Natasha Vargas-Cooper

Natasha Vargas-Cooper

Agrees with the Tomatometer 57% of the time.

Biography:
e! online film critic.
Publications:
E! Online
Total Reviews:
35

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 35 of 35
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
B+ 58% The Invention of Lying (2009) " The tone remains the same throughout, though, good spirited and high minded without pretensions. It remains funny -- but forsakes its potential to be a truly original comedy start-to-finish." — E! Online
Posted Oct 2, 2009
B+ 42% Jennifer's Body (2009) " It's tailor-made for screenings at midnight and slumber parties." — E! Online
Posted Sep 18, 2009
A- 87% Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (2009) " Cloudy sets another high watermark for recent animation movies." — E! Online
Posted Sep 17, 2009
B- 57% 9 (2009) " This is a flawed gem." — E! Online
Posted Sep 8, 2009
B- 68% Brüno (2009) " Sacha Baron Cohen uses his guerilla tactics to 'expose' the vanity and vacuity of Hollywood and the American South. His high-wire humor can be very funny, but here the groans often drown out the giggles." — E! Online
Posted Jul 9, 2009
C- 68% Public Enemies (2009) " Public Enemies grinds to nothing more than a watered-down escape caper, a chase without context or meaning." — E! Online
Posted Jun 30, 2009
B+ 67% Away We Go (2009) " Krasinki is able to anchor the movie with a limber, melancholy performance -- and doesn't draw too heavily from his overflowing reservoir of nice-guy charm." — E! Online
Posted Jun 5, 2009
B+ 26% Land of the Lost (2009) " Will Ferrell justifies his outsized fame in this surprisingly bizarre and dirty adaptation of the campy '70s TV time-travel classic." — E! Online
Posted Jun 4, 2009
B- 79% The Hangover (2009) " It has a couple of stand-out characters in Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, and enough T-shirt-worthy catchphrases to keep the chuckles coming." — E! Online
Posted Jun 4, 2009
C- 37% Angels & Demons (2009) " This diligent yet dull religious caper only adds to the long list of Tom Hanks throwaway features, movies best enjoyed on airplanes." — E! Online
Posted May 14, 2009
D 21% Next Day Air (2009) " Good lord this movie is boring!" — E! Online
Posted May 8, 2009
B- 26% The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009) " Conor has the flamboyant confidence of a matador, but McConaughey draws out the right amount of sleaze and tenderness to transform Conor from a bullfighter to a rodeo clown." — E! Online
Posted May 1, 2009
B 19% Obsessed (2009) " The immaculate Beyoncé Knowles and devastatingly handsome Idris Elba attack their silly parts with a ferocity the gives this dumpy little movie the spark it needs to be compelling." — E! Online
Posted Apr 27, 2009
B- 55% 17 Again (2009) " Afraid that pubescent shrieking and swooning will drown out critical plot points of this zany body-swap flick? No worries! 17 Again is essentially a flipbook of Zac Efron pictures with some sound thrown over it." — E! Online
Posted Apr 16, 2009
D 51% Observe and Report (2009) " Unsure if it's supposed to make you love or loathe all the ugly behavior and cheap gags, Observe and Report will make you squirm for all the wrong reasons." — E! Online
Posted Apr 9, 2009
A 84% I Love You, Man (2009) " This comedy of manners, about the anxieties of modern male friendship, gets the balance of smarts and raunch exactly right. Plus, costars Paul Rudd and Jason Segel could not be more likeable, funny and on their game." — E! Online
Posted Mar 20, 2009
B 72% Sunshine Cleaning (2009) " The tenderhearted performances -- from Amy Adams and Emily Blunt -- and glowing characters in Sunshine Cleaning never get a chance to burst through a foggy plot about sisters scrubbing up after grisly crime scenes." — E! Online
Posted Mar 12, 2009
D+ 30% Madea Goes to Jail (2009) " The movie's titular matron (Perry in drag) is actually a diversion from the film's cornball melodrama, and will likely inspire jeers, instead of applause, even from his most dedicated fans." — E! Online
Posted Feb 23, 2009
A- 61% Eleven Minutes (2008) " A superbly crafted, bargain-budget documentary that profiles a fascinating underdog and skillfully explores the troubled territory between reality TV and reality." — E! Online
Posted Feb 19, 2009
A 94% Gone Baby Gone (2007) " Pulp meets poetry on the Boston rooftops in Ben Affleck's directorial debut. This absorbing and complex neighborhood-noir, about a private eye on the trail of a missing girl, is easily one of the best movies of the year." — E! Online
Posted Oct 19, 2007
D+ 29% The Heartbreak Kid (2007) " It's heartbreaking enough to witness a shallow remake of a treasured classic, but it's equally depressing to watch comedy masters Ben Stiller and the Farrelly brothers go so completely off their game." — E! Online
Posted Oct 5, 2007
A- 36% Sydney White (2007) " The humor is fast-paced, jovial with just a tinge of sarcasm and never cynical." — E! Online
Posted Sep 20, 2007
C- 76% The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) " An absolute misfire." — E! Online
Posted Sep 20, 2007
B- 53% Across the Universe (2007) " If you're willing to submit to the schmaltz and the clichés, then there is a fun anticipation in not knowing what creative imagery or long-loved song Taymor might use next." — E! Online
Posted Sep 14, 2007
D 15% The Brothers Solomon (2007) " This is a perfect date movie. If you hate your date." — E! Online
Posted Sep 7, 2007
C- 67% The 11th Hour (2007) " There is no room for reason or compelling data in this grossly manipulative and sloppy propaganda flick. The filmmakers are simply out to break you." — E! Online
Posted Aug 24, 2007
D 16% Illegal Tender (2007) " A laughable low-budget mess about third-rate drug thugs, put together with the sheen and polish of a fourth-grade Christmas pageant. Except with really loud reggaeton." — E! Online
Posted Aug 24, 2007
A 88% Superbad (2007) " Who knew that a raunchy teen sex comedy could be one of the most rambunctious and glorious movies of the year?" — E! Online
Posted Aug 16, 2007
B+ 85% 2 Days in Paris (2007) " What the movie lacks in originality it certainly makes up for in delicious comedy." — E! Online
Posted Aug 10, 2007
B 18% Rush Hour 3 (2007) " Sure, the jokes are crude and the plot is goofy, but Chan and Tucker have such a delightful rapport that they come close to perfecting the buddy-cop genre." — E! Online
Posted Aug 9, 2007
F 9% Captivity (2007) " It sure beats hearing you have cancer." — E! Online
Posted Jul 14, 2007
C- 57% Transformers (2007) " Giant robots drop from the sky and transform into colossal structures of suck. Stuff blows up. The talking gadgets attempt to save humanity, but changing a flat tire provides more of a thrill than this flick." — E! Online
Posted Jul 3, 2007
B+ 92% Sicko (2007) " The documentarian/stuntman showcases the catastrophic effects of our dysfunctional health-care system so acutely that the film serves its purpose: It puts a fire in your belly, and rage in your heart." — E! Online
Posted Jun 29, 2007
C 79% A Mighty Heart (2007) " A haphazard fusion that smacks of Hollywood self-gratification. For a movie that aims to throw a spotlight on the human costs of international terrorism, it says surprisingly little and renders itself quickly forgettable." — E! Online
Posted Jun 22, 2007
C- 71% 28 Weeks Later... (2007) " A total failure." — E! Online
Posted May 10, 2007
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