Chris Gore

Chris Gore

Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

Publications:
Film Threat
Total Reviews:
110

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 110
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
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
3/5 79% Daughter from Danang (2004) " A moving and stark reminder that the casualties of war reach much further than we imagine." — Film Threat
Posted Jan 21, 2003
4/5 93% Scratch (2002) " See Scratch for the history, see Scratch for the music, see Scratch for a lesson in scratching, but, most of all, see it for the passion." — Film Threat
Posted Jan 16, 2003
5/5 89% The Cockettes (2002) " This is one of those rare docs that paints a grand picture of an era and makes the journey feel like a party." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 28, 2002
3/5 51% The Man from Elysian Fields (2001) " Smart and full of sharply drawn characters and wonderfully snappy dialogue." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 28, 2002
4/5 63% 'R Xmas (2001) " The heart of the film is the drop dead sexy Drea De Matteo who, as the mother and real head of the family, commands every scene." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 16, 2002
3/5 40% The Jimmy Show (2001) " Rewarding for its brash originality and daring in etching a portrait of a man who refuses to take life's disappointments lying down." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 16, 2002
3.5/5 77% The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999) " Good fun for the single digit aged set!" — Film Threat
Posted Dec 10, 2002
3/5 21% Empire (2002) " An entertaining, colorful, action-filled crime story with an intimate heart." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 10, 2002
3/5 75% Arthur Dong: Family Fundamentals (2002) " A timely and incisive film about the untenable conflict between warring American values -- religious fundamentalism versus family love." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
1.5/5 9% Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000) " Perhaps the most moronic horror film I've seen this year." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 76% Moulin Rouge! (2001) " Moulin Rouge is admirable if only for experimenting in a genre many have left for dead" — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3.5/5 81% Mulholland Drive (2001) " Some very clever experimental cinema in the Lynch vein." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
1/5 9% I Dreamed of Africa (2000) " You should avoid this film and take a trip to the zoo instead." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2.5/5 49% Atlantis - The Lost Empire (2001) " It's all too predictable." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 73% Remember the Titans (2000) " We've seen this kind of sports movie a thousand times, but you know what, I like that movie." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 61% American Pie (1999) " This is one of the greatest teen films of all time." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
0.5/5 44% Flawless (1999) " What's worse than a film directed by Joel Schumacher? How about a film written and directed by Joel Schumacher?" — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 62% The Patriot (2000) " It's the best film ever made about the Revolutionary War." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 27% Trixie (2000) " Emily Watson is a lovable idiot." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 82% Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony (2003) " This celebratory film is a testimony to the power of song and reveals that the inspiration of music provides fuel for the soul." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
1.5/5 53% Josie and the Pussycats (2001) " In the end, the plot is revealed and everything is wrapped up just like an episode of Scooby Doo. But not after the bumbling Tara Reid tortures us with her ditziness." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4.5/5 82% Ghost Dog - The Way of the Samurai (2000) " Jarmusch and Whitaker are masters at work proving once again that you don't need a huge budget to tell a meaningful story." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 66% Lan Yu (2002) " This delicately observed story, deeply felt and masterfully stylized, is a triumph for its maverick director." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2.5/5 42% Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) " The script is lackluster and unambitious. Well, lame really. Eddie Murphy is truly the only reason to see DR2." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 62% The Tigger Movie (2000) " Perfect for the single-digit aged set, who will love it, and not terrible for adults since the film moves fast at a quick 75 minutes." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
1/5 43% The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000) " All of this adds up to a story we don't care about with nothing particularly involving and about two laughs both in the first ten minutes." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 81% Happy, Texas (1999) " The set-up is so strong that it's impressive to see it progress so effortlessly." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 60% The Anniversary Party (2001) " Co-directors Jason Leigh and Cummings have delivered an uncharacteristically smart comedy with surprising dramatic turns and excellent performances across the board." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 67% Michael Jordan to the Max (2000) " I was mesmerized by the awesome heroics Jordan displayed and seeing them on the giant IMAX screen gave me chills." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2.5/5 44% Final Fantasy - The Spirits Within (2001) " It looks like a video game intro." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 88% Titanic (1997) " The film is the best of the year." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4.5/5 96% Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) " It was incredible to see what is arguably the best of the Star Wars films, on the big screen again." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3.5/5 75% Rugrats in Paris - The Movie (2000) " What I enjoyed most about Rugrats II is that the filmmakers are completely aware they must work just as hard to entertain the parents as the diaper set." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
0.5/5 86% Decasia (2002) " I'm sure the filmmaker would disagree, but, honestly, I don't see the point. It's a visual Rorschach test and I must have failed." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
0.5/5 18% Dude, Where's My Car? (2000) " Not funny. It's not even DUMB funny." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3.5/5 24% Wirey Spindell (1999) " The first pleasant surprise of 2000." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
1.5/5 19% The Beach (2000) " The film equivalent of eating one of those circular rice wafer things that taste like nothing." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3.5/5 51% Waking the Dead (2000) " A moving drama about loss that is not what you'd expect." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2.5/5 45% The Siege (1998) " If you like political thrillers with lots of explosions, domestic terrorism, and vein-popping army Generals, this movie's for you." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 80% Fight Club (1999) " Fight Club is not just a movie, but a wake up call to a disenfranchised generation sick of being told by advertising what to drive, wear, buy, smoke, drink and eat in order to be cool." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2.5/5 11% End of Days (1999) " A lot of fun, but not a great movie." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
0.5/5 29% The Time Machine (2002) " I found myself glancing at my timepiece about every ten minutes of the interminable 96-minute running time of this latest tragic remake of a classic genre picture." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 97% The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (2000) " I'm from Detroit myself and I used to go see Tiger games as a kid, and I really enjoyed this fascinating documentary." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2/5 39% Black and White (2002) " The unfocused story travels through so many subplots that none of the individual stories are ever explored fully enough to pay off." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3.5/5 87% Home Movie (2001) " Watching these eccentrics is both inspiring and pure joy." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3.5/5 36% Stolen Summer (2002) " Jones has delivered a solidly entertaining and moving family drama." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2/5 54% Cats & Dogs (2001) " A mediocre movie that will appeal only to less discriminating kids." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2/5 50% Any Given Sunday (1999) " Ultimately, Any Given Sunday will disappoint football fans and won't win any new converts to the game, and worse, is just a painful film to watch" — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
1/5 16% Whatever It Takes (2000) " This is about as lame as teen comedy/romance films come." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 99% Apocalypse Now (1979) " I remember leaving the theater feeling shocked, bewildered, confused and, though I was amazed and thrilled by the action, the ending somehow left me unsettled." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
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