Paul Tatara Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Paul Tatara

Paul Tatara
Paul Tatara's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): CNN.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
97%

Apocalypse Now (1979)

"...the movie still has the power to floor you with its stunning sounds and imagery." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jan 17, 2002
32%

Charlotte Gray (2002)

"Blanchett is an extraordinary actress, and she does what she can to flesh out the material. But Charlotte is one of the least active underground operatives in movie history." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jan 11, 2002
76%

Black Hawk Down (2001)

"Look out, everybody: Two of the most pandering, tactless filmmakers in Hollywood history are now teaching us about honor among soldiers." ‐CNN.com
Posted Dec 28, 2001
67%

Ali (2001)

"If you have any interest at all in the subject, Ali is worth your time." ‐CNN.com
Posted Dec 24, 2001
50%

Kate & Leopold (2001)

"Cute or not, Ryan is starting to seem like a stubborn homecoming queen who refuses to surrender her tiara." ‐CNN.com
Posted Dec 24, 2001
75%

Jimmy Neutron - Boy Genius (2001)

"The most delightfully original children's film of 2001." ‐CNN.com
Posted Dec 21, 2001
90%

Lantana (2002)

"A gifted cast keeps the bummer moving forward with an intensity that's a thrill to behold." ‐CNN.com
Posted Dec 14, 2001
80%

The Royal Tenenbaums (2002)

"Inappropriate directness informs every second of The Royal Tenenbaums, and it just about wrecks the movie." ‐CNN.com
Posted Dec 13, 2001
93%

No Man's Land (2001)

"A worthwhile little picture with a true sense of humanity running through it." ‐CNN.com
Posted Dec 7, 2001
37%

Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

"An implausible military technology adventure that takes about 10 minutes to get started, then climaxes for an hour-and-a-half." ‐CNN.com
Posted Nov 29, 2001
93%

In the Bedroom (2001)

"As good as the performances are, much of the movie flounders." ‐CNN.com
Posted Nov 24, 2001
66%

Spy Game (2001)

"Scott films every scene, no matter how routine, as if he's covering the launch of a nuclear missile." ‐CNN.com
Posted Nov 21, 2001
80%

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

"Columbus and screenwriter Steve Kloves are so careful to avoid offending anyone by excising a passage from the book, the so-called narrative is more like a jamboree inside Rowling's head." ‐CNN.com
Posted Nov 15, 2001
66%

Heist (2001)

"Once you recognize that each new development is nothing more than a prelude to another con, any sense of tension is moot." ‐CNN.com
Posted Nov 9, 2001
89%

Amélie (2001)

"Its whimsical, free-ranging nature is often enchanting; the first hour, in particular, is brimming with amiable, sardonic laughs. But there comes a point where you feel like Jeunet is forcing whimsy down your throat with a plunger." ‐CNN.com
Posted Nov 9, 2001
78%

Tape (2001)

"The banter isn't sharp enough to drive the story, and Linklater's lack of visual elegance is a major hindrance." ‐CNN.com
Posted Nov 2, 2001
24%

Domestic Disturbance (2001)

"About as tense as a game of connect-the-dots." ‐CNN.com
Posted Nov 2, 2001
47%

Life as a House (2001)

"Life as a House is beautifully shot, by legendary cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, but let's get metaphorical again: a nice paint job is no substitute for a solid foundation." ‐CNN.com
Posted Oct 26, 2001
53%

My First Mister (2002)

"Franklin's gooey, implausible script is too ridiculous to support unexpected bouts of sincerity, and the darkness is seldom as profound as it should be." ‐CNN.com
Posted Oct 25, 2001
52%

The Last Castle (2001)

"Starts out Pretty Good, then it turns Silly, and finishes up Really Dumb." ‐CNN.com
Posted Oct 18, 2001
82%

Mulholland Drive (2001)

"Maintains a consistent, relatively humanistic Lynchian vibe from beginning to end, and it sports a few entertainingly loopy scenes." ‐CNN.com
Posted Oct 12, 2001
59%

Serendipity (2001)

"So stringently a 'romantic comedy,' you could review it with a pie chart." ‐CNN.com
Posted Oct 10, 2001
73%

Joy Ride (2001)

"The endless cat-and-mouse game starts out silly, then it gets ridiculous." ‐CNN.com
Posted Oct 5, 2001
64%

Zoolander (2001)

