Mike Ward

Mike Ward

Agrees with the Tomatometer 67% of the time.

Publications:
AboutCultFilm.com , PopMatters
Total Reviews:
35

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 35 of 35
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
8/10 100% Archer: Season 5 (TV, 2014) " Archer's affection for character and craft makes it more likely to be remembered as one of the great TV shows of our time, and not just another dirty cartoon. " — PopMatters
Posted Jan 15, 2014
6/10 88% New Girl: Season 2 (TV, 2012-2013) " Funny though it can be, New Girl is going nowhere. " — PopMatters
Posted Apr 30, 2013
4/10 19% Are You There, Chelsea?: Season 1 (TV, 2012) " This is the salty, empty-calorie stuff of which sitcoms are typically made " — PopMatters
Posted Jan 11, 2012
50% The Out-of-Towners (1970) PopMatters
Posted Dec 5, 2003
C- 50% Nekromantik (1987) " NEKROMANTIK is first and foremost a blatant and childish (though successful) attempt to disgust the most jaded conceivable audience, and doesn't have many aspirations beyond this." — AboutCultFilm.com
Posted Sep 4, 2003
A 73% Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965) " [The] subtext of childhood trauma that makes Faster, Pussycat a subtler movie than you might expect." — AboutCultFilm.com
Posted Sep 2, 2003
B+ 70% The Driller Killer (1979) " Any fool can make a movie that's just frankly obscene, but it takes an edge of intelligence to make a film that crosses the line into the unspeakably abominable. DRILLER KILLER is such a film." — AboutCultFilm.com
Posted Sep 2, 2003
A —— The Curious Dr. Humpp (1967) " Absolutely does not give a f*** about conventional film narration... spins a yarn with the deviant coherence of a paranoid fantasy or a death-bed vision." — AboutCultFilm.com
Posted Sep 2, 2003
B- —— Il Boia scarlatto (Bloody Pit of Horror)(The Scarlet Hangman)(A Tale of Torture) (1965) " Peguri did the soundtrack for this film, and I mention him by name so that you will know to beat him senseless if you happen to see him in the street." — AboutCultFilm.com
Posted Sep 2, 2003
B —— Adult Version of Jekyll and Hyde " yet another of those low-budget sexploitation films whose most interesting aspect is its accidents" — AboutCultFilm.com
Posted Aug 27, 2003
63% It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955) PopMatters
Posted May 9, 2003
20% Stealing the Fire PopMatters
Posted Feb 11, 2003
82% Invaders from Mars (1953) PopMatters
Posted Jan 18, 2003
67% Interview With the Assassin (2002) " A Blair Witch-inspired mockumentary that, while based on a brilliant premise, is disappointingly bumpy nonetheless." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 12, 2003
71% Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) PopMatters
Posted Oct 27, 2002
43% Someone Like You (2001) PopMatters
Posted Oct 31, 2001
52% Rock Star (2001) " By using metal primarily to promote values at odds with the music's expressed philosophies ... it sadly misses an opportunity to be much more vivid and compelling than it is." — PopMatters
Posted Sep 7, 2001
19% Lara Croft - Tomb Raider (2001) " All questions of religious symbolism aside, if you think about Illuminati, eyes, and triangles, while looking at the back of a dollar bill (right over where it says, you may get a better sense of which Almighty this movie really worships." — PopMatters
Posted Jun 15, 2001
25% Pearl Harbor (2001) " Hackneyed script and posterboard characters" — PopMatters
Posted May 25, 2001
96% The Dish (2001) " Suffers from a halting execution." — PopMatters
Posted Apr 6, 2001
54% Enemy at the Gates (2001) " As an occasionally somber meditation on the toll war takes on the human soul, it's not without its moments." — PopMatters
Posted Mar 16, 2001
65% Dinosaur (2000) " The sad story of the dinosaurs is one of the few Walt Disney got right the first time." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
13% Book of Shadows - Blair Witch 2 (2000) PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
57% Dr. T & The Women (2000) " We're stuck, the movie seems to say. Men and women: this is simply how we are." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
28% Snow Day (2000) PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
25% Mission To Mars (2000) PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
89% Galaxy Quest (1999) " It's a pretty funny movie, and thinking about all this too much while seeing it will just ruin all the jokes." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
36% Rules of Engagement (2000) " Utterly nauseating." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
47% The Perfect Storm (2000) " For audience members familiar with the story, the protagonists' journey is liable to feel like a simple, and dull, waiting game." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
56% Godzilla 2000 (2000) PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
48% Me, Myself & Irene (2000) " If you like intentionally offensive comedy, then parts of Me, Myself & Irene will undoubtedly make you laugh." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
88% Felicia's Journey (1999) PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
10% The Watcher (2000) " The Watcher's hemmed-in, pervasively technological urbanscape only allows for one superstitious -- though maybe not entirely irrational -- belief: that the one who photographs you can steal your soul." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
10% Supernova (2000) PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
68% U-571 (2000) " Resembles more the bulk of war movies before Vietnam than it does anything made in the last quarter-century." — PopMatters
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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