Gary Brown

""A-Always B-be C-closing."Alec Baldwin in "Glengarry Glen Ross""

Agrees with the Tomatometer 83% of the time.

Favorites:
"Casablanca," "The Last Picture Show." "Red," "Kolya."
Publications:
Houston Community Newspapers
Total Reviews:
484
Total QuickRatings:
17
Location:
The Woodlands, Texas

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
3/4 84% State of Play (2009) " Crowe's terrific performance carries the movie." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Apr 20, 2009
3/4 44% Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) " It's a pretty dumb, predictable story, but for a ten year-old girl, the target audience, Hannah Montana: The Movie is good, clean G-rated fun without so much as one wet kiss." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Apr 13, 2009
3/4 89% Adventureland (2009) " Uneven and downright bumpy at times, Adventureland is a reflective look at life in the 80's, backed by a terrific soundtrack and enough chuckles to justify two hours of your life." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Apr 6, 2009
3/4 72% Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) " There is something magical about watching a well-made 3-D feature film--even one with a less than stellar script--to listen to the ooh's and ahs and giggles generated by kids in a sold-out theater." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Mar 28, 2009
3/4 84% I Love You, Man (2009) " This is Judd Apatow material with Apatow nowhere to be found. But it is funny." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Mar 21, 2009
2/4 43% Race to Witch Mountain (2009) " ...certainly not in the E.T.bracket." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Mar 14, 2009
4/4 65% Watchmen (2009) " If gore is not your thing, steer clear of this one." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Mar 7, 2009
1/4 0% Echelon Conspiracy (2009) " Echelon Conspiracy is a pale imitation of Eagle Eye, not exactly a good movie to begin with." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Feb 28, 2009
2/4 23% Fired Up (2009) " Ye gad--how old are these actors playing teenagers? Oh, never mind." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Feb 21, 2009
2/4 25% Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) " On this one the better choice is to window shop." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Feb 14, 2009
3.5/4 90% Coraline (2009) " While the 3-D effect is truly spectacular, it's the story that stokes the imaginations of children." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Feb 7, 2009
2/4 29% New In Town (2009) " I heard sustained laughter through the first two-thirds of the movie. Then it crashes and burns because the script, strip-mined from other similar themed efforts, runs out of ideas and jokes." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Feb 2, 2009
3.5/4 68% Revolutionary Road (2008) " DiCaprio and Winslet deliver terrific performances." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jan 24, 2009
3/4 71% Last Chance Harvey (2009) " The romantic chemistry that flows between the two great leads is worth the price of admission." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jan 17, 2009
3.5/4 79% Gran Torino (2009) " If Gran Torino is Clint Eastwood's last acting gig, he's gone out in top form." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jan 10, 2009
4/4 92% Frost/Nixon (2008) " Frost/Nixon is compelling viewing and I can't recommend a movie more highly." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jan 2, 2009
3.5/4 62% Valkyrie (2008) " The performances truly stand out, led by Tom Cruise and several members of the supporting cast." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Dec 27, 2008
3/4 56% The Tale of Despereaux (2008) " The animation quality is first rate." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Dec 22, 2008
2/4 21% The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) " There was nothing wrong with the original that warranted a re-do--other than pursuit of legal tender." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Dec 13, 2008
3/4 67% Cadillac Records (2008) " While the storyline is somewhat disjointed, the music really shines." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Dec 6, 2008
1/4 25% Four Christmases (2008) " ...lowbrow humor that fails to delight." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Nov 30, 2008
3/4 49% Twilight (2008) " The door is left open for a second installment. Okay, I'll bite." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Nov 22, 2008
3/4 64% Quantum of Solace (2008) " Okay, so it isn't Sean Connery, but Quantum of Solace is an enjoyable action-packed popcorn flick, with explosions galore and exciting chase scenes throughout." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Nov 15, 2008
3/4 77% Role Models (2008) " All the people behind me in the back section were cackling their heads off during most of the movie." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Nov 8, 2008
3/4 65% High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008) " That clicking sound in the background might have been my arthritic knees banging together in harmony to the songs." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Nov 1, 2008
