Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
52% Charlie's Angels (2019) Overall, it hits all the right buttons for its genre and for the Charlie's Angels canon in general while still standing on its own and playing to the strengths of its three stars. - Autostraddle EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2019
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
85% 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