Brian Miller

Brian Miller

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5% Multiple Sarcasms (2010) " A vanity production by Branch, previously a studio branding consultant, it's the kind of odious, self-validating wish fulfillment that actually makes you appreciate the more generous self-absorption of Henry Jaglom films. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted May 4, 2010
13% The Bounty Hunter (2010) " On the soundtrack, Jerry Reed sings "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)." Viewers will know exactly the same feeling. " ‐ L.A. Weekly
Posted Mar 18, 2010
53% Mystery Team (2009) " Just because you're a hit on YouTube doesn't mean you should be making movies. " ‐ L.A. Weekly
Posted Mar 11, 2010
74% Banlieue 13 - Ultimatum (District 13: Ultimatum) (2009) " Besson explains the plot three times more than necessary. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 2, 2010
60% San suk si gin (The Shinjuku Incident) (2009) " Shinjuku Incident forgoes flashy action scenes in favor of old-fashioned moralism. Warner Bros. could have made it in the 1930s, and that's a compliment. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 2, 2010
84% North Face (Nordwand) (2010) " Climbers who know the famous tale needn't be warned of spoilers: Shot on location, the film is slow, realistic, and excruciating in its latter stages. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 26, 2010
21% Leap Year (2010) " Adams and Goode are both appealing, but you can write Leap Year's opposites-attract itinerary yourself. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 5, 2010
26% Ninja Assassin (2009) " Shouldn't throwing stars be silent? If they're gonna sound like gunshots, why not just use guns? " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 25, 2009
21% Planet 51 (2009) " Planet 51 mainly succeeds at reminding you of all the better movies that inspired it. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Nov 17, 2009
71% The Boys Are Back (2009) " Carr's original anecdotes don't supply much storyline, so Hicks spans the gaps with golden-lit montages set to Sigur Rós. They're a great advertisement for Australian vacations. And vasectomies. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 23, 2009
72% Fuel (2008) " There's not a single (even moderately) dissenting voice in Fuel; you're either on the biodiesel bandwagon or raping the planet. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 15, 2009
58% Art & Copy (2009) " Everyone quoted here, and perhaps Pray himself, wants to be seen as an artist. But in this economy, those of us who pay for ordinary stuff might not be so inclined to worship this particular art form. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Aug 18, 2009
89% Ice People (2008) " Global warming is the subtext, I suppose, but Anne Aghion's film is really about the gritty, quotidian nature of science. " ‐ Seattle Weekly
Posted Apr 29, 2009
14% Steam (2007) " Writer-director Kyle Schickner embraces every cliche with gusto. (Behold the cruel intolerance of the patriarchy!) " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Mar 17, 2009
72% Fuel (2008) " Those outside the bio-church aren't likely to drive (at less than $2 per gallon) to see it at their local theater. " ‐ L.A. Weekly
Posted Feb 12, 2009
29% New In Town (2009) " The movie wrong-foots Zellweger from the start. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jan 27, 2009
69% Ben X (2007) " The best movie I've seen about teen angst since Donnie Darko comes from Belgium? " ‐ L.A. Weekly
Posted Nov 26, 2008
68% The Universe of Keith Haring (2008) " Equally a portrait of the artist and a portrait of a decade, this celebratory documentary makes the short, accelerated life of Keith Haring (1958-1990) inseparable from that short, accelerated period we know as '80s New York. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 22, 2008
69% Ben X (2007) " The best movie I've seen about teen angst since Donnie Darko comes from Belgium? " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 22, 2008
83% Call + Response (2008) " Commendable if not compelling. " ‐ L.A. Weekly
Posted Oct 9, 2008
87% Bomb It (2008) " Bomb It's uncritical survey of world graffiti culture nods to history and cave art, then basically repeats itself. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 23, 2008
95% Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2007) " Shallow, very officially sanctioned, and overly compressed. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Oct 23, 2007
76% Outsourced (2007) " Outsourced has a gentle touch with the obvious fish-out-of-water touchstones. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Sep 28, 2007
48% Macbeth (2006) " The rush into gunfights and car chases pushes the text in all the wrong directions. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Jul 5, 2007
92% The Short Life of Jose Antonio Gutierrez (2007) " With only a few letters and family photos, director Heidi Specogna never brings her subject to life. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Apr 24, 2007
35% Reno 911!: Miami (2007) " The TV show excels with its short squad-car bursts of random inanity; here, the plot -- stretched out to 84 minutes -- feels like a dime bag tossed aside by a fleeing perp. " ‐ Village Voice
Posted Feb 20, 2007
47% Miami Vice (2006) " Where are the babes? The boobs? The bling? The alligators and neon? Grimly determined to rebrand his franchise and rewrite cultural history, Mann has turned Crockett and Tubbs into a solemn pair of nighthawks... " ‐ Seattle Weekly
Posted Jul 28, 2006
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