KJ Doughton

KJ Doughton

Agrees with the Tomatometer 82% of the time.

Publications:
Film Threat , Nitrate Online
Total Reviews:
131

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Showing 51 - 100 of 131
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
41% Jersey Girl (2004) " Jersey Girl might not be Kevin Smith's most original movie, but it's daring all the same." — Nitrate Online
Posted Apr 5, 2004
2/5 73% Intermission (2003) " Crowley's group isn't much fun to spend time with, making viewers yearn for an intermission as his Dublin train wreck unfolds." — Nitrate Online
Posted Mar 30, 2004
—— Naked Proof (2003) Nitrate Online
Posted Feb 10, 2004
3/5 82% Monster (2004) " For the millions that pick up the newspaper each night and ask, 'How could someone do such a thing,' Monster provides some answers." — Film Threat
Posted Feb 8, 2004
82% Monster (2004) Nitrate Online
Posted Feb 2, 2004
27% Paycheck (2003) " For the average escapism-craving Joe, Paycheck is a breezy way to forget about reality for two hours." — Nitrate Online
Posted Jan 2, 2004
3.5/5 81% The Barbarian Invasions (Les Invasions barbares) (2003) " Like an encounter with Remy the man, Barbarian Invasions is an emotional, infuriating journey that's ultimately worth taking." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 30, 2003
5/5 71% Cold Mountain (2003) " As he did with The English Patient, director Minghella performs a miraculous juggling act, balancing his epic, sweeping story with the subtleties of character and detail that make Cold Mountain breathe." — Nitrate Online
Posted Dec 16, 2003
34% In the Cut (2003) Nitrate Online
Posted Nov 7, 2003
92% School of Rock (2003) " It's one movie that definitely goes to eleven." — Nitrate Online
Posted Aug 30, 2003
4.5/5 92% School of Rock (2003) " Linklater and his actors understand passion. They understand enthusiasm." — Film Threat
Posted Aug 27, 2003
5/5 90% The Magdalene Sisters (2003) " Forget Freddy Versus Jason. For a real horror show, try The Magdalene Sisters." — Film Threat
Posted Aug 27, 2003
—— Sol Goode (2001) Nitrate Online
Posted Aug 15, 2003
5/5 45% Spy Kids 3-D - Game Over (2003) " Rodriguez hasn't lost touch with life's playful side. Let's hope he never does." — Film Threat
Posted Jul 22, 2003
4/5 79% Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator (2003) " A vertical, high-flying rush of a movie." — Film Threat
Posted Jun 24, 2003
48% Bruce Almighty (2003) " [A] cardboard, fast-food vat of lowest common-denominator fluff." — Nitrate Online
Posted May 30, 2003
—— Ziyu fengbao (Purple Storm) (1999) Nitrate Online
Posted May 28, 2003
3/5 70% Confidence (2003) " As a self-assured exercise in style and plotting, I suppose that Confidence works. Yet, there's something emotionally unsatisfying about its characters." — Film Threat
Posted Apr 29, 2003
19% House of 1000 Corpses (2003) Nitrate Online
Posted Apr 25, 2003
77% Holes (2003) Nitrate Online
Posted Apr 25, 2003
3/5 66% Me Without You (2002) " A journey spanning nearly three decades of bittersweet camaraderie and history, in which we feel that we truly know what makes Holly and Marina tick, and our hearts go out to them as both continue to negotiate their imperfect, love-hate relationship." — Film Threat
Posted Apr 15, 2003
—— Two Towns of Jasper Nitrate Online
Posted Mar 5, 2003
91% Adaptation (2002) " By focusing on fewer ideas, and resisting the urge to bit off more than he can chew, perhaps Kaufman can shape his next vision into a more focused work. In the meantime, let's rejoice that he's here." — Nitrate Online
Posted Feb 24, 2003
5/5 90% Cidade de Deus (City of God) (2003) " City of God is meticulous in its descriptions of well-intended individuals caught up in these ferocious waves of street crime." — Film Threat
Posted Feb 3, 2003
90% Cidade de Deus (City of God) (2003) " Meirelles explores life's darkest corners with a surprisingly chest-pounding zest for life." — Nitrate Online
Posted Feb 1, 2003
85% About Schmidt (2002) Nitrate Online
Posted Jan 13, 2003
