Tom Glasson

Tom Glasson

Agrees with the Tomatometer 87% of the time.

Tom Glasson's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Concrete Playground

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/5 60% Southpaw (2015) "Strong performances from Gyllenhaal and Whitaker save Southpaw from otherwise being a complete write-off. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Aug 24, 2015
3/5 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) "Style wins out over substance in Guy Ritchie's playful reimagining of the popular '60s TV show. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Aug 17, 2015
3/5 85% Trainwreck (2015) "A traditional romcom with an entirely untraditional difference: a strong, sexual female lead. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Aug 3, 2015
3.5/5 79% Ant-Man (2015) "Funny, charming and very family friendly, Ant-Man is a solid debut for what will almost certainly develop into a meatier and more assured trilogy. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jul 14, 2015
3.5/5 65% Magic Mike XXL (2015) "Sexy, funny and surprisingly heartwarming, Magic Mike XXL is an appealing road movie in disguise. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jul 11, 2015
2.5/5 26% Terminator Genisys (2015) "In the year of the franchise, Genisys is far from perfect, but much more fun than Jurassic. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jul 6, 2015
5/5 97% Amy (2015) "An overwhelmingly tragic and absorbing portrait piece. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jul 3, 2015
2/5 46% Ted 2 (2015) "Juvenile and offensive, Ted 2 fires off a lot of jokes, yet few of them find their mark. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jun 29, 2015
3/5 71% Jurassic World (2015) "Sadly, Jurassic World's magnificent dinosaurs just aren't enough to overcome the logic failings of a surprisingly recycled plot. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jun 17, 2015
2.5/5 50% Tomorrowland (2015) "Tomorrowland proves too preachy for adults yet too confronting for children. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jun 2, 2015
2.5/5 50% San Andreas (2015) "Big, Dumb and Fun' should almost be its own genre by now, and San Andreas is nothing but. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted May 31, 2015
5/5 98% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "Ferocious and irresistible, Mad Max: Fury Road is a modern masterpiece that could redefine the action standard. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted May 18, 2015
2/5 17% The Gunman (2015) "Too violent to be taken seriously and too serious to be any fun. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Apr 26, 2015
2/5 43% The Call (2013) "A simple but tense thriller told from the perspective of kidnap victim and 911-responder. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Mar 23, 2015
4/5 67% World War Z (2013) "Action trumps horror in this fast-paced zombie thriller. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Mar 23, 2015
3.5/5 72% Big Eyes (2014) "Burton has crafted one of his most understated films; a fascinating study into 1950s sexual politics and art-world deceit. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Mar 23, 2015
3.5/5 73% Inherent Vice (2015) "A Lebowski-esque adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel that's as bewildering as it is entertaining. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Mar 15, 2015
3/5 57% Focus (2015) "Surprisingly enjoyable in spite of its flaws, Focus almost 'cons' you into having a good time. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Mar 11, 2015
4.5/5 99% Selma (2015) "With the events of Ferguson so fresh in our memories, Selma is uncomfortable yet necessary viewing. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Feb 13, 2015
3.5/5 80% The Theory of Everything (2014) "The Theory of Everything serves as a fitting reminder that beyond the extraordinary maths lies a man: mortal, flawed and confounded by love. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Feb 2, 2015
4.5/5 92% Birdman (2014) "Filmed like a play but choreographed like a dance, Birdman is cinematic ballet. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jan 12, 2015
4/5 90% The Imitation Game (2014) "The Imitation Game is an astounding story, both for its marvel and its misery. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jan 4, 2015
3.5/5 89% Big Hero 6 (2014) "Introducing Baymax: the most loveable, huggable character in film history. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jan 1, 2015
3/5 63% The Water Diviner (2015) "The strength of Russell Crowe's directorial debut is its entirely inglorious depiction of the ANZAC experience. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jan 1, 2015
2/5 61% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) "A better title for THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES would be: 'Rubbish: The Desolation of Tolkien'. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Dec 22, 2014
3/5 65% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) "The Girl On Fire has gone up in smoke. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Nov 20, 2014
2.5/5 41% This Is Where I Leave You (2014) ""This is where I leave you" is what Warner Bros ought to have said after reading the script. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Nov 5, 2014
3/5 85% John Wick (2014) "Keanu Reeves quips and kicks and does it all with an impossible level of cool. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Nov 5, 2014
3.5/5 72% Interstellar (2014) " INTERSTELLAR might not be Nolan's best film, but it's certainly his most ambitious. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Nov 3, 2014
3.5/5 77% Fury (2014) " FURY is a grim, violent and uncompromising WW2 flick told from the perspective of an American tank crew. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Oct 30, 2014
2.5/5 35% Before I Go to Sleep (2014) "Imagine Groundhog Day without any of the good bits. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Oct 20, 2014
4.5/5 94% Whiplash (2014) "Whiplash is a 'jazz thriller' and it's exceptional, engrossing cinema. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Oct 20, 2014
3/5 47% The Judge (2014) "Downey Jr and Duvall keep this otherwise cheesy legal drama mostly watchable. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Oct 13, 2014
1.5/5 22% Dracula Untold (2014) "Dracula Untold: a story that's been told many times before, and far far better. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Oct 13, 2014
3/5 61% The Equalizer (2014) "Another violent 'lone vigilante' flick from the team that brought you Training Day. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Sep 29, 2014
1.5/5 21% Into The Storm (2014) "If it's a twister film you desire, save your money and revisit the only one worthy of the name. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Sep 16, 2014
4/5 96% What We Do In The Shadows (2015) "Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement's mockumentary about the undead keeps the genre alive and well. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Sep 7, 2014
3.5/5 74% Felony (2014) "An uncomfortably real film about corruption and deceit in the NSW police force. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Sep 1, 2014
3/5 52% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) "Woody Allen's magic trick here is misdirection via beautiful scenery. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Aug 25, 2014
2/5 66% Lucy (2014) "Another sci-fi film that eschews the science for too much fiction. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Aug 2, 2014
3/5 52% Jersey Boys (2014) "A cavalcade of great songs keeps this otherwise lacklustre adaptation from floundering. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jul 27, 2014
4/5 90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) "Tender, tense, intelligent and morally complex, this is a genuine contender for blockbuster of the year. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jul 27, 2014
2/5 18% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) "Big, dumb and fun. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jun 29, 2014
4/5 90% Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) "Funny, suspenseful and terrifically imaginative, Edge of Tomorrow is a thinking-person's action film. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jun 8, 2014
1.5/5 33% A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) "Even 15-year-old boys will find this disappointingly puerile. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Jun 2, 2014
3.5/5 74% Godzilla (2014) "A proper-sized blockbuster, where the humans are wholly incidental. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted May 28, 2014
4/5 91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) "Dark, enthralling and undeniably exhilarating, this is the X-Men movie for X-Men aficionados. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted May 28, 2014
2/5 19% Transcendence (2014) "A genuine artificial intelligence would've completely redesigned this film. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Apr 27, 2014
3/5 53% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) "Dull villainy almost defeats a rather lovely romantic comedy. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Apr 20, 2014
4.5/5 92% The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) "Eloquent, offbeat and charming, The Grand Budapest Hotel is Anderson's most accomplished film to date. " ‐ Concrete Playground
Posted Apr 13, 2014
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