Tara McNamara

Tara McNamara
Tara McNamara's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Common Sense Media
Publications: Common Sense Media

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2/5 27% A Million Little Pieces (2019) Adults-only rehab drama shocks but falls short on story. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2019
3/5 65% Little Joe (2019) Sci-fi dirge may create false worry for kids; mild violence. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2019
3/5 72% The Aeronauts (2019) Perilous science adventure lifts but doesn't soar. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2019
5/5 100% Away (2019) Gorgeous, tranquil film is both peaceful and perilous. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
4/5 89% The Two Popes (2019) Theological leadership drama more for adults than kids. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2019
5/5 85% Waves (2019) Intense drama reflects teen culture; substance use, cursing. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
3/5 66% The Good Liar (2019) Not much for kids in mature, unexpectedly violent thriller. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2019
4/5 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) Super fun reboot mixes female empowerment, lots of violence. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
5/5 96% Marriage Story (2019) All-too-real divorce drama isn't kid stuff; strong language. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
3/5 47% Last Christmas (2019) Musically inspired romcom has big heart; language, innuendo. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2019
3/5 61% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Underrepresented hero shines in violent, profane PI drama. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2019
2/5 13% The Great Alaskan Race (2019) Intense but uneven historical drama showcases teamwork. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
4/5 51% Black and Blue (2019) Strong, ethical heroine elevates violent bad-cop actioner. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2019
4/5 60% The Current War: Director's Cut (2019) Drama shines light on dark actions; electrocution, smoking. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2019
4/5 41% The Laundromat (2019) Soderbergh's mature tax-avoidance tutorial is eye-opening. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
3/5 80% Greener Grass (2019) Ludicrous satire of life in suburbia has some swearing. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2019
5/5 70% The King (2019) Outstanding but brutally violent Henry V historical epic. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2019
3/5 60% High Strung Free Dance (2019) Sensational music/dance numbers rise above so-so romance. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2019
3/5 73% Low Tide (2019) Stealing, smoking, drinking in pirate-y teen adventure. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2019
4/5 83% Always in Season (2019) Lynching docu is chilling but effective; horrifying images. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
2/5 75% The Death of Dick Long (2019) Pervy party-hardy dark comedy chock full of mature material. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
4/5 83% Judy (2019) Booze, pills, smoking in well-acted but tragic biopic. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2019
4/5 50% Overcomer (2019) Well-made Christian drama succeeds despite stereotyping. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
4/5 44% The Wedding Year (2019) Casual sex, pot, heavy drinking in romcom with teen appeal. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
3/5 23% Zeroville (2019) Loopy James Franco dramedy has sex, drugs, punk attitude. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
5/5 84% Ad Astra (2019) Pitt flies high to reach emotional depths in sci-fi drama. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
4/5 88% Hustlers (2019) J. Lo crime comedy glamorizes stripping; language, drugs. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
3/5 24% The Goldfinch (2019) Art-centered drama about loss has teen drinking, drug use. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
3/5 60% Round of Your Life (2019) Irreverent humor lifts teen faith film about family tragedy. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
3/5 61% Driven (2019) Crime, coke, cursing in cautionary car mogul tale. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
3/5 100% Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles (Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas) (2019) Animated biopic of surrealist director has edgy content. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2019
4/5 46% Ode to Joy (2019) Randy romcom full of quirky laughs, bawdy language. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2019
3/5 44% The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) Weepy wisdom dispensed in dog drama about life and loss. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2019
2/5 60% Brian Banks (2019) Faith-tinged overturned-rape drama has problematic messages. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2019
2/5 33% Leo Da Vinci: Mission Mona Lisa (2019) Inventor adventure celebrates STEM pursuits; some peril. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2019
1/5 64% The Mountain (2019) Mental illness, sexuality are focus of lobotomy drama. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2019
4/5 99% The Farewell (2019) Awkwafina shines in excellent dramedy about family, culture. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2019
2/5 55% Summer Night (2019) Millennial dramedy full of smoking, drinking, drugs. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
3/5 75% Armstrong (2019) Portrait of an American hero celebrates humility, hard work. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
4/5 60% Ophelia (2019) Hamlet gets a feminist update, but violence stays the same. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2019
5/5 62% Burn Your Maps (2019) Poignant, quirky family dramedy explores grief. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
4/5 69% The Command (Kursk) (2019) Fact-based sub disaster drama stirs outrage; peril, cursing. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
5/5 89% American Woman (2019) Amazingly acted, mature character study; lots of language. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2019
4/5 86% Pavarotti (2019) Docu traces opera icon's rise; some swearing, war images. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2019
3/5 59% The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) Sequel reduces dark comedy, ups laughs, keeps rude humor. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Norm of the North: King Sized Adventure (2019) Potty humor and peril in so-so animated sequel. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3/5 43% The Tomorrow Man (2019) Quirky romance likely won't appeal to kids; language, sex. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet The Meanest Man in Texas (2019) Violent faith film flounders in telling true salvation tale. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 22, 2019
3/5 41% The Professor and the Madman (2019) Surprising history of dictionary packs compassion, violence. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2019
4/5 61% Trial by Fire (2019) Injustice is served in true crime tale; violence, profanity. - Common Sense Media EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2019