David Nusair


David Nusair
Tomatometer-approved critic

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T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 93% Private Life (2018) ...the movie's atmosphere of palpable authenticity certainly heightened by the impressive, lived-in work from both Hahn and Giamatti... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2019
1.5/4 59% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) ...an ambitious misfire that could and should have been so much better. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2019
2/4 No Score Yet I Spit on Your Grave 3: Vengeance Is Mine (2015) A vast improvement over its bottom-of-the-barrel immediate predecessor... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2019
0/4 No Score Yet I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013) A uniformly unpleasant cinematic experience... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2019
1/4 81% The Two Faces of January (2014) ...a fairly misbegotten adaptation... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
2.5/4 68% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Filmmaker Christopher Landon does a fantastic job of immediately drawing the viewer into the briskly-paced proceedings... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 13, 2019
2/4 78% Mary Poppins Returns (2018) A disappointing followup... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
1/4 46% What Men Want (2019) ...an appealing premise that's employed to consistently underwhelming (and tedious) effect... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
0/4 94% The Favourite (2018) ...an utter trainwreck that makes one long for the comparative mastery of Lanthimos' earlier endeavors. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2019
3.5/4 86% Inception (2010) ...there are few directors operating on Nolan's level within modern-day Hollywood. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2019
2/4 93% High Flying Bird (2019) ...inaccessible and uninvolving... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2019
3/4 45% The Prodigy (2019) A decent creepy-kid flick... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
3/4 88% Arctic (2019) ...benefits substantially from Mikkelsen's gripping, masterful performance... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
2.5/4 72% Cold Pursuit (2019) ...a decent enough Neeson vehicle that deserves credit for trying something different... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
3.5/4 89% Capernaum (Capharnaüm) (2018) Capernaum marks a tremendous step forward for filmmaker Nadine Labaki... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 8, 2019
2/4 50% Under the Eiffel Tower (2019) ...a small-scale setup that's employed largely to almost-passable-yet-primarily-forgettable effect... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
2.5/4 85% Wag the Dog (1997) ...a fairly static drama that contains few elements worth connecting to or wholeheartedly embracing... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
0/4 65% St. Agatha (2019) An endless trainwreck... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
4/4 92% Memento (2000) Christopher Nolan's cinematic breakthrough... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
0/4 65% Aquaman (2018) Quite possibly the worst comic book movie ever made... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2019
2/4 20% The Remarkable Life of John Weld (2018) Filmmaker Gabe Torres delivers a documentary/fiction hybrid that's dripping with good intentions yet never quite becomes the engrossing endeavor one might've anticipated and hoped for... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2019
2/4 70% Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007) ...a first act that fares quite a bit better than one might've anticipated... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
2.5/4 65% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) There's ultimately little doubt that Velvet Buzzsaw has been designed to come off as a trenchant satire of the art world more than a garden-variety horror flick... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2019
2.5/4 83% Hearts Of The West (Hollywood Cowboy) (1975) Generally affable yet completely forgettable... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2019
2/4 72% Destroyer (2018) ...suffers from an almost total lack of momentum that's compounded by a distressing absence of overtly engrossing sequences... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 1, 2019
1.5/4 No Score Yet Butcher Baker Nightmare Maker (1981) ...a misbegotten and terminally dated bit of schlock filmmaking. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
2/4 No Score Yet Destroyer (1988) Rarely as much fun as one might've anticipated (and hoped)... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
2.5/4 86% Monsters and Men (2018) ...beautifully shot and brilliantly performed... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2019
2/4 71% Gemini (2018) ...a stylish yet distressingly empty cinematic experience. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 30, 2019
2.5/4 19% The Juror (1996) The film's uneven atmosphere is especially disappointing given the irresistible, seemingly foolproof premise and effectiveness of the stars' performances... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
2/4 11% Replicas (2019) It's an appealingly out-there premise that's employed to persistently underwhelming and pervasively stagnant effect by director Jeffrey Nachmanoff... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2019
3.5/4 96% Roma (2018) ...a masterful endeavor from a seriously talented filmmaker. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
1/4 10% Look Away (2018) An intriguing premise in search of a much better movie... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
3/4 96% Double Indemnity (1944) Filmmaker Billy Wilder has infused Double Indemnity with an agreeably hard-boiled vibe that's reflected in everything from the performances to the visuals to the dialogue... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
1/4 21% Serenity (2019) A progressively off-the-wall drama... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
1.5/4 89% The Kid Who Would Be King (2019) ...a disaster that could (and should) have been trimmed down from its over two-hour running time... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2019
2.5/4 38% Close (2019) Filmmaker Vicky Jewson admittedly does a superb job of immediately drawing the viewer into the proceedings... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2019
3/4 74% The Wizard of Lies (2017) ...an uneven yet sporadically engrossing drama from a first-class filmmaker. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2019
3/4 91% Stay Human (2018) ...the documentary boasts a number of unexpectedly engrossing and palpably emotional stretches that prove exceedingly difficult to resist... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2019
2.5/4 53% Heartbreakers (2001) There's little doubt that Heartbreakers is at its best during its breezy and completely entertaining first half... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2019
3/4 24% Passenger 57 (1992) ...a briskly paced (yet undeniably dated) thriller that's been jam-packed with exciting, memorable action set-pieces... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2019
2/4 No Score Yet Father of the Year (2018) A typically underwhelming Happy Madison production... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2019
2.5/4 No Score Yet Among the Living (Aux yeux des vivants) (2014) ...a watchable horror effort never quite becomes a wholehearted success. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
2.5/4 37% Glass (2019) Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan delivers an exceedingly strong opening half hour that picks right up with Willis' memorable Unbreakable character... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
1/4 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) ...an uncommonly ill-advised animated endeavor that, extraordinarily enough, fares even worse than most live-action comic-book movies. - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
2/4 90% Jungfrukällan (The Virgin Spring) (1960) Overwrought and ineffective... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
1.5/4 83% The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979) An ill-advised and mostly dull drama... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
.5/4 13% The Hand (1981) An increasingly interminable misfire... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
2.5/4 67% Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941) Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock has infused Mr. and Mrs. Smith with a light and breezy feel that certainly complements Norman Krasna's less-than-substantial screenplay... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019
3/4 95% Dave (1993) It's a high-concept premise that's employed to watchable yet erratic effect by Ivan Reitman... - Reel Film Reviews EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2019