Thomas Peyser Movie Reviews & Previews - Rotten Tomatoes

Thomas Peyser

Thomas Peyser

Agrees with the Tomatometer 63% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
71% Beowulf (2007) "Although the word 'wench' may go unuttered, most of the time this earthbound adaptation is hardly distinguishable from ye olde kitsch. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Nov 21, 2007
64% Dan in Real Life (2007) "Like the movie itself, Carell's performance doesn't really give you a reason to leave home, but if you find yourself watching it, you will be pleasantly surprised. To a degree. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Nov 7, 2007
35% Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) "F. Scott Fitzgerald once remarked that there are no second acts in American lives. If only the same could be said about Shekhar Kapur's 1998 Elizabeth. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Oct 24, 2007
57% We Own the Night (2007) "Leave the gun. Take the blini. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Oct 10, 2007
43% The Brave One (2007) "Dirty Jodie " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 26, 2007
34% The Nanny Diaries (2007) "Even a high-powered cast proves unequal to the task of breathing life into these bloodless, lazily conceived phantoms. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Aug 30, 2007
52% Introducing the Dwights (2007) "Director Cherie Nowlan is far too intent on serving up searing pathos washed down, inevitably, with a tub of soaring affirmation. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Aug 15, 2007
91% Hairspray (2007) "A mostly buoyant, candy-colored diversion, leavened by perky performances and upbeat numbers whose lyrics and melodies you'll be hard-pressed to recall once you've left the theater. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jul 25, 2007
79% A Mighty Heart (2007) "The signal achievement of A Mighty Heart, somewhat at odds with its affirmative title, is the sense it creates of universal complicity. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jun 27, 2007
17% Georgia Rule (2007) "[An] unruly, often bracing misfire. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted May 23, 2007
62% Spider-Man 3 (2007) "As the Goblin and Sandman and whatnot multiply and start whizzing about, the proceedings in this grand hodgepodge are so disordered that it would be no surprise were a Nazg? wing into the scene, perhaps ridden by Dr. Zaius. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted May 9, 2007
43% In the Land of Women (2007) "Unintentionally makes a case for believing that the young have nothing of interest to say to their seniors, and very little of interest to say to each other." ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted May 3, 2007
8% The Reaping (2007) "Makes The Omen look like a masterpiece of spiritual probing and cinematic integrity. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Apr 18, 2007
64% Reign Over Me (2007) "Reign Over Me surrounds its weighty subject with so much contrived nonsense that after a while the film feels like an affront to real suffering. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Apr 4, 2007
66% Miss Potter (2007) "Something of a muddle....The level of social criticism and psychological portraiture shifts from Howard's End to Mary Poppins. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Mar 21, 2007
70% Amazing Grace (2007) "History as one might wish it to be taught to an earnest child. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Mar 7, 2007
84% Breach (2007) "The Spy Who Catechized Me " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Feb 21, 2007
92% Children of Men (2006) "The startling offhandedness with which tidings of the apocalypse are delivered is the keynote of this bracing, sometimes shocking new film. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jan 24, 2007
14% Black Christmas (2006) "It's hard to get worked up over the fate of characters whose identities remain largely a matter of conjecture." ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jan 10, 2007
67% The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) "Smith's bottomless capacity for charm saves the movie from itself. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Dec 31, 2006
51% The Fountain (2006) "A cross between Stanley Kubrick's 2001 and Douglas Sirk's delicious 1954 soaper, Magnificent Obsession. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Dec 6, 2006
55% Marie Antoinette (2006) "Films, like royalty, it turns out, cannot survive on style alone. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Nov 1, 2006
37% The Guardian (2006) "Something about swimming pools renders them unfit settings for high drama. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Oct 11, 2006
32% The Black Dahlia (2006) "Forget it, Jake. It's not Chinatown. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 27, 2006
42% Gridiron Gang (2006) "Bad News Bangers" ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Sep 20, 2006
74% The Illusionist (2006) "Leaves you pleasantly tantalized. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Aug 30, 2006
