Collin Souter

Collin Souter
"Say hi to Allison and the twins" "Triplets" "Triplets...Gosh, how time flies." --Brazil "You love me? You odn't got the right." --5 Corners "My father says that everyone is asleep, everyone you talk to, everyone you meet...he says that only a few people are awake and they live in a state of constant, total amazement." --Joe Versus the Volcano " " --City Lights "Someone, tell a joke" --Moonstruck "Is that what you wanna do for the rest of your life? Get drunk and call Morocco at 2 o'clock in the morning?"

Agrees with the Tomatometer 80% of the time.

Collin Souter's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 36% Chicken Little (2005) "The 3-D screenings add little to the experience and feel more like an afterthought than a technological innovation. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Nov 8, 2005
3.5/4 61% Jarhead (2005) "A war movie that defies the genre by expressing that even without heavy combat, the war remains a part of these men forever. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Nov 8, 2005
3/5 26% Free Zone (2006) "It's a frustrating experience. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Oct 17, 2005
3/5 22% 7 días (2007) "It's certainly not a bad film, but one that could have benefited from some surprises to help make it stand out even more from the usual, gritty offerings of Mexican cinema. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Oct 17, 2005
4/5 76% Transamerica (2006) eFilmCritic.com
Posted Oct 15, 2005
3.5/4 88% Broken Flowers (2005) "Murray does what a lot of great actors do, using film as a way of discovering more about himself. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 28, 2005
1.5/4 8% Undiscovered (2005) "An Ashlee Simpson vehicle disguised as a 2-hour episode of Fame. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 28, 2005
3.5/4 38% The Brothers Grimm (2005) "Gilliam is still a visual showman, a childish tease and an artist with an imagination too big for cinema. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 28, 2005
4/4 86% Junebug (2005) "As curiously odd, profound and beautiful as its title. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 28, 2005
1.5/4 35% Must Love Dogs (2005) "There needs to be a master list out there of conventional Romantic Comedy clichés and gestures that filmmakers and writers can refer to so as not to play to them ever again. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
0/4 53% The Devil's Rejects (2005) "It's like having excrement thrown in your face at a GG Allin concert. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
3.5/4 74% War of the Worlds (2005) "Certainly a grab-bag of Spielberg's Greatest Hits, but like The Beatles, there's a reason a lot of those Hits were #1 when they came out. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
4/4 67% Buy It Now (2005) "But It Now accomplishes so much in one hour that I wouldn't be surprised if media arts teachers across the country used it as a springboard for class discussion. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
3.5/4 81% Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) "A charmingly odd movie about the adventure life has to offer, even in the form of department stores, hope chests and goldfish. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
2/4 41% Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005) "It's a no-brainer that Disney would do a re-make and a no-brainer is what we got. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
4/4 85% Batman Begins (2005) "Artful, daring and wise, it's one of the best anti-summer popcorn movies ever made. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
3/4 77% The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) "The cast lend a great deal of credibility to the material and director Ken Kwapis knows when to cut away from a scene when it carries the potential for shmaltz. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
2/4 41% High Tension (Switchblade Romance) (2005) "A brilliantly made, shocking, refreshingly bloody...disappointment, " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
3.5/4 75% Crash (2004) "Crash has a lot on its mind and, unlike most movies these days, a lot of it is worth hearing. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Aug 2, 2005
3.5/4 83% Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) "Burton sticks to the text, but manages to play with it so that there's still no way of knowing which direction he is going. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2005
3/4 80% Cinderella Man (2005) "At this point in 2005, are you really going to complain about a well-made, well-acted, formulaic sports movie? Me neither. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jun 2, 2005
3/4 80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D (2005) "While it does carry some of the flaws of the first two episodes, it thankfully lives up to its promise to be the darkest film in the series. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted May 19, 2005
1/5 10% House of D (2004) "There exists a difference between stylized dialogue and trite, hackneyed dialogue. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted May 2, 2005
3/4 86% Ong-Bak (Ong Bak: Muay Thai Warrior) (2005) "It's too soon to tell if Tony Jaa has the the ability to sustain an interesting career, but he's off to a hell of a start, regardless. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 17, 2005
4/4 78% Sin City (2005) "Time will tell if Sin City is more than its moment, but at the moment, it's definitely one of the most interesting films on the planet. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 17, 2005
