Scott Juba

Scott Juba
Scott Juba's reviews do not count toward the Tomatometer. This is not a Tomatometer-approved critic, and this critic's reviews are not published on a Tomatometer-approved publication.
Publications: Trades

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
B+ 55% Vacancy (2007) Chances are that almost everyone has at least one horror story of a lousy motel visit. After watching Vacancy, you likely won't complain about yours any more. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2007
C+ 8% The Number 23 (2007) Adds up to little more than a mediocre moviegoing experience. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2007
A- 94% Casino Royale (2006) Daniel Craig breathes new life into the stale series and ensures that Bond will continue to be a hero of the silver screen well into this new century. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2006
A 25% Lady in the Water (2006) There is no doubt that it takes a leap of faith to appreciate this movie, but it's a leap worth taking. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2006
B+ 36% The Lake House (2006) A perfect summer date movie. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 24, 2006
B+ 4% Darkness (2004) after "The Grudge", the simple fact that "Darkness" at least attempts to spin together a cohesive narrative is worthy of some praise. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2006
B+ 51% The Hills Have Eyes (2006) It is 105 minutes of gory glory and axe-wielding thrills. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2006
A 26% The Legend of Zorro (2005) Thanks to an explosive script by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, the swashbuckling hero returns to the big screen in his finest form to date. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2005
C 59% The Weather Man (2005) For every entertaining scene, there are several others that do nothing to advance the story, making the forecast for The Weather Man unfortunately bleak. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2005
A+ 44% The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) By far, the best movie released so far this year. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2005
B+ 40% The Island (2005) Up until the two-hour mark, the combination of explosive action and a well executed script makes The Island a paradise for moviegoers. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2005
B+ 39% Kingdom of Heaven (2005) While it never reaches the excellence of Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven is still one of the better historical action epics released in the past five years. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted May 8, 2005
D 90% Kinsey (2004) At times, Kinsey borders on becoming a downright bore. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2005
A- 39% Meet the Fockers (2004) While Meet the Fockers never reaches the comedic genius of its predecessor, it is a laugh riot that delivers a strong dose of formulaic but highly enjoyable humor. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2005
A+ 32% The Phantom of the Opera (2005) A soaring spectacle of lush and epic filmmaking in its finest form. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2005
A+ 82% Finding Neverland (2004) With the guided vision of director Marc Forster, a moving script, and a stellar cast, Finding Neverland is as enchanting as the Peter Pan fairytale itself. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2004
B- 48% Alfie (2004) Law's suave charisma saves what is an otherwise forgettable film. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2004
B+ 80% Ray (2004) Somewhere right now, Ray Charles is smiling. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2004
B 61% Wimbledon (2004) Despite its faults, Wimbledon aces the moments that matter most. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 27, 2004
D- 71% Open Water (2004) The only terrifying thing about Open Water is that some people will waste eight dollars to see it. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2004
B+ 14% Without a Paddle (2004) Without a Paddle is a fun, genuinely entertaining comedy that features a great cast and a competent script. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2004
A+ 44% The Village (2004) [P]erhaps the best love story, horror film, and political cautionary tale to hit theaters in recent years. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2004
C+ 80% The Manchurian Candidate (2004) [A] mid-rate political thriller. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2004
B+ 81% The Bourne Supremacy (2004) The Bourne Supremacy goes well beyond your standard summer faire, combining thrilling action with an intelligent, character driven story. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2004
A 56% I, Robot (2004) From start to finish, I, Robot is flat out fun. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2004
C+ 66% Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004) While Anchorman does entertain in spurts, its main flaw is that it is not consistently funny. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2004
C- 31% King Arthur (2004) Done differently...King Arthur could have been a glorious action epic. Instead, it is a forgettable ripple in the wave of summer action flicks. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 30, 2004
A 93% Spider-Man 2 (2004) Packed with action, emotion, and intensity, Spider-Man 2 pays tribute to its comic book roots and succeeds in generating memorable, multi-layered characters. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2004
C 24% Van Helsing (2004) Van Helsing is mindless, CGI driven entertainment. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2004
A 39% Man on Fire (2004) Man On Fire stands out as a bold, unflinching portrait of violence, love, betrayal, and greed set against the blazing backdrop of Mexico City. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2004
D+ 26% Walking Tall (2004) Walking Tall is mindless action entertainment that places trivial action above solid storytelling. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2004
A 70% Dodgeball - A True Underdog Story (2004) Characterized by clever writing, hilarious acting, and uproarious humor from unexpected sources, Dodgeball is a comedic gem. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2004
A+ 88% Mystic River (2003) Provocative, powerful, and potent, Mystic River is an exceptional piece of filmmaking that stays with its viewers long after the final credits are finished rolling. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2004
B 26% The Stepford Wives (2004) Headlined by an all-star cast, The Stepford Wives is a lighthearted movie that pokes fun at classic stereotypes with wit and style. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2004
D 78% Two Brothers (2004) ...because of its derivative nature, Two Brothers is a sub-par movie that gives new meaning to the words dull and pointless. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2004
B 54% Troy (2004) Troy fails to live up to the standard of excellence of another period piece set in ancient times, Gladiator. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2004
D+ 44% The Day After Tomorrow (2004) When it comes to destroying the world ... Roland Emmerich is a master. But when it comes to crafting a compelling, character driven story, he is a miserable failure. - Trades EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2004