Louis B. Hobson Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Louis B. Hobson

Louis B. Hobson
Louis B. Hobson's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 62%

Proof (2005)

"Many of the very attributes that made David Auburn's Proof an award-winning stage play hamper it as a film." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 30, 2005
3/5 45%

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

"Emily Rose is as much a powerful courtroom drama as it is a supernatural thriller." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 9, 2005
3/5 52%

Transporter 2 (2005)

"The Transporter 2 may be mindless entertainment, but it definitely gets the heart pumping." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 2, 2005
2.5/5 6%

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

"A Sound of Thunder relies almost entirely on computer-generated image effects and, sadly, they're poor." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 2, 2005
4.5/5 84%

The Constant Gardener (2005)

"The Constant Gardener is a powerhouse film that cannot possibly escape Oscar recognition in almost every major category from direction to performance." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 31, 2005
2.5/5 11%

The Cave (2005)

"The Cave delivers the B-grade thrills its premise and trailers promise and that's about all we should expect." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 26, 2005
4/5 38%

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

"The Brothers Grimm might be flawed and chaotic, but it is still one of the few genuinely original and inventive adventures of the summer." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 26, 2005
4/5 85%

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

"The characters are over 30 so the humour and situations are far less juvenile than in abominations like Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo or any number of Will Ferrell slapstick comedies." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 19, 2005
3.5/5 79%

Red Eye (2005)

"McAdams is excellent because she shows Lisa's strength and cunning without ever underplaying her vulnerability." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 19, 2005
2/5 5%

Supercross (2005)

"As impressive as the actual race footage is the plot and characters are so underdeveloped that director Steve Boyum is unable to create very much tension." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 19, 2005
4/5 40%

High Tension (Switchblade Romance) (2005)

"The French slasher High Tension definitely lives up to the promise of its title." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 12, 2005
3.5/5 38%

The Skeleton Key (2005)

"A great little nightmare while it is unfolding." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 12, 2005
1.5/5 9%

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)

"It's one thing for Schneider to ask us to laugh at him, but to laugh at deformities, even if they are absurd, is crass and vulgar." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 12, 2005
3/5 73%

Land of the Dead (2005)

"Land of the Dead is a banquet of nasty thrills for those who like their horror dashed with allegory and satire, as well as blood, guts and gore." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 24, 2005
2/5 25%

Bewitched (2005)

"If showbiz was baseball, Nicole Kidman would be precariously close to striking out." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 24, 2005
3/5 41%

Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005)

"Solid family entertainment." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 22, 2005
2.5/5 6%

The Perfect Man (2005)

"Silly, contrived and lightweight. It's also quite amusing, given its preposterous premise." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 17, 2005
3.5/5 84%

Batman Begins (2005)

"An impressive achievement that gives its hero a whole new lease on cinema life." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 15, 2005
4/5 88%

Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire (2005)

"[It] will leave you speechless." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 11, 2005
3.5/5 77%

It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)

"Kaye is a marvel of unbridled energy." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 10, 2005
4/5 79%

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

"Compared to the dog-fight in Star Wars this is like playing Halo instead of Pac Man." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 18, 2005
3/5 65%

Danny the Dog (2005)

"Those who want unrestrained action may find the melodrama a bit too soppy and those admiring the sweetness of the subplot will likely cringe during the blood and gore scenes." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 13, 2005
2.5/5 16%

Monster-in-Law (2005)

"Granted, Monster-in-Law is meant to be a laugh-fest, but it stoops very low and is too unkind to its actors in its pursuit of laughs." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 13, 2005
2/5 41%

Kicking & Screaming (2005)

"It's not pleasant watching Ferrell try so hard for the kind of laughs that have come so easily to him in the past." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 13, 2005
1/5 22%

Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2005)

"There are so many unexplored comic possibilities in this movie-within-a-movie that are never explored. That would have required some genuine forethought and detailed script work." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 6, 2005
5/5 75%

Crash (2004)

