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Rating Title/Year Author
8/10 Downton Abbey (2019) Tony Medley Stands on its own even if you haven't watched the TV series. The acting is superb and the production values second to none. EDIT
Posted Sep 21, 2019
7/10 Surprise Me! (2017) Tony Medley Contrary to Gertrude Stein, there is some there here, but it's inscrutable. EDIT
Posted Jun 3, 2019
7/10 A Dog's Journey (2019) Tony Medley Fortunately, this fantasy about a dog's constant reincarnation is better than Cameron and Minchon's disappointing 'A Dog's Way Home' earlier this year. EDIT
Posted May 16, 2019
10/10 Hotel Mumbai (2018) Tony Medley Everything about it, the acting, writing, and production values, is award-quality. While this may be damning with faint praise, it's the best movie of the year so far. EDIT
Posted Mar 22, 2019
4/10 Van Helsing (2004) Tony Medley Despite (or maybe because of) the nonstop action and the special effects, I looked at my watch a lot. This is too long and the script is nothing but segues from one action, special effect-laden, sequence to another. EDIT
Posted Nov 1, 2018
5/10 Annihilation (2018) Tony Medley ...an inscrutable sci-fi excursion that is filled with tension and outstanding special effects and production design without making a bit of sense...like going to a whodunit and when the movie ends not having a clue whodunit. EDIT
Posted Feb 25, 2018
2/10 The Double (2011) Tony Medley Richard Gere and Topher Grace say the lines and hit their marks like professionals do, but almost from the opening scene it's clear that this is a thriller that is less than thrilling. EDIT
Posted Aug 3, 2016
0/10 Deadpool (2016) Tony Medley Even though Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool is strikingly reminiscent of Stephen J. Cannell's appealing anti-hero PI James Rockford, this is just another superhero movie filled with boring sameness. How many times can one sit through the same thing? EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2016
3/10 The Campaign (2012) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2013
8/10 Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol (2011) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2013
8/10 Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2013
10/10 Marley (2012) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2013
8/10 This Is 40 (2012) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Jan 22, 2013
8/10 Total Recall (2012) Tony Medley ...a rip-snorting, nonstop, high tension experience that starts fast and ends faster. EDIT
Posted Aug 16, 2012
5/10 Elles (2011) Tony Medley ...examines why some beautiful young women become prostitutes and shatters feminist images about who is exploiting whom, highlighted by an enchanting performance by Anaïs Demoustier. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2012
1/10 Project X (2012) Tony Medley ...substituting crudity and shock value for intelligence and wit, this seems to encourage impressionable youth to engage in deplorable behavior. EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2012
5/10 Wanderlust (2012) Tony Medley Director David Wain's experience is TV and this crude film seems more like a sitcom that probably won't be renewed. EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2012
9/10 Under Fire: Journalists In Combat (2011) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Jan 12, 2012
9/10 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby (2011) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2011
1/10 The Dilemma (2011) Tony Medley It deals with a serious issue of problems in a marriage, but it does so in such an ignorant, clumsy, sophomoric way with a sexist point of view that it loses any value, either morally or in terms of entertainment. EDIT
Posted Nov 18, 2011
1/10 J. Edgar (2011) Tony Medley Clint Eastwood and Leonardo DiCaprio are to be commended for wanting to make an old-fashioned biopic, educating people on an American legend. But did they have to make it so long, boring, and uninformative? EDIT
Posted Nov 17, 2011
9/10 The Ides of March (2011) Tony Medley Clooney ably directs an exceptional cast in award-deserving performances. It's a treat to watch Hoffman, Giamatti, Gosling, and Clooney himself. EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2011
8/10 Monte Carlo (2011) Tony Medley Bezucha directs the agreeable cast with a deft touch capturing the spirit of the old screwball comedies. EDIT
Posted Jul 1, 2011
1/10 Drive Angry (2011) Tony Medley If there's a movie more devoid of raison d'être than this, I haven't seen it. EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2011
