Sarah Chauncey

Sarah Chauncey

Agrees with the Tomatometer 84% of the time.

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

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/4 6% A Sound of Thunder (2005) "Bradbury's classic 1952 short story is brilliant and thought-provoking; the movie isn't. On the bright side, it's bad in a campy, "ooh, it's on cable at 2am" kind of way. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 2, 2005
1.5/4 8% Undiscovered (2005) "Anyone who has an actual interest in filmmaking or music would be best served by staying far, far away. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 26, 2005
4/4 No Score Yet Six Feet Under - The Complete Fourth Season (2005) "Six Feet Under is every bit as addictive in Season Four as it was when it first aired. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 23, 2005
0/4 6% Supercross (2005) "There's an old adage that if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything. Okay. Well... " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 19, 2005
2/4 31% Valiant (2005) "Ever noticed how many pigeons look like John Cleese? Me neither. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 19, 2005
2.5/4 79% Red Eye (2005) "It's not a bad movie; it just didn't scare me at all, though it did make me reconsider my preference for window seats. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 19, 2005
3/4 53% Four Brothers (2005) "Four Brothers revels in its own testosterone. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 11, 2005
2/4 35% Must Love Dogs (2005) "Such great performances... Such a dreadful movie. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 28, 2005
3/4 71% Cry-Baby (1990) "Waters is just as offbeat as any of his film characters- and he surrounds himself with creative people who wouldn't at all be out of place in a John Waters movie. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 23, 2005
3.5/4 40% The Island (2005) "Turn off your brain and just have fun. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 19, 2005
1/4 13% Rebound (2005) "It could've been worse, but not by much. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 1, 2005
3/4 78% Overnight (2004) "Overnight is horrifying and fascinating... It should be required viewing in film schools and a cautionary tale for anyone aspiring to work in Hollywood. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 28, 2005
2.5/4 25% Bewitched (2005) "You may be more bothered and bewildered than bewitched by this spoof-remake of the classic TV series. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 24, 2005
2/4 6% The Perfect Man (2005) "Probably the only reason the Department of Children's Services hasn't come after her is because they can't find her. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 17, 2005
3.5/4 80% Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) "Who among Generation X doesn't like-love-Ferris Bueller? " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 9, 2005
0/4 14% The Honeymooners (2005) "Unless you're related to one of the actors, there is absolutely no reason to see The Honeymooners. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 9, 2005
3/4 59% Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) "Pretty people. Big explosions. More plot holes than bullet holes. What more could you want from a summer blockbuster? " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 9, 2005
3.5/4 80% Cinderella Man (2005) "When was the last time you saw a truly feel-good movie about men beating the crap out of each other? " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 3, 2005
2/4 55% Madagascar (2005) "Everything that happens feels forced; none of it is organic. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 27, 2005
1/4 31% The Longest Yard (2005) "Watching this remake of the 1974 classic is like watching a high-school production of your favorite musical. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 27, 2005
3/4 65% Unleashed (2005) "The writing, direction, performances-and above all the editing-help Unleashed to rise to the top of the pack in your not-so-average martial arts and British gangster flicks. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 15, 2005
.5/4 25% House of Wax (2005) ""Something's dead out there." Yeah, like this movie. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 6, 2005
2.5/4 23% The Amityville Horror (2005) "Despite its flaws, The Amityville Horror is good at scaring the popcorn out of your hand. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Apr 15, 2005
4/4 90% Hotel Rwanda (2004) "One of the most disturbing films in recent memory. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Apr 12, 2005
2.5/4 65% Fever Pitch (2005) "What a pleasant surprise to find that, while far from perfect, this movie is endearing and engaging. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Apr 8, 2005
