Daniel M. Kimmel

Daniel M. Kimmel

Agrees with the Tomatometer 73% of the time.

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

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) "[They] got it exactly right, introducing the characters to moviegoers who may have never heard of them while not insulting the memories of those who have. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Aug 14, 2015
1/5 9% Fantastic Four (2015) "What's the worst thing you can say about a superhero movie? It's dull. The Fantastic Four is deadly dull. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Aug 6, 2015
3.5/5 99% Shaun the Sheep (2015) "People looking for family entertainment that the whole family actually can enjoy will want to put this one on their list. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Aug 6, 2015
4/5 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) "...the summer movie we've been waiting for: filled with action, exotic locations, and enough plot twists that you simply can't check your brain at the door. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jul 30, 2015
4/5 60% Southpaw (2015) "...a story we've seen many times before, but it's acted with such heart and directed with such skill that it's hard to resist. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jul 30, 2015
3/5 79% Ant-Man (2015) "For the comic book geeks, this is manna from cinematic heaven. As for the rest of us, this a lesser but fun effort. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jul 16, 2015
1/5 16% The Gallows (2015) " It just hangs there, dead... and deadly dull. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jul 16, 2015
3/5 54% Minions (2015) "It's a fast-paced 91 minutes that will not leave you longing for Minions, Part II but glad that you sat through this one. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jul 16, 2015
2/5 65% Magic Mike XXL (2015) "...eye candy for those who want to see barely dressed men simulating sex. If that's not you, you needn't bother. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jul 7, 2015
3.5/5 26% Terminator Genisys (2015) "[It] may be yet another summer movie sequel, but this one turns out to have been worth the effort. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jun 30, 2015
3/5 46% Ted 2 (2015) "...it's about on par with the original but it's so much better than MacFarlane's last outing, the criminally unfunny A Million Ways to Die in the West. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jun 30, 2015
3/5 26% Burying the Ex (2015) " [Director Joe Dante's] latest film... hearkens back to his very early work. This is a cheesy, modestly budgeted horror comedy that should find its niche audience. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jun 18, 2015
4.5/5 98% Inside Out (2015) "Welcome back, Pixar. We've missed you. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jun 18, 2015
No Score Yet Welcome To Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort "If you remember the Catskills of old, or want to see what it was all about, then check in to Welcome to Kutsher's. " ‐ The Jewish Advocate
Posted Jun 18, 2015
3.5/5 71% Jurassic World (2015) "The plotting and characterization is about an inch deep, but it does raise some interesting points along the way to its mega-dinosaur smackdown finale. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jun 14, 2015
2.5/5 32% Entourage (2015) "As a satire of the movie industry, Entourage is Hollywood Lite. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jun 5, 2015
2/5 31% Poltergeist (2015) "...if the only reason you're remaking a movie is simply because you own the rights, it's probably not worth doing. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted May 22, 2015
2.5/5 50% Tomorrowland (2015) "To say that "Tomorrowland" is a disappointment isn't really fair. If this reviewer was eight years old, it would seem like one of the best movies ever. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted May 21, 2015
4/5 67% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) "...a movie that will make you laugh out loud without feeling stupid. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted May 14, 2015
2.5/5 98% Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) "It's got the action and explosions of a "Transformers" movie, but makes those films look like complex dramas in comparison. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted May 14, 2015
4/5 74% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) "...a comic book movie, to be sure, but it's got enough spectacle, wit, and talent on display to make it a most entertaining kickoff to the season. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Apr 30, 2015
52% Woman in Gold (2015) "The film lets us see the tensions and sadness that are inevitable in a story like this, but also offers some wry humor. " ‐ The Jewish Advocate
Posted Apr 1, 2015
3.5/5 45% Home (2015) "...a charming entertainment for children that should amuse the adults that have to accompany them. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Mar 26, 2015
3.5 30% Insurgent (2015) "Woodley does solid work here as she's done elsewhere, and continues to be someone to watch... " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Mar 19, 2015
3.5/5 85% Cinderella (2015) "Little girls-of all ages-will have a great time... " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Mar 12, 2015
