Andrew Dowler

Andrew Dowler
Andrew Dowler's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): NOW Toronto
Publications: NOW Toronto

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 23% The Woman in Black 2 Angel of Death (2015) Much of the horror boils down to heavily underscored jump scares that are neither particularly frightening nor, like the movie as a whole, memorable. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2015
3/5 47% Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials delivers more and bigger sci-fi action-adventure thrills than the original Maze Runner. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2015
1/5 18% The Perfect Guy (2015) Halfway through, The Perfect Guy flips from bland romance to a weak woman-in-peril suspenser. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2015
2/5 66% The Visit (2015) M. Night Shyamalan's latest plays better as a comedy than a as horror movie. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2015
4/5 67% Wolf Totem (2015) Among the outstanding set pieces, the most spectacular is a battle between the wolf pack and mounted herders trying to control a horse stampede in the middle of a blizzard. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2015
2/5 16% The Transporter Refueled (2015) This sequel is pumped with a lower-octane gas than the earlier films. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2015
3/5 36% Dragon Blade (Tian jiang xiong shi) (2015) This handsomely mounted historical epic tells the story of Chinese Silk Road peacekeepers who clashed and cooperated with a fugitive Roman legion in 50 BCE. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2015
3/5 46% No Escape (2015) No Escape lives up to its title. The all-pervasive threat kicks in at 20 minutes, and the high tension never lets up till the end. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2015
1/5 14% The Gallows (2015) Don't expect many thrills from hanging around The Gallows. It's a horror movie whose climax brought derisive laughter from the preview audience. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2015
4/5 92% Drag Me to Hell (2009) Drag Me To Hell offers lots of screams, gross-outs and laughs, often at the same time and always without one response ruining the other. That's a Sam Raimi trademark, developed in the first two Evil Dead movies and still fresh two decades later. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2015
3/5 87% Howl's Moving Castle (2005) Howl's Moving Castle is a graceful fantasy that builds on the strengths Hayao Miyazaki displayed in Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away. - NOW Toronto EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2014