Rebecca Murray

Rebecca Murray

Agrees with the Tomatometer 75% of the time.

Rebecca Murray'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
B- 44%

The Girl on the Train (2016)

"The Girl on the Train is an absorbing, page-turning (or page-swiping) whodunit, but it doesn't have quite the same impact as a feature film." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Oct 7, 2016
B 83%

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

"The action scenes are intense and stunningly realistic, and the story remains relevant six years after the events portrayed onscreen." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Sep 30, 2016
B+ 87%

Don't Breathe (2016)

"(Fede) Alvarez uses lengthy stretches of silence to heighten the tension and draw the audience into the hunt." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Aug 26, 2016
C 26%

Ben-Hur (2016)

"2016's Ben-Hur is neither as epic or spectacular as the 1959 film, although the chariot race is nearly worth the price of a ticket. But, the keyword here is 'nearly'." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Aug 19, 2016
D+ 26%

Suicide Squad (2016)

"Justice League is going to have a tough row to hoe to win over audiences following Batman v Superman and now Suicide Squad." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Aug 5, 2016
B 72%

Ghostbusters (2016)

" Put aside your preconceived ideas about the new Ghostbusters and just give into the silly - and slimy - fun." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jul 15, 2016
B+ 75%

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

"Anyone who's ever shared their life with an animal should be left feeling all warm and fuzzy and with the urge to go home and hug their furry family member." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jul 6, 2016
B 36%

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

"Tarzan may do the physically impossible, but it's his connection to Jane, his animal family, and his friends in the Congo that drives the story." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jul 1, 2016
B 75%

Buddymoon (2016)

"The film's truly a two-man show and both [David] Giuntoli and [Flula] Borg play their parts perfectly." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jun 30, 2016
B 77%

The Shallows (2016)

"Working in The Shallows' favor is a gutsy performance by Blake Lively. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jun 24, 2016
C 28%

Warcraft (2016)

" The Warcraft video games apparently have a complex story, but the feature film keeps it all at a surface level ." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jun 10, 2016
B 58%

Me Before You (2016)

"[Emilia] Clarke and [Sam] Claflin elevate the material which, although adapted by Moyes, barely scratches the surface of the book. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jun 2, 2016
C- 30%

Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

"There's not enough of the familiar, beloved Alice in Wonderland characters nor is there much humor or fun." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted May 27, 2016
A 90%

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

"It's wildly entertaining, emotionally moving at times, humorous, intense, and just plain fun." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted May 5, 2016
B+ 76%

Keanu (2016)

"Key and Peele have an incredible knack at knowing just how far to push a joke and how long they can continue to poke and prod one target before they need to move on." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Apr 29, 2016
C 17%

The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)

"Stick an arrow/axe/your weapon of choice in it, this franchise is done." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Apr 22, 2016
B- 68%

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

"[Tina] Fey delivers a performance that's complex and restrained, and it's easily her best work in a feature film to date. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Mar 5, 2016
F 16%

Gods Of Egypt (2016)

"Some films are so bad they're good. Gods of Egypt isn't one of those." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Feb 25, 2016
B 49%

How To Be Single (2016)

"Rebel Wilson comes to the rescue whenever the pace gets sluggish or the tone takes a too serious turn." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Feb 13, 2016
A 84%

Deadpool (2016)

"Director Tim Miller and star Ryan Reynolds embrace this flawed hero, delivering an irreverent - and graphic - comedy that ranks as one of the best Marvel films to date." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Feb 11, 2016
A 91%

Grease: Live! (2016)

"Director Kail, his crew, and the cast gave audiences an incredible new take on Grease that lives up to the original but also stands on its own." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Feb 1, 2016
C- 63%

The Finest Hours (2016)

"Pine, Bana, and Affleck have done fine work before but The Finest Hours is not their finest hours." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jan 29, 2016
A 82%

The Revenant (2015)

"DiCaprio's performance is what drives The Revenant and makes this R-rated violent Western not only one of the year's best films but also one of the best Westerns in decades." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Dec 24, 2015
B 60%

Sisters (2015)

"Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are so comfortable working together that they're able to easily rise above uneven material, which is what they do in Sisters." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Dec 21, 2015
A- 94%

Creed (2015)

"Creed reinvigorates the Rocky franchise while remaining true in both tone and spirit to the original film in a way that's both engaging and satisfying. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Nov 24, 2015
B 66%

The Night Before (2015)

