Sam Woolf

Sam Woolf
Sam Woolf's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): We Got This Covered
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T-Meter Title | Year
4/5 86% 7 Days in Hell (2015) 7 Days in Hell, then, is the pre-ceremony bachelor party, a vulgar and ridiculous good time that's as crass and unpredictable as it is really bloody funny. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2019
4/10 45% Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) Lovers of Austen, zombies, or half-decent genre fare will have little to feel ardent about watching Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2016
5/10 51% 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi (2016) A Michael Bay with restrictions is not a Michael Bay that's particularly worth watching, as 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi illustrates. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2016
5/10 65% Life (2015) As a portrait of James Dean, Life only manages to capture his soft, stolid side. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2015
4/10 26% Victor Frankenstein (2015) A potential vein of revisionist sex politics isn't nearly enough to warrant sitting through the drearily animated efforts of Victor Frankenstein. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2015
8/10 95% Creed (2015) Creed is a crowd-pleasing, franchise-extending nostalgia trip of the rarest sort: one that's not just enjoyable but inspired. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2015
5/10 48% The 33 (2015) Though it's not a great film by any means, director Patricia Riggen extracts a fair few moments of inspiration and brilliance from the mountain of sanitized mush that is The 33. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2015
4/10 28% Burnt (2015) More Top Gun than Top Chef, Burnt is a largely insufferable character drama about one awesome dude's struggle to be even more awesome. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2015
3/10 8% Rock the Kasbah (2015) The shareef won't like it, but can you blame him? Rock the Kasbah is a dreadful excuse for a comedy that will make you question your faith in Bill Murray. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2015
5/10 27% Pan (2015) Pan is a confounding bauble worthy of Neverland, a film with no reason to exist that will inspire obsessive rewatching to figure out how it came to be. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2015
5/10 44% Mr. Right (2016) It didn't seem like the phrase "it's no American Ultra" would ever be necessary, but then along comes Mr. Right. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 18, 2015
8/10 81% Sunset Song (2016) Sunset Song is the kind of film that makes hours in a multiplex theatre feel like curling up fireside with a good book. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2015
8/10 92% James White (2015) It's hard to imagine a scenario where James White can't be pointed to as among the best of this year's American debuts. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2015
8/10 92% Beasts of No Nation (2015) Beasts of No Nation is a harshly beautiful contradiction, an unsparingly bleak portrait of war that does better than most at humanizing the people fighting it. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2015
7/10 35% Equals (2016) Equals may lack for inspired construction and razor-sharp plotting, but achieves moments of tactile sensuality that are rare for its genre. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2015
7/10 85% The Meddler (2016) Like many a mother, The Meddler can be frustrating on occasion, but is worth giving your time to. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2015
8/10 73% Louder Than Bombs (2016) Strong performances and direction allow the smartly assembled Louder Than Bombs to ring true. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2015
5/10 62% The Program (2016) The Program streamlines Armstrong's career down to a hastily told and mostly hollow sports drama. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2015
6/10 57% Lolo (2016) Strong casting and a bawdy sense of humour help to freshen up Lolo's stale trappings. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2015
7/10 74% Trumbo (2015) What Trumbo lacks for inspiration it makes up for with a high wattage ensemble, zippy dialogue, and unexpected modesty. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 13, 2015
5/10 62% Truth (2015) You'll know if Truth really has done its job if it compels you to ask questions about the history it dramatizes. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2015
6/10 68% The Danish Girl (2015) The aesthetics and performances of The Danish Girl are powerful, but don't always come off as being in service of the artists they're meant to capture. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2015
8/10 92% Sicario (2015) The acting, craft, and tone of Sicario are so precise that the absurdity of this cartel yarn is both its greatest weakness, and maybe its entire point. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2015
6/10 79% Where to Invade Next (2016) Where to Invade Next preaches entertainingly to its choir, but offers little in the way of actionable intelligence. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2015
