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Betsy Bozdech's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Reel.com, Hollywood.com, Common Sense Media

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 75%

Trolls (2016)

"Fun, colorful adventure has some peril, lots of great music. " ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 4, 2016
4/5 75%

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

"Adventure is clever and engaging, despite animals in peril." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 8, 2016
4/5 87%

The Peanuts Movie (2015)

"Gentle family-friendly comedy has sweet messages." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 6, 2015
3/5 73%

Suffragette (2015)

"Eye-opening drama about equality raises big questions." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 23, 2015
4/5 93%

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story (2015)

"Outstanding role model urges kids to stand up to bullies." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Sep 18, 2015
3/5 51%

Live From New York! (2015)

"Docu underlines Saturday Night Live's cultural impact." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 19, 2015
5/5 98%

Inside Out (2015)

"Beautiful, original story about handling big feelings." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 12, 2015
4/5 81%

Batkid Begins (2015)

"Tremendously heartwarming, positive docu for all ages." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 12, 2015
4/5 75%

The Boxtrolls (2014)

"Imaginative adventure has lots of peril, nasty villain." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Sep 25, 2014
3/5 46%

I.Q. (1994)

"Breezy, quirky romcom is predictable but sweet." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 15, 2013
4/5 88%

Roxanne (1987)

"Charming '80s romantic comedy has innuendo, swearing." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 8, 2013
4/5 No Score Yet

The Snowman (1982)

"Charming, wordless, book-based holiday fable for all ages." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 29, 2012
4/5 87%

Life of Pi (2012)

"Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 21, 2012
4/5 70%

Sexy Baby (2012)

"Provocative docu questions media's impact on girls' image." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 7, 2012
4/5 79%

Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

"Quirky mix of laughs, romance, strong violence." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Sep 14, 2012
3/5 82%

Innerspace (1987)

"'80s sci-fi adventure comedy has some drinking, swearing." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted May 4, 2012
4/5 84%

Bully (2012)

"Powerful documentary addresses critically important issue for kids." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Mar 8, 2012
4/5 97%

The Artist (2011)

"Loving tribute to silent films has a few tense moments." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 23, 2011
3/5 80%

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

"Comic book adventure mixes patriotism, explosive action." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 22, 2011
3/5 70%

Ramona and Beezus (2010)

"Beloved book girl comes to life in sweet, kid-friendly tale." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 23, 2010
3/5 44%

Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

"Fun, fast-paced sequel is more upbeat than the original." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted May 22, 2009
4/5 65%

The History Boys (2006)

"The History Boys is much less about lighting and composition than it is about Bennett's sharp, insightful script." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Nov 20, 2008
3/5 53%

City of Ember (2008)

"Fast-paced fantasy has lots of tense moments." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 8, 2008
4/5 82%

Tsotsi (Thug) (2006)

"Gavin Hood's Oscar-nominated tale about a young South African gangster who gets an unexpected chance at redemption is literally a world apart from anything produced by Hollywood." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 27, 2008
3/4 69%

American Teen (2008)

"Candid, intimate, and often heart-wrenching, Nanette Burstein's documentary captures the confusion and agony of living through high school." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Jul 25, 2008
4/5 51%

Nim's Island (2008)

"Book-based tropical adventure is good family fun." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Apr 4, 2008
2.5/4 47%

My Blueberry Nights (2007)

"Wong Kar Wai's dreamy film boasts strong performances but ultimately feels more like a wistful character study than a heartfelt romance." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Apr 4, 2008
2.5/4 55%

Flawless (2008)

"For a movie about a diamond heist, Michael Radford's talky, 1960s-set Flawless lacks sparkle--despite strong period detail, earnest messages, and committed performances." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Mar 28, 2008
2/4 55%

Married Life (2008)

"Stuck somewhere between a dark comedy and a thriller, director Ira Sachs' Married Life doesn't really work as either, leaving its strong cast adrift." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Mar 7, 2008
3/5 77%

