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Michael Abernethy

Michael Abernethy
Michael Abernethy's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): PopMatters

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/10 45% Soul Surfer (2011) Ah, paradise -- the opening credits end and Bethany heads out of the water to church, a tent on the beach where Carrie Underwood is singing. Wait! Carrie Underwood?‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted May 1, 2011
59% Scream 4 (2011) The Screams have always focused on the grisly business of turning horror into entertainment, and predictable entertainment at that.‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted May 1, 2011
50% The Next Three Days (2010) John's not Keyser Söze, but John does have a self-certainty and aptitude for rationalization and moral relativism that make him just a little creepy.‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2010
86% Inception (2010) It's too easy to see not only that Mal is trouble, but also that Dom will walk right into that trouble she is.‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted Aug 7, 2010
9/10 89% Hearts and Minds (1975) The urgency of Hearts and Minds, its anger and its articulation, its insistence that effects of war be visible, and its cogent analysis of connections among politics, media, and the military, all seem apt lessons for today.‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2009
3/10 12% Pink Panther 2 (2009) Much of the "comedy" in The Pink Panther 2 is a rehashing of the jokes from the first film.‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2009
7/10 77% Examined Life (2009) In Examined Life, a lively assembly of philosophers ponder the question: "What's at stake here?"‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2009
4/10 80% Kirschblüten - Hanami (Cherry Blossoms) (2008) As Cherry Blossoms (Kirschblüten - Hanami) begins, Trudi is surprised when she learns her husband is dying of an unnamed condition.‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2009
10/10 96% Trouble the Water (2008) Trouble the Water reveals not only the terrors of the hurricane but also the political and personal valences of its legendary mismanagement.‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2008
96% Ran (1985) Kurosawa follows the structure of Shakespeare's play with great care.‐ PopMatters
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2001