Barry Johnson

Barry Johnson
Barry Johnson's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Hollywood Reporter, Oregonian

Movie Reviews Only

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B+ 96%

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

"Writer-director Cristian Mungiu uses long, naturalistic shots and creates a credibly grimy atmosphere to depict life in the dying regime." ‐Oregonian
Posted Mar 14, 2008

Live from Baghdad (2002)

" The teleplay from Wiener, Richard Chapman, John Patrick Shanley and Timothy J. Sexton is mostly taut and exciting, except when it pauses for a minimally romantic time out between Wiener and Formanek." ‐Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 13, 2003

Life as a House (2001)

"Totally predictable." ‐Oregonian
Posted Nov 2, 2001

Hearts in Atlantis (2001)

"A modest, well-made little film." ‐Oregonian
Posted Sep 28, 2001

Together (2001)

"A sweet film." ‐Oregonian
Posted Sep 14, 2001

Jackpot (2001)

"Ultimately, Sunny is too hopeless to really care about." ‐Oregonian
Posted Sep 7, 2001

Ghost World (2001)

"Splendid, darkly humorous." ‐Oregonian
Posted Aug 31, 2001

Thomas in Love (Thomas est amoureux) (2000)

"A clever satire." ‐Oregonian
Posted Aug 29, 2001

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)

"This one is for Woody fans, and maybe Woody fans only." ‐Oregonian
Posted Aug 24, 2001

John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars (2001)

"When there's no hacking going on, pretty much nothing happens except waiting for hacking to commence." ‐Oregonian
Posted Aug 23, 2001

Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

"Not flashy enough for Hollywood nor deep enough for an art film." ‐Oregonian
Posted Aug 17, 2001

Made (2001)

"A clever comic film, brightly written and soft-hearted." ‐Oregonian
Posted Jul 27, 2001

America's Sweethearts (2001)

"Think of it as the spoonful of sugar that will help the medicine go down, a drizzle of soft ice cream guaranteed to bring a quick smile to a kid's face on a bad day." ‐Oregonian
Posted Jul 20, 2001

The Score (2001)

"A snappy little heist movie with acting performances both deft and brilliant." ‐Oregonian
Posted Jul 13, 2001

The Man Who Cried (2000)

"It all won't be enough to convince Potter's critics, but the lush images that she assembles have a fascination." ‐Oregonian
Posted Jul 6, 2001

Shadow Magic (2000)

"Xia gives Jinglun an earnest likability." ‐Oregonian
Posted Apr 27, 2001

Keep the River on Your Right (2000)

"Once allowances are made, this particular journey of personal discovery becomes pretty amazing." ‐Oregonian
Posted Apr 20, 2001

Along Came a Spider (2001)

"For the 'fraidy-cat film reviewer, Along Came a Spider is the perfect thriller." ‐Oregonian
Posted Apr 6, 2001

Polish Wedding (1998)

"Polish Wedding often steams, but that just blurs the vision." ‐Oregonian
Posted Dec 31, 1999

Rules of Engagement (2000)

"Jones and Jackson are way too good for this material." ‐Oregonian
Posted Dec 31, 1999
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