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)

"A charming mix of screwball comedy and poignant romance, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is lighthearted period fun." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Mar 7, 2008
3/5 71%

Definitely, Maybe (2008)

"Teen-friendly romcom about love's ups and downs." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Feb 14, 2008
3/4 96%

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

"Starkly, brutally honest, Cristian Mungiu's well-acted abortion drama paints a bleak picture of Romanian life in the late '80s." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Jan 25, 2008
2.5/4 66%

How She Move (2008)

"Thanks to earnest performances and flat-out amazing dancing, the fairly predictable inner-city drama of How She Move feels surprisingly fresh." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Jan 25, 2008
3/4 66%

The Kite Runner (2007)

"Faithful to the bestselling novel on which it's based, The Kite Runner is a thoughtful, often heart-wrenching story about betrayal and redemption." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Dec 14, 2007
2.5/4 62%

Grace Is Gone (2007)

"John Cusack takes it down several notches in James C. Strouse's somber, well-acted family mourning tale." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Dec 9, 2007
2.5/4 76%

I'm Not There (2007)

"Simultaneously head-scratching and thought-provoking, Todd Haynes' metaphorical Bob Dylan drama feels more like poetry (or music) than a biopic." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Nov 21, 2007
2.5/4 37%

Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)

"Dustin Hoffman charms in [this] colorful fairy tale, but despite plenty of magical moments, it's missing the extra sparkle that could make it a classic." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Nov 16, 2007
3/4 81%

Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

"Thanks to grounded performances from its top-notch cast, Lars overcomes an ultra-quirky premise and develops into a thoughtful, albeit unusual, romance." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Oct 13, 2007
2.5/4 69%

Ira and Abby (2006)

"If Dharma and Greg went to therapy--a lot--you might end up with something like Robert Cary's appealing but uneven romantic comedy." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Oct 5, 2007
4/5 91%

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

"Ride along to dysfunction in quirky indie comedy." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 1, 2007
3/5 37%

Sydney White (2007)

"Tween star hits college; drinking, hazing ensue." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 1, 2007
3.5/4 82%

Into the Wild (2007)

"Sean Penn's gorgeous, tragic film is both an advertisement for wanderlust and a sobering cautionary tale." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 28, 2007
1.5/4 76%

The Last Winter (2007)

"Sure, global warming is scary, but chances are even Al Gore would be baffled by Larry Fessenden's moody, Arctic-set 'eco-thriller.'" ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 28, 2007
1.5/4 7%

Silk (2007)

"The movie looks gorgeous ... but the story never really builds momentum; you keep waiting for the 'real' action to start, but it never does." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 14, 2007
2.5/4 51%

Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)

"Rowan Atkinson's second feature-length outing as the bumbling Brit has moments of genuine humor and charm, but overall, [it's] more of a mini-break than a full vacation" ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 24, 2007
2.5/4 27%

Evening (2007)

"Despite strong performances from its excellent cast, Lajos Koltai's wistful adaptation of Susan Minot's novel doesn't quite connect." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Jun 29, 2007
2/4 74%

La Vie en Rose (La Mome) (2007)

"Vivid and emotional--but also disjointed and melodramatic--Olivier Dahan's Edith Piaf biopic ... is all about Marion Cotillard's passionate performance." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Jun 16, 2007
3/4 78%

Crazy Love (2007)

"Dan Klores' documentary proves that truth really is stranger than fiction as it spins the tale of an infamous crime of passion--and its unbelievable result." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Jun 8, 2007
3.5/4 94%

Away From Her (2007)

"Spare and poignantly bittersweet, Sarah Polley's wrenching romantic drama ... delves into the painful effects of Alzheimer's disease." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted May 18, 2007
2/4 75%

Black Book (2007)

"Paul Verhoeven's well-acted but overblown (and overly long) WWII thriller ... is like The Diary of Anne Frank by way of Basic Instinct." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted May 11, 2007
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