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Dawn Taylor

Dawn Taylor
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Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 8% See No Evil (2006) " Dark obviously did a lot of research for his big-screen debut, watching hours of David Fincher movies and Nine Inch Nails videos for inspiration. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted May 21, 2006
3/5 25% The Da Vinci Code (2006) " It's a Ron Howard film. Meaning, just good enough to not suck. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted May 21, 2006
68% Hard Candy (2006) " A masculine nightmare run amok" " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Apr 28, 2006
2/5 29% Silent Hill (2006) " An abject failure as a horror film, offering gorgeous Clive Barker-inspired art direction run amuck with nothing actually scary going on. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 21, 2006
4/5 72% Friends With Money (2006) " As for the social awkwardness that comes with the unspoken divide between America's classes, Holofcener has made an intriguing, funny and very watchable thesis on the subject. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 17, 2006
51% Lucky Number Slevin (2006) " Perhaps George Clooney and his effortlessly cool Ocean's 11 series is to blame for this wave of insubstantial, inept caper flicks with Rat Pack ambitions. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Apr 7, 2006
86% Inside Man (2006) " Takes the obvious plot constructs of an hourlong network TV episode and stretches them to the breaking point, bringing absolutely nothing new to the genre. " ‐ DVDJournal.com
Posted Mar 27, 2006
73% Sky High (2005) " ... this Spy Kids-meets-The Incredibles mash-up is funny, smart and consistently entertaining. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
87% Brokeback Mountain (2005) " ... a beautiful tragedy about the anguish of unfulfilled love. It's an absolute triumph, in every way. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
77% Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2005) " As lovely as it is, "Balzac" is also frustratingly episodic and, ultimately, not really about a lot. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
58% The Weather Man (2005) " ... a beautifully photographed, tragic and sincere film about a man who discovers that life is hard, and that he may never become the man he wishes he was. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
68% North Country (2005) " ... an overblown, overlong soap opera about a woman who never learns how to truly stand up for herself. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
95% Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) " ... a ripping good yarn with just the right amount of delicious cheese. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
79% Red Eye (2005) " Craven serves up a number of delightful twists and distractions to keep things consistently entertaining ... a snappy, diverting little popcorn-muncher. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
38% The Skeleton Key (2005) " The wide, unmoving forehead of Kate Hudson floats with torporific ennui through this clip show of all the slowest, most boring bits from every spook movie you've ever seen. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
33% Fantastic Four " Fantastic Four, with its characters spending so much time talking about their feelings, seems more like a spandex-clad support group session. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
74% Land of the Dead (2005) " This is Romero's best zombie film yet %u2014 perhaps the best ever made, period. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
20% The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D (2005) " ... exceedingly long and pointless " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
55% Madagascar (2005) " The animation is predictably spectacular, the pace (once you get through the first sluggish 15 minutes) is brisk enough to maintain adult interest, and kids will love it. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
39% Kingdom of Heaven (2005) " As with Gladiator, Scott's Kingdom is a busy but empty place with no heart. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 21, 2005
23% The Amityville Horror (2005) " ... a lousy pastiche of quick edits, light switches that drip blood, family home-movie footage and incessantly shirtless comedy actor Ryan Reynolds " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Apr 15, 2005
13% Hide and Seek (2005) " ... ultimately nothing more than a derivative slasher film " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Mar 4, 2005
30% Be Cool (2005) " ... not as clever as its predecessor, suffering from somnambulant pacing and a flaccid, underwritten script. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Mar 4, 2005
90% Little Caesar (1930) " ... an iconographic mob film, the prototype for thousands of movies of its type to come. " ‐ DVDJournal.com
Posted Jan 28, 2005
90% Kinsey (2004) " ... creates a dialogue about not just the diversity of human sexuality but the dangers of embracing deliberate ignorance. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Dec 1, 2004
