Shay Casey

Shay Casey
"It's such a fine line between clever and stupid." - David St. Hubbins "I am, have been, and will be only one thing: an American." - Charles Foster Kane "The only true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing." - Socrates "Well, that's just, like, your opinion, man." -Jeffrey "Dude" Lebowski "Strange things are afoot at the Circle K." - "Ted" Theodore Logan

Agrees with the Tomatometer 80% of the time.

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

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 164
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
capsule 78% Star Trek III - The Search for Spock (1984) "The best odd-numbered Trek movie. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Oct 28, 2001
capsule 88% Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan (1982) "Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaan! " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Oct 28, 2001
99% The Godfather (1972) "It engulfs us in the lives of a lot of despicable people, but it fails to repulse us. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Oct 28, 2001
2/5 24% Don't Say a Word (2001) "Starts off simple, gets unnecessarily complicated, ties itself into further knots. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Oct 15, 2001
96% Back to the Future (1985) "This is one of those movies that folds in on itself, and reveals perfect symmetry. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Oct 7, 2001
1/5 7% Glitter (2001) "Every time you think this story has gone way overboard on ludicrous plot developments, it will toss you another one." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Sep 27, 2001
76% Hamlet (1990) "Frustratingly cold and distant ... actually starts to feel like the dusty work of a dead European guy. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 23, 2001
2/5 21% The Glass House (2001) "A psychological thriller that musses the psychology of its own characters." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Sep 22, 2001
3/5 52% Rock Star (2001) "Most of the opening scenes are a lot of fun. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Sep 18, 2001
5/5 93% Apocalypse Now Redux (2001) "The real reason to rejoice the arrival of Redux is the opportunity to see Apocalypse Now in all its glory, as movies were meant to be seen. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Sep 11, 2001
89% The Breakfast Club (1985) "It's easy to see why The Breakfast Club appeals to teens - it understands their problems, sympathizes, and tells them that, no, it's not always their fault. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 9, 2001
capsule 83% The Others (2001) "Actually had me wrapped up in the progress of its story and the fate of its heroine. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 9, 2001
capsule 14% American Outlaws (2001) "Generally goofy fun - whether that kind of "fun" was intentional or not. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 9, 2001
5/5 92% Ghost World (2001) "A gentle, nuanced film about an oft-ignored section of the population. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Sep 6, 2001
2.5/5 45% The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001) "Allen steadfastly refuses to do anything remotely unpredictable with his comic premise." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Sep 5, 2001
94% West Side Story (1961) "The dance choreography endures as some of the most energetic ever captured on film. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 2, 2001
[mixed] 72% Romeo + Juliet (1996) "A little disappointing, considering how genuinely daring it is. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 2, 2001
97% Romeo and Juliet (1968) "As a widespread social critique and a fatalistic exploration of romance's pitfalls, it resonates. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 2, 2001
80% The Big Lebowski (1998) "I'd probably hate all of this stuff if I didn't think the movie was so damn hilarious. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 2, 2001
99% L.A. Confidential (1997) "Exhilarating entertainment that sacrifices not a scrap of intelligence. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Sep 2, 2001
1/5 44% Rat Race (2001) "I have stared into the abyss of late-summer comedy, and it is called Rat Race." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Aug 27, 2001
capsule 61% Der Krieger und die Kaiserin (The Princess and the Warrior) (2000) "It starts to feel like Tykwer is drawing things out in Artistic fashion merely because he can. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Aug 20, 2001
100% Citizen Kane (1941) "It frustrates, it fascinates, and it cannot be pinned down. " ‐ Film Written Magazine
Posted Aug 20, 2001
3/5 52% American Pie 2 (2001) "Fulfills its duties as a sequel, which is both a criticism and an endorsement." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Aug 16, 2001
