Frank Wilkins

Frank Wilkins

Agrees with the Tomatometer 80% of the time.

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

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Showing 51 - 100 of 221
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 88% White Material (2010) "While we get the idea Denis knows what she's doing with the metaphor of racial recompense in her movie, whether or not she "gets" the idea of fleshy, full-bodied characters grounded in a sense of viewer compassion is still up in the air. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Jan 17, 2011
94% The King's Speech (2010) "The film begins to crackle with life the moment Geoffrey Rush and Colin Firth first appear on screen together. Their playful banter offsets the story's gloomy backdrop. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Dec 20, 2010
20% The Tourist (2010) "Two of Hollywood's most glamorous and cherished Hollywood heartthrobs team up for what will likely go down as one of the year's most disappointing misfires. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Dec 13, 2010
72% Megamind (2010) "A lively cast and an interesting flip on the superhero concept make 'Megamind" a fun time at the movies for viewers of all ages. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 11, 2010
4/5 72% Megamind (2010) "The lively cast and interesting flip on the superhero concept make it a fun time at the movies for all ages. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Nov 8, 2010
67% Conviction (2010) "The real driving force behind the picture is the strong showing from a cast well-heeled in these emotionally hefty, dogged-determination films. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 29, 2010
3/5 67% Conviction (2010) "The real driving force behind the picture is the strong showing from a cast well-heeled in these emotionally hefty, dogged-determination films. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Oct 25, 2010
5/5 96% The Social Network (2010) "It doesn't take but a few minutes into the film for us to realize we're not only watching Fincher's strongest film to date, but the year's as well. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Oct 25, 2010
3/5 64% Secretariat (2010) "Like most Disney features, it is an inspirational event that will touch everyone. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Oct 11, 2010
55% Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) "An unfocused mess teetering between revenge tale, family drama, coming-of-age story, morality tale, pointed satire and nostalgic remake. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 3, 2010
52% Devil (2010) "A clever and dark little tale of horror with an entertaining 'whodunit' aspect to it. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 1, 2010
3/5 52% Devil (2010) "Devil deserves the attention it's likely to never receive. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Sep 20, 2010
56% Bran Nue Dae (2010) "Doesn't hit on all cylinders but features some great original ideas and a bunch of catchy song and dance numbers sure to delight audiences of all ages. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 19, 2010
96% Animal Kingdom (2010) "Its deliberate pacing is more potential energy than kinetic and reminds us of a Polanski slow burn. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 11, 2010
0% One Missed Call (2008) Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Sep 6, 2010
42% The Golden Compass (2007) Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Sep 6, 2010
No Score Yet Ha-Sodot (The Secrets) (2007) "Nesher's skillful hand as director and the convincing performances of the lead actresses allow both halves of the film to peacefully coexist without becoming overly schmaltzy. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Sep 6, 2010
24% Lady in the Water (2006) Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Aug 24, 2010
78% Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Aug 24, 2010
4/5 74% Splice (2010) "If you like to think while you ingest your horror, then this one's for you. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Aug 24, 2010
3/5 66% The Karate Kid (2010) "The result is a raucous little crowd-pleaser that'll entertain 6 to 60 and might even encourage a few of the more doughy audience members to get off that couch and lace up the ol' workout sneakers. " ‐ Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Aug 24, 2010
87% Pranzo di Ferragosto (Mid-August Lunch) (2009) Frank's Reel Reviews
Posted Aug 24, 2010
51% The Switch (2010) "If you saw the trailers, you know everything there is to know about the plot of this pale and lifeless romantic comedy. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Aug 22, 2010
27% Charlie St. Cloud (2010) "This corny melodrama takes itself way too seriously, but it also seems perfectly targeted to its teen-romance devouring audience. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Aug 13, 2010
46% Step Up 3 (2010) "The film screeches to a grinding halt every time the impressive dancing stops. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Aug 9, 2010
69% The Girl Who Played with Fire (Flickan som lekte med elden) (2010) "Infused with the same sense of fiery danger and provocative intrigue that made 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' so much fun to watch. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jul 11, 2010
80% Cyrus (2010) "A brilliant little big studio gem that sparkles with indie sensibility by straddling the fine line between laughter and discomfort. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jul 10, 2010
