Leslie Rigoulot

Leslie Rigoulot
Tomatometer-approved critic

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T-Meter Title | Year
45% The Portrait of a Lady (1996) As director of Henry James' classic novel, [Campion] gives no true understanding of how the bold, independent Kidman is not someone that would be admired at that time for those qualities especially when she turns down suitors to do some globe trotting. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2018
63% Mission: Impossible (1996) A non-stop fun run through Europe and the CIA headquarters. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
48% Different for Girls (1997) The film engages the audience on a gut level so that we care about Kim and Prentice. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
81% Looking for Richard (1996) Not an easy task, but worth the effort. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
88% Girls Town (1995) An empowering feminist tale made authentic by the actresses participation in the scripting. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
93% That Thing You Do! (1996) The rise of the Wonders is fun to watch, doesn't require a lot of probing analysis, and should make a great date movie, especially for Boomers. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
80% Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) Usually if you see more than three name on the screenplay line, you know there was trouble. But the reverse is true here. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
87% Get Shorty (1995) It all goes to proves that Travolta's success is deserved. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
93% Star Trek: First Contact (1996) This is one of the best Star Treks ever. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
49% The First Wives Club (1996) You'll feel left out if you don't go, but plan on seeing it twice to catch all the dialogue, because chances are with all the laughter you'll miss some of it. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
8% The Pest (1997) There is not a socioeconomic, political, ethnic or gender group that is left unoffended. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
15% Metro (1997) Balancing the elements of comedy and drama are never easy and Metro, Eddie Murphy's latest flick, proves how easy it is to mistep. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
3% McHale's Navy (1997) The problem is that when the jokes are as flat as two-day old Coke, your mind has time to think about all the plot incongruities too. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
5% 'Til There Was You (1997) This is a fluffy, delightful romantic comedy in the same vein as Sleepless in Seattle. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
16% Chain Reaction (1996) Just one more summer explosion. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
79% Scream (1996) Worth seeing. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
12% Down Periscope (1996) It is a pretty decent plot that gives everyone a chance to be silly. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
63% The Last Supper (1996) In today's divisive political climate, where compromise is a dirty word, The Last Supper raises not only timely questions but moral dilemmas as well. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
56% Waiting to Exhale (1995) Is there a woman alive who hasn't demanded an explanation from the Almighty about the losers that she keeps getting? - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
87% Fly Away Home (1996) A great adventure made all the more enjoyable because it is based on a true story. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
33% Girl 6 (1996) Spike Lee has been erratic at best, misogynist occasionally, but Girl 6 hits a new low. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
93% Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) This film was a cultural turning point and continues to be. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
26% Mary Reilly (1996) 'Boring' is just about the worst thing a movie can be and Mary Reilly is boring. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
61% The Preacher's Wife (1996) All the singing make for a slim plot and slimmer characters. Neveretheless, if you like Houston, you'll love The Preacher's Wife. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
71% The Fifth Element (1997) The pace is perfect, the combination of international casting superb and the cinematography sublime. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
88% Donnie Brasco (1997) The humor and tragedy that Pacino and Depp put on the screen will stay with you. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
19% Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) If it didn't work the first time, what makes you think it will work the second? - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
52% John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. (1996) - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
76% Twelfth Night (1998) Not to be missed. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
59% 2 Days in the Valley (1996) A somewhat entertaining ride to nowhere in particular. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
76% Ransom (1996) "Ransom" is the movie that everyone will be talking about, so try to find a theater that isn't sold out and enjoy the tension. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
81% Liar Liar (1997) I have to admit that I generally don't like Jim Carrey but I thoroughly enjoyed Liar, Liar. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
90% Gabbeh (1997) It is the visual imagery of the sheep, the wool being dyed, the rugs being made that take center stage. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
8% Eye for an Eye (1996) I felt manipulated. Yeah, I know movies are about manipulation, but having Sally Field caught in traffic and listen to her daughter being raped and murdered is just over the top. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
55% Con Air (1997) The quintessential summer movie. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
67% Selena (1997) That the story is bland, boring, and way too long at two hours and eleven minutes is beside the point. She has been beatified, so the film will make millions. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
84% Hercules (1997) Man, am I glad to see John Musker and Ron Clements' work back on the screen! - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
53% Mars Attacks! (1996) Mars Attacks will keep you laughing from first to last. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
77% Freeway (1996) We are clobbered with excess as if we wouldn't understand a subtle fable. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
25% Fathers' Day (1997) Father's Day has its moments but not enough to sustain it. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
80% Breakdown (1997) If you liked Hand That Rocks the Cradle, or Eye for An Eye, you are gonna like Breakdown. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
73% My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) My Best Friend's Wedding is a well-paced fun flick that women will enjoy and men will too if they are on a date. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
78% GoldenEye (1995) [Brosnan] hits the ball out of the park. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
83% Jerry Maguire (1996) Crowe deserves a pat on the back if not an Oscar nod for saying what everyone is thinking. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
40% Kids in the Hall 'Brain Candy' (1999) Kids in the Hall fans won't be disappointed, but the rest of us can only hope that these talented folks will keep trying, with better results. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
77% Michael Collins (1996) Liam Neeson as Collins gives an Oscar-caliber performance as well this Belfast-born man might. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
98% The Godfather (1972) Not to be missed. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
69% The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) If you like action movies, this one satisfies. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
54% The Lost World - Jurassic Park (1997) The Lost World is as close to critic-proof as you can get in the movie business. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
61% Blood and Wine (1997) Screenwriters Nick Villiers, Alison Cross, and Rafelson were trying too hard. - Film Scouts EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002