Uri Lessing

Uri Lessing

Agrees with the Tomatometer 72% of the time.

Uri Lessing's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Showing 51 - 100 of 119
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/5 35% Must Love Dogs (2005) "...homosexual characters in romantic comedies serve the same role that Eunuchs did in the ancient Middle East:nonsexual good listeners who exist to assist hapless rich women. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 29, 2005
4/5 No Score Yet Harvie Krumpet (2004) "...a wonderfully irreverent animated film that follows an odd immigrant from birth to the final chapter in his life. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
0/5 5% Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004) "Yu-Gi-Oh translates from the Japanese into 'Intense migraine in elders.' " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
2/5 60% Wimbledon (2004) "Do we really need to see another film where a gorgeous, talented and desired American woman is whisked away by a stammering insecure British man with an inner monologue? " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
1/5 23% Van Helsing (2004) "Writer and director Stephen Sommers is less interested in developing the characters and more interested in smashing them into things. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
2/5 54% Troy (2004) "Troy condenses Homer's ten-year war into a couple of months. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 19% Thunderbirds (2004) "The acting is (pardon the pun) wooden. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 61% The Terminal (2004) "The Terminal's conclusion was as awkward and aloof as O'Hare Airport in December. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 77% Team America: World Police (2004) "So what if the political satire is as thin as wax paper?...In the end, the gleeful action, absurd silliness and crude pleasures outweigh the film's weaknesses. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
2/5 68% The Spongebob Squarepants Movie (2004) "...asks the audience to endure three times as much frenetic potty humor, repetitive jokes and screechy voice acting as they are used to. The result is exhausting. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
2/5 15% Sleepover (2004) "How many 14-year-old girls do you know who would set up a blind date with a grown-up over the Internet? (Yeah, I found this creepy too.) " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 72% Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) "...takes the audience to the Shangra La of Lost Horizons, the undersea world of... 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and straight to King Kong's Skull Island. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
5/5 96% Sideways (2004) "...a leisurely paced film about introspection, neurosis and finding tranquility. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 91% Shaolin Soccer (2004) "...as logical and giddy as a second grade classroom. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 72% Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) "...recognizes that it's okay to present scariness, gloominess and sadness, as long as you present strong, pure hearted children whose inherent cleverness cuts through it all. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 48% Saw (2014) " If the film had contained more scenes of intensity and less action, gore, twists and shocks, maybe it could have been a classic of the genre. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
1/5 55% The Polar Express (2013) "How many kids do you know who would find comfort in a homeless ghost who drinks his own sock juice? " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 55% Ocean's Twelve (2004) "...the only way [Bernie Mac and Eddie Izzard's] talent could have been less showcased is if they had been assigned to carpentry duty. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
0/5 52% The Notebook (2004) "... one gets the sense that director Nick Cassevetes and writer Jan Sardi would spray the audience with teargas if they could. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
5/5 96% Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) "...targets...religious zealots who take Jesus' simple messages of peace and love and use them...as cries for war and persecution. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
2/5 40% Ladder 49 (2004) "...has about the same amount of depth as an article from 'Boy's Life.' " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 58% I, Robot (2004) "If you are looking for proof that Hollywood has completely run out of ideas, check out I, Robot. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 97% The Incredibles (2004) "...the real secret to Pixar's greatness lies not in the animation, but in their wonderful choice of stories that appeal to both children and parents. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
1/5 74% Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) "...this film is dreadful! Horrible! Terrible! Aaaarrggghhh! " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 15% Garfield - The Movie (2004) "The strongest messages for adults are that we should purchase and consume...Pepperidge Farm Goldfish and dash off to Petco for all of our kitty's litter and chow needs. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
5/5 86% Garden State (2004) "The film manages to be delightfully offbeat while simultaneously providing weight and depth. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 81% Friday Night Lights (2004) "Friday Night Lights is a film about football, but it shares more in common with films from the horror genre than with its predecessors. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
1/5 31% The Forgotten (2004) "Not since Star Trek V: The Final Frontier has there been such a stupid omnipotent force. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
0/5 11% Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) "One would think studios would shy away from this dead horse; I guess the power of crap compels them. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 67% The Door in the Floor (2004) "[Jeff Bridges] struts around like a peacock trapped in a burning house... " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 69% Criminal (2004) " Like Richard Widmark, [John C. Reilly] is an excellent character actor who can convey both likeability and pathetical desperation simultaneously. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 86% Collateral (2004) "How does director Michael Mann capture urban twilight so well? " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
5/5 65% Coffee and Cigarettes (2004) "...a brilliant examination of the nature of the modern encounter. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
2/5 68% Closer (2004) "...directors like Peter Greenaway and Mike Leigh have examined sexual politics and cruelty with results that are significantly more profound. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 55% Cellular (2004) "...a great way to release some urban angst. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 81% The Bourne Supremacy (2004) "At times, it's a bit too much like watching the Zapruder film, but... it keeps the audience sharp by forcing them to search for clues and stay focused on the action. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 31% Breakin' All the Rules (2004) "...may be fluff, but it is patient, character-driven fluff. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
4/5 95% The Big Animal (2006) "Kieslowski has written a film about how people, when confronting something new, often react with anger and even vengeance. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
5/5 95% Before Sunset (2004) "The dialogue captivates without ever feeling forced or cinematic... " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
1/5 31% Around the World in 80 Days (2004) "It's ironic that this film is less about traveling and more about beating the crap out of people all over the world. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 28% Around the Bend (2004) "...in many ways the softer scenes have more punch to them than any of the emotional confrontations or dramatic revelations " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
3/5 66% Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004) "...somehow Will Farrell manages to hold the whole mess together. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
2/5 26% Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004) "The character development is as thin as shed snakeskin. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
1/5 49% Alfie (2004) "...what we have here is a good old-fashioned exploitation flick disguised as high art. " ‐ www.kcactive.com
Posted Jul 25, 2005
1/5 48% Bad News Bears (2005) "...Bad News Bears pitifully attempts to draw laughter from its audience by parading cussing and sassy children in front of the screen like obscene little parrots. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 22, 2005
1/5 26% Fantastic Four (2005) "Poor Ben Grimm suffers the most tragic fate. He is transformed from the charismatic, brilliant actor Michael Chiklis into a giant prosthetic goofy suit that fools no one. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jul 7, 2005
4/5 74% War of the Worlds (2005) "The title of the film is misleading. This is not a film about war. This is a movie about extermination. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jun 29, 2005
3/5 38% Meet the Fockers (2004) "[Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand] seem to have been waiting their whole careers to do unrestrained comedy, and they step into their roles with unparalleled enthusiasm. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jun 28, 2005
2/5 78% A Very Long Engagement (2004) "...light entertainment, but offers only a shallow insight into war. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jun 28, 2005
1/5 8% White Noise (2005) "White Noise is a lifeless affair that strives to take our money while aggravating and annoying us, a niche already filled by the Rainforest CafĂ©. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jun 28, 2005
1/5 13% Hide and Seek (2005) "The 'surprise' ending in Hide and Seek is not only unreasonable, but also downright unoriginal. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Jun 28, 2005
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