Malene Arpe

Malene Arpe

Agrees with the Tomatometer 53% of the time.

Malene Arpe's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Toronto Star

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/4 60%

Gracie (2007)

"Ends up more like a middling after-school special than an insightful look at family dynamics." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Jun 22, 2007
3/4 64%

Day Watch (2007)

"In comparison [to Night Watch], Day Watch is straightforward, explaining what's gone before while telling a fantastical story and having fun doing it." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Jun 8, 2007
1/4 10%

The Grudge 2 (2006)

"It is a testament to the power of filmmaking that even a waste of time like Grudge 2 can raise a slew of interesting questions to keep you thinking for a long time after leaving the theatre." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Oct 16, 2006
3/4 9%

Shem (2006)

"The result of Cave just letting it rip is a western that's a mix of Unforgiven, everything by Sam Peckinpah, Deadwood at its most profane and a rabid dog gnawing on your leg while you're running away." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted May 26, 2006
2/4 68%

Protocols of Zion (2005)

"The movie is more a collection of clips than a coherent whole." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Nov 18, 2005
1/4 19%

Doom (2005)

"This movie proves that the best place to enjoy a video game is in your living room with a cordless precision controller iron-gripped in your sweaty hands." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Oct 21, 2005
2/4 63%

Lipstick & Dynamite: The First Ladies of Wrestling (2004)

"Fails to deliver much in the way of engagement or thrills." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Jul 29, 2005
3/4 82%

Hustle & Flow (2005)

"It's all good. The story, the characters, the music, acting." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Jul 22, 2005
2.5/4 41%

Kicking & Screaming (2005)

"If you're into Will Ferrell." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted May 13, 2005
1.5/4 43%

Guess Who (2005)

"Theresa has neglected to tell said parents that Simon is just about the whitest boy alive, an omission that causes what passes for comedy to occur when her dad finds out." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Mar 25, 2005
1.5/4 72%

Walk on Water (2005)

"Watching, you can't help but feel the issues, the serious as well as the fun ones, are ill-served by the perfunctory examinations offered by the filmmaker." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Mar 18, 2005
2/5 54%

Mr. 3000 (2004)

"An intermittently charming remake of the 1992 Tom Selleck yarn Mr. Baseball." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Sep 17, 2004
1/5 31%

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

"Jules Verne is rotating in his grave worrying about his other works ripe for plucking from the public domain." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Jun 16, 2004
3/5 22%

Taking Lives (2004)

"While not breaking any new ground, director D.J. Caruso's movie also doesn't disappoint." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Mar 19, 2004
3/5 72%

Happy Times (2002)

"A bittersweet contemporary comedy about benevolent deception, which, while it may not rival the filmmaker's period pieces, is still very much worth seeing." ‐ Toronto Star
Posted Aug 9, 2002