Collin Souter

Collin Souter
"Say hi to Allison and the twins" "Triplets" "Triplets...Gosh, how time flies." --Brazil "You love me? You odn't got the right." --5 Corners "My father says that everyone is asleep, everyone you talk to, everyone you meet...he says that only a few people are awake and they live in a state of constant, total amazement." --Joe Versus the Volcano " " --City Lights "Someone, tell a joke" --Moonstruck "Is that what you wanna do for the rest of your life? Get drunk and call Morocco at 2 o'clock in the morning?"

Agrees with the Tomatometer 80% of the time.

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

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 96%

Sideways (2004)

"Sideways is a movie that knows us a little too well, which has always been Payne's specialty." ‐
Posted Nov 7, 2004
4/4 55%

Undertow (2004)

"Green again establishes himself as an indisputable filmmaking talent and the best of his generation." ‐
Posted Oct 22, 2004
3.5/4 96%

Born Into Brothels (2004)

"Usually, documentaries ask hard, probing questions. Refreshingly, Born Into Brothels is about a person with an answer." ‐
Posted Oct 19, 2004
4/4 99%

Moolaadé (2004)

"Like Africa itself, "MoolaadĂ©" will leave you in shock, a little breathless and grateful to have basked in its suffering as well as its joy." ‐
Posted Oct 19, 2004
3.5/4 76%

Brother to Brother (2004)

"Evans' debut has the courage to ask for change without resorting to preaching the answers." ‐
Posted Oct 19, 2004
3.5/4 77%

Team America: World Police (2004)

"The best antidote I can think of to the constant bombardment of self-serious Leftist documentaries is a movie that slams everyone, no matter what the affiliation." ‐
Posted Oct 14, 2004
3.5/4 67%

Machssomim, (Checkpoint) (2004)

"Checkpoint adds a a whole other dimension to the debate over civil liberties by letting its unflinching footage speak for itself." ‐
Posted Oct 9, 2004
4/4 92%

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

"The best male bonding film since Last Orders and the best romantic comedy since Love Actually. Oh, and it's a great zombie flick, too." ‐
Posted Sep 26, 2004
4/5 96%

Festival Express (2003)

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Posted Aug 19, 2004
.5/4 21%

AVP - Alien Vs. Predator (2004)

"'Whoever Wins...We Lose!' Thank you, Fox, for the truth in your advertising." ‐
Posted Aug 12, 2004
3/4 74%

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

"Perfect summertime munchies for the drive-in. Lewd, raunchy and likely to spawn a sequel or two. It’s also fearless, well-acted and smarter than it lets on." ‐
Posted Jul 29, 2004
2/5 47%

Ja zuster, nee zuster (Yes Nurse! No Nurse!) (2004)

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Posted Jul 28, 2004
1/4 9%

Catwoman (2004)

"An adolescent fantasy run amok that owes more to drummer Peter Criss than to Julie Newmar." ‐
Posted Jul 26, 2004
2/5 11%

A Cinderella Story (2004)

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Posted Jul 20, 2004
4/4 66%

Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004)

"A 'Stupid Comedy' that gleefully celebrates the absurd and actually trusts its audience to be smart." ‐
Posted Jul 8, 2004
3.5/4 83%

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

"Though his movie tends to trip over and repeat itself, Moore has nevertheless crafted a compelling essay on what separates Politician from Human Being." ‐
Posted Jul 4, 2004
3.5/4 61%

The Terminal (2004)

"It proves that Spielberg has not lost a single ounce of showmanship and yet he continues to grow, take chances and, yes, even at his age, mature. " ‐
Posted Jul 4, 2004
3/4 85%

Dyskoloi apohairetismoi: O babas mou (Hard Goodbyes: My Father) (2003)

"A promising debut from Penny Panayotopoulou who has a great eye as well as a clear understanding of what makes mourning our loved ones such a complex and excruciating process." ‐
Posted Jul 4, 2004
4/4 91%

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

"The best book in the series is now the best film in the series. We all have a better movie in our heads, but I had a blast seeing what lurked inside Curon's." ‐
Posted Jun 3, 2004
1.5/4 24%

Stateside (2004)

"It's as though the actors showed up on the set, picked their lines out of a hat, than spoke them in no particluar order." ‐
Posted May 28, 2004
0/4 11%

New York Minute (2004)

"Who would have thunk the twins from The Shining should have their own movie?" ‐
Posted May 28, 2004
4/5 95%

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (2003)

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Posted May 17, 2004
2.5/4 39%

Seeing Other People (2004)

"The great cast should work together again on a project that aspires to be more than just pleasent. Not a bad movie, just a little too obvious." ‐
Posted May 15, 2004
3.5/4 93%

Super Size Me (2004)

