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Norman Transcript

Norman Transcript is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Jim Chastain
Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
B+
Breach (2007)
Cooper is always dead-bang on
Posted Aug 31, 2007
2
A
The Queen (2006)
A memoir of those strange days.
Posted Feb 7, 2007
3
A-
Give Ferrell as many roles like this as he can possibly handle.
Posted Dec 4, 2006
4
B
Beautifully filmed and fun in its own quirky way.
Posted Dec 4, 2006
5
C+
Great satire, perhaps, but remarkably painful.
Posted Nov 10, 2006
6
B
The Prestige (2006)
It isn't my favorite Nolan film, but it's better than most of the films I see.
Posted Nov 10, 2006
7
B+
A strange, and often brilliant, blend of raging war footage and quiet drama.
Posted Oct 26, 2006
8
A-
The Departed (2006)
Probably the best acted film of the year.
Posted Oct 26, 2006
9
B+
The film is sustained on its juicy minor characters.
Posted Oct 18, 2006
10
C
The Guardian (2006)
The film certainly comes across like a paid Coast Guard advertisement at times.
Posted Oct 18, 2006
11
A-
May wind up being the 'dysfunctional family' film against which all others are ultimately compared.
Posted Sep 5, 2006
12
B
The film has a parallel universe that extends beyond the losses the characters suffer to the ones the audience has, based on who we are and what has happened to us.
Posted Aug 30, 2006
13
A
Wordplay (2006)
A wonderful little documentary that seems fascinated with humanity.
Posted Aug 30, 2006
14
B-
An oddly likeable film that grows on you if you're willing to stick with it.
Posted Aug 30, 2006
15
D+
A one joke film that runs its comedic course in about thirty minutes.
Posted Aug 30, 2006
16
C+
A fairly funny vehicle that runs out of gas well before the checkered flag.
Posted Aug 30, 2006
17
C-
Rest assured, the decision to remake this film had nothing to do with art, creativity, comedic zen, or some form of tribute to Sellers or Blake Edwards.
Posted Mar 14, 2006
18
B
In Her Shoes (2005)
One of those rare redemption films that redeems even itself.
Posted Oct 21, 2005
19
B
Stay (2005)
Works best as an intellectual cinematic essay on the veiled subject at hand (and a director-driven art film at that), rather than as a narrative drama.
Posted Oct 21, 2005
20
B -
An oddball blend of Western and soap opera.
Posted Sep 21, 2005
21
C +
Too cute for its own good.
Posted Sep 21, 2005
22
B
Millions (2005)
A cute film, heartwarming to a fault, and a sure crowd pleaser.
Posted Jun 18, 2005
23
C
Mindhunters (2005)
Somewhat of a self-fulfilling title.
Posted Jun 18, 2005
24
B
The film works fine as stand-alone entertainment, but does irreparable harm to the series as a whole.
Posted Jun 18, 2005
25
B +
A dry, twisted commentary on marriage and intimacy.
Posted Jun 18, 2005
26
A -
Nolan steadfastly refuses to turn this film into the special effects catastrophe it could so easily be.
Posted Jun 18, 2005
27
B -
Overall, the film is enjoyable, but it is never exactly brilliant and is certainly less worthy than the novel.
Posted May 11, 2005
28
A -
On relationships, the film soars.
Posted Feb 22, 2005
29
B
Collateral (2004)
Lands solidly in the worthwhile category, rather than the slush pile.
Posted Aug 6, 2004
30
B -
The Notebook (2004)
Like a summer wedding, you attend and root and try your best not to snicker.
Posted Jul 16, 2004
31
B -
Consistently funny, more often than not of the cheap variety.
Posted Jul 16, 2004
32
B
a pretty hilarious movie thanks to Stiller's willingness to let himself look like a complete idiot just for laughs
Posted Jun 28, 2004
33
C
Hellboy (2004)
I saw many films in this hodgepodge... but I saw nothing that 'Hellboy' could call its own.
Posted Apr 2, 2004
34
C
The idea of it, including the attention to seventies detail and the music, is funnier than most of the film.
Posted Apr 2, 2004
35
A -
The ending packs an emotional wallop, a moment as magical as anything you will see at the movies this year.
Posted Mar 11, 2004
36
B +
Big Fish (2003)
More "Ed Wood" than "Planet of the Apes".
Posted Mar 10, 2004
37
B
Monster (2004)
An interesting depiction of the makings of a serial killer.
Posted Mar 10, 2004
38
B
Miracle (2004)
I would like to have gotten to know some of the players a little bit better.
Posted Feb 12, 2004
39
A -
Gladiator for the downtrodden and flabby
Posted Oct 3, 2003
40
B -
without Depp, this film could easily have been called 'The Curse of the Black Pearl Harbor'
Posted Aug 15, 2003
41
B+
Waters seems to have a knack for creating families on the edge
Posted Aug 15, 2003
42
2/5
Quote not available.
Posted Aug 15, 2003
43
2/5
Quote not available.
Posted Aug 15, 2003
44
A
Whale Rider (2003)
Keisha Castle-Hughes simply melts your heart
Posted Aug 15, 2003
45
F
have we descended so far in American filmmaking that we must now literally scrape the bottom of the superhero barrel
Posted Aug 15, 2003
46
A -
tends to stay with you... for days, weeks even
Posted Aug 15, 2003
47
D
Open Range (2003)
one of the best black comedies ever made
Posted Aug 15, 2003
48
A -
begins to sizzle at about the halfway point
Posted May 23, 2003
49
C
moralizing mumbo-jumbo
Posted May 23, 2003
50
B +
I liked how it used Warren's letters as the vehicle for sharing his journey inward
Posted Jan 8, 2003