2.5/4 37% Beauty Shop (2005) "Fun, sassy, and the only mainstream Hollywood comedy you'll ever see that features Maya Angelou quoted throughout. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Mar 30, 2005
3.5/4 38% D.E.B.S. (2004) "The movie feels like a live-action Saturday morning cartoon from the 1970s. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Mar 25, 2005
1.5/4 52% Ice Princess (2005) "If Casey is such a physics whiz, why couldn't she have whipped up a formula for a better movie? " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Mar 17, 2005
.5/4 9% Man of the House (2005) "What was Tommy Lee Jones thinking? " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Feb 25, 2005
2.5/4 69% Hitch (2005) "Couldn't we please have at least one movie (that isn't European) where the fat gal gets the hot guy? " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Feb 11, 2005
3/4 10% The Wedding Date (2005) "Aimed squarely at the single-and-over-35 demographic, The Wedding Date is a guilty pleasure that is perfect for a girls' night out. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Feb 4, 2005
2.5/4 13% Hide and Seek (2005) "The bottom line is that this movie is highly compelling and utterly creepy. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jan 31, 2005
2/4 11% Are We There Yet? (2005) "Maybe the MPAA needs to create a new rating (<5) for movies like this: "Not recommended for those over the age of five." " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jan 26, 2005
3.5/4 91% Million Dollar Baby (2004) "A breathtaking human drama that will leave you speechless. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Dec 17, 2004
2/4 30% Flight of the Phoenix (2004) "For a bad movie, Flight of the Phoenix is highly entertaining. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Dec 16, 2004
2.5/4 72% Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) "It often feels disjointed... As though we get ten minutes of a dark children's movie, then fifteen of a Jim Carrey solo. Repeat. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Dec 16, 2004
3/4 53% Spanglish (2004) "In a month that gives lip service to goodwill, Spanglish honors the good people among us whose understated virtue often goes unnoticed - especially in Hollywood. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Dec 15, 2004
3.5/4 68% Closer (2004) "Absolutely captivating. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Dec 3, 2004
4/4 93% Ordinary People (1980) "It is Redford's ability to let the movie breathe...that forces the viewer to experience the film on a visceral level. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Nov 24, 2004
1/4 5% Christmas With the Kranks (2004) "Forget the Kranks going on vacation; take your disbelief and send it on a cruise. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Nov 24, 2004
3.5/4 90% Kinsey (2004) "Kinsey is a rare film, in the best possible sense. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Nov 12, 2004
3.5/4 49% Alfie (2004) "Alfie is a total knockout of a movie: stylish, well-crafted and well-performed. It also manages simultaneously to be a cautionary tale for Casanovas everywhere. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Nov 5, 2004
2/4 7% Surviving Christmas (2004) "Summoning sympathy for poor-little-obnoxious-rich-man Drew is nearly as difficult as swallowing Grandma's decade-old fruitcake. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 22, 2004
0/4 10% Taxi (2004) "Ladies and gentlemen, we have a loser! Taxi is officially -- from this viewpoint at least -- the worst movie of 2004. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 6, 2004
2/4 40% Ladder 49 (2004) "Ladder 49 is a feel-bad film... one that you will leave feeling disturbed-either because you've been crying or because you feel cheated out of a story. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 1, 2004
2.5/4 35% Shark Tale (2004) "If you aren't entirely annoyed by the presence of every movie cliché ever written, you might get a kick out of how each and every one is worked into the dialogue. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 1, 2004
2.5/4 8% First Daughter (2004) "O'Connell doesn't seem quite sure whether First Daughter is a social satire or a sugary fairytale. Nor does he seem to have a specific audience in mind. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 24, 2004
2.5/4 31% The Forgotten (2004) "if mind-*&$!s are your kind of thing, The Forgotten is your kind of movie. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 24, 2004
4/4 83% Mean Girls (2004) "This movie should be required viewing for all adolescent girls and their parents. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 21, 2004
1.5/4 54% Mr. 3000 (2004) "Mr. 3000 isn't so much a movie as it is a two-hour commercial for products ranging from Gatorade to Viagra. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 17, 2004
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