97% The Incredibles (2004) " ... an exciting, funny, smart and delightful adventure made with the usual eye-popping Pixar brilliance. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Nov 5, 2004
7% Surviving Christmas (2004) " ... as cinematic gifts go, this one's less a shiny new Red Rider BB gun than it is a $10 gift certificate for Wal-Mart. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Oct 22, 2004
77% Team America: World Police (2004) " Team America nails every hackneyed close-up, loving explosion and sappy revelatory scene of the films that it mimics. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Oct 19, 2004
35% Shark Tale (2004) " ... an extraordinarily irritating, aesthetically unappealing and poorly written movie. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Oct 1, 2004
31% The Forgotten (2004) " ... repeatedly promises to offer some sort of wicked twist √† la M. Night Shyamalan ... but never delivers anything other than exactly what you think is going to happen " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Sep 24, 2004
60% Wimbledon (2004) " ... a surprisingly winning, if overwhelmingly trivial, film. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Sep 22, 2004
25% Wicker Park (2004) " ... a lot of self-conscious, Brian DePalma-like, Hitchcock-ripoff camera tricks, painfully scene-specific pop songs and Hartnett brow-furrowing. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Sep 3, 2004
95% Hero (2004) " If they got into a rumble in the courtyard of a mountaintop dojo, Hero would kick the butt of Crounching Tiger. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Aug 27, 2004
25% The Princess Diaries 2 - Royal Engagement (2004) " ... a G-rated, girl-centric fairy tale of a movie, sweet enough for the 'tweens but smart and goofy enough that parents won't mind sitting through it, too. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Aug 13, 2004
90% The Corporation (2004) " ... offers a wealth of information about the megalithic entities that - to the almost certain detriment of humanity - have come to dictate how we eat, shop, live and think. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Aug 6, 2004
81% The Bourne Supremacy (2004) " ... essentially, a movie about a man taking public transportation. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Jul 23, 2004
58% I, Robot (2004) " ... a solidly entertaining Smith vehicle. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Jul 16, 2004
71% Napoleon Dynamite (2004) " A strangely charming, thoroughly original movie ... " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Jul 2, 2004
83% Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) " ... [an] enlightening, heart-wrenching and, yes, viciously slanted broadside. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Jun 25, 2004
61% The Terminal (2004) " Spielberg falls back on his penchant for sappiness and paints everything in the film with a thick coat of the cutes. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Jun 18, 2004
26% The Stepford Wives (2004) " An inoffensive, often amusing comedy - despite flying rather spectacularly off the rails in a weak, logic-less ending that was obviously re-shot and tacked on ... " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Jun 11, 2004
95% The Return (Vozvrashcheniye) (2003) " ... fascinates with the questions it raises and the believable internal voyage of the central characters " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Jun 4, 2004
45% The Day After Tomorrow (2004) " ... campy, clich√©-ridden and thoroughly enjoyable, all the way to its utterly preposterous ending. Irwin Allen would be proud. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted May 28, 2004
88% Shrek 2 (2004) " ... better than the original in many ways, eschewing the rather hypocritical tone of the first film. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted May 21, 2004
1/5 23% Van Helsing (2004) " There are bad movies, then there are really bad movies - and Van Helsing is even worse than that. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted May 7, 2004
83% Mean Girls (2004) " A little acidic and surprisingly funny, Mean Girls will speak to anyone who ever took shrapnel on the battlefield of high school. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Apr 30, 2004
29% The Punisher (2004) " The title seems less about the character than a descriptive warning to ticket-buyers. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Apr 16, 2004
4% The Whole Ten Yards (2003) " ... an unfunny, incomprehensible mess that stumbles, bumbles and meanders from pointless scene to pointless scene without offering any humor or even a cohesive plot. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Apr 9, 2004
81% Hellboy (2004) " ... turns the conventions of the sci-fi/comic book "origin story" inside out with caustic glee. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Apr 2, 2004
41% Jersey Girl (2004) " Flat, trite and embarrassing, Jersey Girl smells as bad as the state for which it's named. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Mar 26, 2004
75% Dawn of the Dead (2004) " It's definitely one of the wittiest, scariest and goriest horror films in the last decade, offering adrenaline-pounding, edge-of-the-seat fun. " ‐ Portland Tribune
Posted Mar 19, 2004
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