Susan Granger

Susan Granger

Agrees with the Tomatometer 78% of the time.

Biography:
Susan Granger is a product of Hollywood. Her natural father, S. Sylvan Simon, headed production at Columbia Pictures; her adoptive father, Armand Deutsch, produced at MGM. As a child, she appeared in movies with Abbott & Costello, Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Margaret O'Brien, and Lassie. She attended Mills College, studying journalism with Pierre Salinger, and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. For more than 25 years, Susan has been on radio and television either as an anchorwoman and internationally syndicated movie/drama critic. Her celebrity interviews and articles are published in newspapers and magazines around the world including Redbook, Family Circle, Ladies Home Journal, Playboy, Cosmopolitan, Working Woman, and The New York Times, as well as Paris Match, Cinema Magazine (France), Ici Paris, Tele Sept Jour, L'Officel Homme, Gala (Germany), Set (Brazil), Petra (Germany), Gente (Italy), Eve (Hong Kong), News Limited Newspapers (Australia) and other international publications.
Publications:
AWFJ Women on Film , Modamag.com , rec.arts.movies.reviews , SSG Syndicate , www.susangranger.com
Critics' Group:
Broadcast Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, Online Film Critics Society
Total Reviews:
2912
Total QuickRatings:
258
Location:
USA

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
3/10 44% The Calling (2014) " A somber, supernatural meditation on ritualistic murder..." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 28, 2014
6/10 36% The November Man (2014) " Slick 'n' sturdy, stumbling only occasionally...." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 27, 2014
4/10 18% When The Game Stands Tall (2014) " This insipid, formulaic sports drama fumbles, even though it's filled with earnest intentions." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 23, 2014
4/10 45% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) " Visually stunning but emotionally lifeless..." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 23, 2014
3/10 34% The Expendables 3 (2014) " Tired franchise - filled with punishing car chases and repetitive gunfire." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 22, 2014
7/10 37% If I Stay (2014) " Poignant and sensitive - it's a tension-filled tearjerker which should satisfy its intended audience." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 21, 2014
2/10 21% Let's Be Cops (2014) " So rotten that you have the right to refrain." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 18, 2014
8/10 89% Calvary (2014) " Intense and compassionate, it revolves around the complicated concept of forgiveness." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 18, 2014
3/10 69% What If (2014) " Trifling and tedious, totally predictable rom-com - not even worth placing on your Netflix queue." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 16, 2014
4/10 39% Step Up: All In (2014) " Without Channing Tatum, the appeal of this faltering franchise fades, except for the dance sequences." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 10, 2014
6/10 19% Into The Storm (2014) " A suspenseful, truly terrifying thrill ride..." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 7, 2014
6/10 78% Get On Up (2014) " Swingin' but scrambled biopic that never quite finds its rhythm." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 6, 2014
7/10 66% The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) " Deliciously poignant, if highly improbable, spicy fairy tale for foodies." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 6, 2014
8/10 92% Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) " Goofy, energetic, space-faring fun." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Aug 1, 2014
4/10 61% Hercules (2014) " Frenetic, fitfully fun sword-and-sandals epic, a popcorn picture that becomes a tongue-in-cheek tussle." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 28, 2014
7/10 65% Lucy (2014) " Weird yet strangely intriguing, posing fascinating philosophical questions, like: Does time truly exist? Why are we here? And is our essence immortal?" — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 27, 2014
5/10 18% And So It Goes (2014) " Engaging, yet forgettable....it's aimed at a senior-citizen audience and should enjoy a long life as a DVD." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 26, 2014
9/10 99% Boyhood (2014) " Richard Linklater's naturalistic, bittersweet, coming-of-age alternative to studio productions." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 24, 2014
8/10 48% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) " Whimsical, entrancing and ephemeral, it should airily appeal to those who loved 'Midnight in Paris' (2011)." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 22, 2014
3/10 57% The Purge: Anarchy (2014) " When audience members cheer for the ferocious killers-on-the-rampage, it really makes you wonder about our cultural values today - and society in general." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 21, 2014
