Reel Film Reviews

Reel Film Reviews is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): David Nusair
Rating Title/Year Author
2.5/4 Her Alibi (1989) David Nusair ...an entirely disposable endeavor that's rightly fallen into obscurity in the years since its release. EDIT
Posted Dec 11, 2019
2/4 The Report (2019) David Nusair Filmmaker Scott Z. Burns delivers a deliberately-paced narrative that could hardly be more dense in terms of information... EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
2.5/4 Masterminds (2016) David Nusair ...a watchable yet awfully forgettable comedy... EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
2/4 Dolor y gloria (2019) David Nusair A curiously uninvolving effort from Pedro Almodovar... EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
2.5/4 The Good Liar (2019) David Nusair Filmmaker Bill Condon does an effective job of initially luring the viewer into the deliberately-paced proceedings... EDIT
Posted Dec 10, 2019
1.5/4 Sophie's Choice (1982) David Nusair ...a cynical, too-slick-for-its-own-good bit of blatant awards-season filmmaking. EDIT
Posted Dec 9, 2019
2.5/4 Haunt (2019) David Nusair A perfectly average horror flick... EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2019
1/4 THX-1138 (1971) David Nusair ...devoid of even the most basic exposition designed to draw the viewer into its oddball futuristic landscape... EDIT
Posted Dec 7, 2019
1/4 The Last Dragon (1985) David Nusair ...has been saddled with an often egregiously over-the-top feel that slowly-but-surely invalidates its few positive elements. EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2019
2.5/4 Mannequin (1987) David Nusair Silly yet basically watchable... EDIT
Posted Dec 6, 2019
3.5/4 Philadelphia (1993) David Nusair Filmmaker Jonathan Demme does an absolutely superlative job of establishing the film's various characters and their urban environs... EDIT
Posted Dec 5, 2019
2/4 Caged Heat (1974) David Nusair There's ultimately never a point at which Caged Heat is able to overcome its palpably minuscule budget... EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2019
3/4 Swing Shift (1984) David Nusair ...an erratic yet mostly watchable period piece that could've been much better. EDIT
Posted Dec 3, 2019
2.5/4 Noelle (2019) David Nusair ...an appealing premise that's employed to passable yet rarely enthralling effect by Lawrence... EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
2/4 Born in East L.A. (1987) David Nusair There's ultimately not a whole lot within Born in East L.A. that's worth wholeheartedly embracing... EDIT
Posted Dec 2, 2019
2.5/4 21 Bridges (2019) David Nusair ...precisely the sort of instantly-forgettable thriller that one used to stumble upon on late-night television. EDIT
Posted Dec 1, 2019
3.5/4 Married to the Mob (1988) David Nusair ...a top-tier '80s comedy. EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2019
1.5/4 Uncle Nick (2015) David Nusair ...could only have worked as a short. EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2019
3.5/4 Marriage Story (2019) David Nusair ...it's certainly not a stretch to label the picture a high-water-mark within Baumbach's erratic body of work. EDIT
Posted Nov 30, 2019
1/4 Midway (2019) David Nusair An uncommonly awful war picture... EDIT
Posted Nov 28, 2019
3/4 Doctor Sleep (2019) David Nusair ...a better-than-average horror followup... EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2019
1.5/4 Blind (2014) David Nusair Blind fizzles out demonstrably as it progresses... EDIT
Posted Nov 27, 2019
3.5/4 Waves (2019) David Nusair Filmmaker Shults kicks Waves off with a propulsive, electrifying opening stretch that effectively establishes the various characters and their Florida-based environs... EDIT
Posted Nov 22, 2019
3.5/4 Making Mr. Right (1987) David Nusair Filmmaker Susan Seidelman has infused Making Mr. Right with a funky, irreverent feel that ultimately does prove rather difficult to resist... EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2019
1.5/4 Motherless Brooklyn (2019) David Nusair Norton offers up a mostly impenetrable narrative that's almost entirely lacking in an entry point... EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2019
3.5/4 The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) David Nusair ...an admittedly irresistible premise for an old-fashioned adventure... EDIT
Posted Nov 20, 2019
2/4 Cookie (1989) David Nusair Watchable yet entirely disposable... EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2019
2.5/4 Last Christmas (2019) David Nusair Last Christmas' tolerable vibe is due almost entirely to Clarke's almost impossibly likable turn as the troubled central character... EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2019
3.5/4 The Irishman (2019) David Nusair ...an ambitious and mostly successful triumph that more than makes up for Scorsese's last few misfires. EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2019
4/4 The Shining (1980) David Nusair ...one of cinematic history's most lauded horror films. EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2019
3/4 Time Trap (2017) David Nusair A progressively bonkers thriller... EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2019
1.5/4 Judy (2019) David Nusair An especially dire biopic... EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2019
2.5/4 Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) David Nusair A passable sequel to a passable film... EDIT
Posted Nov 19, 2019
2/4 Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) David Nusair The movie's downward trajectory, then, is triggered by a midsection focused around two often astonishingly underwhelming heroes... EDIT
Posted Nov 18, 2019
2.5/4 Hocus Pocus (1993) David Nusair ...an appealingly old-school Disney comedy. EDIT
Posted Nov 18, 2019
3/4 One Fine Day (1996) David Nusair An affable romcom... EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2019
2/4 Countdown (2019) David Nusair ...a prototypically uneven teen-friendly horror flick. EDIT
Posted Nov 13, 2019
3/4 The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996) David Nusair Affable yet relatively unmemorable... EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
2.5/4 Sunday Girl (2019) David Nusair ...an entertaining little romantic drama... EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
3.5/4 Parasite (2019) David Nusair Filmmaker Bong does a superb job of immediately drawing the viewer into the deliberately-paced proceedings... EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
3/4 Band Aid (2017) David Nusair First-time filmmaker Lister-Jones does a superb job of effectively establishing the two central characters and their less-than-healthy bond... EDIT
Posted Nov 8, 2019
0/4 Silver Bullets (2011) David Nusair A nonsensical disaster... EDIT
Posted Nov 4, 2019
2/4 Holiday in the Wild (2019) David Nusair ...mostly watchable yet entirely forgettable... EDIT
Posted Nov 3, 2019
3.5/4 Halloween (2018) David Nusair Easily the best of the Halloween sequels... EDIT
Posted Nov 3, 2019
1.5/4 Lucy in the Sky (2019) David Nusair Filmmaker Noah Hawley delivers a slow-moving and mostly underwhelming character study that persistently holds the viewer at arms length... EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2019
2/4 The Train (1965) David Nusair ...a promising premise that's employed to predominately underwhelming effect... EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2019
3/4 The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) David Nusair ...a mostly compelling little drama... EDIT
Posted Nov 2, 2019
2/4 Look Who's Talking Too (1990) David Nusair A perfunctory, underwhelming sequel... EDIT
Posted Nov 1, 2019
3/4 Second Act (2018) David Nusair ...perpetually affable (if awfully conventional)... EDIT
Posted Oct 28, 2019
3.5/4 Dolemite Is My Name (2019) David Nusair Dolemite Is My Name benefits substantially from an engaging and astoundingly charismatic turn from Murphy... EDIT
Posted Oct 28, 2019