Jimmy O

Jimmy O

Agrees with the Tomatometer 72% of the time.

Publications:
Film Snobs , JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Critics' Group:
Kansas City Film Critics Circle
Total Reviews:
393
Total QuickRatings:
5

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
2.5/5 34% The Hangover Part II (2011) " Director Todd Phillips Should be Given Credit for Making a Darker, Edgier Film But A Lot of the Shock is Lost with Predictable Material. " — Film Snobs
Posted May 30, 2011
3.5/5 49% Super (2011) " An Interesting, Shocking Look at the Religiosity of the Superhero Myth. " — Film Snobs
Posted May 11, 2011
3.5/5 86% Rabbit Hole (2010) " Not as Depressing as You Fear...and that's no Faint Praise. " — Film Snobs
Posted Feb 8, 2011
3/5 87% Blue Valentine (2010) " An Endless Barrage of Misery and Depression Punctuated by Great Acting. Being Breathless Doesn't Make Quality Cinema. " — Film Snobs
Posted Feb 7, 2011
2.5/5 24% The Dilemma (2011) " Howard Tries to Have Fun with a Touchy Subject But the Good Drama Gets in the Way of his Lame Jokes. " — Film Snobs
Posted Jan 25, 2011
2/5 72% Somewhere (2010) " Coppola Gets Too Close by Making a Vapid Picture of Fatherhood That's Too Shallow for any Deep Moments." — Film Snobs
Posted Jan 13, 2011
4/5 79% Fair Game (2010) " Liman Digs Into the Personal Life of Those On the Edge and Finds Something Nicely Human. A Great Political Flick" — Film Snobs
Posted Jan 8, 2011
2/5 94% The King's Speech (2010) " A stuffy melodrama tailored for the therapist acting-a-thon. A tragic combo. " — Film Snobs
Posted Jan 4, 2011
4/5 96% True Grit (2010) " The Coens Return the Western from the post-Modern to the Classic in this Fun, Briskly Poetic Flick. " — Film Snobs
Posted Dec 25, 2010
3.5 91% The Fighter (2010) " David O. Russell Gives Us a Good Boxing Film But Nothing Groundbreaking. Christian Bale's Eating Disorder Really Shines." — Film Snobs
Posted Dec 24, 2010
4/5 87% Black Swan (2010) " Ballet can be Hell, and Aronofsky Never Lets You Forget It. " — Film Snobs
Posted Dec 6, 2010
4/5 93% 127 Hours (2010) " More Intense than Any of Franco's Work in "General Hospital". " — Film Snobs
Posted Nov 30, 2010
2.5/5 40% Due Date (2010) " I Think the Movie Lost me When Robert Downey Jr punched out a ten-year old. " — Film Snobs
Posted Nov 27, 2010
3/5 86% Unstoppable (2010) " A Great Blue-Collar Thrill Ride. " — Film Snobs
Posted Nov 27, 2010
3/5 46% You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010) " Woody Allen Makes One of His "Couple" Films Particularly Enhanced by Hopkins' Realistic View or Mortality. " — Film Snobs
Posted Oct 20, 2010
1.5/5 9% My Soul to Take (2010) " While there's much to like about the ideas and atmosphere, Craven can't muster much out of his characters or script to form an interesting message. " — Film Snobs
Posted Oct 18, 2010
4/5 96% The Social Network (2010) " Fincher and Sorkin Have Created a Film Whose Truth is as Subject as it's Presented on Facebook Itself. A Dark, Entertaining Parable. " — Film Snobs
Posted Oct 9, 2010
3/5 52% Devil (2010) " "Devil" is Effectively Creepy but Still has M. Night's Shaky Take on Faith and Religion. " — Film Snobs
Posted Sep 26, 2010
3/5 72% Machete (2010) " "Machete" Makes For Interesting Politics if Not For a Fully Satisfying Flick Due to Problematic Casting. " — Film Snobs
Posted Sep 9, 2010
3.5/5 66% The American (2010) " An Effective Thriller or a Chance for Clooney to Hang in Lake Como? Go with the Former. " — Film Snobs
Posted Sep 7, 2010
3/5 72% The Last Exorcism (2010) " "The Last Exorcism" Starts Out as a Sharp Religious Satire But Kind of Forgets That When Angling for "Paranormal Activity" Scares." — Film Snobs
Posted Sep 6, 2010
2/5 41% The Expendables (2010) " Stallone Can't Choose Between Thoughtful Meditation of Age and Violence or Just a Cheesy Throwback to the mid-80's. A Pity. " — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 28, 2010
3.5/5 73% Piranha 3-D (2010) " Aja rejects the victim mentality of horror for the past ten years and crafts a legit throwback to the classic slasher doubling as Morality Play. Well done. " — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 26, 2010
3/5 82% Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) " Edgar Wright Experiments with Video Game as Artistic Flourish and Succeeds Despite the Weakness in Structure and Cast. " — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 17, 2010
1.5/5 93% The Kids Are All Right (2010) " While Certainly Not its Intent, this Film is So Vapid in its Plot and Empty in Character It Ends Up Being Anti-Gay in Message. " — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 11, 2010
