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Betsy Bozdech

Betsy Bozdech

Agrees with the Tomatometer 79% of the time.

Betsy Bozdech's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Common Sense Media, Hollywood.com, Reel.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 66% How She Move (2008) "Thanks to earnest performances and flat-out amazing dancing, the fairly predictable inner-city drama of How She Move feels surprisingly fresh. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Jan 25, 2008
3/4 66% The Kite Runner (2007) "Faithful to the bestselling novel on which it's based, The Kite Runner is a thoughtful, often heart-wrenching story about betrayal and redemption. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Dec 14, 2007
2.5/4 62% Grace Is Gone (2007) "John Cusack takes it down several notches in James C. Strouse's somber, well-acted family mourning tale. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Dec 9, 2007
2.5/4 76% I'm Not There (2007) "Simultaneously head-scratching and thought-provoking, Todd Haynes' metaphorical Bob Dylan drama feels more like poetry (or music) than a biopic. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Nov 21, 2007
2.5/4 37% Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007) "Dustin Hoffman charms in [this] colorful fairy tale, but despite plenty of magical moments, it's missing the extra sparkle that could make it a classic. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Nov 16, 2007
3/4 81% Lars and the Real Girl (2007) "Thanks to grounded performances from its top-notch cast, Lars overcomes an ultra-quirky premise and develops into a thoughtful, albeit unusual, romance. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Oct 13, 2007
2.5/4 69% Ira and Abby (2006) "If Dharma and Greg went to therapy--a lot--you might end up with something like Robert Cary's appealing but uneven romantic comedy. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Oct 5, 2007
4/5 91% Little Miss Sunshine (2006) "Ride along to dysfunction in quirky indie comedy. " ‐ Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 1, 2007
3/5 37% Sydney White (2007) "Tween star hits college; drinking, hazing ensue. " ‐ Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 1, 2007
3.5/4 82% Into the Wild (2007) "Sean Penn's gorgeous, tragic film is both an advertisement for wanderlust and a sobering cautionary tale. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 28, 2007
1.5/4 76% The Last Winter (2007) "Sure, global warming is scary, but chances are even Al Gore would be baffled by Larry Fessenden's moody, Arctic-set 'eco-thriller.' " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 28, 2007
1.5/4 7% Silk (2007) "The movie looks gorgeous ... but the story never really builds momentum; you keep waiting for the 'real' action to start, but it never does. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 14, 2007
2.5/4 51% Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) "Rowan Atkinson's second feature-length outing as the bumbling Brit has moments of genuine humor and charm, but overall, [it's] more of a mini-break than a full vacation " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 24, 2007
2.5/4 27% Evening (2007) "Despite strong performances from its excellent cast, Lajos Koltai's wistful adaptation of Susan Minot's novel doesn't quite connect. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Jun 29, 2007
2/4 74% La Vie en Rose (La Mome) (2007) "Vivid and emotional--but also disjointed and melodramatic--Olivier Dahan's Edith Piaf biopic ... is all about Marion Cotillard's passionate performance. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Jun 16, 2007
3/4 78% Crazy Love (2007) "Dan Klores' documentary proves that truth really is stranger than fiction as it spins the tale of an infamous crime of passion--and its unbelievable result. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Jun 8, 2007
3.5/4 94% Away From Her (2007) "Spare and poignantly bittersweet, Sarah Polley's wrenching romantic drama ... delves into the painful effects of Alzheimer's disease. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted May 18, 2007
2/4 75% Black Book (2007) "Paul Verhoeven's well-acted but overblown (and overly long) WWII thriller ... is like The Diary of Anne Frank by way of Basic Instinct. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted May 11, 2007
2/4 43% In the Land of Women (2007) "Wistful and uneven, Jonathan Kasdan's [drama] is like Garden State by way of a John Hughes movie -- but less engaging than either. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Apr 20, 2007
2.5/4 58% First Snow (2007) "Fate plays havoc with a salesman's existence in [this] bleak psychological thriller about life and death in the New Mexico desert. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Apr 13, 2007
1.5/4 8% Gray Matters (2007) "Heather Graham's nonstop perky chattering is more annoying than cute in [this] uneven, unrealistic romantic comedy about a rather bizarre love triangle. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Feb 25, 2007
2.5/4 70% Amazing Grace (2007) "Blending period drama with message-driven political wrangling, Amazing Grace is as earnest and well-intentioned as it is unsurprising. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Feb 25, 2007
3/4 93% The Lives of Others (2006) "Human nature trumps all in [this] thoughtful, engrossing tale of intrigue and instinct in 1980s East Germany. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Feb 9, 2007
3/4 89% Venus (2006) "Master thespian Peter O'Toole proves he's still at the top of his game in [this] poignant, complicated tale about mortality and passion. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Dec 22, 2006
