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Bob Thompson

Bob Thompson
Bob Thompson's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Jam! Movies, National Post

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 67% Michael Jordan to the Max (2000) Jordan was born to be an admired all-star. But as the film so eloquently shows, he worked hard to be the classy superstar that he turned out to be.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 13, 2003
3/5 44% The Siege (1998) A gripping build up gives way to an incredibly dumb finish.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Oct 9, 2002
3/5 88% American Beauty (1999) Moves from mirthful to moody and to downright overwrought near the climax.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Oct 3, 2002
100% Yana's Friends (2001) Kaplun (director Arik's wife) as Yana has a knack for maintaining her dignity and her poise while struggling through her humiliating problems. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Oct 8, 2001
93% The Circle (Dayereh) (2001) Alarmingly deft at exposing political and religious extremism for what it is. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 21, 2001
89% Ginger Snaps (2001) A hootin' howler this feature, another in the series of movies mixing tee-hees with the terrors. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 12, 2001
96% With a Friend like Harry... (2001) In the end, I was annoyed by the tricks, let down by the results. I felt so used. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 12, 2001
58% A Knight's Tale (2001) Even if you don't joust, you should appreciate Brian Helgeland's winking post-modern take on the medieval sport in A Knight's Tale.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 11, 2001
7% The Forsaken (2001) There are serious amounts of vampire letting, and some unintentional chuckles. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 30, 2001
92% Amores Perros (2001) A harrowing portrait.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 27, 2001
28% Kingdom Come (2001) Despite some lofty intentions, McHenry (who last directed the melodramatic Jason's Lyric) more or less keeps it sitcom superficial.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 11, 2001
27% Love, Honour and Obey (2001) Has less ain't-it-cool flash than Guy Ritchie's hyperkinetic Snatch, but more satiric soul. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 6, 2001
22% Pokemon 3: The Movie (2001) The kids will be served exactly the same sort of thing they got before -- fancy fluff. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 6, 2001
70% Series 7: The Contenders (2001) Smith, as the deadly Dawn, holds the feature-length gag together without giving away the joke. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 30, 2001
15% Tomcats (2001) This feature makes Three Stooges Meet Hercules look like a visionary satire.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 30, 2001
63% The Brothers (2001) Looks good and is often easy to digest. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 23, 2001
3/5 96% Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998) For purists, the animated story is a finely detailed expression of storytelling. For kids, the cartoon might be a little too fancy and not enough fun.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 20, 2001
54% Enemy at the Gates (2001) Erratic, but sometimes thrilling. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 16, 2001
2/5 56% Hamlet (2000) Hawke is very trying as he spouts Shakespeare's 16th-century wisdom in the setting of 21st century New York in this Hamlet.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 12, 2001
44% Get Over It (2001) This formula film has no chemistry, even if it does deliver a few chuckles. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 9, 2001
26% The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) Pretends to be obscure, but is really just another murder investigation yarn. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 9, 2001
18% Saving Silverman (2001) A seriously flawed goof-fest.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 9, 2001
55% Malena (2000) A film that aspires to do two things at once, but ends up doing not much at all. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 7, 2001
92% Traffic (2000) A film which is sometimes hard to take, but difficult to shake after you've seen it. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 27, 2000
32% All the Pretty Horses (2000) All the beautiful scenery, and all the okay acting, and all the modern-day cowboy imagery just isn't enough.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 24, 2000
98% A Hard Day's Night (1964) The film was easy to dance to and had a sound comic rhythm. It still does. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 22, 2000
17% Dracula 2000 (2000) So hip and happening, it grooves. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 22, 2000
42% Miss Congeniality (2000) Petrie's formula of keeping it light and bright, and not too confusing, works.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 22, 2000
54% What Women Want (2001) A giddy, goofy Gibson hoot, this is.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 15, 2000
85% The Emperor's New Groove (2000) All of this is good, even great, in a ludicrously madcap way.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 15, 2000
16% Whatever It Takes (2000) The cliches annoy. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
68% Marius and Jeannette (1997) [A] wobbly neo-political love yarn.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
34% Final Destination (2000) Avoid this obvious exercise in re-inventing the Scream formula. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 37% Something to Talk About (1995) Khouri does get off some hilarious anti-male revenge lines.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
24% Gone in 60 Seconds (Gone in Sixty Seconds) (2000) Gone in 60 Seconds seems to be trying hard. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
61% Return to Me (2000) 90 minutes of complicated, sometimes hokey and occasionally hilarious episodic moments defining the human condition. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
31% 28 Days (2000) It's self-revealing, self-serving and just plain sitcom-like. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
79% Shanghai Noon (2000) In fact, Chan virgins might consider taking this opportunity to lose it with Shanghai Noon. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 87% Crimson Tide (1995) Crimson Tide is like that promising good-looking first date who ruins everything by talking.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
52% Bounce (2000) Roos' dialogue in Bounce is uniformly decent, but the editing, especially in the middle and the end, is jarringly rough, even disjointed. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
14% Pokemon the First Movie - Mewtwo vs. Mew (1999) My name is Bob, and I am a father who is very afraid.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
46% The Cell (2000) In the end, Lopez and Singh sell The Cell as their own, but the main ingredients of the Mark Protosevich story seem merely rented. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 80% Sunday (1997) It defines boredom by mostly being boring about it.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
65% Sabrina (1995) It's likable, and nostalgic.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94% Central Station (Central do Brasil) (1998) [D]espite Salles' ragged editing and tedious pacing, Central Station makes its points about loss and suffering.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9% Eye of the Beholder (2000) No suspense and very little thrill about the posturing picture. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
57% Pitch Black (2000) Don't take Pitch Black too seriously, and it will scare you silly. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/5 29% Village of the Damned (1995) Carpenter can't cloak the hilarity of this hoary horror tale.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
76% Gladiator (2000) A historical fightfest spectacle in the great tradition of Spartacus and Hercules Against Rome. ‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
59% Outbreak (1995) All a little too much, for sure, but Hoffman, Freeman and Russo do their jobs a little too well for it to matter.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000