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Scott A. Mantz

Scott A. Mantz
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 84% Star Trek Beyond (2016) Beyond goes from being a fun action movie to a great Star Trek movie, and one that's the closest of the reboots to capturing the spirit of the original series. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 18, 2016
4/5 90% Captain America: Civil War (2016) The biggest, the boldest and the most ambitious movie yet to come from Marvel Studios. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Apr 21, 2016
4/5 92% Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) From the opening crawl to the ending credits, it's the Star Wars movie we waited decades for, and it sets the stage for even bigger, better and bolder adventures to come. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Dec 16, 2015
3/5 65% Spectre (2015) A merely good-enough, but not great addition to the Bond canon. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Nov 3, 2015
1.5/5 9% Fantastic Four (2015) The Fantastic Four reboot is such a colossal disappointment that it makes the Evans-Alba version look like The Avengers by comparison. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Aug 11, 2015
4/5 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) Has a better story, a grittier tone and the perfect blend of action, humor and intelligence - all of which make it the best Mission yet. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 27, 2015
3.5/5 44% Irrational Man (2015) Watching this irrational man follow through with his calling with so much rejuvenated conviction is the film's greatest asset.. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 17, 2015
4/5 81% Ant-Man (2015) It has a big heart, it's a lot of fun, and that vibrancy is infectious. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 13, 2015
4/5 82% Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) Stands alongside independent gems like The Spectacular Now and The Perks of Being a Wallflower as one of the best high school-set movies in recent years. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jun 18, 2015
5/5 98% Inside Out (2015) A glorious, sweet, funny, charming and incredibly moving masterpiece that easily fits the bill as Pixar's best outing since 2010's Toy Story 3. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jun 15, 2015
4/5 91% Love & Mercy (2015) It's deeply fascinating and engaging from start to finish, and the satisfying emotional impact is bound to give moviegoers - dare I say it? - good vibrations. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jun 3, 2015
4/5 93% I'll See You in My Dreams (2015) The kind of star turn that Oscar-worthy performances are made of, and that alone makes this wonderful crowd-pleaser a dream come true. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted May 14, 2015
3/5 75% Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Even though moviegoers looking for nonstop action will get their wish, Avengers: Age of Ultron is really at its best when it's focusing on the characters. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Apr 22, 2015
5/5 98% Boyhood (2014) A stunning and mind-blowing testament to the relentless passage of time. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 15, 2014
5/5 97% Life Itself (2014) I'm calling it now: At next year's Academy Awards, the Oscar for Best Documentary will go to Life Itself. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 8, 2014
5/5 98% A Hard Day's Night (1964) Pure, delirious, irresistible joy. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 7, 2014
4.5/5 90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014) Deeper, ambitious and morally-challenging to the extent that it depicts the apes and the humans as being far more alike than unalike. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 1, 2014
2/5 52% Jersey Boys (2014) Jersey Bores is more like it. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jun 19, 2014
4/5 84% 22 Jump Street (2014) The best bromantic comedy since 2009's I Love You, Man. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jun 12, 2014
4.5/5 91% Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) It's a blockbuster with brains, and when it's over, you might find yourself in a time loop of your own -- one where you can't wait to see it over and over again. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted May 28, 2014
4/5 91% X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) X-cellent, X-citing, X-hilarating! ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted May 21, 2014
3/5 74% Godzilla (2014) Saved by a rousing final showdown that's way too short and only hints at the better movie that this could have been. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted May 14, 2014
4/5 52% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) Andrew Garfield is having the time of his life. His Peter Parker loves being Spider-Man, and the feeling is infectious. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Apr 28, 2014
4.5/5 89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) With all the superheroes running around here, The Winter Soldier feels like a mini-Avengers movie unto itself. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Apr 3, 2014
