Kurt Loder

Kurt Loder

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

Publications:
Current.com , MTV , Reason Online , Wide Screen
Critics' Group:
New York Film Critics Online
Total Reviews:
812

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 812
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
85% We Are What We Are (2013) " A rich, dark horror movie with a pervasive atmosphere of dread and corruption. " — Reason Online
Posted Sep 27, 2013
81% Don Jon (2013) " As a director, Gordon-Levitt's not just going places-he's already arrived." — Reason Online
Posted Sep 27, 2013
89% Rush (2013) " A Grand Prix movie for people with no interest in auto racing or, for that matter, in cars at all. " — Reason Online
Posted Sep 20, 2013
82% Prisoners (2013) " A movie that wants to tie us in knots, and does a good, nasty job of it." — Reason Online
Posted Sep 20, 2013
100% A.K.A. Doc Pomus (2013) " Fascinating documentary about one of the greatest songwriters of the R&B and Brill Building eras of the 1950s and '60s. " — Reason Online
Posted Sep 13, 2013
29% The Family (2013) " Bland, muddled, and unworthy of such talented actors. Hope they had a nice time in Normandy." — Reason Online
Posted Sep 13, 2013
100% In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey (2013) " As Pete Townshend says at one point here, Fahey "created a new language" for the guitar." — Reason Online
Posted Sep 6, 2013
35% Salinger (2013) " Ironic that Salinger, who died in 2010, should now be stripped of the privacy he so valued in life." — Reason Online
Posted Sep 6, 2013
58% Riddick (2013) " Fun, in some ways, but a really crappy-looking movie." — Reason Online
Posted Sep 6, 2013
51% A Single Shot (2013) " A good little indie, and cable's a good, nurturing home for it. " — Reason Online
Posted Aug 30, 2013
2% Getaway (2013) " Even in the realm of really bad movies, Getaway is a special kind of awful." — Reason Online
Posted Aug 30, 2013
34% Passion (2013) " Murder, deceit, treacherous lesbians -- yes, Brian De Palma is back." — Reason Online
Posted Aug 30, 2013
12% The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) " An exhaustingly jumbled mess. " — Reason Online
Posted Aug 23, 2013
89% The World's End (2013) " Wright and Pegg now sry their sights on the subject of nostalgic obsession itself." — Reason Online
Posted Aug 23, 2013
29% Kick-Ass 2 (2013) " An exercise in trash-talking teenage ultra-violence that pushes many of the same buttons as its predecessor." — Reason Online
Posted Aug 16, 2013
72% Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) " A messy film -- it really shouldn't work. But it does." — Reason Online
Posted Aug 16, 2013
47% We're The Millers (2013) " A simple elevator-pitch comedy that's brought to life by its actors. " — Reason Online
Posted Aug 9, 2013
68% Elysium (2013) " There's not a whole lot that's really new going on in this picture." — Reason Online
Posted Aug 9, 2013
23% The Canyons (2013) " Laced with real-life psychodrama, it holds your attention almost in spite of itself." — Reason Online
Posted Aug 2, 2013
64% 2 Guns (2013) " ...blithely generic, but not...how to put it...entirely unentertaining. " — Reason Online
Posted Aug 2, 2013
92% The Spectacular Now (2013) " ...so near-perfectly pitched, it transcends its genre." — Reason Online
Posted Aug 2, 2013
91% Blue Jasmine (2013) " Blanchett is all the reason anyone might need to see this movie. " — Reason Online
Posted Jul 26, 2013
69% The Wolverine (2013) " A serviceable superhero exercise that does a number of things right." — Reason Online
Posted Jul 26, 2013
86% The Conjuring (2013) " Director Wan takes a new pass at the creaky genre and comes up with exactly what you'd expect. " — Reason Online
Posted Jul 19, 2013
40% Only God Forgives (2013) " Could almost be a parody of a bad art-house movie - except that it actually is one." — Reason Online
Posted Jul 19, 2013
72% Pacific Rim (2013) " But could it follow After Earth and The Lone Ranger into the currently raging bonfire of box-office despair? " — Reason Online
