Sheila Norman-Culp

Sheila Norman-Culp
Sheila Norman-Culp's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Associated Press

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
37% Brother Bear (2003) Disney hides the morality tale behind a rip-roaring soundtrack, goofy moose sidekicks and enough bear slapstick to delight any child. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
36% Standard Time (Anything But Love) (2002) It's downright radical for filmmakers to drop the edgy, been-there sarcasm that infuses many independent films for a full-blown swan dive into fantasy. It would be even better if the fantasy had worked. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
32% Mambo Italiano (2003) The comic possibilities of Mambo Italiano are mind-boggling. The reality is less so. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
94% Touching the Void (2004) In the right hands, a docudrama can deliver all the excitement, emotion and storytelling of the very best feature films -- and director Kevin Macdonald has done that with startling clarity in the mountaineering adventure Touching the Void. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
62% The Claim (2000) Michael Winterbottom's The Claim is not your father's Western. It is simply exhilarating. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
43% The Event (2003) Uneven yet brave and touching. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
3/4 48% The Banger Sisters (2002) No Oscar performances in this bunch -- just a string of funny moments in a film that accepts our flaws. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
3/4 81% Tully (2002) Mount and Nicholson make a fascinating pair, a country boy-womanizer who meets his strong-willed match. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
35% Scary Movie 3 (2003) The first one was original, the second was still funny, but the third installment is on autopilot. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
23% Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003) Subtle as a brick, Jeepers Creepers 2 is what it is, and you either love it or hate it. Still, you have to admit that the Creeper (Jonathan Breck) is a fun villain. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
84% Pieces of April (2003) Thanksgiving just wouldn't be Thanksgiving without a dysfunctional family reunion, but writer-director Peter Hedges comes up with an original take on the holiday disaster theme in the quiet gem Pieces of April. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
42% The Fighting Temptations (2003) This is a bellyaching, foot-stomping, hoot-and-hollering movie for any crowd. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
53% Veronica Guerin (2003) Blanchett's Veronica is a mesmerizing, complicated force of nature in this true-life tale. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
45% Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) If the animation under the direction of Tim Johnson and Patrick Gilmore wasn't so compelling, you could just close your eyes and listen. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2018
64% Willard (2003) Morgan's camera work is more sure-footed than his screenplay. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
48% Mad Love (2002) Every historical film, it seems, has certain requirements: galloping horses, characters swathed in yards of tapestry fabric, demure yet treacherous ladies-in-waiting. Mad Love has all that and more. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2018
33% Johnny English (2003) The movie is silly, silly, silly -- and proud of it. There's a good chance you will be giggling helplessly at some point in Johnny English, and 7- to 14-year-olds will be giddy throughout. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
15% Swimfan (2002) It would be so easy for an actress to overplay this role, to morph into high camp, but Christensen stays icy cool. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2008
19% Jason X (2002) By now, despite the nine years since the last Friday the 13th sequel, Jason and his hockey mask are as predictable a franchise as McDonald's. Moviegoers know what they are going to get. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2004
49% Jackass - The Movie (2002) While there is no scientific proof, chances are good your teenagers will leak brain cells by the thousands while watching Jackass. And you might even want to see it with them. - Atlanta Journal-Constitution EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2003
C 42% Two Weeks Notice (2002) - Journal News (Westchester, NY) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2002
79% 8 Women (8 Femmes) (2002) A delectable, frothy, often over-the-top 1950s murder mystery by director Francois Ozon. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2002
F 49% Jackass - The Movie (2002) - Journal News (Westchester, NY) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 26, 2002
82% The Vertical Ray of the Sun (Mua he chieu thang dung) (2000) The most intriguing aspect of The Vertical Ray of the Sun is its setting of Hanoi. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 6, 2001
53% Heartbreakers (2001) A concoction by director David Mirkin that never fails to sink to the lowest common denominator -- yet often hits a funny bone. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2001
91% Into The Arms Of Strangers: Stories Of The Kindertransport (2000) After two intense hours revisiting the elemental bond between parent and child, the grit of daily life washes away. - Deseret News (Salt Lake City) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2001
81% The House of Mirth (2000) A grim tale well told. - Associated Press EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2000