Richard Bonaduce

Richard Bonaduce
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Rich Bonaduce was born and raised in Pennsylvania but has lived in Utah now for half his life. In addition to being a regular contributor as a Film Critic for Salt Lake Magazine, he is also the Film Critic and Entertainment reporter for FOX13's weekly morning show Good Day Utah. He's also a drummer in local band Mojave Rose, and is much shorter than he appears on television. You've been warned.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
85% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Go see one of the best super-hero films ever made and see it on the biggest screen you can afford. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2020
93% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) We waited 30 years for the same basic story? Hmpf. At least it looked good and had the original cast. Without that, we'd all be crying ripoff. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2020
B 94% Marriage Story (2019) Probably should have been called Divorce Story, but that wouldn't look as welcoming on the marquee! - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
A- 98% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) It takes a while to get there, but it sticks its landing. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2020
A 75% The Gentlemen (2020) Violent, funny, profane, engrossing, dense and wholly entertaining. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
A 85% Just Mercy (2020) Just go see it. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
C- 14% Dolittle (2020) "Dolittle" is aptly named. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
B 76% Bad Boys for Life (2020) The Bad Boys are back in a big way! - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2020
B- 47% Underwater (2020) It might not be cinema or high art... but it's certainly a popcorn-munching good time for a fun night of getting creeped out. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2020
C- 21% Like a Boss (2020) It probably seemed like a good idea at the time. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2020
A- 97% Knives Out (2019) It's one of those rare flicks in which I discover more to love the longer I mull it over. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
B 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) We spend a lot of time with Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper, and Susan Watson, but I'm not sure that's why most viewers bought their ticket. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
B- 78% Frozen II (2019) Imagine Frozen 2 without Olaf: Is that a movie you'd want to see? - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
A- 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) THIS is how you make a 2-1/2 hour movie. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2019
B- 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) The 2019 Angels has plenty of girl power to trigger the trolls but also plenty to cheer about. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2019
C- 46% Last Christmas (2019) Too light to be a serious discussion of its heavier themes but too morose to be a lighthearted holiday romp. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
B 78% Doctor Sleep (2019) A solid continuance of young Danny Torrance and others who similarly "shine," the Overlook Hotel itself, and of the evil we visit upon each other. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
C 41% Midway (2019) The filmmakers lean on the good graces of the audience eager for some good news and a return to America's heyday instead of making an accurate and passionate account of a legitimately exhilarating historical event. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
A- 90% The Lighthouse (2019) As much as "The Lighthouse" gets cinematically right, there's at least one thing that it gets wrong: it certainly isn't accessible. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
C+ 26% Countdown (2019) "Countdown" is just above the usual "rent-em-and-forget-em" horror fare out there. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
18% Hellboy (2019) Everything seemed forced -- certainly the language, the jokes, and especially the gore. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2019
96% Black Panther (2018) To make such a grand statement, ya gotta break some barriers, and the film's largely black cast certainly does that, with their performances being the best part of a film loaded with great parts... - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
C+ 57% Aladdin (2019) Disney distracts - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
B- 69% Adrift (2018) A well-crafted film with great performances and convincing effects that brings home a powerful true story of young love and iron will. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A 99% Paddington 2 (2018) A tenderhearted whimsical delight for all - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
D+ 43% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) A mercy killing - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A- 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) The action event of the summer - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
B 87% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Small but mighty - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C- 79% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Fans will suck it up the way Julie Walters' Rose eats her emotions with a heaping helping of cake. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C+ 93% Sorry to Bother You (2018) Sorry it isn't as good as you've heard. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
B 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Going for the throat - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
D+ 12% Peppermint (2018) Because Taken, But With A Woman" wouldn't fit on the marquee - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C- 90% A Star Is Born (2018) A... love story? - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C- 79% Halloween (2018) Michael deserves better - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A 95% Mike Wallace Is Here (2019) That's a wrap, fellas - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C- 32% The Sunlit Night (2019) If you're going to ask me to consume your slice of life story, at least make that slice part of a satisfying sandwich. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A- 88% Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) Jillian leads a film - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C 41% The Tomorrow Man (2019) Put off Tomorrow today - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
B 79% Captain Marvel (2019) Thanos on notice! - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Game over man, game over! - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A 96% Hail Satan? (2019) Hail Penny Lane? - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
B 89% John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) Don't mess with people's dogs. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019