Chris Gore

Chris Gore

Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

Publications:
Film Threat
Total Reviews:
110

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 80% Anthem (1997) " It could use about a half hour cut from it, but still highly entertaining. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Sep 19, 2007
4/5 82% It Is Fine. Everything Is Fine! (2007) " To say the film is weird would be cliché, it's way beyond that the film drew laughs and gasps from the audience. The odd thing about it all -- it works. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Feb 10, 2007
0.5/5 55% Hamlet (2000) " I guess Johnny Depp was busy, so they got the one that can't act. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Jun 3, 2006
3/5 48% Coastlines (2006) " Along with a terrific cast, [director] Nunez keeps the action driving forward: dangerous, sexy, and conflicted. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted May 6, 2006
4.5/5 87% The Blair Witch Project (1999) " One of the scariest films of the 90s. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
2.5/5 66% Stuart Little (1999) " This simple story features amazing computer effects to render Stuart and a story that will bore anyone over the age of ten. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
2/5 79% Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) " The problems with Jedi cannot be fixed even with the best digital software in the galaxy: the weak story, the bad performances, the burp jokes, and Luke's bizarre-looking hair mop. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 76% The Virgin Suicides (2000) " A stellar debut feature from Sofia Coppola and it's a must see. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 53% The Family Man (2000) " If you're looking for a heartfelt, feel-good holiday movie, just give in and enjoy. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3.5/5 80% Primary Colors (1998) " It used to be that we had to wait 20 years for the fictionalization of history -- now that gap seems to have closed to less than five years. Kinda sad. But also kinda entertaining! " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3.5/5 97% Chicken Run (2000) " I know I've seen a good funny animal movie if I stop eating the animal in real life. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 67% Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 3D (2002) " The magic has definitely been recaptured. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
0.5/5 50% Love's Labour's Lost (2000) " Alicia Silverstone was better as Batgirl than in this piece of garbage. I don't think she even understood what she was saying. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4.5/5 84% Magnolia (1999) " A bold move for Anderson, an amazing display of acting for Tom Cruise, and one of the best films of 1999. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 61% Recess: School's Out (2001) " It has my favorite characters and it's kind of like a mystery. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3/5 95% Antz (1998) " Succeeds at pushing the technology as well as and offering intelligent family fare that won't leave adults bored. Great fun. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 75% Bulworth (1998) " While the ending is predictable and unsatisfying, the political issues that the film raises (racism, et. al) are worthy of further discussion. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 87% The People Vs. Larry Flynt (1996) " I sincerely hope The People Versus Larry Flynt goes all the way and wins the Academy Award. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 64% Zoolander (2001) " A success -- if you like dumb fun. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
1/5 16% Dudley Do-Right (1999) " Brendan gets hit in the face a lot, that's good for a few laughs but you've already seen it in the trailer. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
2/5 54% Scary Movie (2000) " Scary Movie's humor is definitely in the gutter. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
5/5 93% Being John Malkovich (1999) " A triumph. Featuring a bizarrely original storyline, the screenplay by Charlie Kaufman is brought to the screen by Jonze in what may turn out to be one of the funniest films of the year. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3.5/5 59% The Rugrats Movie (1998) " Diaper-loads of fun. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
1.5/5 42% Miss Congeniality (2000) " Basically, this is like a really bad film from the eighties, that seems to be remade with Sandra Bullock digitally grafted onto the horrible plot. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 74% Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her (2000) " I ignored the description of the movie and just went in knowing that Cameron Diaz was supposed to be amazing. I was not disappointed, in fact, I was pleasantly surprised. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 88% Tarzan (1999) " There is not one frame of this film that I would change. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 94% Three Kings (1999) " An action movie with a conscience. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
2.5/5 65% Dinosaur (2000) " Parents, you may enjoy the scenery but remember the dinosaurs talk, so bring your earplugs. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 82% Fantasia 2000 (2000) " The IMAX presentation of this millennial sequel is a welcome addition to the family, though it seems to lack the heart of the original. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
0.5/5 0% Simon Sez (1999) " It's as painful to watch as Rodman's star-posturing interviews. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 81% Wonder Boys (2000) " Don't let the lame marketing for this film turn you off, this film is surprisingly enjoyable. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
2.5/5 53% How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) " Universal Pictures has definitely left something under your Christmas tree, but you might want to clean it up soon before it leaves a permanent stain. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3.5/5 67% CQ (2002) " Funny to me, but maybe not for everyone. Hell, I don't care, you're either in the category of the type of person who will like this or you're not. The choice is yours, but anyone pre-disposed to like this type of film will be happy they took the trip. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
1/5 11% The Ladies Man (2000) " Lorne Michæls has crapped out another one that is only worth catching when it finally makes its way to cable. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 100% Toy Story 2 (1999) " Definitely outdoes the first film. It's the Godfather II of computer animated films. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
2/5 85% Donnie Darko (2001) " You either love it or hate it. For those who loved it, I have only one word: overrated.c " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3/5 33% The 13th Warrior (1999) " If you're in the mood to watch heads, arms and other appendages getting chopped off, this movie is for you. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3.5/5 86% Trekkies (1999) " Love them or hate them, Trek fans make fine entertainment. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D (2005) " For me, Sith succeeds in providing a satisfying ending to the films while also closing a chapter of my own life. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 85% The Emperor's New Groove (2000) " At its heart, this is a buddy comedy that works on all levels. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3.5/5 55% Osmosis Jones (2001) " You'll probably find yourself laughing at Bill Murray farting. I did. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 73% A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) " Steven Spielberg's A.I.: Artificial Intelligence is a return to sci-fi in true form. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3.5/5 89% Galaxy Quest (1999) " A hilarious spoof of Trek and Trek fandom. While Galaxy Quest could have easily taken potshots at geeks, rather the film acts as more of a celebration of these sometimes misguided devotees. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4/5 86% Anastasia (1997) " It proves that Disney can be beaten at their own game. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
4.5/5 88% Shrek (2001) " Bottom line: the story satisfies and the jokes avoid juvenile cliches. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 6, 2005
3/5 100% Shadows (1959) " In Cassavetes's inventive and iconoclastic hands, both the content and form of American film underwent a radical transformation. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Feb 26, 2005
4.5/5 57% Master of the Game (2002) " A stunning piece of filmmaking. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Nov 15, 2004
3.5/5 40% American Gun (2002) " There isn't a false moment on screen for Coburn, who can do no wrong. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Oct 28, 2003
4/5 80% Children of Dune (MINI-SERIES) (2003) " A worthy adaptation that will satisfy purists and introduce the world of Dune to a whole new generation of fans. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Aug 5, 2003
4/5 93% Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) " Like many people from my generation, Star Wars is not just a favorite film, but an almost spiritual experience from childhood. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Feb 4, 2003
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