Jesse Paddock

Jesse Paddock

Agrees with the Tomatometer 85% of the time.

Jesse Paddock's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): culturevulture.net

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
77% In A Better World (2011) House Next Door
Posted Apr 30, 2011
No Score Yet Gun Fight (1961) House Next Door
Posted Apr 30, 2011
88% If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011) "Taken together, If a Tree Falls and Better This World tell a sad story of the marginalization of the activist left in America. " ‐ House Next Door
Posted Apr 27, 2011
76% Tropical Malady (2005) "A weird, gorgeous and disorienting act of exploration " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 23, 2005
94% Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2005) "Brown weaves together audio footage and taped interviews that show a man whose proximity to death had calcified into a sharp blade of self-deprecating wit. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 17, 2005
57% Breakfast on Pluto (2005) "So horribly misconceived and shoddily structured that its good intentions are worn out in the first twenty minutes " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 1, 2005
66% Everything is Illuminated (2005) "Severely hampered by a screenplay that waters down much of the book's power, but the blow isn't lethal " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 25, 2005
93% The Squid and the Whale (2005) "Wickedly funny, there's still a recognizable warmth, a sense of familiarity, in Baumbach's writing. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 6, 2005
60% Oliver Twist (2005) "'Oliver Twist' proves what 'The Pianist' only hinted at-that Roman Polanski is the world's most talented paint-by-numbers artist. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 1, 2005
82% Hustle & Flow (2005) "Gets so much of the rhythms and feel of the Dirty South right, it can be forgiven for its occasional missteps. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 21, 2005
75% Wedding Crashers (2005) "Wilson and Vaughn are generous comedians; they love more than anything injecting disarming affection into their comedy. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 14, 2005
74% War of the Worlds (2005) "Spectacle filmmaking of the highest order. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 28, 2005
44% Nabbeun namja (Bad Guy) (2001) "The plotting keeps getting away from Kim as the story progresses. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 22, 2005
No Score Yet Spiritual Voices (2005) "Never manages to portray its quotidian aspects as meaningfully as its director intends " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 18, 2005
No Score Yet Confession (2005) "Intriguing, poetic, minimal and occasionally dull " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted May 7, 2005
No Score Yet Bob Dylan World Tours 1966-1974 - Through the Camera of Barry Feinstein (2005) "Unfortunately for Dylanologists, Gilbert is more interested in his own story than the man whose photographs he seeks out. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 26, 2005
69% In the Realms of the Unreal (2005) "Director Jessica Yu makes the case that it's tough to know much about Darger with certainty. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 21, 2005
92% Gunga Din (1939) "If PC backlash makes such classics like Gunga Din difficult to revisit, so be it. At this point, there's no getting around it. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 7, 2005
44% The Jacket (2005) "The two actors generate a decent chemistry together and manage to give this cobbled-together stinker whatever tiny shred of credibility it possesses as a romance. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 3, 2005
No Score Yet Lenny Bruce: Without Tears "Baker's portrayal reveals a brilliant social critic and waggish storyteller. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Feb 17, 2005
86% Bright Leaves (2004) "McElwee's examination of tobacco culture shows concern but not condescension. " ‐ City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Jan 14, 2005
83% In Good Company (2004) "Weitz continues to make smart, funny movies that parse out the neuroses of the male species. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 28, 2004
56% The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) "It's sad to see the filmmaker himself sinking under the weight of his own ambition. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 14, 2004
68% La Petite Lili (2004) "Centers on a small family of wealthy, prominent celebrities, whose indulgent infighting feels forced and predictable " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 14, 2004
92% Tarnation (2004) "One of the most powerful examples of film as self-healing, 'Tarnation' astonishes both as art and as testament. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 9, 2004
92% Vera Drake (2004) "A piercing study...gritty, humane. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 8, 2004
62% I Heart Huckabees (2004) "Careful, intelligent writing that is formally arresting, provocative and still wickedly funny. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 1, 2004
69% Criminal (2004) "Itself something of a counterfeit, 'Criminal' loses coherence at each new plot twist, eventually becoming silly and contrived. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 25, 2004
96% Festival Express (2003) "Joplin lets loose a version of 'Cry Baby' that should stand as one of the great performances in any concert film. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 23, 2004
71% Gozu (2003) "A wild surrealism that brings to mind both the rigorous weirdness of David Lynch and the twisted dark comedy of Luis Bunuel " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 16, 2004
71% Napoleon Dynamite (2004) "While it runs out of steam near the end, it never runs out of charm, thanks to Jon Heder's narcoleptic zeal as the title character. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 13, 2004
86% Garden State (2004) "An often riotous journey of self-discovery. " ‐ culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 5, 2004
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