William Goss Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

William Goss

William Goss

Agrees with the Tomatometer 78% of the time.

William Goss's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Austin Chronicle, Cinematical, Empire Magazine, Film School Rejects, Film.com, MSN Movies, Orlando Weekly, The Dissolve, The Playlist

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
50% Some Velvet Morning (2013) "Anyone game to watch two effortlessly volatile and vulnerable performers trade barbs for 83 minutes ought to give this due consideration. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Dec 13, 2013
34% Swerve (2013) "A watchable genre exercise. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Dec 3, 2013
92% Philomena (2013) "Judi Dench gives a remarkably well-realized performance. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Nov 22, 2013
86% Narco Cultura (2013) "A potent encapsulation of how fame and finance beget fear and grief. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Nov 21, 2013
89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) "The steady action footage alone is enough to make this an improvement over the first installment. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Nov 19, 2013
100% Musicwood (2013) "A pointed look at the relationship between art and commerce that brings acoustic-guitar manufacturers and logging corporations to a crossroads, if not an outright impasse. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Nov 10, 2013
81% The Broken Circle Breakdown (2013) "A superb tearjerker, juxtaposing the inherent passion and sorrow of romance to masterful effect in between beautiful bluegrass ballads. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Oct 31, 2013
29% Last Love (2013) "A three-hander situated comfortably between Venus and Amour on the Euro-codger fun-time spectrum. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Oct 28, 2013
27% Sweetwater (2013) "Sarah's would-be parade of vengeance makes for a bloody but bland reckoning. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Oct 21, 2013
48% Carrie (2013) "Its bloodshed may be all dressed up, but it ultimately has nowhere to go. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Oct 17, 2013
10% Cassadaga (2013) "...cribs equally from "Ghost Whisperer"-like spiritual melodrama, ghostly mystery, and grisly torture porn. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Oct 8, 2013
70% Man of Tai Chi (2013) "The third act marks a commendably goofy sea change in an otherwise agreeably average throwback. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Oct 3, 2013
78% Metallica Through the Never (2013) "It's all very appropriately overblown, and director Antal gives the fireworks as much attention as he does each performer. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Oct 1, 2013
79% Afflicted (2014) "Puts enough of a new spin on old nightmares to stake a claim all its own. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 30, 2013
60% Hôtel Normandy (2013) "Jean-Paul Bathany and Stéphane Ben Lahcene's screenplay briskly sets up its game of musical chairs, but then lets its characters wander about the seaside town at a reliably mild velocity. " ‐ The Dissolve
Posted Sep 26, 2013
85% We Are What We Are (2013) "One of the best American horror films of the year. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 24, 2013
29% Machete Kills (2013) "All of the silliness would be a bit more fun if it weren't so exhausting. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 23, 2013
6% Battle of the Year (2013) "Should satisfy the planet of b-boys and girls to whom it thoroughly preaches, while amusing anyone else who simply can't ignore the promise of an all-corn buffet. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 20, 2013
96% The Lunchbox (2014) "This long-distance love story is comfort food in any language, perfectly agreeable and unlikely to surprise. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 19, 2013
89% Tim's Vermeer (2014) "The most fun you'll have watching paint dry all year. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 14, 2013
38% Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) "An increasing amount of metaphysical backtracking dilutes the few simple jolts that do work this time around. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 13, 2013
76% The Invisible Woman (2013) "A narrative as emotionally repressed as its subjects must have been. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 11, 2013
81% Tracks (2014) "Alternately beautiful and dull, which arguably makes it a faithful encapsulation of the adventure itself. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 5, 2013
81% Prisoners (2013) "Denis Villeneuve's film requires and rewards your attention in equal measure. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 5, 2013
97% Gravity (2013) "This is truly awesome. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Sep 2, 2013
96% 12 Years a Slave (2013) "Northup's story was a true, terrible thing, and by virtue of telling it, the burdens of all American slaves are unflinchingly realized by Ejiofor and McQueen alike. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 31, 2013
85% Under the Skin (2014) "A deliberately oblique work that prizes textures above answers. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 30, 2013
