Simon Miraudo

Simon Miraudo

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

Simon Miraudo'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
3/5 72% Interstellar (2014) "Interstellar can be pretty fun when it wants to be. The trouble is, 'fun' has never been atop director Christopher Nolan's list of priorities. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Nov 5, 2014
1.5/5 47% The Judge (2014) "Judge not, lest ye be judged. Easy to say if you didn't have to sit through David Dobkin's cloying courtroom melodrama. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Nov 5, 2014
4.5/5 89% Obvious Child (2014) "A modern, human comedy that tackles a controversial subject with ease. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Nov 5, 2014
3.5/5 85% John Wick (2014) "The depth of one man's thirst for retribution is immeasurable in John Wick, a carnivorous thriller not ruined, shockingly, by the suddenly-useful vacant stare of leading man Keanu Reeves. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Nov 2, 2014
4/5 77% Fury (2014) "If you want the quick sell, rest assured Fury is a grisly WW2 flick with a seeming unquenchable appetite for destruction. But there's a little more to Fury than the quick sell would imply. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 28, 2014
2.5/5 47% Taking Woodstock (2009) "At no point did I feel like I was at Woodstock and surely that was the whole point. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4.5/5 79% Humpday (2009) "It's a comedy that grows beyond any Apatovian expectations and expertly avoids being an ode to 'Gay panic' a'la I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
5/5 100% The Last Picture Show (1971) "The Last Picture Show is indeed one of the greatest movies ever made (although I hardly think the scorekeepers were waiting for my vote to come in before they declared it such). " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4.5/5 100% Repulsion (1965) "The young Catherine Deneuve (she was 22 at the time of filming) gives a performance so unsettling and so precise, I can barely believe she grew into such a confident screen presence. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 15% Year One (2009) "In the beginning there was light, which was closely followed by the fart joke. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 38% X-Men Origins - Wolverine (2009) "So much for a clean slate. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4.5/5 95% Mary and Max (2009) "The universe that is inhabited by Mary and Max is breathtaking, and must have required years of painstaking attention to detail to forge. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 61% Pirate Radio (The Boat That Rocked) (2009) "At the very least, it will have you feeling all gooey and nostalgic about a time you may not have been around for. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
1.5/5 14% Dragonball Evolution (2009) "There are fewer depressing sights than Chow Yun-Fat performing stilted wire-fu in a Hawaiian shirt. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
2/5 12% Pink Panther 2 (2009) "It's not a crime to be silly, although the cast of The Pink Panther 2 dance perilously close to committing at the very least a misdemeanor. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
4/5 64% Duplicity (2009) "Tony Gilroy's directorial follow up to the phenomenal Michael Clayton is an impressive addition to his short but impressive filmography. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
3/5 25% Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) "Confession #1: Despite all reasonable logic and preconceived expectations, I enjoyed Confessions of a Shopaholic. " ‐ Quickflix
Posted Oct 21, 2014
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 86% 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 12% 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 72% 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
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