Dana Knowles Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Dana Knowles

Dana Knowles

Agrees with the Tomatometer 87% of the time.

Dana Knowles'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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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
A 92% Shakespeare in Love (1998) "An energetic, joyous celebration of love, art, language, and the creative process. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Aug 11, 2003
F 39% Hannibal (2001) "If only the adorably sentimental Dr. Lecter could cut my skull open and remove the chunk of my brain that houses the memory of having seen this film. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Aug 11, 2003
A 88% American Beauty (1999) "Elegant and gorgeous in its careful progression from satire to poignant drama, AMERICAN BEAUTY celebrates the rewards of the journey instead of glorifying the destination or the prize. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Aug 11, 2003
A- 96% The Insider (1999) "THE INSIDER may not be groundbreaking in terms of its muckraking revelations or its cinematic achievements, but it is an exceptionally well-crafted, well-acted drama. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jun 18, 2002
A+ 94% 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) "2001 is movie as monolith... a gateway to a new level of vision. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A 89% Once Upon a Time in America (1984) "The structure itself is worth the price of admission. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A 94% Fargo (1996) "Conjuring a universe that is at once singular and familiar, FARGO is that rarest of breeds: a film that genuinely merits the word unique. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A+ 92% Saving Private Ryan (1998) "Meticulously staged and shot, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN captures the insanity of combat with bracing immediacy. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A 85% Happiness (1998) "...the best kind of personal filmmaking. I don't have to love Solondz, his characters, his story, or his point of view to be thankful that he wrestled them onto a screen. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B+ 56% Mumford (1999) "There are dozens of small throwaway lines that would be high-points in the script for any other movie. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
D- 32% Message in a Bottle (1999) "Kevin Costner's...surly pouting and willful detachment are so unappealing that director Luis Mandoki is forced to resort to the dreadful falling in love by montage approach. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
C+ 22% The General's Daughter (1999) "A movie that practically screams "Hollywood," this murder-mystery/thriller is as slick as sheet-ice and just about as deep. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
C- 62% Arlington Road (1999) "It's impossible to reconcile the giggle-inducing style of Pellington's direction with the real issues the film addresses and come up with a coherent take on his intent. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A- 86% The Blair Witch Project (1999) "If it manages to burrow under your skin, you'll have a hell of a time leaving it behind you in the theater. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
F 26% Breakfast of Champions (1999) "This movie is nothing but a freak show--a grating, unfunny, boring, empty-headed cartoon that never ceases to make you yearn to run away. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A 96% The Straight Story (1999) "This is every bit a David Lynch film, despite its apparent departure from the disturbing subject matter and edgy darkness. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A+ 84% Magnolia (1999) "the most audacious, courageous, and cinematically complex filmmaking of the year... a deeply collaborative tightrope walk of immense proportions. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B+ 67% Sleepy Hollow (1999) "A terrific ride, despite its remarkable hollowness as a narrative. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A- 93% Being John Malkovich (1999) "It's a kick to have such tremendous fun at a movie and then discover that you've been given so much food for thought as a bonus. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
D 11% End of Days (1999) "Why make an original movie when you can crib a bunch of scenes from other movies, change them slightly...then cut them together and pretend you're releasing something fresh? " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
D+ 63% Man on the Moon (1999) "If the notion of watching Carrey pull off a complex physical imitation of Kaufman appeals to you, the absence of further enlightenment may not matter at all. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 83% The Hurricane (1999) "It's a testament to how good most of the film is--and to how great Washington is--that its omissions and its fizzling toward the end never threaten to kill the movie itself. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 71% The Cider House Rules (1999) "This film tells its intended tale about as well as it could be told, and with a sweetness and generosity of spirit that is undeniable and admirable. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
A- 83% The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) "Beautifully crafted from start to finish " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
D+ 28% The Story of Us (1999) "THE STORY OF US sputters and dwindles and dies at the hand of its own bland indifference to what makes people interesting in the first place. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 54% Girl, Interrupted (1999) "Saddled with a dreadfully ugly wig that seems to be visual shorthand for "she's one very messed up girl," Jolie grabs center stage in every scene she's in. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 76% Mansfield Park (1999) "An agreeable and reasonably charming fusion of the titular novel and Ms. Austen's personal writings. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 68% Titus (1999) "a brutal, busy, messy, sometimes darkly funny epic about revenge as historical Mobius strip... a twisted plane from which there is no escape " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
C+ 82% Tumbleweeds (1999) "As much as these characters look and feel authentic from frame to frame, something about the film itself rings false and feels just a bit hollow. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B+ 84% Erin Brockovich (2000) "Though ERIN PROCKOVICH certainly treads on familiar fight-the-power turf...director Steven Soderbergh has wisely taken the scenic route. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 70% Frequency (2000) "Stephen Hawking himself couldn't hope to explain the dynamics of the climactic scene, but who cares? It's just a movie, and a more than adequately engaging one. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 76% Gladiator (2000) "What Gladiator lacks in narrative resonance is almost successfully offset by what it provides visually. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 79% Shanghai Noon (2000) "so light-hearted and ingratiatingly good-natured that it seems churlish to begrudge its wispiness " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B+ 73% Sunshine (2000) "A minimalist fable posing as sprawling historical epic " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B- 61% The Patriot (2000) "If you go with it, it's fairly entertaining, if only because playing guess-the-next-cliché can be a heap of fun. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
C+ 52% Cleopatra's Second Husband (1998) "It dares to take on a supremely annoying sort of human enigma: a man whose comfort zone precludes even the tiniest assertion of his own will. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B 67% Sugar Town (1999) "But this is a Altman-esque multi-character extravaganza...without the time or budget to go to half the places (narratively and thematically) that it could or should. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
B+ 95% You Can Count On Me (2000) "Few things are more difficult than bringing the ordinary into focus with the sort of grace and quirky specificity that Lonergan achieves. " ‐ AboutFilm.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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