Jennifer Bisset

Jennifer Bisset
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Jennifer Bisset is a reporter for CNET, based in Sydney Australia.
Publications: CNET

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
63% It Chapter Two (2019) While It Chapter 2's childhood sentiments come off less believably through an adult lens, the sequel recaptures the lovable heart and humor of its dark predecessor. A brilliant Hader is largely to thank, keeping this big, bulging beast afloat. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 3, 2019
99% The Farewell (2019) The Farewell is an important exploration of the cultural limbo many Chinese-born Americans find themselves in, but its humor and heart will reach all. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2019
42% Stuber (2019) Despite Stuber's cars, sex, guns and buddy cop-fueled engine, its one-star stupidity brings its occasionally-amusing Uber ride to a screeching halt. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Coming away from this film will leave you with empathy for those less privileged, and yet the film toys with the idea that even if you do fake your way to the top, you still may ultimately end up back in the basement. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2019
37% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) There's something to love about this unruly creature. Thanks to a script from Rowling herself, there's a creativity and wit you won't see in the average fantasy movie. With plenty of character reveals, cameos and references, it's a must for fans. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2019
91% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) Continuing a series-long focus on family and love, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World narrows on what those values mean for Toothless. He experiences romance. He grows up. And with heavy, satisfied hearts, we let him, and Hiccup, go. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2019
63% Unicorn Store (2019) Unicorn Store is about unleashing the weirdness of Larson and Jackson and assuring young people, like they didn't already know, that it's OK to be who you are. Yet ultimately, for a sweet film about dreamers and unicorns, it's curiously black-and-white. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2019
27% Mortal Engines (2018) A long road trip that leaves you queasy at journey's end, Mortal Engines falls into the pitfalls of book-to-movie adaptations. - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2018
66% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) Just like Mrs. Zimmerman's cookies, The House with a Clock in Its Walls is sweet and filled with nuts -- and as she says, "It's the nuts that make things interesting." If only there was a special ingredient to give this tale a unique flavor - CNET EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2018