Posted Jul 12, 2013
85% The Way Way Back (2013) " A sunny wonder that effortlessly out-classes such floundering box-office behemoths as The Lone Ranger and White House Down. " — Reason Online
Posted Jul 5, 2013
30% The Lone Ranger (2013) " Whoever decided to revive the Lone Ranger would normally not be consulted for bright ideas again at any time in the near future. " — Reason Online
Posted Jul 3, 2013
51% White House Down (2013) " Any movie that introduces its star in conversation with a squirrel would have to be going for comedy, you'd think." — Reason Online
Posted Jun 28, 2013
67% World War Z (2013) " A real surprise, from one sensational set-piece sequence to the next." — Reason Online
Posted Jun 21, 2013
60% The Bling Ring (2013) " It's hard not to think, "What idiots."" — Reason Online
Posted Jun 14, 2013
56% Man of Steel (2013) " It's like a sprawling mega-budget CGI movie about other sprawling mega-budget CGI movies." — Reason Online
Posted Jun 14, 2013
83% This Is the End (2013) " Gut-wrenchingly funny...a giant ball of flaming self-mockery." — Reason Online
Posted Jun 12, 2013
84% Much Ado About Nothing (2013) " Fillion is the most lovable of big lugs (and possibly the first Shakespearean character ever to don shades)." — Reason Online
Posted Jun 7, 2013
34% The Internship (2013) " The stars deserve better material than this -- and they shouldn't wait another eight years to find some." — Reason Online
Posted Jun 7, 2013
50% Now You See Me (2013) " Has an appealing comic spirit, and it's a considerable amount of fun, in parts." — Reason Online
Posted May 31, 2013
11% After Earth (2013) " Not since John Travolta kicked the tires on Battlefield Earth and pronounced it good to go has there been a big-name flameout as disastrous as this. " — Reason Online
Posted May 31, 2013
19% The Hangover Part III (2013) " Achingly unfunny." — Reason Online
Posted May 24, 2013
98% Before Midnight (2013) " The combination of high-level performance and subtle construction, in a picture in which nothing blows up, is actually thrilling. " — Reason Online
Posted May 24, 2013
87% Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) " Techno overkill is a big part of the movie's fun, and nothing overkills quite like IMAX." — Reason Online
Posted May 17, 2013
78% Iron Man 3 (2013) " Surprisingly surprising..." — Reason Online
Posted May 3, 2013
89% Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (2013) " There may be no such thing as "magic," but Ricky Jay's mastery of illusion really is magical." — Reason Online
Posted Apr 26, 2013
98% Mud (2013) " McConaughey's resurgence is a glorious thing, and it continues with Mud. " — Reason Online
Posted Apr 26, 2013
84% Upstream Color (2013) " Baffling from beginning to end, but also woozily beautiful." — Reason Online
Posted Apr 19, 2013
54% Oblivion (2013) " A light sci-fi snack of gently pre-chewed elements from other, meatier futuristic movies." — Reason Online
Posted Apr 19, 2013
68% Disconnect (2013) " Gripping -- filled with rich performances by a top ensemble cast and powered by a script that punches home its points with memorable detail." — Reason Online
Posted Apr 12, 2013
45% To The Wonder (2013) " We feel a tide of boredom rising. But it's Terrence Malick, so we hang on." — Reason Online
Posted Apr 12, 2013
68% Trance (2013) " Dreamland psycho-thriller elevates plot-knotting mind games to a delirious new level." — Reason Online
Posted Apr 5, 2013
62% Evil Dead (2013) " This exercise in classical blood-bath monotony does its job, but little more." — Reason Online
Posted Apr 5, 2013
81% The Place Beyond The Pines (2013) " The picture plays out almost as ritual -- a dark, hypnotic experience. " — Reason Online
Posted Mar 29, 2013
8% The Host (2013) " It's not often -- not ever, in fact -- that a movie will put you in mind of Battlefield Earth." — Reason Online
Posted Mar 29, 2013
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