Todd Jorgenson

Agrees with the Tomatometer 81% of the time.

Publications:
Cinemalogue.com , Denton Record Chronicle (TX) , Rotten Tomatoes
Critics' Group:
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association
Total Reviews:
909
Total QuickRatings:
44

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
17% Very Good Girls (2014) " It rings false in its portrayal of sisterhood and coming-of-age angst." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
12% Walk Of Shame (2014) " The opening-credit montage featuring real-life news bloopers is funnier than anything in the script." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
41% A Night In Old Mexico (2014) " ... has some effective comedic moments, yet is less compelling as an examination of aging or fractured family dynamics." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
8% Don Peyote (2014) " ... an incoherent series of hallucination sequences that are neither amusing nor visually compelling." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
75% Chinese Puzzle (2014) " Those familiar with the first two films will find the most rewards in this bittersweet concluding chapter." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
83% Witching and Bitching (2014) " Right from its subversive opening sequence, the film establishes itself as a silly but sometimes hilarious farce." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
95% Snowpiercer (2014) " With a sharp international ensemble cast and a visually ambitious scope, the result is both exhilarating and exhausting." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
83% Begin Again (2014) " The film comes alive when the focus is on the music. There's a heartfelt authenticity to the production numbers." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
48% Earth to Echo (2014) " ... has its heart in the right place with its wholesome depiction of childhood friendships, yet as an adventure with its roots in outer space, the film somehow never takes flight." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
24% Tammy (2014) " The screenplay contains some big laughs scattered between a series of labored and uninspired gags that don't play to the strengths of its stars." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
92% The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014) " ... a provocative examination of the ongoing issues that Swartz made his legacy." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
68% They Came Together (2014) " The approach is sketchy instead of edgy, giving the impression that the film is indulging in the very cliches it's trying to mock." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
28% Deliver Us from Evil (2014) " There's not much suspense amid the gimmicks and eye-rolling plot twists, although the film does boast a pretty intense exorcism sequence." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
54% Road to Paloma (2014) " ... an earnest but formulaic story of redemption." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
14% Rage (2014) " Even the stylish fight sequences don't have much of an impact because the film takes itself way too seriously." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
56% Made in America (2014) " The tone is too reverential, yet it keeps a pleasant rhythm." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
22% A Long Way Down (2014) " It lunges along in predictable fashion through a series of quirky contrivances that might be tasteless if they weren't so trite." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
44% Planes: Fire And Rescue (2014) " Despite its half-hearted tribute to first responders, this lackluster 3D effort fails to take flight." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
63% Mood Indigo (2014) " While the two leads achieve a pleasant chemistry, all of the visual flourishes seem more like gimmicks after a while." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
49% I Origins (2014) " It's nice to see a cerebral film in which the science isn't tossed off, yet like its characters, it's ultimately too idealistic and sacrifices common sense to prove itself." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
41% Wish I Was Here (2014) " ... a muddled comedy that feels more like a vanity project than a profound examination of upper-middle class family dynamics." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
18% Sex Tape (2014) " By the end, this broad sex farce remains pretty limp." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
17% Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014) " It throws historical accuracy out the window even more than its predecessor." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
78% Happy Christmas (2014) " ... both funny and honest in the way it looks at relationships and family dynamics." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
40% Beneath (2014) " The film relies on too many contrivances and generic scare tactics, and there's not enough character depth to establish any emotional connection." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
65% Lucy (2014) " Besson doesn't claim his latest globetrotting science-fiction thriller is based on fact, of course, but its ambitions are muddled by a lack of conviction." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 25, 2014
—— School Dance (2014) " It's woefully stereotypical and unfunny, even for the least discriminating viewers." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 4, 2014
41% Premature (2014) " The result isn't very inspired as it clumsily mixes sophomoric gags with a more genuine satire of high-school social life, with the obligatory teachers who are dumber than the kids." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 4, 2014
97% Life Itself (2014) " ... the type of heartfelt yet honest work that Ebert himself would have almost certainly given a thumbs-up." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jul 4, 2014
54% Fading Gigolo (2014) " ... an uneven effort that contains some big laughs even as it struggles to find a consistent tone." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
73% Young & Beautiful (Jeune Et Jolie) (2014) " It's a candid but insightful character study about adolescent impulses that feels more insightful than exploitative." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
44% Walking With The Enemy (2014) " An unheralded tale of true-life World War II heroism is given standard melodramatic treatment in this earnest epic." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
89% Locke (2014) " Hardy rises to the challenge of the format, yet the film fails to generate much suspense or sympathy." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
64% For No Good Reason (2014) " It's most compelling when the focus is on Steadman, allowing him to describe his feelings about fame and his artistic process - or perhaps more accurately, the method to his madness." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
96% Blue Ruin (2014) " ... a quietly powerful low-budget revenge thriller that gradually reveals secrets about its characters to ratchet up the tension." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
18% Gambit (2014) " ... feels like a first draft of a dusty script that was pulled from the bottom of a drawer without being polished prior to production." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
24% The Other Woman (2014) " ... resorts to some labored plot twists to generate a forced comeuppance, forgetting that the audience already knew how it was going to end up anyway." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
95% Ida (2014) " The pace is deliberate, but this low-budget gem continues to build tension both internally and externally." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
52% Decoding Annie Parker (2014) " Samantha Morton's audacious portrayal of the title character boosts this mildly inspirational but sentimental true-life drama." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
83% Belle (2014) " The film works as both an intimate character piece and as a broader glimpse into socioeconomic conflicts regarding tolerance and perception." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
31% Bad Johnson (2014) " As bad as things are for Rich and his limp sidekick, the audience really gets the shaft courtesy of a script that's completely devoid of inspiration." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
53% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) " ... pales in comparison to its predecessor as it emphasizes spectacle more than story." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
34% Stage Fright (2014) " With such broad comedic targets, the film would have been better off poking fun at its disparate elements instead of paying tribute." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
72% Palo Alto (2014) " ... neither shocking nor insightful in its portrayal of brooding, disenfranchised California teenagers dealing with peer pressure and irresponsible adults." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
18% Moms' Night Out (2014) " It might be easier to appreciate the efforts of these women if they weren't so shrill and obnoxious, which sends the opposite of the intended message." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
34% God's Pocket (2014) " While the framework suggests an intriguing examination of guilt and redemption, the approach is too earnest and the story is too contrived." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
82% Fed Up (2014) " The film is more adept at placing blame than offering solutions, but it should serve as a call to action for those viewers who walk into the theater with a jumbo popcorn and soda." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
82% The Double (2014) " Its clever moments outweigh its contrived ones, twisting into an atmospheric package that's both subtle and haunting." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
23% Devil's Knot (2014) " Given all the revelations and developments in the case during the past 20 years, this treatment seems shallow and trivial." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
73% Neighbors (2014) " Even if the story meanders in a predictable direction, it features several inspired comic moments." — Cinemalogue.com
Posted Jun 30, 2014
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