2.5/4 65% Apocalypto (2006) "As an action piece, Mel Gibson's violent, subtitled Mayan epic is engrossing, but it lacks a real emotional hook. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Dec 8, 2006
3.5/4 11% Kung Pow! Enter the Fist (2002) "Steve Oedekerk's ode to bad '70s Hong Kong cinema is a gleefully bizarre combination of loving homage and merciless satire, bad special effects and unexpected jokes. " ‐ DVDJournal.com
Posted Nov 9, 2006
3/4 91% Dinner Rush (2001) "Bob Giraldi's tight, well-paced movie is an example of what ensemble filmmaking can be when it's done correctly. " ‐ DVDJournal.com
Posted Nov 6, 2006
1.5/4 4% Serving Sara (2002) "A trite, forced bore that squanders the talents of everyone involved. " ‐ DVDJournal.com
Posted Nov 6, 2006
3/4 80% Little Children (2006) "Although thought-provoking and full of outstanding performances, Little Children still can't escape a little of the same ambivalence that traps its suburban characters. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Oct 6, 2006
2.5/4 56% Keeping Mum (2006) "The latest in a long line of 'quirky little English village' comedies is charming enough, but Keeping Mum doesn't break any new ground. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 29, 2006
3/4 76% A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006) "Chaos, grit, and bravado run rampant through the streets of 1986 Queens in writer/director Dito Montiel's well-acted ... adaptation of his own memoir. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 29, 2006
1/4 13% Haven (2006) "Orlando Bloom swaps swashbuckling swords and Elvish arrows for crimes of island passion in this murky, confusing thriller. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 22, 2006
3/4 90% Our Song (2001) "At times, Our Song feels like a documentary, never once seeming forced or far-fetched." ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 1, 2006
3/4 72% Bubble (2006) "Versatile director Steven Soderbergh leaves the bright lights of Las Vegas far behind for this quiet, stark tale of friendship and murder in a small Midwestern town. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 1, 2006
2/4 19% Thunderbirds (2004) "Ultra-campy marionettes come to blah life in director Jonathan Frakes' souped-up but poorly written adaptation of the cult English sci-fi kids' show. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 1, 2006
2.5/4 61% Saved! (2004) "Faith takes a hip, raised-eyebrow beating in this biting yet surprisingly earnest dark comedy. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 64% 13 Going on 30 (2004) "Alias superspy Jennifer Garner makes the most of her first starring role and discovers that love -- and navigating adult life -- really is a battlefield. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
2/4 8% First Daughter (2004) "Sweet but unremarkable, First Daughter is never quite as cute as its star. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 81% Hellboy (2004) "Stylish sci-fi director Guillermo Del Toro brings Mike Mignola's stone-fisted, horny (literally!) cult comic book hero to life in this wry, glossy adventure. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
1.5/4 29% The Alamo (2004) "Not even good sets, plenty of historical detail, and Billy Bob Thornton can put life into director John Lee Hancock's slow-moving, poorly acted Texan saga. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 44% Casanova (2005) "While not quite as irresistibly seductive as its title character, Casanova is the perfect cinematic one-night stand: charming, romantic and awfully easy on the eyes. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
2.5/4 40% Scoop (2006) "Woody Allen's London-set comedy caper doesn't break any new ground, but he and Match Point muse Scarlett Johansson are good for some odd-couple laughs. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3.5/4 81% A Prairie Home Companion (2006) "You don't have to be an NPR junkie to appreciate Garrison Keillor and Robert Altman's sweet, gently funny tale about an old-fashioned radio show taking its last bow. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 52% Strangers with Candy (2005) "Amy Sedaris suits up as everyone's favorite former-prostitute/drug addict-turned-high school student in the long-awaited--and quite funny--big-screen version of the cult TV series. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
2.5/4 52% Down in the Valley (2006) "Edward Norton and Evan Rachel Wood turn in strong lead performances, but their talent alone isn't enough to set David Jacobson's sun-bleached, modern-day Western on fire. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 76% Factotum (2006) "Matt Dillon gets gritty--and drinks a lot--in director Bent Hamer's interesting but uneven adaptation of Charles Bukowski's acclaimed novel. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 90% Half Nelson (2006) "Strong performances by stars Ryan Gosling and Shareeka Epps elevate this gritty indie about an idealistic inner-city teacher who's crippled by drugs. " ‐ Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
2/4 42% Two Weeks Notice (2002) "A formulaic romantic comedy that never quite makes up for in charm what it lacks in originality." ‐ Reel.com
Posted Dec 19, 2002
2.5/4 70% White Oleander (2002) "Engrossing and affecting, if ultimately not quite satisfying." ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 10, 2002
3.5/4 63% The Powerpuff Girls - The Movie (2002) "From the action to the characters to the humor, it's one of the brightest entries in this summer's family-movie showdown." ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 3, 2002
2.5/4 44% Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002) "What redeems the film is the cast, particularly the Ya-Yas themselves." ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 7, 2002
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