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Dennis Harvey

Dennis Harvey

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
44% Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru (2016) "Those expecting insight into Robbins' life or career, let alone the overall self-help industry, will be disappointed by this atypically non-investigative Joe Berlinger documentary. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 16, 2016
No Score Yet The Arbalest "Meticulous in its small-scale period detail, but never feels like more than an vaguely prankish anecdote in story or thematic terms. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 15, 2016
99% Don't Think Twice (2016) "Portraying a cutthroat business in which little is "fair," "Don't Think Twice" acknowledges the bloodshed, but applies the razor with enough empathetic delicacy to earn its cautiously upbeat fade. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 14, 2016
87% Don't Breathe (2016) "A muscular exercise in brutal, relentless peril. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 14, 2016
77% 13 Cameras (2016) "An effective variation on stalker/home-invasion thriller themes. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 11, 2016
0% A Haunting In Cawdor (2016) "Though never outright dull, "A Haunting in Cawdor" manages to provide few incidents of genuine interest while leaving potentially rewarding character and thematic elements unexplored. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 9, 2016
74% Baskin (2016) "Its initial promise dissipates in a muddle of repetitious phantasmagoria and too little narrative or character development. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 7, 2016
24% Camino (2016) "A competent but unmemorable B-movie that eschews any real political content in favor of simple, brutal survival melodrama with scant room for surprises in plot, character or directorial style. " ‐ Variety
Posted Mar 6, 2016
91% The Similars (Los Parecidos) "In stylistic terms, however, The Similars is fully realized as a semi-camp yet canny homage to vintage suspense templates. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 29, 2016
No Score Yet Frank and Cindy (2016) "The narrative spine that might have given this version an arc and a purpose fails to materialize. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 25, 2016
No Score Yet The Champions "You'd have to be immune to canine charm not to be sufficiently entertained by the antics of the lucky dogs Dennett gives major screentime to. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 12, 2016
43% The Final Project (2016) "The 'Blair Witch' comparisons don't flatter this derivative horror indie. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 12, 2016
79% Wedding Doll (Hatuna Meniyar) (2016) "A mildly mentally disabled young woman strains for independence in this well-crafted drama. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 9, 2016
67% The Automatic Hate (2016) "This arresting seriocomedy deftly walks a tightrope between droll and tense, over a gaping pit of crazy. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 8, 2016
No Score Yet My Enemies (Mes ennemis) "Elegantly crafted yet neither convincing nor stylized enough to pull off its rather theatrical conceit. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 6, 2016
81% Southbound (2016) "This entertaining-enough quartet of loosely interwoven terror tales falls right into the middle ground of horror omnibuses, with no outright duds but no truly memorable (or scary) segments either. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 5, 2016
No Score Yet Driftwood "Beguiling ... " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 4, 2016
50% Mr. Pig (Sr. Pig) "The overall result is not exactly dull, but given the talent and potential here, should have been more poignant and memorable. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 4, 2016
100% Maya Angelou And Still I Rise "The famed African-American poet and memoirist is profiled in this solid if conventional docu. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 4, 2016
No Score Yet The Little Gangster (De Boskampi's) "A clever Dutch family comedy. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 2, 2016
91% Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words (2016) "Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words pulls together interview, concert and behind-the-scenes footage to commemorate one of the rock era's most idiosyncratic star musicians. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 2, 2016
55% 4th Man Out (2016) "A sleeper delight. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 2, 2016
56% Lazer Team (2016) "A genial sci-fi action comedy that offers plenty of fun for fanboy types. " ‐ Variety
Posted Feb 1, 2016
No Score Yet The Eagle Huntress (2016) "A 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl breaks a traditional role's gender barrier in this entertaining documentary. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 31, 2016
67% Audrie & Daisy (2016) "This powerful doc chronicles the dismally unjust aftermaths of two recent juvenile sexual-assault cases in the U.S. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 30, 2016
