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David Hunter

David Hunter
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
60% The Mummy (1999) Far more ambitious than its predecessors but a notch or two below the unique event-movie experience it might have been.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
69% Analyze This (1999) Analyze This has multiple personalities and hits the audience with a few fresh jokes but far too many 1970s mafia movie cliches.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2020
78% GoldenEye (1995) With a dynamite opening reel that showcases the series renewed vigor, GoldenEye is two hours of well-executed thrills, high-tech mayhem and one-of-a-kind comedy.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
95% The Remains of the Day (1993) Beautiful to look at and deeply moving in many scenes.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2019
51% Stargate (1994) Stargate is a blast from the past in many ways, but it imaginatively employs the latest special effects technology to give audiences new thrills.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2019
87% Get Shorty (1995) How cool can a mere movie be? A perfect cast and great script, based on a hilariously witty best seller, are key elements. When you add a talented director and let the magic of Hollywood take over, the result is Get Shorty.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
92% Men in Black (1997) A terrifically entertaining combination of alien conspiracy fears played for laughs and French Connection-meets-Ghostbusters thrills... Men in Black is so much fun one is actually mildly disappointed when it ends after an economically short 98 minutes.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2019
94% Speed (1994) There should be traffic jams at the box office as Fox picks up many busloads of riders for its fast and furiously entertaining thriller Speed.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jun 10, 2019
68% 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) [Stiles] is quite successful in the role and well-matched with Ledger.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
92% Shakespeare in Love (1998) In a little more than two hours, director John Madden, screenwriters Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and a terrific cast and crew accomplish the miraculous.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2018
94% Fargo (1996) [Frances] McDormand is excellent and has a lot of fun with her tenacious and competent character, who is dedicated to duty and her sweet, supportive husband.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
85% Bottle Rocket (1996) The performers look like they're having a lot of fun, but there is a great deal of skill on display.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2018
63% From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) [Robert] Rodriguez pushes the envelope but fails to make any lasting impression except revulsion at the spectacle of acclaimed independent filmmakers wasting their talents on such trash.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Jan 19, 2018
87% The Matrix (1999) A technologically stunning movie that furthers the genre and features crowd-pleasing performances to go with the frequent scenes of gunplay and violence. ‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2015
22% Romeo Is Bleeding (1993) Stylistic but ultimately unsatisfying.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 9, 2008
86% Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001) Engaging but decidedly less than earth-shattering.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 2, 2007
80% Anthem (1997) This is a documentary that could easily have been overly self-indulgent or fashionably irreverent but instead appeals to one's intelligence and provides glimpses of a dynamic country cruising peacefully toward the millennium.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 24, 2007
54% The Dogwalker (2002) Rather than being self-indulgent or pretentious, however, the film comes up with many believable details and changes in direction that enrich the bittersweet central relationship of the two leads.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Aug 25, 2006
48% Happy Here and Now (2002) The future is quieter, emotionally subdued and grayly mysterious, at least in the small hop forward imagined by filmmaker Michael Almereyda.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 16, 2005
57% Passionada (2003) Goes down smoothly thanks to the trio of lead actors, whose enthusiasm and chemistry help make up for the routine filmmaking.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 31, 2004
93% The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) Sure to be an Oscar contender in many categories and a breathtaking argument for director Peter Jackson winning every award there is to give, King has none of the usual deficiencies that frequently scuttle third films.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2003
64% Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (Kaubôi Bibappu: Tengoku no Tobira) (2003) The sound effects and musical choices will underwhelm some, but those previously tuned in with the TV series will be happy to see the team of bounty hunters back in action.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Apr 3, 2003
50% The Safety of Objects (2001) With a long running time that no amount of nonlinear construction can successfully quicken, Safety does have sequences and whole story lines that are fresh and thoughtfully entertaining.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Mar 10, 2003
67% Ballad of Bering Strait (2003) It's a coming-out party of a project that is never less than engaging.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 24, 2003
8% Gods and Generals (2003) From the start Gods has a mighty wind of nostalgia and outright historical mythicizing that doesn't go down easily.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 19, 2003
23% Biker Boyz (2003) Not without moments of excitement, romance and rubber-burning redemption.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Feb 6, 2003
48% Final Destination 2 (2003) A gory good show for fans of R-rated horror mayhem.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 30, 2003
42% How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) This boy-meets-girl movie is a chore to sit through.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 28, 2003
66% Shanghai Knights (2003) It's the stronger supporting players and script that make Knights a more palatable hybrid than Noon.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 28, 2003
9% Darkness Falls (2003) A dreary exercise in cheap shocks aimed at kids.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 23, 2003
24% A Guy Thing (2003) A negligible thing at best and a determinedly unfunny thing at worst.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 16, 2003
8% Kangaroo Jack (2003) There really is a nice core to the movie, and O'Connell and Anderson are equally adept at getting laughs by playing up the characters' manic drive to keep going.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Jan 15, 2003
38% Star Trek - Nemesis (2002) It's good to have the Next Generation crew back in action, and Patrick Stewart is still a commanding presence as Capt. Picard of the USS Enterprise.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 10, 2002
79% Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2003) Stealthily thought-provoking and brashly entertaining.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 10, 2002
22% The Hot Chick (2002) Several degrees shy of the gross-out contests one expects from current teen fare.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Dec 10, 2002
95% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) A cinematic flood of spectacular proportions.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2002
66% Solaris (2002) Pleasingly, Soderbergh does not pander much to expectations and more than once evokes Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 22, 2002
100% Samsara (2002) Nalin's film has excellent production values and thoroughly transports one to its far-flung world of clear skies, jagged mountains and passionate affairs of the mind and body.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Nov 14, 2002
57% The Business of Fancydancing (2002) Where it goes wrong is in the combination of poetic sensibilities and run-of-the-mill narrative cinema.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 25, 2002
21% Knockaround Guys (2002) Of interest only to male viewers who are addicts of Scorsese-meets -Tarantino gangster-life frolics.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 11, 2002
54% The Transporter (2002) Such a silly slugfest that no amount of surly attitude can hide its skeletal plot or stand in for satisfying characterizations.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Oct 9, 2002
60% Pantaleon y las Visitadoras (2002) Wears one down with a long running time and diminishing returns on its wicked premise.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 27, 2002
18% Just a Kiss (2002) Stevens' vibrant creative instincts are the difference between this and countless other flicks about guys and dolls.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 26, 2002
40% American Gun (2002) Getting a lot of quality cinema out of a tight budget, Jacobs (Just One Night) takes some risks in the storytelling department that result in a film that encourages one to think long and hard about the subject of guns.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 26, 2002
97% Spirited Away (2002) Miyazaki is one of world cinema's most wondrously gifted artists and storytellers.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 23, 2002
54% Invincible (2002) After one gets the feeling that the typical Hollywood disregard for historical truth and realism is at work here, it's a matter of finding entertainment in the experiences of Zishe and the fiery presence of Hanussen.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 23, 2002
96% Apollo 13 (1995) The special effects and many scenes of weightlessness look as good or better than in the original, while the Oscar-winning sound and James Horner's rousing score make good use of the hefty audio system.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 20, 2002
37% Spun (2003) Virtuoso cinema that mercilessly holds a light up to wasted lives but also comes down off its high to make us care about these lost souls.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 18, 2002
25% Heartbreak Hospital (2002) Other than a mildly engaging central romance, Hospital is sickly entertainment at best and mind-destroying cinematic pollution at worst.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 17, 2002
0% Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002) Why have a plot, characters, dialogue? Maybe the sequel will be called Simplistic: Bullets vs. Humans.‐ Hollywood Reporter
Posted Sep 17, 2002