Stranger Song

Stranger Song is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Paul Schrodt, Rob Humanick
Rating Title/Year Author
4/4 Bad Santa (2003) Rob Humanick George Bailey never kicked Mr. Potter in the nuts. EDIT
Posted Feb 16, 2010
A+ Miami Vice (2006) Rob Humanick [The punchy] theatrical opening... doesn't so much lead viewers into the film as it injects them. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2008
Revolver (2005) Rob Humanick Like De Palma before him, Ritchie knows how to express substance through style. EDIT
Posted Mar 15, 2008
First Blood (1982) Rob Humanick Now that's ballsy. EDIT
Posted Feb 5, 2008
Shoot 'Em Up (2007) Rob Humanick Rock out with your **** out! EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2007
300 (2006) Rob Humanick It would now seem that the notebook drawings of troubled teenage boys have been elevated to the status of "high art". God save us all. EDIT
Posted Sep 10, 2007
3:10 to Yuma (2007) Rob Humanick Bears many of the same fatalistic concerns as its 1957 predecessor, but its totally slick execution... polishes the feeling right out of them. EDIT
Posted Sep 8, 2007
Flags of Our Fathers (2006) Rob Humanick Witness to a great director's vision being slowly strangled by the work of a hired hack. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Spider-Man 3 (2007) Rob Humanick Spider-Man 3 is impressive even in light of the fact that its unwieldy ambition often does more harm than good. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Snakes on a Plane (2006) Rob Humanick Its genre elements are completely honed down to their basest elements and exploited for the most fun possible. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Shrek the Third (2007) Rob Humanick Like an overstuffed Happy Meal with a deliberately deceiving nutritional guide. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Marie Antoinette (2006) Rob Humanick The very antithesis of the traditional historical film, approaching its material as an accepted present. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
An Inconvenient Truth (2006) Rob Humanick The ultimate effect of An Inconvenient Truth is not unlike looking down the barrel of a loaded gun. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Children of Men (2006) Rob Humanick As uncertain and spontaneous as its events are in the moment, Children of Men feels too tightly wound for its own good. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Casino Royale (2006) Rob Humanick This is James Bond before sassy self-awareness set in, and it rattles the cages more than any number of explosions could in letting us know why he's still relevant today. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Knocked Up (2007) Rob Humanick Knocked Up isn't better because it is more realistic, but this approach lends the material an appropriately mature tone. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) Rob Humanick It is not a great film, but it captures an innocence rarely seen in theaters, let alone in mega-hyped summer blockbusters. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Inland Empire (2006) Rob Humanick Sprawls onto the screen as if it had escaped directly from within David Lynch's mind, not like an alien creature let off its leash for the first time. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Ratatouille (2007) Rob Humanick In an already stellar year for animation, Ratatouille - dare I say it? - takes the cake. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007
Sicko (2007) Rob Humanick Michael Moore's intentions have always struck me as honest and legitimate, even when his filmmaking practices do not. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2007