Susan Wloszczyna

Susan Wloszczyna
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
23% Here and Now (Blue Night) (2018) An open-ended but not unpleasant watch. - AWFJ Women on Film EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2018
2.5/4 100% The Bleeding Edge (2018) Plays like an all-too-real horror show that is ongoing for thousands of unwitting patients with meager relief in sight. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2018
2.5/4 76% Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) Van Sant the screenwriter does a disservice to the material by constantly chopping up narrative strands into bite-size chunks and later circling back to key incidents. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2018
3/4 89% Whitney (2018) A well-done but all-too-woeful wallow of a documentary. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2018
2/4 51% Woman Walks Ahead (2018) Woman Walks Ahead is too often one step behind in making us care. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
2.5/4 51% Boundaries (2018) Being in the presence of Plummer these days is always time well spent. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
2/4 25% Beach House (2018) Saltiel's conclusion feels ultimately preposterous and somewhat unsatisfying. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2018
3/4 100% Half the Picture (2018) Half the Picture may not fill in all the blanks but it is a start. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2018
2/4 38% Social Animals (2018) The film desperately tries to be wild and out of control, but it ends up as more of a slapdash portrait of cartoony desperation than any sort of realistic depiction of millennial angst when it comes to current-day female lifestyle choices. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2018
1.5/4 39% Mary Shelley (2018) Don't expect anyone to shout, 'It's alive!' as they depart the theater. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2018
3/4 54% Book Club (2018) It generally strives to maintain the dignity of its seasoned cast while making hay off of their collective chemistry. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2018
3.5/4 87% Mountain (2018) The mountains are alive with the sound of chamber music, as well as Willem Dafoe's distinctive vocal intonations as a narrator, in the essay-style documentary Mountain. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2018
1.5/4 24% Overboard (2018) There is nothing worse than to sit through what purports to be a comedy and never have a reason to engage your laugh reflex. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 4, 2018
3/4 74% The House of Tomorrow (2018) Coming-of-age bromances don't come much more endearing than The House of Tomorrow. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2018
2.5/4 71% Kodachrome (2018) [Kodachrome] too often travels a well-worn and predictable highway. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2018
3/4 88% Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018) By the moment when George S. Patton shows up and perches a proud Stubby atop his tank as the battle draws to a close, I had long surrendered. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2018
2.5/4 10% Krystal (2018) Secrets, lies and vast array of medical emergencies beset the game cast before the story goes fully off the rails. - Washington Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2018
2.5/4 81% Chappaquiddick (2018) For those who are drawn to re-creations of historical controversies that pack more gravitas and outright tragedy, Chappaquiddick could prove satisfying enough, especially with the in-vogue-again Kennedy clan at the center. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2018
3/4 68% Finding Your Feet (2018) Finding Your Feet finds its own footing by putting its trust in its sturdy performers and avoiding many of the usual tea-time clichés. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
3/4 86% Hannah (2018) Those who think that the word "marvel" applies only to superheroes should steer clear of "Hannah." But Rampling is a true marvel here, in every other sense of the word. - Washington Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2018
2/4 45% Allure (2018) The utterly humorless script of Allure often makes for uneasy viewing. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
3/4 98% Leaning Into the Wind (2018) This is one of the most relaxing experiences I have had watching a movie in a long time. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018
1.5/4 55% Half Magic (2018) A stumble backward in its cartoony portrait of modern-day womanhood. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2018
3/4 63% The Boy Downstairs (2018) An appealing cast of players, crisp urban cinematography and a relatable streak of millennial malaise is unique enough to be engaging. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2018
2/4 64% Peter Rabbit (2018) Easy chuckles are no substitute for genuine charm. I'm just glad that Corden didn't insist on doing rabbit burrow karaoke. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2018
1.5/4 24% Forever My Girl (2018) There is more pleasure to be had in the dwindling returns of CMT's Nashville than in this country soap-opera. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
2.5/4 84% Lover For A Day (L'amant d'un jour) (2018) Lover for a Day just wasn't enough of a grabber pour moi. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2018
3.5/4 98% In Between (2018) What is most intriguing about In Between is how each woman is allowed to make mistakes and learn from them without any judgment on Hamoud's part. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
2.5/4 80% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) Provides scant evidence about why we should care about Grahame to begin with and how her fate was perhaps emblematic of movie sirens both past and present. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2017
2/4 30% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) An off-key dismantling of what made the concept work in the first place. - Washington Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
3/4 71% Ferdinand (2017) A mostly pleasant surprise in a year that has produced a lack of stellar animated outings. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
1/4 5% Just Getting Started (2017) A rather lazy boondoggle by Shelton, who waited 14 years to direct again and didn't bother to make it worthwhile. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
2/4 48% The Dancer (La danseuse) (2016) If only Di Giusto more ambitiously broadened her scope, she would have made a fleet-footed tribute for the ages instead of stumbling over such rich possibilities. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2017
3/4 79% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) God has blessed us, every one, with Dan Stevens, who inhabits the character of Dickens beautifully. - Washington Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2017
2/4 42% The Star (2017) This outing is a bit toon-deaf in how it tries having it both ways by mixing the holy with high jinks. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2017
2/4 60% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) There is too little levity and cleverness afoot, especially with a cast whose talent is barely tapped. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2017
3.5/4 99% Lady Bird (2017) One of the better solo directing debuts by an actor in recent memory. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
2.5/4 57% LBJ (2017) Feels like an installment of a 1980s miniseries that's been preserved in amber rather than a complete and fulfilling production. - Washington Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
2/4 63% Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) What could have been a salute to the power of imagination to heal damaged souls and broken relationships instead opts to focus on tragic events. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2017
2/4 40% So B. It (2017) The filmmakers seem to have forgotten that even the most serious of kid-friendly films can benefit from an injection of fun while attempting to jerk tears. - Washington Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
2/4 39% The Mountain Between Us (2017) A high-altitude soap opera, woozy with overly telegraphed peril and determined to make the audience root for a couple who clearly aren't meant for each other. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2017
3/4 90% Our Souls at Night (2017) As comforting, low-key and unfussy as your grandmother's tablecloth. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 29, 2017
3/4 66% Victoria & Abdul (2017) There are multiple pleasures to be had by witnessing a powerful, still-vital woman finding unexpected late-life joy of the platonic variety. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
2.5/4 85% Loving Vincent (2017) If you are hungry for dazzling eye candy and don't mind a less-than-meaty narrative, this might please your palate. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2017
2/4 48% Year by the Sea (2017) Instead of a hearty chowder of emotional highs and lows, first-time director Alexander Janko, who also adapted the script, settles for a diluted, Campbell's-Soup version of getting one's groove back. - Washington Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
1.5/4 33% Home Again (2017) I never really felt at home with Home Again. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
2.5/4 73% Viceroy's House (2017) Ultimately, Viceroy's House might be worth a visit just for certain tasty details. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2017
2.5/4 40% Leap! (2017) "Leap!" is a step up from Weinstein's "Shrek"-on-a-budget "Hoodwinked" films, and it makes the most of its distinctly Old World aesthetic and enticing character design. - Washington Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2017
2.5/4 43% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) While no one is going to mistake The Hitman's Bodyguard for high art, it will please those in the mood for late-summer fun. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2017
1.5/4 15% The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017) Noisier, busier, crasser and more laugh-free than the first outing. - RogerEbert.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2017