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Joshua Tyler

Joshua Tyler
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 66% Cloud Atlas (2012) It doesn't matter if Cloud Atlas ends up being more than the sum of its parts when the parts are this good.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2012
4.5/5 93% Looper (2012) One of the best movies of the year.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2012
3.5/5 78% Dredd (2012) Karl Urban is the Judge Dredd you've been waiting for.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2012
2/5 31% Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) Most franchises which make it to 5 movies start to run out of ideas by then, but if Retribution has one glaring problem it's that it has far too many of them.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2012
3.5/5 30% Total Recall (2012) A lot of fun in its own way; a big, flashy summer movie with loads of incredibly cool high-tech ideas standing in for good character-driven ones.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2012
1.5/5 17% The Watch (2012) Seeing Richard Ayoade in this film is like watching someone confronted by a T-Rex and hoping that if he holds really still it won't eat him.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2012
4/5 55% Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) Funny, haunting and thought-provoking.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2012
4/5 73% Prometheus (2012) The fact that the movie was able to recycle the plot of Star Trek V will likely never get the level of praise it deserves. ‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2012
4/5 68% Men in Black III (2012) Men in Black III is far better than we had any right to expect.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted May 25, 2012
2.5/5 34% Battleship (2012) It's everything that's wrong with modern science fiction and also a lot of fun.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted May 18, 2012
3.5/5 37% Lockout (2012) Guy Pearce creates one of the most memorable action heroes since John McClane.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2012
4/5 84% The Hunger Games (2012) Katniss is the girl hero we've been waiting for.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2012
3.5/5 51% John Carter (2012) Go for the spectacle, go for the fun, just don't expect anything as significant as the impact made by Burroughs' books.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2012
12% The Darkest Hour (2011) Writer Jon Spaihts' script goes about this in the right way, by telling a story involving a vicious alien attack that's completely unique in its execution.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2011
3/5 76% War Horse (2011) Feels like a good stage play that never quite makes a full transition into the world of movies. ‐
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2011
4/5 59% Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) A movie capable of culminating in a game of chess and making that every bit as exciting as watching things blow up. ‐
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2011
4.5/5 94% Hugo (2011) Hugo and Scorsese have found a way to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt the usefulness of the 3D format.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2011
5/5 96% The Muppets (2011) One of the best movies you'll see this year. ‐
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2011
3.5/5 36% Immortals (2011) Immortals is worth seeing just for the battle prowess of Zeus and his cronies.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2011
2.5/5 68% A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011) I'm sad to report that Harold and Kumar have lost much of whatever it was that made them so great in the first place.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2011
36% In Time (2011) In Time starts out with one of the best sci-fi premises in recent memory, and then does nothing with it.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2011
2.5/5 51% The Rum Diary (2011) It never got weird enough for me.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2011
90% Attack the Block (2011) The best science fiction movie of 2012.‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2011
2.5/5 35% The Thing (2011) If ever anyone needed evidence that Carpenter's 1982 movie is the definitive take on this story, the only one we'll ever need, this provides it. ‐ Giant Freakin Robot
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2011
2.5/5 41% The Big Year (2011) The only real reason to watch it is if you're looking for something to talk about with your granny. ‐
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2011
94% 50/50 (2011) You'll walk out a stronger person than you were when you went in.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2011
3/5 59% Real Steel (2011) The robots punch all the problems out of this story.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2011
4.5/5 84% The Ides of March (2011) There will be better movies released this year, but maybe none more sophisticated and shrewd.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2011
1/5 18% Shark Night 3D (2011) Eat them already, I'm bored.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2011
3/5 24% Conan the Barbarian (2011) It makes mistakes, but there's a lot to like, even admire about director Marcus Nispel's remake.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2011
3.5/5 62% Final Destination 5 (2011) For existing fans of the Final Destination franchise, this movie is an absolute must see.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 11, 2011
4/5 81% Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) This is a well made movie, the kind that deserves praise for setting out to do something and doing it very well. ‐
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2011
4/5 25% The Change-Up (2011) One of the funniest movies of the summer.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2011
4/5 80% Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) Captain America is a breath of fresh air.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2011
3/5 69% Friends With Benefits (2011) Though Friends with Benefits eventually loses that battle against clichés, that fight is the most interesting thing about the movie by far.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2011
3.5/5 35% Larry Crowne (2011) Feel good and forget about it, that seems to be the goal of Larry Crowne, and it's something this Tom Hanks directed film accomplishes with flourish.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2011
3/5 35% Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) Transformers: Dark of the Moon is lifeless. You won't care.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2011
2/5 44% Bad Teacher (2011) If you've never seen Bad News Bears, Bad Santa, or one of a dozen other better movies about adults being mean to kids, maybe you'll think this is funny.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 23, 2011
3/5 39% Cars 2 (2011) Cars 2 narrowly avoids becoming Pixar's first truly bad movie, but it's definitely the studio's worst movie.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2011
86% X-Men: First Class (2011) X-Men: First Class walks the line between reality and fantasy to create something special.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2011
4/5 90% Bridesmaids (2011) Paul Feig's film has gambled on women, assuming that female moviegoers are sick of being reduced to man-starved, materialistic shopaholics by Hollywood.‐
Read More | Posted May 11, 2011
4.5/5 77% Thor (2011) Thor is Marvel Studios' best movie so far. This is exactly the sort of movie you'd want to kick off the summer.‐
Read More | Posted May 5, 2011
3.5/5 27% Your Highness (2011) Its willingness to try anything, do anything, and say anything is a breath of fresh air.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2011
1/5 23% Sucker Punch (2011) Sucker Punch is not one of the worst movies of the year, it's three of the worst slapped together on a single reel.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2011
3/5 70% Limitless (2011) It's like watching The Fonz get free songs by punching a jukebox, and that never stops being fun.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2011
2/5 35% Battle: Los Angeles (2011) It's the kind of movie that ends with one of those defeat the enemy by blowing up the one magical thing which can hurt them and conveniently isn't guarded scenarios. And even that feels tacked on‐
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2011
3.5/5 28% Take Me Home Tonight (2011) The movie's carried by Topher Grace and Teresa Palmer who, in addition to being incredibly likable, seem to have real chemistry together.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2011
2/5 34% Hall Pass (2011) It's a comedy that's chosen to build itself on some pretty heavy issues, issues which it's all for addressing with some pretty horrible ideas about the way relationships work.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2011
4.5/5 86% Cedar Rapids (2011) Cedar Rapids is shaggy and goofy and smart and quirky in all the best ways.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2011
2.5/5 18% Just Go with It (2011) The worst idea Adam Sandler has ever turned into a movie.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2011