Frank Scheck

Frank Scheck

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
37% Stephen King's A Good Marriage (2014) " The resulting domestic tension is rife with darkly comedic and dramatic possibilities that were better exploited on the printed page, where King was able to more fully delineate his heroine's tortured thought process. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 16, 2014
82% The Book of Life (2014) " A visually stunning effort that makes up for its formulaic storyline with an enchanting atmosphere that sweeps you into its fantastical world, or in this case, three worlds. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 11, 2014
8% Addicted (2014) " The film unfortunately depicts black female sexuality, a topic rarely portrayed onscreen, with all the depth and subtlety of a late night Cinemax offering. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 11, 2014
23% Dracula Untold (2014) " Much like the recent, widely reviled I, Frankenstein, this misconceived project mainly signals a need to go back to the drawing board. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 2, 2014
8% Drive Hard (2014) " Essentially a chase movie infused with buddy comedy elements, the film is a fast-paced, mildly entertaining lark that's chiefly enlivened by Cusack's droll performance. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 2, 2014
29% Annabelle (2014) " The film is ultimately so generic and formulaic that you'll probably forget it by the time you get home. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 2, 2014
2% Left Behind (2014) " The Rapture won't come soon enough for the unfortunate souls forced to suffer through Left Behind. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 2, 2014
75% Hollidaysburg (2014) " Despite its gimmicky provenance, Hollidaysburg proves to be a nicely low-key, unassuming coming-of-age tale about a group of former high school friends reuniting in their Pennsylvania small town during Thanksgiving college break. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 23, 2014
No Score Yet Henry & Me " Henry & Me is a heartwarming tale that should prove irresistible to young baseball fans. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 19, 2014
67% Gringo Trails (2014) " [Pegi Vail's] documentary about the effects of global tourism... should be mandatory viewing for anyone who's ever thumbed through a Lonely Planet guidebook with an eye toward visiting an exotic destination. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 18, 2014
65% A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) " Notable for its dark atmospherics and strong performance by Liam Neeson in the latest example of his unlikely late career transformation into an action hero. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 17, 2014
20% Swearnet: The Movie (2014) " This is a Canadian film even Rob Ford would be embarrassed to watch. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 12, 2014
10% No Good Deed (2014) " This one certainly doesn't go unpunished, at least for the audience. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 12, 2014
81% I Am Eleven (2014) " The feature-length film ultimately becomes repetitive, with the lack of contextual information about the subjects' lives rendering the proceedings shallow. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 11, 2014
24% At The Devil's Door (2014) " Creepy atmospherics aren't enough to compensate for the muddled storyline. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 8, 2014
60% The Rule (2014) " This uplifting documentary offers a rare ray of hope in its portrait of an urban school that's defying the odds. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 5, 2014
No Score Yet The Olivia Experiment (2014) " While its provocative themes certainly bear exploring in our sex-obsessed societal landscape, The Olivia Experiment is too superficial and cliche-ridden to make them resonate, and its attempts at humor fall thuddingly flat. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 4, 2014
51% The Calling (2014) " [Comes] across as the sort of standard police procedural that might serve as the pilot for a television series. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 26, 2014
7% Septic Man (2014) " Theaters showing Septic Man should be required to issue hazmat suits at the door. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 13, 2014
18% Let's Be Cops (2014) " Let's not and say we did. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 13, 2014
54% The Fluffy Movie (2014) " Iglesias is a likeable presence, and his fluid delivery, complete with spot-on accents and sound effects, is consistently engaging. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 25, 2014
No Score Yet My Man Is a Loser (2014) " This formulaic sex farce is rescued by sharp comedic performances. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 23, 2014
20% Affluenza (2014) " Kevin Asch's sophomore feature attempts to tackle weighty themes but ultimately feels as shallow as the lives of most of its principal characters. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 22, 2014
0% Persecuted (2014) " Persecuted squanders the talents of its impressive cast -- including James Remar, Bruce Davison, Fred Dalton Thompson and Dean Stockwell -- with its bizarre premise and inept execution. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 18, 2014
