Robert Dominguez

Robert Dominguez
Robert Dominguez's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): New York Daily News
Publications: New York Daily News

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
1.5/4 18% Trippin (1999) A disjointed, lowbrow comedy about a teen coping with his uncertain future through daydreams. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2014
2.5/4 25% Fathers' Day (1997) Despite some laughs, there's not much of a story. But at least Williams and Crystal, old pals off the screen, seem to be enjoying themselves. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2014
2.5/4 57% Blast From the Past (1999) Despite its original concept, the movie loses much of its socially satiric edge once Fraser emerges from his underground bunker and starts wooing Silverstone. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2014
2/4 10% Pathfinder (2007) After the first 1,000 or so beheadings, impalements and severed limbs, Pathfinder's slash may just induce sleep. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2007
1.5/4 11% Blood and Chocolate (2007) Somewhere, Lon Chaney Jr. must be howling mad. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2007
2.5/4 22% Phat Girlz (2006) Beneath the movie's broad humor and meanspirited put-downs lies an uplifting story about learning to like yourself for who you are, not what you look like. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2006
2.5/4 24% Cry_Wolf (2005) A cut above the rest. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2005
3/4 71% Thumbsucker (2005) A quirky coming-of-age tale where just about every character is going through some sort of change. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2005
1/4 11% Venom (2005) A witless, derivative slasher flick. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2005
1/4 17% Cursed (2005) A fangless tale devoid of chills. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2005
1/4 23% Fat Albert (2004) Somewhere in its quest to be educational, Fat Albert forgot to be entertaining. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2004
3/4 56% Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag (2004) An IMAX film highlighted by exhilarating sequences of simulated aerial combat. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2004
2.5/4 74% Dolls (2002) Rife with beautiful imagery and loads of symbolism, though none of the stories is particularly compelling on its own. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2004
2.5/4 100% The Deserted Station (2003) A poignant parable about the role of women in Islamic society. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2004
3/4 60% After Midnight (2004) A loving tribute to the moving image. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2004
2.5/4 33% You I Love (Ya lyublyu tebya) (2004) Gay themes aside, it provides a revealing look at Russian society that U.S. audiences seldom see. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2004
2.5/4 59% Go Further (2004) A one-sided soapbox for Harrelson's eco-friendly prattle. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2004
1.5/4 28% Noel (2004) The mawkishness meter is turned up full blast by the time Williams, wearing the hangdog expression he saves for maudlin dramas, shows up out of nowhere as a former priest to save an unhappy Sarandon from jumping into the East River. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2004
2.5/4 71% Bright Future (2004) Pretty to look at, but it's a slow-moving, meandering work that isn't as complex or mysterious as it appears. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2004
2.5/4 11% Reagan: In the Face of Evil (2004) Makes good use of historical footage to show how a B-list Hollywood actor made the unlikely ascension to commander-in-chief. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2004
2.5/4 77% Brother to Brother (2004) Mackie gives a moving performance as Perry. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2004
2.5/4 79% American Experience (2004) Mostly comprises rousing, well-edited concert footage that shows off Jay-Z's talent as a dynamic live performer. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2004
2.5/4 45% 800 Balas (800 Bullets) (2002) Bizarre, bawdy and totally enjoyable. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2004
2.5/4 94% A Silent Love (2004) A gentle character study that puts a fresh spin on mother-in-law trouble. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2004
1.5/4 33% Malevolence (2004) The acting and dialogue is as silly as the potato sack the killer wears on his head. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2004
2/4 10% Fish Without a Bicycle (2004) Brian Austin Green makes his directorial debut with this uneven romantic comedy about a self-absorbed, twentysomething actress searching for Mr. Right -- and a purpose in life. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 22, 2004
3/4 87% Untold Scandal (2004) Korean director Je-yong Lee puts a compelling cross-cultural spin on a familiar plot in this erotic, Eastern adaptation of the Chodelos de Laclos' 1782 French novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2004
2/4 17% Hair Show (2004) A predictable urban comedy set mostly in a chichi Beverly Hills beauty salon, Hair Show is a female-oriented Barber Shop -- minus the steady humor and pointed social commentary. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2004
3/4 66% Saints and Soldiers (2004) In his feature film debut, Little uses washed-out color and a you-are-there immediacy to tell a powerful wartime tale of survival, morality and honor. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2004
3/4 29% Moog (2004) An affectionate portrait of Robert Moog. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2004
2.5/4 72% Primer (2004) An impressive, if muddled, first effort from writer-director-actor Shane Carruth. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2004
2.5/4 93% Vodka Lemon (2004) Vodka moves about as fast as the distant ice caps melt. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2004
3/4 67% Arna's Children (2004) What begins as a routine documentary about a children's theater group in a Palestinian refugee camp soon turns into a haunting chronicle on the tragic toll of war. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2004
3/4 81% Friday Night Lights (2004) Filled with plenty of bone-crushing, helmet-crashing action. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2004
3.5/4 89% Dig! (2004) What emerges is a fascinating portrait of an artist as a self-destructive young man - Brian Jonestown's resident "mad genius," Anton Newcombe, whose drug and drink-fueled antics on and offstage make Jim Morrison look like Jim Nabors. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2004
3/4 89% Tying the Knot (2004) Whether one is pro or con on the issue of same-sex marriage, Jim de Seve's thought-provoking and timely documentary succeeds in putting the hot-button topic in human, and often heartbreaking, terms. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2004
2.5/4 56% Mind the Gap (2005) Schaeffer, known for the quirky romantic comedies, goes a more serious route in this disappointing anthology of stories about love and forgiveness. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2004
3/4 71% Incantato (Il Cuore Altrove) (The Heart Is Elsewhere) (2003) Touching, if slow-moving, Italian import. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2004
2/4 8% First Daughter (2004) A wan and predictable comedy made watchable by the perky performance of fresh-scrubbed Katie Holmes. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2004
1/4 No Score Yet National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2004) It all makes Nat Lamp's recent Van Wilder look like an instant classic. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2004
2.5/4 No Score Yet Merci Docteur Rey (2002) Tries too hard to be madcap. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2004
2.5/4 20% Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) Should please the target audience. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2004
1/4 5% The Cookout (2004) A lifeless comedy featuring a cast of familiar faces who must have needed the paycheck. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2004
1.5/4 25% Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004) The snakes may be longer this time, but Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid comes up short on thrills. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 26, 2004
3% Down to You (2000) Relies too much on gimmicky flashbacks and the quirkiness of the movie's supporting characters to compensate for the uninteresting leads. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000
20% Next Friday (2000) Another plotless, pothead comedy. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000