Scott Rosenberg

Scott Rosenberg

Agrees with the Tomatometer 57% of the time.

Scott Rosenberg's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Salon.com, San Francisco Examiner

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
63% Starship Troopers (1997) "Lacks the courage of the book's fascist conclusions. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted May 29, 2002
No Score Yet Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie San Francisco Examiner
Posted Nov 13, 2001
100% I Am Cuba (Soy Cuba) (1995) "It still has power to surprise and, occasionally, to enchant. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Feb 21, 2001
4/5 48% Small Soldiers (1998) "Fortunately, it's possible to ignore the morals entirely and simply enjoy the filmmakers' skill at creating carefully contained mayhem in a microcosm. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/4 84% Death and the Maiden (1995) "The lesson shapes the drama, rather than arising from it. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/4 67% Floundering (1994) "Floundering has floundered so thoroughly by the time of this catharsis that it, like everything else in the film, falls flat. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/4 37% Something to Talk About (1995) "Director Lasse Hallstrom glazes the film with too much faux bluegrass music, and the equine fantasy-world of the King Ranch is so enveloping that it suffocates all aspirations to more serious drama. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
53% Fierce Creatures (1997) Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
87% Living in Oblivion (1995) "A smart, funny send-up of the trials and joys of filming on big egos and low budgets - subjects that writer-director Tom DiCillo and his collaborators presumably know first-hand. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
67% Ladybird Ladybird (1994) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
71% The Fifth Element (1997) "As you sit through the interminable two-hours-plus that constitute The Fifth Element -- a colossally stupid, overbearingly pompous new movie by Luc Besson -- you can expect to become acquainted with boredom on the most elemental level. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
No Score Yet Pao Da Shuang Deng (Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker) (1994) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
56% Legends of the Fall (1994) "Zwick seems to have taken Terrence Malick's gorgeous Days of Heaven as his model, but he lacks Malick's sense of geometry, and his aspiration to mythic quality feels more pretentious than heartfelt. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/4 36% The Net (1995) "The movie, it turns out, isn't about the Internet at all. That's no crime, but it's a sad waste of a good title. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
83% The Flower of My Secret (1995) "It slowly unfolds from a narrow satire into a romance that's rich with real-life bitterness. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95% Hamlet (1996) "Every little triumph seems to inspire in Branagh some accompanying act of bad taste or judgment. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
85% Doctor Zhivago (1965) "When the bland epics of Sir Richard Attenborough and Roland Joffe are long forgotten, people will still be watching David Lean's work. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) "I assumed that this was what all movies ought to be: treasures for moral and aesthetic contemplation that did not provide all their answers on first contact. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95% Crumb (1995) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/4 45% Losing Isaiah (1995) "Losing Isaiah raises hopes for itself by dealing with a social issue as a disturbing dilemma rather than, in typical Hollywood style, as a heroic cause. But it's unwilling to follow through. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
79% Burnt by the Sun (1994) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Martha & Ethel (1995) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
14% Johnny Mnemonic (1995) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
63% The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) "The sitcom elements are strung together rather than interwoven; there's no sense of movement or development in the film. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/4 38% Tank Girl (1995) "She may not be to everyone's taste, but she's certainly refreshing. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
63% Strange Days (1995) "An ambitious but ultimately disappointing attempt to assemble the latest in fringe-culture byproducts ... into a Hollywood package. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
60% Independence Day (1996) "There's precious little reward in plumbing the world-historical implications of the screenplay. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
No Score Yet Moving The Mountain (1995) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
72% Shallow Grave (1995) "Loathsome people can make for absorbing entertainment, but after a while you may want to say: not today, thank you. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
39% Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) San Francisco Free Press
Posted Jan 1, 2000
83% Love and a .45 (1994) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
45% French Kiss (1995) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/4 33% Virtuosity (1995) "There's a tiredness to its action sequences and a dullness about its plotting that no amount of special-effects legerdemain can hide. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
82% Gattaca (1997) "When they sculpted the DNA for the perfect race in Gattaca, somebody left out the gene for self-knowledge. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
56% The Quick and the Dead (1995) "Perhaps another director could have gotten both tribute and parody to work together; in Raimi's hands, they instead cast doubt upon each other. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
27% The War (1994) San Francisco Free Press
Posted Jan 1, 2000
24% Event Horizon (1997) Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
88% Twelve Monkeys (12 Monkeys) (1995) "What's remarkable about 12 Monkeys is that, despite its decade-hopping abandon, the film makes a chilling kind of narrative sense. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
91% Nobody's Fool (1994) "It's in dealing with Sully's past that Nobody's Fool succumbs to the kind of didactic sentimentality that Hollywood's visions of everyday people and lives so often rely upon. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
52% Mars Attacks! (1996) "A throwaway piece of pop ephemera, like a '90s Casino Royale, momentarily arresting and soon forgotten. " ‐ Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/4 10% Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) "Lightweight fun. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
50% Murder in the First (1994) "It's a sorry excuse for a serious movie. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
27% Bad Company (1995) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
64% Suburbia (1997) Salon.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
0% The Walking Dead (1994) San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
98% The Secret of Roan Inish (1995) "Without ostentation or self-consciousness, the film immerses you in the spume, fog and glare of the seaside life, with its temporal mysteries and its organic metamorphoses. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/4 100% Bandit Queen (1995) "Seema Biswas, who plays the protagonist, conveys a remarkable range of suffering - bleeding, at its extremes, into a kind of pure, white-hot hate that makes the anger of Thelma and Louise look like playground stuff. " ‐ San Francisco Examiner
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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