Internet Reviews

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Rating Title/Year Author
2.5/4 () Steve Rhodes A picture to admire even if not quite one to recommend. EDIT
Posted Oct 19, 2018
3.5/4 Miracle on 34th Street (1947) Steve Rhodes The acting is superb all around. The script is lovely, good spirited and perfect viewing for the Christmas season. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2013
4/4 () Steve Rhodes One of the most engrossing films that I've ever seen. If all television was this good, we could get rid of theaters. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2013
3/4 The Rhino Brothers (2001) Steve Rhodes Quote not available. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2011
3/4 Suckers (1999) Steve Rhodes One thing is certain, the energetic movie tries hard to be the best that it can be, which is a lot of fun. EDIT
Posted Apr 4, 2011
3.5/4 The Life of Fish (2010) Steve Rhodes Most such films are packed with dialog like an overstuffed grocery bag, but The Life of Fish features conversation spoken slowly and sparsely as if every word must count. EDIT
Posted Mar 9, 2011
3/4 The Happy Housewife (2010) Steve Rhodes Wonderful erotic comedy that takes a sharp turn into tragedy ... it's touching EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2011
4/4 Black Swan (2010) Steve Rhodes It had such an impact on me that I sat staring zombie-like at the closing credits, unable to move. EDIT
Posted Feb 14, 2011
4/4 The Social Network (2010) Steve Rhodes Polish up the Oscar and get ready to give it to Eisenberg, an actor whom most people have never seen before. EDIT
Posted Oct 13, 2010
1.5/4 Step Up 3 (2010) Steve Rhodes Step Up 3D is one D too many. This gimmick-laden film is filled with clichés in the production as well as the script. EDIT
Posted Oct 2, 2010
3/4 () Steve Rhodes The British really know how to do mysteries. Although American television tries, the Brits own the formula to the secret sauce. EDIT
Posted Sep 22, 2010
2.5/4 Inception (2010) Steve Rhodes More time wasting than time bending, Inception is a shoot 'em up masquerading as a thinking person's sci-fi film. EDIT
Posted Jul 16, 2010
3/4 The Greatest (2009) Steve Rhodes It's quite a good film and is extremely well acted, but its emotional assaults were so powerful that I found myself almost unable to endure them. EDIT
Posted Mar 3, 2010
2.5/4 A Prophet (2009) Steve Rhodes It's one quarter of a great movie. But, after its frightening opening act, the rest of the movie is remarkably ho hum and way too long. Still it's well worth seeing for its devastatingly intense first thirty minutes. EDIT
Posted Mar 2, 2010
3/4 The Last Station (2009) Steve Rhodes While its two major Oscar nominations may cause you to raise your expectations, the movie is basically an entertaining piece of fluff with a little drama thrown in every now and then. EDIT
Posted Feb 6, 2010
3/4 When in Rome (2010) Steve Rhodes Sweet, romantic and genuine, When in Rome, which features a consistently charming Kristen Bell, is certainly fluff, but it is very entertaining and enjoyable. EDIT
Posted Jan 29, 2010
3/4 The Blind Side (2009) Steve Rhodes In probably her best performance ever, Sandra Bullock is downright brilliant. As in CRASH, Bullock proves again that she is much better at drama than comedy. EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2009
3/4 2012 (2009) Steve Rhodes Easily the best bad movie in years, 2012 is hilariously over the top. EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2009
3/4 Pirate Radio (2009) Steve Rhodes Consistently and delightfully entertaining ... If the movie has a downside, it's that its great music from the 1960s sometimes outshines the narrative. EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2009
3.5/4 The Damned United (2009) Steve Rhodes The Damned United beautifully demonstrates that, if you pair a truly gifted screenwriter with terrific actors, cinematic magic is possible, perhaps even likely. EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2009
2.5/4 Law Abiding Citizen (2009) Steve Rhodes Its preposterous plot usually requires a generous suspension of disbelief. But for all of the promises of the narrative, which is filled with many genuine twists and shocks, the overall result is surprising flat. EDIT
Posted Oct 15, 2009
2/4 Coco Before Chanel (2009) Steve Rhodes A droll and humorless story, it is a lifeless rendition of the early life of Coco Chanel before she became famous. EDIT
Posted Oct 9, 2009
3/4 Whip It (2009) Steve Rhodes In a role that cries out for quirkiness, Barrymore has Page playing it as straight as possible. Since Page is the queen of quirk, this makes little sense. Still, the result is a solid performance in an entertaining movie. EDIT
Posted Oct 5, 2009
2.5/4 Surrogates (2009) Steve Rhodes Always intriguing but never involving. EDIT
Posted Sep 25, 2009
2.5/4 The Informant! (2009) Steve Rhodes This extremely bizarre movie is told with off-puttingly zany music. ... For most of it, I stared at the screen with my mouth open in a you've-got-to-be-kidding look. EDIT
Posted Sep 18, 2009
2.5/4 Whiteout (2009) Steve Rhodes A tolerably entertaining film starring the weather. EDIT
Posted Sep 11, 2009
