Don Willmott

Don Willmott

Agrees with the Tomatometer 86% of the time.

Don Willmott's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s):

Movie Reviews Only

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 94%

I Wish (2012)

"There's nothing about I Wish that should have you in tears, and yet, at the end, it's hard not to choke up. " ‐ Film Racket
Posted Apr 14, 2013
3.5/5 28%

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

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Posted Jan 21, 2013
3/5 No Score Yet

Surrender Dorothy (1998)

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Posted Apr 4, 2011
2.5/5 No Score Yet

Tan Lines (2007)

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Posted Apr 4, 2011
3.5/5 33%

Máncora (2008)

"worth watching simply because it's full of (good-looking) people you'd never otherwise meet who take you to a place you'd never otherwise go" ‐
Posted Mar 18, 2010
1/5 33%

The Room (2003)

"It's hard to describe how bad the acting in The Room is." ‐
Posted Jan 6, 2010
2.5/5 No Score Yet

Redwoods (2009)

"Yes, everyone loves a handsome stranger, but at this stage of the game, we need our handsome strangers -- gay or straight -- to do something new and interesting, not just recycle the same very familiar three-act story arc." ‐
Posted Dec 21, 2009
2.5/5 64%

Where God Left His Shoes (2007)

"you won't get much out of Where God Left His Shoes other than an appreciation of the fact that you have a home for the holidays." ‐
Posted Nov 17, 2009
2/5 No Score Yet

Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)

"a kindhearted and very low impact coming out tale with only the slightest bit of angst getting in the way of the feel good vibe" ‐
Posted Nov 14, 2009
3.5/5 92%

The Way We Get By (2009)

"plucks every heartstring but never in a manipulative or maudlin way." ‐
Posted Nov 12, 2009
1.5/5 17%

Eating Out: All You Can Eat (2009)

"a harmlessly silly gay L.A. comedy of manners that's far more notable for its profusion of abs and pecs than it is for such things as acting, story, and characters." ‐
Posted Nov 10, 2009
2.5/5 No Score Yet

West 32nd (2007)

"Writer/director Michael Kang seems to be going for a Mean Streets vibe, but he's no Scorsese, at least not yet." ‐
Posted Nov 9, 2009
4/5 100%

Law of Desire (1987)

"a pivotal and unmissable piece of the Almodóvar puzzle, a romp that is Pedro at his young and kinky best." ‐
Posted Nov 3, 2009
4.5/5 92%

The Dead (1987)

"a finely polished jewel and a wonderful way to remember a great director." ‐
Posted Nov 3, 2009
3/5 50%

Triangle (Tie saam gok) (2007)

"Your best strategy is simply to sit back, try to follow along, and enjoy the hijinks." ‐
Posted Oct 16, 2009
3.5/5 No Score Yet

Half-Life (2008)

"A healthy serving of Californian suburban angst is topped with a drizzle of existential angst" ‐
Posted Oct 15, 2009
2/5 0%

A Beautiful Life (2009)

"There's simply not enough for Maggie and David to do to sustain an entire movie." ‐
Posted Oct 1, 2009
4/5 No Score Yet

Island Etude (2006)

"While Island Etude will obviously have special resonance for Taiwanese viewers, anyone can take something away from Ming's grueling, poetic journey." ‐
Posted Sep 27, 2009
2.5/5 39%

Full Grown Men (2008)

"Full Grown Men might work better if the audience was given a reason to feel even a small sliver of sympathy for Alby" ‐
Posted Sep 27, 2009
3.5/5 77%

Valentino: The Last Emperor (2009)

"What a nice surprise to settle in for a fashion documentary and find a touching love story hidden within its glamorous folds." ‐
Posted Sep 27, 2009
3.5/5 86%

Kâbê (Kaabee) (Kabei: Our Mother) (2008)

"Painful though it may be, Kâbê is finely crafted and totally enjoyable. Watch" ‐
Posted Sep 8, 2009
4/5 83%

Après lui (2007)

"a great effort from a great actress who is at the peak of her powers in this, her sixth decade in movies." ‐
Posted Sep 2, 2009
4.5/5 100%

Aruitemo Aruitemo (Still Walking) (2008)

"There's also a touch of Bergman-style family angst here, and in the tale of the drowned golden boy and the surviving son, even a little bit of Ordinary People." ‐
Posted Aug 27, 2009
1.5/5 No Score Yet

Ryan and Sean's Not So Excellent Adventure (2008)

"a low-budget movie set to indulge in antics aimed squarely at the 12-year-old boy demographic." ‐
Posted Aug 12, 2009
2/5 0%

Dim Sum Funeral (2008)

