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Stephen Himes

Stephen Himes
Stephen Himes's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/10 52%

Margot at the Wedding (2007)

"Nicole Kidman hasn't been in a movie this bleak since "Dogville."" Film Snobs
Posted Dec 11, 2007
2/10 89%

Waitress (2007)

"Completely inauthentic in every detail--the cinematic equivalent of an apple pie from Perkins." Film Snobs
Posted Dec 11, 2007
9/10 97%

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

""When We Were Kings" for dorks." Film Snobs
Posted Dec 11, 2007
8/10 80%

American Gangster (2007)

"To Ridley Scott, Frank Lucas is less Superfly and more David Glass." Film Snobs
Posted Nov 28, 2007
6/10 64%

Dan in Real Life (2007)

"Like a well-done Produce Pete sketch, Carell peels back layers of banality covering the bitterness underneath." Film Snobs
Posted Nov 28, 2007
8/10 88%

Superbad (2007)

"Superbad makes cultural statements that should be every bit as disturbing as blaxploitation's were." Flak Magazine
Posted Oct 30, 2007
2/10 15%

The Brothers Solomon (2007)

"Imagines what might happen if Rod and Todd Flanders grew up and decided to have a surrogate child together." Flak Magazine
Posted Oct 30, 2007
6/10 13%

Mr. Woodcock (2007)

"A close reading of Mr. Woodcock reveals a dark, depressing film about small town decline. I think." Flak Magazine
Posted Oct 30, 2007
8/10 89%

3:10 to Yuma (2007)

"Russell Crowe plays his role as Ethan Edwards for the post 9/11 western." Film Snobs
Posted Oct 30, 2007
8/10 90%

Michael Clayton (2007)

"The story of some nice lawyers who give dozens of pro bono hours working to adopt puppies for orphans before Christmas. George Clooney plays the headmaster." Film Snobs
Posted Oct 30, 2007
4/10 65%

Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)

"Benicio is the heroine addict with a heart of gold!" Film Snobs
Posted Oct 30, 2007
7/10 93%

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

"A direct rebuke of the pro-torture "24," arguing that torture isn't just cruel to the tortured, but to those who are asked to torture." Film Snobs
Posted Sep 3, 2007
6/10 60%

Death at a Funeral (2007)

"Another Frank Oz comedy with a mean streak, this time with such delights as an old man defecating in his wheelchair." Flak Magazine
Posted Sep 3, 2007
2/10 14%

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)

"Would be less offensive with a title like "Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx is Flaming."" Film Snobs
Posted Sep 3, 2007
7/10 88%

The Simpsons Movie (2007)

"Gives us the most evil EPA agent in movies since William Atherton unleashed the minions of Zool on New York City." Film Snobs
Posted Sep 3, 2007
7/10 91%

Sicko (2007)

"Moore effectively vents our collective rage, but his Cuba is like the Buena Vista Social Club, but with better benefits." Film Snobs
Posted Jul 16, 2007
8/10 96%

Ratatouille (2007)

"But how would the rat match up against Iron Chef Morimoto?" Flak Magazine
Posted Jul 16, 2007
7/10 78%

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

"Yates' vision for Delores Umbridge is simple: She is to leave no wizard behind." Flak Magazine
Posted Jul 16, 2007
8/10 90%

Knocked Up (2007)

"For all the talk of "morals" in the American cultural dialogue, stoner Ben says the only thing that really should matter: "I just want to do right by you."" Flak Magazine
Posted Jun 28, 2007
4/10 70%

Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

"If This Pays For Another Darfur Benefit, Then So Be It." Flak Magazine
Posted Jun 28, 2007
9/10 97%

Once (2007)

"It has a Before Sunrise vibe, but the aphrodisiac is music rather than pseudo-philosophical Gen-X ramblings." Flak Magazine
Posted Jun 28, 2007
2/10 45%

Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End (2007)

"As Captain Sparrow himself observes: "The immaterial has become.....immaterial."" Flak Magazine
Posted Jun 7, 2007
2/10 41%

Shrek the Third (2007)

"Antonio should use his Puss n' Boots voice in the Zorro sequel." Flak Magazine
Posted Jun 7, 2007
2.5/5 62%

Music and Lyrics (2007)

""Music and Lyrics" argues that pop songs are poetry, and in the tradition of Walt Whitman, the film proceeds to celebrate itself." Flak Magazine
Posted Mar 29, 2007
3/5 85%

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

"Understands that a kids movie that's "For Adults Too" means "Mature, Complex Themes," not "Fart Jokes and Sexual Innuendo."" Flak Magazine
Posted Mar 29, 2007
7/10 72%

