Jeffrey Huston

""I'm going to get out of this film business. It's too much for me. I'll never catch on. It's too fast. I can't tell what I'm doing or what anybody wants me to do." -- Charlie Chaplin"

Agrees with the Tomatometer 64% of the time.

Biography:
I am a writer/director for Steelehouse Productions, a film/video production company that produces both client-based and independent work.
Favorites:
Schindler's List
Publications:
Jeff Huston's Believe Me , Mixed Reviews , rec.arts.movies.reviews
Total Reviews:
90
Total QuickRatings:
1
Location:
Tulsa, OK

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
86% Garden State (2004) " [Writer/Director] Braff deftly avoids Author Intrusion by understanding how to imbue his ideas into the fabric of his characters." — Mixed Reviews
Posted Jun 15, 2004
60% The Terminal (2004) " By favoring cuteness over credibility, The Terminal ends up being far too fantastical--even for Steven Spielberg." — Mixed Reviews
Posted Jun 15, 2004
52% The Notebook (2004) " Though The Notebook may be trite in narrative, the feelings it conjures are surprisingly--and effectively--real." — Mixed Reviews
Posted Jun 15, 2004
49% The Passion of the Christ (2004) " An all-consuming force. It never lets up." — Mixed Reviews
Posted Feb 16, 2004
71% Cold Mountain (2003) " It is handsomely crafted, to be sure, but boasts little authenticity and zero credibility." — Mixed Reviews
Posted Dec 20, 2003
49% Human Nature (2002) " Soul is what's lacking in every character in this movie and, subsequently, the movie itself." — Mixed Reviews
Posted Apr 13, 2002
42% The Majestic (2001) " There are a lot of problems -- most generic, tired ones -- with The Majestic, but it also overflows with genuine joy." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Dec 20, 2001
76% A Beautiful Mind (2001) " This is blatant histrionic mugging directed squarely at Oscar voters." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Dec 20, 2001
37% Behind Enemy Lines (2001) " Cliches, cliches, cliches -- they keep coming as fast (if not faster) than the assaulting action." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Nov 30, 2001
96% Monsters, Inc. (2001) " It's basic, but man is Monsters, Inc. a load of fun." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Nov 2, 2001
52% The Last Castle (2001) " The Last Castle is one bad movie; everyone involved should be embarrassed by association even if they acquit themselves individually." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Oct 18, 2001
58% Serendipity (2001) " Defying logic and reason, Serendipity captures our hearts and makes us goners. Sounds like true love to me." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Oct 5, 2001
50% Hearts in Atlantis (2001) " While often told with a contrived hand, the film's genuine heart and stunning artistry soften the blows of rudimentary storytelling, even healing them." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Sep 27, 2001
45% The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) " This won't be a classic but it is classic Woody Allen." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Aug 22, 2001
53% Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) " It's sad how uninspired and downright senseless so much of this is." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Aug 22, 2001
83% The Others (2001) " A substantial, evocative piece of cinema and a superior one for its genre." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Aug 10, 2001
47% The Princess Diaries (2001) " It's solid target-audience entertainment, but it's also all-too-sappy filmmaking." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Aug 2, 2001
52% Rush Hour 2 (2001) " Rush Hour 2 initially falls victim to being a mindless retread, a letdown, then surprisingly saves itself." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Aug 2, 2001
45% Planet of the Apes (2001) " Burton loads his Planet of the Apes with scenes that fans of the series have long dreamed of." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jul 27, 2001
49% Jurassic Park III (2001) " Jurassic Park III doesn't validate itself with anything original but rather in being a consistently fun and satisfying summertime entry." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jul 18, 2001
54% Cats & Dogs (2001) " As the perfect antidote to Dr. Dolittle 2's sappy blandness, the relentlessly inventive and entertaining Cats and Dogs comes along at just the right time." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jul 2, 2001
63% Crazy/ Beautiful (2001) " Whatever young Carlos and Nicole share doesn't feel like something worth taking a risk for. For a date movie, uh, that's a problem." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jun 28, 2001
71% Baby Boy (2001) " While primarily an examination on the young African-American male, Singleton's social commentary is universal to all men." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jun 28, 2001
42% Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) " If there's bad fallout to the success of 1995's Babe, you're lookin' at it." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jun 21, 2001
