Michael E. Grost

Michael E. Grost

Agrees with the Tomatometer 83% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) "Delightful comedy about low paid employees trying to organize a labor union. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Dec 30, 2014
75% Kitty Foyle (1940) "Working woman comes into conflict with the upper class. More relevant than ever in the age of income inequality and the 1%. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Dec 30, 2014
No Score Yet Huddle (1932) "Working class Italian has trouble getting acceptance at Yale, in still interesting tale about class conflict and the 99% vs the 1%. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Dec 30, 2014
No Score Yet They Learned About Women (2009) "Creaky musical with singing baseball players, vivid 1930 vaudeville and music, dated ethnic humor and an announcer called Graham McCracker. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Dec 30, 2014
No Score Yet King Lear (2010) "Remarkable performances in outstanding version of Lear. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Dec 30, 2014
80% Batman: The Movie (1966) "Not as good as Batman TV show, but still has endearing moments. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
67% PT 109 (1963) "Mild drama is best in long opening showing restoration of PT boat. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
No Score Yet Hot Rod Girl (2005) "Appealing cast in fun, good-natured story about hot-rodders. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
No Score Yet Lost Canyon (1998) "Mild little Western with a pleasant sequence at a barn dance. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
No Score Yet The Redhead from Wyoming (1953) "Mild Western has good characters and an admirable interest in non-violent solutions to conflict. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
No Score Yet Too Young to Kiss (1952) "Misfire comedy starts out well, then loses its way. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
100% Pride and Prejudice (1940) "Delightful romance, filled with warmth, wit, singing, dancing and verve: ideal entertainment. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
No Score Yet The Firefly (1937) "OK operetta has some good tunes. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
No Score Yet Dancing Lady (1933) "Spectacular, stylized finale is big plus for backstage musical. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
No Score Yet The Delicious Little Devil "Delightful romantic comedy with energetic cast and a happy sense of style. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 2, 2014
No Score Yet My Sweet Charlie (1970) "Pioneering pro-Civil Rights drama about an interracial romance, with famed actors and an unusual lighthouse setting. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 1, 2014
No Score Yet Paul's Case (1980) "Gripping tragic tale, with spectacular location filming, costumes and use of color. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 1, 2014
No Score Yet Safe at Home (1962) "Mild but pleasant kids film, with a documentary like inside look at the Yankees and baseball. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 1, 2014
No Score Yet House of Women "Prison flick most notable for scenes of non-violent protest . " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 1, 2014
No Score Yet The Great Gabbo (1929) "Some bizarre musical numbers in the granddaddy of all "strange ventriloquist" chillers. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 1, 2014
No Score Yet Every Night At Eight "Fun little musical, with George Raft, a band, radio, and a chance to see some rarely shown, gifted black musicians of the era. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 1, 2014
No Score Yet Cheyenne (The Wyoming Kid) (1947) "Fun mix of Western, mystery and comedy, with a gambler hero who anticipates Maverick. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Oct 1, 2014
No Score Yet Pony Soldier (1952) "Pleasing Western involves detailed look at the Cree. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet 23 Paces to Baker Street (1956) "Nice mystery tale, with vivid London atmosphere, sympathetic characters. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet The Bottom of the Bottle (Beyond the River) (1956) "Involving mix of thriller and personal drama, with vivid photography and color. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
83% Niagara (1953) "Wonderful location photography and color in this well-done thriller. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet O. Henry's Full House (1952) "Henry Hathaway's segment is a fun mix of historical and crime film. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet Diplomatic Courier (1952) "Odd mixture of semi-documentary and spy film, with good cast. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet Spring Fever (1927) "Light-hearted fluff looks at sports, golf and class conflict, in pleasing comedy. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet West Point (1928) "Mix of comedy, sports and pathos becomes hugely involving film. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet Desperate Remedies (1993) "WIld, stylish historical melodrama shows a genuinely experimental approach to filmmaking. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet Kenneth Anger - The Mighty Civic (1994) "Fascinating mix of documentary and wildly stylish fiction. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Sep 30, 2014
No Score Yet Around the World with Orson Welles (1955) "Richly inventive documentary takes Welles all over Europe, showing culture, sports and life in fascinating, joyous fashion. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
96% The Stranger (1946) "Film noir thriller, made with typical Welles creativity and visual style. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
82% It's All True (1993) "Visually spectacular documentary, one of Welles' sympathetic looks at countries around the world, their life and culture. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
No Score Yet Too Much Johnson "Early Welles is full of his trademark subjects and visual style. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
91% The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) "Visually creative classic. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
100% Citizen Kane (1941) "Remarkably creative film is inventive both in story and visual style. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
60% Red Line 7000 (1965) "Racing film with a genuinely odd atmosphere. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
No Score Yet Paid To Love "Sparkling romantic comedy with a rowdy sense of humor and strong story telling. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
75% Land of the Pharaohs (1955) "Intelligent epic mixes spectacle and social commentary. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
100% The Whole Town's Talking (1935) "Odd bur rich mix of the visionary, comedy and the darkest side of gangsters. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
100% The Lost Patrol (1934) "Visionary look at a group of doomed soldiers, grippingly told and styled, with an experimental feel. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
No Score Yet Straight Shooting "John Ford apprentice work, with interesting subjects of water rights and private property " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
94% Foreign Correspondent (1940) "Creative Hitchcock thriller mixes fun, spectacular set pieces and political depth. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
93% Murder! (1930) "Odd early Hitchcock has some creative camera work and visual style. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
No Score Yet La Nuit Fantastique (Fantastic Night) (1942) "Utterly unusual comedy looks at dreams and reality, has creative camera work and style. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
No Score Yet Feu Mathias Pascal (The Living Dead Man) "Fascinating experimental film with unusual techniques, looks at international high life in Rome. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
No Score Yet Sea Devils (1953) "Sea adventure and spy film, made pleasant by Raoul Walsh and fine color. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
No Score Yet Sailor's Luck (1933) "Rowdy comedy about working class sailors and high spirits in the Depression. " ‐ Classic Film and Television
Posted Aug 22, 2014
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