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

"One of the most interesting concepts in American movies this year: The French Nascar driver who is just a compilation of American stereotypes of "Frenchness."" Flak Magazine
Posted Aug 30, 2006
2/5 42%

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2006)

"This should have been an episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Larry David would spark nuclear conflict." Film Snobs
Posted Jan 20, 2006
3.5/5 90%

Kinsey (2004)

"In a year where cinema played a crucial role in the Culture War, Kinsey is the only film to dig at the roots of both sides. Best film of the year. Without a doubt." Film Snobs
Posted Dec 5, 2004
4.5/5 77%

Team America: World Police (2004)

"Why puppets? The form meets function." Flak Magazine
Posted Nov 7, 2004
3.5/5 53%

A Dirty Shame (2004)

"John Waters' "The Passion of the Christ."" Flak Magazine
Posted Nov 7, 2004
3/5 62%

I Heart Huckabees (2004)

"The director of Three Kings asks: If all people want is cheap oil and Wal-Mart convenience, should liberals just give up?" Flak Magazine
Posted Nov 7, 2004
1/5 0%

Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004)

"Like dadaist art, Baby Geniuses challenge the artist-audience contract: We *hear* the babies talking, but we clearly *see* that they aren't." Flak Magazine
Posted Sep 18, 2004
4/5 74%

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

"Harold and Kumar discover that the American Dream is not to be Doogie Howser; it's to be Neil Patrick Harris." Flak Magazine
Posted Aug 11, 2004
3/5 81%

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

"The subtext of this film is about John Kerry: The Manchurian Democrat." Flak Magazine
Posted Aug 11, 2004
1/5 70%

Dodgeball - A True Underdog Story (2004)

"None of the character of, say, a Will Ferrell movie, or the cyncial wit of Harold and Kumar." Film Snobs
Posted Aug 10, 2004
4/5 96%

Control Room (2004)

"Lieutenant Josh Rushing emerges as a voice of reason, a moral arbiter between al-Jazeera and Fox News." Film Snobs
Posted Aug 10, 2004
4.5/5 95%

Before Sunset (2004)

"Linklater's method, in an age when critics celebrate the egomania of M. Night Shyamalan and Quentin Tarantino, distinguishes him as Gen X's most literary director." Film Snobs
Posted Aug 10, 2004
4/5 66%

Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004)

"Resembling Bill Murray's early career, Ron Burgundy is a Peter Venkman/Carl Spackler type performance which will be remember fondly during Will Ferrell's 2020 Oscar run." Flak Magazine
Posted Jul 24, 2004
4/5 93%

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

"Who knew back in 1981 when Ellen Sandweiss was raped by that tree that this would be the future of Hollywood?" Flak Magazine
Posted Jul 15, 2004
3/5 61%

The Terminal (2004)

"Spielberg turns a kinder, gentler Minority Report into a tedious, maudlin homage to the New Wave." Flak Magazine
Posted Jul 15, 2004
3/5 26%

The Stepford Wives (2004)

"Frank Oz has made a career of making comedy out of on-set tensions and his actors' personal anxieties." Film Snobs
Posted Jul 9, 2004
2.5/5 54%

Troy (2004)

"Troy proves that Brad Pitt has the nicest rump of any man to ever hail from Springfield, Missouri." Film Snobs
Posted Jun 9, 2004
2/5 45%

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

"This is why Liberals are losing the environment debate" Flak Magazine
Posted Jun 9, 2004
1.5/5 18%

Soul Plane (2004)

"The lesson of Soul Plane: Being white is so much less fun than being black." Film Snobs
Posted Jun 8, 2004
3.5/5 91%

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

"Rowling's prose unwittingly resembles the monster books that try to eat the students." Film Snobs
Posted Jun 8, 2004
3.5/5 88%

Shrek 2 (2004)

"If Antonio Banderas would have played Zorro more like Puss 'n Boots, that movie might have been a lot better." Flak Magazine
Posted Jun 6, 2004
0/5 11%

New York Minute (2004)

"If this is family entertainment, why do the Olsen twins spend 25 percent of the movie naked?" Flak Magazine
Posted Jun 1, 2004
2/5 84%

Mean Girls (2004)

"Why does Tina Fey insist on taking off her shirt and showing us her bra? That's very, you know, like, Plastic." Flak Magazine
Posted May 8, 2004
1/5 6%

Johnson Family Vacation (2004)

"Find one stereotype and stick to it. Don't confuse the audience by trying to be Wayne Brady and Bernie Mac in the same movie." Film Snobs
Posted May 5, 2004
3/5 81%

Hellboy (2004)

"Hellboy is sort of a Denis Leary Catholic: Snarls a lot, tromps around in a grungy coat, and chomps on tobacco products continuously." Film Snobs
Posted May 5, 2004
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