Paul Schrodt

Paul Schrodt

Agrees with the Tomatometer 72% of the time.

Paul Schrodt's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

Movie Reviews Only

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/4 40%

Snake Eyes (1998)

"Snake Eyes is about multiple perceptions of one major event, their relationship to each other and to the audience." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 22, 2006
3.5/4 16%

The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

"De Palma's characterizations may not have the subtle tongue-in-cheek wit of Tom Wolfe, but his version of the story is both more comic and angrier for it." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 10, 2006
3/4 80%

Pretty in Pink (1986)

"John Hughes was born in 1950 but connected deeply with the next generation's cultural brooding." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 9, 2006
2/4 87%

Romancing the Stone (1984)

"The message is clear: Love and protection comes with a white face and a big, black gun. His name is Michael Douglas." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 1, 2006
4/4 90%

Blow Out (1981)

"Blow Out is not known as one of Brian De Palma's horror movies, but of all his films, it's the one that feels most like a nightmare." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 26, 2006
.5/4 4%

Material Girls (2006)

"You might remember it from May when it starred Lindsay Lohan and was called Just My Luck." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 19, 2006
2.5/4 83%

Hamilton (2006)

"Porterfield finds the rhythms of everyday life well enough, but he rarely grasps the key moments that make them art." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 10, 2006
3/4 75%

The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover (2006)

"Tough-as-nails and with a heavy British accent, director Paul Yule sometimes resembles a more famous BBC documentarian: Nick Broomfield." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 25, 2006
3/4 No Score Yet

Queer Duck: The Movie (2006)

"Reiss takes advantage of the contemporary rift between '70s-born freewheeling gay lifestyle and modern gay domesticity." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 16, 2006
1.5/4 40%

The Color of Olives (El Color de los Olivos) (2006)

"Munich this is not." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 10, 2006
2/4 88%

Delicatessen (1991)

"Delicatessen uses its aggressive stylization and capricious visual contraptions as a form of imprisonment." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2006
1/4 13%

Just My Luck (2006)

"The shallowness of female pop culture that Holofcener courageously tears down is just the thing Just My Luck successfully re-perpetuate." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 17, 2006
1/4 23%

Phat Girlz (2006)

"God bless her soul, Mo'Nique even stays believable as the story requires her to finally fall apart and hit a new self-hating low." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 9, 2006
2/4 5%

Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)

"Shoddy screenwriting devices simply pass the time for Whitney to sling hillbilly-isms at admirers of his stand-up comedy." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 24, 2006
1.5/4 25%

Madea's Family Reunion (2006)

""Trapped in the closet" fittingly describes Tyler Perry's lurid melodrama, in which characters repeatedly stumble onto others' dark secrets during living room chats." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Feb 26, 2006
1.5/4 7%

Date Movie (2006)

"The whole thing unravels like a long night of Trivial Pursuit." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Feb 20, 2006
1.5/4 16%

Grandma's Boy (2006)

"Goossen misuses recognizable names for dubious cameos and pushes eccentric side characters to uncomfortable parody." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 7, 2006
1/4 40%

The Ringer (2005)

"Do yourself a favor and rent a very campy Radio instead." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Dec 26, 2005
1.5/4 42%

Just Friends (2005)

"Faris's parody of pop culture's vapid idols transcends the film's own brainless romantic plot." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 25, 2005
.5/4 11%

Venom (2005)

"After The Skeleton Key, another lifeless Deep South horror movie charting the myriad frights of costumed black people performing defense rituals." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 22, 2005
.5/4 12%

The Man (2005)

"Like the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Showtime and Taxi seemingly haunt every shot of Les Mayfield's shrill white cop/black cop buddy movie." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 12, 2005
0.5/4 8%

Undiscovered (2005)

"Avis layers every sequence with pop singles and confuses poor camera focus and colored lighting for aesthetic flair." ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 1, 2005
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