Kevin Maynard Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Kevin Maynard

Kevin Maynard

Agrees with the Tomatometer 74% of the time.

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Showing 51 - 100 of 257
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
43% The Monkey's Mask (2001) "In Porter's capable hands, Jill Fitzpatrick's a feisty, vulnerable P.I. deserving of her own movie franchise." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 26, 2001
29% Jackpot (2001) "The more we realize that we're stuck in the company of a totally relentless loser, the drearier the entire experience becomes." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 26, 2001
69% Adventures of Felix (2001) "Optimistically explores how vastly different people can come together, and how any journey is more about what happens along the way than simply getting from one place to another." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 26, 2001
73% Downtown 81 (2001) "It captures the youthful excitement of a burgeoning creative movement." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 20, 2001
32% America's Sweethearts (2001) "It's dull, two-dimensional, and totally toothless." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 19, 2001
92% Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) "Dazzlingly, Mitchell has opened up what was essentially a performance concert piece and reinvented the movie musical. You go, girl." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 19, 2001
92% Ghost World (2001) "Both savagely funny and poignant for anyone who's ever had a friendship that felt like their only connection to the outside world." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 19, 2001
54% Bully (2001) "There's nothing shocking anymore about [Clark's] zit-pocked brand of titillation." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 12, 2001
68% Legally Blonde (2001) "Overloaded with calculated stand-up-and-cheer moments, and there are far too many close-ups of Elle's cuddly Chihuahua." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 12, 2001
82% The Vertical Ray of the Sun (At the Height of Summer) (Mua he chieu thang dung) (2000) "A sensual poem with its own beguiling rhythm." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 5, 2001
81% Jump Tomorrow (2001) "Endearingly wears its heart on its polyester sleeve." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 5, 2001
54% Cats & Dogs (2001) "Monotonous and mangy." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jul 3, 2001
73% A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) "If you're up for something as dark as the Brothers Grimm can truly be, A.I.'s a trip worth taking." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 28, 2001
86% The Closet (Le Placard) (2001) "The Closet has a blithe tone and a capable cast, but Veber's script is 100 percent laugh-free." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 28, 2001
71% Baby Boy (2001) "A preachy, monotonous failure." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 26, 2001
3/5 64% Time and Tide (Shun liu Ni liu) (2001) "Makes for compulsive viewing even though its noirish plot doesn't make a lick of sense." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 26, 2001
53% The Fast and the Furious (2001) "If you're 14 and love Limp Bizkit, or 50 and yearn to lay down some rubber, chances are you'll think this honey corners like it's on rails." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 21, 2001
74% Songcatcher (2001) "It's refreshing to see some straight musical numbers, uninterrupted and unadorned." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 14, 2001
65% Big Eden (2001) "Yet, for all the film's slow spots, it's impossible not to be moved by Henry and Pike's blossoming romance, thanks especially to Gross and Schweig's charming lead performances." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 14, 2001
19% Lara Croft - Tomb Raider (2001) "Don't pack up your PC -- Tomb Raider the movie has nothing over its electronic counterpart." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 14, 2001
60% The Anniversary Party (2001) "The movie's loaded with funny scenes that mix and match its players to good effect." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 7, 2001
42% Evolution (2001) "Evolution doesn't deserve to spawn sequels." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 7, 2001
90% Our Song (2001) "McKay captures their environment without condescension." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 7, 2001
11% Bride of the Wind (2001) "Slow as a funeral dirge, the movie's all talk about art and passion and obsession without anything to show for it." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Jun 7, 2001
35% The Man Who Cried (2000) "A pallid character drama that glosses over any interesting political or moral questions." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 25, 2001
89% The Road Home (Wo de fu qin mu qin) (2001) "The film is lovely, life-affirming, and guaranteed to make you cry." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 24, 2001
62% Petits Frères (2001) "Worth checking out -- especially for the naturalistic performances by the feisty Touly and the rest of the young cast." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 21, 2001
55% Nora (2001) "A convincing portrait of the intersection between creative genius and crazy, all-consuming love." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 21, 2001
6% Pavilion of Women (2001) "The backdrop of exotic pagodas and wartime woe isn't nearly potent enough to buoy the feeble drama that plays out in the foreground." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 17, 2001
76% Moulin Rouge! (2001) "A postmodern fantasia guaranteed to polarize its audience into believers and non-believers -- though it's impossible to come away feeling like you've ever seen anything quite like it." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 17, 2001
61% The King Is Alive (2001) "There's no real sense of tragedy when these lost souls begin to drop dead in their eleventh hour -- just more pain and suffering for an already strongly unsympathetic group. " ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 11, 2001
92% Startup.com (2001) "What's so touching about Startup.com is that it's really about the collapse of a dream. " ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 11, 2001
68% About Adam (2000) "About Adam is simply a pleasant diversion rather the paean to crazy-in-love classics it would so like to be. " ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 10, 2001
65% Bread and Roses (2001) "Entertainment that's good and good for you. " ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted May 10, 2001
13% Town & Country (2000) "Every scene is designed to cram in a motley combination of stars and send them flailing about screaming in lieu of any plot or character development." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 26, 2001
54% The Golden Bowl (2000) "Uma Thurman bares her claws in a welcome return to form." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 26, 2001
34% The Center of the World (2001) "You're not likely to get much of a rise out of The Center of the World. " ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 19, 2001
91% Panic (2000) "There's so much that's fresh and surprising about the film that it deserves to be seen. " ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 19, 2001
73/100 66% Signs & Wonders (2000) "Nossiter's claustrophobic digital video camerawork and an intelligent script he co-wrote with James Lasdun elevate the proceedings above standard psychodrama." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 13, 2001
81% Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) "The script ... loses sight of the book's breezy wit and stacks up implausibilities as high as Bridget's half-eaten boxes of Cadbury's Milk Tray." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 12, 2001
53% Josie and the Pussycats (2001) "Dippy, funny, and fast-paced enough to be a guilty pleasure." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 10, 2001
71% Shadow Magic (2000) "Plays like a Chinese Cinema Paradiso, full of feeling without succumbing to sentimentality." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 5, 2001
33% Just Visiting (2001) "One more attempt to pass off chopped liver as foie gras." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Apr 5, 2001
92% Amores Perros (2001) "Though unflinching in its savagery, Amores Perros is always compulsive viewing." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Mar 30, 2001
77% The Tailor of Panama (2001) "Those expecting a Bond-like thriller may be disappointed, but this deviously witty diversion deserves to be appreciated for what it is." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Mar 29, 2001
43% Someone Like You (2001) "There's nothing else about Someone Like You to separate it from the herd." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Mar 29, 2001
92% Memento (2000) "With its capable cast, twisty plot, and gritty style, Memento is a real keepsake." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Mar 15, 2001
96% The Dish (2001) "It is therefore something of a shame when the film's second half succumbs to dewy, baby-boomer nostalgia ... And yet, chances are that you'll be moved all the same." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Mar 15, 2001
44% Get Over It (2001) "Deserves to be applauded for not casting Freddie Prinze Jr., but this sloppy, somnolent, strung-together flick pales when compared to such other teenage riffs on classic literature as Clueless and 10 Things I Hate About You." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Mar 9, 2001
19% Blow Dry (2001) "The film comes off as little more than a contrived composite, despite the best efforts of pros Rickman, Richardson, and Griffiths." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Mar 8, 2001
91% High Fidelity (2000) "Created a doggedly faithful adaptation of Nick Hornby's cult-fave novel." ‐ Mr. Showbiz
Posted Mar 6, 2001
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