2/5 10% Grown Ups (2010) " Dugan and Sandler Prove That, When it Comes to Humor and Sentiment, The Failure to Invest in Your Characters is a Fatal Flaw. " — Film Snobs
Posted Jun 29, 2010
3/5 53% Knight & Day (2010) " An Elegantly Simple and Nicely-Made Summer Flick That Doesn't Quite Have the Tension Its Title Suggests. " — Film Snobs
Posted Jun 22, 2010
4/5 94% Winter's Bone (2010) " Take it from a genuine hillbilly that this is a true and powerful statement on the tragedy of Ozark life. " — Film Snobs
Posted Jun 18, 2010
7.5/10 68% Defendor (2009) " This is a deconstruction of the superhero myth that explores the deep rooted sadness and pain that a "hero" must deal with. It's also darkly funny too." — JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Posted Feb 23, 2010
4/5 89% A Serious Man (2009) " A Great Film To Make You Think About Religion and Cosmic Forces While Making the Nasty Side of Your Mind Chuckle." — Film Snobs
Posted Nov 4, 2009
3.5/5 83% Paranormal Activity (2009) " Perhaps the Most Relevant Horror Film in our Reality Television-Obsessed Society. For Now." — Film Snobs
Posted Oct 19, 2009
4/5 72% Where the Wild Things Are (2009) " Gene Siskel Once Said Non-Human Character Work or Don't Work Based on Their Eyes and There's a Lot Going On Behind Them Here." — Film Snobs
Posted Oct 19, 2009
3/5 75% Capitalism: A Love Story (2009) " Moore Sacrifices Narrative Thrust for Contemporary Relevance But Still Ends on a Strong Note." — Film Snobs
Posted Oct 11, 2009
3/5 90% Zombieland (2009) " If You're Going to Infect Your Horror Comedy with Toilet Humor, Can't We At Least Explore What Zombies Do When Nature Calls?" — Film Snobs
Posted Oct 11, 2009
3/5 86% Big Fan (2009) " A Strong, Tightly-Wound Character Study That Suffers Minimally From Its 1st-Time Director." — Film Snobs
Posted Oct 11, 2009
3/5 89% World's Greatest Dad (2009) " Sly and Subtle. Not Bad for the Guy from the Police Academy films." — Film Snobs
Posted Sep 27, 2009
1/4 63% Extract (2009) " Mike Judge Hasn't Got Over his Alliance with the Workers in Order to Make an Effective Flick about being The Man." — Film Snobs
Posted Sep 9, 2009
4/5 88% Inglourious Basterds (2009) " Pretentious? Narcissistic? Gory? What's Not to Love?" — Film Snobs
Posted Sep 6, 2009
3/5 27% The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009) " Needs Less Sentiment and More Charles Napier. But Still Rapid-Fire Funny in Nature." — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 17, 2009
3/5 90% District 9 (2009) " Not As Innovative As Everyone Wants to Give it Credit For, But Still An Interesting Blast." — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 17, 2009
1.5/5 24% Little Ashes (2009) " A Pretentious Mess of a Bio-pic In the Worst Sense of the Phrase." — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 10, 2009
3/5 60% A Perfect Getaway (2009) " After a Disappointing Summer, This is Good B-Movie Pulp Fiction." — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 10, 2009
3/5 68% Funny People (2009) " "Funny People"'s Problem is Not How It Mixes Apatow Humor with Sentiment But How It Tacks on the Needless Leslie-Man/Eric Bana" Subplot." — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 2, 2009
4/5 97% The Hurt Locker (2009) " Just Another Day at the Office...Except These Guys Might Not Get Home. But a Brilliant, Technical Marvel." — Film Snobs
Posted Aug 2, 2009
7.5/10 35% G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) " G.I. Joe may not be a great movie, but it sure is a hoot and a half, just make sure to find that inner child in you that still likes to play pretend." — JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Posted Jul 31, 2009
3/5 96% Food, Inc. (2009) " A Weak Version of "Fast Food Nation". But Hey, Any Film That Bashes Agri-Business Is All Right With Me." — Film Snobs
Posted Jul 18, 2009
3/5 84% Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) " "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Looks Good and the Cast is Great. But the great mythology doesn't kick in until the last thirty minute." — Film Snobs
Posted Jul 14, 2009
2/5 68% BrĂ¼no (2009) " A Vapid, Empty and Relatively Hateful Flick. And this is From Someone Who Loved "Borat"." — Film Snobs
Posted Jul 12, 2009
67% Away We Go (2009) " A Great, Beautiful Flick about the Confusion of Relationships." — Film Snobs
Posted Jul 12, 2009
33% Terminator Salvation (2009) " While it's pretty sermonizing in its sci-fi sort of way, Salvation does pack a dazzling punch." — Film Snobs
Posted May 20, 2009
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