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Boo Allen

Boo Allen
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 87% The Dark Knight Rises (2012) Over-written, over-plotted and with a ridiculous villain. Disappointing. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jul 19, 2012
2/5 77% Take This Waltz (2012) The whimsical charms are not enough to overlook the unbearable cuteness and the mountain of contrivances. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jul 13, 2012
4/5 72% Prometheus (2012) Ridley Scott succeeds in reluming this Promethean heat. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jun 8, 2012
2/5 94% Moonrise Kingdom (2012) More unbearable Anderson whimsy. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jun 8, 2012
3/5 57% The Dictator (2012) A funny movie from a funny man. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted May 18, 2012
3/5 92% Marvel's The Avengers (2012) Sock, pow, zowie--plenty of firepower in the summer's first big lallapalooza. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted May 4, 2012
3/5 92% The Cabin in the Woods (2012) Clever enough stuff until the computer generated monsters run amok. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Apr 21, 2012
3.5/5 79% The Deep Blue Sea (2012) Somber analysis of 1950's hypocrisy. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Apr 21, 2012
3.5/5 66% Friends With Kids (2012) Another perceptive take on modern relationships by triple threat Westfeldt. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Mar 10, 2012
4/5 88% In Darkness (2012) Compelling film, filled with human pathos. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Mar 2, 2012
4/5 69% The Convincer (Thin Ice) (2012) Ingenious, cleverly plotted engima. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Feb 24, 2012
3/5 78% The Grey (2012) Effectively creepy. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jan 29, 2012
4.5/5 89% The Descendants (2011) Director and co-writer Alexander Payne again shows the most acute and perceptive understanding of the American psyche of any current director. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Nov 20, 2011
3/5 43% J. Edgar (2011) Eastwood delivers an entertaing enough Best Hits version of Hoover's eventful life. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Nov 11, 2011
3/5 80% The Skin I Live In (2011) Unusually perverse even by Almodovar standards. Fascinating dissection of the moral identity. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Nov 6, 2011
3/5 34% Texas Killing Fields (2011) Despite the jumbled plot and structural problems, the shady characters and gritty settings compensate. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Oct 22, 2011
3.5/5 84% The Ides of March (2011) Well paced, intelligent, and showing us the even dirtier side of politics. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Oct 8, 2011
2/5 25% Killer Elite (2011) Despite the presence of some notable acting talent, this not-Elite work turns out to be just another dumb Jason Statham film. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Sep 23, 2011
3/5 92% Drive (2011) Moody, atmospheric and filled with twists. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Sep 17, 2011
1/5 81% Higher Ground (2011) Boring mess of an aimless movie in which Farmiga shows no aptitude for directing. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Sep 10, 2011
3/5 74% The Whistleblower (2011) Decent enough for this genre. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Sep 2, 2011
2.5/5 75% The Help (2011) Too many good intentions, too many sub-plots, too many histrionics. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Aug 14, 2011
2/5 82% Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) Marginal effects and a laughable story. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Aug 5, 2011
3/5 43% Cowboys & Aliens (2011) It works because it takes itself seriously without winking or smirking. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jul 29, 2011
2/5 14% Zookeeper (2011) About as fluffy and silly as would be expected. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jul 8, 2011
2.5/5 35% Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) More loud silliness. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jul 2, 2011
4/5 82% Super 8 (2011) Fun, fast homage to its many predecessors. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jun 10, 2011
3.5/5 84% The Tree of Life (2011) Malick again shows his unparalleled personal vision. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jun 3, 2011
2/5 32% Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) Pointless Pirates ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted May 20, 2011
2.5/5 77% Thor (2011) THOR ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted May 7, 2011
3/5 71% Hanna (2011) A wild ride, implausible and ridiculous. But, yes, fun. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Apr 8, 2011
3 of 5 92% Source Code (2011) Fun enough, but don't think about it. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Apr 1, 2011
3/5 94% Win Win (2011) Writer-director Thomas McCarthy again captures the pain of the outsider. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Mar 26, 2011
3/5 84% Jane Eyre (2011) Passable yet unimaginative, a by the numbers re-do of a classic hard to mess up. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Mar 19, 2011
3/5 37% Mars Needs Moms (2011) Darker than expected but with a good theme: moms are great. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Mar 16, 2011
3/5 72% The Adjustment Bureau (2011) Decent enough science-fiction silliness that could have done without the religious malarkey. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Mar 4, 2011
2.5/5 39% The Eagle (2011) Tatum mounts barbed steeds to fright the souls of fearful adversaries. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Feb 11, 2011
1/5 20% The Rite (2011) Anyone who has seen THE EXORCIST or any of its imitators in the last 38 years can skip this boring re-tread. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jan 28, 2011
3/5 67% The Company Men (2011) Painful yet well cone depiction of pride going before the fall. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jan 22, 2011
2/5 43% The Green Hornet (2011) Dumb, unfocused movie that is neither comedy nor action-thriller. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Jan 14, 2011
2.5/5 88% Blue Valentine (2010) Jumbled editing does not hide that this is little more than recycled relationship navel-gazing. ‐ Cedar Hill Sentinel (TX)
Posted Jan 8, 2011
3.5/5 96% True Grit (2010) The Coens' black humor perfectly matches Charles Portis' original observations. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Dec 26, 2010
2/5 90% The Fighter (2010) No matter how Hollywoodized, it's still just another dumb boxing movie ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Dec 18, 2010
4/5 95% The King's Speech (2010) Brilliantly observed, thoughtful, intellifent. ‐ Cedar Hill Sentinel (TX)
Posted Dec 18, 2010
3/5 87% Black Swan (2010) Silly, loopy fun ‐ Cedar Hill Sentinel (TX)
Posted Dec 6, 2010
3/5 56% Morning Glory (2010) Pretty standard material is enlivened enough by McAdams to supersede the cliches. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Nov 11, 2010
3/5 56% Morning Glory (2010) Pretty standard material is enlivened enough by McAdams to supersede the cliches. ‐ Cedar Hill Sentinel (TX)
Posted Nov 11, 2010
3/5 65% Tamara Drewe (2010) Frears Interview ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Oct 31, 2010
3/5 65% Tamara Drewe (2010) Frears Interview ‐ Cedar Hill Sentinel (TX)
Posted Oct 31, 2010
97% GasLand (2010) A horror story that turns out to be unfortunately real. ‐ Denton Record-Chronicle
Posted Oct 28, 2010