Alex Zane

Alex Zane

Agrees with the Tomatometer 70% of the time.

Alex Zane's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Sun Online

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
1/5 15% Top Cat:The Movie (UK) "A charmless affair, this is not the Top Cat movie anyone wanted. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Aug 2, 2013
2/5 28% G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) "This sequel keeps the OTT action but replaces the fun with over-earnestness, forgetting to revel in its stupidity. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 29, 2013
3/5 52% Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) "Far from perfect but not without it's moments of fee-fi-fo-fun. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 22, 2013
3/5 74% The Spirit of '45 "The equivalent of your grandad lecturing you about how things aren't like they used to be. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 14, 2013
3/5 43% The Paperboy (2012) "At least The Paperboy delivers plenty of memorable moments - even if you may wish you hadn't seen many of them. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 14, 2013
1/5 12% Red Dawn (2012) "From its doomsday narrative and tired action set pieces, Red Dawn represents the lowest common denominator of dumb action movies. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 14, 2013
3/5 36% The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) "This is a movie that has some very funny moments, but quite often it dips into sentimentality. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 14, 2013
4/5 50% Welcome to the Punch (2013) "This Punch will leave a mark. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 14, 2013
3/5 59% Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) "This trip to Oz is a pleasant - but non-essential - journey. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 7, 2013
4/5 83% Side Effects (2013) "Impressive. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Mar 7, 2013
3/5 69% Stoker (2013) "Having such a skilful director on board has rescued Stoker from total mediocrity. But with a more engaging plot, it could have offered so much more. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 28, 2013
2/5 12% Safe Haven (2013) "A cliched romantic thriller by numbers. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 28, 2013
2/5 15% Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) "Somewhere in here is a good movie. I guess it got lost in the woods. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 28, 2013
3/5 65% Mama (2013) "Bloody scary. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 22, 2013
3/5 45% To The Wonder (2013) "Although beautiful to watch, the film offers very little in the way of coherent plot or character development. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 22, 2013
4/5 66% Cloud Atlas (2012) "This demands your attention for its entire running time, but rewards you with a truly moving climax. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 22, 2013
4/5 46% Beautiful Creatures (2013) "A very enjoyable and welcome addition to the ever-popular supernatural teen romance genre and a worthy heir to the Twilight throne. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 15, 2013
4/5 14% A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) "It's great to see Willis back in the role that suits him most. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 15, 2013
3/5 51% This is 40 (2012) "Even an off-form Apatow is better than most and this entertains. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 15, 2013
4/5 86% Wreck-it Ralph (2012) "This is a hugely enjoyable entry in the Walt Disney Animation Studios catalogue. It sits well alongside the likes of Tangled, balancing both anarchic humour and classic Disney sentimentality very well. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 7, 2013
3/5 55% I Give It a Year (2013) "Mazer's comedy pedigree ensures this is regularly laugh-out-loud funny. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 7, 2013
3/5 62% Hitchcock (2012) "An enjoyable and humorous Hopkins and another wonderful performance from Mirren make this film quietly watchable. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Feb 7, 2013
2/5 36% Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) "With such a strong cast, Hyde Park on Hudson should have offered so much more. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 31, 2013
3/5 46% Bullet to the Head (2013) "A solid, if by-the-numbers, actioner. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 31, 2013
3/5 77% Flight (2012) "Thankfully, anchoring it all is Washington. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 31, 2013
3/5 60% The Last Stand (2013) "It's entertaining, if a little (a lot) silly. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 24, 2013
5/5 90% Lincoln (2012) "Perhaps this is a rose-tinted view of Lincoln - he comes across as more living saint than man - but as cinema, it is powerful, gripping and thoroughly entertaining. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 24, 2013
4/5 93% Zero Dark Thirty (2013) "Not what you'd call crowd-pleasing, this is fascinating - if occasionally harrowing - in its realistic depiction of the intricacies of CIA operations. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 24, 2013
3/5 93% The Sessions (2012) "It's a brave performance from Hunt, who spends much of the film entirely naked. Both her and Hawkes are brilliant in a movie that is a massively uplifting experience. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 17, 2013
4/5 96% Monsters, Inc. (2001) "Monsters displays wonderful imagination which makes it worth reliving in an extra dimension - particularly the energetic chase scene along a conveyor belt of doors. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 17, 2013
3/5 71% Everyday (2013) "[A] resolutely realistic drama about a prisoner and his family visits. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 17, 2013
3/5 55% V/H/S (2012) "Thankfully, more often than not, these five shorts work. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 17, 2013
5/5 88% Django Unchained (2012) "A blistering, bullet-ridden bonanza. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 17, 2013
4/5 57% American Mary (2013) "[A] deliciously dark film dripping with very black humour. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 10, 2013
4/5 31% Gangster Squad (2013) "Director Ruben Fleischer has delivered an effortlessly cool film. Brilliant. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 10, 2013
3/5 70% Les Misérables (2012) "It's Jackman, with his background in musical theatre, who stands out - somehow managing to anchor the whole thing and stop it becoming the bloated monster it threatens to be. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 10, 2013
3/5 100% McCullin "As much a look back on the wars of the 1960s and 1970s as it is a biography. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 4, 2013
4/5 79% Quartet (2013) "Quartet could so easily have fallen foul of that overused theme "Isn't the world confusing when you get old..." but luckily it avoids such stereotypes. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 4, 2013
4/5 81% The Impossible (2012) "Avoiding what could easily have become melodrama, this delivers an unforgettable experience that will leave you asking yourself what you would do in the same position. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Jan 4, 2013
3/5 72% Grabbers (2013) "It's perfect for after the pub and while it never hits the heights of say, Tremors, with the right group of mates this should be a lot of fun. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 27, 2012
3/5 62% Jack Reacher (2012) "Cruise delivers on the action front and the script from Usual Suspects writer Chris McQuarrie, who is also on directing duty, gives proceedings just the right level of knowing humour. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 27, 2012
3/5 81% Boxing Day "A commanding performance from Huston and a car sat nav machine called Cynthia make it worth seeing. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 20, 2012
2/5 No Score Yet U.F.O. "There's an unsatisfying conclusion which left me wishing I hadn't had a close encounter with this UFO. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 20, 2012
4/5 95% West of Memphis (2012) "Amy Berg's documentary is evenly paced and informative, never succumbing to hysteria. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 20, 2012
3/5 81% Pitch Perfect (2012) "There are great moments and the songs are well put together and catchy. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 20, 2012
5/5 87% Life of Pi (2012) "With Life Of Pi, Ang Lee has delivered bold, inspirational and intelligent cinema, the likes of which is rarely seen - and for that reason alone this is unmissable. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 20, 2012
4/5 64% The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) "A hugely enjoyable set-up for what looks set to be another thrilling trilogy. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 14, 2012
3/5 49% The Man With the Iron Fists (2012) "As long as you accept some magnificently bad dialogue, this is silly, fun and ludicrous beyond belief. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 6, 2012
2/5 70% Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012) "Aside from the premise of two people who can't seem to separate, the storyline is nearly non-existent. All in all, rather annoying. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 6, 2012
3/5 83% Seven Psychopaths (2012) "McDonagh has enough ideas for six films, but with them all crammed into one, the effect of each is lost. " ‐ Sun Online
Posted Dec 6, 2012
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