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Eric D. Snider

Eric D. Snider

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B- 85% Star Trek Beyond (2016) "Though the film glides merrily through its paces, it has no more urgency than a mid-season episode of a Trek TV show. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 22, 2016
C 78% Lights Out (2016) "Feels like a first draft. You can practically hear the typos. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 21, 2016
C- 13% Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) "A dismal animated sitcom that exhausts any remaining goodwill toward the series and its bland, dopey characters. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 21, 2016
B 77% Captain Fantastic (2016) "It says something about the charm of 'Captain Fantastic' that I was able to enjoy it despite either rolling my eyes or frowning in disapproval at most of the main character's parenting choices. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 20, 2016
B- 73% Ghostbusters (2016) "Pales in comparison to the original, but it's funny and high-spirited enough to stand on its own. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 14, 2016
B 68% The Infiltrator (2016) "Director Brad Furman is smart to focus on Bob - on Cranston, really - whose skill and decency keep us invested even when the story gets murky. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 14, 2016
B 81% The Phenom (2016) "A thoughtful, introspective sports drama that suggests Noah Buschel, like Hopper, may have greatness in him. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 11, 2016
B- 39% Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016) "The buffoons are likable, even sympathetic, and the time spent with them passes like a cool Hawaiian breeze. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 8, 2016
C- 74% The Secret Life of Pets (2016) "A generic cartoon about talking animals having adventures in the big city, one of only three or four thousand cartoons ever made with that premise. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 7, 2016
B 77% The Shallows (2016) "A B-movie that can swim competitively with the main attractions. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 5, 2016
C+ 54% The Purge: Election Year (2016) "Without anything to chew on, and with barely enough story to fill an hour (let alone 105 minutes), 'Election Year' becomes tedious and dispirited, much like the actual election year. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jul 4, 2016
C 36% The Legend of Tarzan (2016) "Squanders an excellent cast and even manages to make a shirtless Alexander Skarsgard boring. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 30, 2016
C+ 73% The BFG (2016) "Doesn't have enough story to sustain itself for two hours, or any real purpose to speak of. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 30, 2016
B 68% Central Intelligence (2016) "The film is easy-going and often very funny - and when it's not funny, at least it's not irritating or stupid. (It's amazing how many comedies screw that part up.) " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 28, 2016
B 94% Finding Dory (2016) "It's all lovely and sweet, gentle and humane, but it doesn't rise to the creative or emotional heights of its predecessor. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 17, 2016
D 29% Warcraft (2016) "Not since the cursed Hobbit trilogy have I experienced such a bad case of Who are these people and why are they fighting? " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 9, 2016
3/4 80% The Conjuring 2 (2016) "Covers a lot of the same ground -- but it wets a lot of the same pants, too, if you know what I mean. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 9, 2016
C- 33% Now You See Me 2 (2016) "Now that the premise has been botched twice, let's cut our losses and forget about it. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 9, 2016
C 59% Me Before You (2016) "Is there anything more frustrating than a movie that wants to make you cry but fails to finish the job? " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 6, 2016
B 38% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) "Achieves the goal the franchise has been reaching for: It's made for 12-year-olds without 'made for 12-year-olds' being meant as an insult. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 4, 2016
B+ 65% The Wait (L'attesa) (2016) "Messina directs the melancholic story with artful delicacy, turning sorrow and pity into something sublime, right down to the heartbreaking final shot. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 3, 2016
B- 77% Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016) "It's a Lonely Island film through and through: very funny, with slickly produced music, and it runs out of steam before it's over. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 3, 2016
B+ 97% Dark Horse (2016) "Hits most of the sweet spots: colorful characters, a lovable animal, an informative but not stuffy tone, a story you probably don't already know, and a short running time. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Jun 2, 2016
B 70% The Ones Below (2016) "Covers some of the familiar fears with a cold, unsettling efficiency. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 26, 2016
