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A. J. Hakari

A. J. Hakari
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 93% Memento (2000) I found Memento to be fresh, playful, amazing, heart-stopping, and, quite simply, the best film of 2001.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2002
4/4 94% The Dark Knight (2008) Heath Ledger brings the Joker to chilling life in much the same way Javier Bardem made Anton Chigurgh so magnetic in No Country for Old Men.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2008
5/5 95% The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) The Day the Earth Stood Still fascinates the mind as much as it does the eyes.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2008
5/5 100% The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is a wise and wry piece of work that deservedly ranks among the screen's most fulfilling love stories.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2009
5/5 94% The Sting (1973) Even eight years after I first discovered it, the movie remains an absolute joy to watch...‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2009
4/4 89% A Christmas Story (1983) A Christmas Story never set out to become a classic, but its pitch-perfect take on nostalgic Americana earns it a place among cinema's most precious treasures.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2009
5/5 100% The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) Countless TV airings and 'stinking badges' references later, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre remains a parable that's as fascinating to ponder as it is to just watch.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2010
5/5 90% The Wolf Man (1941) Monsters of moonlight have come and gone, but 1941's The Wolf Man remains leader of the pack.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2010
4.5/5 91% Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) Hannah is about as pitch-perfect as movies can get.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2009
3.5/4 94% Best in Show (2000) I'm very pleased the satire these actors generate comes across with no mean-spirited streak...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2002
3.5/4 64% Willard (2003) Ominously-directed, sharply-written, and, for the most, performed brilliantly...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2003
3.5/4 85% Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003) The film possesses...awareness of its own level of violence, the knowledge that life is decided at the business end of a samurai sword and isn't always a pretty sight‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2003
3.5/4 89% Zodiac (2007) Rarely before has a film that seems to have little actually 'happening' come across as so thrilling and engaging.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 4, 2007
4/5 80% On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) It's a shame that both Bond buffs and regular movie fans don't hold this film in higher regard.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2003
4/5 86% The Baron of Arizona (1950) If there's one genre that I'll never tire of, it's con artist movies. Thus, it was only natural that I fell head over heels for this lost classic from the great Sam Fuller.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2008
4/5 88% Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (1987) ...an immensely entertaining portrait of a man who helped shape rock 'n' roll, whether he liked it or not.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2009
4/5 95% From Russia With Love (1964) From Russia with Love's appearance shows that filmmakers had a lot more confidence about how to handle Bond.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2009
4/5 93% The Mummy (1932) The tragic romance is tinged with enough of the supernatural to make the story much deeper than the average fright film.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2009
4/5 94% Superman (1978) The most vital aspect of Superman is that Superman himself isn't depicted as a flawless do-gooder.‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2009
4/5 96% Touch of Evil (1958) Touch of Evil is more than deserving of its status as a noir classic...‐ Classic Movie Guide
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2009
3/4 46% Jeepers Creepers (2001) Non-horror fans have no idea how refreshing Jeepers Creepers really is.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2002
3/4 77% True Stories (1986) ...True Stories involves a world where beauty emerges from almost everything, and, quite frankly, where weird is normal.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2002
3/4 44% Big Fat Liar (2002) This comedy boasts a screenplay sharper and brighter than most family-oriented projects...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2002
3/4 22% John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars (2001) Ghosts of Mars is all about blood, guts, blowing things up, and showing that in the future, Earth will experience a surge in really tough chicks.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2002
3/4 13% Kung Pow! Enter the Fist (2002) I'm talking about actual, out-loud laughs of the rolling-on-the-floor kind.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 15, 2002
3/4 49% Jackass - The Movie (2002) A movie I expected to be a mess won me over and had me laughing by the end of the first stunt.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2002
3/4 66% Brown Sugar (2002) There's as much soul in Brown Sugar itself as in the music it contains.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2003
3/4 74% Ultimate X: The Movie (2002) ...a thrilling, entertaining look at extreme athletes who show the audience the best they've got.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2003
3/4 21% Knockaround Guys (2002) From the start, Knockaround Guys knows where it's going and what it wants to do.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2003
3/4 70% Piglet's Big Movie (2003) ...Piglet's Big Movie contains enough warmth and goodness to fit in easily as a wonderful chapter in a continuing story for years to come.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2003
3/4 64% Below (2002) It combines elements from submarine adventures, psychological thrillers, and ghost stories with winning results.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2003
3/4 55% Welcome to Collinwood (2002) My advice is to abandon all pretentions and have a good time here.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 13, 2003
3/4 78% Holes (2003) ...after viewing this unique film, I'm inspired to check out what Harry Potter's competition in the literary world is all about.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2003
3/4 81% Fantasia 2000 (2000) ...none of the picture's flaws undermine the fact that you're having a good time watching these fantastic animated segments...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2003
3/4 40% Wrong Turn (2003) Yes, Wrong Turn is a disturbing flick, but I mean that in a good way.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2003
3/4 17% The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) This is the best old-timey type of adventure since The Rocketeer...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 20, 2003
3/4 41% Freddy vs. Jason (2003) It's an ideal midnight movie -- a 'just plain fun' horror flick designed for fans who grew up being Freddy or Jason on Halloween.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2003
3/4 62% Cabin Fever (2002) Watching the first half-hour of Cabin Fever, you'd never guess things would get very icky by the final credits.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2003
3/4 61% Stuck on You (2003) ...Stuck on You is sweet, honest, and amusing.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2003
3/4 27% Paycheck (2003) ...Woo creates a slick, exciting atmosphere, leaving the film looking great even when there's absolutely nothing going on.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2004
3/4 47% Eurotrip (2003) Eurotrip comes with a jovial spirit that guides the teens from comedic set piece to comedic set piece at an easygoing pace...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 1, 2004
3/4 75% Dawn of the Dead (2004) ...Dawn of the Dead succeeds as gripping, exhilarating, and all-around freaky horror entertainment.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2004
3/4 84% Mean Girls (2004) ...Mean Girls offers you a colorful and amusing comedy with well-supported characters.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted May 22, 2004
70% Dodgeball - A True Underdog Story (2004) Utilizes every cliche ever kicked around in any sports movie to comedic advantage.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2004
3/4 68% The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) ...scattered throughout are examples of just how odd the cartoon can get...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2004
3/4 36% Neil Young - Greendale (2004) Watching Greendale is like seeing what happens when God and the Devil duke it out behind the camera...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2004
80% Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005) Hits all the right notes, using colorful animation and a tried-and-true formula to spin its sweet yarn.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2005
3/4 38% Sahara (2005) Yes, Sahara is a big-budgeted slice of cheese, alright, but it knows when to take itself seriously and when to go nuts.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2005
74% Land of the Dead (2005) A dark, creepy and gore-soaked feast.‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 1, 2005
3/4 54% The Devil's Rejects (2005) This is a film that's very good at being difficult to view...‐ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Read More | Posted Jul 28, 2005