Movies by rating

Ten Little Indians (1989); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Ten Little Indians (1989); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Dreadful, pointless version of Agatha Christie’s much-adapted story.

Odds Against Tomorrow; Review by Robert Pruter

Odds Against Tomorrow; Review by Robert Pruter

The last 1950s-style noir film shows classic strengths in the genre with strong acting by top actors performing as noir archetypes and with stark grey urban imagery but is somewhat undone by weak story telling.

Christmas Holiday; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Christmas Holiday; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The hard-to-wrap-one’s-head-around story of Deanna Durbin as a prostitute-ish character married to a homicidal psychopath played by Gene Kelly.

Pump Up the Volume; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Pump Up the Volume; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Strong central performance by Christian Slater carries weight of film’s extensive rhetoric.

Shag; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Shag; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Delightful teen movie where the girls go wild, like proper young ladies.

The Mad Miss Manton; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Mad Miss Manton; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Romantic screwball mystery misses the mark of a true classic but offers fine performance by Stanwyck.

Mad About Music; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Mad About Music; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Wholesome, overly sweet Durbin vehicle lacks appeal for modern viewers.

Wonder Woman; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Wonder Woman; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The best superhero film ever made.

Once Bitten; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Once Bitten; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Disastrous teen vampire comedy not even fun for train wreck enthusiasts.

The Lookout (2007); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Lookout (2007); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

An exciting heist movie with character and thematic substance.