Judith Egerton

Judith Egerton

"Did you ever have a touch to lose, man?" - Bottle Rocket"

Agrees with the Tomatometer 83% of the time.

Biography:
I'm a big geek and cartoonist
Favorites:
Waking Life, Spirited Away, Magnolia, Punch-Drunk Love, Rushmore, Eternal Sunshine, Castle In The Sky, The Lion King, Garden State, The Graduate, Powerpuff Girls Movie, Bottle Rocket, Royal Tenenbaums, Harry Potter, etc.
Publications:
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Total Reviews:
247
Total QuickRatings:
1
Location:
Louisville

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4/4 96% Sideways (2004) " Shame on the academy if Giamatti isn't on the ballot this year" — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Dec 2, 2004
2.5/4 31% The Forgotten (2004) " The Forgotten is kinetic enough to keep you in your seat, but it slips from memory quickly." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Sep 25, 2004
3/4 43% I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2004) " In the end, it is the complex aura surrounding Owen's character...that stay with the viewer long after the threads of the story have unraveled in one's mind. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Aug 13, 2004
3/4 86% Collateral (2004) " Nice guy Tom Cruise is bad - very bad - in Michael Mann's new movie, Collateral. And that's good. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Aug 6, 2004
3.5/4 81% The Manchurian Candidate (2004) " With Meryl Streep in an updated version of the Angela Lansbury role, Denzel Washington in the Frank Sinatra part...the movie is a virtual master class of acting." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 30, 2004
3/4 48% De-Lovely (2004) " Kevin Kline's acting and musical talent combine to make Irwin Winkler's beautiful yet flawed De-Lovely a movie to see." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 16, 2004
2/4 66% Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004) " I hoped for far more laughs, a sharper edge to the humor and a comedy that would attain the rank of other SNL alum works such as Caddyshack." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 9, 2004
3/4 89% Hilary and Jackie (1998) " No, it's not a movie about two first ladies married to adulterous husbands." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 7, 2004
3/4 87% Affliction (1997) " One wonders why Dafoe is even in the movie. But Nolte is, and that's what enriches Schrader's bleak drama." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 7, 2004
2/4 24% In Dreams (1999) " Someday, Annette Bening is going to star in a movie that's as interesting and powerful as she can be as an actress." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 7, 2004
3/4 81% The General (1998) " Neither Boorman's cinematic expertise nor Gleeson's canny performance is enough to make us care about Cahill's destruction." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 7, 2004
4/4 83% The English Patient (1996) " It's Casablanca set amid the swirling Sahara sands of North Africa and the voluptuous hills of Tuscany." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 6, 2004
3/4 82% Unhook the Stars (1996) " Cassavetes' film reveals that he has a sharp eye for human nature." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 6, 2004
3/4 69% Tin Cup (1996) " Like other Shelton movies, it's dappled with interesting characters." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 6, 2004
2.5/4 88% Career Girls (1997) " More modest and less involving than Secrets & Lies." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 6, 2004
2.5/4 —— State of Seige " A political thriller with a cautionary message, but it doesn't carry out its mission." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 6, 2004
3.5/4 60% A Civil Action (1998) " A legal drama that doesn't follow the usual Hollywood-John Grisham formula." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 6, 2004
2.5/4 71% eXistenZ (1999) " Brave moviegoers and fans of writer-director David Cronenberg will find funny dialogue and grotesquely engrossing scenes in his latest sci-fi horror tale." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
2.5/4 75% Mysteries of Egypt (1998) " It's a visually appealing but basic introduction to ancient Egyptian culture." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
2.5/4 73% The Red Violin (Le violon rouge) (1999) " It is disconcerting to see {Jackson}...after watching his exceptional performances as crazy criminals in two Quentin Tarantino movies." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
3/4 20% Wild Wild West (1999) " I recommend you suspend any whiff of disbelief and enjoy Sonnenfeld's hammy sci-fi Western, set in the late 1860s." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
3.5/4 77% The Eel (Unagi) (1998) " Imamura composed The Eel with an artist's eye and takes his time, so don't expect a fast-paced American-style film. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
3.5/4 63% Music of the Heart (1999) " Doesn't revolve around a self-centered main character or possess the schmaltz of Mr. Holland's Opus. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
3.5/4 51% Anna and the King (2000) " The third major screen version of the story, has much to recommend it." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
2/4 35% Where the Heart Is (2000) " The script, based on a novel by Billie Lett, is sprinkled with phrases meant to be poignant and funny, but sound like repackaged cliches." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
2.5/4 65% Dinosaur (2000) " The movie follows a rather dull tale similar to the 1988 animated film The Land Before Time. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
3.5/4 41% Men of Honor (2000) " The decision to shift some of the attention to De Niro's character...dilutes the power of Brashear's fascinating life story." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
3/4 75% The Cat's Meow (2001) " Dunst gives us a bright, bubbly woman with comedic talent." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 2, 2004
2.5/4 78% Down in the Delta (1998) " Employs too many redundant, stagy flashbacks to tell the story of Loretta's ancestors." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3/4 41% Cousin Bette (1998) " A revenge drama, with Lange's Bette pulling the strings. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
2.5/4 51% Halloween H2O (1998) " The selfish pea brains who brought their bright-eyed infant to...this violent horror movie deserve a private, late-night visit from the uncompromising Michael Myers." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
2/4 70% I Married a Strange Person (1998) " Newlyweds often discover that their mates have odd quirks once they begin living together, but in Plympton's movie, that truth is taken to cartoon extreme." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3/4 77% Your Friends & Neighbors (1998) " It's both a daring composition and a repelling look at gender warfare. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
2/4 13% 54 (1998) " One can only hope "54" will hammer the final nail in disco's coffin. It's music that I don't want stayin' alive." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
4/4 100% The Sweet Hereafter (1997) " Based on Russell Banks' tragic novel about a town grieving for 14 children killed in a bus crash, easily makes my list of top 1997 films. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3/4 68% The Crucible (1996) " Arthur Miller's story of hysteria, persecution and social injustice, is classy and powerful with some marvelous acting." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3.5/4 77% Michael Collins (1996) " A way to relate pivotal events to an audience who probably knows little about the Irish republic's creation." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3/4 44% Multiplicity (1996) " It's a showcase for Keaton." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
2/4 31% Inventing the Abbotts (1997) " In the end, it adds up to nothing more than a humorless, forgettable nostalgia piece with carefully re-created costumes and settings from the Eisenhower years." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
4/4 87% The People Vs. Larry Flynt (1996) " The latest movie from the great director Milos Forman is a sensational, irreverent docudrama. And, as they say in the porno trade, it's adult entertainment." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3/4 23% A Thousand Acres (1997) " Fans of Jane Smiley's enthralling Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, A Thousand Acres, will find the movie version disappointing." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3/4 39% A Life Less Ordinary (1997) " Part fantasy-adventure, part musical, part nutty romance and part boy-girl crime spree." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
2.5/4 —— Weed (1999) " A loopy visit to an extended pot party in Amsterdam where a bong is so large that it has to be lit with a blowtorch." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3.5/4 76% Kundun (1997) " Scorsese skillfully indulges his propensity for obsessive detail. Visually, the direction is varied and exhilarating" — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
2.5/4 52% The Matchmaker (1997) " There are two reasons to see "The Matchmaker" and neither involves the two characters at the center of this far-fetched romantic comedy. " — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
2/4 25% Godzilla (1998) " If only one could fast-forward past the idiot characters to the parts where the creature nests in Madison Square Garden, crushes Fifth Avenue and chomps a taxicab." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
3/4 78% Space Cowboys (2000) " It's tempting to pin a derisive label like Geezers in Space on this comedy-drama, but its veteran stars...make Space Cowboys hard to dislike." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
4/4 94% Secrets & Lies (1996) " The characters are so painfully real it's more like watching a documentary than a made-up story." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
4/4 86% Breaking the Waves (1996) " Will introduce the experimental director to a wider American audience." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
4/4 80% Life Is Beautiful (La Vita è bella) (1997) " Benigni's point, made with tender sensitivity, is that a child's innocence is worth protecting." — Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
Posted Jul 1, 2004
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