Christopher Null

Christopher Null
You're a bad pony, and I'm not gonna bet on you. - Joe Mantegna, House of Games

Agrees with the Tomatometer 71% of the time.

Christopher Null's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 83% Chinese Roulette "It just doesn't work. " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Jul 6, 2015
2/5 29% The Captive (2014) "pretty-looking yet totally dopey " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Mar 23, 2015
2/5 13% The Lazarus Effect (2015) "Who knew that playing God would be so unfulfilling... or so dull. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Feb 26, 2015
3.5/5 92% Frank (2014) "Frank is a movie so bizarre and strange that it's practically a miracle it got made at all " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Dec 7, 2014
3/5 82% Ivory Tower (2014) "I'm just as perplexed now as I was before watching the movie. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Nov 27, 2014
3.5/5 78% Big Bad Wolves (2014) "We've seen this film before - as recently as in last year's Prisoners - but Big Bad Wolves still manages to feel fresh. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Nov 19, 2014
3/5 92% Force Majeure (2014) "Everyone should have just gotten over themselves and moved on to enjoy the week on the slopes without so much drama. But that wouldn't have been very Swedish. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Nov 13, 2014
3/5 8% After (2014) "Gaspersz embeds you with this family's struggles, and almost makes you care about what happens to them all in the end " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Nov 10, 2014
4/5 89% Big Hero 6 (2014) "visually engaging, solidly structured, offers up entertaining characters, and establishes the needs of the genre - the superhero film - without falling into the pitfalls facing the typical "origin" stories " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Nov 6, 2014
5/5 100% Love Streams (1984) "a soul rattler. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Aug 24, 2014
69% Jacob's Ladder (1990) "One of Robbins' finest unheralded performances, plus a slew of supporting roles from then-unknowns Eriq LaSalle, Ving Rhames, Jason Alexander, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and an uncredited Macaulay Culkin. " ‐ Austin Chronicle
Posted Aug 23, 2014
3/5 68% Somebody Up There Likes Me (2013) "This isn't mumblecore, but it isn't slapstick, either. File under mumblestick, perhaps? " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Oct 13, 2013
4/5 80% Europa Report (2013) "I've never been so engrossed in frank conversations involving landing zones, ice drilling, or hydrazine. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Oct 6, 2013
2/5 80% Curse of Chucky (2013) "There's nothing here to indicate that the current iteration of Chucky contains enough life to stalk though anything more than a string of middling direct-to-video sequels. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Oct 6, 2013
1/5 No Score Yet A Common Man (2013) "The movie's tagline is "No justice. No peace." I couldn't agree more. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Oct 3, 2013
2.5/5 49% Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf's (2013) "I imagine that watching a movie about Bergdorf's is probably a little like shopping at Bergdorf's. It may feel good in the moment, but in the aftermath, you start to feel a little sick about the whole thing. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Sep 16, 2013
3.5/5 77% Somm (2013) "I found myself far more interested in the wines these guys were drinking than in them as individuals. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Aug 25, 2013
4/5 96% In the Family (2012) "an amazing piece of work, a quiet, introspective indie film that will have you rethinking everything " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jul 23, 2013
4/5 85% The Way Way Back (2013) "sneaky in the way it sets up a series of conventional themes and characters but slowly twists each of them, resulting in an experience that is subtly revelatory " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jul 12, 2013
3.5/5 48% I'm So Excited! (2013) "completes the gradual movement in Almodovar's work toward completely mannered farcical soap opera " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jul 11, 2013
1.5/5 58% Stuck in Love (2013) "Like many films paying lip service to the world of writing and publishing, Stuck in Love is in a big hurry to get to the good parts " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jul 4, 2013
2.5/5 67% World War Z (2013) "Apocalyptic hysteria aside, a movie this confused couldn't possibly go out with a bang... instead, it goes out with an ellipsis. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jun 20, 2013
4/5 60% The Bling Ring (2013) "Coppola, as ever, works in the subtlety of observation, immersing in the world of the characters and laying its flaws bare as opposed to strongly essaying the downfall of youth " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jun 13, 2013
