Michael E. Grost Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Michael E. Grost

Michael E. Grost
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
No Score Yet Trail Street (1947) Fun Western with graceful film making.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Black Dju (1997) Fascinating tale of a son's hunt for his mysteriously vanished father, offers a moving look at workers, and a vivid guided tour of contemporary Luxembourg.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted May 17, 2017
No Score Yet The Unsuspected (1947) Vivid film noir, with good storytelling and suspense.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% Dodge City (1939) Rousing, entertaining Western, with an anti-dictatorship, pro-democracy theme.‐ Classic Film and Television
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80% Female (1933) Exuberant romantic drama, about a powerful female business woman and her romances.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Coney Island (1917) Exuberant, enjoyable slapstick comedy, with vivid look at Coney Island amusement park.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Panama Hattie (1942) Otherwise poor musical has some good dance numbers directed by Vincente Minnelli, as an apprentice starting Hollywood film making.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted May 14, 2017
No Score Yet Trilby (1915) Excellent visual style partly redeems unappetizing horror plot. ‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Boss of Hangtown Mesa (1942) Low budget B-movie Western is unexpectedly complex and inventive in story, setting and visual style.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet The Falcon in San Francisco (1945) Excellent B-movie detective story, with atmosphere and creative visuals by ace director Joseph H. Lewis.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet The Return of October (1948) Cheerful light drama about horses, with an animal psychology professor hero who is admirably intelligent, thoughtful, and individualistic.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Desperate Search (1952) Simple film lacks invention.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Bucking Broadway (1917) Beautiful John Ford visuals and a fun plot enliven this fine mix of the Western, romance and comedy.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Nurse Marjorie (1920) Joyful romantic comedy about a nurse and her Member of Parliament boyfriend, has expert storytelling and vivid looks at British life of the time.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet The Roaring Road (1919) Pioneer racing film has lively storytelling and fun view of technology from 100 years ago.‐ Classic Film and Television
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93% Smoke (1995) Interesting drama with thriller elements.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2016
54% Because of Winn-Dixie (2005) Thoughtful, personal drama, complex and with much to say.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2016
No Score Yet Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963) Surprisingly effective little Western with a good cast and bright color.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2016
No Score Yet The Getaway (The Get-Away) (1941) Surprisingly effective little crime drama, with a good guy cop trying to expose a gang of thieves.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Canon City (1948) A mix of some good documentary about a true story, with lots of poor drama.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2016
33% The Racket (1951) Well-told version of a famous stage play.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2016
86% The Naked City (1948) Outstanding mystery with brilliant location photography in New York City.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2016
No Score Yet L'Inhumaine (The Inhuman Woman)(The New Enchantment) (1926) Visually creative story with spectacular sets, science fiction and romance.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet The Late Mathew Pascal (1925) Visually creative French drama with unusual photography and story telling.‐ Classic Film and Television
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96% Paterson (2016) Visually creative drama with a sympathetic poet hero.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
No Score Yet Therese Raquin (1953) Uneven, grim film has many interesting touches and good location photography.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
91% Le Jour se lève (Daybreak) (1939) Visually creative thriller-romance anticipates film noir.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
No Score Yet Count Three And Pray (2015) Labored story has some interesting social commentary.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Play Girl (1941) Unusual comedy has interesting music and train scenes.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
No Score Yet Criminals Within (1941) Weird, poor movie likely was NOT directed by Joseph H. Lewis.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2016
No Score Yet Joy Baba Felunath (1978) Well-made, absorbing detective story, starring a sleuth who is famous in India.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet The Hallelujah Trail (1965) Silly Western comedy with good cast trying hard but not always succeeding.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Sergeants 3 (1962) Low key Western burlesque, with the Rat Pack sometimes having fun swaggering around as Western "heroes". ‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2016
No Score Yet The Magnificent Yankee (1950) Low key near-documentary biopic, with interesting sidelights in US history and culture.‐ Classic Film and Television
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88% The Big Short (2015) Fascinating film that mixes economics and non-fiction with drama.‐ Classic Film and Television
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86% Three Times (Zui hao de shi guang) (2005) The first of the three stories is the best., with good visual style.‐ Classic Film and Television
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95% Café Lumiere (2004) Remarkable visual trip through Japan.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2016
81% Millennium Mambo (Qianxi Manbo) (2001) Visually striking movie.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2016
34% Junior (1994) Unusual science fiction set in contemporary times rather than the future.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2016
61% Pretty Woman (1990) Uneven film that is not as good as the public thought at the time.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2016
22% Sibling Rivalry (1990) Pleasant farce comedy with likable characters (and no sibling rivalry).‐ Classic Film and Television
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50% Brain Donors (1992) Pleasant little comedy with lots and lots of gags.‐ Classic Film and Television
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26% Born Yesterday (1993) Pleasant little film with likable characters and some political points.‐ Classic Film and Television
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17% Suburban Commando (1991) Minor but pleasant comedy with touches of satire.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet The Makeover (2013) Interesting satire comments on politics, education and even cognitive science.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Don't Tell Her It's Me (1990) Sparkling comedy with witty dialogue and a bravura turn by Shelley Long.‐ Classic Film and Television
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31% Taking Care of Business (1990) Fun comedy with satire and a pleasant performance by John de Lancie.‐ Classic Film and Television
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57% Rhapsody in August (1991) Absorbing pacifist drama, looks at the links between East and West.‐ Classic Film and Television
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87% Kagemusha (1980) Excellent historical drama shows Kurosawa's broad range of gifts and skill.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2016
94% High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku) (1963) Superb crime thriller is one of Kurosawa's richest dramatic experiences.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2016