Reel Film Reviews

Reel Film Reviews is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): David Nusair
Rating Title/Year Author
2/4 Predator 2 (1990) David Nusair ...sporadically watchable yet mostly underwhelming... EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2021
3/4 Happy Gilmore (1996) David Nusair ...holds up impressively well all these years later. EDIT
Posted Feb 23, 2021
.5/4 Down a Dark Hall (2018) David Nusair ...a worthless ordeal that fares much, much worse than one might've feared. EDIT
Posted Feb 23, 2021
2/4 Wrong Turn (2021) David Nusair ...a relentlessly hit-and-miss endeavor that falls right in line with its equally frustrating predecessor. EDIT
Posted Feb 23, 2021
3/4 22 July (2018) David Nusair ...a thoroughly erratic endeavor that could (and should) have been so much better (and more consistent). EDIT
Posted Feb 22, 2021
2.5/4 Days of Wine and Roses (1962) David Nusair ...the meandering (and sporadically repetitious) narrative prevents the viewer from wholeheartedly connecting to the central characters' progressively downbeat plight... EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2021
1.5/4 Revenge (1990) David Nusair ...a rare out-and-out misfire from an otherwise reliable filmmaker. EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2021
3/4 That's Life! (1986) David Nusair ...a meandering, hit-and-miss endeavor that benefits substantially from its predictably stellar performances... EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2021
1/4 The Caller (1987) David Nusair A seriously oddball piece of work... EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2021
2.5/4 The Big Heat (1953) David Nusair ...Ford's frequently mesmerizing efforts go a long way towards smoothing over the periodic bumps in the narrative. EDIT
Posted Feb 20, 2021
1.5/4 Dear Heart (1965) David Nusair ...a slow-moving drama that's been suffused with a whole host of ineffective, time-wasting attributes... EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2021
2/4 Two Seconds (1932) David Nusair ...a slow-moving drama that is, by and large, unable to disguise its stage-play origins for the bulk of its running time... EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2021
3/4 Cry of the City (1948) David Nusair ...a deliberately-paced drama that grows more and more compelling as it unfolds... EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2021
3/4 Office Space (1999) David Nusair ...exceedingly pleasant and sporadically hilarious... EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2021
2.5/4 The Fury (1978) David Nusair ...a somewhat forgettable yet mostly watchable thriller... EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2021
3/4 Once Upon a Time in America (1984) David Nusair ...sprawling subject matter that's employed to admittedly erratic yet often striking effect by Leone... EDIT
Posted Feb 16, 2021
3.5/4 Roman Holiday (1953) David Nusair ...a somewhat overlong and exceedingly deliberate endeavor that undeniably grows more and more absorbing as it unfolds... EDIT
Posted Feb 15, 2021
2/4 Blume in Love (1973) David Nusair ...a slow and exceedingly low-key drama... EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2021
2.5/4 Red Dot (2021) David Nusair ...a relentlessly erratic yet ultimately rewarding piece of work. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2021
3/4 The Bank Job (2008) David Nusair ...it's difficult, for the most part, not to get drawn into the progressively over-the-top twists and turns contained within. EDIT
Posted Feb 13, 2021
1/4 She's All That (1999) David Nusair ...a sluggish comedy that contains few, if any, elements worth getting excited about or interested in... EDIT
Posted Feb 13, 2021
3/4 Just Mercy (2019) David Nusair Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton has infused Just Mercy with a matter-of-fact sensibility that suits his and Andrew Lanham's familiar screenplay quite well. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2021
2.5/4 Alone (2020) David Nusair ...visceral and deeply satisfying... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2021
4/4 The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (2018) David Nusair ...a frequently captivating portrait of a far more interesting and fascinating figure than one might've initially anticipated. EDIT
Posted Feb 10, 2021
2/4 Rebel Without a Cause (1955) David Nusair ...an overwrought, unconvincing endeavor... EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2021
3/4 FX2 (1991) David Nusair ...a rather shameless retread... EDIT
Posted Feb 7, 2021
3.5/4 Greenland (2020) David Nusair ...an uneven yet, ultimately, completely rewarding (and above-average) disaster flick. EDIT
Posted Feb 7, 2021
2/4 Silent Trigger (1996) David Nusair ...an exceedingly erratic piece of work that grows less and less interesting as time progresses... EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2021
2/4 The Perfect Weapon (1991) David Nusair ...the picture's downfall is a result of its unusually sluggish execution and absence of a wholeheartedly compelling protagonist... EDIT
Posted Feb 5, 2021
3/4 F/X (1986) David Nusair ...a better-than-average 1980s thriller. EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2021
1.5/4 Beyond Rangoon (1995) David Nusair ...earnest yet hopelessly underwhelming... EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2021
2.5/4 Chick Fight (2020) David Nusair ...an often excessively familiar premise that's employed to watchable yet forgettable effect... EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2021
2.5/4 The Great Outdoors (1988) David Nusair ...a decidedly familiar setup that's employed to watchable yet mostly forgettable effect... EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2021
1.5/4 After Office Hours (1935) David Nusair ...contains few elements designed to capture and sustain one's interest... EDIT
Posted Feb 4, 2021
1.5/4 April Fool's Day (1986) David Nusair ...familiar territory that is, for the most part, employed to hopelessly (and pervasively) underwhelming effect... EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2021
1.5/4 Stephanie (2017) David Nusair ...the pervasive lack of context paves the way for an arms-length midsection... EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2021
2.5/4 The Substitute (1996) David Nusair ...an appealingly larger-than-life premise that's employed to watchable yet consistently (and disappointingly) hit-and-miss effect... EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2021
2.5/4 The Underneath (1995) David Nusair ...an erratic yet mostly rewarding thriller that benefits substantially from its strong performances and often enthralling visuals... EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2021
2.5/4 Sliding Doors (1998) David Nusair ...an intriguing, out-of-the-box premise that's employed to relatively strong effect by Howitt... EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2021
2/4 Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000) David Nusair ...a middle-of-the-road slasher flick that's competently made yet mostly devoid of innovative, compelling elements... EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2021
3/4 Storm Warning (2007) David Nusair ...an above-average piece of work. EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2021
2/4 Who Is Killing the Stuntmen? (1977) David Nusair ...hit-and-miss... EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2021
2/4 Toy Soldiers (1991) David Nusair ...a pretty irresistible setup that's employed to middling and predominantly underwhelming effect by Petrie Jr... EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2021
2.5/4 Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) David Nusair ...an appealingly larger-than-life premise that is, for the most part, employed to affable effect by Herek... EDIT
Posted Jan 27, 2021
1/4 Death Warrant (1990) David Nusair ...a palpable low point within Van Damme's spotty body of work. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2021
3.5/4 Braveheart (1995) David Nusair ...boasts a frequently captivating opening stretch that effectively establishes the compelling, sympathetic protagonist and his seemingly insurmountable task... EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2021
2.5/4 Switching Channels (1988) David Nusair ...an aggressively hit-and-miss endeavor... EDIT
Posted Jan 24, 2021
1.5/4 Housekeeping (1987) David Nusair ...the picture's downfall is a result of its often unreasonably (and breathtakingly) deliberate pace... EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2021
2/4 Horizon Line (2020) David Nusair ...a mostly unconvincing thriller that's rarely able to wholeheartedly (or satisfactorily) exploit the seemingly foolproof setup... EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2021
3.5/4 The Rental (2020) David Nusair ...a seriously impressive debut from a thoroughly promising new filmmaker. EDIT
Posted Jan 23, 2021