Katherine Brodsky

Katherine Brodsky

"Waiting for Godot was reviewed in the New York Times. The review read, "Nothing happens, twice." End of review."

Agrees with the Tomatometer 69% of the time.

Biography:
I'm a professional entertainment writer and movie critic. Aside from my print ventures, I am the editor of Modamag.com and do the MovieGuru Column for MovieWeb.com.
Favorites:
(the list is VERY long...)
Publications:
Entertainment Today , Modamag.com , MovieWeb
Total Reviews:
72
Total QuickRatings:
34
Location:
It's not nearly as cold as you might think there...but the rain never stops. Where am I?

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
7/10 80% Barney's Version (2011) " ...charming and moving. It is at once both sardonically funny and bitterly sad." — Modamag.com
Posted Jun 4, 2013
7.5/10 92% Incendies (2011) " To say that 'Incendies' is an intense film would be a gross understatement. It is a disturbingly painful film that is difficult to shake off. " — Modamag.com
Posted Jun 4, 2013
6/10 49% No Strings Attached (2011) " In some ways, "No Strings Attached" plays out rather conventionally within its genre. At the same time, there is a certain rawness to it that makes it fresher than most rom-com flicks." — Modamag.com
Posted Jun 4, 2013
8.5/10 87% Black Swan (2010) " Darren Aronofsky takes you to the edge and pushes you beyond...A visceral experience, set to an intoxicating score and cinematography." — Modamag.com
Posted Jun 4, 2013
4/5 81% The Manchurian Candidate (2004) MovieWeb
Posted Apr 26, 2011
90% The Corporation (2004) " Editing The Corporation: Behind the Footage with Jennifer Abbott" — MovieWeb
Posted Aug 7, 2004
8/10 51% Vanity Fair (2004) " Vanity Fair Review" — MovieWeb
Posted Jul 31, 2004
3.5/5 57% Emile (2005) MovieWeb
Posted Mar 16, 2004
3/4 88% Freaky Friday (2003) " What makes the film truly dazzling are the inspired performances by the two leads." — Entertainment Today
Posted Jan 5, 2004
4.25/5 77% Peter Pan (2003) " In one word, the film is 'enchanting.' Most certainly some magic dust was involved with this majestic production." — MovieWeb
Posted Dec 21, 2003
2/5 10% Dr. Seuss - The Cat in the Hat (2003) " In addition to the dim-witted attempt at comedy, the script contains no plot, no intrigue, no originality – nada." — MovieWeb
Posted Dec 4, 2003
4/5 82% Prisoner of Paradise (2002) " There is something haunting about the way that it all looks puzzled in together..." — MovieWeb
Posted Oct 13, 2003
—— Kiss of Life (2003) " It helps that all the actors manage fairly stunning performances exploiting mostly their facial tongue, but regrettably it does not the save the film from falling into a trap of dull lullabies." — MovieWeb
Posted Oct 12, 2003
3/4 85% Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003) " It's difficult for me to say whether this film is a masterpiece or a failed attempt at one." — Countingdown.com
Posted Oct 6, 2003
3.5/4 95% Lost In Translation (2003) " Occasionally come along tales told through the format of film that capture us completely within the narrative. This is one such film." — Countingdown.com
Posted Oct 5, 2003
3.5/4 94% American Splendor (2003) " In the end, American Splendor proves that 'ordinary Life is pretty interesting.'" — Countingdown.com
Posted Aug 29, 2003
2.5/4 45% Spy Kids 3-D - Game Over (2003) " Not only are those blue/red lenses tough on the eyes and the head, but they also impoverish the plot a little." — Modamag.com
Posted Jul 25, 2003
3/4 77% Seabiscuit (2003) " What "Seabiscuit" the movie has in common with the horse is its heart. That heart lies in the story and within the characters that gallop within it." — Modamag.com
Posted Jul 25, 2003
A- 96% Gods and Monsters (1998) " This is a great gem!" — MovieWeb
Posted Jul 11, 2003
B+ 93% About a Boy (2002) " It's touching, it's entertaining, and it leaves you with a bit of magic powder sprinkled on your heart -- what more can you ask for?" — MovieWeb
Posted Jul 11, 2003
3.5/4 79% Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) " Depp...luminates the screen in a way that very few actors ever have." — Modamag.com
Posted Jul 9, 2003
3/4 46% Sinbad - Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) " The film also sweeps with excitement and with lots sharp humor." — Modamag.com
Posted Jul 9, 2003
2.5/4 38% Legally Blonde 2 - Red, White & Blonde (2003) " Legally Blonde 2 is a fun way to spend an evening, whether you are surrounded by blondes or brunettes." — Modamag.com
Posted Jul 8, 2003
2.5/4 73% The Matrix Reloaded (2003) " So much anticipation for one little film." — Modamag.com
Posted May 15, 2003
8/10 80% Ghosts of the Abyss (2003) Modamag.com
Posted Apr 11, 2003
B 75% Gangs of New York (2002) " "Gangs of New York" allows us an inside look at an epic time and the characters that took part in it, although that gaze is imperfect and restricted, it is a worthy effort." — Modamag.com
Posted Dec 12, 2002
9/10 81% Road to Perdition (2002) " The entire piece blends in as a haunting symphony. It haunts the mind, as well as the soul." — Modamag.com
Posted Jul 3, 2002
C- 30% Scooby-Doo (2002) " It's fun enough...just enough to prevent a serious headache." — Modamag.com
Posted Jun 12, 2002
C 49% Human Nature (2002) " It appears as though the crude humor found its way into the movie for no reason other than the fact it could." — Modamag.com
Posted May 29, 2002
C- 28% Life or Something Like It (2002) " If you need to kill time, see the movie - But what if today is the last day of your life?" — Modamag.com
Posted May 29, 2002
A- 58% The Importance of Being Earnest (2002) " The Importance Of Being Earnest picks you up from the get go and doesn't let you down." — Modamag.com
Posted May 29, 2002
B- 32% Windtalkers (2002) " WINDTALKERS portrays the horrors of the Pacific battles vividly and no side seems right as long as they have a gun in their hand." — Modamag.com
Posted May 29, 2002
C+ 69% Spirit - Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) " While the idea was there, it's unfortunate that the script left us to watch not much more than a bunch of pretty horses running around from place to place to the 'soulful' tunes of Bryan Adams." — Modamag.com
Posted May 29, 2002
B- 74% Abril Despeda├žado (Behind the Sun) (2001) " It's lyrical and melancholy, despairing and hopeful all at the same time. It's the stuff that movies are made of, yet something is missing. "Behind the Sun" won't leave you hot, but it won't burn you either." — Modamag.com
Posted May 4, 2002
A+ 94% Pulp Fiction (1994) " Pulp Fiction is an example of a film that lives with you. That's the definition of a classic." — Modamag.com
Posted Nov 12, 2001
9/10 88% American Beauty (1999) " In the end, there is a feeling that we had just been taken on a trip through the souls of three characters." — Modamag.com
Posted Nov 12, 2001
A 73% Finding Forrester (2000) " It is a story that "whacks" the heart!" — Modamag.com
Posted Nov 12, 2001
A 88% Shrek (2001) " Children would not understand the subtext, and adults will get the inside jokes." — Modamag.com
Posted Nov 12, 2001
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