C+ 48% X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) "It still feels like they're setting up for whatever the real story is going to be. STILL. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 26, 2016
D 30% Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) "Such elaborate, soulless whimsy that the silliness soon becomes a tedious nightmare. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 26, 2016
C 19% Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016) "When the movie is only 22 minutes old the first time it depicts a crowd chanting Pelé's name, be glad it showed some restraint and waited that long. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 25, 2016
B+ 62% Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) "A deeply funny, hard-R-rated comedy that doesn't leave you feeling like you need a shower afterward. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 19, 2016
B+ 91% The Nice Guys (2016) "Plenty of general-interest slapstick, wordplay, and buffoonery, adding up to a loopy, well-assembled lark. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 19, 2016
D- 43% The Angry Birds Movie (2016) "If the very idea of an Angry Birds movie feels about four years too late, know that it also has a joke about gluten. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 19, 2016
B+ 84% The Meddler (2016) "This is a big, happy smile of a movie, written and directed with autobiographical affection and a wonderful sense of humor. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 16, 2016
2/4 5% The Darkness (2016) "Even at 92 minutes, this formulaic cast-off is mind-numbingly protracted, without a moment of originality (or scariness). " ‐ Salt Lake City Weekly
Posted May 13, 2016
C 57% Money Monster (2016) "A mildly ridiculous thriller with a bafflingly impressive pedigree. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 12, 2016
B 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) "It takes a while to get going, but once it does, it's a blast. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted May 5, 2016
A- 97% Sing Street (2016) "An exuberant musical ... graceful, with warm humor and a touch of bittersweet nostalgia. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 28, 2016
F 7% Mother's Day (2016) "Directed by Garry Marshall, who died 15 years ago but whose body has continued to make movies as an autonomic response. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 28, 2016
D 16% The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) "This dispirited, portentous goulash of mediocrity has the aura of a movie that was very expensive but poorly thought-out. " ‐ eFilmCritic.com
Posted Apr 26, 2016
B+ 88% The Invitation (2016) "It starts out tense; then it gets entertaining; and then it gets insane. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 22, 2016
A- 91% Green Room (2016) "Expertly crafted cold-sweat terror.... an intense, explosive nightmare. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 21, 2016
B+ 77% Elvis & Nixon (2016) "A jaunty, silly movie about a trivial event... The casting alone is a delight. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 20, 2016
B 81% Standing Tall (La Tête Haute) (2016) "Harrowing and hopeful but always humane, with no easy solutions. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 20, 2016
B- 94% The Jungle Book (2016) "With a screenplay that actually added dimension to the familiar characters instead of just giving them more things to say, this could have been a massive achievement instead of just a good one. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 15, 2016
B- 90% Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016) "As well-meaning but insubstantial 'issues' movies go, it's a pleasant one, with a large, likable cast and a palpable respect for the community it represents. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 14, 2016
C+ 31% Criminal (2016) "Someday you'll catch it on cable and think, 'Hey, this isn't bad!' " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 14, 2016
C 22% The Boss (2016) "How can someone so funny be responsible for such mediocrity? " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 8, 2016
D 48% Hardcore Henry (2016) "Hardcore Henry is a 'first-person movie,' as in, 'Let me be the first person to tell you how bad this movie is.' " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 7, 2016
D+ 13% Meet the Blacks (2016) "A careless, mostly unfunny mix of slapstick, insults, racial humor, toothless satire, and semi-horror. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Apr 5, 2016
B- 82% Pee-wee's Big Holiday (2016) "Has its share of absurd laughs, but it never reaches the delirious heights of whimsy that it so clearly aims for. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Mar 31, 2016
C- 27% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) "It's like putting your head in a beehive for two and a half hours. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Mar 24, 2016
C 29% My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) "If it were a person, it would require a caretaker and would not be able to live alone, bless its heart. " ‐ EricDSnider.com
Posted Mar 24, 2016
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