Louis B. Hobson

Louis B. Hobson

Agrees with the Tomatometer 63% of the time.

Louis B. Hobson'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
3.5/5 56% Just Like Heaven (2005) "A spirited diversion that showcases the talents of Witherspoon and Ruffalo, who should team up again soon. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Oct 15, 2005
2/5 62% Proof (2005) "Many of the very attributes that made David Auburn's Proof an award-winning stage play hamper it as a film. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 30, 2005
3/5 45% The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) "Emily Rose is as much a powerful courtroom drama as it is a supernatural thriller. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 9, 2005
3/5 51% Transporter 2 (2005) "The Transporter 2 may be mindless entertainment, but it definitely gets the heart pumping. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 2, 2005
2.5/5 6% A Sound of Thunder (2005) "A Sound of Thunder relies almost entirely on computer-generated image effects and, sadly, they're poor. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 2, 2005
4.5/5 84% The Constant Gardener (2005) "The Constant Gardener is a powerhouse film that cannot possibly escape Oscar recognition in almost every major category from direction to performance. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 31, 2005
2.5/5 11% The Cave (2005) "The Cave delivers the B-grade thrills its premise and trailers promise and that's about all we should expect. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 26, 2005
4/5 38% The Brothers Grimm (2005) "The Brothers Grimm might be flawed and chaotic, but it is still one of the few genuinely original and inventive adventures of the summer." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 26, 2005
4/5 85% The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) "The characters are over 30 so the humour and situations are far less juvenile than in abominations like Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo or any number of Will Ferrell slapstick comedies. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 19, 2005
3.5/5 79% Red Eye (2005) "McAdams is excellent because she shows Lisa's strength and cunning without ever underplaying her vulnerability. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 19, 2005
2/5 6% Supercross (2005) "As impressive as the actual race footage is the plot and characters are so underdeveloped that director Steve Boyum is unable to create very much tension. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 19, 2005
4/5 41% High Tension (Switchblade Romance) (2005) "The French slasher High Tension definitely lives up to the promise of its title. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 12, 2005
3.5/5 38% The Skeleton Key (2005) "A great little nightmare while it is unfolding." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 12, 2005
1.5/5 9% Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005) "It's one thing for Schneider to ask us to laugh at him, but to laugh at deformities, even if they are absurd, is crass and vulgar. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 12, 2005
3/5 74% Land of the Dead (2005) "Land of the Dead is a banquet of nasty thrills for those who like their horror dashed with allegory and satire, as well as blood, guts and gore." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 24, 2005
2/5 25% Bewitched (2005) "If showbiz was baseball, Nicole Kidman would be precariously close to striking out. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 24, 2005
3/5 41% Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005) "Solid family entertainment. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 22, 2005
2.5/5 6% The Perfect Man (2005) "Silly, contrived and lightweight. It's also quite amusing, given its preposterous premise. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 17, 2005
3.5/5 85% Batman Begins (2005) "An impressive achievement that gives its hero a whole new lease on cinema life. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 15, 2005
4/5 88% Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire (2005) "[It] will leave you speechless. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 11, 2005
3.5/5 77% It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004) "Kaye is a marvel of unbridled energy. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 10, 2005
4/5 80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D (2005) "Compared to the dog-fight in Star Wars this is like playing Halo instead of Pac Man. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 18, 2005
3/5 65% Unleashed (2005) "Those who want unrestrained action may find the melodrama a bit too soppy and those admiring the sweetness of the subplot will likely cringe during the blood and gore scenes." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 13, 2005
2.5/5 16% Monster-in-Law (2005) "Granted, Monster-in-Law is meant to be a laugh-fest, but it stoops very low and is too unkind to its actors in its pursuit of laughs. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 13, 2005
2/5 41% Kicking & Screaming (2005) "It's not pleasant watching Ferrell try so hard for the kind of laughs that have come so easily to him in the past. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 13, 2005
