Andrew Griffin

Andrew Griffin

""I'm not interested in politics. The problems of the world are not in my department. I'm a saloon keeper." Humphrey Bogart's "Rick" in "Casablanca." "I'll have a glass of cold gravy, with a hair in it, please." Davy Jones (the Monkees) in "Head" 1968"

Agrees with the Tomatometer 89% of the time.

Biography:
I love movies from all eras. I work as a features writer for the Gannett-owned newspaper The Town Talk.
Favorites:
"Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1947) "Apocalypse Now" (1979) "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977)
Publications:
Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Total Reviews:
16
Total QuickRatings:
5
Location:
Alexandria, Louisiana

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 16 of 16
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
B+ 70% Off the Map (2003) " I should point out that one character that makes the biggest impact is the landscape itself." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted May 31, 2005
B+ 80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D (2005) " (G)ood is seduced by evil and good must ulimately triumph is balance is to be restored and peace secured. Sound familiar? " — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted May 23, 2005
A 90% Kinsey (2004) " Neeson's portrayal of Kinsey is letter-perfect and helps us sympathize with a man who is often misunderstood and even vilified by some." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Jan 14, 2005
C- 55% The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) " The movie, well, it stinks like a rotting beached whale. " — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Jan 7, 2005
B- 77% Team America - World Police (2004) " I give credit to satirists Parker and Stone for having the wherewithal to slaughter sacred cows and show that hypocrisy is evident on both sides of the political aisle." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Oct 25, 2004
B+ 71% Napoleon Dynamite (2004) " Hess knows his characters -- sad sacks and misunderstood nerd geniuses who inhabit straight-laced Middle America." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Oct 18, 2004
B+ 64% The R.M. (2003) " It's a pretty swell flick, with an amusing storyline, endearing characters, fine acting, great music, and quality production." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Oct 18, 2004
B- 81% Friday Night Lights (2004) " We see just how serious Texans -- fans and players alike -- take their football." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Oct 15, 2004
72% Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) " I'm going to bet that this film heralds a resurgence of interest in blimp travel." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Oct 8, 2004
C 50% Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004) " While the acting is adequate, it has a low-budget, melodramatic 'ABC Afterschool Special' quality to it that would make it more appropriate for airing on Lifetime or BET." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Oct 1, 2004
B 74% Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) " There is a lot of imagination in this wacky ride of a film that would make 'The Dude' from The Big Lebowski very happy." — Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)
Posted Sep 15, 2004
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