Josh Jackson

Josh Jackson
Josh Jackson's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Paste Magazine
Publications: Paste Magazine

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
7.9/10 51% Magic in the Moonlight (2014) The result is a delightful if slight tale of romance on the Riviera, an upper-middling entry into the canon of Woody Allen that will disappoint the cynics and charm those who like to let a little hope into their lives. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2014
87% Kung Fu Panda (2008) When the kids are happy and I get to watch a Jack Black kung fu movie, that's good enough for me. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2013
8.3/10 77% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 (2010) Sure, there are some rearranging and compressing of scenes and facts, but the two-and-a-half hour runtime for half a book allows screenwriter Steve Kloves and director David Yates the space to faithfully retell a really good story. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2013
8.9/10 98% Up (2009) What makes Up such a satisfying film is the story of an old man deciding that he still has life left to be lived. And that life is an adventure. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2013
8.6/10 94% The King's Speech (2010) The relationship between a commoner teacher and regal student provides for enough drama, and the obstacle overcome is both inspiring and unique. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2013
8.9/10 97% Mud (2013) It's a sweet tale that displays plenty of faith in humanity without ever veering into sappiness and always keeping you on the edge of your seat. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2013
7.6/10 98% Sound City (2013) It's a sprawling documentary that laments what's been lost in analog recording without ignoring the benefits of technology. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2013
8.4/10 94% The Gatekeepers (2013) The access boggles the mind, and some of the stories are riveting. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2013
7.1/10 82% Crystal Fairy (2013) The sparse plot nonetheless provides opportunities for a little self-reflection and some original, dark humor, making the druggy affair a worthwhile trip to the theater. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2013
8.6/10 85% The Tree of Life (2011) It's as much a meditation as a narrative, asking a tremendous amount of patience from viewers and rewarding that patience with something entirely new. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2011
8.1/10 99% How to Train Your Dragon (2010) The result is fun and thrilling, and plenty of snappy jokes and sight gags will keep audiences of all ages entertained. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2011
6.8/10 71% Paul (2011) It's not nearly as engaging as the many films it parodies, but it's a charming little tribute. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2011
8/10 88% Rango (2011) Kids don't always need primary colors and fluffy bunnies and 3-D effects. Sometimes a scrawny, ugly chameleon in the dirty Old West will do. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2011
5.2/10 44% The Green Hornet (2011) His qualifications for the job seem to be: 1. Having a limitless supply of money. 2. Having a side-kick that does all the work. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2011
4.3/10 20% Gulliver's Travels (2010) One giant mess. - Paste Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2010