Blake Howard

Blake Howard

Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

Blake Howard's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 387
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 93% All Is Lost (2013) "All is Lost is outstanding and so the collaboration between Redford and writer/director J.C Chandor. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jan 13, 2015
1.5/5 9% Taken 3 (2015) "In the wake of Taken 2 and 3 we're completely sober to the fact that this veteran vengeance porn has become its own parody. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jan 7, 2015
1.5/5 29% The Captive (2014) "The Captive feels trivial about something that's heinous; and that's BAD. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jan 7, 2015
2.5 33% The Expendables 3 (2014) "The Expendables 3 feels like the once badass dad trying to appease to the kids; when he should have been beating the crap out of them for talking smack. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jan 7, 2015
4/5 82% The Homesman (2014) "The Homesman is a moving expose of the suffrage of isolation and piety disguising the horrors of pioneer life. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jan 2, 2015
4.5/5 89% Still Alice (2015) "Still Alice is as powerful as it is crushing. Ms. Moore delivers a performance that will endure. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jan 2, 2015
4/5 89% Big Hero 6 (2014) "Big Hero 6 has style, humour and a big, squishy heart. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jan 2, 2015
4.5/5 88% Foxcatcher (2014) "Foxcatcher is a calamitous tale, told with unforgettable performances and a melancholic restraint. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 30, 2014
4/5 51% Unbroken (2014) "Unbroken is a beautifully realised survival epic. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 29, 2014
5/5 96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) "Genius. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 29, 2014
5/5 92% Birdman (2014) "Extraordinary across the boards. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 28, 2014
3.5/5 90% Wild (2014) "Wild is about the profound power of nature to provide space to reset yourself. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 20, 2014
2/5 61% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) "I initially felt nothing, then gradually pain. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 20, 2014
3.5/5 80% Human Capital (2015) "It would be easy to right of Human Capital, as 'first world problems: the movie', but when the ripples in the ponds of the rich crash life tsunamis on those in lower social brackets it's riveting. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 20, 2014
4.5/5 90% The Imitation Game (2014) "The Imitation Game is a story that needed to be told; the highest compliment I can give Mr. Tyldum, Mr. Cumberbatch, Mr. Moore and their collaborators is that they've honoured Alan Turing. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 20, 2014
3.5/5 63% The Water Diviner (2015) "The Water Diviner is one father's crusade for peace as he wades through the devastation of war. Mr. Crowe has done an accomplished job of revisiting Gallipoli, with an open heart. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 15, 2014
1/5 43% Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) "I can't actually be sure that anything happened. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 15, 2014
3.5/5 77% St. Vincent (2014) "St. Vincent is heartfelt and loveably crass. While you expect Murray to be magic, it's really his interplay with apprentice Lieberher that scores. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 14, 2014
4.5/5 87% The Skeleton Twins (2014) "The Skeleton Twins is beautiful, infectious and painfully honest in a way that's normally reserved for someone that you shared a womb with. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 5, 2014
4.5/5 88% A Most Wanted Man (2014) "A Most Wanted Man is a mercurial puzzle; it's espionage done right from the right source material. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Dec 5, 2014
4/5 27% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) "Exodus: Gods and Kings is dark, spiritually incongruous and damn good. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Nov 29, 2014
4/5 90% Attack the Block (2011) "Attack the Block lingers with you. Cornish is a formidable filmmaker and Boyega is an outstanding talent. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Nov 23, 2014
3.5/5 85% The Mule (2014) "The Mule may make you throw up; in a good way. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Nov 18, 2014
4/5 95% Nightcrawler (2014) "Nightcrawler is artful and frighteningly plausible. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Nov 15, 2014
65% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay is going to be one hell of a film. In its current form as Mockingjay Part 1, it's half of one. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Nov 15, 2014
4/5 85% John Wick (2014) "Keanu Reeves met John Wick at the perfect moment of his career. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Nov 14, 2014
3.5/5 77% Fury (2014) "Ayer's and his ensemble in Fury cast men in World War Two, the last 'good' war, in a ghastly light. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Nov 6, 2014
