Josh Bell

Josh Bell

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Josh Bell's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/5 74% Narcos: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "A breezy tour through history, sometimes informative but rarely affecting. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 26, 2015
3/5 81% Z For Zachariah (2015) "Both powerful and, eventually, a bit too contrived. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 26, 2015
2/5 43% We Are Your Friends (2015) "A dopey rags-to-riches story that uses the EDM scene as its generic backdrop. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 26, 2015
4/5 93% The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (2015) "A funny, sad and ultimately triumphant coming-of-age story. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 26, 2015
1.5/5 40% No Escape (2015) "Mostly laughable when it isn't tedious or insulting, both to the region it's skittish about representing and to the audience that's expected to buy into this nonsense. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 26, 2015
3/5 86% Documentary Now!: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "It may be niche humor, but it fills that niche skillfully. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 20, 2015
2/5 53% Blunt Talk: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Stewart dives into his role with admirable gusto, but the show around him isn't worthy of his talents. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 20, 2015
2.5/5 48% American Ultra (2015) "As Mike maims and kills more thugs in increasingly brutal ways, the low-key stoner comedy becomes an ugly, cynical bloodbath. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 19, 2015
4/5 78% Cop Car (2015) "Watts directs with lean efficiency, and he doesn't pull any punches with kids or adults. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 18, 2015
3/5 96% Show Me a Hero: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "When it focuses on the tragedy of Nick Wasicsko, Hero is fascinating. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 13, 2015
3.5/5 94% Cartel Land (2015) "A vivid and sometimes infuriating portrait of a seemingly unwinnable battle. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 13, 2015
2.5/5 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) "Ritchie throws buckets of style onto the screen but fails to generate an interesting plot or bring any further dimensions to the characters. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 13, 2015
2.5/5 26% Dark Places (2015) "Its twists come off as more absurd than shocking. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 6, 2015
2.5/5 61% Ricki And The Flash (2015) "The typically sharp Cody writes weak comedy and weaker drama, and Demme stages it like he'd rather be shooting another one of his concert movies. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 6, 2015
3/5 93% The Gift (2015) "Edgerton effectively subverts expectations. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Aug 6, 2015
3.5/5 100% Twinsters (2015) "A genuinely life-affirming journey that illustrates the essential power of family, in whatever form it takes. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 30, 2015
3/5 92% Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Fans of the movie will probably watch it over and over again, making Netflix executives very happy. Everyone else will remain baffled. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 30, 2015
3.5/5 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) "An entertaining and exciting ride, a strong example of the best in blockbuster filmmaking. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 30, 2015
2/5 26% Vacation (2015) "A series of belabored, poorly executed jokes that amount to a sad re-creation of a once-beloved comedy franchise. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 28, 2015
2.5/5 55% Paper Towns (2015) "Annoyingly twee. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 23, 2015
1/5 0% Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser "You'd think that after 14 years, they'd have more than stale fart jokes and weak callbacks to bits that weren't funny in the first place. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 23, 2015
3.5/5 80% Infinitely Polar Bear (2015) "Exudes familial love and forgiveness. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 23, 2015
2.5/5 60% Southpaw (2015) "Fuqua and Sutter do little to distinguish Southpaw from other boxing movies going back decades. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 23, 2015
2/5 17% Pixels (2015) "Calling Pixels one of Sandler's better movies is like calling a particular strain of Ebola somewhat less horrifically painful; either way, it's not pleasant. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 23, 2015
2/5 59% Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Like its protagonist, it's mostly a sad relic straining to appear hip. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 16, 2015
3/5 87% Mr. Holmes (2015) "A sensitive character study of an aging icon. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 16, 2015
3.5/5 79% Ant-Man (2015) "A looser, funnier and lower-stakes story than Marvel's typical world-ending spectacles. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 16, 2015
2.5/5 54% Minions (2015) "Given the task of carrying their own 90-minute feature, they quickly wear out their welcome. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 9, 2015
2/5 20% Self/less (2015) "It feels like a refugee from a 2005 straight-to-video bin. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 9, 2015
2.5/5 79% The Jim Gaffigan Show: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Far more Everybody Loves Raymond than Louie. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 9, 2015
3/5 82% The Overnight (2015) "Brice effectively balances cringe humor with emotional revelations that feel genuine even if they start out as uncomfortable jokes. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jul 2, 2015
1/5 65% Magic Mike XXL (2015) "It's every bit the cheesy, brainless exercise in audience pandering that many expected from the first movie. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 30, 2015
2.5/5 26% Terminator Genisys (2015) "The movie's chief purpose seems to be reminding audiences of what they enjoyed in the previous movies, but the best way to enjoy those is to just go watch them again. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 30, 2015
2.5/5 44% Scream: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "There was a playfulness to even the worst of the Scream movies that is absent here, and what's left is a mediocre murder mystery. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 25, 2015
2/5 48% Zoo: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Zoo could have been silly, over-the-top fun, but instead it's plodding and monotonous. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 25, 2015
2/5 82% Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) "What started as a mildly funny if overly self-satisfied comedy ends up as a disingenuous tearjerker, as phony as one of Greg and Earl's home movies. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 25, 2015
2.5/5 87% Poldark: Series 1 (TV, 2015) "Both the scenery and the star of Poldark look great, but the storytelling isn't quite as effective. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 18, 2015
3.5/5 88% Dope (2015) "Mixes winning comedic moments with serious, life-or-death situations, often at the same time. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 18, 2015
2.5/5 88% Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "It's no longer a pastiche of Charles Dickens and Jane Austen; instead it's just another mediocre sci-fi/fantasy TV series. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 11, 2015
3/5 94% I'll See You in My Dreams (2015) "Offers gentle laughs and a few moments of heartfelt emotion. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 11, 2015
2.5/5 51% Saint Laurent (2015) "Heavy on dreamy imagery and light on facts and insights. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 11, 2015
2.5/5 71% Jurassic World (2015) "Just another overstuffed, CGI-filled blockbuster about people running and yelling. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 11, 2015
2/5 70% Sense8: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "A dull and ponderous sci-fi drama that lacks even the visual flair and grandeur of the Wachowskis' film failures. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 4, 2015
3.5/5 90% Love & Mercy (2015) "Cusack gives his best and most engaged performance in years. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 4, 2015
3/5 94% Spy (2015) "It's a problem when a movie like this practically requires a diagram to follow the plot, although at least that doesn't stop it from being funny. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 4, 2015
2/5 19% Aloha (2015) "A half-baked romance full of dead-end subplots and startling leaps in character development, with a third-act turn into a nearly incomprehensible conspiracy storyline. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted Jun 3, 2015
2.5/5 56% Aquarius: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Too much about Aquarius is boilerplate cop-drama material. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 27, 2015
2.5/5 67% The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2015) "Mostly the movie is mild and subdued, provoking more boredom than laughter. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 27, 2015
2/5 50% San Andreas (2015) "Thousands of people may die, but the most important thing is that Ray is reunited with his family. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 27, 2015
2/5 31% Poltergeist (2015) "Another forgettable horror product. " ‐ Las Vegas Weekly
Posted May 22, 2015
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