1/5 22% Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2005) "There are so many unexplored comic possibilities in this movie-within-a-movie that are never explored. That would have required some genuine forethought and detailed script work. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 6, 2005
5/5 75% Crash (2004) "It's simultaneously shocking and riveting, but what makes this movie so mesmerizing is that it's never apparent where the actions of these characters will take us. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 6, 2005
3/5 60% The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) "It's worth hitching a ride on The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, but it's a jerky, uneven voyage. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 29, 2005
2.5/5 16% xXx: State of the Union (2005) "XXX: State of the Union is a rip-roaringly funny action flick. That may not be what the producers, director, writer and stars intended, but that's what's up there on the screen. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 29, 2005
4/5 90% Kung Fu Hustle (2005) "It's a wild laugh fest where anything goes and often does so at the speed of light. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 22, 2005
4/5 63% Saint Ralph (2005) "It's a heartwarming film that celebrates the healing power of innocence and faith. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 8, 2005
2.5/5 78% Sin City (2005) "For about an hour Sin City is a guilty pleasure. After that it's just guilty of being self-indulgent and self-congratulatory. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 1, 2005
2/5 43% Guess Who (2005) "This movie is far too timid to show that relationship beyond a few discreet kisses between Kutcher and Saldana. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 25, 2005
3.5/5 15% Miss Congeniality 2 - Armed and Fabulous (2005) "A delight from start to finish. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 24, 2005
2.5/5 20% The Ring Two (2005) "There are few things more disappointing than a tepid horror movie and The Ring Two is deadly dull." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 18, 2005
3/5 64% Robots (2005) "Robots seems designed for children with short attention spans, bombarding them with colour and movement and throwing in some ideas just for good measure. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 11, 2005
3/5 44% The Jacket (2005) "There are some intriguing twists and a pervasive feeling of unholy danger. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 4, 2005
3/5 20% The Pacifier (2005) "A true family comedy with laughs for everyone and some honest insights into family dynamics." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 4, 2005
3/5 16% Cursed (2005) "Even the hybrid Cursed has become makes it a fright fest far superior to White Noise, Boogeyman and especially Alone in the Dark. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 26, 2005
3/5 6% Son of the Mask (2005) "If it tickles your fancy, you'll be reduced to tears. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 18, 2005
3.5/5 86% Ong-Bak (Ong Bak: Muay Thai Warrior) (2005) "Jaa is not just a martial arts phenomenon but young, photogenic and charismatic." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 11, 2005
3.5/5 69% Hitch (2005) "Virtually hitch-free, making it a true cinema valentine. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 11, 2005
3.5/5 13% Hide and Seek (2005) "It's a genuine scare-fest that will have you squirming in your seat and even screaming aloud. Hide and Seek is the best little psychological thriller in a long while. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 28, 2005
3.5/5 88% The Woodsman (2004) "It's insightful and powerful, but it's not an easy film to watch." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 21, 2005
3/5 11% Are We There Yet? (2005) "Ice Cube is the best thing about the movie, but he has to work hard to overcome the inadequacies of this dreadful screenplay. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 21, 2005
3.5/5 65% Coach Carter (2005) "It's an old story, but Coach Carter makes it urgent, insightful and inspirational. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 14, 2005
2.5/5 56% The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) "There is a charming 90-minute comedy somewhere in Life Aquatic, but the extra 30 or so minutes in this version point out just how self-indulgent Anderson is becoming. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 24, 2004
3/5 72% Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) "Lemony Snicket sets, costumes and music are exceptional and go a long way to disguising the simplistic material. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 17, 2004
3/5 25% Blade: Trinity (2004) "Reynolds is particularly hilarious as the new sidekick who thinks Blade is taking everything a little too seriously, even if the vampires are trying to turn humankind into their personal blood banks. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 8, 2004
4/5 68% Closer (2004) "Closer is one of those rarer-than-rare movies these days -- it's a film about adults for adults. " ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 3, 2004
2.5/5 5% Christmas With the Kranks (2004) "Not exactly a turkey, but it's no golden goose." ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Nov 27, 2004
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