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Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Capital Times (Madison, WI) is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Rob Thomas
Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
96%

Sleuth (1972)

"Delicious, wickedly funny game of cat-and-cat."

Posted Oct 31, 2003
2
51%

"Put in Shirley's shoes, most women would be hunting around for a Door Number 3, and that's where Midlands ultimately fails to connect."

Posted Oct 31, 2003
3
43%

"Silly, cheesy, ridiculous, and above all, fun."

Posted Oct 23, 2003
4
36%

Skin Deep (1989)

"A sex farce with more smarm than charm."

Posted Oct 23, 2003
5
63%

"Probably an hour's worth of funny in a 90-minute movie."

Posted Oct 23, 2003
6
36%

Radio (2003)

""Radio" feels that because its heart is in the right place, it's justified in throwing in every emotionally manipulative trick in the TV movie-of-the-week playbook."

Posted Oct 23, 2003
7
65%

The Two Jakes (1990)

"Of course it's no "Chinatown," but it is satisfyingly moody and atmospheric."

Posted Oct 23, 2003
8
80%

"Okay, I'm saying it: Javier Bardem is the next Robert De Niro."

Posted Oct 23, 2003
9
29%

Roommates (1995)

"Falk is good, but this is ultimately an exercise in shameless manipulation."

Posted Oct 9, 2003
10
52%

Suriyothai (2003)

"What pieces of the story you do manage to figure out don't carry any emotional weight."

Posted Oct 9, 2003
11
70%

"Let's face it: Arnold is well-cast. But the movie takes itself way too seriously."

Posted Oct 9, 2003
12
80%

"A quirky and handsome family drama that nicely captures the pangs and pleasures of adolescence."

Posted Oct 9, 2003
13
47%

"Sorta funny for a while, but it runs out of ammo long before it's over"

Posted Oct 2, 2003
14
88%

Truman (1995)

"An excellent biopic anchored by a marvelous job by Sinise."

Posted Oct 2, 2003
15
79%

"Stickler deftly weaves Gator's tragedy in with an entertaining larger story of how skateboarding captured youth culture."

Posted Oct 2, 2003
16
76%

"A pretty terrific and very different kind of sports comedy."

Posted Oct 2, 2003
17
84%

"A smart, nuanced spy thriller that's all about the gray areas."

Posted Oct 2, 2003
18
92%

"For those about to see School of Rock, we salute you."

Posted Oct 2, 2003
19
87%

Crimson Tide (1995)

"It's great to see a high-tech thriller that thrills because of its actors, not its special effects."

Posted Sep 25, 2003
20
71%

The Rundown (2003)

"Who knew The Rock possessed as much on-screen presence, charisma and good humor as he displays in "The Rundown"?"

Posted Sep 25, 2003
21
87%

Q & A (1990)

"A gritty and morally complex cop thriller featuring a haymaker of a performance from Nolte."

Posted Sep 25, 2003
22
62%

"There's really nothing new "Under The Tuscan Sun.""

Posted Sep 25, 2003
23
4%

Cool World (1992)

"Both the live and animated characters are equally uninteresting."

Posted Sep 18, 2003
24
59%

"Pardon the cliche, but it really is that rare film that will appeal to all ages."

Posted Sep 18, 2003
25
82%

Jagged Edge (1985)

"Taut legal thriller that really does keep the audience guessing."

Posted Sep 11, 2003
26
73%

"Only those who are familiar with or curious about Fellini's work will find it a rewarding experience."

Posted Sep 11, 2003
27
57%

"Unsatisfying mix of "Red Dragon" and "Absence of Malice""

Posted Sep 11, 2003
28
99%

"The film doesn't just explain Goldsworthy's vision -- it brings us closer to seeing the world through his eyes."

Posted Sep 11, 2003
29
0%

"Plodding and unoriginal"

Posted Aug 21, 2003
30
85%

Chaos (2003)

"What is surprising about "Chaos," given the sometimes raw subject matter, is how broadly funny it often is."

Posted Aug 21, 2003
31
79%

"Beautifully-acted comedy-drama that doesn't overdose on its quirks."

Posted Aug 14, 2003
32
78%

"as timely, as moving and as thought-provoking as they would have on Sept. 12, 2001."

Posted Aug 14, 2003
33
42%

"Inferior to the original, but enough jokes hit their marks to make it worthwhile."

Posted Aug 8, 2003
34
81%

Biloxi Blues (1988)

"Great performances elevate Simon's amusing and nostalgic tale."

Posted Aug 8, 2003
35
50%

"Under the several layers of stuffed shirts that this film seems to wear beats the heart of an old-fashioned, tearjerking romantic drama."

Posted Aug 8, 2003
36
52%

Sudden Death (1995)

"Gets a lot of mileage out of the well-worn trapped-in-a-blank-full-of-hostages action genre."

Posted Jul 31, 2003
37
54%

"Fans of the first two "American Pie" movies should definitely come back for a third slice. Everyone else might want to cautiously poke at it with a fork first."

Posted Jul 31, 2003
38
77%

Alice (1990)

"Allen overstuffs the movie with cameos and contrivances."

Posted Jul 31, 2003
39
20%

Bed of Roses (1995)

Posted Jul 31, 2003
40
73%

"The execution doesn't quite come together, mostly because of an unnecessary "Memento"-like structure, but the film is still a clever look at romantic obsession."

Posted Jul 31, 2003
41
92%

Auntie Mame (1958)

Posted Jul 24, 2003
42
69%

Mistress (1991)

"Deft Hollywood satire with a top-drawer cast."

Posted Jul 24, 2003
43
77%

Seabiscuit (2003)

"A 64-color story that has been re-drawn for the screen using a 16-color box of crayons. But the colors it does paint are strong and vibrant,"

Posted Jul 24, 2003
44
50%

"Carpet remnants attack! Very funny "MST3K" version, unwatchable on its own."

Posted Jul 17, 2003
45
95%

"There's cool, there's very cool, and then there's a Jean-Pierre Melville heist film."

Posted Jul 17, 2003
46
100%

Rambling Rose (1991)

"A quirky, funny but moving story with terrific performances all around."

Posted Jul 17, 2003
47
89%

"Brilliantly and pitilessly dissects a father-son relationship that has deteriorated beyond dysfunction."

Posted Jul 17, 2003
48
52%

Posted Jul 10, 2003
49
17%

"When placed next to other recent comic-book movies like "Spider-Man" or the "X-Men" films, it seems extra ordinary."

Posted Jul 10, 2003
50
94%

Aladdin (1992)

"One of those rare animated films that really is for all ages."

Posted Jun 27, 2003

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