Paul Salfen

Paul Salfen

"From Friday (you have to see it to understand): Dad: Everytime I come in the kitchen, you in the kitchen! In the goddamn refrigerator! Eatin' up all the food. ALL the chitlins... ALL the pig's feet... ALL the colleygreens... ALL the hog-mows. I wanna eat them chitlins... I like pigs FEET! Too many to list...so why did I pick that one?"

Agrees with the Tomatometer 70% of the time.

Biography:
My name is Paul Salfen and I write movie reviews and do interviews for Supercala.com. I also write for the Dallas Music Guide. Besides that I play and write music, travel a lot, and constantly stay busy with numerous projects.
Favorites:
Star Wars (the first three films) Raiders of the Lost Ark Citizen Kane The New Jersey Trilogy (Clerks, Mallrats, and Chasing Amy) Nosferatu Friday Sunset Blvd. Almost Famous O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Publications:
FHM [UK] , Supercala.com
Critics' Group:
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association
Total Reviews:
161
Total QuickRatings:
3
Location:
Dallas, Texas

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 161
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6.5/10 36% The Matrix Revolutions (2003) " The last two Matrix installments, as with most sequels, tarnish the original by making the characters less interesting than they originally appeared. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Nov 5, 2003
4/10 36% Scary Movie 3 (2003) " This sequel limps, and hopefully this whole franchise is headed where it belongs; a shallow grave. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Oct 24, 2003
8/10 68% Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) " Besides Depp's other flick Pirates of the Caribbean, this may be the most enjoyable action film of the summer. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 12, 2003
3/10 41% Freddy vs. Jason (2003) " Maybe I missed out on the keg party that took place before our screening, but this flick's appeal was lost on me. I was terribly disappointed. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Aug 16, 2003
7.5/10 62% Hulk (2003) " Visually stunning and darker than expected. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Jun 22, 2003
5/10 10% Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003) " It's not unbearably bad, but it truly lives up to its namesake: dumb. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Jun 13, 2003
8/10 73% The Italian Job (2003) " A fun ride! " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted May 30, 2003
8/10 48% Bruce Almighty (2003) " Carrey still has 'it'. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted May 23, 2003
8.5/10 87% X2: X-Men United (2003) " X2 has everything fans could want in a sequel! " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted May 2, 2003
7/10 19% House of 1000 Corpses (2003) " A worthy tribute to the 70s and 80s slasher and splatter flicks. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Apr 25, 2003
5/10 48% Assassination Tango (2003) " Not only is it hard to buy the premise, it's hardly interesting to begin with. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Apr 11, 2003
3.5/10 19% The Life of David Gale (2003) " It's lazy filmmaking for a lazy audience, and it's truly shameful. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Feb 26, 2003
3/10 45% Daredevil (2003) " Its choppy narrative and flashy MTV-style direction/editing can only be seen as a second rate Batman. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Feb 26, 2003
9.5/10 96% Catch Me If You Can (2002) " The most enjoyable and fun film this holiday season! " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 27, 2002
4/10 75% Gangs of New York (2002) " It's a shame, really. I was looking forward to this one. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 24, 2002
8/10 78% 25th Hour (2003) " Lee made this one from the heart and it shows. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 20, 2002
9.5/10 96% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) " ...the end result is just astounding. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 18, 2002
5/10 37% Star Trek - Nemesis (2002) " I wouldn't recommend this one to anyone who doesn't consider themselves a 'Trekkie'. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 13, 2002
92% Standing In The Shadows of Motown (2002) " I couldn't recommend this film more. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 10, 2002
57% Die Another Day (2002) " This one will please the most loyal (forgiving) Bond fans... " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 10, 2002
8.5/10 67% Interview With the Assassin (2002) " ...an impressive and challenging piece of work. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 7, 2002
6.5/10 50% The Emperor's Club (2002) " Serves up something satisfying to the viewer, but isn't terribly original. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 6, 2002
9.5/10 91% Adaptation (2002) " Truly a cinematic gem. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Dec 6, 2002
