Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas) - Rotten Tomatoes

Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas) is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Mark Collette , Jonathan R. Perry
Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
40%

Ladder 49 (2004)

"... draws us steadily into its warm core with a sense these are real people, who might be sleeping or carousing down at the neighborhood firehouse."

Posted Oct 5, 2004
2
67%

Kalifornia (1993)

"A gritty, haunting voyeur's peek into the human condition."

Posted Oct 3, 2004
3
35%

Shark Tale (2004)

"We needn't look further than 'Shark Tale' to realize the studio that revolutionized the art of CGI animation doesn't own the patent on wit and imagination."

Posted Oct 3, 2004
4
31%

The Forgotten (2004)

"Any film capable of simultaneously causing me to douse my lap with Mountain Dew in surprise and inspiring the biggest unintentional laugh I've had all year deserves credit."

Posted Sep 28, 2004
5
72%

"What we should expect of a night at the movies: Bold, clever, inventive, exhilarating - and often enough, magical."

Posted Sep 28, 2004
6
60%

Wimbledon (2004)

"Joins 'Four Weddings and a Funeral,' 'Notting Hill' and 'About a Boy' in that distinctly British niche of 'chick flicks' that can be enjoyed without a lobotomy."

Posted Sep 28, 2004
7
21%

"Nemesis looks like what would happen if The Toxic Avenger ate The Terminator. He fires a rocket launcher. Stuff 'splodes, people die. Get back to your Cheetos."

Posted Sep 28, 2004
8
51%

Vanity Fair (2004)

"The director's vision seems as obstructed by affectation as the vision of the classist characters in her film."

Posted Sep 26, 2004
9
48%

Undisputed (2002)

"We have no idea where these characters have been, so we don't care where they're going."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
10
18%

Trapped (2002)

"... so many directions with so much silliness that a surprise no longer surprises."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
11
33%

"... a story as mixed up (yet with an outcome as predictable) as a plate of spaghetti."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
12
3%

"... satisfies neither intellectually nor viscerally."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
13
12%

"... a story whose cleverness and meaning is sullied among horseplay we can't take the kids to see."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
14
30%

Dreamcatcher (2003)

"What begins as a pique to our collective curiosity quickly degenerates into what is essentially a shootout between the good guys and the monsters."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
15
31%

Head of State (2003)

"Not merely satisfied with stereotyping whites, Rock insists on taking shots at blacks, fat people, poor people and even spina bifida patients."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
16
62%

Identity (2003)

"... every predictable move comes unraveled again with an uncanny discovery."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
17
11%

Alex & Emma (2003)

"Delves into ... all the odious cliches of the romantic comedy genre, but Reiner justifies it by laughing at the ridiculousness of his own story."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
18
38%

"The expression of horror and amazement upon Bob Newhart's face captures, in one split second, the essence of the entire film."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
19
17%

"[Director] Norrington has spent too much effort trying to include too much of the comic book."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
20
28%

How to Deal (2003)

"Fails to acknowledge the real problems teenagers face."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
21
24%

"... true to the look and spirit of the game and ... more fun than watching someone else play 'Tomb Raider,' which was the bane of the first Lara Croft installment."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
22
6%

Gigli (2003)

"Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez ... each spend several shocking minutes expounding upon the wonders of their own nether regions."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
23
79%

Open Range (2003)

"... needs a better story, better characters, better source material; and fewer aphorisms, fewer long glances and sweeping scores, fewer chunks of cheese."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
24
18%

The Medallion (2003)

"... enough distractions to carry us through the doldrums."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
25
8%

The Order (2003)

"... it has a curious disorder, one that makes it both interesting and pallid."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
26
82%

"... tenuous and beautiful interaction between Cage and Lohman."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
27
75%

"The Coens ... have taken a typically trite target for ridicule and splayed it out for an attack from outer space, where Coen brothers scripts tend to originate."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
28
14%

"...brutally haunting images ... in a setting where sappy dialogue evaporates like water."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
29
57%

"Perfect fare for a 5-year-old on an Apple Jacks sugar high, but scarcely tolerable for anyone moving toward the Raisin Bran end of the aging spectrum."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
30
14%

Gothika (2003)

"... the 80-minute setup for the shock has nothing to do with engaging the deep-seated fears and emotions that really plague us all, at some level, every day."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
31
11%

Timeline (2003)

"Jeff Maguire, in adapting Crichton's novel, clearly had trouble explaining all the nuances of the story with the constraints of a Hollywood time limit."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
32
13%

"High school films don't have to be dull or juvenile; this one suffers tremendously from the former."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
33
35%

"...would have been better served by characters with a little less formula than the paint-by-numbers projects so loved by these women of Wellesley College."

Posted Sep 20, 2004
34
52%

"We might have to use our seat cushions to float on all this goo."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
35
17%

"The work of a filmmaker and team of writers so conscious of their own formulaic crutch that they demand a production that feels like more than the sum of its parts."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
36
80%

Miracle (2004)

"It's not too hokey, not politically correct, not a mass of chewy, Disney-fried steak, not even a miracle -- it's just good storytelling."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
37
13%

Highwaymen (2004)

"Elicits groans and the wrong kind of laughter."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
38
49%

"Those with a spiritually vibrant personal relationship to the story may find it as affirming as it is oppressive."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
39
29%

Club Dread (2004)

"The film's creators use sexual humor as a stand-in when they run out of vacuous little sub-sketches."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
40
47%

Hidalgo (2004)

"Will Hidalgo survive the brutal desert to demand more creative control over his next film?"

Posted Sep 16, 2004
41
22%

Taking Lives (2004)

"It both startles and sedates."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
42
81%

Hellboy (2004)

"The trouble with computer graphics in films these days is that a computer doesn't have half the imagination of a human."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
43
4%

"One must ask why sequels such as this come to be."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
44
93%

"Carrey gracefully paints the neuroses of a man who has no security or intimacy beyond the close grip of his gloomy knit hat."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
45
64%

"Sickeningly cute, surprisingly energetic and alarmingly clever."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
46
17%

"The two lead players ... seem the least likely of anyone in the film to fight for themselves, unless you give them very large cocktails."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
47
31%

"Digresses into that hazy zone where we're not sure if we're watching overwrought drama or a joke that just isn't funny."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
48
23%

Raising Helen (2004)

"Tries to tell in excruciating detail the stories of at least six characters, but succeeds in showing us they are only cardboard cutouts."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
49
15%

"Imagine the comic strip as a lone enchilada stretched to feed the whole dinner crowd at Pancho's."

Posted Sep 16, 2004
50
52%

The Notebook (2004)

"One of those films you want to like and want to keep watching because it looks so pretty."

Posted Sep 16, 2004

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