Bob McCabe

Bob McCabe

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

Bob McCabe's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Empire Magazine

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 25% Fathers' Day (1997) "Williams and Crystal find their own rhythm with the material and deliver some much needed laughs. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jul 14, 2014
4/5 93% A Shot in the Dark (1964) "The original Pink Panther movie, and perhaps even the best. Sellars is, obviously, stellar. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Aug 7, 2012
2/5 12% Down Periscope (1996) "Kelsey Grammar's transition to the big screen is far from seamless. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Aug 4, 2009
4/5 88% Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) "The chemistry between its two stars is a thing of dreams, but the plot is a tad too episodic to make it a classic. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted May 5, 2008
4/5 98% Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) "Gibson is suprisingly uncharismatic, but Miller makes up for it with whizz bang action. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted May 30, 2007
5/5 89% Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) "Note-perfect performances, a screenplay steeped in both nostalgia and a timely sense of insight, and anti-heroes you can't help but love: it's no surprise that the always re-watchable Butch And Sundance was once labelled the most likeable film ever made. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted May 10, 2006
5/5 99% L.A. Confidential (1997) "Acted to perfection with more twists than you can shake a stick at. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Apr 21, 2003
16% Chain Reaction (1996) Empire Magazine
Posted Apr 21, 2003
3/5 97% Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) "Two of cinema's most iconic stars on top form make this worth a good look. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Aug 16, 2001
4/5 76% White Men Can't Jump (1992) "Mostly, it rocks. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Aug 16, 2001
1/5 61% Recess: School's Out (2001) "Even if it did keep the ankle biters quiet for an hour or so, this still wouldn't be worth your money. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Aug 6, 2001
3/5 64% La Captive (The Captive) (2003) "The investigation into passion is intriguing, but sadly, the solemnity suppresses the fascination. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Apr 23, 2001
5/5 99% A Hard Day's Night (1964) "Great band, great music, great film. Not only that, it remains a fascinating portrait of Britain on the cusp of change. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 93% Spy Kids (2001) "Unashamedly brilliant, a fast and furious fusion of hip references, cute action, dynamic visuals and sheer delight. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Apr 13, 2001
2/5 43% The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000) "Too fragmented to either please or sufficiently entertain any of its target audiences. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Feb 14, 2001
4/5 92% Sid & Nancy (1986) "Cox's film is strong on the atmosphere of the day and the sordid lives of those involved. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Feb 13, 2001
1/5 4% Mr. Magoo (1997) "When even the outtakes you see over the end titles don't raise a single titter, you know you're in trouble. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
64% Mother Night (1996) Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 72% Romeo + Juliet (1996) "Shakespeare's name fills up the title, but this is clearly Luhrmann's vision and it's a genuinely inventive one. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
39% Fear (1996) Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 80% Marvin's Room (1996) "Great actors do what they can in a simple and largely unaffecting story. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/5 11% Dracula - Dead and Loving It (1995) "Rubbish. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 80% He Got Game (1998) "After a couple of seriously worrying missteps, Lee is back at the top of his game, positioning himself as one of the best American filmmakers of his day. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 62% Desperado (1995) "It's big, it's daft, but Desperado is confident and hugely entertaining filmmaking. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
92% Ed Wood (1994) "A glorious homage to the power of film in general and one of Burton's finest moments. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 97% Good Will Hunting (1997) "Good Will Hunting may well be the Rocky story of the 90s. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
85% Wag the Dog (1997) "Great acting, great filmmaking, half-realised idea -- but nonetheless entertaining. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 53% A Goofy Movie (1995) "The strength lies in the storytelling, and while this is slight, it's still a lot of fun. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 80% Breakdown (1997) "An incredibly tense, gripping, white-knuckle treat. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Spider Baby (1968) Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 81% Happy, Texas (1999) "Happy, Texas is a light, breezy and very amusing comedy. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 70% The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) "A slick thriller with sizzling chemistry between Russo and Brosnan. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 45% The Siege (1998) "The Siege may well be based on a huge 'what if?' premise, but it's smart, taut and knows exactly what the hell it's doing. And it does it well. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 53% Switchblade Sisters (1975) "Like most things that fall over into the ever expanding trap of 70s revivalism, it's kitsch and it's fun but in a rather restricted way. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 65% The Nutty Professor (1996) "The Klumps is a bit like watching Ali just a couple of years before he called it quits -- occasionally still exciting to be around, but more often than not going through the motions, punching well below par. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
80% Primary Colors (1998) "A great cast -- led by a charming Travolta, an effectively steely Emma Thompson and a perfectly foul-mouthed Kathy Bates -- relishes the lines and bites the hand that governs them. " ‐ Empire Magazine
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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