Rachel Syme

Rachel Syme
Rachel Syme's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The New Republic New Yorker
Publications: The New Republic, New Yorker

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
100% Jenny Slate: Stage Fright (2019) I can think of no better way to describe Stage Fright than as a secret, gentle, creamy treat for those who love and think deeply about clothing. - New Yorker EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019
99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) What starts out as a fantasy becomes a family's struggle with their place in a global framework designed to keep them down. They realize that getting out of the basement will require more than a few agile maneuvers. - The New Republic EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2019
97% Deadwood: The Movie (2019) Deadwood is a story, not of this century, but also not quite out of the past. - The New Republic EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2019
77% The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019) The documentary is worth watching for the range of archival footage Gibney dug up, including some from inside Theranos's clandestine headquarters. - New Yorker EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2019
97% To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018) Centineo performs a type of compassionate male energy that is in short supply in movies at the moment, but Lana Condor is undeniably TATBILB's star. - The New Republic EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
100% Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018) In Nanette we witness the shock of the new, a voice that dares to speak to this frustrating and often hideous cultural moment, a comedian willing to drop the act. I would call Gadsby a genius, but she would likely push back against that term. - The New Republic EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 3, 2018