Lou Lumenick

Lou Lumenick

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Lou Lumenick's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/4 81% Queen and Country (2015) "Modest but still disarming ... " ‐ New York Post
Posted Feb 18, 2015
2.5/4 64% The Rewrite (2015) "Lawrence's script for "The Rewrite'' could have used one, and his direction is uneven, but it's still rewarding watching Grant dispensing his dithery charm surrounded by old pros. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Feb 11, 2015
3/4 60% The Last 5 Years (2015) "Kendrick does the dramatic heavy lifting here as a woman struggling to break free from her husband's large shadow and find her destiny. She nails the comedy as well ... " ‐ New York Post
Posted Feb 11, 2015
2/4 25% Jupiter Ascending (2015) "A movie so jaw-droppingly awful that you can't wait to see what happens next (and that was without the use of mood-altering substances on my part). " ‐ New York Post
Posted Feb 5, 2015
1.5/4 27% Wild Card (2015) ""This is the height of my career," says Jason Statham sarcastically in his latest potboiler ... " ‐ New York Post
Posted Jan 28, 2015
2/4 39% Black or White (2015) "Despite excellent performances by Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer and other cast members, Mike Binder's racially tinged custody battle drama "Black or White" never achieves much in the way of dramatic credibility. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Jan 28, 2015
1/4 10% The Boy Next Door (2015) ""The Boy Next Door'' wants badly to be a cut-rate "Fatal Attraction,'' but ends up getting more laughs than many comedies. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Jan 22, 2015
1/4 17% Strange Magic (2015) "A jaw-droppingly terrible animated musical that mismatches George Lucas' inane story about a pair of fairy princesses to an oddball selection of the "Star Wars'' creator's favorite pop tunes. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Jan 22, 2015
3/4 76% Match (2015) "Stepping into a role played onstage by Frank Langella - opposite Ray Liotta's Mike - Stewart plumbs the soul of a man comfortable in his own skin despite some huge regrets about his past. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Jan 15, 2015
3/4 91% Farewell, Herr Schwarz (2015) "An absorbing documentary that eloquently explores questions about forgiveness. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Jan 7, 2015
3.5/4 71% Into the Woods (2014) ""Into the Woods'' thankfully retains most of its wit and bite, and showcases two of the year's very best female performances, from Streep and Blunt. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Dec 24, 2014
4/4 99% Selma (2015) "Hollywood's definitive depiction of the 1960s American civil rights movement - as well as perhaps the most timely movie you'll see this year. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Dec 23, 2014
0.5/4 27% Annie (2014) "Leapin' lizards! The evergreen Broadway musical "Annie'' strays far from its Depression-era roots with truly dismaying results in this crass, charmless, tineared and lead-footed update. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Dec 18, 2014
1/4 27% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) "An utterly clueless, relentlessly grim and rambling action epic guaranteed to displease devout Jews, Christians and Muslims alike, amuse atheists - and generally bore everyone. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Dec 11, 2014
1/4 72% Penguins Of Madagascar (2014) "A lazy, noisy ADHD-addled collection of animated clich├ęs guaranteed to give anyone older than 5 a headache, even if you don't see it in optional 3-D. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Nov 25, 2014
1.5/4 65% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) "Thinly spreads a half-hour's worth of plot over two plodding hours. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Nov 19, 2014
3/4 82% The Homesman (2014) "Title and director notwithstanding, Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman'' is very much a feminist Western - one painting a vivid picture of how difficult it was for even a strong and determined woman to survive in frontier days. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Nov 12, 2014
4/4 72% Interstellar (2014) "A soulful, must-see masterpiece, one of the most exhilarating film experiences so far this century. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Nov 3, 2014
0/4 86% Adieu au langage (Goodbye to Language) (2014) "Lots of luck figuring any of this out before dozing off. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Oct 29, 2014
1.5/4 85% John Wick (2014) "It gets old fast. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Oct 24, 2014
1/4 55% White Bird in a Blizzard (2014) "[A] clunky, ugly and dull mash-up of a mystery about a missing housewife - and her daughter's sexual coming of age. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Oct 22, 2014
3.5/4 92% Birdman (2014) "Perhaps the most incisive and funniest Hollywood take on Broadway since Mel Brook's original "The Producers." " ‐ New York Post
Posted Oct 16, 2014
87% The Exorcist (1973) "Von Sydow, Blair and Mercedes McCambridge (the originally uncredited actress who dubbed Regan's gross mutterings) are flat-out terrific. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Oct 15, 2014
73% Inherent Vice (2015) "Makes Howard Hawks' legendarily confusing 'The Big Sleep' look like a model of narrative coherence. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Oct 6, 2014
2/4 88% Gone Girl (2014) "Glossy, empty and ultimately unsatisfying - if undeniably entertaining ... " ‐ New York Post
