Timothy Knight

Timothy Knight

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Timothy Knight's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Reel.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/4 12% Feel the Noise (2007) "Dramatic tension and narrative momentum are MIA. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 13, 2007
1.5/4 35% Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) "For a narrative that's positively overflowing with dramatic intrigue, Elizabeth: The Golden Age is only fitfully compelling. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 12, 2007
3/4 86% L' Avocat de la Terreur (Terror's Advocate) (2007) "A brilliantly shrewd and maddeningly elusive figure, controversial lawyer Jacques Vergès alternately fascinates and repulses in Barbet Schroeder's gripping documentary. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 12, 2007
1/4 26% The Final Season (2007) "So relentlessly earnest and maudlin it makes Hoosiers look like a Martin Scorsese film, The Final Season is the latest and worst sports-themed underdog story to get the big screen treatment. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 12, 2007
3/4 76% Outsourced (2007) "A smart, low-key charmer. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 6, 2007
3.5/4 94% Lake of Fire (2007) "A monumental achievement, 17 years in the making and financed by Kaye himself, Lake of Fire reveals Kaye to be a far more thoughtful and mature filmmaker than his loose cannon public persona suggests. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 5, 2007
4/4 94% My Kid Could Paint That (2007) "That Bar-Lev takes such care to depict them as complex, foible-laden individuals who can't be pegged either good or bad is one of the great strengths of this intriguing and provocative documentary. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 5, 2007
3/4 96% Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004) "The ridiculous and the sublime collide, with tragicomic results, in Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea, Chris Metzler and Jeff Springer's lively, fascinating chronicle of "Paradise Lost" in the Southern California desert. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Oct 3, 2007
2.5/4 29% Trade (2007) "Alternately gripping and frustrating, Trade is a regrettable disappointment. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 28, 2007
3/4 68% The Darjeeling Limited (2007) "Although The Darjeeling Limited pales in comparison to Anderson's best film, Rushmore, it's still a vast improvement over the director's last and worst film, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 28, 2007
1.5/4 22% Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) "No better or worse than its video game-derived predecessors, hack-for-hire Russell Mulcahy's tired schlockfest blatantly rips off other, infinitely better sci-fi chillers. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 28, 2007
1.5/4 5% Good Luck Chuck (2007) "A poor man's version of a Judd Apatow-style raunchy romantic comedy. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 22, 2007
2.5/4 65% The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) "Engaging but overly glossy. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 21, 2007
1.5/4 41% December Boys (2007) "Except for the breathtaking Australian landscape, there's little to recommend about December Boys. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 14, 2007
2.5/4 53% Across the Universe (2007) "It's overlong, exhaustingly so, and barely held together by the flimsiest of narratives. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 14, 2007
2.5/4 89% Eastern Promises (2007) "This intermittently riveting and atmospheric film nevertheless ends on such a bewilderingly abrupt and unsatisfying note, you wonder if there's a missing reel. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 14, 2007
2.5/4 80% Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) (2007) "In the end, Kohn's one-note approach diminishes, rather than intensifies, the impact of Manda Bala. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 8, 2007
3/4 39% Milarepa (2007) "A captivating fable, told with heartfelt eloquence and restraint. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 7, 2007
1.5/4 24% Fierce People (2005) "The analogies drawn between the Ishkanani and the Osborne social circle come off as insufferably precious, rather than thoughtful. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 7, 2007
3/4 67% Shoot 'Em Up (2007) "A former storyboard artist, Davis orchestrates the film's nearly wall-to-wall action sequences with breakneck precision and exhilarating verve -- the more outrageous the mayhem, the better. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 7, 2007
3.5/4 89% 3:10 to Yuma (2007) "A terrific, old-fashioned western, proof positive that sometimes, they do "make 'em like they used to." " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 7, 2007
0/4 15% The Brothers Solomon (2007) "A strong argument for birth control and 2007's worst comedy to date. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 7, 2007
2/4 32% Freshman Orientation (2007) "Freshman Orientation barely rates a passing grade. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Sep 1, 2007
3.5/4 81% Fong juk (Exiled) (2006) "For anyone bored silly by the formulaic drivel churned out by the studios, Exiled is like a blast of cinematic adrenaline. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 31, 2007
1/4 23% Balls of Fury (2007) "A top contender for the summer's worst comedy... " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 31, 2007
2/4 16% The Last Legion (2007) "A passably entertaining hodgepodge of sword-and-sandal film clichés and Arthurian romance. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 25, 2007
