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Jesse Paddock

Jesse Paddock
Jesse Paddock's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): culturevulture.net

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
88%

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011)

"Taken together, If a Tree Falls and Better This World tell a sad story of the marginalization of the activist left in America. " ‐House Next Door
Posted Apr 27, 2011
76%

Tropical Malady (2005)

"A weird, gorgeous and disorienting act of exploration" culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 23, 2005
94%

Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt (2005)

"Brown weaves together audio footage and taped interviews that show a man whose proximity to death had calcified into a sharp blade of self-deprecating wit." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 17, 2005
57%

Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

"So horribly misconceived and shoddily structured that its good intentions are worn out in the first twenty minutes" culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 1, 2005
66%

Everything is Illuminated (2005)

"Severely hampered by a screenplay that waters down much of the book's power, but the blow isn't lethal" culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 25, 2005
93%

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

"Wickedly funny, there's still a recognizable warmth, a sense of familiarity, in Baumbach's writing." culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 6, 2005
60%

Oliver Twist (2005)

"'Oliver Twist' proves what 'The Pianist' only hinted at-that Roman Polanski is the world's most talented paint-by-numbers artist." culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 1, 2005
82%

Hustle & Flow (2005)

"Gets so much of the rhythms and feel of the Dirty South right, it can be forgiven for its occasional missteps." culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 21, 2005
75%

Wedding Crashers (2005)

"Wilson and Vaughn are generous comedians; they love more than anything injecting disarming affection into their comedy." culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 14, 2005
74%

War of the Worlds (2005)

"Spectacle filmmaking of the highest order." culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 28, 2005
44%

Nabbeun namja (Bad Guy) (2001)

"The plotting keeps getting away from Kim as the story progresses." culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 22, 2005
No Score Yet

Spiritual Voices (1995)

"Never manages to portray its quotidian aspects as meaningfully as its director intends" culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 18, 2005
No Score Yet

Confession (1998)

"Intriguing, poetic, minimal and occasionally dull" culturevulture.net
Posted May 7, 2005
No Score Yet

Bob Dylan World Tours 1966-1974 - Through the Camera of Barry Feinstein (1966)

"Unfortunately for Dylanologists, Gilbert is more interested in his own story than the man whose photographs he seeks out." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 26, 2005
69%

In the Realms of the Unreal (2005)

"Director Jessica Yu makes the case that it's tough to know much about Darger with certainty." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 21, 2005
92%

Gunga Din (1939)

"If PC backlash makes such classics like Gunga Din difficult to revisit, so be it. At this point, there's no getting around it." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 7, 2005
44%

The Jacket (2005)

"The two actors generate a decent chemistry together and manage to give this cobbled-together stinker whatever tiny shred of credibility it possesses as a romance." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 3, 2005
No Score Yet

Lenny Bruce: Without Tears (1992)

"Baker's portrayal reveals a brilliant social critic and waggish storyteller." culturevulture.net
Posted Feb 17, 2005
86%

Bright Leaves (2004)

"McElwee's examination of tobacco culture shows concern but not condescension." City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted Jan 14, 2005
83%

In Good Company (2004)

"Weitz continues to make smart, funny movies that parse out the neuroses of the male species." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 28, 2004
56%

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

"It's sad to see the filmmaker himself sinking under the weight of his own ambition." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 14, 2004
68%

La Petite Lili (2004)

"Centers on a small family of wealthy, prominent celebrities, whose indulgent infighting feels forced and predictable" culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 14, 2004
92%

Tarnation (2004)

"One of the most powerful examples of film as self-healing, 'Tarnation' astonishes both as art and as testament." culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 9, 2004
92%

Vera Drake (2004)

"A piercing study...gritty, humane." culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 8, 2004
62%

I Heart Huckabees (2004)

"Careful, intelligent writing that is formally arresting, provocative and still wickedly funny." culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 1, 2004
69%

Criminal (2004)

"Itself something of a counterfeit, 'Criminal' loses coherence at each new plot twist, eventually becoming silly and contrived." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 25, 2004
96%

Festival Express (2003)

"Joplin lets loose a version of 'Cry Baby' that should stand as one of the great performances in any concert film." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 23, 2004
71%

Gozu (2003)

"A wild surrealism that brings to mind both the rigorous weirdness of David Lynch and the twisted dark comedy of Luis Bunuel" culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 16, 2004
71%

Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

"While it runs out of steam near the end, it never runs out of charm, thanks to Jon Heder's narcoleptic zeal as the title character." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 13, 2004
86%

Garden State (2004)

"An often riotous journey of self-discovery." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 5, 2004
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