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DVDLaser

DVDLaser is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Douglas Pratt
Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
2/5
its only distinguishing feature is the way that the sharp objects are continually thrust at the camera, before and after skewering the victims
Posted Jul 21, 2006
2
3/5
Cult movies like this one are what home video is all about, but avoid forcing it on your friends
Posted Jul 21, 2006
3
2/5
Rose Marie (1936)
the movie is primarily for fans of the source material or the stars
Posted Jul 21, 2006
4
3/5
Fanny (1961)
The spirit of the true France seeps into the film not through the locations or the extras, but through the hearts and experience of the three leads
Posted Jul 21, 2006
5
2/5
the whole thing starts to spin in place, allowing its initial promise to evaporate
Posted Jul 21, 2006
6
4/5
a wonderful film
Posted Jul 21, 2006
7
4/5
It is a clever and daring effort - one might say audacious - that achieves the emotional and thematic goals it is striving for.
Posted Jul 21, 2006
8
2/5
Clue (1985)
the endings are almost intended to be seen sequentially, and they are the funniest when viewed in that manner
Posted Jul 21, 2006
9
3/5
the story is quite entertaining and provides so much of the film's appeal that the artwork just wags along with it
Posted Jul 21, 2006
10
3/5
The film is not completely fair but it does convey a reasonably accurate sense of one aspect of the social consciousness following the War
Posted Jul 21, 2006
11
3/5
about the consequences of desperate poverty and decadent wealth
Posted Jul 21, 2006
12
3/5
Not only is the cast terrific, but there is a conscious attempt to evoke the feel of the season
Posted Jul 21, 2006
13
3/5
Every time you think you have a firm understanding of a character's personality, something totally logical occurs that completely changes that assessment.
Posted Jul 21, 2006
14
4/5
The sewing of contemporary gags in the Roman setting makes for fertile humor
Posted Jul 21, 2006
15
3/5
Breaking In (1989)
Not much happens, but it is entertaining
Posted Jul 20, 2006
16
4/5
The story's constant and unexpected turns do provide rewards, but the real value of the film is in the richness with which it presents moral and emotional conflicts, laying them out with sensible realism and power.
Posted Jul 14, 2006
17
1/5
The jokes seem flat and desperate.
Posted Jun 10, 2005
18
3/5
Kids (1995)
The film isn't all that entertaining, but it does provide a sort of creepy, voyeuristic nostalgia
Posted Jun 10, 2005
19
2/5
The sequel plays things very safe
Posted Jun 10, 2005
20
4/5
A marvelous combination horror film and spy film
Posted Jun 10, 2005
21
1/5
Kafka (1991)
the film has a shallow, sophomoric earnestness
Posted Jun 10, 2005
22
4/5
The escapist atmosphere is still difficult to resist.
Posted Jun 10, 2005
23
0/5
Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, whose concept of subtlety most people would mistake for a sledge hammer or pneumatic drill.
Posted Jun 10, 2005
24
2/5
Conquest (1983)
lots of naked women and oodles of gore
Posted Jun 10, 2005
25
2/5
a step down on the quality ladder
Posted Jun 10, 2005
26
3/5
the essence of the plot- is competently handled
Posted Jun 10, 2005
27
3/5
the documentary is quite enjoyable
Posted Jun 10, 2005
28
3/5
the narrative is more complex than the usual mindless science-fiction action concoction.
Posted Jun 10, 2005
29
1/5
Impulse (1984)
Asking the viewer to believe more than the normal share of impossible things for a single day
Posted Jun 10, 2005
30
4/5
Faces (1968)
The second half is very good
Posted Jun 10, 2005
31
3/5
If you looked up in a reference book why most people hate foreign films you would probably see pictures of Ulysses’ Gaze staring back at you.
Posted Jun 10, 2005
32
1/5
some viewers will inevitably be charmed by it.
Posted Jun 10, 2005
33
3/5
Stripteaser (1995)
within the limited confines of its genre, it succeeds
Posted Jun 10, 2005
34
3/5
the film is a highly satisfying mix of satire and suspense
Posted Jun 10, 2005
35
4/5
A beautifully told faerie tale
Posted Jun 10, 2005
36
3/5
The film celebrates the appeal of evil
Posted Jun 10, 2005
37
4/5
It offers unique perspectives on the history it is documenting
Posted Jun 10, 2005
38
3/5
Topper (1937)
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Posted Jun 10, 2005
39
3/5
a reasonably decent martial arts action picture
Posted Jun 10, 2005
40
5/5
Pitfall (1948)
One of the really great films about infidelity
Posted Jun 10, 2005
41
3/5
Rabid (1979)
Te raw, seductive appeal that Chambers conveys is what really keeps you going from one sequence to the next.
Posted Jun 10, 2005
42
3/5
an earnest blend of comedy and action
Posted Jun 10, 2005
43
4/5
Noises Off (1992)
one can't help laughing at at least some of the film's best gags
Posted Jun 10, 2005
44
3/5
the images are often spectacular in a you-are-there sort of way
Posted Jun 10, 2005
45
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46
2/5
the pair are so bloody high minded that the noble purity of their romance is almost laughable
Posted Dec 3, 2004
47
1/5
Lengthy stretches of the program are not entertaining and are painfully uncomfortable
Posted Dec 3, 2004
48
2/5
An attempt at farce set in Venice and involving three people with similar sounding last names and an Italian bellboy
Posted Dec 3, 2004
49
3/5
James Dean performs that ultimate test of the true movie star, by single handedly saving a dog picture.
Posted Dec 3, 2004
50
5/5
The Wild One (1954)
Marlon Brando stars as the leader of a motorcycle gang who somewhat inadvertantly cause a great deal of trouble in a small town.
Posted Dec 3, 2004