Almar Haflidason

Almar Haflidason

Agrees with the Tomatometer 66% of the time.

Publications:
BBC.com
Total Reviews:
195

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
4/5 91% Witness (1985) " A lot of care and attention has gone into both the Oscar-winning screenplay and the beautiful cinematography, to create a powerful and romantic story." — BBC.com
Posted Dec 4, 2007
51% Die Hard 3: With a Vengeance (1995) BBC.com
Posted Jun 30, 2007
—— Koroshiya 1: The Animation Episode 0 (2002) BBC.com
Posted Feb 19, 2005
3/5 —— Fly BBC.com
Posted Apr 24, 2004
3/5 95% The Fly (1958) " A sad story of considerable pathos despite the ridiculous plot." — BBC.com
Posted Dec 9, 2003
4/5 67% Battle of the Bulge (1998) BBC.com
Posted Nov 11, 2003
2/5 64% Supercop 2 (1993) BBC.com
Posted Oct 1, 2003
5/5 —— L' Appartement (The Apartment) (1996) BBC.com
Posted Jul 29, 2003
4/5 64% Koroshiya 1 (Ichi the Killer) (2001) " Like every film which claims the mantle of Goriest-Yet-Made, Ichi the Killer will draw the curious into its flesh-frazzled visceral grip." — BBC.com
Posted May 30, 2003
4/5 —— Ziyu fengbao (Purple Storm) (1999) BBC.com
Posted May 28, 2003
1/5 5% Swept Away (2002) " This waterlogged romantic comedy really does deserve to sink without trace." — BBC.com
Posted May 12, 2003
4/5 94% Blood Simple (1984) " The pace can at times be a touch slow, but it's easy to see why the Coens allow certain scenes to simmer, especially when their actors are chewing up the screen as they do." — BBC.com
Posted Apr 8, 2003
4/5 72% Dirty Dancing (1987) " Chick flicks have hardly been bettered." — BBC.com
Posted Apr 3, 2003
3/5 67% 101 Dalmatians II - Patch's London Adventure (2002) BBC.com
Posted Feb 25, 2003
4/5 36% A View to a Kill (1985) " As certain films in the Bond series have set specific benchmarks for tone, A View to a Kill is James Bond in comic book perfection." — BBC.com
Posted Nov 11, 2002
1/5 0% Zoltan, Hound of Dracula (Dracula's Dog) (1981) BBC.com
Posted Sep 18, 2002
1/5 8% The Wash (2001) " A 100% feeble comedy that exposes the dire acting abilities of two otherwise well respected hip-hop artists." — BBC.com
Posted Aug 5, 2002
4/5 —— Bruce Lee - A Warrior's Journey (2000) " The footage from a number of sources including Lee's home movies, TV interviews, and shows is well presented and paints a vivid picture of a man whose phenomenal talents were only just beginning to mature." — BBC.com
Posted Jun 25, 2002
2/5 11% Cut (2000) BBC.com
Posted Jun 18, 2002
4/5 —— Another Meltdown (1998) BBC.com
Posted Jun 16, 2002
4/5 91% La Peau douce (The Soft Skin) (1964) " Hardly a mousier affair has been committed to screen, but this doesn't stop the middle-aged Pierre ending his marriage and offering the bemused stewardess his eternal love." — BBC.com
Posted Jun 10, 2002
2/5 11% American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002) " This stuck pig of a movie flails limply between bizarre comedy and pallid horror." — BBC.com
Posted Apr 24, 2002
4/5 50% Non ho sonno (Sleepless) (2001) BBC.com
Posted Feb 21, 2002
5/5 100% Henry V (The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (1946) " That the film should get made at all was an extraordinary achievement, but Olivier, in his directing debut, also gave us the first large-scale radical movie re-interpretation of Shakespeare long before others." — BBC.com
Posted Feb 20, 2002
4/5 85% Place Vendôme (1998) BBC.com
Posted Feb 20, 2002
5/5 93% The General (1927) " Newcomers will doubtless be surprised at the excellent pacing of the action." — BBC.com
Posted Feb 17, 2002
4/5 100% The Lost World (1925) BBC.com
Posted Feb 17, 2002
