Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

Publications:
indieWIRE , Leonard Maltin's Picks
Critics' Group:
Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Total Reviews:
729

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
100% Keep On Keepin' On (2014) " Two remarkable men -- one young, one old -- fuel each other's spirits in the beautiful documentary Keep On Keepin' On." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Sep 19, 2014
29% Hector And The Search For Happiness (2014) " Pegg pulls off the considerable feat of making Hector a believable character, in the context of this fable. By the end of his eventful journey, when his emotions pour out uncontrollably, we can feel his pain as well as his catharsis." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Sep 19, 2014
71% God Help the Girl (2014) " The picture (and its leading actors) are so likable that I'm inclined to forgive its flaws." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Sep 5, 2014
2.1/2 40% Life After Beth (2014) " In 'Life After Beth,' Dane Dehaan is, pretty much, the straight man to Aubrey Plaza as Beth; who does a great job and never winks at the audience." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Aug 15, 2014
2.00 35% The Giver (2014) " In 'The Giver' the only actor allowed to dig into his role is Jeff Bridges, as the title character who is in charge of holding and caring for mankind's memories." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Aug 15, 2014
2.3/4 67% The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) " Food is the great equalizer in 'The Hundred-Foot Journey.'" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Aug 7, 2014
89% Calvary (2014) " In 'Calvary' Brendan Gleeson, as Father James, is a man left on his own to face a dark threat." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Aug 1, 2014
2.1/2 78% Get On Up (2014) " 'Get On Up' has Chadwick Boseman going for it, who is thoroughly convincing as the Godfather of Soul" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 31, 2014
92% Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) " 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'- What's more fun than a band of misfits joining forces to battle some ruthless interstellar bad guys?" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 31, 2014
2.1/2 78% Happy Christmas (2014) " Joe Swanberg's 'Happy Christmas' could benefit from a good script." — indieWIRE
Posted Jul 25, 2014
50% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) " Woody Allen's 'Magic in the Moonlight' has lots to leave you smiling..." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 25, 2014
18% And So It Goes (2014) " Director Rob Reiner's 'And So It Goes,' offers more than juicy leading roles to stars Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 25, 2014
2.1/2 44% Wish I Was Here (2014) " Zach Braff's film, 'Wish I Was Here,' never quite gels, veering wildly from strident, sitcom-style humor to genuine pathos.." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 18, 2014
18% Sex Tape (2014) " Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel are perfectly matched in 'Sex Tape'... a high energy, engaging comedy." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 18, 2014
48% I Origins (2014) " Filmmaker Mike Cahill deals with serious subjects, science and spirituality, in an entertaining way in his latest 'I, Origins.'" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 18, 2014
96% The Lunchbox (2014) " The subtle performances of the leads, the remarkable Irrfan Khan and the engaging Nimrat Kaur, make 'The Lunchbox' a pleasure to watch." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 16, 2014
77% Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (2014) " Joe Berlinger's documentary 'Whitey' is so hard-hitting and compelling, you can't take your eyes off the screen." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 10, 2014
2.1/2 79% Land Ho! (2014) " 'Land Ho!' filmmakers Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz created a stir with this one at Sundance, however..." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 10, 2014
90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) " With massive doses of eye-popping special effects I applaud the visual achievements in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.'" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 10, 2014
99% Boyhood (2014) " Filmmaker Richard Linklater has long since earned his reputation as an original thinker but his latest work, 'Boyhood,' is in a class by itself." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 10, 2014
24% Tammy (2014) " In Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone's 'Tammy,' Susan Sarandon effortlessly dominates every scene she's in and keeps her character grounded and real..." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jul 2, 2014
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) " 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' is a rich and satisfying movie of surprising substance." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 26, 2014
84% 22 Jump Street (2014) " '22 Jump Street' tries to catch a meta-wave on the shoulders of its stars, Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum." — indieWIRE
Posted Jun 26, 2014
53% Jersey Boys (2014) " 'Jersey Boys,' a rags-to-riches tale with glimpses behind the scenes of the music business, is pretty well irresistible." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 26, 2014
18% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) " When the most interesting thing in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' is the blatant product placement, you know something is out of whack." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 26, 2014
