Roger Tennis

Roger Tennis
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Been in the entertainment industry since 1966. A movie critic and cinema expert from the Phoenix, AZ area and member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and co-founder of the Phoenix Film Critics Society. Creator & co-producer of the popular TV series, CLIPS (Cinema Lovers Information Program Series).
Favorites:
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, FORBIDDEN PLANET, THE SATAN BUG, SONG OF THE SOUTH and SHANE
Publications: Cinemaclips.com
Location: Tempe, AZ
Official Websites: http://cinemaclips.com

movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 86% American Made (2017) Tom cruises through this high-flying biography in top form. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2017
3/5 53% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Over-the-top performances and graphic comic book violence enhance the spy jinks of this amusing sequel. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/5 35% American Assassin (2017) Good performances and bloody action give this popcorn thriller a shot in the arm. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
4/5 85% It (2017) Horror and a dash of humor keep this Goonies-style chiller afloat. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 7, 2017
4/5 92% Logan Lucky (2017) Soderbergh rolls the dice with 'Logan Lucky' and comes up with a winner. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2017
3/5 41% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) Action, humor and the stars' chemistry keep 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' on target. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2017
4/5 87% Wind River (2017) Rich in outdoor adventure, 'Wind River' overflows with tense drama. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2017
3/5 37% Kidnap (2017) Halle Berry's believably fierce performance and some outrageous chase sequences keep this mindless and mildly entertaining "B" movie from totally veering off the road. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
2/5 16% The Dark Tower (2017) 'The Dark Tower' fails as a shining example of King cinematic adaptations. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2017
4/5 83% Detroit (2017) A striking dramatization blended with graphic newsreel footage makes this an absorbing and, at times, harrowing experience. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2017
3/5 78% Atomic Blonde (2017) With Charlize Theron in fine form, 'Atomic Blonde' is a blast. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2017
4/5 92% Dunkirk (2017) Director/writer Christopher Nolan masterfully revives the classic war film with an edge-of-your-seat, emotionally-charged thriller. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2017
3/5 49% Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) With the spaced-out 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets', Luc Besson remains in his element. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2017
4/5 93% War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) Swinging into theaters, 'War for the Planet of the Apes' is thought-provoking escapism. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 14, 2017
4/5 92% Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) This refreshing new spin on the Spider-Man legend is fun and lighthearted with a few thrills along the way. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2017
4/5 93% Baby Driver (2017) Driven by an infectious soundtrack and revved up action, 'Baby Driver' is a gas! - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2017
2/5 15% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Total Bayhem, this bombastic event is a knight to forget. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 21, 2017
3/5 70% Cars 3 (2017) The freewheeling 'Cars 3' keeps the series on track. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2017
2/5 15% The Mummy (2017) Frenetic action and some ghoulish effects make this anemic thriller a mindless piece of popcorn fare. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 8, 2017
4/5 93% Wonder Woman (2017) Gal power whips up a roaring adventure. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 1, 2017
4/5 29% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' is indeed see-worthy. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2017
3/5 66% Alien: Covenant (2017) Thrills, chills and buckets of gore add up to a bloody good show. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 19, 2017
3/5 37% Snatched (2017) Boisterous humor and good chemistry between the two stars give this predictable comedy an entertaining boost. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
2/5 31% King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017) Style over substance dethrones this cinematic heir to the royal legend. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2017
4/5 84% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) I am Groot! 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' is a rousing and rollicking galactic trek. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 5, 2017
3/5 68% The Fate of the Furious (2017) High-speed chases fuel another frenetic entry in this indestructible series. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
3/5 80% Colossal (2017) The appealing 'Colossal' is a gigantic leap forward for originality. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 14, 2017
4/5 73% Gifted (2017) Strong performances overcome this cliche-ridden drama for a truly emotional and rewarding experience. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2017
3/5 52% The Boss Baby (2017) 'The Boss Baby' is formula, but not as infantile as the title suggests. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
2/5 43% Ghost in the Shell (2017) The tedious 'Ghost in the Shell' lacks spirit. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
3/5 61% The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) The remarkable true story of the Żabiński family's courageous efforts in Warsaw is effectively dramatized in this inspirational film. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2017
3/5 67% Life (2017) The thrilling and scary 'Life' won't be the death of this genre. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
3/5 80% T2 Trainspotting (2017) As a revealing and edgy sequel, 'T2 Trainspotting' is right on track. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2017
4/5 72% Beauty and the Beast (2017) 'Beauty and the Beast' magically transforms from animation to live-action in grand fashion. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2017
3/5 75% Kong: Skull Island (2017) 'Kong: Skull Island' reigns as prime matinee fare. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2017
4/5 93% Logan (2017) The darkest and arguably the best of the Wolverine adventures is an emotional journey that's marked by bursts of bloody violence. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2017
4/5 98% Get Out (2017) Peele has much to say about society and race with an inventive approach that blends chills with a dash of humor. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2017
2/5 36% The Great Wall (2017) Massive sets, lavish costumes, outstanding special effects and a cast of thousands can't keep this wannabe epic fantasy from tumbling down. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
3/5 84% A United Kingdom (2017) Strong performances by David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike raise the quality of this by-the-numbers look at a fascinating true-life story. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2017
2/5 12% Fifty Shades Darker (2017) The tortured romance of 'Fifty Shades Darker' is just another big tease. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
3/5 89% John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) 'John Wick: Chapter 2' is wickedly entertaining. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2017
4/5 90% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) 'The Lego Batman Movie' is a well-constructed laugh-fest. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2017
3/5 16% The Space Between Us (2017) Fine performances by Asa Butterfield and Britt Robertson make this a pleasing little romantic adventure with a touch of sci-fi. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 3, 2017
2/5 35% A Dog's Purpose (2017) Aimed squarely at dog lovers, this sugary tearjerker misses the mark - but not by much. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2017
3/5 77% Split (2017) Director/writer M. Night Shyamalan returns with a chilling and disturbing slice of psychological horror. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
2/5 47% xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) 'xXx: Return of Xander Cage' plays fast and furious, but not smart, with moviegoers. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2017
4/5 80% Patriots Day (2017) As a thrilling, emotional and reverential experience, 'Patriots Day' goes the distance. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
3/5 35% Live By Night (2017) Director Ben Affleck, who also wrote the screenplay based on Dennis Lehane's crime novel, has crafted an almost epic gangster film with mixed results. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
4/5 86% A Monster Calls (2017) This mystical coming-of age drama is thoroughly engaging from beginning to end. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2017
4/5 93% Hidden Figures (2017) With its by-the-numbers storytelling, 'Hidden Figures' has all the right stuff to enlighten the audience. - Cinemaclips.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2017