5/5 95% Deep Red (Profondo rosso) (1975) " [A] stirring and uncompromising thriller." — BBC.com
Posted Jan 25, 2002
4/5 86% Pleasantville (1998) " One of the few recent Hollywood films out there that has used new digital technology to truly engage the viewer, and make possible a thoughtful story." — BBC.com
Posted Dec 17, 2001
5/5 83% The Mask of Zorro (1998) " There are no clever ground-breaking effects, just lashings of good clean fun with desperately devilish baddies, and good guys so fantastic, so clever and witty, that they make you want to weep with pleasure." — BBC.com
Posted Dec 10, 2001
3/5 —— Taxi BBC.com
Posted Nov 13, 2001
5/5 95% Gone With the Wind (1939) " Clear an evening and indulge yourself in one of the few films that can justifiably be called an epic." — BBC.com
Posted Nov 12, 2001
5/5 92% Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) " They enhance the movie by introducing dangerous threats to the survival of the heroes, while retaining the all-important physical essence of the fear of the chase that made the first film so exciting." — BBC.com
Posted Nov 3, 2001
3/5 —— The Storm Riders (Fung wan: Hung ba tin ha) (2000) BBC.com
Posted Nov 3, 2001
4/5 80% Reazione a catena (A Bay of Blood) (Twitch of the Death Nerve) (1972) BBC.com
Posted Oct 30, 2001
4/5 —— Gong yuan 2000 AD (2000 AD) (2000) BBC.com
Posted Oct 21, 2001
5/5 95% Enter the Dragon (1973) " Enter The Dragon marked a new high point in Bruce's ability to marry brilliant choreography with dynamic shooting styles." — BBC.com
Posted Oct 16, 2001
5/5 55% Blade (1998) " Snipes plays his superhero character with such aching coolness that you can't wait for the next dumb-ass vampire to get in his way." — BBC.com
Posted Oct 8, 2001
4/5 92% The Shining (1980) " Boy will it chill your blood." — BBC.com
Posted Sep 26, 2001
3/5 75% Game of Death (1978) " ...the standard of the choreography is excellent, and the final 20 minutes - which are almost all of Bruce fighting - are well worth holding out for." — BBC.com
Posted Sep 26, 2001
4/5 89% Crocodile Dundee (1986) BBC.com
Posted Aug 21, 2001
4/5 90% Raising Arizona (1987) " The laughs keep coming courtesy of the many slapstick highlights that litter this fast and furious action comedy." — BBC.com
Posted Aug 16, 2001
2/5 60% Never Say Never Again (1983) " The rank pall of opportunism hangs over this sorry rogue enterprise from producer Kevin McClory, as he tries to assemble the component parts that make up a Bond movie and fails." — BBC.com
Posted Aug 16, 2001
4/5 60% Rush Hour (1998) " A vindication of what some of us have always known: that Jackie is a screen legend." — BBC.com
Posted Jul 31, 2001
4/5 47% In the Mouth of Madness (1995) " This is terror at its most delicious." — BBC.com
Posted Jul 25, 2001
3/5 94% The Warriors (1979) BBC.com
Posted Jul 24, 2001
4/5 79% Non si deve profanare il sonno dei morti (Let Sleeping Corpses Lie) (Don't Open the Window) (1974) BBC.com
Posted Jul 24, 2001
4/5 61% American Pie (1999) " Their honest reactions, complete with humiliation and their attempts to shrug it all off, create surprisingly endearing kids." — BBC.com
Posted Jul 3, 2001
4/5 96% Goldfinger (1964) " Mixed in with some tough action and the introduction of such memorable gadgets as Bond's Aston Martin car, there's never a dull moment and the film flies by." — BBC.com
Posted Jun 27, 2001
4/5 95% Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) " Saturated with imagery that fascinates, terrifies, and utterly consumes the viewer with the desire to discover the secret that's eating away at the on-screen characters." — BBC.com
Posted Jun 27, 2001
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