Joey O'Bryan

Joey O'Bryan
Joey O'Bryan's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Austin Chronicle L.A. Weekly
Publications: Austin Chronicle, L.A. Weekly

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 No Score Yet A Chinese Odyssey (1996) This second installment satisfyingly concludes the epic story line begun in the original, in addition to providing many thrills and laughs along the way. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2016
2.5/5 No Score Yet Zeiramu 2 (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2013
3/5 No Score Yet A Chinese Odyssey, Part 2: Cinderella (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2011
2.5/5 No Score Yet Zeiramu (Zeram) (Zeiram) (1993) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2011
No Score Yet Dasavatharam (The Ten Avatars) (2008) No shortage of violent action, wacky comedy and, of course, musical numbers - a three-hour head rush of cinematic delirium that couldn't have been made anywhere else in the world. - L.A. Weekly EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2008
3/5 No Score Yet Iceman Cometh (1991) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2005
3/5 No Score Yet Delicate Art of the Rifle (1996) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 12, 2004
3.5/5 No Score Yet The Prodigal Son (1983) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2003
2.5/5 78% Friday (1995) Gray's direction is painfully flat, and curiously -- especially for a popular music video director like Gray -- lacking any interesting visual style. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2003
1/5 57% Rich and Famous (1981) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2003
1.5/5 96% Ghost in the Shell (1996) Ultimately Ghost in the Shell remains a hard sell, with sluggish pacing and sloppy storytelling effectively smothering the strengths of this lackluster effort. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2003
2.5/5 82% As Tears Go By (1989) A stylish if formulaic addition to the seemingly endless onslaught of crime films that dominated the Hong Kong cinema of the late Eighties. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted May 2, 2003
2.5/5 71% Once upon a Time...When We Were Colored (1995) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2002
1/5 No Score Yet Rich and Famous (1987) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2001
0/5 No Score Yet Born to Be Wild (1995) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2001
2/5 No Score Yet The Three Swordsmen (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2001
4.5/5 No Score Yet Gauyat sandiu haplui (Saviour of the Soul) (Terrible Angel) (1991) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
0/5 11% Lawnmower Man 2 - Jobe's War (Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace) (1996) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
0.5/5 8% Spy Hard (1996) Filled to the bursting point with witless, sub-Mad magazine movie parodies, pointless cameos by a seemingly endless parade of has-beens, and once-hysterical, now stale jokes lifted straight from Airplane! and the original Naked Gun... - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
4.5/5 No Score Yet - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2.5/5 35% Eraser (1996) We've seen Schwarzenegger do all this before, and in films superior to this passable but workmanlike effort. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3.5/5 50% Dragonheart (1996) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
4.5/5 37% Last Man Standing (1996) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 No Score Yet Huo shao hong lian si (Burning Paradise in Hell) (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/5 No Score Yet Satin Steel (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 46% Casper (1995) You have a movie that's constantly busy... but never really going anywhere. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2.5/5 No Score Yet Lover of the Last Empress (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/5 8% The Tie That Binds (1995) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 No Score Yet Return to a Better Tomorrow (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2.5/5 45% The Cure (1995) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 No Score Yet Rock N' Roll Cop (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/5 43% Species (1995) Besides a few random moments, Species just doesn't make the grade and also manages to waste a fine cast along the way. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 38% Tales from the Crypt Presents: Demon Knight (1995) Don't feel bad if you miss the first five minutes or have to leave for the last five because, not only are they completely expendable, but it's nothing you can't see every week in the comfort of your own living room. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
4.5/5 No Score Yet Roujin-Z (1991) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3.5/5 No Score Yet Love on Delivery (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2.5/5 100% Fist of Legend (Jing wu ying xiong) (1994) Although this is disappointing, there are more than enough good scenes (both action and otherwise) to keep this enterprise afloat and entertaining. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 No Score Yet The Chinese Feast (Jin yu man tang) (1995) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 33% Paperback Romance (1997) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2/5 45% Higher Learning (1994) Higher Learning is a disappointment. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
0.5/5 16% Chain Reaction (1996) Ultimately, any movie in which even Morgan Freeman manages to give a lackluster performance can only be considered a seriously botched job. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 No Score Yet You Seng (Temptation of a Monk) (1993) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 43% Window To Paris (Okno v Parizh) (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
0.5/5 61% Happy Gilmore (1996) A lame, unoriginal comedy that may offer a few scattered chuckles, but more often than not, serves up a bewildering series of bizarre non-jokes, supposedly ironic product placement, cheesy music cues, and tired sight gags. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
4/5 No Score Yet Rampo (1995) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 64% Executive Decision (1996) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2.5/5 71% Zhong Nan Hai bao biao (The Defender) (The Bodyguard from Beijing) (1994) Lively, unpretentious fun. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 80% Pao Da Shuang Deng (Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker) (1994) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 100% Ôritsu uchûgun Oneamisu no tsubasa (Royal Space Force - Wings of Honneamise) (1987) While there are but a few action sequences, they are spectacularly rendered and made doubly exciting due to the emotional involvement generated by the rest of the film. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
1/5 44% Fear (1996) - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
2.5/5 37% Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995) It does deliver the cheesy sci-fi goods for fans of the colorful television show, even if it's not likely to win any new converts. - Austin Chronicle EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000