57% The Purge: Anarchy (2014) " The Purge: Anarchy efficiently exploits its high-concept premise while delivering far more visceral thrills than its predecessor. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 17, 2014
83% As It Is In Heaven (2014) " Director Overbay, working from an effective screenplay by his wife Ginny Lee Overbay, slowly ratchets up the tension in quietly compelling fashion. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 11, 2014
50% Five Dances (2013) " Five Dances should well impress dance aficionados even if its skimpy narrative proves less than inspired. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 24, 2014
No Score Yet The Last Day Of August (2013) " This static, talky effort ultimately doesn't justify its feature-length running time despite some strong performances and the occasional moving moment. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 24, 2014
45% The Human Race (2014) " Despite the essentially formulaic nature of the proceedings, the film does boast some nasty twists that prove galvanizing. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 23, 2014
23% Think Like a Man Too (2014) " Squanders the talents of its talented cast and is bound to test the patience of more discriminating audiences. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 19, 2014
88% Elena (2014) " This haunting and dreamlike cinematic essay is filmmaking at its most personal. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 5, 2014
67% A Short History Of Decay (2014) " Although more than a little meandering and self-indulgent, the film is likeable nonetheless due to its incisive characterizations and canny capturing of true-life moments. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 5, 2014
50% Emoticon ;) (2014) " Livia De Paolis's too cutely titled debut feature wears its themes a little too baldly on its sleeve, but this modest effort about a non-nuclear family dealing with various interpersonal crises boasts some genuinely effective, understated moments. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 28, 2014
No Score Yet Home, James (2014) " [Home, James] is modest in its aspirations and execution, but it delivers an affecting portrait of a relationship threatened to be torn apart by conflicting goals. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 14, 2014
34% Stage Fright (2014) " Playing like a very special slasher film-themed episode of Glee, Stage Fright mixes horror and Broadway-style show tunes to decidedly mixed results. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 8, 2014
12% Walk Of Shame (2014) " Banks delivers an amusing slapstick turn in this otherwise strained, formulaic comedy. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 2, 2014
86% Desert Riders (2014) " Desert Riders nonetheless serves as a bracing cautionary tale. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 25, 2014
84% Dancing In Jaffa (2014) " This heartwarming doc illustrates the power of dance to bring people together. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 9, 2014
25% Alien Abduction (2014) " Close encounters of the mediocre kind. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2014
79% Afflicted (2014) " There's life yet in the found-footage horror genre. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2014
10% Jinn (2014) " A horror franchise isn't born. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2014
91% Being Ginger (2014) " This entertaining and enlightening doc also serves as a highly effective cinematic personal ad. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2014
80% The Den (2014) " Zach Donohue's debut feature ingeniously uses only computer images to tell its tale. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 20, 2014
27% Stay (2014) " Despite the affecting performances by the two leads, this overly muted drama fails to make much of an impact. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 19, 2014
84% Rob the Mob (2014) " Raymond De Felitta's terrifically entertaining film benefits from a smart screenplay and superb performances. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 19, 2014
No Score Yet City Baby (2013) " This Portland-set tale pungently captures its arty hipster milieu. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 14, 2014
65% U Want Me 2 Kill Him? (2014) " [Director Andrew Douglas] is only partially successful at depicting its many twists and turns in convincing fashion. But it's compelling nonetheless, if only for the sheer bizarreness of the events depicted. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 14, 2014
16% The Single Moms Club (2014) " This is a club that you don't want to join. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 14, 2014
88% This Is Where We Live (2013) " This beautifully acted, admirably understated drama never succumbs to mawkishness. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 27, 2014
28% 3 Days To Kill (2014) " Costner effortlessly blends deadpan comic flair with action movie heroics in this preposterous but entertaining genre mashup. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 20, 2014
68% About Last Night (2014) " While this version lacks the subtlety of the original, it delivers enough raunchy humor to be far more entertaining. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 14, 2014
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