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
3/4 My Favorite Year (1982) David Nusair Filmmaker Benjamin delivers a lackadaisically-paced yet generally entertaining comedy that benefits substantially from the leads' superb work... EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
3/4 Mercury Rising (1998) David Nusair A solid '90s thriller... EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
3/4 Don't Let Go (2019) David Nusair ...an inventive, entertaining low-budget endeavor. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
1.5/4 Third Person (2013) David Nusair ...the picture moves far too slowly to wholeheartedly capture the viewer's attention and interest. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
2/4 Bliss (2019) David Nusair There's little doubt that Bliss starts out with a fair degree of promise... EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
2/4 Yella (2007) David Nusair Yella slowly-but-surely begins to lose its already-tenuous grip on the viewer... EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
3/4 1917 (2019) David Nusair Filmmaker Mendes, working from a script written with Krysty Wilson-Cairns, does a superb job of immediately drawing the viewer into the stylish proceedings... EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2020
1/4 The People Under the Stairs (1991) David Nusair ...a decent premise that's employed to pervasively (and increasingly) unwatchable effect by Craven... EDIT
Posted Feb 24, 2020
.5/4 The Rhythm Section (2020) David Nusair Filmmaker Reed Morano kicks The Rhythm Section off with an underwhelming, uninvolving opening stretch that certainly doesn't inspire much confidence... EDIT
Posted Feb 18, 2020
1.5/4 Bad Boys for Life (2020) David Nusair A disappointingly underwhelming sequel... EDIT
Posted Feb 18, 2020
.5/4 The Turning (2020) David Nusair An absolutely abhorrent ghost story... EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2020
1.5/4 Dolittle (2020) David Nusair The degree to which Dolittle eventually winds up alienating the viewer is actually rather surprising... EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2020
1.5/4 Underwater (2020) David Nusair Filmmaker Eubank doesn't waste any time launching straight into the action, which ultimately does play a rather instrumental role in triggering Underwater's downfall... EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2020
3/4 9 to 5 (1980) David Nusair ...a fairly one-note premise that's employed to far better and more complex effect than one might've initially anticipated... EDIT
Posted Feb 15, 2020
3/4 Outbreak (1995) David Nusair A solid '90s thriller... EDIT
Posted Feb 15, 2020
3/4 Doc Hollywood (1991) David Nusair ...a far-from-innovative premise that's employed to consistently watchable and pleasant effect by Caton-Jones... EDIT
Posted Feb 15, 2020
3/4 The China Syndrome (1979) David Nusair Filmmaker James Bridges has infused The China Syndrome with a deliberate, slow-burn sort of feel that proves an ideal complement for his, Mike Gray, and T.S Cook's screenplay... EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2020
3/4 The Hard Way (1991) David Nusair ...a high concept premise that's employed to somewhat bloated yet predominantly entertaining effect by Badham... EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2020
3/4 Hard to Kill (1990) David Nusair ...a fairly ludicrous premise that's employed to impressively entertaining effect... EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2020
3/4 The Wizard (1989) David Nusair Filmmaker Todd Holland has infused The Wizard with a very deliberate, very gentle sort of feel that mostly works... EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2020
2.5/4 Lethal Weapon 4 (1998) David Nusair The weakest of the series... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
3/4 Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) David Nusair ...erratic yet entertaining sequel... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
3.5/4 Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) David Nusair A palpably superior sequel... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
3/4 Necessary Roughness (1991) David Nusair There's little doubt that Necessary Roughness ultimately fares a whole lot better than one might've initially anticipated... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
2.5/4 The Omega Man (1971) David Nusair Filmmaker Boris Sagal, working from a script by John William and Joyce H. Corrington, delivers an erratically-paced yet generally entertaining sci-fi endeavor that benefits from Heston's commanding, ingratiating performance... EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2020
2/4 Frozen II (2019) David Nusair A distressingly unnecessary (and fairly tedious) sequel... EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2020
2/4 Les misérables (2019) David Nusair ...a well-made yet mostly uninvolving debut for a filmmaker that admittedly does show quite a bit of promise. EDIT
Posted Feb 1, 2020
2/4 Champagne (1928) David Nusair ...an awfully slight premise that's employed to mostly watchable yet entirely forgettable effect by Hitchcock... EDIT
Posted Jan 31, 2020
2.5/4 Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998) David Nusair ...large swaths of The Lovers of the Arctic circle aren't quite as wholeheartedly engrossing or captivating as one might've hoped... EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2020
1/4 Pet Sematary Two (1992) David Nusair A fairly worthless sequel... EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2020
1.5/4 The Song of Names (2019) David Nusair ...often excessively generic and bland... EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2020
3/4 The Hot Rock (1972) David Nusair Filmmaker Peter Yates generally does an effective job of capturing the lighthearted yet briskly-paced tone of Westlake's (admittedly superior) novel... EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2020
2/4 Ladybugs (1992) David Nusair Ladybugs, which generally unfolds exactly as one might've anticipated, doesn't contain much in the way of compelling attributes aside from Dangerfield's mere presence... EDIT
Posted Jan 27, 2020
1.5/4 Like a Boss (2020) David Nusair Entirely forgettable... EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
2/4 The Grudge (2020) David Nusair ...a disappointingly misguided entry within a perpetually erratic franchise. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
2/4 Demon Seed (1977) David Nusair Demon Seed builds to a lackluster third act that ensures it ends on as underwhelming a note that one could possibly envision... EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
3/4 Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) David Nusair ...a thoroughly satisfying capper to a solid quartet of movies. EDIT
Posted Jan 26, 2020
3/4 Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) David Nusair ...the movie is overflowing with appealingly small-scale interludes and subplots. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
1/4 Shivers (1975) David Nusair ...an absolutely interminable piece of work... EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
2/4 The Champ (1979) David Nusair ...an often egregiously deliberate drama that rarely (if ever) wholeheartedly grabs the viewer's interest and attention... EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
2/4 Eureka (1983) David Nusair A typically oddball effort from Nicolas Roeg... EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
2/4 () David Nusair ...filmmaker Takashi Shimizu generally proves unable to sustain the viewer's interest for more than a few minutes at a time... EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
1/4 Seizure (1974) David Nusair ...a trainwreck that couldn't possibly be less indicative of Stone's subsequent career... EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
2/4 Subway (1985) David Nusair Filmmaker Besson kicks Subway off with a visceral and thoroughly exciting car chase that's not, unfortunately, indicative of what's to follow... EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
3/4 Star Trek: First Contact (1996) David Nusair It's clear immediately that filmmaker Jonathan Frakes isn't looking to deliver just another episode of the TV series here... EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
2/4 Speechless (1994) David Nusair ...a far-from-innovative yet certainly workable premise that's employed to mostly lifeless effect... EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2020
3.5/4 The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) David Nusair ...a top-tier 1970s crime flick that boasts one of Mitchum's very best performances... EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2020
3/4 Magnificent Obsession (1954) David Nusair ...a fairly outrageous premise that's employed to predictably melodramatic effect by Sirk... EDIT
Posted Jan 21, 2020
2/4 Bombshell (2019) David Nusair ...a fast-paced and thoroughly irreverent drama that grows less and less interesting as time progresses... EDIT
Posted Jan 17, 2020
2/4 The Wedding Ringer (2015) David Nusair ...a decent premise that's employed to predictably erratic effect by Jeremy Garelick... EDIT
Posted Jan 12, 2020