franchise is coming to an end with the worst chapter of its long-running main series. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3.5/5 54% Ma (2019) [I]t's a flick that works because of its wonderful self-awareness and crowd-pleasing weirdness, ultimately making it simply a very entertaining big screen experience. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
4.5/5 73% The Perfection (2019) [W]hat culminates is a tremendous piece of modern horror filmmaking and an epically satisfying experience. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
2.5/5 57% Aladdin (2019) The new Aladdin does have a fun energy and charm... but all of those positives are simply borrowed, and there is a very real and notable limit to its creative energy. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
4/5 57% Brightburn (2019) [U]ltimately a fine example of high-concept storytelling: taking an easily digestible idea, and exploring it to its full potential in compelling and entertaining fashion. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
2.5/5 34% Poms (2019) There is a lot more that could have been done with this story and the awesome talent involved, and it's unfortunate that it ultimately comes up short. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted May 10, 2019
5/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) [O]ne of the most ambitious, entertaining, emotional, and stunning blockbusters we've ever seen, and the best film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe canon thus far. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 23, 2019
2.5/5 17% Hellboy (2019) It's essentially a mix of flashbacks, side adventures, and in-universe prophecy cobbled together as a movie that isn't downright bad, but also definitely isn't good. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2019
4/5 78% Captain Marvel (2019) A fantastic hero debut within a spectacular and twist-filled, 1990s-set adventure. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
3/5 60% Greta (2019) A fun thriller with a couple of engaging performance and legitimately shocking moments that doesn't blow you away. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2019
3.5/5 85% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) Funny, cute, clever, and emotional as it can be at its best, it also isn't quite as awesome. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2019
4/5 89% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) A clever, cute, fun, and thrilling adventure, and one that properly tuned-in kids will obsess over. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
3/5 74% On the Basis of Sex (2019) Simply a solid and serviceable biopic, but not really anything special. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
1.5/5 37% Glass (2019) The conclusion of this film is a worse disaster than Eastrail 177. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2019
4.5/5 93% The Favourite (2018) The comedy is black hole-level dark -- primarily driven by acrimony, paranoia, and just plain ol' meanness -- and perfectly juxtaposes the beautiful regal dressings. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2018
4.5/5 95% If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) It's downright ridiculous that a filmmaker can be working at this high a level so early in his career, and one can only imagine what the future holds for him. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2018
5/5 66% Vice (2018) It's always been easy to love Adam McKay's work... but the work he is doing now is definitely next level. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
5/5 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) A stunning tribute to everything the character represents. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
4/5 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) ...a natural evolution from where the last one left off, and is packed to the brim with surprises, meta references and immense creativity... - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2018
3/5 37% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Solid and loaded with fun characters and sequences, but it's also a ride that is designed specifically to be enjoyed by those who have long invested their hearts into the Wizarding World. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
3.5/5 69% Beautiful Boy (2018) While there is a lot to appreciate about what plays out on screen, it ultimately amounts to "good" instead of "great." - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
4/5 81% Mid90s (2018) With Hill's sharp sense of humor being the secret weapon, the feature is a fun, engaging bit of slice-of-life storytelling primarily motivated by fantastic characters driven by wonderful performances. - CinemaBlend EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018