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Tom Grealis

Tom Grealis
Tom Grealis's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): RTÉ (Ireland)

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
33%

The Butterfly Effect (2004)

"If you want plot twists and mind-bending, just stick to 'The Usual Suspects' and 'Memento'" ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted May 10, 2004
34%

Wonderland (2003)

"looks good, sounds great, and essentially it's just one long party until the debauchery inevitably comes to collect its tax" ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted May 10, 2004
99%

Bus 174 (Ônibus 174) (2003)

"reminds audiences that simple techniques are sometimes the most effective means of telling a dramatic story" ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted May 10, 2004
42%

The Fighting Temptations (2003)

"hopelessly sub-standard feel-good fare" ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Dec 12, 2003
64%

The Shape Of Things (2002)

"should have been left on the stage." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Dec 2, 2003
65%

My Life Without Me (2003)

"a warm, melting analysis of life through the cold eye of death." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Dec 2, 2003
40%

The Hard Word (2003)

"You always get the feeling here that Roberts never actually knows where he's going with it." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Sep 16, 2003
53%

Veronica Guerin (2003)

"Well-made, superbly acted and, for the most part, tightly written and structured, this is a worthy legacy to a remarkable chapter in Irish life." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jul 25, 2003
0/5 10%

Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)

"No matter what other aberration comes our way in 2003, there's no way it'll stink as much as 'Dumb and Dumberer'. You've been warned..." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jun 13, 2003
1/5 43%

Anger Management (2003)

"The amount of laughs [here] is about the same as the number of Oscars Nicholson has. Maybe one less." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Jun 13, 2003
2/5 11%

A Man Apart (2003)

"...predictable and routine in the extreme." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Apr 4, 2003
4/5 87%

Far From Heaven (2003)

"Moore, who, with her striking eyes and smile, is the perfect physical reminder of the wholesome 1950s American housewife, should run Kidman close for the Oscar." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Mar 6, 2003
1/5 10%

What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

"The most pathetic attempt at comedy in a long time." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
63%

We Were Soldiers (2002)

"Ultimately, it staggers out bloodied, partially bowed, but at least not totally beaten." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
No Score Yet

Uneasy Riders (Nationale 7) (2001)

"A refreshing, provocative and often hilarious tale of desire and reality, and the conundrum of how to satisfy the two." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
94%

Sous le sable (Under the Sand) (2001)

"A measured yet deeply enthralling character study of loss and loyalty." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
4/5 72%

Training Day (2001)

"While most critics have chosen to highlight Washington's performance as the standout, it would be unfair not to mention Ethan Hawke, who plays the rookie Hoyt with a perfect patina of guileless enthusiasm." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
1/5 41%

The Scorpion King (2002)

"How any studio head figured Mr Rock could carry a big-budget vehicle on his own is simply mind-boggling." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
4/5 78%

The Pledge (2001)

"Penn has moulded a patient but deeply unsettling character study, leaving the viewer with more questions than answers." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
73%

The Piano Teacher (La Pianiste) (2001)

"If genital mutilation, rape, incest and twisted acts of sexual gratification are your thing, then this is the film for you. Any takers?" ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 11%

The Musketeer (2001)

"Errol Flynn can rest easy in his grave." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
56%

The Mexican (2001)

"The final concern for the audience is not how the film will end (you won't care), but when?" ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 42%

The Majestic (2001)

"If this film were confectionery, it would rot every tooth in your head and leave you with a sickening stomach cramp." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
1/5 52%

The Last Castle (2001)

"After impressing with his debut, former film critic Lurie has destroyed all of his credibility in the space of two hours with this display of jaundiced jingoism." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 21%

The Glass House (2001)

"With debut director Sackheim struggling to infuse the pedestrian plot with any sense of vigour, 'The Glass House' is rendered less memorable with every passing minute." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
90%

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) (2002)

"Damn hard to see where this is going to get its audience." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
4/5 96%

The Dish (2001)

"A tender memoir of one of the few occasions when the world united in awe." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 92%

The Devil's Backbone (El Espinazo del diablo) (2001)

"Atmospheric in detail, the film's visuals are its strongest point." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 82%

The Deep End (2001)

"Its overall attempts at re-igniting the unsettling ambience of old-fashioned film noir are let down by a potholed plot and poor characterisation." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 86%

The Closet (Le Placard) (2001)

"Veber has created a film which manages to be both humorous and thought-provoking." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 34%

The Center of the World (2001)

"Retains the dreaded essence of voyeurism dressed as art." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 80%

The Business of Strangers (2001)

"'The Business of Strangers' partners one of Hollywood's most under-rated older actresses with arguably one of its most over-rated younger ones." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 No Score Yet

South West 9 (2001)

"five uninteresting characters and one seriously flat ending" ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
1/5 10%

Slackers (2002)

"You really have to wonder how on earth anyone, anywhere could have thought they'd make audiences guffaw with a script as utterly diabolical as this." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 51%

Shallow Hal (2001)

"There's just about enough charm and laughs here to keep Farrelly fans happy. Even the fat ones." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 70%

Series 7: The Contenders (2001)

"Frazzled and edgy, Smith invests Dawn with the required measure of world-weariness and, crucially, she never succumbs to the temptation to slide into flippant, mocking territory." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 52%

Rock Star (2001)

"Forget the storyline, just laugh (and cringe) at the period." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 49%

Riding in Cars With Boys (2001)

"should bring Barrymore at least the promise of more interesting scripts through the letterbox." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 22%

Pokemon 3: The Movie (2001)

"Childless couples everywhere should rejoice." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 58%

Pandaemonium (2001)

"It's probably somewhat ironic that 'Pandaemonium' would have been far more appealing if its central characters were hoi-polloi poetic wannabes." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 81%

One Hour Photo (2002)

"This is really all about Williams. Whatever he does next, 'One Hour Photo' will almost certainly go down as one of his finest hours." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
4/5 93%

No Man's Land (2001)

"An intelligent and expertly-judged microcosm of the inanity of war." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 71%

Made (2001)

"As with 'Swingers' before it, the sparkling chemistry between Favreau and Vaughn is undoubtedly the highlight of 'Made'." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 No Score Yet

Love And Rage (1998)

"A plodding narrative and anodyne script don't help, but the main problem seems to be in the characterisation of the most important character in the whole piece." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
5/5 79%

Last Orders (2002)

"'Last Orders' has class stamped all over it." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 41%

K-PAX (2001)

"Bridges completely steals the show from the more lauded Spacey, who's simply on autopilot throughout." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
3/5 84%

Kissing Jessica Stein (2002)

"This charming, thought-provoking New York fest of life and love has its rewards." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
51%

Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

"In almost all martial arts action movies, plot is subordinate to action, and 'Kiss Of The Dragon' is no different." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
45%

Jeepers Creepers (2001)

"As the plot hemorrhages from one dire encounter to another, the clichéd old psychic routine is used to explain the plot to anyone who might still care." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
2/5 54%

Invincible (2002)

"Blessed with immense physical prowess he may well be, but Ahola is simply not an actor. And in truth, cruel as it may sound, he makes Arnold Schwarzenegger look like Spencer Tracy." ‐RTÉ (Ireland)
Posted Feb 13, 2003
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