Joe Mader

Joe Mader

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Publications:
Hollywood Reporter , Palo Alto Weekly
Total Reviews:
53

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
38% I Am David (2004) " Essentially a tearjerker, with little originality or insight." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 19, 2003
76% Assisted Living (2005) " This art house fodder is just quirky and fresh enough to catch on with audiences." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 13, 2003
93% My Architect: A Son's Journey (2004) " Tinged with sorrow, compassion, forgiveness and, ultimately, love." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 13, 2003
64% Gin gwai (The Eye) (2002) " The movie's biggest achievement may be Lee's performance." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 20, 2003
1/4 52% Titan A.E. (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3/4 61% Der Krieger und die Kaiserin (The Princess and the Warrior) (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 58% A Knight's Tale (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3.5/4 62% The Claim (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1.5/4 9% Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000) " The young actors all look like blander versions of more famous people." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 83% Thirteen Days (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 42% Miss Congeniality (2000) " With this cutesy bit of ick, Sandra Bullock squanders the good will she engendered with her surprisingly complex portrayal of a party girl in rehab in 28 Days." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1.5/4 20% Monkeybone (2001) " Selick does his cast a major disservice." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 49% Atlantis - The Lost Empire (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 93% Ghost World (2001) " There are bits of wicked humor, but Zwigoff begins by laughing at the kooks in Clowes' ghost of a world and never stops. The real crime is that Clowes is content to join in with him." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3/4 65% Bandits (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3/4 52% Cecil B. Demented (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1.5/4 33% Just Visiting (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3/4 75% Quills (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3/4 86% The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2.5/4 39% Hardball (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 14% Red Planet (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
0.5/4 19% Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000) " There's no magic here, only incompetence." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3.5/4 93% No Man's Land (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 11% Joe Dirt (2001) " Nothing written here will stop this film from being a huge hit, but don't say you weren't warned." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 42% The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1.5/4 48% The Way of the Gun (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 16% Beautiful (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 20% The Crew (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1.5/4 68% Legally Blonde (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1.5/4 50% Love's Labour's Lost (2000) " Casting Silverstone as the princess gives final proof of Branagh's temporary (one hopes) insanity." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 75% Rugrats in Paris - The Movie (2000) " Not as fresh as the first film." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 3% Bless the Child (2000) " Forgive them, Lord; Russell et al know not what they do." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3/4 57% Dr. T & The Women (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3/4 77% The Tailor of Panama (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 48% Me, Myself & Irene (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3.5/4 31% America's Sweethearts (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 14% 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2.5/4 86% Sexy Beast (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 81% Jesus' Son (1999) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 13% Whipped (1999) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 54% Cats & Dogs (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
1/4 13% Book of Shadows - Blair Witch 2 (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
3.5/4 86% Gosford Park (2001) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 8% Summer Catch (2001) " Call this one foul." — Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
2/4 46% What Lies Beneath (2000) Palo Alto Weekly
Posted May 14, 2003
81% So Close (2003) " This is all nonsense, of course, which wouldn't be a problem as long as the film kept the energy and humor going. But it doesn't." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 8, 2003
83% The Warrior (2005) " The plot is simple to the point of being simplistic, and the characterizations are never more than rudimentary." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 14, 2002
92% Standing In The Shadows of Motown (2002) " The film truly does rescue [the Funk Brothers] from Motown's shadows. It's about time." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 5, 2002
82% 13 Conversations About One Thing (2001) " The film's characters never gain our sympathies. Their depression becomes ours." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 24, 2002
91% Y Tu Mamá También (2001) " Should thrill the same art house audiences as the celebrated but lesser Amores Perros and Before Night Falls." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 24, 2001
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