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Randy Cordova

Randy Cordova

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/5 58% Truth (2015) ""Truth" is for filmgoers who don't mind being preached at. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Oct 22, 2015
2/5 8% Rock the Kasbah (2015) "There might be a decent movie in here somewhere, if the focus had been on the right character. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Oct 22, 2015
4/5 60% Ladrones (2015) "Ladrones, or Thieves, lacks some of the edge of the original. But you know what? It still works, thanks to the breezy direction of Joe Menendez, who helmed the first film, and the good-natured camaraderie of the cast. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Oct 9, 2015
3.5/5 32% Knock Knock (2015) "Roth's tale is fairly twisty, as the behavior of the women grows increasingly violent and more outrageous. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Oct 8, 2015
1.5/5 35% Big Stone Gap (2015) "Nothing feels believable in "Big Stone Gap," a bungled, charm-free look at small-town life in the South in the late '70s. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Oct 8, 2015
1/5 No Score Yet Love Live! The School Idol Movie (2015) "Shrill, garish, confusing and badly paced, with cheap-looking animation and characters that resemble Walter Keane's big-eyed waifs. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Sep 10, 2015
4.5/5 63% The Visit (2015) "A scary fun-house ride that expertly blends jittery tension and laugh-out-loud humor, it will make you forgive the filmmaker for such major time-wasters as "Lady in the Water," "After Earth" and "The Happening." " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Sep 10, 2015
3.5/5 17% The Transporter Refueled (2015) ""The Transporter Refueled" is the perfect way to reboot the series. It's mindless entertainment with enough thrills and chuckles to make the time pass painlessly. Just don't examine anything too closely. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Sep 3, 2015
2/5 45% A Walk In The Woods (2015) "Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau never made a movie called Grumpy Old Men Go Camping. If they had, it surely would look a lot like A Walk in the Woods. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Sep 2, 2015
3.5/5 91% Grandma (2015) "The acting is uniformly fine -- Greer is terrific and the wonderful Elizabeth Peña gives one of her last performances as a cafe owner. But the film lacks the consistency to be truly memorable. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 27, 2015
4.5/5 78% Z For Zachariah (2015) "In delicately nuanced fashion, it dances around such topics as trust, the need for companionship and the difficulties of being a woman. It also hits upon the fact that even in the most dire circumstances, humans always will have conflict. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 27, 2015
2/5 38% After Words (2015) "Pat and silly, the movie offers a wheezy moral that a buttoned-up American just needs a sensitive Latino and some ethnic cuisine to end the blues. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 20, 2015
3/5 8% Hitman: Agent 47 (2015) "Bach handles the project with a competent precision. The film doesn't rise above the genre and the plot is muddled, but he pulls off the basic elements with a distinctly chilly European style. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 20, 2015
4.5/5 76% People Places Things (2015) "Strouse has come up with a near-perfect blend of awkward wit and good-natured sweetness. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 13, 2015
2.5/5 10% Fantastic Four (2015) "The film's lack of scale becomes readily apparent in the final confrontation, which is surprisingly toothless. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 6, 2015
2/5 27% The Runner (2015) "Stark's turgid approach feels both pompous and cold, and the film never connects emotionally. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 6, 2015
2/5 53% A LEGO Brickumentary (2015) "A good movie probably could make us marvel at such trivia, but this seems like a LEGO movie designed for kids and AFOLs, or Adult Fans of LEGO, as they call themselves. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jul 30, 2015
2.5/5 17% Pixels (2015) "It manages to achieve the weird feat of feeling overlong and choppy at the same time, like someone edited the film with a pair of garden shears. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jul 23, 2015
4/5 88% A Borrowed Identity (2015) "The film feels quietly truthful, as it focuses more on small, pivotal moments than big ones. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jul 16, 2015
2.5/5 83% Eden (2015) "Perhaps what Hansen-Løve lacks is perspective. The movie runs a very long two hours and 11 minutes, and the excess is easily felt. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jul 2, 2015
2.5/5 41% A Little Chaos (2015) "This is a movie in which everything feels vaguely familiar. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jun 25, 2015
4.5/5 94% The Farewell Party (2015) "It never lapses into mawkishness, but remains clear-eyed and compassionate. It's not coldly clinical; instead, the characters are treated with grace and respect. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jun 11, 2015
2/5 No Score Yet The Cokeville Miracle (2015) "Like a lot of inspirational films, the movie could use a little more subtlety and restraint. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jun 4, 2015
2/5 31% Poltergeist (2015) "The original film was promoted with the tagline "It knows what scares you." If there was a truth-in-advertising law regarding films, this movie's ad copy would read: "Poltergeist: Meh." " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted May 22, 2015
