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Louis B. Hobson

Louis B. Hobson
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 74% Crash (2004) It's simultaneously shocking and riveting, but what makes this movie so mesmerizing is that it's never apparent where the actions of these characters will take us.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 6, 2005
5/5 86% Pride and Prejudice (2005) From its breathtaking cinematography and soaring musical score to its lavish period costumes and stunning sets, this is a film that assaults the senses as it takes the viewer on a wonderful journey through the pitfalls of love.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Nov 11, 2005
5/5 93% The Lion King (1994) The Lion King was a roaring success when it was released eight years ago, but on Imax it seems better, not just bigger.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 3, 2003
5/5 86% Chicago (2002) It's not just one of the best movies of the year, but one of the best movies in many a year.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 26, 2002
5/5 73% The Italian Job (2003) Like Charlie, The Italian Job is appealing because it's so cool, confident and a bit cocky.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 30, 2003
5/5 77% Peter Pan (2003) Audiences and readers have been joining Peter and his friends in the fantastical world of Neverland for 100 years, but never has the journey been so richly rendered as in P.J. Hogan's enchanting film adaptation.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 25, 2003
5/5 85% Pleasantville (1998) This wondrous little fable is a cross between The Truman Show and Back to the Future -- and it's better than both.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
5/5 96% Catch Me If You Can (2002) A wily cat-and-mouse comedy that's as suspenseful as it is funny.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 24, 2002
5/5 69% Treasure Planet (2002) Treasure Planet moves like the story's rocket-powered flying ships taking viewers from one breath-taking adventure to another, but always making room for laughs and even some poignant life lessons.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Nov 27, 2002
5/5 87% American Beauty (1999) It challenges and disturbs as it invigorates and entertains.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Oct 3, 2002
5/5 49% The Passion of the Christ (2004) Will rightfully be considered a landmark achievement not only for the passionate responses it is causing but because Gibson was able to give one of the oldest and best-known stories in literature such contemporary resonance and power.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 25, 2004
5/5 92% Vera Drake (2004) An extraordinary film.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Oct 22, 2004
4.5/5 83% The Constant Gardener (2005) The Constant Gardener is a powerhouse film that cannot possibly escape Oscar recognition in almost every major category from direction to performance.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 31, 2005
4.5/5 90% Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) A fast-paced, suspense-filled adventure that takes viewers on a wild, mesmerizing, magical ride regardless of their age.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 4, 2004
4.5/5 64% Love Actually (2003) A totally bewitching comedy that has as much to say to the intellect as it does to the heart.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Nov 7, 2003
4.5/5 42% I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) Where Scream was meant to be a send-up of the teen slasher genre, Summer is a serious example of just how effective these movies can be if they're well-written, directed and acted.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 1, 2000
4.5/5 88% Donnie Brasco (1997) It's gritty, real and totally engrossing.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 14, 2002
4.5/5 78% Seabiscuit (2003) This is acting at its finest and most believable.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jul 25, 2003
3.5/4 55% Glory Road (2006) To the credit of everyone involved with Disney's Glory Road, all things familiar still become exhilarating and inspirational.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jan 13, 2006
4/5 80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) Compared to the dog-fight in Star Wars this is like playing Halo instead of Pac Man.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 18, 2005
4/5 64% Saint Ralph (2005) It's a heartwarming film that celebrates the healing power of innocence and faith.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 8, 2005
4/5 85% The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005) The characters are over 30 so the humour and situations are far less juvenile than in abominations like Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo or any number of Will Ferrell slapstick comedies.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 19, 2005
4/5 38% The Brothers Grimm (2005) The Brothers Grimm might be flawed and chaotic, but it is still one of the few genuinely original and inventive adventures of the summer.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 26, 2005
4/5 82% Walk the Line (2005) [Y]ou'd be foolish to miss it because it does boast moments of true perfection and genius.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 24, 2005
4/5 46% Rent (2005) Larson's music has been given an intoxicating urgency, and the performances are outstanding.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Nov 23, 2005
4/5 99% Finding Nemo (2003) A captivating little adventure that gives its animated characters as much heart as personality and that's a heaping helping in both cases.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 30, 2003
4/5 84% The Rookie (2002) In one of his finest, most detailed and most honest performances, Dennis Quaid makes Jim Morris's journey entirely credible.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 29, 2002
4/5 96% Not One Less (2000) Not One Less touches the heart in so many subtle ways.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jul 24, 2002
4/5 79% Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) An affectionate, tongue-in-cheek homage to the famous ride and it's just as irreverent and wild as the ride ever was.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jul 9, 2003
4/5 81% Miracle (2004) A rousing good story of an underdog that galvanized a nation.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Feb 6, 2004
4/5 77% Ice Age (2002) Truly this Ice Age is not enough. Bring on the next one as soon as possible.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Mar 15, 2002
4/5 89% Shrek 2 (2004) Offers twice the fun, twice the pop references and double the amount of astonishing technical wizardry of its predecessor.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 19, 2004
4/5 92% Super Size Me (2004) Quote not available.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 28, 2004
4/5 84% Mean Girls (2004) There are laughs and lessons in this one for everyone, which is why it goes straight to the head of the class.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 30, 2004
4/5 82% The Bourne Supremacy (2004) The Bourne Supremacy is a dynamite sequel that begs for at least one more outing with this spy who refuses to come in from the cold.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jul 23, 2004
4/5 90% Spider-Man (2002) A whiz-bang, action-packed fantasy with a genuine love story at its core.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 3, 2002
4/5 72% Something's Gotta Give (2003) Keaton gives her best performance since her Oscar turn in Annie Hall.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Dec 12, 2003
4/5 74% Signs (2002) This is one of Gibson's finest, most mature and heartfelt performances and it won't go unnoticed come Oscar time.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Aug 2, 2002
4/5 62% Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) [Lane] makes every moment of it immediate, inescapable and unforgettable.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 26, 2003
4/5 93% About a Boy (2002) A hugely rewarding experience that's every bit as enlightening, insightful and entertaining as Grant's two best films -- Four Weddings and a Funeral and Bridget Jones's Diary.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 17, 2002
4/5 71% The Ring (2002) Delivers on its promise to scare the living daylights out of those willing to take the journey with the unsuspecting characters in the movie.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Oct 18, 2002
4/5 78% Holes (2003) Holes is great storytelling and great stories are what make for superb entertainment.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 18, 2003
4/5 64% Out of Time (2003) Out of Time holds enough twists, surprises and laughs to make it a fun ride to the very last frame.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Oct 3, 2003
4/5 60% The Sum of All Fears (2002) Compelling filmmaking at its best.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted May 31, 2002
4/5 82% Matchstick Men (2003) Not since Thelma and Louise has Scott showcased such wonderfully eccentric and memorable characters.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Sep 12, 2003
4/5 80% Ghosts of the Abyss (2003) Every minute is mesmerizing, either for what it reveals about the Titanic or because of Cameron's new 3-D technology.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Apr 11, 2003
4/5 61% K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) Part fact and part fiction, K-19: The Widowmaker is both a compelling psychological drama and a suspenseful thrill ride.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jul 19, 2002
4/5 50% The Emperor's Club (2002) The strength and heart of The Emperor's Club is Kline's masterful performance, rich in subtlety and overflowing with warmth.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Nov 22, 2002
4/5 61% The Terminal (2004) A film as delightful and entertaining as it is insightful.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 18, 2004
4/5 93% Spider-Man 2 (2004) Rip-roaring good escapist fun.‐ Jam! Movies
Posted Jun 30, 2004