David Nusair

David Nusair
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
2.5/4 43% Black Christmas (2019) Black Christmas remains pitched at a level of absolute mediocrity right up until the progressively entertaining third act rolls around... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
2.5/4 79% Jojo Rabbit (2019) ...an erratic yet generally rewarding endeavor from a decidedly oddball filmmaker. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
2.5/4 17% Her Alibi (1989) ...an entirely disposable endeavor that's rightly fallen into obscurity in the years since its release. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2019
2/4 81% The Report (2019) Filmmaker Scott Z. Burns delivers a deliberately-paced narrative that could hardly be more dense in terms of information... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
2.5/4 34% Masterminds (2016) ...a watchable yet awfully forgettable comedy... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
2/4 97% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) A curiously uninvolving effort from Pedro Almodovar... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
2.5/4 65% The Good Liar (2019) Filmmaker Bill Condon does an effective job of initially luring the viewer into the deliberately-paced proceedings... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
1.5/4 74% Sophie's Choice (1982) ...a cynical, too-slick-for-its-own-good bit of blatant awards-season filmmaking. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
2.5/4 71% Haunt (2019) A perfectly average horror flick... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2019
1/4 86% THX 1138 (1971) ...devoid of even the most basic exposition designed to draw the viewer into its oddball futuristic landscape... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2019
1/4 58% The Last Dragon (1985) ...has been saddled with an often egregiously over-the-top feel that slowly-but-surely invalidates its few positive elements. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
2.5/4 22% Mannequin (1987) Silly yet basically watchable... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2019
3.5/4 80% Philadelphia (1993) Filmmaker Jonathan Demme does an absolutely superlative job of establishing the film's various characters and their urban environs... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2019
2/4 79% Caged Heat (Caged Females) (Renegade Girls) (1974) There's ultimately never a point at which Caged Heat is able to overcome its palpably minuscule budget... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2019
3/4 93% Swing Shift (1984) ...an erratic yet mostly watchable period piece that could've been much better. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2019
2.5/4 53% Noelle (2019) ...an appealing premise that's employed to passable yet rarely enthralling effect by Lawrence... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
2/4 33% Born in East L.A. (1987) There's ultimately not a whole lot within Born in East L.A. that's worth wholeheartedly embracing... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2019
2.5/4 50% 21 Bridges (2019) ...precisely the sort of instantly-forgettable thriller that one used to stumble upon on late-night television. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
3.5/4 89% Married to the Mob (1988) ...a top-tier '80s comedy. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2019
1.5/4 45% Uncle Nick (2015) ...could only have worked as a short. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2019
3.5/4 96% Marriage Story (2019) ...it's certainly not a stretch to label the picture a high-water-mark within Baumbach's erratic body of work. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2019
1/4 43% Midway (2019) An uncommonly awful war picture... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2019
3/4 76% Doctor Sleep (2019) ...a better-than-average horror followup... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
1.5/4 92% Blind (2015) Blind fizzles out demonstrably as it progresses... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2019
3.5/4 85% Waves (2019) Filmmaker Shults kicks Waves off with a propulsive, electrifying opening stretch that effectively establishes the various characters and their Florida-based environs... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2019
3.5/4 50% Making Mr. Right (1987) Filmmaker Susan Seidelman has infused Making Mr. Right with a funky, irreverent feel that ultimately does prove rather difficult to resist... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
1.5/4 62% Motherless Brooklyn (2019) Norton offers up a mostly impenetrable narrative that's almost entirely lacking in an entry point... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
3.5/4 73% The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) ...an admittedly irresistible premise for an old-fashioned adventure... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2019
2/4 15% Cookie (1989) Watchable yet entirely disposable... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
2.5/4 47% Last Christmas (2019) Last Christmas' tolerable vibe is due almost entirely to Clarke's almost impossibly likable turn as the troubled central character... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
3.5/4 96% The Irishman (2019) ...an ambitious and mostly successful triumph that more than makes up for Scorsese's last few misfires. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
4/4 85% The Shining (1980) ...one of cinematic history's most lauded horror films. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
3/4 60% Time Trap (2018) A progressively bonkers thriller... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
1.5/4 83% Judy (2019) An especially dire biopic... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
2.5/4 68% Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) A passable sequel to a passable film... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2019
2/4 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) The movie's downward trajectory, then, is triggered by a midsection focused around two often astonishingly underwhelming heroes... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
2.5/4 34% Hocus Pocus (1993) ...an appealingly old-school Disney comedy. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2019
3/4 50% One Fine Day (1996) An affable romcom... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
2/4 25% Countdown (2019) ...a prototypically uneven teen-friendly horror flick. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2019
3/4 85% The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996) Affable yet relatively unmemorable... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
2.5/4 73% Sunday Girl (2019) ...an entertaining little romantic drama... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
3.5/4 99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Filmmaker Bong does a superb job of immediately drawing the viewer into the deliberately-paced proceedings... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
3/4 85% Band Aid (2017) First-time filmmaker Lister-Jones does a superb job of effectively establishing the two central characters and their less-than-healthy bond... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 8, 2019
0/4 75% Silver Bullets (2011) A nonsensical disaster... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2019
2/4 43% Holiday in the Wild (2019) ...mostly watchable yet entirely forgettable... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2019
3.5/4 79% Halloween (2018) Easily the best of the Halloween sequels... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2019
1.5/4 22% Lucy in the Sky (2019) Filmmaker Noah Hawley delivers a slow-moving and mostly underwhelming character study that persistently holds the viewer at arms length... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
2/4 92% The Train (1965) ...a promising premise that's employed to predominately underwhelming effect... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
3/4 95% The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) ...a mostly compelling little drama... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2019
2/4 13% Look Who's Talking, Too (1990) A perfunctory, underwhelming sequel... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2019