Jake Cole

Jake Cole

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

Publications:
Film.com , Movie Mezzanine , Slant Magazine
Total Reviews:
25

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 25 of 25
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4/4 99% A Hard Day's Night (1964) " Even when the band plays away from private eyes or songs simply play over disconnected footage of them having fun, the strength of their songcraft is stirring. " — Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 29, 2014
3.5/5 83% Sleepaway Camp (1983) " Take out the twist, and the film could piggy-back off of her into a stilted and tasteless but nonetheless unique exploration of sexual awakening." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted May 23, 2014
D 14% Blended (2014) " Blended, amazingly, is likely the best thing Sandler has made since Funny People, and it is still a regressive, racist, sexist parade of telegraphed set-ups and unfunny, mean punchlines." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted May 23, 2014
A 86% The Immigrant (2014) " This represents the fullest demonstration to date of the director's capacity for classical, Fordian composition while remaining attuned to the subtleties and naturalism of contemporary acting." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted May 16, 2014
B 72% Palo Alto (2014) " Palo Alto displays a keen eye and ear for teenage interaction." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted May 7, 2014
C- 53% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) " A forgettable, tedious blockbuster." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Apr 30, 2014
B- —— Metalhead " If nothing else, Megadeth have never seemed so endearing and warm as they do when employed in the final scene." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Apr 11, 2014
A —— Beside Still Waters " With this exceptional debut, [director Chris Lowell] deserves to be considered one of most promising new talents in American independent cinema." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Apr 10, 2014
B 82% The Double (2014) " [Ayoade] starts to come into his own as a filmmaker." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Apr 9, 2014
B 20% Sabotage (2014) " Sabotage ultimately reinforces Schwarzenegger's iconic image, especially in a coda that looks upon the actor with such unreserved awe it nearly plays like one of Danny's Jack Slater daydreams deleted from the final cut of Last Action Hero." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Mar 27, 2014
B 78% Veronica Mars (2014) " When the film gets down to its selected core of primary characters, Veronica Mars picks up like it only went off the air yesterday." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Mar 14, 2014
B- 40% Commitment (2013) " Commitment may not be the next big K-cinema import, but it's a fine display of solid craftsmanship." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Mar 13, 2014
D 22% Need For Speed (2014) " That same refusal to slow down leads the film to breeze past any consideration of the consequences of its actions. " — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Mar 12, 2014
D 91% The Great Beauty (2013) " The Great Beauty boils over with shapeless disdain, aimed everywhere but where it should be" — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Mar 2, 2014
D 29% Pompeii (2014) " If nothing else, Pompeii is so unindicative of Paul W.S. Anderson's style that it at least confirms he has one." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 21, 2014
B 97% The Last of the Unjust (2014) " His own quest to put the puzzle pieces back together is as haunting as the harrowing testimony of his magnum opus" — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 7, 2014
A- 85% Only Lovers Left Alive (2014) " Colored in a steel pastel and drifting around the ruins of Detroit, this is nevertheless Jarmusch's most upbeat and tender film since Down By Law" — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 5, 2014
A- —— La última película " Often riotously funny, the film also attains an evocative beauty." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 5, 2014
A 64% Bastards (2013) " Unchecked masculine-capitalist power corrupts [Denis'] sensual, impressionistic style, resulting in harsh cuts, inky cinematography and figures frozen in impotent fury." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 5, 2014
C- 97% Gravity (2013) " For all the complicated CG wizardry and ostensibly visionary gloss...[Gravity] is aesthetically and structurally regressive." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 5, 2014
C+ 85% Night Moves (2014) " Night Moves' distinct structural halves hint at an internal division that keeps it a resolutely minor offering." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 5, 2014
B+ 86% A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness " The pleasures of its imagery make the task of solving the film secondary" — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 5, 2014
A- 86% Under the Skin (2014) " Depicts a warped path of self-understanding in which people (especially women) realize sex has been externalized into something that can be wielded." — Movie Mezzanine
Posted Feb 5, 2014
9.5/10 93% Jiao you (Stray Dogs) " If this is Tsai Ming-Liang's last film, he's leaving the cinema farther along than he found it." — Film.com
Posted Sep 18, 2013
7.2/10 84% The Unknown Known (2014) " The Fog of War is the superior film, but this is more unsettling." — Film.com
Posted Sep 12, 2013
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