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Ken Fox

Ken Fox

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 12% The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) "There are so few surprises that one not only begins anticipating the next scene, but looking forward to the end. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Aug 1, 2008
3.5/4 63% Brideshead Revisited (2008) "With a masterfully economical screenplay by Jeremy Davies, Jarrold's version of Waugh's novel wastes no time with subtleties. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 25, 2008
3.5/4 100% Man on Wire (2008) "The film runs 95 minutes, and you'll be holding your breath for most of them. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 25, 2008
3.5/4 69% American Teen (2008) "There's no denying that Burstein has captured something very real, honest truths about growing up that no one who's been to high-school can deny. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 25, 2008
3/4 88% Boy A (2007) "Boy A may follow an all-too schematic flashback structure, but the film is too brilliantly acted for that to really matter much. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 23, 2008
3.5/4 86% Avant que j'Oublie (Before I Forget) (2008) "[A] strikingly different and oddly funny French drama about a 60-year-old former hustler-turned-writer whose later years aren't exactly golden. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 18, 2008
2.5/4 34% Space Chimps (2008) "Released into theaters just weeks after Pixar's WALL-E reset the high-water mark for computer generated animation, Vanguard's comparatively modest effort relies on imagination and ingenuity to overcome budgetary and technological constraints. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 18, 2008
2/4 54% Mamma Mia! (2008) "Whatever charms it may have had as a live production have been lost in director Phyllida Lloyd's sloppy big-screen translation. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 18, 2008
4/4 78% Lou Reed's Berlin (2008) "Reed tears into the material. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 15, 2008
4/4 77% Full Battle Rattle (2008) "This increasingly complicated scenario isn't scripted, peace is far from guaranteed and the line between reality and its incredible simulation has a funny way of getting blurry. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 11, 2008
3/4 36% August (2008) "This stylish, well acted drama chronicles one once-successful dot-com's efforts to stay afloat in the wake of the Internet boom's bust. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 11, 2008
3/4 20% Meet Dave (2008) "Aside from some unnecessarily crude stereotypes, Eddie Murphy's least-painful comedy in years has a certain peculiar charm. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 11, 2008
3.5/4 77% Une Vieille Maîtresse (The Last Mistress) (An Old Mistress) (2007) "The kind of delicious costume drama you want to eat with a spoon. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 3, 2008
2.5/4 69% The Wackness (2008) "A deeply personal coming-of-age story steeped in heady nostalgia and all the creative myopia that too often comes with it. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 3, 2008
2/4 41% Hancock (2008) "The good cast does what it can with the weak material, but the waste of talent only makes the film's total failure that much more regrettable. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 2, 2008
3.5/4 82% Trumbo (2007) "This hard-nosed look at the grim realities of the blacklist is as timely as ever. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 27, 2008
4/4 96% WALL-E (2008) "It can hardly be called a children's film, but a masterpiece of feature-film animation for all ages. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 26, 2008
3.5/4 88% Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine (2008) "Art world iconoclast, feminist icon, cranky old Frenchwoman with a sharp tongue and a gothic family history: Artist and sculptor Louise Bourgeois is all these things and more. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 25, 2008
4/4 94% My Winnipeg (2007) "One comes away not with an understanding of Winnipeg as a geographical location but a state of mind, a place where sleepwalkers wander and dream and never leave home because in their hearts, they never really want to. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 20, 2008
3.5/4 59% Expired (2008) "Call it an anti-rom-com, and see it if you can. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 20, 2008
3/4 79% Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008) "It's fun, fast-paced, educational entertainment that's fit for the whole family -- American boys included. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 20, 2008
1/4 14% The Love Guru (2008) "A bomb like this is a career killer, and Myers' is set to blow. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 20, 2008
3/4 67% The Incredible Hulk (2008) "It's hugely entertaining, and not only leaves the door wide open for a sequel but an entire universe of Marvel movies. Avengers assemble! " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 13, 2008
3/4 100% Dreams With Sharp Teeth (2008) "A fascinating, if cautious, portrait of a great writer and a world-class crank who is never less than compelling and often completely justified in his rants. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 6, 2008
2.5/4 30% The Children of Huang Shi (2008) "Too intense for kids but just right for sentimental, strong-stomachs adults who aren't too fussy about accuracy. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 6, 2008
3/4 53% The Promotion (2008) "A smart, understated comedy about two assistant supermarket managers making a bid for the one big promotion they both desperately need. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 6, 2008