4/5 84% I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2015) "Befitting the subject matter, the movie is sweet-natured and sentimental. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted May 14, 2015
3/5 47% Ride (2015) "As a screenwriter, [Hunt] can be a bit obvious: It's the kind of film in which the son addresses his mother by her first name. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted May 8, 2015
2/5 82% Dior and I (2015) "[It] adds up to something that won't have much appeal beyond the fashionista crowd. And even they probably would prefer browsing through one of the designer's catalogs than sitting through this glossy bore. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Apr 23, 2015
1.5/5 80% Furious 7 (2015) "Big and numbingly loud, "Furious 7" jets around the globe so we can watch cars crash, explode and repeatedly defy gravity. If that sounds like a great way to spend two hours and 17 minutes, read no more. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Apr 2, 2015
3.5/5 83% Above and Beyond (2015) ""Above and Beyond" is a straightforward, rah-rah documentary that shines a light on a group of World War II pilots who were recruited to essentially create the Israeli air force during the Palestine War in 1948. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Mar 12, 2015
2.5/5 55% Road Hard (2015) "Supporting turns by Philip Rosenthal and David Alan Grier as two pals in the business are fun, but they can't prevent the movie's rather aimless nature or self-indulgent feel. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Mar 5, 2015
1.5/5 No Score Yet 72 Hours (2015) "The movie fails as both a comedy and morality tale. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Feb 26, 2015
3/5 80% Human Capital (2015) "In "Human Capital," the destinies of two Italian families become intertwined after a hit-and-run accident in which the victim is a waiter. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Feb 19, 2015
2/5 10% The Boy Next Door (2015) "It's no surprise "The Boy Next Door" is junk. What is disappointing is that it's not fun junk. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jan 22, 2015
3.5/5 45% Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014) "If it never achieves the heft it wants, it at least manages a sitcommy kind of charm, like an extended episode of The Golden Girls. Perhaps more importantly, it gives Rowlands a lead role, which is never a bad thing. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jan 16, 2015
1.5/5 9% Taken 3 (2015) "All kinds of problems are forgivable in a movie like this if the finished product is exciting. That doesn't happen here. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jan 9, 2015
2.5/5 60% Ode to my Father (2014) "Everything is lathered with a syrupy, string-laden musical score designed to gnaw at a viewer's tear ducts. It's about as subtle as having an off-screen narrator yell "Start crying!" before big scenes, and probably as effective. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jan 8, 2015
5/5 91% The Way He Looks (2014) "A warm, smart and thoroughly delightful coming-of-age story. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Nov 13, 2014
4/5 64% Drunktown's Finest (2015) "At most times, the movie feels quite intimate and honest. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Nov 5, 2014
2.5/5 73% Camp X-Ray (2014) "On another movie, the high-corn finale might have worked; here, it just feels patently false. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Oct 30, 2014
2.5/5 82% The Two Faces of January (2014) "At a certain point, it's akin to reading a mediocre murder mystery. You finish it because you're too far in to quit, as opposed to actually caring how things wrap up. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Oct 16, 2014
3.5/5 29% The Song (2014) "The performances are uniformly fine, which keeps things involving. Powell, in particular, is terrific. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Sep 26, 2014
2/5 33% Last Weekend (2014) "The characters flutter about, argue and flirt, but they are simply too bland and vacuous to make much of an impression. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Sep 18, 2014
1.5/5 No Score Yet 108 Stitches (2014) "108 Stitches wants to be a gross-out comedy in the Van Wilder or Old School tradition, but A) it isn't funny, and B) it isn't gross. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Sep 12, 2014
1/5 7% The Identical (2014) "Elvis Presley made some bad movies, but let's give the King his due: He never made anything as outright awful as "The Identical." " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Sep 4, 2014
26% As Above, So Below (2014) "Once the characters go underground, things start happening. Not scary things, mind you, but things. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 31, 2014
3.5/5 61% A Five Star Life (2014) "There is a warm naturalness to the dialogue, and Buy is wonderfully evocative. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 21, 2014
4/5 68% The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) "There's comfort food and there are comfort movies. In Lasse Hallstrom's "The Hundred-Foot Journey," you get a full helping of both. And guess what? It's all very comforting. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 7, 2014
4/5 70% What If (2014) "Radcliffe is delightful, showcasing a sly, winning comedic style. Kazan's charms are a bit more twee (her character is also more undefined), but the warmth and energy between the two is undeniable. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Aug 7, 2014
3.5/5 57% The Fluffy Movie (2014) "Iglesias makes his strongest impact when he sticks to material that is extremely personal. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jul 25, 2014
2.5/5 61% Heli (2014) "Although it obviously is made with some skill, it also is unrelentingly dire. " ‐ Arizona Republic
Posted Jul 10, 2014
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