Richard Bonaduce

Richard Bonaduce
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Rich Bonaduce was born and raised in Pennsylvania but has lived in Utah now for half his life. In addition to being a regular contributor as a Film Critic for Salt Lake Magazine, he is also the Film Critic and Entertainment reporter for FOX13's weekly morning show Good Day Utah. He's also a drummer in local band Mojave Rose, and is much shorter than he appears on television. You've been warned.

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
A- 97% Knives Out (2019) It's one of those rare flicks in which I discover more to love the longer I mull it over. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2019
B 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) We spend a lot of time with Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper, and Susan Watson, but I'm not sure that's why most viewers bought their ticket. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
B- 77% Frozen II (2019) Imagine Frozen 2 without Olaf: Is that a movie you'd want to see? - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2019
A- 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) THIS is how you make a 2-1/2 hour movie. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2019
B- 52% Charlie's Angels (2019) The 2019 Angels has plenty of girl power to trigger the trolls but also plenty to cheer about. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2019
C- 47% Last Christmas (2019) Too light to be a serious discussion of its heavier themes but too morose to be a lighthearted holiday romp. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
B 76% Doctor Sleep (2019) A solid continuance of young Danny Torrance and others who similarly "shine," the Overlook Hotel itself, and of the evil we visit upon each other. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
C 43% Midway (2019) The filmmakers lean on the good graces of the audience eager for some good news and a return to America's heyday instead of making an accurate and passionate account of a legitimately exhilarating historical event. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
A- 91% The Lighthouse (2019) As much as "The Lighthouse" gets cinematically right, there's at least one thing that it gets wrong: it certainly isn't accessible. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
C+ 25% Countdown (2019) "Countdown" is just above the usual "rent-em-and-forget-em" horror fare out there. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2019
17% Hellboy (2019) Everything seemed forced -- certainly the language, the jokes, and especially the gore. - KTSU-TV (Salt Lake City, UT) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2019
97% Black Panther (2018) To make such a grand statement, ya gotta break some barriers, and the film's largely black cast certainly does that, with their performances being the best part of a film loaded with great parts... - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
C+ 57% Aladdin (2019) Disney distracts - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
B- 70% Adrift (2018) A well-crafted film with great performances and convincing effects that brings home a powerful true story of young love and iron will. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A 100% Paddington 2 (2018) A tenderhearted whimsical delight for all - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
D+ 43% Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) A mercy killing - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A- 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) The action event of the summer - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
B 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Small but mighty - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C- 80% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Fans will suck it up the way Julie Walters' Rose eats her emotions with a heaping helping of cake. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C+ 93% Sorry to Bother You (2018) Sorry it isn't as good as you've heard. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
B 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Going for the throat - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
D+ 12% Peppermint (2018) Because Taken, But With A Woman" wouldn't fit on the marquee - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C- 90% A Star Is Born (2018) A... love story? - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C- 79% Halloween (2018) Michael deserves better - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A 94% Mike Wallace Is Here (2019) That's a wrap, fellas - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C- No Score Yet The Sunlit Night (2019) If you're going to ask me to consume your slice of life story, at least make that slice part of a satisfying sandwich. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A- 89% Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) Jillian leads a film - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
C 43% The Tomorrow Man (2019) Put off Tomorrow today - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
B 78% Captain Marvel (2019) Thanos on notice! - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) Game over man, game over! - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
A 96% Hail Satan? (2019) Hail Penny Lane? - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019
B 90% John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) Don't mess with people's dogs. - Salt Lake Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted May 25, 2019