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John Griffiths

John Griffiths
John Griffiths's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Variety, Us Weekly, AARP Movies for Grownups

TV Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100% Vida: Season 1 (TV, 2018) There's plenty of potential - and talent - here. ‐ Variety
Read More | Posted May 1, 2018
78% Get Shorty: Season 1 (TV, 2017) Shorty the TV show wows by making its two main scrapers richly lovable.‐ AARP Movies for Grownups
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
71% Top of the Lake: China Girl (TV, 2017) There are chases and shootings and a kidnapping. Flirtations and affairs and delusional romances. Twists and shocks and laughs. Lake offers waves of enthrallment over its entire run, but the mystery's unusual resolution is key.‐ AARP Movies for Grownups
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
4/5 100% Downton Abbey: Season 2 (TV, 2012) The delicious period drama returns, and is even more grandly addictive.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/4 89% Masters of Sex: Season 1 (TV, 2013) Evocative and provocative, this fact-based drama is most invigorating when showing how the findings helped ignite women's lib.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
3.5/5 76% The Middle: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2010) This solid comedy hits its stride.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/5 95% Awkward: Season 1 (TV, 2011) Fresh face Ashley Rickards is instantly appealing in this goofy high school comedy.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/5 23% Anger Management: Season 1 (TV, 2012) Charlie Sheen hasn't lost his chops. It helps that his new agreeable-enough comedy on FX, Anger Management, mirrors his previous one, Two and a Half Men.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
3/5 100% White Collar: Season 2 (TV, 2010-2011) Collar has loosened up! This crime drama's sometimes-bland cast of characters returns with an improved, heartier camaraderie.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/5 48% The Newsroom: Season 1 (TV, 2012) Even with The West Wing creator at the wheel, HBO's Next Big Drama, Newsroom, which is set at a CNN-like network, disappoints.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
4/5 79% Smash: Season 1 (TV, 2012) Smash weaves all of its burning questions, players' plights and wowza showstoppers with wit and excitement. Break a leg, gang!‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
2.5/5 18% Are You There, Chelsea?: Season 1 (TV, 2012) The characters, including Chelsea's prissy sister (played by Handler herself), start out too one-note to qualify as must-see.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/5 57% Touch: Season 1 (TV, 2012) It's difficult to fully embrace.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/5 85% New Girl: Season 1 (TV, 2011-2012) Deschanel proves she's truly an ensemble player, balancing Jess' flights of fancy with a relatable empathy for her TV buddies.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/5 49% Ringer: Season 1 (TV, 2011) Sarah Michelle Gellar's new drama truly deserves a bigger viewership. The tension is rich, the characters are intriguing -- especially the identical twins she plays -- and the actress uncannily brings both the women to distinct life.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
3.5/5 79% Revenge: Season 1 (TV, 2011-2012) The shocking twists don't stop!‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/5 70% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Season 12 (TV, 2011-2012) Sentiment aside, this aging hit could use a quicker pulse.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/5 35% Hart of Dixie: Season 1 (TV, 2011-2012) Homey charms aside, the Dixie tale is sillier than an electric banjo!‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/5 10% I Hate My Teenage Daughter: Season 1 (TV, 2011-2012) Pressly is hilariously feisty as a mother who expects better.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3.5/5 69% Pretty Little Liars: Season 1 (TV, 2010-2011) Be warned: Anyone who dismisses this drama as a silly teen diversion will miss out on another seamless rush of thrills from one of TV's most intriguing young casts. ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/5 61% Political Animals: Season 1 (TV, 2012) The political maneuvering is consistently well-drawn. If only the rest of Animals roared with such excitement.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2017
2.5/5 74% Shameless: Season 1 (TV, 2011) William H. Macy is miscast as alcoholic dad Frank, though Emmy Rossum almost rings true as tough-minded daughter Fiona.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/5 No Score Yet Gossip Girl: Season 5 (TV, 2011-2012) Good news: GG has maintained its tension and wit.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/5 No Score Yet One Tree Hill: Season 8 (TV, 2010-2011) Cheesy and implausible, but a guilty pleasure! ‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2/5 83% House: Season 8 (TV, 2011-2012) This once-venerable hit is suffering from a serious case of been-there-itis.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
2.5/5 42% Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior: Season 1 (TV, 2011) Overall, this show is overkill. Literally.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2011
3/5 No Score Yet Drop Dead Diva: Season 2 (TV, 2010) Despite the serious subject (not to mention some preachy, PSA-style dialogue), the breezy humor remains intact.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2010
3/5 43% Mad Love: Season 1 (TV, 2011) Some of the hijinks could be fresher, but thanks to a charismatic cast, this Love has lasting power.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2011
27% Trauma: Season 1 (TV, 2009-2010) Inane characters. Muddled story lines. Cheesy dialogue.‐ Us Weekly
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2009