NY Rock

NY Rock is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer® when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Prairie Miller, Spyder Darling
Rating Title/Year Author
3 outta 5 ain't great The Dilemma (2011) Spyder Darling Meant to bridge the gap between chick flick and frat house fare, it is bound to annoy both intended audiences... EDIT
Posted Jan 14, 2011
Son of the Mask (2005) Prairie Miller If nothing else, Son Of The Mask's bad seed baby serves up an all natural commercial for mental birth control. EDIT
Posted May 21, 2007
Hip Hop 2000 (2001) Prairie Miller More than just a film about music, this journey through African hip hop is a greater story of over-coming. And prevailing against the re-colonizing invasion of US corporate music culture into Kenya. EDIT
Posted May 19, 2007
The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005) Prairie Miller A disjointed collection of characters whose dysfunctional behavior modes only reinforce the aimlessness of the narrative. EDIT
Posted Mar 26, 2007
5/5 Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) Spyder Darling A sharp look at the surreal world of real estate sales. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2003
9/10 The School of Rock (2003) Spyder Darling Black rocks with extreme prejudice and surprinsingly entertaining results. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2003
8.5/10 Anything Else (2003) Spyder Darling A satiric, sentimenatal and satisfying throwback to Allen's heyday of Annie Hall, Manhattan and Stardust Memories. EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2003
4/5 American Wedding (2003) Spyder Darling Pure check-your- brains-and- pants-at- the-door rowdiness! EDIT
Posted Aug 1, 2003
9/10 Seabiscuit (2003) Spyder Darling A triple-crown achievement for writer/director/producer Gary Ross. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2003
3/5 Garage Days (2002) Spyder Darling Despite plenty of drugs and a fair amount of sex, Garage Days asphyxiates from a lethal lack of rock'n roll. EDIT
Posted Jul 22, 2003
4.5/5 28 Days Later (2002) Spyder Darling Buckets of flesh eating fun. EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2003
4.25/5 Swimming Pool (2003) Spyder Darling An erotic, pate de foie gras-flavored thriller. EDIT
Posted Jun 13, 2003
1/5 Snake Eyes (1993) Spyder Darling More dreadful than dangerous. EDIT
Posted Jun 5, 2003
3/5 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) Spyder Darling Strong off the starting line, it stalls before reaching the second reel due to a distinct lack of "Diesel" power. EDIT
Posted Jun 5, 2003
3/4 The Italian Job (2003) Spyder Darling Gets the audience into the sensational if superficial story and lets Wahlberg get even with naysayers who predicted he'd never work again after The Truth About Charlie. EDIT
Posted May 28, 2003
3/5 Dillinger (1973) Spyder Darling Warren really feels his oats as the title gangster of this gruesome but gripping true crime drama. EDIT
Posted May 13, 2003
4/5 The Matrix Reloaded (2003) Spyder Darling A passionate, over-powered and mostly unfathomable upgrade of 1999's groundbreaking, breathtaking and equally cryptic original. EDIT
Posted May 13, 2003
3.75/5 Head of State (2003) Spyder Darling A mostly likable and entertaining political spoof, albeit more slapstick than savvy. EDIT
Posted Mar 28, 2003
3/5 The Mask (1994) Spyder Darling Who was that masked pet detective? EDIT
Posted Feb 21, 2003
3.75/5 Old School (2003) Spyder Darling Guffaw filled, coming of middle age comedy. EDIT
Posted Feb 21, 2003
3/5 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) Spyder Darling Not for one frame does it seem possible that these two cutesy twenty-somethings won't see the errors of their wagers in time to take the exit to happily-ever-after land. EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2003
4/5 All That Jazz (1979) Spyder Darling Fosse gets his kicks (and so will you) directing his own boffo bio flick. EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2003
3.75/5 Biker Boyz (2003) Spyder Darling Adrenaline-enriched junk food for the soul. EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2003
4/5 Something Wild (1986) Spyder Darling Something wild this way comes! EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2002
4.5/5 Catch Me if You Can (2002) Spyder Darling Kick the hobbit and grab hold of Catch Me If You Can as soon as you can. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2002
4/5 All About Eve (1950) Spyder Darling Boffo look at the backstabbing backstage world of Broadway EDIT
Posted Dec 19, 2002
5/5 Gangs of New York (2002) Spyder Darling Gangs...could eat Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist for lunch and have the Artful Dodger turning tricks by sundown. EDIT
Posted Dec 19, 2002
3/5 Days of Thunder (1990) Spyder Darling A Top Gun for the NASCAR set. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2002
2/5 Narc (2002) Spyder Darling So brutal, cynical and just plain not nice it makes Training Day seem like Police Academy 6. EDIT
Posted Dec 16, 2002
1/5 Squirm (1976) Spyder Darling This movie about killer worms really buggged me. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2002
4.5/5 8 Mile (2002) Spyder Darling Even if...your idea of (w)rapping has more to do with leftover bologna than improvisational street slang, 8 Mile still goes the distance. EDIT
Posted Nov 7, 2002
2/5 The Truth About Charlie (2002) Spyder Darling Apallingly absurd...the chemistry or lack thereof between Newton and Wahlberg could turn an Imax theater into a 9" black and white portable TV. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2002
4/5 Red Dragon (2002) Spyder Darling Two hours of delectably creepy and suspenseful fun. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2002
2/5 Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) Spyder Darling The battle was lost several movies earlier. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2002
3/5 The Tuxedo (2002) Spyder Darling What you expect is just what you get...assuming the bar of expectations hasn't been raised above sixth-grade height. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2002
B+ Blood Work (2002) Spyder Darling The Good, The Bad and the Elderly EDIT
Posted Aug 8, 2002
B Minority Report (2002) Spyder Darling ...Spielberg has at last decided to make his audience's pulse pound rather than need the assistance of a life support system as in last year's A.I. Artificial Interlligence. EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2002
B The Bourne Identity (2002) Spyder Darling ...somehow manages to escape the shackles of its own clichés to be the best espionage picture to come out in weeks. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2002
Insomnia (2002) Spyder Darling Robin Williams is cooler than a frozen cod in his most menacing part since Mrs. Doubtfire. EDIT
Posted May 25, 2002