4/5 72% Interstellar (2014) "Interstellar is not perfect, but it's the bold, electrifying and provocative cinema with rocket scientist smarts and a sentimental heart. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Nov 5, 2014
4.5/5 88% Gone Girl (2014) "Gone Girl lives up to the hype. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Oct 29, 2014
3.5/5 63% Son of a Gun (2015) "Son of a Gun is Grand Theft Auto Western Australia in the best and worst possible ways. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Oct 18, 2014
3.5/5 39% Tusk (2014) "Tusk is the monster stitched out of a horrific premise and Kevin Smith's brand of downright silliness. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Oct 18, 2014
3.5/5 90% Gotham: Season 1 (TV, 2014) "The secret magic of the first episode (and hopefully the series) is in the chemistry between Mazouz's Bruce and McKenzie's Gordon. Every scene that they're together explodes off of the screen. " ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Sep 27, 2014
3/5 36% God's Pocket (2014) "God's Pocket is strange one, but a strange one that I can't stop thinking about. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
3/5 83% The Mend (2015) "Oscar Wilde once said: "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go." The Mend is about choices. Do you toss someone a flotation devise or a brick? " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
3.5/5 94% The Heart Machine (2014) "One part Vertigo, one part Catfish - The Heart Machine is a great tale of modern paranoia as a result of severing personal connection. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
4.5/5 78% The Dirties (2013) "From the brink of escaping high school, to swirling into a maelstrom The Dirties is the kind of film that will ruin you, but devastate so artfully that your faith in humanity is restored. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
3.5/5 86% Joe (2014) "Powerhouse performances from Cage and Sheridan and Green's engaging direction assure Joe is a film that will rattle around in your mind for days. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
5/5 99% Apocalypse Now (1979) "I'm revisiting and 'REDUX-ing' one of our five star film entries, to ensure that it is paid the dues it deserves. Let's get to it, with extreme prejudice. " ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Sep 27, 2014
3.5/5 74% Felony (2014) "Felony isn't interest in asteroidal impact, its focus is the butterfly wings that flap and whip up a hurricane; Edgerton, Courtney, George, Wilkinson and Roberts are the collateral damage. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
3.5/5 87% X-Men: First Class (2011) "Vaughan, Singer and their team bring together a new X-Men holy trinity (McAvoy, Fassbender and Lawrence) and turn the tide on a franchise that had delivered two point blank shots to fans heads with The Last Stand and Origins. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
5/5 83% Warrior (2011) "Warrior is an ode to valour-ruined men, in war, in peace, in the octagon. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
3.5/5 61% The Equalizer (2014) "Watching Washington do almost anything is good; watching him as a modern ronin, that makes the scariest groups of villains cower like helpless puppies is a sadistic joy. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Sep 27, 2014
4.5/5 84% Predestination (2015) "Predestination defiantly confounds and tantalises. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jul 30, 2014
5/5 91% Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) "Guardians of the Galaxy is the unranked underdog that stepped in the arena with the best comic book films ever made, and walked out of the ring with the belt. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jul 28, 2014
2/5 60% Hercules (2014) "Johnson's greatest foe isn't written in mythology, the Rock's unstoppable force met the immovable object of the franchise killer Brett (I nearly ruined Hannibal Lector and the X-Men) Ratner. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jul 27, 2014
2.5 28% Deliver Us from Evil (2014) "Forget exorcising demons; exorcise Bana's accent from the film. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jul 27, 2014
4.5/5 79% These Final Hours (2015) "These Final Hours renders an abject apocalypse; and yet the last glimpses of humanity are dazzling. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jul 24, 2014
4.5/5 79% These Final Hours (2015) ""that's not an apocalypse; this is the APOCALYPSE." " ‐ Graffiti With Punctuation
Posted Jul 24, 2014
3/5 63% Kvinden i buret (The Keeper of Lost Causes) "The Keeper of Lost Causes had the format, the aesthetic, the supporting characters and the grizzly torture; unfortunately all orbiting a Thunderbird marionette. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jul 19, 2014
3.5/5 82% Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) "If you're a fan of the series, you'll love it; if you're not a fan it may make you one. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jul 17, 2014
2/5 42% Words And Pictures (2014) "A tiresome slog. " ‐ 2UE That Movie Show
Posted Jul 15, 2014
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