Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

Publications:
Washington Post
Total Reviews:
331

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
—— Zeiramu 2 (2001) Washington Post
Posted Jan 22, 2013
0% Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1993) " Somehow, writer-director Allan Goldstein has managed to make a film that looks and feels older than its original mold." — Washington Post
Posted Sep 10, 2012
—— Zeiramu (Zeram) (Zeiram) (1993) Washington Post
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Stepping Razor: Red X (1992) Washington Post
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Gift (1993) Washington Post
Posted Apr 4, 2011
25% Halloween (2007) " Contains dialogue so nasty and stupid, you'd swear (right along with the characters) that the booker for Jerry Springer wrote it (Zombie did)." — Washington Post
Posted Sep 4, 2007
29% Stone Cold (1991) " Brian Bosworth's acting debut in Stone Cold carries about the same wallop The Boz did in the late stages of his very brief career in professional football." — Washington Post
Posted May 4, 2006
6% Supercross (2005) " A poor man's Lords of Dogtown." — Washington Post
Posted Aug 18, 2005
83% Rize (2005) " Visually stunning." — Washington Post
Posted Jun 23, 2005
65% Unleashed (Danny the Dog) (2005) " A film that could use a little less conversation, a lot more action." — Washington Post
Posted May 13, 2005
47% Death of a Dynasty (2003) " Death of a Dynasty is, like the music it parodies: aggressive, over-the-top, louder than life and in your face." — Washington Post
Posted Apr 28, 2005
87% Lightning in a Bottle (2004) " The event's musical director, Steve Jordan, marvels at one point: 'Looks like y'all hired the phone book . . . just looked up "Blues" in the Yellow Pages.'" — Washington Post
Posted Dec 17, 2004
79% Daughter from Danang (2004) " A spectacular concert documentary that also gives some fascinating insights into the making of 'The Black Album.'" — Washington Post
Posted Nov 5, 2004
90% DiG! (2004) " Ultimately undermined by the fact that the two rock bands Timoner chose to focus on -- the Brian Jonestown Massacre and the Dandy Warhols -- simply don't matter as much as she thinks they do." — Washington Post
Posted Oct 22, 2004
95% End of the Century - The Story of the Ramones (2004) " Gramaglia and Fields have uncovered plenty of good historical footage, and the interviews with band members, managers, friends and peer fans confirm not only how influential, but how beloved the Ramones were, particularly the ever-visible Joey." — Washington Post
Posted Sep 17, 2004
21% Resident Evil - Apocalypse (2004) " Plot and narrative? Minimal. Confrontations? Endless. Surprises? None." — Washington Post
Posted Sep 9, 2004
96% Festival Express (2003) " There are sterling concert performances by several bands in peak form." — Washington Post
Posted Sep 3, 2004
87% Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2004) " Feels like an elegy for an aging rock pixie." — Washington Post
Posted Apr 30, 2004
81% Hellboy (2004) " Del Toro moves his story along with unrelenting energy and wit while introducing the opposing parties with admirable efficiency." — Washington Post
Posted Apr 2, 2004
25% Never Die Alone (2004) " A bumbling adaptation." — Washington Post
Posted Mar 26, 2004
36% Neil Young - Greendale (2004) " Has a purposely amateurish feel that doesn't obscure the careful editing." — Washington Post
Posted Mar 18, 2004
—— Light Years Washington Post
Posted Jan 20, 2004
54% Just an American Boy (2003) " Decidedly low-tech and not always particularly coherent or cohesive." — Washington Post
Posted Dec 12, 2003
12% Timeline (2003) " Time travels, but it sure doesn't fly by in this debacle." — Washington Post
Posted Nov 26, 2003
36% The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) " Weakens, dilutes, disinfects and otherwise undermines the legacy of Tobe Hooper's 1974 original." — Washington Post
Posted Oct 17, 2003
94% Concert for George (2003) " It offers a special 'something' for everyone who ever appreciated the Quiet Beatle's musical gifts and spiritual explorations." — Washington Post
Posted Oct 3, 2003
41% Freddy vs. Jason (2003) " A script was wanting for years, and still is." — Washington Post
Posted Aug 15, 2003
88% DuckTales: The Movie - Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990) " Somewhat skillfully stretches a 20-minute episode into a 73-minute feature likely to enchant anyone up to the age of 7 or 8..." — Washington Post
Posted Aug 6, 2003
—— Stepping Razor Red X, The Peter Tosh Story (1994) Washington Post
Posted Jul 31, 2003
100% Guelwaar (1992) " Sembene is hardly a didactic director and in fact invests his characters with such complexities that they are sometimes compromised." — Washington Post
Posted May 24, 2003
61% Only the Strong Survive - A Celebration of Soul (2002) " Fortunately, the performances themselves are beautifully filmed and recorded." — Washington Post
Posted May 9, 2003
25% Wanted Dead or Alive (1987) Washington Post
Posted Apr 24, 2003
0% Stepfather 2 (1989) Washington Post
Posted Feb 4, 2003
48% Final Destination 2 (2003) " Part of the fun here is anticipating the Rube Goldberg-style machinations by which Death catches up with its targets." — Washington Post
Posted Jan 31, 2003
72% Intacto (2002) " Mesmerizing art-noirish thriller." — Washington Post
Posted Jan 24, 2003
14% Ghost Ship (2002) " The plot doesn't always make sense, despite a thunderous explicatory montage halfway through, but as a fresh setting for terror shenanigans, this Ghost Ship is somewhere between B minus and the High Cs." — Washington Post
Posted Oct 25, 2002
81% Biggie and Tupac (2002) " Most of the information has already appeared in one forum or another and, no matter how Broomfield dresses it up, it tends to speculation, conspiracy theories or, at best, circumstantial evidence." — Washington Post
Posted Oct 24, 2002
35% Nightbreed (1990) Washington Post
Posted Sep 27, 2002
14% Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) Washington Post
Posted Sep 26, 2002
53% Switchblade Sisters (1975) " The acting is so bad that apparently none of the performers ever got another job in the movies, and the costumes in Ben Hur seem less dated that those on display here." — Washington Post
Posted Sep 25, 2002
82% Barbershop (2002) " It's a likable venture that just misses being a lovable one." — Washington Post
Posted Sep 13, 2002
86% 24 Hour Party People (2002) " The manic swirl of characters (most speaking in thick Northern accents that are sometimes muffled and incomprehensible) may leave you exhausted and confused." — Washington Post
Posted Aug 16, 2002
71% Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (Bowie '73 with the Spiders from Mars) (1973) " Looks like a bootleg concert video made by a gifted fan." — Washington Post
Posted Aug 16, 2002
88% I Am Trying to Break Your Heart - A Film About Wilco (2002) " The unexpected drama captured puts I Am Trying to Break Your Heart in the good company, if not quite the league, of Let It Be and Gimme Shelter." — Washington Post
Posted Aug 9, 2002
0% House II: The Second Story (1987) Washington Post
Posted Aug 2, 2002
50% Cheetah (1989) Washington Post
Posted Jul 12, 2002
98% The Last Waltz (2002) " Still sounds powerful, vibrant, imaginative and adventurous." — Washington Post
Posted Apr 19, 2002
1.5/5 33% Resident Evil (2002) " It all looks and plays like a $40 million version of a game you're more likely to enjoy on a computer." — Washington Post
Posted Mar 15, 2002
95% Castle in the Sky (1989) " Frequently astounding." — Washington Post
Posted Mar 7, 2002
—— Lensman Washington Post
Posted Jan 31, 2002
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