Subject: Reviews/Criticism

Reviews/Criticism:

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


It’s not complicated… this movie sucks.

film critic

It was a cute picture; they used the basic story of Wuthering Heights and worked in surf riders.

(1927 – ) playwright & screenwriter

More people are killed in this movie than will ever see it.

American writer & columnist

There’s a certain irony in having a timeless tale about a man finding his soul being told in the most soulless way possible.

film critic

If I felt guilty I’d call this a guilty pleasure but since I don’t I’ll just call it trash I enjoy. So if you decide to go don't complain to me that the film was crap. I warned you.

film critic

… logic be damned if this film needs an artificial catharsis to keep audiences from falling asleep.

film critic

If I were married to her, I’d be sure to have dinner ready when she got home.

(1920 – ) U.S. Secretary of State economist, statesman & businessman

[Raymond] Massey won’t be satisfied until he’s assassinated.

(1889 – 1961) Am. playwright, theater director & producer & humorist

“Flubber” is further evidence of the death of cinema.

(movie reviews at mrcranky.com)

This is like a better version of George Lucas’ Red Tails without the explosions. Oh yeah, and change fighter pilots with baseball players.

(movie reviews at comedyfilmnerds.com)

The movie has been signed by Michael Bay. This is the same man who directed The Rock in 1996. Now he has made Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Faust made a better deal.

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

A movie that only an 8-year-old Christian environmentalist could love.

(1966 – ) American film critic

William Hurt in The Accidental Tourist speaks very slowly, like a Mormon on quaaludes.

(Paul Rudnick) (1957 – ) Satiric film critic & author

This had all the drama of a traffic jam.

(movie reviews at mrcranky.com)

Apparently the understudy had to go because of her throat; I suppose someone threatened to cut it.

(1865-1940) English actress

Director Ted Demme is a moron, and here’s why.

(movie reviews at mrcranky.com)

If you’re a Stooges fan, go see the movie. If you like crude, silly slapstick, go see the movie. If you have a stick up your ass, go see Titanic.

film critic

Joan Collins unfortunately can’t be with us tonight… she’s busy attending the birth of her next husband.

(1964 – ) English professional snooker player & television personality

There’s not a scene… that isn’t awful.

American writer & film critic

You can actually hear the writers pulling ideas out of their butts and flinging them willy-nilly at the screen.

writer, editor & film reviewer

Those who cannot remember history are doomed to learn it from Oliver Stone movies.

(1954–2007) Canadian film critic













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