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J. Robert Parks

J. Robert Parks

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

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

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
80% Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) "I suspect that Harry Potter is appropriate for any child above the age of seven or eight... Anyone older than that will be charmed. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Nov 15, 2001
66% Heist (2001) "Works in spite of itself, due to the fantastic cast and Mamet's crackling dialogue. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Nov 5, 2001
81% The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) "A fascinating take on the film noir genre. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Oct 31, 2001
96% Monsters, Inc. (2001) "The first half of Monsters, Inc. is one of the funnier comedies of the year. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Oct 31, 2001
59% Serendipity (2001) "If America ever needs this sort of movie, it will signal the end of intelligent life on these shores. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Oct 3, 2001
50% Hearts in Atlantis (2001) "There were a lot of plot threads that were never adequately resolved. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Sep 27, 2001
21% The Glass House (2001) "Sackheim tries to keep the tension high ... but the film just gets progressively more and more ludicrous. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Sep 13, 2001
45% The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) "An enjoyable diversion with enough good laughs and acting to keep a sophisticated audience entertained. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Sep 4, 2001
92% Ghost World (2001) "Ghost World is one of those films that you enjoy while you watch. Just don't think too hard about it afterwards. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Aug 20, 2001
82% The Deep End (2001) "The Deep End is an intelligent thriller that's more intelligent than thrilling. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Aug 20, 2001
93% Apocalypse Now Redux (2001) "A masterpiece in every sense of the word and a thought-provoking and deeply unsettling portrait of what lies at the heart of all of us. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Aug 14, 2001
21% John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars (2001) "Hey, if you're a fan of mutilation, dismemberment and decapitation, have I got a movie for you! " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Aug 14, 2001
44% Rat Race (2001) "As in Mad, Mad World, the comic actors fare much better than the straight ones. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Aug 14, 2001
52% Rush Hour 2 (2001) "Mindless summer fare that actually delivers the goods. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jul 31, 2001
81% Jump Tomorrow (2001) "If you're in the mood for a quirky romantic comedy, skip America's Sweethearts and go see Jump Tomorrow instead. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jul 30, 2001
81% Lumumba (2001) "Too many meetings and 'important' events, not enough of Lumumba himself. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jul 30, 2001
90% Our Song (2001) "In lesser hands, this material would make for a banal after-school special; but writer and director Jim McKay (Girls Town) is clearly comfortable not only with his characters but also the lower-class urban milieu they inhabit. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jul 24, 2001
89% The Road Home (Wo de fu qin mu qin) (2001) "A sumptuous treat. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jul 23, 2001
76% Moulin Rouge! (2001) "Its lush romanticism meshes perfectly with the musical numbers, and the combination sweeps the audience along in a rush of love and tragedy. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jun 11, 2001
25% Pearl Harbor (2001) "A movie with all brawn and few brains. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted May 24, 2001
58% A Knight's Tale (2001) "If you look for a little more depth in your movies, then you've lined up other entertainment options. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted May 21, 2001
54% The Golden Bowl (2000) "Quite pleasant with solid acting and an absorbing story. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted May 21, 2001
93% Spy Kids (2001) "Neatly combines the more outrageous elements of James Bond spy movies with the fun aspects of kid flicks. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted May 21, 2001
62% The Claim (2000) "A raw tale, told with passion and conviction. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted May 21, 2001
9% Say It Isn't So (2001) "This ludicrously awful film ... is an abomination from start to finish. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Mar 21, 2001
96% Yi Yi (2000) "One of the most absorbing movies of the last year, a three-hour movie that I wished would've been an hour or two longer. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Mar 8, 2001
3/5 55% Hamlet (2000) "This sort of contemporizing is useful as a commentary both on Hamlet and our society. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Mar 8, 2001
33% 15 Minutes (2001) "A muddled disaster of conflicting ideas and outright hyperbole. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Mar 8, 2001
90% In the Mood for Love (2001) "Enormous credit has to go to Leung and Cheung, who are two of the finest actors making movies today. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Feb 19, 2001
20% Down to Earth (2001) "Only fitfully funny. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Feb 19, 2001
92% Traffic (2000) "Is Traffic the best movie of the year? No way. But does it have some of the year's best acting and directing? Absolutely. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Feb 7, 2001
97% Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001) "Both an exhilarating action movie and a sweeping romantic epic. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Feb 7, 2001
57% The Gift (2000) "While this movie has none of the power of [Raimi's] last film, A Simple Plan, he knows how to get his audience on the edge of its collective seat. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 16, 2001
35% Where the Heart Is (2000) "If we could just strip away the plot, Where the Heart Is would be a delightful film. As it is, wait for video. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
68% Unbreakable (2000) "A well-crafted, strongly-acted film. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
12% Hanging Up (2000) "I hung up long before the movie's conclusion. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
65% Dinosaur (2000) "The animators have done a tremendous job of making the animals fit in each scene. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
52% Bounce (2000) "Adequate entertainment if you're in the mood for a date flick. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
31% 102 Dalmatians (2000) "Served up with enough charm that it never feels tired or base. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
41% Men of Honor (2000) "The film's lack of pace -- each conflict is drawn out to epic lengths -- bleeds the passion out of the picture. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
31% 28 Days (2000) "Mostly, though, this is a cookie-cutter drama. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
79% Shanghai Noon (2000) "The jokes are obvious and rarely funny. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
70% Dick (1999) "The first half of the movie is wonderfully silly. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% The Insider (1999) "Compelling cinema. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9% Eye of the Beholder (2000) "Please don't waste your time on this dreck. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
84% Erin Brockovich (2000) "Thoroughly entertaining. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
43% The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) "Those who embraced Field of Dreams ... will probably flock to this one, and the hard-core golfer might find it a thrill to see Robert Jones and Walter Hagen recreated with such care and devotion. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
76% Gladiator (2000) "The film moves slowly and ambivalently. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
25% Mission to Mars (2000) "[Brian De Palma] has taken an intelligent cast and decent premise and yet made a movie so bad that it might one day become a cult camp-classic. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
41% The 6th Day (2000) "Not as good as the Terminator movies or True Lies but better than Eraser or End of Days. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
33% Loving Jezebel (1999) "Director and writer Kwyn Bader, making his big-screen debut, crafts an appealing story despite falling into the pitfalls often associated with a first-time director. " ‐ Phantom Tollbooth
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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