John J. Puccio Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

John J. Puccio

John J. Puccio
John J. Puccio's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Showing 101 - 150 of 1956
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/10 15%

Something Borrowed (2011)

"It's neither romantic nor comedic. Sort of defeats the whole point of the exercise, you know?" ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Aug 10, 2011
5/10 10%

Soldier (1998)

"...poignancy doesn't interfere with director Anderson's primary objective, which is to show people shooting each other and blowing stuff up." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Aug 8, 2011
5/10 75%

Copycat (1995)

"There are so many numbskull moves by almost every character, it becomes more of an exercise in frustration than an enjoyable viewing experience." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Aug 5, 2011
6/10 No Score Yet

We Dive at Dawn (1943)

"...because we care about the characters, we get caught up in the suspense." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Aug 1, 2011
6/10 No Score Yet

Tiara Tahiti (1962)

"The film has its merits, and while it's no overlooked gem or undiscovered treasure, it's pleasant enough entertainment." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jul 23, 2011
6/10 No Score Yet

Miranda (1948)

"...all very light and frothy fun, with none of it very memorable but all of it reasonably pleasant." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jul 19, 2011
8/10 No Score Yet

The Way to the Stars (1945)

"...good, straight-ahead drama, with fine acting and solid direction." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jul 14, 2011
5/10 71%

Rio Lobo (1971)

"...it appears both the Duke and Hawks sort of walked through this one." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jul 11, 2011
6/10 87%

Rango (2011)

"For good or for bad, this is not your run-of-the-mill animated feature." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jul 7, 2011
5/10 26%

Arthur (2011)

"Russell Brand steps into Dudley Moore's old shoes and finds an uncomfortable fit." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jul 5, 2011
5/10 No Score Yet

Ferry to Hong Kong (1959)

"...it's not all bad, just distressingly hammy." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jul 1, 2011
3/10 23%

Sucker Punch (2011)

"The movie probably has more going on in it for less purpose than any film you can name." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jun 27, 2011
5/10 40%

The Island (2005)

"For the second half of the film, it's all chase and chase and chase some more, with little audience involvement in how it turns out." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jun 24, 2011
6/10 56%

Unknown (2011)

"...with Liam Neeson in the lead, he makes everything we see on screen, no matter how far-fetched, seem plausible." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jun 19, 2011
4/10 10%

Red Riding Hood (2011)

"This one's a retake on 'Twilight.' I'd hang out in a different hood if I had the chance." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jun 16, 2011
4/10 34%

Hall Pass (2011)

"...looks and sounds more like a raunchy, worn-out television sitcom than a Farrelly product." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jun 10, 2011
2/10 60%

Jackass 3.5 (2011)

"You'll like the all-new version, since it's fifteen minutes shorter than the previous one." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Jun 7, 2011
6/10 No Score Yet

The 39 Steps (1959)

"It does a respectable job not only with the story's adventure but with its humor." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 29, 2011
7/10 96%

The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

"...humor, romance, danger, pageantry, Freemasonry, and much derring-do...a good rousing adventure tale." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 27, 2011
7/10 98%

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

"Heroes, villains, desperados, and the inevitable shoot-outs: You'll find them all in what a lot of fans consider Leone's best film." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 24, 2011
8/10 96%

True Grit (2010)

"The new movie really is quite different from the older one, and in almost every way an improvement." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 21, 2011
7/10 75%

The Firm (1993)

"...pits Cruise against the world, with only his character's wit." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 19, 2011
6/10 63%

Le Mans (1971)

"...one of the best pure racing movies ever made. But if you don't like automobile racing, you might not find much to enjoy." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 16, 2011
7/10 82%

Papillon (1973)

"The narrative unfolds slowly, but the two stars are compelling and cinematographer Fred Koenekamp's photography is striking." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 14, 2011
4/10 64%

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011)

"...the thing it documents best is how music producers and press agents market a product." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 9, 2011
5/10 20%

