Michael Clawson

Michael Clawson
Tomatometer-approved critic
Favorites:
Touch of Evil, Double Indemnity, L.A. Confidential, The Big Sleep, Rushmore
Publications: West Valley View
Location: Litchfield Park, Arizona
Official Websites: westvalleyview.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 72% Invincible (2006) The material is OK -- not great. And Wahlberg's as flat as a Philly cheesesteak run over by US Steel truck ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2006
4/5 67% World Trade Center (2006) World Trade Center is a film of hope set within a hopeless day. Stone treats it with sincere reverence ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2006
2/5 71% Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) Just like NASCAR ... dumb as a post ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2006
2/5 76% The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (2005) Aslan = Jesus. Now you don't have to buy a ticket. - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
3/5 56% Glory Road (2006) History wins in by-the-numbers sports flick ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
3/5 76% Match Point (2005) Game, set, match ... Allen wins with slow-moving English drama ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
3/5 68% Mrs. Henderson Presents (2006) The breast movie of the year ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
1/5 52% The Hills Have Eyes (2006) The Hills Have Eyes involves one basic premise: freaks with very rusty weapons eviscerating, disemboweling and decapitating stupid travelers lost somewhere between Point A and B ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
2/5 86% Inside Man (2006) Bankers gone wild ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
2/5 36% The Lake House (2006) Phantom mail ... a postal carrier's worst nightmare ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
4/5 86% Slither (2006) Here's a review that not only benefits from, but requires, words like giant squid, festering blob and tummy tentacles. - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
3/5 90% United 93 (2006) With United 93, abandon your hope at the theater door. You know the ending, and it is no happy one ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
4/5 70% Mission: Impossible III (2006) Suri's daddy elevates Impossible franchise ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
3/5 33% Poseidon (2006) Poseidon re-introduces the disaster-movie genre to theaters, and they greet each other with a big, sloppy kiss ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
4/5 25% The Da Vinci Code (2006) The movie version is so faithful to Dan Brown's hit book it should come with a dust jacket ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
1/5 33% Click (2006) Click is basically It's a Wonderful Life with punching, farting, dog-on-duck intercourse and sex jokes ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
3/5 20% You, Me and Dupree (2006) Low IQs plague otherwise funny Wilson vehicle ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
2/5 57% X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) Let's hope this really is the last stand ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
4/5 75% Superman Returns (2006) Super return for Superman ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
3/5 53% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) Ahoy, no ending off the port bow. - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
1/5 25% Lady in the Water (2006) The M stands for "miserable" ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
5/5 46% Miami Vice (2006) More Vice City than Miami Vice: Mann's new thriller makes for sweet, sweet action ... - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2006
4/5 56% 16 Blocks (2006) Rock music puts emphasis on the beat, jazz puts emphasis off the beat. 16 Blocks is jazz music: It's an action film, but its high points can be found in the punctuation, in the quiet moments between chases or shootouts. - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2006
3/5 18% Firewall (2006) Firewall overdraws account, bounces checks and hits the max on its credit card ... who knew debt could be this fun? - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2006
2/5 9% When a Stranger Calls (2006) I used my minutes for this. - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2006
4/5 74% Signs (2002) Signs is deliberate and shocking from its sweeping exterior to its raw, emotional interior. Orson Welles would be proud. - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2002
2/5 61% K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) With or without ballast tanks, K-19 sinks to a Harrison Ford low. - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2002
2/5 42% Reign of Fire (2002) Draggin' about dragons - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 13, 2002
4/5 63% The Powerpuff Girls - The Movie (2002) All in all, the animation is what cracked my urge to despise this squeaky cartoon. - West Valley View EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2002