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Johnny Donaldson

Johnny Donaldson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
C 49% Saw (2004) Saw manipualtes you in clever and morbid ways, but that still doesn't make it a very good movie.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
A 63% I Heart Huckabees (2004) I Heart Huckabees may be the most looniest, most alienating, most what-were-they-thinking mainstream movie ever made. And I wouldn't have it any other way.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
B 50% Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004) What makes the film effective is its acting...‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
C+ 39% The Grudge (2004) The Grudge may have an air of chilly dread, but it's often just a neutered and repetitive slice of tony exploitation horror. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
B- 77% Team America: World Police (2004) It's a puerile, gross, and immature comedy that has moments of genuinely abrasive, subversive and much needed humor in it.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
C+ 31% The Forgotten (2004) The Forgotten is competently made but ultimately lifeless.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
A 92% Shaun of the Dead (2004) Weird, silly, smart, moving, funny and scary, Shaun of the Dead is potentially a cult classic that's in a field of its own. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
C- 17% Paparazzi (2004) The time is about right to make a drama about the tawdry ghost of celebrity mania. Paparazzi is not that movie.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
B- 55% Cellular (2004) Cellular never actually comes together as a movie, but it does have enough clever parts to keep you entertained. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
B+ 95% Hero (2004) Hero for all its sword-swinging action is not a fight film exactly; it is a work of visual poetry. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
D 51% Vanity Fair (2004) Vanity Fair is wan and colorless - a romantic painting that has come haltingly to life.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2004
D 23% Van Helsing (2004) ...you get the sense that you're seeing the first movie to be made from nothing but climax.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted May 13, 2004
C 17% Laws of Attraction (2004) It's wan and pallid, with little of the lightness of touch that a movie of this sort requires.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted May 13, 2004
D 4% Godsend (2003) A mediocre bit of bad seed hokum...‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted May 13, 2004
B+ 83% Mean Girls (2004) It gets all saccharine and righteous on us, but that's okay, seeing as how the bitter medicine helps the spoonful of sugar go down. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted May 13, 2004
C+ 29% The Punisher (2004) ...a thuggish and junky vigilante cartoon...‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2004
A- 84% Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004) Kill Bill Vol. 2 has the centered emotional grounding and heartfelt maturity lacking in the first installment‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2004
B 81% Hellboy (2004) Hellboy is a big-budget special FX spectacle, but it's one made with the artful, polished beauty of real moviemaking. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2004
C 26% Walking Tall (2004) Walking Tall clocks in at a lean 82 minutes, which means that [director Kevin] Bray has carved off most of the fat. The problem is, most of the meat is gone too. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2004
D+ 22% Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) The movie is a gaudy, hyperventilating eyesore with flashing colors and frenetic action that may keep little ones diverted for an hour and a half.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2004
D 13% Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004) It's an amazing feat, but Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London is an even thinner bit of plastic than the first one was.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2004
A 93% Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004) Quietly beautiful, it's the first genuinely moving film of the year. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2004
A 75% Dawn of the Dead (2004) ...a genuinely jaw-dropping, nerve-frying mercenary thriller.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2004
B 46% Secret Window (2004) ...a consistently watchable lightweight horror yarn..."‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2004
B 81% Monster (2004) Theron doesn't just look like Wuornos, but becomes her and it's a display of acting as bravura as any.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2004
C+ 49% The Passion of the Christ (2004) ...a two-hour wallow in torture and sadism that amounts to nothing more than a snuff film with pretensions of both art and religion‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2004
C 29% Club Dread (2004) ...the Lizard's ask us to wade through a lot of the cut-rate slasher horror that should have been retired with the demise of the Urban Legend franchise.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2004
B- 47% Eurotrip (2003) Crude but not gross, affable rather than offensive, this genial, runty little teen smut-com is better than anyone has any reason to expect it to be. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2004
D- 13% Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004) Perhaps my loathing of Drama Queen wouldn't be so complete, so bilious as it is, if the central character was someone sympathetic we could root for.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2004
C 39% The Singing Detective (2003) This new version of The Singing Detective..., is a tinny and off-key stab at replicating the feverish, mad splash of a genuine movie musical.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
B+ 75% A Beautiful Mind (2001) A Beautiful Mind is [Howard's] most complex, emotionally resonant film to date.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
D+ 42% The Majestic (2001) The Majestic is so sugary that diabetics should avoid it for fear of insulin shock. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
B- 74% The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) ...the swordfights are exciting, the movie is nice to look at and as rousing adventures go, there could be worse. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
C+ 14% Crossroads (2002) Crossroads is hardly a good movie, but it's a harmless, and sometimes even enjoyable lightweight drama.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
B+ 73% Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) Brotherhood of the Wolf is an audacious, sensational and utterly preposterous mélange of horror, romance, martial arts, costume drama and God knows what else.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
C- 29% The Time Machine (2002) ...remarkably ho-hum.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
A- 92% The Devil's Backbone (El Espinazo del diablo) (2001) The Devil's Backbone is a spare and elegant supernatural thriller...‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
A- 57% Blade II (2002) Del Toro has an avid love for things that go squish in the night‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
C 29% Clockstoppers (2002) Clockstoppers...is colorful and energetic, but also a little flat.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
A 95% Monsoon Wedding (2002) The characters chatter, goad, argue, celebrate and communicate with the joyful energy of life.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
B 84% Kissing Jessica Stein (2002) ...it belongs to a smarter, sharper and funnier breed of romantic comedy. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
A- 90% Spider-Man (2002) It offers what every summer movie should be designed to offer: release, not hype. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
F 7% The New Guy (2002) After 20 minutes, the filmmakers stop giving a damn. The audience did that 15 minutes earlier. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
C- 31% Murder by Numbers (2002) ...moviemaking by numbers. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
D 21% John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars (2001) ...an amped-up, dumbed-down variation on Night of The Living Dead...‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
D 14% The One (2001) This One sadly comes up zero. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
C 47% Life as a House (2001) A dubious attempt to cross American Beauty with a Hallmark card, the film features edgier moments that give way to easy sentimentality and sitcom-cute distractions.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
B- 8% Out Cold (2001) Out Cold, your basic hijinxs-in-the-snow madcap comedy, is everything you expect from the trailer: dumb, crass and unlikely to further the art of cinema.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
D 80% Waking Life (2001) This isn't profundity - this is intellectual masturbation.‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2004
B- 16% The Big Bounce (2004) It glides along easily, it's often funny and quirky and enjoyable, but the movie itself seems like an afterthought. ‐ The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2004