2.5/4 74% The Upside of Anger (2005) "While most of the movie has a welcome feel to it, the ending carries as much absurdity as anything in Diary of a Mad Black Woman. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 17, 2005
3.5/4 100% Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party (2005) "Tobolowski is so skilled and effortless, he proves that while everyone has a story to tell, not everyone can tell a great story. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 17, 2005
3.5/4 95% The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2005) "The parrots are every bit as endearing and interesting as the man looking after them. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 17, 2005
2.5/4 23% The Amityville Horror (2005) "It has the right idea to remake a movie that was bad and try to make it better. It succeeds quite a bit in that respect, but that's not saying much. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 17, 2005
4/4 100% Twist of Faith (2004) "It daringly uses the medium break down the barriers between the subject and the audience for a topic that lends itself to dark secrecy. It's almost too devastating to watch. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Feb 25, 2005
1.5/4 16% Cursed (2005) "It's a sad day when even Wes Craven falls victim to the PG-13-ification of horror. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Feb 25, 2005
.5/4 13% Boogeyman (2005) "Basically. it's 86 minutes of one man having a staring contest with a door. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Feb 6, 2005
2.5/4 1% Alone in the Dark (2005) "Grab your funniest smartass friends and have a good time ripping this piece of crap to shreds. I know I did. But if you're looking for a good movie, stay away! " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Feb 1, 2005
1/4 10% Elektra (2005) "Elektra does have some action in it, which is especially awesome if you're into bed sheets flying around. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 26, 2005
3/4 No Score Yet BattleGround: 21 Days on the Empire's Edge (2004) "If you're already against the war, the movie won't waste your time by preaching. It gives new perspective to both sides while adding weight to the arguments. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 26, 2005
3.5/4 No Score Yet Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004) "Sequel? Remake? Call it whatever you will. It's still funnier than most movies out there in actual theaters and a nice gift for the fans. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 26, 2005
2.5/4 No Score Yet Tout le plaisir est pour moi (The Pleasure Is All Mine) (2004) "Occasionally funny, but it wears thin after a while and I'm sure there are plenty of porno movies out there with this exact same plot. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 24, 2005
3/4 No Score Yet Rule No. 1 "Even though it plays like your average romantic comedy, it's actually much smarter and funnier. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 24, 2005
1.5/4 No Score Yet Die Reise ins Glück (A Journey Into Bliss) (2005) "It's as though they took the lyrics to "I Am The Walrus" and figured there was a great movie to be made from them. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 24, 2005
3.5/4 No Score Yet Quiet as a Mouse "Dark, acidic, brutally funny and capable of dividing its audience between those who love it and those who hate it. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 24, 2005
3/4 No Score Yet Up Against Them All "It's a beautifully crafted tale of religion, crime, sex and disorder in a household that seems powerless from outside influences. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 23, 2005
4/4 81% Friday Night Lights (2004) "My favorite film of 2004. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 17, 2005
2/5 35% Racing Stripes (2005) "Charmless. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 17, 2005
3/4 78% Schizo (2004) "The beauty of coming-of-age movies such as this is that we can somehow relate to its odd protagonist in spite of his predicaments. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jan 15, 2005
1.5/4 32% The Phantom of the Opera (2005) "I didn't see a single fat lady in the entire thing. That must be why it never ended. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Dec 27, 2004
2.5/4 38% Meet the Fockers (2004) "Both movies lack the real discomfort and awkwardness that comes with meeting future in-laws. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Dec 27, 2004
4/4 72% Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) "That rare adaptation that not only captures the spirit of the books and the author's distinct voice, but also has an identity all its own. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Dec 27, 2004
4/4 91% Million Dollar Baby (2004) "The most profoundly moving platonic love story of the year. It may be time to wheel out another batch of Career Achievement Awards for Mr. Eastwood. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Dec 27, 2004
3.5/4 68% Closer (2004) "A wonderfully acted depiction of the ultimate male fantasy gone sour. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Dec 8, 2004
3/4 83% Finding Neverland (2004) "Manages to win the viewer over in spite of itself while further perpetuating the myth of Peter Pan as an eternal headcase. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Dec 8, 2004
3.5/4 55% The Polar Express (2013) "In terms of awesome spectacle, the movie delivers and should really be viewed as it was meant to be: In 3-D IMAX. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Nov 14, 2004
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