4.5/5 83% This Is the End (2013) "a meta-masterwork. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jun 11, 2013
2/5 14% A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) "A Good Day to Die Hard isn't just half-boring and indifferently made; at its worst, it's downright dispiriting. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jun 5, 2013
4/5 98% Before Midnight (2013) "It's hard to remember another film where the ache of life's passing, and the ghostly memory of youthful freedoms has been more piercingly evoked. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Jun 4, 2013
3.5/5 69% Fast & Furious 6 (2013) "The choreography in the centerpiece smash-'em-ups is relentless, as if Lin has spent most of the two years since the last movie maniacally storyboarding the demolition derby of his dreams " ‐ Film Racket
Posted May 23, 2013
1.5/5 0% Generation Um... (2013) "The point of the movie seems to be: like, inarticulation, or something? " ‐ Film Racket
Posted May 2, 2013
3.5/5 93% The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) "The Citizen Kane of westerns. " ‐ Contactmusic.com
Posted Apr 29, 2013
2/5 62% Jack Reacher (2012) "Jack Reacher revolves around wild impossibilities and baffling motivations, and the conclusion is a whopper that outdoes everything I've discussed above. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Apr 26, 2013
2.5/5 32% The Numbers Station (2013) "If you're looking for a dynamic, politically-tinged thriller, you could do a lot better, but you could also do a lot worse. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Apr 25, 2013
1.5/5 51% At Any Price (2013) "A movie about amateur race cars, sex in grain silos, murderous secrets, and Dennis Quaid's late-period acting crisis - only not as much fun as any of that sounds. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Apr 25, 2013
3.5/5 100% Rio Bravo (1959) "A definitive piece of Americana by way of Howard Hawks, Rio Bravo is what the late 1950s studio system was all about " ‐ Contactmusic.com
Posted Apr 23, 2013
3.5/5 81% The Impossible (2012) "A tale that largely tells itself... with a little essential help from Hollywood's best special effects guys, that is. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Apr 17, 2013
4/5 100% The Staircase "So much legal craziness that you'll soon agree the whole system is totally out of whack. " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 4, 2013
90% Hamlet (1948) "This Hamlet, a Best Picture winner, unfortunately stands as one of the stagier productions of the famous play. " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 24, 2013
2/5 44% Brake (2012) "an idea for a short extended far beyond its creative shelf life " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 22, 2012
4/5 84% Last Days Here (2012) "For a heavy metal film, there is a lot of soul here. " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Mar 1, 2012
1.5/5 29% The Vow (2012) "a cross between Romantic Conflict for Dummies and Tepid Soup for the Soul " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 9, 2012
2/5 13% W.E. (2012) "behaves better as a museum piece that should be framed, hung and admired than as a moving piece of cinema that encourages you to embrace and interact with it. " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Feb 2, 2012
3/5 75% Kitty Foyle (1940) "It's an odd and unique testament to 1940s' zeitgeist, a period of hope and despair, both of which are reflected in Ms. Foyle. " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Jan 31, 2012
4/5 79% The Grey (2012) "In this vast expanse of hopelessness, The Grey is a rare mainstream action picture, exploratory in genre and of whatever lies beyond " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Jan 26, 2012
4/5 70% Newlyweds (2012) "Okay, so he's not Woody Allen. That's setting the bar a bit too high. But for Burns, he's never been better. " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Jan 12, 2012
2/5 12% I Melt with You (2011) "Good Lord, is this what's waiting on the other side of 40? " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 8, 2011
4.5/5 76% We Need to Talk About Kevin (2012) "It's not gonna be a pleasant chat. " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Dec 1, 2011
2/5 74% Rampart (2012) "all atmosphere and paranoia but little in the way of momentum " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 23, 2011
3.5/5 92% Arthur Christmas (2011) "quiet and intimate " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 23, 2011
2.5/5 45% Another Happy Day (2011) "Writer/director Sam Levinson isn't so much making a movie as organizing a circus " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 17, 2011
2/5 3% Jack and Jill (2011) "bad, but not abysmal " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Nov 10, 2011
2.5/5 46% Anonymous (2011) "don't go into Roland Emmerich's Anonymous expecting some kind of enlightenment " ‐ Filmcritic.com
Posted Oct 27, 2011
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