Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

Michael Elliott's reviews do not count toward the Tomatometer. This is not a Tomatometer-approved critic, and this critic's reviews are not published on a Tomatometer-approved publication.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
78% Monsters University (2013) "MU may lack the wow factor of Pixar's best but it is serviceable entertainment with a heart and a lesson worth sharing. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
70% Les Misérables (2012) "Hooper has chosen to focus on the emotional life of the characters singing rather than the clarity of the voices. The results are, at times, heart wrenching. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
74% La Vie en Rose (La Mome) (2007) "the artistry of Cotillard keeps us connected to the story. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
94% Juno (2007) "Cody's greatest achievement is avoiding the stereotype while simultaneously acknowledging the stereotypical profile. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
79% 42 (2013) "It is a tall order for any man or woman to accept abuse, verbal or physical, without retaliating in defense or in like manner. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
36% Accepted (2006) "If you ever wondered what Ferris Bueller might have been like in college... look no further. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
84% Akeelah and the Bee (2006) "This delightful film succeeds on so many levels it is difficult to know what to praise first. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
96% Argo (2012) "Affleck...has done a masterful job handling his multiple responsibilities, genuinely creating high tension and excitement from a film that has a relatively limited amount of action. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
90% Capote (2005) "Hoffman breathes life into Capote, thoroughly climbing into the skin of his character and making it his own. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
75% Crash (2004) "It has been said that the only thing wrong with this world are the people living in it. Unfortunately, in Crash, that statement has the ring of truth to it. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
55% Déjà Vu (2006) "We may not have seen it before... but it sure feels like we have. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
94% Gone Baby Gone (2007) "Affleck handles the material with such confident maturity, it's easy to forget that this is his first time at the helm of a picture. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
90% Hotel Rwanda (2004) "We see so many "heroes" depicted in the movies that when a real one comes along, the accolades usually used to describe them seem insufficient. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
52% Ice Princess (2005) "Young girls around the world dream of gliding on the ice, leaping into the air and spinning around in a dazzling display of athleticism and grace. It is for them that Ice Princess was made. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
52% Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) "The story and action/humor brings to mind the feel good aura of the 1987 film The Princess Bride. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Jul 22, 2013
95% In the Heat of the Night (1967) "To judge someone merely by the color of his skin is an act of ignorance, arrogance, and laziness. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
93% In the Bedroom (2001) "It floors us through its simple honesty, intimately showing us a set of characters who are living through a time of emotional devastation. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
2% The In Crowd (2000) "The script is beyond weak, the acting mediocre, and the direction near laughable. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
89% In America (2003) "Death stings. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
62% Identity (2003) "With a good cast and a psychological twist on a classic premise, Identity has the goods which will please fans of the genre. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
85% An Ideal Husband (1999) "In An Ideal Husband, a man's word was not only his bond, it was his most valuable possession. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
44% Ice Castles (1978) "It takes the forceful support of her father and her boyfriend to get her to see that she doesn't have to let her blindness stop her dreams. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
77% Ice Age (2002) "Bringing the expressive cartoon characters to life are some equally expressive vocal talents. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
15% I Spy (2002) "I Spy has the feel of a summer popcorn movie. Nothing too deep or substantial. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
10% I Dreamed of Africa (2000) "some breathtaking scenery with a few actors possibly standing in the foreground. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
34% I Am Sam (2001) "I Am Sam works largely because the loving relationship between Sam and his daughter Lucy is so heartwarmingly real. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Oct 5, 2009
83% The Hurricane (1999) "Denzel Washington gives the performance of his career as Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
29% The Hunted (2003) "The Hunted should have spent a bit more time hunting for a decent screenplay. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
86% The Hunt for Red October (1990) "It reminds us of the biblical story of Saul who was recognized as being a persecutor of Christ's followers. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
100% The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1997) "In times of trouble... in times of distress... we must remember that we have a sanctuary to which we may turn. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
43% The Human Stain (2003) "In this film containing so many secrets and lies, the one glaring truth which should be obvious to all is that Anthony Hopkins has been badly miscast. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
61% Hulk (2003) "Lee seems to be reaching for a profundity that neither the film nor its actors can support. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
42% How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) "The charismatic stars are just likable enough to overcome most of the script's flaws. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
53% Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) "In this version, Whoville has so commercialized Christmas that we'd be excused if we agreed with the Grinch that canceling the holiday might be a good idea. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
48% How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) "But really, who cares? " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
89% How Green Was My Valley (1941) "a timeless story of love and family told with the awareness that God is tied to both. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
81% The Hours (2002) "individual performances alone, no matter how brilliantly executed, do not always make for a satisfying experience. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
73% The Horse Whisperer (1998) "Bravo to Mr. Redford and company for riding this horse all the way to the finish line. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
25% Hope Springs (2003) "there's no hope springing to the aid of this film. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
24% Hope Floats (1998) "a feel-good, family-oriented, spiritually enriched movie-going experience " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
88% Hoosiers (1986) "Above everything else, this film is about second chances. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
30% Hook (1991) "re-imagined Peter Pan tale. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
21% Honey (2003) "The messages at the heart of Honey are as sweet as its title. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
54% Home Alone (1990) "Kevin's inventiveness and zeal to protect his house from invasion is admirable " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
12% Holy Man (1998) "don't let the bad reviews you've read be the thing that keeps you from renting Holy Man. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
30% Hollywood Homicide (2003) "As it is, Hollywood Homicide is not quite DOA, but its vital signs are awfully weak. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
47% Hollywood Ending (2002) "Much of the dialogue is witty and the mood of the film is extremely light, almost a throwback to the comedies of a simpler age. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
100% Holiday Inn (1942) "Every day is a "holiday" " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
77% Holes (2003) "imaginative tale of friendship and redemption " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
97% His Girl Friday (1940) "With a political scandal brewing, an execution to stop, and an escaped murderer on the loose, he needs his best newshound pounding out the stories. Besides which... he loves her. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
96% High Noon (1952) "a timeless morality tale which remains as poignant today as it was when first seen in 1952. " ‐ Movie Parables
Posted Sep 21, 2009
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