3.5/4 100% Take Out (2004) "A rare kind of film. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 6, 2008
1/4 38% You Don't Mess With the Zohan (2008) "Zoolander and the Austin Powers films are essentially one-joke comedies, but the basic joke is funny. Within the first minute -- even before Sandler catches a fish in his ass crack -- it's clear that Zohan's only joke isn't. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 6, 2008
2/4 38% Savage Grace (2007) "Director Todd Kalin seemed the perfect person to bring the Baekeland saga to the screen, and Julianne Moore the perfect person to play the demented and doomed Barbara. So what went wrong? " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 30, 2008
3/4 72% Stuck (2008) "Odd as it may sound given the subject matter, it's also surprisingly funny. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 30, 2008
3/4 85% Wonders Are Many: The Making of Doctor Atomic (2008) "Jon Else's unusual and sometimes beautiful film documents a rare cultural moment when art, history and science collided: The making of composer John Adams and director/librettist Peter Sellar's opera Doctor Atomic. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 30, 2008
2/4 49% Sex and the City (2008) "Fans weaned on the stale, TBS version of the show will probably love it. Anyone expecting something remotely fresh is advised to look elsewhere. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 30, 2008
1.5/4 No Score Yet Insidious: The Movie (2008) "There are eight million stories in the naked city, and first-time feature filmmaker Jerry Schram tries to cram half of them into this dark ensemble drama about the price of success. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 23, 2008
3.5/4 89% Auf der Anderen Seite (The Edge of Heaven) (On the Other Side) (2007) "Akin achieves a peaceful balance here -- alongside the death and seemingly senseless tragedy, there's also a kind of reassuring equilibrium. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 21, 2008
3.5/5 32% Good Burger (1997) "A fresh, funny, super-sized kid's comedy that may even have a few grown-ups cracking smiles. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 21, 2008
27% Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) "They're baaaaack. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 18, 2008
2/4 26% Barney's Great Adventure (1998) "What is it about that big purple dinosaur? " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 16, 2008
3/4 4% Mr. Magoo (1997) "Instantly forgettable but fun while it lasts. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 16, 2008
3/4 88% Reprise (2006) "A rich and touching exploration of the vagaries of fortune, literary reputation and, above all, friendship that works on several levels at once. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 16, 2008
3.5/4 95% Hofshat Kaits (My Father My Lord) (2008) "Writer-director David Volach elegantly shot and scored debut is a bold, intimate look at Israel's extremely insular ultra-Orthodox Jewish, or "Haredic," community, largely seen through the eyes of an intransigent rabbi's young son. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 16, 2008
3/4 79% Sangre De Mi Sangre (2007) "An intriguing, if flawed mystery set in the shadowy subterranean world of undocumented Mexican immigrants. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 14, 2008
3/4 80% The Memory Thief (2007) "While the film tends to talk over itself in its attempt to say all it needs to say on the subject, his film's uncompromisingly bleak vision is a bracing alternative. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 9, 2008
2.5/4 57% Noise (2007) "The movie's real appeal lies in the simple but by no means inconsiderable pleasure of watching Tim Robbins take a hammer to a parked car as it wails pointlessly, deep into the night. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 9, 2008
3/4 34% The Tracey Fragments (2008) "But Tracey Berkowitz is the anti-Juno: Where Cody Diablo's heroine is insouciant and confidently nonchalant, Tracey is angry, insecure and filled with an unsettling self-loathing, which Page brings to life with a searing immediacy. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 9, 2008
2.5/4 33% The Babysitters (2008) "David Ross's stylishly tawdry black comedy fits neatly between Heathers and American Beauty. The Babysitters Club this ain't. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 9, 2008
2/4 27% What Happens in Vegas (2008) "When a movie depends on supporting characters to tell the audience just how good the romantic leads are together, you know you're in trouble deep. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 9, 2008
2/4 67% Battle for Haditha (2007) "If Broomfield hoped to shed some light on what happened at Haditha beyond our worst preconceptions, he's failed. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 7, 2008
1.5/4 47% Mister Lonely (2007) "If Korine proves anything, it's that Samantha Morton is incapable of giving a bad performance, no matter what she's asked to do. She's a good reason to see the movie, and perhaps the only reason. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 2, 2008
2/4 60% Viva (2007) "Anna Biller set out to make a bad movie and succeeded. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 2, 2008
3/4 84% XXY (2007) "What could easilyhave been an exploitative freak show is instead a somber, earnest drama about the issues facing intersexed individuals -- those born with male and female genitalia. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 2, 2008
3.5/4 87% Mio Fratello è Figlio Unico (My Brother Is an Only Child) (2007) "This smart, engaging film shows how much political convictions are often rooted in the inchoate passions and early disappointments of youth. " ‐ TV Guide
Posted Apr 25, 2008
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