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David Luty

David Luty
David Luty's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Film Journal International

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
45%

The Acid House (1998)

"What the three stories do share are solid ideas all dressed up with nowhere to go." Film Journal International
Posted Mar 1, 2007
55%

American Pimp (2000)

"There's a built-in staleness to American Pimp that the Hughes Brothers are never able to overcome." Film Journal International
Posted Dec 4, 2006
11%

A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

"The rest of the film is on autopilot, with comic material that's spread thinner than the lone brain cell the Butabis share." Film Journal International
Posted Sep 9, 2002
38%

No Looking Back (1998)

"Despite its thinness, No Looking Back is a step forward for Burns. Let's hope he takes the title to heart." Film Journal International
Posted Sep 9, 2002
No Score Yet

Non-Stop (2000)

"Non-Stop ends in a flurry of ill-defined thugs pointing guns at one another in flimsily established face-offs, and none of it supports the story the film wants to tell." Film Journal International
Posted Sep 9, 2002
54%

The Faculty (1998)

"A moviegoer looking for an empty-headed waste of time could do worse." Film Journal International
Posted Jun 18, 2002
44%

Rat Race (2001)

"Feels all too much like a tiring run." Film Journal International
Posted Aug 27, 2001
91%

Cure (1998)

"Too shallow to enthrall, and it lacks the visceral energy to sustain itself as a genre piece." Film Journal International
Posted Aug 15, 2001
51%

Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

"It's not often in an action flick as big and loud as this that the most intimate gesture between the male and female lead is a gracious offering of brightly colored shrimp chips." Film Journal International
Posted Jul 30, 2001
44%

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

"The characters in Final Fantasy are truly artificial in more ways than one." Film Journal International
Posted Jul 24, 2001
63%

Simon Magus (2001)

"Despite its fine cast, this first feature by British writer-director Ben Hopkins is more clumsily realized than many a misfire in recent memory." Film Journal International
Posted Mar 29, 2001
93%

Spy Kids (2001)

"Well before the 80 minutes are up, most parents will probably tune out, but the little kids will surely feel like they are inside one fantastic candy store." Film Journal International
Posted Mar 29, 2001
16%

Sweet November (2001)

"Emotional subtlety and narrative logic were never quite in the cards for this movie to begin with." Film Journal International
Posted Mar 5, 2001
48%

An Everlasting Piece (2001)

"It's unpretentious almost to the point of indifference, and thus never quite wrangles enough passion or conflict to fuel the story forward." Film Journal International
Posted Feb 7, 2001
67%

One (2000)

"Screenplay also telegraphs the fates of both characters from very early on, a decision that sucks out a great deal of potential suspense and drama." Film Journal International
Posted Feb 7, 2001
96%

The Straight Story (1999)

"There isn't a single visible seam in his remarkable work here." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
87%

The Matrix (1999)

"A contradiction in terms, a big-budget action/science-fiction epic that's also riveting, ambitious and intelligent." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
80%

Eve's Bayou (1996)

"Never quite manages to be its own film." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
44%

Very Bad Things (1998)

" It's the eternal question." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
63%

SLC Punk (1998)

"SLC Punk cannot quite reach the richer depths it grasps for, because it doesn't have the material to support the large dramatic distance Stevo has to travel." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
81%

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

"It is abundantly clear that Parker and Stone desperately want to be, or at least appear to be, subversive, but for the most part, this is kiddie subversion." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
99%

L.A. Confidential (1997)

"This is the rare film that displays a perfect sense of star power, and how it plays to an audience." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
11%

Play It to the Bone (1999)

"For the first time in a Shelton sports romp, everybody loses." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
67%

The Wedding Singer (1998)

"The Wedding Singer is two movies for the price of one, and they're both awful." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
52%

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

"Gag sequences run on too long, some character scenes end too abruptly, and most of the action is completely redundant." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
31%

Brokedown Palace (1999)

"Far messier and more corrupt than the society it attempts to portray." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
78%

Space Cowboys (2000)

"Eastwood, Jones, Sutherland and Garner have a nice rapport, and they are fun with one another." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
70%

Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (Beaumarchais, l'insolent) (1996)

"Little more than a series of innocuous adventures that just happen to be inhabited by the same character." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
92%

A Bug's Life (1998)

"The densely boisterous, richly colorful, organically amazing world created here is a relentless joy to behold." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
23%

Sour Grapes (1998)

"There isn't really a big laugh in the bunch, but the comedy does manage to keep its balance, barely, thanks to an efficient pace and light disposition." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
48%

Love & Sex (2000)

"An insufferably dull retracing of romantic comedy's steps, with none of the relationship insight or genuine humanness that can make the formula such a joyful one to follow." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
43%

Hoodlum (1997)

"A collection of elements rather than a distinct story, the film takes what should have been a fresh perspective on the genre and paints by numbers." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
14%

Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)

"It's difficult to imagine how such a high level of talent was rounded up for this nonsense." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
49%

The Corruptor (1998)

"Half-hearted dishonesty, which the film barely attempts to conceal, turns out to be The Corruptor's true corruption." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
73%

Remember the Titans (2000)

"A terrific entertainment, staged with a degree of conviction that often approaches the giddy." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
10%

Soldier (1998)

"From its barren junkyard landscapes to Kurt Russell's thimbleful of spoken lines to the title itself, Soldier is so sparse it barely exists." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
40%

Snake Eyes (1998)

"The second half of the film plays out a weak-kneed chase yarn that's staged and structured so halfheartedly you wonder why the filmmakers bothered at all." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
44%

Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)

"A film that treats its human audience with as much respect as its less-evolved subjects." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
68%

Shaft (2000)

"Shaft 2000 wants to criticize a bad practice of the white establishment and then practices it at the same time, and there's no way it can get close to having that one both ways." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
38%

Reach the Rock (1998)

"A snail-paced, airless bore." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
82%

The Rainmaker (1997)

"A surprisingly entertaining and compelling courtroom drama that finds its real strength outside the court." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
36%

Quest For Camelot (1998)

"The talents of the actors are pretty much ignored, in favor of warmed-over bits reminiscent of Robin Williams' genie character, sans energy." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
47%

The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)

"It's a shame that Figgis has so little purpose for all this painterly loveliness." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
11%

Chill Factor (1999)

"Barely thought-out jumble of Hollywood conventions dashed together in the pursuit of the almighty quick buck." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
78%

Beloved (1998)

"If Beloved, for all its individual moments of power and grace, does not ultimately add up to much, it's because Demme and the screenwriters can never find the means to get underneath the skin of the story's dread." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
46%

The Cell (2000)

"Might be the first serial-killer movie that adds up to little more than a series of pretty pictures." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
27%

Home Alone 3 (1997)

"It's nothing more than unadulterated slapstick, and slapstick is pretty much critic-proof." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4%

Meet the Deedles (1998)

"This is the type of movie so desperate for fun it tries to bully you into it." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
86%

The Cruise (1998)

"Levitch is a subject compelling enough to remind us of the ecstatic joy that can come from the simple act of walking through a door." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
27%

Kissing a Fool (1997)

"A weak little piece of junk romantic comedy, mercilessly and lazily and literally using nostalgia as a method of manipulation." Film Journal International
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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