Paul Clinton (CNN.com)

Paul Clinton (CNN.com)

Agrees with the Tomatometer 70% of the time.

Publications:
Boxoffice Magazine , CNN.com , USA Today
Critics' Group:
Broadcast Film Critics Association
Total Reviews:
358

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
17% Wild Wild West (1999) " The result? A cautionary tale about boys and their toys and what happens when a star, Will Smith, and a director, Barry Sonnenfeld, are given way too much money to play with." — CNN.com
Posted Jun 17, 2014
85% The Sixth Sense (1999) " Willis turns in a measured and understated performance." — CNN.com
Posted Aug 27, 2013
80% The Boxer (1997) " With Watson and Day-Lewis you can almost feel the heat, and their situation never feels contrived or artificial." — CNN.com
Posted May 14, 2013
100% Toy Story 2 (1999) " Toy Story 2 is a brilliant example of that rarest of Hollywood phenomena a sequel to a major hit film thats as good, if not better, than the original." — CNN.com
Posted Aug 6, 2012
73% The Mist (2007) " It's a horror movie of real conviction. It deserves to be a hit." — CNN.com
Posted Dec 1, 2007
—— Country CNN.com
Posted Nov 17, 2007
64% Dan in Real Life (2007) " This is his [Carell's] most assured and rounded performance to date." — CNN.com
Posted Nov 3, 2007
57% We Own the Night (2007) " Time will tell, but from where I'm sitting this deceptively routine cop movie runs deep. In fact, it already looks like a classic. Cagney and Tracy would be proud." — CNN.com
Posted Oct 20, 2007
—— Jesse James (1939) CNN.com
Posted Sep 29, 2007
90% The Simpsons Movie (2007) " Nobody should have a cow. Bigger and longer don't always mean better, but The Simpsons Movie is still a cut above." — CNN.com
Posted Aug 3, 2007
91% Hairspray (2007) " Bright, campy and wonderfully light, Hairspray reminds us that fun comes in all shapes and sizes. It's also one of the few 'event' movies this summer that doesn't outstay its welcome. That's worth singing about, no matter what your name is." — CNN.com
Posted Jul 28, 2007
—— Grimm (2003) CNN.com
Posted Jul 14, 2007
—— 23 (1999) CNN.com
Posted Jul 14, 2007
—— Story CNN.com
Posted Jul 14, 2007
42% Beyond the Sea (2004) " Many people under 40 may not even remember Bobby Darin, let alone know about his remarkable life story. Beyond the Sea may rectify that problem and stand as a wonderful tribute to an amazing talent who left us all too soon." — CNN.com
Posted Dec 30, 2006
72% Bubble (2006) " At times it's so mind-numbingly dull, it becomes funny. But it's not a feature film. I'm not really sure what it is." — CNN.com
Posted Jan 27, 2006
62% The New World (2005) " Watching The New World is like watching a snail cross an eight-lane highway." — CNN.com
Posted Jan 20, 2006
76% Transamerica (2006) " The result of Huffman's and Zegers' fine performances, and Tucker's excellent work, is one of the most thought-provoking and best films of the year." — CNN.com
Posted Jan 13, 2006
76% Match Point (2005) " This is a wonderfully provocative film with complex characters and breathless twists and turns." — CNN.com
Posted Jan 6, 2006
44% Casanova (2005) " Is it Oscar bait? Not in the least. But it's a great date flick and perfect for a time full of all those 'serious' films." — CNN.com
Posted Dec 31, 2005
78% Munich (2005) " A visceral, emotionally exhausting work that dares to ask questions -- and gives no easy answers." — CNN.com
Posted Dec 24, 2005
14% In the Mix (2005) Boxoffice Magazine
Posted Dec 17, 2005
51% The Producers (2005) " This isn't a movie. It's a Broadway musical captured on film." — CNN.com
Posted Dec 16, 2005
87% Brokeback Mountain (2005) " Quite simply, this is one of the best films of the year." — CNN.com
Posted Dec 14, 2005
84% King Kong (2005) " In a word, Jackson's King Kong is spectacular, awesome, phenomenal and breathtaking. OK, so I can't boil it down to one word." — CNN.com
Posted Dec 13, 2005
46% Rent (2005) " I've never seen the stage musical Rent, but the movie had me at hello." — CNN.com
Posted Nov 23, 2005
