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John A. Nesbit

John A. Nesbit
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B 68% North Country (2005) issue movie that blatantly examines power and sexual harassment in the workplace ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 14, 2013
B 82% Marnie (1964) professionally crafted film that focuses primarily on character development ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 2, 2013
B 92% Memento (2000) treats the audience with respect without being overly pretentious ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 2, 2013
B 92% The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002) entertains and brings a true insider view ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Oct 21, 2012
B No Score Yet Khachaturian (2003) remarkable first person glimpse into the inner circle of the Soviet composers ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Oct 21, 2012
C 35% Hostage (2005) you've seen this movie before ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Oct 15, 2012
C 83% Hollow Reed (1996) competent drama that approaches homophobic attitudes very directly ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Oct 15, 2012
A No Score Yet Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963) ranks among the most refreshing and creative documentaries ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Sep 1, 2012
A No Score Yet Primary (1960) no documentary has since captured the inside views of a Presidential campaign so naturally ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Sep 1, 2012
A- 95% Marley (2012) You need not don a red, yellow, and green T-shirt to appreciate the film. ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 20, 2012
B 89% Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry (2004) compelling story without fancy gimmicks and trickery ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 5, 2012
B 45% Just Looking (1999) lighthearted, nostalgic comedy ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Aug 5, 2012
B 81% Jesus' Son (1999) takes some different turns ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jul 22, 2012
C 76% Frida (2002) a pity that the project paints by the numbers so much ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jul 22, 2012
C 74% Finding Forrester (2000) predictable formula film that is quickly forgotten ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jul 22, 2012
B No Score Yet When It Was a Game 3 (2000) brings smiles to old timers ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2012
B 84% The War Zone (1999) dark and disturbing journey of family dysfunction ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2012
C+ 68% Timecode (2000) a fascinating introduction to innovative film technique ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jul 2, 2012
D 57% The Gift (2000) like going to the county fair and getting ripped off by the traveling sideshows ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 20, 2012
B 86% State and Main (2000) retains a lightheartedness that pokes fun at the film industry and gives some memorable performances ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 20, 2012
B 86% The Exorcist (1973) succeeds best in developing its characters ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 20, 2012
A- 92% Startup.com (2001) puts a definitive face on this brief blip in business history ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 5, 2012
B- 41% The 6th Day (2000) patented Schwarzenegger formula movie ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 5, 2012
A- 99% Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2012) delves deep into the qualities of dedication and perfectionism ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 1, 2012
B+ 100% A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) For a thorough overview of film history and the art behind films ... can be no better guide than Martin Scorsese ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jun 1, 2012
B 84% Erin Brockovich (2000) establishes Roberts as a modern Kate Hepburn-one with inner strength and charm and sincerity ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 31, 2012
C- 50% The Emperor's Club (2002) A soulless rehashing of Dead Poet's Society is hardly the savior of American education ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 31, 2012
B 91% Diner (1982) not a great film, but it certainly is memorable ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 20, 2012
C 62% The Claim (2000) like a collegiate literature class in Thomas Hardy ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 20, 2012
C 63% Chocolat (2000) Hallström should refrain from preachy parables and move on to an entrée ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 16, 2012
C+ 90% Cast Away (2000) one-man show ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 16, 2012
B 94% The Story of the Weeping Camel (2004) a charmer ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 14, 2012
B- 66% The Last Samurai (2003) does honor traditional Japanese culture and ideals and make them accessible to a wider audience ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 14, 2012
C- 27% Paycheck (2003) Woo's stylish touches fall flat in this forgettable project ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 14, 2012
B No Score Yet The Kite (2002) very warm-hearted and sincere tale ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted May 14, 2012
C- 84% Bully (2012) more substantial content on this topic unveiled via CNN news stories. ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 27, 2012
B+ 100% Kinyarwanda (2011) fitting tribute and memorial to the million Rwandan souls who lost their lives ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 16, 2012
C 85% Nowhere in Africa (Nirgendwo in Afrika) (2001) plods through new terrain in Holocaust related subject matter with a shotgun mentality ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 5, 2012
B 91% Stevie (2003) emotionally drains while steadfastly refusing to provide easy solutions ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Apr 5, 2012
B 89% Songs From the Second Floor (2002) like Bergman approaching Swedish fatalism using Gary Larson's Far Side humor in a script acted by the Monty Python troop ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Feb 15, 2012
C 49% The Safety of Objects (2001) mechanical film school exercise ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Feb 15, 2012
B 96% Sling Blade (1996) Much of the audience appeal relies on the film's simplicity ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Feb 15, 2012
B 83% The Mystery of Picasso (Le mystère Picasso) (2000) works remarkably well for a select audience ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 29, 2012
B 92% The Wide Blue Road (La Grande strada azzurra) (2001) Anyone who loves De Sirca's works will find this film a fascinating comparative study ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 29, 2012
C 75% The Way Home (Jibeuro) (2002) manipulative tear jerking moments are far too familiar ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 29, 2012
B 59% Aquellos que me Aman Tomarán el Tren (1999) intensified examination of the eternal human comedy ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 28, 2012
B 80% Queen Margot (La Reine Margot) (1994) will linger in memory long afterwards ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 28, 2012
B 77% Nicholas Nickleby (2002) a pleasurable ride ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 28, 2012
B 88% Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) strongest aspect rests with the educational value of its subject ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 8, 2012
B 64% Swamp Thing (1982) masterfully entertaining film on a limited budget ‐ Old School Reviews
Posted Jan 8, 2012