John A. Nesbit Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

John A. Nesbit

John A. Nesbit
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
A- 77%

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

"it first seduces and then repulses" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Dec 29, 2013
B+ 86%

Yossi (2013)

"a very real portrait of a man on the verge of accepting himself " ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Dec 29, 2013
B 99%

Wadjda (2013)

"Unveils rarely seen glimpses of Saudi culture" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Oct 22, 2013
C- 36%

Salinger (2013)

"a work that Holden Caufield would describe as a phony piece of crap." ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Oct 2, 2013
B 82%

Fantasia 2000 (2000)

"balance in animation styles" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Sep 20, 2013
B 81%

Una noche (One Night) (2013)

"unforgettable portrait of Havana--away from the tourist haunts and into its back streets" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Sep 20, 2013
A 99%

Short Term 12 (2013)

"deals honestly with very real issues" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Sep 10, 2013
B+ 78%

The Grandmaster (2013)

"emphasizes emotional restraint and understatement" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Sep 2, 2013
B 67%

One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das (2013)

"no one can doubt the sincerity of the filmmaker or subject" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 28, 2013
B 98%

Blackfish (2013)

"likely to never again buy a ticket to a marine theme park again" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 26, 2013
A 94%

Fruitvale Station (2013)

"does something more radical ... humanizes the protagonist" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 24, 2013
C 71%

Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

"Instead of rolling out historical content like a mighty stream, it only trickles weakly" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 19, 2013
A 96%

Babette's Feast (Babettes G├Žstebud) (1987)

"essentially a fable ... stands the test of time" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 14, 2013
F 11%

Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981)

"worst film ever" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 12, 2013
B- 83%

Valley Girl (1983)

"homage to the 1980s" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 7, 2013
C 68%

U-571 (2000)

"... more like a Star Trek television episode" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 7, 2013
B 96%

The Straight Story (1999)

"look and feel of a foreign film" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 5, 2013
C 44%

Tommy Boy (1995)

"re-do it as a 10-15 minute motivational tape as a seminar for business and sales people" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 5, 2013
B- 79%

Washington Heights (2002)

"may inspire some to get off at 191st street" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2013
B- 82%

Walk the Line (2005)

"the acting compensates for the weaknesses in the script" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2013
C 55%

Man of Steel (2013)

"Re-booting the franchise is fraught with Kryptonite, however. And the filmmakers paralyze the audience with repetitive fight sequences " ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 23, 2013
B 90%

Witnesses (2004)

"revisits Kurosawa's Rashoman structure" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 9, 2013
B 92%

Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001)

"fresh and alive" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 9, 2013
A- 77%

Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

"provocative" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 6, 2013
C 82%

Stone Reader (2003)

"weakly copies Michael Moore's dogged pursuit and film style " ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 3, 2013
C+ 68%

Shaft (2000)

"doesn't have the same historical impact as the original .... but entertaining" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 3, 2013
B 85%

Kon Tiki (2013)

"a credible account" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted May 25, 2013
B 96%

Sideways (2004)

"Payne's most enjoyable movie since Election" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted May 24, 2013
B 81%

Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

"shines forth as a labor of love" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted May 24, 2013
C 36%

Rules of Engagement (2000)

"Something is missing" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted May 19, 2013
C 77%

Seabiscuit (2003)

"promises filet mignon, only to deliver oats and hay" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted May 19, 2013
B 54%

The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013)

"among the most provocative releases of the year" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted May 14, 2013
B 61%

Saved! (2004)

"The real value lies with what its audience does afterwards" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted May 5, 2013
C+ 53%

Scary Movie (2000)

"mindless fun" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted May 5, 2013
C 79%

42 (2013)

"a script that touches the well known base paths of Robinson lore without penetrating the man's heart" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 29, 2013
D+ 81%

Pollock (2000)

"a plodding glimpse of the latter part of Jackson Pollock's life" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 25, 2013
D 37%

Psycho (1998)

"failed project" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 25, 2013
B No Score Yet

Adaminte Makan Abu (Abu, Son of Adam) (2011)

"a graceful, gentle reminder about basic human goodness" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 24, 2013
B 94%

Room 237 (2013)

"Kubrick fans and movie geeks will want to check this film out as soon as possible" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 24, 2013
B 80%

Pink Flamingos (1972)

"Waters demonstrates visual talent and entertains" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Feb 9, 2013
C No Score Yet

The Perfect Son (2002)

"goes through the motions to hit all the politically correct notes" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Feb 9, 2013
C 83%

Side Effects (2013)

" turns out to be a psychological thriller that uses pharmaceuticals as the MacGuffin" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Feb 4, 2013
A- No Score Yet

Mother Teresa (1986)

"...shows her in action" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Feb 4, 2013
C 32%

The Phantom of the Opera (2005)

"cinematically translated Webber's musical adaptation as well as humanly possible, " ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Feb 4, 2013
B+ 87%

Pi (1998)

"a real treat" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 30, 2013
B 94%

Black Girl (La noire de...) (1966)

"first major feature to surface in Africa" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 28, 2013
A 94%

Paths of Glory (1957)

"profound, poignant, and eloquent" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 26, 2013
C- 61%

The Patriot (2000)

"has its moments" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 26, 2013
A 93%

Amour (2012)

"unforgettable portrait of old age" ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 15, 2013
B 92%

Nine Queens (Nueve reinas) (2002)

"numerous twists and turns, but remains fun " ‐Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 14, 2013
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