1/10 Hall Pass (2011) Tony Medley This thing had more than three strikes against it within the first five minutes. EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2011
0/10 Of Gods and Men (2010) Tony Medley My question is not so much the reason why the film was made, but how in the world did anybody get someone to finance something like this? EDIT
Posted Feb 7, 2011
9/10 True Grit (1969) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Dec 26, 2010
7/10 Nowhere Boy (2009) Tony Medley An interesting, entertaining film that opens new doors in understanding Lennon and the strange person he became, but... this film is not about the music. EDIT
Posted Oct 21, 2010
7/10 Machete (2010) Tony Medley Machete occupies the space of last year's violent comedy, Tropic Thunder, although not as funny. EDIT
Posted Sep 19, 2010
3/10 A Single Man (2009) Tony Medley There's not much to this film, other than watching Firth act, and that's not enough to justify the price of admission. EDIT
Posted Jul 6, 2010
8/10 Winter's Bone (2010) Tony Medley Highlighted by a knockout performance by Jennifer Lawrence, Granik's direction and McDonough's cinematography make this tense thriller as compelling as a documentary. EDIT
Posted Jun 27, 2010
1/10 Grown Ups (2010) Tony Medley ...a complete and utter waste of time. EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2010
7/10 Knight and Day (2010) Tony Medley This is a lot of fun, but leave your brain at home. EDIT
Posted Jun 23, 2010
3/10 The A-Team (2010) Tony Medley It's not all terrible. Cannell keeps crude language out of the film. Women might find Bradley Cooper's constant appearances sans shirt appealing. And Patrick Wilson is a fine bad guy. EDIT
Posted Jun 17, 2010
10/10 The Karate Kid (2010) Tony Medley I cringed when I saw the 2:20 run time, but this is terrifically entertaining, full of fine performances and wonderful scenery. EDIT
Posted Jun 10, 2010
7/10 Killers (2010) Tony Medley The comedic talents of Luketic, Kutcher, and Heigl overcome a dismal script, a ludicrous contrived setup, and innumerable plot holes. EDIT
Posted Jun 9, 2010
3/10 Get Him to the Greek (2010) Tony Medley ...replete with crude language, vomit, prolific drug use, infidelity, and generally low class manners and morals, all Apatow staples...f-bombs and vomit are not humor. EDIT
Posted Jun 7, 2010
1/10 Multiple Sarcasms (2010) Tony Medley The simplistic philosophy and cast of characters out of Hollywood's bag of cliches are bad enough, but do we have to be confronted with women's female problems, too? EDIT
Posted May 22, 2010
10/10 Solitary Man (2009) Tony Medley Douglas' performance should not take anything away from this terrific cast. EDIT
Posted May 21, 2010
8/10 Letters to Juliet (2010) Tony Medley Like 1962's 'Rome Adventure,' this saccharine story with incredible scenery is pleasant entertainment. EDIT
Posted May 16, 2010
7/10 Harry Brown (2009) Tony Medley Michael Caine is at the top of his form as he goes out on his own in a cruel world in this fine 'Death Wish' knockoff. EDIT
Posted May 11, 2010
1/10 Oceans (2009) Tony Medley Could the script have been less informative? Could it have been more soporifically read than Pierce Brosnan's rendition? I don't think so. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2010
8/10 Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010) Tony Medley Questions abound, but regardless of the verisimilitude of the film, it is highly entertaining. EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2010
7/10 Paper Man (2009) Tony Medley Emma Stone gives a tour de force over fine performances by Daniels, Kudrow, and Reynolds. EDIT
Posted Apr 22, 2010
8/10 Death at a Funeral (2010) Tony Medley ...as funny and enjoyable as the original. EDIT
Posted Apr 22, 2010
7/10 The Perfect Game (2008) Tony Medley This entertaining film is so full of factual inaccuracies that are unnecessary they degrade the final product. EDIT
Posted Apr 15, 2010
7/10 Chloe (2009) Tony Medley This remake is a tantalizing, salacious melodrama with good performances by Moore and Seyfried, even though Neeson's role is little more than a cameo. EDIT
Posted Apr 12, 2010
5/10 Who Do You Love (2008) Tony Medley Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2010
4/10 Clash of the Titans (2010) Tony Medley This movie is actually worse than the post-production 3D, which is enough to give 3D a bad name. EDIT
Posted Apr 1, 2010
0/10 Repo Men (2010) Tony Medley ...a repellent, nauseating, disgusting motion picture. EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2010