"More than a 98-minute episode of Fear Factor, Spurlock's movie is a remarkably thorough and hilarious examination of our alarming eating habits." ‐
Posted May 15, 2004
4/4 90%

I'm Not Scared (Io non ho paura) (2003)

"A beautiful, exciting and challenging film about survival and a child's cold realization that adults don't always have the right answers." ‐
Posted May 2, 2004
2/5 No Score Yet

Skin Deep (2003)

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Posted Apr 24, 2004
1.5/4 55%

The Girl Next Door (2004)

"The comparisons to Risky Business are inevitable, but like the song says, Today's music ain't got the same soul." ‐
Posted Apr 15, 2004
1.5/4 44%

50 First Dates (2004)

"A depressing Rom-Com with more endings than Something's Gotta Give and Return of the King combined." ‐
Posted Apr 2, 2004
2/4 28%

The Prince & Me (2004)

"Yet another duller-than-golf Hollywood Rom-Com with about 20 possible endings, all of which we get to see." ‐
Posted Apr 1, 2004
3.5/4 55%

The Ladykillers (2004)

"Leave it to the Coen Brothers to do a remake of yet another heist movie that is actually worth your time. One of the funniest films I've seen in years." ‐
Posted Mar 26, 2004
2.5/4 64%

Starsky & Hutch (2004)

"Stiller and Wilson provide plenty of laughs, but do I really need another reminder of just how lame the '70s really were?" ‐
Posted Mar 4, 2004
3.5/4 49%

The Passion of the Christ (2004)

"As a work of cinema, The Passion of the Christ possesses a majestic beauty within its horror, one that comes most effectively through a tiny, solitary teardrop." ‐
Posted Feb 24, 2004
1.5/4 13%

Welcome to Mooseport (2004)

"Proof that nice comedies about politics just don't work, especially during an election year." ‐
Posted Feb 19, 2004
1/4 16%

You Got Served (2004)

"If you want to bring back the '80s by emulating those awful Golan/Globus dance movies, you have to GET Golan and Globus! Everything else is just 4th rate." ‐
Posted Feb 1, 2004
4/5 99%

The Twilight Samurai (Tasogare Seibei) (2004)

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Posted Jan 28, 2004
3/4 77%

Peter Pan (2003)

"As smart and definitive a version as we're likely to see for a while, which is fine, if only because it casts an actual child actor instead of a creepy female man-child." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
2/4 76%

Teacher's Pet (2004)

"Occasionally clever, but unworthy of being the swan song of Disney's hand-drawn animation department. Too loud, screeching and annoying." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
2/4 19%

Chasing Liberty (2004)

"Mandy Moore's best movie so far, which, I realize, doesn't say much. The movie has its charm, but not enough to sustain its length." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
2/4 52%

Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! (2004)

"While the cast has its charm, they are nevertheless stuck in a by-the-numbers script that the main character would probably hate." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
2/4 25%

Along Came Polly (2004)

"It plays more like a Ben Stiller/Jennifer Aniston Romantic Comedy Greatest Hits package." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
2.5 67%

U2: Rattle and Hum (1988)

"R&H exists as it does simply because U2 had “planned” too much ahead of time, the antithesis of spontaneity and the killjoy of documentary filmmaking." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
2/4 80%

Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2004)

"It has a haunting and eerie quality to it at times, but it doesn’t stay with the viewer for very long. I feel more like I’m watching a cinematographer’s clip-reel." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
2.5/4 41%

The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)

"A movie such as this can easily get by on charm, so long as we get a surprise or two from the rest of the script. Therein lies the problem. " ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
3/4 63%

Love Actually (2003)

"Upon first viewing, it is something of a guilty pleasure. Upon second viewing, it is simply a pleasure." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
3/4 70%

Terminator 3 - Rise of the Machines (2003)

"Until the gutsy ending, there doesn’t seem to be much of a reason for this movie to have been made. And damn if it’s not fun to watch." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
3.5/4 90%

The Magdalene Sisters (2003)

"Beautifully directed and acted, Mullen's movie seems to be made with the same purpose as last year's Bloody Sunday, that of atonement and catharsis." ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
3.5/4 87%

28 Days Later (2003)

"Boyle and his remarkable cast play the material seriously, with an atmospheric soundtrack adding a sense of poetry and lyricism. " ‐
Posted Jan 24, 2004
2.5/4 82%

Monster (2004)

"More often than not, Theron gives us a caricature rather than a character. As a result, Monster is a well-made movie without much purpose." ‐
Posted Jan 8, 2004
2/4 24%

Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

"Martin and Hunt make the terror go down smoothly, like having Diet R/C pumped through your veins instead of down your throat." ‐
Posted Dec 23, 2003
1/4 10%

Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (2003)

"Creepier than Michael Jackson's mug shot, and yet very similar. Parents shouldn't leave their kids alone with this circus sideshow, either." ‐
Posted Nov 23, 2003