Jim Judy

Jim Judy

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
60% The Water Diviner (2015) " As in many of his previous roles, Crowe brings a credible & heartfelt gravitas to his character, & one can easily feel his pain and empathize with that and his quest. (Full Content Review - Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. - for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 24, 2015
15% Little Boy (2015) " One of those films that oozes with all-too-obvious manipulation, but nonetheless manages to be entertaining enough to just barely overlook or at least not mind the trickery. (Full Content Review -- Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 24, 2015
90% Ex Machina (2015) " A heady piece of sci-fi, fleshed out with terrific performances, a smart script, solid special effects & expert direction. So far, it's one of the best films of 2015. (Full Content Review - Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. - for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 24, 2015
54% The Age of Adaline (2015) " The pic thankfully never goes over the side into full-out hokeyness or, worse yet, maudlin melodrama. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 24, 2015
59% Unfriended (2015) " Decidedly low-budget and low on true scares. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 17, 2015
48% True Story (2015) " An okay if underwhelming 100 or so minutes where the only real question and related drama is whether the accused is guilty or not. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 17, 2015
4% Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015) " Your enjoyment (or not) of the material will depend solely on whether you find James' portrayal of this character entertaining. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 17, 2015
93% Monkey Kingdom (2015) " Another winning entry in Disneynature's collection of easily accessible documentaries. (Full Content Review -- Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 17, 2015
53% Woman in Gold (2015) " This one only comes off as adequate and doesn't hit the emotional moments as hard as it should have. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 3, 2015
47% Home (2015) " It all goes down fairly easily...but it also contains a lot of material that feels like little more than filler. (Full Content Review -- Violence, Crude Humor, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 27, 2015
65% A Girl Like Her (2015) " Should be required viewing in high schools around the nation to address this issue. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 27, 2015
31% Insurgent (2015) " Alas, while the special effects are decently done and the action scenes adequately handled, we don't really care. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 20, 2015
96% It Follows (2015) " Delivers enough scares for those looking for them. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 20, 2015
61% Run All Night (2015) " Runs out of gas and initial viewer interest long before things play out pretty much as most everyone will easily predict. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 12, 2015
11% Unfinished Business (2015) " The film's biggest issue is its awkward lurching back and forth between the goofy and/or risqué material and more serious issues. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 6, 2015
62% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) " As was the cast the first time around, the simple presence of the cast makes it all go down fairly easy. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 6, 2015
30% Chappie (2015) " This offering not only suffers from a severe case of derivativeness, but sheer stupidity and an overall inability to engage the viewer beyond an occasional moment. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 6, 2015
14% The Lazarus Effect (2015) " The flick simply isn't good, be that from a scientific, moral or just a way to raise goose bumps standpoint. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 26, 2015
56% Focus (2015) " With a few extra passes through the scriptwriting phase, this could have been a classic for the genre. As it stands, it has its moments, but the best come early. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 26, 2015
79% McFarland USA (2015) " While there's really not much new here (aside from playing in a sport that rarely gets the time of day in Hollywood) 'McFarland, USA' hits enough of a decent stride (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 20, 2015
71% The DUFF (2015) " The chemistry between Whitman and Amell is decent enough to overcome some issues and rough spots. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 20, 2015
25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) " It's a bland experience occasionally interrupted by bouts of nudity and related naughty bits. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 13, 2015
13% Seventh Son (2015) " Not a cinematic abomination but clearly nothing good let alone great. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 6, 2015
25% Jupiter Ascending (2015) " Likely to go down as one of Hollywood's costliest and biggest messes. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 6, 2015
35% Project Almanac (2015) " Far more fun and entertaining in its first half than in the second when the action, peril and ramifications of messing around with time take over. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 30, 2015
82% Black Sea (2015) " Macdonald creates a suitable claustrophobic setting for his tale to unfold, and it efficiently does so over the film's 115-some minute runtime. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 30, 2015
37% Black or White (2015) " Doesn't convincingly delve much deeper than the superficial and stereotypical. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 30, 2015
49% Cake (2015) " Aniston fully fills out the role in truly believable and credible ways, delivering what's easily her best dramatic performance to date. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 23, 2015
13% Mortdecai (2015) " It's heavy on doses of double entendres, slapstick and zaniness, but completely bereft of any laughs or true entertainment value. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 23, 2015
11% The Boy Next Door (2015) " 'The Boy Next Door' does a horrible job channeling 'Fatal Attraction' and deserves to replace its unfortunate bunny in the stove top pot. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 23, 2015
98% Paddington (2015) " Filled with wit, adventure, comedy, and lots of heart, 'Paddington' should make most everyone who sees it feel all warm and fuzzy inside. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 16, 2015
73% American Sniper (2015) " Eastwood keeps the tension ratcheted up high and Cooper delivers what's arguably his best performance to date. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 16, 2015
72% Inherent Vice (2015) " Despite previously proving he has the ability to juggle lots of characters in multiple storylines, Anderson fumbles a bit here. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 9, 2015
51% Unbroken (2014) " Good when it should have been great. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 25, 2014
99% Selma (2015) " It's one of the best films of 2014. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 25, 2014
71% Into the Woods (2014) " While I'll give it a slight recommendation, it just didn't do much for me. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 25, 2014
46% The Gambler (2014) " It's easy enough to watch, but it didn't engage me any more than watching some high roller do his or her thing at a casino with thousands on the line. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 25, 2014
72% Big Eyes (2014) " Burton delivers what could be one of his most conventional pics. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 25, 2014
50% Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) " I don't think this latest installment of 'Night at the Museum' signals it's time for renovations. Rather, it's more like the exhibit should be closed for good. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 19, 2014
61% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) " What's present works decently enough for wrapping things up. (Full Content Review -- Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 17, 2014
89% The Imitation Game (2014) " When I first saw the film several months ago, I proclaimed it to be the best picture of 2014. Having just re-watched it after seeing the rest of the contenders, I stand by my assessment. (Full Content Review - Sex, Profanity, etc. - also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 12, 2014
88% Top Five (2014) " There are a fair number of decent -- if decidedly adult -- laughs to be had. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 12, 2014
28% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) " Feels rushed yet overlong and oddly incomplete. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 12, 2014
90% Wild (2014) " I found it to be a solid piece of work, but only rarely did it sweep me up into any of its emotional moments. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 5, 2014
71% Penguins Of Madagascar (2014) " It's certainly entertaining and engaging enough to earn a recommendation. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Nov 26, 2014
88% Foxcatcher (2014) " It's slow -- sometimes excruciatingly -- and it takes a long time for the obvious to occur. Yet, against my better judgment, I kinda, sorta wouldn't mind seeing it again. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Nov 20, 2014
65% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) " Jennifer Lawrence is as good as always and gets a few key scenes to play up the emotional aspect of what's occurring. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Nov 20, 2014
95% Whiplash (2014) " One of my year's top picks. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Nov 20, 2014
79% The Theory of Everything (2014) " A strong and moving offering about facing long odds and nonetheless moving forward. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Nov 14, 2014
0% Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas (2014) " More like "Explaining Christmas" and not in a particularly entertaining or well-made way. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Nov 14, 2014
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