Kirk Ellis

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

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
85% Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) An attractive, energetic young cast and some witty, off-center visual humor make the resultant laughs more than worth the wait. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2019
46% Red Dawn (1984) It packs plenty of rabble-rousing ammunition, but its sloppy execution is unlikely to win any merit badges for marksmanship. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 14, 2018
97% Lost in America (1985) Too often, things are simply too painfully accurate to be particularly funny. Still, it's hard to fault Brooks' resolutely adult intelligence, and Lost in America - almost in spite of itself, really - is easily his most consistently amusing work to date. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
80% Beverly Hills Cop (1984) This lickety-split action comedy is distinguished by the wry, character-conscious direction of Martin Brest, who coaxes a silver-bullet performance from star Eddie Murphy that's practically criminal in its accuracy. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2016
100% The Terminator (1984) The havoc makes for a genuine steel metal trap of a movie that may very well be the best picture of its kind since The Road Warrior. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2015
53% Dune (1984) Dune is not the masterpiece its adherents have hoped for - but neither is it the disaster its detractors have claimed. - Hollywood Reporter EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2008