Andrew Griffin

Andrew Griffin
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
I love movies from all eras. I work as a features writer for the Gannett-owned newspaper The Town Talk.
Favorites:
"Treasure of the Sierra Madre" (1947) "Apocalypse Now" (1979) "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977)
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana
Official Websites: thetowntalk.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
B+ 70% Off the Map (2003) I should point out that one character that makes the biggest impact is the landscape itself. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2005
B+ 79% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) (G)ood is seduced by evil and good must ulimately triumph is balance is to be restored and peace secured. Sound familiar? - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 23, 2005
A 90% Kinsey (2004) Neeson's portrayal of Kinsey is letter-perfect and helps us sympathize with a man who is often misunderstood and even vilified by some. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2005
C- 56% The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) The movie, well, it stinks like a rotting beached whale. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2005
B- 77% Team America: World Police (2004) I give credit to satirists Parker and Stone for having the wherewithal to slaughter sacred cows and show that hypocrisy is evident on both sides of the political aisle. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2004
B+ 71% Napoleon Dynamite (2004) Hess knows his characters -- sad sacks and misunderstood nerd geniuses who inhabit straight-laced Middle America. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2004
B+ 64% The R.M. (2003) It's a pretty swell flick, with an amusing storyline, endearing characters, fine acting, great music, and quality production. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2004
B- 81% Friday Night Lights (2004) We see just how serious Texans -- fans and players alike -- take their football. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2004
71% Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) I'm going to bet that this film heralds a resurgence of interest in blimp travel. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2004
C 50% Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004) While the acting is adequate, it has a low-budget, melodramatic 'ABC Afterschool Special' quality to it that would make it more appropriate for airing on Lifetime or BET. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2004
B 74% Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) There is a lot of imagination in this wacky ride of a film that would make 'The Dude' from The Big Lebowski very happy. - Town Talk (Alexandria, LA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2004