3/4 The Way We Get By (2009) Steve Rhodes A poignant and lovingly constructed documentary ... and, even though it doesn't wear its politics on its sleeve, it is quite a patriotic picture. EDIT
Posted Sep 1, 2009
3/4 District 9 (2009) Steve Rhodes Gross but fascinating ... it held my attention from start to finish. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2009
2.5/4 The Time Traveler's Wife (2009) Steve Rhodes While the time traveling concept is consistently intriguing, the movie itself more often fizzles than sizzles. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2009
4/4 Adam (2009) Steve Rhodes Adam is easily one of the best pictures of the year. ... As I left the theater, the world seemed like it had somehow become a better place. EDIT
Posted Aug 13, 2009
3/4 Julie & Julia (2009) Steve Rhodes It's a delicious concoction of two delectable stories, but the surprise is that Amy Adams sweetly understated performance goes down much easier than Meryl Streep's showy shtick, which too often becomes almost indigestibly larger than life. EDIT
Posted Aug 7, 2009
2.5/4 Lorna's Silence (2008) Steve Rhodes Slow and plodding, the movie still manages to keep you interested in where it is headed. The ending, however, is completely unresolved and borderline bizarre. EDIT
Posted Aug 7, 2009
1.5/4 The Ugly Truth (2009) Steve Rhodes The ugly truth is that Gerard Butler's fingers-across-the-blackboard performance makes The Ugly Truth painful to endure. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2009
3/4 Irene in Time (2009) Steve Rhodes Somehow, for all of her flaws, Irene slowly and surprisingly worked her way into my heart. Because of this, I found the film's ending particularly effective and poignant. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2009
4/4 (500) Days of Summer (2009) Steve Rhodes It is so absolutely adorable that, as the ending credits were rolling, I had the overwhelming urge to wrap my arms around the movie and never let it go. ... The best film of the year. EDIT
Posted Jul 24, 2009
2.5/4 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) Steve Rhodes ... consistently visually stunning -- a real feast for the eyes. The story -- not so much. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2009
2.5/4 My Sister's Keeper (2009) Steve Rhodes Faced with a clear choice between an entirely original story and one told a thousand times before, director and co-writer Nick Cassavetes takes the easy, well trodden path. EDIT
Posted Jun 26, 2009
3/4 Moon (2009) Steve Rhodes Rockwell's performance is a real tour de force. EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2009
3/4 Away We Go (2009) Steve Rhodes You'll enjoy going along with Verona and Burt on their journey, and you'll leave with a smile on your face and a feeling that you're glad you got to know them. EDIT
Posted Jun 19, 2009
2/4 Easy Virtue (2008) Steve Rhodes A mild comedy of manners set in the Roaring Twenties ... You might think any comedy filled with flappers would be funny, but this one isn't. It deserves no laughs and few smiles. EDIT
Posted May 29, 2009
4/4 Up (2009) Steve Rhodes Up isn't merely good -- it is a thoroughly entertaining film that is downright great. EDIT
Posted May 29, 2009
3.5/4 The Last Lullaby (2008) Steve Rhodes If more movies were as well designed and realized, going to the theater would be dramatically more satisfying. New filmmakers should look at it as a paradigm on how movies should be made. EDIT
Posted May 21, 2009
2/4 Terminator Salvation (2009) Steve Rhodes So how is the latest installment in the long-running Terminator franchise, you ask? Loud! ... You'll feel the entire time like you were trapped in a video game. EDIT
Posted May 21, 2009
3/4 Adoration (2008) Steve Rhodes Writer and director Atom Egoyan is a cinematic master at creating incredibly sad and affecting tone poems to life's morose moments. EDIT
Posted May 15, 2009
2.5/4 The Beautiful Game (2008) Steve Rhodes While it's never a bad movie, it is never a memorable one either. It's one of those comedies that produces no laughs, at least not from me. EDIT
Posted May 15, 2009
3.5/4 Every Little Step (2008) Steve Rhodes Don't be surprised if you, too, shed a tear or two along with the dancers when they are picked for the role of a lifetime. It's that kind of film. It really gets to you, in a good way. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2009
3.5/4 Star Trek (2009) Steve Rhodes Don't be surprised if you feel just like me when you leave the theater. I was ready and eager to see my newfound friends in their next space adventure. EDIT
Posted May 8, 2009
2.5/4 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009) Steve Rhodes Kind of cute ... it never takes itself too seriously and is filled with deliciously cheesy lines. EDIT
Posted May 1, 2009
2/4 Paris 36 (2008) Steve Rhodes Way too frantic, the movie plays like a bunch of vaudevillian actors trying to play to the cheap seats by exaggerating every gesture. EDIT
Posted Apr 10, 2009
3/4 Alien Trespass (2009) Steve Rhodes While it never rises to the level of Galaxy Quest, my gold standard for funny sci-fi films, Alien Trespass consistently delights and amuses. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2009