The Rite (2011)

"You'll find no swiveling heads or green vomit here, although there are a few scenes that stretch credibility by going in that direction." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 6, 2011
6/10 No Score Yet

Romeo and Juliet (1954)

"...an opulent-looking production, edited to accent the two main characters." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted May 4, 2011
5/10 No Score Yet

To Paris With Love (1955)

"...at least it never offends, but it doesn't do much to amuse, either. It seems sort of a waste of Mr. Guinness's talents." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Apr 29, 2011
4/10 49%

No Strings Attached (2011)

"If you like looking at Natalie Portman, you may take a fancy to the movie. Otherwise, you might find it a bore." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Apr 21, 2011
6/10 83%

Alice, Sweet Alice (Communion) (1976)

"Unfairly, a lot of people know it today because it features the big-screen debut of Brooke Shields." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Apr 17, 2011
7/10 No Score Yet

Make Mine Mink (1960)

"For the most part, the film is fun and funny, with Terry-Thomas at the top of his game." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Apr 13, 2011
4/10 34%

Mortal Kombat (1995)

"...a one-note gimmick that comes with everything but a joystick for the viewer to control the robotic characters." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Apr 11, 2011
3/10 No Score Yet

Born to Raise Hell (2010)

"If you've seen any of Seagal's previous 800 martial-arts films, you've seen this one." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Apr 8, 2011
6/10 68%

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)

"...rather tame and superficial by today's standards: a gentle, sentimental comedy on the subject of interracial marriage." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Apr 6, 2011
7/10 78%

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 (2010)

"Fortunately, the good outweighs the mediocre, so in the end this is one of the better installments in the series." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Apr 4, 2011
6/10 No Score Yet

Thunder in the City (1937)

"...a comedy that pits American stereotypes against English stereotypes, with amusing results." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 30, 2011
4/10 13%

Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

"It would have been better for Warners to have left well enough alone." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 25, 2011
6/10 90%

Arthur (1981)

"Arthur has endeared himself to millions of viewers over the years." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 25, 2011
7/10 85%

King of Kings (1961)

"Although it may rely a little too heavily on spectacle, it features fine acting, direction, and photography. On Blu-ray it makes a splendid showing." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 23, 2011
4/10 No Score Yet

Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde, (Dr. Black and Mr. Hyde) (1976)

"Not as good as you'd like but not as bad as you'd think." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 18, 2011
4/10 13%

Yogi Bear (2010)

"Youngsters might enjoy the movie's colorful locales, lovable if doltish bears, and intermittent slapstick comedy." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 14, 2011
7/10 46%

Hereafter (2010)

"...an honest attempt to explore the single greatest mystery of life...with intelligence, open-mindedness, understanding, and compassion." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 11, 2011
7/10 90%

The Fighter (2010)

"...a boxing movie for people who couldn't care less about boxing." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 7, 2011
5/10 No Score Yet

Hell Harbor (1930)

"Human trafficking, larceny, murder and attempted murder, lust, and romance, this movie has it all." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 4, 2011
5/10 56%

Morning Glory (2010)

"At worst, it may put you to sleep." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Mar 2, 2011
3/10 64%

Jackass 3 (2010)

"The filmmakers never fail to take the low road every chance they can, but they must have laughed all the way to the bank." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Feb 27, 2011
6/10 No Score Yet

Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (2010)

"...the characters are appealing, and the plot is pure hokum, just as in the cartoon series." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Feb 22, 2011
6/10 73%

Megamind (2010)

"...often shrewd, colorful, witty, and well animated, I found it oddly flat, too." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Feb 20, 2011
7/10 92%

48 HRS (1982)

" It remains one of the better action-comedy buddy pictures you'll find." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Feb 17, 2011
4/10 40%

Due Date (2010)

"...an ill-tempered comedy, relying on misfortune and childishness for its humor." ‐Movie Metropolis
Posted Feb 15, 2011
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