Teddy Durgin

Teddy Durgin

Agrees with the Tomatometer 66% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
29% The Longest Ride (2015) " The latest big-screen adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks' novel, and it's one of the better ones. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 10, 2015
82% Furious 7 (2015) " Overall, it's a job well done and, ultimately, a fitting tribute to both the late actor and his character. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 3, 2015
29% Get Hard (2015) " If you put this movie on a set of scales, I think the laughs do outweigh the non-laughs. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 27, 2015
19% Do You Believe? (2015) " I can't quite sign off on this one because ... well ... the film is really, REALLY hard to trudge through for about an hour and 45 minutes to get to the big climax. (Full Content Review -- listing Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 20, 2015
16% The Gunman (2015) " If the film had been more of a slow-burn, centered on mystery and intrigue, with bursts of hard-R action, all concerned might have really had something here. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 20, 2015
85% Cinderella (2015) " All concerned here really believed in this project and put a lot of love in it. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 12, 2015
14% Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015) " It's quite limited in its imagination, its laugh quotient, and its appeal. I wish I could turn back the hands of time and prevent this flick from getting green-lit. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 20, 2015
74% Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) " If you don't take it seriously for one instant and don't mind the hard-R content, you'll have a blast. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 13, 2015
78% The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) " An exercise in fun. There's no deeper meaning to it. Just a lot of nautical nonsense thrown at the map by some creative people who are still in love with their creation. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 6, 2015
13% The Loft (2015) " The amount of double-crosses, betrayals, red herrings, possible suspects, possible motives, twists, and turns becomes quite ludicrous. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 30, 2015
18% Strange Magic (2015) " Pity poor Wood, Cumming, Kelly, Palladio and the rest of these actors. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 23, 2015
28% The Wedding Ringer (2015) " This is a surprisingly funny flick, folks, with great chemistry between the two leads and a supporting cast of comedic talents that all come to play. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 16, 2015
33% Blackhat (2015) " If it weren't for the credited "Directed by Michael Mann," I'd say THIS was a hack job. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 16, 2015
21% The Woman in Black 2 Angel of Death (2015) " It's just a lot of people skulking around in an old creaky house, idiotically calling out "Hello" to the things that go bump in the night. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, Violence, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 3, 2015
27% Annie (2014) " It's the unevenness of the film that kept pulling me out. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 19, 2014
35% Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) " An overly chatty, often wink-wink affair that succeeds only so far as each audience member is able to tolerate the lazy hijinks and rehashed plot elements of the first film. (Full Content Review -- Sex, Profanity, etc. -- for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Nov 26, 2014
72% Interstellar (2014) " An intense epic that seeks to deliver both an "experience" and a movie. In my book, it succeeds on both counts. (Full Content Review for Parents Also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Nov 5, 2014
36% Before I Go to Sleep (2014) " A dumb movie made by smart people who make way too much money for me to feel sorry for them. (Complete Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Oct 30, 2014
31% Men, Women & Children (2014) " The problem is it's edgy for edgy's sake. None of this really goes anywhere. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Oct 17, 2014
23% Dracula Untold (2014) " Has some teeth, but it has little bite. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Oct 10, 2014
62% Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) " Director Miguel Arteta films controlled chaos very well. He achieves a nice balance here between character and hijinks, but always puts the likability of his cast first. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Oct 10, 2014
10% No Good Deed (2014) " The film is -- pardon the pun -- deadly serious! It's completely unaware that it is just a gussied-up Lifetime Movie Thriller of the Week. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Sep 12, 2014
36% If I Stay (2014) " I just checked out of this one too many times to muster any great enthusiasm or emotion. (Complete Parental Content Review also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Aug 21, 2014
18% Let's Be Cops (2014) " The leads have some chemistry & enjoy playing off each other. What's missing? Genuine laughs. The script for this botches numerous opportunities for comic payoffs and the banter is too often crass & inane.(Full Content Parental Review also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Aug 13, 2014
43% Step Up: All In (2014) " You don't go to a 'Step Up' flick to see Streep or Day-Lewis caliber performances. You go to have your senses blown with some crazy dance moves. On that level, the new entry in the series delivers. (Complete Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Aug 8, 2014
21% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) " This is a mostly grim, frantic, and quite brutal reimagining of the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,' folks, that has little faith in its own legend, characters, or established mythology. (Complete Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Aug 7, 2014
88% A Most Wanted Man (2014) " If you are looking to drown out the real world, this ain't gonna be your flick. But I can't deny its craft and its professionalism. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jul 31, 2014
44% Planes: Fire And Rescue (2014) " While the visuals are solid, the problem is the script. There is very little ambition here other than delivering a full-length animated toy commercial. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jul 18, 2014
8% America: Imagine the World Without Her (2014) " D'Souza's main problem here is that he has really made three films in one, and he has failed to flesh out any of the three. (Full Content Listings for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jul 11, 2014
23% Tammy (2014) " The problem is the film is so vulgar and broadly played in its first half that it's hard to shift gears and take it all seriously in the end. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jul 2, 2014
23% Think Like a Man Too (2014) " The whole thing feels like it was a vacation for the huge cast. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jun 20, 2014
85% 22 Jump Street (2014) " This is one of those movies you forgive its plot holes and lazy scripting, because the laughs are so prevalent and the chemistry of the cast remains so spot-on. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jun 12, 2014
14% Blended (2014) " Audiences need good family comedies. Unfortunately, 'Blended' is a mix that just doesn't quite come together. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted May 23, 2014
83% Belle (2014) " 'Belle' is a tonic for those a bit bleary-eyed from the exploits of giant lizards, web-slinging super-heroes, and more fantastical silliness on the way. (Complete Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted May 15, 2014
16% Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014) " Briskly paced at 88 minutes and full of fun and spectacle. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted May 9, 2014
23% The Other Woman (2014) " I just wish the film had been funnier and more inviting to all who might be looking for a worthy 'Bridesmaids' follow-up. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 25, 2014
26% Brick Mansions (2014) " Excessively repetitive in its action sequences (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 25, 2014
89% Bears (2014) " You gotta give paying audiences -- especially strapped family audiences -- more than this.(Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 18, 2014
48% Rio 2 (2014) " I'm sorry. I just found the whole thing tedious with a capital "T." This is an overstuffed, deeply padded film that sorely lacks drive and urgency. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Apr 11, 2014
17% God's Not Dead (2014) " Clunky in spots? Yes. Preachy throughout? Lord, yes. Compelling to those who know what they are paying for? Without a doubt. (Full Content Review for Parents also Available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 23, 2014
79% Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) " At its heart, 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' is indeed a father-son story, and a pretty good one. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Mar 7, 2014
21% Son Of God (2014) " Bottom line? "Son of God" will prove an inevitably powerful experience for Christian audiences. It's a film made for them by people who do seem to have noble intentions. (Full Content Review for Parents also available here) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 28, 2014
28% 3 Days To Kill (2014) " The light humor helps to make palatable the more violent scenes in the film. (Also read our Full Content Review for Parents) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 21, 2014
13% Winter's Tale (2014) " The film is both overwritten and under-explained. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Feb 14, 2014
3% I, Frankenstein (2014) " The film indeed plays out like it was made by 8-year-olds with Hollywood money. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 24, 2014
18% Ride Along (2014) " If this project had originated with Cube and Hart, I think it might have actually been something special. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 17, 2014
56% Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) " I definitely liked it enough to recommend it. But I wish the film's third act wasn't so tailored to provide spectacle and stunts for easy-sell trailers and TV commercials. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 17, 2014
3% The Legend of Hercules (2014) " The cheesiest, most self-serious sword-and-sandal fight-fest you can imagine.(Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Jan 10, 2014
24% Walking With Dinosaurs (2013) " The best target audience for this will probably be deaf paleontologists. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 19, 2013
75% Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) " Oh, it's still crass, coarse, and as wildly uneven as the first film is. But this one is actually strangely intelligent and even pointed in its commentary. (Full Content Review for Parents also available) " ‐ Screen It!
Posted Dec 18, 2013
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