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Betsy Bozdech
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
2/4 43%

In the Land of Women (2007)

"Wistful and uneven, Jonathan Kasdan's [drama] is like Garden State by way of a John Hughes movie -- but less engaging than either." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Apr 20, 2007
2.5/4 58%

First Snow (2007)

"Fate plays havoc with a salesman's existence in [this] bleak psychological thriller about life and death in the New Mexico desert." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Apr 13, 2007
1.5/4 8%

Gray Matters (2007)

"Heather Graham's nonstop perky chattering is more annoying than cute in [this] uneven, unrealistic romantic comedy about a rather bizarre love triangle." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Feb 25, 2007
2.5/4 70%

Amazing Grace (2007)

"Blending period drama with message-driven political wrangling, Amazing Grace is as earnest and well-intentioned as it is unsurprising." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Feb 25, 2007
3/4 93%

The Lives of Others (2006)

"Human nature trumps all in [this] thoughtful, engrossing tale of intrigue and instinct in 1980s East Germany." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Feb 9, 2007
3/4 89%

Venus (2006)

"Master thespian Peter O'Toole proves he's still at the top of his game in [this] poignant, complicated tale about mortality and passion." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Dec 22, 2006
2.5/4 65%

Apocalypto (2006)

"As an action piece, Mel Gibson's violent, subtitled Mayan epic is engrossing, but it lacks a real emotional hook." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Dec 8, 2006
3.5/4 11%

Kung Pow! Enter the Fist (2002)

"Steve Oedekerk's ode to bad '70s Hong Kong cinema is a gleefully bizarre combination of loving homage and merciless satire, bad special effects and unexpected jokes." DVDJournal.com
Posted Nov 9, 2006
3/4 91%

Dinner Rush (2001)

"Bob Giraldi's tight, well-paced movie is an example of what ensemble filmmaking can be when it's done correctly." DVDJournal.com
Posted Nov 6, 2006
1.5/4 4%

Serving Sara (2002)

"A trite, forced bore that squanders the talents of everyone involved." DVDJournal.com
Posted Nov 6, 2006
3/4 80%

Little Children (2006)

"Although thought-provoking and full of outstanding performances, Little Children still can't escape a little of the same ambivalence that traps its suburban characters." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Oct 6, 2006
2.5/4 56%

Keeping Mum (2006)

"The latest in a long line of 'quirky little English village' comedies is charming enough, but Keeping Mum doesn't break any new ground." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 29, 2006
3/4 76%

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

"Chaos, grit, and bravado run rampant through the streets of 1986 Queens in writer/director Dito Montiel's well-acted ... adaptation of his own memoir." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 29, 2006
1/4 13%

Haven (2006)

"Orlando Bloom swaps swashbuckling swords and Elvish arrows for crimes of island passion in this murky, confusing thriller." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 22, 2006
3/4 90%

Our Song (2001)

"At times, Our Song feels like a documentary, never once seeming forced or far-fetched." ‐Reel.com
Posted Sep 1, 2006
3/4 72%

Bubble (2006)

"Versatile director Steven Soderbergh leaves the bright lights of Las Vegas far behind for this quiet, stark tale of friendship and murder in a small Midwestern town." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 1, 2006
2/4 19%

Thunderbirds (2004)

"Ultra-campy marionettes come to blah life in director Jonathan Frakes' souped-up but poorly written adaptation of the cult English sci-fi kids' show." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Sep 1, 2006
2.5/4 61%

Saved! (2004)

"Faith takes a hip, raised-eyebrow beating in this biting yet surprisingly earnest dark comedy." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 64%

13 Going on 30 (2004)

"Alias superspy Jennifer Garner makes the most of her first starring role and discovers that love -- and navigating adult life -- really is a battlefield." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
2/4 8%

First Daughter (2004)

"Sweet but unremarkable, First Daughter is never quite as cute as its star." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 81%

Hellboy (2004)

"Stylish sci-fi director Guillermo Del Toro brings Mike Mignola's stone-fisted, horny (literally!) cult comic book hero to life in this wry, glossy adventure." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
1.5/4 29%

The Alamo (2004)

"Not even good sets, plenty of historical detail, and Billy Bob Thornton can put life into director John Lee Hancock's slow-moving, poorly acted Texan saga." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 44%

Casanova (2005)

"While not quite as irresistibly seductive as its title character, Casanova is the perfect cinematic one-night stand: charming, romantic and awfully easy on the eyes." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
2.5/4 40%

Scoop (2006)

"Woody Allen's London-set comedy caper doesn't break any new ground, but he and Match Point muse Scarlett Johansson are good for some odd-couple laughs." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3.5/4 81%

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

"You don't have to be an NPR junkie to appreciate Garrison Keillor and Robert Altman's sweet, gently funny tale about an old-fashioned radio show taking its last bow." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 52%

Strangers with Candy (2005)

"Amy Sedaris suits up as everyone's favorite former-prostitute/drug addict-turned-high school student in the long-awaited--and quite funny--big-screen version of the cult TV series." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
2.5/4 52%

Down in the Valley (2006)

"Edward Norton and Evan Rachel Wood turn in strong lead performances, but their talent alone isn't enough to set David Jacobson's sun-bleached, modern-day Western on fire." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 76%

Factotum (2006)

"Matt Dillon gets gritty--and drinks a lot--in director Bent Hamer's interesting but uneven adaptation of Charles Bukowski's acclaimed novel." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
3/4 90%

Half Nelson (2006)

"Strong performances by stars Ryan Gosling and Shareeka Epps elevate this gritty indie about an idealistic inner-city teacher who's crippled by drugs." ‐Hollywood.com
Posted Aug 31, 2006
2/4 42%

Two Weeks Notice (2002)

"A formulaic romantic comedy that never quite makes up for in charm what it lacks in originality." ‐Reel.com
Posted Dec 19, 2002
2.5/4 70%

White Oleander (2002)

"Engrossing and affecting, if ultimately not quite satisfying." ‐Reel.com
Posted Oct 10, 2002
3.5/4 63%

The Powerpuff Girls - The Movie (2002)

"From the action to the characters to the humor, it's one of the brightest entries in this summer's family-movie showdown." ‐Reel.com
Posted Jul 3, 2002
2.5/4 44%

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

"What redeems the film is the cast, particularly the Ya-Yas themselves." ‐Reel.com
Posted Jun 7, 2002
1.5/4 28%

Life or Something Like It (2002)

"Suffers from a decided lack of creative storytelling." ‐Reel.com
Posted Apr 26, 2002
1.5/4 7%

Dragonfly (2002)

"This Sixth Sense-wannabe is ultimately both predictable and as choked with cinematic cliches as Costner's resume is with post-apocalyptic epics." ‐Reel.com
Posted Feb 21, 2002
2.5/4 50%

Kate & Leopold (2001)

"As Leopold ... Jackman is the perfect mix of rogue and gentleman." ‐Reel.com
Posted Dec 21, 2001
2/4 20%

High Heels and Lowlifes (2001)

"High Heels' main problem is that Smith can't seem to decide whether the movie is an over-the-top comedy or a sassy action film." ‐Reel.com
Posted Oct 27, 2001
2.5/4 49%

Riding in Cars With Boys (2001)

"A pleasant, mostly realistic slice of life that puts Barrymore's trademark enthusiasm to good use." ‐Reel.com
Posted Oct 19, 2001
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