2.5/4 63% Changeling (2008) " Though gripping at times, the pace of the movie plods along with all deliberate speed that might prompt occasional glances at the wristwatch." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Nov 1, 2008
29% Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Oct 18, 2008
1.5/4 6% Babylon A.D. (2008) " As if the gruff dialogue isn't bad enough, the action scenes are merely adequate." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Oct 18, 2008
3/4 59% W. (2008) " Perhaps there is a factory near Shanghai doing an express run of Dick Cheney masks in time for Halloween." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Oct 18, 2008
3.5/4 61% The Express (2008) " With the stock market going through fits of manic depression, this movie serves as an inspirational distraction." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Oct 11, 2008
3/4 74% Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008) " ...a smart, hip story with a terrific soundtrack." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Oct 4, 2008
3/4 30% Nights in Rodanthe (2008) " Despite stretches of credulity in the plot, the on-screen chemistry between Gere and Lane carries the movie." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Sep 27, 2008
4/4 85% Ghost Town (2008) " After a trying week in which many of us suffered damage to our homes and others were still without power, Ghost Town will provide a wonderful boost, if just for a couple of hours." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Sep 22, 2008
4/4 91% Nobody's Fool (1994) " The tagline for Nobody's Fool was 'Worn to perfection.' That sums up the life and acting career of Paul Newman." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Sep 22, 2008
2/4 9% Bangkok Dangerous (2008) " Throughout the movie Nicolas Cage wears a contorted facial expression that suggests the need for more fiber in his diet." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Sep 6, 2008
3/4 41% The House Bunny (2008) " Think of it as Beach Blanket Bingo for Generation Why." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Aug 23, 2008
3.5/4 81% Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) " This time Woody seems to be back on the beam." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Aug 18, 2008
3/4 64% The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008) " Masterfully directed in cutting fashion by Sanaa Hamri--no scene seems to last more than a couple of minutes, and then the pants come into play--the story has been superbly brought to the screen by Elizabeth Chandler, and the four lead actresses are all t" — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Aug 8, 2008
2/4 38% Swing Vote (2008) " If Barry Levinson's Wag the Dog serves as the gold standard for political satire, then Swing Vote has got a bad case of fleas." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Aug 3, 2008
2/4 55% Step Brothers (2008) " The movie slowly begins to descend into a vacuous state because the contrived script really has no place to go." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jul 26, 2008
3/4 —— Hooch & Daddy-O " ...a very funny satire that marks a bright debut for all those involved in the production." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jul 24, 2008
3.5/4 54% Mamma Mia! (2008) " Mamma Mia! is a delightful crowd pleaser, evidenced by the enthusiastic applause I heard at the smash ending." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jul 21, 2008
3.5/4 61% Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) " To echo the vernacular of today's young people, it is awesome." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jul 14, 2008
2.5/4 41% Hancock (2008) " The more we get to know about Hancock and how he acquired his name and mysterious powers, the less entertaining it becomes." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jul 4, 2008
4/4 96% WALL-E (2008) " ...absolutely incredible." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jun 30, 2008
3/4 51% Get Smart (2008) " This is not your father's Get Smart; it is a revved up, turbo-charged version for the silver screen that appeals directly to the younger age cohort." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jun 21, 2008
2/4 17% The Happening (2008) " On a brighter note, the Wayans brothers have new material to make Scary Movie 5." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jun 14, 2008
1.5/4 37% You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) " ...nearly two hours of mind numbing junk." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted Jun 9, 2008
3/4 50% Sex and the City (2008) " While most guys might opt for something more down to earth like Jackpot Bowling, I liked Sex and the City." — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted May 31, 2008
3/4 78% Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) " Indy, it's great to have you back. When's the next one?" — Houston Community Newspapers
Posted May 24, 2008
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