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Michael Smith

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/4 16% Gods Of Egypt (2016) "This is a movie for 10-year-olds and mouth-breathers. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Feb 26, 2016
4/4 93% No Country for Old Men (2007) " The road to doom is paved with blood and bad decisions in one of the best pictures of 2007. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Feb 23, 2016
3/4 91% The Witch (2016) "The Witch is a beautifully photographed film for a psychological terror trip, with an ominous score that's the soundtrack of terror and performances that prove bewitching. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Feb 18, 2016
2.5/4 91% The Lady In The Van (2015) "Smith is the entire reason to see this funny little movie about a funny little lady who encounters a funny little man -- and by funny, I mean a little funny-strange and funny-haha. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Feb 18, 2016
2.5/4 86% Hail, Caesar! (2016) "It's not as clever as either the exceptional [Inside Llewyn Davis] or the very good [A Serious Man]. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Feb 12, 2016
3/4 97% 45 Years (2015) "Very British, very subtle and very painful. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Feb 11, 2016
3.5/4 84% Deadpool (2016) "Deadpool has arrived, and the comic-book movie will never be the same. That's a good thing. Sameness is just one element of the genre that this exceptionally bonkers, hyper-violent, hilarious film pokes a hole in. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Feb 10, 2016
3/4 87% Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) "Kung Fu Panda 3 delivers a great message to young people, some of the most gorgeous animation out there, and action-comedy that will amuse those of all ages. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Jan 28, 2016
2/4 15% Ride Along 2 (2016) "The first hour of Ride Along 2...has no laughs. Zero. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Jan 21, 2016
2/4 50% 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi (2016) "The kind of movie that would make Jim Halpert [say]: "Seriously?" " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Jan 21, 2016
3.5/4 73% Youth (2015) ""Youth" may appeal most to those of a certain age, if you will, but it is a cinephile's dream, both a symphony for the ears and a feast for the eyes of any generation. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Jan 14, 2016
3/4 94% Carol (2015) "A sumptuous tale of two women who don't always play by those rules. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Jan 7, 2016
4/4 82% The Revenant (2015) "A hauntingly beautiful film in so many ways. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Jan 7, 2016
2.5/4 75% The Hateful Eight (2015) "I love Tarantino's dialogue, but every man has his limit. Mine is 3 hours, 2 minutes. The leisurely pace only showcased for me how it lacked in suspense, with surprises rarely surprising. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Jan 1, 2016
3/4 86% Top Five (2014) "I honestly expected the movie to be funnier, but I did laugh out loud multiple times. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 30, 2015
3/4 69% The Danish Girl (2015) "We have all the humanity necessary to appreciate The Danish Girl, but there are other human factors that might have made me feel something beyond appreciating the art of this beautiful film. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 29, 2015
2.5/4 61% Concussion (2015) "Smith is very good, Albert Brooks as Omalu's coroner mentor brings the dry film some much-needed humor, and Alec Baldwin is solid as the former team doctor with guilt driving his support of Omalu. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 29, 2015
2.5/4 60% Joy (2015) "Lawrence is excellent in a flawed production, showing all of the strength, vulnerability and emotional range we have come to expect from the star... But daring women like Joy deserve better treatment than this. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 29, 2015
1.5/4 7% Hot Pursuit (2015) "There's not much worse than a comedy with no laughs, and Hot Pursuit is a movie where punchlines go to die. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
3/4 94% Monkey Kingdom (2015) "Disney knows animals, animated and otherwise, and they prove it again with Monkey Kingdom, the company's eighth in its annual series of Earth Day-related films and the best one yet. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
3.5/4 84% While We're Young (2015) "The actors are all uniformly excellent (Stiller can still be so good, and Watts is his match in mutual frustration and lasting love), and it's as though everyone involved has a vested interest in this smart, timely endeavor. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
2.5/4 54% Woman in Gold (2015) "A big part of what makes Woman in Gold work is the meaningful connection based in family pride and righting the wrongs of the past that develops between Mirren's character and Randol. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
2.5/4 47% Home (2015) "Home has good messages, touching moments, cute characters and enough laughs to forgive the fact that most parents have seen this movie before. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
1.5/4 29% Get Hard (2015) "Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart didn't stop being funny. Their new movie Get Hard is just so bad in so many ways that it may make you think this is true. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
2/4 28% Insurgent (2015) "The drama is drab, the romance is heat-free, and too often I saw Woodley and others running and chasing and fighting, only to stop and say dialogue that made me think these actors would poke fun if they were sitting in the audience. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
2.5/4 64% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is an amusing adventure. It often stops short of depth of character in favor of an easy laugh, but it doesn't shy away from a bit of heartbreak. It can be a heady mix of mirth and melancholy when it wants to be. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
