Jordan Hoffman

Jordan Hoffman

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Publications:
About.com , Badass Digest , Biography.com , Film.com , Guardian , IFC.com , LeisureSuit.net , New York Daily News , ScreenCrush , The Dissolve , UGO , Vanity Fair
Total Reviews:
705
Location:
New York City

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 705
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
8/10 84% 22 Jump Street (2014) " ...this will be the most "meta" movie ever made... " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 8, 2014
6/10 55% The Signal (2014) " This is a great endorsement of Eubank to take on larger films in the future. Should he get his hands on a more fleshed-out (and thought-through) screenplay, he may transform and adapt into a world class pop filmmaker. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted May 30, 2014
3/5 60% The Grand Seduction (2014) " Gleeson and the collection of good-natured seniors with accents will win your heart. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted May 29, 2014
92% Pride (2014) " You are a dirty liar if you aren't a tiny bit moved at the end. " ‐ Vanity Fair
Posted May 24, 2014
90% Mommy (2015) " Dolan doesn't play anything half-assed. " ‐ Badass Digest
Posted May 24, 2014
86% Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) " Ms. Stewart [in] the best role of her life " ‐ Vanity Fair
Posted May 23, 2014
66% The Rover (2014) " [A] dark, dreary and dull "Mad Max in Neutral" " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 21, 2014
95% Two Days, One Night (2014) " 'Two Days, One Night' is all about the fight, and winning it with kindness and righteousness. " ‐ Vanity Fair
Posted May 21, 2014
6.9/10 25% Lost River " Ryan Gosling wanted to make an art film and, despite some dull patches, pretty much succeeded. " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 20, 2014
89% Wild Tales (2015) " If you don't see a part of yourself in some of these stories, I suspect you are living in La Denegacion. " ‐ Badass Digest
Posted May 19, 2014
8.8/10 89% Foxcatcher (2014) " A thought-provoking and solid piece of work. " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 19, 2014
7/10 67% Maps to the Stars (2014) " For a movie that has so many problems, it is one of the more watchable ones. " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 19, 2014
5/10 73% The Homesman (2014) " If this is a revision to the revisionist westerns ushered in by "Unforgiven," I'll stay back East(wood.) " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 18, 2014
8.5/10 56% Saint Laurent " We can never have too many scenes of half-naked beautiful people spaced out in slo-mo to Giorgio Morodor-like music. " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 17, 2014
22% The Captive " [A] film too absurd to take seriously, but too strange to ignore. " ‐ Vanity Fair
Posted May 16, 2014
100% Mr. Turner (2014) " 'Mr. Turner' feels like a perfect summation of Leigh's career. Bold, beautiful and a little cranky. Also, importantly, not to everyone's taste. " ‐ Vanity Fair
Posted May 15, 2014
2/5 88% The Discoverers (2014) " This walk of discovery gets lost in the woods. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted May 14, 2014
10% Grace Of Monaco " The film traces Kelly's path from being a fairy tale bride to being a put-upon wife who gleefully defers her dreams to maintain her ingrate husband's status. " ‐ Vanity Fair
Posted May 14, 2014
9/10 73% Godzilla (2014) " You want a poster quote, cause here it comes: this 'Godzilla' is a monster! " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted May 10, 2014
0/5 16% Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014) " [A] crass, cheap, hack-job cash-grab. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted May 8, 2014
8/10 73% Neighbors (2014) " You'll laugh if you're young, you'll laugh if you're old. " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 6, 2014
4/5 83% Sol LeWitt (2014) " Teerink's reserved, spare form mirrors LeWitt's work, which gives it tremendous impact. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted May 6, 2014
7.5/10 12% Walk Of Shame (2014) " A solid vehicle for Elizabeth Banks to show off her comedic chops " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 2, 2014
.5/5 36% Friended To Death (2014) " It's a wafer-thin, poorly plotted, insufferable comedy " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Apr 29, 2014
6/10 53% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) " It manages to be both awful and entertaining, frequently at the same time. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Apr 25, 2014
1/5 36% The Quiet Ones (2014) " It's the latest reminder that when a strange doctor invites you to work on an experiment in a secluded house, the answer should always be "No, thank you." " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 24, 2014
