John Paul Powell Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

John Paul Powell

John Paul Powell
John Paul Powell's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Jam! Movies

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 79%

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

"Despite all of its impressive slam-bang, almost wall-to-wall action and awe-inspiring special effects, Episode III, though head and shoulders above the other prequels, is crippled by poor scripting and logic." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 17, 2005
3/5 61%

Hulk (2003)

"An oddity as far as summer blockbusters go." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 20, 2003
4/5 80%

Breakdown (1997)

"A well-crafted thriller." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 7, 2003
4/5 83%

The Bourne Identity (2002)

"The Bourne Identity is a firm foundation for an espionage film franchise that could very well decommission Fleming's Bond or Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 14, 2002
2.5/5 65%

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

"With Clones, it is abundantly clear that the Force just isn't with [Lucas] any longer." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 16, 2002
5/5 89%

Spider-Man (2002)

"A flat-out fun film." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 3, 2002
45%

Planet of the Apes (2001)

"Adds a whole new dimension to the experience while keeping the essence of original intact." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jul 27, 2001
11%

Batman & Robin (1997)

"Fans of the movie series will be shocked at the shortage of original thought put into this project." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jul 24, 2001
50%

Jurassic Park III (2001)

"A complete and utter mess." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jul 18, 2001
73%

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

"It falters in trying to accomplish its primary objective and that is to make us feel for David Swinton." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 29, 2001
26%

Swordfish (2001)

"Far better than your typical, predictable Hollywood shoot-em-up." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 8, 2001
25%

Pearl Harbor (2001)

"The rationale behind the making of Pearl Harbor is so transparent it's embarrassing." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 25, 2001
33%

Angel Eyes (2001)

"Mandoki and Di Pego take too long to get the motor running and by the time they do, we've run out of patience and hitched a ride home." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 18, 2001
47%

The Mummy Returns (2001)

"Not only is The Mummy Returns bigger in scope than the fun-filled original, but it is better in every way imaginable." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 4, 2001
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"A mouthful to swallow. Its presentation is flustered. The taste is bitter." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 21, 2001
48%

Vertical Limit (2000)

"One of the most stupid, contemptuous and hackneyed films of Y2K." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 8, 2000
100%

Toy Story 2 (1999)

"Pixar should, if they haven't already, start installing additional shelf space. Those statuettes and plaques sure do take up a lot of room." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3.5/5 52%

Conspiracy Theory (1997)

"Mel's sheepish grins, charming buffoonery and flashes of wit carry the picture to such an extent that we are generously forgiving towards the skimpy dividend that is the return for our investment." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
11%

Chill Factor (1999)

"Anything and everything about Chill Factor is s--tty." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4.5/5 48%

Small Soldiers (1998)

"The fantasy violence is fast and furious (dolls exploding, people cut and shot) however isn't depicted in a gory or graphic nature." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
6/10 14%

Reckless (1995)

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Posted Jan 1, 2000
69%

You've Got Mail (1998)

"Charmless and hokey!" ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 14%

Four Rooms (1996)

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Posted Jan 1, 2000
3.5/5 41%

The Big Hit (1998)

"GQ model types sweating it up. High-caliber weapons fired indiscriminately. Toned babes in skin-tight clothing. Marky Mark breakdances in a gun fight. What more could you ask for?" ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
40%

Pay It Forward (2000)

"A good movie that could have surely been a great one if the producers had had the guts to present reality as it is." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
36%

Scream 3 (2000)

"Although Scream 3 is a fun two-hour diversion, the edge the series had is gone as quickly as Ghost Face would split from a crime scene." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 59%

Friday the 13th (1980)

"There's a hollow cracking sound as the killer's identity is divulged. It's your jaw hitting the floor." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
74%

Dark City (1998)

"And now for something completely different." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
80%

The Green Mile (1999)

"A textured, character-driven story." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
54%

What Dreams May Come (1998)

"What Dreams May Come is a soulful piece as you'll ever see!" ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
39%

Armageddon (1998)

"What's really invigorating about Armageddon is that it's a true adventure film." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
81%

X-Men (2000)

"It's the character development fueling the fire." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
54%

Alien Resurrection (1997)

"Joss Whedon's atrocious script single-handedly gives the series a frontal lobotomy." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9%

The Skulls (2000)

"The Skulls is so dumb it's an affront to the very audience it was intended for." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
60%

Mystery Men (1999)

"Mystery Men takes forever to set things up and finish things off." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
53%

Apt Pupil (1998)

"King fans will be outraged denouncing the filmmakers as gutless flakes smothering the true horror of Apt Pupil so the film would be more acceptable to the general public." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
47%

The Perfect Storm (2000)

"The sights and sounds of The Halloween Storm are staggering. It is fearsome. It is awesome. It's as scary as hell." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
23%

Ready to Rumble (2000)

"Ready to Rumble works because of its tone." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
8/10 88%

Twelve Monkeys (12 Monkeys) (1995)

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Posted Jan 1, 2000
56%

Godzilla 2000 (2000)

"You know, the it's-so-bad-it's-good idea. Guaranteed laughs and guaranteed fun to be had by all." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
68%

Charlie's Angels (2000)

"It goes without saying that Charlie's Angels doesn't take itself seriously at all poking fun at the original series and the seventies in general. That's part of its irresistible charm." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
48%

Harriet the Spy (1996)

"Nick's methodology is way, way, outta synch with the spirit of Louise Fitzhugh's award-winning book." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3%

Battlefield Earth (2000)

"At about the one hour mark, a portion of the audience split the scene and I don't blame them. They were fed-up with being taken for complete and utter morons." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
7.5/10 50%

Balto (1995)

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Posted Jan 1, 2000
4.5/5 52%

Mars Attacks! (1996)

"Mars Attacks! is the film that Independence Day wanted to be but never could be." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
70%

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)

"Unwanted flashbacks" ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 51%

Halloween H2O (1998)

"Halloween: H20 is substantially superior compared to any of the non-Carpenter follow-ups." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
68%

U-571 (2000)

"So very few films live up to that kind of exaggerated billing. The claustrophobic submarine drama, U-571, happens to be one of them." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
10/10 80%

Casino (1995)

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Posted Jan 1, 2000
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