Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
C+ No Score Yet Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills (2016) Separated into smaller pieces, Confirmed Kills has its moments. It just feels like a rough draft. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
No Score Yet Anjelah Johnson: Not Fancy (2015) When Johnson speaks about herself and her own experiences, she thrives. Her self-deprecating jokes about getting old and not being fancy enough can be really fun. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2019
100% Aziz Ansari: Live At Madison Square Garden (2015) A lot of the connections Ansari makes between technology and dating aren't necessarily groundbreaking, but he does so in a way that is both hilarious and also honest. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2019
B+ 82% Someone Great (2019) It's raw, visceral, and highly relatable. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2019
B- 100% Hari Kondabolu: Warn Your Relatives (2018) Warn Your Relatives has its bright, smart moments, especially when Kondabolu relaxes a bit, as he does in the hour's second half. - AV Club EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2018
85% A Simple Favor (2018) It's a Mommi murder mystery that knows exactly how ridiculous is, the whole cast in on the joke. - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
49% The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) Way more so than most movies in this genre, the character development and relationship dynamics are so strong, dimensional, moving. - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2018
80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) I can't wait for the next chapter of the Mamma Mia! Cinematic Universe. - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2018
69% Ocean's 8 (2018) There's almost no conflict, and that's refreshing. Why force conflict when you can just show women working together really well and having a lot of fun while doing it? - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
84% Disobedience (2018) The famous Rachels in question - Weisz and McAdams - deliver bruising, dynamic performances as Ronit and Esti respectively. - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
100% Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted (2015) ... [Tig] Notaro is wholly human in the special, someone whose stories delight with little embellishment. - Complex EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2018
78% The Intervention (2016) The Intervention doesn't play around with its familiar format enough to get too excited about it. - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
28% Proud Mary (2018) Make no mistake: [Tarji P.] Henson's not the failure. The film failed her. - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
88% Annihilation (2018) Gina Rodriguez steals the show with a standout performance. - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018