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Rick Kogan

Rick Kogan
Rick Kogan's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Chicago Tribune

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
70% Stephen King's It (1990) The four-hour package makes an eerie supernatural tale, spiced with substantial good-versus-evil subtext and musings on the power of friendship.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
67% Sometimes They Come Back (1991) What ensues strictly follows the King formula, entertaining with thrills, murders, facing-up-to-fear philosophizing and snappy lines.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
29% The Tommyknockers (1993) King's ability to give us relationships on which to hang our emotions provides a familiar and solid foundation for his effective scare tactics.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2020
No Score Yet The Ernest Green Story (1993) [Ernest Green's] story is told with solid craftsmanship, aided by a strong cast that includes Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and Avery Brooks.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Sep 26, 2019
50% Fall from Grace (1990) By trying to move down some video path of goodness, ''Fall From Grace'' is too even-handed to handle, and wastes along the way two splendid performances.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
0/4 69% The Stuff (1985) Peopled by leaden or hackneyed characters...The Stuff is further burdened by special effects of the most pedestrian kind.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2019
1.5/4 11% Warning Sign (1985) Warning Sign fails to deliver any substantive messages or any genuine thrills.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2019
2.5/4 44% Teen Wolf (1985) The whole thing is absolutely ridiculous--have you ever seen a wolf break dance?--and a good deal of fun.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2019
No Score Yet Nasty Boys (1989) It is cliche-ridden, violent and an affront to civil libertarians everywhere. But it is also so unpretentious that it succeeds in entertaining.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
No Score Yet The Preppie Murder (1989) ''The Preppie Murder'' is the inevitable blow-a slick and insubstantial exploitation.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
100% Older Than Ireland (2016) It's a glorious film, in large part because it is a reminder of in what low regard we often hold those of "a certain age."‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2018
No Score Yet Voyage (1993) [The] novel concept, casting Hauer against his lunatic-killer type, is what holds Voyage neatly together.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
2.5/4 70% Lucas (1986) Having carefully and sensitively drawn an interesting character and put him in an interesting place, the filmmakers start painting with their fingers and ultimately provide a very familiar picture.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
91% √Čvocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie (2013) Evocateur offers so much more, some of it compelling, some of it disturbing and some of it revelatory‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2015
4/4 97% Aliens (1986) Scene to scene, encounter to encounter, its tension builds unrelentingly. So, fasten your seat belts. It`s a blast.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Oct 14, 2014
3.5/4 No Score Yet A Terrible Beauty... (2013) It is about bullets flying and bodies falling, but it will capture you on a deeply personal level.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2014
4/4 94% Bound By Flesh (2014) Likely to stay with you forever.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Aug 28, 2014
0/4 26% Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004) Less movie than fawning infomercial.‐ Chicago Tribune
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2004