Janet Maslin

Janet Maslin

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Publications:
New York Times
Total Reviews:
2243

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 50 of 2243
Previous | Next
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
88% Ms. 45 (2013) " [Ferrera] is clearly a talented fellow. One can only hope he finds something else to make movies about very soon." — New York Times
Posted Dec 10, 2013
1.5/5 0% Megaforce (1982) " There is too much opportunity to notice the weak spots in Mr. Needham's direction. In the case of Megaforce, these include silly dialogue, poor matching shots, oafish staging, and one scene filmed between two silhouettes against a magenta background. " — New York Times
Posted Jun 17, 2013
3.5/5 —— Let's Spend the Night Together (1982) " Let's Spend the Night Together is the classiest of concert movies, even if that sounds as if it ought to be a contradiction in terms." — New York Times
Posted May 16, 2013
—— Prince Brat And The Whipping Boy (1994) New York Times
Posted Jan 22, 2013
—— Copkiller (Corrupt) (1984) New York Times
Posted Jan 22, 2013
—— David (1979) New York Times
Posted Jan 22, 2013
4/5 60% Never Say Never Again (1983) " In Never Say Never Again, the formula is broadened to accommodate an older, seasoned man of much greater stature, and Mr. Connery expertly fills the bill. " — New York Times
Posted Oct 23, 2012
3/5 83% Ornette: Made in America (2012) " A hazy but inviting glimpse of the great modern jazz musician and his world." — New York Times
Posted Mar 27, 2012
—— Regeneration (1998) New York Times
Posted Jul 26, 2011
4/5 —— Neokonchennaya pyesa dlya mekhanicheskogo pianino (Unfinished Piece for a Player Piano) (1977) " The film, only very loosely based on the early Chekhov play Platonov, is perhaps even closer to Chekhov than Chekhov was." — New York Times
Posted Jun 30, 2011
—— Happily Ever After New York Times
Posted Apr 12, 2011
—— Karma (1986) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Zinat (1998) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1978) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Echoes of Paradise New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Eles Não Usam Black-Tie (They Don't Wear Black Tie) (1981) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Kharij (The Case Is Closed) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— History Channel - UFO Files: Alien Encounters (2008) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Storia di ragazzi e di ragazze (The Story of Boys and Girls) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Los Dos Mundos de Angelita (The Two Worlds of Angelita) (1982) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Rebro Adama (Adam's Rib) (1991) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Bashu, the Little Stranger (Bashu, gharibeye koochak) (1989) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— O Melissokomos (The Beekeeper) (1986) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Dialogue With A Woman Departed (1980) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Madicken på Junibacken (Meg of June Hill) (1980) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— NFL America's Game: New England Patriots (2007) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— The Gold Diggers (1983) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Saturday Night at the Palace New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
2/5 20% The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) " Aeronautically and otherwise, it's a bumpy trip." — New York Times
Posted Sep 7, 2010
—— The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (1981) New York Times
Posted Aug 23, 2010
—— Brutti, Sporchi e Cattivi (Ugly, Dirty and Bad) (Down and Dirty) (1976) New York Times
Posted Aug 23, 2010
3/5 80% The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988) " For all the amusingly fatuous remarks heard here -- and Miss Spheeris has a great ear for these -- the overriding dimness of most of the fans and musicians is frightening." — New York Times
Posted Oct 23, 2009
93% Beauty and the Beast (2012) " It is a surprise, in a time of sequels and retreads, that the new film is so fresh and altogether triumphant in its own right." — New York Times
Posted Oct 18, 2008
1/5 —— Oh Heavenly Dog (1980) " Shows few signs of life, and many signs of depressing modernism." — New York Times
Posted May 12, 2008
—— Man of Flowers (1983) New York Times
Posted Apr 14, 2008
2/5 29% Amazing Grace and Chuck (2011) " The film's style is as doggedly ordinary as its story is preposterous." — New York Times
Posted Mar 24, 2008
4/5 94% Baby It's You (1983) " A labor of love for everyone involved." — New York Times
Posted Feb 27, 2008
4/5 —— Cat & Mouse (Le Chat et la souris) (1975) " [A] specially nice surprise." — New York Times
Posted Jan 15, 2008
2.5/5 80% Another Man, Another Chance " The performances are helpful even when Mr. Lelouch is not." — New York Times
Posted Jan 15, 2008
2/5 0% Under the Rainbow (1981) " Mr. Rash has earnestness and a touch of eccentricity, but he doesn't have the lighthearted wit to keep this kind of comedy working." — New York Times
Posted Oct 30, 2007
3.5/5 —— American Boy: A Profile of: Steven Prince " There is a party atmosphere to the telling of these stories, as Mr. Prince holds forth in a smoke-filled room with a group of friends, Mr. Scorsese among them. But the film maker's conviviality takes on an element of regret." — New York Times
Posted Sep 13, 2007
1/5 —— Fraternity Vacation (1985) " As directed by James Frawley, the film has only two passable gags." — New York Times
Posted Jul 25, 2007
2.5/5 75% Life is a Bed of Roses (1983) " It's more memorable for various isolated witticisms and images than it is as a coherent whole. And its flightier touches can be deadly." — New York Times
Posted Jun 30, 2007
4.5/5 —— Limite " Limite is feverishly beautiful and desperately ambitious, even when it isn't clear." — New York Times
Posted May 12, 2007
60% End of the Line (1987) New York Times
Posted Apr 24, 2007
—— Tiefland (1954) New York Times
Posted Nov 18, 2006
—— Tough Enough (1983) New York Times
Posted Nov 4, 2006
4/5 100% Koko, le gorille qui parle (Koko, a Talking Gorilla) (1978) " Mr. Schroeder has assembled this funny, provocative documentary with gratifying intelligence and care." — New York Times
Posted Sep 30, 2006
—— Consequence (2006) New York Times
Posted Sep 16, 2006
—— Le Voyage en Douce (Sentimental Journey) (1980) New York Times
Posted Sep 2, 2006
Showing 1 - 50 of 2243
Previous | Next
  • Sort by Rating:

    Sort results by this critic's rating. This option is only available for critics with a rating system (4 star, letter grade, 1-10, etc.)

  • Sort by T-meter:

    Sort results by the Tomatometer (percentage of critics recommending a certain movie)

Find us on:                 
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile