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Justin Lowe

Justin Lowe

Agrees with the Tomatometer 70% of the time.

Justin Lowe's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Hollywood Reporter

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Saturday Morning Massacre (Saturday Morning Mystery) (2013) "This indie feature lifts a beloved cartoon template, but can't hit the bar it sets. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted May 9, 2013
71% Dead Man's Burden (2013) "An intense family drama that plays out as a low-key Western. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 30, 2013
84% Graceland (2013) "The social and economic pitfalls facing the vast urban underclass of Manila's sprawling metropolitan area are depicted with unflinching regard in Ron Morales' observant low-budget Filipino feature, a blend of ruthless crime drama and grim thriller. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 26, 2013
94% Sun Don't Shine (2013) "Although the film may not always be as aesthetically involving as better-budgeted productions, the performances are really the point, so by keeping focused on her actors Seimetz succeeds in making it all work. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 22, 2013
86% Electrick Children (2013) "You needn't be a true believer to appreciate Rebecca Thomas's indie feature rooted in a traditional Mormon community. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 4, 2013
41% Dark Skies (2013) "There's little to fear from this rather tame genre outing. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 25, 2013
27% Jobs (2013) "A biopic that's perhaps too respectful of the tech icon's innovations still remains frequently engaging. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 26, 2013
28% Charlie Countryman (2013) "With a scruffy demeanor and wide-eyed enthusiasm, LaBeouf projects a degree of emotional recklessness that's both disarming and disconcerting to watch. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 25, 2013
43% Big Sur (2013) "An intuitive approach to this literary classic yields dividends for both style and performance. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 24, 2013
72% Blood Brother (2013) "Addressing the heartrending issue of children living with HIV and AIDS is enormously complex, but Blood Brother accomplishes the challenge with sufficient grace and empathy to give hope to anyone concerned with this global affliction. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 23, 2013
82% Pussy Riot- - A Punk Prayer (2013) "A rough DIY style doesn't obscure the significance of this very timely documentary. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 22, 2013
36% The Truth About Emanuel (2014) "Although Gregorini is very clear on where her lead characters are coming from, it's where they're headed that remains entirely vague, an oversight that leaves them unfortunately adrift. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 22, 2013
96% The Crash Reel (2013) "This compassionate account of the thrills and risks of extreme sports makes it required viewing for both aspirants and enthusiasts. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 22, 2013
13% The Lifeguard (2013) "Not even a checklist of indie film attributes can inject a sense of originality into this familiar narrative. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 22, 2013
94% The History Of Future Folk (2013) "A low-key sci-fi mashup that charms by focusing on character rather than grandiose special effects. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 28, 2012
77% Bones Brigade: An Autobiography (2012) "Peralta's doc is a generous, tasty slice of skateboarding history. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 31, 2012
86% Wreck-it Ralph (2012) "With a mix of retro eye-candy for grown-ups and a thrilling, approachable storyline for the tykes, the film casts a wide and beguiling net. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 26, 2012
24% Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) "This once-innovative series rolls on without much regard for either plot or character development. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 17, 2012
66% The Expendables 2 (2012) "Taut, humorous and attractively packaged, the sequel is both fleet footed and engaging enough to captivate audiences with more than just nonstop action. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 13, 2012
30% Total Recall (2012) "Engaging enough, although not entirely satisfying from either a genre or narrative standpoint, lacking both substance and a degree of imagination. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 2, 2012
75% Hope Springs (2012) "More comedic drama than midlife romantic comedy, rather literally titled Hope Springs holds few surprises but delivers plenty of warmth. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 1, 2012
42% Step Up Revolution (2012) "More is not necessarily better, even when it comes to hot bodies and smooth dance moves. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 25, 2012
76% Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012) "A mix of interviews, reality-TV style behind-the-scenes footage and 3D concert scenes, the movie is attractively, if conventionally, assembled. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jul 3, 2012
35% Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) "Genre enthusiasts will lap up the mixture of action and fantasy, while history buffs who don't mind a bit of rewriting will dig into an alternative spin on the Civil War period. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 21, 2012
20% That's My Boy (2012) "Director Sean Anders and screenwriter David Caspe follow the game plan adequately enough, but the movie is overburdened with incidents that prove only mildly amusing. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 14, 2012
14% Piranha 3DD (2012) "With most of the running time devoted to setting up and over-explaining the premise, mayhem gets short shrift. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 2, 2012
26% L!fe Happens (2012) "Co-writers Coiro and Ritter fill in the schematic script with some juicy lines and amusing situations but never lock on to a consistent tone or thematic throughline. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 12, 2012
20% Mighty Fine (2012) "Even a clever title can't galvanize this lightweight family drama. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 22, 2012
0% That's What She Said (2012) "Distasteful in almost every respect, this overly weak comedy is destined for a brief shelf-life. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 10, 2012
100% Valley Of Saints (2015) "American filmmaker Musa Syeed directs a lyrical, tender film set on renowned Dal Lake in the disputed Indian state of Kashmir with this nimble debut feature. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 10, 2012
67% Price Check (2012) "A workplace comedy that knows how to mine a substantial vein of situational humor. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 10, 2012
88% Ethel (2012) "This intimate, revealing portrait of Robert F. Kennedy's widow, directed by their youngest daughter, is a unique installment in the cultural history of this storied family. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 10, 2012
90% A Place at the Table (2013) "Impassioned doc examines the reemergence of widespread hunger in U.S. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 10, 2012
55% V/H/S (2012) "Refreshingly, V/H/S promises no more than it delivers, always a plus with genre fare. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 10, 2012
19% Goats (2012) "A debut feature lacking both finesse and ingenuity. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 26, 2012
45% Save The Date (2012) "You won't be missing much if you can't keep your calendar open for this lightweight comedy. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 26, 2012
49% Black Rock (2013) "Working from a ruthlessly efficient script by husband Mark Duplass, Aselton effortlessly sets up the women's reunion scenario before effectively flipping the action from drama to thriller. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 25, 2012
71% Liberal Arts (2012) "A coming-of-middle-age comedy running on somewhat less than a full tank. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 24, 2012
66% For Ellen (2012) "The scant character development is not enhanced by the film's directorial style... " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 23, 2012
89% Compliance (2012) "Likely to spur discussions about workplace safety, employee rights and broader awareness of sexual predation, Compliance is also a suspenseful psychological drama for viewers prepared to tolerate its extremes. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 23, 2012
89% Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012) "An insightful film about the creative talents that have made hip-hop an original, enduring American musical tradition. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 22, 2012
No Score Yet 1/2 Revolution (2013) "Well-lensed hi-def scenes of police and soldiers attacking demonstrators and deploying assault weapons, as well as frequent, pitched street battles, are queasily riveting. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 21, 2012
94% Searching for Sugar Man (2012) "While all the interview subjects are enthusiastic, the overall lack of familiarity with Rodriquez's personal background and career collapse begin to drag. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 20, 2012
53% Crazy Wisdom (2011) "A provocative account of Trungpa's global odyssey, Crazy Wisdom offers a perceptive, if one-sided, perspective on Trungpa's impact on American spirituality and the arts. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 17, 2011
84% La tĂȘte en friche (My Afternoons with Margueritte) (2011) "An appealing coming-of-middle-age comedy, My Afternoons With Margueritte exhibits a pleasantly light touch even when dealing with some fairly weighty issues. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 15, 2011
85% Happy, Happy (2011) "Kittelsen's performance is the linchpin of the film -- her open, emotive face reveals as much about her thoughts as her poor impulse control. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 13, 2011
45% The Perfect Host (2011) "Tomnay skillfully shifts the film's initial tone from suspense to dark comedy so that the transition never feels forced. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 20, 2011
63% True Legend (2011) "Diverting but unmemorable martial arts feature unlikely to become a classic. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jun 17, 2011
75% Stake Land (2011) "A gritty, low-key hybrid of horror film and road movie that aptly demonstrates the stylistic flexibility of this undying genre. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 18, 2011
68% Rubber (2011) "Nobody's safe -- least of all moviegoers -- with a killer tire on the loose. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 30, 2011
17% Flypaper (2011) "Although tempting enough to initially attract audiences, this caper comedy may have trouble getting them to stick around, despite a starry cast. " ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 8, 2011
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