Charles Koplinski

Charles Koplinski

Agrees with the Tomatometer 71% of the time.

Publications:
Illinois Times
Total Reviews:
377

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4.0/4.0 89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) " Rivals Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" in complexity and scope in the way it looks at real-world issues through a deceptively simple comic book aesthetic." — Illinois Times
Posted Apr 3, 2014
3.0/4.0 42% 300: Rise of an Empire (2014) " "300" a Rousing, Blood-soaked Adventure" — Illinois Times
Posted Mar 16, 2014
3.0/4.0 23% Need For Speed (2014) " Grounded "Speed" Outdistances "Furious."" — Illinois Times
Posted Mar 16, 2014
3.0/4.0 33% 3 Days To Kill (2014) " Costner's calm save "Days."" — Illinois Times
Posted Feb 28, 2014
2.5/4.0 60% Non-Stop (2014) " Neeson nearly trumps film's flaws" — Illinois Times
Posted Feb 28, 2014
3.5/4.0 48% RoboCop (2014) " Not your father's "Robocop."" — Illinois Times
Posted Feb 13, 2014
1.5/4.0 18% Ride Along (2014) " "Ride Along" an all too familiar trip." — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 23, 2014
1.5/4.0 18% Devil's Due (2014) " "Due" Should Never Have Been Found" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 23, 2014
3.0/4.0 56% Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) " Reluctant Spy Device Distinguishes "Recruit" " — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 23, 2014
3.0/4.0 76% Lone Survivor (2014) " A noble, moving tribute." — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 23, 2014
4.0/4.0 64% August: Osage County (2013) " Dysfunction at a Gallop." — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 9, 2014
4.0/4.0 94% Her (2014) " A Cautionary Tale of Alienation" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 9, 2014
2.5/4.0 79% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) " "Banks" Short on Key Details" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
4.0/4.0 95% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) " Davis a Tribute to Art for Art's Sake" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
4.0/4.0 93% American Hustle (2013) " Grand Performances move "Hustle"" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
4.0/4.0 49% The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (2013) " "MItty" a Magical Tribute to the Possible" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
3.5/4.0 92% Nebraska (2013) " Payne and Dern find Modest Nobility in "Nebraska"" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
3.0/4.0 30% Grudge Match (2013) " Stallone, De Niro Shine in Pleasant "Match"" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
3.5/4.0 13% 47 Ronin (2013) " The most misunderstood, underrated film of 2013." — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
3.5/4.0 77% The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) " Scorsese Helms Familiar but Effective "Wolf"" — Illinois Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
3.0/4.0 52% Out of the Furnace (2013) " Bale and Harrelson Formidable Duo in "Furnace"" — Illinois Times
Posted Dec 16, 2013
3.5/4.0 76% Kill Your Darlings (2013) " A Bracing Look at the Beats" — Illinois Times
Posted Dec 16, 2013
3.0/4.0 90% Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013) " "Blue" Far More than its Rating Suggests" — Illinois Times
Posted Dec 16, 2013
3.0/4.0 74% The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013) " Humanity, Dazzling Visuals Save "Smaug"" — Illinois Times
Posted Dec 16, 2013
3.5/4.0 94% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) " McConaughey and Leto make "Dallas" one of the Year's Best." — Illinois Times
Posted Nov 23, 2013
2.0/4.0 38% Delivery Man (2013) " "Man" fails to Deliver" — Illinois Times
Posted Nov 23, 2013
3.0/4.0 89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) " A Welcome Improvement on The Hunger Games." — Illinois Times
Posted Nov 23, 2013
3.5/4.0 93% All Is Lost (2013) " An Amazing Minimalist Turn from Redford." — Illinois Times
Posted Nov 7, 2013
4.0/4.0 97% 12 Years a Slave (2013) " 12 Years a Slave Devastating and Memorable" — Illinois Times
Posted Nov 7, 2013
3.5/4.0 65% Thor: The Dark World (2013) " Marvel Formula Alive and Well in Rollicking Thor 2." — Illinois Times
Posted Nov 7, 2013
3.0/4.0 49% Carrie (2013) " New "Carrie" Stands on its Own" — Illinois Times
Posted Oct 27, 2013
2.0/4.0 70% Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) " An Undercooked Concoction." — Illinois Times
Posted Sep 28, 2013
3.5/4.0 92% In a World... (2013) " Lake a triple threat with "In a World..."" — Illinois Times
Posted Sep 28, 2013
4.0/4.0 89% Rush (2013) " This is Howard's most assured film; it brims with life - and death - and he executes it with a degree of precision and confidence that mirrors the approach his characters take toward living, that of being constantly on the edge." — Illinois Times
Posted Sep 28, 2013
3.0/4.0 58% Riddick (2013) " "Riddick" a Bit of B-Movie Heaven" — Illinois Times
Posted Sep 14, 2013
3.0/4.0 62% One Direction: This Is Us (2013) " Band's Charm Likely to Win New Fans with "This is Us"" — Illinois Times
Posted Aug 29, 2013
3.0/4.0 29% Kick-Ass 2 (2013) " Questions of Identity Drive Surprising "Kick-Ass 2."" — Illinois Times
Posted Aug 15, 2013
3.5/4.0 93% The Hunt (2013) " A Gripping Look at an Epidemic of Fear." — Illinois Times
Posted Aug 8, 2013
2.5/4.0 68% Elysium (2013) " Rote Action Scenes Muddle "Elysium's" Message" — Illinois Times
Posted Aug 8, 2013
3.5/4.0 98% Blackfish (2013) " An engrossing look at animal behavior." — Illinois Times
Posted Aug 1, 2013
3.5/4.0 64% 2 Guns (2013) " Illogical but great fun." — Illinois Times
Posted Aug 1, 2013
3.0/4.0 74% Despicable Me 2 (2013) " Likable characters, inventive visuals buoy "Despicable 2."" — Illinois Times
Posted Jul 11, 2013
2.5/4.0 30% The Lone Ranger (2013) " "Ranger" undone by schizophrenic tone." — Illinois Times
Posted Jul 11, 2013
2.0/4.0 63% Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (2013) " Hart nothing but a lightweight." — Illinois Times
Posted Jul 11, 2013
4.0/4.0 72% Pacific Rim (2013) " Far better than "Avatar"...one of the best films of the year." — Illinois Times
Posted Jul 11, 2013
3.0/4.0 51% White House Down (2013) " Check your brain at the door, and be prepared to put Roland Emmerich's "White House Down" firmly in the "Guilty Pleasure" file." — Illinois Times
Posted Jun 27, 2013
3.0/4.0 67% World War Z (2013) " Uncommon intelligence and epic scope save WWZ." — Illinois Times
Posted Jun 20, 2013
2.0/4.0 38% The Purge (2013) " Lacks the Strength of its Flimsy Convictions" — Illinois Times
Posted Jun 13, 2013
3.5/4.0 98% Before Midnight (2013) " A Bracing Look at the Realities if Lovve" — Illinois Times
Posted Jun 13, 2013
2.0/4.0 56% Man of Steel (2013) " No Clark Makes for Cold "Steel"" — Illinois Times
Posted Jun 13, 2013
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