Simon Miraudo

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/5 51% Notorious (2009) " This film knows the lyrics, but not the music. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
0.5/5 10% The Unborn (2009) " I truly, truly recommend watching either of those instead of The Unborn. Or your wall. Just staring at your wall is also an acceptable alternative too. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3.5/5 88% Frozen River (2008) " Frozen River is bleak and uncompromising - and that's just how the Academy likes it. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2.5/5 59% RocknRolla (2008) " So this is Guy Ritchie's big comeback? Huh. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3.5/5 65% Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008) " Smith's second venture outside the View Askewniverse isn't quite the bold leap forward he was hoping to make. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 85% Ghost Town (2008) " One poor soul is buck naked. I don't even want to know how he kicked the bucket. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 79% Gran Torino (2009) " [Its] problems cannot be ignored. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5/5 94% Milk (2008) " Harvey repeats throughout the film, "you've gotta give 'em hope." He did the legwork. The film is just a reminder. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
1/5 67% Revolutionary Road (2008) " There is not a shred of hope, light or even life in Mendes' fourth film. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
1.5/5 13% The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) " Never trust a movie in which a character exclaims "here we go again", just as Brendan Fraser does 30 minutes into the third instalment of The Mummy franchise. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4/5 62% Valkyrie (2008) " Valkyrie is another entry into Cruise's canon of quality films and performances. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4.5/5 78% Doubt (2008) " I'm pretty happy with the conclusion that I've put together in my head. But, as with any certainty, I've got my doubts. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5/5 98% The Wrestler (2008) " As the film points out, wrestling may be fixed, but it certainly ain't fake. This may be a film, but it certainly ain't fake either. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
1.5/5 27% Seven Pounds (2008) " I've never seen such a bad film so well made. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2.5/5 63% Marley & Me (2008) " I can vouch that director David Frankel succeeds in wringing out every last tear from the audience. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3.5/5 73% The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) " A man who ages backwards will never be able to bond to another person in a truly meaningful way. We can barely be expected to return affection that isn't there. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2.5/5 21% The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) " Poor Keanu Reeves. Imagine taking the role of an emotionless extra terrestrial, and having people applaud such ingenious casting. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5.5 92% Frost/Nixon (2008) " Who would have thought in a year of epic hero/villain pairings, a British talk show host and a disgraced American president would have provided the most riveting? " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4/5 81% Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) " I couldn't imagine better company than Vicky, Cristina and Woody on a relaxing summer day. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5/5 92% Slumdog Millionaire (2008) " It even ends with a Bollywood-style musical number. I'd like to see those pouty kids in Twilight pull that off. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
0.5/5 48% Twilight (2008) " You've been warned. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4/5 55% Australia (2008) " What a pleasant surprise to discover that the film has earned its sweeping title. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 65% Quantum of Solace (2008) " Quantum of Solace gives us James Bond doing what he does best. Let's just hope next time, he's given a more interesting universe to do it in. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2/5 16% Max Payne (2008) " The rain in Payne falls on dialogue inane. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4.5/5 78% Burn After Reading (2008) " It might be the same old song, but I could watch these guys play it over and over again. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2/5 26% Eagle Eye (2008) " In Eagle Eye, we're meant to fear our GPS. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 42% The House Bunny (2008) " This is completely and utterly Faris' film. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3.5/5 55% Step Brothers (2008) " You only needed one look at the poster for Step Brothers to know exactly what this film would be like. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5/5 96% WALL-E (2008) " The latest entry in the Pixar stable is a modern classic - both an animated thrill ride, and a chilling tale of lost humanity. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2.5/5 No Score Yet The Tender Hook (2008) " Sometimes an 'OK' Aussie film hurts just as much as a bad one. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2.5/5 64% Baby Mama (2008) " With a cast this great, is it so selfish to ask for something memorable? " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
1/5 18% Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) " I cannot accept that this is a Star Wars movie. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5/5 83% Tropic Thunder (2008) " Tropic Thunder is probably the best war-movie spoof of all time, playing around with all those cliches and conventions we've seen a million times before. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2/5 45% The Strangers (2008) " But I guess it's just hard for a movie about characters with bags on their heads to have any real teeth. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4.5/5 68% Pineapple Express (2008) " High-ly recommended. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 72% Wanted (2008) " All it needs is the car chase, the train crash and the final shootout and I'd be happy. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 20% Meet Dave (2008) " I might even go out on a limb and actually say that Meet Dave is, um, good. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3.5/5 79% The Bank Job (2008) " The Bank Job delivers much more than it's title claims. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5/5 94% The Dark Knight (2008) " The weight of expectation should have crushed this movie. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
0.5/5 14% The Love Guru (2008) " Sub-Norbit. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 41% Hancock (2008) " And if you're still not willing to forgive Hancock, and least there is the scene where he shoves a guy's head up another guy's butt. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3.5/5 51% Get Smart (2008) " In a year where even Ghost Rider gets a sequel, Get Smart makes you actually want one. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5/5 93% Lake Mungo (2009) " Apologies to Samson and Delilah, Mary and Max and Balibo: the one true great Australian film of 2009 was easily Joel Anderson's Lake Mungo, a mournful, dreamlike examination of the hole left in the heart of a family after a death. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4/5 96% Being There (1979) " Even in a chilly movie like this, deaths have resonance (whether they're on camera, or off). " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 20, 2014
3/5 93% The Magnificent Seven (1960) " Bernstein's score is one for the ages. This film, however, is not. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 20, 2014
3.5/5 90% Closed Curtain (2014) " We accuse directors who indulge in metatextual moviemaking of disappearing up their own rear ends. In the case of Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, it's a choice between there and prison. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 20, 2014
4/5 85% Bugsy (1991) " Barry Levinson's Bugsy will reignite your passion for inventive foul-mouthery, so inventively crafted and spitefully delivered are its swears. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 20, 2014
3/5 65% Bad Words (2014) " [Allison Janney's] presence on any show or movie ultimately has a kind of 'Poochie' effect: whenever she's not on screen you just expect everyone else to be wondering, "Where's Janney?", hoping that somehow spirits her back. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 20, 2014
4/5 95% Whiplash (2014) " Whiplash has one of the best and most inspirational endings I've ever seen that also works as a defence of fascism. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 20, 2014
4.5/5 88% Gone Girl (2014) " It's undeniably entertaining to see a craftsman such as Fincher explore Flynn's thesis by way of rollicking popcorn cinema. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 20, 2014
3.5/5 39% Tusk (2014) " Tusk is a movie I like and would never recommend, which is actually par for the course when it comes to most of Kevin Smith's creative output. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 20, 2014
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