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Perry Seibert

Perry Seibert
Perry Seibert's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): TV Guide

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3.5/5 86% Inception (2010) Directors have been trying to replicate the world of dreams since the beginning of cinema... With his ingeniously inventive psychological thriller Inception, Christopher Nolan stakes his claim on this ambitious cinematic territory. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 20, 2015
2.5/5 78% Danny Collins (2015) While the cast keep the melodrama limited to a human scale, the screenplay isn't above manipulating us with a cute granddaughter suffering from a learning disability. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Apr 10, 2015
1.5/5 25% Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) If they added foreboding opening and closing monologues by David Duchovny, the whole thing could easily be mistaken for a long-lost episode of Red Shoe Diaries. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 27, 2015
3/5 83% Cinderella (2015) Branagh and company whip up a handsome slice of old-fashioned family entertainment. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 27, 2015
3/5 56% Focus (2015) The leads are appealing together, and that turns out to be the most crucial element of the movie. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 27, 2015
1.5/5 26% Jupiter Ascending (2015) It lacks the special-effects advancements, entertaining performances, and existential cool that made [the Wachowskis'] breakthrough success such a milestone. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 27, 2015
3/5 63% The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) The elder actors are, of course, perfect. They never overplay the comedy or the drama, and this reserve works in counterpoint to Dev Patel's high-energy patter. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 27, 2015
2/5 40% Black or White (2015) Although the script lacks nuance or any real tension, Binder uses Costner effectively. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 27, 2015
2/5 88% Still Alice (2015) Still Alice certainly has a superb lead performance in Julianne Moore, but directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland focus more on the situation than the story. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 27, 2015
4/5 95% Wild Tales (2015) Very few films have been as appropriately titled as writer/director Damian Szifron's omnibus black comedy Wild Tales. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 27, 2015
3/5 33% All Good Things (2010) All Good Things isn't a pleasurable film to experience, but it offers an uncanny evocation of a narcissistic sociopath who doesn't come at us with the charm and sophistication that the typical screen bad guy has. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 23, 2015
1.5/4 27% Annie (2014) The filmmakers only thought about how to make it current, and not about how to make it better. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 9, 2015
2/4 86% Top Five (2014) While Top Five is certainly Rock's best work as a filmmaker, it's also proof that he shouldn't quit his day job yet. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 5, 2015
3.5/4 96% Citizenfour (2014) Despite all its paranoia, the movie does hold out a glimmer of optimism. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 5, 2015
2.5/4 79% The Theory of Everything (2014) This is a handsomely produced, sensitively acted picture, one that's eager to have you wipe away a tear with one hand while handing over gold statues with the other. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 5, 2015
3.5/4 89% The Drop (2014) The Drop is as much a character study as it is a crime drama. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 5, 2015
2/4 82% Beyond the Lights (2014) It's a competent entry in the genre, but it's a shame that's all it is when it had the potential to be a little more. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 5, 2015
3/4 90% Wild (2014) What makes Wild worthwhile is the way it draws a parallel between the physical and emotional journeys Cheryl forces herself to undertake. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 5, 2015
4/4 98% Boyhood (2014) It's a simultaneously modest and massively ambitious undertaking, so original in its conception and so successful in its execution that it deserves to be remembered as a landmark achievement. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jan 2, 2015
3/4 98% Mr. Turner (2014) [Mr. Turner] manages to get inside the head and heart of an artist, details what made him such a distinctive figure in art history, and gives film lovers a chance to stare at some of the most beautiful cinematography of 2014. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Dec 24, 2014
3/4 99% Selma (2015) For all of the weight of history it carries, it's the rare biopic that actually works as both a personal story and an exploration of America's past. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Dec 24, 2014
1.5/4 51% Unbroken (2014) Unbroken ends up telling only a fraction of Louis Zamperini's remarkable life story. By focusing on the most extreme parts of it, he becomes a symbol rather than a three-dimensional person. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Dec 24, 2014
4/4 71% Into the Woods (2014) Into the Woods is a grandly satisfying experience -- one rooted in old-fashioned storytelling, peerless songcraft, and a genuine respect for the viewer's intelligence. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Dec 24, 2014
3/4 89% Frozen (2013) Anyone with an appreciation for old-school musical numbers will find something pleasantly familiar and cozy about Frozen. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Dec 8, 2014
3/4 89% Big Hero 6 (2014) Big Hero 6 is a playful movie that stands out from other Disney fare due to its willingness to indulge in some offbeat comedic turns. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Nov 7, 2014
