D.K. Holm

D.K. Holm
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Weekly movie reviewer for MoviePoopShoot's "Nocturnal Admissions" and "DVD Diatribe" columns, as well as for Black Lamb magazine, Cinemonkey.com, and the TV show "Film at Eleven."
Favorites:
The General, Citizen Kane, Ikiru, The Conformist, The World of Henry Orient, The Silence of the Lambs, Crumb, Rushmore, L.A. Confidential, The Way of the Gun.
Location: Portland, OR

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
87% The Skeleton Twins (2014) Along with Obvious Child, it is one of the worst films of the year. - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2014
82% The Unknown Known (2014) "It's really more of a very minor TV broadcast, both because of its lack of substance but also because of its cinematic obviousness." - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2014
80% The Raid 2 (2014) " 2 is complicated, with a lot of names and relationships needing to be memorized quickly ..." - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2014
84% Under the Skin (2014) "Mr. Glazer is attempting something powerful and unusual in cinema, a visually-aurally told story." - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2014
97% Jodorowsky's Dune (2014) "distinguishes itself by finding true inspiration in the shattered fragments of what was left." - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2014
89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Talk about starvation! Catching Fire is sadly lacking in visual nutrition. - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2013
51% White House Down (2013) White House Down is an Obama action film - DVDTalk.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2013
48% Olympus Has Fallen (2013) What justifies the continued existence of Gerard Butler on our screens? - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2013
30% Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) Resident Evil : Retribution is the first of the series that feels like a video game - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2012
88% Arbitrage (2012) This isn't a film that invites you to identify with its leading character ... - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 15, 2012
68% Men in Black III (2012) Mad Men in Black - DVDTalk.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2012
66% The Woman in Black (2012) ... offering nothing new and little that is frightening or unsettling... - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2012
53% Safe House (2012) The pace is swift but strangely enervating. - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2012
74% Rampart (2012) ... difficult to take and complex about its central character. - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2012
96% The Kid with a Bike (2012) one of the Dardennes' most accessible films - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2012
24% Apollo 18 (2011) Apollo 18 is presented with winning earnestness. - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2011
72% Fright Night (2011) Brings a whole lot of sorely missed evil back to the vampire genre. - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2011
33% The Ward (2011) an effective Saturday night rental or download - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2011
77% Fast Five (2011) nostalgic for older team films, and a world in which people interacted face to face - DVDTalk.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2011
19% The Big Bang (2011) he script ultimately wastes the talents of actors - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2011
66% Hobo With a Shotgun (2011) serious and mocking at the same time - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2011
15% Priest (2011) it is effective within its own terms - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2011
77% Thor (2011) The latest travesty of the old Marvel comics canon - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2011
95% 13 Assassins (2011) Miike's movie is a creditable attempt at a chanbara and he takes the genre seriously - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2011
61% Kill the Irishman (2011) It's great summer night slumming cinema, with an integral moral complexity that doesn't intrude but guides the action. - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2011
8% My Soul to Take (2010) My Soul to Take ends up being mere Chucky cheese. - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2010
71% Red (2010) Red is "chick noir." - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2010
48% Colin (2009) Until it turns poignant, Colin is often funny. - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2010
88% Let Me In (2010) In Reeves hands, Let Me In has a calm demeanor and a methodical almost '70s film visual beauty. - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2010
95% The Social Network (2010) The Social Network is one of the saddest movies ever made - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2010
7% Whiteout (2009) The movie is as inert as the wintry terrain in which it is set. - Quick Stop Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2009
52% Antichrist (2009) Antichrist is one of the best films of the year, if not the decade. - Quick Stop Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2009
68% Dead Snow (Død snø) (2009) DEAD SNOW does everything a splatter-zombie film is supposed to do. - Quick Stop Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2009
51% The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009) "Bland, overweight, and overpaid actors enact their dumbshow against a backdrop of urban efficiency prettied up for consumer delight." - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2009
68% Funny People (2009) "There is also something dark about Apatow, unstated but clinging to his films like smoke." - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2009
No Score Yet "The show has the lightness of tone and schematic quality of '50s DC." - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2009
19% Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) "Megan Fox is the real reason for the popularity of the Transformers series." - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2009
55% Orphan (2009) "A superior entertainment." - Quick Stop Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2009
88% Inglourious Basterds (2009) It's a meditation on movies, but also an exploration of the art of seduction. - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2009
90% District 9 (2009) It's a bore. - Vancouver Voice EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2009
44% Hostel Part II (2007) Once you get past the finger gnawing suspense, you have to sit back and be impressed with Roth's sheer cleverness. - Quick Stop Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2007
84% Grindhouse (2007) Tarantino has conceived a plot just as odd as the better, experimental '70s drive in films. - Movie Poop Shoot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2007
56% The Notorious Bettie Page (2006) Gretchen Moll is brilliant. - Movie Poop Shoot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2006
64% Film Geek (2005) Film Geek is a delightful, sad, witty, scorchingly satirical film about movie buffs. - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2006
84% King Kong (2005) The lengthy set up of Jackson's King Kong is essential if we are too find the love itself at all plausible. - Cinemonkey EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2005
27% Fantastic Four (2005) There are four different movies in The Fantastic Four struggling to get out. - Movie Poop Shoot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2005
75% War of the Worlds (2005) WotW is a great film and entertainment that can be taken seriously; Shyamalan and Emmerich must be quietly shaking their fists, realizing he still does it better. - Movie Poop Shoot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2005
24% Mindhunters (2005) Iit is Renny Harlin's hand that compels a sneaking admiration for Mindhunters. - Movie Poop Shoot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2005
60% The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) As the film unfurls you keep thinking, Boy, what would Terry Gilliam have made of this? - Movie Poop Shoot EDIT
Read More | Posted May 1, 2005
30% Flight of the Phoenix (2004) All that happened in the original, but with the temperature down several thousand degrees. - Movie Poop Shoot EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2004