Frank Scheck

Frank Scheck

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Publications:
Hollywood Reporter
Total Reviews:
1022

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 1022
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
91% Sparrows Dance (2013) " Marin Ireland and Paul Sparks deliver terrific performances in this charmingly quirky love story." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 22, 2013
79% Rising From Ashes (2013) " This feel-good sports doc brings a little-known story to compelling life." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 16, 2013
71% The United States Of Autism (2013) " This emotional documentary succeeds in putting a human face on this growing health issue." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 16, 2013
82% Jug Face (2013) " Creepy atmospherics enliven this idiosyncratic chiller." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 8, 2013
85% Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panthers (2013) " Using real-life surveillance footage and interviews with several of the gang's members themselves, this eerily timely true-crime documentary fascinates." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 31, 2013
62% Nicky's Family (2013) " Although suffering from cheesy historical reenactments, this inspirational Holocaust-themed documentary recount a story that deserves to be more widely known." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 18, 2013
12% Hustlers (2013) " A fine cast is wasted in this lurid, grindhouse-style effort that strains for both laughs and shocks." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 11, 2013
49% Rédemption (2013) Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 27, 2013
83% Stranger Things (2013) " A quietly elegant chamber piece that, at 77 minutes, is careful not to wear out its welcome." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 17, 2013
98% Call Me Kuchu (2013) " This alternately harrowing and inspirational doc puts a human face on the fight for gay rights in Uganda." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 14, 2013
55% Hatchet III (2013) " This horror sequel delivers the explicitly bloody mayhem genre fans crave." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 14, 2013
18% I Do (2013) " Uneven comedy/drama tackles hot button issues like gay marriage and immigration." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 7, 2013
87% Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie (2013) " This real-life show-biz tale makes for fascinating viewing." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 5, 2013
—— From The Head (2013) " Despite its claustrophobic setting and small-scale concerns, this low-key drama proves unexpectedly diverting." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 4, 2013
100% Nancy, Please (2013) " This subtly engrossing psychological thriller plays like an intellectual version of Fatal Attraction, minus the sex and the dead bunny. And that's meant as a compliment." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 23, 2013
75% Doin' It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC (2013) Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 23, 2013
0% Hating Breitbart (2012) " Lacking the objectivity or contextual analysis to more fully examine the important issues it raises, it's a minor chapter in an unfinished story." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 20, 2013
8% Java Heat (2013) " This otherwise generic '80s-style actioner benefits from the presence of the ever-colorful Mickey Rourke as an exotic villian." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 9, 2013
25% Assault On Wall Street (2013) " This zeitgeist-tapping revenge fantasy doesn't deliver enough guilty pleasures." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 9, 2013
67% One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das (2013) " Despite its spiritual subject matter, this documentary doesn't dig very deep." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 9, 2013
0% Generation Um... (2013) " Meandering and affected, this tedious character study is as aimless as the lives it depicts." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 2, 2013
—— Mortem (2013) Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 2, 2013
78% Big Bad Wolves (2014) " This mesmerizing revenge thriller is filled with surprising plot twists and generous doses of mordant humor." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 2, 2013
89% You Will Be My Son (2013) " Niels Arestrup delivers an award-caliber turn as a malevolent patriarch in this gripping melodrama." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 29, 2013
—— Love Sick Love (2013) " This darkly comic horror tale strains too hard for both laughs and shocks." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 18, 2013
45% The Lords of Salem (2013) " Although it eventually descends into silliness, this creepily atmospheric effort delivers some effective scares along the way." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 18, 2013
88% Herman's House (2013) " This moving but sketchy documentary fails to explore its provocative issues in fully satisfying fashion." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 18, 2013
4% Scary Movie 5 (2013) " Spoofing movies ranging from Black Swan to Mama to Paranormal Activity, this installment of the profitable series is woefully, painfully unfunny." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 12, 2013
60% American Meat (2013) " Less sensationalist than its similarly themed predecessors, this informative documentary makes a strong case for the benefits of organic famring. " — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 12, 2013
7% Tomorrow You're Gone (2013) " This turgid and pretentious thriller is all style, no substance." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 5, 2013
56% Eddie The Sleepwalking Cannibal (2013) " This would-be cult item runs out of steam after its establishes its wickedly satirical premise." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 5, 2013
50% Bert Stern: Original Madman (2013) " Despite its admittedly intriguing parts, the film ultimately feels too diffuse and self-indulgent to represent a truly incisive portrait of its subject." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 4, 2013
26% The Brass Teapot (2013) " This dark comedy's clever premise is too thin to sustain its feature-length running time." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 2, 2013
78% André Gregory: Before and After Dinner (2013) " Although Andre Gregory's fans will find much here to savor, this rambling and unfocused portrait smacks of self-indulgence." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 2, 2013
15% Temptation (2013) " This heavy-handed melodrama represents one of Tyler Perry's weakest efforts ever, and that's saying something." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 29, 2013
59% Detour (2013) " This taut and effective thriller produces maximum suspense with a minimum of means." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 28, 2013
50% Welcome to the Punch (2013) " Despite its visual polish and fine ensemble, this British police drama is strictly by-the-numbers." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 28, 2013
50% You Don't Need Feet to Dance (2013) " This portrait of an indomitable figure overcoming his handicap proves deeply inspirational." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 22, 2013
53% Come Out And Play (2013) " Despite its familiar genre trappings, this nastily efficient horror film delivers genuine chills." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 22, 2013
14% Dorfman in Love (2013) " Sara Rue delivers a charming and funny turn in this otherwise hopelessly formulaic rom-com." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 22, 2013
42% Leonie (2013) " Lushly photographed and featuring a stellar performance by the luminous Emily Mortimer in the title role, Hisako Matsui's film is deeply heartfelt but only intermittently compelling." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 22, 2013
0% InAPPropriate Comedy (2013) " This painfully unfunny assemblage of would-be comedy sketches manages to make Movie 43 look good in retrospect." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 22, 2013
28% Upside Down (2013) " Despite its undeniably clever conceit and visuals, this love story set in twin worlds remains earthbound." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 14, 2013
94% The Bitter Buddha (2013) " This loving portrait of the angst-ridden comedian should well lift his profile." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 13, 2013
40% The Other Side of the Ice (2013) " It all quickly proves wearisome, despite the occasional visual glories provided by shots of the magnificent icy vistas and frolicking polar bears." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 11, 2013
65% Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (2013) " This uplifting rock doc will provide inspiration to countless karoake singers." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 7, 2013
69% Greedy Lying Bastards (2013) " This forceful documentary deals with the hot button issue of climate change in powerfully compelling fashion." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 7, 2013
16% The Last Exorcism Part II (2013) " Creepy atmospherics don't compensate for the lack of genuine scares in this unimpressive follow-up." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 1, 2013
89% Hava Nagila: The Movie (2013) " This richly entertaining documentary relates the history of the ubiquitous song that has been covered by everyone from Lena Horne to Elvis." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 25, 2013
55% Would You Rather (2013) " This restrained exercise in torture porn benefits from its clever concept and restrained execution." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 8, 2013
64% Ferlinghetti A Rebirth of Wonder (2013) " This affectionate documentary doesn't do full justice to its important subject." — Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 7, 2013
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