82% Walk the Line (2005) " Mangold's direction is excellent, and the script - - by Mangold and Gil Davis - - captures the complex characters without relying on biopic cliché." — CNN.com
Posted Nov 18, 2005
88% Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) " Frankly, the entire film felt like the cinematic version of Hamburger Helper -- too little meat trying to do too much." — CNN.com
Posted Nov 18, 2005
20% Derailed (2005) " Derailed" - - a pure popcorn thriller - - may find it hard to make a dent at the box office. But it is worth seeing." — CNN.com
Posted Nov 11, 2005
61% Jarhead (2005) " As a study of one man's war experience, Jarhead has its moments. But if you want a great movie about the Gulf War, rent David O. Russell's Three Kings." — CNN.com
Posted Nov 4, 2005
50% Prime (2005) " Refreshingly bright, unpredictable and intelligent while still offering moments of giddy humor that take you totally by surprise." — CNN.com
Posted Oct 28, 2005
68% North Country (2005) " If you want to see good performances and cinematography wasted in a mediocre movie, that would be North Country." — CNN.com
Posted Oct 21, 2005
93% Good Night, And Good Luck (2005) " Good Night, and Good Luck will probably need a little bit of luck (and good word-of-mouth) to succeed, but seek it out: It's a terrific film." — CNN.com
Posted Oct 7, 2005
90% Capote (2005) " Let me put this bluntly: Capote is, without a doubt, one of the best films of the year." — CNN.com
Posted Oct 1, 2005
38% Flightplan (2005) " Flightplan - - a heart-stopping thriller." — CNN.com
Posted Sep 23, 2005
56% Just Like Heaven (2005) " Just Like Heaven is light, pleasing and well worth seeing." — CNN.com
Posted Sep 16, 2005
53% An Unfinished Life (2005) " Manages to be both moving and poignant largely because of the superb acting, cinematography and direction." — CNN.com
Posted Sep 12, 2005
6% A Sound of Thunder (2005) " Watching A Sound of Thunder could possibly lower your IQ into the single digits." — CNN.com
Posted Sep 2, 2005
38% The Brothers Grimm (2005) " What we have here isn't a movie, it's a coffee-table book." — CNN.com
Posted Aug 26, 2005
85% The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) " The good-natured tone of the film and the wonderful comedic talents of the entire cast -- especially Carell -- make the gross-out moments charmingly relatable." — CNN.com
Posted Aug 19, 2005
52% Four Brothers (2005) " The main reason this films works so well is that Singleton has assembled an excellent cast to play the brothers." — CNN.com
Posted Aug 12, 2005
13% The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) " The storyline is so dumb and predictable it wouldn't have even made the grade for an episode of the original TV series." — CNN.com
Posted Aug 5, 2005
35% Must Love Dogs (2005) " Calling it a dog is an insult to canines." — CNN.com
Posted Jul 29, 2005
40% The Island (2005) " The Island isn't the best sci-fi thriller out there this summer but it's enjoyable." — CNN.com
Posted Jul 22, 2005
—— Charlie (2004) CNN.com
Posted Jul 16, 2005
82% Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) " A beautifully executed, visually astounding film about love and family." — CNN.com
Posted Jul 15, 2005
74% War of the Worlds (2005) " War of the Worlds can be a nightmarish trip, but it's a terrific film, a blockbuster that lives up to its billing." — CNN.com
Posted Jun 29, 2005
25% Bewitched (2005) " The result is not only an homage to the original TV show, it's also a gentle -- and at times hilarious -- spoof of Hollywood." — CNN.com
Posted Jun 24, 2005
85% Batman Begins (2005) " Bale, in his first venture into superhero status, hits just the right balance between Bruce's uncertainty and the intensity of his alter ego. Besides, Caine and Freeman elevate any project in which they appear." — CNN.com
Posted Jun 15, 2005
80% Cinderella Man (2005) " We needed heroes in the 1930s, and we need them today, and Cinderella Man is the unashamed story of a hero." — CNN.com
Posted Jun 3, 2005
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