Sam Allis

Sam Allis

Agrees with the Tomatometer 66% of the time.

Sam Allis's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Boston Globe

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 56%

Edge of Darkness (2010)

"A long, complicated affair that has its moments but suffers from an overwrought plot." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Jan 28, 2010
2.5/4 72%

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

"If this movie is uncharacteristically radiant (and, my, is it), then it's also aloof and unexpectedly ordinary." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Dec 24, 2008
3/4 100%

Street Fight (2005)

"The documentary is simple and strong and small. Its grit lifts it above its mechanical shortcomings." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Mar 3, 2006
2.5/4 48%

City by the Sea (2002)

"City by the Sea begins life in great health only to be strangled in its crib by bad writing." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Sep 6, 2002
2.5/4 62%

The Salton Sea (2002)

"If there's no art here, it's still a good yarn -- which is nothing to sneeze at these days." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Jul 12, 2002
2/4 80%

Sunshine State (2002)

"Neither the acting nor the script elevates the film above a ham-fisted morality play dripping with earnestness." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Jun 28, 2002
.5/4 10%

Bad Company (2002)

"The first question to ask about Bad Company is why Anthony Hopkins is in it. We assume he had a bad run in the market or a costly divorce, because there is no earthly reason other than money why this distinguished actor would stoop so low." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Jun 7, 2002
3/4 89%

Spider-Man (2002)

"Raimi crafted a complicated hero who is a welcome relief from the usual two-dimensional offerings." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted May 3, 2002
2/4 73%

Frailty (2002)

"This is gruesome, not gripping." ‐ Boston Globe
Posted Apr 12, 2002