3/4 77% Fury (2014) It's exactly the kind of genre movie that feels right for a country that's been at war for more than a decade. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Oct 27, 2014
3.5/4 88% Gone Girl (2014) Fincher proves himself to be the ideal director to turn this intricately plotted, misanthropic best-seller into a disturbing, yet undeniably entertaining movie. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Oct 3, 2014
3/4 66% The Girlfriend Experience (2009) For those inclined to follow [Soderbergh] down every nook and cranny of his career, it will be a welcome reminder of how restlessly probing he can be about matters of the heart. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Oct 1, 2014
3/4 75% Kill Your Darlings (2013) Kill Your Darlings is by no means perfect, but it's an ambitious and promising first film that gives a handful of young actors the chance to work with a director who has a great deal on his mind. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Oct 1, 2014
2.5/4 89% Obvious Child (2014) As a rom-com, it's so safe and unchallenging that it won't stick in your brain long enough for the message to matter. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Sep 30, 2014
2/4 0% Lotus Eaters (2013) Sadly, there's a fatalism to the entire narrative that veers into outright melodramatic scolding in the movie's final images. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Sep 19, 2014
1.5/4 65% The Maze Runner (2014) For its first five minutes, The Maze Runner succeeds in drawing you into its strange world. Sadly, it never gets better than that kinetic opening, and it quickly becomes a bore to look at and a chore to sit through. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Sep 19, 2014
2.5/4 34% The November Man (2014) The November Man is a decent programmer that will satisfy genre enthusiasts. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Aug 29, 2014
2/4 32% The Expendables 3 (2014) Comic-book protagonists have taken over the role of action hero for modern moviegoers; as a result, there's a core audience who want these odes to the tough guys of the recent past, no matter how uninspired they are. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Aug 15, 2014
2/4 71% What If (2014) The two of them are good here, but theyíre both capable of so much more. They elevate this mediocre material, but hereís hoping the pair meet again onscreen with characters and situations worthy of them. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Aug 8, 2014
3/4 68% The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) A deft mix of food, love, and humanism, The Hundred-Foot Journey is an unapologetic crowd-pleaser. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Aug 8, 2014
2/4 80% Get On Up (2014) Chadwick Boseman has done right by James Brown in Get On Up; it's a shame the movie isn't worthy of either of them. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 31, 2014
1.5/4 44% Planes: Fire And Rescue (2014) It's not so much a movie as it is another step in an ongoing marketing campaign. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 18, 2014
2/4 23% Tammy (2014) Tammy is the work of a star temporarily bereft of inspiration or ambition. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jul 6, 2014
2.5/4 92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) It's just a bummer that such a pretty package lacks any real substance. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Jun 12, 2014
2/4 50% Maleficent (2014) [Maleficent] has one very good idea at its core, but a lack of narrative drive and the soulless, state-of-the-art look of the whole thing keeps director Robert Stromberg's debut feature from ever blossoming into something genuinely interesting. ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 29, 2014
3/4 63% Million Dollar Arm (2014) Gillespie's direction and McCarthy's script refuse to dumb this material down to make it more palatable than the obviously feel-good tale it already is. ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 15, 2014
2/4 51% Trouble with the Curve (2012) Long stretches of Trouble With the Curve make you wish you had other ways to occupy yourself. ‐ TV Guide
Posted May 12, 2014
2/4 24% The Other Woman (2014) The Other Woman is loaded with likable performances, but the script by first-time screenwriter Melissa Stack adheres so slavishly to conventional Hollywood wisdom that the movie never feels as fun as it should. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Apr 24, 2014
1.5/4 47% Heaven Is for Real (2014) The filmmakers assume if you're watching this movie, then you already share the characters' beliefs, and that makes Heaven Is for Real a homily rather than a searching meditation on serious themes. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Apr 18, 2014
1.5/4 80% Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) The Mr. Peabody and Sherman segments that aired on The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show were brief, witty, and charmingly slight, but this big-screen version is long, loud, and visually exhausting. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Apr 11, 2014
2/4 60% Draft Day (2014) Draft Day is a diluted mix of Jerry Maguire and Moneyball that lacks the emotional pull of the former and the intelligence of the latter. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Apr 11, 2014
3.5/4 75% Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) Von Trier's remarkable craft as a moviemaker is on display throughout -- this is a compulsively watchable film. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 21, 2014
3/4 41% Divergent (2014) Thankfully, when Woodley isn't saddled with explaining how her world works, she's quite appealing. She's a credible teenager, a plausible tough girl, and believably smart. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 21, 2014
3/4 23% Need For Speed (2014) Scott Waugh's Need for Speed is a loud and proud B-movie. It's ridiculous, and it's also more fun than you might expect. ‐ TV Guide
Posted Mar 14, 2014