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Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Steve Crum
Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
88%

Roxanne (1987)

"Very good adaptation of Cyrano with Steve Martin in one his best roles."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
2
50%

"Fantasy holiday fare has some good moments with Harry Dean Stanton."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
3
81%

"Inspirational, touching, classic work with Robert Donat's Oscar winning performance."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
4
100%

Sayonara (1957)

"Engaging drama of servicemen in Japan. Top acting by all."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
5
14%

"Pretty lame comedy stuff with Dreyfuss leading family misadventures. Sophomoric."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
6
95%

"Fine Elia Kazan drama with Richard Widmark."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
7
29%

Beaches (1988)

"Maudlin & weepy with tender performances by Midler and Hershey."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
8
71%

"Conspiracy abounds in this early Michael Douglas far fetcher."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
9
98%

"De Sica classic still enthralls."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
10
No Score Yet

"Gritty war, actually anti-war, movie directed by Lewis Milestone of "All Quiet on the Western Front" fame."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
11
26%

Ghost Rider (2007)

"A classic example of style over substance, a usually negative criticism that works fine here. "Ghost Rider" is second tier Marvel, played fast and flashy."

Posted Feb 20, 2007
12
86%

"Underrated classic mixing H.G. Wells and Jack the Ripper. Stylish, even the music."

Posted Feb 6, 2007
13
69%

The Goonies (1985)

"Of its type, great fun--at least for kids."

Posted Feb 6, 2007
14
63%

"Scary premise of mad sitter vs mother and child...effective."

Posted Feb 6, 2007
15
No Score Yet

"Fine WWII propaganda rouser starring Grant and Garfield."

Posted Feb 6, 2007
16
No Score Yet

The Key (1958)

"Suspense + Carol Reed directing Sophia Loren and Wiliam Holden."

Posted Feb 6, 2007
17
38%

Hanky Panky (1982)

"Disappointing to say the least, considering its star talent in Wilder and Radner."

Posted Feb 6, 2007
18
71%

Freaky Friday (1976)

"Quite inspired Disney comedy with fine performances."

Posted Feb 6, 2007
19
33%

"The failing ... is it takes itself dead-on seriously. Frankly, it would be easier to think of this (lifting the finale from 'Casablanca') and other sequences...as comedic."

Posted Feb 6, 2007
20
94%

"Truly a Kubrick classic with strong Kirk Douglas performance."

Posted Jan 21, 2007
21
87%

"In a role which would have suited Bette Davis in her Baby Jane persona, Dench's psychotic Barbara is in contrast a layered and mannered portrayal."

Posted Jan 21, 2007
22
No Score Yet

"You want 20th Century Fox glossy musical? You have it here...and with Grable's legs."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
23
100%

"Stunning drama that cries out for death penalty reform...with excellent Susan Hayward in lead."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
24
29%

Frogs (1972)

"The concept alone will make one croak. Production values, however, are on the cheap side."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
25
12%

"Disappointing to say the least, but at least it doesn't have Richard Pryor this time as its star."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
26
No Score Yet

"Coming of age schmaltz, so prevalent during the 1970s."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
27
94%

Freaks (1932)

"Absolutely spine chilling Tod Browning classic horror film. "We will make you one of us." Yike!"

Posted Dec 23, 2006
28
100%

"My choice as the funniest of Hope and Crosby's Road pictures. It is definitely the zaniest."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
29
88%

"Near classic comedy of con artists on the loose with Steve Martin and Michael Caine playing off each other."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
30
81%

"Big screen sudser with Hudson and Bacall leading the tears."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
31
60%

"Funny feature film version of the classic TV show, and just as ghoulishly hilarious."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
32
100%

"OK, but very dated, early Richard Dreyfuss. It DID put him on the map, however."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
33
93%

Summertime (1955)

"Romantic drama with Hepburn in good form."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
34
No Score Yet

"Violent Dean Martin western is so-so."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
35
No Score Yet

"Colorful disaster movie with good teaming of Tracy and Sinatra."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
36
No Score Yet

"Silly laughs, far beneath the two comedy stars."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
37
92%

"Very dated musical, but full of energy."

Posted Dec 23, 2006
38
85%

"Fine Zeffirelli version with Taylor and Burton in good form."

Posted Dec 21, 2006
39
100%

"Fun, often exciting Wayne western with great cast."

Posted Dec 21, 2006
40
83%

Gaslight (1944)

"Classic drama-horror with put upon Bergman and suavely evil Boyer."

Posted Dec 21, 2006
41
71%

"Fun scares with Vincent Price and Peter Lorre via Roger Corman."

Posted Dec 21, 2006
42
79%

Quick Change (1990)

"Funny fluff featuring clowns, a bank robbery, and Bill Murray."

Posted Dec 21, 2006
43
49%

"'We Are Marshall' has a processed and packaged look and feel. The Marshall folks deserve better."

Posted Dec 21, 2006
44
97%

Stalag 17 (1953)

"Unforgettable Billy Wilder POW tale with Holden in perhaps his greatest role."

Posted Dec 8, 2006
45
71%

Test Pilot (1938)

"Super MGM WWII actioner + tear jerker."

Posted Dec 8, 2006
46
No Score Yet

"Textured drama with unforgettable music."

Posted Dec 8, 2006
47
95%

Hamlet (1996)

"Fine version of one of The Bard's best plays."

Posted Dec 8, 2006
48
21%

"Cartoonish live-action fun with well cast cast."

Posted Dec 8, 2006
49
80%

"Another Hammer/Christopher Lee horror goodie."

Posted Dec 8, 2006

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