"It's simultaneously shocking and riveting, but what makes this movie so mesmerizing is that it's never apparent where the actions of these characters will take us." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted May 6, 2005
3/5 60%

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

"It's worth hitching a ride on The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, but it's a jerky, uneven voyage." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 29, 2005
2.5/5 16%

xXx: State of the Union (2005)

"XXX: State of the Union is a rip-roaringly funny action flick. That may not be what the producers, director, writer and stars intended, but that's what's up there on the screen." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 29, 2005
4/5 90%

Kung Fu Hustle (2005)

"It's a wild laugh fest where anything goes and often does so at the speed of light." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 22, 2005
4/5 63%

Saint Ralph (2005)

"It's a heartwarming film that celebrates the healing power of innocence and faith." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 8, 2005
2.5/5 78%

Sin City (2005)

"For about an hour Sin City is a guilty pleasure. After that it's just guilty of being self-indulgent and self-congratulatory." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 1, 2005
2/5 43%

Guess Who (2005)

"This movie is far too timid to show that relationship beyond a few discreet kisses between Kutcher and Saldana." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 25, 2005
3.5/5 15%

Miss Congeniality 2 - Armed and Fabulous (2005)

"A delight from start to finish." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 24, 2005
2.5/5 20%

The Ring Two (2005)

"There are few things more disappointing than a tepid horror movie and The Ring Two is deadly dull." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 18, 2005
3/5 64%

Robots (2005)

"Robots seems designed for children with short attention spans, bombarding them with colour and movement and throwing in some ideas just for good measure." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 11, 2005
3/5 44%

The Jacket (2005)

"There are some intriguing twists and a pervasive feeling of unholy danger." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 4, 2005
3/5 20%

The Pacifier (2005)

"A true family comedy with laughs for everyone and some honest insights into family dynamics." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 4, 2005
3/5 16%

Cursed (2005)

"Even the hybrid Cursed has become makes it a fright fest far superior to White Noise, Boogeyman and especially Alone in the Dark." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 26, 2005
3/5 6%

Son of the Mask (2005)

"If it tickles your fancy, you'll be reduced to tears." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 18, 2005
3.5/5 86%

Ong-Bak (Ong Bak: Muay Thai Warrior) (2005)

"Jaa is not just a martial arts phenomenon but young, photogenic and charismatic." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 11, 2005
3.5/5 69%

Hitch (2005)

"Virtually hitch-free, making it a true cinema valentine." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 11, 2005
3.5/5 13%

Hide and Seek (2005)

"It's a genuine scare-fest that will have you squirming in your seat and even screaming aloud. Hide and Seek is the best little psychological thriller in a long while." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 28, 2005
3.5/5 88%

The Woodsman (2004)

"It's insightful and powerful, but it's not an easy film to watch." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 21, 2005
3/5 11%

Are We There Yet? (2005)

"Ice Cube is the best thing about the movie, but he has to work hard to overcome the inadequacies of this dreadful screenplay." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 21, 2005
3.5/5 65%

Coach Carter (2005)

"It's an old story, but Coach Carter makes it urgent, insightful and inspirational." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 14, 2005
2.5/5 56%

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

"There is a charming 90-minute comedy somewhere in Life Aquatic, but the extra 30 or so minutes in this version point out just how self-indulgent Anderson is becoming." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 24, 2004
3/5 72%

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

"Lemony Snicket sets, costumes and music are exceptional and go a long way to disguising the simplistic material." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 17, 2004
3/5 25%

Blade: Trinity (2004)

"Reynolds is particularly hilarious as the new sidekick who thinks Blade is taking everything a little too seriously, even if the vampires are trying to turn humankind into their personal blood banks." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 8, 2004
4/5 68%

Closer (2004)

"Closer is one of those rarer-than-rare movies these days -- it's a film about adults for adults." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 3, 2004
2.5/5 5%

Christmas With the Kranks (2004)

"Not exactly a turkey, but it's no golden goose." ‐Jam! Movies
Posted Nov 27, 2004
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