4.5/5 78% Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Saving Mr. Banks will warm your heart faster than you can say Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Dec 17, 2013
4.5/5 94% All Is Lost (2013) A mesmerizing, compelling and deeply profound high-seas adventure in which Robert Redford gives one of the most fulfilling and rewarding performances of his career. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Oct 15, 2013
4/5 93% Captain Phillips (2013) Plays out like Zero Dark Thirty on a boat. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Oct 10, 2013
4.5/5 96% Enough Said (2013) Julia such a revelation that it feels like we're watching her talents unfold for the very first time. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Oct 2, 2013
5/5 96% Gravity (2013) Think Apollo 13 on steroids, and you get the idea. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Sep 18, 2013
5/5 80% Europa Report (2013) Captures the beauty, the wonder, the fear, the intelligence, the heart, the heroism and the sacrifice that comes with boldly going where no man has gone before. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Aug 2, 2013
5/5 91% Blue Jasmine (2013) A compelling, unsettling and darkly comic character study about a woman deep in the throes of a psychological breakdown. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 30, 2013
4/5 69% The Wolverine (2013) Breaks so far from the conventional comic book-based format that it doesn't even feel like a superhero movie (and I mean that in a good way). ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 23, 2013
4/5 85% The Way Way Back (2013) A charming, deep and delightful coming-of-age comedy. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jul 15, 2013
3/5 50% White House Down (2013) It fully embraces its preposterous air of absurdity and ends up being a damn good time because of it. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jun 27, 2013
4/5 67% World War Z (2013) A riveting, intense, visceral, smart and exciting summer movie that will rock your world. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jun 14, 2013
2.5/5 55% Man of Steel (2013) You'll believe a man can mope. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Jun 12, 2013
1.5/5 20% The Hangover Part III (2013) Proving that lightning doesn't always strike twice - let alone three times - the final installment is such a colossal failure that there's no reason for it to exist at all ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted May 22, 2013
4/5 86% Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Like its predecessor, it's not just a great Star Trek movie; it's a great movie, period. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted May 9, 2013
4/5 79% Iron Man 3 (2013) Just when superhero movies faced the danger of feeling too formulaic and conventional, along comes Iron Man 3 to give the genre a much-needed kick in the spandex. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Apr 29, 2013
1.5/5 51% This is 40 (2012) This Is Unbearable. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Dec 20, 2012
5/5 92% Zero Dark Thirty (2013) An engrossing account of how one determined woman defied the odds to find the most wanted terrorist in the world. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Dec 18, 2012
4/5 87% Life of Pi (2012) A profound, awe-inspiring and spellbinding coming-of-age adventure that will leave you breathless. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Nov 20, 2012
3/5 49% The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 (2012) Director Bill Condon infuses the final entry with a refreshing balance of fun, vibrancy, action, humor and genuine emotion, making Part 2 the best of the bunch, by far. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Nov 15, 2012
4/5 90% Lincoln (2012) Daniel Day-Lewis gives an amazing performance that's fully-realized, inspirational and powerfully restrained, and the film is all the better for it. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Nov 8, 2012
4/5 78% Flight (2012) A gripping, deeply engaging and emotionally powerful drama that features Denzel Washington at the top of his game. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Nov 1, 2012
5/5 93% Skyfall (2012) You couldn't have asked for a better way to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of James Bond, proving once again that nobody does it better, indeed. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Oct 29, 2012
2/5 66% Cloud Atlas (2012) While it's admirable in its ambition, it's haphazard in its execution, resulting in a clouded Atlas that's quite literally all over the map. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Oct 25, 2012
5/5 96% Argo (2012) A fascinating and incredibly entertaining crowd-pleaser, Argo is also a testament to how much Ben Affleck has matured into one of the finest directors working today. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Oct 10, 2012
2/5 21% Taken 2 (2012) Feels like more of the same, and not in a good way. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Oct 5, 2012
3.5/5 30% Total Recall (2012) Totally Entertaining. ‐ Access Hollywood
Posted Aug 2, 2012