Cole Abaius Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Cole Abaius

Cole Abaius

Agrees with the Tomatometer 78% of the time.

Cole Abaius's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film School Rejects

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
C 8% The Babymakers (2012) Film School Rejects
Posted Jan 22, 2013
C 86% The House of the Devil (2009) "The problem with it, and with House of the Devil, is that it's mostly pedestrian stuff leading to a pay off that's just not enough. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Oct 10, 2012
67% Headshot (2012) "It's wholly unfair to judge a movie on what it could have been, but few films place their potential on a pedestal and fail to engage it like Headshot. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jun 5, 2012
A- 92% Marvel's The Avengers (2012) "Thrilling action, rounded characters, high personal and global stakes, brilliant camera work, a tight script, strong acting and a hell of an adventure. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 4, 2012
D 34% Battleship (2012) "This thing is an Asylum movie with hundreds of millions of dollars of gloss on it. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Apr 14, 2012
B+ 100% Fish Story (Fisshu sutori) (2011) Film School Rejects
Posted Mar 22, 2012
89% My Brother The Devil (2013) "All in all, it's a robust debut that demands anticipation for Hosaini's next work. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 15, 2012
82% Shadow Dancer (2013) "In this IRA thriller from James Marsh, incendiary devices are all over the place. Some are literal, most are figurative, and Bomb Theory abounds. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 15, 2012
92% Farewell, My Queen (2012) "What's really magical about Farewell, My Queen is that it gives the audience something to do other than stare at the scenery. It's thrilling. A rare example of something antique feeling genuinely brand new. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2012
69% Extraterrestrial (2012) "A fun twist on the romantic comedy genre that subverts the usual ideas and just happens to have something large from outer space always floating overhead. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jan 24, 2012
A 30% Chaos Theory (2008) Film School Rejects
Posted Jan 24, 2012
B+ 70% Newlyweds (2012) Film School Rejects
Posted Jan 7, 2012
A 44% 30 Minutes or Less (2011) "Surprisingly, even as trim as it is, it still manages to build rounded characters, name its stakes, and then raise them both to the occasion. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 13, 2011
A- 96% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (2011) "It's been a long journey, but in all of those undertakings, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 succeeds with incredible resolve. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jul 13, 2011
B 82% Super 8 (2011) "Super 8 is the cinematic equivalent of unearthing a time capsule and finding everything inside is still impossibly shiny and new. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jun 11, 2011
B+ 90% Bridesmaids (2011) "Kristen Wiig is funny, sweet and pathetic while her life falls apart, the ensemble works well, it's a comedy unafraid to get disgusting and then get dramatic, and just about every scene works. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted May 18, 2011
D+ No Score Yet Kamogawa Horumo: Battle League in Kyoto (2009) Film School Rejects
Posted May 7, 2011
71% Red (2010) "Red might just be the best romantic comedy of the year. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Oct 4, 2010
B+ 81% Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) "Scott Pilgrim vs The World is a mash up of pop culture from the past 40 years that's wound up in a tight package and set to detonate. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 13, 2010
B 66% The Karate Kid (2010) "Surprisingly serious, showcasing the natural beauty of the shooting location, great martial arts, and good to great performances that tell a universal story. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Jun 10, 2010
100% Ink (2009) "A movie that needs to be seen, and it's a film that deserves to be celebrated. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Sep 10, 2009
96% The Court Jester (1956) "With most comedies that were still reveling in the world of Vaudeville despite three decades of separation, The Court Jester throws the kitchen sink at the audience. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
A 51% Get Smart (2008) "The term laugh-a-minute is a bit hackneyed for my taste, and Get Smart comes closer to several laughs-a-minute. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
97% Ninotchka (1939) "It's comedy is rooted in classic sentimentality, but the dialog is often hammer and sickle sharp. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
B- 61% Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) "Overall, everyone involved does well, but no one besides the 3D is doing much to drop your jaw. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
No Score Yet The Batman (An Evening with Batman and Robin) (1943) "It's something to make you cringe at our cinematic history or to revel in how far we've come. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
65% The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008) "A good fit for its audience. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
C 18% Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) "It had a lot of potential, but unfortunately, that label of 'supplement' seems more appropriate for it than 'stand alone film' does. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
A- 54% Battle in Seattle (2008) "Perhaps I should just scrawl it on a placard: Battle in Seattle is an indie that deserves to stand out. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
D- 30% Nights in Rodanthe (2008) "You could have filmed zombies in a gorgeous 19th century beach house and gotten the same emotional impact. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
94% The More the Merrier (1943) "Black and white, vaudevillian-style hilarity ensues. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
D 70% Religulous (2008) "This film is primed to inspire mobs of people to herd out of the theater, smiling and nodding in unison about how great it is to be free-thinking. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
100% Frankenstein (1931) "The genius of all this beauty is that it truly is chillingly scary. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
D+ 59% W. (2008) "The bulk of the story comes straight from things widely known about the man, and the blanks are filled in by surreal familial moments that make Barbara Bush look like Mommy Dearest and George Sr. look like a mannequin with a Quaalude addiction. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
97% Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens) (Nosferatu the Vampire) (1922) "His body is twisted and perverted, gnarling in on itself and constantly invading the personal space of the people around him. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
A 69% Synecdoche, New York (2008) "Another love letter to existence from one of, if not the best, screenwriter of the day. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
D- 12% Saw V (2008) "This is definitely the worst film of the series, and probably the worst horror film I've seen all year. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
B 57% Special (2006) "The quiet-yet-hip tone of the film reminded me a lot of Roger Dodger, another indie film that let's its script and acting do the talking. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
D 48% Twilight (2008) "This movie will end up being the first kiss for countless twelve-year old boys, but most of them won't look back on the film itself as anything special, which is sad. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
100% The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) "Even though it diverts from the original novel, the film is still ultimately a tragic, triumphant story. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
A 98% The Wrestler (2008) "Aronofsky leaves it all on the mat with The Wrestler. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
C+ 33% The Objective (2008) "The film lags in four of five places, sometimes adding to the desolate mood and sometimes simply dragging. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
84% Operation Petticoat (1959) "Without a true plot to speak of, you really watch the film for the comic set ups that all have fairly quick payoffs. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
97% L'Avventura (1960) "If you've ever hoped for the fusion between classic visual art and film, the last scene of L'Avventura is one of the most beautiful things you'll ever get the pleasure to lay on your eyes. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
B 82% Two Lovers (2008) "As much as I could say about Gwyneth Paltrow and Vinessa Shaw bringing strong performances to the table, it all goes double and triple for Joaquin Phoenix. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
D- 40% He's Just Not That Into You (2009) "The women are catty, whiny depressives with zero personality. The men are shallow, flippant and lack the emotional depth of a grapefruit spoon. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
C 12% Pink Panther 2 (2009) "More of the gags work than don't work, but there are decent stretches of the movie where not much funny is going on despite the desperate efforts to make something happen. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Feb 11, 2009
C- No Score Yet The Pink Conspiracy (2008) Film School Rejects
Posted Oct 18, 2008
B+ 58% Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) Film School Rejects
Posted Oct 18, 2008
B- 43% Take (2008) "This is a slow burn of a film. You'll have to commit to seeing it, but the rewards for doing so are great. " ‐ Film School Rejects
Posted Aug 13, 2008
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