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Kit Bowen

Kit Bowen
"It must be wonderful to know you're the smartest person in the room, that you are always right.""No, it's awful" --Broadcast News

Agrees with the Tomatometer 71% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
29% By The Sea (2015) "The intent to show something meaningful, something personal in "By the Sea" is lost in the slow, morose drag of it all. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Nov 14, 2015
85% Trainwreck (2015) "Applaud the hotter-than-hot Amy Schumer... Trainwreck just works, from start to finish. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jul 17, 2015
71% Jurassic World (2015) "Jurassic World just proves people still love them some dinos and what's not to love? The dinosaurs are better than ever... " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jun 16, 2015
100% Teacher of the Year (2015) "This excellent mockumentary highlights the business of teaching high-school kids to hilarious and poignant effect. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted May 23, 2015
No Score Yet The Fourth Noble Truth (2015) "The whole film is much like a meditation session, reflecting on relationships and personal growth... a nice change of pace from the summer movies. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted May 17, 2015
97% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "This incredible cinematic masterpiece takes you on a high-octane acid trip that gloriously assaults your senses... probably one the best action movies you'll ever see. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted May 14, 2015
74% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "Fully embrace this Avengers sequel in all its Marvel-ousness! Despite some minor flaws, Age of Ultron packs an expected and welcomed thrill-ride punch. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted May 2, 2015
54% The Age of Adaline (2015) "Age of Adaline surprises you with its warmth and sweeping romantic notions, despite its severely flawed logic. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Apr 27, 2015
61% Unfriended (2015) "Listen to the film's message: Don't cyberbully or you could unleash the ghost in the machine. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Apr 24, 2015
81% Furious 7 (2015) "Rev your engines... and grab the tissues. Furious 7 delivers the same outrageous thrill ride you expect , but tears will also flow for the late Paul Walker. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Apr 7, 2015
2/4 48% Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) "Mr. Popper's Penguins will certainly delight the kiddies, but their parents might wish for a tad more Jim Carrey irreverence. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jun 20, 2011
2/4 49% The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) "No need to tread lightly. The third installment to the Chronicles of Narnia definitely fairs better than the last one, Prince Caspian, but it still can't hold a candle to the first Narnia movie " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Dec 12, 2010
2/4 49% Love and Other Drugs (2010) "Remember the game of reading fortune cookie proclamations out loud and ending them with the phrase 'in bed'? That's sort of how I feel Love and Other Drugs ended many scenes--in bed. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Nov 23, 2010
2/4 67% Conviction (2010) "The only thing distinguishing Conviction from a Lifetime TV movie is the star power. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Nov 4, 2010
3.5/4 79% Fair Game (2010) "Fair Game may make your jaw hurt from clenching your teeth... " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Nov 4, 2010
3.5/4 88% Let Me In (2010) "Let Me In is simply riveting, dark and ominous, cruel and unrelenting, sprinkled with bittersweet moments and sentiment. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Oct 2, 2010
3.5/4 85% Easy A (2010) "Easy A gets an A+ for keeping the teen high school comedy clever and quirky. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Sep 18, 2010
3.5/4 93% The Town (2010) "Ben Affleck crafts a compelling, tight-knit bank heist drama. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Sep 16, 2010
2/4 36% Eat Pray Love (2010) "While Eat Pray Love has some enlightening, touching, visually breathtaking moments, you still end up praying it would end. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Aug 13, 2010
3.5/4 78% The Other Guys (2010) "The Other Guys takes this summer's crown for best and most quotable comedy. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Aug 10, 2010
3.5/4 86% Inception (2010) "The ending will leave you debating in that glass half-full, half-empty kind of way. Let's just say, it's a movie that needs to be seen more than once. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jul 17, 2010
3/4 81% Despicable Me (2010) "Despicable Me follows a tried and true formula of good story decent animation = entertaining family film. But it isn't quite up to Pixar quality. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jul 10, 2010
3/4 49% The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) "For the Twihard fans, Eclipse should thrill and excite to no end; for the rest of the world, it stands as the best of the three in the saga. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jul 1, 2010
3/4 66% The Karate Kid (2010) "The film does a nice job re-envisioning the '80s cult classic, thanks in large part to the new Kid, Jaden Smith. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jun 22, 2010