"There were plenty of opportunities for originality here, but other than toying with a layer of Asian exoticism, writer Donald Martin doesn't stray far from convention" ‐
Posted Jul 30, 2009
2/5 No Score Yet

Boys Over Flowers: Final (2008)

"reveals its biggest problem in its title" ‐
Posted Jul 29, 2009
2/5 No Score Yet

Twisted Souls (2007)

"the devolution into animalistic psychos isn't really credible." ‐
Posted Jul 21, 2009
2/5 78%

Sukai Kurora (The Sky Crawlers) (2008)

"how could a movie about the amazing sky-high acrobatics of aerial dog-fighting teenagers end up being so boring" ‐
Posted Jul 10, 2009
2/5 No Score Yet

40 Dias (2008)

"Is there any point to all this driving, any revelation, any epiphany? Not really" ‐
Posted Jul 10, 2009
2.5/5 No Score Yet

The Ramen Girl (2008)

"may make you hungry, but it won't warm your heart." ‐
Posted Jul 10, 2009
3/5 No Score Yet

Personal Effects (2009)

"Despite its R rating, Personal Effects will not go down in history as the movie in which Ashton Kutcher boinks Michelle Pfeiffer" ‐
Posted Jun 25, 2009
3/5 No Score Yet

In Love We Trust (2008)

"needlessly long" ‐
Posted Jun 14, 2009
3/5 43%

Killshot (2008)

"the quality of the A-list cast's performances do deserve a tip of the hat." ‐
Posted Jun 12, 2009
3.5/5 61%

Newcastle (2008)

"a bit like Endless Summer meets The Karate Kid" ‐
Posted Jun 12, 2009
4/5 78%

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2008)

"Well-written, beautifully shot, and meticulously acted" ‐
Posted May 30, 2009
3.5/5 50%

The New Twenty (2009)

"Writer/director Chris Mason Johnson is a sharp observer of urban life, and his story moves along so briskly that you won't spend much time considering the fact that it should have been set in 1999" ‐
Posted May 26, 2009
3.5/5 71%

The Towering Inferno (1974)

"break out the popcorn, sit back, and enjoy a galaxy of stars picking up their fat paychecks and having a great time. They absolutely don't make 'em like this anymore" ‐
Posted May 13, 2009
2.5/5 33%

Between Love & Goodbye (2008)

"lacks professional polish" ‐
Posted May 8, 2009
2.5/5 No Score Yet

Japan Japan (2008)

"Unusual? Yes. Satisfying? Well, you kinda have to be in the mood for that sort of thing." ‐
Posted May 7, 2009
3/5 73%

Chocolate (2008)

"Ultimately there isn't much of a movie here, just a series of great-looking and expertly filmed showdowns that are worth the price of a rental" ‐
Posted May 3, 2009
2.5/5 No Score Yet

Mulligans (2008)

"Writer/star Charlie David may have wanted to keep things low key, but the movie ends up coming across as low voltage" ‐
Posted May 3, 2009
4/5 78%

A Jihad for Love (2008)

"director Parvez Sharma sets out across the world to find out what it means to be gay and Muslim. In most cases, it means trouble." ‐
Posted Apr 29, 2009
3/5 No Score Yet

Baby (2008)

"The main problem here is there is no one to root for" ‐
Posted Apr 3, 2009
2/5 39%

Goal II: Living the Dream (2007)

"If your kids play soccer, they may appreciate this tall tale of Santi's rise from obscurity to shin-padded glory, but once you pop in the DVD, chances are you won't want to stick around." ‐
Posted Apr 3, 2009
3.5/5 No Score Yet

Beautiful Ohio (2006)

"unfolds in extremely surprising ways" ‐
Posted Apr 3, 2009
4/5 100%

A Bittersweet Life (Dalkomhan insaeng) (2005)

"What's great about all this isn't just the gloriously choreographed violence (among the best I've ever seen) but also Lee Byeong-heon's bravura and surprisingly profound performance" ‐
Posted Mar 10, 2009
4/5 No Score Yet

Man Walking on Snow (2001)

"I don't think I'll ever forget the weird imagery of him making his way along the snow-blasted streets of his miserable town while an eerily slow electronic version of the French Can-Can song plays on the soundtrack." ‐
Posted Mar 9, 2009
4/5 86%

Wonderful Town (2007)

"Laundry drying in a breeze has never looked so threatening." ‐
Posted Mar 9, 2009
3/5 0%

Weapons (2007)

"one slice of life that I hope to never see in my town" ‐
Posted Mar 9, 2009
3.5/5 94%

Chris & Don (2007)

"A wonderfully crafted documentary about a most unusual long-term relationship" ‐
Posted Mar 8, 2009
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