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Michael Brody

Michael Brody
Michael Brody's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): CinemaBlend

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 86% Chicago (2002) Every dance becomes about seduction, where backstabbing and betrayals are celebrated, and sex is currency.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2002
4.5/5 91% Adaptation (2002) Adaptation is perhaps the best film ever made to chronicle the oppressive screenwriting process.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2002
4.5/5 88% The Matrix (1999) The story is so smart and full of surprises, you may begin to wonder what the Super Mario Brothers would have been like if they had used their brains to save the day.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted May 7, 2003
4/5 86% Metropolis (2002) One of the most important animated films ever made.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2003
4/5 77% Tape (2001) A testament to why blockbuster junkies like me should turn off the Dolby digital and turn on the IFC every now and then.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2003
4/5 89% In America (2003) Director Jim Sheridan proves himself as an expert storyteller once again.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2003
4/5 47% Eurotrip (2003) You'll be begging for the next joke to fall flat just for a moment of relief.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2004
4/5 78% A Very Long Engagement (2004) Easily one of the best films ever made to focus on the effects of war over the battles themselves.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2004
4/5 36% Conspiracy of Silence (2004) Does not profess to answer the question of celibacy; it merely asks it.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2004
4/5 90% Downfall (Der Untergang) (2004) A blitzkrieg of a story: attacking with full force at a lightning pace.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2005
81% Stuart Little 2 (2002) In these hardened times, this positive image should remind viewers across the country that this is still a beautiful city, gorgeous day or otherwise.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2003
3.5/5 50% The Safety of Objects (2001) A vivid tableau that shows us the simplicity and quiet beauty of suburbia.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2003
3.5/5 24% Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003) I feel optimistic about a horror series that is willing to layer subtext beneath a toy-shop full of tricks.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2003
3.5/5 54% Weekend at Bernie's (1989) A film like Weekend at Bernie's should be commended for being smart enough to be so dumb.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2003
3.5/5 81% Scarface (1983) A coked-up version of The Godfather and The Godfather Part II without a family to feel sympathy for.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2003
3.5/5 13% Catch That Kid (2004) Catch That Kid is this year's Agent Cody Banks, which, incidentally, was last year's Spy Kids.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2004
3.5/5 39% Man on Fire (2004) A vicious, uncompromising look at the effects of a kidnapping in Latin America.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2004
3/5 31% Hudson Hawk (1991) The film reaches a point where the story grows secondary, almost irrelevant.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2002
3/5 21% Joe Somebody (2001) There is a definite threat behind this man's eyes.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2003
3/5 17% The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) These Gentlemen are certainly extraordinary, but The League is nothing out of the ordinary.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jul 8, 2003
3/5 41% Freddy vs. Jason (2003) Since the fight is a success, the film can be marked as one.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Aug 15, 2003
3/5 50% Unfaithful (2002) Gere is convincing in a role that he most likely would have not taken even five years ago.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2003
3/5 74% Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) A simple, brain-dead chuckler that might as well have been called Dude, Where's My Burger?‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted May 25, 2004
3/5 87% Zatôichi (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi) (2003) It is in the action that the film?s most prominent flaw lies.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2004
3/5 33% The Phantom of the Opera (2005) For all of its references to the deceptions of appearance, there's actually nothing underneath the surface of this film. ‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2004
2.5/5 54% The Transporter (2002) Unlike his directorial efforts, La Femme Nikita and The Professional, The Transporter lacks Besson's perspective as a storyteller.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Oct 11, 2002
2.5/5 24% Lara Croft Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life (2003) Too conscious that both critics and audiences alike united to practically riot at the disappointment of the first Tomb Raider adventure.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2003
2.5/5 81% Thirteen (2003) Is there anyone in the world who has not already figured out that growing into a teenager is difficult?‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jul 30, 2003
2.5/5 6% Gigli (2003) Gigli fails in the same vein as another star-studded flop, The Bonfire of the Vanities, so that it wears the guise of a perfectly normal film while there is still much wrong with it.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jan 10, 2004
2.5/5 14% Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004) What good is saving the world if you can barely save yourself?‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2004
2.5/5 26% Never Die Alone (2004) Its messy narrative ultimately sends it straight into the gutter.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2004
2.5/5 29% Around the Bend (2004) There is good drama trying to make its way to the surface in Around the Bend.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2004
2.5/5 55% Lords of Dogtown (2005) More or less equivalent to skater porn.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted May 28, 2005
2/5 20% Jason X (2002) In the wake of Scream, Jason X is a post-modern horror film that comes off as just a little too post.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2002
2/5 25% Cradle 2 the Grave (2003) A flavorless package of aimless gambits and empty characters.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2003
2/5 23% Bad Boys II (2003) An empty-headed bubble of testosterone that explodes in the viewer's face, potentially scarring them for the duration of the film.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2003
2/5 20% Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) A film that so conclusively promises to be the last entry in the popular Nightmare on Elm Street series that the title tries to prove it twice.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2003
2/5 29% Club Dread (2004) It's as if the cast were high and we're still sober.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2004
2/5 7% Surviving Christmas (2004) Maybe the producers brought this movie out more than two months before Christmas to prevent themselves from spoiling it.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Oct 20, 2004
1.5/5 48% S.W.A.T. (2003) A by-the-book history lesson on every cop action movie made in the last fifteen years.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2003
1.5/5 64% Ghost in the Shell 2 - Innocence (2004) The film is a pile-on of a sequel, adding next to little to complement the original.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2004
1/5 10% Weekend at Bernie's II (1993) Bernie himself is the only sign of life.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2003
5% The Avengers (1998) Whatever The Avengers was in its original form has been made worse by a horrendous hack job that leaves us with a movie that could have been fantastic.‐ CinemaBlend
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2003