3.5/4 80% Cyrus (2010) "The Duplass Brothers demand your undivided attention. Thanks to their sincere way with words and experience with examining distressed relationships, you will gladly give it to them. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jun 22, 2010
4/4 99% Toy Story 3 (2010) "It doesn't try to surpass its predecessors but simply continues the story in such a wonderful, natural progression that it melds with ease into the brilliance that is the Toy Story lore. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jun 22, 2010
3/4 72% Get Him to the Greek (2010) "Get yourself to see the Greek. It's raunchy, tasteless, hilarious, and surprisingly poignant (at times). " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jun 4, 2010
2/4 36% Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) "Prince of Persia is the sort of popcorn-eating, mindless actioner you'd expect for the summer, made only slightly more appealing by Jake Gyllenhaal's performance. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted May 30, 2010
2/4 47% MacGruber (2010) "You're in good shape if you don't demand much from your comedies. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted May 22, 2010
3/4 72% Iron Man 2 (2010) "It'd be difficult for any additional Iron Man incarnation to surpass the original, but Iron Man 2 is a worthy follow-up. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted May 8, 2010
1.5/4 15% A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) "Nice try, but they probably should have just left the original Nightmare on Elm Street as is. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted May 2, 2010
3/4 49% The Losers (2010) "After watching this stylized comic-book action flick and admitting you thoroughly enjoyed yourself, you won't feel like a Loser at all. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Apr 26, 2010
3/4 76% Kick-Ass (2010) "Kick-Ass lives up to its name ... " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Apr 17, 2010
3.5/4 67% Date Night (2010) "Definitely go on this Date. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Apr 11, 2010
4/4 98% How to Train Your Dragon (2010) "Training dragons never looked more fun. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Apr 7, 2010
2/4 68% The Runaways (2010) "The Runaways does nothing to distinguish itself from previous depictions of the lives and excesses of our most beloved and most tragic rock and pop icons. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Mar 27, 2010
3/4 22% Repo Men (2010) "Repo Men is a thrilling, bloody, organ-ripping sci-fi spin on a familiar theme. " ‐
Posted Mar 21, 2010
3.5/4 53% Green Zone (2010) "Think of this as the fourth Bourne adventure. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Mar 13, 2010
2/4 52% Alice in Wonderland (2010) "The off-kiltered Tim Burton version of Alice in Wonderland might frightened younger children, confuse older ones and bore the adults. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Mar 6, 2010
2.5/4 19% Cop Out (2010) "Is it a Cop Out to make a throwback to the '80s buddy cop comedy instead of doing something original? Maybe, but at least it'll make you laugh out loud a few times. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Feb 26, 2010
3/4 68% Shutter Island (2010) "Like it or not, director Martin Scorsese uses his Shutter Island to mess with your brain, on all levels, and mostly succeeds in his endeavor. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Feb 19, 2010
1.5/4 18% Valentine's Day (2010) "Sure, Valentine's Day smacks cute and is probably an adequate date movie, but it doesn't really inspire genuine tingling, feel-good sentiments that a well-crafted film of this genre should do. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Feb 13, 2010
2/4 34% The Wolfman (2010) "While this Wolfman redo certainly doesn't live up to its 1941 predecessor, it serves its purpose. That is, if you like a somewhat dull, Gothic story that only gets exciting once the guy grows hair and big teeth. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Feb 12, 2010
2/4 29% Dear John (2010) "Dear John can't elevate itself from the same, repetitive Sparks cycle. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Feb 5, 2010
2/4 86% The White Ribbon (Das weisse Band) (2009) "Chalk up The White Ribbon as one of those German art films, in which the images are stark and minimalistic, the action languid and slow, and little to nothing is either revealed nor resolved. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jan 31, 2010
3/4 56% Edge of Darkness (2010) "On the surface, Edge of Darkness might seem like your typical violent revenge thriller, but it actually has some intriguing layers and surprising twists that get your full attention. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jan 29, 2010
1.5/4 19% Legion (2010) "End of the world much? As yet ANOTHER twist on the apocalypse, Legion could have done with a lot less pontificating and much more action to mask the muddled plot. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jan 23, 2010
1.5/4 18% The Tooth Fairy (2010) "Disney likes their formulas, and they've found one with Dwayne Johnson and family flicks. Boring, but true. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jan 22, 2010
2/4 48% The Book of Eli (2010) "This adrenaline-fueled cross between The Road Warrior and The Ten Commandments gets a tad heavy-handed at times. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jan 16, 2010
2.5/4 67% Daybreakers (2010) "Give it an A for effort, C for execution. As cool/creepy as it seems, Daybreakers just doesn't quite measure up to its potential. " ‐ The Movie Kit
Posted Jan 11, 2010
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