"Finally points Stiller in the right satirical direction, even though his central topic could just as easily be skewered in 10 minutes." ‐CNN.com
Posted Sep 28, 2001
21%

The Glass House (2001)

"One look at Terry and Erin's home, and you can sense director Daniel Sackheim gearing up for a tsunami of hogwash." ‐CNN.com
Posted Sep 24, 2001
70%

Liam (2001)

"Borrows delivers one of those remarkable, pre-adolescent performances that rises from a place so pure it's impossible to criticize." ‐CNN.com
Posted Sep 21, 2001
52%

Rock Star (2001)

"We're supposed to be quietly appalled by the very things that are being used to draw thrill-seeking adolescents to the movie." ‐CNN.com
Posted Sep 6, 2001
64%

O (2001)

"O may not be a classic adaptation, but it works a lot better than it should have." ‐CNN.com
Posted Aug 31, 2001
45%

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)

"It seems that Allen now makes pictures out of habit, rather than desire or ambition, and the results often feel more like rough drafts than finished products." ‐CNN.com
Posted Aug 23, 2001
92%

Ghost World (2001)

"Give this weirdly humanitarian picture a try, and don't be surprised if you find yourself smiling through the bummer." ‐CNN.com
Posted Aug 20, 2001
52%

American Pie 2 (2001)

"The entire movie plays like a fifth-rate burlesque show sprinkled with indiscreet product placement." ‐CNN.com
Posted Aug 10, 2001
29%

Jackpot (2001)

"If you have nothing to say about nothingness, you make a nothing movie." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jul 27, 2001
32%

America's Sweethearts (2001)

"The script is full of half-considered character stances." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jul 20, 2001
73%

The Score (2001)

"De Niro and Norton play off of each other beautifully." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jul 12, 2001
54%

Cats & Dogs (2001)

"Though its furry cast members are sometimes cute, the movie systematically converts Babe's tender, talking-animals appeal into just another soulless gadget-fest." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jul 5, 2001
73%

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

"You're encouraged to ponder complex questions while enjoying an amazing ride." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jun 28, 2001
42%

Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

"Thanks to the wildlife, this is a well-intentioned and fairly inventive kids' movie." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jun 21, 2001
20%

Lara Croft - Tomb Raider (2001)

"Character shadings take a back seat to confusing exposition and feeble mysticism." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jun 14, 2001
62%

The Claim (2000)

"Easily the most compelling Western to hit our screens since Unforgiven." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jun 11, 2001
42%

Evolution (2001)

"Evolution amusing, not very involving." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jun 7, 2001
10%

What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

"This is the kind of do-nothing movie you eventually quit watching on an airplane. Unfortunately, theaters don't supply SkyMall catalogues to take up the slack." ‐CNN.com
Posted Jun 4, 2001
25%

Pearl Harbor (2001)

"A lot of people will rightfully be crowing about the technically astonishing battle scenes that take up over an hour of screen time. But getting there is a cliche-ridden, often laughable chore." ‐CNN.com
Posted May 24, 2001
88%

Shrek (2001)

"A heck of a lot of fun -- even if you don't believe in fairy tales." ‐CNN.com
Posted May 18, 2001
68%

About Adam (2000)

"If anybody still thinks Kate Hudson is getting too much mileage out of being Goldie Hawn's daughter, they'll be pleasantly surprised by the range she shows in About Adam." ‐CNN.com
Posted May 17, 2001
87%

Calle 54 (2001)

"The knowledge of the musicians' connection to one another makes it the most touching interlude in an overlong but nevertheless entertaining film." ‐CNN.com
Posted May 11, 2001
33%

One Night at McCool's (2001)

"Plot-heavy, but about as involving as a stick of gum." ‐CNN.com
Posted Apr 27, 2001
11%

Joe Dirt (2001)

"Spade's generic nonperformance is the centerpiece of a very wobbly story, and he simply isn't enough of an actor to keep you interested." ‐CNN.com
Posted Apr 12, 2001
55%

Blow (2001)

"There are laugh-out-loud interludes, and some of Depp's stunned reaction shots are priceless." ‐CNN.com
Posted Apr 5, 2001
43%

Someone Like You (2001)

"An enjoyable pastry of a film that, for the first time in years, shows off Judd's considerable talents to full effect." ‐CNN.com
Posted Mar 30, 2001
54%

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

"An elaborate, character-driven World War II epic that gets the war right, but pretty much fumbles the characters." ‐CNN.com
Posted Mar 16, 2001
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