Michael E. Grost Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Michael E. Grost

Michael E. Grost
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
93% Smoke (1995) Interesting drama with thriller elements.‐ Classic Film and Television
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54% Because of Winn-Dixie (2005) Thoughtful, personal drama, complex and with much to say.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963) Surprisingly effective little Western with a good cast and bright color.‐ Classic Film and Television
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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
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33% The Racket (1951) Well-told version of a famous stage play.‐ Classic Film and Television
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86% The Naked City (1948) Outstanding mystery with brilliant location photography in New York City.‐ Classic Film and Television
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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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95% Paterson (2016) Visually creative drama with a sympathetic poet hero.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Therese Raquin (1953) Uneven, grim film has many interesting touches and good location photography.‐ Classic Film and Television
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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
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No Score Yet Criminals Within (1941) Weird, poor movie likely was NOT directed by Joseph H. Lewis.‐ Classic Film and Television
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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
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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
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81% Millennium Mambo (Qianxi Manbo) (2001) Visually striking movie.‐ Classic Film and Television
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34% Junior (1994) Unusual science fiction set in contemporary times rather than the future.‐ Classic Film and Television
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61% Pretty Woman (1990) Uneven film that is not as good as the public thought at the time.‐ Classic Film and Television
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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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86% Kagemusha (1980) Excellent historical drama shows Kurosawa's broad range of gifts and skill.‐ Classic Film and Television
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94% High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku) (1963) Superb crime thriller is one of Kurosawa's richest dramatic experiences.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% The Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru (The Bad Sleep Well) (1962) Uneven thriller about taking down corporate criminals has great opening scene.‐ Classic Film and Television
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78% Hakuchi (The Idiot) (1963) Difficult but rewarding drama with outstanding events and location photography of Hokkaido.‐ Classic Film and Television
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86% Scandal (Shubun) (1950) Odd film about gossip sheets has many interesting touches and rich photography.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2016
86% They Who Step on the Tiger's Tail (Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi) (Walkers on the Tiger's Tail) (1945) Vigorous conversation about values, peace and war is rich, delightful drama, one of Kurosawa's best and most joyous.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2016
No Score Yet Sugata Sanshiro (Judo Saga) (Judo Story) (1943) Vigorously told, excellent drama about the martial arts.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% A Geisha (Gion bayashi) (1953) Masterpiece takes a feminist view of a geisha's life with extraordinary visual style.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% Five Women Around Utamaro (1946) Uneven film about the famous painter has interest, but is far from Mizoguchi's best.‐ Classic Film and Television
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No Score Yet Genroku Chûshingura (The 47 Ronin) (1941) Uneven film sometimes has remarkable visual style.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% Osaka Elegy (Woman of Osaka) (Naniwa erejî) (1979) Powerful feminist drama with creative visual style.‐ Classic Film and Television
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95% An Autumn Afternoon (1964) Rich drama about quiet male bonding has visual creativity.‐ Classic Film and Television
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88% Equinox Flower (1958) Cheerful but powerful film about a woman who wants to choose her spouse despite family objection.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% Early Summer (1951) Rich look at romantic lives of everyday Japanese, with a profound lesbian subtext.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% Nagaya shinshiroku (Record of a Tenement Gentleman) (1947) Gently moving account of a lost little boy and the people he meets shows Ozu's visual creativity.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% Otona no miru ehon - Umarete wa mita keredo (I Was Born, But ) (Children of Tokyo) (1932) Visually creative comedy about children and their parents.‐ Classic Film and Television
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100% Late Spring (1949) Terrifying film about a woman who wants to be single pressured into marriage.‐ Classic Film and Television
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2016