42% Words And Pictures (2014) " 'Words and Pictures' leans heavily on the considerable appeal of its stars and the touch of its director, Fred Schepisi, who maintains a light hand throughout" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 6, 2014
88% Obvious Child (2014) " 'Obvious Child' is a small-scale but winning comedy from writer-director Gillian Robespierre and leading lady Jenny Slate." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 6, 2014
76% Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2014) " If you love show-business stories, as I do, you'll lap up Supermensch." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 6, 2014
90% Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) " 'Edge Of Tomorrow,' with an intriguing premise and the ability to see it through to a satisfying conclusion, is more than razzle-dazzle visual effects." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 5, 2014
80% The Fault In Our Stars (2014) " Shailene Woodley is reason enough to see 'The Fault in Our Stars.'" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 5, 2014
10% The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014) " "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn" doesn't seem to know what chord to strike: it veers wildly from madcap farce to social satire to sentimental family drama." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 2, 2014
41% A Night In Old Mexico (2014) " It's fairly plain that "A Night in Old Mexico" is a vehicle for Duvall, and as such it's thoroughly enjoyable; watching him is a genuine treat." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 2, 2014
87% The Immigrant (2014) " One of "The Immigrant's" primary assets is its texture: a rich fabric of sights and sounds that evoke the look and feel of New York's underbelly in the early 20th century." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 2, 2014
2.1/2 62% Million Dollar Arm (2014) " "Million Dollar Arm" benefits from a strong performance by Jon Hamm in the lead and a top-notch supporting cast." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 2, 2014
33% A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) " "A Million Ways To Die In The West" may remind MacFarlane's core audience of what they're missing by not having Westerns as part of their regular movie menu." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 2, 2014
91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) " "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" is vibrant and entertaining." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 2, 2014
48% Maleficent (2014) " In "Maleficent" a lush fairy-tale world is created and the result is truly magical." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Jun 2, 2014
88% The Discoverers (2014) " It's small in scale but well worth seeing, especially if (like me) you've missed seeing Griffin Dunne." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted May 19, 2014
23% Devil's Knot (2014) " "Devil's Knot" screenwriters Paul Harris Boardman and Scott Derrickson, and the talented director Atom Egoyan, paint a picture of the principal figures in the case of the West Memphis Three and the community where the crimes took place." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted May 15, 2014
2.1/2 83% Belle (2014) " "Belle" is handsome and well-cast with Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who made an impression on me in Tom Hanks' "Larry Crowne," in the title role." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted May 15, 2014
24% The Other Woman (2014) " I don't demand a great deal from a glossy Hollywood comedy, but it would be nice to find a smarter, more original piece of work than this in the year 2014." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted May 15, 2014
2.1/2 34% God's Pocket (2014) " "God's Pocket" is the kind of film I usually root for: a collage of vignettes about offbeat, colorful characters, played by an A-list cast including the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted May 15, 2014
73% Godzilla (2014) " "Godzilla" is a terrific piece of entertainment that doesn't insult its audience and gives us more than our money's worth." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted May 15, 2014
2.1/2 19% Transcendence (2014) " The heartbeat of "Transcendence" comes from solid performances in the leading roles." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Apr 18, 2014
54% Fading Gigolo (2014) " "Fading Gigolo" is a sweet, bracingly original, wholly entertaining film from John Turturro with a plum part for none other than Woody Allen." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Apr 18, 2014
86% Joe (2014) " "Joe" paints a rich, multilayered portrait of a hardscrabble existence in this community, not unlike the world we encountered in Debra Granik's "Winter's Bone."" — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Apr 11, 2014
62% Draft Day (2014) " Director Ivan Reitman steers an expert cast through its paces, with Kevin Costner in a tailor-made leading role." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Apr 11, 2014
85% Only Lovers Left Alive (2014) " On the face of it, "Only Lovers Left Alive" is original and intriguing: Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston play vampires who have been married for centuries." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Apr 11, 2014
82% The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden (2014) " Truth is usually stranger, and often more intriguing, than fiction, and this well-told narrative is a perfect example." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Apr 4, 2014
2.1/2 55% Breathe In (2014) " Drake Doremus and his writing partner Ben York Jones' working method is unorthodox... and earlier films have established them as a creative team who have much on the ball..." — Leonard Maltin's Picks
Posted Mar 28, 2014
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