Spyder Darling

Spyder Darling
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Movie critic for www.nyrock.com Member: New York Film Critics On-line Monthly column "Along Came a Spyder" apperars New York Waste Guitarist/Singer: Detox Darlings www.detoxdarlings.net
Favorites:
Favorites Of 2002: Insomnia, Ivans xtc, Queen Of The Damned, Bourne Identity, Next Big Thing All time favorites: Apocalypse Now, Clockwork Orange, Resevoir Dogs, Goodfellas, Arthur
Location: New York City, NY USA Vacation home in Interzone
Official Websites: nyrock.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3 out of 5 air tanks 30% Sanctum (2011) And of course it's in 3-D to add an extra element of submerged vertigo and simply because they can. - Encore Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2011
3 outta 5 ain't great 24% The Dilemma (2011) Meant to bridge the gap between chick flick and frat house fare, it is bound to annoy both intended audiences... - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2011
3/5 79% Red Eye (2005) There isn't enough Visine in the world!" - elitestv.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2005
3/5 37% The Skeleton Key (2005) Turn with caution! - elitestv.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2005
9/10 91% School of Rock (2003) Black rocks with extreme prejudice and surprinsingly entertaining results. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2003
8.5/10 40% Anything Else (2003) A satiric, sentimenatal and satisfying throwback to Allen's heyday of Annie Hall, Manhattan and Stardust Memories. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2003
4/5 54% American Wedding (2003) Pure check-your- brains-and- pants-at- the-door rowdiness! - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 1, 2003
9/10 77% Seabiscuit (2003) A triple-crown achievement for writer/director/producer Gary Ross. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2003
4.5/5 86% 28 Days Later (2003) Buckets of flesh eating fun. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2003
4.25/5 83% Swimming Pool (2003) An erotic, pate de foie gras-flavored thriller. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2003
3/5 36% 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) Strong off the starting line, it stalls before reaching the second reel due to a distinct lack of "Diesel" power. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2003
3/4 73% The Italian Job (2003) Gets the audience into the sensational if superficial story and lets Wahlberg get even with naysayers who predicted he'd never work again after The Truth About Charlie. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted May 28, 2003
4/5 73% The Matrix Reloaded (2003) A passionate, over-powered and mostly unfathomable upgrade of 1999's groundbreaking, breathtaking and equally cryptic original. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2003
3.75/5 30% Head of State (2003) A mostly likable and entertaining political spoof, albeit more slapstick than savvy. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2003
3.75/5 60% Old School (2003) Guffaw filled, coming of middle age comedy. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2003
3/5 42% How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) Not for one frame does it seem possible that these two cutesy twenty-somethings won't see the errors of their wagers in time to take the exit to happily-ever-after land. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2003
3.75/5 23% Biker Boyz (2003) Adrenaline-enriched junk food for the soul. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2003
4.5/5 95% Catch Me If You Can (2002) Kick the hobbit and grab hold of Catch Me If You Can as soon as you can. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2002
5/5 74% Gangs of New York (2002) Gangs...could eat Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist for lunch and have the Artful Dodger turning tricks by sundown. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2002
2/5 84% Narc (2002) So brutal, cynical and just plain not nice it makes Training Day seem like Police Academy 6. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2002
4.5/5 75% 8 Mile (2002) Even if...your idea of (w)rapping has more to do with leftover bologna than improvisational street slang, 8 Mile still goes the distance. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2002
2/5 34% The Truth About Charlie (2002) Apallingly absurd...the chemistry or lack thereof between Newton and Wahlberg could turn an Imax theater into a 9" black and white portable TV. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2002
4/5 68% Red Dragon (2002) Two hours of delectably creepy and suspenseful fun. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2002
3/5 21% The Tuxedo (2002) What you expect is just what you get...assuming the bar of expectations hasn't been raised above sixth-grade height. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2002
B+ 53% Blood Work (2002) The Good, The Bad and the Elderly - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2002
B 91% Minority Report (2002) ...Spielberg has at last decided to make his audience's pulse pound rather than need the assistance of a life support system as in last year's A.I. Artificial Interlligence. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2002
B 83% The Bourne Identity (2002) ...somehow manages to escape the shackles of its own clichés to be the best espionage picture to come out in weeks. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2002
92% Insomnia (2002) Robin Williams is cooler than a frozen cod in his most menacing part since Mrs. Doubtfire. - NY Rock EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2002