Brian Costello

Brian Costello

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Publications:
Common Sense Media
Total Reviews:
188

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 188
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
3/5 —— Ghost Cat (2004) " Tame ghost story has mild scares but some intense themes. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 23, 2013
3/5 —— Yobi, the Five Tailed Fox (Yeu woo bi) (2006) " Beautiful Korean anime with confusing storyline. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 23, 2013
3/5 7% Ghost Dad (1990) " Bill Cosby ghost movie has some iffy humor, profanity. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 16, 2013
2/5 —— Winning Favor " Faith-based teen b-ball movie is heavy-handed, amateurish." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 16, 2013
3/5 —— When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003) " Coming-of-age movie has some emotionally intense scenes. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 2, 2013
4/5 —— The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (2006) " Some cartoonish violence in fun update of folk tales." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 2, 2013
4/5 —— My Louisiana Sky (2002) " Sweet coming-of-age movie has mature themes." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 19, 2013
2/5 —— The Prince and the Surfer (1999) " Dude! Remake of Twain story has some iffy humor, no surfing." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 19, 2013
3/5 —— The Nutcracker Prince (1990) " So-so adaptation has some scary moments for younger kids. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 19, 2013
4/5 —— Paddington Bear - Goes To The Movies (2006) " Short stop-motion animated features are charming and gentle." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 19, 2013
2/5 60% Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer (2011) " Jumbled fantasy story with lots of iffy behavior. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 12, 2013
3/5 9% Drop Dead Fred (1991) " Slapstick '90s comedy is filled with crass humor. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 12, 2013
3/5 70% Shiloh 2 - Shiloh Season (1999) " Slow-paced dog movie teaches lessons on empathy." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 12, 2013
3/5 69% Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) " Campy horror sequel has unrelenting cartoonish violence. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 12, 2013
5/5 84% The Ice Storm (1997) " Drug use and sexual content in Ang Lee masterpiece." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 12, 2013
3/5 —— Napoleon (1997) " Cute talking animal movie has some scary moments." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 11, 2013
4/5 —— Elephant Tales (2006) " Somewhat sad yet heartwarming film about orphaned animals." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 3, 2013
3/5 —— Rusty: The Great Rescue (1998) " Enjoyable talking animal movie has some bathroom humor." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 3, 2013
2/5 —— Kangaroo Jack G'Day USA (2004) " Goofy animated caper with lots of pratfalls, potty humor." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 3, 2013
5/5 98% The Manchurian Candidate (1962) " Classic Cold War satirical thriller stands test of time. " — Common Sense Media
Posted May 23, 2013
2/5 20% Bailey's Billion$ (Bailey's Billions) (2005) " Slapstick talking dog movie has some iffy humor. " — Common Sense Media
Posted May 23, 2013
3/5 —— Dizzy & Bop's Big Adventure: The Great Music Caper (2006) " Music-themed movie has great message, confusing story." — Common Sense Media
Posted May 23, 2013
3/5 —— Dragons II: The Metal Ages (2005) " Fantasy battles abound in this toy-inspired sequel. " — Common Sense Media
Posted May 16, 2013
3/5 —— Dragons: Fire & Ice (2004) " Battles, nightmarish imagery in toy-inspired fantasy." — Common Sense Media
Posted May 16, 2013
2/5 —— Voltron: Fleet of Doom (2000) " Dated '80s animated film has frequent violence, scares." — Common Sense Media
Posted May 16, 2013
3/5 —— Owd Bob (To the Victor) (1938) " Tearjerker dog movie confronts death and grieving. " — Common Sense Media
Posted May 10, 2013
3/5 —— Outlaw Trail (2007) " Unique take on Western legend has gun violence, bullying. " — Common Sense Media
Posted May 10, 2013
2/5 —— Horse Crazy Too (2010) " Lackluster "Home Alone" ripoff with slapstick violence." — Common Sense Media
Posted Apr 26, 2013
5/5 95% Marley (2012) " Comprehensive docu on iconic reggae musician. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Apr 19, 2013
3/5 50% Thunderbirds Are Go (1966) " Campy '60s live animation adventure has some smoking. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Apr 19, 2013
3/5 —— Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out (2013) " Parody is short, funny, but definitely an ad for LEGO toys." — Common Sense Media
Posted Apr 5, 2013
3/5 —— How To Frame a Figg (1971) " Campy Don Knotts comedy with some juvenile humor." — Common Sense Media
Posted Mar 28, 2013
4/5 —— The Silver Stallion (The Silver Brumby) (1993) " Some suspense and animal injury in emotional horse story." — Common Sense Media
Posted Mar 8, 2013
2/5 —— For the Love of a Dog (2007) " Feel-good teamwork movie has scary near-drowning scene." — Common Sense Media
Posted Mar 8, 2013
2/5 —— The Dogfather (2011) " Iffy humor and stereotyping in slapstick dog movie. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Mar 8, 2013
2/5 22% Down and Derby (2005) " Silly satire of competitive dads has some iffy humor. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Mar 8, 2013
2/5 —— The Wild Soccer Bunch (die Wilden Kerle) " Not much soccer in coming-of-age translated dud." — Common Sense Media
Posted Mar 8, 2013
4/5 —— Skellig (2009) " Fantasy mixes with emotionally intense family drama. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Mar 1, 2013
3/5 —— The Pistol - The Birth of a Legend (2005) " Inspiring true sports story with bullies, discrimination." — Common Sense Media
Posted Feb 6, 2013
3/5 21% Leave It to Beaver (1997) " Modernized take on '50s TV show, with some bullying." — Common Sense Media
Posted Feb 6, 2013
3/5 —— The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1999) " Sequel teaches lessons on responsibility, cycle of life. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Feb 6, 2013
2/5 50% Monkey Trouble (1994) " Ludicrous monkey caper has loads of potty humor." — Common Sense Media
Posted Feb 6, 2013
3/5 —— Knockout (2011) " Feel-good boxing tale, but frequent bullying and taunting. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jan 24, 2013
4/5 —— The Canterville Ghost (1996) " TV movie version of Oscar Wilde classic has mild scares. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Jan 24, 2013
1/5 —— Just 4 Kicks (2003) " Poorly made sexist sports movie has lots of name calling." — Common Sense Media
Posted Jan 11, 2013
1/5 —— Orla Frøsnapper (Freddy Frogface) " Animated feature treats bullying as a laughing matter." — Common Sense Media
Posted Dec 20, 2012
3/5 50% Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - The Movie (1995) " Larger-than-life fighting in feature-length Rangers tale." — Common Sense Media
Posted Dec 20, 2012
2/5 —— Daniel and the Superdogs (2005) " Grieving boy finds purpose in dog training." — Common Sense Media
Posted Dec 14, 2012
4/5 —— How the Toys Saved Christmas (The Blue Arrow) (La freccia azzurra) (1996) " Delightful animated Christmas story, but some bullying. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 29, 2012
2/5 —— All I Want for Christmas (2007) " Predictable and formulaic romantic Christmas movie. " — Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 29, 2012
3/5 —— Santa and the Three Bears (1970) " Timeless, sweet holiday short movie shows its age." — Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 29, 2012
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