James Verniere

James Verniere

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

James Verniere's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Boston Herald

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
A minus 72% Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor (2015) "Vincent Lacoste is riveting as young intern facing personal and professional crises. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 24, 2015
C minus 56% Paper Towns (2015) "More like paper movie. Delevingne has monotone voice and weird affect. Co-star Wolf has more chemistry with his screen buddies. This is no Fault in Our Stars. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 24, 2015
B plus 72% The Outrageous Sophie Tucker (2015) "A fascinating, archeological piece of showbiz history. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 24, 2015
B 58% Southpaw (2015) "More The Champ than Raging Bull with plot of Rocky sequel, but the actors are excellent. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 24, 2015
B- 51% Boulevard (2015) "Williams' protagonist is so weak and eager to open his wallet, you just feel sorry for him. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 17, 2015
B plus 87% Mr. Holmes (2015) "Ian McKellen shines in reunion with Gods and Monsters director Bill Condon. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 17, 2015
A minus 85% Trainwreck (2015) "Is there room for another star named Amy at the boxoffice? Yes. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 17, 2015
B plus 79% Ant-Man (2015) "Go Ant-Man, more fun than the last Avengers movie by a long shot. Converted 3D still looks awful, however. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 17, 2015
B plus 35% Strangerland (2015) "Academy Award winner Kidman delivers a powerful turn in visually impressive Aussie family crisis drama. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 10, 2015
A minus 97% Amy (2015) "Amy Winehouse's star shines so brightly in Amy, a treasure trove of found footage of the late artist. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 10, 2015
F 14% The Gallows (2015) "Grade Z effort gets big promo push from WB? Corporate ripoff. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 10, 2015
B 54% Minions (2015) "Scarlet Overkill is no Felonious Gru. The boys are irresistible, movie not so much. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 10, 2015
C- 30% Kick-Ass 2 (2013) "A violent, often lewd, R-rated action film aimed at children and childlike adults, the film is part of a new trend: making sequels because some think that having a number in your film's title is a marketing advantage. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 7, 2015
B 82% Infinitely Polar Bear (2015) "The cast wins you over in spite of indie-film (or as indie as a film produced by JJ Abrams can be) cliches. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 3, 2015
A minus 62% Dark Star: HR Giger's World (2015) "For fans, a revelation. The Goth's Picasso. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 3, 2015
D 64% Magic Mike XXL (2015) "Come back, SHOWGIRLS. All is forgiven. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 1, 2015
C minus 26% Terminator Genisys (2015) "Arnold's killer cyborg is now the series' court jester and best actor? " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jul 1, 2015
B plus 74% Big Game (2015) "From the mad Helsinki filmmaker who brought us "Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale?" C'mon. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 26, 2015
B plus 40% A Little Chaos (2015) "A 17th century semi-historical romantic drama, the film has its pleasures. Winslet is lovely and resilient as its faux feminist heroine. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 26, 2015
B plus 46% Ted 2 (2015) "Arriving on a big wave of gay jokes... " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 26, 2015
A minus 81% Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) "Stands tropes on their heads. A breakout for Gomez-Rejon. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 19, 2015
A minus 74% The Connection (2015) "Jean Dujardin and Gilles Lellouche are terrific in this 1970s-era French mob drama. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 12, 2015
A minus 92% Jauja (2015) "If you miss 1980s-era Werner Herzog, see this. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 12, 2015
C plus 71% Jurassic World (2015) "Interminable Rex is more like it. A more expensive SHARKNADO. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 12, 2015
D 60% Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015) "Low rent, hardly a movie. Why pay to have someone shout Boo! in your face. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 5, 2015
B 32% Entourage (2015) "Sex and the City for men. Drama and Gold are the real stars. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 5, 2015
A minus 90% Love & Mercy (2015) "Insightful, beautifully-acted. Good vibrations to be had. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 5, 2015
A minus 95% Spy (2015) "Austin Powers, your replacement has arrived. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Jun 5, 2015
A minus 53% In the Name of My Daughter (2015) "A compelling true-crime film noir and another fine Deneuve-Techine collaboration. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 29, 2015
B 50% San Andreas (2015) "Over the top, ridiculous, but an acceptable popcorn movie thanks to an amiable cast led by Dwayne Johnson " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 29, 2015
C plus 33% Poltergeist (2015) "It's baack, and it's bad. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 23, 2015
A minus 52% Saint Laurent (2015) "The second Saint Laurent biopic in less than a year, and both films and both leading men are great. Amazing. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 22, 2015
A minus 97% Black Souls (2015) "A sleek, dark Calabrian family drama in gangster movie form. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 22, 2015
D 50% Tomorrowland (2015) "A mess. Idiotic nonsense from Corporation Disney. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 22, 2015
C minus 65% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) "115 minutes. Can you guess how this tripe ends? " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 15, 2015
A minus 97% Iris (2015) "Spend some time with "geriatric starlet" Iris Apfel and Dorchester-born Albert Maysles. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 15, 2015
A 98% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "Mad Max is Back. George Miller is an action-movie genius. See it in 2D! " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 15, 2015
C plus 74% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "Like peering into the Dead Marshes for 142 minutes in IMAX 3D. All PG-13 robot carnage and no heart. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 1, 2015
A minus 87% Lambert & Stamp (2015) "Must-see rock doc. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 1, 2015
A minus 81% Dior and I (2015) "J'adore "Dior and I." " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted May 1, 2015
B minus 6% The Forger (2015) "The plot is ridiculous, but as a dysfunctional crime family drama, "The Forger" has its moments. Sheridan and Plummer are much better than the film. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 24, 2015
A minus 79% 24 Days (2015) "A real-life "Taken." Tremendously gripping Paris police procedural. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 24, 2015
B minus 63% The Water Diviner (2015) "Crowe lets his ego get the better of his judgement as director and star. It's no "Gallipoli." But it has moments of great power. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 24, 2015
C plus 54% The Age of Adaline (2015) "Pretty silly. Harrison Ford almost makes it real. Blake Lively looks fabulous. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 24, 2015
C minus 92% Ex Machina (2015) "Premise grabs, but more like excruciating eventually. I, Nobot. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 17, 2015
A minus 91% White God (2015) "Dogs run wild in Budapest. Suggests a canine version of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds." " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Apr 10, 2015
A minus 50% Lost And Love (2015) "A unique, uniquely visual, father-son road movie, featuring a marvelous turn by the great Andy Lau. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Mar 20, 2015
A minus 96% It Follows (2015) "Brilliant genre filmmaking, nicely sinister camera moves, excellent cast, superbly terrifying score by Disasterpeace. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Mar 20, 2015
D plus 30% Insurgent (2015) "Derivative, dystopian garbage. Teller is the only person to emerge semi-unscathed. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Mar 20, 2015
C minus 60% Run All Night (2015) "It's winter also known as time for a Liam Neeson "Taken" knockoff. " ‐ Boston Herald
Posted Mar 13, 2015
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