Mike Ward

Mike Ward

Agrees with the Tomatometer 67% of the time.

Mike Ward's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): PopMatters

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
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 No Score Yet 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- No Score Yet 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 No Score Yet The Adult Version of Jekyll & Hide "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 and 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
90% 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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