Posted Oct 2, 2014
0/4 36% Hector And The Search For Happiness (2014) ""Hector and the Search for Happiness'' will most likely inspire audiences to search for the exit door. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 17, 2014
98% Mr. Turner (2014) "Timothy Spall - best known to mainstream audiences as Wormtail in the Harry Potter series - delivers an Oscar-caliber tour de force reminiscent of Charles Laughton " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 12, 2014
89% Pawn Sacrifice (2015) "Tobey Maguire does a great job " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 12, 2014
3/4 88% The Good Lie (2014) "May not be anything like Witherspoon's answer to 'The Blind Side,' but definitely worth seeing. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 12, 2014
52% The Humbling (2015) "Maybe the best thing Al Pacino has done has done this century " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 10, 2014
90% The Imitation Game (2014) "thoroughly engrossing " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 10, 2014
88% Foxcatcher (2014) "Ponderous, emotionally chilly Oscar bait. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 9, 2014
90% Wild (2014) "Reese Witherspoon delivers her best performance since she won the Best Actress Oscar for 'Walk the Line' a decade ago. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 9, 2014
3/4 41% This Is Where I Leave You (2014) "Doesn't quite live up to its stellar cast, but there are still plenty of laughs. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 8, 2014
3/4 92% Pride (2014) "The once-ubiquitous 'Full Monty' formula is alive, well and still irresistible " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 8, 2014
4/4 80% The Theory of Everything (2014) "Eddie Redmayne knocks it straight out of the universe " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 8, 2014
3/4 61% The Equalizer (2014) "Washington is a master at putting his own inimitable and stylish spin on even the most familiar situations. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 7, 2014
3/4 95% Nightcrawler (2014) "If Billy Wilder's 'Ace in the Hole' and 'Network' had a mutant baby, it would probably look like Dan Gilroy's 'Nightcrawler' " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 7, 2014
83% While We're Young (2015) "The most hilarious Woody Allen film in years is directed by Noah Baumbach, with Ben Stiller as basically an updated version of the idealistic documentary filmmaker the Woodman played in 'Crimes and Misdemeanors.' " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 7, 2014
3/4 31% Men, Women & Children (2014) "As he demonstrated with 'Juno' and 'Up in the Air,' Reitman has an uncanny knack among contemporary directors for tapping into the zeitgeist in dramatically satisfying ways. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 6, 2014
3/4 89% The Drop (2014) "Returns the erstwhile Tony Soprano to the world of crime, albeit at a lower rung and without the explosive temper. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 6, 2014
3/4 77% St. Vincent (2014) ""Maybe even Jack Nicholson couldn't do a better job than Murray playing this improbable hero - something that probably isn't going to be forgotten come Oscar time." " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 6, 2014
94% Whiplash (2014) "Think John Houseman in "The Paper Chase'' with a touch of Jack Webb's Marine drill sergeant in 'The D.I.,' and you'll get an idea of the extreme hazing and mind games from Simmons that push Teller toward the breaking point. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 5, 2014
3/4 47% The Judge (2014) "Just watching snarky Chicago lawyer Robert Downey Jr. spar with crotchety father Robert Duvall as he tries to defend the small-town Indiana jurist on a murder rap is worth the price of admission. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 5, 2014
3/4 74% The Congress (2014) "A dystopian blend of live-action and animation that acidly comments on some of Hollywood's touchiest issues before drifting off into an existential fog. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 3, 2014
2.5/4 52% Frontera (2014) ""Frontera" offers an unsparing look at the plight of illegal immigrants, even if the ending seems too patly convenient. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Sep 3, 2014
3/4 29% The Last Of Robin Hood (2014) "Dashing, handsome and self-deprecating, Kevin Kline was born to play Errol Flynn. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Aug 29, 2014
3/4 94% Love Is Strange (2014) ""Love is Strange'' is very well worth seeing for its two stars, who acutely convey the pain their characters feel over their separation as well as displaying their considerable comic chops to keep things from getting too grim. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Aug 20, 2014
0 to 4 33% The Expendables 3 (2014) "Most of us have probably seen episodes of "Antiques Roadshow'' more exciting than this PG-13-rated, interminably boring "action'' fiasco. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Aug 14, 2014
0.5/4 18% Let's Be Cops (2014) "The only truly lethal weapons in the criminally unfunny action comedy "Let's Be Cops'' are the lame script, putrid direction and pair of sitcom stars mugging nonstop in frantic pursuit of laughs that have fled over the state line. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Aug 13, 2014
2/4 45% Life After Beth (2014) "Nowhere near as funny as you'd expect with its stellar cast. " ‐ New York Post
Posted Aug 13, 2014
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