Spyder Darling

Spyder Darling

"Nothing exceeds like excess - Scarface Let them eat static - Wrath of Kahn You talkin' to me? - Taxi Driver"

Agrees with the Tomatometer 80% of the time.

Biography:
Movie critic for www.nyrock.com Member: New York Film Critics On-line Monthly column "Along Came a Spyder" apperars New York Waste Guitarist/Singer: Detox Darlings www.detoxdarlings.net
Favorites:
Favorites Of 2002: Insomnia, Ivans xtc, Queen Of The Damned, Bourne Identity, Next Big Thing All time favorites: Apocalypse Now, Clockwork Orange, Resevoir Dogs, Goodfellas, Arthur
Publications:
elitestv.com , Encore Magazine , NY Rock
Total Reviews:
40
Total QuickRatings:
11
Location:
New York City, NY USA Vacation home in Interzone

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 1 - 40 of 40
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
3 out of 5 air tanks 30% Sanctum (2011) " And of course it's in 3-D to add an extra element of submerged vertigo and simply because they can. " — Encore Magazine
Posted Feb 8, 2011
3 outta 5 ain't great 24% The Dilemma (2011) " Meant to bridge the gap between chick flick and frat house fare, it is bound to annoy both intended audiences... " — NY Rock
Posted Jan 14, 2011
3/5 79% Red Eye (2005) " There isn't enough Visine in the world!"" — elitestv.com
Posted Aug 19, 2005
3/5 38% The Skeleton Key (2005) " Turn with caution!" — elitestv.com
Posted Aug 17, 2005
9/10 92% School of Rock (2003) " Black rocks with extreme prejudice and surprinsingly entertaining results." — NY Rock
Posted Oct 2, 2003
8.5/10 40% Anything Else (2003) " A satiric, sentimenatal and satisfying throwback to Allen's heyday of Annie Hall, Manhattan and Stardust Memories." — NY Rock
Posted Sep 17, 2003
4/5 55% American Wedding (2003) " Pure check-your- brains-and- pants-at- the-door rowdiness!" — NY Rock
Posted Aug 1, 2003
9/10 77% Seabiscuit (2003) " A triple-crown achievement for writer/director/producer Gary Ross." — NY Rock
Posted Jul 24, 2003
3/5 43% Garage Days (2003) " Despite plenty of drugs and a fair amount of sex, Garage Days asphyxiates from a lethal lack of rock'n roll."
Posted Jul 22, 2003
4.5/5 87% 28 Days Later (2003) " Buckets of flesh eating fun." — NY Rock
Posted Jun 26, 2003
4.25/5 84% Swimming Pool (2003) " An erotic, pate de foie gras-flavored thriller." — NY Rock
Posted Jun 13, 2003
3/5 36% 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) " Strong off the starting line, it stalls before reaching the second reel due to a distinct lack of "Diesel" power." — NY Rock
Posted Jun 5, 2003
3/4 73% The Italian Job (2003) " Gets the audience into the sensational if superficial story and lets Wahlberg get even with naysayers who predicted he'd never work again after The Truth About Charlie." — NY Rock
Posted May 28, 2003
4/5 73% The Matrix Reloaded (2003) " A passionate, over-powered and mostly unfathomable upgrade of 1999's groundbreaking, breathtaking and equally cryptic original." — NY Rock
Posted May 13, 2003
3.75/5 31% Head of State (2003) " A mostly likable and entertaining political spoof, albeit more slapstick than savvy." — NY Rock
Posted Mar 28, 2003
3.75/5 60% Old School (2003) " Guffaw filled, coming of middle age comedy." — NY Rock
Posted Feb 21, 2003
3/5 42% How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) " Not for one frame does it seem possible that these two cutesy twenty-somethings won't see the errors of their wagers in time to take the exit to happily-ever-after land." — NY Rock
Posted Feb 6, 2003
3.75/5 23% Biker Boyz (2003) " Adrenaline-enriched junk food for the soul." — NY Rock
Posted Jan 29, 2003
4.5/5 96% Catch Me If You Can (2002) " Kick the hobbit and grab hold of Catch Me If You Can as soon as you can." — NY Rock
Posted Dec 23, 2002
5/5 75% Gangs of New York (2002) " Gangs...could eat Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist for lunch and have the Artful Dodger turning tricks by sundown." — NY Rock
Posted Dec 19, 2002
2/5 83% Narc (2002) " So brutal, cynical and just plain not nice it makes Training Day seem like Police Academy 6." — NY Rock
Posted Dec 16, 2002
4.5/5 76% 8 Mile (2002) " Even if...your idea of (w)rapping has more to do with leftover bologna than improvisational street slang, 8 Mile still goes the distance." — NY Rock
Posted Nov 7, 2002
2/5 33% The Truth About Charlie (2002) " Apallingly absurd...the chemistry or lack thereof between Newton and Wahlberg could turn an Imax theater into a 9" black and white portable TV." — NY Rock
Posted Oct 24, 2002
4/5 69% Red Dragon (2002) " Two hours of delectably creepy and suspenseful fun." — NY Rock
Posted Oct 2, 2002
3/5 22% The Tuxedo (2002) " What you expect is just what you get...assuming the bar of expectations hasn't been raised above sixth-grade height." — NY Rock
Posted Sep 26, 2002
B+ 53% Blood Work (2002) " The Good, The Bad and the Elderly" — NY Rock
Posted Aug 8, 2002
B 91% Minority Report (2002) " ...Spielberg has at last decided to make his audience's pulse pound rather than need the assistance of a life support system as in last year's A.I. Artificial Interlligence." — NY Rock
Posted Jun 19, 2002
B 83% The Bourne Identity (2002) " ...somehow manages to escape the shackles of its own clich├ęs to be the best espionage picture to come out in weeks." — NY Rock
Posted Jun 14, 2002
92% Insomnia (2002) " Robin Williams is cooler than a frozen cod in his most menacing part since Mrs. Doubtfire." — NY Rock
Posted May 25, 2002
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