Planet Sick-Boy - Rotten Tomatoes

Planet Sick-Boy

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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
87%

"Michelle Williams nearly steals the film as Ennis's wife in a quiet, complex, heartbreaking performance that will certainly garner award consideration. I can't believe how good of an actress she's become."

Posted Dec 9, 2005
2
82%

"A hodgepodge of mega-tired genres that, despite all odds, still manages to work and work well."

Posted Dec 9, 2005
3
76%

"Is, and was probably specifically designed, to be Lord of the Rings-Lite"

Posted Dec 9, 2005
4
88%

"Closer kin to numbers one and two in the series, in both massive running time and playing like more of a book-on-film than the artistic peak achieved by Alfonso Cuarón in the third installment."

Posted Dec 9, 2005
5
85%

"This is the real deal, kids."

Posted Dec 6, 2005
6
36%

"If this is rated G, I'd better bring an extra pair of underpants to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."

Posted Nov 3, 2005
7
61%

Jarhead (2005)

"Yet one additional reason we need to stick more magnetized yellow ribbons onto the back of our SUVs."

Posted Nov 3, 2005
8
36%

Saw II (2005)

"Way better than the rest of the slash-by-number horror films we've seen so far in 2005."

Posted Oct 27, 2005
9
90%

New York Doll (2005)

"At 75 minutes, you can't afford to skip this one."

Posted Oct 27, 2005
10
58%

"An enormous waste of time."

Posted Oct 27, 2005
11
68%

North Country (2005)

"Too long, and too heavy-handed."

Posted Oct 19, 2005
12
71%

The Magician (2010)

"Plays much longer than the 98 minute running time."

Posted Oct 15, 2005
13
81%

"Tough to follow."

Posted Oct 13, 2005
14
28%

Elizabethtown (2005)

"It's easy to tell what Crowe's intention was - remaking Smoke Signals while pretending he was David Gordon Green."

Posted Oct 13, 2005
15
19%

Domino (2005)

"Could have...no, should have been a hyper-exciting blend of violence, drama, sex, and celebrity craziness. Instead, though, it's just hyper."

Posted Oct 13, 2005
16
75%

In Her Shoes (2005)

"One has to applaud the insightfulness of director Curtis Hanson and his decision to use Garbage's "Stupid Girl" to open his latest disappointment."

Posted Oct 6, 2005
17
21%

Into the Blue (2005)

"Below water, these cretins have to keep their yaps shut, and you can concentrate on the film's true features: Some beautiful photography and the real treasure -- Alba's booty."

Posted Sep 29, 2005
18
82%

Serenity (2005)

"Whedon's direction is no letdown."

Posted Sep 29, 2005
19
87%

"The Maturation of David Cronenberg enters Stage II with the crafting something that can easily stand among the best pictures of the year."

Posted Sep 27, 2005
20
76%

Time to Leave (2006)

"Another year, another minimal but solid offering from François Ozon"

Posted Sep 26, 2005
21
100%

Citizen Dog (2004)

"A Thai version of Amélie."

Posted Sep 24, 2005
22
37%

Sorry, Haters (2005)

"The story, after being quite intriguing, becomes more and more of a letdown (and less and less believable) as the end draws closer."

Posted Sep 24, 2005
23
38%

Lie with Me (2006)

"Shot and edited nicely, and features a strong and quite brave performance from Lauren Lee Smith."

Posted Sep 24, 2005
24
69%
25
75%

Gabrielle (2006)

"I'm not sure I've seen two people this unlikable since Affleck and J.Lo were together."

Posted Sep 24, 2005
26
67%

Isolation (2006)

"Will the movie, which was actually quite cool and stylish for the first half, turn into a typical sci-fi/horror/slasher flick? Yes."

Posted Sep 24, 2005
27
67%

"Couldn't get into this one."

Posted Sep 24, 2005
28
86%

L'Enfant (2006)

"There was a lot of grumbling after L'Enfant was screened for critics."

Posted Sep 24, 2005
29
86%

"You don't expect this kind of thing from a comedy, unless it was made by the Coen brothers."

Posted Sep 24, 2005
30
60%

Oliver Twist (2005)

"The roles must have been filled when the casting director was whacked out on prescription cough syrup."

Posted Sep 22, 2005
31
36%

Dear Wendy (2005)

"The best picture of the year (so far)."

Posted Sep 22, 2005
32
No Score Yet

Zozo (2005)

"A rare example of a coming-of-age picture that didn't irritate and bore me."

Posted Sep 17, 2005
33
74%

"Hands down, the best conclusion to a trilogy, and easily the best triptych since the original Star Wars."

Posted Sep 17, 2005
34
90%

"Totally drops the ball."

Posted Sep 17, 2005
35
No Score Yet

"It's all pretty melodramatic."

Posted Sep 16, 2005
36
20%

"One word: Amazing."

Posted Sep 16, 2005
37
61%

Hostel (2006)

"A gory, bloody, disgusting good time."

Posted Sep 16, 2005
38
No Score Yet

"Didn't really do too much for me."

Posted Sep 16, 2005
39
76%

Transamerica (2006)

"I was watching the real Felicity Huffman, but had no idea."

Posted Sep 16, 2005
40
33%

Mrs. Harris (2006)

"Another shrill, irritating performance from Annette Bening."

Posted Sep 16, 2005
41
74%

The Matador (2006)

"This occasionally stylish effort from writer/director Richard Shepard just can't make up for its lightweight script."

Posted Sep 16, 2005
42
57%

"Practically guaranteed to sell more soundtracks than it does box office tickets."

Posted Sep 16, 2005
43
92%

"The highlight here is watching Dave hand out Golden Tickets to average people he ran into while doing his day-to-day in Dayton."

Posted Sep 15, 2005
44
41%

"It's hard to tell which negative will alienate audiences more."

Posted Sep 15, 2005
45
90%

"Really funny stuff, especially if you're into British humor, or appreciate lots of inside jokes about the filmmaking process."

Posted Sep 15, 2005
46
56%

"A biopic that is neither overly long (see Ray) nor slave to a paint-by-numbers format (see Ray)."

Posted Sep 15, 2005
47
43%

Bee Season (2005)

"May have blown me away if its driving force wasn't rooted in the secrets of Kabbalah, which instead made me feel like I was being brainwashed with a cult recruitment film"

Posted Sep 15, 2005
48
73%

"Michael Cuesta and screenwriter Anthony Cipriano knock this one clear out of the park."

Posted Sep 15, 2005
49
40%

Takeshis' (2005)

"I love Takeshi Kitano's films, but around the one-hour mark, I started wondering about the writer/director/editor/star's mental well being"

Posted Sep 15, 2005
50
89%

Caché (2005)

"A disturbing, edge-of-your-seat thriller . . . in which nothing particularly frightening or shocking happens."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

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