Phil Villarreal Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Phil Villarreal

Phil Villarreal

Agrees with the Tomatometer 71% of the time.

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Showing 51 - 100 of 1865
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/4 23% That Awkward Moment (2014) "They spend all their time obsessing and gabbing like giggly Babysitters Club girls about the opposite sex. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jan 31, 2014
1/4 3% I, Frankenstein (2014) "I, Frankenstein? More like Oy, Frakenstein. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jan 24, 2014
2/4 56% Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) "Most importantly, who the hell is Jack Ryan? " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jan 17, 2014
1/4 3% The Legend of Hercules (2014) "The strength they showed by managing to sit through this thing puts that of Herc to shame. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jan 10, 2014
2/4 39% Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014) "This one pulls out that trick a few times too many, robbing it of its effect and making the few scares worth waiting for more funny than shocking. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jan 3, 2014
1.5/4 29% Grudge Match (2013) "It's the promise of the final bout that lugs the deadweight story through the first 100-minute, sputtering tractor pull. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Dec 26, 2013
3.5/4 93% American Hustle (2013) "The bra budget on this movie is exactly $0. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Dec 20, 2013
3.5/4 78% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) "It does skew far darker than I ever could have hoped for, and in that way ends up becoming something halfway profound. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Dec 12, 2013
2.5/4 89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) "The movie isn't awful, is sure to please no-standard fanatics and won't bore haters like myself. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Nov 22, 2013
3/4 52% The To Do List (2013) "Painfully awkward encounters ensue, with Plaza handling it all with her deadpan elegance. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Nov 19, 2013
3/4 11% Breaking The Girls (2013) "Gratuitous sex, double-crosses and more gratuitous sex await in the silly but always-entertaining sexcapade. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Nov 19, 2013
4/4 85% JFK (1991) "It's damn entertaining and thought-provoking. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Nov 12, 2013
2/4 66% Thor: The Dark World (2013) "This is a sequel that, compared to the original, is unequal, with pointless, dull CGI battles in Thor's pointless, dull outer realms. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Nov 8, 2013
3.5/4 60% Ender's Game (2013) "Very much porn for video game addicts. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Nov 1, 2013
3.5/4 96% 12 Years a Slave (2013) "The film wants to hurt you, knows you are terrified of what it will show you, then shows you way more than you bargained for. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Oct 30, 2013
3/4 35% The Counselor (2013) "Take it all in and enjoy and worry about the counseling you'll need later. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Oct 25, 2013
3/4 49% Escape Plan (2013) "A relic the 80s, an action flick era well into its fourth decade. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Oct 16, 2013
1.5/4 28% Machete Kills (2013) "This movie skips the grindhouse era and goes straight for the meth house dynamic. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Oct 11, 2013
3.5/4 96% Gravity (2013) "It's a movie that's not afraid to go deep or stare blankly at you to see if it can get you to blink first. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Oct 4, 2013
3.5/4 89% Rush (2013) "If you really hate sex, fast driving, drinking and Norse gods smoothing chassis than you will absolutely despise Rush. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Sep 27, 2013
1/4 29% The Family (2013) "Remember the octopus that always picked the winners of soccer games? That's what Robert De Niro is, only his talent is always managing to choose horrible scripts. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Sep 13, 2013
3/4 58% Riddick (2013) "All hail Riddick, killer of everything that moves - poorly-drawn cartoon or not - sayer of smooth, t-shirt-worthy bravado and romancer of lesbian Starbuck. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Sep 6, 2013
1/4 2% Getaway (2013) "The real getaway here was the one the filmmakers pulled on the studio, having heisted giant paychecks for minimal work or thought. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Aug 30, 2013
3/4 89% The World's End (2013) "There's not much more you can ask from a movie like this. It's a rare drinking comedy that doesn't require you to be drunk to enjoy it. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Aug 23, 2013
1.5/4 31% Kick-Ass 2 (2013) "The sequel just brings back the survivors and has them look around with palms raised going 'now what?' " ‐ COED.com
Posted Aug 16, 2013