34% Labor Day (2014) "As consistently assured a piece of filmmaking as any we've seen from Reitman. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 30, 2013
20% The Last Days On Mars (2013) "I had to wonder, could I be watching the next remarkably brainy piece of sci-fi, this year's Moon? But then the first space zombie gutted a concerned colleague with a power drill, and in that moment, I knew exactly what I was in for. " ‐ MSN Movies
Posted Aug 29, 2013
6% Paranoia (2013) "There's much sprinting and keyboard-clacking for an audience that might feasibly value the sight of either over the presence of genuine invention or suspense. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 16, 2013
30% Kick-Ass 2 (2013) "...an even more pronounced cartoon that maintains the first film's habit of mocking comic conventions while rarely subverting them. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 15, 2013
26% Planes (2013) "A visually colorful but otherwise vanilla continuation of the series. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 9, 2013
42% Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) "Precious little about this is particularly memorable, but it's the odd touch of local color that makes these routine acts of derring-do a bit easier to bear. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 8, 2013
68% Elysium (2013) "Blomkamp's seemingly limitless imagination in terms of tech finds itself repeatedly and frustratingly grounded by heavy-handed storytelling. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 2, 2013
64% 2 Guns (2013) "If we're being honest, Baltasar Kormákur's 2 Guns beats present-day Walter Hill at his own game. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Aug 1, 2013
33% A Teacher (2013) "Burdge's performance boasts a remarkable emotional precision throughout - if ever there's a reason to seek this one out, it would be for her. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jul 30, 2013
52% The To Do List (2013) "A star-studded but scattershot affair that tackles its comedic obligations as dutifully as its heroine pursues her sexual conquests. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jul 25, 2013
89% The World's End (2013) "Wright's terrifically precise approach to comedy remains as well-honed as ever. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jul 20, 2013
42% Red 2 (2013) "What was once engagingly silly is now much closer to insultingly dumb. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jul 19, 2013
31% The Lone Ranger (2013) "It's the end result of a calculated brand - two and a half hours of 'fun' in air quotes. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jul 1, 2013
80% Europa Report (2013) "Its high-minded emphasis on exploration and impeccable special effects are pitted against a familiar one-by-one slasher-like plot and structural cheats... " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 29, 2013
61% Heli (2014) "...ultimately comes off as an empty piece of provocation. " ‐ MSN Movies
Posted Jun 29, 2013
86% The Conjuring (2013) "All the contorting girls and pea-soup vomit in the world can hardly compete with a blood-stained sheet and a well-placed doll. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 27, 2013
51% White House Down (2013) "Tatum and Foxx's nigh-instantaneous camaraderie makes the alternately corny and convoluted routine of the rest a bit easier to take, even as Emmerich makes every effort to supplant intelligence with patriotism. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 26, 2013
49% Maniac (2013) "It's a bit like watching an amputee play hopscotch: there's no way that it's polite to stare for this long, but you just have to see if this guy's gonna make it to the end. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 21, 2013
94% A Band Called Death (2013) "Mark Covino and Jeff Howlett have crafted a rousing account of the Hackney brothers, who would not only form the rare all-black punk band, but do so in the mid-'70s, nearly beating the Ramones and the Sex Pistols to the punch. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 19, 2013
67% World War Z (2013) "As I understand it, fidelity to Max Brooks' novel has been scant at best, but neither that nor countless post-production woes prevent Paramount's adaptation from serving as an efficient and effectively exciting globe-spanning zombie thriller. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 7, 2013
22% Violet & Daisy (2013) "A candy-colored offering of bloodshed and banter so self-conscious that it alienates the viewer early and often. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 6, 2013
34% The Internship (2013) "A Google commercial disguised as every other campus comedy ever made, with party-hearty nonsense and fish-out-of-water antics tempered down to PG-13 levels for maximum mediocrity. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jun 4, 2013
83% This Is the End (2013) "...occupies a frequently hilarious middle ground between their Apatow-produced bromances, the giddy gruesomeness of the recent Aftershock and the confined social abrasiveness of It's a Disaster. " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 31, 2013
50% Now You See Me (2013) "The whole of it is made of flash paper, intended to burn brightly for an instant before vanishing from your memory without a trace. " ‐ Film.com
Posted May 30, 2013
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