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Brad Laidman

Brad Laidman

Agrees with the Tomatometer 91% of the time.

Brad Laidman's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Threat

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 97% His Girl Friday (1940) "The thing I like about Cary Grant in these movies was how utterly sure and pleased with himself he was. His screen characters always knew the working of the world. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 97% Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) "The silliest movie ever made. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 97% Airplane! (1980) "If you get half of the jokes flung your way, and laugh at half of those you're still in much better shape than the very best episode of Three's Company. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 98% Repo Man (1984) "Bonus points for the never-boring, cutting edge punk soundtrack. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 94% Pulp Fiction (1994) "Pulp Fiction is the first masterwork of the post-modern pop culture generation. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 98% A Hard Day's Night (1964) "Everything about this movie is a smile. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 80% Pretty in Pink (1986) "I got my first date because of this movie so you won't see me giving it any less than three stars. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
1.5/5 8% Valentine (2001) "Porno actresses are smarter than this crew! " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 88% Something Wild (1986) "A vestige of hope for your inner geek yearning to rebel. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 93% The Sting (1973) "These con men are fascinating guys. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 98% Say Anything... (1989) "Without a shadow of a doubt the most rewarding, funny, and likable romance of the last twenty years. It heralds the decency of romantic love against the gears of a cold, grinding mechanical world. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
1/5 0% Ed (1996) "Some would say that kids may like it, but kids enjoy eating packets of sugar - that's no reason to encourage it. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 94% Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) "It's tough enough to film a credible morality play without being laughed out of town. It's altogether mind boggling to do so and provide a grade A romantic comedy to boot. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 68% Legally Blonde (2001) "This is a modern day Capra movie, which means you might be embarrassed to tell your friends you went to see it, but you left the theater with a big smile on your face. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 87% The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976) "This isn't a great film by any means, but its heart is in the right place. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
0.5/5 88% Terms of Endearment (1983) "There's no doubt in my mind that there is more art to be found in a week's worth of General Hospital re-runs. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 81% The Natural (1984) "The cinematography is lush, the Randy Newman score is so epic that Hollywood uses it for practically every movie trailer that isn't a Chris Tucker comedy or a Shaft remake, and the period detail, and baseball scenes, are top notch. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 67% Ali (2001) "Mann's Ali is too concerned with cramming all of the benchmarks of his career into three hours to take the time to understand the true joy and compassion of the man. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 94% Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) "Every citizen should be made to watch in exchange for the right to vote. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 92% The Pride of the Yankees (1942) "A wonderful romance and heartfelt weeper. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 100% King Creole (1958) "The film does an amazingly good job of doing of leading many to believe that Presley could have been an inspired actor had he not been steered down the river by Hal Wallis and Colonel Tom Parker. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3.5/5 85% Eight Men Out (1988) "[Sayles] makes the audience an expert on the era and the incident. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 97% Bull Durham (1988) "Bull Durham is the best movie ever made about baseball, and it's not even really that close. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 75% The Girl Can't Help It (1956) "It's a great looking great sounding movie. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 96% Risky Business (1983) "A taut, bitter, sharp and nearly flawless film. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 82% Major League (1989) "It won't change your life but it'll feed your soul on a Friday night. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 96% The Bad News Bears (1976) "Isn't it great when a piece of classical music gets forever redefined by a movie about a bunch of foul mouthed brats? What could be a better way to spend 102 minutes of the truth? " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
3/5 89% Tootsie (1982) "People would have you believe this film was the Rosetta Stone of comedy, whereas it's really just an ok film dominated by television actors. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 96% Midnight Run (1988) "Midnight Run is a fast paced dynamo of action and fun. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4.5/5 90% Reservoir Dogs (1992) "I can't remember a movie getting me so excited about what you could do with a little bit of money, some fine actors, and lots of beautifully profane rhythmic dialogue. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 90% Postcards from the Edge (1990) "The older generation had it made. Drinking is legal. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4.5/5 91% The Producers (1968) "A film that will likely never be matched for its sheer audaciousness, puckish glee, and willingness to go any distance for a laugh. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 81% Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) "This is John Hughes' best teen film, and it's a call to arms to everyone in the world who doesn't want to follow society's lame-ass rules at the expense of living a cool life. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 92% 48 HRS (1982) "Not many people ever get to be the coolest man on the planet, but for a while in the early '80s, it was Eddie Murphy. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
4/5 81% The Longest Yard (1974) "his movie does for football and good sportsmanship what Paul Newman's Slapshot did for hockey. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
5/5 95% Amadeus (1984) "Hulce's goofy performance is pretty fun to watch in and of itself. He is out for sheer partying and joy like the hardest living Rock Star, a dandy fop with a silly laugh and an ego to match. " ‐ Film Threat
Posted Dec 8, 2002
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