Jeffrey M. Anderson Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Jeffrey M. Anderson

Jeffrey M. Anderson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 100%

Spite Marriage (1929)

"The film gets funnier as it dispenses with plot and gets to the sea-going gags." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Jun 16, 2015
5/5 99%

Metropolis (1927)

"Legendary silent sci-fi masterpiece has semi-nudity, riots." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Dec 6, 2011
3/5 82%

Total Recall (1990)

"Brilliant but disturbing and violent Schwarzenegger sci-fi." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 22, 2011
No Score Yet

Behind Locked Doors (1948)

"A precursor to Samuel Fuller's great Shock Corridor (1964), Budd Boetticher's Behind Locked Doors (1948) is even tighter, though less stylized. " Combustible Celluloid
Posted Nov 17, 2011
100%

Sudden Fear (1952)

"At 110 minutes, the film is far too long and plays as much as melodrama as it does noir. But all three actors turn in top-notch work and make the film worth a look. " Combustible Celluloid
Posted Nov 17, 2011
No Score Yet

The Long Night (1947)

"Litvak clearly unfolds the story and effectively taps into the needy emotional reservoir that drives the story, but the performances are the high point. " Combustible Celluloid
Posted Nov 17, 2011
5/5 91%

Dracula (1931)

"Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Nov 4, 2011
3/5 88%

Batman: Year One (2011)

"Animated superhero drama is too intense for young fans." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Oct 26, 2011
3/5 No Score Yet

Pokemon: Zoroark: Master Of Illusions (2011)

"Better, but more violent, than the usual Pokemon entry. " ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Sep 29, 2011
100%

L'Atalante (1934)

"It's hard to imagine what more might have come from this fertile mind, but even with his precious, tiny output, Vigo remains one of the cinema's great masters." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Sep 16, 2011
93%

Zero for Conduct (Zero de Conduite) (1933)

"It's hard to imagine what more might have come from this fertile mind, but even with his precious, tiny output, Vigo remains one of the cinema's great masters." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Sep 16, 2011
5/5 97%

Raging Bull (1980)

"Boxing movie masterpiece still brutal, bloody. " ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 26, 2011
5/5 97%

The Thin Man (1934)

"Death and drinking in otherwise superb Hollywood classic." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 7, 2011
5/5 93%

Little Fugitive (1953)

"Lovingly realistic coming-of-age story is a classic." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 28, 2011
1/5 No Score Yet

Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid (2011)

"Two monsters + two '80s pop stars make one skippable movie." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 21, 2011
4/5 95%

The Evil Dead (1981)

"Horror masterpiece is gory, but silly. For older teens only." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Aug 17, 2010
4/5 77%

Friday (1995)

"Ice Cube's drug- and profanity-filled 'hood cult classic." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Aug 17, 2010
2/5 28%

Clash of the Titans (2010)

"Gods vs man 3-D action fantasy flick full of scary monsters." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 27, 2010
3/5 51%

Chloe (2010)

"Drama about sex, deception too creepy, explicit for teens." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 13, 2010
2/5 33%

The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)

"Slow-moving swashbuckler is better for teens and up." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 8, 2010
3/5 43%

Brooklyn's Finest (2010)

"Violent, demeaning police drama too dark for most teens." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 8, 2010
4/5 60%

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

"Intense wartime submarine movie celebrates heroism." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jul 8, 2010
4/5 94%

The Cove (2009)

"A gruesome, powerful, and inspiring dolphin documentary." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Jun 29, 2010
3/5 72%

In & Out (1997)

"Lighthearted comedy gently satirizes "coming out."" ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Feb 2, 2010
3/5 71%

More Than a Game (2009)

"Inspirational basketball documentary is OK for young fans." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Feb 2, 2010
4/5 83%

Paranormal Activity (2009)

"Indie scare fest doesn't need blood and gore to terrify." ‐Common Sense Media
Posted Dec 21, 2009
4/4 96%

Some Like It Hot (1959)

"The movie was once daring, and now it's just brilliantly funny -- and still sexy." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Apr 28, 2007
2/4 90%

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

"Overrated." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Jul 1, 2006
3/4 88%

Hoosiers (1986)

"Barely a single frame of this movie is less than compelling." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Jul 1, 2006
3/4 82%

The Rainmaker (1997)

"The Rainmaker is easily the best of the Grisham movies so far, and it has touches of excellence, but it's a routine work." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Jul 1, 2006
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"Contains too many great films to name." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Nov 23, 2005
3.5/4 79%

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

"Revenge of the Sith is the movie we've been waiting for, the movie that should have been made all along." Combustible Celluloid
Posted May 19, 2005
3.5/4 84%

Swimming Pool (2003)

"A taut, psychological tête-à-tête that rivets us and keeps us guessing." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Feb 20, 2004
95%

Gloria (1980)

"It's an obvious setup and most directors would have made sentimental hash out of it, but Cassavetes keeps it strong and smooth." San Francisco Examiner
Posted May 11, 2003
77%

The Killers (1964)

"A superior pulp yarn." San Francisco Examiner
Posted May 11, 2003
49%

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

"A bizarre masterpiece that invents a brilliantly skewed perspective and sustains it for a nearly impossible 117 minutes." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Mar 2, 2003
No Score Yet

Street of No Return (1991)

"It's a distinctly odd movie, but it shows Fuller still at the peak of his skills. The film easily matches wits with some of Fuller's earlier works." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Mar 2, 2003
86%

Mysterious Object at Noon (2001)

"This masterpiece from new Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul blends fiction and nonfiction into a form of cinema previously forged by Hou Hsiao-hsien and Abbas Kiarostami." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Mar 2, 2003
77%

Red Beard (1965)

"[Kurosawa's] use of the widescreen frame is superb, arranging the elements within the frame for maximum poetic effect." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Nov 14, 2002
56%

Querelle (1982)

"Despite the striking, golden photography, the film comes across as overly eclectic and ambiguous." Combustible Celluloid
Posted Oct 22, 2002
50%

Pioniere in Ingolstadt (1971)

"It's a powerful film, shot quickly and economically with incredible cinematic poetry." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 22, 2002
93%

All That Heaven Allows (1955)

"Underneath the gloss and phony surfaces, these films explore the most disturbing aspects of human behavior, especially around chemical attraction and sex." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 22, 2002
40%

In Harm's Way (1965)

"Preminger's black-and-white Cinemascope frame looks great... though the pacing becomes rather slack from time to time." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 22, 2002
100%

The Horse Soldiers (1959)

"It's a lesser Ford, rife with his backward attempts at humor, and the DVD transfer is slightly grainy, but it's still very much worth a viewing." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 22, 2002
94%

Faust (1926)

"The overall film is truly masterful." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 22, 2002
100%

Der Letzte Mann (The Last Laugh) (1925)

"Notable for its smooth, moving, tracking camera and its complete lack of intertitles." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 22, 2002
85%

Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)

"A most welcome documentary." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 17, 2002
95%

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

"I've come to appreciate Full Metal Jacket more and more since I first saw it in 1987." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 17, 2002
88%

The Shining (1980)

"Creates some of the most genuine spine chills ever filmed." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 17, 2002
97%

Barry Lyndon (1975)

"Astounds as one of Kubrick's most visually splendid movies, each shot framed as a lovely painting, emphasizing the non-action of the period and of Barry himself." San Francisco Examiner
Posted Oct 17, 2002
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