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Jimmy O

Jimmy O
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
7.5/10 66% The Brothers Bloom (2009) I'll take a flawed, yet charming and clever film over a cookie cutter big budget flick almost any day of the week.‐ JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Read More | Posted May 18, 2009
4/5 92% Slumdog Millionaire (2008) No Matter What Genre Boyle Delves Into, this is a Beautiful and Suspenseful Fairy Tale.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2008
2.5/5 92% Frost/Nixon (2008) For a film that should have been smart and fun, Frost/Nixon turns out to be a stodgy romance to the concept of "heroic" modern journalism.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2008
4/5 94% Milk (2008) It's Amazing How Van Sant Can Pull Off Such Grace and Grit the Same Year he Gives Us to Prententious Nonsense of Paranoid Park.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2008
2/5 46% Yes Man (2008) Could Jim Carrey Be Playing the One Loan Officer Who Sent Our Economy Into Ruin. Or is the Flick Just Bad?‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2008
3/5 56% Vacancy (2007) While initially resembling the "victim porn" of Hostel, Vacancy into a nice, well-done Psycho riff.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2007
4/5 91% Hot Fuzz (2007) If Frank Drebin Investigated The Wicker Man, "Don't!" miss this fun, violent tribute to the absurdity of Michael Bay.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2007
4/5 83% Grindhouse (2007) Self=Absorbed. Excessive. Tragically Hip. You Bet!‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2007
3/5 69% Blades of Glory (2007) Ferrell Still Rocks Even When He's Coasting‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2007
11% The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007) Haven't Our Soliders Suffered Enough?‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2007
3.5/5 89% Zodiac (2007) A Slow Burn of Fincher Goodness‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2007
2.5/5 34% Reno 911!: Miami (2007) Great if you Love the Show. But I Get the Show on Basic Cable, Anyhow.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2007
3/5 84% Breach (2007) The best thing to happen to Chris Cooper since he lost his teeth.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2007
3.5/5 70% Mission: Impossible III (2006) Goes down great with a side of placenta.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted May 12, 2006
3/5 87% Inside Man (2006) Pretty Good if you Can Put Up with Spike's Broad Strokes.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2006
3/5 73% V for Vendetta (2006) Recycled Orwellian nightmares are NOT relevant, but Portman and Weaving are worth the price of admission.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2006
3.5/5 92% Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2006) Chappelle will NOT be following Drawn Together‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2006
0/5 61% Hostel (2006) While Eli Roth certainly knows the tune, he clearly doesn't know the horror genre in this thinly-veiled assault on humanity.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2006
1/5 16% Underworld: Evolution (2006) It's like the story of Father Abraham if it were crazy and incoherant.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2006
3/5 57% Breakfast on Pluto (2005) Jordan plays the Crying Game again for this darly affecting epic.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2006
4/5 85% Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005) A Stunning Return for Shane Black and Joel Silver. No, I am Not Kidding.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Jan 12, 2006
4/5 78% Munich (2005) The Best Spielberg Film of the Past Five Months‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2005
2/5 87% Brokeback Mountain (2005) And no, they do not eat any pudding.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2005
4/5 77% Match Point (2005) Okay, Woody. This is the Last Chance You Get. Next Time, I Swaer I am not coming back.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2005
3.5/5 84% King Kong (2005) Other than Jackson's insufferable commentary on filmmaking at the beginning, Kong is thrilling and tragic.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2005
3/5 85% Pride and Prejudice (2005) While forging little new groud, this adaptation still smacks of professional and proficient filmmaking.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2005
3.5/5 46% The Ice Harvest (2005) Casting Cousin Eddie as a Mob heavy is the least of Harvest's comic genuius.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2005
3/5 82% Walk the Line (2005) Director Mangold avoids most traps of the biopic thanks to Joaquin and Reese, but some obvious mistakes makes Line only good. It's just not great.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2005
3.5/5 61% Shopgirl (2005) Not as rich as the novella, but Martin still paints a lovely impression of LA and some of its inhabitants.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2005
4/5 61% Jarhead (2005) Perhaps no Director is Better at Illuminating the Pitfalls of the American Working Man than Sam Mendes. Plus, his third effort Jarhead is not bad, either.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2005
4/5 90% Capote (2005) The Wildest Thing to Hit Kansas since Intelligent Design!‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2005
4/5 93% Good Night, And Good Luck (2005) Clooney nicely documents the beginning of the end of the Freedom of Press and makes a fascinating film in the process.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2005
3.5/5 58% The Weather Man (2005) A beautiful, cynical, and odd film about the pursuit of the American dream. Verbinski proves his chops as versatile director with this effort.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2005
2/5 68% North Country (2005) Instead of articulating injustice or honestly portraying the legal system, North Country seems content with exploiting humiliation for effect.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2005
4/5 27% Stay (2005) More of an abstract than trick, Stay is a satisfying examination.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2005
1/5 19% Domino (2005) Domino Proves Tony Scott is Still a Racist and Richard Kelly is NOT Tarantion.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2005
3.5/5 71% Thumbsucker (2005) Finding Your Own Inner Animal‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2005
2/5 87% A History of Violence (2005) Cronenberg denounces violence by celebrating it. That in itself is more troubling than anything he portrays with A History of Violence.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2005
3/5 64% Roll Bounce (2005) A nice blast of character-driven nostalgia with the best use of Charlie Murphy and Wayne Brady since Chapelle snapped.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2005
3.5/5 61% Lord of War (2005) A great, bleak satire that only succombs to unevolved sentimentality from time to time.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2005
2/5 45% The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) A particularly nasty, anti-female exorcism movie‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2005
2.5/5 53% An Unfinished Life (2005) Lasse! Come Back Home, Boy!‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2005
1/5 38% The Skeleton Key (2005) A Nightmare with Mr. Kruger‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2005
3/5 38% The Brothers Grimm (2005) Kruger may put in his best script, but Gilliam does everything in his power to demystify it with wackiness!‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2005
2/5 88% Broken Flowers (2005) Jarmusch Fails Murray by Failing to Offer Visual Poetry to an Empty Vaccum of Pathetic Despair‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2005
4/5 79% The Aristocrats (2005) A Scathing and Funny Indictment of Comedy and the People Who Laugh at it.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2005
2/5 79% Red Eye (2005) Craven Tries High-Concept Terror and Learns Why Even Hitchcock had Trouble with Small Spaces‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Aug 22, 2005
1/5 14% The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) One Broken Down Lizard‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2005
2.5/5 53% The Devil's Rejects (2005) While nailing the style and look, Zombie proves that the substance of The Devil's Rejects belongs in a film school course on 70's horror.‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2005
3.5/5 40% The Island (2005) Veering from the "Michael Bay is the Devil" talking points, I gotta say I admire The Island for its ability to be smart, edgy, and entertaining at once. Bay, good job!‐ Film Snobs
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2005