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Ben Falk

Ben Falk
Ben Falk's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): BBC.com, Empire Magazine

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 39% Black and White (2002) While Toback certainly makes a game effort to study the infiltration of hip-hop into the mainstream, his inability to choose what ground to cover ultimately results in an episodic hotch-potch.‐ BBC.com
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3/5 No Score Yet Room to Rent (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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2/5 21% Joe Somebody (2001) The sort of feeble redemption story Hollywood often palms off on the film-going public.‐ BBC.com
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2/5 50% Black and White (2002) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 86% Lilo & Stitch (2002) Touching, funny and strange.‐ BBC.com
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2/5 14% The One (2001) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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4/5 85% Monster's Ball (2002) Intimate, gruelling, and in some strange way, uplifting.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2002
5/5 80% The Royal Tenenbaums (2002) Funny, touching, intelligent, strange... well, let's just stop before we run out of superlatives.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2002
3/5 47% The Princess Diaries (2001) A very watchable, very warm little Disney comedy.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2001
2/5 82% The Deep End (2001) A rather dull movie, weighed down by its pretensions.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2001
3/5 64% Bandits (2001) It's still funny, but the flabby bits in-between the comic set-pieces and character-driven scenes are, quite frankly, an annoyance.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2001
4/5 68% Legally Blonde (2001) Funny, enjoyable and, above all, relaxing. You won't need much brain power, but you'll certainly have fun.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2001
2/5 32% America's Sweethearts (2001) The script here is not funny, while the cast -- though star-studded -- is perfunctory.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2001
4/5 52% American Pie 2 (2001) Writer Adam Herz has an uncanny knack of turning even the most predictable scenarios into slices of comedy magic.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2001
2/5 20% High Heels and Lowlifes (2001) A dull waste of a film, which will have you forgetting scenes, before they've even finished.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2001
3/5 89% Ginger Snaps (2001) This is not just another monster movie. Ginger Snaps succeeds exactly because it is not 'just' anything.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2001
4/5 88% Shrek (2001) This fable structure is allied to both a witty cynicism and sense of fun, which pervades the entire movie in equal measure.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Jun 18, 2001
2/5 56% Hamlet (2000) Just not quite daring or spectacular enough.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2001
4/5 76% Tigerland (2000) Despite his usual ability to spend more time on set design than he does on actors, Schumacher handles the more intimate setting with great skill.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted May 7, 2001
2/5 16% Sweet November (2001) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted May 7, 2001
2/5 67% Dogma (1999) If this is [Smith's] one 'message' movie, let's hope he has got it off his chest.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2001
5/5 89% The Breakfast Club (1985) Shot in sequence during 1984, The Breakfast Club became a benchmark for all that followed in the genre.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 97% Big (1988) This is mainstream Hollywood filmmaking at its best -- packed with intelligence, humour and pathos.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 78% Baby Boom (1987) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 97% Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) Visually stunning and creatively superior, Zemeckis's work is frequently staggering and always entertaining.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 69% Scrooged (1988) Whenever Bill Murray is in a film, there's always one simple rule. Give him a decent set-up and you've got yourself a classic.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 88% Six Degrees of Separation (1993) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 95% The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Very few movies have ever won the five top Oscars: Best Actor, Actress, Screenplay, Director, and Picture.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 38% 101 Dalmatians (1996) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 62% The Frighteners (1996) Full of special effects, but still strangely 'indie', the movie has a unique sensibility ...‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 24% Gun Shy (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 40% Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
1/5 37% Bicentennial Man (1999) The worst kind of movie -- one with no direction, no identity, and above all no heart.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 63% Man on the Moon (1999) Makes you unsure whether you have learned more (or absolutely nothing) about this mysterious and undoubtedly talented man.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 20% Jack Frost (1998) This is a watchable, if by-the-book little movie.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 53% Cecil B. Demented (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 67% Small Time Crooks (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
2/5 9% The Skulls (2000) If there was an Oscar for the Silliest Movie Category, then The Skulls might be in with a good chance of winning.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 34% Final Destination (2000) A fun romp with some genuinely chilling shocks.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 45% The Whole Nine Yards (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
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2/5 8% Valentine (2001) If you've hidden from the scary killer, don't leave your hiding place after less than a minute! Why do they do that?‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
3/5 83% Thirteen Days (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
3/5 81% Shadow of the Vampire (2000) It's a one-trick pony, but boy, is that trick a thoroughbred.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
4/5 92% Traffic (2000) A sprawling, artistic, superbly acted, informative, and mainstream Hollywood movie.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
3/5 53% The Family Man (2000) A pleasant change of pace for both Cage and director Ratner.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
1/5 14% Red Planet (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
1/5 22% Little Nicky (2000) Creating perhaps his most irritating persona to date, Sandler manages to get through the entire movie with barely a single gag, save for a few uninspired chuckles.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
2/5 19% Blow Dry (2001) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
4/5 78% Requiem for a Dream (2000) This is, without a doubt, cutting-edge film-making.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001
4/5 95% Best in Show (2000) Quote not available.‐ BBC.com
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2001