94% Winter's Bone (2010) "'Winter's Bone' is a movie to be experienced, not merely watched. But be forewarned. It's powerful stuff. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jul 10, 2010
78% Mother and Child (2010) "You'll laugh and you'll cry at what turns out to be Rodrigo Garcia's finest work to date. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted May 27, 2010
86% The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) "A clever mix of classic noir themes and commercialized filmmaking techniques. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Apr 8, 2010
68% The Runaways (2010) "The film is as messy and flawed as the era depicted, but its grittiness and raw energy infuse it with an authentic rock n' roll spirit. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Mar 21, 2010
83% The Ghost Writer (2010) "This multi-layered thriller is a tightening knot of noir fascination involving mysterious bodyguards, car chases, top-secret documents, the CIA and end even hidden codes. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Mar 1, 2010
17% When in Rome (2010) "'When in Rome' is a brainless mess of silly characters doing stupid things on camera. Everyone involved should be completely embarrassed. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Feb 6, 2010
48% The Book of Eli (2010) "The movie occasionally teeters on greatness, especially from a visual standpoint, but nearly every brilliant moment is countered by five boneheaded errors. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jan 19, 2010
67% Daybreakers (2010) "'Daybreakers' has plenty of clever social relevance and biting political commentary mixed into the pot of gore and violence. It's got both style and smarts. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jan 15, 2010
75% The Road (2009) "'The Road' is a courageous road picture and an unnerving dystopian epic, but with great moments of horror, love, and adventure. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Dec 1, 2009
66% The Blind Side (2009) "Will never be remembered as one of the best sports films, but it may go down as one of the feel-good movies of the year and possibly as Sandra Bullock's best. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 22, 2009
61% Pirate Radio (The Boat That Rocked) (2009) "This Rock 'n' Roll love letter comes across as an overlong, jumbled mess of a film that has trouble finding both its voice and its focus. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 16, 2009
52% The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009) "Sometimes hits big with genuine laugh-out-loud moments, but more often, this comedy leaves us scratching our heads, wondering where it all went so wrong. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 13, 2009
94% An Education (2009) "'An Education' is a finely crafted film that touches every emotion. Watch it to see how a story so fun and playful can also be so tender and heartbreakingly sad. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Nov 1, 2009
83% Paranormal Activity (2009) "With 'Paranormal Activity,' Paramount and Oren Peli have teamed up to bring us one of the most unique horror experiences in quite some time. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 16, 2009
80% It Might Get Loud (2009) "A sense of sweeping admiration overpowers the film's audience and turns us all into silly, unapologetic, screaming fans. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Oct 4, 2009
63% Extract (2009) "Its extremely likable cast -- led by a sympathetic Jason Bateman -- elevates the material above the drone of typical cinematic drivel slated for mass consumption. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Sep 6, 2009
27% The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009) "At times 'The Goods" gets up and running on all cylinders, but misfires often with bits that simply don't jell. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Aug 16, 2009
86% 500 Days of Summer (2009) "Almost everything first-time director Marc Webb explores rings true here. The comedy never seems forced, and the romance always feels real. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jul 24, 2009
98% The Hurt Locker (2009) "Some scenes in 'The Hurt Locker' are as memorable and iconic as those in 'Apocalypse Now.' " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Jul 18, 2009
46% Management (2009) "'Management' is an addictively charming little movie about loosening up and chasing your dreams. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted May 23, 2009
27% The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009) "'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past' lacks energy and originality, plus the characters are too shallow to care about. But Michael Douglas is delightful. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted May 10, 2009
88% Adventureland (2009) "'Adventureland' is a sweet, heartfelt coming-of-age drama with loads of sensitivity and bigness of heart. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Apr 6, 2009
24% Fired Up (2009) "'Fired Up!' has a great story to tell for sure, but it just doesn't make a good 'PG-13' movie. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Feb 27, 2009
58% Taken (2009) "An exciting white-knuckle ride for action junkies and those who like to see the enemy get the raw end of a deal. " ‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Posted Feb 2, 2009
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