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Jeff Stark

Jeff Stark
Jeff Stark's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Salon.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
11%

A Man Apart (2003)

"Yes, Vin Diesel still rocks. But you wouldn't know it from this dreary, predictable sub-Traffic action flick." ‐Salon.com
Posted Apr 4, 2003
37%

Spun (2003)

"This tale of Southern California speed freaks works too hard for its high." ‐Salon.com
Posted Mar 14, 2003
82%

Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony (2003)

"A beautiful movie about the power of music, about the power of being right." ‐Salon.com
Posted Feb 22, 2003
23%

Biker Boyz (2003)

"Biker Boyz is about fast motorcycles and the tough dudes -- and even tougher chicks -- who soup them up in illegal street races. Unfortunately, it's about more than that." ‐Salon.com
Posted Jan 30, 2003
83%

Narc (2002)

"About the best thing you could say about Narc is that it's a rock-solid little genre picture. Whether you like it or not is basically a matter of taste." ‐Salon.com
Posted Dec 20, 2002
78%

25th Hour (2003)

"A clumsy, oh-well story about the moral quandary of a drug-dealing recidivist who more or less deserves to go to jail." ‐Salon.com
Posted Dec 20, 2002
69%

Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)

"In a way, it plays like a dated feminist tract, one of those works that wants to show women making tough decisions and being emotionally resilient, but is at root about them being screwed over by men." ‐Salon.com
Posted Nov 27, 2002
88%

Roger Dodger (2002)

"There's a lot of tooth in Roger Dodger. But what's nice is that there's a casual intelligence that permeates the script." ‐Salon.com
Posted Oct 25, 2002
25%

Formula 51 (2002)

"Director Yu seems far more interested in gross-out humor than in showing us well-thought stunts or a car chase that we haven't seen 10,000 times." ‐Salon.com
Posted Oct 23, 2002
86%

24 Hour Party People (2002)

"The bad thing about 24 Hour Party People is that it's blindly ambitious, garishly self-indulgent and reckless with the truth. The good thing is it knows all these things. And the best thing is that it might be a great movie." ‐Salon.com
Posted Aug 9, 2002
39%

Men in Black II (2002)

"Instead of inhabiting the same world of his original, the delightful 1997 Men in Black, or inventing a new world, this update kitschifies it, rendering it into a silly joke." ‐Salon.com
Posted Jul 3, 2002
92%

Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001)

"The problem is that Peralta wants it all, and that it doesn't all add up." ‐Salon.com
Posted May 4, 2002
92%

Nine Queens (Nueve reinas) (2002)

"A people pleaser that makes use of dozens of great movie tricks and manages to sprinkle great lines throughout." ‐Salon.com
Posted Apr 26, 2002
73%

The Piano Teacher (La Pianiste) (2001)

"This is a smart movie that knows its classical music, knows its Freud and knows its Sade." ‐Salon.com
Posted Apr 19, 2002
86%

Son of the Bride (2002)

"While it's not as fantastical as Amelie or as brutish as No Man's Land, it has something that neither of those movies have: a sort of measured everyday realism." ‐Salon.com
Posted Mar 21, 2002
3%

Rollerball (2002)

"John McTiernan's botched remake may be subtler than Norman Jewison's 1975 ultraviolent futuristic corporate-sports saga. It's also stupider." ‐Salon.com
Posted Feb 13, 2002
73%

The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

"The classic book had a lot of complex, smart things to say about revenge. The movie doesn't." ‐Salon.com
Posted Jan 25, 2002
92%

Startup.com (2001)

"An engrossing documentary follows two friends as they soar and crash with the dot-com wave." ‐Salon.com
Posted May 10, 2001
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