Annette Cardwell

Agrees with the Tomatometer 88% of the time.

Publications:
Filmcritic.com
Total Reviews:
50

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 50 of 50
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
1/5 —— Issues (2006) " substandard, unprofessional filmmaking" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 7, 2006
3.5/5 72% Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) " If you want your wild and crazy Will Ferrell, look for him elsewhere. But if you just want a few laughs from a movie that you know everyone's going to enjoy, Ricky Bobby's definitely your man." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 6, 2006
4/5 86% Thank You For Smoking (2006) " just captivating enough to take your mind off the incredibly un-PC stance that it takes on hardcore issues" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 17, 2006
4/5 82% Walk the Line (2005) " While the impersonations are hardly perfect, the chemistry is, and the duo impressively owns their roles without fear" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 18, 2005
1/5 19% Doom (2005) " However low your expectations are for the movie take on the videogame Doom, lower them more" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 20, 2005
2/5 —— Waiting for NESARA (2008) " a documentary that can be taken about as seriously as its nutty subjects. " — Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 16, 2005
3.5/5 52% Four Brothers (2005) " a balls-out revenge tale" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 11, 2005
2.5/5 39% Kingdom of Heaven (2005) " Just isn't the larger-than-life, heartrending Crusades masterpiece we were praying Gladiator's director would deliver." — Filmcritic.com
Posted May 4, 2005
4/5 100% Vernon Florida (1981) " engrossing and rather endearing" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Apr 21, 2005
3.5/5 46% Constantine (2005) " Once you let yourself fall into its rising hellfire, you'll get caught up in its thrilling storyline, ominous ambiance, and wild and weird action sequences" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 14, 2005
1/5 23% Fat Albert (2004) " Hey, hey, hey -- bombs away." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 27, 2004
4/5 68% The Spongebob Squarepants Movie (2004) " might be almost too clever" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 17, 2004
2/5 21% Resident Evil - Apocalypse (2004) " I suppose if you keep Milla dressed up with a hot outfits and a shotgun, the audience will keep coming" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 10, 2004
2/5 21% AVP - Alien Vs. Predator (2004) " like watching a very non-scary, screeching, interstellar cockfight" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 13, 2004
3.5/5 78% Two Brothers (2004) " if you sided more with the tiger in the Siegfried and Roy mauling, this is definitely the film for you." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jun 23, 2004
4/5 91% Shaolin Soccer (2004) " the stars of this film are the over-the-top stunts and kung fu action, which sublimely blend artfulness with silliness" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 31, 2004
3.5/5 75% Dawn of the Dead (2004) " indulge in the delights of Snyder's wild, new, imaginary interpretation" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 18, 2004
4/5 77% Bad Santa (2003) " Finally, misanthropes have a holiday film of their very own." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 14, 2003
1.5/5 31% Underworld (2003) " Nothing about Underworld is original" — Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 18, 2003
4/5 88% A Mighty Wind (2003) " It may be 'formula,' but Guest does some of the best formula comedy I've ever seen." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Apr 15, 2003
4/5 60% Old School (2003) " You'll laugh until you're teary." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 20, 2003
2/5 23% Biker Boyz (2003) " Honestly, I would gladly have given this film 2 1/2 stars if I could've had fewer tears and more crazy motorcycle stunts and crashes." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jan 31, 2003
3.5/5 82% Barbershop (2002) " This Barbershop may not provide you a soapbox or a good fade, but it'll definitely leave you with a warm and fuzzy feeling." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 13, 2002
4/5 78% Tadpole (2002) " Short, simple, charming, and brilliant." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jul 26, 2002
5/5 95% Amadeus (1984) " One of those magical and rare films with a nearly perfect mixture of beautiful writing, glorious music, elegant cinematography, remarkable acting, dazzling art direction, and an engrossing story." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Apr 5, 2002
2/5 33% Resident Evil (2002) " While the Resident Evil games may have set new standards for thrills, suspense, and gore for video games, the movie really only succeeds in the third of these." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 15, 2002
3/5 35% Super Troopers (2002) " It's frustrating to see these guys -- who are obviously pretty clever -- waste their talent on parodies of things they probably thought were funniest when they were high." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 15, 2002
1.5/5 24% Snow Dogs (2002) " This film was made to get laughs from the slowest person in the audience -- just pure slapstick with lots of inane, inoffensive screaming and exaggerated facial expressions." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jan 17, 2002
2.5/5 27% How High (2001) " Lowbrow, vulgar, and certainly formulaic, it's also creative, absolutely hilarious, and ... knows better than to shoot over its audience's heads." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 19, 2001
1/4 28% Not Another Teen Movie (2001) " A headache-inducing, lame-ass ride down memory lane." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 14, 2001
4.5/5 82% Ocean's Eleven (2001) " So beautifully watchable and enjoyable that you'll happily inhale its jazzy, madcap ether." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 7, 2001
1/5 14% Black Knight (2001) " Honestly, I think I was sick of it after the second TV commercial, never mind the film itself." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 21, 2001
2.5/5 14% The One (2001) " The One's script is just awful -- from premise to storyline to dialogue." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 2, 2001
3.5/5 85% Donnie Darko (2001) " For all of Kelly's storytelling troubles, he has no problem with creating the film's gorgeously ominous atmosphere." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 31, 2001
2/5 6% Corky Romano (2001) " One of those throwaway, cliché-ridden TV-star-to-film vehicles built upon the most rickety of plots." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 11, 2001
3.5/5 64% Zoolander (2001) " It has a satisfying handful of strong chuckles, wild characters and performances, and mildly harsh potshots at the fashion industry to keep you amused." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 28, 2001
1/5 7% Glitter (2001) " Everything about this complete tripe is ludicrous." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Sep 21, 2001
2/5 29% Bubble Boy (2001) " Equal parts offensive and moronic." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 21, 2001
3/5 29% Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) " A sweet but flawed wartime romance with enough gorgeous scenery and quaint villagers to choke a horse." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Aug 16, 2001
4/5 49% Jurassic Park III (2001) " Loud, smash-and-crash monster movie fun at its finest." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jul 17, 2001
4/5 44% Final Fantasy - The Spirits Within (2001) " Visually awe-inspiring and groundbreaking." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jul 11, 2001
3/5 63% Crazy/ Beautiful (2001) " Pretty brave in the subjects it takes on, and does its best to avoid many teen movie conventions." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jun 28, 2001
3.5/5 93% Gates of Heaven (1980) " [P]eople watching on the weirdest plane of humanity." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jun 27, 2001
4/5 71% Baby Boy (2001) " Showing that maybe baby boy Singleton's done some growing up himself." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jun 21, 2001
2/5 33% One Night at McCool's (2001) " The characters are repellant, and not even in an entertaining or over-the-top way." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Apr 30, 2001
2/5 25% Haunted Castle (2001) Filmcritic.com
Posted Apr 6, 2001
3/5 63% The Brothers (2001) " The Brothers has a lot to offer." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 26, 2001
1.5/5 16% Sweet November (2001) " If I were a guy, and a gorgeous woman took me into her apartment, had passionate sex with me and supported my ass for a month, it'd change my life, too! Perhaps this is more romantic science fiction than anything." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 15, 2001
2/5 10% Head Over Heels (2001) " A train wreck of bad lines and predictable plot twists." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Jan 31, 2001
2.5/5 63% Chocolat (2000) " Wastes the talents of a great cast." — Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 20, 2000
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