7/10 68% Treasure Planet (2002) " Safe entertainment and a visually impressive piece of work. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Nov 27, 2002
9.5/10 87% Far From Heaven (2003) " It's one of the best films of the year! " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Nov 16, 2002
96% Bowling for Columbine (2002) " ...the most stunning film of the year. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Nov 8, 2002
2/10 48% Femme Fatale (2002) " Definitely one of the worst films of the year. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Nov 8, 2002
9/10 76% Frida (2002) " The film does justice to Kahlo's life and work with a style that would've made Frida herself proud. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Nov 1, 2002
4/10 68% The Grey Zone (2002) " Nelson's intentions are good, but the end result does no justice to the story itself. It's horribly depressing and not very well done. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Oct 25, 2002
2/10 14% Ghost Ship (2002) " This one is definitely one to skip, even for horror movie fanatics. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Oct 25, 2002
8/10 72% The Ring (2002) " Officially 2002's creepiest movie. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Oct 21, 2002
9/10 74% Heaven (2002) " Tykwer brings to life the late Kieslowski's script in this intense and romantic gem of a film. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Oct 11, 2002
7/10 20% Knockaround Guys (2002) " This one is not nearly as dreadful as expected. In fact, it's quite fun in places. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Oct 11, 2002
7/10 22% The Tuxedo (2002) " Critics and cynics will probably beat up on this flick, but if you go just wanting to be entertained, that's what you'll get. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 27, 2002
18% Trapped (2002) " This one is probably best seen as a rental. From the looks of things, it shouldn't take that long to make it to the video store, either. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 24, 2002
47% The Banger Sisters (2002) " It's a shame they couldn't have put Hawn and Sarandon in a better movie than this. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 24, 2002
97% Spirited Away (2001) " This fantastically weird cartoon is definitely one of the most intriguing movies of the year. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 24, 2002
9% Stealing Harvard (2002) " In what promises to be a top contender for worst movie of the year, Stealing Harvard proves that Tom Green should just stay out of the film business. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 14, 2002
7.5/10 71% Gangster No. 1 (2000) " If you can stomach the rough content, it's worth checking out for the performances alone. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 13, 2002
5/10 14% Swimfan (2002) " One of these days Hollywood will come up with an original idea for a teen movie, but until then there's always these rehashes to feed to the younger generations. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 13, 2002
8.5/10 76% Igby Goes Down (2002) " Both Steers and Culkin will surely be remembered for what is certain to be called a 'breakthrough' film for each of them. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Sep 13, 2002
51% Simone (2002) " Unlike most "Hollywood on Hollywood" movies, this one is actually a winner. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Aug 23, 2002
81% One Hour Photo (2002) " Frightening realism is always scarier than gore, and Williams is frighteningly realistic. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Aug 23, 2002
74% Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002) " It's pure fantasy for kids of all ages, plain and simple. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Aug 9, 2002
81% The Good Girl (2002) " A very well done character-driven tragic comedy. Aniston shines! " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Aug 9, 2002
74% Signs (2002) " To dismiss this as another "sci-fi alien flick" would be a shame. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Aug 2, 2002
54% Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) " Exactly what you'd expect, but worth it if you've enjoyed the other ones. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Jul 24, 2002
78% Tadpole (2002) " If you enjoy more thoughtful comedies with interesting conflicted characters; this one is for you. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Jul 17, 2002
12% Halloween - Resurrection (2002) " It's exactly what you'd expect. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Jul 12, 2002
53% The Crocodile Hunter - Collision Course (2002) " One of the most unbearable movies in recent history. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Jul 11, 2002
40% Reign of Fire (2002) " A fast paced and fun creature feature unlike many in recent decades. " ‐ Supercala.com
Posted Jul 9, 2002
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