"The Night Before is naughty but nice, spreading holiday cheer delivered through a cloud of weed smoke by a cast with real chemistry. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Nov 19, 2015
C 65%

Spectre (2015)

" [Christoph] Waltz is the cowbell of can never have too much Waltz." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Nov 5, 2015
B 74%

The Keeping Room (2015)

"The feminist twist puts this R-rated drama in a different league than previous films set in the same Civil War time period. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Oct 30, 2015
C- 29%

Momentum (2015)

"Momentum has its moments of fun, but overall it's a well shot, capably acted run of the mill action film." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Oct 16, 2015
B- 92%

99 Homes (2015)

"99 Homes is exceptional storytelling until the final act." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Oct 9, 2015
A- 92%

The Martian (2015)

"It's simply stunning to watch, but what makes The Martian so memorable and such a captivating theatrical experience are the characters at the heart of the film." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Oct 2, 2015
B+ 75%

Black Mass (2015)

"Depp and Edgerton drive Black Mass and in their hands this mob film rises above its rough spots. Their performances are the reason to see Black Mass." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Sep 18, 2015
D 64%

The Visit (2015)

"Lady in the Water, The Happening, The Last Airbender, and After Earth sullied Shyamalan's reputation, and The Visit does nothing to resurrect his brand." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Sep 11, 2015
B+ 79%

Z For Zachariah (2015)

"Z for Zachariah's spin on the post-apocalyptic drama genre results in a riveting relationship story with depth, heart, and soul." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Aug 31, 2015
B- 45%

No Escape (2015)

"A film completely devoid of any gray areas, No Escape is an us against them action movie." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Aug 26, 2015
B- 43%

American Ultra (2015)

"If you've got the munchies for a quirky, goofball comedy that's also sweet, romantic, and has an awful lot of bloodshed, American Ultra will satisfy your cravings." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Aug 21, 2015
B 67%

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

"The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (shouldn't it be Men From U.N.C.L.E.?) is Bond-ish but less violent and it never takes itself seriously. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Aug 14, 2015
B 26%

Vacation (2015)

"2015's Vacation may not launch a new series of Griswold adventures, but it's a worthy addition to the existing franchise." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jul 30, 2015
C- 33%

Entourage (2015)

" We've seen it all before and what was forgiven on the small screen is glaringly apparent and impossible to overlook in the film." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Jun 4, 2015
B 48%

San Andreas (2015)

"Nothing makes sense, yet it's possible to overlook all of this ridiculousness because you're busy rooting for The Rock to save his family." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted May 29, 2015
B+ 88%

Backcountry (2015)

" If Werner Herzog's 2005 documentary Grizzly Man didn't drive home the fact that bears in the wild are not our friends, then Backcountry will definitely get the point across." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted May 8, 2015
D 7%

Hot Pursuit (2015)

"Hot Pursuit is only 87 minutes long. 87 painful, mind-numbing, grating on your nerves minutes long." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted May 8, 2015
B 62%

Unfriended (2015)

"While the premise of being a voyeur to a private chat session sounds gimmicky, Unfriended's actually an innovative method to connect with a generation who've grown up online. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Apr 17, 2015
B- 31%

Cut Bank (2015)

"Cut Bank has a clever premise and a cast that works hard to make it worthwhile to stick with the film through the clunky parts. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Apr 3, 2015
C- 28%

Insurgent (2015)

"The characters are no further developed by the end of Insurgent than they were at the end of Divergent." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Mar 20, 2015
B 83%

Cinderella (2015)

"This Cinderella isn't flashy and doesn't forge a new path, but it does have adorable mice to cheer for and a villain to hiss." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Mar 13, 2015
D 11%

Unfinished Business (2015)

"There are more penises on display in Unfinished Business than there were in Fifty Shades of Grey. Just let that sink in for a minute..." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Mar 6, 2015
B+ 71%

The DUFF (2015)

"One of the few teen comedies that may remain relevant (and entertaining) for years to come. " ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Feb 20, 2015
C+ 25%

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

"It needed to take the plunge, strengthen the sexual moments, and submit to the book's "mommy porn" reputation. Instead, it played it too safe." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Feb 12, 2015
B 73%

The Voices (2015)

"[Ryan] Reynolds holds it all together with a fine performance, showing vulnerability, awkwardness, and a descent into madness that makes The Voices fascinating to watch." ‐ Showbiz Junkies
Posted Feb 6, 2015
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