Kevin Murphy

Kevin Murphy

Agrees with the Tomatometer 79% of the time.

Kevin Murphy's reviews do not count toward the Tomatometer. This is not a Tomatometer-approved critic, and this critic's reviews are not published on a Tomatometer-approved publication.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 44% Hostel Part II (2007) MovieWeb
Posted Apr 26, 2011
5/5 70% 28 Weeks Later... (2007) MovieWeb
Posted Apr 26, 2011
6/10 87% Control (2007) "Greenhalgh's script plots a confusing route through proceedings, using clunky dialogue and glaring foreshadowing. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 27, 2007
7/10 96% Ratatouille (2007) "While Ratatouille may lack the pioneering invention and sardonic wit of some of Pixar's previous films, there is plenty to enjoy for the kid in everyone. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Jul 14, 2007
6/10 87% The Namesake (2006) "There are some nice performances, most notably from Tabu as the dignified Ashmira. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Mar 24, 2007
9/10 89% Zodiac (2007) "Chilling, smart and intense, with the occasional glimmer of light allowed to penetrate the darkness, Zodiac is utterly compelling. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Mar 3, 2007
7/10 74% The Illusionist (2006) "Norton is pitch perfect as the aloof and complex Eisenheim, who maintains an inscrutability every bit as enthralling as his illusions. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Feb 24, 2007
4/10 9% Norbit (2007) "The trouble with fat jokes is they wear thin very quickly. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Feb 24, 2007
8/10 54% The Good Shepherd (2006) "The Good Shepherd is meticulous, intricate and unhurried, but with so much to absorb and admire, it's good not to rush. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Dec 30, 2006
5/10 78% Dreamgirls (2006) "Dreamgirls, like most musicals, isn't so much about the story as it is about the music, which in this case is primarily the problem. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Dec 30, 2006
6/10 65% Apocalypto (2006) "The impressive sets and sheer scale of the city scenes conjure thoughts of Cecil B. DeMille's great epics. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Dec 30, 2006
7/10 62% Blood Diamond (2006) "DiCaprio has matured into an actor of real substance, with the chops to pull off challenging and weighty roles. The youthful fragility has gone, replaced with a forceful presence. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Dec 30, 2006
6/10 55% Déjà Vu (2006) "If I experienced déjà vu and saw the film again, there's a possibility I might even understand the physics involved, but as diverting as Déjà Vu is, I'm not sure it's worth it. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Nov 29, 2006
7/10 51% The Fountain (2006) "The Fountain doesn't offer any new theories about the existence of eternal life, but it offers a fascinating look at some age old ones. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Nov 25, 2006
5/10 75% Happy Feet (2006) "Disappointing. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Nov 25, 2006
8/10 72% Stranger Than Fiction (2006) "Further proof, were it needed, that where there's a Will, there's a way. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Nov 11, 2006
7/10 72% Flushed Away (2006) "As if to confirm how amusingly bizarre it all is, the story even includes England reaching the World Cup final. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Nov 11, 2006
6/10 73% Flags of Our Fathers (2006) "There is much to admire, but inevitably with Eastwood, he finds it hard to resist lapsing into sentimentality. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Nov 4, 2006
7/10 76% The Prestige (2006) "Christopher Nolan is by no means a one trick pony. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 28, 2006
3/10 10% The Grudge 2 (2006) "Spinning out a flimsy idea into a movie is one thing, but dragging it out to a sequel is simply mercenary. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 21, 2006
5/10 7% Basic Instinct 2 (2006) "For those who were happy enough to sit through a mediocre thriller buoyed by the promise of a fleeting second of titillation, this sequel will no doubt satisfy. For those looking for something more substantial, your naiveté is endearing. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
6/10 75% The Devil Wears Prada (2006) "The Devil Wears Prada is like many of the models that grace the haute couture catwalks, appealing enough on the outside, but not much going on inside. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
4/10 33% Poseidon (2006) "It's not a question of being so bad it's good. It's not. It's truly bad. But the sheer brazen enormity of its failings is impressive. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
8/10 91% The Departed (2006) "A seriously good film. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
7/10 68% Snakes on a Plane (2006) "Samuel Jackson holds everything together with a performance that effectively parodies himself. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
5/10 68% World Trade Center (2006) "An overly sentimental, sluggish bore. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
7/10 92% Children of Men (2006) "Its unrelenting desolation is uncomfortable to experience, but its force is undeniable and compelling even if at times a little heavy-handed. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
4/10 24% Failure to Launch (2006) "I'm not quite sure why it is that this genre allows the normal rules of plausibility to be stretched beyond credulity, but any film which includes one man giving CPR to a mocking bird and another being savaged by a chipmunk lays itself open to ridicule. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
7/10 72% Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) "A feature of Ferrell's films is the warped reality they inhabit. It's as if anything goes. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
3/10 24% Lady in the Water (2006) "That Lady In The Water solicits more laughs than chills, most of which are unintentional, is evidence that the clothes Shyamalan struts around in are rapidly becoming more transparent. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
8/10 86% Thank You for Smoking (2006) "A smart and pointed comedy. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
5/10 73% V for Vendetta (2006) "Behind V For Vendetta is an intriguing idea, but one that needed a defter touch and more panache to pull off. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
9/10 91% Little Miss Sunshine (2006) "A consistently unexpected and twisted treat. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
8/10 91% United 93 (2006) "United 93 does a remarkable job of putting you in the midst of the unveiling drama as it chronicles a day that started out as routine and quickly became one of the blackest in America's history. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
5/10 55% 16 Blocks (2006) "There's little original about this serviceable if formulaic drama. " ‐ Tiscali
Posted Oct 11, 2006
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