Brian Drury

""I now believe that gratuitous violence or sex can be very important in movies today – movies like The Wedding Planner, because prior to the end of this film, I was hoping that one of these characters would blow up.""

Agrees with the Tomatometer 53% of the time.

Biography:
Raised in Virginia and graduated from James Madison University. Lives in the Pacific Northwest. Created GarpsWorld in 1986 featuring film reviews and visual poetry. Movie reviews were featured by Kodab.com in the Winter/Spring of 2000.Publications: Dreams of Perfection, (poetry), Vantage Press. Involved in national and regional family rights issues.
Favorites:
Red, The Graduate, Heaven Can Wait, The English Patient, Lost in America, Dazed and Confused, Rushmore, Almost Famous, Best in Show.
Publications:
Garpsworld Cinema
Total Reviews:
17
Location:
Tacoma, Washington

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 17 of 17
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4/5 82% The Deep End (2001) " She is admirable, to be sure; the actress (Swinton) gifted in her ability that lends credibility to every scene she's in." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Sep 9, 2001
4/5 52% Rock Star (2001) " It's an interesting take on the dreams can come true spin, since Chris' dreams aren't remotely original." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Sep 8, 2001
2/5 68% About Adam (2000) " Certainly, they are the most liberal, guilt free lot of Irish I have ever come across." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Jul 2, 2001
4/5 63% Crazy/ Beautiful (2001) " Thankfully, there is more substance and reality that went into the creation of these characters." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Jul 1, 2001
4/5 73% A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) " As expected, the journey is complex, mystical and filled with philosophical conundrums before reaching the end." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Jul 1, 2001
4/5 26% Swordfish (2001) " The best thing about Swordfish is Hugh Jackman." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Jun 11, 2001
2/5 43% Evolution (2001) " The special effects might be worth a video rental next year, but only if it's a sale night." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Jun 11, 2001
4/5 25% Pearl Harbor (2001) " The first segment to Pearl Harbor provides a strong contrast to the violent realism that shocked audiences in the beginning of Saving Private Ryan" — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted May 27, 2001
4/5 81% Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) " the actress has done us all a favor by playing this part - this splendid character, which is sexy, human and real, just as she is. " — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Apr 8, 2001
4/5 55% Blow (2001) " That Depp's drug-dealing George is affable and good-hearted (unlike Pacino in Scarface) lends this picture its surprising sympathetic and tragic tone." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Apr 7, 2001
4/5 43% Someone Like You (2001) " Judd and Jackman are great together, only it takes them much too long to figure that out." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Mar 28, 2001
3/5 32% Exit Wounds (2001) " (While Seagal) did manage to shed the hair locks, he does not appear to be able (or willing) to chase corruption down on foot like he used to." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Mar 25, 2001
2/5 53% Heartbreakers (2001) " Page and Max (Love-Hewitt and Weaver) are two sadly, unlikable characters whose fates rest upon the very men they objectify." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Mar 25, 2001
4/5 54% Enemy at the Gates (2001) " Enemy at the Gates, while still violent, attempts to bring some of the heroism and romance back to the fore." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Mar 20, 2001
2/5 17% The Wedding Planner (2001) " Dr. Steve had little reason to suspect internal injury, or maybe he was just curious about the prominent swelling in her ass." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Feb 7, 2001
5/5 92% Traffic (2000) " There are not many false notes from the perspectives, and if there is any center ground, it comes from the character of Javier (Benicio Del Toro)" — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Feb 7, 2001
5/5 68% Dancer in the Dark (2000) " All events lead up to a most provocative experience and finale." — Garpsworld Cinema
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Showing 1 - 17 of 17
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