Jeanne Aufmuth Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Jeanne Aufmuth

Jeanne Aufmuth

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 73% When Did You Last See Your Father? (2008) "There's an air of unfinished business about it all and I'm a sucker for loose ends in the name of family dysfunction." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Jun 9, 2008
1.5/4 30% The Children of Huang Shi (2008) "An ill-conceived weeper that just won't say die." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Jun 6, 2008
2/4 59% The Fall (2006) "There's a decent little movie lurking somewhere deep inside this visual panoply that positively chokes on its own symbolism." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 30, 2008
2.5/4 49% Sex and the City (2008) "Bottom line the movie fails Movie Plot 101 by trying too hard. Too hard to appease its fans, too hard to color within the lines and too hard to prove that love conquers all. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 30, 2008
2.5/4 77% Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) "The relentless stream of exaggerated action is as taxing as the punchline-laden script. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 22, 2008
2.5/4 48% Run Fatboy Run (2007) "Predictable losers-are-people-too jesting raised a notch by the quality work of consummate professionals. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Mar 26, 2008
3.5/4 55% Flawless (2008) "Revealing when it needs to be and unpredictable when you least expect it." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Mar 26, 2008
3/4 36% 21 (2008) "Jim Sturgess turns up the heat as an untapped genius who takes a walk on the wild side." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Mar 26, 2008
3.5/4 52% Funny Games (2008) "Rests so heavily on tenterhooks of guilt that an apology is in order for admiring it. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Mar 12, 2008
3/4 55% Married Life (2008) "Director Ira Sachs plays it wistful not wayward, sticking to essential melodrama and tidy infidelities while dropping narrative cherry bombs for calculated effect." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Mar 12, 2008
3.5/4 94% The Counterfeiters (2007) "Plays the concentration camp drama to dynamic effect. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Mar 4, 2008
3/4 77% Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008) "What a difference a day makes in this cheeky comedy of manners. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Mar 4, 2008
2/4 76% Cidade dos Homens (City of Men) (2007) "Paulo Morelli mines old territory in yet another ode to Rio's vivid favelas." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Feb 27, 2008
3.5/4 98% The Band's Visit (2007) "In turns tender and awkward yet always with an eye towards the universal language of hope. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Feb 25, 2008
2.5/4 66% Be Kind Rewind (2008) "Only crazy rubber-faced Jack Black could pull off such a spoofy, overly-eager slapdash of a project. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Feb 19, 2008
3.5/4 35% Vantage Point (2008) "Smart escapist thrillers are a dying breed but this is one of the good ones. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Feb 19, 2008
2/4 56% Charlie Bartlett (2007) "A lightweight outing heavy on convention." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Feb 19, 2008
4/4 95% 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) "Utilizes its draconian politics to underscore the desperate determination and nerve-racking fear of stepping outside the box. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Feb 4, 2008
2/4 16% Untraceable (2008) " Life is too short for long-term exposure to relentless agony and distress, even in the guise of entertainment." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Jan 24, 2008
2.5/4 41% 27 Dresses (2008) "Frilly testament to the romantic secondary and homage to the nice girls who don't always finish last." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Jan 14, 2008
1/4 41% The Bucket List (2007) "Even the one-two punch of A-list heavyweights Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman can't save this terminal tearjerker from itself." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Jan 8, 2008
4/4 87% The Orphanage (2007) "Saturated in anxiety and dripping with dread. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Jan 1, 2008
4/4 91% There Will Be Blood (2007) "Visceral, volatile and epic." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Dec 30, 2007
3.5/4 79% The Great Debaters (2007) "Turns out Denzel Washington makes magic on both sides of the camera." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Dec 23, 2007
3/4 89% The Savages (2007) "Affecting and dangerously close to home." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Dec 22, 2007
2/4 86% Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) "Revenge is a dish best served cold, exactly how I was left after watching Helena Bonham Carter butcher a cheeky star turn in Tim Burton's cutthroat musical." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Dec 18, 2007
3/4 94% Juno (2007) "Sweet, sassy, and satisfying." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Dec 18, 2007
3.5/4 83% Atonement (2007) "Magnifies its inescapable destiny with dazzling bravura." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Dec 12, 2007
3/4 43% The Golden Compass (2007) "Performances lend heft and humanity to the overriding whimsy. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Dec 10, 2007
3/4 66% The Kite Runner (2007) "Genuine if not exactly inspiring." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Dec 10, 2007
3/4 76% I'm Not There (2007) "A rag-tag pastiche of genius, wit and irony. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Nov 20, 2007
3.5/4 56% This Christmas (2007) " a cornucopia of cine-cheer and familydysfunction." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Nov 20, 2007
3/4 52% Margot at the Wedding (2007) "Noah Baumbach knows his way around an honest exploration of family and friendship and Margot serves to reinforce the point." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Nov 19, 2007
3/4 45% Redacted (2007) "Brian De Palma has achieved a fresh level of perspective; the psychological wounds of war as seen through the eyes of the damaged and eternally damned. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Nov 13, 2007
4/4 93% No Country for Old Men (2007) "The Coens return to form, creating their most idiosyncratic characters since Steve Buscemi's Carl Showalter faced down the wood chipper in Fargo. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Nov 13, 2007
2/4 33% Martian Child (2007) "John Cusack is the only bright spot in an otherwise sentimentally sloppy drama that telegraphs its plot points with a blinding laser beam." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Nov 1, 2007
3/4 79% Sharkwater (2007) "Sharkwater has a message or two or three; its intentions are nothing if not noble." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 30, 2007
2.5/4 80% American Gangster (2007) "Ridley Scott pumps up the volume with a gritty, glitzy valentine to the anarchic American drug wars. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 29, 2007
3.5/4 81% Lars and the Real Girl (2007) "Tender, thoughtful and distinctive." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 22, 2007
2.5/4 36% Reservation Road (2007) "A semi-absorbing but ultimately tiresome waiting game." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 19, 2007
2/4 65% Things We Lost in the Fire (2007) "Overwrought indies aren't typically my thing and this achingly angsty melodrama does little to alter my thinking." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 19, 2007
2.5/4 36% Sleuth (2007) "A semi-satisfying game, set and match." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 15, 2007
3/4 94% Gone Baby Gone (2007) "A gritty expose of the shady shards of right and wrong. " ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 15, 2007
3/4 94% My Kid Could Paint That (2007) "Maddening and more than a little thought-provoking." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 8, 2007
3/4 72% Lust, Caution (2007) "Ang Lee has gone back to his roots and the results are undeniably intriguing." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 8, 2007
3.5/4 90% Michael Clayton (2007) "A resonant throwback with deep roots to the political thrillers of the 1970s; slick, smart and saturated in dramatic paranoia." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 8, 2007
3.5/4 76% The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) "Capricious, meditative and absorbing." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Oct 5, 2007
3.5/4 65% The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) "I shudder at the term chick flick but Jane Austen Book Club is a shining example of the genre, resplendent with feminine energy yet gently tweaking its masculine side." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Sep 26, 2007
4/4 95% In the Shadow of the Moon (2007) "To say these guys still have the Right Stuff is an overwhelming understatement." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Sep 26, 2007
3/4 53% Across the Universe (2007) "Julie Taymor's wildly ambitious ode to the Fab Four is a flawed but occasionally fabulous change of pace." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Sep 26, 2007
4/4 82% Into the Wild (2007) "Sean Penn steps behind the camera to craft one of the most powerful films of the year." ‐ Palo Alto Weekly
Posted Sep 26, 2007
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