Claudia Smurthwaite

Claudia Smurthwaite
Claudia Smurthwaite's reviews do not count toward the Tomatometer. This is not a Tomatometer-approved critic, and this critic's reviews are not published on a Tomatometer-approved publication.

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T-Meter Title | Year
B+ 77% The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) Yes, it's a feel-good story, but it's also a smart coming-of-age story. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2005
C 36% Le Divorce (2003) ...not a sweet French pastry, but more like a soggy French fry. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2003
C 63% Crazy/Beautiful (2001) They never quite rise above the stereotypes. - EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2003
C+ 38% Sweet Home Alabama (2002) In the grand canon of romantic comedies, Sweet Home Alabama will probably be remembered as the film whose big box office opening helped raise Witherspoon's asking. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2002
D+ 15% Swimfan (2002) A movie shallower than a wading pool. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 22, 2002
B 61% Blue Crush (2002) Blue Crush gets bonus points for not tying everything up in a nice neat package with an orchid on top. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2002
B+ 92% Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001) It doesn't take a hardcore sidewalk surfer to appreciate the enthusiasm and spirit of Dogtown and Z-Boys. - EDIT
Read More | Posted May 21, 2002
C+ 15% Sweet November (2001) Nicely balanced with laughs and a few tugs at the heart without becoming overly schmaltzy - EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2001
B+ 90% The Widow of Saint-Pierre (The Widow of St. Pierre) (La veuve de Saint-Pierre) (2000) [H]onesty and belief in doing what is right gives the film's climax its poignancy. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2001
D- 18% Saving Silverman (2001) The laughs are few and the stupidity of the script is large. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2001
C 16% The Wedding Planner (2001) The Wedding Planner could be considered the Jordan Almond of romantic comedies. It looks nice, the coating is sweet, but the inside is a bit stale. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2001
B- 52% Save the Last Dance (2001) Save the Last Dance could be considered Dirty Dancing for the hip-hop generation. - EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2001