Rob Gonsalves

Rob Gonsalves

Agrees with the Tomatometer 70% of the time.

Rob Gonsalves's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Previous | Next
Showing 1 - 50 of 1507
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) "If you thought it was no longer possible to mine the vampire film for fresh laughs, and even for unexpected pathos, you have a treat in store. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 28, 2015
5/5 100% The Third Man (1949) "Welles was a still-ridiculously young 34 when he played Harry, but he was probably born sounding 56... " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 28, 2015
2/5 48% Olympus Has Fallen (2013) "A lot of footage of Gerard Butler skulking around dark hallways and neutralizing terrorists. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
3/5 48% The Great Gatsby (2013) "Luhrmann is quite content to stay on the surface, to rub elbows with tuxedoed gents and bewitching flappers. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
3/5 87% Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) "The poor movie. It just wears itself right out. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 69% Fast & Furious 6 (2013) "Over and over again, Vin Diesel spells it out: family this, family that, all that matters is family. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
3/5 11% After Earth (2013) "It's not Shyamalan's fault -- he did his best with what he was given. He deserves another shot. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
1/5 67% World War Z (2013) "The action is unscannable spinach, the characters are dull, and the climax is the very pinnacle of anti-climax. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
3/5 83% This Is the End (2013) "The movie's very self-amusement makes it go down easy. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 31% The Lone Ranger (2013) "Well, it sure was a strange and subversive Fourth of July gift Disney decided to give the country. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 72% Pacific Rim (2013) "Del Toro lives and breathes this stuff like mythopoetic oxygen. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
1/5 38% The Purge (2013) "There might be true satire here, but it would take a far less bored reviewer than me to pick away at the flab surrounding the satire. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
5/5 79% Iron Man 3 (2013) "All in fun, the clatter and concussion of action tropes as syncopated as the dialogue. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
2/5 62% Evil Dead (2013) "If you wondered what the "Evil Dead" movies might be like without the central wit and charisma of Bruce Campbell, the answer now awaits you. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 46% To The Wonder (2013) "Your response to all this depends extremely heavily on how much philosophizing and pretty pictures you're willing to accept in lieu of a story. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
2/5 64% Antiviral (2013) "Antiviral is what happens when you make a movie around a fleetingly interesting idea but forget to find a story in it. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 93% Room 237 (2013) ""The Shining" is the perfect launching pad for a movie about obsessive film theorists because Kubrick attracts theories like lint and this film is perhaps his most stubbornly mystifying work. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
3/5 73% My Amityville Horror (2013) "Not so much an "untold story" of the Amityville case as a psychological study of a troubled man. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
3/5 86% The Conjuring (2013) "The sound design of the movie is oppressive beyond belief -- this damn thing is louder than "Pacific Rim." " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
3/5 70% The Wolverine (2013) "All that money, all those CGI techs working into the night, and it doesn't pack a fraction of the impact of a wooden-sword battle between two men in the comic. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
2/5 68% Elysium (2013) "It has no particular voice. It's too clotted with plot and strategy. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
2/5 30% Kick-Ass 2 (2013) "The problem with being shocking is that you can only shock once. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
3/5 75% You're Next (2013) "Flirts with being a meta-horror movie, which can be a way of making a routine slasher flick while making fun of routine slasher flicks. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
5/5 89% The World's End (2013) "A full package of entertainment. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
2/5 58% Riddick (2013) "Seems like a side adventure. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
5/5 70% I Declare War (2013) "A bitter but paradoxically entertaining fantasia. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
2/5 81% Prisoners (2013) "The last half hour, despite the occasional jolt of excitement, is an embarrassment. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
5/5 No Score Yet Cold Blooded (2012) "Appealingly minimalist and sharing some DNA with the early work of John Carpenter. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
5/5 97% Gravity (2013) "A work of techno-art, with images of humbling grandeur and scenes almost painful in the depth of horror they evoke. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 29% Machete Kills (2013) "Danny Trejo is as far from stale whitebread as you can get. He's the real deal. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 48% Carrie (2013) "Sensitively directed and powerfully acted, the new version passes muster as a different take. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 66% Thor: The Dark World (2013) "It brings some awe and brawny excitement into comic-book cinema. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 15, 2015
5/5 96% 12 Years a Slave (2013) "McQueen approaches the narrative straight on and sober, with long, long takes bearing the weight of cruelty. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
5/5 94% Dallas Buyers Club (2013) "The great thing about Dallas Buyers Club is that it proves someone can be kind of an ass and also a great man. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
4/5 89% Frozen (2013) "A beautifully crafted fable. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
5/5 94% Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) "As always, the Coens get the external details precisely right. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
1/5 79% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) "Travers hated what Disney did to her creation, and she would have hated what his studio has now done to her. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
3/5 93% American Hustle (2013) "Vaults heedlessly between bedraggled comedy and serious-stakes scenes in which the director shuts off the fun. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
5/5 77% The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) "It may be the most exuberant film about sin ever made. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
5/5 94% Her (2013) "It sticks to its premise and goes deeper and expands there. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
3/5 18% Ride Along (2014) "The movie isn't loose enough to let Kevin Hart run wild with sustained riffs; he's trapped inside the stodgy, stifling structure. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
2/5 91% Nebraska (2013) "I got angrier at Nebraska the longer it trudged on. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
3/5 83% Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia (2014) " It seems to exist only because Wrathall had the footage. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
4/5 42% Horns (2014) "Draws out a heretofore unseen compassion in Aja, who dials the grue way down and focuses on the terrific cast he's hired. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
2/5 23% Dracula Untold (2014) "It's just a bunch of nonexistent people getting knocked over by nonexistent bats. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
89% The Drop (2014) "Hardy does his sweet-and-tender-hooligan specialty. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
5/5 65% A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) "The first great American film of the new season. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
1/5 47% About Alex (2014) "Nice to meet you, Truthteller. Meet your fellow stereotypes... " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
5/5 92% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) "The Grand Budapest Hotel is not a callous work, but it's about packing painful experience in storage. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
4/5 93% Journey To The West (2014) "Chow breaks out one elaborate set-piece after another. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 14, 2015
Previous | Next
Showing 1 - 50 of 1507