2/5 60% Run All Night (2015) "Run All Night will be lucky if it runs all week. This one's dead on arrival. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Mar 12, 2015
4.5/5 30% Chappie (2015) "...a welcome addition to the long and rich history of the robot in science fiction films. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Mar 5, 2015
4/5 62% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) "Watching the film you just want to relax and settle back. It's the cinematic equivalent of a warm bath. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Mar 5, 2015
3.5/5 57% Focus (2015) "You don't have to check your brain at the door, exactly, but you might want to set it to cruise control. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Feb 26, 2015
2.5/5 13% The Lazarus Effect (2015) "...it's a B-movie that manages to be more than a potboiler. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Feb 26, 2015
1/5 14% Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015) "...an embarrassment to all concerned. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Feb 26, 2015
2/5 25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) "What's important is that the novel began life as Twilight fan fiction. That tells you everything you need to know. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Feb 12, 2015
3.5/5 25% Jupiter Ascending (2015) " If you still have a sense of wonder with which a popcorn movie like Jupiter Ascending can connect, you'll have a good time. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Feb 5, 2015
2/5 12% Seventh Son (2015) "The story is so familiar that even if you haven't read Joseph Delaney's "The Spook's Apprentice" you're never surprised by what happens. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Feb 5, 2015
2.5/5 34% Project Almanac (2015) "... it doesn't quite work, but the young teen audience this movie is being pitched to probably won't mind. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jan 29, 2015
3/5 10% The Boy Next Door (2015) "... a movie that is so hilariously awful they it is perversely entertaining. It is-at least unintentionally-the laugh-riot of the year. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jan 22, 2015
5/5 72% American Sniper (2015) "... a mature film of the toll war takes on its warriors, and you should see it, regardless of your politics. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jan 19, 2015
2.5/5 34% Blackhat (2015) "Mann's idea of following data through computer systems leaves you thinking he's worn out his VHS tape of Tron. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jan 19, 2015
3.5/5 99% Selma (2015) "...a film that demands to be seen, despite its flaws. It's part of American history and a story that we should all know. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Jan 9, 2015
3/5 51% Unbroken (2014) "In choosing to make the POW experience the crux of the film, the preliminary material goes on far too long as we await the story proper to finally begin. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Dec 26, 2014
5/5 71% Into the Woods (2014) "Director Rob Marshall... makes good use of Hollywood magic to make the fairy tale magic seem real in a way that is not possible on stage. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Dec 26, 2014
3.5/5 46% The Gambler (2014) "It's not quite a holiday movie, but a powerful performance by Wahlberg makes it worth seeing. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Dec 26, 2014
3.5/5 50% Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) "This final edition of Night of the Museum is not only a fitting end to the series. It is a sheer delight. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Dec 18, 2014
2/5 27% Annie (2014) "There's a special place in hell for the perpetrators of Annie, not so much for the unconventional casting as for the shamelessly misleading advertising campaign... " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Dec 18, 2014
2/5 61% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) "...it comes across like a very impressive video game, one in which you're watching Peter Jackson doing the playing. It's hard to get worked up about any of it. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Dec 15, 2014
4/5 86% Top Five (2014) "Among Chris Rock's films, this is more than in the top five. It is number one. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Dec 12, 2014
27% Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) "In attempting to turn the story into another version of Gladiator he's only shown he has no real idea what the story is about or what point he's trying to make. " ‐ The Jewish Advocate
Posted Dec 11, 2014
4/5 72% Penguins Of Madagascar (2014) "This is sheer, unadulterated fun. You don't need to be a kid to enjoy Penguins of Madagascar. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Nov 25, 2014
2.5/5 35% Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) "Indeed, if any movie deserves to be damned with faint praise, Horrible Bosses 2 is it. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Nov 25, 2014
3.5/5 65% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) "There's plenty of foreshadowing of what is to come but the story doesn't so much come to an end as have an intermission. " ‐ New England Movies Weekly
Posted Nov 20, 2014
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