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Cody Ray Shafer

Cody Ray Shafer

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Cody Ray Shafer's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Under the Radar

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/10 26% The Benefactor (2016) "Gere is predictably fantastic, but in the end, The Benefactor just too dull and sloppy to deliver a story a character like [his] deserves. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 16, 2016
4.5/10 29% Minority Report: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Maybe this series will prove me wrong and actually end up becoming a step above most network television. But I don't think we'll need precognition to find out that scenario is pretty unlikely. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Sep 21, 2015
6.5/10 70% Prince (2015) "Prince may be a little heavy on the style, but it is a contemporary style that lights up the story with energy. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Aug 15, 2015
9/10 92% Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "David Wain and Michael Showalter's quirky brand of comedy is still the heart of the series, and works because it is so youthfully rudimentary, playing up romantic comedy tropes with bratty sneers and whimsy. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jul 29, 2015
6/10 No Score Yet GTFO: Get the F&#% Out (2015) "GTFO is as important as it is frightening. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jul 14, 2015
5.5/10 No Score Yet Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove "A rose tinted adaptation of an eccentric chapter in rock history. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jul 11, 2015
8/10 100% My Name Is Emily "A rich, emotional story that gives its characters plenty of room to grow while questioning the very nature of reality. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jul 9, 2015
8/10 39% Strangerland (2015) "Strangerland builds tension far past its breaking point. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jul 9, 2015
7/10 100% 3 And 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets (2015) "3 1/2 Minutes finds a good middle ground for presenting its case as straightforward as possible. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jul 8, 2015
8/10 96% Orange is the New Black: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "Orange Is the New Black makes good on its promise for binge-worthy television, by doling out the rewards for marathon viewing in evenly spaced plot developments and mild tension. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jun 11, 2015
5.5/10 No Score Yet Viy (Forbidden Empire) (2009) "There are some thrilling sequences, and the monsters are great, especially for low-budget CGI. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jun 8, 2015
7/10 79% Wayward Pines: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Matt Dillon is perfectly cast in the lead, and though some themes and visual cues are a little hokey at first, Wayward Pines soon enough turns into thrilling network television. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted May 17, 2015
6.5/10 87% Noble (2015) "An earnest tribute to a strong and ambitious woman. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted May 8, 2015
8.5/10 85% The Last Man on Earth: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "The show's real charm will rely on the character chops of Forte and Schaal. Luckily, they seem up to the challenge. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Mar 6, 2015
7/10 79% Cyber-Seniors (2014) "A reminder that it is not only the elderly who need young people in their lives, but that we still have something to learn from our more experienced citizens. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Feb 3, 2015
3/10 32% Dark Summer (2015) "Another paint-by-numbers supernatural thriller. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Feb 3, 2015
4.5/10 62% 12 Monkeys: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Not horrible by SyFy, or even cable thriller standards, but still disappointing. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 21, 2015
6/10 95% The Man in the High Castle: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "The show conveys a heaviness that does not translate completely with the imagery, making some of the more emotional scenes unnecessarily awkward. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 15, 2015
7.5/10 81% Man Seeking Woman: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Man Seeking Woman is a rare and unique comedy, but raises the bar so high with its initial episodes that it will have to work extra hard to keep up this pace. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 15, 2015
100% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 10 "Game of Thrones closes out this season with a stellar episode, but like any good finale leaves some massive plots unresolved and teases us with whole new mysteries. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 7, 2015
91% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 9 "The direction and staging of the battle is impressive, if even a bit tame by Game of Thrones standards. The tension remains high throughout. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 7, 2015
97% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 8 "The episode leading up to the battle was good, but it was also unsettling in its revelations. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 7, 2015
100% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 7 "The episode places the drama carefully among the series' most important duos: outcasts seeking emotional refuge with their reluctant companions. The result is one of this series' best and most sincere moments. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 6, 2015
95% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 6 "The Laws of Gods and Men is a visually stunning entry into this season's run, but its strengths rely on Tyrion's futile battle with justice. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 6, 2015
100% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 5 "For the last few weeks, Game of Thrones has been ramping up a few of its many plots. Finally, in "First of His Name," a couple of those plot threads pay off, while the rest of Westeros tries to find steady ground. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 5, 2015
97% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 4 "Indeed, "Oathkeeper" is a perfect example of building tension that will sustain over at least a whole week, with everything left unresolved and dangling. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 5, 2015
95% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 3 "Last week's episode ended on such a high point, it was a pretty clever move opening this week on the exact same shot. Not only was it joyous fan service, but it served as a reminder of where the rest of this week's story was going. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 5, 2015
100% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 2 "After an already strong start, HBO's Game of Thrones ups the ante with one of its best hours yet. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 5, 2015
96% Game of Thrones: Season 4 Episode 1 ""Two Swords" shows the messy and downright depressing attempts to move on from a war-torn Westeros, but its real purpose is to reveal who will be prepared for the oncoming storm. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jan 5, 2015
5.5/10 30% Murder of a Cat (2014) "There aren't enough laughs to maintain the weak plot, and it is a pity, since Murder of a Cat is really unlike anything we've seen before. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Dec 16, 2014
4.5/10 31% Extraterrestrial (2014) "If the whole premise of Extraterrestrial sounds familiar, that's because there's hardly an original idea in the whole film. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Nov 22, 2014
7.5/10 67% The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014) "Ultimately, the film proves that Bitcoin is at the very least more appealing than succumbing to any of its critics' fears. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Oct 2, 2014
7.5/10 66% Madam Secretary: Season 1 (TV, 2014-2015) "A smart and enthralling D.C. drama that resurrects its predecessor's outlook, but still takes on a life of its own. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Sep 23, 2014
7/10 91% Doctor Who: Season 8 (TV, 2014) "Capaldi is brilliant from the start, and quickly eases any apprehension by addressing the nagging questions about his age and Scottish-ness head on, while still leaving some mystery to his regeneration process or personality. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Aug 25, 2014
7/10 88% House of Cards: Season 2 (TV, 2014) "Season two does a better job of embracing the absurdity of its dark universe, where only characters with no moral compass can ever come out on top. It is our collective paranoid concept of Washington politics, in all of its depraved glory. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Feb 21, 2014
3/10 45% The Tomorrow People: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "[It] is completely bogged down with rushed exposition, stale acting, and pointless action scenes that leave not much to look forward to. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Oct 9, 2013
6.5/10 52% Hello Ladies: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "Merchant doesn't have something to offer. He's proven time and again to have a spot-on wit and flawless delivery, and hopefully Hello Ladies lives up to his legacy. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Oct 2, 2013
8/10 100% Parks and Recreation: Season 6 (TV, 2013-2014) "Beyond blissful laughs, Parks and Recreation offers a healthy image of political cooperation at a time when we could really use it. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Sep 26, 2013
5/10 55% The Crazy Ones: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "It's a shameless corporate ripoff of a once-original idea. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Sep 26, 2013
6/10 29% Lucky 7: Season 1 (TV, 2013) "The cast is relatable, and the dilemmas are thought-provoking without being heavy-handed. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Sep 25, 2013
5/10 55% The Goldbergs: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "The Goldbergs banks on nostalgia for its charm, but needs to build on something more for us to really care about this family. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Sep 25, 2013
6/10 57% Hostages: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) "The idea of seeing Toni Collette in another lead role on a weekly series (after United States of Tara) is exciting enough and Dylan McDermott is a perfectly cast foil for Collette's strong performance. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Sep 23, 2013
8.5/10 90% Broadchurch: Series One (TV, 2013) "Most viewers will probably tune in to see Tennant in a dark and unfamiliar role, but as great as he is in the role, the real standout performance comes from Olivia Colman. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Aug 8, 2013
7/10 69% The Newsroom: Season 2 (TV, 2013) "Sorkin still has his flaws, but The Newsroom is an effective and entertaining vehicle for dissecting current issues. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jul 14, 2013
6/10 60% Dexter: Season 8 (TV, 2013) "It's not that Dexter has nearly worn out its provocative premise nor is it that Dexter occasionally crosses over from upper-tier cable shock-drama into daytime-soap corny, but the show has stretched suspension of disbelief to risky new distances. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jun 30, 2013
8/10 78% Arrested Development: Season 4 (TV, 2013) "No other show seems more primed for the new era in media consumption. " ‐ Under the Radar
Posted Jun 7, 2013
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