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Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall
Rick Marshall's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): IFC.com, Movies.com

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
80% Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) Viewed as the explosion-a-minute, simple action film that it's intended to be, Captain America delivers on what it needs to do: introduce the character to mainstream audiences while not offending longtime fans, and prime the public for The Avengers.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2015
57% Riddick (2013) The back-to-basics approach works for Riddick, even if it does follow a familiar blueprint.‐ Metroland
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2014
66% World War Z (2013) World War Z offers a strong case that a bigger focus can indeed be better when it comes to the living dead.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2013
55% Man of Steel (2013) If the intent of 1978′s Superman: The Movie was to make audiences believe a man can fly, then Man Of Steel would have you believe a superhero can sulk - and punch things while doing so.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2013
86% Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Star Trek Into Darkness does a nice job of providing all the excitement and explosive moments one expects from a blockbuster of this sort, but it might try a little too hard to hit the obligatory beats for fans of the franchise.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted May 16, 2013
80% Iron Man 3 (2013) Iron Man 3 defies typical third-chapter drop-off and makes it clear that the franchise is in good hands with its new director.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted May 2, 2013
44% On the Road (2012) Salles makes a strong case for On the Road as one of the best adaptations of Kerouac's work to date, managing to tell a story that's both faithful to the source material and well aware of the elements that make the story timeless.‐ Metroland
Read More | Posted Apr 6, 2013
28% G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) G.I. Joe: Retaliation is a genuinely fun, popcorn adventure that leaves you looking forward to the next installment instead of wondering if the franchise is worth saving.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2013
48% Olympus Has Fallen (2013) Imagine Die Hard playing out in the White House, and you're on the right track.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2013
38% Admission (2013) It's not often a film comes along that's just as much fun to watch with your parents as it is to watch with your partner or friends, but Admission is just that sort of film.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2013
59% Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) Sam Raimi does a nice job of positioning Oz the Great and Powerful as a bridge to L. Frank Baum's world for younger audiences, hinting at what came before and teasing future adventures lying just ahead on the yellow-brick road.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2013
57% Snitch (2013) Dwayne Johnson ventures further outside the straight-up action genre with a tense thriller that proves he he doesn't need to punch, shoot, or body-slam anyone to carry a movie.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2013
14% A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) The latest chapter of John McClane's continuing adventures raises the bar for what its hero can accomplish without becoming an outright parody of itself.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2013
81% Warm Bodies (2013) Just when you thought the zombie genre had shambled off into the sunset bereft of any fresh ideas, a movie like Warm Bodies comes along and makes the undead seem, well... very much alive.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2013
60% John Dies at the End (2013) Only time will tell if John Dies At The End will achieve as similar a level of under-the-radar success as Coscarelli's Bubba Ho-Tep, but it's easy to believe the film is well on its way to becoming a cult classic.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2013
62% Jack Reacher (2012) In the end, it's easy to believe that the only mystery Jack Reacher can't solve is the question of where his movie went so very, very wrong.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2012
64% The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) Peter Jackson seems keenly aware of the differences between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and instead of trying to make one more like the other, he embraces what makes each story unique.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2012
90% Lincoln (2012) Let's just dispense with all of the usual deliberation and give Lincoln star Daniel Day-Lewis the Oscar now. ‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2012
78% Dredd (2012) Dredd 3D is the movie the character has always deserved, and proves that you don't need the intimidating budget and star-power of a Hollywood tentpole film to bring a character like Judge Dredd to life on the big screen.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2012
87% Robot & Frank (2012) It's a science-fiction story that does without the typical sci-fi tropes-and that's just part of the magic in this clever, compelling film.‐ Metroland
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2012
75% Premium Rush (2012) Premium Rush does an admirable job of not only taking you inside the bike messengers' world, but making convincing heroes out of them, too.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2012
30% Total Recall (2012) Does Total Recall succeed as a movie? Sure. But unfortunately, the movie never quite succeeds as Total Recall.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2012
31% Man on a Ledge (2012) A heist film that never quite lives up to its compelling premise.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
67% The Woman in Black (2012) The film rarely tests the boundaries that Hammer Films were famous for stretching and keeps the scares relatively tame and for the most part, bloodless.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
51% John Carter (2012) The good far outweighs the bad with John Carter, and leaves you hoping for a return to Barsoom in the future.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
50% Mirror Mirror (2012) A surprisingly good, fun film that makes great use of Singh's talents and offers a much more enjoyable experience than the trailers for the film suggest.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
37% Lockout (2012) Lockout ultimately amounts to a series of bad imitations of good films.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
57% Safe (2012) Jason Statham is still one of the most entertaining action heroes on the big screen, and when he inevitably puts up his fists, it's always a show worth watching.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
57% The Dictator (2012) The Dictator mines its comedy from the film's talented cast instead of people he pranks, and it feels like a very different film than what we've come to expect from Cohen.‐ Digital Trends
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
73% Prometheus (2012) An excellent film, but not quite the genre-redefining, mind-blowing, life-changing experience much of the hype suggests.‐ Newsarama
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
35% Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) A funny, scary, and cheer-worthy adventure that somehow manages to make the 16th President of the United States a bad-ass action hero.‐ Movies.com
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
87% The Dark Knight Rises (2012) In his last adventure under Christopher Nolan's guidance, the Dark Knight never quite rises to the occasion.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2012
73% The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) The Amazing Spider-Man is a balanced mix of bright and dark, fun and angsty, fast-moving and deliberately ponderous -- just like its hero.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2012
92% Marvel's The Avengers (2012) The Avengers greatest accomplishment could be this: its ability to make an entire audience feel like children reading their favorite comic for the very first time.‐ IFC.com
Read More | Posted May 10, 2012