53% The Fast and the Furious (2001) " Dang if this ain't as good as going-through-the-motions gets." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jun 21, 2001
43% Evolution (2001) " Despite some legitimate signs of life, Evolution isn't fit enough to survive." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jun 8, 2001
49% Atlantis - The Lost Empire (2001) " While the Ogre will pull in more money this summer, I'm betting Atlantis is the one that endures." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jun 8, 2001
76% Moulin Rouge! (2001) " A vivacious amalgam of past and present." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted May 31, 2001
25% Pearl Harbor (2001) " Once you realize Pearl Harbor is more classic homage than contemporary schmaltz, the beauty (and quality) of this sweeping romance just falls into place." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted May 24, 2001
88% Shrek (2001) " Shrek may very well be the first film I've seen that has failed to live up to expectations, and then go on to exceed them." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted May 16, 2001
58% A Knight's Tale (2001) " A Knight's Tale is as crass as studio filmmaking gets." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted May 10, 2001
13% Town & Country (2000) " This comedy's problem isn't that it's witless but rather that it's aimless." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Apr 26, 2001
81% Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) " Successfully follows formula with a sophistication and honesty that reaches beyond formula to grab hold of something real." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Apr 13, 2001
28% Kingdom Come (2001) " The broad execution of the material keeps it from being all good, but a genuine heart and occasional successes keep it from being all bad." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Apr 10, 2001
33% Just Visiting (2001) " Leaves one feeling what a screenplay written by an 8-year-old must feel like." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Apr 5, 2001
55% Blow (2001) " In spite of familiarity, Blow ends up making an impression that lasts." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Apr 5, 2001
93% Spy Kids (2001) " One of the most fun and rewarding live-action family films to splash multiplexes in quite sometime." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Mar 30, 2001
43% Someone Like You (2001) " The masses like their stereotypes untainted by insight or reality, and movies like Someone Like You are more than happy to oblige." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Mar 30, 2001
9% Say It Isn't So (2001) " Just when you thought studio flicks couldn't get any worse, a movie like Say It Isn't So! comes along to restore your faith in how truly hideous Hollywood can be." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Mar 22, 2001
53% Heartbreakers (2001) " There's something about the sum of Heartbreakers' parts that leaves one looking for that Extra-Strength Tylenol which specializes in throbbing cinematic hangovers." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Mar 21, 2001
33% 15 Minutes (2001) " So grossly amateurish is this embarrassment that all the time 15 Minutes can hope to muster on the clock of our cultural fascination is about five seconds." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Mar 8, 2001
91% High Fidelity (2000) " Other than those rare giggles or guffaws, High Fidelity is strictly analogue." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Mar 6, 2001
20% Monkeybone (2001) " Stands as a prime example of virtually everything that's wrong with Hollywood right now." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Feb 22, 2001
57% The Gift (2000) " There are few things better than watching a director in complete control." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jan 19, 2001
83% Thirteen Days (2000) " The well-constructed but tensionless first half is followed by a more riveting second." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Jan 12, 2001
90% Cast Away (2000) " What a better cinematic palette we would have if stars wielded their clout like this more often."" — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Dec 21, 2000
42% Miss Congeniality (2000) " Just retype the plot, slap in the same complaints, and bam -- new Bullock movie review." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Dec 21, 2000
53% The Family Man (2000) " A film brimming with good intentions that, unfortunately, lacks conviction." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Dec 21, 2000
85% The Emperor's New Groove (2000) " A very welcome, if simple, departure from the typical Disney mold that's highly entertaining to boot." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Dec 14, 2000
40% Proof of Life (2000) " With Proof of Life, Crowe certifies that he can make the generic films better than they really are." — Jeff Huston's Believe Me
Posted Dec 7, 2000
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