4/5 83% Narc (2002) " Smacks viewers alongside the head like a desperate junkie hunting down his fix money." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 10, 2002
4/5 77% Dog Soldiers (2002) " Stock up on silver bullets for director Neil Marshall's intense freight train of a film." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2.5/5 74% Signs (2002) " A sci-fi movie with grand, out-of-this-world ambitions that ultimately doesn't quite live up to them." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
2/5 42% Final (2001) " Final's redundant, stiff, colorless meetings between Bill and Ann are staged at such a leisurely pace that we're waiting for someone to shut them up and provide some real tension." — Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 83% Narc (2002) " Joe Carnahan's film smacks viewers alongside the head like a desperate junkie hunting down his fix money." — Nitrate Online
Posted Dec 6, 2002
77% Dog Soldiers (2002) " 'Stock up on silver bullets for director Neil Marshall's intense freight train of a film.'" — Nitrate Online
Posted Oct 25, 2002
54% Uzumaki (2002) " Succumb to its creepy charms, and you'll never see inner-ear anatomy diagrams, umbrellas, or escargot in quite the same way. You might even hand over laundry chores to someone else." — Nitrate Online
Posted Sep 9, 2002
66% Me Without You (2002) Nitrate Online
Posted Sep 9, 2002
—— Araburu tamashii-tachi (Agitator) (The Outlaw Souls) (2001) Nitrate Online
Posted Sep 9, 2002
74% Signs (2002) " Like a one-hit wonder desperately clinging to the pop charts as its lone hit fades into history, M. Night Shyamalan appears to be grasping at straws." — Nitrate Online
Posted Aug 5, 2002
56% Dagon (2002) Nitrate Online
Posted Jul 29, 2002
79% Audition (Ôdishon) (1999) " Audition emerges as the most harrowing, unforgiving slice of shock cinema since Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer." — Film Threat
Posted Jul 4, 2002
32% Windtalkers (2002) " Has more in common with Michael Bay than with the fever-dream lunacy and go-for-broke kick of Hard Boiled. Too bad." — Nitrate Online
Posted Jun 24, 2002
96% The Insider (1999) " One of the year's best films." — Nitrate Online
Posted Jun 18, 2002
85% Rain (2001) " Moody, heartbreaking, and filmed in a natural, unforced style that makes its characters seem entirely convincing even when its script is not." — Nitrate Online
Posted May 10, 2002
73% Frailty (2002) " After a rather unsavory start, Frailty develops into anything but that which its title suggests, opting instead to become a strong, good old-fashioned suspense/horror story with lots of creepiness along the way." — Nitrate Online
Posted Apr 26, 2002
17% Queen of the Damned (2002) " It's striving to be cool to the core ... but it ultimately has more in common with Beetlejuice than a black mass." — Nitrate Online
Posted Mar 4, 2002
53% Storytelling (2002) " It's a feel-bad ending for a depressing story that throws a bunch of hot-button items in the viewer's face and asks to be seen as hip, winking social commentary." — Nitrate Online
Posted Feb 4, 2002
58% Birthday Girl (2002) Nitrate Online
Posted Feb 4, 2002
76% Black Hawk Down (2001) " Black Hawk Down, boasting the most authentic depiction of contemporary warfare ever filmed, belongs in a time capsule. It's a classic." — Nitrate Online
Posted Jan 25, 2002
55% The Shipping News (2001) Nitrate Online
Posted Dec 31, 2001
42% Final (2001) Nitrate Online
Posted Dec 31, 2001
76% A Beautiful Mind (2001) " Whatever the final verdict is on A Beautiful Mind's faithfulness to the story which inspired it, Crowe's performance will weather the storm. It's the real deal." — Nitrate Online
Posted Dec 31, 2001
80% Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) " Will not disappoint Rowling's legions of fans." — Nitrate Online
Posted Nov 23, 2001
92% Ghost World (2001) " The haunting, final scenes from Ghost World are surprisingly powerful without being cut-and-dried." — Nitrate Online
Posted Nov 5, 2001
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