2/4 13% September Dawn (2007) "What could have been a galvanizing and all-too timely account of religious fanaticism turning violent has instead been reduced to the banal level of an Romeo and Juliet-type love story. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 24, 2007
3/4 51% Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) "A breezily funny showcase for the rubbery-faced Atkinson's signature character, a near-mute buffoon partly inspired by the similar antics of Jacques Tati. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 24, 2007
3.5/4 97% The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) "An audience favorite on the film festival circuit, The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters is a laugh-out-loud funny and rousing documentary that's far more compelling than the would-be summer blockbusters crowding the multiplex. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 17, 2007
2/4 19% The Invasion (2007) "Aside from a handful of scenes, the fourth version of Finney's pulp novel may induce drowsiness, rather than goose-bumps. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 17, 2007
1.5/4 14% Underdog (2007) "Yet another misbegotten live-action remake of a beloved Saturday morning cartoon, Underdog is a negligible family film that's so blandly formulaic, it makes the original, '60s-era cartoon look downright edgy in comparison. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 9, 2007
1.5/4 6% Who's Your Caddy? (2007) "About the best that can be said for this clunky mixture of tired stereotypes, obvious gags, and on-the-nose social commentary is that it's relatively short, clocking in just less than 90 minutes. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 4, 2007
2/4 37% The Ten (2007) "A resoundingly mediocre film that commits the cardinal sin of tedium. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Aug 3, 2007
3.5/4 89% The Camden 28 (2007) "A vivid and impassioned chronicle of unwavering moral courage under extreme duress. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 27, 2007
4/4 70% Molière (2007) "One of the year's best films to date. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 27, 2007
2.5/4 76% Sunshine (2007) "Sunshine is also an atypically humorless entry from Boyle, who's never made a film this oddly devoid of personality. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 20, 2007
2.5/4 79% Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) "Stodgy rather than sweeping, with precious little of the wondrous excitement conjured by Alfonso Cuaron in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 12, 2007
2.5/4 62% Joshua (2007) "This stylish and sophisticated film loses its way in a frustratingly vague third act that's more unsatisfying than unsettling. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jul 7, 2007
2.5/4 27% Evening (2007) "Danes, radiant with intelligence, warmth and common sense, captures your heart. Sadly, the same cannot be said of Evening. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 29, 2007
3.5/4 92% Sicko (2007) "A galvanizing, infuriating and sometimes heartbreaking look into the red tape-snarled morass of the American health care system. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 29, 2007
3.5/4 79% A Mighty Heart (2007) "One of the year's most compelling films to date. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 22, 2007
3.5/4 96% A fost sau n-a fost?, (12:08 East of Bucharest) (2007) "Corneliu Porumboiu's drolly witty black comedy 12:08 East of Bucharest is an understated gem, infused with gimlet-eyed humor, weary pathos and surprising tenderness. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 8, 2007
2/4 78% Surf's Up (2007) "Overly long and often listlessly paced. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 8, 2007
3.5/4 77% Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman (2007) "See it if you're a fan of serious, literate drama and virtuoso acting. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 1, 2007
3/4 90% Knocked Up (2007) "Hollywood's reigning auteur of raunchy romantic comedy, Judd Apatow, scores a near-knockout with Knocked Up, his extremely funny and sweetly endearing follow-up to The 40-Year-Old Virgin. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted Jun 1, 2007
3/4 61% Bug (2006) "Bug holds you in its disturbing grip until the genuinely shocking denouement. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 25, 2007
2.5/4 45% Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End (2007) "Alternately exciting and exhausting, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End may occasionally sail off course, but it never runs completely aground. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 25, 2007
2/4 24% Even Money (2006) "Robert Tannen's first-produced screenplay certainly doesn't lack for story -- or clichés, for that matter. Nor does Tannen skimp on trite, predictable plot twists, or well-worn, stock characters in his pedestrian script. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 18, 2007
2.5/4 40% Shrek the Third (2007) "The narrative momentum and comic energy begin to flag right about the point Shrek and his sidekicks begin their quest for Artie, who's an exceedingly bland addition to the cast of characters. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 18, 2007
1/4 17% Georgia Rule (2007) "Frankly, it's a wonder that stars Jane Fonda and Felicity Huffman didn't belly up to the bar alongside Lohan, once they read Mark Andrus' screenplay, an atonal, ersatz mix of garden-variety family dysfunction and rank 'chick flick' clichés. " ‐ Reel.com
Posted May 11, 2007
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