7/10 91% The Martian (2015) The Martian might just be an empty spacesuit underneath the science and spectacle, but it's a very entertaining one. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2015
4/10 28% Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015) Every Thing Will Be Fine is a title meant to put you at ease, but a movie that'll likely put you to sleep. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2015
7/10 96% Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) Hitchcock/Truffaut is a snappy and informative love letter written by many different filmmakers to one great one. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2015
7/10 87% Dheepan (2016) Thoughtfully directed and performed, Dheepan's more debatable choices don't overshadow its clear virtues. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2015
9/10 96% Son of Saul (2015) Son of Saul is undoubtedly one of the most revelatory, emotionally charged, and unforgettable films 2015 has had to offer. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2015
9/10 88% The Lobster (2016) A biting and idiosyncratic combination of romance, comedy, and body horror, The Lobster is one wonderful, oddball chimera of a movie. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 10, 2015
6/10 46% Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) Pushing the YA franchise even further into sci fi B movie territory, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials is blatantly derivative but enjoyably silly throughout. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 9, 2015
3/10 16% The Transporter Refueled (2015) Unless you're after a shiftless junk pile of action movie spare parts, follow The Transporter: Refueled's advice, and don't open this package. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 2, 2015
5/10 47% A Walk In The Woods (2015) A Walk in the Woods takes only minimal effort to watch, and leaves you with nothing much worth remembering. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2015
8/10 82% Mistress America (2015) Baumbach, Gerwig, and Kirke give wheel-spinning a good name with Mistress America. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2015
4/10 46% No Escape (2015) No Escape starts like a coup and ends as a quagmire. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2015
4/10 9% Hitman: Agent 47 (2015) Hitman: Agent 47 is sometimes as handsome as its title character, but nowhere near as capable. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2015
6/10 43% American Ultra (2015) Inconsistent and unevenly packed as it might be, American Ultra sends you off enjoying a pleasantly mellow buzz. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2015
6/10 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) Superficial charisma and an appealing cast narrowly rescue The Man From U.N.C.L.E. from total collapse. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2015
7/10 65% Ricki And The Flash (2015) Ricki and the Flash is an energetic, likeable, and safe greatest hits collection for many of its talented voices. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2015
4/10 9% Fantastic Four (2015) Fantastic Four takes small steps toward reinventing the formula, and erases them in a giant leap back towards comic book movie convention. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2015
8/10 94% The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (2015) With wit, understanding, and directorial smarts, The Diary of a Teenage Girl makes for an uncommonly loveable debut and adaptation. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 5, 2015
7/10 92% The Gift (2015) The Gift too effectively plays possum with its first half, but the charade eventually gives way to an unexpectedly smart and twisted thriller. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2015
7/10 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) Given how fun Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation often is, it's hard to blame Paramount for squeezing every drop of momentum out of the series while it can. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2015
6/10 57% Paper Towns (2015) A strong finish does a lot to smooth out the rougher edges found in Paper Towns. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2015
5/10 60% Southpaw (2015) Tired and dependent on amped up theatrics, Southpaw suggests the boxing drama genre is in as healthy a shape as the sport itself. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2015
5/10 89% Mr. Holmes (2015) McKellen's performance will likely be the only evidence worth remembering of Mr. Holmes' existence. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2015
7/10 19% Self/less (2015) Self/less has a lot of surprises in store, the most important being just how enjoyable and well-made it is. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2015
7/10 96% Tangerine (2015) Tangerine isn't without blemishes, but it rarely strikes you as anything less than a stone-cold original. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 7, 2015
1.5/5 27% Terminator Genisys (2015) If it was the mission of Terminator Genisys to make you despair for the franchise's future, then mission accomplished. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2015
7/10 66% Magic Mike XXL (2015) Magic Mike XXL is a softer, sweeter treat than its predecessor, but there's still no mistaking the skill applied to this prime cut meat parade. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2015