2/5 44% Walking With The Enemy (2014) " [Director] Schmidt thinks he has a 'Doctor Zhivago' epic on his hands, but the presentation is sub-History Channel. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Apr 23, 2014
1/5 57% Proxy (2014) " [With] performances better suited to a high school play " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 18, 2014
4/5 89% Bears (2014) " Don't look for Disneynature's "Salmon" anytime soon. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 17, 2014
3/5 91% The Final Member (2014) " [C]ould easily be nothing but snickers and mockery, but the directors offer a work filled with warmth, humor and humanism. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 17, 2014
3/5 63% Small Time (2014) " 'Small Time' still closes the deal, thanks to that one indefinable selling point: star charisma. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Apr 17, 2014
5/10 19% Transcendence (2014) " 'Transcendence' lets narrative inertia fill in where the screenplay doesn't. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Apr 16, 2014
6.1/10 61% Draft Day (2014) " the most Normcore movie that ever lived " ‐ Film.com
Posted Apr 9, 2014
5.5 60% Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014) " This is a frustrating, fundamentally flawed movie, but if one must consider it two separate animals, this latter one is demonstrably better. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Apr 3, 2014
7/10 79% Afflicted (2014) " [Afflicted] evokes the escalating panic of a nightmare far better than the usual cheap horror film. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Apr 3, 2014
1/10 19% Sabotage (2014) " [an] ugly, abrasive and thoroughly charm-resistant bag of slop " ‐ Film.com
Posted Mar 28, 2014
2/5 41% Cesar Chavez (2014) " Just as the migrant workers of California deserved better treatment from their bosses, the man who won the labor dispute deserves better treatment than this film. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 27, 2014
8/10 77% Noah (2014) " This is, to adopt a phrase, the "old, weird Bible," and its visual language more resembles 'Lord of the Rings' than any typical sandal epic. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 25, 2014
8/10 89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) " This entry won't win any new converts, but anyone already invested in this series is going to have a blast. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 20, 2014
3.0/5 53% Blood Ties (2014) " There's a lot of sizzle with this steak, but it can't hide the fact that this particular hunk of meat has been chewed a hundred times before. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Mar 20, 2014
4/5 99% The Missing Picture (2014) " Panh believes that those who survive such oppression are obligated to speak about it - and this chronicle is impossible not to watch. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 20, 2014
2/5 13% McCanick (2014) " It's a shame the script doesn't offer anything beyond loose-cannon-cop cliches. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 20, 2014
2/5 36% Just a Sigh (2014) " French cinema has built many a masterpiece on the foundation of what may, on the surface, just seem like women wandering around. Sadly, 'Just A Sigh' is no 'Cleo From 5 To 7' or 'The Green Ray'. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Mar 19, 2014
8/10 79% Muppets Most Wanted (2014) " Vaudevillian pandemonium is alive and well. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Mar 19, 2014
8/10 97% Ernest & CĂ©lestine (2014) " 'Frozen' beat 'Ernest & Celestine' at the Oscars for Best Animated Picture. I'm not about to diss the winner - it's a great movie - but this is one that's worth checking out as well. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 17, 2014
2/5 16% The Single Moms Club (2014) " [T]his is a film about catharsis and camaraderie, not logic. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 14, 2014
2/5 64% The Cold Lands (2014) " "The Cold Lands" is aimless and dull, but has a rich tone and upstate authenticity. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 13, 2014
3.5/5 73% Enemy (2014) " Even with a final third that doesn't deliver on the setup, the movie more than makes it across the finish line. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Mar 12, 2014
1/10 22% Need For Speed (2014) " [I]diotic in addition to being irresponsible. " ‐ ScreenCrush
Posted Mar 11, 2014
3/10 75% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) " "Nymphomaniac Vol. 1″ is the worst thing Lars Von Trier has ever associated himself with. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Mar 11, 2014
3/5 30% Perfect Sisters (2014) " A marginal film elevated, however inadvertently, by the strange specificity of its scenes " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Mar 10, 2014
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