0.5/5 12% Original Sin (2001) "A load of pretentious crap. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Aug 12, 2001
3/5 86% The Closet (Le Placard) (2001) "Light, breezy, and actually funny." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Aug 12, 2001
3.5/5 68% Legally Blonde (2001) "Most of the credit is due to Reese Witherspoon for a delightful, engaging romp of a performance." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Jul 29, 2001
2.5/5 50% Jurassic Park III (2001) "The direction is ever more pedestrian, and the characters increasingly resemble so much warm tapioca. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Jul 25, 2001
3.5/5 86% Sexy Beast (2000) "One of the best ensemble casts of the year" ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Jul 23, 2001
3/5 53% The Fast and the Furious (2001) "Maybe if we can't always have Great Art, we can at least have Fun Trash, and we've got plenty of it here." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Jul 23, 2001
2/5 25% Pearl Harbor (2001) "Pearl Harbor is product, not film. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Jul 9, 2001
2/5 63% Chocolat (2000) "It's like the kind of lesson a schoolteacher might prepare for incredibly sleepy students." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Jul 9, 2001
3/5 49% Atlantis - The Lost Empire (2001) "Atlantis is not a bad diversion, but it is far from greatness." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Jun 22, 2001
1.5/5 19% Lara Croft - Tomb Raider (2001) "This plot has two major strikes against it: It's mindless and convoluted. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Jun 17, 2001
2/5 58% A Knight's Tale (2001) "A confused bore of a picture, intermittently entertaining, but bogged down by so many dull patches that it barely seems to be moving at all. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted May 31, 2001
3.5/5 53% Josie and the Pussycats (2001) "Josie and the Pussycats carries a sort of lively playfulness that winds up fairly addictive in its own right. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted May 17, 2001
2.5/5 81% Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) "It's all supposed to be very charming and funny. Or something." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Apr 30, 2001
3.5/5 93% Spy Kids (2001) "It's a blast of energy that one really can refer to (without the slightest hint of reservation) as 'good for the whole family.' " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Apr 14, 2001
2.5/5 33% 15 Minutes (2001) "Forgettable hyper-kinetics with confused values." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Apr 14, 2001
2.5/5 54% Enemy at the Gates (2001) "It eventually falls flat on its face. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Mar 21, 2001
3/5 67% Charlie's Angels (2000) "But I don't hate this movie. I actually kinda, sorta, marginally like this movie." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Feb 22, 2001
2.5/5 40% Pay It Forward (2000) "It's not looking to touch us in any meaningful way; it's just looking to make us cry so we (and the Academy) will be fooled into heaping awards on it come next March. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Feb 22, 2001
3.5/5 57% Dr. T and the Women (2000) "'Dr. T' is not Altman's best work, but it is far from his worst. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Feb 22, 2001
5/5 78% Requiem for a Dream (2000) "It's a film that burrows under the skin, latches on to a viewer, and refuses to let go. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Feb 22, 2001
4/5 87% Girlfight (2000) "Kusama's script never pigeonholes its characters into easy types, and the relationships are unforced. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Feb 22, 2001
2/5 68% Dancer in the Dark (2000) "I got very little out of this particular freak show." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Feb 14, 2001
3/5 53% Psycho Beach Party (2000) "It may be fluff, but it's knowing, relatively enjoyable fluff. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Feb 14, 2001
3/5 95% Best in Show (2000) "It's a funny movie, but my enjoyment of it has been tempered by the realization that it could have been more." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Feb 7, 2001
2.5/5 73% Remember the Titans (2000) "With such volatile and interesting subject matter, we could have gotten more than a safe Really Good Bad Movie. We could have gotten a Good Movie. " ‐ Jacksonville Film Journal
Posted Feb 7, 2001
4.5/5 88% Almost Famous (2000) "It's the mainstream film of 2000 that feels most glad to be alive." ‐ Daily-Reviews
Posted Feb 7, 2001
3/4 24% Gone in 60 Seconds (Gone in Sixty Seconds) (2000) "Despite all my brain's arrogant attempts to dismiss the film as dim-witted hogwash, my gut liked it. " ‐ rec.arts.movies.reviews
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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