3/4 67% Elysium (2013) "It all looks so darned real, you'd swear it was filmed on location of a 15-year-old's hyperactive, sci-fi-addled brain. " ‐ OK! Magazine
Posted Aug 9, 2013
3/4 25% Planes (2013) "There is much to hate about this movie. Far more than there is to love, in fact. But I appreciate the dangerous turn so much that the glee overtook the Dane Cook-baked misery. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Aug 7, 2013
2/4 64% 2 Guns (2013) "The movie has 2 Guns, all right, but nowhere to point them. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Aug 2, 2013
2/4 69% The Wolverine (2013) "By the end of the movie, Wolverine sort of manages to convince you everything would be better if he found a way to go off and die like he wants to. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jul 26, 2013
3.5/4 71% Pacific Rim (2013) "Hopefully come Oscar time, the Kaiju are recognized for their outstanding performances in this high-class art film. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jul 12, 2013
1.5/4 31% The Lone Ranger (2013) "I'm all for senseless violence in movies, but there is so much death and destruction going on here, you start to wish something nice would happen for once. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jul 3, 2013
3/4 91% The Producers (1968) "But despite the too-wacky-for-their-own-good jokes and slow pacing, there's no denying the genius of Gene Wilder and Zero Mostel. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jul 2, 2013
2/4 51% White House Down (2013) "While White House Down is very much an awful disgrace of a movie, it's easy to sit back and appreciate what it was going for. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jun 26, 2013
2.5/4 44% The Call (2013) "Berry's character's brutal, though improbable, determination keeps the intensity high. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jun 25, 2013
1/4 67% World War Z (2013) "Instead, what he gave us was World War Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jun 21, 2013
3/4 52% Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) "Director Bryan Singer, who made The Usual Suspects and earlier X-Men movies, does a bit of good-hearted slumming with this CGI-heavy fantasy. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jun 18, 2013
3/4 55% Man of Steel (2013) "I like this movie in spite of itself, I guess. At the very least I have to hand it to the film that it's not as awful as its 2006 predecessor. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jun 17, 2013
4/4 98% Before Midnight (2013) "It's a brutal parade of heartbreak and mind-rake that leaves you curled up and wound up in a ball, covering your eyes but peeking through parted fingers. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jun 15, 2013
4/4 95% Wild Strawberries (1957) "Swedish master Ingmar Bergman delivered one of his greatest ruminations on love and life in this 1957 drama. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jun 11, 2013
1/4 35% The Internship (2013) "Having already paid for itself with corporate pounds of flesh and not bothered forwarding the cash to buy a laugh or two, The Internship is happy to take your money and dismiss you with a Google Wave. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Jun 7, 2013
1/4 20% The Hangover Part III (2013) "It totally feels like a hangover. The exhaustion and aimlessness. The jackhammering that seems to be coming from inside your dulled, weakened brain. " ‐ COED.com
Posted May 23, 2013
3/4 41% Parker (2013) "The action flick doesn't do much to wow you, but keeps things exciting. " ‐ COED.com
Posted May 21, 2013
4/4 86% Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) "Abrams proves he can more than back up the smack, so series fans just need to cower as he backhands them upside the head. " ‐ COED.com
Posted May 16, 2013
1.5/4 48% The Great Gatsby (2013) "Subconsciously or not, Baz was determined to burn the sucker to the ground. " ‐ COED.com
Posted May 10, 2013
1/4 12% Safe Haven (2013) "Expect to gag early and often, and consider breaking up with anyone who forces you to sit through this. " ‐ OK! Magazine
Posted May 7, 2013
2/4 62% Jack Reacher (2012) "Cruise does his best to keep a straight face and make himself halfway believable as a brainy roughhouser - think of a less intense Jason Bourne - but ridiculous plotting undermines his efforts. " ‐ OK! Magazine
Posted May 7, 2013
1.5/4 88% Django Unchained (2012) "Django may be unchained, but his movie could have used some tighter shackles. " ‐ COED.com
Posted May 7, 2013
2/4 79% Iron Man 3 (2013) "Iron Man loses his clothes more often than a Kardsashian. " ‐ COED.com
Posted May 1, 2013
3/4 38% The Guilt Trip (2012) "Rogen's deadpan misery meshes well with Streisand's oblivious idiocy, making the laughs roll in. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Apr 30, 2013
3/4 20% Arthur Newman (2013) "OK, so hear me out. This movie is about Colin Firth having hot, dress-up sex with this drifter named Mike. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Apr 25, 2013
3/4 53% Oblivion (2013) "Not bad for a movie released during the pre-summer wasteland, which is usually as bleak as the scorched earth of Oblivion. " ‐ COED.com
Posted Apr 17, 2013
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