6/10 44% Planes: Fire And Rescue (2014) " Another anthropomorphized comedic adventure - this time, aimed at boys from four-to-eight years old." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 19, 2014
3/10 18% Sex Tape (2014) " Trying to combine flaccid, family-friendly fun with a shallow sexcapade results in a total turn-off." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 19, 2014
8/10 97% Life Itself (2014) " Unflinching and engrossing, it's an inspirational tribute to America's most influential film critic." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 16, 2014
5/10 24% Third Person (2014) " Puzzling and implausibly fractious, it requires interminable patience and forgiveness." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 15, 2014
10/10 90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) " Tension-filled and visually dazzling, it stars Andy Serkis, who redefines acting in the digital age." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 12, 2014
2/10 14% Rage (2014) " Tedious, dim-witted action thriller - a total waste of time." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 10, 2014
4/10 28% Deliver Us from Evil (2014) " Foul thriller, filled with depravity." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 9, 2014
6/10 78% Land Ho! (2014) " A charming comical confection and an enticing Islandic travelogue..." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 7, 2014
6/10 61% The Grand Seduction (2014) " Charming comedy, filled with breezy Irish blarney." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 7, 2014
6/10 83% Begin Again (2014) " "Once" again - buy the soundtrack." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 5, 2014
3/10 24% Tammy (2014) " Tiresome and tedious, Melissa McCarthy takes an unfortunate pratfall." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 4, 2014
8/10 95% Snowpiercer (2014) " Exciting, edge-of-your-seat action thriller - a wild ride that's one of the best of the year, so far." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 4, 2014
7/10 48% Earth to Echo (2014) " Sweet, if shameless update of Steven Spielberg's 'E.T.,' filled with wonder and adventure." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 3, 2014
5/10 48% Le Chef (2014) " A frothy, only mildly amusing aperitif..." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jul 1, 2014
7/10 100% Journey to the South Pacific (2013) " Spectacular underwater photography!" — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 28, 2014
2/10 18% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) " Abysmal! Unless you're really into techie toys, it's excruciating to watch - a tortuous endurance test." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 28, 2014
6/10 55% The Signal (2014) " Slyly stylish sci-fi - and strangely surreal." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 25, 2014
6/10 84% 22 Jump Street (2014) " Subversively satisfying, if senselessly silly sequel." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 24, 2014
6/10 88% Obvious Child (2014) " Edgy, female-centric romantic dramedy. For a sophisticated audience, it's refreshingly revealing." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 22, 2014
10/10 —— The Nance " Classy and timely, combining comedy and pathos, starring the incomparable Nathan Lane." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 22, 2014
6/10 66% The Rover (2014) " Somber, sinister, grimly sparse Australian Western, filled with pointless bloodshed and explicit violence." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 21, 2014
6/10 84% Coherence (2014) " Strangely subtle, supernatural mindbender...." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 18, 2014
7/10 53% Jersey Boys (2014) " Subdued, nostalgic behind-the-music story of this iconic jukebox quartet and Frankie Valli's parade of hits: 'Sherry,''Walk Like a Man,' 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You'... " — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 17, 2014
5/10 33% Lullaby (2014) " Grim and grief-filled with little that's uplifting to redeem the prevailing mood of despair." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 13, 2014
8/10 94% Ida (2014) " Exquisite and intellectually affecting in its brief, precise 80-minutes." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 12, 2014
6/10 72% Palo Alto (2014) " Angst-riddled yet assured debut by third-generational filmmaker Gia Coppola." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 12, 2014
8/10 92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) " Flying high among this summer's blockbusters - it's enchanting!" — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 12, 2014
6/10 80% The Fault In Our Stars (2014) " Heartbreaking and bittersweet, it's a genuine tearjerker." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 8, 2014
6/10 42% Words And Pictures (2014) " It's erudite, if uninspiring...Binoche and Owen deserve better." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 5, 2014
8/10 90% Edge of Tomorrow (2014) " Intriguingly effective and exhilarating, delving into an eternal recurrence." — SSG Syndicate
Posted Jun 5, 2014
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