Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL) - Rotten Tomatoes

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL) is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Jeffrey Westhoff
Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
56%

"The next villain who tortures Keifer Sutherland on 24 can strap him down and force him to watch The Interpreter. "

Posted Apr 29, 2005
2
90%

"What makes Chow unique, perhaps even revolutionary, is that he is the first movie comedian to consistently make hilarious use of digital effects."

Posted Apr 29, 2005
3
60%

" Its greatest fault is that it simply doesn't live up to the reputation - not to mention the radio programs, novels, TV series and text-based computer game - that precedes it."

Posted Apr 29, 2005
4
60%

Dust to Glory (2005)

"Brown features so many drivers in so many classes that we lose track of the players after 10 minutes."

Posted Apr 10, 2005
5
39%

Sahara (2005)

"Someone had the brilliant idea to treat Sahara as a Hope and Crosby "Road" picture pasted onto a James Bond/Indiana Jones plot."

Posted Apr 10, 2005
6
59%

Posted Apr 10, 2005
7
16%

Posted Apr 10, 2005
8
65%

Fever Pitch (2005)

"The Farrellys deliver something you would never expect from them: blandness."

Posted Apr 10, 2005
9
100%

Posted Mar 31, 2005
10
78%

Sin City (2005)

"You know you've gone beyond run-of-the-mill movie violence when you need to use the plural for 'castrations.'"

Posted Mar 31, 2005
11
37%

Beauty Shop (2005)

"Without a real story, even a personality as indomitable as Queen Latifah can carry a movie only so far."

Posted Mar 31, 2005
12
100%

Posted Mar 26, 2005
13
43%

Guess Who (2005)

"Defying the sitcom flippancy imposed upon it, Guess Who lurches into moments of relevance."

Posted Mar 25, 2005
14
60%

Gravesend (1997)

"Not a great film, but it is impressively chilling."

Posted Mar 25, 2005
15
15%

"A bigger, gaudier mess than the first movie."

Posted Mar 23, 2005
16
53%

"The comic version of Melinda's story is only mildly less somber than the tragic version."

Posted Mar 23, 2005
17
71%

"Director Michael Schorr finds quiet, unforced hilarity in Schultze's awkward transition to nonconformity."

Posted Mar 18, 2005
18
46%

"Pushes the least interesting relationships to the front and shoves the most interesting ones too the back."

Posted Mar 18, 2005
19
74%

"This vehicle was designed with Allen in the driver's seat and she roars with it, giving a performance as hilarious as often as it is bitter and tragic."

Posted Mar 18, 2005
20
87%

Millions (2005)

" Weird, vibrant and charming family film."

Posted Mar 18, 2005
21
36%

Posted Mar 18, 2005
22
18%

Alaska (1996)

Posted Mar 18, 2005
23
84%

Harvey (1950)

Posted Mar 18, 2005
24
52%

Ice Princess (2005)

"Deals with a surprising number of complexities for a G-rated film. Even if doesn't address all of them satisfactorily, the attempt lifts the film's scores for artistic merit."

Posted Mar 18, 2005
25
20%

The Ring Two (2005)

"Although thoroughly mediocre, The Ring Two does make sense of the first movie."

Posted Mar 18, 2005
26
35%

Hostage (2005)

"The 7-year-old is far and away the smartest character, which is one sign Hostage is an implosion waiting to happen."

Posted Mar 10, 2005
27
90%

Arthur (1981)

Posted Mar 10, 2005
28
64%

Robots (2005)

"A blast of fun for the whole family, Robots is a clean and precision-tuned entertainment machine."

Posted Mar 10, 2005
29
44%

The Jacket (2005)

"The Jacket relies more on strong acting and humanist philosophy than on the desire to shock that doomed The Butterfly Effect."

Posted Mar 4, 2005
30
100%

Laura (1944)

Posted Feb 17, 2005
31
74%

Primal Fear (1996)

"Memorable for Edward Norton's chilling debut."

Posted Feb 17, 2005
32
92%

Pillow Talk (1959)

Posted Feb 17, 2005
33
69%

"Lost Horizon strangely remade as a modern Western, but at least it's not a musical."

Posted Feb 17, 2005
34
37%

"Yes, the celebrity cameos distract, but the film focuses more on Jesus' message than the overated King of Kings If you've never seen it in widescreen, you are missing a revelation."

Posted Feb 17, 2005
35
64%

Posted Feb 17, 2005
36
49%

"A movie friendship to haunt our thoughts and inspire our deeds long after the details of the plot have flown from our memories."

Posted Feb 17, 2005
37
75%

Posted Feb 17, 2005
38
62%

Godspell (2000)

"Calling this the "Sesame Street" version of the Gospel would be an insult to "Sesame Street.""

Posted Feb 17, 2005
39
21%

Uncle Nino (2003)

"A superior cast and fine, believable performances lift this above an original production you would find on PAX TV."

Posted Feb 11, 2005
40
79%

"Pooh's Heffalump Movie exists to introduce a new character that can be sold as a stuffed animal at Disney Stores."

Posted Feb 11, 2005
41
69%

Hitch (2005)

"Hitch is one of those movies - common in the 1930s but rare today - where we envy how the stars speak so urbanely in everyday conversation"

Posted Feb 11, 2005
42
1%

"If Ed Wood had the opportunity to fall under MTV's influence, Plan Nine From Outer Space would have looked like Alone in the Dark."

Posted Feb 3, 2005
43
10%

"It's telling that we don't find Messing's character worthy of a male prostitute's love."

Posted Feb 3, 2005
44
60%

"A stone-solid thriller."

Posted Jan 21, 2005
45
11%

"This family comedy is a way for kids to punish their parents for making them eat their vegetables."

Posted Jan 20, 2005
46
92%

Die Hard (1988)

Posted Jan 14, 2005
47
60%

Posted Jan 14, 2005
48
10%

Elektra (2005)

"Call me squeamish, but this is my problem with Elektra, the Punisher and similar characters: Killers make lousy heroes."

Posted Jan 14, 2005
49
25%

"With so much going on in every frame, Appleseed is one of those anime projects that shouts you to sleep."

Posted Jan 14, 2005
50
65%

Coach Carter (2005)

"Jackson's presence alone raises Coach Carter above the formula it clings to. "

Posted Jan 14, 2005

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