45% The Blackout Experiments (2016) "The result is interesting enough, but feels a bit overextended at feature length considering the limited insight afforded. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 30, 2016
67% Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper "An entertaining overview of the famed heiress' colorful history to date, drawing on an extensive trove of archival materials and the subject's own testimony. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 29, 2016
28% Outlaws and Angels (2016) "An assertively nasty frontier morality tale likely to win some cult admiration while repelling anyone looking for the return of wholesome Randolph Scott-type oaters. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 28, 2016
100% Uncle Howard "This is no starry-eyed, heart-on-sleeve flashback but a low-key, respectful one, no less appealing for its relative reserve. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 28, 2016
78% First Girl I Loved "This watchable but middling drama tackles a worthy, relatable subject without quite figuring out what to say about it. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 28, 2016
No Score Yet The 4th "Even for a movie whose tail-chasing insubstantiality is pretty much "the joke," there's just not a lot of there there, to paraphrase Gertrude Stein. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 28, 2016
80% The Intervention (2016) "An ensemble piece that breaks no new ground in themes or execution, but is pleasingly accomplished on all levels. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 27, 2016
45% 31 (2016) "It's a fanboy's highlight reel of homages, without any of the credibility or context that made most of the films [Zombie is] inspired by so fine. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 25, 2016
95% Author: The JT LeRoy Story (2016) "In dire need of additional voices that might substantiate Albert's account, and rendered suspect by their conspicuous absence. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 25, 2016
44% Synchronicity (2016) "Polished and clever, though not quite so engrossing or memorable as one might have hoped ... " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 22, 2016
91% City Of Gold (2016) "A flavorsome documentary appreciation of the first Pulitzer-awarded food critic's culturally adventuresome palate. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 17, 2016
50% Intruders (2016) "An efficiently engineered suspenser, with solid performances and a tight pace. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 15, 2016
17% Other People's Children (2015) "Ultimately there's an intriguing arc here that rewards patience. " ‐ Variety
Posted Jan 5, 2016
47% The Girl King (2015) "It's hectic, unsubtle, borderline cartoonish. " ‐ Variety
Posted Dec 7, 2015
60% Ivy "This latest effort from Turkish writer-helmer Tolga Karacelik is intriguing enough, but slow-moving and insufficiently atmospheric to stir as much mystery or tension as it should. " ‐ Variety
Posted Dec 7, 2015
91% The Girl in the Book (2015) "[The filmmakers] lend the film's overall impact the alert observational intelligence of a first-rate short story. " ‐ Variety
Posted Dec 4, 2015
96% Boy and the World (O Menino e o Mundo) (2015) "A simple, universal parable played out in boldly imaginative (though not particularly high-tech) design terms, Brazilian animator Ale Abreu's second feature, The Boy and the World, is an enchanting visual treat. " ‐ Variety
Posted Nov 30, 2015
67% The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young "An insanely difficult endurance race that few have ever finished is chronicled in this delightful documentary. " ‐ Variety
Posted Nov 30, 2015
88% TransFatty Lives (2015) "An unusually playful and emotionally involving first-person chronicle of serious illness. " ‐ Variety
Posted Nov 23, 2015
17% Sex, Death And Bowling (2015) "Rather oddly titled for what's basically a sentimental family pic, "Sex, Death and Bowling" mixes numerous formulaic, overfamiliar elements that never quite gel. " ‐ Variety
Posted Nov 23, 2015
64% The Funhouse Massacre (2015) "Not the cleverest or most original horror comedy, Andy Palmer's indie feature is nonetheless above average within that subgenre, offering fast-paced fun for fans. " ‐ Variety
Posted Nov 16, 2015
No Score Yet The Condemned 2 (2015) "A belated, barely-related sequel generic enough to make the eminently forgettable 2007 original look like an oasis of cinematic personality. " ‐ Variety
Posted Nov 9, 2015
86% Absentia (2012) "Absentia is very creepy, non-formulaic and more grounded in relatable personalities than the usual horror film filled with hottie victims and other stereotypes. " ‐ Variety
Posted Oct 27, 2015
77% Yosemite (2016) "A low-key drama whose modesty is its own reward. " ‐ Variety
Posted Oct 27, 2015
79% Tales of Halloween "A collection of 10 macabre miniatures that are disposably diverting at best and execrable at worst, despite the participation of some familiar genre faces and directors. " ‐ Variety
Posted Oct 20, 2015
52% Tokyo Tribe (2015) "so insistently over-the-top from the start that the results are just fairly amusing when they ought to be exhilarating. " ‐ Variety
Posted Oct 16, 2015
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