Sal Cinquemani

Sal Cinquemani

Agrees with the Tomatometer 68% of the time.

Sal Cinquemani's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Slant Magazine

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 69% Rubble Kings (2015) "It fails to go deep enough, suggesting an appetizer offered as an opening to an ultimately unserved meal. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 15, 2015
2/4 No Score Yet Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House (2008) "There's nothing provocative about a documentary that, unlike its subject, refuses to ask tough questions or dig below the surface. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
3.5/4 No Score Yet Survivor: Micronesia ? Fans vs. Favorites "The very first episode was titled "You Guys Are Dumber Than You Look," and that could have very well been the subtitle for the entire season. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
3.5/4 No Score Yet Last Days of Left Eye (2007) "Last Days of Left Eye illuminates much more than just the final days of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes's life. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
3/4 100% Lost: Season 3 (TV, 2006-2007) "As John Locke might say, you just have to have faith. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
2/4 No Score Yet The Apprentice: Season 5 (TV, 2006) "Dear Donald. It's about time you started taking responsibility for your steadily declining reality show The Apprentice. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
4/4 No Score Yet Arrested Development: Season 3 (TV, 2005) "At times, it's difficult to determine if Arrested Development is good or just really fast. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
2.5/4 No Score Yet Will & Grace: Season 8 (TV, 2005-2006) "By episode two (filmed before the live premiere, obviously), it seems the show is back to its old tricks...and flaws. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted May 21, 2015
3/4 53% The Comeback: Season 1 (TV, 2005) "The Comeback will likely hinge on whether its writers can delve into their heroine's sad, desperate and often endearing self-delusion while keeping the show funny. " ‐ City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
Posted May 20, 2015
3/5 100% My So-Called Life: Season 1 (TV, 1994-1995) "There have been many successful coming-of-age teen television shows over the years, but what had been missing for so long was realism, and MSCL's quality may have actually helped lead to its demise. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 31, 2015
2.5/4 85% The Comeback: Season 2 (TV, 2014) "While The Comeback is often boisterous and funny, it's the quiet, more poignant moments that resonate the loudest. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Nov 5, 2014
3/4 53% The Comeback: Season 1 (TV, 2005) "It's Kudrow who provides the show with its comic backbone, and the actress also gives the show heart. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 29, 2014
2.5/4 69% Downton Abbey: Season 4 (TV, 2013) "Dodging the difficult is apparently now the show's modus operandi. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Dec 26, 2013
3/4 78% Downton Abbey: Season 3 (TV, 2012) "It's a brave new world for the residents of Downton, and, luckily for us, some of them insist on being dragged into it kicking and screaming. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 6, 2013
1/5 45% Web Therapy: Season 1 (TV, 2011) "It's not just that Kudrow has failed to find a vehicle for her comedic talents since Friends; it's that the two-dimensional, often insufferable characters she's created are largely to blame for the failure of those projects in the first place. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jul 19, 2011
2.5/4 100% Weeds: Season 7 (TV, 2011) "If nothing else, the show knows how to move, even if it doesn't always know where it's going. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 27, 2011
2/4 88% I.O.U.S.A. (2008) "It's too bad Creadon breezes through potential solutions to the problem and ends his film with what basically amounts to a Rock the Vote ad. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Aug 20, 2008
3/4 57% Weeds: Season 4 (TV, 2008) "The hurried pace of the season premiere is a little disorienting, but the show finds its footing by the next episode. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jun 16, 2008
3/4 74% Kurt Cobain: About a Son (2007) "AJ Schnack's Kurt Cobain: About a Son is as gripping and revealing as Gus Van Sant's Last Days was hollow and pointless. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 1, 2008
2.5/4 26% Along Came Polly (2004) "Not since that famous tussle with Cameron Diaz's dog in There's Something About Mary has Stiller connected so agreeably with a costar. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Jan 12, 2004
2/4 40% Anything Else (2003) "Anything Else simply dresses its young stars up like over-the-hill geeks and stuffs their mouths with ten-dollar words. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 15, 2003
3/4 81% Thirteen (2003) "And just as it did with Kids, the media will (and already has) trumpet warnings from the mountaintops that the film should be taken as a wake-up call to parents. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 5, 2003
97% Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) "The film provides both slap-stick humor for kids and clever satire and social commentary for adults. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 16, 2003
2/4 38% Sweet Home Alabama (2002) "It's no surprise that Reese Witherspoon's headlong jump into romantic comedy doesn't live up to classic or modern date movie standards. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Sep 25, 2002
28% Life or Something Like It (2002) "Jolie carries the weight of an oft-predictable plot on her fuscia Dolce & Gabanna heels. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 24, 2002
26% The Sweetest Thing (2002) "Christina and Courtney's antics are straight out of "Three's Company," only Chrissy is not as dumb and Janet is a whore. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Apr 10, 2002
72% Romeo + Juliet (1996) "Purists may scoff, but the film is faithful to the Bard and its makers are thoroughly cognizant of the famous story's layers. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Mar 29, 2002
85% Safe (1995) "Todd Haynes' enviro-disease masterpiece Safe might just be the most terrifying film of the last decade. " ‐ Slant Magazine
Posted Feb 22, 2002
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