2.5/4 61% Maps to the Stars (2015) "There's a cruel honesty to it all that's engrossing, when it's not grossing. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
2.5/4 56% Focus (2015) "Focus has so many elements that I enjoy in a movie, but I wish its casting hadn't made me spend so much time pondering who should have played the male lead in this picture. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
2.5/4 98% Mr. Turner (2014) "It is both off-putting and amusingly fascinating to watch the portrayal of the past 20 years or so of Turner's life, as a man who changed the perception of landscape artistry. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 18, 2015
2.5/4 60% Sisters (2015) "The movie settles, and that's the real disappointment in Sisters, in which two women realize that their lives should have more meaning. That they shouldn't simply settle. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 17, 2015
4/4 92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) "I've searched my heart, and I know it to be true, for me at least: Star Wars: The Force Awakens is my favorite of the franchise. Episode VII" is "Star Wars No. 1. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 16, 2015
3.5/4 99% Selma (2015) "By taking us inside King's inner circle, we discover how courage, conviction and political savvy bring about change. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 12, 2015
2.5/4 74% Inherent Vice (2015) "I even enjoyed this self-indulgence up to a point, but at 148 minutes it just felt like the movie would never end. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 12, 2015
3.5/4 80% Macbeth (2015) "The subtle, devious performances of Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard are reason enough to check out the latest cinematic take on the Shakespearean tragedy. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 10, 2015
3.5/4 98% Paddington (2015) "This is just too cute. The movie Paddington is beyond sweet; the movie is cuddly. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Dec 7, 2015
2.5/4 77% The Good Dinosaur (2015) "The Good Dinosaur is pleasant entertainment, but it's certainly lacking in ambition for such a revolutionary company. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Nov 25, 2015
3.5/4 97% Brooklyn (2015) "Ronan lights the way as our guide back in time, to a place where immigrants found opportunity, as well as open arms, in an America that looks so lovely in Brooklyn. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Nov 23, 2015
3/4 70% The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) "In a world with too many teen movies about nothing, the Hunger Games films have always been about something. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Nov 19, 2015
3.5/4 94% Room (2015) "Room is one of 2015's most well-constructed films, with astonishing performances so authentic that you will be moved to tears, among other emotions. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Nov 19, 2015
3/4 73% Suffragette (2015) "Maud's character is a work of fiction, mixed in with historical figures, but her story could be that of many of the British women whose fight brought the vote to some women in 1918, and to all women in 1928. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Nov 12, 2015
2/4 44% The 33 (2015) "The movie ultimately becomes a soap opera, with characters exaggerated to the point that authentic sentences of words in the film are rare. There is yelling, accusing, bickering and other exclamations but rarely a conversation worth talking about. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Nov 12, 2015
3.5/4 65% Spectre (2015) "The execution of the Bond-movie elements are so flawless that they don't feel formulaic. The chemistry of the characters is so natural that we're able to enjoy these characters like we're among friends. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Nov 5, 2015
3.5/4 95% Casino Royale (2006) "For fans of the no-nonsense, rugged sexuality of the Sean Connery original model, Craig is the heir to that hallowed throne. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Nov 2, 2015
3.5/4 62% Truth (2015) "Truth is the truth, especially in showing how elusive the truth can be on some stories. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Oct 29, 2015
2.5/4 35% Our Brand is Crisis (2015) "Enjoy Our Brand is Crisis for Bullock's comedic talents and dirty tricks in a movie that doesn't really want to get its hands dirty, which any good campaign strategist could tell you is the only way to win. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Oct 29, 2015
3/4 86% Steve Jobs (2015) "One of Sorkin's best accomplishments is in detailing the technology behind these computer products in such a punchy, interesting way that it's absorbing theater as well. It's the human element that's less interesting. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Oct 22, 2015
2.5/4 26% Jupiter Ascending (2015) "Jupiter Ascending is my first guilty pleasure of the year, and like a Snickers bar, it's deliciously gooey and nutty at the same time. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Oct 21, 2015
2/4 89% A Most Violent Year (2015) "A Most Violent Year moves so sluggishly that it allows a great deal of time to notice many distracting elements. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Oct 20, 2015
3/4 78% Time Out Of Mind (2015) "Life-affirming in a way that I didn't expect. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Oct 16, 2015
3.5/4 91% Bridge of Spies (2015) "There is enough cat-and-mouse play between nations to keep things lively, even in a second hour in which the narrative oomph lessens ahead of a rousing and thoroughly satisfying finish to this excellent Cold War thriller. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Oct 16, 2015
3/4 76% Goosebumps (2015) "Goosebumps is a little bit creepy, and it's a little bit kooky, and its a genuine bit of Halloween fun for the whole family -- just like reading an R.L. Stine book. " ‐ Tulsa World
Posted Oct 15, 2015
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