69% World Trade Center (2006) "Stone isn't cut out for making big, simple affirmative statements." ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Aug 16, 2006
54% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) "Yo Ho Hum " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jul 19, 2006
81% Sketches of Frank Gehry (2006) "What's most interesting about this coffee-table book of a movie is its exposure of the media-architectural complex. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jun 21, 2006
91% Water (2005) "The movie's sentimental vision rests on the flimsy idea that 'real' religion never sanctions cruelty." ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jun 7, 2006
91% United 93 (2006) "A brilliant and harrowing document of human beings facing unanticipated terrors with a steadfastness that is all the more moving for being completely believable. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted May 10, 2006
36% On the One (2005) "Not even the presence of Eartha Kitt can bring this negligible and amateurish work to life. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Apr 25, 2006
62% ATL (2006) "As clich?mount, realism and make-believe jostle against one another more discordantly. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Apr 14, 2006
79% Why We Fight (2006) "You might think that any explanation of so human an undertaking as war would give a nod to folly, ignorance and misguided idealism. You won't find any of that here." ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Apr 2, 2006
22% The Pink Panther (2006) "No Sellers, No Buyers" ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Feb 22, 2006
73% Nanny McPhee (2006) "The intermittent pleasures [Nanny McPhee] affords, provided chiefly by a standout cast in high camp mode, make it a passable destination for a family outing. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Feb 8, 2006
46% Rent (2005) "However electrifying Rent may have seemed on Broadway a decade ago, on the big screen its musical and dramatic shortcomings can't be ignored. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Dec 8, 2005
93% The Squid and the Whale (2005) "[Demonstrates], once again, that the thinnest line in the emotional realm can be the one between love and hate. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Nov 23, 2005
28% Elizabethtown (2005) "Relentlessly lumbering, tone-deaf and even, by the end, a little repellent. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Oct 26, 2005
62% Proof (2005) "A melodrama is a melodrama, even if the people in it occasionally announce something like, 'I figured out how to get a lower bound for H.' " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Oct 12, 2005
38% The Skeleton Key (2005) "There are enough surprises to let you leave the theater mostly satisfied, if not exactly transformed. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Aug 24, 2005
37% The Great Raid (2005) "The characters are stiff, depthless and remote, like figures engraved on a banknote. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Aug 10, 2005
75% Wedding Crashers (2005) "If you've ever witnessed high-school students try to whip up SNL-type sketch comedy, everything in Wedding Crashers will have a familiar feel. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jul 27, 2005
13% Rebound (2005) "It took no fewer than five writers to come up with this dull, harmless re-tread of The Bad News Bears. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jul 13, 2005
6% The Perfect Man (2005) "In place of characters we can relate to, the movie delivers a witless, mechanical series of complications. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jun 29, 2005
84% Batman Begins (2005) "After much unnecessary padding and delay, the film settles down to...a thinly veiled and thoroughly trivialized reworking of 9/11. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jun 15, 2005
72% Walk on Water (2005) "In spite of the string of false notes struck at the close, Walk on Water leaves you with much to admire and to ponder, including a trio of fine performances. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Jun 2, 2005
56% The Interpreter (2005) "A cross between Hitchcock at low ebb and a State Department white paper. Thrilling it's not. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted May 4, 2005
87% Millions (2005) "An edgy and endearing exploration of childish faith knocking against the hard and mysterious facts of a world ruled by grown-ups. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Apr 20, 2005
43% Guess Who (2005) "To say that the whole question of race in this movie is only skin- deep is an insult to the strength and elasticity of skin. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Apr 6, 2005
44% The Jacket (2005) "If you've ever wanted to get a really good look at Adrien Brody's iris or Kris Kristofferson's incisors, this is the movie for you. " ‐ Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
Posted Mar 19, 2005
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