Chuck Schwartz

Chuck Schwartz

"Quotes and Additional Information: It's true what you've heard about a white light."

Agrees with the Tomatometer 65% of the time.

Biography:
You could have predicted a career on the fringes of the film world when Chuck Schwartz did his first professional interview at age 14 with famed director Otto Preminger. Post-college, he spent a full career in radio as producer of the King Biscuit Flower Hour concert series, Robert Klein's radio talk show, and numerous programs for NBC's "The Source" Radio Network. A broken neck and ensuing poverty sidelined him in 1988 and, for a number of years, most of the recovery time was spent watching movies. Realizing that he'd otherwise have to pay for what he got to see for free via a Director's Guild of America membership card, Schwartz began reviewing and rating films based on ticket price. He joined Entertainment Drive, the first independent online entertainment magazine, in 1995 and stayed through 1998. In the meantime he can be seen semi-regularly on CNN Saturday Morning, and heard on KIRO Seattle and the w0kie.net direct satellite network
Favorites:
Best of 1999: October Sky, Election, Go, The Iron Giant, Sixth Sense, Talented Mr. Ripley, Boys Don't Cry, Man on the Moon, Cider House Rules, American Beauty, Snow Falling on Cedars, Being John Malkovich Worst of 1999 Eyes Wide Shut, Blair Witch Project, Baby Geniuses, Diamonds, Fight Club, Magnolia, All The Little Animals Best of 1998: A Civil Action, Gods and Monsters, Life Is Beautiful, Pleasantville, Primary Colors, Saving Private Ryan, Shakespeare in Love, The Truman Show, The General, Rounders Worst of 1998: Dream of an Insomniac, An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn, the Avengers, Woo Best of 1997: Amistad, Donnie Brasco, Face/Off, The Ice Storm, L.A. Confidential, love jones, Men in Black, Titanic, Wag the Dog Worst of 1997: Batman & Robin, Bliss, Crash, Dangerous Ground, Dear God, Excess Baggage, Shadow Conspiracy, The End of Violence
Publications:
Cranky Critic® , Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Critics' Group:
New York Film Critics Online
Total Reviews:
1707
Total QuickRatings:
3
Location:
USA

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 1707
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
63% Kill the Irishman (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 26, 2011
30% Sanctum (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
88% Rango (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
72% The Adjustment Bureau (2011) " Buy the premise and the film delivers a pretty good sit." — Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
56% Unknown (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
25% Certifiably Jonathan (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
39% The Eagle (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
34% Hall Pass (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
85% Cedar Rapids (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
67% Black Death (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
80% Barney's Version (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
37% Mars Needs Moms (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Mar 11, 2011
0% Nutcracker in 3D (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
72% Machete (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
32% All Good Things (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
10% Season of the Witch (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
94% The King's Speech (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
83% Casino Jack And The United States Of Money (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
—— The Killer Inside Me (1998) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
49% Love and Other Drugs (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
93% 127 Hours (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
43% The Green Hornet (2011) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
59% Leaves of Grass (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
87% Black Swan (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
53% Going the Distance (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
82% Four Lions (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Jan 14, 2011
43% Robin Hood (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
81% Despicable Me (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
58% She's Out of My League (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
82% Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
62% The Joneses (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
49% The Losers (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
41% The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
14% Year One (2009) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
41% The Expendables (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
13% Our Family Wedding (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
64% The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
27% Charlie St. Cloud (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
46% Spoken Word (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
77% Kick-Ass (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
31% Paper Man (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
53% Green Zone (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
49% Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
75% Greenberg (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
12% Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
45% Just Wright (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
97% Animal Kingdom (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
69% The Runaways (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
15% The Other Man (2008) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
43% Brooklyn's Finest (2010) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
76% Invictus (2009) Cranky Critic®
Posted Oct 8, 2010
Showing 51 - 100 of 1707
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