Thomas Peyser

Thomas Peyser

Agrees with the Tomatometer 63% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
43% Guess Who (2005) " To say that the whole question of race in this movie is only skin- deep is an insult to the strength and elasticity of skin. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Apr 6, 2005
44% The Jacket (2005) " If you've ever wanted to get a really good look at Adrien Brody's iris or Kris Kristofferson's incisors, this is the movie for you. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Mar 19, 2005
54% Because of Winn-Dixie (2005) " The movie offers a loving but strikingly tempered assessment of family and town life that one seldom finds in today's raucous family films. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Mar 2, 2005
10% The Wedding Date (2005) " Glides along with the unself-conscious assurance of a deodorant commercial, confident that the presence of attractive actors in gowns and tuxes will sanction any idiocy. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Feb 16, 2005
83% In Good Company (2004) " Slick, funny, smoothly functioning entertainment, served up with a small side of potted commentary on corporate ethics and intergenerational conflict. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Feb 2, 2005
42% Beyond the Sea (2004) " Beyond the Sea is a mishmash that's interesting only as a document of Spacey's obsessions. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jan 16, 2005
68% Closer (2004) " Banal Knowledge. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Dec 18, 2004
16% Alexander (2004) " Nixon in sandals. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Nov 23, 2004
83% Finding Neverland (2004) " [Finding Neverland] turns Barrie's life into an exercise in tepid sentimentality that will bore children and move only the more lachrymose of their minders. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Nov 9, 2004
7% Surviving Christmas (2004) " With the release of this wretched film, star Ben Affleck takes one more ragged step in what seems his death march from leading man to celebrity game show guest. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Nov 5, 2004
46% Shall We Dance (2004) " [Gere's] need to telegraph sappy good-heartedness with every shot drains away all trace of eroticism. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Oct 20, 2004
31% The Forgotten (2004) " Screenwriter Gerald Di Pegoto...[is] like a child caught in a fib, trying to wriggle out of his predicament by cooking up ever more extravagant fantasies. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Oct 6, 2004
33% The Butterfly Effect (2004) " Cool theories...don't necessarily guarantee good stories...[even if Ashton Kutcher] is repeatedly punk'd by the space-time continuum. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 24, 2004
45% The Young Black Stallion (2003) " If you are able to read this review, you are probably too old to get much pleasure out of Young Black Stallion. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
81% Hellboy (2004) " Hellboy sometimes pumps new life into the shopworn conventions on which it is based, but never entirely manages to transcend its pulpy origins. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
71% The Company (2003) " [Altman] fondly documents the ins and outs of this notoriously exotic gang of artists as if he were an amateur anthropologist smitten by an eccentric tribe. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
71% Something's Gotta Give (2003) " Nancy Meyers squanders the abundant talents at her disposal on a film whose look and vision seem to have been borrowed from commercials for cholesterol medications. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
68% Once upon a Time in Mexico (2003) " A splendid cast and spectacular orgies of carnage combine to produce a surprisingly creaky, labored, and boring movie. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
22% Taking Lives (2004) " When, at length, the promised climax does arrive, it will leave you gasping in astonishment, provided that you have never been to the movies before. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
91% Shattered Glass (2003) " Screenwriter and first-time director Billy Ray turns the story of Glass' self-destruction into a gripping psychological thriller. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
45% The Day After Tomorrow (2004) " The patched-together human side of the story doesn't stand a chance against the special effects, which are frequently fun to look at. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
43% Mickey (2004) " Mickey manages to suck the poetry and camaraderie out of the baseball-movie formula, and what's left over is a mean-spirited hunger for victory at all costs. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
66% Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004) " If we want to judge Anchorman by its own standards, we can observe that nothing in the movie lives up to, say, Toonces the driving cat. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
81% The Manchurian Candidate (2004) " The original movie had a vision - quirky, unnerving, enduring - but the version now in theaters just has a market niche. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
86% Collateral (2004) " We're supposed to be fascinated by what makes Cruise's Vincent tick, but he turns out to be just a heavily armed gasbag. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
18% Suspect Zero (2004) " Merhige treats the laughable plot as if it were high existential drama. He smothers what might have been a solid B picture in relentless art-house pretension. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 23, 2004
55% Cellular (2004) " A slick, unpretentious little film that's content with glowering villains, winsome protagonists and plot twists that provoke the occasional mild gasp. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 22, 2004
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