Subject: Reviews/Criticism

Reviews/Criticism:

Biting reviews and criticism of film, theater, television, music, books etc.


This movie is so badly acted and directed that it would have improved its seriousness significantly by casting finger puppets in the major roles.

(movie reviews at mrcranky.com)

Adam Sandler’s latest moronic film instead continually opens a can of dumb ass on filmgoers.

writer, editor, correspondent & film reviewer

I’d give real money to see the perpetrators of Chicago torn apart by dingoes.

writer, editor & film reviewer

I've seen audits that were more thrilling.

(1942 – 2013) American film critic, journalist & screenwriter

Shostakovich is without doubt the foremost composer of pornographic music in the history of art.

(1855 – 1937) American musical critic & scholar

That film sucked so bad my opinion of it went straight to video.

(1957 – ) American actor, comedian, writer & director

The most surprising thing about “New Moon,” the second film in the Twilight series, is how much worse it is than the first.

film critic

War of the Worlds is rated PG-13. Much of the earth’s population is wiped out, leaving very little time for sex or bad language.

(1966 – ) American journalist & film critic

Mr Lewis’ pictures appeared to have been painted by a mailed fist in a cotton glove.

(1887 – 1964) English biographer, critic, novelist & poet

She took her curtain calls as though she has just been un-nailed from the cross.

(1899 – 1973) English playwright, actor, composer, director & songwriter

… what a pity (Albert) Smith will tell only two-thirds of the truth.

(1803 – 1857) English writer

She comes on stage as if she had been sent for to sew rings on the new curtains.

(1865-1940) English actress

The best I can say about Conan the Barbarian is that it’s not as bad as I was expecting.

film critic

I’m glad it wasn’t that bad.

film critic

Not nearly as awful as everyone seems to think it is.

film reviewer

It just seems like a bunch of actors playing dress-up.

film reviewer

Mad Dog Time is the first movie I have seen that does not improve on the sight of a blank screen viewed for the same length of time.

(1942 – 2013) American film critic, journalist & screenwriter

The best thing about Chill Factor is that it’s over fast.

(movie reviews at mrcranky.com)

Young men: If you attend this crap with friends who admire it, tactfully inform them they are idiots. Young women: If your date likes this movie, tell him you’ve been thinking it over, and you think you should consider spending some time apart.

(1942 – 2013) American film critic, journalist & screenwriter

We are living here on a planet in shambles, terrorists running murderously amok, the Mideast on the verge of exploding, humanity plagued by hateful prejudices that go back centuries, poverty and depravity rampant, and when God decides to intervene, it’s to straighten out a few troubled folks in a small town and solve a murder case?

British film critic & writer

To imagine that there was a whole process required to bring this film to screen is almost too painful to imagine.

(movie reviews at mrcranky.com)













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