Frank Scheck

Frank Scheck

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Publications:
Hollywood Reporter
Total Reviews:
1022

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
100% Dancing In Jaffa (2014) " This heartwarming doc illustrates the power of dance to bring people together." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 9, 2014
29% Alien Abduction (2014) " Close encounters of the mediocre kind." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2014
86% Afflicted (2014) " There's life yet in the found-footage horror genre." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2014
13% Jinn (2014) " A horror franchise isn't born." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2014
100% Being Ginger (2014) " This entertaining and enlightening doc also serves as a highly effective cinematic personal ad." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2014
73% The Den (2014) " Zach Donohue's debut feature ingeniously uses only computer images to tell its tale." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 20, 2014
21% Stay (2014) " Despite the affecting performances by the two leads, this overly muted drama fails to make much of an impact." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 19, 2014
82% Rob the Mob (2014) " Raymond De Felitta's terrifically entertaining film benefits from a smart screenplay and superb performances." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 19, 2014
—— City Baby (2013) " This Portland-set tale pungently captures its arty hipster milieu." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 14, 2014
65% U Want Me 2 Kill Him? (2014) " [Director Andrew Douglas] is only partially successful at depicting its many twists and turns in convincing fashion. But it's compelling nonetheless, if only for the sheer bizarreness of the events depicted." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 14, 2014
17% The Single Moms' Club (2014) " This is a club that you don't want to join." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 14, 2014
83% This Is Where We Live (2013) " This beautifully acted, admirably understated drama never succumbs to mawkishness." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 27, 2014
33% 3 Days To Kill (2014) " Costner effortlessly blends deadpan comic flair with action movie heroics in this preposterous but entertaining genre mashup." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 20, 2014
70% About Last Night (2014) " While this version lacks the subtlety of the original, it delivers enough raunchy humor to be far more entertaining." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 14, 2014
57% The Tightrope (2014) " This clinical documentary will be of interest only to serious students of acting." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 12, 2014
52% Adult World (2014) " John Cusack delivers a deliciously deadpan performance in this uneven and self-consciously quirky dark comedy." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 11, 2014
63% Nurse 3-D (2014) " Director Doug Aarniokoski and co-screenwriter David Loughery fail to infuse the overly familiar elements with the necessary dark humor." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 7, 2014
77% After the Dark (2014) " This ambitious teen-oriented fantasy is like taking a university philosophy course in The Twilight Zone." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 6, 2014
25% The Grounded (2014) " This is strictly for the New Age crowd only. " — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 5, 2014
91% 12 O'clock Boys (2014) " This visually stunning, thematically complex documentary will stir up a wide range of reactions." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 29, 2014
60% Life is Strange (2012) " Lacks the sustained emotional power of many of the similarly themed Holocaust documentaries that have preceded it." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 29, 2014
77% Enemies Closer (2014) " Van Damme makes for a highly entertaining villain in this briskly paced B-movie." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 29, 2014
4% I, Frankenstein (2014) " Mainly notable for the fact that its titular character, as played by Aaron Eckhart, is really, really ripped. If People magazine had existed in the 19th century, he surely would have been feted as the sexiest undead man alive." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 24, 2014
56% Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America (2014) " Suffers from its overly insular and hagiographic perspective, but in its best moments it well illustrates the reasons for her musical influence and social importance." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 24, 2014
83% Home (2013) " This movingly understated drama benefits from strong performances and incisive characterizations." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 13, 2014
19% Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (2013) " The prolific multi-hyphenate media mogul has pumped out an endless array of movies in recent years, but his latest effort ranks as one of his very worst." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 13, 2013
91% Kids for Cash (2014) " This harrowing true-life tale provokes maximum outrage." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 2, 2013
67% Hollywood to Dollywood (2012) " Casually charming road trip doc about aspiring screenwriters desperate to meet their show biz idol." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 21, 2013
—— Junction (2013) " A quietly effective thriller with a few clever narrative tricks up its sleeve, Tony Glazer's debut feature overcomes its low-budget limitations with clever variations on its familiar genre as well as a taut execution and strong performances." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 20, 2013
66% Sunlight Jr. (2013) " This sensitively observed humanistic drama features deeply moving performances by Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 11, 2013
33% The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers (2013) " While not as comprehensive or objective as one would hope, this vivid documentary will prove fascinating to history buffs." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 5, 2013
100% Sweet Dreams (2013) " This uplifting documentary delivers a compelling human interest story from a still traumatized Rwanda." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 1, 2013
100% Musicwood (2013) " This compelling, eco-themed documentary will be of vital interest to anyone who loves acoustic guitars." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 31, 2013
50% Standing Up (2013) " The generically titled Standing Up registers as a mildly inspiring if familiar tale of adolescents standing up to bullying." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 29, 2013
88% Not Yet Begun to Fight (2013) " This intimate documentary presents a human face on the corrosive effects of war." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 28, 2013
82% Bridegroom (2013) " This deeply moving documentary will melt the heart of anyone who sees it." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 17, 2013
6% I'm In Love With A Church Girl (2013) " Despite appealing performances and glossy production values, this faith-based drama has the feel of a lengthy church sermon." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 17, 2013
29% 2 Jacks (2013) " It's a reasonably entertaining portrait of disreputable Tinseltown types that should at least provide some knowing chuckles for insiders." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 16, 2013
62% Israel: A Home Movie (2013) " This haunting cinematic collage puts a human face on the country's strife-wracked history." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 9, 2013
83% Dislecksia: The Movie (2013) " This breezily entertaining and informative documentary deserves attention." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 7, 2013
67% The Network (2013) " Although at times resembling a promotional video, this documentary provides a vivid illustration of Afghanistan's changing social dynamics." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 30, 2013
53% The Muslims Are Coming (2013) " This slight but entertaining documentary scores laughs along with its sociological points." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 26, 2013
—— A Strange Brand Of Happy (2013) " This blandly formulaic romantic comedy doesn't deliver on its titular promise." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 13, 2013
93% Sample This (2013) " This improbably fascinating documentary will be manna from heaven to pop culture devotees." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 13, 2013
45% And While We Were Here (2013) " Unfortunately, this tale of an illicit romance between an unhappily married woman and a younger man traffics in far too many genre clich├ęs, beginning with its idyllic locale." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 9, 2013
100% Best Kept Secret (2013) " This deeply moving but thankfully unsentimental doc is both inspiring and depressing." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 9, 2013
—— Snake & Mongoo$e (2013) " Hot rod fans will race to this sports bio-drama drenched in period authenticity." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 6, 2013
56% Bounty Killer (2013) " It's all utterly silly and derivative but also undeniably entertaining." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 6, 2013
100% Out of the Clear Blue Sky (2013) " A complex story is compellingly told in this powerful 9/11 documentary." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 6, 2013
91% Sparrows Dance (2013) " Marin Ireland and Paul Sparks deliver terrific performances in this charmingly quirky love story." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 22, 2013
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